The Lamplights are a band you can¹t help but love at first listen. Playing an organic blend of folk, funk, roots, and blues with pop undertones, this fresh, energetic five-piece from the Gold Coast are a uniquely Australian experience.
Lauren Crick has been steadily making her presence known throughout the Brisbane and Gold Coast music scene as a contemporary singer/songwriter, composer and vocal coach. With
Singer/songwriter Angharad began writing music at the age of 14 and for the past 4 years has performed in various venues and festivals across Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.
21/1/12. Sweet jazz, a dash of country and some hollerin‟ blues with harmonica on the side, is Mama Juju‟s home-cooked recipe. Juju, with sidekick Slim on guitar, delivers some serious chanteuse channeling all the way from Ella Fitzgerald and Bessie Smith through to Doris Day.
Sugar Cane Slim is your guide for a musical journey exploring the roots of American music. Slim performs both well known and obscure gems by Bill Big Broonzy, Lightning Hopkins, Doc Watson and beyond, and his recounting of the stories behind the tunes and artists helps keep alive this rich musical tradition.
The Apple Tree is a Gold Coast based ensemble with an acoustic, funky, folky, vibe. With male and female vocals and acoustic guitars between them both their songs are inspired by a passion for travelling the world and learning about different cultures
Queensland's favorite Rock/Roots larrikin; Asa Broomhall is sailing on the momentum of his 4th independent and self produced release „Revelry Road‟. From clubs and festivals all over Oz to supporting national and international acts, Asa has taken his guitar driven, dynamic show to the UK, Canada and the States.
Come along and hear the life story of 'The Traveller' told by Brisbane singer/songwriter Brendan Leggatt.
Follow his journey from a young musician to an ageing wanderer, sometimes fun, sometimes haunting but told through songs ranging from swampy blues to moving midnight ballads all encompassing a mindfulness and desire for live performance.
18/2/12. Part of the new generation of Australian bluegrass, the group brings a fresh approach to the Australian country music scene with their strong family vocal harmonies and high-energy traditional acoustic music.
Take the voluptuous bass of Paul Robert Burton, velvet vocals of Nadia Sunde, virtuoso guitar of Michael Fix, add a healthy dose of humour and positive vibes, and you have a
From dappled-shade-ice-tinkling riverside afternoons to balmy twighlight city rooftops and late-night jam joints
Bush dancing with Bushwakers
Bush poetry with Manfred Vjars and friends
21/4/12. The Phil Monsour Band formed in 2008 to record and promote the Empires New Clothes CD. Performing a blend of acoustic rock, the music provides a powerful vehicle for Phil Monsour‟s socially conscious lyrics.
Recently described as „the most talked about rising star of Australia‟s next generation‟ Daniel Champagne delivers one of the most impressive one man shows out there. Reaching to musical depths far beyond his years and a way
Ewan MacKenzie has been playing guitar for many years in all styles, and since devoting himself to Gypsy Jazz in 2003 has come to be regarded as one of Australia's premier Django-style guitarists. He
4 pm Saturday 22/9. A duo of exceptional musicality and ability to entertain and involve any audience - leaving them with that feeling of a great live music experience.
This unique collaboration between honey-voiced bassist Liz Frencham and internationally acclaimed songwriter Fred Smith presents finely crafted songs full of heart, truth and humour.
Combining sweet vocal harmonies over a backdrop of deftly finger-picked guitar, banjo, ukelele and soaring fiddle the ‘Dattos’ live show has crowds dancing jigs and making merriment aplenty with their spellbinding performance, a fresh take on modern folk with a healthy bluegrass twinge.
The Salt Lick’n Hicks are Clara Durbidge and Chris Hutton. Their music is a meld of roots, blues and folk music.
Simon Thomas is an engaging young Troubadour beginning his career in solo acoustic mode. Heralding from the humble Darling Downs, this young guitarist has developed a truly unique sound and demonstrates
Sonia Serin’s performance can be described as a new cool wave of FRESH UPBEAT ACOUSTICA! A very stylish percussive sound, that is swiftly collated with sophisticated rhythm and finger picking that stands as ‘captivating and unique’.
Melbourne knockabouts The Stetson Family dig deep into the bluegrass roots of folk and country music to create a fresh twist on a timeless sound - it‟s a little bit mountain, a little bit high-lonesome, and a whole
5/2/12. Steve Tyson has been a fixture in the Brisbane music scene, for close on forty years. His early bands Gentle Art and Spike played the city‟s underground blues and r&b clubs whilst he was still at school.
Súnas is a fiery four-piece Celtic band featuring multi-instrumentalists and exquisite four-part vocal harmonies. They play a unique and unforgettable blend of original, contemporary and traditional tunes and songs
Since their formation in 2009 The Barkers Vale Brothers have delighted audiences at festivals, in venues and on the street Australia wide with their digestible mix of dry humour and
Raised in Dublin on a cultural stew of Irish ballads, his elder sister‟s Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash records and sixties and seventies pop music on the radio, Karl‟s
Sunday 11 am
Kanji & The Southern Cross is Queensland‟s only Japanese folk band. The Southern Cross feature a range of originals and a few you may recognize.
Kanji & The Southern Cross is Queensland‟s only Japanese folk