Program Special Events

2024 Program Special Events

Feature Events

FRI 6:45PM Welcome to Country with Dr Jodi Edwards – Slacky Flat Bar

FRI 11:30PM Festival Club Trisco, host Sam De Santi with a swag of Celtic musicians – Restaurant

SAT 9AM-10:15AM Youth Folk Showcase – Slacky Flat Bar

SAT 10:30AM-Midday Americana Showcase – Slacky Flat Bar

SAT Midday-1:30PM Koori Voices with Stiff Gins, Jessie Lloyd, Pirritu, Mumung, host Dr Jodi Edwards – Global Green

SAT 12:15PM-1:30PM Songwriters in the Round, host Kay Proudlove – Restaurant

SAT 1:45PM-3:15PM Folk Fiddle Frenzy with Dallahan, Apolline, Vardos, Mickey & Michelle, Sydney Scottish Fiddlers, Ryan Young, host Sam De Santi – Restaurant

SAT 4:30PM-5:15PM Gordon Lightfoot Tribute – Grandstand Bar

SUN 8AM-9AM Hello Sunday Morning with Hannah Pelka-Caven, Fiona Ross – Bush Tipi

SUN 1:30PM-3PM Americana Showcase and Songs of Peace with Maurie Mulheron and friends – Grandstand Bar

SUN 6:30PM Festival Finale Concert and Parade, hosts Rheinberger & Wilson – Slacky Flat Bar

Blackboard Concerts

Limited spots, see the MC for 15 minutes.

FRI 5:30PM-6PM Bush Tipi

FRI 7PM-7:30PM Bush Tipi

FRI 8:30PM-9PM Bush Tipi

SAT 6PM-6:30PM Bush Tipi

SAT 7:30PM-8PM Bush Tipi

SAT 9PM-9:30PM Bush Tipi

Dances (Tivoli on Track)

SAT 1:45PM-2:45PM Old Time Dance, Southwest Virginia Style with The Alum Ridge Boys & Ashlee

SAT 6:15PM-7PM Good Tunes Bush Dance

SUN 1:15PM-2:15PM Bush Dance with Bush Music Club

Ken Field’s Hoot Band

BYO any instrument!

FRI 11AM-Midday New Orleans Brass Improvisation – Folk School

SAT 5:45PM-6:45PM Session Tent

SUN 9AM-10AM Slacky Flat Bar

SUN 6PM-6:30PM Parade to Finale, assemble at Bush Tipi

Saplings Sessions

Presented by the Bush Music Club for young folk.

SAT 7PM-8PM Session Tent

SUN Midday-1PM Session Tent

Sessions (Session Tent)

FRI 7PM-8PM Bluegrass/Old Time Session with Mark Ballesi

FRI 8:15PM-9:15PM Bush Music Club

SAT 9AM-10AM Australian Songs and Tunes – Bush Music Club

SAT 10:15AM-11:15AM Good Tunes Session

SAT 4:30PM-5:30PM Sydney Scottish Fiddlers

SAT 8:15PM-9:15PM Irish Session with Amaidi

SUN 9:30AM-10:30AM  Australian Songs and Tunes Bush Music Club

SUN 11AM-Midday Irish Session with Apolline, Amaidí, Mickey & Michelle

SUN 1:45PM-2:45PM Italian Tunes with David De Santi

SUN 3PM-4PM Old Time & Bluegrass Session

SUN 4:15PM-5:15PM Americana Final Session

SUN 5:30PM-6:30PM Sydney Scottish Fiddlers

Shanty Singalongs

FRI 9:30PM-10:30PM Kiama Shanty Club – Session Tent

SAT 12:45PM-1:45PM Tom Lewis – Session Tent

SAT 3:15PM-4:15PM Shanties and Worksongs – Session Tent

SAT 9:45PM-10:30PM Tom Lewis – Folk Grand

SUN 10:30AM-11:15AM Tom Lewis – Grandstand Bar

Spoken Word, Parodies, Funny Songs

FRI 4PM-5:30PM Arvo Poets – Grandstand Bar

SAT 8AM-9AM Morning Poets – Grandstand Bar

SAT 12:15PM-1:15PM Poetic Politics with Russell Hannah – Grandstand Bar

SAT 2PM-3PM BYO Woolly Yarns with Russell Hannah – Session Tent

SAT 5:15PM-6PM Arvo Poets – Folk Grand

SAT 8:30PM-9:30PM Enough Said Poets, host Adara Enthaler – Restaurant

SUN 8AM-9:30AM Morning Poets – Grandstand Bar

SUN 9:30AM-10:15AM John Dengate Parody Cup – Grandstand Bar

SUN 11:30AM-12:15PM Folkin’ Funny Songs – Grandstand Bar

SUN 12:30PM-1:15PM Poets Brawl – Grandstand Bar


SAT, SUN 8AM-9AM Tivoli on Track


SAT, SUN 9AM-5PM – Junkyard Rascals play and create time

SAT 9AM-9:30AM Gobsmacked

SAT 10:30AM-11AM Super Kenny and Magnificent Manda

SAT 1:30PM-2PM Mally Moo’s Music 4 Minis

SAT 3PM-3:30PM Illawarra Nature Story Songs

SAT 4:30PM-5pm Maypole with Molly

SUN 9AM-9:30AM Mally Moo’s Music 4 Minis

SUN 10:30AM-11AM Illawarra Nature Story Songs

SUN 12PM-12:30PM Maypole with Molly

SUN 1:30PM-2PM Gobsmacked

SUN 3PM-3:30PM Super Kenny and Magnificent Manda

SUN 4:30PM-5PM Geoffrey W Graham – It Rocks, It’s Cool, it’s P-P-Poetry