The Festival committee are working hard to make the 2021 festival everything, and more, that the 2020 festival promised to be. We are highly optimistic that this year, we will be able to enjoy a fabulous time together. We have a wonderful program in the making.
Applications to play at the 2021 Festival are now closed. Thank you to every one who submitted — if only we could have all of you! We are limiting interstate artists this year as a way to navigate potential COVID issues—with border closures and the like. There are opportunities to play on the black-board stage, so if you weren’t offered a spot on the formal program this year please join us anyway. We try to program a mix of performers that includes plenty of Bluegrass (of course!) and an eclectic mix of ‘acoustic roots’ genres.
We are planning a few changes to the set up of the Festival this year. Expect it to look a little different, but there will still be all the features of past festivals that you are accustomed to; excellent performances on the main stage, the black-board tent for all of we ‘walk-ups’ to play, jamming and sessions tent (all day and maybe all night!), workshops led by highly skilled musicians and other performers, great coffee, food, and drinks at the kiosk, led sessions, and performer’s CD sales. This will all happen in a somewhat rearranged set-up at the Wirrina Cove Holiday Park. We are eternally grateful to our hosts, Holly and Ben.
More announcements about the 2021 program coming soon—so please visit this page again in the next few weeks.
Bring to the Festival…
This year we encourage you to bring along your favourite camping/deck chair and/or a picnic rug to sit on. There will be some seating available but BYO to set up your spot in front of the stage. And remember these as well:
- sun hat
- sun screen cream
- warm coats, beanies etc for night time
- cool and warm clothes (the weather can be changeable)
- water bottles
- ‘keep cups’ for coffee/tea
- and of course your instruments to join in workshops and led sessions,.