featured bands 2019
CATHY DRUMMOND-Cathy Drummond offers a range of musical styles and genres from the 40's to the noughties (2000 - current). Perfect for corporate, private or community events. Cathy is a reliable and honest businesswoman who takes pride in her performance and appearance and has an upstanding reputation for quality musical entertainment.
PEPPER JANE- Current folk pop that would really like to have jazz babies but doesn’t quite have the dexterity.
HELEN ASHWORTH- MAJELAN I'm an acoustic guitarist and singer heavily influenced by jazz and blues, as well as the dance music on the radio today.
I perform either solo acoustic pop/rock/indie with a loop pedal, I drum on my guitar whilst playing chords, and do some pretty fast solo's with my distortion pedal. I can play chilled out background music, ambient acoustic instrumentals and jazz/blues.
I have performed at various events including weddings, corporate functions, at bars and cafe's and everything in between.
TERRY ARNOLD– Also the resident shearer, Terry is a very versatile entertainer playing a variety of music to suit all crowds.
CATIE-MAY- Catie's soft soulful tones will captivate audience's young and old, Catie's covers include songs by artists such as Dolly Parton.
DARREN ANDREWS- Darren’s repertoire of songs will keep you entertained for hours! Darren is a local artist renowned for his Guitar Lessons, Live Hotel and Club Venue Entertainment, he also does private functions, birthdays, weddings and Public Performances.
DON NIKKELSON– Don has over 20 years experience in teaching traditional Aboriginal Culture to Indigenous groups, School Children, Seniors and International Tourists. Don will be conducting an Aboriginal Dance Workshop each day of the festival.
Laura is a self-taught musician and started her new career as a vocalist, but focussed on yodelling after hearing a young teenage girl yodelling at one of her first festivals.
She soon found that yodelling came naturally to her and that her grandfather had also been a master of the technique.
Laura went on to win competitions at some of the highest levels across Australia, New Zealand, USA and Europe, and after just two years had made her first EP.
MATT BISKIT- Solo Artist, Entertainer. Singing covers & originals from various genres.
TAYLOR WILTON- I'm a singer/song writer who performs at weddings, pub venues, private functions and has had international recognition from the one and only Christina Aguleria! I play anything from 1960's to today's hit songs. I'm about to record my original music this year and have been an opener for Triple J artists.
Thank you for supporting musicians x
GAR MAC LEMAN– Gar’s skillfully crafted original songs weave Celtic folk, rock, blues and country, and, along with complex guitar tunings, diverse rhythms, a rusty voice, and harmonicas, transport the listener inside the song stories he creates.
SARAH COLLYER- With a voice that has been described as ‘rich and tasty, smooth and seductive’, Sarah Collyer is known for twisting cult classic tunes by the likes of Blondie, The Eurythmics, Nick Cave and James Reyne into luscious jazz arrangements. Collyer has been a fixture on the Brisbane music scene for over 10 years and has performance credits throughout Australia, Japan and London. Sarah is skilled in the interpretation of lyrics and melody and gifted with a warm and welcoming stage presence. Songs from her E.P This Way and album Yesterdays Blues, can be heard on radio and in coffee clubs throughout Australia.
HERITAGE HIGHLANDERS- Scottish Pipe Band, a musical ensemble consisting of pipers and drummers keeping Scottish tradition alive!
LYN BOWTELL- Lyn Bowtell is one of Australia's finest Country Music artists, possessing a powerful and evocative voice recognised by her peers as one of the best in the business. Lyn first came to prominence as songwriter and singer for multi award winning Country Pop trio Bella, since then she has followed her own star and along the way recorded and released two critically acclaimed albums, ‘Secret Songs' (WJO) in 2012, and 'Heart of Sorrow' (Sony) in 2014. With influences stretching from pure Country to Jazz and Blues, from Reggae to Pop she defies musical constraint and easy classification. In 2015 Lyn won a Golden Guitar in the Best Alternative Album category and 2017 for Vocal Collaboration of the Year .
SANDRADEE- Sandradee is a Popular Song artist ; vocalist, guitarist and percussionist offering a quality, live music experience for you.
As a solo artist with plenty of experience in the music industry, her extensive repertoire with songs ranging from the 70s to present day, is sure to please all ages. In today’s fast paced world, more and more people are seeking the benefits that a venue with live music brings. An afternoon or evening with Sandradee won’t disappoint .
OWEN RAY- Owen Ray, singer and guitarist, formed the core group that became The Countdowns in 1965. Owen loves playing and performing classic rock, modern country and classic modern hits.
SUE RAY- Sue is an indie singer/songwriter that has been performing professionally for over 15 years. In that time, she has released two critically acclaimed albums, Red Roses (2011, Produced & engineered by Magoo, best known for producing Powderfinger & Kate Miller-Heidke) & Best Beware 2008.
TREVOR DODDS– Trevor has been singing and playing both electric and acoustic guitar since he was 13 years old. Originally from Gayndah, Trevor is an ex-policeman who enjoys preforming Australiana & Australian Rock Songs. He was a Sergeant in Longreach where he also became involved in Tourism. He has performed in Brisbane, Longreach, Birdsville, Mooloolaba, Millmerran & Gladstone. Trevor’s corporate work includes QLD Cotton, Highfields Block Party & David Hack Meet.
JOHN KOEHLER– Very Popular at the Cabarlah Markets, near Geham QLD.