Program Guide *subject to change
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Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club
A high-energy collective with musical influences as diverse as its membership, the Melbourne Scottish Fiddlers play everything from raucous reels to soaring airs. Featuring music from Scotland, Canada and Scandinavia (among others), the embrace the fun of fiddling, culminating in their most recent album, Sea to Sky.
Austral are a high-energy, four-piece Australian Celtic group featuring Angus Barbary on fiddle, vocals and bouzouki, Caity Brennan on fiddle and guitar, Rhys Crimmin on guitar, percussion, didgeridoo and vocals, and Connor Hoy on Uilleann pipes, flute and whistle. All four members have played at festivals all over Australia in different projects and have come together to form an Australian/Celtic supergroup. With influences from bands such as The East Pointers, Trouble in the Kitchen and We Banjo Three, Austral have had overwhelming love and support at Australian festivals and whilst busking on the streets of Melbourne. They have developed their own high-energy sound that has audiences up and dancing. Austral are carving a new face for Celtic music in Australia and are a band not to be missed!
Kate Burke & Luke Plumb
Kate Burke and Luke Plumb share a love for 1970s Irish folk revival music, having obsessively absorbed the music of the era – in particular Planxty’s revolutionary treatments of traditional songs. Kate & Luke now bring their formidable instrumental skills, strong vocals and creative minds to making groove-based, complex interpretations of traditional song in performance and available on their self-titled debut album.
The Cornerhouse Band
Folk-rock that will take traditional tunes and songs straight to your ears and down to your toes!
The Twa Bards
Featuring the poetry and songs of Robert Burns… Angela & Don go together like chilli & chocolate… whisky & haggis! Rich vocal harmonies, guitar, flute, whistle, bodhran, fiddle and harp tell the story.