Line-Up First Announcement
are delighted to be able to announce the first installment of the
line-up for the 2016
Healesville Music Festival, and it looks like it will be another
ripper. It again includes international and major
national artists, as well as the cream
of local talent and up and coming young artists. We
hope to be able to announce the full line-up soon.
at the 2016 Festival
the first time this year, camping will be available at the Healesville
Music Festival. Thanks to the support of the Healesville Amateur Racing
Club, camping will be at the Healesville Racecourse. Further details
will be available when tickets go on sale.
popular demand following last November's Healesville Music Festival
performance, SOULSVILLE returns. A 30 piece choir, soloists and band
with guest instrumentalists will present an exciting expanded 14 song
repertoire of contemporary Australian and classic gospel-style
songs. Presented in conjunction with Yarra Valley Musicians'
Collective and Yarra Ranges Council, the concert will take place at the
Healesville Memo on Sunday 15 May at 2.00pm. Entry is free.
Singers are still welcome to join the choir. No experience or audition
is necessary, just commitment to six essential Friday night rehearsals
from April 1 (not including April 29) and dress rehearsal and
performance. For full details contact Catherine – 0417 002 793 or
of dates for 2016 Festival
are pleased to confirm that the Healesville Music Festival will be held
on 11th, 12th & 13th November 2016. Hope to see you there.
N Things session in January
Strings N Things sessions will continue on in 2016 at
the Badger Creek Hall, 358 Badger Creek Road, Healesville (next to
Badger Creek CFA) on the 2nd and 4th
Tuesday of the month from 7.30pm to 9.00pm.
However, there will only be one session in January - on 12th January.
go to our COMMUNITY page
a great weekend! The opening night dance on the Friday was a wonderful
lead in to a weekend
participation and fun. Then on Saturday, with
many performers showing their wares on a
busy and exciting Main Street and lots more free music at several of
this year, the town was buzzing!
Healesville String Band and Soulsville
their first performances and the Saturday night Bush Dance had families
up their heels as they swung their partners through the steps. All of
this as well
as the main venues continuing to showcase a mix of the cream of local
major national acts and international acts.
heartfelt thanks to our wonderful community volunteers, our hard
committee, and our generous sponsors. We also thank every person who
we hope you come back in November 2016.
If you'd like to see some photos, go to our Previous
Festivals 2015 page
for the Bush Dance now.
Even though the Bush Dance is a free
event, you'll still need to book a ticket if you want to attend because there will be a limited number of
places available. And the bookings are filling up fast! So, to make
sure you don't miss out, book now. To book go to our TICKETS
to McKenzies Tourist Services, one of our generous sponsors, there will
be a free shuttle bus available fron 2.00 pm 'til 8.00 pm on the
Saturday of the Festival, to ferry patrons around to all the venues.
Workshop schedule now available
2015 Healesville Music Festival Workshop schedule is now available. Our Workshops, which
will be held upstairs at The Memo, cover a diverse range of instruments
and singing. So, if you'd like to participate, go to our WORKSHOP
Program now available
2015 Healesville Music Festival Program is now available. To view the
Program, go to our PROGRAM page
free music this year
There will be much more free music at the 2015 Healesville Music Festival than
in previous years. As
well as the Open Mic session at the Mocha & Lime which is on again
this year, there will be free sessions at The Memo and the Beechworth Bakery on the Saturday
afternoon, a Bush Dance in The Memo on Saturday evening and a Gospel
session in the Uniting Church on Sunday morning. The Program should be
available soon. .
Tickets now available
Tickets for the 2015 Healesville Music Festival are now available, either in person at the Memo, Healesville or on-line. To check out ticket prices and to
purchase tickets, go to our TICKETS page.