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We are delighted to be able to announce the line-up for the 2016 Healesville Music Festival, and we think that it's a damn fine one. It includes an international act, several major national acts, the cream of local talent and some up and coming young artists.

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SUZANNAH ESPIE
SUZANNAH ESPIE
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Suzannah Espie has been casting spells over audiences across the globe since she first took to the stage with her alt-country pop band GIT in 1997. Her sound is an intoxicating mix of country, folk, blues and soul. Her original songs ring with conviction and warmly wrap the listener in a tenderly observed, sweetly rendered experience.
On her latest, critically acclaimed, self-produced album ‘Mother’s Not Feeling Herself Today’, Suzannah continues to mine the soulful and personal side of folk and country music. That she does so with such honesty and directness whilst still blending subtlety and beautiful melodies reinforces her standing as one of Australia’s finest singer/songwriters. On this album she has tackled the subject of motherhood, igniting candid conversations about a largely untouched subject wherever she goes. The album was nominated for The Age Victorian Music Awards Best Folk/Roots Album 2015 and made just about every Australian best of list for 2015, including Rhythms Magazine, Triple R fm Off The Record, the Courier Mail and Radio National just to name a few.
In 2008 Suzannah 
was named the MBAS Blues Performer of the Year, and in 2013 she  joined an honour role of Australian musicians including John Butler and Archie Roach to win the Port Fairy Folk Music Festival Maton Artist of The Year.
 “Suzannah Espie is one of Australia’s most enchanting artists”
Stack Magazine
 

TEK TEK ENSEMBLE
Tek Tek perform virtuosic and original music inspired by tropical jungles, late night Balkan weddings, 1960s chic, and shamanistic desert rituals. The balance of three guys and three girls captivate audiences with exclamatory trombone and trumpet; hedonistic violins and accordion; deeply pulsating drums and bass; wild psychedelic electric guitar; and a rich smearing of harmonized singing (and wailing) thrown on top.
The band is representative of the fine quality music coming out of Melbourne and features members of The Bombay Royale, Vulgargrad, The Cumbia Cosmonauts, Papa Chango, The Sugar Fed Leopards and Johnnie and the Johnnie Johnnies. They are from Melbourne, Australia but have performed numerous times across Australia, once across South East Asia, and twice across Europe.

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THE MAE TRIO
THE MAE TRIO
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With their roots firmly planted in folk tradition, Australian award-winning band The Mae Trio are a breath of fresh air on the contemporary folk scene. Incorporating stellar three-part harmonies, complex arrangements and lyrical sophistication, these youngsters are on a rapid rise. Recipients of the Folk Alliance Australia Youth Award, the prestigious Maton Class Act Award and the NFSA Folk Recording of the Year for their debut album Housewarming, The Mae Trio have made a colourful splash globally including international performances from Celtic Connections to Folk Alliance International in Kansas City, MIDEM Festival in Cannes and Americana Festival in Nashville, not to mention a string of shows at Australia’s leading festivals from Port Fairy Folk Festival to Blue Mountains Music Festival. Maggie Rigby (banjo, ukuleles, guitar, marimba and vocals), ElsieRigby (violin, ukulele and vocals) and Anita Hillman (cello, bass and vocals) started playing together in 2011, and the last year has seen the band burst onto the international scene. Their debut album Housewarming was produced by Luke Plumb of Shooglenifty and features percussionist extraordinaire James Mackintosh also of Shooglenifty fame.
It is a rare treat to experience such unique instrumentation and spine-tingling harmonies, and The Mae Trio promises bucketloads of both.


ALISON FERRIER BAND
Melbourne based country/folk singer-songwriter-guitarist Alison Ferrier writes songs described as having "incredible charm, wisdom and grace” by Charles Jenkins. Her critically acclaimed 2015 release 'Be Here Now' was produced by roots guru Jeff Lang and confirmed her place as a highly regarded singer/songwriter.
“I guess you would call this alt-country. You might have to, if only because it would take too long to say country punk, rock and country blues meets folkish melancholy and gingham country with a dash of double denim '70s sweetness...and the songwriting is better than merely solid, so the foundations are good. But what sealed the deal for me was just how inviting Ferrier's voice is and how it rises above each stylistic station on this train line."
Bernard Zuel, Sydney Morning Herald


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ALISON FERRIER

HAYWOOD BILLY GOATS (USA)
Haywood Billy Goats
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An old time string band out of Chatham County, NC, the Haywood Billy Goats have become one of the most respected string bands in the North Carolina old time music scene. Their tight, hard-driving sound and repertoire of traditional NC dance music has earned the band top finishes in a number of reputable string band contests throughout the region as well as numerous ribbons for twin fiddling.
Members of the group have won blue ribbons at prestigious contests such as the Mt. Airy, Union Grove, and Fiddler’s Grove Festivals as well as a first place finish at the 2015 Australian National Bluegrass Mandolin Championship. In addition to being in demand as a square-dance band across North Carolina, the Haywood Billy Goats have played for dance contests at various festivals throughout the region and have performed with legendary NC dance ensemble, the Green Grass Cloggers.
Holding great appreciation for older-generation musicians in the traditional music community, the Billy Goats have spent considerable time playing with and learning from many respected old time musicians from the Round Peak and Piedmont regions of North Carolina. Members of the Billy Goats have also performed with Sierra Hull, Ricky Skaggs, Jim Lauderdale, Chris Henry and the Hardcore Grass and Mandolin Orange.

THE WEEPING WILLOWS

“Oh bury me beneath the willows, under the weeping willow tree” - Traditional
Andrew Wrigglesworth and Laura Coates are a couple of old souls, steeped in bluegrass tradition and draped in gothic Americana imagery.  That kind of description might make them sound like some carefully contrived concept-act but there’s something truly different about The Weeping Willows: they really mean it.
Some might call Andrew a virtuoso but he doesn’t see himself that way.  To him, the acoustic guitar (or sometimes the dobro) is just that object that hangs permanently from his shoulders (perhaps it’s really held up by his fingertips?  Or maybe it actually is a part of his body?)  Regardless, he plays it with purpose and authority and it wraps itself around his and Laura’s vocals with warmth and affection, never saying too much or too little.
Laura, for her part, stays as busy as a post-war housewife; complementing her partner’s skill with a voice that ranges from sugar-sweet to evangelically piercing, whilst occasionally adding a little accordion or autoharp on the side.  She’s in possession of a calm self-assurance, her stoic stage presence the perfect foil for Andrew’s thinly veiled neurosis as they regale their audience with stories of sunshine and romance, God and The Devil, murder and decay.  Real music. 
Having supported Iris DeMent, Shane Nicholson and Bill Chambers in 2015 and with their sophomore album due in 2016, it’s likely we’ll see a fair bit more of The Weeping Willows.

THE WEEPING WILLOWS
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EZRA LEE
EZRA LEE
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Ezra Lee was born and raised in Tamworth, New South Wales and learnt country music style from his fathers record collection and studio ENREC Records. At 14 Ezra joined Wanita And The Honky Tonk Bar Room Dwellers and a year later joined Johnny Green's Blues Cowboys and played blues, rockabilly and country music in pubs and festivals all along the east coast. Ezra started recording in Melbourne at Preston Records in 2008 and released ‘You Can't Stop A Freight Train’ and ‘Out Of The Valley’, showing his influences of George Jones and Hank Williams. Ezra started touring European, UK and USA rockabilly and blues festivals in 2009 and has supported act of the calibre of Jerry Lee Lewis and Wanda Jackson. He signed with Rhythm Bomb Records in Berlin and has released five albums to date, with the latest two ‘Motor Head Baby’ and ‘Boomerang Boogie’ selling more than 25,000 copies each in Europe and England. Ezra Lee on lead vocal and piano, is backed by Co Tipping on guitar, Ray Westcott on double bass and Craig Hadlow on drums.

CHLOE & JASON ROWETH
Chloë & Jason Roweth (vocals, guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo) have been researching and presenting the living tradition of Australian music for over twenty years. They bring you the songs and poems of the kitchen, the verandah, the shearers’ huts, the local pub - and the yarns that go with them - in all their ornery and glorious detail. Drawing their inspiration from the warmth of old-style bush entertainment, the Roweths work with vibrant arrangements of new and old traditional Australian ballads and work songs, early country music, original music,  poetry, yarns, and dance tunes, weaving together and carrying forward diverse threads of the Australian tradition. They also specialise in themed presentations, forging unique combinations of music, folklore and social history.
Music Festival favourites, The Roweths have received recognition for both their music and poetry performance; their CD “A Voice That Was Still” was named the National Film and Sound Archive Folk Album of the Year at the National Folk Festival in 2010, and Jason was awarded the ABPA Golden Damper Traditional Reciter 2016, NFF Reciter of the Year in 2015, and NFF Yarnspinner of the Year in 2013. They have independently released twenty CDs and two DVD packages since 1995

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ENDA KENNY & DAVE O'NEILL
Enda Kenny & Dave O'Neill

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Enda Kenny is an Irish-born singer/songwriter who has made his home in Melbourne since the late 1980's. His thoughtful, descriptive stories of his adoptive homeland have struck a chord with festival audiences all over Australia and are always memorable and spiced with plenty of humour. Proud to sing of where he lives rather than where he left, he continues to grow his international audience with recent trips to Germany, UK, NZ and Canada.
After a decade of juggling performance with a career in Public Housing, the release of ‘Heart Tattoo’ allowed a return to full-time music in 2013, and, with seven acclaimed albums to his credit, Enda’s back catalogue of recorded work provides a perfect introduction to his stories of life, love and justice. But it is on stage where he truly shines.
Since last year Enda has toured with superb multi-instrumentalist Dave O'Neill. Dave is a former Artistic Director of Australia's National Folk Festival and spent a decade on the road with Eric Bogle Band. From their very first appearance together at Newstead Live Festival it was clear that Kenny & O'Neill have a musical alliance that will continue to amaze and engage every audience they play to.
"The finest Irish songwriter living overseas"  Colum Sands


SEAN McMAHON
Sean McMahon is a versatile artist with an unmistakable style and voice that rings true across a variety of sonic landscapes captured in his highly regarded recording career to date. His versatility as a musician has led to involvement in other projects besides his own over the last two years. In-between his role as guitarist for the esteemed Suzannah Espie and performing, co-writing and producing with new talent Jemma and the Clifton Hillbillies, McMahon continued to experiment and develop his ideas, writing, recording and occasionally performing around Melbourne with various musicians.
"From stripped back casual charm to royally rocking, McMahon has built a bespoke musical home of his own" Chris Lambie , Rhythms



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BLIND CREEK RHYTHM & BLUES REVIEW
Blind Creek Rhythm n=& Blues Review
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Blind Creek Rhythm & Blues Review is the fresh incarnation of the band formerly known as “Engine Room”.  After a change in line-up, the band flowed from the Mountain Ash forests red-hot and rockin'.
A solid five piece blues band fronted by Richie Langford (vocals, guitar, blues harp), Alan “Mr Fabulous” Gibson (vocals, sax, blues harp, bull-horn, general scallywag activities) and Aaron Burton (vocals, guitar), along with the solid rhythm section of Jono “DeBassist” Zwart (backing vocals, bass) and Paul Spears (drums). Blind Creek Rhythm & Blues Review will “cut ya mustard and butter both sides of ya bread in one go!!”
Their music has been described as “Rockin' blues and a damned good racket”. A mix of swing and boogie that'll get ya feet tappin' and ya mojo twitchin'.  

ASH & ANDY
Ash & Andy are a dynamic Old Time duo performing both traditional and original repertoire. With powerfully uplifting vocal harmonies and driving fiddle and banjo duets, their sound evokes a simpler time when this music served as a uniting communal pastime and provided a lively atmosphere for rural house parties and dance halls throughout Appalachia.
A member of Melbourne-based acoustic trio One Up, Two Down and a sideman with many top American Bluegrass artists, Andrew Small is a native North Carolinian and has received numerous prizes for his fiddle and banjo playing at contests throughout the south-eastern US, as well as being named the 2015 National Bluegrass Mandolin Champion of Australia.
Ashlee Watkins was raised in a musical family outside of Newcastle, NSW, and has displayed her pure and powerful vocals and solid rhythm guitar playing at music festivals in the United States and Australia. Both Ash and Andy perform interchangeably on fiddle, banjo, guitar, and mandolin, and are respected members of the North Carolina and Victorian Old-Time music scenes.

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THE NORTHERN FOLK
THE NORTHERN FOLK
Hailing from Albury NSW, The Northern folk are a collective of eleven musical ambitionists spreading their unique brand of folk/pop/stomp/rock into the roots of small towns and big cities alike. Soaring saxes, roaring brass, and bashful bass frame the Northern Folk’s massive vocals, with eight part harmonies in tow. The Folk write in a range of moods, from atmospheric ballads to big-band boot stompers, harkening to the style of The Cat Empire, Saskwatch and Of Monsters and Men.

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THE CHERRY PICKERS
Over the last ten years The Cherry Pickers have been wandering their own bluegrass path, turning over old songs to see what’s underneath and uncovering a few newer ones along the way. The Cherry Pickers were born on Adelaide’s flatlands but their true home is the hills and valleys of the Southern Fleurieu where they can be found performing and recording a diverse group of artists and tunes from both ends of the Pacific.
The Cherry Pickers band features banjo, dobro, mandolin, upright bass and guitar, and their love for bluegrass and acoustic music shines through in every performance. They have appeared on various festival line-ups, including the Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival, Harrietville Bluegrass Festival, and the Fleurieu Folk Festival. The Cherry Pickers have completed their second recording, ‘Hand Picked’, a collection of Australian songs uncovered in bluegrass. 
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KAYLA DWYER
KAYLA DWYER
Australian singer/songwriter Kayla Dwyer, is a natural story-teller. If she has something to say, you will undoubtedly hear it. Her lyrics are honest and forthright, strongly geared towards the truth. From a small town at the end of the iconic Great Ocean Road, Kayla found a need to express strong emotions through writing music. Humorous and profound, Kayla’s raw country/folk vibrations mixed with her rich vocal tones are sure to have you taking notice of this rising star on the current music scene. Recently recognised for her talents at the 50th National Folk Festival, Kayla was awarded the 2016 Lis Johnston Memorial Award. Kayla’s highly anticipated second album ‘Time Machine’ will be previewed before 2017, so don’t miss her at the festival!
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THE BEAN PROJECT
Emerging from the forests of Belgrave come vibrant brass-clad acoustic band The Bean Project. Recipients of the 2016 Folk Alliance Australia Youth award and winners of the 2015 FreeZa Push Start Battle of the Bands, the group is building a solid reputation around the country. The Bean Project encompass the territory of folk, jazz and singer-songwriter genres, showcasing a distinctly unique style of original material. The band’s influences stretch from The Cat Empire to Johnny Cash and their sound has been most aptly described as 'the odd marriage of Cake, City and Colour and Kings of Convenience.'
“A stupid name for a seriously good band.” Lindy Burns, ABC Local Radio

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THE BEAN PROJECT

BEN MITCHELL 
Ben Mitchell
Ben Mitchell is a singer-songwriter from Healesville who takes inspiration from folk, blues and country influences to craft his acoustic-based indie-pop/rock. Time Out (UK) compared his songsmithery to Neil Finn and Ben Harper, describing Mitchell as “A thoughtful songwriter with a gift for simple melodies and powerful emotion.” In June this year Mitchell achieved a Number 1 on the Amrap Regional charts with a heart-felt, solo-acoustic recording of his song, ‘Keep Community Radio’. Each of the 17 tracks on Mitchell’s 2015 release, Chance To Love, and each of the 14 tracks on his latest release, Summer Lover received radio play across Australia (now getting international attention). Myles O’Neill Shaw (3PBS) described Summer Lover as “A loving ode to this great country of ours. You can almost smell the surf.” While Neil Rogers (3RRR) called Summer Lover “Another fine release and collection of songs from Ben that showcases his development as one of Melbourne’s emerging singer/songwriters.” Ahead of a national tour, lead single, Ocean Road has been picked up by Foxtel’s Country Music channel.
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ASTRO COBALT
Astro Cobalt are four highly trained musicians with an addiction to bluegrass and a passion for both contemporary and traditional music, in fact all good music generally. The youngest bluegrass band in Adelaide, they started jamming 4 years ago, and since then have had excellent receptions at a variety of shows in Adelaide, as well as at the Wirrina Bluegrass Festival, Fleurieu Folk Festival and Frances Folk Gathering. In 2013, they represented South Australia at the Folk Alliance Australia Youth Awards, held in Canberra at the National Folk Festival, and in 2015, after more beer consumption than proper organisation, they finally released their first EP.
Astro Cobalt are a bluegrass band with pop, rock, jazz, blues, and newgrass influences. They share a great rapport, not only among themselves, but with crowds who sing and dance along!

ASTRO COBALT
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BLACKBERRY JAM BUSH BAND

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Blackberry Jam is renowned for its fun, lively and entertaining dances! They have strong roots in traditional Australian music and are Melbourne’s most sought after dance band.
Ray Simpson is an expert in traditional Australian music, dance and legend. He is an award winning concertina player, a multi instrumentalist and an outstanding entertainer, dancer and musician. Jennie Simpson is a highly skilled musician, dancer  and singer with expertise in theatrical animation and dance. She is a seasoned performer with a joyful and friendly rapport with all audiences. Chris Lazzaro is a song writer and performer, with a love for all forms of music and song. He also is a highly talented multi instrumentalist.
Blackberry Jam has performed for dances to the delight of many, many thousands of people over the past 15 years. Whether you're 2 or 102, have never danced before or are highly skilled dancers, Blackberry Jam will be perfect for you.

RICHIE LANGFORD
Singer Songwriter and Foot Stompin' Blues Man, Richie Langford has been entertaining audience's across the country for the past twenty years. Fresh off the back of his latest east coast tour, Richie will be back in Melbourne for a string of show's before hitting the road again early next year.
Performing using an old suit case converted into a kick drum, foot tambourine, resonator and acoustic guitars, and wailing harmonica, he delivers a well honed repertoire of originals and blues standards, with a rockin' swamp groove. Richie's new album Suit Case Blues will be available early next year.




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AARON BURTON

Aaron Burton is a singer/songwriter with a long history of live performances at festivals and venues, around the country both as a solo act and with many different bands. His songs are drawn from personal experience and his hope is to share emotions and feelings we all have felt at different times in our life and to say that you’re not alone. With a deep, rich, soulful voice, a fine artist to see live, he has recently had one of his songs recorded by a band in the US, it is getting some air play and has been received well. With a blend of original and some well loved favourites, Aaron delivers a great performance.





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LOUIE & THE PRIDE
Since the beginning, Louie and the Pride has had many incarnations. Experimentation in many different instruments, slightly floating into other genres as the members taste in music has evolved. Since the release of the debut album "Wake Me Up" last year they have enjoyed heavier pub gigs, and even stripped down to duo at times.. But Louie and the pride are always in essence, music written by a woman and her guitar, drenched in three part harmonies and atmospheric arrangements, performed by the best of friends.


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DAVID KNIGHT
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David Knight is an exciting and gifted new artist on the Australian music scene.
Since age 11, David has been studying the guitar in all its forms. Now 23 and sitting somewhere between roots, folk and virtuoso, David has developed a unique style and method of performing with the instrument that is bound to see him become one of this country’s finest and most respected guitarists. He is already a regular performer on Foxtel’s ‘Guitar Gods and Masterpieces’ program... He is the youngest artist to be featured on the show.
Turning professional while still in high school, David began touring nationally, performing in Australia’s best known music venues including The Rails in Byron Bay, Melbourne’s Northcote Social Club and Adelaide’s legendary ‘Gov’. During these tours, Knight performed on stage with blues legends Lloyd Spiegel and Geoff Achison to name a few and supported award winning artists like Daniel Champagne and Shaun Kirk.
Festival appearances include The Queenscliff Music Festival, The Australian Blues Music Festival, Moomba festival as well as a series of local festivals in Melbourne.
In 2010, David released his debut CD. The self-titled album featured 12 original tracks and received airplay on Australian community radio. A follow up CD is in the mix and planned for a release mid-2012.
"David has the talent and attitude to no doubt see him become one of this country’s leading guitar players." Lloyd Spiegel – Premier endorsee for Cole Clark guitars.

THE ANECDOTE
The Anecdote's music is a marriage of poetry, painstakingly sculptured songs, fiery improvising and space. The songs are the gardens we lovingly tend. They are our children, each very different, but from the same family. Vocal harmonies, cello, trumpet and percussion merge and entwine together in a bed of acoustic guitar. Impassioned in performance, our love of music and the act of creation unites us.
As songwriters, our hopes are to uplift, meet in intimate places, to commune from the hearths of ourselves. As musicians our intention is to transport, captivate, communicate intangible things and loosen some of the knots around each other’s hearts. As improvisors we seek to stare into the sun, voyage through the storm to find its eye, give body to wind and lightning.
It would seem much of the world and its machinations are a little off-kilter, and for us this music is our way of survival.  Through playing, creating, exploring and performing, we find sanity and meaning. With expressions of what are our personal truths, we give what we can to help create safe passage. We want more, and less. We are duty-bound to create.  
 
The Anecdote

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PANS ON FIRE
Pans On Fire
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The steel band Pans on Fire was formed in 2009, after the devastating Black Saturday Bushfires that destroyed the town of Marysville. Most of the band members had lost their house and all of their belongings. It was formed as a music therapy project to help the people overcome the trauma and the problems of the long recovery process. With the exception of the project initiator, none of the members had ever played a steel pan, but all were ready to give it a go!
Since then, Pans on Fire has had an astonishing journey. Growing in numbers, it has developed a repertoire of varied styles such as calypso, latin, afro, jazz, folk and classical music and has performed at over 60 concerts at local community events as well as large stage-based music festivals. In December 2011 Pans on Fire released its first CD entitled ‘Recovery’

RUDY THE ONE MAN BAND
With over 25 years experience playing in bush bands and dance bands as well as playing solo, Rudy the One Man Band has a repertoire of over 200 numbers including Children’s Songs, Colonial, Classical and Blues, and regularly plays at Children's Days, Festivals, Schools, Restaurants, Markets, Fetes, Retirement Homes and Kindergartens.
He normally carries a drum on his back with Macadamia, or Macca, the monkey beating the drum, Pistachio, or Archie, a baby gorilla playing the tambourine, Nutmeg the Monkey sitting on a swing under the drum, and finally Mr P Nut, an adult gorilla, sitting on top of the drum playing the cymbals. Rudy plays piano accordion, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, tin whistle, harmonica, banjo, zither, concertina, bongos and didgeridoo, as well as singing. Put him on a stage or within a crowd of people of all ages and soon everyone is joining in with actions and singing along.



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MICHAEL THE BALLOONOLOGIST
Michael The Balloonologist
Michael the Balloonologist has been a fixture at festivals, fetes, fairs and functions for more than fifteen years. From single balloon animals to multi-balloon creations Michael manages to enthrall his audience whether they are 2 or 102. Dogs, bears, flowers and fancy hats flow freely from his fingers. Come and claim a colourful creation.

RED RAVEN MORRIS DANCERS
Red Raven Morris Dancers are a Victorian-based folk dance group who perform the centuries old Morris dance in and around Melbourne, amusing ourselves, and occasionally the public, since we formed in 2004.
Morris Dancing is England's traditional folk dance, performed by a team of dancers wearing bells, and using handkerchiefs or sticks.  Red Raven dance two major traditions:  Cotswold Morris from the areas to the west of Oxford, and the more rustic Border Morris from the English–Welsh border country. Each Morris group has its own distinctive costume, so look out for us:  we are the group in various loud combinations of red, white, and black.
Red Raven Morris Dancers
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LITTLE GIANTS
Little Giants
Little Giants are two local Healesville teenage girls who have just graduated high school with a passion for music! Their music is a unique blend, ranging from funky folk, to soul & reggae, combining the unique harmonies that Marlee and Mandy create.

UKE FRENZY
Uke Frenzy  was born out of a group of musos playing ukes in a large group and is now a group of 8 players that have similar taste in performance and musical style, ranging from Jazz/swing/folk to rock and roll. With bright outfits and focus on entertaining their audience, they get away from the old uke singalong tradition. Uke Frenzy

THE BLACK HARRYS
The Black Harrys
The Black Harrys are a young roots/blues/funk/reggae/folk trio who cut their teeth on the Melbourne busking circuit, and who currently enjoy a loyal following around Melbourne and beyond.
The group consists of Angus on bass, Connor on vocals and guitar, and Julian on drums. Without diminishing the obvious work that goes into crafting their repertoire of original songs, there is nothing forced about The Black Harrys’ music. The Black Harrys perform unpretentious, relaxed music, with warm guitars and soaring vocals, accompanied by virtuosic rhythms.

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BADGER CREEK WOMEN'S CHOIR
The Badger Creek Women’s Choir began in the winter of 2013 with a group of women who wanted to meet, sing, laugh and bring a little harmony into their lives. There are now 20 plus members who meet Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm, at Badger Creek Primary School. The choir sings a variety of music from Elvis Presley to Stevie Wonder to Celtic Traditional with a hint of Andrews Sisters. Led by Badger Creek Primary School Music teacher, Jenny Legg the aim of the group is to join together and sing beautifully, learn a little and connect with each other through the joyous medium of music Bafger Creek Womend Choir




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