Healesville Music Festival 2017


The committee of the Healesville Music Festival has a committment to involve the whole community, not only at the festival but also throughout the year.

Community Events at Healesville Music Festival 2016
Strings N Things

The massed string band, who regularly meet in the Badger Creek Hall, will perform as part of the street entertainment
Maroondah H'wy
(outside IGA)
Saturday, 10.30 - 11.20 am

Healesville Indigenous Community Services Platypus Project activities to highlight the need to improve waterway health
11 am - Childrens' street activities
12 noon - Unveiling platypus sculpture
12.30 pm - Children's Woiwurrung Singing Workshop with Brooke Wandin
1.30 pm - Launch of the Platypus Project's Film - Platypus's Waterhole
Senior Citizens Hall
Green & River Sts)
Saturday, 11.00 am - 2.00 pm
Paul Sonsie Visual artist Paul Sonsie is becoming well known for his creative abilities, from branding businesses to vividly imagined interior wall graphics and urban murals. He’ll be painting a mural live over the weekend, so come and check out his work and meet him whilst he brings to life yet another space in our wonderful town!
River St carpark POSTPONED
(due to weather)
Shadow Dancing Dancing in the dark to an eclectic mix of music covering as many genres as possible. The dark takes away your inhibitions and gives you an opportunity to really connect in with yourself, your body and your creativity.

The Memo Saturday, 8.15 - 9.00 pm
Soulsville Gospel Choir 30-piece Soulsville choir with soloists, band and special guests will showcase their contemporary gospel sound
Uniting Church Sunday, 11.00 - 12.00 noon
Badger Creek Women's Choir & Childrens Choir Both the Women's Choir  and the Children's Choir will perform with special guests The Black Harrys The Memo Sunday, 2.00 - 4.00 pm

Healesville String Band 
The Healesville String Band is not currently meeting.

Strings N Things
Supported by the Yarra Valley Musicians Collective, Strings N Things is held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the Badger Creek Hall, 358 Badger Creek Road, Healesville (next to Badger Creek CFA). Held from 7.30pm to 9.00pm, this is an all-acoustic session, playing and singing old timey songs. All  are welcome, for a very small fee - $2 -$3, depending on numbers. No bookings are required; just come along on the night
Please note that there will only be one session in January 2016 - on 12th January.

Further enquiries to Auriol Hannaford   0427 270 547

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Densal Audio

McKenzies Tourist Services, Giant Steps, Black Spur Nursery, De Bortoli Yarra Valley, Barry Plant Real Estate,
Vital Signs, Healesville Community Market, Beechworth Bakery, Healesville Toyota, Lilydale Supa Laundrette,
Healesville Hotel, Lions Club of Healesville, Innocent Bystander, Rotary Club of Healesville, Yarra Gables Motel