Kuranda Roots Festival: Get Down with Reggae Roots and Soul


Kuranda Roots Festival celebrates the creative magic of the Kuranda and Far North Queensland community, alongside global guests, cultural and well-being workshops, and a food and craft market village Set amidst the lush tropical backdrop of Far North Queensland, not far from Cairns, the Kuranda Roots Festival has carved out a niche as Australia's longest-running reggae, roots, soul, and cultural...

Nimbin Roots Festival: Small Festival with Big Sounds


An annual celebration of original music and artistic expression, this very funky festival takes place in the picturesque village of Nimbin, NSW. Unlike traditional music festivals held in large, singular locations, the Nimbin Roots Festival spreads its stages across several venues within the village, allowing attendees to explore the locale's unique atmosphere and diverse artistic community. The festival layout...

Castlemaine Jazz Festival: Great Jazz and Community Spirit


The Castlemaine Jazz Festival is an annual event that takes place in Castlemaine, a town in Central Victoria, Australia. It is traditionally held over the King's birthday weekend in June, making it a popular winter festival aimed at boosting local tourism. Since its inception in 2014, the festival has featured a diverse array of jazz performers and bands. Notable acts...

Kangaroo Valley Festival of Canoe and Kayak Cancelled for 2024

Festival of Canoe and Kayak

The following announcement was made on the Festival of Canoe and Kayak Facebook Page on the 10th May, 2024 We regret to inform our followers that just this week we have made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel The F.O.C.K.: Festival of Canoe and Kayak in 2024. This was a tough call to make - we work very hard to deliver...

Australian Winners of the International Songwriting Competition (ISC)


 The prestigious US-based International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced winners for its latest competition.   Judges include Mariah Carey, Tom Waits, Jennifer Hudson, Linkin Park, Shooter Jennings, Steven Curtis Chapman, Reba McEntire, and MoreNashville, TN, USA – The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its winners for the 2023 competition and is celebrating the success of the many talented Australian winners....

Northern Beaches Music Festival: Eclectic November Music Feast


The Northern Beaches Music Festival generally presents a lineup of 50 acts across five stages throughout the weekend. The event takes place at the Tramshed Community Arts Centre and The Berry Reserve, located by the picturesque Narrabeen Lake in the month of November. Operating since 2011, the Northern Beaches Music Festival offers an eclectic mix of world music spanning multiple...

The Vibrant Wintermoon Festival: A Spirited Folk Gathering


The Wintermoon Festival is a vibrant celebration of music and community held annually in Cameron’s Pocket, halfway between Mackay and Proserpine, North Queensland. The festival is set against the stunning backdrop of Eungella National Park and is bordered by the picturesque St Helens Creek. The festival offers a fine weekend of camping and music, aptly named "The Spirited Folk". It...

National Celtic Folk Festival: Authentic Celtic Culture In Portarlington


The National Celtic Folk Festival is a premier event that provides an authentic expression of Celtic and Folk culture across the Arts – music, song, dance, theatre, storytelling. The festival encompasses both traditional and contemporary interpretations within the Australian Folk setting and supports the sustainability of the culture in a contemporary context. The festival takes in the foreshore area and...

Birdsville Big Red Bash: Worlds Most Remote Music Festival


The Birdsville Big Red Bash is the most remote music festival in the world, located on the edge of the Simpson Desert against a backdrop of rolling red sand dunes. The festival takes place on Big Red, a 40m high dune, which is the first of over 1,000 dunes of the Simpson Desert. Every July, thousands of people from around...

Townsville Medieval and Fantasy Festival: Unleash Your Imagination


As the name suggests, The Townsville Medieval & Fantasy Festival is a captivating event that transports attendees to a realm of wonder, adventure, and magic. Hosting its inaugural event on Sunday August 18, 2024, at the picturesque Cluden Park, Townsville, this festival promises an enchanting experience for all. Created by Hone Events (the volunteer, family team set on bringing more...