Programme 2018

2018 program still under construction.

for your information here is the 2017 program 

FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER:

EVENING MUSIC HALL CONCERT:   

8.00pm:   Jamboree opening and welcome and Welcome to Country

8.05pm – 11.15pm: – “Chalkboard” acts, with guest performers “SLIM DIME” from 8.20 to 8.50.

Sign-up sheets will be at Reception in the Public Hall.

 

SATURDAY 16th SEPTEMBER

MORNING WORKSHOPS:

**  9.45 to 10.45 am

Public Hall :           Neil Barr and Friends – Banjo Mandolin, its styles and related instruments.

Music Hall:            Chris Ryan – Banjo Curiosity Shop Session 1 – come along and sample the many                                   types of banjos and learn some plying techniques from Chris.

Cricket Pavilion:  Stan Gottschalk – the music of old-time traditional players.

 

**  11.00 to Noon

Public Hall:            Peter Somerville &Mark Wardle – Playing back-up in a jam session – 3-finger style

Music Hall:            Chris Ryan – Banjo Curiosity Shop Session 2 – as above with some variations. No                                 need to have been to Session 1.

Cricket Pavilion:  Simon Carroll – Clawhammer playing – one-up and one-down on string number 2.

 

**  10.15am till 11.15am: HOTEL BEER GARDEN (or Hotel Lounge if weather is inclement):

KIDS / FAMILY SESSION with Hi-Hat the Banjo Bear and Hay-Lo the Singing Scarecrow, the Limberjacks and friends. Songs, stories, dances and more.

 

MIDDAY PARADE AND BANJO PHOTO SHOOT:

Don’t forget to join the parade or just join in the banjo photo shoot which is usually near the Big Tree at around midday.

 

AFTERNOON MUSIC HALL (Chalkboard Concert and Session):

1.00 – 1.15 pm: Warm-up spot – “chalkboard” act.

1.20 – 1.50 pm: Feature actSIMON CARROLL

2.00 – 4.00 pm: “Chalkboard” acts. Sign-up sheets will be at Reception from Saturday morning.

4.15 – 5.30 pm:UKES D JOUR” – SINGALONG PLAYALONG SESSION – any instruments, all ages – free for all.

 

AFTERNOON PUBLIC HALL CONCERT:

1.00 – 1.30pm:   Mysterious Mose

1.40 – 2.10pm:   Rex and the Hapless Brakemen

2.20 – 2.50 pm:  Dancing with the Angels

2.55 – 3.30 pm:  Two-tune Pick-Off Event

3.30 – 4.00 pm:  Moonlighting Jug Band

4.10 – 4.40 pm:  Ballarat Grammar Bluegrass Band

4.40 – 4.45 pm: Pick-Off Presentation

4.50 – 5.20 pm: Ironbark String Band

 

EVENING MUSIC HALL CONCERT:

7.45 – 8.00 pm:  Warm-up “chalkboard” act

8.05 – 8.35 pm:  Feature PerformanceMOOSEJAW RIFLE CLUB.

8.40 – 11.20 pm:  “Chalkboard” acts. Sign-up sheets will be at Reception in Public Hall from Saturday morning.

 

EVENING DANCE – PUBLIC HALL:

7.30 – 10.30 pm:  All musicians are welcome to join with Maggie Duncan, Russell McKenzie, Kelly Skinner and a host of others, to play on stage for the dance. Mainly “bush” dances, with some with an Old-timey and/or international flavour as well.

 

SUNDAY 18th SEPTEMBER

GOSPEL SINGALONG – PUBLIC HALL:

9.30 – 10.30 am: With “DANCING WITH THE ANGELS” and friends.

 

 MORNING WORKSHOPS:

** 10.00 – 11.00:

Music Hall:             Jim Golding – Bluegrass, jazz and celtic 5-string banjo playing tips and techniques

Cricket Pavilion:    Fred Pribac – Two finger forum, share your tips and tricks.

 

** 11.15 to 12.15:

Public Hall:             Richard MacEwan – Clawhammer Clinic – all levels

Music Hall:             Brent Davey – 4-string banjo – blues, jug and jazz.

Cricket Pavilion:   Gus Macmillan – Mainly 3-finger bluegrass. Tips for playing and practice.

 

LUNCHTIME STABLES CONCERT (rear of Guildford Store):

11.00 – 11.55 am:  “Chalkboard” acts. Sign-up sheets will be at Reception in the Music Hall.

12.00 noon – 12.30 pm:  Feature Band – SPAGHETTI WESTERN.

12.35 – 2.00 pm:  “Chalkboard” acts.

 

AFTERNOON HOTEL BEER GARDEN CONCERT:

1.00 – 1.30 pm:   By Invitation Only

1.40 – 2.10 pm:   Scary Family Band

2.20 – 2.50 pm:   Tequila Mockingbird

3.00 – 3.30 pm:   The Burning Bridges

3.40 – 4.10 pm:    Cat and Clint

4.20 – 4.50 pm:   The Southern Bluegrass Band

5.00 – 5.30 pm:   Goose’s Bridle