Program 2018

GUILDFORD BANJO JAMBOREE PROGRAM 2018
(as at 5th September)

(T = Ticketed event.   F = Free event)

For further details of the performers and the workshop/session presenters, please go to the Performers and Workshops pages.

FRIDAY 21st SEPTEMBER:

EVENING MUSIC HALL CONCERT: (F)

8.00pm:   Jamboree opening
8.05pm – 11.15pm: – “Chalkboard” acts, with guest performers “Floyd Black” from 8.25 to 8.55.
Sign-up sheets will be at Reception in the Public Hall.


SATURDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

MORNING WORKSHOPS: (T)

**  9.45 to 10.45 am

Public Hall :           Neil Barr and “KGB” Friends – The Banjo Mandolin and Related Instruments and Music
Music Hall:            Chris Ryan Workshop 1 – Banjo Curiosity Shop
Cricket Pavilion:    Brent Davey – Playing Chords and the Blues on the Banjo

 **  11.00 to Noon

Public Hall:            Mark Wardle – Bluegrass Banjo
Music Hall:            Chris Ryan Workshop 2 – Banjo Curiosity Shop
Cricket Pavilion:    Sean Kenan – 4-String Irish Tenor Banjo
Oval Marquee:       Josephine Collins – Let’s Talk About Murder Ballads (F)


FAMILY SESSION:  (F)
**  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:
(F)
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): 
(T)

2.00 – 2.15 pm: Warm-up spot – “chalkboard” act.
2.20 – 2.50 pm: Feature act“Specimen Gully”
3.00 – 5.00 pm: “Chalkboard” acts. Sign-up sheets will be at Reception from Saturday morning.


AFTERNOON PUBLIC HALL CONCERT: 
(T)

1.00 – 1.30pm:   The Duck Downpickers
1.40 – 2.05pm:   Cathy Burke
2.15 – 2.45 pm:  Appalachian Heaven
2.55 – 3.25 pm:  Mysterious Mose
3.35 – 4.00 pm:  Jeremiah Rose
4.10 – 4.40 pm:  The Undertones
4.50 – 5.20 pm: The Grubby Urchins


EVENING MUSIC HALL CONCERT: (T)

7.45 – 8.00 pm:  Warm-up “chalkboard” act
8.05 – 8.45 pm:  Feature PerformanceCAT & CLINT with WILLIAM ALEXANDER.
8.50 – 11.20 pm:  “Chalkboard” acts. Sign-up sheets will be at Reception in Public Hall from Saturday morning.


EVENING DANCE – PUBLIC HALL:
(T)

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 23rd SEPTEMBER

GOSPEL SINGALONG – PUBLIC HALL:  (F)
9.30 – 10.30 am: With “DANCING WITH THE ANGELS” and friends. Free. All welcome.


SHAMROCK SESSION – GUILDFORD HOTEL LOUNGE: 
(F)
11.00 am – 12.30 pm: Irish session led by Tony O’Rourke on 4-string tenor banjo, with participants from the Shamrock Hotel Irish session which is held monthly in Bendigo. All free to come along and join in or listen.


MORNING WORKSHOPS:  (T)

** 10.00 – 11.00:

Music Hall:              Gus Macmillan – Bluegrass Banjo
Cricket Pavilion:    Richard MacEwan – Clawhammer Clinic

 

** 11.15 to 12.15:

Music Hall:             Ian Alexander – Intermediate Clawhammer Banjo in Round Peak Tradition.
Cricket Pavilion:   Jim Golding – Variety of 5-string banjo styles, tips and techniques.

 

LUNCHTIME STABLES CONCERT (rear of Guildford Store):  (T)

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 – Rex Watts and Friends.
12.35 – 2.00 pm:  “Chalkboard” acts.

 

AFTERNOON HOTEL BEER GARDEN CONCERT: (T)

1.00 – 1.30 pm:   Nine Mile Creek
1.40 – 2.10 pm:   Slim Dime
2.20 – 2.50 pm:   Tequila Mockingbird
3.00 – 3.30 pm:   John Boothroyd and Richard MacEwan
3.40 – 4.00 pm:   Sean Kenan
4.10 – 4.40 pm:   Moonlighting Jug Band
4.50 – 5.20 pm:   Moosejaw Rifle Club