Please let us know of any sites you have knowledge of which relate to the banjo in particular, but in a broader scope to string band music (bluegrass, old-timey, Appalachian, Hawaiian, jug band, etc.) and folk, blues and roots music.

Australian Bluegrass Blog

A treasure-trove of all things bluegrass in both Australia and overseas. The first port of call when searching! Links to lots of other sites, festivals, gigs, artists, etc.

Australasian Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association (ATOMBA)

The broad mission of ABOTMA Inc. is to support the teaching, performance, and promotion of bluegrass and old time music.

Women in Stringbands Project

Celebrating women in string bands in Australia and those who collaborate and support them to inspire more women to participate and perform in playing acoustic string band music.



November 9th-11th 2018 in Beechworth

Yarra Junction Fiddlers Convention

Bluegrass and traditional country folk roots music and dance.

3rd weekend in February, 2019
Camp Eureka, Tarrango Road
Yarra Junction,Victoria

Great Alpine Pick

The Great Alpine Pick is a convention that is held annually in the town of Beechworth during the autumn months and includes workshops,concerts and jam sessions.

Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival

An acoustic weekend of concerts, workshops, jamming, dancing and more, focused primarily on old-time, bluegrass and folk traditions.

26th-28th October 2018 in Dorrigo, NSW