Daryl Braithwaite

Daryl Braithwaite is an iconic Australian singer/songwriter and ARIA Hall Of Fame Inductee. As the front man and vocalist for 1970’s band Sherbet, Braithwaite rode a wave of local and international success with songs such as Howzat and Summer Love propelling the band the band to superstar status. Braithwaite went on to embark on a highly successful solo career which included a #1 ARIA Album Chart for his album Edge (1988) featuring the hit singles As The Days Go By and One Summer. Braithwaite’s 1990 follow up album Rise included the single The Horses which reached #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart and to this day remains an anthem for generations of Australians.
In 2020, Braithwaite joined a host of local and international artists to perform at Fire Fight Australia, Concert For National Bushfire Relief in front of an audience in excess of 70,000 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium.

Kasey Chambers

Music seems to be a part of Kasey Chambers DNA, with 12 award winning albums under her belt since the release of The Captain in 1999, Kasey’s brilliant songwriting and world-class performance have earned her a rightful position on the global country artist stage. Often described as a genre-defying singer and songwriter, she wears the honesty of country music on her sleeve, and has become one of the most popular and acclaimed artists of her generation in Australia, while winning a devoted cult following in the rest of the world. In 2018 Kasey’s exceptional career was honoured by being the youngest female ever to be inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame and the youngest inductee to the Australasian Country Music Roll of Renown.
Kasey and her band will play all of her much-loved songs from ‘The Captain’ and ‘Barricades & Brickwalls’ all the way through her career to now, in a festival performance not to be missed.

The Black Sorrows

The Black Sorrows comes down to one one person, Joe Cammileri frontman and the brains behind the band, recently awarded “living legend” status by Rolling Stone.  As a singer, songwriter, saxophonist and producer Joe Camilleri is considered one of the most genuinely talented figures in Australian music still at the top of his game.
Songs such as So YoungHit And Run, Shape I’m In, Hold On To Me, Harley and Rose, Chained To The Wheel , Never Let Me Go and the Chosen Ones have become radio staples. 
Camilleri launched The Black Sorrows, a loose band of like-minded musicians, in 1984 following the demise of his seminal band Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons the year before. From humble beginnings playing inner-city cafes around Melbourne and selling albums from the boot of a car, Camilleri transformed The Black Sorrows into one of the most sophisticated ensembles in the country.

Travis Collins

Travis Collins has long led the charge in the Australian country music fold with his soulful voice, earthy sound, and unique gift for piloting both sophisticated, heartfelt ballads and supercharged country-rock floor-fillers.
Since bursting onto the scene with Start the Car in 2005, Travis Collins has fast established himself as a leading light in Australian song. 2020 saw the release of award-winning album Wreck Me marking a personal milestone for Collins with a No. 1 ARIA Country Chart position and debuting in Top 10 of the ARIA Album Charts.  Wreck Me also landed Collins his second ARIA Awards nomination for Best Country Album and his 8th Golden Guitar Award.
The triple CMAA Male Artist of the Year and CMA Global Artist Award-winner has toured alongside US megastars Tim McGraw and Luke Combs, and recorded with Nashville’s best and brightest

Freya Josephine Hollick

Born and raised in the historic gold boom centre of Ballarat in Western Victoria, Australian Cosmic Country Queen Freya Josephine Hollick has mined a rich alluvial songwriting vein across 3 full-length albums including The Unceremonious Junking Of Me (2015), 2018’s Feral Fusion and most recently 2022’s The Real World.
Freya’s most recent album The Real World, was born as a revelation in the Mojave Desert with Lucinda William’s Buick 6 in tow. It was and then shaped with her Australian band across the most treacherous time in recent human history. With it, Freya is ready to answer the call in her heart to take her music further. To America and beyond, with the most important record of her life.
ARIA chart action including a top 10 vinyl entry, a #2 on The Australian Country charts and a #1 on the AIR 100% independent chart, along with album of the week nods from 3PBS, 3RRR, ABC Country and a cover feature on the venerable Rhythms Magazine were highlights among a raft of media attention for the release.

Bones & Jones

Six-piece Victorian farm rock band Bones and Jones have become known for their unique blend of Australiana/Kiwi alternative rock with a strong focus on lyricism. Forming in high school in the legendary Geelong indie music scene, the band have crafted their own sound over the past decade, with sensational iconic lap steel, jangly guitars, and roaring leads.
Releasing their sophomore album Ginger Gold (Farm Singles) in February 2021, the band welcomed praise across national radio and press such as NME, The Guardian, Triple J as well as being nominated for the prestigious Australian Music Prize and Victorian Music Awards.
Split between their hometown of Geelong and Melbourne/Naarm, Bones and Jones make honest alternative country rock and roll. Basing themselves out of an old apple orchard on the Victorian surf coast/Wathaurong Country they draw inspiration from the landscape that surrounds them. They blend Australiana rock with country twang, strong lyricism, and catchy hooks. The band call it farm-rock.

Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys

Sydney-based alt-country outfit Caitlin Harnett and The Pony Boys have had a big year after the release of their debut album ‘Late Night Essentials’. The record was named Album of the Week on FBi Radio and 2SER, they played a sold-out launch tour and were named Best Live Act in NSW at the National Live Music Awards. Get ready to dance, laugh, cry, hear the unfiltered Caitlin stories first-hand and experience the joy in the room. Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys are reviving 70’s Americana in all it’s glory, but with a modern twist.

Her voice is like Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval was jerked out of a long sleep.” The Guardian

“Lush, Americana-style folk tunes, jangling guitar and a whole lot of honesty.” Sydney Morning Herald

Marcus Cassells & The BAHA Collective

Marcus Cassells and The Baha Collective combines deep raspy vocals and earthy country folk tones to tell stories with grit and resonance.
The prolific and intricate song writing of Rhythm Guitarist and lead vocalist Marcus Cassells  resound with a depth drawn from a wild collection of experiences , delving into everything from the day to day through to some of the more confronting elements of life.
With his Collaborators and partners in Crime the Collective is made up of a myriad of musical eclectic heart and soul through Matt Cartledge (Backup Vocals, Acoustic Guitar and Bass) Azlan Harris (Lead Guitar & Yidaki) and Lawrence Nulty (Bass & Drums)
The Collective can be found stealing hearts and resonating throughout Australia’s local Cafe, Bar and Festival Scenes.

MC – Ben Sorensen

Quirky, eccentric, bearded, media personality, voiceover guy, writer, music lover, presenter of stuff & unable to leap tall buildings. Known as the “Master of Banter” Ben is an MC and personality for events all over Australia.