Band on Stage

Program

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A home-grown and handpicked program of fantastic artists is headed to the High Country for this year's inaugural High Country Halls Music Festival. From Bush Bands, Blues and Roots, to Country, Choir, Folk & Latin Funk, there's tunes for everyone!

MERTON

Feb 5th

featuring

Rob Snarski &

Shane O'Mara

Michael Meeking

Jasmine Scholz

GATES OPEN 3.00PM

 

3.30-5.30pm  JASMINE SCHOLZ - dedicated singer/songwriter/producer & guitarist from North Eat Victoria, crossing the genre's of Indie-folk, Pop, Punk, Rock, Roots, Dance & Electronic.

4.30-5.30pm  Children's Musical Instrument Making.

5.30-7.30pm MICHAEL MEEKING - gifted singer & songwriter performs soulful alt-country roots rock with chiming guitars, strong upbeat melodies & big choruses.

5.30-7.30pm Food Van Service - vouchers provided for paid tickets (excluding Day Pass).

7.30-9.30pm ROB SNARSKI & SHANE O'MARA - Rob Snarski is a singer, a velvet-voiced troubadour. Rob has toured the globe. Shane O’Mara is a producer, musician, engineer, composer, visionary and one of the best guitarists in the country.

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JAMIESON

Mar 5th

featuring

Bushwahzee

Sing It Once

Pop-Up Choir

GATES OPEN 4.00PM

 

4.30pm  Ticket holder participants arrive for SING IT ONCE Pop-Up Choir - Come along on the day, learn your singing part, (the words will be printed for you), and then come together to sing your happy heart out. No experience necessary! For all ages.

5.00pm  Commencement of open air entertainment, food and bar facilities. Vouchers provided for paid tickets.

6.00pm Sing It Once Choir group break for refreshment.

6.30pm Sing It Once Choir group gathers for final rehearsal.

7.00pm Performance by Sing It Once Choir group.

7.30pm Bush Dance led by BUSHWAHZEE - leading an Aussie Bush Dance! Put some comfortable shoes on your feet, grab a hat, throw on a skirt that swings because you can dance all night at this fun family event. 

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MERRIJIG

Apr 2nd

featuring

Trav Collins

Charli Dolling

Local Students

GATES OPEN 3.30PM

 

4-5pm  Black Snake Productions  hands-on wildlife education display.

5-6pm  Flaming Pizza Mansfield / Penny Royal Coffee cart - vouchers provided for paid tickets. (excluding Day Pass). Local students busking during this time.

5-6pm Roving local student drumming group - busking over this time.

6-6.30pm Young local students performing - Flute, Cello, Guitars,  Piano keyboard.

7–8pm CHARLI DOLLING - young Jamieson talent - guitar and vocal. 

8.30-10pm Major artist - TRAV COLLINS - multi instrumentalist singer/songwriter with a unique sound. Accompanying himself with guitar, didgeridoo and harmonica

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TOLMIE

Apr 9th

featuring

Headphones Jones

Pans on Fire

Naturally Kerley

GATES OPEN 3.30PM

4-6pm  PANS ON FIRE - 17 member steel pan band established after the Black Saturday bushfires including Steel Pan Sopranos, Double Seconds, Baritones and Bass, in addition to Percussion.

Includes a hands-on kids workshop.

6-7pm NATURALLY KERLEY - husband & wife duo performing mostly Country music, covering the likes of Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Dixie Chicks, Kasey Chambers, Brooks and Dunn, LeAnn Rimes, O’Shea, Sugarland and more.

6-7pm Food Van Service - vouchers provided for paid tickets. (excluding Day Pass).

7-10pm HEADPHONES JONES - 8 piece Melbourne based funk collective that perform energetic dance music with the aim of creating an irresistible atmosphere and a pumping dance-floor. 

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