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!
Rob Snarski &
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.
Sing It Once
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.
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
Pans on Fire
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.