Ready...Set.... Go to Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands of NSW on the Long Weekend 7th -10th June.
This event is held by many to be the best dance event in the Australian Folk Dancing calendar. You should judge for yourself.
Programme is virtually finished. You can see it here.
Online bookings are currently down and there is no simple fix. Will be resumed ASAP. WebMaster
Tickets will of course be available at the door.
National Folk Festival 2019
Done and dusted:
- Tune Sessions in the Bar - a new folio of tunes was presented and explored over the four days with about 50 musicians in attendance - the folio will be available online soon;
- The Festival Bush Orchestra - Forty players in the final concert after 4 solid hours of rehearsal. Video in preparation for YouTube;
- The Bush Traditions concert showcased a variety of "bush traditions" performers.
Click the image above for the 2019 Australian Heritage Dance calendar, which is generated by Brian Samuels.
Online version of John Merediths collection of portraits and the text of his book.
Heather Clarke hasjoined the organising team at Bush Traditions. Her knowledge of early Australian dance is remarkable and can be explored at her web site.
Real Folk Videos
Some classic bush music now on YouTube
Anglo Concertina Tutor
A set of bush tunes arranged with fingering and all for Anglo Concertina players.
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