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Fusion Boutique is presenting quality acts

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New finger licking good folk club launched in Hobart

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Ducks Crossing Publications Robyn Archer releases first new CD in twenty years

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PO Box, 1056 Gosford Seriously Sirius 230th Anniversary on Norfolk Island

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Trad&Now GIG GUIDE P24 Trad&Now Festival Calendar

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There’s much more than Bluegrass at the Dorrigo FF

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Eudlo Music Nights for small festival lovers

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Colonial Australian bush traditions are alive and well

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Wingham Akoostik Festival’s final line up unveiled

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There truly is something for everyone at Fleurieu FF

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Join The Craic In Yass 2019

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Festival facilities for the disabled

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It’ll be bluegrass heaven at Manjimup

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Bluegrass News P50

APPRECIATED CONTRIBUTORS: Ross Fear Stuart McCarthy Grace Smith Bridget Rees Dr Michael Whiticker Nick Hartgerink Bill Arnett Donna Ballard Annie Thornton Tony Smith Mary Nixon

Poetry and the written word

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John Arnold Mallet P54 Lindsay Mar Mark Gregory Christine Boult Mona Finley Vic Jefferies Antonella Salpietro Robyn Northwood Heather Clarke Tony Smith Graham Blackley

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Phil Random - One man, two names, many talents

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Gosford Bush Poets still meet regularly

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By Dandenong P59 All welcome to colonial ball and concert

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Central Coast people enjoy dressing up

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Dance network tackles major issues

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Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival 18-20 Oct 2019

The Bushwackers Scott Cook & The She’ll Be Rights (Canada) Mike & Ruthy (US) Fred Smith Band The Sweet Sorrows Rhythm Hunters Gone Molly The Royal High Jinx Skinner & T’witch (UK) Charlie & Jensen Egypsy George Mann (USA)

AJ & Jenny Melanie Horsnell Chloe & Jason Roweth The East Row Rabble The Somedays The Barren Spinsters Willing Ponies Niq Reefman Paul Greene William Alexander The Dixie Chooks The Water Runners Anabelle Kay Dear Violet Anna & Jordan Tim Woodz Bleeding Gums Murphy Gregory North Peter Willey Allegra Dunning plus choirs, Indigenous performers, poets, dance groups and more 50 wonderful acts 6 intimate venues

kids’ festival koori camp market stalls poets’ breakfast session bar with craft beer street performers poetry competition singing, dancing & instrument workshops full dance program kangaroovalleyfolkfestival.com.au

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Mason Rack Blues Arcadia Andrew Swift Kris Morris & Josh Dufficy Afro Moses Blake O’Connor Fat Picnic Leanne Paris Montgomery Church

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Join Graham Seal author of GREAT CONVICT STORIES

230 th Anniversary of the wrecking of HMS Sirius on Norfolk Island

19 March 2020 The 1790 wrecking of the flag ship of the First Fleet, HMS Sirius was a devastating event for the young colony. Join Author and Professor of Folklore Graham Seal plus folk musician, historian and storytellers Don & Sue Brian for a special week on Norfolk Island.

OPTIONAL 230TH ANNIVERSARY PACKAGE Presentations • Waterfront luncheon, guest speakers & folk music • Museum tours incl. HMS Sirius Museum • Welcome & farewell dinners with entertainment • Workshops

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