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Artists

 

Here is a sample of the artists who have played at previous Gold Coast Folk Festivals

 

You tube. The Barkers Vale Brothers have delighted audiences Australia wide with their digestible mix of dry humour and high quality ...
You tube. The Barkers Vale Brothers have delighted audiences Australia wide with their digestible mix of dry humour and high quality acoustic bluegrass music.

The Bushwackers are bringing their sensational four piece lineup to The Nerang Folk and Bluegrass festival on June the 8th. The Bushwackers are ...

The Bushwackers are bringing their sensational four piece lineup to The Nerang Folk and Bluegrass festival on June the 8th. The Bushwackers are Festival favourites with multi-generational audiences all around Australia.

Their 41 year history includes 22 Studio album recordings, with the latest Australian Songbook 3 having been released in ...

You tube. The Gold Coast Acoustic Music Club (Coast Acoustics) meets every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 2-5 pm at Country Paradise ...

You tube. The Gold Coast Acoustic Music Club (Coast Acoustics) meets every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 2-5 pm at Country Paradise Parklands Nerang for jam sessions, open mics and concerts.  For more information about the club, see coastacoustics.com.au

 

Coolgrass win and delight audiences with their hilarious take on bluegrass, and are favourites at major festivals throughout Australia and New ...

Coolgrass win and delight audiences with their hilarious take on bluegrass, and are favourites at major festivals throughout Australia and New Zealand. See their performance and banjo workshop. Videos.

They have been featured at Australia’s National Folk Festival, the Auckland Folk Festival, Port Fairy, the Harrietville Bluegrass Convention, the ...

You tube.. Ewan MacKenzie has been playing guitar for many years in all styles, and since devoting himself to the genre sometime ago has come to be ...

You tube.. Ewan MacKenzie has been playing guitar for many years in all styles, and since devoting himself to the genre sometime ago has come to be regarded as one of Australia's finest Gypsy Jazz guitarists. His playing is fluid and passionate and he writes melodic, evocative material in the style.

Fiery flamenco and bohemian singer, Felicity Lawless stimulates the senses and elevates the soul with music fusing Gypsy, world, rock and folk ...

Fiery flamenco and bohemian singer, Felicity Lawless stimulates the senses and elevates the soul with music fusing Gypsy, world, rock and folk elements (Youtube).

 

From the streets and tapas bars of Spain and bustling Japanese live music venues, to Australian festivals, malls, bars, hotels and restaurants, Felicity Lawless has delighted ...

Hat Fitz is a "veteran" wild man of the blues scene in Australia. He has a record 18 straight appearances at Byron's East Coast Blues and Roots ...

Hat Fitz is a "veteran" wild man of the blues scene in Australia. He has a record 18 straight appearances at Byron's East Coast Blues and Roots Festival. The combination with Cara Robinson has been described as a match made in heaven and after witnessing a live performance and listening to their music it's impossible to dispute that ...

 John Schumann is one of the very few songwriters who has changed the way a nation thinks. He holds a distinguished place in the Australian ...

 John Schumann is one of the very few songwriters who has changed the way a nation thinks. He holds a distinguished place in the Australian music industry. Best known, perhaps, for his leadership of the legendary folk-rock band Redgum and “I was only 19”, Dont miss his performance and songwriting workshop.

John Schumann first came to ...

You tube. Kiara Jack is an indie roots artist hailing from the Gold Coast and is steadily becoming a fixture on the live circuit. Kiara's live ...

You tube. Kiara Jack is an indie roots artist hailing from the Gold Coast and is steadily becoming a fixture on the live circuit. Kiara's live performances conjure emotive sounds of unity and presence, infusing driving rhythms and dark piano riffs.

Dont miss the Leaping Lizards Bush Dance.  The Leaping Lizards are truly one of the most experienced ambassador bands of their time.

Dont miss the Leaping Lizards Bush Dance.  The Leaping Lizards are truly one of the most experienced ambassador bands of their time.

Michael Fix is widely acclaimed as one of the world’s finest acoustic guitarists. He has won three Golden Guitars and numerous other awards in ...

Michael Fix is widely acclaimed as one of the world’s finest acoustic guitarists. He has won three Golden Guitars and numerous other awards in Australia, and tours widely throughout the world. Dont mis Michael's perfomance and guitar workshop. Videos.

You Tube. "Get to see him live, it will give cause for hope and optimism" Ralph McTell, Streets of London. "Brilliant!" Eric Bogle, Willie ...

You Tube. "Get to see him live, it will give cause for hope and optimism" Ralph McTell, Streets of London. "Brilliant!" Eric Bogle, Willie McBride.

You tube. Formed in 2012, the members of Owl Valley have played in various award-winning bands for over 20 years. Influenced by American Bluegrass ...

You tube. Formed in 2012, the members of Owl Valley have played in various award-winning bands for over 20 years. Influenced by American Bluegrass icons, Earl Scruggs, Lester Flat, Bill Monroe & Doc Watson, Owl Valley create their own unique blend of Bluegrass.  

 

(Youtube) Perch Creek are a band of five energetic multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, four of whom happen to be siblings.
(Youtube) Perch Creek are a band of five energetic multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, four of whom happen to be siblings.

You tube. Quatro is a dynamic young female group of talented musicians from rural Queensland. All the girls are highly musically trained winning ...

You tube. Quatro is a dynamic young female group of talented musicians from rural Queensland. All the girls are highly musically trained winning countless awards and accolades.

Demand for performances at all the major festivals and a stack of awards means there must be something special about this conglomerate of offbeat ...

Demand for performances at all the major festivals and a stack of awards means there must be something special about this conglomerate of offbeat musicians. Nothing is sacred and no genre safe from the RMG mincer and until you have witnessed their joyous, uplifting live show you won’t have realised that you were missing something in your life. ...

The Company are a Brisbane-based bluegrass band with a passion for high-energy original acoustic music.  From fast finger-picking to soulful songs ...

The Company are a Brisbane-based bluegrass band with a passion for high-energy original acoustic music.  From fast finger-picking to soulful songs with sweet harmony singing, these blokes do it all. 

You Tube. The Lamplights are a band you can’t help but love at first listen. Their genuine love of making and sharing music is obvious from the ...

You Tube. The Lamplights are a band you can’t help but love at first listen. Their genuine love of making and sharing music is obvious from the moment they step on stage, which explains why they’re renowned for leaving audiences feeling inspired, empowered, and just plain good about themselves.

 

From his early days fronting Silverchair offshoot Tambalane, to his well‐publicised success on Australian Idol, Wes has well and truly paid his dues ...

From his early days fronting Silverchair offshoot Tambalane, to his well‐publicised success on Australian Idol, Wes has well and truly paid his dues and already lived several musical lifetimes before reaching the age of 30.  Videos.

(Youtube) Women in docs are an independent, folk pop act (with a little bit of country),based in Brisbane, Australia. They have been compared ...
(Youtube) Women in docs are an independent, folk pop act (with a little bit of country),based in Brisbane, Australia. They have been compared to the Indigo Girls, the Dixie Chicks and The Waifs.