Sunday 7th Feb.
At 15, Jayda is a national award-winning songwriter (ACMF 2018 & 2020). She grew up playing in her dad’s family band and released her first single at the start of 2021 – Rose Coloured Sky. She is a Warburton local.
Ruby Ray & Dr Jazz
Dr Jazz are a hot 5 piece ensemble featuring:
Ruby Ray – (Claire Ruby James) on Vocals, Swing & Tap Dancing, Acrobatics & Comedy Antics
Achin’ Andy (Andrew Darling) on Vocals & Talkin Trumpet
Massive Mick (Michael Arvanitakis) playing his curvy mistress the Double Bass
Naughty Nico (Nico Di Stefano) on Smokin’ Guitar
Maniacle Mike (Michael De Cecco) on Deadly Drums with a dash of Wash board
Putting their stamp on the best swing tunes from the past, combined with toe tapping original track’s and sneaky bass lines from our favourite tunes of today, everyone will be having a ball, especially Ruby! Our little pocket rocket!
When combined with the Gangsters Palace they are the most unique act you’ll find!
A lively band of misfits lead by the Sparkling Ruby Ray who will show you how to PARTY! So hold onto your dancing feet!
Thank you to our performers Nathan Varga, YV drummers and Starvation Creek! What a fantastic opening for the market season.
Starvation Creek are a well-known local band and they
bring to the stage an eclectic mix of original alternative
folk music. Be prepared to be transported to a place
where the music is lively, and the truth never gets in
the way of a good tale.
Andrew Lockwood & Neesy Smith: A collaboration of guitar, voice, percussion and the joyful fun of creative sharing. Neesy’s soulful contribution to Andrew’s originals with the added bonus of songs written by friends and other writers makes this a unique duo.
Neesy & The White Pearls
Neesy has finally decided to put her own band together, Neesy and The White Pearls. On guitar she has her long time music partner Michelle Chandler with Sue Carr Amico on Accordion, Leanne Arvanitakis-Hall on percussion and Pia Nesvara on Bass. Neesy performs some of her own songs along with some written by close friends and other artists she admires.
The Future of Love with Luke Sassafras
In a favoured forum, The Future of Love’s music could bring their listeners an epiphany or few. Telling heartfelt stories delightful / dramatic, splashed upon fae-like meandering melodia. Turning dummies smarter, smarties wiser, the youth on, & boomers to nostalgia. Be transported.
Yarra Valley Drummers
Yarra Valley Drummers will join us once again, playing traditional West African Rythms. Led by Ghanaian Master Drummer Kofi Kunkpe they deliver an energetic & uplifting performance!
Dreamy acoustic folk music inspired by road trips, storytelling and red, red wine.
Zaar Belly Dance
The Anecdote are a captivating, virtuosic and fire-spirited acoustic indie-folk trio. With cello, trumpet, percussion and soaring vocals, their music marries soul-searing, finely sculptured songs, poetic lyrics and fiery improvising. Drawing from elements of folk, world music, reggae and jazz, The Anecdote are a stunning live experience. Since forming in 2014 The Anecdote and have become a seasoned festival act, having released their haunting and highly praised debut album ‘Carved Upon The Air’ in 2017.
An Australian children’s songwriter and performer, Woody tours with his beloved cat Hercules, Family Band and his Mobile Ukulele School.
Woody has taught over 5,000 children and parents to play the ukulele in the past two years. Woody’s music has gained a dedicated following from children and parents alike as one of Australia’s most authentic and engaging song-smiths, and his live shows are a heartwarming musical adventure for all.
Imagine Dr Seuss in a Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Woodstock.
With a poet’s heart & rocker’s soul, Rich Davies & The Low Road deliver a ‘foot-stomping contemporary folk attack’ (Mick Thomas). The Golden Guitar 2018 nominee & his rousing band have been hailed as ‘The Pogues meets Springsteen’ as they peel back the skin of rock’n’roll to expose bones of folk and roots. The Low Road are renowned for their raucous live show and heart-stopping harmonies, traversing tender ballads to impassioned folk stompers. Placing song craft front and centre, with Davies’ heart-wrung voice leading the charge.
“Last night Rich Davies & The Low Road were hands down, no competition THE GREATEST ROCK’N’ROLL BAND ON THE PLANET”
Jimmy J from The Dreaming Space
JIMMY J WILL BE STORY TELLING AND DOING A ROVING CIRCUS PERFORMANCE!