The Music

Setting the mood for a fantastic day in the sun are some of Australia's best up and coming country, folk and blues artist. 

Want to get in the mood Pre Picnic? We have curated a Spotify playlist for you

Davidson Brothers

Rhyece O'Neill Band

Mast Gully Fellers

Tanya George

Davidson Brothers

National Bluegrass champions and five-time Golden Guitar Winners, the Davidson Brothers are best known for their high powered pickin, fine vocal harmonies, classic humour and sharing their love of music, which transcends to the audience each time they take the stage. Described as “Simply world class”, the Davidson Brothers have created an iconic contemporary acoustic bluegrass sound and continue to breakdown boundaries as acoustic musicians of the highest order. They have collaborated with a vast range of artists including Andrew Farris (INXS), The Black Sorrows, Melinda Schneider, Lee Kernaghan as well as Grammy award winning US bluegrass artists Jim Lauderdale, Don Rigsby and Mike Compton.

Raised in Gippsland, the boys are regulars at folk, country, bluegrass and alternative festivals across Australia and have taken their music to both Europe and the USA.

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Mast Gully Fellers

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Mast Gully Fellers are known for their ‘Australiana Bar-Room Folk’ sound, A sound meanders through alt-country to blues to ballads to celtic punk, holding stories of country pubs, bush life, love, and travelling adventures.
Based in the Dandenong ranges in an area formerly known as Mast Gully, the band has been together for over 5 years now with an instrumentation of fiddle, banjo, double bass, guitar, percussion and the occasional ukelele that weaves in between. 

Mast Gully Fellers tour all around Victoria to share their music.

Rhyece O'Neill Band

O’Neill has played pubs and bars in the outback and cities all over Australia. 2018 saw the Narodniks release their second album Death of a Gringo on Beast records in France. Following this release the band embarked on a mammoth European tour playing over 41 dates across the continent including 3 shows at the legendary Binic Blues festival in France. While in the Czech Republic they recorded at Sono records with legendary engineer Milan Cimfe. Milan has worked with Bowie, Lou Reed and Kris Kristofferson. He also plays drums with fellow Australian Hugo Race in Dirtmusic a band that the Narodniks draw much inspiration from. He has shared stages and supported Tex Perkins, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Kim Salmon, Spencer P Jones, The Beasts of Bourbon, Kid Kingo Powers and many othes.

 

Steeped in the blues, rock & roll, punk and country O’Neill’s influences range from Iggy Pop, Rowland S Howard, Einstürzende Neubauten, the Bad Seeds, Stanford Clarke, W.H. Auden, Rimbaud, PJ Harvey, Sylvia Plath, Patti Smith, Henry Miller, Townes Van Zandt, Dostoyevsky, Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Lee Hooker & Dylan.

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Tanya George

Born in St Kilda, Tanya George has been on 15 line ups including Queenscliff Music Festival (also QMF Busking Winner) and Rocking Australia’s Largest music festival, St Kilda Festival. After releasing her first EP Sonder with a sold out Launch, her second solo Vocal EP “Normality” along with 4 film clips is set to release in 2020. The first single release "Writing Machine was No.1 on Triple J unearthed charts. From looping solo or surrounded by her talented band, Tanya George combines elements of soul, jazz, pop.

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Mirimbah VIC 3722

Base of Mt Buller and Mt Stirling Resort entry

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