11:00 – 11:05
11:05 – 11:30
HENRY DAVIS IS A YOUNG, ENTHUSIASTIC GUITARIST FROM THE HEART OF EAST GIPPSLAND WHERE HE DEVELOPED HIS SKILLS AS A GUITARIST AND VOCALIST. AFTER RECENTLY COMPLETING A BACHELOR OF MUSIC AND RELEASING HIS SINGLE ‘DONKEY’, HENRY IS HITTING THE ROAD TO SHARE A STORY OF ADVENTURE AND BEWILDERMENT. FROM THE ALPS OF AUSTRIA, TO THE SNOWY RIVER, HENRY TAKES INSPIRATION FROM HIS OWN AND OTHERS’ EXPERIENCES TO WEAVE TOGETHER A STORY, A FEAST FOR THE EARS, AND ADVENTURE NOT TO BE FORGOTTEN.
11:30 – 12:00
COMPRISED OF VERY EXPERIENCED AND ENTHUSIASTIC MUSICIANS, THE RUSTY ROCKERS SPECIALISE IN GETTING THE PARTY STARTED WITH 50’S AND 60’S ROCK N’ ROLL. THEIR MAIN FOCUS IS SPREADING A SENSE OF FUN WHEREVER THEY PLAY. THIS YEAR THEY WILL BE JOINED BY THE LAKESIDE ROCKERS DANCE GROUP! DON’T BE SHY, COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN AT THE FRONT OF THE STAGE!
12:00 – 1:00
YOU MIGHT REMEMBER JADE GOODGE PLAYING AT LAST YEAR’S SALE MUSICAL FESTIVAL. WEll, THIS YEAR SHE’S BACK WITH HER FULL BAND IN TOW; JADE EMPRESS! IF YOU WERE LUCKY ENOUGH TO SEE THEM PLAY AT THE RECENT BUNDY HALL BUSHFIRE RELIEF SHOW ON THE 10TH OF JANUARY, YOU’LL BE HAPPY TO HEAR THAT SALE MUSIC FESTIVAL IS THEIR FIRST FESTIVAL OF 2020, AND YOU GET TO BE THERE! AFTER HEADLINING AT LEFT OF FIELD FESTIVAL IN SOUTH GIPPSLAND OVER NYE, JADE EMPRESS IS READY FOR AN EVEN BIGGER YEAR THAN THE LAST! A STELLAR 2019 SAW THE BAND WINNING SONGWRITING AWARDS, SUPPORTING THE AUDREYS, AND PLAYING ITS FIRST EVER LIVE-TO-AIR TV GIG. THIS YEAR ALREADY HAS THEM HUNGRY TO HIT THE STAGE WITH A WHOLE SET OF NEW SONGS, AND A SUPERSTAR DRUMMER (RYAN PERILLO – A BRIAGOLONG/SEASPRAY TALENT WHO RARELY GETS TO PLAY A HOME CROWD BETWEEN HIS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TOURING) ON BOARD FOR THEIR LARGER SHOWS.
1:00 – 2:00
THE SOULTANAS HAS ENTERED ITS 11TH YEAR AS A 7 PIECE BAND WITH NO LOSS OF LOVE FOR ENTERTAINING. THE BAND IS MAINLY MADE UP OF MUSIC TEACHERS, EXCEPT LOUI WHO HAS A LIFESTYLE TO UPKEEP. THE BAND IS CONSISTENTLY ADDING TO ITS PLAYLIST AND IS NOT AFRAID TO PERFORM THE SEEMINGLY UNPLAYABLE. WITH A SENSE OF FUN AND DAD HUMOUR TO MATCH, THE SOULTANAS IS A SOURCE OF ENTERTAINMENT SELDOM FOUND IN GIPPSLAND.
2:00 – 3:00
MICHAEL WAUGH’S SONGS PEER UNFLINCHINGLY INTO THE LIVES OF THOSE WHO HAVE FACED MISOGYNY, HOMOPHOBIA, ILLNESS, VIOLENCE AND MENTAL ILLNESS IN AUSTRALIAN RURAL COMMUNITIES. BUT THE STORIES ARE LOVINGLY DEPICTED, EVOKING STRIKING IMAGES OF FUNNY, REAL, BEAUTIFUL, STRONG AND FLAWED PEOPLE. THEY ARE DEFTLY BALANCED WITH HUMOUR, HOPE AND LIGHTNESS – TEXTURED WITH AUSTRALIAN VERNACULAR AND DETAILED WITH IDIOSYNCRASIES OF SPECIFIC PLACES AND PEOPLE.
HIS INSIGHTFUL TRIBUTES TO FRIENDS, FAMILY AND PARENTHOOD ARE SIMULTANEOUSLY DEEPLY PERSONAL AND NATIONALLY RECOGNISABLE; AUDIENCES SEE THEIR OWN BROTHERS, PARENTS, PUBS, RIVERS, STRUGGLES AND JOYS REFLECTED IN THE FACES OF THOSE CHARACTERS WHO LIVE LARGE IN MICHAEL’S SONGS.
3:00 – 4:00
THE SOUND OF MODERN, ORIGINAL MELBOURNE SOUL.
THe DEANS MERGE OLD SCHOOL SOUL AND FUNK WITH ELEMENTS OF COOL, ROCKSTEADY, RHYTHM AND BLUES.
WITH VELVET SMOOTH VOCALS, SWEET HARMONIES, SOARING HEARTBREAK GUITAR, DEEP MOTOWN BASS GROOVES AND HIP-SHAKING RHYTHMS, THE DEANS COMBINE SOUL, FUNK AND R & B INFLUENCES TO CREATE SONGS OF EMOTION AND OF THE HEART.
4:00 – 4:30
Introspective dark-country-folk with a twist of ‘I’m ready to boogie now’. One of Melbourne’s newest products, solo project Timothy Wolf is capturing audiences with his interactive and energetic live performances. Formerly writing and performing with pop/folk duo Wolf and Willow Timothy Wolf will serve as a new canvas for Timothy’s creative endeavours which also showcase his recording and performing band – the ‘Boogaloo’s’. Whether it be an intimate story telling solo performance or the full-sounding party-starting band, look out for the new experience that is Timothy Wolf and his merry band of ‘Boogaloo’s.’
4:30 – 5:30
BACKBEAT CAPTURE THE EXCITEMENT AND ENERGY OF THE the 1960’s MERSEY BEAT SOUND.
MERSEY BEAT WAS A UNIQUE STYLE OF ROCK N ROLL, ALSO KNOWN AS BEAT MUSIC OR BRITISH BEAT THAT EVOLVED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM IN THE EARLY 1960’S AND GAINED WORLDWIDE POPULARITY WITH THE EXPLOSION OF THE BRITISH INVASION BANDS.
THE BAND TAKES MERSEY BEAT TO A NEW FRONTIER WITH THEIR HUGE REPERTOIRE, COVERING ROCK AND ROLL ARTISTS AND FOUNDERS SUCH AS THE EVER LYRICAL CHUCK BERRY, BUDDY HOLLY & THE CRICKETS, THE EVERLY BROTHERS, THE ROCKABILLY SOUNDS OF ELVIS, EDDIE COCHRAN, CARL PERKINS AS WELL AS SOUL SONGS FROM AFRO- AMERICANS ARTHUR ALEXANDER, RAY CHARLES AND MOTOWN GIRL GROUPS – ALL THESE NUMBERS ARE PLAYED WITH HIGH ENERGY IN TRUE MERSEY BEAT STYLE.
5:30 – 6:00
Joel Spence is know for his high energy and consistency night after night. As a true entertainer he has the voice, versatility and personality to make any occasion a great one.
Joel has spent the past 10 years mastering his craft here and overseas. After recording a successful album in 2009 where the first single “Real Love” reached number 1 on triple J unearthed. Joel has featured on radio locally and overseas, on TV and has established himself as a highly sought after Corporate entertainer around the country.
6:00 – 6:45
AMNESIA BLUES BAND IS AN AUTHENTIC BLUES BAND, BRINGING YOU ORIGINAL BLUES WITH STORIES OF HARD DRINKIN’ WOMEN, LOST LOVES AND BROKEN DREAMS. NO FUNK, NO SOUL, NO ROCK AND ROLL – JUST BLUES AND BOOGIE ALL THE WAY!
The GranPam & PhilPop show was organically created from musical playtime with our own grandchildren. Our interactive shows include singing, dancing and story time. Shows are suitable for family friendly events including fetes, festivals, charity events, children’s parties, school holiday programs and corporate events. Our performances are aimed mainly at children aged between 3 and 6, however the whole family can join in with all the fun. As professional musicians and music educators, we know what children love, and they love to have fun with music and movement!