THE TIMBERS’ thumping rhythms and big misty mountain melodies will cast you away to a sweaty, smoky, melting-pot of folk, roots and Celtic bushman brassy punk. They rollick and hammer their way through live gigs with abundant energy and have become festival favourites throughout Australia.
Shaking up the Australian blues scene, award-winning international artist Zee Gachette will be setting the stage alight with her high octane energy modern blues, psyche rock, folk n’ funk. Zee’s inimitable talent for improvising onstage is simply exhilarating to watch, inspiring standing ovations from music legends like Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Roger Daltrey (The Who) and Amy Winehouse. A show not to be missed!
Uplifting, Soulful & Euphoric, Dubarray combine a fresh fusion of boundary bending world music that infuses such styles as trip-hop, funk, reggae, dancehall, drum & bass, house and tribal grooves layered on a bed electronic ambience and organic undertones.
Having been described as a "raucous circus of hyper speed gypsy rock” embracing "just about every element of theatrical rock & roll in existence”, this psychedelic punk folk outfit has been bringing their vigorous foot stomping hectic good times tunage to Palm Creek for at least 15 years. The heat has caused their memories to be a little hazy.
Fat Picnic is a soul-ska explosion that preaches punchy horn lines and bangin’ reggae beats - culminating in an energetic and infectious live show. Corrupted by an unquenchable lust for groove and outstanding noises, their music ranges across dub, funk, soul & ska. Simply put, there just ain’t no party like a Fat Picnic party!
Alt-folk oddity Jacob Diamond sings bold songs about love and death. After years in Perth’s songwriting underground, Diamond has recently emerged as one of the foremost singer-songwriters in the west, furnished with huge melodies and incisive lyrics.
Benji and the Saltwater Sound System draw upon Benji's recent immersion in islander flavours and fuse these with the jazz, reggae and African roots of its members past musical projects to create hypnotic soundscapes underpinned by painfully catchy melodies.
combining soulful transcending harmonies, soaring string arrangements, tap dancing and fiery Columbian rhythms into a slap-folk roots music experience certain to entertain audiences of all ages.
Ray Smith is an acclaimed singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist. “If he doesn't bring a tear to your eye you haven't been listening.” A classically trained flute player, Kerryn Schofield also plays a bizarre range of other instruments. “The stories she tells through her music will rattle your ancestors!”
The Moonsets (formerly The Flumes) conjure up a lushly funky, dark and sparkling, intoxicating brew. Electric Harp pours out psychedelic melodies over stylin' rhythms laced with soulful vocals. Splashing out a luscious live sound, The Moonsets transcend genres leaving you spellbound in their wake.