Thursday, Smokeytown @ Spa Bar Daylesford
Original acoustic music from Italy, Spain, Melbourne and Allendale and poignant stories told with accordion, guitar, harmonica and voice box, featuring Martin Perkins, and Andy Vogel.
Friday, DJ Beats @ Spa Bar Daylesford
Saturday, Black and Blue @ Spa Bar Daylesford
Melbourne’s 'rootsiest five-piece Blues Rock band', Black and Blue perform originals, classic Aussie covers, swing and blues /rock, blending Aussie blues from artists like Chain and the Bondi Cigars with classics from Stevie Ray Vaughan, ZZ Top and BB King.
Friday, Friday Festivities @ Old Hepburn Hotel
Saturday, Gruesome Twosome @ Old Hepburn Hotel
Sunday, Sean Dixon @ Old Hepburn Hotel
Saturday, Delsinki and Friends, AWCP and Dalicados @ The Palais
For one night only enjoy the soulful tales, engaging melody and a powerful beat with Delsinki, A Whale Called Phoenix and Dalicados. Delsinki will release his debut album, 'And No Place Was Found for Them'.
A Whale Called Phoenix is an Australian baroque pop duo from Melbourne who formed in 2012 and members include Jimmy Pollock and Anthony Nero.
Dalicados is a soulful, storytelling rock band from Melbourne.
Friday, The Lefties @ Blue Bean Cafe
Saturday, The Old Married Couple @ Blue Bean Cafe
Sunday, Never Easy @ Blue Bean Cafe
Saturday, An evening with Jack Charles @ Theatre Royal Castlemaine
Spend a night with national treasure, award-winning actor, Aboriginal elder and activist Uncle Jack Charles, annotating his colourful life and brilliant career in words and music, hosted by broadcaster Namila Benson.
Uncle Jack Charles is an actor, musician, potter and gifted performer, but in his 74 years he has also been homeless, a heroin addict, a thief and a regular in Victoria’s prisons.
A member of the Stolen Generation, Jack has spent his life in between acting gigs, caught in the addiction/crime/doing time cycle.
Today, no longer caught in the cycle, he lives to tell the extraordinary tale.
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