YARRA JUNCTION FIDDLERS CONVENTION 2020

PROGRAM 

IF YOU WISH TO PERFORM,15-MINUTE BLACKBOARD SPOTS WILL BE AVAILABLE

THURSDAY 

Gates open for early bird campers from 2.00 pm. Please do not come before this, as

we need to get things ready (including marking out roadways through camping areas)

before you arrive. Please note- there is a $10 extra charge per person for

Thursday.

FRIDAY 

Meet your friends, settle in, sessions (Nothing happens!!) 

SATURDAY 

WORKSHOPS:      See Printed Program for more details

 9.00:    Beginner Fiddle       Rec Hut     Maggie Duncan works her magic with beginners.

 9.00:    Gum Leaf Playing     B.B.Q.        Jeff Wilmot even supplies the instruments.

10.00     Composing melodies and Instrument breaks  Kitchen   Andrew Clermont.    

10.00     Beginner Guitar      Rec Hut    Philip Muollo(The Faustians) all the way from New Zealand.         

10.00:    Bluegrass Banjo         BBQ            Jim Golding  will show you how it is done.

11.00:     Guitar               Kitchen     Rob Lewis will impart tricks learnt over decades.

11.00:     Beginner Jam        B.B.Q.        Arthur Rich  all skill levels welcome.

11.00:     Australian Fiddle Tunes   Rec Hut     Alan Musgrove and Robert Stephens  in charge.          

              


BLACKBOARD CONCERT: 12.00pm                                                                Big Hall

  See  Alan Lazarus by the stage from 11.30 am  for a spot - get in quick!                                        

AFTERNOON CONCERT:                                                                                                              Big Hall

    

1.45:       John Boothroyd

2.00:      Flying Engine String Band

2.30:      Cat and Clint

3.00:      Tarango Old Time String Band

3.30:      Hard Drive

4.00:      The Pie Eaters

4.30:      The Strzelecki Stingbusters

5.00:      My T Fine String Band

5.30:      Mama's Mountan Jug Band

6.00:      The Faustians


 6.30:    CAJUN DANCE /CONCERT   with the Gob Iron String Band                  Big Hall                                                                                          

        

  7.30:  OLD TIMEY DANCE   Yarra Junction Old-Timey Monster Big Band                 Big Hall

               

LATE NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA  In the Rec Hut

9.30            Backwater                                                 Rec Hut

10.00:                Slim Dime

10.30:                Spoke Shave Mountaineers

11.00                  Undertones

                                                              

SUNDAY  

10.00 -11.00: GREAT BIG HARMONY SINGING SESSION (Led by Gaelle Horsley)                    Big Hall 


WORKSHOPS:   See Printed Program for more details

10.00:    Clawhamme Banjo     Kitchen   Helena Triplett( The Faustians) all the way from New Zealand.           10.00:    Old-Time Fiddle      Rec Hut  Norm Adams one of the Fiddlers' Convention Founders                                   

 10.00:   Mandolin              BBQ    Andrew Clermont Will teach you heaps.                                                           
11.00:    Ukelele               Kitchen     Betty France and Cate Jardine plucking away.

11.00:     Flax Weaving         Hall       Sally Carter will show you you to weave magic.

11.00:     Banjo                Rec Hut       Ian White on Seeger and Derroll style

11.00:     Tune Writers Forum:BBQ  Maggie Duncan Bring your tunes and play for everyone.

12.00:     Bluegrass Fiddle      Rec Hut   Nick Dear Old timey-Cajun and bluegrass.


  CONCERT:                                                                   Big Hall  

      

12.00:     Tamarisque Plus

12.30:     The Burning Bridges

1:00:       The Duck Downpickers

1:30:        Green Fieldz

2.00:      Devil Goat String Family Band

2:30:        Dave Diprose Trio

3.00      Kenny Joe Blake

3.15      BLACKBOARD CONCERT:                                                              Big Hall

See  Alan Lazarus near the stage for a spot from 2.30 -  get in early


                         Followed by the all night party in the kitchen

                              You are welcome to stay Sunday night, but you must

                      have your camp packed ready to go by 11.00 Monday.

  •   Watch this website if bushfires are likely to be a problem and

    we have to change the date or venue at the last minute !!!



     

     

     
     

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