Doc of Bingil Bay To start our musical program of the day we welcome Doc. A local songwriter playing originals with an open minded, environmentally observational, questioning style of song in the folk, rock, blues groove genre.
Mission Beach State School Marimba Group Perform world music inspired songs and grooves on a range of percussion instruments featuring 2 HUGE wooden marimbas. The marimba is a tuned percussion instrument originating in Africa, similar to a xylophone. Our students rehearse once a week at lunchtime and just love playing music together.
Gypsy Hips This festival comes alive with our local belly dancing group adding their vibrancy to the parade and then gracing us at the main stage for some belly shaking fun. Gypsy Hips Belly Dancing display – with Gamelan – bird and environmental songs
Dangiang Sunda (Spirit of Sunda) is a gamelan degung group from Mission Beach, Queensland performing mesmerising, and meditative melodies on a traditional Sundanese bronze gamelan orchestra from West Java, Indonesia. Gamelan Workshop The group will hold workshops where you can try the gamelan for yourself. You will learn a simple song which will cater to all musical abilities. Even musical beginners can experience total immersion in gamelan. 3 X 20 minute workshops
John Brown Local Muso playing some of his fave songs that touch on the environment and social justice including a few original tunes along the same lines.
Tully High School Band
JuJu Moon Don’t miss your chance to dance and sing along with Mission Beach’s own Ju Ju Moon. Playing festivals all over north Queensland and livening up our day of cassowary awareness with an array of songs that truly reflect and are born in the heart of our Wet Tropics environment. “Appreciate what we have now if you can ... because what we reap is what we sow !”
Lara the Clown Meet Lara the Clown with her animal friends who will be roving through the park during the day.
Pauly P Imagine blurring the lines between Reggae, Dub, Funk, Rock and Hip Hop! One man Army looping wizard Pauly P is setting the world on fire with his signature blend of live looping.
Dave Johnson - DidgEra Live performance with the slide didge, soprano sax, keyboard, percussion and Electro Sax.