FESTIVAL PROGRAM - update September 1st

Welcome to our Festival Program for 2019. WELCOME ALL OUR CAMPERS. 

Monday 16th September our gates open-if you are not booked in- please leave your email-phone- Bookings- go to Bookings 

From Monday -Walk Ups- Monday evening -Welcome everyone.   Tuesday /Weds/Thursday nights- special shows- Happy Hour from 5pm.  Main Weekend- Friday 20- Full Breakfast from 6am- The Shack  Bush Breaky Show - from 9am. With Gary Fogarty- Errol Gray & Manny.

 

FRIDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER- PROGRAM - FROM 9AM  - 

BREAKY AT THE SHACK- 

Gary Fogarty- MC- Errol Gray Comedy 

10.30 am- PIXIE JENKINS-presenting his Country show-Master fiddler/comedy!                                                                                                                    11.40 am- GARY FOGARTY -ANNOUNCEMENTS-                                             LUNCH BREAK- 12 NOON-  WALLABY CAFE - THE SHACK                                  12.30 PM- MICK ANGELES- UKULELE MASTER -                                                  1PM - LAURA DOWNING - AUSSIE COUNTRY AT ITS BEST                                   2PM- BRETT ROSTRON- SONGWRITER/STORYTELLER                                       3PM- ERROL GRAY - HAVE A LAUGH WITH ERROL                                              3.40PM - COFFEE CUPS -                                                                            4.30.PM CLYDE CAMERON-  BUSH SONGS -                                                          5PM- HAPPY HOUR - MULL WINE AT WALLABY CAFE  -DINNER BREAK              5.30PM WARWICK PIPE BAND MARCH IN- performing their set for Edinborough Tattoo -Showcase- in Sydney in October.                                                      6.PM- NORMA O'HARA MURPHY- LAUNCH OF NEW CELTIC ALBUM . BLOODLINES- A taste of old history- the Titanic Song- some old classics            6.40 CAPE BYRON CELTIC DANCERS -Battle of Collodon)                                    7.30-PM- PIXIE JENKINS - Featuring his Award winning Celtic Album .                 8.30PM  OPEN SEASON- Popular Brisbane Band - a Six Piece Party Band-    til late -  MULL WINE - FIREDRUMS - UNTIL LATE 

                                                             

 

Another Page in Norma's career

The launch of Norma's new Celtic album (Bloodlines) -featuring a world class cast & crew. Two of Irelands best players- on Pipe & Whistle. Australia's very best Accordion- Gary Steele- featuring on  Grand Piano- on (Titanic) - also featuring Murphy's Pigs- on vocal chorus - Pixie Jenkins- on Fiddle & some wonderful new O'Hara Murphy- originals!  This will be album number 15 for Norma & as always a much anticipated Production from one of Australias finest. Inspired overall by Norma's early family History and Ancestry going back over 600 years! So it will be an exciting journey? Featured are three absolute classics- Loch Lomond- Galway Bay & Patriot Games. Recorded on Pixieland Mobile studio- with Maestro Pixie Engineering/Producing/Playing & the album is no less than a Masterpiece! Also Showcasing Norma's Songwriting-Producing and reminding us how talented and gifted this veteran truly is.   The album will be available first at Bony Mountain! during the Festival- so get your autographed copy-due for release world wide soon. through WJO/Checked Label .Available online  on Norma's web site- www.normaoharamurphy.net  now! 

 

SATURDAY OUR FAMILY DAY 21ST SEPTEMBER

FROM  early BIG BREAKFAST- (THE SHACK) $10-                                                                       FROM 9AM- BUSH BREAKY WITH GARY FOGARTY- ERROL GRAY -                                             10AM-  SLIM DUSTY SONGS- Presented by Norma O'Hara Murphy & Brett Rostron,  Norma will perform the songs that were recorded by (Slim) Gold Guitar Winners! Brett will sing his favourites! 

10.40 AM- STRINGLOADED  AWARD WINNING CELTIC BAND .                                       11.30AM - CAPE BYRON DANCERS- FAIRIES & FANCYS - this award winning group- with Beautiful Costumes and Dances to delight everyone.                                                         11.45- WHEATVALE SCHOOL CHOIR -performing                                                                  12.NOON.     BUSHRANGERS/FAIRIES ALL GATHER ONSTAGE- FOR FAIRY PARADE-          12.10  - WARWICK CHORAL SOCIETY PERFORMING (WAR TIME SONGS) TO remember our boys.                                                                                                                              12.30  -WARWICK MAYOR -TRACIE DOBIE- Will give an address - Southern Downs Regional Council are our Sponsors once again . a big thank you .                                                12.45      -  BIG AUCTION -WITH SHANE WEBCKE- OUR FOOTY LEGEND - TOM POTTS - our Auctioneer. Proceeds to Young Care                                                                   

1PM. LAURA DOWNING- AUSSIE COUNTRY AT ITS BEST                                                            2PM - JAMMO-ALISHA & CAITLYN-  BUSH BALLADEER & FINGER PICKIN'   -                      3.PM- MORE LAUGHS  WITH- EDNA-  LOOKING AT LIFE OVER 50+ 

3.30PM - CLYDE CAMERON-  AUSSIE SONGS!                      

4PM- COFFEE CUPS- BLUEGRASS BAND- HAPPY HOUR - settle in with Mull Wine support the Blush Foundation.   

5PM- RAFFLES DRAWN -  DINNER BREAK                                                                        5.30PM -  PIXIE JENKINS- MASTER FIDDLER-                                                                     6PM- CAPE BYRON DANCERS- Featuring their Award winning presentation- and beautiful costumes!   

6.20 PM - STRING LOADED - AWARD WINNING CELTIC BAND - A family affair-                        7.30 CAPE BYRON DANCERS-  (A Celtic Feast)                                                                      7.40 PM - HILL BILLY GOATS   an exciting original Band- to get your feet tapping!                 ENJOY THE FIRE DRUMS- MULL WINE UNTIL CLOSE   

 

                                                                    

                                 

SUNDAY OUR BIG MARKET DAY- DOGGIE PARADE- MUSIC-MUSIC

Hang onto your hats- what a great windup we are having! enjoy the Icecreamery- the CWA ladies cakes & slices- The top steaks at (The Shack) and the Wallaby Cafe- wow!   OUR HERITAGE DISPLAYS ALL HAPPENING- BLACKSMITH SHOP with Des Bosworth.                               From EARLY-- BIG BREAKFAST -(THE SHACK) .                                                                              From 9AM GARY FOGARTY- MANNY & ERROL WILL GIVE YOU POETRY- LAUGHS & YARNS          10AM PIXIE (PAUL) JENKINS CELEBRATING HIS AMAZING CAREER- Gold Guitars/Celtic Male Artist -2019- Pixie presents all your favourites                                           

11AM-  STRING LOADED - you are all gonne be in love with this Band by now!  so just enjoy!   

  12NOON- BLACKSMITH SHOP OFFICIAL OPENING-  Celebrate    Check out the Broad Axe display       LUNCH BREAK                                                                                                         1PM - JAMMO & ALISHA -CAITLYN  A TALENTED TRIO- Jammo is a Gold Guitar winning Bush Balladeer.                                                                                                                       2.30PM - CLYDE CAMERON-  AUSSIE BUSH SONGS                                                                 3. PM - UKULELE  BAND- Mick & his students -performing -a much anticipated show!         4PM -    LAURA DOWNING - A GREAT AUSSIE ARTIST- YODELLER-SINGER- with her latest album         

5PM -  RAFFLES DRAWN - WINNER OF BIG RAFFLE   

5PM- CAMP OVEN COOK UP- HAPPY HOUR                                                                          6PM- FAREWELL CONCERT- NORMA & FRIEND'S -SAY FAREWELL UNTIL NEXT YEAR!  

FIRE DRUMS- FIRE DRAGON - MULL WINE - 

SATURDAY OUR FAMILY DAY!

Jam packed program- kicking off with Gary Fogarty- our MC-and Errol Gray (our funny bloke) - Breakfast at (The Shack) - afternoon tea- Cunningham CWA Ladies- at their Tea House-Lunch time Auction- with our special VIP guest- Shane Webke- the footy legend- Broncos star! & Aussie icon. We thank Shane for his wonderful support every year! Proceeds of our Auction to YoungCare .Last year Shane donated a Dinner for four at Leyburn Pub- with Shane! that went off !!  

FESTIVAL PROGRAM -2019

OUR SPECIAL ADDITION FOR THIS YEAR OUR HERITAGE DISPLAYS- INCLUDING OUR BLACKSMITH SHOP & OUR TEAMSTER-DROVERS CAMP. THERE WILL BE TWO SESSIONS DAILY ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY- AUTHENTIC -THIRD GENERATION -OLDTIMERS- BUGGY RIDES -TBA- AN EXTENSIVE BROADAXE DISPLAY -WITH BLACKSMITH DEMONSTRATIONS. Graeme & Dennis Parfeit are providing Billy Tea & Damper- early mornings- before Walk Ups .

  • HILL BILLY GOATS SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY

    An exciting Dynamic Group- very talented- very unique- a taste of Appellation Mountains/Bluegrass/original and very entertaining. very Australian as well!

  • NORMA O'HARA MURPHY- Norma's Celtic roots-have inspired her to create a wonderful collection of Traditional & original songs. With tales of Ireland- Scotland-Bushrangers & Pioneering spirit! A truly magnificent collection.

    NEW ALBUM LAUNCH -the Australian launch of this brand new album. Here onstage at Bony Mountain .
    OUR WELCOME SIGN AT THE GATES!

  • Errol Gray- with his famous chook shirts- great songs & laughs.

  • The Shack- great fillet steaks-hot chips- & great hot Breakies.

  • Niki & Shelley Murphy- Norma's two Daughters- help out every year- Niki will run HQ - Shelley helps out in The Shack- or where ever is needed.

OUR ARTISTS FOR 2019.

Our Festival Program- going up-

DATES -GATES OPEN SEPTEMBER 16TH- MAIN WEEKEND 20-21-22.

GATES OPEN 9AM DAILY- CLOSE 6PM- HOT SHOWERS AVAILABLE NEXT DOOR- DUMP POINT- LARGE GROUPS- PLEASE BOOK SO WE CAN RESERVE YOUR GROUP A SPOT- IF YOU WISH TO ALL CAMP TOGETHER! TENTS ARE WELCOME- LARGE BUSES & COACHES WELCOME.

WE MIGHT SPOT OUR KOALA FAMILY! 

OUR HERITAGE DISPLAYS FOR 2019.

OUR SPECIAL ADDITION FOR THIS YEAR OUR HERITAGE DISPLAYS- INCLUDING OUR BLACKSMITH SHOP & OUR TEAMSTER-DROVERS CAMP. THERE WILL BE TWO SESSIONS DAILY ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY- AUTHENTIC -THIRD GENERATION -OLDTIMERS- BUGGY RIDES -TBA- AN EXTENSIVE BROADAXE DISPLAY -WITH BLACKSMITH DEMONSTRATIONS.

  • Des Bosworth -will have his mobile Forge & do demonstrations of his workmanship!

  • Genuine Blacksmiths are pretty hard to find- they are fascinating to watch at work!

  • Des has an extensive Broad Axe display- and we hope to have our Blacksmith Shop full of all the things! that you see here- Wagon Wheels- Repairs- Horse Shoes!

SLIM DUSTY EXHIBITION RETURNS!

Once again we welcome Dudley & his team with the wonderful Slim Dusty Exhibition! They will be situated over behind the big Sandstone Memorial- and we congratulate Dudley on his dedication & his amazing support. Dudley generously donated a huge collection of Wheelie Bins- all very colourfully adorned with (Slim & Norma) winning a Gold Guitar Award. We are very grateful and we will all get a kick out of the collection I'm sure. There will be a proper Cafe again - somewhere to sit & enjoy your meal- have a drink -our Wallaby Cafe is there for everyone! There will be quite a gallery around the walls- if anyone wants to add to that- you are very welcome! Manfred-(Manny) is our official Photographer- and his (Faces on the Mountain) will also be on display! postcard size copies available at HQ.  HQ will be tucked into the Wallaby Cafe corner- anything you need to know-or want -just ask (Niki) who will bein charge. Our main raffle -will be raising money for Bony Mountain Festival- as we try to improve our facilities here. Our big prize once again -on show at HQ. all raffles drawn on Sunday- Daily Draws drawn each day at 5pm. 

OUR WEEK -WITH WALK UPS- EVENING SHOWS!

For the first time- there will be evening shows every night- from Monday night- (welcome) through until the big weekend starts.

MONDAY -16TH- COFFEE CUPS- NORMA (welcomes everyone).Birthday Celebration!  for Ben  Murphy- (Norma's son) who runs The Shack.                    TUESDAY -17TH- COFFEE CUPS- NORMA & FRIENDS                                            WEDNESDAY 18- - COFFEE CUPS- BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION- DUBBO - celebrating his 84th Birthday! telling some yarns & a song or two!                     THURSDAY  19- NORMA'S TRADITIONAL WELCOME CONCERT.

Guest appearances by Sandy Lewis-Margerat Stephan-Tom Steginga- Caroline Pearce- Donna Coleman- Wayne Isbister- and many more local artists!     UNCLE ARTHUR & BUNYA BILL-  & DAWN & EDNA- bringing us a million laughs!  every night- at Happy Hour- and after Dinner entertainment!