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.

WEEKEND PROGRAM- FRIDAY -SAT-SUNDAY

FRIDAY PROGRAM - 20TH

We welcome Steve & Isaac Newton- our Professional Sound team. Steve our Sound Engineer- runs ENREC STUDIOS- in Tamworth-and is as good as it gets. Isaac is our Lighting Tech as well as assistant Sound Engineer.                                                                                                                                                    - FROM 9AM- BUSH BREAKY- GARY FOGARTY & MANNY-                             10AM- COMEDY WITH ERROL GRAY                                                                  11AM-  JAMMO & ALISHA & KATLYN-                                                            12NOON- LUNCH BREAK-                                                                        12.30PM - MICK ANGELES- UKULELE MASTER -                                                1PM- LAURA DOWNING- AUSSIE-COUNTRY                                                          2PM- JIM WILLIAMS- ROOTS/SONGWRITER                                                   3pm- UKULELE BAND                                                                                  4PM- BRETT ROSTRON- SONGWRITER-STORYTELLER                                                                                                                                                                     5PM- DINNER BREAK-

6PM-  NORMAO'HARA MURPHY- our Hostess/Festival Cordinator & creator- launching her new Celtic album for the first time- - with Pixie! a slice of history. An original- collection of songs from one of our finest!  

7PM STRINGLOADED- Award winning Celtic Band- exciting family group- a fiddlers feast!                                                                                             BUSH CAFE- WILL SERVE MULL WINE- FROM 6PM- all proceeds going to BLUSH CANCER CARE.                              

8 PM-  CAPE BYRON DANCERS- BATTLE OF COLLODEN- the Award winning presentation -depicting this Legendary Battle.                                             8.15PM - PIXIE JENKINS - Celtic Artist of the year- for 2019. Gold Guitar Winning Fiddler.

8.30PM-  OPEN SEASON- Blues/Roots/Bluegrass- 6 piece Band                     9.30 Bush Cafe will serve MULL WINE-(Donations )going to Blush Cancer Care Nurses. 

 SATURDAY PROGRAM- 21st

BILLY TEA & DAMPER AT BLACKSMITH SHOP- FROM 7AM-

MAIN STAGE- BUSH BREAKY- FROM 9AM- GARY FOGARTY- ERROL GRAY- our resident funny bloke- with his lay back view on Aussie way of life!            

11AM- STRING LOADED- (Award winning Celtic/Country Band)                  12noon- CAPE BYRON CELTIC DANCERS- PIrates & Fairies- these world class Dancers- delighting the crowd with their costumes & dance!                   12.30- WARWICK CHORAL SOCIETY-  (The War Years) looking back- a presentation of (olde songs). Sing along.                                                             12.40 AUCTION-FOR YOUNGCARE! HOSTED BY SHANE WEBKE -OUR VIP GUEST  WE THANK SHANE FOR HIS WONDERFUL SUPPORT.                                            1.PM- LAURA DOWNING-  (one of our finest) a real Aussie presenting her latest album-                                                                                                                   2PM- KEITH JAMIESON-ALISHA & KATLYN- Some great guitar picking-Jammo a Golden Guitar winning Songwriter-  Best Balladeer- Songwriter/Bushy/Katlyn a little star!                                                                                                 3PM- COFFEE CUPS-  Bluegrass/Country                                                            4PM- JIM WILLIAMS- A Welshman born & bred- now an Aussie- an original     5PM- DINNER BREAK                                                                                           6PM CAPE BYRON CELTIC DANCERS-                                                          6.30pm- WARWICK PIPE THISTLE BAND- MARCH IN- a highlight every year!          7.PM-(approx)  HILL BILLY GOATS- One of Australia's most exciting young groups-                                                                                                           8.30PM- PIXIE JENKINS- Australian Celtic Artist of the year!                          9PM- Mull Wine- and Campfires- Firedrums to finish the night.

                                              

 SUNDAY PROGRAM - 22ND

HERITAGE DISPLAYS -SAT & SUNDAY- our resident Blacksmith Des Bosworth- including his wonderful Broadaxe Display- Our local Teamster/Drover- Wayne Bunyan- with an authentic Drovers Camp-pack horse-Buggy- Billy Tea & Damper too. Our Blacksmith Shop- with our Fiery Forge. 

TIMES FOR WORKSHOPS- TBA 

SLIM DUSTY EXHIBITION- ON ALL WEEKEND- the life & legacy of our greatest Balladeer - The little Caravan- the Posters- the Music- and the big Sandstone Memorial- that (Anne Kirkpatrick) Sims Daughter dedicated last year! 

MARKETS & STALLS on Sunday as well.  all welcome. 

from 9AM- Gary Fogarty- our Master of Ceremonies- with Poetry- Errol Gray -our resident Funny Bloke- featuring his lay back look at Aussie life.

11AM- STRINGLOADED- fabulous Award winning Celtic/Country group.   Their first time at Bony Mountain- & we are excited to welcome them.                   12 NOON- BLACKSMITH SHOP - DEMO- LUNCH BREAK-

Drawing of (Raffle Winner) $500 1st prize-  

1PM- KEITH JAMIESON-ALISHA & KAYTLYN- Bush Ballads- Finger Picking-    2PM- SLIM DUSTY TRIBUTE-  with Norma O'Hara Murphy-& Friends presenting this special (Slim Dusty tribute)                                                                  3PM- UKULELE BAND-  performance with Mick Angeles- Mick and his students stole the show last year!                                                                                  4PM- LAURA DOWNING-  presenting her latest album.                                 5PM- DINNER BREAK-  STEAK/CHIPS- (THE SHACK) - IRISH /STEW- WALLABY CAFE.MULL WINE- (proceeds to Blush Foundation).         

 6PM- FAREWELL CONCERT- NORMA O'HARA MURPHY- & FRIENDS

 please note-any changes will be beyond our control! 

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 !!  

  • 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.

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).                              TUESDAY -17TH- COFFEE CUPS- NORMA & FRIENDS                                               WEDNESDAY 18- - COFFEE CUPS- BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION- TBA                             THURSDAY  19- NORMA'S TRADITIONAL WELCOME CONCERT.

Guest appearances by Sandy Lewis-Margerat Stephan-Tom Steginga- Donna Coleman- Wayne Isbister- and many more!