CAPE BYRON CELTIC DANCERS- FEATURING AGAIN IN 2019

Our very own world class celtic dance group! who shine so brightly every September - they have been wowing big crowds touring with (Murphy's Pigs) but we love them here at THe Mountain!

A WONDERFUL TRADITION AT BONY MOUNTAIN !

WARWICK PIPE THISTLE BAND- MARCH IN!

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A FIDDLERS FEAST AT BONY MOUNTAIN THIS YEAR!

Some fabulous fiddle playing this year- with some of our best- Pixie Paul Jenkins-recognised as our own Master Fiddler/Entertainer-and String Loaded-featuring two very talented Fiddlers- as well as Open Season- six great players- featuring Banjo -Mandolin- great original Band- but performing some Bluegrass & Popular classics. And of course Hill Billy Goats -an exciting dynamic group- with a Fiddler as well. So an absolute Fiddlers fest for 2019.

GATES OPEN MONDAY 16TH-SEPTEMBER- MAIN WEEKEND -20-21-22 

OUR UKULELE GROUP -A BIG HIGHLIGHT EVERY YEAR!

OUR FEATURE BANDS! A TOUCH OF TARTAN!

We can all celebrate our Scottish or Irish roots this year! String Loaded sport tartan skirts-pants-and proudly wear their traditional tartan. But their music is a mix of Celtic/Country & traditional- featuring some classic Scottish & Irish tunes and songs! The two girls are outstanding-talented fiddle players- & Mum & Dad both geat - so String Loaded are a very entertaining group! They will feature Saturday & Sunday- the girls are still at School so they cannot be here Friday . Saw them perform at Celtic Awards last year- so can't wait for you all to see them too. 

THE OUTLANDER SEQUENCE! A STUNNING PRESENTATION- FROM CAPE BYRON CELTIC DANCERS- & BACK FOR 2019. tHEY HAVE THEIR OWN SPECIAL DANCE STAGE! WHY NOT? WE LOVE TO SPOIL THEM- WORLD CLASS DANCE TROUPE!

Mick & his 2018 students -all ready to go onstage on Sunday! they had a ball! and they had to play encores!

WALK UPS- KICK OFF TUESDAY MORNING-

As per usual will be a wonderful Program full of suprises-jam packed full of great home grown talent!  All Aussie show from start to finish! and featuring some great Songwriters for 2019- with Jim Williams making his first appearance here at The Mountain! Also Brissie Band- Open Season-a mix of Country/Bluegrass/roots-  Laura Downing & String Loaded- here also for the first time. Hill Billy Goats return- one night only! plus some other fresh faces-Fabulous (Coffee Cups) Bluegrass-country group- Jammo-Alisha /Caitlyn-Laura Downing! Pixie/Errol Gray/Gary Fogarty- our favourite MC. Also Manfred Vijars- my Co writer for our award winning song- (Diamantina Coming Down). He is also our brilliant Photographer- capturing each Festival-Highlights as well as his yarns & Poetry- We are all set for another cracker Festival!  watch this space! And Dudley returns with his fabulous (Slim Dusty) display! how good was that- we all must see it again! Now we have Slims Stone-it seems so appropriate we continue to celebrate the man & his music every year here at Bony Mountain !      

WALK UP PROGRAM KICKS OFF TUESDAY AM- COFFEE CUPS DOING EVENING SHOWS FROM MONDAY NIGHT-WELCOME TO OUR CAMPERS! 

OUR WALK UPS - AND WELCOME CONCERT

For 2019 as well as usual Walk Up Program every day- we are also featuring some solid entertainment every night -Monday -Tuesday -Weds & Thursday night- for your pleasure. Featuring (Coffee Cups) a Bluegrass flavoured Band- plus special guests- every night. Some Spit Roasts planned on Sat- and a Camp Oven Cook up on Sunday night only. So some real treats in store! Sunday will feature our wonderful Ukulele Group- some brand new players- under the charge of Mick Angeles from BUMS in Brisbane.  Toowoomba Ukulele Group are coming as our guests! plus a backing band for our Walk Ups this year!                                                                                       

LAST YEAR- DEDICATING THE SLIM DUSTY SANDSTONE-

Warwick Pipe Thistle Band- Anne Kirkpatrick & Dianne Lindsay & Norma -at the Dedication of (Slim Dusty Stone) 2018.

JOHN SMITH- BALLADEER -John brings Coster songs- Slim Dusty songs-

This bloke is the real deal- looks like a Bushy- sings about the bush- and brings us all those classic ballads from the pen of -Stan Coster- Slim Dusty- Kelly Dixon- Tex Morton & much more!

LAURA DOWNING- FOR 2019

Delighted to welcome Laura Downing to Bony Mountain for 2019! Laura sounds like an Aussie- and is an Aussie- appreciates her Country-her place in the music arena ! I have written her a special song -Home is Waiting Here- and I wish her all the very best with her new album & her career.  

OUR UKULELE MASTER- MICK ANGELES!

Micks Ukulele School runs all week- kicks off Tuesday 17th- bring your own (Uke) or borrow one- Mick carries spares? these classes kick off Tuesday- check in on arrival- with Mick! he is situated near (The Shack). And by Sunday he'll have you up onstage performing! it is one of the highlights of the Festival every year-on Sunday- the Ukulele Band performing!

TAKE A STEP INTO THE (SLIM DUSTY) WORLD-with Dudley's wonderful display- it is a credit to him & it is unreal Slim has been gone 15 years! So do have a walk through- no charge- and check out some of the wonderful stuff- including the 1935 Caravan of course. A lifetime ago!