In wake of the spread of Covid -19, we have taken the reluctant decision to cancel the annual Community Conversation. We believe the health and safety of the community is paramount during this time. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Performer applications now open until 30th April

See you at the next Festival 8-10th January 2021


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International Acts

AmistatBelle MinersBrighde Chaimbeul Carlo Aonzo TrioCatherine MacLellanElephant SessionsFaustusJenny MitchellMo KenneyNicholas Edward WilliamsRory McLeodSiobhan Miller Steve TurnerTeatro MatitaThe Brother BrothersThe Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra

Interstate Acts

Alice SpittleAmareloAndy NelsonAnita GeorgeAsa BroomhallBallpoint PenguinsBlack Orchid StringbandCat & ClintCharm of FinchesDangerous Song and BukhuDeline BriscoeEast of West Emily WurramuraFìrinnGina Williams and Guy Ghouse Helen MountfortHello Tut Tut Irish Joe LynchJack CartyJacqui MalinsJude Iddison & Philip GriffinKutcha EdwardsLaura HillMarcia HowardMatilda O'BrienMelbourne Georgian ChoirMendoza Tango QuartetMonique ClareMZAZANigel WearneOriel GlennenRob SnarskiSaijeShellie MorrisSkyglassSue RayThe Homelands TourThe Little SteviesThe MaesThe Stetson FamilyTilly BebeTwa CroniesWhoa MuleWilliam AlexanderWoody's World / Woody's Ukulele SchoolXAVIAZinnia Blue

Tasmanian Acts

Acoustic Session SingersAnne Toner and the WinedotssBarefoot NellieBob BrownBushmans Bootlace Bushdance BandClover HitchDadLoveDavid "Oddsocks" WanlessDavid Beniuk & The Devil's OwnDewayne EverettsmithEco Printing Workshop by the Forest FolkElectric MinstrelsFestival Choir DirectorFighting with GhostsFiona HenwoodGeorgina RichmondGreg Wells and The Blackwater Band Hobart Songwriters CircleHui & the MuseHuon Heritage Fiddle EnsembleIain MacLeodJim Jarvis and Alan MeadowsJohn HickeyJounceJust FlareMelissa PollardMick FlanaganMoonlight AviatorsMr Beep and Miss EllieMusical Instrument Makers' DisplayNaomi EdwardsNew Holland Honey EatersNourish Womens Choir OliviaPaul Gerard and Pete HayPhil Smith & the LightsRobyn and John Folk DuoRunaway BellesRustica RomaniaSarah "Twinkletoes" LewisSilverwoodSimon AstleyTales of ReenchantmentTanninTeri Young and the RestlessThe Black Swans of TrespassThe Grassroots Union Choir of TasmaniaThe Rolling WavesThe Tassie Devils OwnTheater of the Roaming TreesThomas MitchellTilly BebeTrouversWild Willie the flamin' PianoWords United with Joy Elizabeth and Yvonne GluyasXenos


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Situated 50 minutes drive south of Hobart in the historic port town of Cygnet, Tasmania, Port Cygnet Cannery is the home of Cannery Kitchen and Bar and Sailor Seeks Horse winery and cellar door. The building was formerly an apple canning factory and is now evolving into a hub of food, beverage and agricultural businesses.