This is a vibrant, flawed gloriously messed up cacophony of community. Pieta Brown comes straight from the American heartland. Described as a cross between Loretta Lyn, P. This year, from Thursday to Sunday 25 — 28 November, venues throughout the town host over 100 performances, with festival goers able to amble from gig to gig through the streets of Mullumbimby. She plays a mean ukelele, so for me that just makes her show compulsory.
Nerida and Melia will be performing at the festival in their own right and will also be supporting students from their new contemporary music school. But he very generously donated a day pass to the festival for one of the subscribers and that was one by Jay. Megan Washington was unearthed by Triple J only a year ago and since then she and her band have been on a non-stop round of performances culminating in the recent Aria Awards where she scored six nominations and won two awards in the categories of Best Female Artist and Breakthrough Artist. Jack Bee is a storyteller par excellence and his latest album, In Loops is a beauty. Love the song, love the video. One of my favourites is the gorgeous sister act, Scarlett Affection. Here she is talking about the inspiration for her album I Believe You Liar.
What can you say about these all-round performers who meld jazz, rock and punk into a vaudevillian show that is pure entertainment. I saw her perform last year and she was brilliant. Watch to the end when Christian makes his own appearance. One of them happens to be one of my favourites of the moment. Sunshine Coast based Oka are a genre defying group who know how to get a room up and moving. . Directed by Miranda Bowen and edited by Leo Scott its got an almost Lynchian sensibility.
Her father is renowned folk singer Greg Brown whose songs have been covered by Willie Nelson among others. Congrats and thanks to Glenn for your generosity. How good is Jordie Lane? This video clip was filmed by Christian in his studio when they were recording the song. Also returning to the festival, and all the way from Darwin, is Leah Flanagan. Christian also produces an array of artists out of his studio in Goonengerry.
Once a year the town of Mullumbimby opens her arms to the world and invites them to experience one of the most unique music events in the country:. Drive to Mullumbimby on any given day and you will find buskers on sitar, buskers on guitar and kids out-busking them all. Local musician and producer, Christian Pyle, also paid us a visit and it was a pleasure speaking to such a down to earth artist who is clearly very talented. Another group returning to Mullum are the equally talented Tinpan Orange. It was great to be able to speak to two of the artists appearing at the festival, live in the studio.
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