▾ Programme

Artists

The Palm Creek Folk Festival programming team never stop scouring our shores for great new and experienced talent. You may not recognise the names on the playbill but by the end of the weekend you are guaranteed to come home the fan of new acts you never new existed.

The festival sticks close to its roots and include what we endearingly call “the furniture”. Local artists who, for the pure love of it, have been part of the festival for many years. These artists are joined by the best of local talent and a smattering of acts from throughout Queensland and Australia that have managed to impress the programming team.

One thing is for certain… there’ll be something there to delight and entertain.

As soon as acts are announced we’ll list them here. Or sign up to our email list (yes, click here) and we’ll send you the occasional email with any important announcements.

Acts for 2017

‘A Couple of Rogues’ or Michele Govan and David Mullen

Michele Govan and David Mullen play polished folk and Traditional performance styles on fiddle, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar and vocals.
FRI JAM TIN 2.00pm

33 1/3

North Queensland’s Favourite High Energy Celtic Party Band. 2012 ABC TV  ‘ Exhumed’ band competition regional winners. Just go and see them!
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 7.15pm

4 Degrees

4 Degrees is the festivals only self proclaimed Himalayan psychedelic folk fusion band. Their unique sound will make your soul smile as your brain melts away.
THURS JAM TIN 10.15pm
SUN MOUNTAIN STAGE 9.00

4th Sunday Folk Music Group

Tunes from Colonial and Post Federation Australia.   An hour of music from our colonial and post federation past with Townsville’s own 4th Sunday Folk Music Group  presented as it was, acoustic and unplugged.  Enjoy the music, learn about the people behind the music and participate in the tunes workshop to follow later in the day.
SAT THE HOMESTEAD 10.30

Al Boulton Band

Described as awesome funk power, the band plays a fusion of groovy styles including disco, funk, soul and acid jazz. In 2016 they played Palm Creek Festival, Wallaby Creek Festival and Airlie Beach Festival of Music. The dancers in the audience are always satisfied!
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE 8.45pm
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 2.15pm
SUN THE SHED 11.15am Workshop – Funk Bass

All Strings Attached

All Strings Attached combine soaring violin melodies over fast and furious rhythms to create a melting pot of world music influenced sounds.  The 5-piece gypsy folk-rock band deliver their own cranking eastern European-inspired tunes with a twist of punk, polka and a hint of pirate sea shanty.
THURS JAM TIN 11.15pm
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE 5.15PM
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 1.15PM

Amy Zaghini

Any is a Townsville based singer/songwriter and will perform originals that are girly, quirky, nerdy tales told too close to home in her country pop style.
SUN STOMP BOX  11AM.

Andrea Kirwin

Folk, funk and soul with an Island Style roll. Andrea Kirwin’s music crosses over various contemporary genres including hip-hop, folk, funk, blues and soul. However, it is her gospel style vocal tones that make each song come alive.
SAT THE YARNING CIRCLE 12.45PM
SAT JAM TIN 8.15PM
SUN  MOUNTAIN STAGE 1.45PM

Aquapella World Music Choir

Aquapella, the Queensland winner of the ABC’s 2006 choir of the year competition, is an exciting 50 member world music choir from Magnetic Island and Townsville that enthrall with their visual energy and sumptuous variety of different harmonies, stories, rhythms and moods.
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE  12PM

Arik

Arik has been working hard on a new music project that is taking him in a very different direction seeing him going solo and titling it ‘Ebb and Flow’.
SAT STOMP BOX 7.45PM.

Artgaze Film Club

Artgaze Film Club  screenings take place once a month at the Old Courthouse Theatre, in the Townsville CBD, in partnership with Full Throttle Theatre Company. We hold extra screenings from time to time elsewhere in collaboration with different community groups, and venues in Townsville.
FRI THE SHED 12PM
FRI THE SHED 7.30PM
SAT THE SHED 10.30AM
SAT THE SHED 2PM
SAT THE SHED 8PM

Band Of Dawn

Band Of Dawn. Of the Victorian era. Exciting, theatrical music, flavoured with dance and old English atmospheric desires. Band of Dawn will take you on a magical journey of costumed music with a unique soundscape and dance performances.
FRI JAM TIN 9.45PM
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 10.15PM

Batphink

Batphinks Revenge are a local 4 piece folk rock band playing original music penned by Andy Lucas and fun obscure covers!
THURS JAM TIN 9.30PM
SUN JAM TIN 6PM

Benny Fowler

Benny’s recent immersion in pacific islander flavours fuse with the reggae and African roots of his past musical projects to create hypnotic soundscapes underpinned by painfully catchy melodies. Add to this the beautifully poignant lyrics that Benny has become known for and you can’t help but expect something special.
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE 12.30PM
SAT JAM TIN 12.45PM

Biggie Nixz

Biggie Nixz recently one the ‘Most Enthusiastic Performer’ at the Luna Lounge and is a previous Palm Creek performer.   With an EP on its way now is the time to check them out.
SUN STOMP BOX  11.45AM.

Bin Chicken

Dan n Dave have become Palm Creek regulars and this year have collaborated with fellow musos Mick and Dean to bring a bigger and better show than ever but keeping their grunge, rock and funk fusion sound.
SAT  STOMP BOX  8.15PM.

Bob Eden

This is my 53rd year as a paid stage performer and have played in many bands. From lead singer in a rock band to lead vocals in a Klezmer band. I have returned to my roots which is pure folk music. My performance is more reminiscent of a Troubador.
FRI THE HOMESTEAD 1PM
SUN THE YARNING CIRCLE 1.45PM

Boy from Australia

Boy from Australia is an inspiring rapper with true emotion and lyrics.  A creative artist with plenty to offer his debut album is out now.
FRI STOMP BOX  7.15PM

Cajam Circus

When the sun goes down the Townsville Circus community will unite to create a performance of risque pieces that will entertain an older audience.
FRI STOMP BOX 9PM.

Showcasing local young circus performers, Cajam will incorporate amazing aerials, acrobatics and juggling showing the festival just how talented they are.
SAT THE MEADOW 10.30AM.

Sign up on the blackboard for a go at aerials, join in the Juggle Jam and Balance Workshop.  You too can run away and join the circus!
SAT THE MEADOW 11AM.

canopy fires

Back again after a year of procreation and procrastination, The Canopy Fires will light up the night with some strange songs.   Layering lush textures over shuffled rhythms with a sprinkling of synthy goodness.
SUN JAM TIN 3PM

Celtic Strings

Celtic Strings showcases Townsville’s young musicians on fiddle, flute, tin whistle, mandolin, accordion, cello, kahun, bodhran, bones. Toe-tapping, exhilarating, Celtic infused tunesets lift the audience to cheers and thunderous applause. Inspiring young people to have fun making music!
SUN JAM TIN 9AM

Circus Alabanza

Circus Alabanza presents EGYPTIC, a predynastic journey to Ancient Egypt. Hieroglyphs of fire will illuminate golden acrobatics to transform the Pharoh into the quintessential embodiment of gold as an offering to Ra the Sun God upon entrance to the afterlife.
FRI STOMP BOX 7.45PM

Dana Martin

A life member of Tablelands Folk Festival, this transwoman singer songwriter from Ravenshoe, won Amnesty International’s Human Rights songwriting competition at Palm Creek 2016. She sings groovy topical songs about life today with powerful positive messages and catchy choruses, Dana is easy and interesting to listen to.
SUN JAM TIN 10AM

Deep Sea Creature

From the depths of imagination: the sounds of distant music emerge.  Songs of poetry, and poetry of song; presented for your edification.  Polished for years, some of these pieces have a lustrous sheen!
THURS JAM TIN 6.15PM
SUN JAM TIN 8PM

Dogz in Doorways

Dogz are a duo performing original music. Enjoy a cruisy lay back music style that will make you smile, reflect and sometime cry. Robin and Glenda have been performing together for a long time now – they love life, playing music and of course their dogs and each other!
THURS JAM TIN 7PM

Don’t Wake the Baby

Don’t wake the baby are Corby Green and Shaun Dempsey at their stripped down, buff looking best. This year’s acoustic based fully original set list sits nicely alongside their usual healthy dose of audience participation which will have you melting in your chair one minute and high fiving your neighbour the next.
SAT JAM TIN 3.45PM

Dragonuke – Clarissa and Raaalph

Clarissa the Cheshire Cat and Raaaalph Dogone get up to a little mischief in the DRAGONUKE KIDS SHOW. Played on Concert and Bass ukuleles and a rather large purple ball they love engaging children in deciphering the plot lines, singing and clapping rhythms of favourite story songs.
SUN KIDS’ FEST 12.30PM

Drumbumba & Spirit of Africa

Drumbumba & The Spirit of Africa,  fun & funky high energy. Drumbumba, along with members from The Spirit of Africa and other guest performers play rhythm from all over Africa, there is a high dance aspect to the show as well as heaps for the crowd to dance along to
SUN FROG HOLLOW 10.15AM
SUN MOUNTAIN STAGE 12.45PM

Elena B Williams

Elena B Williams is a Samoan singer songwriter who plays a mix of soul, folk, blues and world music with a voice that has hints of Nina Simone and Tracey Chapman. “A voice so unique and full of soul, I was simply captivated” – Donna Simpson The Waifs
FRI JAM TIN 8.15PM
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 11AM
SUN YARNING CIRCLE 11.15AM
SUN JAM TIN 2PM

Ella

Goofball Ella Vader jams out playing covers, including one original. It’s a mix of rad art & comedy in music form.
SUN STOMP BOX 2.45PM.

Fair Dinkum

Exploring the sounds of North Queensland though a progressive electronic dance experience, Fair Dinkum sets out to take you on a journey through a world of funky, jazzy & groovy organic soundscapes.
FRI STOMP BOX 8.15PM.

Fire Dog

Firedog has become an institution at the Homestead of a Saturday morning.    Primarily a traditional folk singer/songwriter/musician/tummydrummer; he presents material both topical and historical.  There are sea shanties, biography, social commentary, fun stuff and more.   Audience participation is encouraged,  additional guest artists join Firedog culminating in a mass  bush band.
SAT THE HOMESTEAD 9.15AM

Flow Yoga

Join the lovely Jasmine Healy-Pagan in The Meadow for yoga at sunrise’ish on Saturday and Sunday.  A gorgeous way to start the day and a must do at the festival.
SAT/SUN THE MEADOW 8AM.

Fools Gold

Country boy meets sassy rock chick, a most unlikely partnership that is gold, Fools Gold. All Aussie, all original and always ready for fun. There’s country, folk and rock. Great musical stories and soaring harmonies. You’d be a Fool if you didn’t stop in and check out the fun.
SUN JAM TIN 10PM

Goodo and the Sexicleistics

Goodo and the SEXIES have been delivering their blend of punk folk gypsy circus rock to Palm Creek for nearly 20 years, amid cries that it’s time to retire and take up knitting or something similarly adult.
SAT STOMP BOX 9.15PM

Graff Wall

Local graffiti artists will be teaching the tricks of the trade on our graffiti wall.  Help us create a huge ‘Golden Bee’ mural.
THE MEADOW SAT 3PM.

Halelujah Baby

Halelujah Baby has developed an epic sound presence of original soul searching material. Featuring Tenor uke  rhythms from Anu Grace and simply beautiful solos from Corby Green,  the 5 piece continue to rock the stage featuring songs off their new album ‘Tell me a Story.’
THURS JAM TIN 8.45PM

Harrison

Fresh off the release of their new EP, Harrison is “a rich slice of acoustic folk” slap-tacular blend of strings, percussion and beautiful harmonies from some tour-weary Melbourne musos. After a massive 2016, it’s now your turn to come on a journey of love, laughter and good vibes with Harrison.
FRI JAM TIN 11.15PM
SAT THE HIVE 10AM
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 8.45PM
SUN MOUNTAIN STAGE 2.45PM

HJ

HJ is a 10 year old Townsville drummer whose influences include Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan, Joey Jordison, Ray Luizier and Arin Lejay.  A little heavier than folk music he’ll be adding some rock to this year’s festival.
FRI  STOMP BOX 5.45PM
SUN STOMP BOX 1.15PM

Jasmine Jones

Playing guitar for 7 years, Jasmine has performed in showcases and Eisteddfods.  This is the next generation.
SAT STOMP BOX 12.45PM

Jedda

Playing guitar makes Jedda happy and she enjoys learning new songs and putting her own spin on songs.  This is her second year at palm creek and she is really excited to be back.
SAT STOMP BOX  1.3OPM.

Jordan Brodie

Queensland Music Award winning guitarist and composer, Jordan Brodie, is regarded as “one of the best young guitar players in the area” blending the sounds of folk, jazz and classical music, similar to Tommy Emmanuel, in a show not to be missed.
FRI JAM TIN 3PM
SAT JAM TIN 9.30AM
SUN MOUNTAIN STAGE 9.45AM

Josie

Josie is a great little acoustic act that will be a lovely addition to our festival and will be sure to entertain.
SAT STOMP BOX 12PM.

Karma & K9

Come and watch this Hip Hop group from Magnetic Island as they make their debut at Palm Creek.
FRI STOMP BOX  6.30PM.

KC & The Moonlight Band

KC & The Moonlight band – fronted by the charismatic Casey Clemments. The Moonlight Band bring a groovy vibe that compliments KC’s witty licks & goosebump giving vocals. If you’ve been lucky enough to see KC solo then you understand that KC & The Moonlight Band isn’t to be missed!
SAT JAM TIN 10.30AM
SUN STOMP BOX 8.45PM

Kitten Crash

Kitten Crash are currently working on a debut studio album and have been playing the open mic scenes of TMPAS, the Loona Lounge and Andy and Friends over the last two years.
SAT STOMP BOX  7PM.

KM

KM is a singer/songwriter from Townsville and has been inspired by artists such as Angus Stone, Laura Marling and Dallas Green, which has created a tender and slow set list to play to her audiences.
SUN STOMP BOX  2PM

Kokopelli

A young Townsville band with a broad taste. Their music ranges from pop/folk covers to original indie rock. Just here for a good time!
SUN STOMP BOX 4.15PM

Legends of Perhaps

Legends of Perhaps are a young band of brothers and sisters from Cooktown who play a mix of songs about issues close to their hearts such as climate change, fun quirky songs about “Kreepy Kids” and life as they live it.
SUN STOMP BOX 12.30PM

Mark Both

Veteran performer and despairing homebrewer,  Mark uses his wit and verse to bring folklore to life.
SAT THE HOMESTEAD 2PM

Misty Mountains Music

Misty Mountains Music are a folk club style group from the Atherton Tablelands. The members are a colourful mix of eclectic musicians and singers who present a diverse range of music, voices and styles. Playing a variety of original songs and a few classics, MMM is sure to entertain you.
SAT JAM TIN 11.30AM

Mitch King

Blues and Folk Artist Mitch King continues to tour the country bringing his unique sound to festivals and venues throughout Australia.   Known for his dynamic performances, Mitch showcases his ability to simultaneously blend vocals with guitar, harmonica, kick drum and tambourine to create his Southern Blues and Australian Folk sound.
FRI JAM TIN 4PM
SAT JAM TIN 4.45PM
SUN MOUNTAIN STAGE 11.45AM

My Nightingale

Bringing together diverse backgrounds from Australia, Finland, Sweden and America, expect soul-soothing tunes with luscious vocal harmonies, layers of beautiful strings, and groovy folk rhythms. Featuring the incredibly versatile vocal talent of award-winning songstress Elly Hoyt (vox/gtr/uke), together with Rebecca Karlen (vox/violin), Helen Svoboda (vox/double bass) and Beck Flatt (drums).
FRI JAM TIN 7.15PM
SAT JAM TIN 2.45PM
SUN MOUNTAIN STAGE 10.45AM
SUN YARNING CIRCLE 12.30PM

Nomadica

Come and watch these ladies shimmy and sparkle across The Meadow then join them for a workshop and learn some moves to take home.
SAT THE MEADOW/ THE HIVE 2PM

Osakii

At just 15 years old OSAKII has been experimenting with music since he was 10 years old.  Influenced by Flume, Getter, Allday and his dad his music can vary in all different electronic genres.
FRI STOMP BOX 5PM

Peter Dymond Ramplin

Australian bush poet and musician of long standing, a local national treasure, founder and settler at The Homestead, and Townsville Folk Club stalwart. Find him brewing a billy and having a yarn at The Homestead over the weekend.
THURS JAM TIN 7.45PM
FRI THE HOMESTEAD 7.30PM
SAT THE HOMESTEAD 2.30PM
SUN THE HOMESTEAD 12.45PM

Poms Plus

Poms Plus perform a variety of songs from whimsical, poignant to quirky.  Beautiful melodic songs with stunning harmonies and voices accompanied by guitar and accordion.  Three of the Poms Plus members have long been connected to the Townsville folk club and festival, with Judy being a member since 1969.
THURS JAM TIN 7.45PM
FRI JAM TIN 6PM
SUN THE HOMESTEAD 2PM

Potheads… Punch and Judy

The potheads are two potheads and silent street performers.

Punch and Judy is a traditional puppet show suitable for adults and children.
SAT VILLAGE GREEN 11.15AM AND 1.15PM
SUN VILLAGE GREEN 11.30AM AND 3PM

Raindance

Raindance is so named due to its proven ability to cause rain to fall in drought stricken regions. Ancient ritual is invoked in arcane ways, including music, song, chant, dance and sartorial fetish.
SAT Blackboard Stage 10.30am

Ray Smith and Kerryn Schofield

Ray Smith is an acclaimed singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist. “If he doesn’t bring a tear to your eye you haven’t been listening.”  A classically trained flute player, Kerryn Schofield also plays a bizarre range of other instruments. “The stories she tells through her music will rattle your ancestors!”
FRI  MOUNTAIN STAGE  1.45PM
SAT JAM TIN 1.45PM
SAT THE SHED 3.30PM
SUN JAM TIN 11AM

Red Cat

RED CAT – gronk, clank, rawr.
SAT STOMP BOX 10.15PM

Redlok and the Moonchild

Alternative-folk band Redlok & The Moon Child’s eclectic blend of heartfelt ballads and piquant experimental pieces offer a complete musical experience.
SAT STOMP BOX 3PM

Rosie Burgess Trio

Sliding from folk to blues to gypsy-roots and back, the Rosie Burgess Trio cross more genres than state borders, giving off “more energy than an illegally sparked firecracker” [Drum Media, Sydney], in a collection of catchy harmonies and off-beat humour.\
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE 3PM
SAT THE YARNING CIRCLE 11.30AM
SAT JAM TIN 9.45PM
SUN JAM TIN 1PM

Sam Wright

Aside from gardening and sunning himself, Sam is most often found at The Rec Room, an oasis of sorts, a safe and soundproof space to shut out the bogans, the roar of V8’s and create.
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 10AM

Shae & Katie

The sister duet Shae and Katie, create easy listening music with their very own guitar, ukelele and contagious rhythm.
SAT STOMP BOX 2.15PM

Squid Rock

Take a dive back in time with infectious funk rhythms and get ready to dance the night away!
FRI STOMP BOX 9.30PM

Stephen Dymond Ramplin

Learn the gentle art of making damper and billy tea, with the Keeper of the Fire at The Homestead.
FRI THE HOMESTEAD 9AM AND 12PM\
SAT THE HOMESTEAD 9AM AND 12.30PM
SUN THE HOMESTEAD 9AM

Steve Williams

Steve Williams, based in Cairns, originally from Cardiff, Wales, will have you grooving to the sweet sounds of acoustic soul/pop. He has showcased his vocal talents in venues across the UK including Liverpool’s The Cavern and The Marquee in London.
FRI JAM TIN 5PM
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 9AM

Signing Flash Mob

Want to learn some Auslan?  Then come on down to The Meadow at 4pm Saturday and Sunday for our Signing Flash Mob rehearsals.  The Flash Mob will then be the highlight at the end of the Festival Parade.
SUN THE MEADOW 4PM

Stringybark Acoustic Factory

Stringybark Acoustic Factory are cranking up the gears and getting ready to churn out old-time, bluegrass and traditional Australian folk tunes for your enjoyment. Stop by to watch the fast fiddles, sweet mandolin, twanging banjo and thumping double bass work their magic as you wander the festival grounds.
SAT VILLAGE GREEN 12PM
SUN VILLAGE GREEN 9.15AM

Tasha Zappala

Her intense gypsy-folk melodies will at one moment materialise into dainty falsettos, and at the next into a throaty, growling chest tone. An edge and a gritty presence, Zappala weaves abstracted tales of foggy memories and days adrift.
FRI JAM TIN 12PM
SUN STOMP BOX 6.30PM

The Beehivers

Finish the Festival Parade with a performance from The Beehivers who are always on their best behaviour, even when there’s cake!
SUN THE MEADOW/THE HIVE 6PM

the BLOCK of FLATS (the BOF)

The BOF own beautiful acoustic guitars and an impressive array of harmonicas, so why not use them? And we love Palm Creek….so we‘ll park the strats and pull out the matons, at least for most of the set. The tempo will still be up though, as prepare to dance!
SUN JAM TIN  7.00pm

The Cry Tuff Experience, Featuring MC Astro Black & Friends

For 10 years, London-born Cry Tuff has used his vast vinyl collection to deliver the reggae message around Townsville. His legendary sets combine the finest vintage selections with live musicians to create a uniquely positive vibe. Frequent collaborator MC Astro Black will be riding the riddims in a dancehall style.
FRI THE SHED 2.15PM AND 10PM
SAT THE SHED 10PM
SUN THE SHED 12.30PM AND 3.30PM

The Hinges

The Hinges are a three piece that have been performing their own material for about 2 years.  Playing bass and drum driven earworms topped with jangling ephemeral guitar which have melody without the loss of strength. Earful pleasure is guaranteed for all.
SUN STOMP BOX 7.30PM

The SteamCog Experiment

The SteamCog Experiment is an acoustic based steampunk group focussed on performing original works that are  strong narrative explorations of themes such as Victoriana, space & time travel, robotics and scientific experimentation inspired by the works of Jukes Verne , HG Wells etc. All members wear full steampunk costumes and accessories.
SAT JAM TIN 7.00PM

The Timbers

THE TIMBERS’ thumping rhythms and big misty mountain melodies will cast you away to a sweaty, smoky, melting-pot of folk, roots and Celtic bushman brassy punk. They rollick and hammer their way through live gigs with abundant energy and have become festival favourites throughout Australia.
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE  7.15pm
SAT JAM TIN 11.15PM
SUN MOUNTAIN STAGE 3.45PM

The Vertigals/Elation Aerials Workshop

Townsville-based aerial performance artists, the Vertigals, bring an entrancing combination of aerial dance infused with acrobatics and contortion. Their gravity-defying performances on a range of aerial apparatus will captivate your imagination and add a little magic to the festival air.
FRI VILLAGE GREEN (NEAR MOUNTAIN STAGE) 6.15PM
SAT VILLAGE GREEN (NEAR MOUNTAIN STAGE) 10AM AND 4PM

The Viola Cloning Project

Using a loop recorder to turn a single viola into a one-man orchestra, and traversing a wide range of genres from gentle ambience to dirty blues, The Viola Cloning Project has something for everyone.
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE  4.15PM
SUN 12PM AND 1.15PM

The Winter Gypsy

The Winter Gypsy are a six-piece indie folk group from Adelaide, South Australia. The band ranges from soft folk melodies and haunting vocal harmonies to soaring, upbeat instrumentals. Drawing comparisons to The Middle East, Bon Iver, Bombay Bicycle Club, Angus Stone, The Paper Kites and Ben Howard.
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE 11.45PM
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 3.15PM
SAT STOMP BOX 5.15PM
SUN JAM TIN 4PM

Townsville in Time

We are film makers who made ‘Townsville in Time’ – a historical documentary about Townsville.
FRI THE SHED 5PM
SAT THE SHED 9AM AND 4.30PM
SUN THE SHED 9.30AM

Vaudeville Smash

Made up of three brothers and two mates. An explosion of funk, flute, sax, synth and groove, the dance floor is packed at a VAUDEVILLE SMASH gig. In case you’re wondering, they took their name from an Italian children’s karaoke machine that was around in the late ’80s.
FRI MOUNTAIN STAGE 10.15PM
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 11.45PM

Wattle ‘n’ Gum

Bush dance band extraordinaire! Festival favourites Wattle’n’Gum will get young and old folk up and dancing.
SAT MOUNTAIN STAGE 4.30PM

Wayne Chandler

Normally at home thrashing it out like Slayer, Wayne can shred a mean guitar.  But for one weekend a year The Stomp Box manages to tame the wild beast.
SUN STOMP BOX 3.30PM

Whiskey Porridge.

Townsville locals and expats reunite to deliver some soulful tunes. Strong supporters of the NQ live music scene, including the Townsville Folk Club and Misty MountainsMusic, we love to entertain you.
FRI JAM TIN 1PM

Why Wait

The past 6 months have been busy for Why Wait, heading out on the road with major bands including The Living End, British India and The Bennies.  They have just released their 2nd EP, Chemistry, and are looking forward to bringing these songs Palm Creek.
SUN STOMP BOX 9.45PM

Woodenbong Fire Tribe

Woodenbong FireTribe present “Animal Spirit “ our 21st Palm Creek Performance. Come join us at dusk on Saturday eve where we will weave the magic of fire, original music and narration to explore the spirit of the Animal Messenger’s. Showcasing a collaboration of local artists set to inspire the imagination
SAT FROG HOLLOW 6PM

Zamar

Luke & Matt Townsville locals will be performing tonight as Zamar, playing a variety of music, hoping to keep you entertained & inspired.
SAT STOMP BOX 3.45PM