Summer Dreams Festival - Bellingen Showgrounds 17-18th Dec
Brought to you by the UMBL Music team who brought you Spring Roots and Celebration b4 Renovation, “Summer Dreams Festival” is a great opportunity for Everyone to finally get together and really feel like a community again through dance and music. First Nations artists feature strongly at Summer Dreams, with legendary QLD dance band OKA, great Gumbaynggirr rock band Jumbaal Dreamin’ ; a new group by Gomeloroi man Kauri called Little Big Tree ; fresh Coffs duo Deadlie Flowers and Gugu-Yalanji, Minyangbal, Gooreng Gooreng and South Sea Island womxnRedBelly (DJ) dropping beats, rounded off with Miklo Jarret’s Gunganbuwala Singers. Funkster party acts The Ninth Chapter and Funkatu will have you getting down and dirty, digging the groove. Joining them are roots trios by Peter Hunt (KOOIE) and Kaya Boom and acclaimed singer songwriters Joe Newton and Hannah Harlen who’ll take you deep into your feels. Bringing the tribal vibes are powerhouse drummers and crowd favs Samba Soul and Drumfire (African drumming)) and don’t miss genre bending YT Dingo featuring the legendary dancer Travers Ross. There will be a tasty selection of DJs to keep you on your feet and revving up the party including local legends DJ Joelism, DJ Phoenix DJ Bastion and Brisbane act Redbelly.
UMBL is excited to introduce a workshop series with something for everyone! Workshop sessions are spread over the two days before doors open each day and include singing workshops with Peter Hunt, percussive guitar with Kauri Munro-Greentree and African drumming with Kaya Boom and dance workshops with YT Dingo (aka Travers Ross). Workshop spaces are limited with classes ranging from 10 spots for the percussive guitar 15 spots in the singing classes but up to 40 in the drumming or dance classes so please prebook your place.
Summer Dreams Festival online ticket prices are a humble $50 for the full Festival pass or $30 conc/student with kids under 10 free.
Book your workshop places through the ticketing portal, money going directly to the artists.
Festival Tickets will now also be available on the door for $60 / $40 conc.
Facebook event link: www.facebook.com/events/589774772336519
Interested stall holders are invited to apply by contacting the organisers by email: email@example.com
We look forward to partying with you all!
Black St, Bellingen NSW 2454