Festival of Small Halls is back and have has just announced that The Jellyman’s Daughter together with Ash Bell and Sara Tindley will feature on their upcoming Spring Tour 2019 from Dorrigo to Queenscliff.
Festival of Small Halls is a series of tours that takes the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists performing at two of our country’s largest festivals, and sends them on the road to tiny halls in communities all over Australia. Presented in partnership with major Australian festivals Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival and Queenscliff Music Festival, the Spring Tour 2019 will kick off in the rolling hills of Dorrigo, NSW, cross the sunburnt outback of western Queensland and conclude on the sunny Victorian peninsula of Queenscliff.
The scenic route sees the popular regional music tour take in three states over four weeks in October and November and will include some of Queensland’s most alluring reasons to take a road trip this spring. The festival is Australia’s largest music tour dedicated exclusively to regional, rural and remote Australia. Producer, Eleanor Rigden said programming the tour hand-in-hand with some of Australia’s biggest music festivals means local communities can leverage access to the same standard of arts and culture as their metropolitan counterparts.
“These towns are some of the friendliest, most welcoming places I have ever been to,” said Ms Rigden. “We’re inviting people to come away with us, plan a road trip and really experience the double whammy of this brilliant music alongside the country hospitality and hosts that just have to be seen to be believed.” she said.
Festival of Small Halls Spring Tour starts on the 25 October 2019 at Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival, travelling to venues across western Queensland from 30 October to 17 November and concluding at Queenscliff Music Festival from 21-24 November. Tickets on sale from 22 August 2019 at www.festivalofsmallhalls.com
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