From the twang of Willie Watson’s claw hammer banjo to the highly infectious and energetic stage show of Tash Sultana, the 41st Port Fairy Folk Festival had everything to whet the appetite of every music lover regardless of age.
This year’s Golden Plains was an important one for many reasons, mostly though, due to it being the first year the late Jack Nolan (whose farmland has played host to Meredith and Golden Plains for decades) wasn’t in attendance.
As you’d expect, heading along to such a festival with an incredible heritage in Australian music, you are always going to find artists that you’d never turned your attention to before.
The Workers Club played host to indie-folk duo Winterbourne on Saturday night, with boys James Draper and Jordan Brady adding third member and good friend, Josh Rea to the gig, for their ‘My Perfect Sundae’ tour.
There are those unspoken countries and icons you must visit when travelling, and inoubliable France is one of them. Known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, French culture is generally synonymous with croissants, coffee, kisses and art, and So Frenchy So Chic have managed to tap into that but draw out so much more.
At one stage he had the audience in fits of laughter.