Hailing from Melbourne, Meeking has been playing music for years, refining his self-described “rock with a pinch of country” sound, taking inspiration from classic rock icons like Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and Faces while also taking a page out of Lucinda Williams’ book, incorporating a dash of her Americana country-folk songwriting into the brew.
Benny Walker’s 2020 is off to a flying start as the singer, songwriter and guitarist prepares to release his fifth album and hit the Port Fairy Folk Festival stage for the first time.
With the finishing touches of her forthcoming debut album fuelled by two packets of discount cookies from a certain supermarket, Sherri Parry is exhausted but happy to finish up four months in the studio.
You or your band could be joining the 2020 lineup, sharing the stage with the likes of this year’s headliners Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Frankie Cosmos (US), Sheer Mag (US), Dyson Stringer Cloher, Elizabeth, Surprise Chef, the ‘forever young’ Youth Group, indie song chef, Angie McMahon, and many more.
As recipients of the Juno Award For Traditional Roots Album Of The Year, this triumphantly tenacious trio are breaking boundaries with their newest release entitled Yours To Break.