The 2016 Brunswick Music Festival is fast approaching. Set to be their biggest incarnation yet, today they’ve finalised their 2016 lineup.
Added to the lineup are an eclectic and globe-trotting collection of artists, including Blind Boy Paxton, Jeff Lang, Alison Ferrier, Kim Salmon, Mandy Connell, Mick Thomas, Charles Jenkins, Cat Canteri & Justin Bernasconi, Sean McMahon, Jemma Rowlands, Rich Davies, Brooke Russell, Ayleen O’Hanlon, Zourouna and Lala Shouha, Sweet Monas Choir, Ajak Kwai, Bashra, Jawa Pitu Band, Santa Taranta, GYZI, Cumbia Cosmonauts, Los Kumbia Killers, La Descarga, Saca La Mois DJ!! and Sonidero Esperanza.
They join the already announced acts which featured the likes of East-African retro-pop outfit Alsarah and the Nubatones, Scottish multi-award winning folk, traditional, Celtic and rock group Manran, the highly charged Japanese Godzilla funk of Mount Mocha Kilimanjaro, the contemporary rhythms, jazz, rock and harmonies of Moxie, the fiddle-toting Shooglenifty celebrating their 25th anniversary, Spiro’s blend of English folk music and traditional Northumbrian tunes, Shane Howard and Yirrmal playing at CERES and local leading ladies Mia Dyson, Jess Ribeiro, Kylie Auldist and Emma Donovan.
Photo by Sarah Anderson
It all kicks off with the Sydney Road Street Party on Sunday March 6, while the festival itself will take place from Tuesday March 15 – Sunday March 20. Hit their website for more details.