A handful of years ago, Lyndelle Flintoft and Kyla Vinton made their dreams a reality when they created NightJar, a meeting space for music, emerging designers, artists and market. And while they may not have envisioned such a success, a success it indeed is with thousands of people taking part in proceedings.
Dates and performers are out and about so please take note. Geelong Nightjar will run Friday nights throughout February, kicking off February 5 with Freya Hollick, Izzy Losi and the Auracles, Children of the Sun and Áine Tyrrell. February 12 welcomes Genghis Can’t Swim, Costa Georgiadis & Tim Silverwood, Jarrah Thompson and Ainslie Wills. February 19 welcomes Sweet Mona’s Choir, Sal Kimber & the Rollin’ Wheels, Mark with the Sea and The Seven Ups. Lastly, February 26 welcomes Jamie Pye, Stella Savy Avek Frers, The Kite Machine and The Three Kings. Johnstone Park is where the magic happens.
Also, Torquay Nightjar kicks off tonight, January 7, with This Way North, Maru Tarang with Jeff Lang and The Imprints. From the team: “Many attending the festival have described it as entering into another world. We encourage you to leave your worries at the gate, step inside and celebrate life, family, friends, music, dancing and shopping … We love what we do and we plan to be entertaining, surprising and inspiring you for many years to come.” Further information can be found through nightjarfestival.com.au.