Be prepared for an unforgettable folk, world and roots experience at Fairbridge Festival 2018. On the back of our 25th birthday year comes another unmissable event, filled with a diversity of delights and packed to the hilt with a stellar line-up of international, national and local artists.
Think Euro-gypsy dance meets brass-fuelled ska; a hefty dose of uplifting traditional and world music meets quirky jug band and indie folk and swing.
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Indigenous artist David Milroy performs songs from his award winning plays with the Wilarra Band featuring Lucky Oceans.
David Splatt is a Melbourne based mime/puppeteer/saw player known far and wide for his whimsical style of silent clowning and unique vaudevillian sensibilities. Having captivated audiences around the globe, he has been a grand finalist on Australia's Got Talent. Dave is also a puppeteer in the renowned children's act - Woody's World.
Long before Marvel and DC, the faeries have been the guardians of nature. They're the Original Superheroes.
Virtuosic chamber ensemble bringing together Western, Persian and Arabic musical traditions. Igniting the humanity in us all through the universal language of music.
Eclectic songwriting from jazzy trip-hop to rock but with a consistent pop-folk flavour, Ewan Buckley and Public Son showcases the frontman's vocal range and power, embellished by an assemblage of some of Fremantle's favourite musicians who come together for festivals, fundraisers and fun times!
Fairy Sandie and her Troupe of roving Fairies and Elves will light up the night as they fly through Fairbridge. You will be enchanted by their angelic costumes and their humming voices. You may be embraced by their wonderful wings. Fairy Sandy celebrates 20yrs of being a fairy and a wonderful creative journey it has been.
If you haven't heard of Gallie until now you're in for a real musical awakening. If you like artists like Billy Bragg, Tom Waits, John Martyn or Wilco, then you'll love his shows. The stories are sometimes comical, sometimes tragic but the delivery is always from the heart.
Ganglions are a trio that combine noodley guitar parts, vocal harmonies and Irish accents to make intricate and endearing math-pop music.
Canadian-born songwriter, Garrett Kato has toured extensively throughout Australia including sold out tours supporting Pete Murray, Bernard Fanning, Kasey Chambers and The Waifs. Described by Rolling Stone Magazine as, "A gentile gem rich with songwriting nous and emotion leaking from every pore".
Storyteller Glenn Swift is back with fun and games for all, and a workshop in Alexander Technique !
Harry Jakamarra is a croc skinner turned gypsy musician from Broome who's music has been described as ‘Gothic-Australiana’. A rich, raw sound that has it’s roots in Appalachian, Folk and West African desert blues.
Female Hip-Hop Artist Susan Tuialii aka "Hyclass" from Perth, WA is a soulful, powerhouse Rapper in a class of her own...
Alt-folk oddity Jacob Diamond sings bold songs about love and death. After years in Perth’s songwriting underground, Diamond has recently emerged as one of the foremost singer-songwriters in the west, furnished with huge melodies and incisive lyrics.
Kankawa Nagarra channels the spirit of her people bringing songs of an ancient culture into contemporary Gospel Blues, singing in several languages including Walmatjarri, Kriol and English with the soul and styles of the American Deep South.
Karin Page's rootsy grooves can be intimate and emotional but still a hell of a lot of fun to get up and dance to.
The Kate Pass Kohesia Ensemble combines the sounds of Persian flute (ney), percussion (daf) and oud with jazz instruments for a truly unique listening experience. With unusual time structures, microtones and soaring solo sections, this performance is not to be missed.