There will be over 120 concerts and 35 arcts bands over 10 venues in the mountains it’s was smorgasboard of music from blues to roots, gypsy, folk and trad headlined by Christine Anu, Ash Grunwald, The Sunny Cowgirls, Eric Bogle and King Marong and Afro Mandinko!
It is the opening weekend of the Australian Ski season so it will be cold and there will be snow definitely at the front of the Perisher Valley and hopefully elsewhere! Snow making machines have been installed to ensure skiing is an option as well!
Perisher Valley is about 500km south of Sydney, 210km south of Canberra and 800km north of Melbourne via Tumut.
The Festival is presented by the Perisher Resorts Chamber of Commerce with assistance by an experienced team from the Illawarra Folk Festival led by David De Santi. David has directed the Illawarra Folk Festival on 16 occasions.
The Festival aims to present a variety of Australian and world, folk, roots, Celtic, acoustic and traditional music, song, dance, poetry and yarnspinning.
For more information: http://www.snowymountainsofmusic.com.au