Picnic in the Park

Saturday 2 March 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm

Location: P J Wilson Reserve | Category: Activity

Music, food and entertainment in the PJ Wilsons Reserve, Foster.

  • 11am Welcome to Country and Picnic Opening

  • 11.30am Souly Us

    Ben and Kate are currently taking their unique, soulful sound to audiences right across South Gippsland and are willing to go wherever their music takes them.  This amazing, self-taught young duo radiates chemistry and connection.  With Kate;s warm angelic voice and Ben’s rhythmic and passionate artistry on guitar, they form a poetic and soulful sound.

    • Also from 4pm to 8pm at the Rhythm Cafe, Foster

  • 12.15 Lisa Pellin Dancers.

This will be an energetic and exciting dance display from the Lisa Pellin Dancers senior class.  LPD has been busy developing classical, tap, hip hop and jazz dancers in Foster for 21 years.  Today the young ones will perform some of their own choreography as well as some new dances they are preparing for the upcoming competitions in Yarram and Leongatha this year.

  • 12.20pm Brody Young

Brody’s instrumental guitar style was first recorded in ‘Dream a Little’ at 18.  Passionately independent. Young’s music is rich with vocal and tonal influences through his travels through 22 countries on 6 continents. and revels in a strong percussive and rhythmical guitar style that will mesmerise.  After some family time away from the frstival scene. Brody return to live performances with two ‘young’ musicians in tow.  See www.brodyyoung.com for all the links.

  • 1.10pm Great Southern Ukes

Members of local group Great Southern Ukes are as diverse and eclectic as their musical tastes.  They started as a small group of enthusiasts helping each other to learn to play ukulele and four years on have a comprehensive song list which includes bouncy old times tunes with a mis of Bluegrass, Jug and Jazz.  With the odd guitar, washboard and harmonica thrown in, you’re bound to find something to smile about and tap your toes to!

  • 1.30pm Loophole Savage

Harmonica like you’ve never heard.  Loophole Savage uses up to six harmonicas in a single song to beat out everything from ACDC and Jet to Paul Kelly and Aretha Franklin … and a whole lot more in between.  Using only the bare elements of vocal percussion, evocative blues harmonica and song, each cover and original builds into a multi-layered audio tapestry.

  • 2.00pm Mate’s Rates

Mate’s Rates are an energetic four piece band from Wonthaggi.  Covering rock and blues with their own originals thrown in too!  They’re sure to get you up and jumping.

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