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Turning Wave Festival of Irish & Australian Music
Yass, 19-21 September, 2014

By Norm Merrigan
Posted Saturday, May 10, 2014

The Turning Wave Festival is an outstanding celebration of Irish & Australian music and the related arts held on the 3rd weekend in September (19th-21st Sept 2014) featuring events and performances, catering for music & arts enthusiasts, families who wish to enjoy a safe festival, and those who just come to soak up the atmosphere and the friendliness.

While the festival focuses on Irish and Australian music it presents styles as diverse as acoustic, bluegrass, roots, Celtic and country and showcases some of our most celebrated musicians, bands, poets and dance groups, in an exciting programme of concerts, workshops, exhibitions and events.







Master Classes

Six hours of tuition and concert recital

Concertina with Mairead Hurley

Fiddle with Tricia Hastings

Whistle with Bill Wiseman

Uilleann Pipes with Pat Lyons


Junior Fleadh (a music gathering)


Calling teachers, parents and young musicians..!

Do you have a young musician in the classroom or family..?

Would they like to experience learning Irish Music with master teachers from Ireland?

The Turning Wave Festival is running classes to introduce young people to Irish Music.

10am to 2pm Saturday 20th September
10am to 12pm Sunday 21st September (includes Junior Concert 10am)

Junior Fleadh tuition is free to kids under 12 whose parents have a ticket for that day.
Kids 12-18 need a Youth Ticket ($40 for the weekend)

Bookings essential

Sponsored by the Irish Consulate, Sydney



Excellent accommodation is available in and around Yass with a choice of motels, hotels, several B&B’s and the Yass Caravan Park.

Tel: 02 6226 2557 Email:

The Festival will also offer camping for a small daily charge to FESTIVAL TICKET HOLDERS ONLY.

all enquiries - 9489 5786

Turning Wave Festival of Irish & Australian Music