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Posted Saturday, July 18, 2015
Welcome to the fifth Northern beaches Music Festival to be staged this year at the beautiful Collaroy Beach Reserve from the 9th to the 11th of October, featuring music genres such as blues, folk, country, jazz, rock and world music.
Our line up this year features artists from all over the world including: The Hollands! (US), Anne Ridgway, Belle Jar, Christina Crofts, Luke Escombe, Dave Calandra, Folklore, Helmut Uhlmann, Jackie Brown Jr, SNEZ, Daddy Longlegs, The Mezcaltones, Mutual Acquaintances, Peter Miller-Robinson and many more.
Our festival is the product of the Northern Beaches Music Alliance, a group of four “not for profit” music clubs from the Northern Beaches, namely The Shack, Narrabeen, Fairlight Folk, Humph Hall, Allambie and The Fig, Manly, who all got together in 2010 to develop mutual cooperation based on shared aims and objectives, which are:
We have knocked down the fences and made it far more open and friendly with many more things free to the community. Our first stage is the Marquee on Collaroy Reserve under the beautiful Norfolk Pines surrounded by park and sea. A small picket fence creates a defined alcohol consumption zone with ticketed entry only but you will be able to see and hear the music for free!
As usual we feature a host of international food stalls plus disability friendly activities. The reserve also features a brand new children’s play area with kids & family activites and games free of charge.
Again this year our friends from the Tantric Turtle are on board providing coffee, chai and cakes and their own inimitable style of free ‘Chalkboard’ music presentations.
We also have lots of free family and community stuff with: