Girrakool Blues Festival and Barbecue - Gosford

Gawurra perform with Naisda

Friday 02 March to Sunday 04 March 2018

Girrakool Blues Festival and Barbecue is a cultural, blues and barbecue event held in the beautiful surrounds of the Mt Penang Gardens, Kariong on the Central Coast NSW.
Featuring International, National and Local Blues acts, an Australasian Barbecue Alliance Barbecue Competition, Indigenous Culture, a Comedy MC, all in a New Orleans Themed Mardi Gras styled Festival.
Friday will begin with an Aboriginal Welcome to Country lead by Darkinjung Elder Kevin Duncan, followed by the Rhythm Hunters beckoning the crowd with their drumming.
The music program will start with four bands up until midnight.
Saturday will be a wall of music, kicking off from Midday till Midnight, performed by International and Australian Blues elite. Some of which Girrakool will be their only NSW’s performances before going off to other well known International Arts or Music festivals around the country.
On Sunday - The Barbecue competition will be open to the public – not just festival goers – showcasing all things Barbecue with local bands, with food and Barbecue demonstrations, as well as kids activities.
Early bird tickets are already on sale.

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