The Session Venue is Back!

This is your opportunity to participate, have some fun, meet new people, learn new material and keep folk music alive!

Admission to the Session Venue is FREE.
Our Session Venue has limited capacity – first in best dressed!

We can allow 100 people into our Session Marquee (preference will be given to those wanting to play in the session) and a further 300 people outside on the Paddock. Directly adjacent to the Sessions, the Paddock is one of the best seats in the house to enjoy the entertainment.

Featuring; Lerida pop-up wine bar, damper and stew, Guinness, merchandise and raffle tickets.

Sessions will be held at CAMPBELL & GEORGE corner of Campbell & George Streets, Queanbeyan.

You must check-in at Campbell & George main entry on arrival. ID required.

SESSION SCHEDULE Saturday 3 APRIL

Aussie Tunes
Saturday 3 April
9:30am - 11:30am

Session leaders:
Ray Mulligan & Moir Holmes

A selection of dance tunes collected in Australia over the past 70 years.
Sessions will start slow to include beginners and move a bit faster in the second hour.
Sheet music will be available.

English Session Muster
Saturday 3 April 
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Session leaders:
Jackie Luke & Greg Wilson

Dust off those accordions, tubas, & fiddles and enjoy some rollicking English tunes with our popular English session.

Sea Shanty Session
Saturday 3 April
5:30pm - 6:30pm

An interactive session of Sea Shanty Songs presented by the Canberra Shanty Club.
Come along, tap your feet, and join in.
This could be your opportunity to embark on a Sea Shanty singing career!

Old Time Session
Saturday 3 April
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Session organiser:
John Taylor

Session leaders: The Fiddlers

The old time session will include some of the region’s finest players.  So come along and tap your foot and be transported to a simpler time and place with some of the best traditional acoustic music on the circuit.

SESSION SCHEDULE Sunday 4 APRIL

Aussie Tunes
Sunday 4 April 
9:30am - 11:30am

Session leaders:
Ray Mulligan & Moir Holmes

A selection of dance tunes collected in Australia over the past 70 years.
Sessions will start slow to include beginners and move a bit faster in the second hour.
Sheet music will be available.

Irish Session
Sunday 4 April
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Session leader:
David Game

No explanation needed...

Sea Shanty Session
Sunday 4 April
5:30pm - 6:30pm

An interactive session of Sea Shanty Songs presented by the Canberra Shanty Club.
Come along, tap your feet, and join in.
This could be your opportunity to embark on a Sea Shanty singing career!

Contra Session
Sunday 4 April
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Session leader:
Rob Mahony

Come and play some contra music. We provide the music and lead a
session that includes Quebec, Appalacian, New England, and more.
Music (printed dots) provided.