The 17th Imbil Acoustic Music Weekend is promising to be a great weekend of acoustic music. The music at the Imbil Music Weekend is ever evolving and is made up of many genres including bluegrass, old-time, Irish, acoustic blues, folk and gypsy jazz. It is a grass roots camping weekend for musicians and their families held at the Borumba Deer Park 9km outside Imbil .
The focus of the weekend is about providing a venue where like-minded musicians can spend the weekend camping and playing music. There are also some organized parts of the weekend including the Saturday night concert, Sunday concert and poet’s breakfast and workshops for various instruments.
Program for this year:
Friday night will be kept open for free for all jam sessions, catching up with friends and setting up camp.
Saturday is quite busy with workshops being held through the day as well as displays from instrument builders. Some of the workshops planned at this stage are singing, bluegrass banjo, and mandolin. Please check the notice board for times and workshop details. The main concert will be on Saturday night from 6.30pm till around 11.00pm. Bring chairs for the concert. Special guests featured this year, Steve Cook and Fred Graham, George Jackson and Davydd McDonald.
On Sunday morning about 8am there’s to be a poet’s breakfast and at about 10am there will be an unplugged concert in the shed.
What to Bring:
Camping gear, chairs, musical instruments, food and drinks or dine at the kiosk.
The kiosk sells hamburgers, pies, etc.; soft drinks ice creams and toiletries, grilled breakfasts, tea & coffee usually available.
Hot showers, clean toilets, ice and gas.
Cost of the weekend:
Camping fees – usually about $10 adult / night, $7 students (15 – 18), $5 children under 15.
Contact Col and Rosa at Borumba Deer Park 07 5484 5196, 1133 Yabba Creek Road, Imbil. 4570
or Email Deer Park
Steve and Sue Treloar, Ph 0754 853205
or Email Steve