2019 Australian Bluegrass Conference Update No 2

by | 22 Jun, 2019

Sonoran Dogs
Sonoran Dogs

Photo credit – Chelle Lewin

The Australian Bluegrass Conference, (ABC) held annually near the picturesque town of Maleny in Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland is designed to be a high-powered, fun-filled, 4 days of bluegrass music immersion. It is the perfect place for learning essential techniques, jamming with friends and networking with other like-minded players who travel from all over Australia and New Zealand to attend.

Each year the ABC has been held in the stunning surroundings of the Sunshine Coast, and has catered to players of all temperaments and skill levels. When you attend the ABC, you meet and hear some of the finest bluegrass musicians from the USA and Australia as they play and teach exclusively for you in a relaxed, up close and personal setting. The conference is one of the premier events on the Australian music calendar.

Running over 4 days in December, from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th and held at the Tranquil Park Resort in Maleny, this conference feature some 14 instructors in total.

The conference is one of the premier events on the Australian music calendar.

This fully catered event will take your playing and motivation to new heights.
There are only ever 65 spaces available so, unlike a festival, this unique format provides an exceptional instructor/player ratio with intimate access to some of the finest musicians available.

Book now for this unforgettable music experience. 2019 is set to be the largest, brightest and best conference yet to date.

Arrive with anticipation and leave inspired.

This is biggest team ever amassed for an Australian Bluegrass Conference. It is now set to provide you with an unparalleled line-up of national and international musicians who will share exclusively with you their wealth of musical knowledge and expertise. You will not only hear them perform in various settings over the 4 days, but you will be able to hang out with them, ask question and of course jam with some of the world’s leading bluegrass players.

Special guests this year include:

International Guests:

  • Jens Kruger
  • Josh Goforth
  • Jenny Lester
  • Bennett Sullivan
International Group -The Sonoran Dogs

  • Mark Miracle
  • Peter McLaughlin
  • Tyler James
  • Bruce Packard
Taylor Pfeiffer,
John O’Donnell
Mark Nahuysen
Peter Nahuysen
Gary Vann
Anita Nahuysen

Click here to download the full conference brochure (4.1Meg).