There is an extraordinary line up of Folk, Bluegrass and Old-Time Artists from around Australia and overseas performing at this year's Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival.

We will be announcing lots more 2016 Artists very soon...

Featured Performers

Cahalen Morrison & Eli West (USA)
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West (USA)

Simply put, Cahalen Morrison & Eli West are two of the most innovative and subtle roots musicians today. Their music draws from old folk sources, but it sounds vibrantly aliv [ ... ]

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Bluegrass Parkway
Bluegrass Parkway

Bluegrass Parkway are back in the country and fired up to deliver their brand of music to local audiences.Having just  returned from Australia’s second bluegrass music cru [ ... ]

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Mike Compton (USA)
Mike Compton (USA)

Grammy and IBMA award-winning artist Mike Compton has been described by Mandolin Magazine as "One of the modern masters of Bluegrass mandolin".
Mike toured and recorded six albums [ ... ]

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10 String Symphony
10 String Symphony

Two 5 string fiddles - Two Voices - Epic music.
10 String Symphony from Nashville USA, is a partnership of two young 5 string fiddle players who are both veteran sidemen in the Nash [ ... ]

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2016 Artists

Cahalen Morrison & Eli West (USA)
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West (USA)

Simply put, Cahalen Morrison & Eli West are two of the most innovative and subtle roots musicians today. Their music draws from old folk sources, but it sounds vibrantly aliv [ ... ]

read more about this artist...
Bluegrass Parkway
Bluegrass Parkway

Bluegrass Parkway are back in the country and fired up to deliver their brand of music to local audiences.Having just  returned from Australia’s second bluegrass music cru [ ... ]

read more about this artist...
Mike Compton (USA)
Mike Compton (USA)

Grammy and IBMA award-winning artist Mike Compton has been described by Mandolin Magazine as "One of the modern masters of Bluegrass mandolin".
Mike toured and recorded six albums [ ... ]

read more about this artist...
10 String Symphony
10 String Symphony

Two 5 string fiddles - Two Voices - Epic music.
10 String Symphony from Nashville USA, is a partnership of two young 5 string fiddle players who are both veteran sidemen in the Nash [ ... ]

read more about this artist...
Alesa Lajana
Alesa Lajana

Alesa Lajana is an award winning Australian singer-songwriter, storyteller, guitarist and banjoist. For the last eight years she has travelled the dusty highways of Australia, coll [ ... ]

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Jed Rowe
Jed Rowe

The son of two musicians, Jed Rowe grew up in rural NSW and relocated to Melbourne in 2003 he is an acclaimed singer/songwriter and guitarist.In 2015 he shed his band and went so [ ... ]

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Kristy Cox
Kristy Cox

Kristy Cox is the new voice in Australian bluegrass. Adored for her youthful energy infused acoustic country, she has been awarded with radio success and accolades for her talent. [ ... ]

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String Theories
String Theories

String Theories are based in the Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia. Unbound by genre, they play music both highly structured and improvised. Their music is built around the folk a [ ... ]

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The Company
The Company

The Company have a passion for high-energy original and traditional accoustic music.Boasting two Australian Champions, The Company have a passion for high-energy original and tra [ ... ]

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The Squeezebox Trio
The Squeezebox Trio

Sydney act The Squeezebox Trio take the driving rhythms of 1930’s Django Rienhardt and combine them with the intensity of Eastern European Balkan music to give one hell of an e [ ... ]

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Redlands Bluegrass Boys
Redlands Bluegrass Boys

Redlands Bluegrass Boys was formed in 1998 by a group of enthusiastic acoustic musicians based at the Redlands Modern Country Music Club. The group includes Allen McMonagle (voc [ ... ]

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