Saturday, 25 April 2020

From the Archives - 1982 Bush Music Festival program, posters & other ephemera

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1.  Programme

2.  Welcome.  Acknowledgements.

3.  Tickets. Programme - Friday night - Singabout, Saturday - Open Air Concert with Selectors, Bindi-Eye, Shanty, Speewah, Currency, Blackridge Bush Band, Sydney Dolonial Dancers, Woronora Bush Band, Shearer's Dream.  Dance workshop with Allan Phillips.

4.  Programme - Saturday - Concert - John Dengate, Instruments Workshop - John Morris, Early Members Gathering, Display of Bush instruments, Kids dance, Reciters Circle, Concertina Workshop, Contemporary Bush Dances, Jacko Kevans & Chris Sullivan on Collecting, Display of Musical Instruments, Duke Tritton film by Pete Seeger, Display of video programs featuring BMC, A Quadrille Assembly, Sheep Roast, Festival Bush Dance. Film - Picnic at Hanging Rock.

5.  Sunday Programme - Open Air concert with Jiggery Folkary, Margaret Bradford, Chris Kempster & Co, Alan Scott, Hard Yakka, Firt Denison Dancers, BMC competition winners, Southern Cross. Song Judging, Forum - Using Aust. Traditional Songs & Dances at school with Margaret Bradford & Dave Johnson. Koala Bears picnic. Young Folk Concert. Fiddlers All with Bob Campbell, Display of Bush Instruments, Forum with Sally Stevens, Pam Gainsfield et al - Dance calling, Forum with Ralph Pride, Geri Lobl, David Johnson - PA for bands, Raffle draw, Competition winners announced. Film - Picnic at Hanging Rock.

6.  Service, Tucker, Accommodation. 2 ads - Matilda Prints, Folkways.

7.  For kids - Saturday - Cooee Koala, Colouring Competition, Kids dance, Picnic races & games, Lagerphone making. Sunday - Young Folk Concert, Koala Bears Picnic, Colonial Costume Parade.
Australian films - Picnic at Hanging Rock, Duke Tritton.

8. Programme grid.

9. Workshops - Allan Phillips - dancing, John Morris - guitar,  Rob Edgar - recitations, Peter McLaren - English concertina, Bush Music Club dance workshop, Jacko Kevans & Chris Sullivan - Collecting.  Southern  Cross Bush Band - Quadrille Assembly, Using Australian Traditions in School - Dave Johnson & Margaret Bradford. Fiddlers All - Bob Campbell.

10.  Workshop - Dance Callers forum - Sally Stevens & Pam Gainsford, Bush bands & PA - Ralph Pride & Geri Lobl.  Songwriters Competition. Dance competition.

11.  Exhibitions & Displays - Video of BMC Television broadcasts.  Australian Conservation Foundation.  South West Tasmania Committee. Essential Oils from Australian Plants. Music Instruments Display. Australiana t-shirts & towels etc. from Gay Scott, Society for Growing Australian Plants, Pottery, Bush Music Club Display.  Ad for Beecoft & Glebe dances.

12.  Membership application - front

13.  Membership application - back

14. Ad fror Booking Agency

15.  Map
16. Negative for logo

17. Cooee Koala & Bird with fan 
(BMC archives, unknown photographer)
Cooee Koala & Bird with fans (BMC archives, unknown photographer)

19.  The crash pad (BMC archives, unknown photographer)

20. Mulga Wire, no.31, April 1982. Colonial Subscription Ball & Festival ads.

21. Mulga Wire no.34, Dec 1982 - photo by Bob Bolton from Festival.

22. Mulga Wire, no.34, Dec 1982, p.8 - Bob Bolton photos from Festival

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