AJ & Jenny

A.J. Leonard & Jenny Rowlands are a true melding of musical minds, known on the world festival circuit for their unique ukulele/cello interplay and finely crafted arrangements. Their performances cover […]

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Alwan (colours) is a sublime trio playing Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Sephardic music. Led by oud player Yuval Ashkar, the act includes beautiful vocals, haunting oriental instruments and fiery drum […]

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Anousha Victoire

A weaver of everyday dreams, second generation Australian singer-songwriter Anousha Victoire tells poignant stories across cultures and time with her trademark fingerpicking guitar style and bell-over-water clarity of vocal tone. […]

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Local legend and ill-fated explorer of the interior recesses of the embattled brain-box, Archer toured Canada and North America in 2022/2023 playing music halls and theatres and the Montreal Jazz […]

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Bill Gammage

Ground breaking historian Bill Gammage taught at the universities of Papua New Guinea and Adelaide, and is now a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University. His book The […]

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Cath Jamison

One of Australia’s most bizarre and unusual women entertainers, Cath uses her trademark sass, style, and mind illusion to captivate audiences , bringing a sense of fun and connection to […]

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Chutney – bringing the KlezFest flavour to CresFest! Chutney was formed in 2020 and has since become Australia’s leading klezmer fusion band. They play a mix of modern arrangements of […]

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CresFest acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we live, learn and work, the Dja Dja Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation.
We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders and recognise that sovereignty was never ceded.