It’s back by popular demand and the prizes are absolutely worth performing for! The Jandowae Timbertown Festival Busking Competition has grown tremendously since its addition to our Festival’s line-up of events following successful RADF funding applications several years ago, which brought renowned performer/singer/songwriter Melinda J Wells to our community where she coached and inspired our local and visiting talent over two consecutive festivals. Her wonderful support has certainly ensured that the Busking Competition has cemented its place as a very entertaining component of our Festival.

Busking for the Timbertown Festival competition will involve performing publicly with any type of instrument or voice at a controlled sound level – YOU bring these to the competition, and WE provide an opportunity to showcase YOUR talent and provide you with your very own ready-made audience of excited Timbertown Festival goers to support you as you WOW them and the Judges!!

For potential buskers, this year’s Competition Coordinator and fabulous Singer/Songwriter, and Regional Coordinator for the Australian Songwriters Association, Lisa Sutton, stated “Many a star has been discovered whilst busking. The world is bursting with talent and WE WANT YOU!!. Jandowae Timbertown festival which is held on the weekend of 9th& 10th June 2018, is an opportunity for musicians, singers and performers to share their talent in front of thousands of people visiting the region who will be captivated by what you have to offer!”

Ms Sutton performs her original works at regular venues and will be performing on the Main Stage on Sunday morning of the Festival to launch the Busking Finals, and encourages anyone with a talent to register their interest in performing as soon as possible as spaces are filling fast with 10 positions confirmed already.

It’s a fantastic chance to share your talent and show us what you have got AND vie for the  AWESOME prizes on offer:

1st Place $500

2nd Place $300

3rd place $120 Music Voucher- Kindly Donated by O’Sheas Music Centre.

Judges  for the Busking Competition will be roving the various performance areas along the main street of Jandowae on Saturday 9th June, assessing each busker’s performance and will ultimately choose their top buskers for the Finals, to be held on Sunday 10th June, on the Main Stage.

Each busker who enters the competition will be assigned a busking location and time slots to perform.

If you are a Soloist Artist , duo, or  a small group and you are keen to be heard THEN this event is for YOU!!.

So come along and join us at our 2018 Jandowae Timbertown Festival and WOW us with your passion and musical talent – WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR YOU!!!

For Busking Competition registrations or enquiries please contact the Busking Competition Coordinator, Lisa Sutton.

Contact Details: Phone - 0429698282 or  Email-

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