Ballarat Backyard Tasters

 

Alfred Deakin Place, Camp Street

5, 12, 19, 26 February, 2016

6 to 9pm

Ballarat’s  favourite FREE Friday night chill-out is back in 2016. All four Fridays in February, Alfred Deakin Place will come alive with a selection of Ballarat’s best local and live music, food and fun.

Ballarat Backyards Tasters is presented FREE by the City of Ballarat.

Pack chairs and a picnic or enjoy local eats and drinks available for purchase.

2016 Ballarat Backyard Tasters event program is listed below or download the event program here.

 

FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY

 

Enjoy…

  • Welcome to Country
  • Namarilly Bagarook – indigenous dance
  • Haka Response
  • Trappist Afterland – Space folk music with voice, strings and Tanpura drones
  • deborahN Trio – A little bit of country and a whole lotta soul
  • Ballarat Ska Union – Move and groove with a big Jamaican dance sound

 

Explore…

  • Rare Trades at Backspace Gallery (opening)
  • Lords and Lads – Traditional Barbering

 

Eat…

  • Alia’s Lebanese Food
  • Community Desserts
  • Cash bar

 

FRIDAY 12 FEBRUARY

 

Enjoy…

  • Welcome to Country
  • Simon Carrol’s Spoken Word and Storytelling – Exploring ‘Gross Things’…
  • Mini Monas – A’capella contemporary world and gospel music
  • Dream Tree – Energetic mix of rich acoustic sounds
  • Stray Blacks – Rocking beats from the heart of indigenous Australia
  • Motor City Sounds – Classic Detroit soul and blues for your dancing pleasure

 

Explore…

  • Rare Trades at Backspace Gallery
  • Ballarat Rockers Club Dance Demo
  • Artisan Market

 

Eat…

  • Esther’s Eats
  • Community Desserts
  • Cash Bar

 

FRIDAY 19 FEBRUARY

 

Enjoy…

  • Welcome to Country
  • Vox – Creating challenging choral music – sacred and secular, old and new
  • Well Strung – Uniquely blending classical and pop music
  • Little Brass Band – Bringing entertainment, humour and beauty – and that big, brassy sound
  • Los Locos – Quirky cocktail of Latin and surf music spells summer

 

Explore...

  • Artisan Market
  • Rare Trades at Backspace Gallery

 

Eat…

  • Vietnam Food House
  • Community Desserts
  • Cash Bar

 

FRIDAY 26 FEBRUARY

 

Enjoy…

  • Welcome to Country
  • Anna Oliphant Wright – Emerging all-country and indie singer and local Triple J Unearthed sensation
  • Market Lane – Women’s voices singing world and pop music
  • Full Swing – Strings and vocals with a taste of Celtic and indie folk music

 

Explore…

  • Artisan Market

 

Eat…

  • Gypsy’s Lunchbox
  • Tandoori Oven
  • Community Desserts
  • Cash Bar

 

Backyard Tasters photo

 


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