Program

The full colour printed program will be on sale from the Festival Office. A downloadable PDF version is also be available here.

Courtesy Bus

Courtesy Bus 9am-4.30pm Saturday & Sunday.
This FREE service will link Yack Station to Yackandandah Sports Park via the centre of town. See the transportation page for more details.

Community Events

Friday Night Opening Parade from 6pm Friday, High Street.
Featuring local schools & community groups. Street Stage. Face painting & balloon sculpting 5-7pm.

Community Dinner from 5.30pm Saturday in the Memorial Gardens
Gourmet dinner & dessert made with love & local produce. Enjoy entertainment by Super Mande Percussion.

Sunday Market from 9am Sunday High Street and Wellsford Street
More than 140 assorted stalls

Free Events

Yackandandah Young Players from 6.30pm Friday at The Shed.
Performing short teasers from the play Scaredy-Cat. Taking their original comedy to the Big Smoke in April, these young actors will be giving the adults a run for their money at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival!

#YFF15 Instagram Competition Throughout the weekend.
Post your festival photos on Instagram with #YFF15 to go into the draw to win a prize! Visit Yack Station to view the Instagram slideshow or follow the live link here during the weekend.

The Shed from 10am Saturday & Sunday.
Featuring music from up & coming performing artists aged 15-30. Open mic sessions. Check the running sheet on the door for more info. In partnership with Indigo Shire FreeZa program. Full details on The Shed here.

Yackoustica Battle Competition at The Shed.
Open to young emerging acoustic artists aged 15 to 25, Yackoustica offers a great opportunity to play on stage in front of a supportive audience for a chance to win a spot at the 2016 Festival Full details on Yackoustica here.

The Street Urchins Buskers Comp During Saturday at various locations.
Register at the Ticket Office before 11am Saturday. Busking occurs between 1-3pm Saturday. 4pm Final in front of the Star Hotel. Full details on the Street Urchins Buskers Comp here.

Harmony Day Film Event 9-10pm Saturday at the Courthouse.
Celebrate Harmony Day with FREE film: Colourfest. Supported by Indigo Shire Council.

Poet’s Breakfast with Tom Yates 8am- 10am Saturday & Sunday at The Shed.

Ecumenical Service 9am Sunday at the Memorial Park.
All welcome.

Arts Yackandandah Community Choir 12-1pm Sunday at the Public Hall.
Led by Chris Pidd, the Community Choir will sing a variety of songs, from historical narrative to a contemporary composition that will get you tapping your toes. Accompanied by Yackandandah’s very own ukulele group, Uke-n-dandah, come and experience 100+ vibrant, joyful local voices.

Instrument Making from 10am Saturday & Sunday at the Athenaeum in High St.

Workshops

Workshop entry is by Festival wristband. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. For more information please ask at the Ticket Office

Saturday: Primary School Marquee
9-10am Super Mande Percussion: Drumming Workshop 

Saturday: Yack Station
10.30am–3.30pm Children’s activities: Drop in art & craft workshops with a guest artist.

Saturday: Senior Citizens Centre 
11am-12pm Mandy Connell, Stray Hens: Come and sing harmonies with the Stray Hens! They’ll teach you one of theirs, and arrange a new one in front of you.  All levels welcome.   
12-1pm Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller: Old time fiddle workshop.

Sunday: Yack Station
9-10am Super Mande Percussion: Drumming Workshop                

Sunday: Senior Citizens Centre  
11am-12pm Suade- Singing in Harmony: Male singing workshop.

Friday March 20

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4:00 pm Gallie

5:00 pm Laura Hill

6:00 pm Kay Proudlove

7:00 pm Stray Hens

8:00 pm Coolgrass

9:00 pm Lily and King

10:00 pm The Timbers

11:00 pm Ungus Ungus Ungus

Saturday March 21

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10:45 am Sara Tindley

11:30 am Annie & Bern

12:15 pm Jenny Biddle

1:00 pm Tolka

2:00 pm The Humphreys

3:00 pm Suade

4:00 pm Chris While & Julie Matthews

5:00 pm Dark Horses

7:00 pm Earth Hour

8:30 pm David Francey

9:30 pm The Jessica Stuart Few

10:30 pm Suade

9:00 am Drumming Percussion Workshop

10:00 am Super Mande Percussion

11:00 am The Blue Yonder

12:00 pm Coolgrass

1:00 pm Oh Pep!

2:00 pm Blue Heat

3:00 pm Nick and Liesl

4:00 pm Geoff Achison

5:00 pm David Francey

7:00 pm Darren Hanlon

8:00 pm Chris While & Julie Matthews

9:00 pm Damian Howard and The Band of Brothers

10:00 pm The Timbers

11:00 pm Ungus Ungus Ungus

10:30 am Charm of Finches

11:30 am Scott Cook

12:30 pm Gallie

1:30 pm Annie & Bern

2:30 pm Gretta Ziller

3:30 pm Jenny Biddle

Sunday March 22

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10:15 am Andy Gordon

11:15 am Oh Pep!

12:15 pm The Humphreys

1:15 pm Dark Horses

2:15 pm Kay Proudlove

3:15 pm Gallie

9:00 am Drumming Workshop

10:00 am Super Mande Percussion

11:00 am The Blue Yonder

12:00 pm Alanna and Alicia

1:00 pm Nigel Wearne

2:00 pm Scott Cook

3:00 pm Charm of Finches