Ep049 – The Wintermoon Songs

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The Wintermoon Music Festival is held yearly in Cameron’s Pocket, just about an hour’s drive north of Mackay Queensland, Australia.  The festival has been going for over 20 years and I have been there for the last 10 or so.  It’s a small privately run festival that is special in so many ways.  The property itself is on the edge of Eungalla National park and holds a vibration of thousands of years of gatherings and celebrations.  I’d like to take this time to acknowledge the traditional custodians of that area, past ancestors, and future generations – the Werri and the Berri people.

Like so many gatherings this year, Wintermoon was postponed.  I know that many people have missed it and so I decided to collect as many songs as I could find that were written specifically about Wintermoon.

The songs I have uncovered are by Andrea Kirwin, The Chai House Band, Rebecca Wright, Rose Bygrave, Swoon, The Brothers Calling, and a very special recording of the closing ceremony by Kenny Dodd. For more Wintermoon Goodness, Check out the other Wintermoon Episodes – Links below!

 

Ep025 – Wes Carr at Wintermoon 2013 (The Ben and Sean Show)

Ep026 – Steady Eddy at Wintemoon 2013 (The Ben and Sean Show)

Ep023 – Wintermoon 2016 Part One

Ep024 – Wintermoon 2016 Part Two

Ep038 – Wintermoon 2017

Ep039 – Dennis Rose (Wintermoon Kitchen Co-Ordinator)

Andrea Kirwin – www.andreakirwin.com

Ep003 – Andrea Kirwin

Ep036 – Andrea Kirwin

Rebecca Wright  and husband Donald MacKay -http://www.wrightandmckay.com/

Rose Bygrave – https://rosebygrave.bandcamp.com/

Swoon – http://swoonmusic.net/

The Brothers Calling – https://thebrotherscalling.com/

Kenny Peters Dodd – https://www.facebook.com/ken.petersdodd

More Youtube videos of Wintermoon – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wintermoon+music+festival

 

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Ep038 – Wintermoon 2017

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This week at Wintermoon Music Festival held in Cameron’s pocket on the edge of Eungella National Park, I spoke to singer/songwriters Matty Rogers, Damian Howard, Niq Reefman, Ryan Gittoes and Ashley Perrow!  Plus a live performance by The Calling Brothers as well as a recording of Aboriginal Elders Ken Peters-Dodd and Reinhard Ngadthe King Gmeinder performing the closing ceremony. Beautiful people and beautiful music! Click on their names (above) to open their website!

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Matty Rogers

Damian Howard

Niq Reefman

Ash Perrow, Matty Rogers, the Magician, Ryan Gittoes

Closing Ceremony

Reinhard Ngadthe King Gmeinder and Ken Peters-Dodd 

A Tribute to the Volunteers that make it all happen!


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Ep037 – Samantha Nyadbi Martin

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This week we talk to Samantha Nyadbi Martin, an educator, healer, facilitator. She tells us her story from being born in a small township in the far north of Australia, to becoming a healer and spokesperson for understanding and connection between people, the land, and themselves!

Visit Samantha’s website here: Tribal Voice Connections

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