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The Great Australian Muso’s Swap Meet

THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN MUSICIANS SWAP MEET Come join the fun! Register your inclusion via Come along to display your highly sought after, collectable music gear. Trade with other vendors [...]

By | September 12th, 2019|

Dashville Skyline Presents – The Great Australian Musicians Swap Meet

Got antique drum gear? Perhaps a few rare guitars and/or effects pedals and PA gear? Or maybe you make your own sitars...? Please welcome Dashville Skyline’s inaugural festival within a [...]

By | August 13th, 2019|

Jen Mize

Jen Mize is one of Australia’s best-kept secrets in songwriting. The Boston Conservatory trained singer and multi-instrumentalist has enriched her own songwriting and received strong acclaim. Mize has quite a few songwriting [...]

By | July 19th, 2019|

Nicholas Connors

There’s something a little unhinged about Nicholas Connors. The way he stalks the stage with that melting gleam, slinging his axe all manic and moody, brimming with cheek and charm. [...]

By | July 19th, 2019|

Paddy McHugh

Paddy McHugh is a traditionalist singer songwriter who adheres to the time-honoured approach of using music to tell a good story. His honest, no bullshit, approach to writing and performance has seen him [...]

By | July 19th, 2019|

Third wave of artists for The Gum Ball in 2019!

THE FULL GUM BALL 2019 LINE UP IS HERE! Four days of bushland bliss at your fingertips It's already the biggest line-up of our 15-year history, and now Dashville had added [...]

By | January 24th, 2019|

Van Duren (USA)

Born out of the ashes of Big Star, arguably the greatest cult band of all time, Memphis local Van Duren joined forces with ex-members Chris Bell and Jody Stephens to [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|

Then Jolene

THEN JOLENE play a raucous brand of swampy bluegrass-inspired folk that's sure to bring the Gum Ball to its feet. They bowled us over at PigSty in July 2018, so we had to [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|


Battlesnake are a rock Hydra of chugging riffs, soaring harmonies, virtuosic soloing and wailing vocals, telling tales of wizards, dragons and kings of old. Forged deep in the fiery pits of the [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|

Claire Anne Taylor

Dashville is incredibly pleased to welcome back one of the country's most impressive talents, Claire Anne Taylor. Her gorgeous earthy vocals have graced the arena on two previous occasions, as [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|

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