The Environmental Community of Woodfordia

by Jade McGarry The plant a tree for five dollars initiative is one aspect of the Woodford Folk Festival's environmental emphasis. Photo by Meg Williams-Dell @dead_milk_photography The roots of the Woodfordian ideology are grounded in its … [Read more...]

Taking an uneven stroll up Homeanda Way

by Isaac Gregor Opening Ceremony spirits at the Woodford Folk Festival Picture Dylan Crawford @seewhatdsees We take exit 85 towards Kilcoy, heading north and finally fracturing off from the languid crawl of Boxing Day traffic – the mad … [Read more...]

REVIEW Xavier Rudd performance at Woodford Folk Festival

by Haley Smith Xavier Rudd with the crowd in the palm of his hand. Picture Dylan Crawford @seewhatdsees The anticipation in the crowd builds as the lights flicker on and off, the last final checks before the multi-instrumentalist strolls … [Read more...]

Xavier Rudd – A creative channel

by Connie Savage Xavier Rudd connects with the crowd at the Woodford Folk Festival. Photo by Meg Williams-Dell @dead_milk_photography At Woodford Folk Festival it’s 28 degrees, it's 11:30am and musician Xavier Rudd is due to appear on stage. … [Read more...]

The wonders of a morning at Woodford Folk Festival

by Jade McGarry The beginning of this year’s Woodford Folk Festival resembles a spiritual awakening, the very start of a series of community-based morning rituals. Officially opening its doors to festival goers today, and continuing until January … [Read more...]

Country musician trades tools for touring

Brad Butcher

DANICA STREADER Mackay-born singer-songwriter Brad Butcher is turning heads in the country music industry. Butcher, who has been making music for most of his life, was the winner of the Golden Guitar for New Talent of the Year at the 2018 … [Read more...]

Brisbane zombies head to the coast

Fest-Evil Zombie Walk

EMILY STEIN AND STAFF WRITERS Zombies of all shapes and sizes will be leaving Brisbane in their hordes and heading to the “Ghouled Coast” this month for the inaugural Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil event. The three-day Halloween-inspired event runs … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 4 October 2018

On today's show: We look at the government's decision to abolish the Tampon Tax; Australia's fake honey scandal; Facebook's massive security breach and we preview Bathurst 1000 before this weekend's big race.   … [Read more...]

Exhibition explores convict dance culture

Dancing in Fetters exhibition colonial clothing

AARON GOODWIN The Redcliffe Museum is currently hosting a new interactive exhibition about Australian convict dance called ‘Dancing in Fetters - The Culture of Convict Dance’. The free exhibition focuses on the culture and dance that was … [Read more...]

Dance music festival draws big names

Listen Out 2018 Brisbane

TOM ROBERTS Some of the biggest names in electronic and house music made appearances at the Brisbane edition of annual dance music festival, Listen Out, yesterday. America’s Skrillex and Camelphat and Australia’s Fisher were among the list of … [Read more...]