Apr 25, 2011

Maleny Wood Expo: From Chainsaw to Fine Furniture

Maleny Wood Expo: From Chainsaw to Fine Furniture 30 April - 1st May 2011, is two days of country fun at Maleny Showgrounds in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. 

The expo showcases beautiful native timbers through the work of local wood artisans. Highlights include the Wootha Prize Exhibition, boutique Maleny produce, eco-friendly alternatives for home and garden, and environmental displays.

See Stan Ceglinski demonstrate age-old skills used by white settlers who came to harvest the Blackall Range's mighty red cedars. Mobile millers convert massive tree trunks into slabs and planks with high-powered machinery and friendly camaraderie. 
See lovingly crafted products by furniture and toy-makers, musical instrument and box-makers, whittlers, carvers and everything in between - all from sustainably harvested native, weed and recycled timbers.

Smell the spicy aroma of newly milled timber and watch live demonstrations of chainsaws, woodworking, trade tools and more. 

Apr 16, 2011

Dingo Creek Wine Jazz and Blues Festival

Enjoy sensational jazz, incredible blues, fine wine, fabulous food and even camping.  
As famed jazz musician John Morrison said, "Bring your sleeping bag and enjoy it the whole weekend there is nothing like it anywhere". In it's eighth year, the line up includes: Janet Seidel Trio, John Morrison, Jacki Cooper, Willy Qua and the New Super Duck, Blind Lemon, the Police Band of Blue, Royal Australian Navy Band along with other great artists. Dingo Creek Wine Jazz and Blues Festival is a fundraiser for SIDS and Kids Queensland. 
2011 Annual Wine Jazz and Blues Festival Program (This program was correct at printing and subject to change with out notice)

9.45am - 10.00 amWelcome and address from SIDS.
10.15am – 10.45 amSunshine Coast Grammar School Jazz Band.
11.00am – 11.45pmJohn Nicol guitar and vocals, Ian Beddows Bass, Dave Ades Sax, Willy Qua, Drums, John Whyte Keayboard.
12.00pm – 1.15pmDetachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band
1.30pm – 2.30pmJamie Lockhart performs the Blues
2.45pm – 3.30pmJanet Seidel Trio ( Janet, Dave Seidel and Chuck Morgan)
3.45pm to 4.30pmJacki Cooper Vocals, John Morrison Drums, Wil Sargisson Keyboards, Willy Qua Sax, John Nicol Guitar, Dave Seidel Bass.
4.45pm – 5.45pmBob Abbot and his blues band
5.45pm – 6.15pmDinner Break
6.15pm – 7.15pmWilly Qua and the new Galapogus Duck ( Willy, Wil Sargisson, John Connolly, Saia Hanlon, Dave Ades.)
7.30pm – 8.45pmThe Police Band of Blue
8.45pm to closeBlind Lemon Band with sensational Blues
10.00am – 10.30amStudents workshop with John Morrison public welcome to watch
10.30am – 11.00amSupa School Band performing with John Morrison.
11.15am – 12.00 NoonJanet Seidel Trio ( Janet, Dave Seidel and Chuck Morgan)
12.15pm – 1.00pmThe Police Band of Blue
1.15pm – 2.00pmJacki Cooper Vocals, Willy Qua Drums, Dave Ades Sax, Ian Beddows Bass, John Whyte Keyboard.
2.15pm – 3.00pmJohn Nicol Vocals and Guitar, Chuck Morgan Guitar, Wil Sargisson Key Board, John Morrison Drums, Dave Seidel Bass.
3.15pm – 4.00pmWilly Qua and Friends
4.00pm – 5.00pmAll our fabulous jazz guests, Janet Seidel, Jacki Cooper, John Morrison, John Nicol, Willy Qua, Ian Beddows, John Whyte, Dave Ades, Chuck Morgan, Dave Seidel, Saia Hanlon, John Connolly,Wil Sargisson