AUGUST 2-4th 2019

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Murphy’s Pigs Celtic Band

A big band, a big sound and almost 50 metres of suit fabric.  Celtic by nature, pigs by choice. This is Murphy’s Pigs – a 10-piece, award-winning, Celtic-rock band. Throw caution to the wind and set forth on a musical journey* through the lands of the Celts as Murphy’s Pigs drag you headfirst into their…

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Tokoton Japanese Drummers

See Tokoton, a Taiko (drum) group perform the rhythmic, organic, fluid and energetic Japanese art form of “Wadaiko” Japanese drumming. All members of Tokoton have trained under professional and distinguished Japanese taiko masters based both in Japan and Australia. The groups name Tokoton not only sounds like beating a drum, but also in the Japanese language Tokoton means putting…

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Fiesta Tropicale

Enjoy your Latin favourites like La Bamba and Guantanamera with this Latin Caribbean and Calypso band at Tara Festival! It’s dancing time to the trumpet, congas and bongos, maracas and timbale. Sing along to those Belafonte Calypsos: Coconuts, Banana and Jamaican songs, Gypsy Kings, Santana. Plus Hot Hot Hot and Buena Vista Social Club songs.

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African Drummers

The Baala Baajo Duo – Dynamic, passionate, vibrant and energizing! Fusing traditional East and West African music, song and dance Baala Baajo creates a dynamic, captivating, passionate, vibrant and energising explosion of African drumming, dancing and singing. Lead by Nii Armah from Ghana and Sam Okoth from Kenya, Baala Baajo creates an uplifting and soulful African musical journey…

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Cuban Dancing

Cuban Dance Company will present forgettable floor shows in the combination of traditional Afro-­Cuban choreography.  The popular, vibrant and passionate moves that define popular Cuban dances today makes their routines as mesmerising as they are memorable. Cuban Dance Company was founded in January 2004 by Israel Ortiz, Brisbane’s only genuine Cuban trained dance teacher and…

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The McClymonts Live in Concert

Australia’s number one country group, THE McCLYMONTS have been announced as headliners to perform live in concert at Tara Festival! Thirteen-time Golden Guitar Award winning sisters Brooke, Sam and Mollie McClymont will hit the festival stage Saturday night, 3rd August 2019. Tara Festival has been fortunate to receive support from the Australian Government through the…

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Bollywood Dancing Workshops & Henna Tattoos

Bollywood Dhamaka is a Brisbane based dance group dedicated purely to the art of Bollywood, Traditional, Folk and Classical dances.  They are one of the very well known Dance institutes in Queensland and we are thrilled to have them join us at Tara Festival! See them perform Bollywood Dance hits in colourful and lively Dance Performances.   Get involved…

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