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FESTIVAL with Heart

The dust has settled on this year’s Muster after 1700 volunteers put in more than fifteen thousand hours to deliver a once in a lifetime festival experience and raise over $153k for the community. A mix of iconic crowd favourites and new program elements kept audiences entertained throughout the four days.

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MUSTER Camp Life . . .

If you haven't camped with us before, we have a check list for you. Bring ...   Camping gear. That can mean a ute tray and a swag, a campervan or a deluxe, safari style canvas palace which might win you the Best Castle in the Campground contest with more gear for your...

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR’S top 7

With so many must-see acts on this year’s Muster lineup, the person who picks the program picks the eyes out of it for the discerning Muster-goer. 1. VOX GUITAR JAM International guitar icon Albert Lee will shred alongside Aussie legends Ian Moss, Troy...

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GET THE PARTY started on Thursday night!

Always wondered if P!nk was a vegetarian? Or Tina was Simply the Best?
Muster may be able to satisfy your curiosity with a Thursday night opening whammy featuring a performance honouring the two rock / pop legends.

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5 PLACES TO VISIT while you’re camped at Muster

Gympie is not just a One Festival town.  Set up camp a little early and have a crack at these five unique experiences on offer during the Muster month of August. 1. CEDAR GROVE ROCK POOL    [Anytime] It’s Queensland, and never too cold to swim,...

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BUSINESS OF MUSIC workshop tackles a world beyond the CD

Ever wanted to take your music to a Sony consultant, a famous band, a music manager or an agent and ask for free advice? Our Business of Music workshop looks at how to navigate the new landscape of the music industry, in a world beyond CDs, to social media, streaming and a new approach to marketing and publicity.

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MUSOS are Groupies too

Ian Moss, former guitarist & songwriter for Cold Chisel in the 70’s & 80’s, a boy from the bush, and one of the best guitarists, arguably, on the planet still has the energy that made Cold Chisel the best live rock band Australian had ever seen. And a fair share of younger groupies … Route 33’s Trent McArdle is a massive fan and can’t wait to see him at Muster

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POETRY as intriguing as pensioners at a swingers party

‘A good bush poet never knows they’re great until they’re dead.’ . . . the Muster Club provides a chance for a not so dead bunch of almost famous poets to engage an audience, with coffee & a side of eggs & hash browns from 8.30am each morning of Muster. A naked Poet, a rat from Ballarat, a Coodabeen Champion ++

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MUSTER – Think you know us?

You’re in for a surprise in 2018 Hang out in the Gympie Muster Blues & Roots Bar. We can’t promise the southern vibe of the Mississippi Delta, & we are a few hours from Byron, but Amamoor forest in Gympie will be the nation’s Blues and Roots oasis in August. With the world’s best guitarists Albert Lee + Kevin Borich + Ian Moss++

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MAKE our music yours

Muster has never just been about the passive patron. We want you to get involved, to get your hands dirty with an instrument, to wave your hat, to scoot your boots. While you’re with us over the four days of festival, here are four ways the Muster makes our music yours in 2018. 1. LEARN TO PLAY HARMONICA with Aussie Blues player Ian Collard . . .

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IT’S AN Australian thing …

Vegemite fingers, meat pies, beach cricket & Christmas flies are experiences most of us think of as exclusively Australian. But can you call yourself a real Aussie if you’ve never swayed to Daryl Braithwaite’s Horses, belted out Banjo Patterson’s Waltzing Matilda or tapped your boots in time to Lee Kernaghan’s the Boys from the Bush? Betcha more of us know the …

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