Entertainment Program

fs 2018 logo

5th May • 11am – 9pm


Across two locations: Swanston StreetRiver Terrace

Rhys Crimmin

Swanston Street | 11:00am – 2pm | Rhys Crimmin

Armed with an ever growing array of Guitars, Didgeridoos, Harmonicas, Kazoos, Foot Percussion and anything else he can get his hands on, Rhys Crimmin is a one man band. His unique style has been dubbed ‘Aussie Country Roots Folk Reggae & Dirty Foot Stompin Blues’.

Rhys Crimmin busking in the Bourke St Mall, Melbourne

Wadaiko Rindo

Swanston Street | 2:30pm – 5:30pm | Wadaiko Rindo

Wadaiko Rindo, is a Melbourne based drumming group, renowned for their energetic and dynamic drumming performances. The performances are a spectacular visual display of stamina, strength and humour. With the vibrations produced by the drumming, it is bond to energising the audience.

Super Mande Percussion

Swanston Street | 6pm – 9pm | Super Mande Percussion

Mady Keita, is a professional Drummer from Mali, West Africa. Mady has been performing African drumming throughout Melbourne for the last 12 years. Mady performs in a small group called “Super Mande Percussion”, who will have you on your feet, moving to the beat of the African drums.


Ed and Abe's Musical Fun Times

River Terrace | 11am – 2pm | Ed and Abe’s Musical Fun Times

Duo featuring trumpet and guitar, playing a mix of gypsy swing, klezmers, blues and latin styles, a very mixed bag.


Mal and Harmony

River Terrace | 2:30pm – 5:30pm | Mal and Harmony

Mal and Harmony are a duet, consisting of a keyboard pianist and erhu. Together, Mal and Harmony perform popular Western and Eastern tunes. Mal and Harmony bring multiculturalism to a new level, combining the sounds from the East and West, for all to appreciate.

Street Where Wind Resides


River Terrace | 6pm – 9pm | A.YA

A.YA was formed in 2013 by long term musical collaborators Ayako Tsunazawa and Ayako Fujii.
Their sound is a crossover between modern original compositions and traditional styles with unique Japanese instruments. A.YA has strong influences from the happy Island sounds of Okinawa and the exciting rhythmic pulse of Africa and Brazil.