Last chance for early birds at Wintermoon
LOCAL music lovers have just two days to beat the close of the second round of early bird tickets for Wintermoon.
The Wintermoon music festival, at Cameron's Pocket, mid-way between the Whitsundays and Mackay, has been a popular event on the region's social calendar since 1996.
Held on what was formerly the May public holiday long weekend, the festival has built a reputation for attracting a high calibre of musicians, as well as audiences from near and far.
With its exciting mix of soloists, duos and bands, playing on multiple stages, Wintermoon always offers a diverse cross section of musical styles to satisfy all tastes.
Acts already listed for this year's festival from April 30-May 3, include the Round Mountain Girls, Sun Salute and Hillbilly Goats.
Wintermoon is of course, not just about the performers on its main stages. The ever-popular Fish Jam stage provides the perfect venue for blackboard concerts, music workshops, songwriter sessions and youth programs to tempt aspiring performers.
Add to this mix a number of interesting market stalls, craft and lifestyle workshops, a variety of tasty foods, the cooler May weather, a beautiful creek-side location and friendly organisers, and the ingredients are all there for a great weekend.
This year's event will start on the Thursday evening, running through to the Sunday night.
Festival-goers will have the choice of three main camping grounds - at St Helen's Creek, inside the Wintermoon grounds and at the new Top Camp.
Campers are welcome to set up a week before the festival or to take advantage of a new camping option of tent hire.
The second early bird ticketing period up to February 28, has great prices for four-day festival and camping tickets and for the Friday and Saturday night options. The popularity of this small personal festival makes pre-booking for camping sites important.
Day tickets will also be available on the gate for Wintermoon fans with less time to spare. For more information visit http://www.wintermoonfestival.com.
Where: Cameron's Pocket
When: April 30-May 3
To book: http://www.wintermoonfestival.com