Top local acts named for festival

Musical poet: Aine Tyrrell is at QMF.


QUEENSCLIFF Music Festival will feature a string of top Geelong region performers when it fires up late in November.
Acts joining the QMF’s already-extensive list will include Murdena, Yirrmal and the Yolngu Boys, Residual, The Kite Machine, Bec Goring and the Ellwood Winters and Aine Tyrrell.
Also taking to the prestigious festival’s stages will be Sagamore, Jordan Riddle, Alister Turrill, Max Rudd Band, Georgia Rodgers, and Tides of Welcome.
The festival, scheduled for November 28 to 30, will this year also showcase five of the top names from the Telstra Road to Discovery competition, the QMF Comedy Show line up as well as more new Victorian acts.
The Road to Discovery showcase will feature Helen Shanahan, the Christopher Coleman Collective, Andrew Redford, Angie McMahon, Hayden Calnin and Kelly Menhennett.
Light relief at QMF will see some of Australia’s best: MC Colin Lane of Lano and Woodley, Claire Hooper from Good News Week, FOX FM’s Dave Thornton and Melbourne stand-up comedy pioneer Rod Quantock.