|The Summer Rhythm Festival debuted in December 2009 with an outstanding success. In 2011 the Festival looks to be bigger and better and continues to be a not for profit event, this year promoting Mental Health awareness.
The Festival, featuring 3 stages, is to be held on the grounds of Goolabri Resort, on the ACT border just minutes from Canberra off the Federal Highway.
Supported by the local community and presented by Strange Hours the festival aims to broaden people’s knowledge of mental health through a two day musical event.
The event will be on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th February, with overnight camping space available. This is a not for profit event, Summer Rhythm will make a donation to Beyond blue.
The style of music for Summer Rhythm Festival has a focus on roots, reggae, funk, dub and electronic, or anything else with rhythm! With bands such as The Beautiful Girls, The Red Eyes, Phrase, Space Invaders, Illy, Canyons, King Tide, The Tongue, Ganga Giri, Agency Dub Collective, Jungal, Casual Projects, Ashley Feraude, The Phonies, Los Chavos, Claude Hay, Dub Dub Goose, Fun Machine, Dubba Rukki, Supper Best Friends, Michael O’Rouke, The Ellis Collective, Raw City Rukus, and heaps more.
Summer Rhythm will fill a gap in the Canberra music scene and will be a major event on the Canberra music calendar for over 18s.
19 – 20 February 2011. Music & camping at Goolabri Resort on the edge of Canberra
Summer Rhythm is located on the Grounds of Goolabri just on the boarder of ACT off the Federal Hwy. Travel time from Goolabri to Civic is approximately the same as Gungahlin to Civic or Belconnen to Civic.
We will be having a bus service running as well. It only takes around 10 minutes.
Traveling by car. Try and car pool to make parking easier.
Turn off the Federal Hwy at the Ridges Eagel Hawk and United petrol Station, Or you can turn at the Queanbeyan exit at Sutton rd. Follow the Federal Hwy service road until you get to Goolabri Drive. There is a brick entrance way with “SUTTON PARK” displayed at the entrance.
Follow Goolabri Drive and look for the signs
Go to the Goolabri page, www.goolabri.com.au