During the Festival of Small Halls, the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists hit the road to tiny halls in communities all over Australia. It’s an opportunity for music-lovers from welcoming communities to invite artists from Home and Abroad into their towns, and a way of exploring this vast country in the spirit of hospitality and great fun.
Festival of Small Halls have announced that feel-good ukulele strummer and drummer Bobby Alu and two-piece indie pop-rock band This Way North will feature on this tour. With a dedication to getting off the beaten track, the not-for-profit music tour celebrates the time-old tradition of gathering in the local small hall for a special night of live music, storytelling and community connection.
Presented by veteran festival producers Woodfordia Inc, twenty halls of all shapes and sizes will throw open their doors, from the rolling green hills of the Mid North hinterlands, to the dry bush of the Central West, from goldrush country to the fertile Southern Tablelands; from the golden sands of the south east coast, to the majesty of the Snowys. Festival of Small Halls rolls into Gilmore on Sunday 18 April.
The Gilmore Hall overlooks dairy country and rolling hills with a view at sunset to calm the soul. The rusty tin hall, has had a facelift with a new roof and new wallsand new floors to dance the night away, but the bucket that used to catch the rain from the leaky roof still sits in the rafters as a reminder of days gone past. The rafters are still strong and reflect the original character of the hall.
If they could talk, oh the stories they could tell from many dances back in the day.
Gilmore Hall stands on lands traditionally owned by the Wiradjuri people.
Festival of Small Halls rolls into Gilmore on Sunday, 18 April 2021 with Bobby Alu and This Way North.
Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start
Please, no parking in front of Fire Shed
Gilmore Hall has an accessible toilet and access