Entertainment

The Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival program offers a large range of entertainment for all ages

Eyre Square

Eyre Square is a Food, Wine and local produce concept for the Tunarama Festival, showcasing the best produce from our region. The square will be located on the Port Lincoln foreshore grass overlooking the stunning Boston bay. Features performances from local and South Australian artists.

Children’s area at Tunarama 2018

Tunarama is a family focused festival .  All children’s activities and performances are free entry.

HIGHLIGHTS

Eyre Square is the Food, Wine and local produce concept for the Tunarama Festival, showcasing the best produce from our region. The square will be located on the Port Lincoln foreshore grass overlooking the stunning Boston bay. Features performances from local and South Australian artists.

Saturday 27th January

7pm Acoustic Juice – Johnny Cash Walk the Line Tribute – Free Event!

This show covers those 50 years of Johnny Cash classic songs, illuminated with anecdotes of his life and adventures, and will leave the audience with a greater understanding and appreciation of the man in black and his music.

Walk the Line features the rich baritone voice of Rohan Powell, which just oozes Johnny Cash.

Together, these musicians have taken this show around Australia to Festivals and Concert Halls. They have played on the Inaugural Country Cruisin’ Cruise Ship extravaganza, performed in front of 40,000 people at the Clipsal 500, opened for Kenny Rogers, and faithfully recorded many of the songs they perform in the show itself.

The Walking the Line Band, together with Rohan Powell will deliver a spell-binding romp through some of country music’s greatest songs by one of it’s greatest stars……. Johnny Cash !

Saturday 27th January

9pm Soul Gypsy & BOHO Blues – ticketed event

This year Tunarama brings to the foreshore a new event SOUL GYPSY & BOHO Blues. We love bean bags, cushions and throw’s which sets the scene for a night to remember – sitting on the foreshore, under a festoon of lights listening to cool tunes and funky vibes from artists that LOVE their craft. Features Jack Herz,  Kashaguava, Kelly Menhennet, Lara & The Organics.

Tickets $30.00 per person VIP Tickets $70.00 per person includes access to GRAZE the Woolworths Artesian Cheese & Charcuterie Grazing Station before the Fireworks.

Please note that the Festival Stage will only be accessible for Ticket Holders. NO ACCESS for general public

FRIDAY 26th January

Acoustic Juice performing their Eagles Show “The Long Run” – free event!

Featuring the classic songs of one of the most enduring bands of all time, this show will take you to a time and place in your life when great songs ruled the world.

Songs such as TEQUILA SUNRISE, TAKE IT EASY, LIFE IN THE FAST LANE, DESPERADO, HEARTACHE TONIGHT, HOTEL CALIFORNIA and many more.

Acoustic Juice are well known to corporate audiences around Australia for their great music and wonderful musicianship. Now is your chance to hear this great Australian Band in a rare public performance combining their harmonies and the brilliant dual lead guitar riffs so integral to the beautifully crafted songs of THE EAGLES.

So sit back and ‘TAKE IT EASY’!

Acoustic Juice has worked with Glen Shorrock, Brian Cadd, Patrick McMahon, John Schumann, James Blundell, Bill Chambers, and as support act to such artists as Ray Charles, Santana, Lee Kernaghan and Kenny Rogers to name just a few

FRIDAY 26th January

The Lincolns

The Lincolns are a 4 piece Teddy Boy band who play a mix of High Energy Rock n Roll / Rockabilly classics and originals with their own unique style and sound. Dressed in their drape coats, drainpipe trousers and creepers, The Lincolns punch out the songs with the same style, enthusiasm, and energy as they were played when things were really kicking off in the fabulous fifties. Already a regular on the Adelaide festival and dance circuit, they are also regularly appearing interstate and more recently overseas with amazing receptions so far. As The Lincolns say… When the Ted’s are boppin’, there’s just no stoppin’ that Teddy Boy Rock n Roll.

THURSDAY 25th  January

6pm Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

Local Talent on the Festival Stage

Joel Davies
Local Singer/Songwriter Folk/Country/Blues

 

Yemaya
Local Singer/Songwriter

Yemaya is a 15 year old local musician who plays mellow, soulful and uplifting music. She has been performing at local venues with her brother, band EP3 and as a solo act for the past two years. Playing an eclectic mix of contemporary songs, classics, folk/alternative and original music, Yemaya has a captivating voice with a confidence beyond her years

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Children’s Area ~ MAD Hatter & Alice in Wonderland Garden Party

Come with the Mad Hatter & Alice on a magical journey into the curious world of wonderland

Meet all your favorite characters for an interactive fun day filled with comedy, dance, and theatrical performance.

Play Croquet with the Queen of Hearts, Groove with Cheshire Cat, Drink Tea with Mad Hatter……Is that a rabbit hole??

The Wonderland Garden will have face painters, large interactive games and is must see for all the family.

Merchandise Alley + Side Shows and Rides

A fantastic range of stall holders on the foreshore lawns showcasing a variety of food, merchandise and information. Check out sideshow alley this year with amusements and rides from the Showman’s Guild of SA running all day and into the night.