Lots of Garden jobs to be done! anyone who enjoys Gardening/watering/weeding/ we've had lots of rain- lots of growth, also mulching is another job! We do have Accom here- or pull in with your Caravan? & if you are in the area/passing through? well pop in for a few days- we'd love to see you! And any Volunteers are gauranteed free entry at Festival time!
My horses are all doing well! my little Brumby mare (Dolly) supposedly in foal? but might be just fat? All the rain we are having is amazing! so much grass-so lots of mowing! I guess Tamworth is all done & dusted- I hope it all went well! I know quite a few who attended the Elvis Festival too? I wondered why they changed their date? Our Bony Mountain dates are always the same- we follow Nanango- September 20-21-22 our gates open on 16th! The Ukulele School kicks off on Tuesday! goes all week!
BONY MOUNTAIN BAZAAR
We invite you all to check out Bony Mountain Bazaar-at the Festival this year! All pre loved clothing-some new stock! but gaurantee lots of exciting stuff! And ART CLASSES- every day-if you are like me .I've been wanting to get into art classes! here is your chance! This is an original canvas! created by one of our Volunteers! Our reknowned Ukulele School with Mick, runs all week! do come & join us! BOOK NOW
APPROX 50 ACRES
A lot of you have your favourite Camp! so booking is advised to get in! PayPal is connected again go to BOOKINGS. Our Doggie Parade is on Sunday- with lots of prizes/ribbons/it is very popular! Our Fire Drums will be burning! The catering at Bony Mountain is great Country cooking- Please BYO chairs our big new Marquee is all undercover- Rain/Hail/or shine! we love spoiling our crowd! Our main Festival kicks off Friday morning- & the music flows through til Sunday evening! when we wind down with a farewell concert! Campers usually depart on Monday-
OCTOBER NEWS - (scroll down)
Our local Mayor (Vic Pennissi) King of the kids-onstage with over 80 students from Wheatvale-Warwick & surrounds! This choir perform every year, big thanks to their fearless leader Jayne Shelley.
REGIONAL ARTS FUNDING
WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT FROM -REGIONAL ARTS FUND FOR 2023 -IT WAS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED & ALLOWED US TO PUT ON ONE OF OUR BEST FESTIVALS!
MAYOR & COUNCILLORS -THANK YOU !
OUR LOCAL COUNCIL HAVE SUPPORTED US FROM DAY ONE! BACK IN 2011 THEY STEPPED UP WITH ADVICE-SUPPORT & WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL -IT IS VITAL FOR OUR EVENT- BOTH FOR NOW & INTO THE FUTURE.
WE REMEMBER OUR PATRON- GRAHAM BUCHNER!
OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE GOLD! THE HEART OF THE FESTIVAL! SANDY & JUDE ON THE JOB .
It was Norma's dream to hold a Festival on her property & invite everyone! Well I guess that worked out! This very talented Australian needs no introduction to many country music fans in Australia having won several Gold Guitars, plus many other accolades. Still writing & recording but live performances are rare! Bony Mountain is one place you can always see Norma (live) -
Phil has been involved in Community Radio for a few years! He has spent years as a professional Sound Engineer- as Norma's Tour Manager/Soundman. Phil enjoys a wide range of music- he is the Programmer & we have a huge Library.
Donnie has over 25 years in Community Radio- President of Rainbow FM in Warwick- he is a dedicated Country music tragic! He presents several shows a week- Friday from 8am- Sunday 8AM- a totally Country mix- of Bush Balladeers- Celtic & Country mostly Australian.
John is a retired law enforcement officer- is also a past President of RainbowFM in Warwick for over 25 years. John enjoys more of a middle of the road mix- 60s-70s- Rock and pop. Saturday from 12-til 3pm- showtime- bringing a great mix of hits- John has a wide knowlege of the music & a huge library of all sorts of music! but also appreciates Country.
Bony Mountain Radio was created to compliment Bony Mountain Festival - and support the Artists who perform. Norma presents a real mix of mostly Australian artists/Songwriters/Celtic Bands/Country Bands/new releases- Bush poetry-comedy Norma tries to feature artists & music you will not hear anywhere else! As well as some Aussie classics-