Bluegrass & Traditional Country Music Society of Australia (BTCMSA)

Blackwood Academy of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music

Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Get-together

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Website design: Judy Jones

3 days and 4 nights of

Bluegrass and Old-time Country music shows!


We invite all who appreciate acoustic music and harmony singing to experience and participate in 'hands on', authentic style Old-time and Bluegrass music.


Hear USA Guest Acts and top Australian bands in concert. Attend beginners to advanced workshops, join in the open mic concerts and informal jamming sessions on site over the whole weekend. 


Join the hundreds of musicians and music lovers returning to celebrate the longest running bluegrass and old-time music convention in the southern hemisphere! 

Featuring on site:

  • concert marquee with quality concert stage sound and heating at night
  • The Hub restaurant, bar and stage
  • instrument-makers' displays and stalls
  • great mountain music with scenery to match
  • very friendly and welcoming atmosphere - easy to meet and mingle with the musicians




The Harrietville Community Hall and grounds provide the perfect self-contained venue for this unique family-friendly music event in picturesque Harrietville.