Author: ncarpenter

Well we have finally finished our festival run. We attended nine festivals across 3 states this year with record breaking (highest and lowest) individual festival sales. We battled storms, heat waves, fog and gale force winds. We attended drought stricken and fire ravaged areas and...

Mount Beauty Music Festival 2007 Originally uploaded by wildwood instruments.Greetings from High Country Victoria! We're having a rather wet but enjoyable weekend at the foot of Mount Bogong, the state's highest mountain. We're all set up for the day, and despite the rain, we're quite...

Wow! What an amazing festival the National Folk Festival was. We broke all records selling 98 instruments over the long weekend. Some new owners include Steve and Ros Barnes, Loaded Dog and Transylvaniacs, to name a few. Unfortunately we have sold out of a number...

National Folk Festival 2007 Originally uploaded by wildwood instruments.Greetings from Canberra! As always, it's great to be at the National, where everyone's got a silly hat on, and having a wonderful time. "What a great way spend Easter" indeed! We have you're having a fantastic...

The Basin Music Festival 2007 Originally uploaded by wildwood instruments.Greetings from the Dandenongs, Victoria! It took us about an hour to get here this morning, and well what can we say, the rain follows us wherever we go! Hopefully the clouds will gently blow over...

Blue Mountains Music Festival 2007 Originally uploaded by wildwood instruments.Greetings from Katoomba, New South Wales! We arrived yesterday, and have set up for the weekend. It's been a rather windy morning, but the crowds are out, so come up to the Blue Mountains if you're...

Port Fairy Folk Festival 2007 Originally uploaded by wildwood instruments.Greetings from Port Fairy, Victoria! It's great to be back after we missed last year's folk festival because of the road crash. The sun's out, people are about, so we're set for a wonderful weekend!...

The Sydney Road Street Party, part of the Brunswick Music Festival, was an unbelieveable hive of activity. Our stall was packed for the whole 7 hours of the festival, with people lining up to get in. It was also the launch of our...

The Cobargo Folk Festival was a fantastic weekend of musical delights. Here is a pic of Judy Small cranking out a tune on a Wildwood travel guitar for the Cobargo fans, after giving us a rather nice plug. Good on ya Judy! The Beez (Germany),...

Bruthen Blues Festival was hit with a heat wave on the weekend! Saturday and Sunday was well over 40 degrees, so they say that only about half the crowd turned up for the festival. Oh well, at least the fires that had been...