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Billabong Beats #3

The Saturday night 2nd April sees Billabong Beats #3 hitting the Billabong in Kuranda. Featuring an intriguing mix of Live acts, electronic artists and DJ’s, both touring and local, the night should hold something for everyone.

The Dub Princess band from Melbourne will be one of the highlight acts playing Billabong Beats #3. Born in England, Megan Hope (Dub Princess) has been travelling and earning a living as a musician and a busker since the age of 18. More recently, the aptly titled Dub Dub Princess BandPrincess has set up her base in Melbourne, Australia, and is on a mission to see the world with her music, experiencing the country and dropping smooth grooves with local artists in every state and city she visits. Always pushing boundaries, Dub Princess is known for collaborating with a diverse range of colourful musical characters, dabbling within genres such as soulful Reggae, Jazz, dub and hip-hop and beyond. Dub Princess has performed with the likes of Charli 2na, Zion Train, Dub Fx, Flower fairy, Sneaky Dread and a plethora of emerging Australian bands and musicians, alongside countless reputable street performers. Now flourishing in the vibrant underground art and music scene of Melbourne, Meg has set firm roots in Australia’s art-music capital, while still travelling and performing all over the nation

Also on the bill is the enigmatically named “The Reverend Kaneh Bosm” leading the local contingent of acts. Reverend Kaneh BosmThe Reverend Kaneh Bosm Channels the Blues men of old, Dubby skank, introspective songs about relationships, spiced with flavours of exotic countries and blended in a swampy psychedelic soup. Featuring Clifford de Silva on acoustic lap steel, acoustic guitar and vocals, Paul Williams on bass, and Lunar on drums.   The Full Lineup is as follows:- Dub Princess Band MELBOURNE, Sned (solo debut) MELBOURNE, YUV (album release), Mountain goat (glitch project debut – Pictured), Digital Caveman(tribute), Digital spin, Dubcide, Reverend Kaneh Bosm. The Billabong is located at 186 Mount Haren Road, Kuranda.

Price for entry is $35 (includes camping)
OR
Get there before 5:30pm and receive $10 discount

Shuttle bus available with Cairns Travel Beats: 0406 534 996
Return tickets for the bus from cairns are only $20 booking essential.
Coming from Mareeba? If you get 11 people together its possible @ $25 return ticket

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