FretFest – Singer – Songwriter showcase in Samford

fRETfEST is a live music concert experience featuring solo singer songwriters at their best! These concerts happen every week at a range of intimate venues around South East Queensland. Come along and enjoy the show at Samford Farmers Hall Saturday MARCH 6th at 7pm.

fRETfEST was established in 1997 to support the ever growing interest in folk, roots and acoustic music, focusing on the singer-songwriter.

Popular Australian singer- songwriters Pete Murray, Greg Arnold and Women in Docs have something in common – they have all been part of the Australian acoustic music showcase, Fretfest ®

Acoustic music supporter Alan Buchan started Fretfest in 1997 as a way of giving unknown solo performers a chance to sing their own songs and gain performance experience

Buchan recruited the talent, encouraged and coached them, and in many cases produced demo recordings to give the artists feedback and confidence.

Over the years the format has broadened, with Fretfest attracting well-known Australian guest artists including Greg Arnold (Things of Stone & Wood) and Paul Greene, as well as many promising beginners.

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