Buy your tickets now for the Henry Lawson Festival | The Grenfell Disc

Get your tickets now so you don’t miss what will be the legendary inaugural concert of the Henry Lawson Festival at Grenfell on Sunday 12 June.

Taking the festival to a new level, the Sunday afternoon event will welcome another generation of legends to Grenfell with famed Australian jazz icon James Morrison and country music stars The Wolfe Brothers leading the charge. ‘attach.

Log on and start planning now for an extraordinary June long weekend in the artistic heart of the mid-west with a selection of local talent also set to entertain the crowds.

Doors open at 12 noon at Grenfell Showground with the Wolfe Brothers on stage at 1.30pm and James Morrison at 3.30pm.

Tickets are $55 for adults and children under 12 are free. NSW $25 Discover and $50 Parent vouchers are accepted for the event. For more information and to purchase tickets, see the Henry Lawson Festival website.

VIP concert tickets are also available for just $88. VIP tickets include priority seating with personal access to the Showground Pavilion VIP area for drinks and a courtesy food box.

This is a licensed event with food and drink available for purchase, so no BYO. Don’t forget to bring your own chairs and picnic blankets. A shuttle to and from the event has also been arranged due to parking availability and is simply a gold coin donation.

The legendary musical vibes will continue at the James Morrison Workshop with Morrison fans having the opportunity to meet the man himself at a workshop the following day where he will give a ‘Life in Music’ talk.

Starting at 9am on Monday June 13, the workshop will take place at the Grenfell Showground Pavilion. Workshop attendees will gain insight into the vast experience and wealth of knowledge the multi-talented icon has acquired during his lifetime.

This workshop is not just about jazz. Students and musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments for a dynamic learning and creative experience.

It’s the ultimate opportunity for musicians to hear first-hand all about being in a band, performance techniques, playing techniques and audience-relevant topics, as James adapts its workshop to meet the needs of the participants.

All participants must register. Tickets are $35 for adults and $25 for students. Get more information and book tickets through the Henry Lawson Festival website.

Now in its 63rd year, the 2022 Henry Lawson Festival will take place June 9-13. The event marks the centenary of Henry Lawson’s death. Lawson was born on the goldfields of Grenfell in 1867 and the festival was created to commemorate his vast contribution to the arts in his day.

Lawson’s legendary Australian stories and poetry were acclaimed throughout his life and have continued to be celebrated in the 100 years since his death.

The festival is renowned for showcasing Lawson’s work to generations of fans and aims to promote budding artistic endeavours. The event also showcases the heritage and tourist attractions of the Grenfell area with entertainment for all including a lively static street parade, market stalls and performers.

Art shows, guinea pig races, wood chopping, car show, blade shearing demonstrations, fashion shows, bus competitions, coach rides and poetry readings are among the many other items on the festival agenda.

The 2022 Henry Lawson Festival and Concert is supported by the Department of Regional NSW.

A full festival itinerary and more information will be made available as the festival arrangements are finalized via the new website.

Entry forms for the Art, Photography and Short Stories and Verses competition are also available on the website for those who wish to be part of the festival. Applications for market traders are also still open.

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