The Billabong Band at a recent Woolshed Ball
As far as we can tell, The Billabong Band is the longest running Bush Band in Australia, and almost certainly the world.   See the earliest known references from the Sydney Bush Music Club's Singabout magazine.
The Billabong Band is the VFMC’s Folk Band. We perform a variety of styles and can present programs that range from a concert presentation of music, song and poetry to a dance (with your group doing the dancing). A mixed programme can include items from all over the world of folk music."
The Billabong Band early 2020.
In general we prefer to present Australian traditional songs and dance music, but we play and sing a number of styles.
The size of the group will depend on the event, but can vary from 6 to 8 up to a large group of over 15.
For more information contact the Billabong Band Convenors
The Billabong Band Performing at the National Folk Festival in Canberra
The official site of the Victorian Folk Music Club Incorporated (Reg No A2511Y) ABN 28 668 156 704
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