The COOMA CRAB is over
We plan to be back again in
NSW COVID-19 safety info....
The Markets including the CRAB event will have COVID Safe measures: - these will include places for contact logging - both QR code scanning and pen/paper. There will also be COVID Marshalls to assist patrons. NSW COVID-19 safe restrictions state that only fully vaccinated or exempt people are allowed to attend this outdoor event. So, please - we are relying on your understanding and co-operation. More information on the NSW COVID safety requirements can be found here......
An iconic Sydney band, Stormcellar’s music is a mix of Roots, Blues, Rock & Folk. Stormcellar has achieved local and international recognition with three #1 albums on the local Australian Blues & Roots charts and chart positions in the US & France. Performances include US & Australian Festivals & Community events, bars, clubs and street fairs from Tamworth to Nashville, Chicago, Indianapolis, Wollongong and anywhere from late night bars Newtown or lost on a highway in the US Midwest.
Jasmine Atkins is well on her way to making her mark on the Australian country music industry. Combining country and pop genres in her music has already earned her fans and accolades, drawing influences from Kasey Chambers, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood. In 2015 she was awarded WA Country Music Award for ‘Songwriter of the Year’ and nominated for ‘Best Emerging Talent’.
Canberra based blues duo Electric Tommy Johnston play high-energy pre and post war blues, from soulful to foot stomping, and bring early and forgotten forms back into the spotlight. From African shuffles to Appalachian fingerpicking, one bar blues to twelve, work-songs and prison-songs, from the gospel church on Sunday to the whisky soaked barroom on Saturday night, ETJ bring driving guitar and soulful vocals to explore the deep history of the blues.
At only 17 years of age, Felicity Dowd has the wisdom and understanding of a much more mature singer-songwriter. Felicity uses her voice to speak up about cultural, moral and governmental issues that affect her deeply and concerns for her future as a young Australian. Felicity’s music blends various influences of Country, Folk, Blues, Jazz and Pop into her acoustic repertoire of modern classics and original compositions ‘Blue Skies’ and ‘When the Party Is Over’.
The Filthy Darlings are not the darlings you come home to. Formed in 2018 their music is described as contemporary meets classical, metal meets wood and rock beats paper in this ensemble rich in harmonic content
The Hip Replacements (just for fun) play blues/rock music with a groove. It’s a five piece group based in the Snowy Mountains, all loving the halcyon music days of the late 60’s and of the great 70’s and 80’s.
Jandemarra Wall (Uncle JD) is an Aboriginal Elder of the Snowy Monaro region. He conducts traditional welcome to country and smoking ceremonies, performs at many community events, multicultural festivals playing the didgeridoo. Uncle JD will be playing the didgeridoo along with Warren Saunders who plays the didgeridoo, guitar and vocals. Also, Uncle JD is also an accomplished canvas painter and traditional woodworker. One of his canvas paintings can be viewed at the Cooma visitor centre.