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The High Street Drifters are heading to Manjimup in 2024!

We are very excited to announce that the feature artist for 2024 is The High Street Drifters!

A bluegrass quartet based in South Australia and Victoria, the High Street Drifters are leaving an indelible mark on the music scene. Drifting around the country since 2021 they are fast making a name for themselves combining their commitment to the traditional bluegrass sound with their love for the Australian bush and what it means to play bluegrass music in the southern hemisphere.


Featuring Mae Traeger on fiddle, Daniel Watkins on guitar, Justin Vilchez on mandolin, and Gage Stead on bass, this dynamic ensemble weave through intricate melodies and showcase their instrumental and vocal prowess pushing the boundaries of the genre.

The High Street Drifters captivate audiences with a fresh perspective on bluegrass, bridging the gap between tradition and innovation. With their debut record coming out in 2024 and recent appearances at Dorrigo Bluegrass Festival, Mountaingrass Festival, and Wirrina Bluegrass Festival, The High Street Drifters have garnered high praise solidifying their reputation as a must-see act in the future of Australian bluegrass.

Come to Manjimup this September and enjoy workshops and jams with fantastic old time & bluegrass musicians!

We look forward to meeting you at the 
Manjimup Bluegrass & Old Time Music  Weekend in 2024.
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