The Crema Stage will feature an eclectic program of local lounge, gypsy jazz, and electro inspired acts this year.

INDIA is a female folk influenced singer songwriter who writes original songs falling in the genres of folk and rock and heavily influenced by artists such as The Beatles, Dolores O’Riordan and Courtney Barnett. India also plays a range of covers, old and new.

Elaskia has become a sought after artist playing regularly at music festivals and has a sound that can best be compared to artists she’s opened for including Vera Blue and Alpine.

Corey Makin and the B-Flats is an acoustic songwriter and performer who teams up with Callum Staples on the saxophone. Their original music inspired by their experiences, friends and surroundings bring various genres, style and character together, infusing a combination of folk music, roots and blues, jazz, funk and straight up rock.

Deanna Rose  plays the ukelele along with the guitar and uses her voice to create a captivating, honest spectacle.  Inspired by Jewel, Bat For Lashes, Jeff Buckley, Norah Jones, Janis Joplin, Jeff Lang, Karnivool, Queens of the Stone Age, and Sam Buckingham amongst many others, Deanna delivers a rare and unique style, all of her own imaginings.

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Ashrae is an emerging soul-pop artist from the Central Coast. After releasing her self-titled EP in June 2017, the album charted #2 on the Australian iTunes R&B/Soul Charts and #20 Overall. Ashrae’s music is a unique and silky blend of soul, pop, and R&B.

Amy Vee is a prolific singer, songwriter and musician who has an established solid reputation as one of Australia’s more enduring independent artists. Touring extensively across Australia, the UK and Canada, Amy’s unique and enchanting live performances are renowned for their tasteful use of live loops, multi-instrumentation and storytelling.

Ben Hauptmann Trio is a prestigious Jazz guitarist who has shared the stage with a diverse range of artists including Mavis Staples, Joss Stone, Gurrumul Yunupingu, Donny Benet, Jack Ladder, Bandaluzia Flamenco, Katie Noonan and Lior. Internationally he has performed throughout the UK, France, USA, Indonesia, China, Japan, Singapore, Belgium, Turkey, The Netherlands and New Zealand and at many Australian music festivals including The Big Day Out, Wangaratta Festival of Jazz, Pyramid Rock Festival, Homebake, Woodford Folk Festival and Splendor In The Grass. The trio is comprised of Ben Hauptmann – guitar; James Hauptmann – drums; Ashley Turner – bass.

Cygan Groove are a melange of consummate musicians whose combined experience traverses jazz, classical, contemporary and world music styles. Fronted by the classic combination of guitar and violin, this frenetic four-piece is sure to baffle and delight.

Saturday
10.00am – 11.00am
11.15am – 11.15am
12.30pm – 1.30pm
1.45pm – 2.45pm
3.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday
10.00am – 11.00am
11.15am – 12.15pm
12.30pm – 1.30pm
1.45pm – 2.45pm
3.00pm – 4.00pm
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