11th - 13th JANUARY 2018
HONK! Oz Background
Honk! Oz 2017
HONK! Oz 2016
HONK! Oz 2015
Artist / Band registration
Artist Registration: If you have been invited to perform at Honk! Oz 2015 - please complete the form below.
For a 'preliminary expression of interest' and all other enquiries please send an enquiry to David Rooney through the
I/We accept your invitation to participate in Honk! Oz 2015 Festival of Street Music
We really want you to join us at Honk! Oz 2015 - please click YES!!!. If you can't make it this year - we look forward to seeing you in 2016.
We will link to your website from the Honk Fest website.
We will provide a link to your Facebook page if you have one and 'like' you . . .
Artist Description / Genre / Performance Type
Include anything here that describes your group and may help us with scheduling or other aspects of your performance.
Number of Performers (can be approximate)?
Artist/Band Bio for media and Honk website
We will make a profile page for each band on the honk website. A brief Bio/description and photo would really help us.
Artists/Band Photo (optional):
Max file size: 20MB
for Honk! Oz website and publicity. If you don't have this ready now you can send it by email at your convenience. If attaching a photo please be aware that it takes a little time to upload the image when you click the form's submit button (ie. don't keep clicking submit)
for HONK! Oz 2015 - this will help us with scheduling
Honk! Oz Festival
We are hoping most bands will be available for performances from Friday afternoon/evening through to Sunday afternoon. Our minimum expectation is that performers will be available throughout the Saturday of the Festival from am to late in the evening. We would be pleased to help accommodate bands visiting from out of town on the Friday and Saturday nights if needed.
Availability for HONK! Oz 2015 (Jan 9-11)
Friday Evening/Night (HONK! Gigs and Launch Party)
Saturday (HONK! Parade / Gigs around the arts precinct)
Saturday Evening/Night (HONK! gigs in the bars and venues)
Sunday (final performances and artists lunch)
Please indicate when you will be available for gigs.
Optional Pre-Honk events
The festival will commence with workshops and gatherings on the Thursday (8th) and Friday (9th). These events will include; street music workshops by Linsey Pollack and Ken Field. Kids workshops with Mark and Mel, Kids parade in the city, jam sessions, art explosion, pickup band, gigs at The Con and in the arts precinct. let us know if you might be available and willing to
contribute to any of these Pre-Honk sessions.
Availability for Pre-HONK! Events (Jan 8-9) - optional
Thursday 8th Jan (Pre Honk workshops & events)
Thursday 8th Jan Evening/Night (Pre Honk workshops & events)
Friday 9th Jan daytime
Further comment regarding availability or willingness to participate in pre-Honk events?
We are aiming to help accommodate bands from out of town, through billeting and other arrangements. It may be difficult for some groups to give a definitive answer at this stage. Just give us your
to get things going. Our accommodation coordinator will be in touch for more detail.
Does your group require accommodation?
Not sure yet - we will get back to you
If YES, please describe requirements
We are keen to help accommodate invited bands/artists and their immediate families should they need it. It would help us to know how many in your party and different possible groupings. e.g. 2 x couples 1 x family of 4 1 x single male
All performers and bands performing at Honk! Oz Festival of Street Music accept responsibility for their own public liability insurance.
If you don't have cover, w
e suggest investigating insurance options with Folk Alliance Australia see
and follow the link to INSURANCE. You need to be or become a member of Folk Alliance Australia.
I understand that we (Artist/Band) are required to have up to date public liability Insurance cover, and will be required to provide proof of this cover.
Your valid PLI certificate or other info can be emailed directly to the Honk! Oz committee prior to the festival.
HONK! Oz is supported by the following arts organisations
Illawarra Folk Club, Wollongong City Council, Wollongong Conservatorium of Music, Merrigong Theatre, Illawarra Jazz Club