Featured Artists

Once again in 2017 we have some amazing talent for all the family to enjoy!

Peter Combe

Peter CombeHaving last performed at Carols in the Park in 2014, this year marks the return of the highly acclaimed Peter Combe who is sure to delight children and adults alike with his unique blend of new material and old favourites.

Some of Peter’s career highlights include -

Pioneered ABC for Kids, Australia's first and only specialist kids music label *
Australia's first famous children's singer/songwriter on ABC TV (pre-Wiggles) *
Over a million CDS & DVDs sold *
7 Gold & 2 Platinum Albums, 1 Gold DVD *
3 ARIAS for Best Children's Album (Toffee Apple, Newspaper Mama, Live in Concert)  *
Presenter of ABC's Ticklepot, voted best children's radio programme in the WORLD in 1989 *
Presenter of BBC TV's Music Time recorded in London *
Mr Clicketty Cane (Wash Your Face in Orange Juice) is known by 99.9% of Australian children *
New CD LIVE IT UP released in May 2017 followed by a sold out national tour *

In 2017 Peter will be performing a special half hour set with his full band so come along and be part of a memorable nights entertainment!

Lisa Duffield

Lisa DuffieldLISA DUFFIELD is one of Adelaide’s premiere singers. She performs with her band at many venues in Adelaide, and has toured regularly nationally and internationally.  She toured for the Australian season of “Oklahoma!’ and has performed as a singer, dancer and actor in many stage shows and productions. Lisa is also an accomplished compere, and performs  locally with the Mt Barker Big Band. She is highly regarded as a talented and accomplished performer who never fails to give a polished and professional performance. Her voice and stage energy are her trade mark! Lisa is an experienced voice teacher, with many past students now following successful musical careers. She is the senior vocal teacher at Cornerstone College and St Francis de Sales College.  The contemporary technique she teaches is suitable for pop, rock, jazz and musical theatre genres. Through her years of singing and teaching, Lisa has  also been the director and conductor of many vocal  ensembles.




The Carols Big Band

The Carols  Big BandThe Carols Big Band features musicians from the Mount Barker district and the wider hills area and is once again under the musical direction of Karen Redman.




Special Guest Artists

Angela Easson, Ashleigh Ellen, Georgia Malchow, Amy Hein

Angela Easson  Ashleigh Ellen  Georgia Malchow  Amy Hein

Natasha Tidman, Isabella Jenke, Lauren Holdstock and Patrick McLoughlin

Natasha Tidman  Isabella Jenke  Lauren Holdstock  Patrick McLoughlin

The Department, Musaic Senior Vocal and JazZone Senior Vocal Ensembles

The Department  Musaic & JazZone

For further information of these amazingly talented performers, please click here.


Community Event of the Year 2017

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