Events: Newport Folk Festival

Newport Folk Festival, Melbourne

29th -30th June, Market Street, Newport.

Chicks with Picks Melbourne will appear en masse at Newport Folk Festival on Sunday 30th  June at 1pm on the Market Street Stage.


Come and join in the festivities and hear some fantastic local Melbourne musicians. The Chicks with Picks and their male counterparts, The Surrey Hills Men’s Ukulele Group will be there to deliver a set of songs ranging from Alt Country to Rock. Expect classics from Radiohead, The Beatles, Nirvana and Gillian Welch. Joyous, fun and inclusive. Bring your instrument and join us on stage!


We are now taking Enrolments for Term 3, 2019 at our sites in Sth Caulfield and Brunswick. Sign up for a group lesson on ukulele or guitar and get strumming with a bunch of fabulous women! For more information, contact Helen or Kathleen


Chicks with Picks Melbourne is looking for an Administrative Assistant. Check out the job description. Send us your CV, and a covering email telling us what you would bring to the job and your contact details. We look forward to hearing from you. 


Chicks With Picks Melbourne’s ukulele and guitar students are delighted to be appearing at Surrey Hills Music Festival in Melbourne. We will be playing at Holy Trinity Church, Corner of Union Road and Montrose Street, 3pm Saturday 17th November. Hope to see you there for some fancy fretted action and a communal sing.  It’s free!