Performing Arts


This year we are back in full force with twenty two acts on the main stage over the weekend. As always, the program will feature some fabulous acts from local schools/colleges as well as talented local professionals. There will be something for everyone from belly dancing to big band music to face painting for the kids. There will be more roving performers than ever with Morris dancers, Junkadelic, stiltwalkers and Betty Bubbles on the oval.

9:00 Darlington Uniting Church
9:30 Mundaring Primary School9:40 SWAN Harmony Singers
10:10 Helena Junior College Showchoir10:15 U3A Choir
10:40 Midland Dance Studio10:45 Trilogie +
11:10 Tim Sherry11:20 Hills Big Band
11:50 Ella and Lily
12:20 Zahara Bellydance12:40 Treetops IB School
12:50 Chilali and the Chief13:20 The Sweet Teas
13:30 Darlington Primary School Sing Club
14:10 Darlington Primary School Bands14:10 Guildford Grammar School
14:40 Gypsy Lou
15:20 Skelton Collective15:05 Art Awards
16:00 Honey B’s16:00 Band of Missfits
16:40 C&J Rockin’
17:20 Blues ConFusion
Main Stage set list

Wine Tent 6 – 7 November

Saturday 6Est. timeabout
Alma3:30pm till 4:15pmWAAPA students return with Soul music and amazing vocals to enjoy. One of our favorited gigs raved about last year
Cold and the beautiful5pm till 5:45Nick Shanahan returns with his Chilli Peppers, Paul Kelly and Rolling Stone mix to name a few.  Invited back to play as they were awesome at last year’s Sunday Session.  
Bongo Chimps6:15pm till 7pmA very energetic gig, Ben Bulla is a social singer so be sure to give him some vocals back at him. American Rock with a Jazy Santana vibe.
Rations7:30pm to 8:30Matt Rudas (Previous band member of the Tucker Bs) with his original tracks.. Raved about at the recent Maylands Underground debut, staring Wazza (drummer) and Matt have come up with tunes of an alternative vibe.  Be ready to open your ears and absorb. 
Cover Y’ears9:00pm – MidnightNew lead act with 90s covers.  Nick Kings band plays in the professional circuit with guarantee to dance your socks off.  Make sure you stay strong and go crazy..
Sunday 7th  
BandEst. time 
The Free Radicals1:45pm to 2:30pmFenton is back on his feet and not only doing the sound tech for us this year.  Support his return to music for a great start to the Sunday session . A regular player around the professional circuits, this old dog will entice us with his blues and rock to kick off the day.
Blues ConFusion3:00pm to 4:30pmInvited back to play for a Blues session. This professional band plays at many music festivals and we all enjoyed the fantastic female vocals .. a regular supporting local gigs
The darkside of Bob5:00pm to 7pmTom Kuurstra is back by popular demand to close the evening. Combined with supporting locals Tom is about to mix up modern Jazz and chill tracks of the 80s/90s..
Wine Tent Set List

The Wine tent opens 11am Saturday and Closes 8pm Sunday 6 & 7th November

Performing Arts at DAF 2021

Applications for 2021 are currently closed as we have already received a large number of enquiries. We will reopen the entry form if new time slots beocme available.. Check back here and keep an eye on our Facebook page.

You can also fill out our contact form where we will keep your information on file. We will contact you if the form reopens.

If you will be charging a fee, but you do not have an ABN, You are required by the ATO to provide a completed and signed Statement by a Supplier form, A copy of the form can be downloaded here, or you can visit the ATO website to obtain a copy.

Information for existing applications

ATO website

The following link will take you to the ATO website where you can review the rules.

Statement by a supplier from the ATO

Please download and fill out the pdf form below when submitting your invoice.

As always, the festival will feature performers from local schools/colleges plus many talented professional acts, many of whom are from the Hills community.