MUNGO PARK MUSIC -The Venue
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Mungo Park Music concerts are held in the former tractor shed affectionately known as The Great Hall of the People, at Mungo Park, in Newlyn North, Victoria. Neil and Judy have renovated it as a great venue for music, workshops and other community events, and love to welcome people to this part of their home. Intimate concerts (up to 60) and sessions segue seamlessly to create a warm and welcoming musical environment, where everyone is close to the musicians, and the concerts are acoustic and invariably ‘unplugged’. As musicians themselves, they prefer to play to small crowds and completely acoustically, without PA, and that is what they now recreate for audiences at Mungo Park. Concerts are sporadic, and include music already known from friends and fellow folkies, as well as stuff that’s been recommended to them. Crowds consist of many local people, but increasingly also include many who have come from further afield for the experience. The venue is about 90 minutes from Melbourne (on a bad day) and the area is highly attractive, 15 minutes from Daylesford with many opportunities for accommodation. Many audience members have booked into a B'nB and stayed locally.
Finding Mungo Park MUSIC
We are at 76 Newlyn Reservoir Rd Newlyn North 3364. Easiest at night is to come via the A300 [Midland Highway]. On Newlyn Res Rd, look for the last gate on the right before the Reservoir, and please park nose in to the fence.
Call 0438 560741 [Judy] or 0400 653589 [Neil] if lost!