Angie Hart

Writer, musician and founding member of ARIA award winning band Frente, Angie has released two acclaimed solo albums featuring her celebrated, winsome yet playful vocals that pack a lyrical punch.

Dark Mofo 2018—

Hobart, TAS

Australian and New Zealand songwriters and poets come together to tangle the traditions of music and poetry. Reinventing verse from William Butler Yeats and Charles Bukowski to Uncle Herb Wharton, Dorothy Porter and Judith Wright.

Tiny Ruins

After receiving acclaim from the likes of David Lynch, New York Times and NPR for 2014 album Brightly Painted One, Tiny Ruins have opened for the likes of Fleet Foxes and Joanna Newsom.

Ben Salter

A veteran of the Australian music scene, Ben has supported Something for Kate, the Violent Femmes and Augie March. In 2012 he won album of the year at the Queensland Music Awards for The Cat.


After four years of collaboration and performance with poets for the Borrowed Verse project, Nausicaa has emerged with a catalogue of songs and song cycles based on poetry and literature.

Emily Lubitz (Tinpan Orange)

Lead singer of critically acclaimed indie-folk band Tinpan Orange, her voice has been described as “brushed velvet” (The Age) and “gossamer” (Triple J).

David Stavanger

David Stavanger (aka Ghostboy) is a multi award-winning poet, writer, performer, cultural producer and lapsed psychologist.

Graham Akhurst

An Aboriginal novelist and poet hailing from the Kokomini of Northern Queensland, Akhurst has been widely published here and abroad. His debut novel Borderland will be published later in 2018.