Age  Range: P-12

with Beat Around the Bush Band

Beginning with Australia’s indigenous past this show uses song , dance and theatre to trace some of Australia’s history.

 Songs such as Bound for Botany Bay, Bound for South Australia, Click Go the Shears ,Waltzing Matilda 

Home Among the Gum Trees Big bad bushranger

DANCES such as  Galopede, Haymaker, Heel & Toe, Manchester Galop


Age  Range:P-12
Phil Beggs and Phil Carroll, both experienced Primary Teachers have
been playing  lively Australian folk music and dances around the country for 30 years. Their dances are a heap of fun. The music ranges from traditional Australian and Celtic tunes and ballads . Featuring guitar, accordion, whistles , lagerphone and calling.

“It really was great fun, and we felt that you guys really got the crowd going.”

 “Feedback was very good from the night. Everyone felt that you provided a great range of songs and the night went really well.We would certainly book you again if we were to run it in the future.Thanks for a great night of entertainment.”Kate Coco , Carey Grammar School 2011


Performances include:  dances, parties and school shows including: Carey Grammar School, Mt Eliza Primary School, Vic Uni International Students, Sunbury 200th celebrations, CUB promotion, Mentone Girls Grammar , RSL’s, Lauriston Girls School, etc

children bush dance“A BIG thank you for coming out  to perform for the students. Much appreciated! We had over 360 come through the day, we are very happy with the result.Many thanks again and best regards,” Douglas Tsoi  Project Manager – Victoria’s International Student Information Day 2011

Song samples

Poor Ned:

Tie Me Kangaroo :

Booking Enquiries

Show Fee:

DUO :.$750 (audiences up to 100 students). $6 head for students in excess of 100.

If more than one show booked  in a day :$685 per show (excess students over 100 : $6/head).

160612 bush best~1Also available for whole school dances with a bigger band

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