It may be cold outside but summer will be here before you know it. Summer festivals are being organised now and entertainment selection is an important aspect. We have listed 5 unique acts to keep people of all ages entertained at your next community event.

Velvet Arches

Regulars at outdoor festivals, the Velvert Arches bring their fun-loving feel and upbeat songs that are guaranteed to get the crowd moving. Velvet Arches are a three-piece folk band based in Melbourne’s East. They are known for bringing joy to your ears one minute, to having you breaking a sweat from dancing the next. Don’t let the simplicity of this trio fool you. These three musicians arrive ready to make some noise.


Kattimoni are self-described as high vibe soul empress funk. They bring their enthusiasm and energy to every stage and engage with all audiences. Their 9 piece line up produce a big sound, led by amazing female vocalists belting out every tune. Kattimoni will get the crowd off their seats dancing every time, they never disappoint.

Dirty Lopez and his sax Mambo

Dirty Lopez and his sax Mambo frequent at family festivals with their lively latin sound. While all members have been performing live for over 20 years. Only recently have the group come together to fuse their musical genius. The group create variety in their set list playing some modern hip tunes with Latin feels as well as their originals. Their experience shows and is guaranteed to entertain everyone in the crowd.

True Fairies

A family festival is not complete without the True Fairies. Experienced fairies are hard to come by, but these lovely fairies show their years of experience. The fairies pay special attention to their guests on stage or in their fairy garden. True Fairies not only interact the kids through face painting, glitter make-up and roving characters. Many of these fairies have a professional education background and host live stage shows as well as interactive storytelling.

MOOP Patrol

Firstly, I’d like to introduce you to MOOP Patrol who are two of the best roving entertainers for an outdoor event. They are funny, engaging, and draw a crowd with their hilarious skits and crowd involvement. The most amazing thing about this duo is their message. MOOP stands for Matter Out Of Place and MOOP spread their sustainability message everywhere they go, on foot or by unicycle. What’s more, they engage the crowd and encourage recycling and correct rubbish disposal. MOOP also educate their audience about the impact our rubbish has on our environment.