This year, we have some fantastic ukulele and ukulele adjacent market stalls available to check out while you are at the festival.

This page will continue to grow as more information comes in.

Hans Music has been a family owned and operated business since 1973. Form humble beginnings as German immigrants Hans & Monika built the business through their love of teaching and playing music into the community institution it is today.

Hans has spent his years as a working musician and teacher and knows a good instrument when he sees one. Monika has come from an education background and brings her knowledge of childhood development & musical learning with special needs adults to the business. Peter, their son builds on the technical aspects of the business with his training as a Sound Engineer an instrument Luthier and heads up the repair department.


Cigarbox Guitars.

The process of designing and building these functional items, largely free of rules and constraints, has become an obsession for Milan.  Avocet subsequently launched in late 2016. In designing his guitars, Milan aims for simplicity, bearing in mind the design maxim that form must follow function.


Rizzolo Guitar Company makes beautiful, richly toned guitars for individual players using the finest materials available.

Based in Melbourne, Gary Rizzolo has been involved in the music industry from the mid sixties which led to a passion for guitars. Qualifications include a Diploma of Teaching – TCAE and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree – University of Tasmania. Gary is a Master Instrument maker and Craftsmen with over 30 years experience. 

Gary Rizzolo is committed to building serious instruments of the highest quality.



A musical instrument maker based on the Mornington Peninsula specialising in hand crafted ukuleles and small body guitars.