Mike has recently/or is currently performing at the following festivals:
Stradbroke Island Children's Festival
Turning Wave Festival
Illawarra Folk Festival
Lake Jindabyne Festival
St Kilda Festival
Tamworth Country Music Festival
Tamar Valley Folk Festival
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Brunswick Music Festival
Australian National Folk Festival
Queenscliff Music Festival
Fairbridge Festival of Folk/Roots Music
Maldon Folk Festival
Woodford Folk Festival
Mike Jackson CDs and Books are available in Victoria at
In Perth, Western Australia at Zenith Music
In Brisbane, Queensland at The Book Garden
'101 Children's Songs for Buskers' published by Music Sales
To view their extensive catalogue go to
Mike recommends Makala ukes for beginners - and for more advanced players, check out the higher end Kala ukes
Mike's instruments have travelled the world protected by Aerolyte flight cases for over 25 years.
Lyrics are likely to be found at Mudcat Cafe
Mike plays an Alcock Dulcimer
and a Watchorn Hurdy Gurdy
is a member of Folk Alliance Australia
and an avid reader of (and reviewed by) Trad & Now
Mike and Diane Jackson are members of the Melbourne Ukulele Kollective
For a wonderful range ukuleles and guitars in Melbourne visit
Mike recommends a delightful book "Ozzie - Pozzie's Rhymes for Aussie Kids" by Patricia Vivian-Lall
Flying Wombat Music and ToeTapper Records use:
Hugh McDonald Studios for recording of Uke 'n' Play Ukulele CD
likely story media and Joanna Bailey for design & production of promotional material
Music Junction stocks Mike Jackson books
Rain Design for initial website design
Sibagraphics for web page coding & internet promotion
Aussie Boogaloo : Sunshine Coast Wedding Music - for parties and corporate events from Noosa to Brisbane and the Gold Coast
Australian Music Web
Chardonnay Sippers Band
Circus Olympia Australia
Diane Jackson Hill - children's stories
Eden Circus Australia - Good times travelling Australian circus with clowns, acrobats and jugglers.
Facepainting, Music and Storytelling for Parties, Festivals & Events by Gabrielle
Local Music Directory
Paul McCloud - Musician
Books for Sale by Richard Tiainen
Rantan Bush Band
Smarts Party Hire : Gold Coast & Brisbane
Sunshine Coast Choral Society
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