Dave O’Neill is an internationally recognized multi-instrumentalist and has been a professional musician and teacher for over 35 years. Based in Canberra, he plays fiddle, mandolin, guitar, ukulele, banjo and sings. Dave has played with a number of Australian artists such as Eric Bogle and the Bushwhackers, and has toured and recorded overseas with a number of internationally acclaimed artists in America and Europe. He is well known in the Australian folk scene, both as a musician and as a former Artistic Director of the National Folk Festival. Dave is an in-demand teacher for adults in Irish, bluegrass and other folk styles.
Lindsay Martin began learning classical violin at the age of seven and completed eight years of AMEB examinations. Nowadays he is highly regarded in the Australian folk scene and recognised as one of the best accompanists in the country.
He has developed a diversity of styles, giving him a unique versatility, from Celtic to Bluegrass, Country to Rock and Contemporary Folk. He is also an accomplished vocalist and sound engineer. You may know him from lineups such as Riogh, Settlers Match & Blackwater and as an accompaniest for Enda Kenny and Mike Martin.
He is an experienced teacher on fiddle, mandolin and guitar with a wealth of knowledge to bring to the camp.