Work has begun on sourcing and finishing material for a sparkling and brand spanking new CD for the Kimberley Wheeler project.  It is to be a collection of original songs and reworked traditional songs and tales. Stay tuned!


Kimberley Wheeler is one of Australia’s best and busiest bluegrass and old-time musicians. Read our interview at  #kimberleywheeler #unclerabbitband #appalchianheavenstringband #abotma #bluegrassaustralia #mountaingrassfestival A photo posted by Rob Dickens and Jim Jacob (@listening_through_the_lens) on Dec 1, 2016 at 5:52pm PST Kimberley Wheeler – Front and Centre

Kimberley Wheeler – Front and Centre

Extract from Addicted to Noise, by Rob Dickens MOUNTAINGRASS 2016 “Retracing my steps to the other hall venue, I found Kimberley Wheeler in solo mode, accompanied by John Gray on banjo (a beautifully light touch player, formerly from Uncle Bill) and Quentin Fraser (upright bass).  Now Kimberley has an impressive […]

Mountaingrass Wrap-Up 2016

Last year I was given the Tilly’s Choice Award for songwriting. I felt particularly honoured to be included in the first instance as a finalist in the Roddy Read Songwriting Comp, from which the Tilly’s Choice Award draws from, but even more so to be singled out via Tilly’s Choice […]

Tilly’s Choice Award

I am really chuffed to announce that one on my songs has been shortlisted for the Roddy Read Award via the Maldon Folk Festival.  I am set to play at the Finals Concert with 14 other finalists on Saturday 31st October and program permitting, will be joined by Pete Fidler […]

Songwriting Shortlisted

This August I went to Borneo with the LeBlanc Bros Cajun Band for the Rainforest World Music Festival. Oh boy, was this not what I was expecting. It was a huge festival setup with two stages, 10,000 punters and bands from all over the world.

Rainforest World Music Festival