Castlemaine Idyll 2019 – Entries Now Open


Lot19 Art Space presents Castlemaine IDYLL, March 30 2019

This much loved event is a chance for you, yes YOU to put down that hairbrush and take to the stage for real!  Backed by the awesome live IDYLL band and your own backing singers you take the lead and be anybody you want to be.  Break off the shackles of your own inhibitions and let your inner rock star SHINE!!

Contestants are welcomed from all corners of life and experience to compete for the coveted IDYLL trophy.  The FAMOUS judges are sure to be divine, the audience always encouraging and ready to have a rockin’ good time.

The theme this year is AUSTRALIAN MADE.  We have some incredible songs and artists for you to choose from across many genres, all hailing from this sunburnt country.  Don’t dilly dally or you might miss out on nabbing your fave tune.. get your entry in NOW (see song list below)!  

TO ENTER:  Simply txt Tara Flinn on 0418 718 471 or email: with the following details:

1.  Your name and contact details

2.  Your song choice from the list

3.  Your preferred key or link to your preferred version (if not the radio version)


There are limited places available and though we would love to, we will not be able to accommodate everyone – thank you for understanding 🙂

You will be notified if your entry is received and accepted and a rehearsal time will be given for a run through of your song in the weeks preceding the event.

GOOD LUCK!  See you there..

LOT19 and the IDYLL Band xxx

1.  Pleasure & Pain – Divinyls

2. Bedroom Eyes – Kate Ceberano

3. Mean To Me – Crowded House

4. >>> TAKEN Rush You – Baby Animals

5. D.A.F – Powderfinger

6. Dogs Are The Best People – The Fauves

7. You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

8. Old Fitzroy – Dan Sultan

9. Power and the Passion – Midnight Oil

10. Pressure Down – John Farnham

11. Straight Lines – Silverchair

12. Come On, Come On – Little Birdy

13. >>> TAKEN No Aphrodisiac – The Whitlams

14. Solid Rock – Goanna

15. >>> TAKEN Sweet Disposition – The Temper Trap

16. Better – Screaming Jets

17. Did It Again – Kylie Minogue

18. >>> TAKEN The Honeymoon Is Over – The Cruel Sea

19. >>> TAKEN Cry In Shame – Johnny Diesel

20. Black & Gold – Sam Sparro

21. Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet

22. Gravity – The Superjesus

23. Better – The Screaming Jets

24. Great Southern Land – Icehouse

25. Friday On My Mind – The Easybeats

26. Plans – Birds of Tokyo

27. A Pub With No Beer – Slim Dusty

28. >>> TAKEN Sweet Guy – Paul Kelly

29. ! (The Song Formerly Known As) – Regurgitator

30. Help Is On It’s Way – Little River Band

31. Buy Me A Pony – Spiderbait

32. This Girl – Cookin On 3 Burners, Kylie Auldist

33. I Said Hi – Amy Shark

34. Somebody I Used To Know – Gotye

35. Mascara – Killing Heidi

36. The Nips Are Getting Bigger – Mental As Anything

37. What You Need – INXS

38. Oh No Not You Again – Australian Crawl

39. >>> TAKEN Never Let Me Go – The Black Sorrows

40. Big Jet Plane – Angus & Julia Stone

**If there is a song you’d like which doesn’t appear on this list you may request it however there are no guarantees, it will be SUBJECT TO APPROVAL by the band**