Live Music Performers


Over the Art Escape weekend, some of Alotau's best live musicians will perform every night alongside Driftwood Dreaming live artist painters in an immersive original musical and art experience sure to entertain.

Meet the Musicians

Over 3 nights at the Alotau Art Escape, venues around Alotau will come alive with live music and sounds featuring some of the best contemporary musicians and performers in Milne Bay.

Prymal Gruv

Front man Isaiah Manoa, of Vocal Fusion fame, leads this popular contemporary music band with powerful vocals that sweep you on a journey through rock ballads, reggae vibes and haunting local venacular chants. Supported by female vocalist Vanessa Joel who serenades with powerhouse harmonies, Prymal Groove is a band not to miss in Alotau!

Show1:

Friday 2nd April 2021

Driftwood Resort - 7pm

Ticket - K150pp


Show2:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

The Jetty - 7pm - 12am

Ticket - K25pp

Black Coffee

Bringing funk rock back, Black Coffee is a band that gets you on your feet and dancing to the groove. Lead Vocalist Liz is a powehouse RnB singer and rocks the stage like no other. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes when Black Coffee hit the stage.

Show1:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

The Jetty - 7pm - 12am

Ticket - K25pp

Route 28

An energizing band, recent receipents of the Milne Bay OutLoud Music Festival Encouragement Award for their show-stopping local rock tunes. Saxaphonist Douglas Kissai will feature as a soloist in the Driftwood Dreaming Art Exhibition Opening Night showcase.

Show1:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

The Jetty - 7pm - 12am

Ticket - K25pp


Jay & Roz

Jay & Roz and the Kula Groove Project band bring you fast paced rock & samba vibes to get you rocking on the dance floor.

Show1:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

The Jetty - 7pm - 12am

Ticket - K25pp

Black Lace

One of Alotaus best stage bands, covering a wide range classics from Milne Bay favourites, local classics and international hits. You are always going to have a good night with Black Lace.

Show1:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

Driftwood Resort

7pm - 10pm

No Cover Charge

Sam Mori (Sage)

Lead guitarist Samuel Mori works his instrument with surgical precision. He brings to Fiesta insturmental guitar covers of all your favourite tunes from international hits to local numbers for an evening of aural bliss!

Catch Sage at the Driftwood Dreaming Art Exhibition opening night as a solo instrumentalist, and with Jay & Roz at Fiesta at The Jetty.

Show1:

Friday 2nd April 2021

Driftwood Resort - 7pm

Ticket - K150pp


Pianist and vocalist Gama Bee is also a well known music producer in PNG, his hits on the FM radio keep the dance floor hot. Catch his acoustic shows at Driftwood and boogie down to his dance tracks at Fiesta at The Jetty.


Show1:

Friday 2nd April 2021

Driftwood Resort - 7pm

Ticket - K150pp

Show2:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

Fiesta at The Jetty - 7pm - 12am

Ticket - K25pp

Douglas Kissai


Saxaphonist extrordinare, member of the Route 28 band, Douglas Kissai will perform as an instrumental soloist at the Driftwood Dreaming Art Exhibition Opening Night and as part of the Route28 band at the Fiesta at The Jetty night.

Show1:

Friday 2nd April 2021

Driftwood Resort - 7pm

Ticket - K150pp

Rifa Vela

Rifa Vela aka Viktor Vela Čapek produces his own music. He comes straight out of the streets of Port Moresby Papua New Guinea. This talented artist is an all round musician who loves hiphop n funk. He has come a long way from having nothing to being recognised as one of Papua New Guineas hiphop legends.

Show1:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

Fiesta at The Jetty - 7pm - 12am

Ticket - K25pp

Painter, Performer, Singer, Songwriter, the creative genius of Norman Evennett knows no bounds. Catch his grooving, original hip-hop show at Fiesta at The Jetty.


Show1:

Saturday 3rd April 2021

Fiesta at The Jetty - 7pm - 12am

Ticket - K25pp