Entertainment Galore!

Each year Gemfest engages a variety of fabulous entertainers for our visitors, and the ample shaded seating presents a wonderful opportunity to take a break from your Gem hunting.

On the main stage we have all-day live music from some top-notch entertainers.

And, the entertainment does not confine itself to the stage… comedians and roving performers provide the most unexpected entertainment all over the Gemfest site…

(The performers change each year… to keep up-to-date with the acts that will be coming to Gemfest be sure to subscribe to our Gemfest Updates email newsletter, like us on Facebook, or check this page as we get closer to the event:

Kalesti Butler


Kalesti Butler, born and raised on a cattle station in Queensland’s Gulf of Carpentaria. Kalesti is a young lady who lives and breathes Australian Country Music. “2014 Top 10 Toyota Star Maker Finalist” “2013 APRA TSA New Song Writer Award” “Graduate CMAA Academy of Country Music”.

With talent running in the family including her mother Val Butler, previous Star Maker Finalist and Affiliated Country Music judge, her brother Nathin Butler, currently plays “Luke” on “Winners & Losers”, her sister Chloe Butler, played for the Australian Women’s Rugby League Jillaroo’s World Cup have influenced her drive and dedication. Kalesti is a modern day Country Music singer/songwriter who will continue to have the traditional country sound in a fresh light to be enjoyed for generations to come.

Kalesti’s current album contains a collection of songs that reflect stories of her family history and the bush. Keep an eye out for her new album later this year.


After all of this entertainment and with a pocket full of sapphire jewellery you are probably hungry and thirsty. Fear not… there is plenty to satisfy you…

Feed me, water me…


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