Thank Folk It’s Friday – 6th March

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

William Elliott Whitmore has picked up the electric guitar for his new album Radium Death. Details here

– Sydney singer-songwriter Imogen Clark released her new video “While Women Wait”. Details here

Timber and Steel was proud to premiere “27”, the new video from Josh Rennie-Hynes. Details here

Calexico released their new single “Falling From The Sky” featuring Ben Bridwell from Band of Horses. Details here

The Tallest Man On Earth released his jangley new single “Sagres”. Details here

– Adelaide band Thom Lion and The Tamers will be launching their new EP Fruition in their home town tonight. Details here

– Mojo Magazine have managed to get artists like Sun Kil Moon and Laura Marling to cover Led Zeppelin tracks. Details here

Iris DeMent returns to Australia this May with Pieta Brown in tow. Details here

Emmylou Harris has announced an Australian tour this June with Rodney Crowell. Details here

– Scottish folk band Lau have announced plans to released their new album The Bell That Never Rang. Details here

– US singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons has announced a new album titled Pittsburgh – but it remains to be seen whether it will get an Australian release. Details here

Reviews

Recordings

“Packwood has grown so much in the 3 years since his last release while retaining the unique sound that makes him so captivating”Gareth Hugh Evans reviews Autumnal by Packwood. Review here

Releases This Week

Iron and Wine
Archive Series Volume No.1Iron & Wine
Official Site

Jess Locke
Words That Seem To Slip AwayJess Locke
Bandcamp

Lucy Wise
A Painting of the UniverseLucy Wise Trio
Bandcamp

Fresh Blood
Fresh BloodMatthew E. White
iTunes

Packwood
AutumnalPackwood
Bandcamp

Tolka
One HouseTolka
Bandcamp

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Thom Lion and the Tamers with The Timbers, Ivanhoe

Thom Lion

Tonight in Adelaide local singer-songwriter Thom Lion and his band The Tamers launches his new EP Fruition with The Timbers and Ivanhoe in support.

Friday 6th March – Pirie & Co Social Club, Adelaide, SA

Gigs Next Week

Alex Edwards
Thursday 12th March – The Globe Theatre, Brisbane, QLD

All Our Exes Live In Texas
Friday 6th to Monday 9th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

April Maze
Saturday 7th March – The Shack, Narrabeen, NSW
Friday 13th March – The Music Lounge, Acoustic Picnic, Manly, NSW

Blue Mountains Music Festival
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th March – Katoomba, NSW

Brunswick Music Festival
Sunday 1st to Sunday 15th March – Brunswick, VIC

Conor Oberst with The Felice Brothers
Friday 6th March – Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 8th March – Golden Plains Festival, Meredith, VIC

Darren Hanlon
Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March – Panama Festival, TAS
Thursday 12th March – Railway Club, Darwin, NT

Davey Craddock
Sunday 8th March – Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

Festival of Small Halls feat. Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys, Siskin River
Sunday 8th to Monday 9th March – Port Fairy Music Festival, Port Fairy, VIC
Wednesday 11th March – Glenorchy Memorial Community Hall, Glenorchy, VIC
Thursday 12th March – Barwon Heads Primary School, Barwon Heads, VIC

First Aid Kit
Friday 6th March – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 10th March – The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD
Wednesday 11th March – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Heartstring Quartet
Friday 6th to Monday 9th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, VIC
Thursday 12th March – Capital Arts Theatre, Bendigo, VIC

Jess Locke
Friday 6th March – Blackwire Records, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 7th March – Hamilton Hotel Station, Newcastle, NSW
Sunday 8th March – House Show, Sydney, NSW
Friday 13th March – The End, Brisbane, QLD

John Flanagan
Friday 6th March – Upfront Bar, Maleny, QLD
Saturday 7th March – Cardigan Bar, Sandgate, QLD
Sunday 8th March – Junk Bar, Ashgrove, QLD

Jordie Lane
Friday 6th to Monday 9th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC
Tuesday 10th March – Ten Days On The Island Festival, Hobart, TAS
Wednesday 11th March – The Melbourne Folk Club, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW

Josh Rennie-Hynes, Liam Gerner, Caitlin Harnett
Wednesday 11th March – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 13th March – Currumbin Creek Tavern, Gold Coast, QLD

Kim Richey
Friday 6th March – Lizotte’s, Kincumber, NSW
Saturday 7th March – 5 Church St, Bellingen, NSW
Thursday 12th March – Yacht Club, Hobart, TAS
Friday 13th March – Mountain Mumma, Sheffield, TAS

Lake Street Dive
Friday 6th March – Meeniyan Town Hall, Meeniyan VIC
Saturday 7th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC
Sunday 8th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC
Monday 9th March – WOMADelaide, Adelaide, SA

Little Bastard
Friday 6th March – Settlers Tavern, Margaret River, WA
Saturday 7th March – Mojos Bar, Fremantle, WA

Lucy Wise Trio
Friday 6th to Monday 9th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

Nuala Kennedy
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW

Port Fairy Folk Festival
Friday 6th to Monday 9th March – Port Fairy, VIC

Richard Thompson
Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC
Wednesday 11th March – City Recital Centre, Sydney, NSW

Rowena Wise
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, NSW

Rufus Wainwright
Saturday 7th March – Twilight At Taronga, Sydney, NSW
Monday 9th March – State Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 12th March – QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane, QLD

Ruth Moody
Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival

Sam Brittain and Amistat
Saturday 7th March – The Toff In Town, Melbourne, VIC

Sam Buckingham
Saturday 7th March – The Shack, Narrabeen, NSW
Wednesday 11th March – The Front, Canberra, ACT
Thursday 12th March – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Shakey Graves with Shovels and Rope
Friday 6th March – Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 8th March – The Astor Theatre, Perth, WA

Skyscraper Stan And The Commission Flats
Friday 6th to Monday 9th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC
Wednesday 11the March – Railway Friendly Bar, Byron Bay, NSW
Thursday 12th March – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 13th March – The Pier, Port Macquarie, NSW

Steve Smyth
Friday 6th March – Major Tom’s, Kyneton, VIC
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

The Felice Brothers
Saturday 7th March – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW

The Melbourne Folk Club feat. Jordie Lane
Wednesday 11th March – Bella Union, Melbourne, VIC

Thom Lion and the Tamers with The Timbers, Ivanhoe
Friday 6th March – Pirie & Co Social Club, Adelaide, SA

Timberwolf
Monday 9th March – WOMADelaide, Adelaide, SA
Thursday 12th March – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD

Vance Joy
Friday 6th March – The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 7th March – Nambour Civic Centre, Sunshine Coast, QLD
Friday 13th March – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC

Winterbourne
Thursday 12th March – Beavs Bar, Geelong, VIC

Friday Folk Flashback

“Centralia” – William Fitzsimmons

This is exactly why I love William Fitzsimmons and wish that his 2014 album Lions was available in Australia. Folk music doesn’t get much better than this.

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