Thank Folk It’s Friday – 15th May


This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Georgia Fair released the new-wave inspired track “Last Chance”. Details here

– Next Thursday some of the finest new folk artists in the country will be showcasing their music at the Autumn Folk Festival in Sydney including Ed Wells, Joe Mungovan, Hunter Adams, Hannah Robinson, Rosie Catalano, Benny Francis, Gina Balenzano, Jack Ate The Beanstalk and more. Details here

– Melbourne alt-country singer Alison Ferrier announced details of her new album Sugar Baby produced by Jeff Lang and featuring The Stillsons. Details here

Ruby Boots released the video for “Wrap Me In A Fever”. Details here

Forest Falls released their new video “Hounds”. Details here

Fraser A. Gorman released his new single “Shiny Gun”. Details here

– Melbourne’s Sal Kimber & The Rollin’ Wheel announced details of a June tour. Details here

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Catgut w/ Bonniesongs


Catgut launch their latest album Flying Spiders Over Texas in an intimate gig in Sydney tonight.

Friday 15th May – Glebe Justice Centre, Sydney, NSW>

Gigs Next Week

Autumn Folk Festival
Thursday 21st May – The Basement, Sydney, NSW

Bluegrass @ Yullis
Wednesday 20th May – Yulli’s, Sydney, NSW

Brad Butcher
Thursday 21st May – Grace Emily, Adelaide, SA
Friday 22nd May – The Singing Gallery, McLaren Vale, SA

Bunker Bluegrass
Thursday 21st May – Coogee Diggers, Sydney, NSW

Catgut w/ Bonniesongs
Friday 15th May – Glebe Justice Centre, Sydney, NSW

Claude Hay
Friday 15th May – Lazybones Lounge, Marrickville, NSW
Saturday 16th May – Club Jervis, Jervis Bay, NSW
Sunday 17th May – Sydney Blues and Roots Festival, Windsor, NSW

Dan Parsons and Steve Grady
Friday 15th May – Royal Oak Hotel, Launceston, TAS
Thursday 21st May – The Workers Club, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 22nd May – Babushka Bar, Ballarat, VIC

Direwolf and Willowy
Friday 15th May – 5 Church St, Bellingen, NSW
Saturday 16th May – The Rhythm Hut, Central Coast, NSW
Thursday 21st May – Symposium, Chippendale, NSW

Elwood Myre
Friday 15th May – Rad, Wollongong, NSW
Saturday 16th May – The Rhythm Hut, Gosford, NSW
Monday 18th May – The Basement, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 20th May – Open Studio, Melbourne, VIC

Fairlight Folk feat. Christine Wheeler, Nick Charles, Jeremy Smith
Saturday 16th May – William Street Studios, Sydney, NSW

Forest Falls
Saturday 16th May – Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 20th May – Workers Club, Melbourne, VIC

Iris DeMent with Pieta Brown
Friday 22nd May – The Gov, Adelaide, SA

James Kenyon and Tobias Hengeveld
Friday 15th May – House Concert, Maitland, NSW
Saturday 16th May – House Concert, Katoomba, NSW

Kaurna Cronin
Saturday 16th May – Nexus Arts, Adelaide, SA

Liam Gale & the Ponytails
Friday 15th May – Grace Darling, Collingwood, VIC
Monday 18th May – Phoenix Bar, Canberra ACT

Ruby Boots
Friday 15th May – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Saturday 16th May – Maker and Co, Bunbury, WA
Sunday 17th May – Clancy’s, Dunsborough, WA
Thursday 21st May – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW
Friday 22nd May – Howler, Melbourne, VIC

Sufjan Stevens
Friday 22nd May – Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW

Sydney Blues and Roots Festival
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th May – The Fitzroy Hotel, Windsor, NSW

The Good Ship
Saturday 16th May – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

The Pigs
Friday 15th May – Street Theatre, Acton, ACT
Saturday 16th May – Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona, NSW
Friday 22nd May – The Basement, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“John Wayne Gacy Jr” – Sufjan Stevens

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