Thank Folk It’s Friday – 12th June


This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Jenny Lewis released her new video “She’s Not Me”. Details Jenny Lewis

Tracey McNeil gave us a taste of the unreleased track “Middle of the Night” with a live video. Details here

– The latest video from Angus and Julia, “From The Stalls”, was released. Details here

Isaac de Heer released his new video “Helicopter Spins”. Details here

– Melbourne’s Tim Guy released his brand new track “St Petersburg”. Details here

– Sydney bluegrass jam night Bluegrass @ Yulli’s returns this coming Wednesday. Details here

Releases This Week

Of Monsters and Men
Beneath The SkinOf Monsters and Men

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Sleepy Dreamers with Run Rabbit Run, Open Swimmer

Sleepy Dreamers

Melbourne indie-folk four-piece Sleepy Dreamers are throwing a massive party for their fifth birthday next Friday featuring Run Rabbit Run and Open Swimmer (solo) in support.

Friday 19th June – The Workers Club, Melbourne, VIC

Gigs Next Week

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s feat. Not Good With Horses
Wednesday 17th June – Yulli’s, Sydney, NSW

Bunker Bluegrass
Thursday 18th June – Coogee Diggers, Sydney, NSW

Immigrant Union
Saturday 13th June – £1000 Pound Bend, Melbourne, VIC

James Kenyon and Tobias Hengeveld
Friday 19th June – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC

Jed Rowe
Friday 12th June – Selby Folk Club, Selby VIC
Friday 19th June – Basement Discs, Melbourne VIC

Patrick James
Saturday 13th June – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Sal Kimber & The Rollin’ Wheel
Friday 12th June – Gasometer, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 13th June – Red Hot Music, Devonport, TAS
Sunday 14th June – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 18th June – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 19th June – Ex-Services Club, Mullumbimby, NSW

Sleepy Dreamers with Run Rabbit Run, Open Swimmer
Friday 19th June – The Workers Club, Melbourne, VIC

The Pigs
Friday 12th June – The Spotted Cow, Toowoomba, QLD
Saturday 13th June – Norths Leagues Club, Kallangur, QLD
Friday 19th June – Sol Bar, Maroochydore, QLD

Friday Folk Flashback

“Pass It Along” – Scott Cook

I saw this song performed by Kirsty Robinson at the Top Half Folk Festival over the weekend and was swept up in the chorus as the audience sang along. This version, taken from the Moon Mountain Sessions and filmed in Australia, is just stunning.

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