Thank Folk It’s Friday – 26th June


This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

– Melbourne’s Cookie Baker released her new video “Little Engine”. Details here

Laura Marling has announced plans to tour Australia this October. Details here

– Melbourne indie-folk five piece Jinja Safari are touring to support their new single “Find My Way”. Details here

Father John Misty released his new video “I Love You, Honeybear”. Details here

– Melbourne indie-folk five-piece The Paper Kites have announced plans to release a new album. Details here

– UK indie-folk band Stonoway released their new video “Man On Wire”. Details here

– Adelaide’s Timberwolf has announced EP launch dates in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Details here

William Fitzsimmons released his new live video “Better”. Details here

– The second annual Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass announced its first round of artists including The Wilson Pickers (above), The Company, Green Mohair Suits, Hussy Hicks, Sian Evans, The Button Collective and the Cath Cooper All-Stars. Details here

– Blues singer Owen Campbell has announced details of his EP launch tour. Details here

Releases This Week

Kaurna Cronin
Glass FoolKaurna Cronin

The Frames
LongitudeThe Frames

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Bello Winter Music Festival

Milk Carton Kids

It may be only their first year but looking at the lineup for the Bello Winter Music Festival – including The Milk Carton Kids, Ash Grunwald, TinPan Orange, Marlon Williams, The Wilson Pickers, Lucie Thorne & Hamish Stuart, Perch Creek, Jack Carty, Karl S Williams, The Mid North, The Button Collective, Starboard Cannons, Sara Tindley, Oh Pep! and more – this may be the event of the year.

Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th July – Bellingen, NSW

Gigs Next Week

Alison Ferrier and Jed Rowe
Wednesday 1st July – The Front, Canberra NSW
Thursday 2nd July – The Union, Sydney NSW
Friday 3rd July – Treehouse on Belongil, Byron Bay NSW

Bello Winter Music Festival
Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th July – Bellingen, NSW

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Saturday 27th June – The Star Event Centre, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 28th June – Entertainment Centre, Wollongong, NSW
Wednesday 1st July – Jupiters Theatre, Gold Coast, QLD

Fraser A. Gorman
Friday 3rd July – Music On The Hill, Red Hill, VIC

Lacey Cole & the Lazy Colts
Thursday 2nd July – Moonshine Cider and Rum Bar, Manly, NSW

Marlon Williams and Laura Jean
Thursday 2nd July – Jive, Adelaide, SA
Friday 3rd July – Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Owen Campbell
Thursday 2nd July – The Brooklyn Standard, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 3rd July – Taps, Mooloolaba, QLD

Patrick James
Saturday 27th June – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW

Sam Newton w/ Direwolf
Friday 26th June – Glebe Justice Centre, Sydney, NSW

The Milk Carton Kids
Sunday 28th June – City Recital Hall Angel Place, Sydney, NSW
Tuesday 30th June – The Athenaeum, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 3rd July – The Old Museum, Brisbane, QLD

Tom West
Thursday 2nd July – The Bearded Lady, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 3rd July – Cellar Door Sessions, McLaren Vale, SA

Tracey McNeil & The Goodlife
Friday 26th June – The Yarra Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Friday Folk Flashback

“Delta Momma Blues” – Townes Van Zandt

This song seems to have been following me around for the past two weeks, popping up at a number of gigs. So I thought it was time to share it with everyone else.

1 Comment

  1. Roly Skender said,

    June 27, 2015 at 00:05

    When it comes to Townes tunes following you around, I sure know that feeling…

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