Thank Folk It’s Friday – 22nd July


This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

– Sydney singer-songwriter Tom Stephens released his new video “Down To Rest”. Details here

– The Mullum Music Festival announced its first round of artists for 2016 including Eilen Jewell, The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, Julien Baker, Henry Wagons & The Only Children, Matt Andersen, Suzannah Espie, William Crighton, Lior, Bobby Alu and the Palm Royale, Sahara Beck, Hat Fitz & Cara, Jordie Lane and many more. Details here

Passenger released his new track “Somebody’s Love” and announced a new album. Details here

– Sydney singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin released her new video “Leadlight”, announced details of her upcoming album and revealed tour dates at the end of the month. Details here

– Legendary bush band The Bushwackers released their new video “Leave It In The Ground”. Details here

– Singer-songwriter Josh Rennie-Hynes released his new video “Picture Frame”. Details here

Releases This Week

Bear's Den
Red Earth & Pouring RainBear’s Den

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Bill Jackson

Bill Jackson

This coming Thursday Americana singer-songwriter Bill Jackson will launch his amazing new album The Wayside Ballads Vol 2 in his home town of Melbourne. Joining him on stage will be some of the countries best and brightest players including Pete Fidler (dobro), Hamish Davidson (fiddle, banjo, guitar), Lachlan Davidson (fiddle, mandolin, guitar), Cat Canteri (drums) and Ben Franz (double bass). Definitely not a show to be missed.

Thursday 28th July – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

Gigs Next Week

Áine Tyrrell
Sunday 24th July – Triffid Roots, The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 28th July – The End, Brisbane, QLD

Bill Jackson
Friday 22nd July – The Lomond Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 28th July – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

Colin Jones & The Delta Revue
Friday 29th July – Howlin’ Wolf, Wollongong, NSW

Colin Lillie
Saturday 23rd July – Epilogue, Alice Springs, NT

FolkSwagon feat. Sam Newton, Leah Senior, Alex The Astronaut, The Delta Revue
Wednesday 27th July – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

From the Dirty Swamp to Mexico feat. Bonnie Kay and the Plan B Band, Dusty Ravens, Queen Porter Stomp
Friday 29th July – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW

Green Room Banjo Sessions
Tuesday 26th July – Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

Hootenanny feat. Sam Newton
Sunday 24th July – Miss Peaches, Sydney, NSW

Imogen Clark
Friday 22nd July – Shebeen, Melbourne, VIC

Jake Bugg
Friday 22nd July to Sunday 24th July – Splendour in the Grass, NSW
Tuesday 26th July – State Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 27th July – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 29th July – Metro City, Perth, WA

Josh Pyke w/ Jack Carty
Friday 22nd July – White Star Hotel, Albany, WA
Saturday 23rd July – Dunsborough Tavern, Dunsborough, WA
Sunday 24th July – Northshore Tavern, Hilarys, WA
Thursday 28th July – Tapas Lounge Bar, Devonport, TAS
Friday 29th July – Country Club Showroom, Launceston, TAS

Julia Jacklin
Wednesday 27th July – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 28th July – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW
Friday 29th July – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Leah Flanagan
Saturday 23rd July – Sunset Studio, Newcastle, NSW
Sunday 24th July – Front Bar and Gallery, Canberra, ACT

Leah Senior, Leroy Lee
Friday 22nd July – The Newsagency, Sydney, NSW

Live Acoustic Podcast Record with Danny Yau
Wednesday 27th July – Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Lloyd Spiegel
Friday 29th July – The Gold Dust Lounge, Hotel Shamrock, Bendigo, VIC

Peasant Moon, Mitch Power
Saturday 23rd July – The Old Bar, Melbourne, VIC

Rhythms Magazine presents The Americana Sessions feat. The Bakersfield Glee Club, Little Georgia, The Weeping Willows
Thursday 28th July – The Oxford Circus, Sydney, NSW

Splendour in the Grass
Friday 22nd July to Sunday 24th July – Byron Bay, NSW

Sweet Jean
Sunday 24th July – Wheatsheaf Hotel, Thebarton, SA

The Spooky Men’s Chorale Present “Warm”
Saturday 23rd July – Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW

The Sweet Jelly Rolls
Sunday 24th July – Botany View Hotel, Sydney, NSW

The Vanishing Shapes
Sunday 24th July – Hotel Blue, Katoomba, NSW

Tracy McNeil & The GoodLife
Friday 22nd July – Transwells Commercial Hotel, Beechworth, VIC
Saturday 23rd July – Major Tom’s, Kyneton, VIC

Triffid Country w/ Harmony James, Sian Evans, Phil Smith, Ben Bunting
Friday 22nd July – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD

William Crighton and Claire Anne Taylor
Friday 22nd July – The Oxford Circus, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 23rd July – Rad Bar, Wollongong, NSW
Sunday 24th July – Smiths Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Friday 29th July – Basement Discs, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 29th July – Grace Darling Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Friday Folk Flashback

“Angeline the Baker/Sal’s Got Mud Between Her Toes” – The Wayfarers

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