Thank Folk It’s Friday – 12th August


This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

– Singer-songwriter Taasha Coates released her new video “This House Is Gonna Burn”. Details here

Fanny Lumsden announced the dates for her 2016 Country Halls tour. Details here

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry released their version of “The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore”. Details here

– English folk singer Seth Lakeman announced details of his eighth studio album Ballads Of The Broken Few. Details here

– The second round of artists were announced for Dashville Skyline including Henry Wagons & The Only Children, Jordie Lane, William Crighton, Spookyland, Charles Jenkins, The Eastern, James Thomson & The Strange Pilgrims, Tracy McNeil & the GoodLife, Leah Flanagan, Frank Sultana & the Sinister Kids, Jason Walker, Magpie Diaries, Lyle Dennis Express, William John Jr, The Bluegrass Breakfast and Dashville Progress Society. Details here

Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife released their new video “Paradise”. Details here

Releases This Week

TrojanLazy Colts

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Katie Brianna

Katie Brianna

I’ve had a chance to listen to Katie Brianna’s upcoming album Victim Or The Heroine and I can tell you its something special. Brianna will be launching the album in her home town of Sydney this Thursday at a show that’s bound to be one of the live highlights of 2016.

Thursday 18th August – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW

Gigs Next Week

1916 Show
Sunday 14th August – Club Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Adelaide Guitar Festival
Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th August – Adelaide, SA

Áine Tyrrell
Friday 12th August – NightQuarter, Gold Coast, QLD
Saturday 13th – Queen Street Mall, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 14th August – Solbar, Maroochydore, QLD

Bad!Slam!No!Biscuit!: Heat 1 Canberra National Poetry Slam! feat. Pocket Fox
Wednesday 17th August – The Phoenix, Canberra, ACT

BANFF x Caitlin Park
Friday 12th August – Oxford Circus, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 13th August – The Grace Darling, Melbourne, VIC

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Friday 12th August – Adelaide Guitar Festival, Adelaide, SA
Monday 15th August – City Recital Hall, Sydney, NSW

Ben Ransom, Sabrina Soares, Mark Lucas, Bill Hunt
Sunday 14th August – The Duck Inn, Sydney, NSW

Bluegrass at Yulli’s feat. Southern Gentlemen
Wednesday 17th August – Yulli’s, Sydney, NSW

Bluestone Junction
Friday 12th August – The Lomond, Melbourne, VIC

Bob Evans w/ Melody Pool
Friday 12th August – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 13th August – Howler, Melbourne, VIC

Charm of Finches
Friday 12th August – The Acoustic Picnic, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 13th August – The Newsagency, Sydney, NSW

Corey Harris w/ Kris Morris
Friday 19th August – Caravan Music Club, Melbourne, VIC

Dan Brodie and James Thomson with The Strange Pilgrims
Friday 12th August – Marrickville Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 13th August – The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Sunday 14th August – The Junkyard, Maitland, NSW

Dustin Tebbutt w/ Robbie Miller, Woodes
Friday 12th August – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 13th August – Workers Club, Geelong, VIC
Friday 19th August – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW

Fairlight Folk feat. The Faraway Eyes, RAPT, Gallie
Saturday 13th August – Fairlight Folk, Sydney, NSW

FolkSwagon feat. Dominic Youdan, Mimi Gilbert, The Delta Revue
Wednesday 17th August – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Gallie with Rebecca Bastoli
Sunday 14th August – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Hootenanny feat. Callum Wylie
Sunday 14th August – Miss Peaches, Sydney, NSW

Imogen Clark
Wednesday 17th August – The Red Room, Ararat, VIC

Jack Carty, Emily Barker & Jordan Millar
Friday 19th August – Street Theatre, Canberra, ACT

James Kenyon
Friday 12th August – The Hinton Hotel, Hinton, NSW
Saturday 13th August – House Concert, Maitland, NSW
Sunday 14th August – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT

John Flanagan Trio
Friday 12th August – Our Little Caravan, Notting Hill, VIC

Josh Pyke w/ Jack Carty
Friday 12th August – Baroque Bar, Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, NSW
Saturday 13th August – Milton Theatre, Milton, NSW

Katie Brianna
Thursday 18th August – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW

Kelly Country Pick
Friday 19th to Sunday 21st August – Beechworth, VIC

Lazy Colts
Saturday 13th August – Sancho’s Dirty Laundry, Canberra, ACT

Lime and Steel
Friday 19th August – Hornsby Folk Club, Hornsby, NSW

Little Big Wolf
Friday 12th August – Old Dave’s Soul, Sydney, NSW

Live n Lounging feat. Danielle Deckard, The Hollands, Renetta Joy
Sunday 14th August – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Mark Lucas & The Dead Setters
Friday 12th August – The Merton Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Mimi Gilbert, Lissa
Thursday 18th August – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Mythra Ensemble
Thursday 18th August – 505, Sydney, NSW

Punch Brothers
Friday 12th August – City Recital Hall, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 13th August – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, VIC

Shearer’s Dream Bush Band
Sunday 14th August – Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

Taasha Coates
Saturday 13th August – Junk Bar, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 14th August – The Jade, Adelaide, SA

The Dead Maggies
Friday 12th August – The Grand Hotel, Gayndah, QLD
Saturday 13th August – Sonnys, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 14th August – Pub Paradise, Macleay Island, QLD
Tuesday 16th August – Ponyland, Nimbin, NSW
Wednesday 17th August – New Tattersalls, Lismore, NSW
Thursday 18th August – The Federal Hotel, Bellingen, NSW
Friday 19th August – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

The Green Mohair Suits w/ Charm of Finches
Friday 12th August – The Acoustic Picnic, Sydney, NSW

Tom Stephens
Friday 12th August – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Friday 19th August – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

Tracy McNeil & The GoodLife
Friday 12th August – The Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Winter Jazz: Sanctuary w/ Gary & James Daley
Saturday 13th August – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“1952 Vincent Black Lightning” – Josh Turner & Carson McKee

Turning this Richard Thompson classic into a bluegrass tune is inspired.

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