Thank Folk It’s Friday – 23rd September


This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

Billy Bragg
Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American RailroadBilly Bragg and Joe Henry

Young As The Morning Old As The SeaPassenger

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Folk By The Sea


Head down to Kiama for a weekend of wonderful folk music to really kick off the festival season.

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th September – Kiama, NSW

Gigs Next Week

Batch Sessions feat. The Tawny Owl Stringband, Leroy Lee
Wednesday 28th September – Batch Brewery, Sydney, NSW

Central Coast Ukulele Festival
Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th September – The Entrance, NSW

Dashville Skyline
Friday 30th September to Sunday 2nd October – Dashville, NSW

Folk By The Sea
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th September – Kiama, NSW

FolkSwagon feat. Wartime Sweethearts, Jordan Millar, MoSoul
Wednesday 28th September – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Fred Smith
Friday 23rd September – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Sunday 25th September – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW

Get Folked Punk
Thursday 28th September – LazyBones Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Goulburn Gathering
Friday 30th September to Monday 3rd October – Old Goulburn Brewery, Goulburn, NSW

Henry Wagons
Friday 30th September – Dashville Skyline Festival, NSW

Hootenanny feat. Key To The Highway
Sunday 25th September – Miss Peaches, Sydney, NSW

Irish Mythen
Friday 30th September – Dashville Skyline, Dashville, NSW

Joe & Harmony’s Magic Carpet Ride feat. Paul Spencer, Terry Serio, Margaret Walters, Love Machine, Ann Palumbo, The Sydney Trade Union Choir, The Trippy Hippy Band, Maurie Mulheron
Saturday 24th September – Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, Sydney, NSW

Joe Mungovan
Friday 23rd September – Anitas Theatre, Thirroul, NSW
Saturday 24th September – Smiths Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Friday 30th September – Black Box Theatre, Nambour, QLD

Jordie Lane
Thursday 29th September to Sunday 1st October – Dashville Skyline, NSW

Loaded Dog Folk Club feat. Martin Pearson
Saturday 24th September – Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, Sydney, NSW

Little Features Presents The Barber Shop Series feat. Young Vincent, Jack Millar
Saturday 24th September – Chicanos Barber Shop, Sydney, NSW

Live ‘n’ Lounging Feat. Kallidad, Ackers, Isaac Lewis, Tommy Castles
Friday 23rd September – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Liz Stringer
Friday 23rd September – Wheaty Hotel, Adelaide, SA
Saturday 24th September – Red Hot Music, Devonport, TAS
Sunday 25th September – Caravan Club, Oakleigh, VIC

Melody Pool & Peter Bibby
Friday 23rd September – Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 24th September – Heritage Hotel, Wollongong, NSW
Sunday 25th September – Sounds of the Suburbs, Cronulla, NSW
Friday 30th September & Saturday 1st October – Dashville Skyline Festival, NSW

Mildura Country Music Festival
Friday 23rd September to Sunday 2nd October – Mildura, VIC

Mitch Power and Tom Dockray
Friday 23rd September – The Pig and Tinder Box, Tamworth, NSW
Saturday 24th September – Thirsty Crow Brewery, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Sunday 25th September – The Front Gallery, Canberra, ACT

Patrick James
Friday 23rd September – The Tap House, Bendigo, VIC
Saturday 24th September – Workers Club, Geelong, VIC
Sunday 25th September – Sooki Lounge, Belgrave, VIC
Thursday 29th September – The Grace Emily, Adelaide, SA
Friday 30th September – Four5Nine @ The Rosemount, Perth, WA

Ramblin’ Nights – A Dashville Skyline Warm-Up feat. The Brothers Comatose, Davey Craddock & The Spectacles
Thursday 29th September – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW

Rowena Wise
Friday 23rd September – The Junk Bar, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 24th September – Grace Darling Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 25th September – The Homestead Tasmania, Hobart, TAS

Squeezebox Trio
Wednesday 28th September – Mr Falcon’s, Sydney, NSW

Surry Hills Festival
Saturday 24th September – Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW

The Brothers Comatose
Wednesday 28th September – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 29th September – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW
Friday 30th September – Rad Bar, Wollongong, NSW

The Dead Maggies
Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th September – Folk By The Sea, Kiama NSW
Sunday 25th September -The Swamp, Newcastle, NSW

The Freewheeler
Friday 30th September – Nortons Irish Pub, Sydney, NSW

The Plough
Wednesday 28th September – Surly’s American BBQ, Burgers & Beer, Sydney, NSW

The Wilson Pickers w/ Katie Brianna
Friday 30th September – Lazybones Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Uranquinty Folk Festival
Friday 30th September to Monday 3rd October – Uranquinty, NSW

Wallaby Creek Festival
Friday 30th September to Sunday 2nd October – Home Rule Rainforest Lodge, Rossville, QLD

Waywardbreed w/ Alison Ferrier
Sunday 25th September – The Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Willie Wagtails
Friday 23rd September – House Concert, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 28th September – Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“Katy Cruel” – Linda Thompson

I had to post this after seeing Golden Whistler perform a cracking version at Bluegrass at Yulli’s this week.

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