Thank Folk It’s Friday – 23rd February

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

Lachlan Bryan
Some Girls (Quite) Like Country MusicLachlan Bryan and The Wildes
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Mama Kin
Golden MagneticMama Kin Spender
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Sarah Blasko
Depth of FieldSarah Blasko
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Bloodwood
Old MatesScott Balfour & Bob Barford
iTunes

The Low Anthem
The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The SeaThe Low Anthem
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Vance Joy
Nation Of TwoVance Joy
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Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Sydney City Limits

The brand new Sydney based festival Sydney City Limits has managed to sneak in some very exciting indie-folk acts on their lineup this weekend including Vance Joy, The Head and The Heart, The Staves, Stella Donnelly and more.

Saturday 24th February – Centennial Parklands, Sydney, NSW

Gigs Next Week

19-Twenty
Friday 23rd February – Bowral Bowling Club, Bowral, NSW

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Friday 23rd February – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Southern Cross Club, Canberra, ACT
Friday 2nd March – Armidale Ex Serviceman’s Club, Armidale, NSW

Alison Ferrier
Sunday 25th February – The Worker’s Club, Melbourne VIC

Andrew Swift w/ Embers
Friday 2nd March – The Skylark Room, Melbourne, VIC

Archer
Friday 23rd February – Gin Lane, Belgrave, VIC
Saturday 24th February – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 28th February – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 1st March – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Ashlea Reale
Saturday 24th February – Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood, WA

Ballarat Highland Gathering
Sunday 25th February – Victoria Park, Ballarat, VIC

Ben David
Sunday 25th February – Reverence Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Benji and the Salt Water Sound System
Friday 23rd February – Joyce Wheatley Community Centre, Kiama, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Bega Funhouse, Bega, NSW
Sunday 25th February – Tomerong Hall, Tomerong, NSW
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW

Big Sky Mountain w/ Mary Webb
Friday 2nd March – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Born in October w/ Justine Wahlin
Saturday 24th February – The Newsagency, Sydney, NSW

Blues & Roots Summer Showcase
Sunday 25th February – The Rifle Brigade Hotel, Bendigo, VIC

Blues at the Briars Festival
Saturday 24th February – Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Brad Butcher
Friday 23rd February – Bayview Country Art Club, Bittern, VIC

Broads w/ Emilee South, James Kenyon
Sunday 25th February – Bar Open, Melbourne, VIC

Brooke Russell and the Mean Reds
Thursday 1st March – The Old Bar, Melbourne, VIC

Cass Eager
Friday 23rd February – The Blues Train, Queenscliff, VIC
Saturday 24th February – Blues at the Briars Festival, Mount Martha, VIC
Saturday 24th February – The Blues Train, Queenscliff, VIC

Cecilia Brandolini
Friday 23rd February – J Shed, Perth, WA

Chris Norman & James Kelly
Saturday 24th February – St George the Martyr Anglican Church, Queenscliff, VIC

Chicks With Picks at Courtyard Sessions feat. Lola Sola, Colleen Fricker and Cassy Judychair
Friday 23rd February – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Chris While and Julie Matthews
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW

Cobargo Folk Festival
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo, NSW

Courtyard Sessions feat. Secret Headliners, Oly Sherman
Friday 2nd March – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Craig Woodward
Sunday 25th February – Loretta’s, Melbourne, VIC

Davey Craddock
Sunday 25th February – The River Hotel, Margaret River, WA

Davidson Brothers
Sunday 25th February – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

Devil Goat Family String Band
Saturday 24th February – Bar Open, Melbourne, VIC

Ed Sheeran
Friday 2nd March – Perth Stadium, Perth, WA

Emily Wurramara
Sunday 25th February – Sunset20°N, Barangaroo, Sydney, NSW

Fairlight Folk feat. Nigel Wearne, SNEZ, Lines of Flight
Saturday 24th February – Fairlight Folk, Fairlight, NSW

Faith i Branko
Friday 23rd February – The Hub, Springwood, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Humph Hall, Allambie Heights, NSW
Wednesday 28th February – Upper Landsdowne Hall, Upper Landsdowne, NSW
Thursday 1st March – Lismore, NSW
Friday 2nd March – Malaney Hall, Malaney, QLD

Fanny Lumsden
Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th February – Silverton Sunsets Music Festival, Silverton, NSW
Friday 2nd March – Andamooka Community Hall, Andamooka, SA

Festival Folk Sing the Dark Side of the Moon feat. Alan Pickstock, Al Barden, Bohemian Nights, Carl Pannuzzo, Josh Bennett, Liz Frencham, Martin Pearson, Parvyn Singh, Penny Larkins, Pete Fidler, Robbie Melville, Vincent Bradley
Saturday 24th February – The Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne, VIC

FolkSwagon feat. Archer, Ruby Gilbert, Ramblin’ Ash Constance
Wednesday 28th February – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Fox n Firkin
Saturday 24th February – The Bearded Lady, Brisbane, QLD

Frances Folk Gathering
Friday 23rd to Sunday 15th February – Frances, SA

Fred Smith
Friday 2nd March – Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Mandurah, WA

Free Fallin’ – A Tribute to Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
Friday 23rd February – The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW

Freya Josephine Hollick
Saturday 24th February – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 2nd March – The Bison Bar, Nambour, QLD

Freya Josephine Hollick, Archer, Leah Senior
Saturday 24th February – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Gena Rose Bruce
Tuesday 27th February – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, VIC

Georgia State Line and Patrick Wilson
Saturday 24th February – Lulu’s Cafe, Mullumbimby, NSW
Sunday 25th February – Flow Bar, Old Bar, NSW
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW

Girrakool Blues and BBQ Festival
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Mt Penang Event Park, Mt Penang, NSW

Great Aunt
Sunday 25th February – The Taproom, Castlemaine, VIC

Grizzlee Train
Friday 23rd February – 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW
Sunday 25th February – The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

Harry James Angus
Thursday 1st March – Perth Festival, Perth, WA

High Tea feat. Steve Appel, Melanie Horsnell
Thursday 1st March – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Hinterlandt
Friday 2nd March – 107, Sydney, NSW

Imogen Clark
Friday 23rd February – Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton, QLD
Saturday 24th February – Lone Star Hotel, Gold Coast, QLD
Friday 2nd March – Shoppingtown Hotel, Doncaster, VIC

James Bennett
Friday 23rd February – Tacking Point Tavern, Port Macquarie, NSW
Saturday 24th February – The Bellevue Hotel, Tuncurry, NSW
Sunday 25th February – The Artist Market, Port Macquarie, NSW
Sunday 25th February – The Heritage Hotel of Gladstone, Gladstone, NSW
Friday 2nd March – Twilight Food Market, Coffs Harbour, NSW

James Kenyon
Sunday 25th February – Bar Open, Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 27th February – The Gasometer, Melbourne, VIC

Jason Walker
Friday 23rd February – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Jed Rowe
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW

Jess Locke w/ The Stroppie, Hollie Joyce
Thursday 1st March – The Curtin, Melbourne, VIC

Jess Ribeiro
Wednesday 28th February – The Tote Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 1st March – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC
Friday 2nd March – The Grace Darling, Melbourne, VIC

Jo Davie w/ Lucy Wise
Thursday 2nd March – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, VIC

Joe Mungovan
Friday 23rd February – Brighton Up Bar, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Rad Bar, Wollongong NSW
Sunday 25th February – Rad Bar, Wollongong NSW
Friday 2nd March – Bloodhound, Brisbane QLD

Jordie Lane
Saturday 24th February – Saltwater Music Festival, Broome, WA
Friday 2nd March – Melbourne Museum, Melbourne, VIC

Joyce Prescher
Saturday 24th February – Edinburgh Castle, Melbourne VIC
Sunday 25th February – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Kallidad
Friday 2nd March – Barracks Lane Piazza, Mandurah, WA

Kate Miller-Heidke
Friday 23rd February – Ulumburra Theatre, Bendigo, VIC
Saturday 24th February – Wangaratta Pac, Wangaratta, VIC

Merpire
Friday 23rd February – The Catfish, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 1st March – Grace Darling Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Michael Waugh
Sunday 25th February – House Concert, Glenlyon, VIC

Mike McCarthy
Friday 23rd February – House Concert, Matcham, NSW

Monsieur Camembert
Saturday 24th February – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Nannup Music Festival
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Nannup, WA

Neil & Liam Finn
Friday 23rd February – Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2018, Melbourne, VIC<
Saturday 24 February – Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2018, Melbourne, VIC

Nick Cunningham
Friday 2nd March – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Nigel Wearne
Friday 23rd February – House Concert, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Fairlight Folk, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 25th February – Salisbury Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Papa Pilko and the Binrats
Friday 23rd February – The Workers Club, Geelong, VIC
Saturday 24th February – The B.East, Melbourne, VIC

Pierce Brothers
Friday 23rd February – The Grand Hotel, Mornington, VIC
Saturday 24th February – The Workers Club, Geelong, VIC

Rick Hart
Saturday 24th February – Music in the Hills, Ferntree Gully, VIC

Sarah Leete
Friday 23rd February – The Trumpet Bar, Cowes, VIC
Saturday 24th February – Pickles Bar, Ballarat, VIC
Sunday 25th February – Gardens Lake Cafe, Ararat, VIC
Tuesday 27th February – The Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 2nd March – The Foundry Hotel & Mister Bobs Sports Bar, Golden Square, VIC

Sass The Patriarchy feat. This Way North, The Twoks
Wednesday 28th February – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Silverton Sunsets Music Festival
Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th February – Silverton, NSW

Sofiella Watt & The Handsome Husbands
Friday 23rd February – 63 First Ave, Sawtell, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Mondrook Hall, Mondrook, NSW

Sparrow-Folk
Tuesday 27th February – Gluttony, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 28th February – Gluttony, Adelaide, SA
Thursday 1st March – Gluttony, Adelaide, SA
Friday 2nd March – Gluttony, Adelaide, SA

Supermassive Festival
Sunday 25th February – Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA

Sydney City Limits
Saturday 24th February – Centennial Parklands, Sydney, NSW

The Ahern Brothers
Friday 2nd to Monday 5th March – Nannup Music Festival, Nannup, WA

The Audreys
Friday 23rd February – Adelaide Fringe Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide, SA

The Beez
Friday 23rd February – House Concert, Wollongong, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Sussex Inlet SLSC, Sussex Inlet, NSW
Sunday 25th February – Tilba Valley Wines, Narooma, NSW
Friday 2nd March – Bemboka Hall, Bemboka, NSW

The Black Sorrows
Friday 23rd February – Frankston RSL, Frankston, VIC
Sunday 24th February – Mt Penang Gardens & Event Park, Kariong, NSW
Sunday 25th February – Cockatoo Island, Sydney, NSW
Friday 2nd March – Hysteria Lounge, Lilydale, VIC

The Bottlers
Saturday 24th February – The Bearded Lady, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 25th February – The Small Ballroom Newcastle, NSW

The Demon Drink
Saturday 24th February – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD

The Emerald Ruby
Thursday 1st March – New York Pizza Bar and Grill, Erina, NSW

The Gypsy Scholars w/ String Elephants, An Inconvient Groove
Saturday 24th February – Polish White Eagle Club, Canberra, ACT

The Head and The Heart
Saturday 24th February – Sydney City Limits, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 1st March – Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

The London Klezmer Quartet
Friday 23rd February – The Playhouse Hotel, Barraba, NSW
Saturday 24th February – Gunnedah Conservatorium, Gunnedah, NSW
Sunday 25th February – The Crossing Theatre, Narrabri, NSW
Wednesday 28th February – Royal Theatre, Quirindi, NSW
Thursday 1st March – Glen Innes Chapel Theatre, Glen Innes, NSW
Friday 2nd March – Tenterfield Cinema & Theatre, Tenterfield, NSW

The Northern Folk
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW

The Staves
Saturday 24th February – Sydney City Limits, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 25th February – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Tuesday 27th February – Howler, Melbourne, VIC

The Woohoo Revue
Friday 23rd February – Bar Open, Melbourne, VIC

Tim Hart
Friday 23rd February – The Milk Factory, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 24th February – Nightquarter, Gold Coast, QLD

Timberwolf
Thursday 1st March – Rad, Wollongong, NSW
Friday 2nd March – The Landsdowne Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Tinpan Orange
Friday 23rd February – Hawthorn Arts Centre, Melbourne, VIC

Tori Forsyth
Saturday 24th February – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brsibane, QLD
Thursday 1st March – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Ukulele Death Squad
Sunday 25th February – Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Vance Joy
Saturday 24th February – Sydney City Limits, Sydney, NSW

Willing Ponies
Sunday 25th February – George Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Woody: Songs of Freedom feat. Bruce Hearn and The Machinists, Kavisha Mazzella, Mick Thomas, Jan ‘Yarn’ Wositzky, Kerri Simpson, Victorian Trade Union Choir
Saturday 24th February – Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, VIC

Z-Star Delta
Saturday 24th February – Blues at the Briars Festival, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Friday Folk Flashback

“For Emma, Forever Ago” – Bon Iver

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