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St Patrick’s Day Weekend

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Tomorrow is St Patrick’s Day and that means this weekend is going to be full of trad and folk music goodness around the country. In our regular tradition for St Patrick’s Day here’s some of the amazing Irish music happening around the country this weekend

Friday 16th March
Handsome Young Strangers, The Go Set, Medusa’s Wake – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Heart of Ireland feat. Sásta – The Heritage Theatre, Gympie, QLD
John Spillane & Pauline Scanlon – Canberra Irish Club, Canberra, ACT
St Patricks Day Weekend feat. Aaron James – The Tea Gardens, Sydney, NSW
St Patrick’s Day Weekend feat. Live Trad Music – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
Summer Nights at The Quiet Man feat. Chellah Mac, Mikee, Satta – The Quiet Man, Melbourne, VIC
The Bottlers, Sailors Grave, Steph Miller – The Grand Hotel, Cockn’Bull, Sydney, NSW
The Young Folk w/ Andy Irvine & Luke Plumb – Memo Music Hall, St Kilda, VIC

Saturday 17th March
Bill Chambers – The Bellum Hotel, Mount Schank, SA
Brisbane Irish Festival Family Day feat. Celtic Fusion – Gaelic Park, Brisbane, QLD
Heart of Ireland feat. Sásta – Twin Towns Clubs & Resorts, Tweed Heads, QLD
Jim Moginie with Shameless Seamus – Coledale RSL, Coledale, NSW
John McSherry, Donal O’Connor & Niall Hanna w/ Tolka – The Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Maggie Carty & Mairtin Staunton w/ Steve Powell & Don Conlan – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
Medusa’s Wake – Norton’s Irish Pub, Sydney, NSW
Paddy’s Day at The Wild Rover feat. The Button Collective, The Sweet Jelly Rolls, Narrownecks – The Wild Rover, Sydney, NSW
Paddy’s Day Bash feat. Fox n Firkin, Catholic Guilt, Dead Ringers – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD
Saint Patrick’s Day Party feat. Shawn Lidster, Pay the Fiddler – The Kincumber Hotel, Kincumber, NSW
St. Patrick’s Day 2018 at Irish Murphy’s feat. The Devil’s Own, Dave Elliston Trio, Katy Hanson, Craicpot – Irish Murphy’s, Hobart, TAS
St. Patrick’s Day 2018 feat. Jonny Reid, Tommy O’ Brien & Co, Prohibition, Craic ‘N’ On – Irish Club Western Australia, Perth, WA
St. Patrick’s Day at Adelaide Oval feat. Adelaide Irish Pipe Band, Blackthorn, Celtic & Comhaltas Traditional Musicians, Celtic Getaway, Ceol Maith, Dogpatch Appalachian, Folk n Spicey, Inesheer, Shambolics, The Timbers – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, SA
St. Patrick’s Day at Murphy’s feat. Frank McKernan, Locky, The Gathering, Berst , Ramjet – Irish Murphy’s, Brisbane, QLD
St Patrick’s Day at the Canberra Irish Club feat. Fir Croi, Night Potion, Cassidy’s Ceili – Canberra Irish Club, Canberra, ACT
St Patrick’s Day at The Dan O’Connell feat. The Ramshackle Army, Juke Box Racket, Whiskey Dram, Dj Tickets, Justin Yap Band, Catgut Mary, O’Connor School of Irish Dancing, The Drunken Poachers, Christine Ayres School of Irish Dancing, Greon Dove – The Dan O’Connell, Melbourne, VIC
St Patrick’s Day at The Last Jar – The Last Jar, Melbourne, VIC
St Patrick’s Day at the 3 Weeds – 3 Weeds, Sydney, NSW
St Patricks Day Weekend feat. Cameron Mather, Shawn Morrow, Claddagh, The Sydney Ramblers – The Tea Gardens, Sydney, NSW
St Patrick’s Day Weekend feat. Live Trad Music – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
The Bottlers, The Go Set, Handsome Young Strangers – Dicey Riley’s Hotel, Wollongong, NSW
The Young Folk w/ Mollimor – Live at The Bundy, Bundy Hall, Bundalaguah, VIC
Witches Leap – Palais Royale Hotel, Katoomba, NSW

Sunday 18th March
Heart of Ireland feat. Sásta – Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Chermside, QLD
Melbourne Irish Festival feat. Achtung Baby, Cormac McCarthy Irish Pipe Band, Borderline Kaylee, Comhaltas – Edinburgh Gardens, Melbourne, VIC
Queensland Irish Choir – Brisbane German Club, Brisbane, QLD
St Patrick’s Day Recovery Party – Canberra Irish Club, Canberra, ACT
St Patrick’s Day Weekend feat. Live Trad Music – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
St Patricks Day Weekend feat. The Sydney Ramblers – The Tea Gardens, Sydney, NSW
Sydney St. Patrick’s Day 2018: The Green Quarter feat. Blackwater, The Bottlers, Ingleburn Pipe Band, Cross Rhythm Irish Dancers, Soniks, Susan O’Neill, Mark Oats, Cara K. & Band – The Entertainment Quarter, Sydney, NSW

Gigs Next Week

10 String Symphony
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Monday 19th March – Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

A Day On The Green feat. James Blunt, Pete Murray, Busby Marou, Alex Lloyd and Karise Eden
Saturday 17th March – All Saints Estate, Rutherglen, VIC
Tuesday 20th March – Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth, WA

A Hitch To The Sticks Festival
Saturday 17th March – Tatong Tavern, Tatong, VIC

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Friday 16th March – The Pelican Playhouse, Grafton, NSW
Saturday 17th March – The Pelican Playhouse, Grafton, NSW

All Our Exes Live in Texas
Saturday 17th March – Tully Showgrounds, Tully, QLD

Amarillo
Sunday 18th March – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, VIC

Andy Irvine & Luke Plumb
Friday 16th March – Memo Music Hall, St Kilda, VIC
Friday 23rd March – Fairlight Folk, Fairlight, NSW

Ann Vriend
Friday 16th March – Goulburn Club, Goulburn, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Doo-Bop Jazz Bar, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 23rd March – The Bison Bar, Nambour, QLD

Archer
Saturday 17th March – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 18th March – Paper Moon Cafe, Annerley, QLD

Archie Roach
Friday 16th March – The Palais, Adelaide, SA
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 18th March – The Palais, Adelaide, SA

Ash Grunwald
Friday 16th March – Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood, WA
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March – Nukara Music Festival, Nanson, WA
Sunday 18th March – Port Beach Garden Bar, Fremantle, WA
Thursday 22nd March – Emergence Creative Festival, Margaret River, WA
Friday 23rd March – Denmark Civic Centre, Denmark, WA

Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart
Friday 16th March – House Concert, Torquay, VIC
Saturday 17th March – Terang Racecourse & Rec Reserve, Terang, VIC
Sunday 18th March – Terang Racecourse & Rec Reserve, Terang, VIC
Sunday 18th March – House Concert, Melbourne, VIC

Big Country
Friday 16th March – Factory Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Bill Chambers
Friday 16th March – Royal Mail Hotel, Kingston South East, SA
Saturday 17th March – The Bellum Hotel, Mount Schank, SA

Blair Dunlop
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Wednesday 21st March – LeadBelly, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW

Blue Mountains Music Festival
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Katoomba, NSW

Breabach
Friday 16th March – Mountain Mumma, Sheffield, TAS
Saturday 17th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Wednesday 21st March – 5 Church St, Bellingen, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW

Brisbane Irish Festival Family Day feat. Celtic Fusion
Saturday 17th March – Gaelic Park, Brisbane, QLD

Broadie’s Bunker Sessions feat. James Englund & Friends, Cloudbird, Adam Young
Tuesday 20th March – The Bunker, Sydney, NSW

Brunswick Music Festival
Sunday 4th to Sunday 18th March – Brunswick, Melbourne, VIC

Busby Marou
Saturday 17th March – All Saints Estate, Rutherglen, VIC
Sunday 18th March – CMC Rocks QLD, Willowbank, Ipswich, QLD
Tuesday 20th March – Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth, WA

Carnival of Cultures
Sunday 18th March – Ashfiled Park, Sydney, NSW

Carus Thompson
Friday 16th March – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 18th March – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD

Cecilia Brandolini
Wednesday 21st March – Indi Bar, Scarborough, WA
Thursday 22nd March – Beaufort St Songwriters Club, Perth, WA

Charlie & Jensen w/ Lady Lyon
Thursday 22nd March – The Record Crate, Sydney, NSW

Chris While and Julie Matthews
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Friday 23rd March – House Concert, Melbourne, VIC

Claude Hay
Thursday 22nd March – The Skylark Room, Upwey, VIC
Friday 23rd March – The Bluestrain, Queenscliff, VIC

Courtyard Sessions feat. Leah Flanagan
Friday 16th March – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Courtyard Sessions feat. Naomi Keyte, Night Kite
Friday 23rd March – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Dan Parsons
Friday 16th March – 63 First Ave, Sawtell, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Bellingen Brewery, Bellingen, NSW
Sunday 18th March – House Concert, Ocean Shores, NSW
Wednesday 21st March – FolkSwagon, Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Franks Wild Years, Thirroul, NSW
Friday 23rd March – The Fox Den, Gloucester, NSW

Davidson Brothers
Friday 16th March – True Brew, Bendigo, VIC
Saturday 17th March – Meatstock, Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne, VIC

Deer Tick
Thursday 22nd March – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 23rd March – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Duncan Phillips
Friday 16th March – The Gem Bar, Melbourne, VIC

Ed Sheeran w/ Missy Higgins
Friday 16th March – ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW
Tuesday 20th March – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD
Wednesday 21 March – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD

Elephant Sessions
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Wednesday 21st March – Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March – Yackandandah Folk Festival, Yackandandah, VIC

Fairlight Folk feat. Andy Irvine & Luke Plumb, w/ Seanchas
Friday 23rd March – Fairlight Folk Acoustic Lounge, Fairlight, NSW

Faith i Branko
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Tuesday 20th March – Bald Face Stag, Sydney, NSW

Festival of Small Halls feat. Claire Anne Taylor, David Gunning
Friday 16th March – Apollo Bay Senior Citizens Hall, Apollo Bay, VIC
Saturday 17th March – Sandy Point Community Centre, Sandy Point, VIC
Sunday 18th March – Brae Dale lodge 936, Belgrave, VIC
Wednesday 21st March – Buloke Shire Hall, Wycheproof, VIC
Thursday 22nd March – Caldwell Hall, Caldwell, NSW
Friday 23rd March – Toongi Hall, Toongi, NSW

FolkSwagon feat. Dan Parsons, Alana Wilkinson, Lucas Road
Wednesday 21st March – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

For Folk Sake feat. Leroy Lee, Great Aunt, Grace Turner
Saturday 17th March – 107, Sydney, NSW

Geelong Highland Gathering
Sunday 18th March – Goldsworthy Sports Reserve, Geelong, VIC

Georgia State Line and Patrick Wilson
Friday 16th March – FogHorn Brewhouse, Erina, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Element Bar, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Sunday 18th March – The Bellingen Brewery & Co., Bellingen, NSW

Girl Friday
Sunday 18th March – Yarra Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys
Friday 16th March – Illawarra Folk Club, City Diggers, Wollongong, NSW
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 18th March – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – The Bunker, Coogee, NSW
Friday 23rd March – Django at Camelot, Sydney, NSW

Grace Turner
Saturday 17th March – 107, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – 48 Watt St, Newcastle, NSW

Great Aunt
Saturday 17th March – 107, Sydney, NSW
Friday 23rd March – The Skylark Room, Upwey, VIC

Greta Stanley
Saturday 17th March – Golden Age Cinema Bar, Sydney, NSW

Handsome Young Strangers
Friday 16th March – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Dicey Riley’s Hotel, Wollongong, NSW

Harry James Angus
Saturday 17th March – The Peninsula Picnic, Mornington, VIC

Heart of Ireland
Friday 16th March – The Heritage Theatre, Gympie, QLD
Saturday 17th March – Twin Towns Clubs & Resorts, Tweed Heads, QLD
Sunday 18th March – Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Chermside, QLD

Imogen Clark
Friday 16th March – Allenstown Hotel, Rockhampton, QLD
Saturday 17th March – Harvey Road Tavern, Gladstone, QLD
Friday 23rd March – Astor Hotel, Goulburn, NSW

Jackson Browne
Monday 19th March – State Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – AEC Theatre, Adelaide, SA

James Bennett
Friday 16th March – KC’s Grill & Bar, Airlie Beach, QLD
Saturday 17th March – Salt House, Cairns, QLD
Sunday 18th March – Railway Hotel, Yeppoon, QLD
Thursday 22nd March – Solbar, Maroochydore, QLD
Friday 23rd March – RoyalMail, Goodna, QLD

James Ellis and the Jealous Guys & King Arthur
Thursday 22nd March – The Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC

Jep and Dep
Sunday 18th March – LazyBones Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Jen Cloher
Friday 16th March – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Saturday 17th March – The Zoo, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 22nd March – Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, VIC
Friday 23rd March – Anglesea Memorial Hall, Anglesea, VIC

Jens Lekman
Friday 16th March – The Night Cat, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 17th March – Laneway Studios, Melbourne, VIC

Jess Locke
Saturday 17th March – Pool House Party, Coburg Velodrome, Melbourne, VIC

Jess Ribeiro
Friday 23rd March – Giant Dwarf Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Jim Moginie with Shameless Seamus
Saturday 17th March – Coledale RSL, Coledale, NSW

John Butler Trio
Friday 16th March – Live On The Hill, Wy Yung Pub, East Gippsland, VIC
Saturday 17th March – Peninsula Picnic, Mornington Racecourse, VIC
Sunday 18th March – Leura Estate Winery, Curlewis, VIC
Tuesday 20th March – Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury, NSW
Wednesday 21st March – Wendouree Performing Arts Centre, Ballarat, VIC
Thursday 22nd March – Ulumbarra Arts Cnt Bendigo, VIC

John McSherry, Donal O’Connor & Niall Hanna w/ Tolka
Saturday 17th March – The Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne, VIC

John Spillane & Pauline Scanlon
Friday 16th March – Canberra Irish Club, Canberra, ACT
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW

Jordie Lane
Sunday 18th March – Porch Sessions, Adelaide, SA
Friday 23rd March – Sooki Lounge, Belgrave, VIC

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW

Joyce Prescher
Saturday 17th March – The Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Kallidad
Friday 16th March – The White Star Hotel, Albany, WA
Saturday 17th March – Rockcliffe Winery, Denmark, WA
Friday 23rd March – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT

Kate Miller-Heidke
Friday 16th March – Twilight at Taronga, Sydney, NSW
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW

Leah Flanagan
Friday 16th March – Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Lindsay Lou
Saturday 17th March – Megan Hall, Menai, NSW

Lior & Paul Grabowsky
Friday 16th March – The Street Theatre, Canberra, ACT

Live and Local on Church Street
Saturday 17th March – Mudgee, NSW

Live On The Hill feat. John Butler Trio, Pete Murray, Josh Cashman
Friday 16th March – Wy Yung Pub, Wy Yung, VIC

Liz Frencham
Sunday 18th March – The Lost Ones, Ballarat, VIC

Lost Ragas
Sunday 18th March – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

Luke Sinclair & Sean McMahon
Saturday 17th March – Major Tom’s, Kyneton, VIC

Maggie Carty & Mairtin Staunton w/ Steve Powell & Don Conlan
Saturday 17th March – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Maggie Carty
Saturday 17th March – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
Friday 23rd March – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Mal Webb & Kylie Morrigan w/ The Beez
Thursday 22nd March – Bar 303, Melbourne, VIC

Mandy Connell
Friday 16th March – Berwick Folk Club, Old Cheese Factory, Berwick, VIC
Saturday 17th March – A Hitch To The Sticks Festival, Tatong Tavern, Tatong, VIC

Medusa’s Wake
Friday 16th March – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Norton’s Irish Pub, Sydney, NSW

Melbourne Irish Festival feat. Achtung Baby, Cormac McCarthy Irish Pipe Band, Borderline Kaylee, Comhaltas
Sunday 18th March – Edinburgh Gardens, Melbourne, VIC

Merpire
Saturday 17th March – Tamale Studios, Melbourne, VIC

Mia Dyson
Friday 23rd March – The Gasometer, Melbourne, VIC

Mic Conway’s National Junk Band
Friday 16th March – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Michael Hurley
Sunday 18th March – Junk Bar, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 22nd March – Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

Michael Waugh
Friday 23rd March – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

Missy Higgins
Friday 16th March – ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Tuesday 20th March – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD
Wednesday 21st March – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD

Naomi Keyte, Night Kite
Friday 23rd March – Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Neil Murray
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March – Lake Bolac Eel Festival, Lake Bolac, VIC

Niq Reefman
Sunday 18th March – Stucco Housing Co-op, Sydney, NSW

Nukara Music Festival
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March – Nanson, WA

Paddy’s Day at The Wild Rover feat. The Button Collective, The Sweet Jelly Rolls, Narrownecks
Saturday 17th March – The Wild Rover, Sydney, NSW

Paddy’s Day Bash feat. Fox n Firkin, Catholic Guilt, Dead Ringers
Saturday 17th March – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD

Papa Pilko and the Binrats
Friday 16th March – Federal Hotel, Bellingen, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Bloodhound Bar, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 18th March – Kingscliff Beach Hotel, Kingscliff, NSW

Pierce Brothers
Friday 16th March – Sooki Lounge, Belgrave, VIC

Queensland Irish Choir
Sunday 18th March – Brisbane German Club, Brisbane, QLD

Ramblin’ Ash and Ruby Gilbert
Friday 16th March – Cedar Bar & Kitchen, Bellingen, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Lulu’s Cafe, Mullumbimby, NSW

Ramblin’ Nights feat. The Brothers Comatose, Andy Golledge Band, Magpie Diaries
Thursday 22nd March – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters
Friday 23rd March – State Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Rodrigo y Gabriela
Friday 16th March – The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

Roy Paynes Hillbilly Bop Safari
Saturday 17th March – The Mustang Bar, Perth, WA

Saint Patrick’s Day Party feat. Shawn Lidster, Pay the Fiddler
Saturday 17th March – The Kincumber Hotel, Kincumber, NSW

Sásta
Friday 16th March – Heritage Theatre, Gympie, QLD
Saturday 17th March – Twin Towns Clubs & Resorts, Tweed Heads, QLD
Sunday 18th March – Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Chermside, QLD

Scott Cook & Corin Raymond
Friday 16th March – House Concert, Healesville, VIC

Skyscraper Stan
Friday 16th March – Moonshine Bar, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – The Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 18th March – Warrandyte Festival, Warrandyte, VIC
Wednesday 21st March – The Whickham Park Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Tapp Bar, Port Macquarie, NSW
Friday 23rd March – 63 First Avenue, Sawtell, NSW

Shaun Kirk
Friday 16th March – Four5Nine, Perth, WA
Saturday 17th March – Nukara Music Festival, Geraldton, WA
Friday 23rd March – Major Toms, Kyneton, VIC

Smith & Jones
Friday 16th March – Open Studio, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 17th March – Bettie’s, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 17th March – House Concert, Carrum Downs, VIC

St. Patrick’s Day 2018 feat. Jonny Reid, Tommy O’ Brien & Co, Prohibition, Craic ‘N’ On
Saturday 17th March – Irish Club Western Australia, Perth, WA

St. Patrick’s Day 2018 at Irish Murphy’s feat. The Devil’s Own, Dave Elliston Trio, Katy Hanson, Craicpot
Saturday 17th March – Irish Murphy’s, Hobart, TAS

St. Patrick’s Day at Adelaide Oval feat. Adelaide Irish Pipe Band, Blackthorn, Celtic & Comhaltas Traditional Musicians, Celtic Getaway, Ceol Maith, Dogpatch Appalachian, Folk n Spicey, Inesheer, Shambolics, The Timbers
Friday 17th March – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, SA

St. Patrick’s Day at Murphy’s feat. Frank McKernan, Locky, The Gathering, Berst , Ramjet
Saturday 17th March – Irish Murphy’s, Brisbane, QLD

St Patrick’s Day at the Canberra Irish Club feat. Fir Croi, Night Potion, Cassidy’s Ceili
Saturday 17th March – Canberra Irish Club, Canberra, ACT

St Patrick’s Day at The Dan O’Connell feat. The Ramshackle Army, Juke Box Racket, Whiskey Dram, Dj Tickets, Justin Yap Band, Catgut Mary, O’Connor School of Irish Dancing, The Drunken Poachers, Christine Ayres School of Irish Dancing, Greon Dove
Saturday 17th March – The Dan O’Connell, Melbourne, VIC

St Patrick’s Day at The Last Jar
Saturday 17th March – The Last Jar, Melbourne, VIC

St Patrick’s Day at the 3 Weeds
Saturday 17th March – 3 Weeds, Sydney, NSW

St Patricks Day Weekend
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – The Tea Gardens, Sydney, NSW

St Patrick’s Day Weekend feat. Live Trad Music
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Steve Poltz
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Tuesday 20th March – Acoustic Picnic, Brookvale, NSW
Wednesday 21st March – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Friday 23rd March – The Bunker, Coogee, NSW

Steve Smyth
Wednesday 21st March – Grand Junction, Maitland, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – 48 Watt St, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 23rd March – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT

Summer Nights at The Quiet Man feat. Chellah Mac, Mikee, Satta
Friday 16th March – The Quiet Man, Melbourne, VIC

Sydney St. Patrick’s Day 2018: The Green Quarter feat. Blackwater, The Bottlers, Ingleburn Pipe Band, Cross Rhythm Irish Dancers, Soniks, Susan O’Neill, Mark Oats, Cara K. & Band
Sunday 18th March – The Entertainment Quarter, Sydney, NSW

Terang Country Music Festival
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Terang, VIC

Tex, Don and Charlie
Saturday 17th March – Twilight at Taronga, Sydney, NSW

The Backsliders
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW

The Basin Music Festival
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March – The Basin, VIC

The Bean Project
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – The River Folk Festival, Warburton, VIC
Friday 23rd March – The Skylark Room, Upwey, VIC

The Beez
Friday 16th March – House Concert, Geelong, VIC
Saturday 17th March – House Concert, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 18th March – House Concert, Geelong, VIC
Thursday 22nd March – Bar 303, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 23rd March – House Concert, Melbourne VIC

The Black Sorrows
Saturday 17th March – Bendigo Jockey Club, Bendigo, VIC
Sunday 18th March – Geelong Racing Club, Geelong, VIC

The Bottlers
Friday 16th March – The Grand Hotel – Cockn’Bull, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Dicey Riley’s Hotel, Wollongong, NSW
Sunday 18th March – The Entertainment Quarter, Sydney, NSW
Friday 23rd March – Junction 142, Katoomba, NSW

The Brothers Comatose
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 18th March – Flow Bar, Old Bar, NSW
Wednesday 21st March – The Bunker @ Coogee Diggers, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Ramblin’ Nights, Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Friday 23rd March – The Junkyard, Maitland, NSW

The Djangologists w/ The Emerald Ruby
Thursday 22nd March – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

The Emerald Ruby
Sunday 18th March – The Dart and the Feather, Davistown, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

The Glorious North
Sunday 18th March – The Labour in Vain, Melbourne, VIC

The Go Set
Friday 16th March – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Dicey Riley’s Hotel, Wollongong, NSW

The Hills Are Alive
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March – The Farm, VIC

The Lazy Picks
Sunday 18th March – Upstairs at Fred’s, Camden, NSW

The Long Johns
Friday 16th March – Sound Feast, Noosa Heads, QLD
Friday 23rd March – The Junk Bar, Brisbane, QLD

The Peninsula Picnic
Saturday 17th March – Mornington, VIC

The Porch Sessions feat. Jordie Lane
Sunday 18th March – House Concert, Glenelg, SA

The River Folk Festival
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March – Warburton, VIC

The Weeping Willows
Saturday 17th March – Terang Country Music Festival, Terang, VIC
Friday 23rd March – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

The Young Folk
Friday 16th March – Memo Music Hall, St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 17th March – Live at The Bundy, Bundy Hall, Bundalaguah, VIC

Timberwolf
Friday 16th March – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 17th March – The Workers Club, Geelong, VIC
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March – The Hills Are Alive Festival, The Farm, VIC

TinPan Orange
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March – The River Folk Festival, Warburton, VIC

Tom Dockray
Friday 16th March – Goldmines Hotel, Bendigo, VIC
Saturday 17th March – The Taproom – Shedshaker Brewing, Castlemaine, VIC
Thursday 22nd March – Republic Bar & Cafe, Hobart, TAS
Friday 23rd March – Kingsway Bar, Launceston, TAS

Toni Swain
Friday 16th March – Rodney’s Bait n Tackle, Mosman Park, WA
Saturday 17th March – The Mustang Bar, Northbridge, WA
Sunday 18th March – The Bassendean Hotel, Bassendean, WA
Tuesday 20th March – The Perth Blues Club, Perth, WA
Wednesday 21st March – Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle, WA
Thursday 22nd March – Little Creatures, Fremantle, WA
Friday 23rd March – Parade Hotel, Bunbury, WA

Ukulele Death Squad
Sunday 18th March – Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Vikki Thorn
Friday 16th March – The Palais Adelaide Festival, Adelaide, SA
Saturday 17th March – Peninsula Picnic, Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Sunday 18th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Thursday 22nd March – Clancy’s, Dunsborough, WA
Friday 23rd March – The River Hotel, Margaret River, WA

Warrandyte Festival
Friday 16th and Sunday 18th March – Warrandyte, VIC

Witches Leap
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba, NSW
Saturday 17th March – Palais Royale Hotel, Katoomba, NSW

Yackandandah Folk Festival
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March – Yackandandah, VIC

Z-Star Delta
Saturday 17th March – Baha, Rye, VIC
Friday 23rd March – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“The Blacksmith” – Andy Irvine

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