Thank Folk It’s Good Friday – 30th March

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

No Mercy
No Mercy in This LandBen Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
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Liberty
LibertyLindi Ortega
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MCC
Sometimes Just The SkyMary Chapin Carpenter
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Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

National Folk Festival

National Folk Festival

The best of the best descend on Canberra for one of the best folky events of the year

Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Canberra, ACT

Gigs Next Week

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Friday 6th April – Young Services Club, Young, NSW

Andrew Swift
Friday 30th March – Marlo Ocean View Caravan and Camping Park, Marlo, VIC
Saturday 31st March – Eden Beachfront Holiday Park, Eden, NSW
Saturday 1st April – Foreshore Camping Park, Mallacoota, VIC

Archer
Saturday 31st March – The Gem Bar, Melbourne, VIC

Are You Ready for the Country?! feat. Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes, Sarah Carroll, Paddy McHugh, James Grim, Imogen Clark, The Weeping Willows, Bill Jackson, Ben Mastwyk, Alberta and the Backroads
Sunday 1st April – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Ásgeir
Sunday 1st April – City Recital Hall, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 4th April – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 5th April – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, VIC

Ashlea Reale
Friday 30th March – Dôme Waikiki, Waikiki, WA

BATTS
Friday 6th April – Lansdowne, Sydney, NSW

Benjamin Booker
Saturday 31st March – The Corner, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 31st March to Monday 2nd April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW

Benji and the Salt Water Sound System
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Bill Jackson
Sunday 1st April – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Blazing Swan Festival
Saturday 31st March – Kulin, WA

Bluesfest
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Byron Bay, NSW

Bobby Alu
Thursday 5th April – Four5Nine, Perth, WA
Friday 6th April – Settlers Tavern, Margaret River, WA

Boogie Festival
Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April – Tallarook, VIC

Breabach
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd March – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Tuesday 3rd April – Spiegeltent, Newcastle, NSW
Wednesday 4th April – Uralla Gompa, Uralla, NSW
Thursday 5th April – The Old Museum, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 6th April – Eatonsville Hall, Eatonsville, NSW

Carus Thompson
Sunday 1st April – The River, Margaret River, WA

Cash Savage & The Last Drinks
Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April – Boogie Festival, Tallarook, VIC
Sunday 1st April – The Barwon Club Hotel, Geelong, VIC

Cecilia Brandolini
Tuesday 3rd April – Ric’s Bar, Brisbane, QLD

Chris While and Julie Matthews
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Claude Hay
Friday 30th March – The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Currarong Bowling Club, Currarong, NSW
Friday 6th April – The Tapp, Panthers, Port Macquarie, NSW

Davidson Brothers
Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Deer Tick
Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April – Boogie Festival, Tallarook, VIC
Sunday 1st April – The Barwon Club Hotel, Geelong, VIC

Didirri
Sunday 1st April – Boogie Festival, Tallarook, VIC
Friday 6th April – The Lansdowne, Sydney, NSW

Elephant Sessions
Thursday 29th to Friday 30th March – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW
Saturday 31st March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Faith i Branko
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Festival of Small Halls feat. Claire Anne Taylor, Dave Gunning
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 4th April – Osbornes Flat Hall, Osbornes Flat, VIC
Thursday 5th April – Dookie Arts Hub, Dookie, VIC
Friday 6th April – Sedgwick Public Hall, Sedgwick, VIC

First Aid Kit
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW
Tuesday 3rd April – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 5th April – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 6th April – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne, VIC

Flats and Sharps
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Tuesday 3rd April – Nerrigundah Agricultural Bureau, Nerrigundah, NSW
Wednesday 4th April – Nethercote Community Hall, Nethercote, NSW
Thursday 5th April – Yuin Folk Club,Cobargo, NSW
Friday 6th April – House Concert, Tomerong, NSW

FolkSwagon feat. Ben Camden, Lady Lyon, John Tennyson
Wednesday 4th April – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Freya Josephine Hollick
Saturday 31st March – Grove Is In The Heart Festival, Ocean Grove, VIC

Georgia State Line and Patrick Wilson
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Friday 6th April – Two Goats Cafe and Baa, Armidale, NSW

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys
Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Gretta Ziller
Friday 30th March – Marlo Ocean Views Caravan Park, Marlo, VIC
Saturday 31st March – Eden Beachfront Caravan Park, Eden, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Mallacoota Foreshore Caravan Park, Mallacoota, VIC
Thursday 5th April – The Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Grizzlee Train
Friday 6th April – Hotel Steyne, Manly, NSW

Grove Is In The Heart Festival
Saturday 31st March – Ocean Grove Park, Ocean Grove, VIC

Harvey Russell & Sam Shinazzi
Thursday 5th April – Golden Barley Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Hat Fitz & Cara
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Honky Tonkin’ feat. James Ellis and the Jealous Guys, King Arthur
Thursday 5th April – The Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC

Hurray for the Riff Raff
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW

I Saw The Light feat. Cash Savage & The Last Drinks, Deer Tick
Sunday 1st April – The Barwon Club Hotel, Geelong, VIC

Imogen Clark
Sunday 1st April – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 6th April – Nelson Bay Diggers, Nelson Bay, NSW

Jackson Browne
Saturday 31st March – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW
Sunday 1st April – QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane, QLD

James Bennett
Friday 30th March – Alpine Hotel, Cooma, NSW
Saturday 31st March – Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory, Junee, NSW
Sunday 31st March – Que Bar Wagga, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory, Junee, NSW
Monday 2nd April – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 5th April – The Fox Den, Gloucester, NSW
Fridy 6th April – The Aztec, Forster, NSW

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW

Jason Walker w/ Mark Lucas
Saturday 31st March – Staves Brewery, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Jen Cloher
Saturday 31st March – The Lansdowne, Sydney, NSW

Jenny Biddle
Saturday 31st March – Ringer Reef Winery, Porepunkah, VIC
Sunday 1st April – Wandi Pub, Wandiligong, VIC
Friday 6th April – Selby Folk Club, Melbourne, VIC

Jess Ribeiro
Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April – Boogie Festival, Tallarook, VIC

John Butler Trio
Sunday 1st April – Byron Bay Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW

Jordie Lane
Wednesday 4th April – Grand Junction Hotel, Maitland, NSW
Thursday 5th April – Boo Radley’s Hall, Glenreagh, NSW

José González
Saturday 31st March – Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW
Monday 2nd April – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 3rd April – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, VIC

Justin Bernasconi
Friday 30th March – Star Hotel, Yackandandah, VIC
Saturday 31st March – St Leonards Vineyard, Wahgunyah, VIC
Saturday 31st March – The George Kerferd, Beechworth, VIC

Kallidad
Thursday 5th April – Panthers, Port Macquarie, NSW

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes
Sunday 1st April – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Leon Bridges
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW

Lindsay Lou
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Tuesday 3rd April – Leichhardt Bowling & Recreational Club, Sydney, NSW

Loren Kate
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Lyn Bowtell
Saturday 31st March – Highfields Pioneer Village, Highfields, QLD
Friday 6th April – The Royal Hotel Gympie, Gympie, QLD

Michael Hurley
Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April – Boogie Festival, Tallarook, VIC
Tuesday 3rd April – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Mimi Gilbert and Tesse
Sunday 1st April – House Concert, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 5th April – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Monique Clare
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Musketeer
Sunday 1st April – 48 Watt St, Newcastle, NSW

Nadia Reid
Friday 6th April – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Nathan Power
Friday 6th April – The Taproom, Castlemaine, VIC

National Folk Festival
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Canberra, ACT

Newton Faulkner
Thursday 29 and Friday 30th March – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Factory Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Monday 2nd April – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Monday 2nd April – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Wednesday 4th April – The Corner, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 6th April – The Gov, Adelaide, SA

Nicole Brophy
Saturday 31st March – Treehouse, Byron Bay, NSW
Thursday 4th April – Brooklyn Standard, Brisbane, QLD

Paddy McHugh
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Sunday 1st April – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

RAPT
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters
Friday 30th March – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 2nd April – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 5th April – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA

Roesy
Sunday 1st April – The Drunken Poet, Melbourne, VIC

Roy Paynes Hillbilly Bop Safari
Friday 30th March – The Gem Bar, Melbourne, VIC

Scott Cook and Corin Raymond
Friday 6th April – Tintenbar Hall, Tintenbar, NSW

Seanchas
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

Seth Lakeman
Friday 30th March – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW
Sunday 1st April – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 2nd April – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 5th April – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA

Shaun Kirk
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW

Simone & Girlfunkle
Saturday 31st March – Blazing Swan Festival, Kulin, WA

Steve Poltz
Thursday 29th March to Sunday 1st April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 4th April – Junk Bar, Ashgrove, QLD
Thursday 5th April – Junk Bar, Ashgrove, QLD
Friday 6th April – The Bison Bar, Nambour, QLD

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Thursday 5th March – Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, TAS
Friday 6th March – Live at The Wharf, Ulverstone, TAS

The Audreys
Sunday 1st April – The Spiegeltent, Hobart, TAS

The Beez
Friday 30th March – House Concert, Werri Beach, Gerringong, NSW
Saturday 31st March – House Concert, Thirroul NSW
Friday 6th April – Barn Concert, Murrurundi, NSW

The Black Sorrows
Friday 6th April – Spiegeltent, Newcastle, NSW

The Bottlers
Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

The Good Girl Song Project
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Friday 6th April – Humph Hall, Sydney, NSW

The Good Lovelies
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Thursday 4th April – Metropole Hotel, Katoomba, NSW
Thursday 5th April – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Friday 6th April – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

The Royal High Jinx
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT

The Sea Gypsies, Dusty Boots, Fripps and Fripps, Kingston County Sydney
Friday 6th April – The Chippendale Hotel, Sydney, NSW

The Teskey Brothers
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW

The Weeping Willows
Sunday 1st April – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

The Wilson Pickers
Friday 6th April – Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, QLD

The Young Folk
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April – National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 4th April – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Witches Leap
Thursday 5th April – Ivanhoe Hotel, Blackheath, NSW

Z-Star Delta
Friday 30th March – Blenheinfest, Clare Valley, SA
Saturday 31st March – The Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA
Thursday 5th April – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 6th April – Dust Temple, Gold Coast, QLD

Friday Folk Flashback

“Bury Me Naked” – Merry Hell

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