Thank Folk It’s Friday – 2nd March

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

The Summer Hill Folk Festival announced its 2018 lineup including Chaika, eüsh, Giffen, Gary & Jimmy Daley, Montgomery Church, Nic Cassey, Queen Porter Stomp, The Restless Legs, Roaring Forties, Summer Hill Community Choir, Tangalo Duo, Whoa Mule and more. Details here

Vikki Thorn (The Waifs) kicks off her debut solo tour this week. Details here

– Melbourne singer-songwriter Cat Canteri released her new video “Fitzroy Bowl”. Details here

Vance Joy announced Australian tour dates and released his new video “Call If You Need Me”. Details here

Releases This Week

Altan
The Gap of DreamsAltan
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Andrew Swift
Call Out For The CavalryAndrew Swift
iTunes

HJA
Struggle With GloryHarry James Angus
iTunes

Joan Baez
Whistle Down The WindJoan Baez
iTunes

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Sing out Sister feat. Alanna and Alicia, Sarah Carroll, Brooke Russell

Sing Out Sister

Melbourne jazz-folk duo Alanna and Alicia hold their 7th annual Sing Out Sister concert for International Women’s Day with special guests from Sarah Carroll and Brooke Russell

Thursday 8th March – The Lomond Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Gigs Next Week

A Festival Called Panama
Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March – Lone Star Valley, TAS

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Friday 2nd March – Armidale Ex Serviceman’s Club, Armidale, NSW
Saturday 3rd March – Southwest Rocks Country Club, Southwest Rocks, NSW
Thursday 8th March – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 9th March – Lone Star Tavern, Gold Coast, QLD

Andrew Swift
Friday 2nd March – The Skylark Room, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 3rd March – City Sider, Tamworth, NSW
Sunday 4th March – The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

Andrew Winton
Saturday 3rd March – Act-Belong-Commit, City of Canning, Cannington, WA

Ann Vriend
Friday 2nd March – Venue 505, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 3rd March – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Sunday 4th March – The Bended Elbow, Albury, NSW
Thursday 8th March – House Concert, Healesville, VIC

Archer
Saturday 3rd March – Hotel Blue, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 4th March – Staves Brewery, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 7th March – The Wickham Park Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 8th March – Tapp Bar, Panthers, Port Macquarie, NSW
Friday 9th March – 63 First Avenue, Sawtell, NSW

Argyle Sun-Sets feat. The Lazy Picks, The Safety of Life at Sea, The Wallens
Sunday 4th March – Upstairs @ Fred’s, Camden, NSW

Arsenic and Old Lace, Archer, Liam Gale
Sunday 4th March – Staves Brewery, Sydney, NSW

Ash Grunwald
Saturday 3rd March – BeerFest, Catani Gardens, Melbourne, VIC

Bedouine
Wednesday 7th March – Cake Wines Cellar Door, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 8th March – Northcote Social Club, Northcote, VIC

Benji and the Salt Water Sound System
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW

Big Country
Friday 9th March – Newport Hotel, Fremantle, WA

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

Blair Dunlop
Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

Bluestone Junction
Friday 2nd March – Austrian Australian Club, Canberra, ACT

Boolarra Folk Festival
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Boolarra, VIC

Brendan Gallagher
Saturday 3rd March – 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW

Brian Campeau
Saturday 3rd March – The Tramway Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Broads
Saturday 3rd March – The Tramway Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 8th March – The Old Bar, Melbourne, VIC

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

Carus Thompson
Thursday 8th March – Django Bar, Sydney, NSW

Cecilia Brandolini
Wednesday 7th March – Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle, WA

Charm of Finches
Wednesday 7th March – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

Chris While and Julie Matthews
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW
Tuesday 6th March – House Concert, Glen Iris, VIC
Wednesday 7th March – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

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

Corin Raymond and Scott Cook
Friday 9th March – The Skylark Room, Upwey, NSW

Country Rocks Festival
Saturday 3rd March – Bella Vista Farm, Sydney, NSW

Courtyard Sessions feat. Letters to Lions, Oly Sherman
Friday 2nd March – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Courtyard Sessions feat. Nicole Brophy
Friday 9th March – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Davidson Brothers
Saturday 3rd March – Rhyll Wooden Boat Festival, Phillip Island, VIC
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

Eagle and The Wolf w/ Dearly Departed
Friday 9th March – The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

Ed Sheeran
Friday 2nd March – Perth Stadium, Perth, WA
Saturday 3rd March – Perth Stadium, Perth, WA
Wednesday 7th March – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, SA
Friday 9th March – Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, VIC

Elephant Sessions
Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th March – WOMADelaide, Adelaide, SA

Evergreen Ensemble
Wednesday 7th March – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, VIC

Faith i Branko
Friday 2nd March – Malaney Hall, Malaney, QLD
Wednesday 7th March – Wollongong, NSW
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

Fallon Cush, Jason Walker
Sunday 4th March – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Fanny Lumsden
Friday 2nd March – Andamooka Community Hall, Andamooka, SA
Saturday 3rd March – Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Festival of Small Halls feat. Dave Gunning, Claire Anne Taylor
Wednesday 7th March – Balaklava Town Hall, Balaklava, SA
Thursday 8th March – Allendale East Public Hall, Allendale East, SA

FolkSwagon feat. Merpire, Mimi Gilbert, Hannah Matysek, Suami Amabel
Wednesday 7th March – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

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

Freya Josephine Hollick
Friday 2nd March – The Bison Bar, Nambour, QLD

Georgia State Line and Patrick Wilson
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW

Germein w/ Julia Johnson, Rachael Fahim
Wednesday 7th March – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

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

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys
Friday 2nd March – Settlers Tavern, Margaret River, WA
Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March – Nannup Music Festival, Nannup, WA
Wednesday 7th March – Lost Ones Bar, Ballarat, VIC
Thursday 8th March – Saints & Sailors, Portarlington, VIC
Friday 9th March – Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC

Gretta Ziller
Saturday 3rd March – City Sider, Tamworth, NSW
Friday 9th March – The Toff in Town, Melbourne, VIC

Grizzly Bear
Tuesday 6th March – The Palais, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 7th March – The Palais, Adelaide, SA
Friday 9th March – Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2018, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March – A Festival Called Panama, Lone Star Valley, TAS

Hello Tut Tut
Friday 9th March – The Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Hinterlandt
Friday 2nd March – 107, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 3rd March – Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW

Imogen Clark
Friday 2nd March – Shoppingtown Hotel, Doncaster, VIC
Saturday 3rd March – Macs Hotel, Melton, VIC
Friday 9th March – Villa Noosa Hotel, Sunshine Coast, QLD

International Women’s Day at The Old Bar feat. Broads, Hana & Jessie-Lee w/ Kat Mear, Jess Parker & The Troubled Waters
Thursday 8th March – The Old Bar, Melbourne, VIC

James Bennett
Friday 2nd March – Twilight Food Market, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Saturday 3rd March – Wooli Hotel Motel, Wooli, NSW
Sunday 4th March – Pacific Hotel, Yamba, NSW
Thursday 8th March – 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW
Friday 9th March – Chinderah Tavern, Chinderah, NSW

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

Jess Locke
Thursday 8th March – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 9th March – The Factory Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Jess Ribeiro
Friday 2nd March – The Grace Darling, Melbourne, VIC

Joe Mungovan
Friday 2nd March – Bloodhound, Brisbane QLD

Jordie Lane
Friday 2nd March – Melbourne Museum, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th – Nannup Music Festival, Nannup, WA
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

Joyce Prescher
Friday 9th March – Edinburgh Castle, Melbourne, VIC

Kallidad
Friday 2nd March – Barracks Lane Piazza, Mandurah, WA
Saturday 3rd to Monday 5th March – Nannup Music Festival, Nannup, WA
Thursday 8th March – Clancy’s Fish Pub, Fremantle, WA
Friday 9th March – Southerlys Tavern, Port Denison, WA

Kate Miller-Heidke
Friday 9th March – Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, SA

Katie Brianna & Rose Zita Falko
Saturday 3rd March – Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Kelly Brouhaha
Friday 2nd March – Westernport Hotel, San Remo, VIC
Saturday 3rd March – The Skylark Room, Upwey, VIC
Sunday 4th March – Sands Hotel, Carrumdowns, VIC
Thursday 8th March – Drunken Poet, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 9th March – The Teller Collective, Shepparton, VIC

Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival
Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March – Kiama, NSW

Lee Kernaghan
Saturday 3rd March – Country Rocks Sydney, Bella Vista, NSW

Letters to Lions, Oly Sherman
Friday 2nd March – Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Live N’ Local w/ Duncan Woods Band, Looseleaf IV, The Emerald Ruby
Wednesday 7th March – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW

Lotsa Folkpunk Bands at the Brisbane feat. Holy Locust, Mama’s Broke, Aidan Jazzy Jones, The Dead Maggies, This Is A Robbery, The Stragglers, Quinton Trembath, BrodyGreg
Saturday 3rd March – Brisbane Hotel, Hobart, TAS

Mandy Connell
Friday 9th March – Burke and Wills Winery, Mia Mia, VIC

Martin Pearson
Saturday 3rd March – West Footscray, VIC

Merpire
Saturday 3rd March – Bank Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 7th March – Folkswagon, Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

My Bubba
Wednesday 7th March – Brunswick Music Festival, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 9th and Saturday 10th March – WOMADelaide, Adelaide, SA

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

Neil Murray
Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo, NSW
Thursday 8th March – The Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool, VIC

Nick Cunningham
Friday 2nd March – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 9th March – The Northern, Byron Bay, NSW

Nicole Brophy
Friday 9th March – Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW

Papa Pilko and the Binrats
Saturday 3rd March – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Peta Caswell, Adam Young and Eddie Lawlor
Sunday 4th March – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW

Pierce Brothers
Saturday 3rd March – Act-Belong-Commit, City of Canning, Cannington, WA
Thursday 8th March – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Friday 9th March – Settlers Tavern, Margaret River, WA

Porch Light Sessions feat. Frank Sultana, Aislinn Young
Thursday 8th March – Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

Port Fairy Folk Festival
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy, VIC

Queen Porter Stomp, The Swingin’ Rosellas
Friday 9th March – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Rick and Vanessa Hart
Sunday 4th March – The Public Brewery, Croydon, VIC

Rodrigo y Gabriela
Friday 9th March – WOMADelaide, Adelaide, SA

Sarah Leete
Friday 2nd March – The Foundry Hotel & Mister Bobs Sports Bar, Golden Square, VIC
Saturday 4th March – Shamrock Hotel, Elmore, VIC
Sunday 4th March – Gypsy Bar, Echuca, VIC

Sásta
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

Scott Darlow
Friday 2nd March – The Penny Black, Melbourne, VIC

Shane Nicholson
Sunday 4th March – Memo Music Hall, Melbourne, VIC

Sing out Sister feat. Alanna and Alicia, Sarah Carroll, Brooke Russell
Thursday 8th March – The Lomond Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Skyscraper Stan
Saturday 3rd March – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC
Wednesday 7th March – Ayres Hotel Ballroom, Adelaide, SA
Thursday 8th March – Palace Hotel, Broken Hill, NSW
Friday 9th March – Old Bank Bar, Dubbo, NSW

So Li in Folk Fantasia
Friday 9th March – The Factory Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Sparrow-Folk
Friday 2nd March – Gluttony, Adelaide, SA
Saturday 4th March – Gluttony, Adelaide, SA
Sunday 5th March – Gluttony, Adelaide, SA

Sydney Road Street Party
Sunday 4th March – Sydney Road, Brunswick, VIC

The Ahern Brothers
Friday 2nd to Monday 5th March – Nannup Music Festival, Nannup, WA
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

The Americana Express feat. Matt Joe Gow, The Weeping Willows, Gretta Ziller, Lachlan Bryan
Friday 9th March – The Toff in Town, Melbourne, VIC

The Backsliders
Saturday 3rd March – Girrakool Blues and BBQ Festival, Central Coast, NSW

The Beez
Friday 2nd March – Bemboka Hall, Bemboka, NSW
Saturday 3rd March – Orbost Exhibition Centre, Orbost VIC
Sunday 4th March – House Concert, Tarwin Lower, VIC
Friday 9th March – House Concert, Talbot, VIC

The Black Sorrows
Friday 2nd March – Hysteria Lounge, Lilydale, VIC
Saturday 3rd March – Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga, NSW

The Bottlers w/ The Swamp Stompers
Friday 9th March – Tumut River Brewing Co, Tumut, NSW

The Brothers Comatose
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy, VIC

The Emerald Ruby
Saturday 3rd March – Erina Fair, Erina, NSW
Wednesday 7th March – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 9th March – The Oriental Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

The Eskies
Friday 2nd March – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 3rd March – Old Castlemaine Gaol, Castlemaine, VIC
Sunday 4th March – Mordialloc by the Bay Fine Food & Wine Festival, Mordialloc, VIC
Thursday 8th March – The Skylark Room, Upwey, VIC

The Gadflys
Saturday 3rd March – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

The Little Jokers
Thursday 8th March – The Little Guy, Sydney, NSW

The London Klezmer Quartet
Friday 2nd March – Tenterfield Cinema & Theatre, Tenterfield, NSW
Saturday 3rd March – Sandgate Town Hall, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 4th March – Canberra Irish Club, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 7th March – Wollongong Conservatorium of Music, Wollongong, NSW
Thursday 8th March – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Friday 9th March – Wauchope Community Arts Council, Wauchope, NSW

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

The Shack Presents Chris Rhodnrijs, Master Tiger, The Charcol Band
Saturday 3rd March – The Music Lounge, Sydney, NSW

The Songwriter Sessions feat. Paul Andrew Carey, Ben Mastwyk, Alysia Manceau
Saturday 3rd March – Union Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

The Water Runners
Saturday 3rd March – Gerringong Bowlo, Gerringong, NSW
Friday 9th March – The Sebel Harbourside, Kiama, NSW

Timberwolf
Friday 2nd March – The Landsdowne Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 3rd March – Lizottes, Newcastle, NSW
Sunday 4th March – Revolution at Como, Como, NSW
Friday 9th March – The Foundry, Brisbane, QLD

Tobias Hengeveld & Anthems To The Fall
Sunday 4th March – The Old Bar, Melbourne, VIC

Tori Forsyth
Sunday 4th March – Flow Bar, Old Bar, NSW

Tullara
Monday 5th March – The Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 7th March – Jindy Sessions, Jindabyne, NSW
Thursday 8th March – QEII Square, Albury, NSW

Ukulele Death Squad
Sunday 4th March – Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide, SA
Sunday 4th March – Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 7th March – Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 7th March – Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Vikki Thorn
Wednesday 7th March – The Courtyard Studio, Canberra, ACT
Thursday 8th March – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW
Friday 9th March – The Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW

WOMADelaide
Friday 9th to Monday 12th March – Botanic Park, Adelaide, SA

Z-Star Delta
Saturday 3rd March – Girrakool Blues Festival & BBQ, Mt Penang Gardens, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“Mother Nature’s Son” – Sheryl Crow

Vance Joy Announces Australian Tour Dates Plus New Video “Call If You Need Me”

Vance Joy
Image Courtesy of Vance Joy

Indie-folk singer-songwriter Vance Joy released his highly anticipated new album Nation of Two last week and the early reviews have so far been very positive.

To coincide with the release Vance Joy revealed a huge world tour which includes a bunch of Australian dates around September. Supporting him on the tour will be up and coming singer-songwriter Didirri. Check out the full list of shows here:

Friday 14 September – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 15th September – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 18th September – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Friday 21st September – Riverstage, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 23rd September – Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

Vance Joy also just released his brand new video “Call If You Need Me”, a beautifully stripped back single that we’re really digging. Watch the video here:

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