Thank Folk It’s Friday – 11th May

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

Jess Williamson
Cosmic WinkJess Williamson
Bandcamp

Lost Souls
Lost SoulsLoreena McKennitt
iTunes

Ry Cooder
The Prodigal SonRy Cooder
iTunes

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders w/ The Weather Station

Marlon

Saturday 12th May – Forum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 14th May – The Gov, Adelaide, SA
Tuesday 15th May – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Wednesday 16th May – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 17th May – Metro Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Gigs Next Week

19-Twenty
Friday 11th May – Towradgi Beach Hotel & Waves, Fairy Meadow, NSW
Saturday 12th May – Quarterdeck, Narooma, NSW

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Friday 11th May – Brothers Leagues, Cairns, QLD
Saturday 12th May – Dalrymple Hotel, Townsville, QLD
Sunday 13th May – Mt Pleasant Tavern, MacKay, QLD
Tuesday 15th May – Glenmore Tavern, Rockhampton, QLD
Wednesday 16th May – Hervey Road Tavern, Gladstone, QLD
Thursday 17th May – Melbourne Hotel, Bundaberg, QLD
Friday 18th May – Caloundra RSL, Caloundra, QLD

Angus & Julia Stone
Friday 11th May – Civic Theatre, Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 12th May – Horden Pavilion, Sydney, NSW
Monday 14th May – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 17th May – Ulumbarra, Bendigo, VIC
Friday 18th May – Costa Hall, Geelong, VIC

Archie Roach and Tiddas
Friday 11th May – The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

Ben Salter
Friday 11th May – Saints & Sailors Seafood Bar & Grill, Portarlington, VIC
Saturday 12th May – Major Tom’s, Kyneton, VIC
Friday 18th May – Hobart Brewing Co., Hobart, TAS

Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival
Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th May – Broadbeach, QLD

Blues On The Mountain feat. The Detonators, That Red Head
Saturday 12th May – Mangrove Mountain Public Hall, Mangrove Mountain, NSW

Bobby Alu
Friday 11th May – The Homestead, Hobart, TAS
Saturday 12th May – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 13th May – Sooki Lounge, Belgrave, VIC
Friday 18th May – Solbar, Maroochydore, QLD

Burradise Festival
Friday 11th to Sunday 13th May – Culburra Beach, NSW

Busby Marou
Friday 11th May – Dalrymple, Townsville, QLD
Saturday 12th May – Union Jack, Cairns, QLD
Thursday 17th May – Sooki Lounge, Belgrave, VIC
Friday 18th May – Memo Music Hall, Melbourne, VIC

Caitlin Plunkett
Saturday 12th May – Old Canberra Inn, Canberra, ACT

Cat Canteri
Friday 18th May – Basement Discs In-Store Performance, Melbourne, VIC

Cecilia Brandolini
Saturday 12th May – Compass Pizza, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 14th May – Open Studio, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 17th May – Treehouse On Belongil, Byron Bay, NSW

Dan Sultan
Friday 11th May – Gpac – Drama Theatre, Geelong, VIC
Friday 18th May – The Cardinia Cultural Centre, Cardinia, VIC

Daniel Champagne
Friday 11th May – Riverbend Gazebo, Clarendon, SA
Saturday 12th May – The Wheatsheaf, Adelaide, SA
Sunday 13th May – Live On The Deck, Williaston, SA
Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th May – Blues On Broadbeach, Broadbeach, QLD

Darren Cross & Tim Evans
Friday 11th May – Backyard Sessions, Orange, NSW
Saturday 12th May – The Great Northern Hotel, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 13th May – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Diamond Duck
Saturday 12th May – The Metropole Guesthouse, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 13th May – Evergreen Music, Brookvale, NSW

Diana Anaid
Friday 18th May – The Caravan Music Club, Melbourne, VIC

Didirri
Friday 11th May – Republic Bar, Hobart, TAS

Doggn It
Sunday 13th May – The Merton Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Domini Forster
Saturday 12th May – Compass Pizza, Melbourne, VIC

Duncan Phillips
Sunday 13th May – The Rainbow, Melbourne, VIC

Ella Belfanti
Saturday 12th May – Raw Espresso, Gold Coast, QLD
Sunday 13th May – The Alleygators, Currumbin Waters, QLD

Fairlight Folk feat. Chloe & Jason Roweth, Salleh & Strazz
Saturday 12th May – Fairlight Folk, Fairlight, NSW

Fanny Lumsden
Tuesday 15th May – Aussie Road Crew, QLD
Wednesday 16th May – Aussie Road Crew, QLD
Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th May – Music in the Mulga, Eulo, QLD

FolkSwagon feat. Harley Mavis, Jesse Morris, Mat Morgan
Wednesday 16th May – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Grant-Lee Phillips
Friday 11th May – Memo Music Hall, St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 12th May – Yarraville Club, Yarraville, VIC
Sunday 13th May – Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 15th May – Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW
Wednesday 16th May – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 17th May – The Wicko, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 18th May – Hardys Bay Club, Hardys Bay, NSW

Harvey
Sunday 13th May – The Glenmore, Sydney, NSW

Hat Fitz & Cara
Friday 11th May – Burradise Festival, Culburra Beach, NSW
Saturday 12th May – 1692 Murrumbateman Rd, Gundaroo, NSW
Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th May – Blues on Broadbeach, Gold Coast, QLD

Honky Tonkin’ feat. King Arthur, James Ellis and the Jealous Guys
Thursday 17th May – The Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC

Imogen Clark
Friday 11th May – Norwood Hotel, Norwood, SA
Saturday 12th May – Victoria Hotel, O’Halloran, SA
Friday 18th May – Shoalhaven Bowls, Shoalhaven, NSW

James Bennett
Friday 11th May – Shambles Brewery, Hobart, TAS
Saturday 12th May – The Black Cocky Music Lounge, Scamander, TAS
Sunday 13th May – Marakoopa Cafe, Mole Creek, TAS
Tuesday 15th May – Cally Hotel, Warrnambool, VIC
Wednesday 16th May – The Loft Live Music, Warrnambool, VIC
Thursday 17th May – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 18th May – Tanswells Hotel, Beechworth, VIC

John Flanagan Trio
Saturday 12th May – The Barn, Neales Flat, SA
Sunday 13th May – The Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Jordan Brodie and Jaga Band
Saturday 12th May – Humph Hall, Brookvale, NSW

Jordan Ireland with Purple Orchestra
Friday 11th May – The Alpha Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Justin Bernasconi
Friday 11th May – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 18th May – Music on the Hill, Red Hill, VIC

Lachlan Bryan
Sunday 13th May – Mt Coot-tha Songwriters Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

Laura And Susie w/ Witches Leap
Friday 11th May – Paragon Cafe, Katoomba, NSW

Lazy Colts & Maia Marsh
Wednesday 16th May – The Botany View Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Liam Gale & the Ponytails
Friday 11th May – Sofar Sounds, Sydney, NSW

Loren Kate
Saturday 12th May – Wirra Creek Music, Willunga, SA
Sunday 13th May – Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Lucy Wise
Friday 11th May – Martians Cafe, Deans Marsh, VIC
Saturday 12th May – Under the Sun, Strathbogie, VIC
Sunday 13th May – Old Castlemaine Gaol, Castlemaine, VIC
Tuesday 15th May – Yackandandah Courthouse, Yackandandah, VIC

Mark Lang
Friday 11th May – Portland Arts Centre, Portland, VIC

Mark Wilkinson
Friday 11th May – The Street Theatre, Canberra, ACT
Friday 18th May – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders w/ The Weather Station
Saturday 12th May – Forum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 14th May – The Gov, Adelaide, SA
Tuesday 15th May – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Wednesday 16th May – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 17th May – Metro Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Mem Davis
Tuesday 15th May – Coogee Diggers, Sydney, NSW

Missy Higgins w/ Gordi
Friday 11th May – Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT
Saturday 12th May – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Sunday 13th May – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 14th May – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, VIC

Montgomery Church and Smith & Jones
Friday 11th May – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Friday 18th May – Wellington Food, Wine & Cottages, Wellington Mills, WA

Mt Coot-tha Songwriters Festival
Sunday 13th May – Brisbane, Queensland

Nicole Brophy
Saturday 12th May – The Song Lounge, Bangalow, NSW

Nigel Wearne
Friday 18th May – Wellington Food, Wine & Cottages, Wellington Mills, WA

Open Folkin’
Friday 11th May – The Old Church on the Hill, Bendigo, VIC

Radnor & Lee
Thursday 17th May – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD

Ruby Boots
Friday 11th May – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA

Sarah Blasko
Saturday 12th May – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD

Shaun Kirk
Friday 11th May – Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 12th May – Baby Black Cafe, Bacchus Marsh, VIC
Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May – Blues on Broadbeach, Gold Coast, QLD

Smith & Jones
Friday 11th May – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT

Sparrow-Folk
Thursday 17th May – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Friday 18th May – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT

Sunday Trad Sessions with The Celtic Tones
Sunday 13th May – The Doss House, Sydney, NSW

The Audreys
Saturday 12th May – Darwin Railway Club, Darwin, NT

The Black Sorrows
Saturday 12th May – Riverstone Schofields Memorial Club, Riverstone, NSW
Sunday 13th May – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW
Thursday 17th May – Spiegeltent, Canberra, ACT

The Bottlers
Friday 11th May – Dicey Riley’s, Wollongong, NSW

The Button Collective
Saturday 12th May – The Metropole Guesthouse, Katoomba, NSW

The Collingwood Casanovas
Saturday 12th May – The Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 12th May – The Lomond Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 16th May – Bar Open, Melbourne, VIC

The Gadflys
Friday 18th May – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

The Robert Cray Band
Wednesday 16th May – Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW
Thursday 17th May – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne VIC
Friday 18th May – Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide SA

The Villebillies
Sunday 13th May – Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

The Weather Station
Friday 11th May – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 12th May – Forum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 14th May – The Gov, Adelaide, SA
Tuesday 15th May – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Wednesday 16th May – The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 17th May – Metro Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Friday 18th May – Milton Theatre, Milton, NSW

This Way North
Friday 11th May – The Hamilton Station Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 12th May – Culburra Beach Fest, Culburra, NSW

Vanishing Shapes
Sunday 13th May – The Oriental Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 17th May – 5 Sawyers, Newcastle, NSW

Witches Leap
Friday 11th May – Paragon Cafe, Katoomba, NSW
Friday 18th May – Hornsby Folk Club, Beatrice Taylor Hall, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“Calliope House Set” – The Gatehouse Well

1 Comment

  1. May 13, 2018 at 19:53

    Always some great tunes in here, I’ve never left a message, but I’ve just started a blog on the meanings behind my own folk style songs. If you have time, have a read/listen and share if you like.;-)

    https://markmccaffertymusic.wordpress.com/2018/05/12/listen-up-album-1-released-2-02-17


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