Thank Folk It’s Friday – 15th June

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

Old Man River
ILOVEYOUSORRYPLEASEFORGIVEMETHANKYOUOld Man River

The Brothers Comatose
Ink, Dust, and LuckThe Brothers Comatose

Whoa Mule
Get You House In OrderWhoa Mule

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Shelley’s Murder Boys

Shelleys Murder Boys

Sunday 17th June – The Golden Barley, Sydney, NSW

Gigs Next Week

19-Twenty
Friday 15th June – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Friday 15th June – Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury, WA
Saturday 16th June – Odd Fellow, Fremantle, WA
Tuesday 19th June – Kalgoorlie Hotel, Kalgoorilie, WA
Friday 22nd June – Musicians Club, Broken Hill, NSW

Alice Terry
Saturday 16th June – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 17th June – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 21st June – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT

Altan
Friday 15th June – The Factory Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 16th June – Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle, WA

Archer
Friday 15th June – The Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Archie Roach and Tiddas
Friday 15th June – Odeon Theatre, Hobart, TAS
Friday 22nd June – Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, SA

Balkan Gypsy Party feat. Nadya and Zoran’s 101 Candles
Friday 15th June – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Bonnie Kay and the Bonafides
Saturday 16th June – Cauliflower Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Brid Harper and Dermot Byrne
Friday 15th June – Illawarra Folk Club, City Diggers, Wollongong, NSW
Saturday 16th June – The Metropole Guesthouse, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 17th June – The Doss House, Sydney, NSW

Brooke Russell
Friday 15th June – Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne, VIC

Cat Canteri
Friday 15th June – Saint Monday, Yackandandah, VIC
Saturday 16th June – Major Tom’s, Kyneton, VIC

Christine Jane
Friday 15th June – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, NSW

Claymore
Friday 15th June – Ariette’s Concert Lounge, Melbourne, VIC

Daggy Man
Saturday 16th June – House Concert, Brisbane, QLD

Daniel Champagne
Friday 15th June – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 16th June – Tea Club, Nowra, NSW
Sunday 17th June – Rhythm Hut, Gosford, NSW
Friday 22nd June – Lush Factory, Tilba, NSW

Devil Goat Family String Band
Sunday 17th June – The Lomond Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Ella Belfanti
Saturday 16th June – Open Studio, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 17th June – The Drunken Poet, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 21st June – Littlefoot Bar, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 22nd June – The Edinburgh Castle, Melbourne, VIC

Emily Wurramara and Alice Skye
Friday 15th June – Milk Factory, Brisbane, QLD

Emma Davis
Saturday 16th June – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, VIC

Eric Bogle
Friday 15th June – Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 16th June – Lighthouse Theatre, Warnnambool, VIC

Ess-Em
Friday 15th June – Transit Bar, Canberra, ACT
Sunday 17th June – Dicey Riley’s Hotel, Wollongong, NSW

eüsh
Friday 15th June – 107, Sydney, NSW

Figgy Folk Session
Monday 18th June – Figtree Hotel, Figtree, NSW

FolkSwagon feat. Liam Gale & The Ponytails, Lola Sola, Storm & Stone
Wednesday 20th June – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Fox ‘n’ Firkin
Thursday 21st June – The Back Room, Brisbane, QLD

Gabriella Cohen
Saturday 16th June – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 22nd June – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC

Gaelic Club Trad Month feat. Aisling Vaughan
Friday 22nd June – Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Gaelic Club Trad Month feat. Get Folked
Friday 15th June – Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Georgia Fields, Pheno, Matilda Abraham, Merpire
Friday 15th June – The Newsagency, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 16th June – Smiths Alternative, Canberra, ACT

Green Mohair Suits
Saturday 16th June – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 17th June – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

Gretta Ziller & Andrew Swift
Friday 15th June – Acoustic Picnic, Brookvale, NSW
Sunday 17th June – Lizottes, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 21st June – Pistol Petes, Geelong, VIC
Friday 22nd June – Light of the Day Festival, Ocean Grove, VIC

Griffin Up Late feat. Lady Lyon, Christine Jane, Estelle Conley, Kay Proudlove
Friday 15th June – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, NSW

High Tea feat. Brett Winterford
Thursday 21st June – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Hinterlandt
Friday 15th June – Halfback Books / Hall’s Books & Records, Sydney, NSW

Honky Tonkin’ feat. King Arthur, James Ellis and the Jealous Guys
Thursday 21st June – Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC

Hussy Hicks
Friday 15th June – The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 16th June – 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW
Sunday 17th June – House Concert, Tyndale, NSW
Friday 22nd June – Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Illawarra Folk Club feat Brid Harper and Dermot Byrne, Stringline
Friday 15th June – City Diggers, Wollongong, NSW

Jack Carty & Gus Gardiner
Friday 22nd June – Solbar Playhouse, Maroochydore, QLD

Jacob Diamond
Saturday 16th June – The Wheatsheaf, Adelaide, SA

James Bennett
Friday 22nd June – Merewether Garden Sessions, Newcastle, NSW

Joseph Tawadros
Sunday 16th June – Darwin Entertainment Centre, Darwin, NT

John Flanagan Trio
Saturday 16th June – Old Church On The Hill, Bendigo, VIC
Sunday 17th June – Lost Ones Gallery, Ballarat, VIC

Karl Broadie Bunker Showcase
Tuesday 19th June – Coogee Diggers, Sydney, NSW

Kasey Chambers
Friday 15th June – The Cube, Campbelltown, NSW
Saturday 16th June – Rooty Hill RSL, Rooty Hill, NSW
Sunday 17th June – Ulladulla Service Club, Ulladulla, NSW
Thursday 21st June – Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW
Friday 22nd June – Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul, NSW

Kay Proudlove
Friday 15th June – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 20th June – LazyBones Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Lady Lyon
Friday 15th June – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, NSW

Little Wise
Saturday 16th June – Red Mill Studio, Bunbury, WA
Sunday 17th June – Bridgetown Pottery-Restaurant, Bridgetown, WA
Thursday 21st June – Beaufort St Songwriters Club, Perth, WA

Lloyd Spiegel
Friday 15th June – The Skylark Room, Upwey, VIC
Friday 22nd June – Hickinbotham of Dromana, Dromana, VIC

Lyn Bowtell, Andrew Swift, Gretta Ziller
Friday 15th June – The Acoustic Picnic, Brookvale, NSW
Sunday 17th June – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW

Marlon Williams
Friday 22nd June – Forum, Melbourne, VIC

Mark Lucas & The Dead Setters
Friday 22nd June – The Merton Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Medusa’s Wake
Saturday 16th June – Norton’s Irish Pub, Sydney, NSW

Mic Conway’s National Junk Band
Sunday 17th June – Camelot, Sydney, NSW

Mick Daley, Adam Young, Katie Brianna
Friday 22nd June – Marrickville Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

My Friend the Chocolate Cake
Friday 15th June – Capital Theatre, Bendigo, VIC
Friday 22nd June – Blue Mountains Theatre, Springwood, NSW

Old Man River
Saturday 16th June – The Hummingbird, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 22nd June – The Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

Out of Abingdon
Friday 15th June – 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW

Papa Pilko And The Binrats
Friday 15th June – Hotel Steyne, Manly, NSW

Perch Creek
Friday 15th June – Miami Markette, Gold Coast, QLD
Saturday 16th June – Star Court Theatre, Lismore, NSW
Sunday 17th June – Pelican Playhouse, Grafton, NSW
Thursday 21st June – The Workers Club, Geelong, VIC
Friday 22nd June, Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, VIC

Richard Perso
Saturday 16th June – Tumut River Brewing Co, Tumut, NSW
Sunday 17th June – The Old Canberra Inn, Canberra, ACT

Rick Hart
Friday 15th June – Drunken Poet, Melbourne, VIC

Sam Buckingham and Timothy James Bowen
Friday 15th June – Rous Mill Hall, Rous Mill, NSW
Saturday 16th June – West End Sessions, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 17th June – Lennox Sessions, Lennox Head, NSW

Sam Newton
Friday 15th June – The House Dining, Sydney, NSW

Sara Storer & The Sunny Cowgirls
Saturday 16th June – Mount Pleasant Tavern, North Mackay, QLD
Friday 22nd June – Goulburn Workers, Goulburn, NSW

Sarah Blasko
Friday 15th June – The Rosemount, Perth, WA
Thursday 21st June – The Capitol Theatre, Bendigo, VIC
Friday 22nd June – 170 Russell, Melbourne, VIC

Sean McMahon
Sunday 17th June – The Union, Melbourne, VIC

Settin’ The Woods On Fire: A Hank Williams Tribute feat. Brielle Davis, Katie Brianna, Kylie Whitney, Peta Caswell, Smith & Jones
Saturday 16th June – Marrickville Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

Shelley’s Murder Boys
Sunday 17th June – The Golden Barley, Sydney, NSW

St. Vincent
Sunday 17th June – Carriageworks, Sydney, NSW

Stiff Gins
Friday 15th June – Boomalli Aboriginal Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW

String Theories
Friday 15th June – Upper Lansdowne Hall, Upper Lansdowne, NSW
Saturday 16th June – Dorrigo Wholefoods, Dorrigo, NSW

The Andy Golledge Band
Sunday 17th June – The Lord Gladstone, Sydney, NSW

The Emerald Ruby
Wednesday 20th June – LazyBones Lounge, Sydney, NSW

The Little Lord Street Band
Friday 15th June – Indi Bar, Scarborough, WA

The Royal High Jinx
Sunday 17th June – Mantra Studio Kitchen and Bar, Yarraville, VIC

The Teskey Brothers
Friday 15th June – Fat Controller, Adelaide, SA
Saturday 16th June – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Sunday 17th June – Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA
Thursday 21st June – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, NSW
Friday 22nd June – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, NSW

The Thirroul Pick
Saturday 16th June – The Thirroul Railway Institute Hall, Thirroul, NSW

The Water Runners
Friday 22nd June – The Sebel Harbourside, Kiama, NSW

Tubular Bells for Two
Friday 15th June – Melbourne Arts Centre, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 16th June – Melbourne Arts Centre, Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 20th June – The Capital, Bendigo, VIC
Thursday 21st June – Horsham Town Hall, Horsham, VIC
Friday 22nd June – GPAC, Geelong, VIC

Winter Moon
Friday 22nd June – The B.East, Melbourne, VIC

Zoë Ryan
Thursday 21st June – Staves Brewery, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“Red and Gold” – Fairport Convention

Thank Folk It’s Friday – 8th June

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

Emily Wurramara
MilyakburraEmily Wurramara
Bandcamp

George and Patrik
George Jackson & Patrik AhlbergGeorge Jackson & Patrik Ahlberg
Bandcamp

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Top Half Folk Festival

Top Half

Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Mary River, NT

Gigs Next Week

19-Twenty
Friday 15th June – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Sunday 10th June – Mumballup Tavern, Donnybrook, WA
Thursday 14th June – Settler’s Tavern, Margaret River, WA
Friday 15th June – Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury, WA

Aleyce Simmonds
Friday 8th June – Nundle Memorial Hall, Nundle, NSW

Alison Ferrier & Justine Wahlin
Saturday 9th June – The Junkyard, Maitland, NSW
Sunday 10th June – Dangar Island Bowling Club, Dangar Island, NSW

Altan
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Archer
Friday 8th June – Old Bank Bar, Dubbo, NSW
Saturday 9th June – House Concert, Bathurst, NSW
Friday 15th June – The Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Archie Roach and Tiddas
Friday 8th June – State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth, WA
Friday 15th June – Odeon Theatre, Hobart, TAS

Balkan Gypsy Party feat. Nadya and Zoran’s 101 Candles
Friday 15th June – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Belle Harvey & Helen Townsend w/ Slim Dime
Saturday 9th June – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Ben Camden
Friday 8th June – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, NSW

Ben Wilson
Friday 8th June – Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, Mullumbimby, NSW
Saturday 9th June – Miami Marketta, Miami, QLD

Blues On The Mountain Music Festival
Saturday 9th June – Mangrove Mountain Public Hall, Mangrove Mountain, NSW

Bluegrass at Yulli’s feat. Crow Mountain
Wednesday 13th June – Yulli’s, Sydney, NSW

Brid Harper and Dermot Byrne
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC
Wednesday 13th June – The Fifth Province, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 14th June – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Friday 15th June – Illawarra Folk Club, City Diggers, Wollongong, NSW

Brooke Russell
Friday 8th June – The Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 15th June – Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne, VIC

Busby Marou
Sunday 10th June – Big Red Bash, Birdsville, QLD

Burralow and Kit & The Cub
Friday 8th June – The Lithgow Tin Shed, Lithgow, NSW

Casey Atkins and His Press Studs w/ Sam Newton
Sunday 10th June – The Union, Sydney, NSW

Cat Canteri
Friday 15th June – Saint Monday, Yackandandah, VIC

Cecilia Brandolini & Hannah Mae
Wednesday 13th June – Indi Bar, Scarborough, WA

Chaika
Wednesday 13th June – City Recital Hall, Sydney, NSW

Christine Jane
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Peak Festival, Perisher, NSW
Friday 15th June – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, NSW

Claymore
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC
Friday 15th June – Ariette’s Concert Lounge, Melbourne, VIC

Colin Lillie
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Dan Sultan
Friday 8th June – Wagga Wagga Civic Centre, Wagga Wagga, NSW

Daniel Champagne
Friday 8th June – Polish Club, Canberra, ACT
Saturday 9th June – Smoking Horse, Braidwood, NSW
Sunday 10th June – Metro Social, Katoomba, NSW
Wednesday 13th June – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 14th June – Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW
Friday 15th June – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

Diamond Duck
Friday 8th June – Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, Mullumbimby, NSW
Saturday 9th June – 63 First Ave, Sawtell, NSW

Direwolf w/ Lady Lyon, Nic Cassey
Friday 8th June – Waywards, Sydney, NSW

Ella Belfanti
Friday 8th June – Hidden Wine Bar, Gold Coast, QLD
Saturday 9th June – Raw Espresso, Gold Coast, QLD

Elli Schoen and Asha Jefferies
Friday 8th June – Bloodhound Bar, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 9th June – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 10th June – Brighton Up Bar, Sydney, NSW

Emily Wurramara and Alice Skye
Thursday 14th June – Sol Bar, Sunshine Coast, QLD
Friday 15th June – Milk Factory, Brisbane, QLD

Emma Davis w/ Mark Harding, Julia Johnson
Thursday 14th June – Waywards, Sydney, NSW

Eric Bogle
Friday 8th June – Southern Cross Club, Canberra, ACT
Sunday 10th June – Lizottes, Newcastle, NSW
Wednesday 13th June – Westside PAC, Shepparton, VIC
Thursday 14th June – Wellington Entertainment Centre, Sale, VIC
Friday 15th June – Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne, VIC

Ess-Em
Saturday 9th June – The Hideaway Bar, Sydney, NSW
Friday 15th June – Transit Bar, Canberra, ACT

eüsh
Thursday 14th June – Lass O’Gowrie Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 15th June – 107, Sydney, NSW

FolkSwagon feat. Goldheist, Miles Thomas, Emily Soon
Wednesday 13th June – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Fox n Firkin
Saturday 9th June – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD

Gabriella Cohen
Friday 8th June – The Northern, Byron Bay, NSW
Saturday 9th June – Jet Black Cat Music, Brisbane, QLD

Gaelic Club Trad Month feat. Get Folked
Friday 15th June – Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Gaelic Club Trad Month feat. Kejafi
Friday 8th June – Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Gadjo Guitars
Thursday 14th June – Temperance Society, Sydney, NSW

Gretta Ziller
Friday 8th June – The Fox Den, Gloucester, NSW
Saturday 9th June – Grafton Ex Services, Grafton, NSW
Sunday 10th June – Laurieton United Services, Laurieton, NSW
Friday 15th June – Acoustic Picnic, Brookvale, NSW

Griffin Up Late feat. Lady Lyon, Christine Jane, Estelle Conley, Kay Proudlove
Friday 15th June – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, NSW

Hinterlandt
Friday 15th June – Halfback Books / Hall’s Books & Records, Sydney, NSW

Honky Tonkin’ feat. James Ellis and the Jealous Guys, King Arthur
Thursday 14th June – The Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC

Hussy Hicks
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Peak Festival, Perisher, NSW
Friday 15th June – The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

Illawarra Folk Club feat Brid Harper and Dermot Byrne, Stringline
Friday 15th June – City Diggers, Wollongong, NSW

In The Round feat. Taryn La Fauci, Lisa Caruso, Eddie Boyd, Gentle Leader
Wednesday 13th June – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW

Jacob Diamond
Friday 8th to Saturday 9th June – Palm Creek Folk Festival, QLD
Thursday 14th June – Bloodhound Bar, Brisbane, QLD

Joseph Tawadros
Sunday 10th June – Woodend Winter Festival, Woodend, VIC
Tuesday 12th June – Bird’s Basement, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 14th June – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Kasey Chambers
Thursday 14th June – Mingara Recreation Club, Tumbi Umbi, NSW
Friday 15th June – The Cube, Campbelltown, NSW

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes
Friday 8th June – The Tamworth Hotel, Tamworth, NSW
Saturday 9th June – Servo Food Truck Bar, Port Kembla, NSW
Sunday 10th June – Quarterdeck, Narooma, NSW

Lady Lyon
Friday 8th June – Waywards, Sydney, NSW
Friday 15th June – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, NSW

Lazy Colts
Thursday 14th June – Arcadia Liquors, Sydney, NSW

Lee Kernaghan
Friday 8th June – Shoppingtown Hotel, Doncaster, VIC
Saturday 9th June – Macs Hotel, Melton, VIC
Sunday 10th June – Chelsea Heights Hotel, Chelsea Heights, VIC

Liam Gale
Sunday 10th June – The Little Guy, Sydney, NSW

Lizzie Flynn & The Reckoning
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Peak Festival, Perisher, NSW

Lloyd Spiegel
Friday 8th June – The Stag and Hunter, Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 9th June – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 10th June – Harmonie German Club, Canberra, ACT
Friday 15th June – The Skylark Room, Upwey, VIC

Mic Conway
Sunday 10th June – Coolart Wetlands Observatory, Somers, VIC
Sunday 10th June Satellite Lounge, The Village Green Hotel, Mulgrave, VIC

Michael Meeking And The Lost Souls
Friday 15th June – The Merri Creek Tavern, Melbourne, VIC

My Friend the Chocolate Cake
Friday 15th June – Capital Theatre, Bendigo, VIC

National Celtic Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Portarlington, VIC

Old Man River
Saturday 9th June – WeMove Studio, Mullumbimby, NSW

Out of Abingdon
Friday 15th June – 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW

P.K. Stoltz, Driza & Looch, The Stationmasters
Friday 8th June – The Moshpit, Sydney, NSW

Palm Creek Folk Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Mountain View Lake Eco Park, Palm Creek, QLD

Papa Pilko And The Binrats
Saturday 9th June – The Union, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 10th June – Black Duck Brewery, Port Macquarie, NSW
Friday 15th June – Hotel Steyne, Manly, NSW

Paul McKenna Band
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Peak Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Perisher, NSW

Perch Creek
Friday 8th June – The Metropole Guesthouse, Katoomba, NSW
Sunday 10th June – Smiths Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Thursday 14th June – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 15th June – Miami Markette, Gold Coast, QLD

Porch Light Sessions feat. Witches Leap, Michael O’Donnell, Lucy Lowe
Thursday 14th June – Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

Queen Porter Stomp
Friday 8th June – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Raised By Eagles
Friday 8th June – The Greenwood Bar, Launceston, TAS
Saturday 9th June – Mountain Mumma, Sheffield, TAS
Sunday 10th June – Republic Bar & Cafe, North Hobart, TAS

Rick Hart
Friday 15th June – Drunken Poet, Melbourne, VIC

Rose Zita Falko w/ Brooke Russell
Friday 8th June – The Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Sam Buckingham and Timothy James Bowen
Friday 8th June – Hibernian House, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 9th June – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW
Friday 15th June – Rous Mill Hall, Rous Mill, NSW

Sarah Blasko
Friday 8th June – The Gov, Adelaide, SA
Friday 15th June – The Rosemount, Perth, WA

Sea n Sound Festival
Friday 9th June – The Wharf Tavern, Mooloolaba, QLD

Siobhan Owen
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Smith & Jones
Friday 8th June – Old Bank Bar, Dubbo, NSW
Saturday 9th June – House Concert, Bathurst, NSW

Smoke on a Foggy Highway: The Morrisons play Paul Kelly
Wednesday 13th June – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Sparrow-Folk
Saturday 9th June – SeeChange Arts Festival, Jervis Bay, NSW

Stiff Gins
Monday 11th June – SeeChange Arts Festival, Jervis Bay, NSW
Friday 15th June – Boomalli Aboriginal Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW

String Theories
Friday 15th June – Upper Lansdowne Hall, Upper Lansdowne, NSW

The Emerald Ruby
Thursday 14th June – Lass O’Gowrie Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

The ‘Johnny Can’t Dance’ Cajun Band w/ Craig Woodward & Jeremy Marcotte
Sunday 10th June – Open Studio, Melbourne, VIC

The Little Lord Street Band
Friday 15th June – Indi Bar, Scarborough, WA

The Paul McKenna Band
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington VIC

The Punch Sessions feat. Paula Punch, Marko Simec, Tom Walters
Sunday 10th June – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

The Teskey Brothers
Thursday 14th June – Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, VIC
Friday 15th June – Fat Controller, Adelaide, SA

The Water Runners
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Peak Festival, Perisher, NSW

The Willing Ponies
Sunday 10th June – George Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Top Half Folk Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Mary River, NT

Tubular Bells for Two
Thursday 14th June – Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Wangaratta, VIC
Friday 15th June – Melbourne Arts Centre, Melbourne, VIC

Vanishing Shapes
Sunday 10th June – The Oriental Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

Whiskey Dram
Friday 8th June – Oscar’s Alehouse, Belgrave, VIC
Saturday 9th June – Star Hotel, Yackandandah, VIC

Whoa Mule
Saturday 9th June – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Wombats Crossing
Wednesday 13th June – Blackheath Golf and Community Club, Blackheath, NSW

Woodend Winter Arts Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Woodend, VIC

Zoe Ryan
Saturday 9th June – Sappho Books Cafe & Wine Bar, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“The Dusty Miller” – John Hartford

Thank Folk It’s Friday – 1st June

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

Ben Howard
Noonday DreamBen Howard
iTunes

Petty
PettyCarpenter, Smith & Jones

You Are Not Alone
You Are Not AloneCourtney Robb

Emmylou
The Ballad of Sally Rose: Expanded EditionEmmylou Harris

Father John Misty
God’s Favourite CustomerFather John Misty

Gabriella Cohen
Pink Is The Colour Of Unconditional LoveGabriella Cohen
Bandcamp

Hospital Hill
Hospital HillJack Carty & Gus Gardiner
Bandcamp

Lump
LumpLump
iTunes

Medusa's Wake
Rascals & RoguesMedusa’s Wake
Bandcamp

Neko Case
Hell-OnNeko Case

Dearly Beloved
Dearly BelovedRuby Gilbert

Tesse
How It All UnfoldsTesse

Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

The Paul McKenna Band

The Paul McKenna Band

Friday 1st June – Upper Lansdowne Memorial Hall, Upper Lansdowne, NSW
Saturday 2nd June – Django Bar, Sydney NSW
Sunday 3rd June – Bloomfield Hall, Orange, NSW
Tuesday 5th June – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 6th June – Yuin Folk Club, Cobargo School of Arts Hall, Cobargo, NSW
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington VIC

Gigs Next Week

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont
Friday 1st June – Wheatseaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA
Sunday 3rd June – Boston Bay Wines, Port Lincoln, SA
Wednesday 6th June – Ceduna Memorial Hall, Cenduna, SA

Aleyce Simmonds
Friday 8th June – Nundle Memorial Hall, Nundle, NSW

Altan
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Archie Roach and Tiddas
Friday 8th June – State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth, WA

Ben Camden
Friday 8th June – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, NSW

Ben Wilson
Saturday 2nd June – Secret Show, Lismore, NSW
Tuesday 5th June – Howl & Moan Records, Byron Bay, NSW
Friday 8th June – Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, Mullumbimby, NSW

Bonnie Kay and the Bonafides
Friday 1st June – The Commons Local Eating House and Downtown Bar, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 2nd June – Music at Street Market, Sydney, NSW

Brooke Russell
Sunday 3rd June – THE B.EAST, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 8th June – The Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Burralow and Kit & The Cub
Friday 8th June – The Lithgow Tin Shed, Lithgow, NSW

Busby Marou
Friday 1st June – Imperial Hotel , Eumundi, QLD
Saturday 2nd June – – Spotted Cow, Toowoomba, QLD

Castlecomer
Friday 1st May – Transit Bar, Canberra, ACT
Saturday 2nd June – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, VIC

Cat Canteri
Friday 1st June – Selby Folk Club, Selby, VIC
Saturday 2nd June – Baby Black Espresso, Bacchus Marsh, VIC
Sunday 3rd June – Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC

Claymore
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Colin Lillie
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Courtney Robb
Sunday 3rd June – Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Dan Sultan
Saturday 2nd June – Tanks Art Centre, Cairns, QLD
Friday 8th June – Wagga Wagga Civic Centre, Wagga Wagga, NSW

Daniel Champagne
Friday 1st June – Workers Club, Geelong, VIC
Saturday 2nd June – Town Hall, Yackandandah, VIC
Tuesday 5th June – Jindy Sessions, Jindabyne, NSW
Wednesday 6th June – Uni Bar, Wollongong, NSW
Thursday 7th June – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Friday 8th June – Polish Club, Canberra, ACT

Denmark Festival of Voice
Friday 1st to Monday 4th June – Denmark, WA

Diamond Duck
Wednesday 6th June – House Concert, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 7th June – Two Goats Cafe and Baa, Armidale, NSW
Friday 8th June – Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, Mullumbimby, NSW

Direwolf w/ Lady Lyon, Nic Cassey
Friday 8th June – Waywards, Sydney, NSW

Eilen Jewell
Friday 1st June – Hardy’s Bay RSL, Hardy’s Bay, NSW

Ella Belfanti
Saturday 2nd June – Raw Espresso, Gold Coast, QLD
Sunday 3rd June – Tonic on Chirn, Gold Coast, QLD
Friday 8th June – Hidden Wine Bar, Gold Coast, QLD

Elli Schoen and Asha Jefferies
Thursday 7th June – Beach Hotel, Byron Bay, NSW
Friday 8th June – Bloodhound Bar, Brisbane, QLD

Eric Bogle
Friday 1st June – Casino RSM Club, Casino, NSW
Saturday 2nd June – Music by the Sea, Sandgate Town Hall, Sandgate, QLD
Sunday 3rd June – Byron Theatre Centre, Byron Bay, NSW
Thursday 7th June – Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW
Friday 8th June – Southern Cross Club, Canberra, ACT

Ess-Em
Friday 1st June – Kirra Sports Club, Coolangatta, QLD
Saturday 2nd June – Fat Louie’s Gigs, Brisbane, QLD

Fallon Cush & Hoolahan
Sunday 3rd June – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW

FolkSwagon feat. Dom Youdan, Harrison, Zoë Ryan
Wednesday 6th June – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Gabriella Cohen
Friday 8th June – The Northern, Byron Bay, NSW

Gretta Ziller
Friday 1st June – The Royal Hotel, Gympie, QLD
Saturday 2nd June – Americana Sessions at the Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 2nd June – House Concert, Tamborine Mountain, QLD
Sunday 3rd June – Cinder & Smoke House Concert, Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 7th June – The Pig & Tinderbox, Tamworth, NSW
Friday 8th June – The Fox Den, Gloucester, NSW

Harry James Angus
Friday 1st June – Mullumbimby Civic Memorial Hall, Mullumbimby, NSW
Saturday 2nd June – Bellingen Memorial Hall, Bellingen, NSW
Tuesday 5th June – Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Melbourne, VIC

High Tea feat. Georgia Fair
Thursday 7th June – House Concert, Sydney, NSW

Honky Tonkin’ feat. James Ellis and the Jealous Guys, King Arthur
Thursday 7th June – The Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC

Illawarra Folk Club feat. The Thomsons
Saturday 2nd June – City Diggers, Wollongong, NSW

Iron & Wine
Friday 1st June – Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT
Saturday 2nd June – Astor Theatre, Perth, WA

Jacob Diamond
Friday 1st June – PSAS Art Space, Fremantle, WA
Saturday 2nd June – 6 Degrees, Albany, WA
Sunday 3rd June – Goodnights, Bunbury, WA
Thursday 7th June – The Gaso, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 8th to Saturday 9th June – Palm Creek Folk Festival, QLD

James Ellis and the Jealous Guys
Friday 1st June – Tanswells Hotel Beechworth, Beechworth, VIC
Saturday 2nd June – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC
Thursday 7th June – The Rooks Return, Melbourne, VIC

Jemma Nicole w/ Nathan Power, Joyce Prescher
Sunday 3rd June – The Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

John Flanagan Trio
Sunday 3rd June – The Bridge, Castlemaine, VIC

Joyce Prescher
Sunday 3rd June – The Retreat Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Monday 4th June – Freddie Wimpoles, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 7th June – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Kasey Chambers
Friday 1st June – Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Saturday 2nd June – Swan PACC, Swan Hill, NSW
Sunday 3rd June – Mildura MAC, Mildura, VIC

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes
Friday 1st June – Music on the Hill, Red Hill, VIC
Thursday 7th June – The Sly Fox, Sydney, NSW
Friday 8th June – The Tamworth Hotel, Tamworth, NSW

Leah Senior
Saturday 2nd June – Secret Show, Sydney, NSW

Lee Kernaghan
Thursday 7th June – Costa Hall, Geelong, VIC
Friday 8th June – Shoppingtown Hotel, Doncaster, VIC

Lizzie Flynn & The Reckoning
Sunday 3rd June – The Bearded Lady, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Peak Festival, Perisher, NSW

Lloyd Spiegel
Friday 8th June – The Stag and Hunter, Newcastle, NSW

Lucy Wise
Saturday 2nd June – Stratford Courthouse, Stratford, VIC
Sunday 3rd June – Gippsland Acoustic Music Club, Tyers, VIC

Maddi Lyn
Sunday 3rd June – Illawarra Music Foundry, Wollongong, NSW

Mary Coughlan
Saturday 2nd June – Monte’s Lounge, Alice Springs, NT

Medusa’s Wake
Sunday 3rd June – Botany View Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Megan Cooper w/ Gretta Ziller
Saturday 2nd June – House Concert, Tamborine Mountain, QLD
Sunday 3rd June – Cinder & Smoke House Concert, Brisbane, QLD

Montgomery Church
Saturday 2nd June – Cooma Ex-Services Club, Cooma, NSW

National Celtic Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Portarlington, VIC

P.K. Stoltz, Driza & Looch, The Stationmasters
Friday 8th June – The Moshpit, Sydney, NSW

Paul Andrew Carey
Saturday 2nd June – Union Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 3rd June – The Drunken Poet, Melbourne, VIC

Paul McKenna Band
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Peak Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Perisher, NSW

Perch Creek
Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd June – Denmark festival of Voice, Denmark, WA
Thursday 7th June – Lizottes, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 8th June – The Metropole Guesthouse, Katoomba, NSW

Raised By Eagles
Saturday 2nd June – Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 3rd June – Queen Street Mall, Brisbane, QLD
Friday 8th June – The Greenwood Bar, Launceston, TAS

Ramblin’ Nights feat. Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes, Not Good With Horses
Thursday 7th June – The Sly Fox, Sydney, NSW

Red Dog Studio Sessions feat. Rita​ ​B​, Matt Hall, Jerry Salvador, CloudBird
Saturday 2nd June – Red Dog Studio, Sydney, NSW

Rick Hart
Sunday 3rd June – Some Velvet Morning, Melbourne, VIC

Rose Zita Falko w/ Brooke Russell
Friday 8th June – The Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC

Sam Buckingham and Timothy James Bowen
Saturday 2nd June – Wesley Anne, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 7th June – No. 5 Church St, Bellingen, NSW
Friday 8th June – Hibernian House, Sydney, NSW

Sancha & the Blue Gypsies
Friday 1st June – Foundry616, Sydney, NSW

Sarah Blasko
Friday 1st June – Metro Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Friday 8th June – The Gov, Adelaide, SA

Sarah Carroll w/ Leah Flanagan
Saturday 2nd June – Marrickville Bowling Club, Sydney, NSW

Shawn Lidster w/ Pay the Fiddler
Saturday 2nd June – Halekulani Bowling Club, Budgewoi, NSW

Siobhan Owen
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, VIC

Songstress Sunday feat. Jess Parker, Brooke Russell, Brooke Taylor
Sunday 3rd June – THE B.EAST, Melbourne, VIC

The Paul McKenna Band
Friday 1st June – Upper Lansdowne Memorial Hall, Upper Lansdowne, NSW
Saturday 2nd June – Django Bar, Sydney NSW
Sunday 3rd June – Bloomfield Hall, Orange, NSW
Tuesday 5th June – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 6th June – Yuin Folk Club, Cobargo School of Arts Hall, Cobargo, NSW
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – National Celtic Festival, Portarlington VIC

The Shack feat. Beamish Boys, The Fallen Robins and the Trippy Hippy Band
Friday 1st June – The Shack, Sydney, NSW

The Songwriter Sessions feat. Matt Joe Gow, Alison Ferrier, Paul Andrew Carey
Saturday 2nd June – Union Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

The Water Runners
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Peak Festival, Perisher, NSW

Tom West
Saturday 2nd June – Chateau Apollo, Adelaide, SA

Top Half Folk Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Mary River, NT

Trad Singing Session
Sunday 3rd June – Old Fitzroy Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Woodend Winter Arts Festival
Friday 8th to Monday 11th June – Woodend, VIC

Zoë Ryan
Friday 1st June – Grand Hotel, Bega, NSW
Wednesday 6th June – Folkswagon, Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“1952 Vincent Black Lightning” – Red Molly

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