Thank Folk It’s Friday – 17th August

TFIF

This Week in Folk

All the News From The Week That Was

Releases This Week

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Melanie Horsnell
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Timber and Steel Recommends – Go To This Gig

Dashville Skyline 2018 Official Warm-Up Party feat. The Sweet Jelly Rolls, Magpie Diaries, Grace Turner, Lyle Dennis, Sam Newton

Dashville

Saturday 18th August – Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern, Sydney, NSW

Gigs Next Week

Albert Lee
Friday 17th August – Brass Monkey, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th August – Sydney Guitar Festival, Sydney, NSW
Tuesday 21st – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Wednesday 22nd – The Art House, Wyong, NSW
Thursday 23rd – The Zoo, Brisbane, NSW
Friday 24th – Sound Lounge, Gold Coast, QLD

Andrew Swift
Friday 17th August – Flow Bar, Old Bar, NSW
Saturday 18th August – No 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW
Sunday 19th August – House Concert, Murphy’s Creek, QLD
Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August – Gympie Music Muster, Gympie, QLD

Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival
Fruday 17th and Saturday 18th August – Bangalow Showground, Bangalow, NSW

Ben Panucci
Sunday 19th August – The Gaso Upstairs, Melbourne, VIC

Ben Wright Smith
Friday 24th August – The B East, Melbourne, VIC

Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart
Friday 17th August – The Gulf Country Frontier Days Festival, Gregory Downs, QLD

Bill Jackson & Pete Fidler
Friday 17th August – Caravan Music Club, Melbourne, VIC

Black Rabbit George
Saturday 18th August – Nightquarter, Gold Coast, QLD

Bluegrass at Yulli’s feat. Soho & Co
Wednesday 22nd August – Yulli’s, Sydney, NSW

Bob Dylan
Saturday 18th August – ICC Sydney Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 19th August – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Monday 20th August – WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong, NSW
Wednesday 22nd August – Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 24th August – Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, QLD

Brad Butcher
Friday 17th August – Bridge Hotel, Forth, TAS
Sunday 19th August – Saint John Craft Beer, Launceston, TAS
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August – Gympie Music Muster, Amamoor, QLD

Charm of Finches
Saturday 18th August – Horti Hall, Melbourne, VIC

County Katoomba Traditional Irish Music Weekend
Friday 17th to Sunday 18th August – The Clarendon Guesthouse, Katoomba, NSW

Darby
Sunday 18th August – The Little Guy, Sydney, NSW

Dashville Skyline 2018 Official Warm-Up Party feat. The Sweet Jelly Rolls, Magpie Diaries, Grace Turner, Lyle Dennis, Sam Newton
Saturday 18th August – Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern, Sydney, NSW

Demi Mitchell
Saturday 18th August – Franks Wild Years, Thirroul, NSW

Fairlight Folk feat. Bruce Watson, Westminster, The Dixie Chooks
Saturday 18th August – Fairlight Folk, Fairlight, NSW

Figgy Folk Session
Monday 20th August – Figtree Hotel, Figtree, NSW

Fiona Boyes
Friday 17th August – Pistol Pete’s Food n Blues, Geelong, VIC
Saturday 18th August – Melbourne, VIC

FolkSwagon feat. Feelds, Naked Strangers, Lucy Lowe
Wednesday 22nd August – Cafe Lounge, Sydney, NSW

Fraser A. Gorman w/ Sasha March, Ryan Martin John
Saturday 18th August – Grace Emily, Adelaide, SA

Georgia State Line
Saturday 18th August – Major Tom’s, Kyneton, VIC

Gretta Ray
Friday 17th August – Jive Bar, Adelaide, SA
Saturday 18th August – Jack Rabbit Slims, Perth, WA
Thursday 23rd August – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, NSW
Friday 24th August – Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane, QLD

Gretta Ziller & Andrew Swift
Friday 17th August – Flow Bar, Old Bar, SA
Saturday 18th August – No 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW
Sunday 19th August – House Concert, Murphys Creek, QLD
Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August – Gympie Music Muster, Gympie, QLD

Gympie Music Muster
Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August – Gympie, QLD

Hannah Cameron w/ Merpire
Saturday 18th August – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC

Hannah Matysek
Friday 17th August – North Richmond Panthers, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 18th August – North Richmond Panthers, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 23rd August – The Little Guy, Sydney, NSW
Friday 24th August – Marrickville Ritz, Sydney, NSW

Hello Tut Tut
Thursday 23rd August – Paris Cat Jazz Club, Melbourne, VIC

Honky Tonkin’ feat. James Ellis and the Jealous Guys, King Arthur
Thursday 23rd August – The Rook’s Return, Melbourne, VIC

Imogen Clarke, Brad Butcher, Hannah Lawes
Sunday 19th August – Saint John Craft Beer, Launceston, TAS

Jake Blount and Libby Weitnaue
Wednesday 22nd August – Smith’s Alternative, Canberra, ACT
Friday 24th August – House Concert, Austinmer, NSW

James Ellis and the Jealous Guys
Saturday 18th August – Major Tom’s, Kyneton, VIC
Sunday 19th August – Noisy Ritual People-Powered Urban Winery, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 23rd August – The Rook’s Return, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 24th August – The Gem Bar, Melbourne, VIC

Jane Aubourg
Saturday 18th August – Servo Food Truck Bar, Port Kembla, NSW

Jeff Lang
Friday 17th August – 5 Church St, Bellingen, NSW

Jo Meares with Michael Bridges
Thursday 23rd August – Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

Joshua Seymour
Sunday 19th August – Edinburgh Castle, Melbourne, VIC

Justin Bernasconi
Saturday 18th August – Old Church On The Hill, Bendigo, VIC

Kallidad
Friday 17th August – Townsville Cultural Festival, JCU, Townsville, QLD

Kasey Chambers
Friday 17th August – Regent Theatre, Yarram, VIC
Saturday 18th August – Wonthaggi Arts Centre, Wonthaggi, VIC

Katie Bates
Sunday 19th August – Rochester Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Kelly Country Pick
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August – Beechworth, VIC

King Arthur
Friday 17th August – Kastoria Music Club, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 23rd August – The Rook’s Return, Melbourne, VIC

Kristy Cox and The Weeping Willows
Friday 17th August – Saints & Sailors Seafood Bar & Grill, Portarlington, VIC
Saturday 18th August – Sale Greyhound Club, Sale, VIC
Sunday 19th August – The Old Church on the Hill, Bendigo, VIC
Monday 20th August – Bayview Country Art Club, Bittern, VIC
Wednesday 22nd August – Tourist Hotel, Queanbeyan, NSW
Thursday 23rd August – Royal Theatre, Quirindi, NSW

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes
Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th August – The Gympie Muster, Amamoor Creek State Forest, QLD

Maggie Carty
Sunday 19th August – Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW

Magpie Diaries
Saturday 18th August – Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 19th August – Union Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Matty T Wall
Saturday 18th August – Settler’s Tavern, Margeret River, WA
Sunday 19th August – Settler’s Tavern, Margeret River, WA

Melanie Horsnell
Friday 17th August – Caravan Music Club, Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 19th August – Trinity Sessions, Adelaide, SA

Merpire
Saturday 18th August – The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, VIC
Sunday 19th August – The Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Mic Conway
Friday 17th August – The Metropole Guesthouse, Katoomba, NSW

Mojo Juju
Sunday 19th August – Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW

My Friend the Chocolate Cake
Friday 17th August – Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth, WA

Nathan Power
Friday 17th August – The Caledonian, Wonthaggi, VIC
Sunday 19th August 19 – Westernport, San Remo, VIC
Friday 24th August – Oscar’s Alehouse, Belgrave, VIC

Paddy McHugh
Friday 17th August – The Junk Bar, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 18th August – The Junk Bar, Brisbane, QLD

Peppertown Jam
Wednesday 22nd August – The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

Pete Murray
Thursday 23rd August – Macquarie Inn, Dubbo, NSW
Friday 24th August – The Cube, Campbelltown, NSW

Pete Wild and Kate Burke
Sunday 19th August – Tathra Hotel, Tathra, NSW

Quinton Trembath
Wednesday 22nd August – The Hamilton Station Hotel, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 23rd August – House Concert, Sydney, NSW
Friday 24th August – Transit Bar, Canberra, ACT

Raised by Eagles
Friday 17th August – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW
Saturday 18th August – Grand Junction – The Junkyard, Maitland, NSW
Sunday 19th August – Grand Junction – The Junkyard, Maitland, NSW

Ramblin’ Nights feat. Raised by Eagles, JD And The Hunger Men, Sean McMahon
Friday 17th August – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW

RAPT & The Dustbowl Dirt Band
Friday 17th August – Macquarie Towns Folk Club, Richmond, NSW

Sea Shanty Session
Wednesday 22nd August – The Brothers, Melbourne, VIC

Sean McMahon
Friday 17th August – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW
Saturday 18th August – Franks Wild Years, Thirroull, NSW
Wednesday 22nd August – Coal and Cedar, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 23rd August – Grand Junction, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 24th August – Flow Bar, Old Bar, NSW

Shakers and Makers feat. Charlie Gradon, Daniel J. Mathew and more
Saturday 18th August – Hibernian House, Sydney, NSW

Smith & Jones
Saturday 18th August – Sweetness Cafe & Lolly Shop, Molong, NSW
Friday 24th August – The Agrestic Grocer, Orange, NSW

Solid Air – A Tribute to Nick Drake feat. Emad Younan, Leroy Lee, Matt Tonks, Michael Azzopardi, Matt Ralph, Andy Gordon, Nat James
Thursday 23rd August – Django at Camelot, Sydney, NSW

Songwriter Circle feat. Montgomery Church, Genni Kane, Jon Wilby
Sunday 19th August – Club Millthorpe, Millthorpe, NSW

Stephen Grady
Thursday 23rd August – Junk Bar, Brisbane, QLD

Teresa Dixon
Friday 17th August – Southern Valley Folk Club, Towamba, NSW
Saturday 18th August – Cobargo Pub, Cobargo, NSW
Friday 24th August – House Concert, Bundadoon, NSW

The Audreys
Friday 24th August – Seppelt Wines, Great Western, VIC

The Black Sorrows
Friday 17th August – Kingston Arts, Moorabbin, VIC
Saturday 18th August – The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 23rd August – The Saloon Bar, Launceston, TAS

The Collingwood Casanovas w/ King Arthur, Lucky Oceans
Friday 17th August – Kastoria Music Club, Melbourne, VIC

The Glorious North
Sunday 19th August – The Standard Hotel, Melbourne, VIC​

The Gulf Country Frontier Days Festival
Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th August – Gregory Downs, QLD

The Gympie Music Muster
Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August – Gympie, QLD

The Loaded Dog Folk Club feat. Shiny Bum Singerrs, Dallas De Brabander
Saturday 18th August – Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, Sydney, NSW

The McClymonts
Friday 24th August – Gateway Hotel, Geelong, VIC

The Teskey Brothers
Thursday 23rd August – The Lighthouse, Darwin, NT

The Water Runners
Friday 17th August – Sebel Harbourside, Kiama, NSW
Friday 24th August – The Gasoline Pony, Sydney, NSW

The Weeping Willows
Friday 17th August – Saints & Sailors Seafood Bar & Grill, Portarlington, VIC
Saturday 18th August – Sale Greyhound Club, Sale, VIC
Sunday 19th August – The Old Church on the Hill, Bendigo, VIC
Monday 20th August – Bayview Country Art Club, Bittern, VIC
Wednesday 22nd August – Tourist Hotel, Queanbeyan, NSW
Thursday 23rd August – Royal Theatre, Quirindi, NSW
Fruday 24th August – The Green Owl, Brisbane, QLD

Tony McManus
Sunday 19th August – Lauriston Hall, Lauriston, VIC
Wednesday 22nd August – School of Arts Hall, Cobargo, NSW
Friday 24th August – The Metropole, Katoomba, NSW

Top End Folk Club Sunday Sessions
Sunday 19th August – Darwin Railway Club, Darwin, NT

Twilight in Tulsa
Saturday 18th August – The Fitzroy Pinnacle, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 24th August – The Lomond Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Vanishing Shapes
Friday 17th August – Momo Wholefood, Newcastle, NSW

Xavier Rudd
Friday 17th August – Odeon Theatre, Hobart, TAS
Saturday 18th August – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Friday 24th August – The Forum, Melbourne, VIC

Z-Star Trinity
Friday 17th August – The J, Noosa, QLD
Sunday 19th August – Bearded Dragon Hotel, Tamborine, QLD
Wednesday 22nd August – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW
Thursday 23rd August – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW
Friday 24th August – The Duck on Clarence, Port Macquarie, NSW

Friday Folk Flashback

“If I Had A Hammer” – Aretha Franklin

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