Fundraiser for the Combined Charities Christmas Card and Gift Shop Inc.All inclusive: Roast Turkey, Legacy Puddings, Drinks, lucky door.prizeEntertainment by Cantiamo Ladies Choir, singing Christmas CarolsFriday 21 July, 6pm for 6.30pmLegacy House, 159 Macquarie Street, Hobart
Melisande [electrotrad] jump started the National Folk Festival with driving beats and an up tempo treatment of traditional Quebecois ballads.A wild dance party in the Coorong (who would have thought the staid National would host a dance party), after an opening concert in the Budawang, set the scene for fans to follow them to Sydney and Melbourne.Feast your eyes on the Brand new promo video to whet your appetite - view here - https://youtu.be/YBWIKF3UT04and wait for the announcement of their next tour.www.melisandemusic.com
February: Stefan Grossman and Michael FixMarch: Luca Ferrini and Joze KotarJune: Jo Quailand some surprises, as usual, that even I don't know about.
Mostly Folk on Hobart FM - Every Tuesday 6pm - 8pmHelen, Alan, Roger, Brett and Betty bring you a spellbinding two hours of mostly folk music from all corners of the globe.
Co sponsor of Cygnet Folk Festival "Young Person's Blackboard Competition"Sponsor of 11th hole, Tea Tree Golf Club, Tasmania
Les Poules a Colin: On ANZAC Day, after two months on the road, Les Poules a Colin boarded a plane at Perth Airport and headed back in the direction of Montreal.An extensive tour that took in the big festivals (Port Fairy and the National), small festivals (Yackandandah) and some 'out of the way' venues that delivered audiences a capital city would die for.A huge thanks to Marie, Colin, Beatrix, Sarah and Eleonore in the band, Ell on sound and Heidi from Famgroup in Montreal for all your work.An even bigger thank you to the festivals for booking the band and the audiences for appreciating the band.Watch this space for the release of their new album, set for recording over the next two months, Watch here to see if they are invited back with their new album.
Congratulations to the winners of the Youth Performer Awards at the Cygnet Folk Festival.I am proud to have sponsored this award for fourteen years, thirteen years with co-sponsor The Hon. Lara Giddings.The feedback from the judges was that the standard was exceptionally good and that choosing the winners was a very difficult decision.1st Place went to "Fiddlestix", second place went to Morag Anderson