Another opportunity to catch this great SA songwriting project…
Did Colonel Light get it right? Have you done the Hindley St Waltz,? Drunk a Butcher of beer?
Athens of the South? Nanny State or Dunstan’s Dream? Seven SA songwriters deliver their verdict on our city – the stories, places, and people – in 15 brand new songs about our city.
What a great idea! ..Every song on the bill offered something –
A really entertaining program. I loved it. 4.5 stars? Michael Coghlan – TheClothesline.com
In a dozen songs, they summed up our fair city… not a single weak link in this strong chain of original songs…terrific arrangements, and the songs themselves are full of surprises both musically and lyrically. Hats off ! Bravo! David Grybowski – TheBarefootReview.com
A great success, emanating from a wonderful idea..This troupe of Adelaideans shall prove to be a mainstay of this city’s festival scene. Liam McNally-Rip It Up
Presented by HATs Inc www.hatsincsa.com 0418 839 264 ..as part of the 2016 Umbrella Winter Music Festival presented by MusicSA
The brilliant line-up (see attached poster) includes:
· Hannah Yates – a young singer songwriter from Adelaide’s North. She interweaves Folk and Soul performing her original music including pieces in honour of the Stolen Generation, and covers from 60’s and 70’s artists who have influenced her such as Joni Mitchell and The Kinks. Her floating vocal melodies accompanied by her nylon strung guitar, auto harp or cello, joined by an acoustic band just for this special event, will leave you with the lingering feeling of sweet agony… ” A past CLUB5082 partcicpant.
· Tilly Thomas – a 13 year old singer songwriter and guitarist who started performing in 2015 at arts and cultural events. She’s performed at the 2016 Survival Day event at the Semaphore foreshore on 26 January. Her song writing and performance is inspired by her Nukunu and Ngadjuri roots and driven by a blending of country, folk and pop music
· Ellie Lovegrove – as X Factor finalist in 2013 and a Young Achiever Award Winner who says her father, who died when she was 10 years old, was a country music singer and inspired her passion for music.
· Eskatology – Australian Hip Hop Artist and Triple J Unearthed finalist who started writing music at 12, Eskatology is one of most exciting new talents to come out of South Australia. His Indigenous roots remain his foundation, but this artist sees himself as a bridge , with a desire to affirm positive thoughts, and foster deep respect across cultures
· Kurruru Youth Performing Arts – is one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth performing arts companies. It is committed to supporting the ongoing maintenance of culture, community and identity through the provision of quality performing arts opportunities for children, young people and their communities.
· Yorke Band – from the Yorke Peninsular playing music that everyone will enjoy
The Showcase was developed by Councils Youth Officer, Mark Crabtree in partnership with Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute through their Community Arts Engagement Officer (and renowned street artist) Narisha Cash – Working together for and in reconciliation.
Please help spread the word far and wide and I look forward to seeing you all there in three (3) week’s time.
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City of Prospect
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Tyrrell hits the road across four states, one territory in three month
for the State of (BUS) tour. Taking in small halls, festivals and
venues in-between, catch the Irish songstress this winter to warm your
hearts and your souls.
Having heard so much about the beautiful room at The Singing Gallery,
Áine and team couldn’t but sneak in for a show there. She returns
back to beautiful South Australia where she recorded her debut album,
Queen of Swords in the outback in abandoned caves and under desert
stars. Joining her on the night will be Adelaidian piper Nick Martin
and special guest Caity Brennan will open the night on
It’s 1962 in
Greenwich Village. Peter, Paul & Mary and Joan Baez are bringing the
songs of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and American Blues/Gospel to a new
audience. Paula Standing, Andy & Marta bring Greenwich Village to
Adelaide for one night.
South Coast Folk Club in association with Wirra Creek Music present a night of original music by some of our favourtie singer-songwriters
Andy & Marta
Entry $20/$15 Bar facilties Cabaret style
There would be no better place in Adelaide to hear and see the world acclaimed Australian-based musician Jeff Lang – a guitar virtuoso, a dynamic songwriter and a startlingly unique live performer.
“Jeff Lang is one of those people who has music dripping from his fingers.” Courier Mail, Australia.
With a back catalogue of 15 studio albums, Jeff has been featured at major festivals, pubs, clubs, arts centres and venues internationally. Blending rock, roots, folk, blues, ballads, instrumentals, improvisation and a devastatingly high level of musicality, Jeff Lang is a singularly unique performer in our world.
Jeff Lang’s 2014 album “I Live In My Head A lot These Days” received great reviews and he has recently collaborated with Asin Langa & Bhungar Manganiya from Rajasthan & Bobby Singh combining Rajasthani folk music’s with Jeff’s individual “Disturbed Folk”.
Throughout his career, Jeff has been showered with achievements and awards – the most outstanding would be his seven ARIA award nominations, as well as his three wins in 2002, 2010 and 2012. His previous album, “Carried In Mind” (ABC/UNIVERSAL) won the 2012 Aria award for “Best Blues & Roots”, was awarded “Album of The Year” by Australia’s roots music bible, Rhythms and won the ‘National Folk Recording Award’ presented by Australia’s National Film and Sound Archives. Always one to experiment with genres and instrumentation, Jeff’s world music project Djan Djan won the 2010 ARIA for “Best World Release”.
Over the years, Lang has built up a devoted, almost cult-like following with his live performances. Working without a set list and allowing the unique energy of each night to shape the songs, Lang’s live shows have become much talked about, always taking the audience along for the ride, has seen word of mouth bloom into a successful career.
It’s been widely acknowledged that Jeff Lang is an extraordinarily individual musician. What enhances his unique nature is his steadfast adherence to a prolific and diverse musical palette and output. A songwriter, a collaborator, a guitar virtuoso and a stunning lyricist, Jeff Lang crafts songs as novellas – rich with depth and vision, yet with an open breathe for individual interpretation.
“Jeff Lang is, in my humble opinion, a national treasure, a truly gifted songwriter and an outstanding guitarist. He has been inspiration to countless Australian and internationally renowned roots artists and surely has a place in history as one of this generation’s finest. He has really touched me and musically, I had a kind of revelation…”John Butler, John Butler Trio
“In a world where music is diluted by money and plasticine, give thanks that Jeff Lang is out there… He paints pictures in sound.” Beat Magazine.
Supporting Jeff will be The Yearlings and what a pleasure it will be have them back at Trinity Sessions. The Yearlings deliver evocative songs of country, travel, love and longing.
“The Yearlings express the lyrical truth of storylines about real life that poetically tug at the heartstrings.”– Jimmy Little
with guests The Yearlings
Tickets $30/$25 Music 8.00pm (doors 7.30pm)
Licensed bar and food at interval by Little Seeds Catering
One of Australia’s foremost traditional singers of British and Australian
Welsh born Celtic harpist and singer Siobhan Owen presents a captivating concert
this Saturday night
Welsh born Siobhan is a Celtic singer / harpist with a unique vocal style – blending her ethereal soprano voice with heart wrenching Celtic lilts. Performing at festivals and concerts around Australia from an early age, Siobhan is rapidly gaining recognition on the international stage. She spent 2015 based in the UK while touring Europe, Japan and Siberia. Siobhan returns to Europe in June for further concerts, festivals and shows – including festivals in Italy and France, a solo European concert tour, Celtic rock opera “Tristan &Yseult” in Siberia, and a German arena tour of Celtic-rock opera “Excalibur”.
Siobhan’s latest album “Entwined” is to be released at the end of April. However, she is rewarding her Australian by selling “Entwined” at her performances before release date. This long awaited follow-up to her award winning “Storybook Journey” includes 8 original and 7 traditional songs – including songs in the Welsh, Irish, Scottish and Breton languages.
“Heart-wrenching traditional Celtic ballads entwined with original contemporary Celtic songs… all woven together by Siobhán’s exquisite, emotive voice.”
Be prepared to be enchanted by Siobhan’s stunning voice and gentle harp playing.
AUstralian Traditional & Bush Dance Socity Dance with Adelaide Empire Band
Emily Wurrumara, Corey Theatre, Vonda Last
Singing in both English and Anindilyakwa (phonetically – annen-dilly-yark-wah), the traditional language of her home Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, playing guitar, keyboard and ukulele Emily Wurramara is both a prolific song-writer and multi-instrumentalist.
Corey Theatre a Gunditjmara/Gunai Singer Songwriter who calls Adelaide home, weaves a unique texture of musical influences to deliver a positive message. Blending the sounds of Blues and Soul with a touch of Reggae flavour, he creates an uplifting, soulful groove. Corey is a roots artist of the truest kind – drawing on both his Koori and European Backgrounds; he is a strong believer in the power of language and its use in music. Corey is currently in the process of recording his first album, a collaborative journey of language revival and musical expression
Vonda Last is a Wongai woman with over 25 years musical experience as a songwriter and performer. Central to her work in community music has been the revival of Indigenous languages, and its maintenance through composition of contemporary music. To put it simply, Vonda is a divine vocalist and lyrical wordsmith, whose music connects soulfully with her audiences.