Wheatsheaf Hotel Thebarton

39 George St Thebarton

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Bush Gothic at The Adelaide Fringe

Hotel March 3 & 4, 8pm

Fresh from a wildly successful UK tour Bush Gothic perform darker,
stranger Australian folk. Rattled by the bones of convicts and steeped
in campfire smoke, they are pirates, they are magpies with songs sung
by our long dead ancestors who whisper to us yet from their graves. 
With sold out concerts in London and 5-star reviews across the UK,
Bush Gothic were thrust into the heart of a cultural conversation with
The Mother Land as BBC radio stations clambered to have the band
appear live on their airwaves and local folk royalty occupied
front-row seats at concerts ranging from 13th Century cathedrals to
bespoke annual art and music happening Festival No.6. 
Defiantly modern, achingly old, The Guardian described colonial folk
queen and band leader Jenny M. Thomas as an 'Edgy rising folk star'.
Together with double bassist Dan Witton and drummer Chris Lewis they
form the most daring of Australian bush bands performing songs of
criminal women and desperate men from an era of transportation,
adventure and gold.