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BRISBANE COLONIAL FIFE AND DRUM CORPS
Put that aspiring flute, tin whistle or recorder passion
to good use
All ages and abilities welcome.
Contact Lance on 0434702046 or for more information.
Latest edition of Australian Folklore Network Transmissions
BRISBANE FOLK NEWS
The Folk Brisbane News email list is a handy, spam free way to stay in touch and in the know. Kindly looked after by Shez Wright, this email list makes it easy to be aware of concerts, events, and all manner of Folk related happenings as well as providing a wide readership for your event to be advertised. From sessions to what's on at the Bug, if you want to be aware of all that is happening in and around town, this email list is the way. All you need to do to be part of this list is to email your address to and get connected.
BRITISH LIBRARY SOUND ARCHIVES ONLINE
The British Library has opened up their huge sound collection for online listening.
Pick your ‘poison’ at sounds.bl.uk
Pete Seeger: Live in Australia 1963 DVD
In 1963, folk singer and social activist Pete Seeger embarked on a 10-month world tour. Blacklisted from American television for his anti-McCarthyism, pro-change views, he was welcomed in Australia with open arms and sold-out performances. This DVD presents a historic full concert filmed in Melbourne plus 55 minutes of bonus footage from other Australian TV appearances. Songs include If I Had a Hammer and Goodnight Irene. Comes with a 16-page booklet. 105 min. on 1 DVD.
Pete Seeger: Live in Australia 1963 Item# 14232 Our Price: US$24.99
Mark Gregory's Australian website : www.unionsong.com/seeger90.html
The Songs of Henry Lawson at Bookshops
This comprehensive collection of song settings of the poetry of Henry Lawson is returning to bookshops nearly 20 years after it was first published. Long unavailable except for rarely seen second-hand copies, the second edition of The Songs of Henry Lawson includes the original 230 settings collected by Chris Kempster plus 45 more gathered by Kempster after 1989 and by friends since his death in 2004.
The Songs of Henry Lawson, in a spiral-bound format, can be bought from the NSW Folk Federation by visiting jam.org.au and follow The Songs of Henry Lawson link. Sample pages from the book are accessable also. Recordings of Chris Kempster's Lawson settings by a roll call of leading Australian and international folk performers, are collected in a double CD set, The Songs of Chris Kempster, from the NSWFF.
Terry Clinton, Ph 0404-407-328,