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LATE AUGUST
Tue 22 BRISBANE UNPLUGGED GIGS (Bug), 7.30pm Blackboard. Michael Fix, Murphys Pigs. $10/$7 conc. New Farm Bowls Club, 969 Brunswick Street, New Farm. Licensed, Meals, Tea & coffee. Info: Dick Halligan web: www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org - See Article
Wed 23 RED HILL FOLK, Blackboard night. 7:30 pm, Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. $2 entry. snacks, licensed. Info: Anne 07-3366-2248 - See Article
Thur 24 - Sun 27 THE GYMPIE MUSIC MUSTER Programme and Details and visit their WEBSITE
ON Tue 29 MALENY MUSIC FESTIVAL - ADVANCE 3 DAY PASSES RUN OUT 29 AUGUST! Festival Website or 07 5494 2121 - see ARTICLE HERE
Sat 26 COAST ACOUSTICS, open mic!! starts 1pm. + Special Guests Sadie and Jay See the POSTER Time: 3:30-4:30pm  at Country Paradise, 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Road, Nerang. $10 for non members and $5 for members. Info: See FaceBook website - www.goldcoastacoustics.com.au and - See Article
Mon 28 GOOD TUNES SESSION WEST END, 7.30-9.30pm, Mondays fortnightly. At The Burrow, 52 Russell St, West End. Play a selection of folk tunes from all over the world. Music books provided, all acoustic musicians welcome. Great food, drink available. Free entry! Info: David De Santi - See Whats On visit: www.goodtunes.com.au or see Facebook: goodtunesfolk more info: - See Article
Tue 29 BRISBANE UNPLUGGED GIGS (Bug), 7.30pm Blackboard. Black Bear Duo, The Full Quid. $10/$7 conc. New Farm Bowls Club, 969 Brunswick Street, New Farm. Licensed, Meals, Tea & coffee. Info: Dick Halligan web: www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org - See Article
Wed 30 RED HILL FOLK, Blackboard night. 7:30 pm, Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. $2 entry. snacks, licensed. Info: Anne 07-3366-2248 - See Article
SEPTEMBER
Sept-Nov LIZZIE FLYNN TOUR DATES with her album You and The Open Sky See details: Lizzie Flynn Website
Fri 1 - Sun 3 MALENY MUSIC FESTIVAL - ADVANCE 3 DAY PASSES RAN OUT 29 AUGUST! Festival Website or 07 5494 2121 - see ARTICLE HERE
Fri 1 FOCO NUEVO - ALBERT REVELO, TOM SMITH + JUMPING FENCES (Sue Monk, Lachlan Hurse). 8pm, $10/$7conc. Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary St., West End. Light food, tea and coffee available. This is a BYO event. More info phone: 38485208. Visit www.foconuevo.org.au - See Article
Sat 2 MUSIC BY THE SEA CONCERT, Presents: Ensemble Diaspora!. Ensemble Diaspora is a culturally diverse World music ensemble that originally came together at in 2013. The repertoire includes melodies and rhythms from diverse traditions as a departure point for an improvised modal music that reflects the rich cultural diversity and fertile creative space of Australia. Most importantly, it symbolises how cultural diversity can and should be a force for good, via shared creativity, cooperation, empathy and enterprise. Ensemble Diaspora: Arash Zanganeh (Chaqana Claypot), Daf, Percussion); John Druery (Upright Electric Bass, Bodhran); Cieavash Arean (Kemanche, Tar, Voice); Wendy Lang (Clarinet, Whistles, Voice); Martin Reese (Banjo, Mandolin, Mandola); Francis Gilfedder (Winds); Sebastian Flynn (Fiddle, Percussion). 7:30pm at the Sandgate Town Hall, Seymour Street, Sandgate. Tickets available online at www.musicbythesea.com.au and a limited number available at the door.
Sun 3 FOLK REDLANDS, Blackboard 1-3pm followed by Workshop & Feature Artists - The Bessies Refer to website for details. at the Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba. 1-4pm - for more info: folkredlands: calendar-2017 and see the website index: www.folkredlands.org Info: Patrick Burke 0415 645 206 or Sandra Nelson 0403 342 228. - See Article
Sun 3 THE GLASSHOUSE MUSOS EUDLO EVENTS, Eudlo Hall, 19 Rosebed st, Eudlo. 1-4pm first Sunday of every month. See Regular Events for other Musos events. Info: dr Michael Whiticker mob.0419 026 895 website: www.glasshousemusos.com.au
Tue 5 BRISBANE UNPLUGGED GIGS (Bug), 7.30pm Blackboard. Montgomery Church, Barb Fordham and Neil Neilsen. $10/$7 conc. New Farm Bowls Club, 969 Brunswick Street, New Farm. Licensed, Meals, Tea & coffee. Info: Dick Halligan web: www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org - See Article
Wed 6 RED HILL FOLK, Special Guests - Mere Modicum (John and Sandra Tucker). 7:30 pm, Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. $2 entry. snacks, licensed. Info: Anne 07-3366-2248 - See Article
Fri 8 Early Colonial Dance, Friday nights 7.30 - 9.30pm Mostly on the 2nd Friday of the month at the The Farmers' Hall. Main Street, Samford, QLD (only 25 mins from CBD). An afternoon of early Australian colonial dance with music by members of the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra and friends. Experience social country dances from the earliest years of settlement. All welcome. No experience, costume or partner required. Tickets: $10, Concessions $5 www.colonialdance.com.au Phone: Heather 07-3289-4708
Fri 8 - Sun 10 NEURUM CREEK FESTIVAL, - Angie 0407-177-666, Neurum Creek Festival Download the trad Songbook HERE! - See Article
Fri 8 + Sat 9 ARCHIE ROACH THE LEGEND, at Pomona Majestic Theatre 3 Factory Street. Come for the weekend and Experience Pomona, voted the friendliest town. Enquiries Amanda 0404 582 668 Tickets from Trybookings or at The Majestic website
Mon 11 GOOD TUNES SESSION WEST END, 7.30-9.30pm, Mondays fortnightly. At The Burrow, 52 Russell St, West End. Play a selection of folk tunes from all over the world. Music books provided, all acoustic musicians welcome. Great food, drink available. Free entry! Info: David De Santi - See Whats On visit: www.goodtunes.com.au or see Facebook: goodtunesfolk more info: - See Article
Tue 12 BRISBANE UNPLUGGED GIGS (Bug), 7.30pm Blackboard. Watling and Bates, The Caroline Hammond Band, 969 Brunswick Street, New Farm. Licensed, Meals, Tea & coffee. Info: Dick Halligan web: www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org - See Article
Wed 13 RED HILL FOLK, Blackboard night. 7:30 pm, Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. $2 entry. snacks, licensed. Info: Anne 07-3366-2248 - See Article
Fri 15 OUT OF ABINGDON CD LAUNCH, 'ANOTHER STORY' at the Brisbane Jazz Club, 1 Annie St, Kangaroo Point. Tickets available online at BOOK: Brisbane Jazz Club and a limited number available at the door.
Sat 16 GOLD COAST ACOUSTICS MUSIC FESTIVAL, See the POSTER CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS - Please, if you can help in any way, please contact us and get your name down as a volunteer for the event. Every little bit helps. You don't have to be there the whole day. Website - see ARTICLE HERE
Sat 16 'DANGEROUS SONG - blue' COMING TO MALENY!. 8pm (doors open 7pm). Extraordinary underwater cinematography by David Hannan with a live soundtrack by Linsey Pollak & Lizzie O'Keefe. "The images and music combined transport you into another dimension, truly amazing" Maleny Community Centre, Tickets: $20 and $15 (concession). BOOKINGS - Film Society and Arts Council members will be eligible for the concession price. - Visit the Website OR here for the MUSIC and - YouTube channel
Sun 17 FOLK REDLANDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, Committee Nominations Now Open at the Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba. 12 noon Followed by regular event: Blackboard & Feature Act 1-4pm www.folkredlands.org If you would like to volunteer for a committee position, Download the Nomination Form and the completed form to us.
Sun 17 FOLK REDLANDS, Hillbilly Goats. Blackboard. at the Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba. 1-4pm. www.folkredlands.org Info: Patrick Burke 0415 645 206 or Sandra Nelson 0403 342 228. - See Article
Tue 19 BRISBANE UNPLUGGED GIGS (Bug), 7.30pm Blackboard. The Baby Boomer Party Band, Cigany Weaver. $10/$7 conc. New Farm Bowls Club, 969 Brunswick Street, New Farm. Licensed, Meals, Tea & coffee. Info: Dick Halligan web: www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org - See Article
Wed 20 RED HILL FOLK, Special Themed Evening - Nostalgia Night (8:30 pm - 9.10 pm). 7:30 pm, Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. $2 entry. snacks, licensed. Info: Anne 07-3366-2248 - See Article
Sat 23 CONTRA DANCE, 2 - 4.30pm. Uniting Church Hall, cnr Kingsley Pde & Kadumba St, Yeronga. Live music, $4 to cover costs. All Welcome. Please invite anyone you know who may be interested (Dances will be called). Enquiries: or call Paul: 07-3395-8956 and See Article
Mon 25 GOOD TUNES SESSION WEST END, 7.30-9.30pm, Mondays fortnightly. At The Burrow, 52 Russell St, West End. Play a selection of folk tunes from all over the world. Music books provided, all acoustic musicians welcome. Great food, drink available. Free entry! Info: David De Santi - See Whats On visit: www.goodtunes.com.au or see Facebook: goodtunesfolk more info: - See Article
Tue 26 BRISBANE UNPLUGGED GIGS (Bug), 7.30pm Blackboard. The Slimy Brothers, The Ragtone Ramblers. $10/$7 conc. New Farm Bowls Club, 969 Brunswick Street, New Farm. Licensed, Meals, Tea & coffee. Info: Dick Halligan web: www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org - See Article
Wed 27 RED HILL FOLK, Blackboard night. 7:30 pm, Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. $2 entry. snacks, licensed. Info: Anne 07-3366-2248 - See Article
Wed 27 CANADIAN DUO MADISON VIOLET TOUR AUSTRALIA, with their new album The Knight Sessions. Thu 28 Sept - Irish Club Hotel, Toowoomba QLD
Fri 29 Sept - Stanthorpe Theatre, Stanthorpe QLD

INFO + TICKETS See also Facebook page
Sat 30 DANCE KALEIDOSCOPE CELEBRATES JANE AUSTEN'S LIFE Invitations to dancing and supper. 7.00 for 7.30pm start. Newmarket Hall at Newmarket Bowls Club, 212 Ashgrove Ave Ashgrove. Tickets TRYBOOKING and - See Article
EARLY OCTOBER
Sun 1 EMILY BARKER 'Sweet Kind of Blue' AUSTRALIAN TOUR, at The Junk Bar, Brisbane - Ashgrove Ave, at the corner of 215 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove. No neon, no flashing lights - just look for the sliding door with the velvet curtains. Emily Barker returns home to play a series of shows in Australia after a successful American summer tour with Grammy Award winner Mary Chapin Carpenter. Following up three intimate gigs in April, Barker is coming back to extend her album tour and double the shows, playing Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, and two shows in Western Australia. Visit: TICKETS See also Official Website FACEBOOK
Sun 1 LIZZIE FLYNN, 'You & The Open Sky' - Album Launch. 6pm - Visy Theatre, The Brisbane Powerhouse TICKETS
Wed 27 CANADIAN DUO MADISON VIOLET TOUR AUSTRALIA, with their new album The Knight Sessions. Tue 3 Oct - The Bug, Brisbane QLD
Wed 4 Oct - The Shed, Nanango QLD
INFO + TICKETS See also Facebook page
Mon 9 GOOD TUNES SESSION WEST END, 7.30-9.30pm, Mondays fortnightly. At The Burrow, 52 Russell St, West End. Play a selection of folk tunes from all over the world. Music books provided, all acoustic musicians welcome. Great food, drink available. Free entry! Info: David De Santi - See Whats On visit: www.goodtunes.com.au or see Facebook: goodtunesfolk more info: - See Article

DATE CLAIMS

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2017
Visit website MEREDITH JAM CAMP, in Meredith, VIC, in Recess until further notification! Some Brisbane and surrounds people attend this event every year. More information at www.meredithjamcamp.com
1-3 Sept Maleny Music Festival Festival Website - see festivals entry here
8 Sept Early Colonial Dance usually 2nd Fridays See for more info.
8-10 Sept Neurum Creek 2017 Website - see festivals entry here
23 Sept Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
23 Sept Contra Dance - Paul: 07-3395-8956
6-8 Oct Maidenwell Music weekend pub Debra 0741646133
07 Oct Contra Dance - Paul: 07-3395-8956
13 Oct Early Colonial Dance usually 2nd Fridays See for more info
21 Oct Jane Austen Regency Ball (Early Colonial Dance) at the Sandgate Town Hall. TICKETS Or if preferred contact Heather. See www.colonialdance.com.au and here for more info
27-29 Oct Dorrigo Folk & BlueGrass Festival, 0266571180, www.dorrigofolkbluegrass.com.au
28 Oct Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
2-5 Nov Imbil Acoustic Music Weekend, for bookings email the or call 07-5484-5196
10 Nov Early Colonial Dance usually 2nd Fridays See for more info.
11 Nov Contra Dance - Paul: 07-3395-8956
25 Nov Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
Thurs last w/e Nov OzManouche Festival, www.ozmanouche.com
8 Dec Early Colonial Dance usually 2nd Fridays See for more info.
27 Dec - 1 Jan 2018 Woodford Folk Festival - 07-5496-1066, www.woodfordfolkfestival.com
2018
Visit website MEREDITH JAM CAMP, in Meredith, VIC, in Recess until further notification! Some Brisbane and surrounds people attend this event every year. More information at www.meredithjamcamp.com
24 Feb Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
2-4 Mar Mulgowie Music Michael 0437-736-799, Pub 07 5465 9127 (pack up Sunday morning.)
9-11 Mar Maidenwell Gathering pub 074-1646-133
24 Mar Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
28 Apr Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
26 May Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
23 June Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
28 July Colonial Ball - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
25 August Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
22 Sept Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
27 Oct Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706
24 Nov Morningside Bush Dance - Vic or Jan 07-3848-7706

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