[ HOME ]




(Note: javascript must be enabled to view and enable email links.)



Entries in this section are for small ads and are FREE but if you sell an item we would appreciate a donation to the Folk Rag.
We run items in this section for 3 months then remove them. You must confirm if you want to extend the running time.
Please notify us if your item has been sold or  your ad is no longer applicable
Thank You. Ed.




WANTED: In-person introduction to the Melodeon somewhere in Brisbane if possible please:

WANTED: Short in-person introduction to the Autoharp somewhere in Brisbane. Happy to pay intro-lesson rates. If possible please Thank you!

SINGERS SOUGHT FOR A WORLD MUSIC A CAPPELLA GROUP. I'm looking for people to sing. There's quite a lot of material. So if you love singing world music, are interested and can read a little, then please .

YERONGA CONTRA DANCES. Anglican Church Hall, corner Killarney & Cork Streets, Yeronga. 2pm-4.30pm Then 1st Sat each month Called Contra dances, Band, Afternoon tea. Just $4 for dancers, musos free. See the Calendar page for dates.

COOWONGA FOLK CLUB in the Cawarral and Rockhampton area. Anyone in the area when we have an event are welcome Check - www.coowongafolkclub.com

OLD TIME MUSIC JAM at Moorooka from 6:30pm. 1st Fridays each month. More info: Call 0421983041 or and check out the Facebook group: Appalachian / Old Time music Brisbane Anyone Welcome!

VISIT Lifelong Learning Queensland's on-line Directory of Adult & Community Learning, Education & Training opportunities in Queensland - www.llcq.org

COME RANT WITH US! South East North West Morris is looking for new dancers. In the South East of Queensland dancing Morris from the North West of England, donned in clogs and garlands we rant and skip for local festivals and fetes. Come and join our frivolity and get fit too. We are an equal opportunity side and cross-dressing is encouraged. Call Andrea 0438-655-876 or Kevan on 0413-856-785.


Folk Alliance can access public liability for members - musicians, clubs, bands and festivals at a very competitive rate. The public liability year starts June 1 to June 1 the following year. For further information visit www.folkalliance.org.au




FOR SALE: HOHNER AMICA IV 96 BASS PIANO ACCORDION 3 years old in excellent condition. - 11 treble couplers, 3 bass couplers. 4 treble reeds LMMH. 3 bass reeds LMM. Factory fitted Blue Line midi system. Lightweight 9kg.
Comes with road case and detachable trolley wheels. Great compromise with the versatility of a 120 bass but weight and size of an 80 bass.
Over $6500 new, Asking $4100. Phone: Andrew 0409065266

ARMSTRONG HANDMADE GUITARS:, Brisbane luthier Andrew Armstrong provides highly personalised services focused on guitars and related instruments - handmade instruments, repairs, restorations and customising. Visit: www.armstronglutherie.com.au ph 0418 569 019 or on FaceBook: ArmstrongLutherie




Classical & Irish flute, Whistle & Singing Lessons

with Sarah Calderwood

I am a singer, flute and whistle player in Brisbane-based Celtic band Súnas and Red Crow,
with 23 years experience of flute playing and singing. I cater to all levels of musicianship

Lessons can be in person or via Skype.

First lesson is free to get to know you and/or your child and to determine your goals & aspirations.

Whether you would like to study for classical exams or simply learn for fun, I can help you reach your goals!
Enquiries: Please or 0417 633 212

See other Tuition Classes Here

Julie Witney GUITAR, MANDOLIN & UKULELE TUITION: From beginners to intermediate. Tailored to what you want to learn eg: for song accompaniment or with more theory. Music notation / tablature, chord charts, transposition. Flatpicking tunes, fingerstyle. Have Blue card.
For inquiries please call Julie Witney 0402-504-099 or

MORETON CELTIC FIDDLE CLUB, Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club meet on the Northside at Mango Hill Community Centre - on the 1st Friday each month from 6.30-8.30pm. Visit: Melinda Coles website - MCFC Website

We are a bunch of highly entertaining and energetic Celtic Fiddlers, Cellist and a few extras… MCFC are Community group of Dynamic vibrant entertaining Celtic fiddlers/cellists who perform Irish/Scottish/Celtic music. We not only play these tunes but also dance whilst performing. MCFC started in 2007 and is known for being one of most entertaining groups in the Celtic Fiddle Group scene. Performing Regularly at community and private events and functions as well as Celtic Festivals around the state.
The groups' growth can be attributed to the welcoming approach and the fact that our Music Director Melinda Coles teaches by dots and by ear encouraging members to then perform without music. Many of our members have had the opportunity to attend and perform at camps/workshops/masterclasses in Australia and overseas.
Musicians as young as 4 and adults as old as 80 join in and play together at performances. MCFC is very proud to say that they competed and took out the "Peoples Choice award" at the Urban Country Music festival 2014, 2015 & 2016.

NORFOLK CELTIC MUSIC CLUB, Norfolk Celtic Music Club meet on the Southside at Ormeau Community Centre - on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6.00 - 8.00pm. Visit: Melinda Coles website - NorfolkCMC Website

VIOLA DA GAMBA TUITION, Patrice Connelly, See Advert Saraband Music Phone: +61 (0)7 5496 3439, and visit the Website

IRISH WHISTLE TUITION: Celtic Style with sheet music or by ear. Embellishments, Breath, Rhythm and Fingering. Become a solid player. Video Lessons or on the Sunshine Coast. Inquiries to Aaron 0482528161 or Website

BLUEGRASS FIDDLE & MANDOLIN LESSONS: Beginner to Advanced - All ages. Private lessons and group workshops. Brisbane area.
Dan Kerin 0422 356 542 / www.dankerin.com

PROFESSIONAL DIXIELAND BANJO TUITION - Plectrum Style - Rob Crazy Bear Robinson 07 3348-8925 .

GUITAR LESSONS: Keith Urquhart is offering guitar lessons! Improve your playing and knowledge of the guitar, learn chord and song arrangements and fingerstyle playing. I'll help you work out how to play your favourite tunes. Give me a call on 07-3856-2707 or 0435-456-856. Rates are $25 for half hour or $45 per hour.

Tim O'Brien
GUITAR LESSONS from TIM O'BRIEN. As an Acoustic Guitarist I enjoy being a musical mentor. My students deepen their understanding of the guitar while reaching towards the rich clear sounds we know the guitar can deliver.

For inquiries please or call 07-3879-860



Click image to visit Nadia's website
Nadia Sunde lessons

NB: If you find that any of these notices are no longer current please contact the FolkRag Editor -





103  Old Cleveland Rd.,
Capalaba, Queensland


Guitars, banjos, violins, Ukuleles, Basses, Keyboards,
Whistles, Percussions, Sheet Music, Strings and all accessories.

PA and Sound Gear at GREAT PRICES

for personal attention
call CHRISTINE today Phone: 07 3823 3991
Fax: 07 3823 3881

Highland House Ad



Cardigan Bar is a laneway bar in the heart of Sandgate, 198 Seymour St opp train station.

Live music four nights a week, Thursday - Musicians night BYO instrument, Celtic session 2nd Saturday of the month 3-6pm, Friday retro DJ, Live music Sat & Sun from 7/ 7.30. All welcome.

Selected craft beer, conscious wines, quality spirits, interesting mixers and the odd cheeky cocktail. We also provide tasty bar snacks or if you like; bring your own food.

www.cardiganbar.com - Facebook - CardiganBar



481 Wynnum Road, Brisbane

  • The function room holds up to 300 standing or 130 seated
  • Private Bar
  • Competitive drink prices
  • Happy Hour from 4-6pm everyday
  • Friendly staff
  • Full kitchen . Wheelchair access
  • Stage set up
  • Dance Floor
  • Free Room Hire
  • Private Air Conditioned Room

Please contact Shane on 0417 660 606 "Morningside Services Club" Web: Facebook-Club-Morningside



Visit 'The Judy' WEBSITE



Join the Folk Federation of NSW and get the monthly magazine, Cornstalk Gazette and check the  WEB SITE

Music, dance, song, spoken word, festivals,reviews, profiles, gigs, sessions, contacts, internet resources, news, clubs radio, classes.
Send annual sub with name and contact details to:
the Membership Secretary, PO Box A182, Sydney NSW 1235 



Folk Alliance Australia is about to re-publish the Australian Folk Directory. The directory lists folk performers, venues, festivals, clubs, agents, service providers, instrument makers etc... and is accessible at the FAA website as well as in print. Listing is free, and provided as a service to the Australian Folk Community. This message is being sent to existing Directory entries, FAA members past and current, and participants in the Ausworld folk and radio lists. We seek all your assistance to publicise the impending re-print. We aim to make the directory as comprehensive and up-to-date as possible. Are you listed? Should you be listed? Go to the FAA website to check your entry or to submit a new entry.

LISTING IS FREE Please tell all your folk contacts about this and encourage them to be listed. If you run a club, venue or radio show, please give this initiative whatever publicity you can. We are also seeking some volunteers in each state to assist with checking and updating directory entries. If you can help us, please let us know. If you would like to advertise in the Folk Directory, please contact Dieter at Please help your folk community to prosper. FAA is a not for profit organisation, and sales of the Australian Folk Directory are used to offset the cost of production.

[top] / [HOME]