Items for FolkMail - Please send items for FolkMail to email@example.com following theseguidelines. And don't forget to also send in your suggestions for FolkMail's 'Video of the Week' (see below). Enquiries to Wayne(0400 803 804). N.B. If you add an event to the NSW Folk Federation's web site there is no need to send it to me as I always include the events on the web site in Folkmail.
'Live' events are in green. 'Mediated' events are in yellow. Hybrid 'live' + 'mediated' events are in purple.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
For members of FolkFedNSW - The 2023 AGM will be held online via zoom on Sunday 29 October at 11:00am. Members who would like to attend should contact the Secretary, Bridget Wardlaw to arrange for zoom details, agenda and previous minutes to be sent prior to the meeting.
Video of the Week
Voice! (Suze Pratten)
Suze Pratten's powerful song Voice! which she created in collaboration with Darug artist Stacy Etal in response to the Uluru Statement from the Heart. It has been sung across the country in the weeks leading up to this week's referendum.
Calendar of Events
Monday 9 October
Bush Music Club Monday Night Music & Song Sessions
Celtic Tones, presented weekly on Eastside FM by Eileen Cantwell, is your opportunity to drench yourself in the heartfelt lyrics & musical flow of home-grown Irish talent that tends to stay within the borders of the Emerald Isle. Some say it is the history & heartache of ancestors that provide the consistent talent, but whatever is the cause lets all sit back and enjoy the affect. To contact Celtic Tones, send an email.
SongsOnStage Songwriters & Performer's Night - 6.30-9.30pm
Russell Neal will host. Booked in: Gavin Fitzgerald, Jocelin Chan, Elizabeth Hylton, Kenneth D'Aran. Let Russell know if you'd also like to play.
NEWCASTLE: Classic Folkprogram on 2NURFM, Wednesdays, 9-10pm. Folk music - classic songs & emerging artists, from the Australian folk scene & around the world - Phil Bates & Jane Klein bring you the best of folk.
Thursday 12 October
Folk Live@Lunch in the Mall - 12pm - every Thursday and it's free!
SongsOnStage Songwriters & Performer's Night - 7-10pm
Shaky Fate, consisting of Kazu Milne (on violin & vocals) & Marcus Lang Atkinson (on guitar & vocals) are inviting a number of their friends to join them in an afternoon concert to raise money for Amnesty International. (Note early start time.)
The Republic is thrilled to welcome back the acclaimed electronic musician and composer Jack Prest will be joined by a quartet of Sydney's finest musicians to launch his new CD in a unique unmissable performancewith a very special guest.
Whirled Wide - 1pm, Fine Music 102.5 FM; & live streaming, Showcasing diverse music from cultures around the world, both traditional & modern. It features musicians from all corners of the globe including Australia.