October Long Weekend Music
Sunday October 4th, 2015 from 1pm
“Picnic and Music in The Vines”
free concert at Joadja Winery
We welcome back special guests:-
“The Tinkers” and wonderful guest flautist“Howlin’ Wind”
Hear all his work www.howlinwind.com
Performing traditional Irish acoustic music: Reels, jigs, hornpipes, polkas and rebel songs.
Gigs in the last 2 years include the MONA Museum in Hobart, Aras Eanna (Inis Oírr Ireland), Marrickville Cultural Festival, Folk By The Sea Kiama and Illawarra Folk Festival, Nolan on Lovel Gallery Katoomba, Joadja Winery, Kelly’s Newtown, Penrith Panthers, Chado Hobart, The Irish Society Ceilidh Wollongong, The Lark Distillery Hobart.
Evelyn Finnerty from Blarney, Cork, Ireland is on vocals and violin, a master of traditional Irish music and well known around the traps as a dervish on the fiddle playing regularly with many Irish artists.
Alan Healy was born in Dublin, Ireland. He is a highly regarded exponent of the bodhran, tenor banjo and guitar, a stalwart of Sydney’s Irish music scene and an Irish scholar specializing in Joyce and Beckett. Alan has been involved in the art world for some 30 years and has exhibited and performed with Australian and international artists.
Jim (Seamus) Moginie (Midnight Oil, The Break) we all know as a legend of Australian Rock on vocals, guitar, bouzouki, ukelele and harmonium. Jim has been in Ireland performing many times in recent years and is deeply immersed in the traditional music of Ireland.
Bird (Mental As Anything) on bodhran and drum kit, Bird played on all the Mentals greatest hits.