Fantastic lineup for cd launch
We're really looking forward to launching the new CD at Lithgow Workies on June 29th and we're excited to have some of Australia's best playing along. You can look forward to:
Pixie Jenkins on Violin,
Garry Steel on accordion and keyboards and Michael Vidale on double bass.
Anyone who has been to Tamworth will know these superb musicians very well indeed.
Stay tuned for more info
A SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS
We've been very lucky to receive support from many people to help make
this album possible, so we'd very much like to thank the following people
and organisations: Ray and Joy at the Courthouse Hotel Lithgow, Tony Bleasedale OAM and his wife Nina and family. John Blair, John Culleton,
Maurie O’Sullivan, Chloe Birkett and the Construction Division of the CFMEU National Office.
supporting the lithgow state mining museum
We had a great morning on Friday as the Lithgow State Mining Museum opened their latest interactive exhibit, highlighting the role of the pit pony in Australia's mining success. Played a few songs and met some really nice people from Lithgow and the mine past and present. check out the video below. Many thanks to Lithgow2790.com for the video.
Blackheath Folk in November
Thursday 1st November.
We'll be playing at the New Ivanhoe Blackheath from about 8pm. Admission is free.
It'll be the first chance to hear some of the tribute to Woody
Guthrie we've been working on.
Special 2 track ANZAC cd raising money for Sonya Koeck
We have Just recorded a special 250 only run CD featuring an adaptation of Johb Lennon's Merry Christmas War is over, with added contributions from Martin and Pete Seeger. It's been renamed for the ocassion as 'Lest We Forget'.
Also on the album is the song 'Dustbowl Refugee', only recently penned by Martin and inspired by Woody Guthrie.
Sonya is bravely fighting cancer and she and her young family can use all the help they can get.
If you'd like a copy of this special cd, we're asling for a donation of a minimum of $5 plus postage.
Please contact Martin directly on (02) 6355 1667.
Tullamore Irish Festival
Thanks to everyone at Tullamore for making it such a fantastic weekend. The weather was great, a great crowd, great sound from Steve Pasfield - what more could you want?