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Cobargo Unites -CANCELLED

Cobargo Showgrounds, Cobargo, NSW

COBARGO UNITES! a one day bushfire benefit concert for the community of Cobargo and district on Sunday 3 May from 10 am at the Cobargo Showground. Bring a chair, your woollen blanket and a smile!.

This concert is on a "PAY WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD" basis with tickets starting at $45.

The Port Fairy Folk festival

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Southcombe Park, Port Fairy. Victoria

The 2020 Festival will exemplify the great folk/roots traditions of many cultures, regions, communities and countries – from Ireland to Port Fairy, Johannesburg to New Orleans, Prince Edward Island to Northcote, Celtic to Bluegrass, Indigenous to Latin and glorious folk fusions. 2020 will once again be a splendid mix of brilliant music, great conversations, workshops, collaborations and surprises.

For tens of thousands of years the Pyipgil Gunditj clan has gathered in ceremony on this country. For the past 43 years the Port Fairy Folk Festival has been celebrated each year in the land of the Pyipgil Gundji clans, in Peek Whurrong country.

The Port Fairy Folk Festival pays their respects to elders past, present and emerging and acknowledges that the land we gather on each year for the Festival is the traditional lands of the Peek Whurrong people.

Opening Night and Awards Show - The ExChange

Wurdi Youang, 51 Little Malop St,, Geelong, Victoria

Set in the magnificent Wurdi Youang, ‘High Ground’ of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, be a part of a wonderful celebration of music and culture. Featuring a special opening ceremony by Wadawurrung artists followed by performances by Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020 Artists of the Year, Gina Williams & Guy House, Shane Howard, The East Pointers and many special guests. An event highlight will be the presentation of the FAI Lifetime Achievement Award to Port Fairy Folk Festival Founding Director, Dr Jamie McKew, OAM. Hosted by Derek Guille.

$53.84

Need for Feed Bushfire Benefit Concert

Healesville Amateur Race course , 109 Healesville-Yarraglen Road, , Healesville, Victoria 3797

8 hours of continuous music on 2 stages under the mighty Oaks at Healesville Race Course in The Yarra Valley. Featuring Black Sorrows, Badloves, Shane Howard, John Schumann and much more. Bar and food trucks on site. Children 16 and under with a ticketed adult free. All profits to Need For Feed Disaster Relief.

Adults: $44.00 entry Children 16 - under18 years old: $15 with ticket holding adult Children under 16 - Free entry. Concession $30.00 (available at gate only). Companion Cards accepted CFA and SES volunteers free entry with presentation of ID.

Archie Roach - Tell Me Why book and album launch

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St Brigid's Hall, Crossley, 212 Port Fairy-Koroit Rd, Crossley, Victoria

Join Gunditjmara songman and storyteller, Archie Roach in conversation with his old friend and musical colleague Shane Howard about his new memoir Tell Me Why and companion album, over a cuppa and cake at Crossley.

Shane Howard Trio

The Theatre Royal, 30 Hargraves St, Castlemaine VIC 3450

This November, Shane Howard returns to Castlemaine with a special live performance as ‘The Shane Howard Trio’ The live show rocks and rolls, like a boat ploughing deep into Antarctic waters, set free from the troubles that beset the land, sailing wildly into the tempest of mighty squalls. Gentler songs are deeply meditative, picture the calm, glassy, seas of Summer. Irish and Scottish tunes flow in and out, like ocean currents. Shane’s musicality is enriched by the accomplished playing of John Hudson (Guitar/Dobro) and Ewen Baker (Fiddle/Mandolin).

Shane Howard Trio

Limestone Coast Pantry , 1/20 Harrald Street, , Mount Gambier

This November, Shane Howard comes to Mount Gambier with a special live performance as ‘The Shane Howard Trio’ The live show rocks and rolls, like a boat ploughing deep into Antarctic waters, set free from the troubles that beset the land, sailing wildly into the tempest of mighty squalls. Gentler songs are deeply meditative, picture the calm, glassy, seas of Summer. Irish and Scottish tunes flow in and out, like ocean currents. Shane’s musicality is enriched by the accomplished playing of John Hudson (Guitar/Dobro) and Ewen Baker (Fiddle/Mandolin).

Shane Howard - Live - SOLD OUT

The Door Gallery Cafe , 8/100 Lower Paper Mill Rd, , Fyansford, Vic 3218

Shane Howard has forged a reputation as one of Australia’s great songwriters and a creative and passionate commentator of the times. He is held in high regard throughout Australia, and during the past 40 years, has worked tirelessly to define a distinctive Australian voice as an artist, writer, producer, engineer and mentor. Doors 6pm Food and drink available

Mahbilil Festival

Jabiru Northern Territory

Mahbilil Festival is an annual explosion of music, dance, bushfoods, art, workshops celebrating Kakadu culture in Jabiru township.
Mahbilil (named after the cooling afternoon breeze) occurs in the Kurrung season (Aug-Sept) and brings people from around Kakadu & West Arnhem, as well as Darwin, Katherine and lots of tourists as well.

90th Anniversary of the Ghan Celebrations

Pimba, South Australia

THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY JOURNEY. Be sure to pack your dancing shoes as we’ll be throwing a spectacular 90th birthday party in the Outback as part of the anniversary journey. With special entertainment and a few other surprises along the way, this one-off journey will be remembered for years to come.

John Schumann and Shane Howard

Groundwater Festival, Gold Coast

Childrens Ground Fundraiser

Melba Spiegeltent, Johnston Street, Collingwood. Victoria

On May 27, be part of an incredible celebration of music and culture at the Melba Spiegeltent, featuring national icons, artists and storytellers Archie Roach and Shane Howard, with the Black Rock Band from West Arnhem Land.

This unforgettable evening will raise funds for Children's Ground, a bold not-for-profit organisation aiming to celebrate First Nations cultures and knowledge systems, create life-long opportunities to end intergenerational disadvantage in First Nations communities and reset the national policy framework based on equity and justice.

Children's Ground represents the first integrated and long-term effort to stand beside First Nations families while they design the future they want for their children. It means putting the next generation first. It means prioritising people's family language, culture, identity and country. It means prioritising lifelong learning and wellbeing of children from birth. It means creating opportunities that will build opportunity in global and local economies. We cannot accept conditions that lead to children living with life-long risks of incarceration, ill health, child protection and cultural stress. The current approaches are unacceptable and need to change. All children deserve the best life has to offer and to be honoured in their cultures. This is Children’s Ground. Please join us to celebrate the future generations and the children, families and communities who lead Children’s Ground.

Shane Howard Trio @ Acoustic Picnic

The Music Lounge @ The Builders Club , 18-20 Fisher Rd, Dee Why NSW 2099

The Acoustic Picnic presents Shane Howard Trio

Shane Howard Trio - SOLD OUT

Coolangatta Estate, 335 Bolong Rd, Coolangatta NSW 2535

The Shane Howard Trio will be playing at Coolangatta Estate on Friday, 10 May to support A Taste of Paradise – Tim and Andy Francis’ permaculture and organic farm between Berry and Gerringong that has helped hundreds of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Fundraising Shoalhaven is staging the charity night to help A Taste of Paradise continue its great work with children aged five to 18, who are referred to its day programs by government child welfare workers and welfare agencies. The children spend time on the farm with the animals and the environment, being introduced to new skills while they are mentored and assisted to overcome the difficulties they are encountering in their lives.

Shane Howard Trio

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St Albans Folk Festival, St Albans, NSW

St Albans Folk Festival, held over a weekend close to Anzac Day, is home to quality Traditional & Contemporary Folk Music, Australian Bush Music, Music Sessions, Workshops, Dances, Poetry and Children's Activities. The event showcases local and international performers, song writers and musicians. The festival runs a market of food, produce and other stalls. Patrons travel for the day or camp on the banks of the McDonald River 20 kms from Wisemans Ferry in the beautiful Hawkesbury River area, North of Sydney and West of Gosford

Shane Howard Trio

Clarendon Theatre, 68A Lurline St, Katoomba NSW 2780

‘Deeper South’ is an album that redefines the boundaries of Australian folk music and reinvigorates it with poetic and musical mastery. The musical influences are as diverse as jazz, blues, country, Australian folk music and the deep well of traditional Celtic music. On this album, Shane’s great musicality is enriched by the accomplished playing of John Hudson (Guitar/Dobro) and Ewen Baker (Fiddle/Mandolin). The live show rocks and rolls, like a boat ploughing deep into Antarctic waters, set free from the troubles that beset the land, sailing wildly into the tempest of mighty squalls. Gentler songs are deeply meditative, picture the calm, glassy, seas of Summer. Irish and Scottish tunes flow in and out, like ocean currents. This is true folk music, but not as we know it!

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