The Supper Club
at the North Tamworth Bowling Club
Dedicated to the adventure and youthfulness of passion-driven
They said, "I thought I'd died & gone to Heaven", "Please,
don't ever stop", "This IS the Festival"
And so it is indeed THE 'fringe festival' where you'll see
Bass/accordian/flute/whistle/mandolin/and a host of voices/stories and
from ALL OVER THE WORLD !!
Each night as unique as each treasured Sunset
- 10PM Mon Fingerstyle
Night has moved to 7pm Wed (Presented by the articulate Tim Rickhards
and special guests, Mal Clarke from Bullamakanka and Jeffro Andrews
from The Bourkenback Boys with Chet Atkins to Tommy Emmanuel styles
& Beyond & still including the first Fiddle Contest Heats as well)
- and Mon 10pm is now a "Michael Fix (Gold Guitar
& ABC) Feature with the Supper Club Super Pickers
Click to see the whole poster
and details for 2003!
spread out from 4 nights last year to 16 shows this
year. More amazing music, from 50 or so musicians of all walks to produce
both kinds of music - Real & UnReal to a 1000 plus audience. A season
ticket will be offered next year.
- Last(this) year featuring theme nights of Piano/
Fiddle/ Swing/ Slide/ Games/ Deluxe Jams and a host of musical chamelions
at 7pm each night! INTERNATIONAL guest, classical/ ragtime pianist
WU PU YU intrigued us most nights with Scott Joplin to Rachmaninov
and her jazzy twists on both piano and flute.
- TED TILBROOK (HIRED HANDS) – renown for his inspiring
performances. Both vocally and with perfectly ornamented guitar work.
- Master guitarist STEVE BERRY – Musical director
to the largest annual folk spectacle – The Woodford Folk Festival
Fire Event – is also a 3 time Guitar Champion.
- HAMISH DAVIDSON on ballistic Banjo, fiddle and check
his Ragtime Piano CD Launch at 10pm Thur 24th – Young Entertainer
of the Year and Multi-Banjo / Fiddle Champ! And still only 18!
- PARRIS MACLEOD piano child prodigy and receiver
of the Young Australian Award for Major Musical contributions to the
Community. His studio produced Troy Cassar Daley’s landmark album
and now often nominated with Andrew Clermont for instrumental achievements
in the Golden Guitar Awards.
- DARYL WALKER gave the Flying Emus their modern Bass
sound in the mid 80s,and he is promising some fine musical adventure
to be sure.
- SOPHIE RAYMOND, Star of last years ‘Long Gone Lonesome
Cowgirl” Musical was also with New CD ‘About to Burst - showcasing
her vocal range, songwriting, guitar and flair on Sax & Harmonica.
PAUL GREEN from Cairns, graced us with music & songs to soar & explore
with. Astounding voices & delivery from Blues /Jazz /Folk influences
of country on Wed. with the Mega Music Jam (it seems it took half
a dozen to replace Michael Fix (from last years Deluxe Jam!) .
- KIRK LORANGE, magnificent on The Slide Night. The
amazing Eldridge sisters, Stephanie & Annette on Fiddle & Cello. Tony
Eyers on a-moments-notice harmonica. The Summers Bluegrass Family
- wholesomely traditional.
- BRIAN DOVER - Formerly with Clermont in the powering
*BackBeat* group, has since won many songwriting awards. An earthy
voice and catchy songs.
- RICHARD PORTEOUS and LISA VASEY graced us on Tue
evening . Lisa has a beautiful voice and a must to hear.
- THE DRUMMERS - SHANE FLEW, BEN WORDSWORTH, WILLIE
QUA (and Kimmie!) & PARRIS MACLEOD!! The Supper Club is very particular
with its drummers and drum sound. These are our favourites who appeared
here and there leaving us smiling long after. There were more wonderful
contributions on the theme nights from many others - thanks again
to all. Many treasured comments back from the audience, so we know
they will be back again with bells on. This year also saw a greater
confidence from the local audience. We look forward to our 5th year
in 2003 and a Supper Club re-visit at the North Tam Bowlo during the
year. Thanks again to the the players who contributed & the audience
who lapped it up.
Sunday, November 26, 2006 5:07 PM