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Bruce Watson & Cathy Rytmeister @ The Loaded Dog
April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pmA$18 – A$20
Bruce Watson http://brucewatsonmusic.com/
Bruce is a major Australian songwriter and performer in the folk tradition. Based in Melbourne, he performs around Australia and New Zealand at festivals, clubs and other venues. Bruce is a hilarious humorist and a writer and performer with the power to move audiences to tears. His performances are joyful and thoroughly engaging, with witty lyrics and energetic presentation. He is a masterful craftsman of songs, be they evocative and heart wrenching, or side-splittingly funny.
Bruce will be singing songs from his new CD, Mosaic, plus some old favourites as well.
Bruce Watson writes excellent songs, on the side of the angels. He puts out CDs like Christmas cake, rich and nutritious, fruity in places, a bit nutty too, some bits sweet, some dark, attractive to everyone including children … Bruce is a non-stop song-writer for all people, and all life, and brings them to life as great music. Trad&Now
support Cathy Rytmeister
Cathy would love to give up her day job and spend more time singing, playing and songwriting but the need to eat is likely to keep her from that decision for a few years yet. She started playing guitar and singing at around the age of 12 and has indulged in music as a hobby ever since, fitting it in around the aforementioned day job and her union and other political activism. She’s progressed from teenage years busking with pops songs, through playing Irish tunes with work colleagues and calling dances with a bush band, to finding a happy conjunction of singing and activism with Sydney choirs Solidarity and Ecopella. She also likes to hang out at folk festival singing sessions and has even penned the odd (VERY odd!) parody. Now she’s taking her chances in a solo performance at her favourite folk club.
Doors open 7.40pm.
(Bruce Watson & friends, 2015 – Sandra Nixon photo)