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Craig Sinclair and the Three Audacities at Loaded Dog Folk Club
February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$20
The Loaded Dog Folk Club for February is in its temporary venue at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre. See below event description from the organisers.
The Dog is back for 2021, and as singing is currently not permitted at Inner West Council venues, we’ll be starting the year at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre.
7pm Saturday 27th Feb, 1 Bedford St, Newtown, opposite Newtown Station, limited parking in back streets, or Secure Parking (details below), or why not take public transport?
Under the Centre’s Covid plan, we are limited to40 tickets which need to be pre-booked by emailing Sandra – please give names of each person requiring a ticket, and include phone numbers.
NOTE: There are currently Government restrictions relating to singing and dancing.
- No more than 5 performers should sing indoors, with 1.5m between performers and 5m between performers and the audience. The audience should not participate in singing or chanting indoors.
- All singers should face forwards and not towards each other.
Tickets $20, cash at the door. Sign in using QT codes in the usual way, bring masks etc.
Craig Sinclair combines timeless folk storytelling with a lyrical fingerstyle acoustic and slide guitar style to craft a uniquely Australian blues sound. Recently relocated to Sydney from the south coast of WA Craig performs as a soloist tonight, and also as part of folk group the Peppercorns.
The Three Audacities – A new Sydney folk trio – work songs, sea shanties. Emma Norton (banjo) has an incandescent voice with a huge range, every note aglow with warmth and energy; Dan Kenny too has a distinctive vocal range and, with a background in jazz and blues, is adept and creative on electric and acoustic guitar; and, singing bass and 50 years older, the voice of Margaret Walters adds weight of experience and powerful emotion. They met at Redfern Shanty Club three years ago and found they have many songs in common and share a love of harmony. The name is from a speech by Danton, a leader of the French Revolution, quoted later by Lenin: “We need audacity, and yet more audacity, and always audacity!”; sometimes abbreviated to “the three audacities”. For the singers, it means “We tell it like it is! We’re not out to produce revolutionary socialists – we let the songs speak for themselves”.
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