24 September 11am-2pm – Jaccii Leigh
25 September 11am-2pm – Cassidy’s Ceili
30 September 11am-2pm – Jaccii Leigh
1 October 11am-2pm – Humbug
2 October 11am-2pm- Humbug
7 October 11am-2pm – Jaccii Leigh
8 October 11am-2pm – Cassidy’s Ceili
14 October 11am-2pm – The Somedays
Jaccii plays acoustic guitar and has a wide variety of music to please all ages. Including her original self-penned numbers. Some of her musical influences are Taylor Swift, Moroon 5, Pink, Michael Jackson and the Aussie country girls the McClymonts.
‘Quite simply one of the best voices I have ever heard’
That’s former director of The National Folk Festival, Graham McDonald, talking about the singing of Cassidy Richens.
It’s a voice that’ll bring you delicate ballads, rowdy pub songs and all those Irish favourites you didn’t know you knew, delivered by a band with the ease and power that comes from playing together for ten years to audiences across Australia:
Sandy Gibbney plays the fiddle: jigs, reels and airs from Ireland and Scotland. Plus rare gems from the Donegal tango tradition.
Peter Richens plays guitar, banjo and bouzouki, while he and Sandy harmonise with Cassidy for some celtalicious choruses — this is where you could come in for some traditional interactive entertainment. Wet your whistle and join in!
Jon Jones and Ian Blake toured for many years as drummer and bass player with Eric Bogle (The Band Played Waltzing Matilda) and lurk at the back of the stage providing the groove for Cassidy’s Ceili. Jon steps forward from time to time to give us all a taste of that distinctively Irish drum, the bodhrán, and has been known to crowdsurf while playing the washboard…
Humbug is a Celtic band playing traditional and contemporary Irish and Scottish songs and tunes, some to dance to, stomp your feet to, sing-a-long with and some to stir your heart. Humbug has been playing at festivals, pubs, clubs, celebrations and events for years and is passionate about Celtic music. Featuring soaring harmonies, groovy rhythms, tapestried instrumentation and funky bass lines, Humbug continues to energize and mesmerize audiences near and far.