Barleyshakes - Seniors Week Concert 2017

Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy, beautiful harmony and driving dance rhythms in their live performances. Adored throughout Australia and beyond for their “bent” Irish sound, they are winners of the Queensland Music Award for World Music. The band use fiddles, flutes, tine whistle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, vocals, bass, bodhran, and drums to create their truly wonderful Celtic sound. They have shared the stage with Lunasa, Metallica, Kila, Joe Cocker, Sharon Shannon, Altan, and Grada, to name a few.

Workshop: Bush Dancing with Kristin Kelly (10.30am - 11am)
"Bush dancing in Australia continues to be a popular and fun family friendly pursuit, and experienced dance callers are a rare breed. Kristin Kelly began playing fiddle in Patterson's Curse Bush band in the late 80s in far north Queensland, she has been calling dances for many years since and is a vivacious and skilled teacher. Whether you are seasoned bush dancer or a complete beginner, participants are guaranteed a wonderful fun experience under Kristin's friendly guidance".


Enquiries: 07 3843 9200

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