Seniors Week Suburban Concerts

Seniors Week Suburban Concerts

August 17, 2020 12:00 pm - August 21, 2020 1:00 pm
Tune into 4MBS Classic FM 103.7 'Village Music Hour' or LIVE STREAM each day from 12 noon to 1pm (Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020) for a very special series of concerts to celebrate Seniors Week!

4MBS Broadcast Schedule;

Monday 17 August - Music of the Heart
Join international touring guitarist Michael Fix, together with special guest vocalist Christine Collister and multi-award winner vocalist/guitarist Darren Coggan, for an hour of beautiful, soul-stirring music. ‘Music of the Heart’ will conjure up cherished memories with its songs about life, romance, love, children and nature, all delivered by three highly regarded performers known for connecting with audiences all over the world.

Tuesday 18 August - Mambo Italiano
Be swept up in the ambience of an evening in Roma! Mambo Italiano celebrates the influence of Italian American musicians on the golden age of 1950s jazz and swing. In an energetic, romantic and passionate concert, award-winning cabaret artist and chanteuse Nadia Sunde, takes audiences on a journey into the music of Louis Prima, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Rosemary Clooney, Sophia Loren, Bobby Darin, Perry Como and others.

Wednesday 19 August - Youkali
Vocalist Kacey Patrick and guitarist Andrew Veivers combine to present an enigmatic program of jazz, folk and world music. Best known for her work with duo stringmansassy, Kacey’s three-octave vocal range is a rare instrument combining sublime vocal intuition and beauty, with instinctive risk taking and vocal soundscapes. One of Australia’s finest Spanish Guitarists, Andrew Veivers draws on a wide range of musical influences to evoke the sensual and mesmerising sounds of the Spanish guitar in all of its guises.

Thursday 20 August - Ceilidh Clan
Have you ever been to a Scottish Ceilidh? This traditional-style gathering includes songs, dancing and socialising. Join in with Scottish songs sung in harmony by ‘The Ceilidh Clan’. Fiddles, cello, guitar, flute, voices and dancing - what a celebration! The Ceilidh Clan is Brisbane’s premier Scottish dance band, with award-winning musicians Emma Nixon (fiddle), John Thompson (guitar), Nicole Murray (fiddle, flute, calling), Rebecca Wright (cello) and Donald McKay (bodhran, calling).

Friday 21 August - Swingin' Martinis
With a double scoop of comedy, a generous serving of musical mayhem and some good old slapstick...The Swingin’ Martinis have put together a cocktail that any self-respecting Swinger will not want to miss out on. Johnny Reid and Vinny Nowell have worked together in various guises for over 20 years and will hit the airwaves with their energetic  expertise for an afternoon sure to get you swinging.

Presented by Brisbane City Council
Image Credit: Racheal Nixon