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The 2011 National Windjam
21-23 October 2011

By Philip Smethurst
Posted Wednesday, July 20, 2011

A free-reed festival at the

Town Hall
Richmond, Tasmania

for players and lovers of concertina, button accordion, melodeon, mouth organ, jaw harp, musical saw and gum leaf . . .

Feature Instruments: Anglo Concertina & Button Accordion

Artists: Gay Charmers, Peter Ellis, Rob Willis, Dave de Hugard, Paddy Fitzgerald, Joan & Ray Munday, Mark & Lisa McDonnell, Jamie Molloy, Peter Hyde, Veranda Coots, Fred PRibac, Mike Manhire, Chris von der Borch and more.

Workshops: Singing-with-concertinas, Paddy Dawson Tribute, Slow Irish Sessions, Guitar Accompaniment, English Tunes, Beginners & Advanced Mouth Organ, Kazoo Orchestra, Repairing/tuning/making an accordion or concertina and more. (Check the website and reserve your place.)

Plus: Old Time Dance, concerts, sessions, National Button Box Championship, National Windjammer Championship.

It's a button box bash . . .

Everyone welcome!

Weekend Earlybird (until 10th Oct): $35 ($25 conc) or at festival: $45 ($35).
Day and evening tickets available.
By donation 18 years or younger and 80 years or older!

Bookings/Enquiries: Sarah (03) 6239 1899 or (0409) 218 414.

A Folk Federation of Tasmania Inc. Event

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