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Posted Friday, April 17, 2015
Saturday 27th June is the 30th Anniversary of Declan's death, and as his good friend Seamus was already booked, it seemed a excellent idea to gather Declan's family & friends to celebrate the anniversary.
There will be no floorspots as Colleen Burke & friends will be performing & reminiscing.
Seamus has a song for all occasions & has been performing in folk clubs and at festivals for more years than he cares to remember. He sings a variety of Irish, English, Scottish, Australian and South American songs, and has even been known to sing Beatles' songs in Irish. He shared a house with Declan Affley in Sydney during the 1970s, sharing his enthusiasm for Australian political songs and sometimes performing with him. He was co-writer with Denis Kevans of Across the Western Suburbs in 1973.
+ support Cornerbrook - fast paced and cranking tunes and songs from Ireland and Newfoundland from Bridie Burke (daughter of Declan Affley and Colleen Burke), Bridie's husband, Cory Clarke from Newfoundland, and Ben Stephenson.
Loaded Dog, back hall,
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre,
79 Johnston St, $20/18, BYO, supper available.
Bookings & enquiries Sandra (02) 9358 4886
other photos taken in 2010 after the 25th Anniversary memorial concert by Sandra Nixon