This website is accessible to all versions of every browser. However, you are seeing this message because your browser does not support basic Web standards, and does not properly display the site's design details. Please consider upgrading to a more modern browser. (Learn More).

Jam - the 'do-it-yourself' web site for NSW folkies!  
You are here: home > events > sydney north

Sing a song of Sydney
Hornsby - 20th May 2005

By Barry Parks
Posted Friday, April 29, 2005

Calling all performers!

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Folk Club is running a

'Sing a song of Sydney' Concert

8pm, Friday 20th May
Beatrice Taylor Hall
Edgeworth David Drive, Hornsby

The idea is to tell the story of Sydney in song poetry or stories from the convicts to the present.

All performers participating have free entry.


If you have a song(s) and feel you would like to participate please contact Barry on (02) 9807 9497 or by email.

To date we have these performers contributing songs in the following categories:

Convicts
Sue Gee 'Mary Reiby'
Ben Scott 'Sydney Cove Project' (Songs about early contact with Aborigines)
John Warner 'The bloke who's underneath'
Jo Henwood 'Story of escaped convicts'

Transport
John Warner 'Tugboat Calipso'
Martin Fowler 'Rose Bay Ferry'

Present times
Mal Graham 'Sydney Water Rebel'
Ian Fretwell 'St. Patrick's Night in Sydney'
Waywood Folk 'Sydney from a 747'

Suburbs
Pam Farley with Chatties Wood
Waywood Folk 'When swimmers come back to Balmain'

Identities
Sue Gee 'Louisa Lawson'
John Warner 'Bread Mate'
Mike Richter (poem)
Frank & Marilyn Russell 'The new chum'
Eddie Sampson (poem)

 
e-mail E-mail this page
print Printer-friendly page