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The Tinkers at Sutherland Acoustic
7.30pm, Thursday 12th March 2015

By Jenny Watson
Posted Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Tinkers specialise in performing traditional Irish acoustic music. Rebel songs, reels, jigs, ballads, hornpipes, polkas.We have played many gigs recently including the MONA Museum in Hobart, Illawarra Festival, Marrickville Cultural Festival, Nolan on Lovel Gallery Katoomba, Joadja Winery Berrima, Kelly’s Newtown, Penrith Panthers, Chado Hobart, The Irish Society Ceilidh Wollongong, The Lark Distillery Hobart.

The Tinkers

The band members are:

Evelyn Finnerty (fiddle)
Alan Healy (bodhran, tenor banjo, bouzouki & guitar)
Christine Wheeler (vocals, whistle, flute)
Seamus Moginie (guitar, bouzouki, ukelele, concertina & harmonium)

See you at the Tradies (meals very reasonable too so you can make a whole night of it)

Yours in music,

Jenny Watson for Sutherland Acoustic

Sutherland District Trade Union Club - The Tradies
Cnr Manchester Road North & The Kingsway, Gymea

Entry: $15 (pensioners $10) (Kids <12 free!)

Contact: Maeve (02) 9520 5628 or Jenny on (0403) 673 317.

Session Night - Don't forget our monthly session nights (4th Thursday) at 7.30pm. Come along to a friendly jam with warm supportive fellow jammers. All welcome. All encouragement given no pressure. Any style or standard is fine. No charge. Held at same place as above but usually in the Plush room which is downstairs past the coffee shop. For more info call (02) 9520 6180.

Tune Session Night - 4th Friday of the month from 7.30pm. (Kaimea Room). Stringed and other instruments welcome. Ability to play with others and have basic chord knowledge. Welcome to listen. Phone Ian Knight (0438) 830 374.

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The Tinkers at Sutherland Acoustic
Born in Ireland, Evelyn Finnerty grew up in a musical family. She is a master of traditional Irish music and well known around the traps as a dervish on the fiddle.