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Posted Friday, January 13, 2012
Loosely Woven is an ad-hoc community-based group of instrumentalists and singers who perform two to three cabaret type shows a year - just for the fun of it!
During the years 2007-2009, the group took a concert up north performing with local musicians in places like Talarm, Bowraville, Grafton, Yamba, Dorrigo, Armidale and Dungog.
Last year we headed west to Blackheath, Bathurst, Orange and Dubbo preceded by a couple of performances in Sydney. This year were taking a show 'on the road' to Blackheath, Bathurst, Goulburn and Canberra
Once again, the Sydney performers will be joined for some of the performances by members of two Blue Mountains choirs, The Mudlarks (based in Lawson) and The Heathens (based in Blackheath) including its leader Chris Wheeler of Wheelers & Dealers fame.
There will be 35-61 performers on each occasion this time with an instrumental line-up that includes: harps, flutes, clarinets, saxophones, violins, viola, cello, guitar, mandolin, piano, concertina, accordion, keyboard and percussion.
The program opens with Kev Carmody's thrilling song 'Freedom' (which will knock your socks off, by the way, so don't be late!) and will include a couple of original songs as well as the usual eclectic Loosely Woven mix ranging from Ted Egan's powerful 'A Bunch of Damned Whores' to Kate Fagan's beautiful 'Roll You Sweet Rain' to 'Summertime' to 'Big Spender' to the rock 'n roll classic hit 'At the Hop', the moving gospel song 'Jacob's Ladder' and many more! concerts.
See the 'On the road' web site for details of the program.
As usual, Loosely Woven will be performing acoustically - no PA system!
2pm, Saturday 31st March
85 Allambie Road
Allambie Heights, Sydney
2pm, Sunday 1st April
Frenchs Forest Baptist Church
617 Warringah Road
7pm, Thursday 12th April
Blackheath Uniting Church
Govett’s Leap Road, Blackheath
7pm, Friday 13th April
St Joseph’s Mount Chapel
Busby Street, Bathurst
7pm, Saturday 14th April
St Aubyn Road, Goulburn
1pm, Sunday 15th April
Tuggeranong Uniting Church
Comrie Street, Wanniassa, Canberra