Posts by dmevans3

45th Top Half Review by Gareth Evans

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Festival Reports | 0 comments

Review of the 45th Top Half Folk Festival written by Gareth Evans and published in The Centralian Advocate Friday June 12 2015. Folk Festival hits right note The Queen’s Birthday long weekend once again saw the Territory’s favourite boutique musical event, the Top Half Folk Festival, take over Glen Helen for two days of amazing music. Now in its 45th year, the Top Half Folk Festival attracted more than 250 people from around Australia to catch the likes of Ted Egan, Edan Baxter, Colin Lillie, Timber & Steel, Margaret Walters, Sally Balfour, and headliners Fanny Lumsden...

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Youtube clip of Bloodwood Progeny

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Festival Reports | 0 comments

Kirsty Robinson (nee Evans) Gareth Evans & Sally Balfour performing as Bloodwood Progeny with their “tribute” to their parent’s band Bloodwood     Video courtesy of Sarah Evans Photo by Jude Mapleson...

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45th Top Half Photos by Kenneth Loresten

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Photo Gallery | 0 comments

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Guest Artist

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in 2017 Top Half Folk Festival | 0 comments

The Ten Cent Shooters The Ten Cent Shooters are a Western Australian three-piece acoustic blues band, comprising Peter Woodward (guitar, vocals), Scott Wise (vocals, mandolin, guitars and harmonica), and Sean Diggins (double bass).  They play in a style based on country blues, a genre which combines traditional European styles and instruments with African-American derived rhythms and songs. Country blues was amongst the first vernacular music recorded, as the recording technology became widely available in the U.S.A. in the 1920s. These first recordings, rediscovered and made popular amongst...

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43rd Top Half Photos By Dave Mullen (Doghouse)

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Photo Gallery | 0 comments

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