Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross
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Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross

This Sunday Freya Josephine Hollick is heading north from Victoria to preview songs from her forthcoming new LP ‘The Unceremonious Junking Of Me’, out soon on Heart Of The Rat Records. Hollick is a whimsical folk country singer from the goldfields who sings with a voice of ethereal beauty. A testament to the nightingales of the 20s, … Continue reading

NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions Easter Special
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NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions Easter Special

Heartbreaker Sessions returns to the bricked walls and sky-high shimmering stage of Freda’s for an Easter Special. Myself and Daz will be on the decks spinning classic and deep-cut country tunes all evening while The Sweet Jelly Rolls and Whiskey Jeff help kick off the long weekend with some fine live music. From 6PM and it’s … Continue reading

VIDEO: Live acoustic session clips from Mark Lucas, Katie Brianna and The Weeping Willows
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VIDEO: Live acoustic session clips from Mark Lucas, Katie Brianna and The Weeping Willows

Photographer and director Lyn Taylor has started producing some great clips of live acoustic performances of Australian folk and alt. country acts with Nick Payne recording and mixing the audio. The pair also form the core of folk/bluegrass group Dear Orphans. Here are three of our favourite sessions so far with Mark Lucas, Katie Brianna … Continue reading

PTW & Mother Hen Touring Present: Fallen Angels ~ Country Christmas Party
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PTW & Mother Hen Touring Present: Fallen Angels ~ Country Christmas Party

We’ve joined forces with the wonderful Areatha from Mother Hen Touring (M.E Baird, James Thomson, Dan Waters, Leo Rondeau etc) to put on an end-of-year gig/party at the Petersham Bowling Club on December 20th. This will be a chance for the Sydney alt.country and folk music scene to celebrate another wonderful year of music in which some … Continue reading

NEWS: AWME Announces Henry Wagons, Ruby Boots, Raised By Eagles, Cash Savage Show
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NEWS: AWME Announces Henry Wagons, Ruby Boots, Raised By Eagles, Cash Savage Show

As part of the AWME music conference in Melbourne next month, a stellar bill of alt. country music will perform at Max Watt’s on Friday Nov 13th. Henry Wagons will play solo backed by his band The Only Children while Ruby Boots and Raised By Eagles cap off a huge year of touring and new albums. … Continue reading

NEWS: The Petersham Bowling Club Presents Oxjam Inner Western
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NEWS: The Petersham Bowling Club Presents Oxjam Inner Western

As part of the 2015 OXJAM Music Festival the Petersham Bowling Club is presenting OXJAM Inner Western featuring musicians from the local Americana banding together to raise money to support OXFAM’s efforts to reduce world poverty. Now in Australia & started in the UK in 2006, Oxjam is a month-long party against poverty where music lovers from all … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Josh Rennie-Hynes ~ Land Of Clouds
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NEW MUSIC: Josh Rennie-Hynes ~ Land Of Clouds

Brisbane’s Josh Rennie-Hynes has released a clip for a new song ‘Land Of Clouds’, filmed as part of the Black Bear Sessions. Accompanied by Liam Gerner and Caitlin Harnett, the track we’re guessing is a love song to New Zealand where Rennie-Hynes toured last year and indeed is heading back to again next month (see tour poster … Continue reading

NEWS: Marlon Williams announces headline shows with full band
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NEWS: Marlon Williams announces headline shows with full band

Marlon Williams has been crazy busy in 2014 with festival appearances, supports and his own shows. Now he has put together a band, The Yarra Benders, including Dan Parsons on guitar. The full band played the Out On The Weekend festival and associated sideshows and now Williams has announced his own headline shows for Melbourne and … Continue reading

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POST TO WIRE PRESENTS: Eighteen Strings: An Afternoon of Americana

MARK MOLDRE ~ JAMES THOMSON ~ DARREN CROSS Saturday June 7th, Petersham Bowling Club, 2-5pm $10 After the success of the last gig we put our name to at the Petersham Bowling Club (The Weeping Willows) we decided the gentlemen needed a look-in next. Accordingly we are proud to present three of our favourite NSW songwriters … Continue reading

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NEWS: Sydney gets a new weekly country music night

Thursday March 27th is the launch of a new weekly night at the Marrickville Bowling Club dedicated to country music – old time, roots and bluegrass. Regular events like Folk club showed that a genre-specific night is definitely sustainable and one catering to the Americana community is long overdue. PTW raises it’s hat to Fun … Continue reading