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The Dominic Francis Grief Ensemble

The Dominic Francis Grief Ensemble Rogue Folk act The Dominic Francis Grief Ensemble is regarded for providing beautiful music with intense lyrics, capturing the soul of stories, guiding audiences through a traverse of deep personal relationships, leaving them with an internal sigh. A blend of accordion, guitar, ukulele and percussion result in a [...]

Fox ‘N’ Firkin

Fox 'N' Firkin A celtic punk rock band from Brisbane which formed in early 2012. Their sound fuses traditional/celtic/folk type melodies with a punk rock edge, made obvious by the instrumentation (Mandolin, Tin Whistle, Banjo etc. mixed with the modern standard, Guitar, Bass and Drums). Fox 'N' Firkin recently released their debut full [...]

Handsome Young Strangers

Handsome Young Strangers Australiana Bushpunk stalwarts Handsome Young Strangers are an institution in the Sydney Folk/Punk scene. They aren't a new band, having formed way back in 2004.   HYS in 2016 is as much a collective as a band with up to 5 extra members joining the 6 core members at [...]

The Dead Maggies

The Dead Maggies Tasmanian Convict Punk. Raucous cowpunk & folkpunk mixed with haunting murder ballads, timeless story telling and foot-stompin', heart pounding rhythms. Their debut mini-album (2013) was feature release on ABC Local and Edge Radio, and had songs played on Triple J. Their new full-length album 'Well Hanged' was released on 13th [...]

The Button Collective

The Button Collective The Button Collective is an exciting and energetic folk band from the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, currently with no fixed address, likely to be camped out at a festival somewhere. Their music borrows elements from traditional folk bands of Australia, Ireland, and central Europe, spiced with the spirit [...]

Folk By The Sea, Kiama

Fri, 23/09/2016 to Sun, 25/09/2016 The Button Collective + The Dead Maggies + Vanishing Shapes + The Haywood Billygoats (USA) + Jed Rowe (UK) + heaps more Kiama, NSW Folk By The Sea Festival, Kiama Showgrounds Lots of Folk bands from around the world in the beautiful seaside town of Kiama. for tickets [...]