Music at the Lodge (Calendar of Events)

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Ross Sermons

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Neil Gibson

 

PERFORMANCE CALENDAR

 

November 2018

GB Balding

G. B. Balding is recognized as one of Tasmania's finest Country Blues musicians. He can be seen playing locally in Hobart at the Republic and at festivals. Using both standard and bottleneck guitar, GB plays in the style of Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Blake,Rev Gary Davis and Leon Redbone.

 4 Nov
Sarah Letters

Tasmanian singer/songwriter Sarah Letters is back on the scene in Hobart following a year abroad. After singing her way through France and the Swiss alps and writing songs in remote Albania, she is excited to share her new material and solo project.

Travelling through a terrain of rootsy folk interwoven with tastes of jazz, reggae and percussive guitar style; Sarah takes you along for the journey, with beautiful vocals delivering well-crafted lyrics that transport the listener out of place and time. 

17 Nov

Montz Matsumato

Born in a small village in Japan, Montz started to learn Bluegrass banjo from the age of 15.

In 1987 he joined the legendary Japanese folk group The Natarshar Seven. Moving to Australia, Montz has played at major festivals around Australia including performing every year from 2016 – 2017 at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Locally he is a regular of Mona, Cygnet Folk Festival and the Taste of Tasmania.
24 Nov
December 2018

 

Montz Matsumato

Born in a small village in Japan, Montz started to learn Bluegrass banjo from the age of 15.

In 1987 he joined the legendary Japanese folk group The Natarshar Seven. Moving to Australia, Montz has played at major festivals around Australia including performing every year from 2016 – 2017 at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Locally he is a regular of Mona, Cygnet Folk Festival and the Taste of Tasmania.
8 Dec
Ondine

Ondine offers an avant-garde slant on classics drawn from folk, jazz, blues, celtic and neo-classical repertoire.  The duo converts selected works from admired artists across the generations into a seductive and intimate fusion.

Ondine is a charming Avant-Folk duo that echoes the lamenting celtic-folk tale of the selkie.  Expect snippets of Joni Mitchell, Emmylou Harris, Patty Waters, Marianne Faithfull, Stina Nordenstam, Bjork, Give Beauty, Grand Salvo and Fade For Falling Ember.

15 Dec

Matthew Dames

Matthew Dames is a seasoned performer who migrated to Tasmania from Cambridge, UK. He busks frequently at Salamanca Market and Farm Gate Market in Hobart. His Contemporary Folk style is warm and sensitive, drawing influence from artists including Passenger, Luka Bloom and Dougie Maclean. Matthew has released two original albums and his third album, Traditional Ballads, is a selection of his most requested traditional folk songs. Matthew has performed at multiple national and international music festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Matthew was the winner of the 2015 Liz Johnston Memorial Award for Vocal Excellence at the National Folk Festival. He also won the Tamar Valley Folk Festival Youth Award with his song Climbing Mountains in 2012.

Matthew is the lead Singer and Rhythm Guitarist for the band Schmeltic and a member of the A cappella folk trio Velvet Sledgehammer.

26 Dec
January 2019
***** coming soon*****
 
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Matthew Dames

Montz Matsumato

 

Ondine

Sarah Letters

GB Balding

GB Balding

Pete Cornelius

Pete Cornelius