Late 2017


Friday 13 October – solo concert at Bush Music Club DUKE’S PLACE: Australian Songs in Concert & session  – Hut 44 (Tritton Hall), Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Road Marrickville. Doors open 7.30pm; Concert 8.00–10.00pm, followed by singing session $10. Enquiries  –  Sandra (02) 9358 4886

Saturday 14 October1917 Strike! – 7.30pm at  Gymea Tradies, cnr Manchester Rd and Kingsway, Gymea  $10 – STUC joining in choruses.

Sunday 15 October – 3-7pm STUC participating in a concert for the homeless In Martin Place Sydney

20-22 OctoberKangaroo Valley Folk Festival – The Roaring Forties – concerts on Friday and Sunday, a Saturday workshop “Devil Dodgin’ on the High Sea”, hosting Saturday night singing session and the Danny Spooner Tribute Concert in the Church 11am Saturday.

Saturday 28 OctoberSTUC (Sydney Trade Union Choir) singing early on at a concert commemorating the 1917 October Revolution in Russia.  2-6pm at the Lidcombe Community Centre, close to the railway station.

17-19 November –Folk in the Forest, Banksia Springs, Banksiadale Rd, Dwellingup, WA

3 DecemberAnti-War Concert – Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills near Central

10 DecemberEnd of Year Folk Bash – Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills near Central joining in with Sheffield Carollers.



12-14 JanuaryCygnet Folk Festival, SE Tasmania – joining others singing shanties at the Yacht Club etc

18-21 January – Illawarra Folk Festival – solo booking

 3-4 March – Rhyll Wooden Boat Festival with The Roaring Forties at Rhill on Westernport Bay,  Phillip Island, Victoria.

29 March – 2nd April (Easter)National Folk Festival – involvement not yet confirmed

26-28 August – Bush Music Club Gathering at Berry, NSW.




Saturday 5 August  – Community Day at Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh  – STUC (Sydney Trade Union Choir) has 2 concert spots – morning at ATP and afternoon at Carriageworks plus joining in the choruses in the doco/concert 1917 STRIKE! By Pat Cranney and Christina Mimmocchi  at ATP.

Saturday 19 August 2017Loaded Dog Folk Club, Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnson Street, Annandale, 7.40pm for 8pm Dave Alexander 20th anniversary memorial concert – one of many singing the rousing chorus songs Dave espoused

Sunday 10 September – Book launch and mini concert for Colleen Z Burke’s memoir: The Human Heart is a Bold Traveller – 2.30 for 3 pm  at the Gaelic Club, 1st Floor, 64 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills