Four of Australia's best bluegrass musicians in concert in Manjimup on Friday27th September. Don't miss it!
Warren Arts Council presents Four of Australia's best bluegrass musicians in concert in Manjimup on Friday
27th September. Don't miss it!Buy tickets online now.
Ian Simpson is known as Australia's most accomplished banjo player, as well as a fine guitar and dobro guitar player. Ian has been performing and recording as a musician all his working life, performing with the likes of Slim Dusty, The Flying Emus, Sensitive New Age Cowpersons and Jane Germain to name just a few.
Donal Baylor is Australia's most experienced bluegrass fiddler, having played in bluegrass bands as well as playing many other styles of music since the late 1970s. He won the national bluegrass fiddle contest twice and spent four years at Slim Dusty's fiddle player. He played western swing with the Dancehall Racketeers and the Baylor Brothers and bluegrass with Bluegrass Parkway.
Sam Lemann grew up in Perth playing bluegrass tunes with friends Adam Gare and Ian Simpson. At just 17 he got to tour Australia with US Bluegrass Banjo legend Bill Keith. Sam has lived in Melbourne since 1990 where he is in demand as a freelance guitarist, regularly working with singers Grace Knight and Stephen Cummings. Over the years Sam has played guitar with Jo Camilleri, Linda and Vika Bull, Ross Wilson.
Perth mandolin maestro Adam Gare has been playing professionally for many years. At fourteen Adam played in a band with Ian Simpson called the Busketeers. He was a member of the Jam Tarts and Nansing Quartet, a family based Perth band that toured nationally and internationally including the Edinburgh Festival. Adam has recorded and toured with various artists including Paul Kelly - as part of Gerry Hale's Uncle Bill - Melbourne Theatre Company's Grapes of Wrath, Renee Geyer and Tim Rogers of You Am I.
Tickets only $30 Doors open 7.30
Manjimup Wellness Centre,
cnr of Edwards & Rose Sts. Bring your family and friends for a great way to start your long weekend!
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