There's always live music at the Yungaburra Hotel featuring great talent from the local area.
Every 2nd Saturday music is supplied by the Yungaburra Folk Festival - come along for some soulful tunes!
Happy New Year to you all, we hope you’ve had a great start to 2018.
February 2018 Events:
The January Janggaburru Sessions at the Yungaburra Hotel feature Cairns based band Running with Blue was a great success.
Following on, the Tablelands Folk Festival Association has decided to rename the Yungaburra Sessions with the local Traditional name. Now to be called Janggaburru Sessions in honour of the Dulgaburra Yidinji people.
The February 24 Session is a double header featuring North Queensland musical stalwart Lucky Phil and up and coming local Jordan Brodie. They’ll be on stage from 7.30, taking turns to strut their stuff.
Queensland Music Award winning guitarist and composer Jordan Brodie is regarded as one of the best young guitar players in the area.
Jordan blends the sounds of folk, jazz and classical music and draws on old and new inspirations such as Julian Lage, Tommy Emmanuel, Ralph Towner and Pat Metheny.
Since studying at the prestigious Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Jordan released his second solo guitar album in August 2017.
He has impressed national audiences with his fingerstyle guitar technique, incorporating the bass, rhythm and melody parts simultaneously, Jordan featured at the 2017 Festival as part of the Young Masters showcase alongside John Buttigeig, Lachlan Hawkins and Ryo Montgomery. An extremely talented guitarist, singer and songwriter.
Lucky Phil has been around the traps for a number of years. He’s honed his entertainment skills at clubs, pubs, parties and festivals throughout North Queensland and was winner of the 2015 Tablelands Folk Festival Songwriter Award. Exploring the Americana genre, encompassing blues, folk, jazz and acoustic country / rock. His instrumentation includes, lap-slide guitar, foot percussion, acoustic guitars (6 &12 string) and harmonicas. To quote Lucky Phil," I continue to point north and keep the dream alive”.
Phil and his sometimes off-sider Peter Ella have been chosen as part of the entertainment for the upcoming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
The verandah Folk Music jam kicks off the Sessions entertainment from 3 pm. Fiddles, tin whistles, bodhrans, accordians, guitars, ukuleles and of course, voices come together in musical celebration. Join in or join the audience. All welcome and there is no cover charge!
Yungaburra Pub. February 24
Folk Music Verandah Session from 3 pm
Janggaburru Sessions featuring Jordan Brodie and Lucky Phil from 7.30 pm
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