From the USA via the National Folk Festival, for the first time in Australia, the Roguery trio is composed of three highly versatile veteran musicians who have come together to enchant dancers and listeners alike.
Tickets here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=459473& or at the door: $25 adult/ $22 concession or Folk Federation member.
This concert is part of the Roguery English Country Dance and Music Weekend, so if you get a Weekend Ticket the concert is included. See folktas.org/roguery for detail.
The Roguery trio are: Dave Bartley (mandolin, guitar, cittern, and numerous other plucked string instruments), Shira Kammen (multi-instrumentalist (primarily violin and vielle) and vocalist) and Jim Oakden (an absurd number of instruments, from accordion to zurna (to name a few). See rogueryband.com for more info.
Together, their arrangements range from strictly traditional to soaring flights of imagination and improvisation. They have recorded 6 CDs, and have become favourites at events throughout the USA and England. The band’s varied influences include English, contra, early music, classical, Breton, Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, Galician, French, Balkan, jazz-fusion, Greek, and a variety of song traditions.