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The VFMCinc - Ringwood East Folk holds a concert on the second Tuesday of each month (in lieu of the usual Tuesday session). Top artists from the folk music world appear for a great value acoustic concert.

Open stage acts at the start provide opportunities for aspiring performers to gain stage experience. Sometimes a support act is also featured.

Information for prospective performers

Our next Concert

VFMC regret that due to the Covid-19 virus, all our events are suspended until further notice. Please monitor this web site for specific event announcements.

In support of our performers, and for the benefit of our audiences, we are investigating how to make some of our cancelled concerts available on-line. Check this site again for details as they are devloped.

  Dominic Martin
picture of Dominic Martin
  Dominic began singing folk songs in the late 1960's at Frank Traynor's and with two friends formed the Folk Lore Trio playing in venues around the inner suburbs. Later as a duo with a female friend he earned his way to the finals of the Saturday TV talent show Kevin Dennis New Faces. Dominic plays fine finger- style guitar as he sings traditional Australian and Anglo Celtic folk songs.

East Ringwood Community Hall
Tue 9th June 2020
from 7:45PM ’till 10:15PM
  Admission is $14 adults, $12 concession, kids with an adult are free. Everyone is welcome.  
  Melway Ref: 50B8   Map  
Light supper provided
  Flier   Poster  

Future guest artists...
  Tue 11thAugust 2020 at 7:45PM McBlues
  Tue 10thNovember 2020 at 7:45PM Brumbies Bush Band
  Tue 8thDecember 2020 at 7:45PM The Dixie Chooks
Recent past guest artists...
  May 2020 AJ Leonard and Jenny Rowlands
supported by
The Men
  April 2020 Kristian Mizzi
supported by
Rudy van den Bovencamp
  April 2020 NFF Themed Concert
The Billabong Band
  March 2020 Joy Durst Themed Concert
The Billabong Band
  March 2020 Tidal Moon
  February 2020 Ellen Hundley and Bill Desailly
  December 2019 Trouble in the Kitchen
  November 2019 Saoirse
  October 2019 Convict Maids
  September 2019 A’ Cappella Concert
— and —
Living Song
— and —
The Scottish Gaelic Choir
  August 2019 Klezmeritis
supported by
Convict Maids

Index of artists from previous years

Information for Prospective performers
Due to limited time and popularity the Stage Manager cannot guarantee a slot to all aspiring open stage performers so it is best to arrive well before a concert starts to be in the running for a slot. The Stage Manager may give preference to acts that did not appear the previous month. Time is limited to 8 minutes total stage time and all performances are un-plugged, that is no mics or amps. Acts pay normal admission and need to have good audience rapport and ability in order to add value to a concert.
If a support act is scheduled they are generally allocated 25 minutes. Supports acts are paid a set fee and we can help sell your CDs and promote your act.

Official site of the Victorian Folk Music Club Incorporated (Reg No A2511Y)

Last modified: May 11 2020 20:08.