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Concerts

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.

  McBlues
picture of McBlues
 
     
  McBlues are four experienced musicians exploring the jazz and blues roots of traditional Celtic Music and Songs, seriously? McBlues best described as jazzed up, bluesy, traditional Celtic music. These four multi-instrumentalists bring over 200 years of musical experience to the stage. They play a highly entertaining mix of ballads, jigs and reels on bagpipes, mandolin, fiddles, harp, harmonica and guitar. A truly unique band, playing the tartan blues like you've never heard them before.

 
 
 
East Ringwood Community Hall
 
 
Tue 11th August 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 8thDecember 2020 at 7:45PM The Dixie Chooks
 
       
Recent past guest artists...
  August 2020 McBlues
 
  June 2020 Dominic Martin
 
  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
featuring
The Billabong Band
 
  March 2020 Joy Durst Themed Concert
featuring
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
 
       

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.
 



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Last modified: May 11 2020 20:08.