Australian diplomat, singer-songwriter and newly-minted author Fred Smith is our house concert guest on Sunday October 16. Fred was here in 2015 with Liz Frencham playing to a full house (we had people sitting on the veranda too).
Fred has recently published a book, ‘Dust of Uruzgan,’ through Allen & Unwin and is now on a solo tour to promote the book and sing songs from his many albums. The most recent album, Home, was recorded after Fred completed his two-year stint as a diplomat in Afghanistan. Fred has recorded six other albums based on his experiences as a diplomat in the Solomon Islands, Bougainville and other exotic locations. He has also recorded an album of songs with the Spooky Men’s Chorale and a CD called Texas based on a residency in the US.
The Goodwills will perform an opening set, comprising songs from their CD, The Last Waterhole and a few surprises.
The concert starts at 2pm. Tickets cost $15 and afternoon tea will be available. For bookings call Laurel on 5435 2333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org