Evan Mathieson is your genuine old-fashioned ‘folkie’ who makes and plays his own unique ‘Aussieharps’. He is also an accomplished guitarist and blues harpist who has a wide-ranging taste in music, from Songs of the Sea through Jazz and Blues as well as Trad and Contemporary. Evan is also known for his recordings of the late Harry Robertson’s songs about seafaring and whaling.
Those who frequented the UpFront Club’s monthly folk sessions, a Bit of Folk on the Side, will remember Evan’s entertaining sets.
His tongue-in-cheek philosophy is: “There are only two types of music- good and bad.”
Hosts ‘The Goodwills’ (Bob & Laurel Wilson) will play an opening set, followed by afternoon tea and then the featured artist.
To book and for venue directions, please phone Laurel 5435-2333 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adm: $15. Homemade afternoon tea/coffee and goodies available.
For more info on Evan, see www.evanmathieson.net
Goodwills’ house concerts are sponsored by the Queensland Folk Federation
House concert dates and other news
We are currently juggling dates for house concerts in April, June, August and October. We are pleased to announce that Brisbane trio Tin Star (Cathy Bell, Penny Boys and Dan Grant) have confirmed for June 10. Other dates will be added later.
Hopefully some of our house concert fans got to hear Fred Smith and Liz Frencham play at the Maleny RSL on February 2. Fred has played three house concerts at our place but last time we had to turn too many people away. The RSL gig, which we helped to promote and also played at, was most successful with 130 people attending.
Bob & Laurel