Tuesday Night Music Group
Grand Assembly at the Irish Club, March 2018. Bill counseling Polly on her harp.
Fadden September 2015
Alex Keith Chris Robert Matthew Wayne Roy Janine Peter Mark Maria Rosalyn Roni Tim Julie
We are the Monaro Folk Society Tuesday Night Music Group. The group was formed 25 years ago. We meet each Tuesday in Canberra (hence the imaginative name), taking turns to host the sessions in our own homes: for the last year we have been meeting at the Canberra Irish Club to play on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. This friendly, spacious venue suits our growing numbers. You can see some of us in the photo above at one such session.
We generally consider ourselves to be somewhere between beginners and intermediate level musicians, but what we all love about this group is that we do not have to be afraid of making mistakes. Some members have learned 2nd and 3rd instruments due to the acceptance and encouragement of this group. We have also some very experienced musicians. Safety in numbers for new people.
We play a variety of instruments including accordion, concertina, fiddle, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, lagerphone, keyboard, ukulele, whistle, flute, recorder, percussion and guitar - occasionally harp & autoharp.
We normally play a few jigs, reels, polkas and hornpipes on any given night, but we are happy to try pretty much anything provided someone brings enough photocopies of the tune to go around (we tend to read tunes from music - but a few members can play by ear). From time to time we perform in public. In particular we ...
It does not cost anything to join in with us so if you think you would like to come along on Tuesday, why not call
If you'd like to see us in action, take a look at our <a href="gallery.htm">picture gallery</a>.
Sessions and Events for June 2018
5th June : Roy in Yarralumla : (6161 3236)
12th June : The Irish Club : (Julie on 6282 3523)
19th June : Darryl in Griffith : (6295 8280)
26th June : The Irish Club : (Julie on 6282 3523)
Come and join us!
For information on the Tuesday Night Music Group or more information about the next session contact Julie or phone her on 6282-3523Website Hosted by Ask Charly Leetham