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****NEWS¬† FLASH*****¬†¬†Alan’s song Between the Green and the Blue has been selected as a finalist in two categories of the Queensland Music¬†Awards to be held on August 16th at the Old Museum in Brisbane.
**** ANOTHER NEWS FLASH*****
WE WON FIRST PRIZE IN THE WORLD MUSIC CATEGORY.
Live at Neurem Creek¬† Sep 2010
A few tunes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXrCjxVKv_E
Live in a caravan in Oldcastle, Bandwagon TV that is
Live in Noosa, Australia
Up and coming concerts in Australia 2013
¬†March 15th Mick O”Malleys¬†at 6.30pm Paddy’s ¬† weekend kick off
MARCH 17th ¬† ST PATRICK’S DAY ¬†in MICK O’ MALLEYS ¬†Queen Street, Brisbane from 7pm
MARCH 23rd ¬† ¬† MICK ¬†O’ MALLEY’S ¬†in ¬† Queen St ¬† ¬† Brisbane ¬†from ¬† 6.30pm
MARCH 31st ¬† ¬† ¬†CAFE LE MONDE ¬† ¬† NOOSA ¬† ¬† from 3 pm
APRIL 12th ¬† ¬† The UPFRONT CLUB ¬† ¬† ¬†MALENY ¬† ¬†from 7pm
APRIL 13th ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†MICK ¬†O’ MALLEY’S ¬†in ¬† Queen St ¬† ¬† Brisbane ¬†from ¬† 6.30pm
APRIL 28th ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† CAFE LE MONDE ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†NOOSA ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† from 3pm
MAY 11th ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†MICK ¬†O’ MALLEY’S ¬†in ¬† Queen St ¬† ¬† Brisbane ¬†from ¬† 6.30pm
MAY 26th Noosa Pengari Steiner school Children’s Festival ¬† with DARREN PERCIVAL, ALYS LONGMATE, BEN MC GREGOR, S ¬†SEAN TRETHEWAY ¬† and lots more .Music and magic from 11am.
JUNE 7th,8th ¬†& 9th ¬† The NATIONAL CELTIC FESTIVAL in Port Arlington, Victoria.
¬†Also Alan Kelly’s Irish ¬† surf music project ¬†which features his 6 piece band are performing at three great Queensland festivals.
APRIL 19th ¬† MALENY MUSIC WEEKEND
APRIL 20th the BIG PINEAPPLE FESTIVAL ¬†
MAY 3rd to 5th ¬† WINTERMOON FESTIVAL
¬†Alan and Kristin have ¬†returned from a grand tour of New Zealand with the family band in tow as the highly delightful support act. Highlights include the Yurt at the Free House in Nelson which was recorded by Radio New Zealand, an impromtu set at the Cloudy Bay Winery in¬†Marlborough, Donovan’s Store in¬†Okarito, and of course the infamous Mussel Inn In Onekaka. This year in August September¬†we plan to head over to¬†Ireland and mainland Europe for a few concerts and lots of sessions. Alan is mixing a new album of indie folk rock¬†songs in collaboration with young ex metal¬†drummer Ty Skinner of Torn Asunder fame.Alan continues his run of solo shows using a looping device, bodhran, Cajon, guitar, a Koscillator synth.
Also Bloodwood studios continues to expand with¬†plenty of¬†exciting new projects, established and emerging artists,¬†availing of Alan’s¬†Noosa based recording¬†studio.
Kristin is back at the helm of the highly sucessful strings program¬†at the Noosa Pengari Steiner school.
All other members are mad busy experimenting with lots of exciting musical projects.
Erin Sulman is also drumming for the¬†Lamplights and the infamous¬† Aussie¬†Boogaloo, he is also running the brilliant Laguna Jacks open mic night every Tuesday in Noosa with Andrew Healey and Alex Rothier. Erin also teachess drums and percussion privately.
Steve Cook is very busy performing with Ange Takats, the Starboard Cannons and he continues to work with Tulca Mor and in duo format with Alan. Steve also tours Australian Schools regularly for Musica Viva. ¬†And also runs the Maleny Celtic Winter School.
Belinda Ford continues to teach an extensive music program at Villa Nova school in Brisbane, and has a new Brisbane based Celtic trio in the works.
Bassist Gary Ward is involved in many different music ensembles, includng jazz, rock, blues, and folk genres. Gary has been busy writing audio books for children with the second installment of “the Bush Creatures” almost ready to record. There are also plans to re publish his¬†Australian travelogue¬†”the Various Wards”
Two new releases our now
Alan’s Solo song project “Silver to Gold”
and the Kelly Family Band debut EP.
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