Welcome to The Shack
The Shack is one of Sydney's musical treasures. It provides an entertaining and diverse range of both modern day and traditional quality acoustic music on the first Saturday of each month. The cabaret style, comfortable candle-lit atmosphere provides a perfect listening space for a variety of styles from folk, singer-songwriters of all descriptions, blues, bluegrass and world music including international acts, interstate and local musicians.
NEWS ... NEWS ... NEWS ... NEWS
The Shack has a new home.
The Music Lounge is now located upstairs from Mimmo's Pizza, 642 Pittwater Rd, Brookvale.
Note that the 'The Shack' for June is on Friday 3rd June - not Saturday, just this month.
In July and beyond we will be back to our usual: first Saturday of the month
For more information call Rhonda on 0413 635 856 , email Jen on Jenfromtheshack@yahoo.com.au ,
or use the website 'contact us' page.
Sorry, no BYO drinks & nibblie. There is a bar, and pizzas available from Mimmos.
Please book online but don't worry if you don't as you can still buy tickets at the door.
Each Shack concert begins at 7:30 pm and features three to four performances
Click here to book.
Entry - $25
Our guests for June:
"Brooks stands among an exalted few in the enduring Canadian song tradition - Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Fred Eaglesmith, Bruce Cockburn - as a lyricist, composer and performer, with a fierce commitment to his craft and his vision. - Greg Quill.
Jon is a three times Canadian Folk Music Awards nominee, for Songwriter of the Year; in 2009 NPR Mountain Stage Regional Winner and 2010 Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Winner. He has released five albums - the latest "A Beautiful and Smiling Countryside" in 2014. Read more at www.jonbrooks.ca
The wonderful Wheeze and Suck Band are back. The Wheezers (www.wheezeandsuck.com) are a crowd favourite with their polished performance built on warmth and humour. One Shot Woody, Pyro, The Pump, Muddy, and Johnny RedTips - this five-piece are veterans of two decades and seven albums of beautiful music.
Technology is redefining the music experience but nothing can replace a live performance from our dedicated artists. Each month audiences can be delighted by the variety of acoustic acts it presents. Musicians love to play at The Shack and it is difficult to accommodate the number of those who want to play.
Upcoming acts: Vincent Cross, second time at The Shack, on tour from New York will be joining us in the middle of the year;
Other local venues to explore:
Humph Hall ; Fairlight Folk Acoustic Lounge - every 3 months
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