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    Humbug w/ Dave O'Neill & Jo Cresswell

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    A Sweet Sunday Session with Celtic Tunes

    Come and experience the magic journey these experienced andΒ accomplished musicians will take you on, as they share their love and passion for Celtic music.
    In the glorious setting of The Queanbeyan Hive's sunny backyard garden this Sunday afternoon session is not to be missed.

    Humbug (ACT)

    Humbug has been one of Canberraβ€˜s best known and most accomplished Celtic bands for many years.

    It is now a trio featuring Simone Dawson on vocals, flute and whistles, Rachel Antone on vocals and percussion and Mal Bennett on vocals and guitar.

    With 5 popular CDs to its credit and countless performances at festivals near and far (including a number at the National Folk Festival), it's lush 3 part harmonies and imaginative instrumental backing, the band is playing and singing better than ever.

    TheirΒ vast repertoire of well and lesser known Celtic songs, range from poignant Irish and Scottish ballads to rousing, toe tapping songs and lively tunes.

    David O'Neill &Β Jo Creswell (Proudly Qbn)Β 

    Passion and virtuosity in an exciting fusion of traditional and contemporary sounds that will change the way you think about the music of the Celts.
    Dave O’Neill
    (guitar, fiddle and mandolin) combines with Jo Cresswell (concertina and piano) to thrill audiences with their own special concoction of musical magic.

    Dave O’Neill is widely acclaimed as one of Australia’s finest multi-instrumentalists. As a pivotal member of Eric Bogle’s band, he has thrilled audiences all over Australia and the USA. Dave has an impressive list of recordings to his credit and is in much demand as a session musician and teacher.

    Jo Cresswell has established a national reputation as a concertina player and innovative interpreter of Irish music. She is well known from line-ups with Lachlan Green, Sarah Davies, Ruth Lee Martin, Rita Woolhouse.

    Together they create a musical experience which captures the passion, poetry and power of the Celtic tradition, spiced with flavourings of French music and jazz.


    The Queanbeyan Hive

    This performance will be set in the grounds of the Heritage Listed Award-winning yellow cottage. The venue space is accessibleΒ with bathrooms inside the cottage.There will be a licensed bar and food options will be available including gluten free &Β vegan options. Details will be emailedΒ ASAP to ticket holders.

    The performance space is outdoors so is dependant on fine weather. Please call Helen on 0403 994446 if you have any questions.


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    Refunds are available 7 day prior to the event. If we need to cancel due to inclement or dangerous weather we will issue full refunds bar the booking fee (which in these circumstances will not be able to waiver).