Cafe News November


Andy Irvine, Jam and WAM

Phil Manning night was quite a knockout. Apart from demonstrating his amazing guitar playing talent, Phil was a wonderful entertainer with his songs and stories. Rock god or folkie, it will be great to have Phil back again.

There will be a special "Pizza and Jam" night Saturday 29th November with featured artist Jen Hawley (Flirting Mazurkas) $5.00 entertainment fee to Jen. Please come and share your music as well. Let us know if you're coming so we know if we need more bum space or pizza dough.

And as part of our local Wine Arts and Music Festival (WAM) , music (Harper's Bizzare 4.30pm) and wine tasting - Laanecoorie and Mt Moliagul on Saturday November 15.

In December for a Christmas special we've managed to lure Irish legend Andy Irvine to Dunolly. It's all happening Friday December 19th. Treat yourself to a Cockatoo Special!

To quote: Andy Irvine has been hailed as "a tradition in himself." Musician, singer and songwriter, Andy has maintained both personal integrity and highly individual performing skills throughout his 40-year career. From Sweeney's Men in the mid sixties to the enormous success of Planxty in the 70s, to THE Irish super group, Patrick Street, in the 80s, Andy has been a world music pioneer and icon for traditional music and musicians.

Irvine occupies a unique place in the musical world, plying his trade as archetypal troubadour, with a solo show and traveling lifestyle that reflects his lifelong influence, Woody Guthrie. Few others can equal his repertoire, Irish traditional songs, dexterous Balkan dance tunes, and a compelling canon of his own material that defies description.

This is going to be an all inclusive night with a festive Cockatoo feast for $40 (not including drinks). Bookings essential.

PS If you're travelling a few ks, think about staying the night -

The Golden Triangle Motel 54 681 166, and the Caravan Park with cabins ($49) and on site vans ($27.50) 54 681 262.
The two pubs in town have accommodation but we're not sure what their current star rating is. The Railway Hotel 54 681 077 and The Royal Hotel 54 681 313
New up-market B&B is Footers Mansion

(PPS Café hours are Friday and Saturday 10am to 9pm, and Sunday 10am till 4pm, Friday Happy Hour 5 - 7pm.)

Philip for Anna Kate and Jazz


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