On the 3rd Sunday of each month from
2.30pm to 5.00pm, the West Australian Folk Federation presents
entertainment for the whole family at Jackadder’s Music
Club. Each month features a special guest
artist plus quality support acts. It gives performers a
great opportunity to network and connect with other
NEW VENUE - plenty of parking - amazing views - great sound
Venue: Perth Horse and Pony Club, Jon Sanders
Drive (turn into Herdsman Lake at Selby St North).
Entry: $12 Adults Children Free -
available at door. For more information call Carmel on
0412777061 or email:
Jackadder’s Music Club
was formed in August 2003 at the time that the West Australian
Folk Federation was discussing ways to promote 'live' Folk Music in the
On July 18th
we had a very successful fundraising concert at Jackadder's.
Over $1300 was raised for Gillian and Charles, ("Four on Six")
our guest performers who had lost their property and possessions
in the February bushfire at Gidgegannup. What a pair of
virtuoso musicians they are.
17th October will be Guest performer Dawn Barrington
Dawn Barrington is a contemporary folk singer songwriter
with a social conscience. Based in Fremantle, after spending
10 years in Denmark, Dawn is well known in her community for
her carefully crafted songs and stories delivered with
emotion and authenticity. Keeping in line with the origins
of folk singers Dawn is engaging and her songs tell stories
that are catchy, thought provoking, sensitive and sung from
the heart. Dawn is passionate about life and loves to engage
with her audience and take them on the journey with her.
Dawn was nominated for
the “Best Regional Act” for West Australia Music Industry (WAM)
November 2019. Single, “We Live and We Die” released in 2020
was a collaboration with a Kurdish Iranian refugee Kazem
Kazemi while he was detained on Manus.
Also performing will be
the ever popular Scottish born musician and entertainer Jim
McGuire. He has a long musical history starting as vocalist
and lead guitarist with some of Scotland’s top rock groups
and show bands before expanding to jazz, folk and opera.
Some of his most memorable performances from that era
include supporting stars such as Eric Clapton, The Who,
Gerry and the Pacemakers, Manfred Mann, the Kinks, the
Animals, Pink Floyd and Moody Blues, to name but a few.