The BUg - Queensland Youth Folk Orchestra, Zumpa celebrating Italian National Day
— (AEST, UTC+10) — (AEST, UTC+10)
CELEBRATE ITALIAN NATIONAL DAY with ZUMPA at The BUG (Brisbane Unplugged Gigs)
7.30pm - Blackboard (3 x 10 minute spots - 2 songs max.) - arrive early and see the MC for a spot. 8.15 - 9.00 pm - Queensland Youth Folk Orchestra led by Emma Nixon 9.15 - 10.00 pm - Zumpa ENTRY: $10 Tickets only at the door.
ABOUT THE VENUE There is a full bar and food is available at reasonable prices. Seating capacity - 100 comfortable.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS Queensland Youth Folk Orchestra The Queensland Youth Folk Orchestra (QYFO) is a gathering of young folk musicians and singers (13-30yrs) from across Queensland meeting to learn, teach each other and perform traditional and contemporary folk songs and tunes from Australia and beyond. Through a tapestry of workshops, sessions and performances led by Emma Nixon, QFYO provides opportunities for young musicians to learn a variety of musical styles in a space dedicated to development, friendship, inspiration and sharing. Website: facebook.com/folkaphonic
ZUMPA Join Zumpa as they celebrate Festa Della Republica (2 June). They will re-launch their first ever album - Sette Belli. It is a collection of seven beautiful classic and original tracks to evoke that Italian Mediterrenean feeling. Zumpa will transport you to forgotten Italian fishing villages, moonlit olive groves and a hard life under a hot sun where peasants play music to celebrate life with a fierce sense of humour. They provide the sounds and energy of folk, gypsy and Italian world music woven together to provide a truly spaghetti and meatballs experience.
Kristy Stanfield — main vocal, guitar Andre Bonetti — percussion, nose flute Benja King — double bass David De Santi — piano accordion Gareth Mewes — violin Innes Campbell — mandolin, backing vocal Sam De Santi - bouzouki