Bring your picnic rug on Sunday 28 November from 12.30pm to 5pm for Park Sounds – a fabulous afternoon of free live music in Dick Caplick Park, right in the centre of town Eumundi.
Gubbi Gubbi Elder Lyndon Davis will open the day with a Welcome to Country and the line-up will see Frank and Louis, Ampersand, Sippy Cup, Pat Tierney and Cigany Weaver take to the stage.
Frank and Louis are two young brothers with some serious musical talent. Louis, 13, is the main singer and plays six string guitar. Frank, 15, sings harmonies and plays six and 12-string, harmonica and stomp box.
Their indie-folk covers and originals won them the Australian National Busking Championships title (under 18 category) and they were one of three finalists in the 2021 Bluesfest Busking Championships.
Ampersand is an entertaining, energetic, and ever-evolving line-up of some of the best young and upcoming talent in Noosa and surrounds from the Hamburger Music School in Doonan. Performing a fusion style that embraces pop, junk, jazz, blues, rock, R and B, and soul, Ampersand share a strong work ethic and love of creating music.
Their current line-up features Jarrod Tutbury, 18, on keys, Isi Semmler, 14, and Kaitlin Brown, 16, on lead vocals, Jed Green, 13, on bass, Orlando Hamilton-Craig,13, on drums/percussion, and Jake Parkes, 12, on lead guitar.
Sippy Cup are premier teenage band for 2021 from the Eumundi School of Rock – established to provide scholarships to the most outstanding young musicians on the Sunshine Coast since Katie Noonan and co launched the initiative in 2016.
For the last two years, ESOR’s most outstanding teenage musicians have been undergoing extensive mentorships with National Jazz award and ARIA award winning musician Zac Hurren. This mentorship has been sponsored by the crew at The Imperial Hotel giving these brilliant young musicians the opportunity to learn and hone foundational lessons in creative musicianship.
Sippy Cup brings together Billie Robinson, 15, on vocals, Niahm Stevens, 17, on bass, Jasper Cunningham, 13, and Sam Schats, 15, on guitar, and Dexter Hurren, 16, on drums.
Lap slide guitarist and roots troubadour Pat Tierney brings an eclectic and captivating musical experience to everything he touches. Taking influence from the likes of Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, and Ben Harper, Pat’s music dances between folk, blues, roots, and soul. A true songwriter and poet, Pat brings an old school approach with modern tales of love, loss, hope, and social justice.
Pat has toured across the country with the likes of Russell Morris, The Beautiful Girls, Ash Grunwald and Bobby Alu, spending time in between recording his album Red Moon, released in late 2019 to rave reviews, and working this year on his third album.
Fusing the passion of gypsy music, the precision of classical, and the spontaneity of jazz, Cigany Weaver creates a rich and vibrant atmosphere for both the heart and mind.
Front woman Jo Davie’s soaring vocals and enchanting gentle demeanour combine with the fiery violin, dynamic guitars and driving rhythm section to create a purely acoustic group that effortlessly navigates the musical nexus between intimacy and raucousness.
This is an alcohol-free event.