Free home-grown live entertainment

Barleyshakes live at The J.

Four top home-grown Sunshine Coast musical acts are coming together for a fantastic night of free music at The J on Friday 21 June, starting from 6pm.

It’s not just for locals though, everyone’s invited to enjoy this unique and vibrant night of high quality entertainment at The J.The line-up for the night includes well-known local bands and performers – Shannon Sol Carroll, The Dennis Sisters, The Barleyshakes and David Flower Band.

Shannon Sol Carroll’s solo sound is a chilled summer brew of laid back roots, saltwater folk and acoustic soul. Laying down live loops created with a guitar and an array of foot pedals, Shannon presents stripped back renditions of songs from his band discography, new original material and selected tracks from his favourite songwriters.

Still only teenagers, The Dennis Sisters are steadily attracting fans, with their charismatic performances of original songs that deliver catchy melodies and clever lyrics, revealing a maturity beyond their years. The Dennis Sisters released their debut single ‘Find Me’ in January 2018, charting at no. 1 on the Triple J Unearthed Roots Charts, and receiving a Highly Commended at the Queensland Music Awards. They have also been performing at some of Australia’s leading music festivals including Gympie Muster, Tamworth Country Music Festival, Groundwater Caloundra Music Festival and Country Music Festival.

Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia, the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy, beautiful harmony and driving dance rhythms in their live performances. They are winners of the Queensland Music Award for World Music. Ever since their inception in the 90’s in Dublin, the Barleyshakes have been turning heads.

David Flower is a singer songwriter, playing his own funk folk, progressive roots, blues and reggae music. David and his band entertain with contagious energy armed with an array of instruments and rich harmonies.No need to book, just come along. Seating, full bar and hot food is available. For more information visit www.thej.com.au or call 5329 6560.

 

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