The Beez are buzzing their last in Australia for 2012

The Beez are buzzing their last in Australia for 2012 Last chance to see this weekend at Mount Beauty Music Festival, Victoria Regular visitors to Australia, The Beez, will be having one last hurrah at the Mount Beauty Music Festival this weekend in Victoria then wending their way back for a fly out to home … Continue reading The Beez are buzzing their last in Australia for 2012

A Punter’s Perspective 16 — The Beez: Portrait of a band at the end of a very long road

A Punter’s Perspective Random observations on the wide, weird world of folk from the side of the stage #16 The Beez: Portrait of a band at the end of a very long road First published in Trad and Now magazine, May 2009 ‘Is there any point going on with this? I mean, should we just … Continue reading A Punter’s Perspective 16 — The Beez: Portrait of a band at the end of a very long road

Mensch, Monique in Australia

Folk On The Road Mensch Monique!: Interview at Cobargo Folk Festival Mensch, Monique! were in Australia earlier this year, playing gigs, house concerts and festivals. I caught up with Jule and Georg at Cobargo Folk Festival to find out how musical and family life had been treating them since the days of The Beez. We … Continue reading Mensch, Monique in Australia

Folk On The Road – 2019 Cobargo Folk Festival

Folk On The Road A highly irregular series reflecting on the wide, weird world of folk from the side of the stage Back to Cobargo Cobargo Folk Festival (CFF) in early March 2019 was a breath of fresh air for many who made their way to the beautiful green valleys and rolling hills just north … Continue reading Folk On The Road – 2019 Cobargo Folk Festival

A Punter’s Perspective #40: Don’t Mention The Wall! (Interview)

A Punter’s Perspective Random observations on the wide, weird world of folk from the side of the stage #40 Don’t Mention The Wall! First published on the Timber and Steel blog on 2 January 2013 Second published in Trad and Now magazine, January 2013 Berlin folk pop band The Beez have been frequent visitors to Australia in recent years with their … Continue reading A Punter’s Perspective #40: Don’t Mention The Wall! (Interview)

A Punter’s Perspective #32 — The Artists’ Shed, Queanbeyan

A Punter’s Perspective Random observations on the wide, weird world of folk from the side of the stage #32 Take one large shed, add art and music. Mix and serve. First published in Trad and Now magazine, February 2012 At a time when venues are closing and festivals are either taking years off or simply … Continue reading A Punter’s Perspective #32 — The Artists’ Shed, Queanbeyan