Alistair Brown

When
Sun Feb 23rd, 2020
Where
50 Dundas,
Dunedin, Otago

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Doors open
7:00am
Gig starts
7:30pm
Entry
PG
Cover charge*
$15
*Guide only - booking fees may apply
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Alistair Brown has been singing the old songs, and new songs written by people who like the old songs, since he was fifteen years old. He began his career helping out in the folk clubs of his native Scotland during the folk revival of the 60s, selling tickets & opening concerts for many of the great names in folk music.

For many years, he lived in Canada, where he was active in many aspects of folk song and dance, as a recording artist, radio broadcaster, reviewer, columnist, festival director, dance teacher, university lecturer, and program director at folk music and dance camps.
Now he lives in Cornwall, on England's Mediterranean coast, where he calls dances with the Newlyn Reelers and Tinners, and performs regularly in folk clubs, festivals, pub sessions and several ancient seasonal rituals that require the presence of accordions.

Audiences at concerts and festivals across North America, Australia, New Zealand and the UK have responded enthusiastically to his performances, covering the field from big ballads, comic ditties, songs of struggles (usually unsuccessful) against temptation, odes to conviviality and songs of unashamed sentimentality, to outrageously funny stories from a master of the art - all this accompanied by anglo concertinas and button accordion.


Links
alistairbrown.com/
Tags
acoustic/solo, country/folk, http://www.alistairbrown.com/

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