Heart & Soul (Loosely Woven)

1pm, Saturday 18th December, 2021

Loosely Woven
Publicity Material

Poster (PDF, JPG)
Leaflet (PDF - 3up) 

A free, light-hearted, folky, acoustic concert/cabaret . . .

Loosely Woven is a community based group of people who put together and perform two to three new shows each year. Loosely Woven is the main reason Gial and I bought the former Allambie Heights Uniting Church and established Humph Hall in the first place.

'Heart & Soul' is the first public concert since everything came to a grinding halt with Covid-19 in February 2020.  There will be 6 public performances including one here at Humph Hall.  See the Loosely Woven web site for details of the other performances.

The concert will feature 16 instrumentalists and singers.

The program includes a number of well known songs including:
  • The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond
  • I cain't say no (Oklahoma)
  • Milord (Piaf)
  • Words (The Bee Gees)
  • The Boxer (Simon & Garfunkel)
  • Ghost Riders in the Sky
  • Vilia (The Merry Widow)
  • I will (The Beatles)
  • The air that I breathe (The Hollies)
  • I cannot tell what this love may be (from G&S 'Patience')
Some lesser known songs:
  • They don't let the girls in the game (powerful song by Australian singer/songwriter Michael Waugh)
  • Heart & Soul (by Melbourne singer/songwriter Louey Hesterman)
  • Sweet Baby James (James Taylor)
  • Lighthouse Light (Mary Black)
  • Evangeline (Emmylou Harris)
  • Cara Mia (Jay Black)
  • Homeland (Celtic Woman) 
Instruments this time will include violins, flute, saxophone, clarinet, harp, mandolin, harmonium, glockenspiel, accordion, concertina, guitars, ukuleles, keyboard and percussion.

"I LOVE being moved by the beautiful and varied song choices, stunning arrangements, the message of the songs and the emotional connection to the songs."

" . . . this fascinating and fun-filled group provided an excellent afternoon of entertainment!"

"Once again a great performance.  I have seen performances by choirs this year and they are not a patch on your concert . . . the quality of the performance was exceptional this year.  I have never met anyone who did not leave one of your concerts without their spirits greatly uplifted."

"Loosely Woven is unique. An amoebic mass of performing musicians, singers and dancers who range from absolute beginners to the classically trained and even boasting a music professor. The group, ranging in age from 20 to 70, ebbs and flows with a constant influx of newcomers, frequent recidivists and a small core of foundation members."

"Loosely Woven groupies never know what the next concert will bring, and that's the way we like it! Keep your eyes peeled for the next one and make a big effort to attend – you won't regret it!" 


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