Lullaby (Loosely Woven)

1.30pm + 6pm, Saturday 31st August 2019

Loosely Woven
Publicity Material

Poster (PDFJPG)
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.

'Lullaby' is the second concert for 2019.  There will be 9 public performances including two here at Humph Hall.  See the Loosely Woven web site for details of all performances.

The concert will feature 17 instrumentalists and singers.

The 'all new' program includes lots of well-known songs:

  • Blame it on the Bossa Nova
  • One Kiss
  • A man without love
  • Devil Woman
  • Fields of Gold
  • Ain’t he sweet
  • Route 66
  • Just an old fashioned girl
  • Mr Sandman 

Some songs which address social injustice and other important issues such as climate change:

Big Bill - a song by Terry Piper about the way mining companies have exploited Australia’s indigenous people
Confounds the Science - a very clever but poignant parody lamenting the lack of serious action by governments to combat climate change
 

Some lesser known but fabulous songs:

  • Take me home (The Topp Twins)
  • Songs of home (Celtic Thunder)
  • I have a dream (Nana Mouskouri)
  • Lullaby (Ben Caplan)
  • Kiss from a rose (Seal)
  • I think its gonna rain today (Dusty Springfield)
  • No Matter What (Andrew Lloyd Webber) 
Plus some fun songs:
  • Breaking up with Queensland’, Sammy J’s hilarious take on Queensland’s role in the recent Federal election
  • I'm gonna find myself a lover 

Instruments this time will include violins, flute, harp, melodicas, glockenspiel, harmonium, accordion, concertina, bass guitar, 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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