WARREN FAHEY & HIS LARRIKINS

WARREN FAHEY & HIS LARRIKINS

Legendary bush singer offers colonial songs about convicts, shearers, drovers, bushrangers and city sickers + recites classic bush poetry and spins yarns. His 'larrikins' are fiddler Marcus Holden and accordion virtuoso Garry Steel.

Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Warren Fahey has been collecting, researching and performing Australian colonial songs for over 40 years. He has performed representing Australia in major international festivals including the Commonwealth Arts Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, The Vancouver Festival and, in 2006, the Festival Interceltique, France.

He has performed at all major Australian festivals and works with Marcus Holden (fiddle and other stringed instruments) and Garry Steel, an accordion virtuoso.

Warren Fahey is author of 16 published books on Australia including his latest (2007) The Big Fat Book of Aussie Jokes' and the award-winning 'Old Bush Songs' (CMAA Heritage Book of the Year 2006).

He is a frequest broadcaster on ABC radio and has been honoured with the Order of Australia, Centennary Medal and the CMAA Lifetime Achievement Award.

He claims to be a graduate of the Dingo University and School of Hard Knocks. His repertoire includes hundreds of rare and popular bush ballads plus songs from the wars, depression, cities and on every subject from politicians to bawdy song.

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