BEAT AROUND THE BUSH BAND

BEAT AROUND THE BUSH BAND

The music ranges from traditional Celtic tunes and ballads to Aussie and original songs. We also do rock n roll.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Beat Around The Bush have been playing the folk circuit for over 25 years. We have played countless weddings, bush dances, school shows and festivals. Our dances are a heap of fun with traditional dances being altered for an extra twist, under the great  direction of our great caller Maggie. The music ranges from traditional Celtic tunes and ballads.. The group consists of: Bruce Stephens on lead vocals, guitar and mandolin. Phil Carroll on accordion, flute, whistles and vocals and  Maggie on fiddle. plus for an extended band we can add drums and bass.

BEAT AROUND THE BUSH BAND REPERTOIRE:

DANCES

  • Barn Dance
  • Drongo
  • Flying Pieman
  • Gallopede
  • Heel &Toe Polka
  • Kangaroo Hop
  • Manchester Gallop
  • Pride Of Erin
  • Queensland Backstep
  • Stockyards
  • Strip The Willow
  • Troika
  • Waves Of Bondi

    GAMES
     
  • Chicken Dance
  • Heads and Tails
  • Hokey Pokey
  • Knights, Cavaliers Cavemen
  • Musical Chairs
  • Spin The Bottle

    SONGS

    TRADITIONAL AUSSIE
      DANCES
    • Barn Dance
    • Drongo
    • Flying Pieman
    • Gallopede
    • Heel &Toe Polka
    • Kangaroo Hop
    • Manchester Gallop
    • Pride Of Erin
    • Queensland Backstep
    • Stockyards
    • Strip The Willow
    • Troika
    • Waves Of Bondi

      GAMES
       
    • Chicken Dance
    • Heads and Tails
    • Hokey Pokey
    • Knights, Cavaliers Cavemen
    • Musical Chairs
    • Spin The Bottle

      SONGS

      TRADITIONAL AUSSIE
    • All For Me Grog
    • Augathelia Station
    • Ben Hall
    • Billy of Tea
    • Botany Bay
    • Black Velvet Band
    • Click Go The Shears Euabalona Ball
    • Lord Franklin
    • Maggie May
    • Old Bark Hut
    • One Of The Has-Beens
    • Poor Ned Kelly
    • Ryebuck Shearer
    • Shores Of Botany Bay
    • South Australia
    • Springtime Brings On The Shearing
    • Streets Of Forbes
    • The Catalpa
    • Wallaby Stew
    • Waltzing Matilda,
    • Wild Colonial Boy
    • Wooloomoloo Lair

      IRISH
        DANCES
      • Barn Dance
      • Drongo
      • Flying Pieman
      • Gallopede
      • Heel &Toe Polka
      • Kangaroo Hop
      • Manchester Gallop
      • Pride Of Erin
      • Queensland Backstep
      • Stockyards
      • Strip The Willow
      • Troika
      • Waves Of Bondi

        GAMES
         
      • Chicken Dance
      • Heads and Tails
      • Hokey Pokey
      • Knights, Cavaliers Cavemen
      • Musical Chairs
      • Spin The Bottle

        SONGS

        TRADITIONAL AUSSIE
          DANCES
        • Barn Dance
        • Drongo
        • Flying Pieman
        • Galloped

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