Some of Australia’s most prominent musicians will visit regional Victoria in 2022 for ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’ tour
08.12.2021

Some of Australia’s most prominent musicians will visit regional Victoria in 2022 for ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’ tour

The tour, Sing A Song Of Sixpence, brings the tradition of a writer’s round to audiences featuring the likes of Mick Thomas, Abby Dobson and Freya Josephine Hollick.

Victoria is set to get a second dose of some of Australia’s most prominent musicians in 2022, as the ‘Sing A Song of Sixpence’ tour finally makes its way through some of its more diverse areas, celebrating songwriters and their craft while further injecting life back into a recovering live music scene after a crippling few years for the industry.

Presented by Melbourne based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and man behind the much-loved “Keep The Circle Unbroken” series, Delsinki, the tour brings the tradition of a writer’s round to audiences, with the likes of Mick Thomas, Abby Dobson, Freya Josephine Hollick, Van Walker, Charm of Finches, Sarah Carroll, Grim Fawkner and many more coming together to take part in the unique concert.

Kicking off on Thursday, January 20 2022 in Mallacoota, the tour will visit stages in Archie’s Creek, Main Ridge, Somers, Terang, Swan Hill, Jeparit, Watchem, Hamilton, Port Fairy, Birregurra, Drysdale, Macedon, Bendigo, and Tallarook before finishing up at Marysville on Sunday, February 13 2022.

Locally, the Bellarine is set to get a dose of some of Australia’s most prominent musicians this year with Delsinki (Row Jerry Crow), Wayne Jury (Blues Boot Camp facilitator, singer-songwriter); Mick Thomas (Mick Thomas & the Roving Commission) and Charm of Finches, accompanied by John Kendall (Row Jerry Crow), as the new tour ‘Sing A Song of Sixpence’ heads to Geelong’s Potato Shed on Sunday, February 6, further injecting life back into a recovering live music scene after another crippling year for the industry.

Tickets for the Geelong show can be booked here.

The key takeaways

  • ‘Sing A Song of Sixpence’ brings some of Australia’s most revered performers to regional towns across January and February 2022.
  • The tour brings the tradition of a writer’s round to audiences, featuring the likes of Mick Thomas, Abby Dobson and Freya Josephine Hollick.
  • A different mix of the featured artists will share the bare bones of their songs and the stories behind them in an intimate and informal setting at each venue.

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Previously, ‘Sing A Song Of Sixpence’ was a fortnightly concert series at Melbourne’s Memo Music Hall, with different songwriters performing and showcasing their material whilst being accompanied by different instrumentalists.

Taking on the same format across the 16 dates, a different mix of the featured artists will share the bare bones of their songs and the stories behind them in an intimate and informal setting. Within each performance of ‘Sing A Song of Sixpence’, unique instrumentalists are added to help tease out more insight and to shine new lights and nuance onto the songs. A poignant and unpredictable experience, it enables artists to learn more about each other – and themselves – and it gives audiences rare insight and access into the creative processes. And the magic.

The musicians touring regional Victoria as part of the tour will also be accompanied by esteemed instrumentalists including Cameron McKenzie (Mark Seymoure & The Undertow), Justin Brady (Things of Stone & Wood), John Kendall (Row Jerry Crow), James Macaulay (The Lagerphones) and Matt Pittman (The Settlement).

Bringing the unique and entertaining heartfelt touring experience to music lovers across regional Victoria, the ‘Sing A Song Of Sixpence’ tour has already featured performances from a wide range of artists and instrumentalists, including Mick Thomas, Bachelor Girl, Penny Ikenger, Jack Howard, the Weeping Willows, Brooke Taylor, Kee’ahn, Freya Josephine Hollick and Ruby Gill at venues lucky enough to go ahead prior to Victoria’s lockdowns.

A unique and entertaining heartfelt experience, ‘Sing A Song Of Sixpence’ is not to be missed.

The full lineup, tickets and touring deets can be found via the website here.