The Sweet Delores

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The Sweet Delores

Bellarine Peninsula based singer/songwriter duo Narelle Jolley and Susan Russell (aka Sweet Delores) formed Ukulele Carnivale in mid 2013. Their signature harmonies and musicianship are a feature of their live performances which take you on a carnival ride of stories about cads, gamblers, circus folk, longing, lost love, country miles and musings of beauty and wonder.
In a short time they have wowed audiences at the 2014 Melbourne Ukulele Festival and the 2013 Deniliquin Ukulele Festival and they have shared the bill with some of Australia’s finest including Shane Howard, Dog Trumpet, Chris Wilson, Sarah Carroll and the JVG Guitar Method just to name a few.
Susan and Narelle’s music story is a remarkable one. From humble beginnings not that long ago they are now taking audiences on a magical ride and impressing some of the best in the industry.
Don’t miss Ukulele Carnivale performing with Tex Perkins and Charlie Owen on 15 August and Chris Wilson on 30 August. Their EP “Brightbird” launched in March 2014 is available at the gigs and is full of heartfelt songs in a country folk style stripped to the bare bones of ukulele and voice.
“Narelle and Susan (Ukulele Carnivale) are a very special pair of women; the most beautiful music pours from them as easily as the ingenuous banter between them at shows. We’ve seen them hush crowded rooms and win over hard men and women.” Chris Wilson & Sarah Carroll
For further information on Ukulele Carnivale visit or call Susan on 0448 370 871.
When&Where: 13th Beach Golf Links, Barwon Heads – August 15 & Queenscliff Uniting Church Winter Warmer Concert Series – August 30