Enjoy the sights of Bendigo’s architecturally stunning CBD from on board the sensationally restored vintage Class tram #610, while being serenaded by two great acts.
You’ve seen her alongside Fred Smith, Michael Waugh, Scott Cook (CAN), Gregory Page (US), Chris While & Julie Matthews (UK), John Flanagan, Mic Conway, Nick Charles and so many more. But before that Liz Frencham and her double bass were delighting festival stages across the planet with her own material as a part of power trio Jigzag (winners of the 2006 Folk Alliance Award for Best Live Act). After many years of lending her solid groove, sparkly grin and immaculate musicality to a host of incredible songwriters over the years, Liz Frencham has at long last taken some time out for her own songs and stories.
In late 2019 Liz enlisted the help of multi-instrumentalists Pete Fidler and Josh Bennett and undertook to write, produce and engineer a fully original album ‘Love and Other Crimes’ which was ready to launch by 2020. Even though launch plans were scuttled by the COVID19 pandemic the album still scooped up multiple glowing reviews and a nomination in the Victorian Music Awards Best Folk Album category.
Sean McConnell is probably best known as the powerhouse guitarist/volcalist for renowned blues duo ‘White Lightning’.
In recent years Sean has branched out and played multiple instruments as an accompanist to other folk and blues artists as well as playing in other ensembles to round out his overall musicianship and explore other musical planes.
We’re excited to have Sean back playing The Blues Tram, after he and his partner in crime, Benny Gerrard played as White Lighting back in 2018. It’s been a long time coming and we know you’ll dig everything Sean has in store.
Saturday February 11th
Blues Tram, feat: Liz Frencham + Sean McConnell
Departing Central Deborah Goldmine (76 Violet Street) at 2pm, returning 4:30pm.
Tix: $49.50 from Bendigo Visitor Centre 1800 813 513 or online here: https://www.bendigotourism.com/tours/bendigo-cbd/bendigo-blues-tram
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Strictly no BYO. Drinks and snacks available for purchase.
The Blues Tram is organised and staged by Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival Inc, a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers.
This is a music appreciation event – a mobile concert. For the enjoyment of all patrons, any rowdy or loud behavior will not be tolerated. Event management reserves the right to refuse admission or evict patrons if requests to manage behavior are not complied with; in this unlikely event, tickets of offenders will be forfeited and no refund will be available.