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Monkey & The Fish

Monkey & The Fish

Long time Lismore duo Chris Fisher and Marcelle Townsend–Cross, AKA Monkey & the Fish, create a special vocal harmony & presence. Joined by the rhythm section of Johnny Shaw (drums) and George Urbaszek (bass), the Monkey & the Fish Band delivers tight grooves and emotive arrangements.

Performing songs from their recently released album ‘A Place Of Hope’ plus material from previous studio albums, Monkey & the Fish present a unique repertoire with folk, roots and reggae influences. Their latest release won NCEIA Dolphin Awards for ‘Album of The Year’ and ‘Production’ in 2017. Their earlier release also received accolades including ‘Song Of The Year’ for the collaborative work: ‘Bundjalung’.

Engaging and evocative lyrics resonate themes of love and respect for family & the natural world and connect with audiences. Two songs from the new album, ‘Change Is Good’ and ‘Hand In Hand’ were directly inspired through the Bentley Blockade and community opposition to CSG and the fossil fuel industry.

A truly great example of top local musicianship and homegrown creativity. Monkey & the Fish are an articulate and solid sound in the growing chorus for change.

The Channon Rural Fire Service

The Channon Rural Fire Service

Through the tireless work of volunteers, The Channon Rural Fire Service plays a vital role in the local community. Not only defending property against  fires, but also educating  local property owners and, working to help the community be better prepared for fire events.

 

The Dunoon Mens Shed

The Dunoon Mens Shed

The Dunoon Mens Shed is a place for local men of all walks of life to come together every week in a social atmosphere that is supportive of men’s health and wellbeing while giving them the opportunity to get their hands dirty with practical home or community.

Give generously at the gate and support their stall at the main shed to help them fund their work.

No Featured Busker

No Featured Busker

There’s no featured busker this month, but there’s sure to be some talented buskers performing around the market. Come on down and have a wander.  Be sure to put a few coins in the hat of your favourite performer.

Elena B Williams & String

Elena B Williams & String

Elena B Williams & String bring a folk, soul, jazz and blues blend with a coconut roll. Expect Chocolate vocals, electric rhythm guitar, frettless bass and rose violin. A smooth sound session that will make you smile. Having just returned from 7 shows at the Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival, they are ready to bring some love to The Channon.
www.elenabwilliams.com

 

Paul Dorahy

Paul Dorahy

Paul is a Lismore based singer/songwriter with over twenty years of experience playing in many blues, country and roots-music, rock and pop acts.


Paul’s solo repertoire reflects all of those styles; as do his original songs. From old 20s blues classics, through 50s and 60s rock and country and all the decades till the current time Paul has a wide-ranging repertoire. Neil Young, Tom Waits, Paul Kelly and The Stones feature strongly as do pop classics from all eras that you don’t hear all that often. You’ll hear more than regurgitated classic hits!

The Channon Children’s Centre

The Channon Children’s Centre

The Channon Children’s Centre is a non-profit community Preschool, which offers a Preschool Program for children aged 2.5 – 5 years. We have a wonderful management committee which is made up of parents and community volunteers, who contribute time and energy to help make our centre vibrant and diverse.

Our Preschool Program is facilitated by passionate and experienced Educators who embrace The Early Years Learning Framework and value working in such a beautiful environment and community. We are continually improving our learning environment and have just added a “Dinosaur Garden” and “Gravel Pit” to enhance children’s sensory experiences at Preschool. Today the Preschool is the charity of the day and we will be offering tasty cakes and treats from the shed, as well as a BBQ lunch and tea/coffees, please come and say hello. We appreciate your support today, please give generously to our fundraiser!
Preschool Playgroup – Wednesday mornings 9am-11am – All Welcome

Preschool Days – Tues/Wed/Thurs – Spaces available call 66886330

Jimmy Willing and the Real Gone Hick-Ups

Jimmy Willing and the Real Gone Hick-Ups

To celebrate the day, Northern Rivers favourites: Jimmy Willing and the Real Gone Hick-Ups will be playing on the main stage. The market committee has jumped at the chance to have The Hick-Ups play for the birthday, as the  front-man Jimmy Willing used to be a feature show at the Market in the early 90’s. Back then Jimmy would arrive in his gypsy cart with his herd of horses and perform with his marionettes – The Von Tramp Family Puppet Show. Featuring characters such as “The Devil” and “Ginger Dreadlocks” it is a bent show that will leave you wondering, just who is pulling the strings? For the birthday show Jimmy is bringing his puppets back to the market and The Real Gone Hick-Ups will supply a kooky soundtrack before kicking up the dust with some great dance tunes

The Speakers Corner

The Speakers Corner

Aside from our usual buskers, this month we are kicking off The Speakers Corner. Beginning at 2PM near the Chai Tent. What’s happening in our world & what can we do about it? COME ONE, COME ALL and bring your friends and good ideas with you. We ALL have the ability to respond positively for the good of all. GET INFORMED,  GET ACTIVE & MAKE THE SOLUTIONS HAPPEN
“There is always a good way forward, we just need to find it.” and  “TOGETHER WE CAN.”