1. Saturday 26th November, 7.30pm: Miriam Lieberman and her trio: CD Launch: “Full Circle”
Miriam is one of Australia’s most unique musical talents, and after launching her stunning new album “Full Circle” at The Abbey in Canberra, she will give her only Brisbane performance here at Magda’s. She specialises in the kora (the west African “harp”) but also guitar and Lara Goodridge (violin) and Kate Adams (cello) and fabulous vocals.
This will be a very special evening! Their previous CD was listed as CD of the week by ABC RN.
2. Saturday 3rd December, 6.30pm: Folk at Magda’s with Tin Star and Nadia Sunde
“Tin Star” comprising Penny Boys, Cathy Bell and Dan Grant bring their wonderful music back to Magda’s with the glorious voice of Nadia Sunde – acclaimed for her ‘divinely warm and soulful voice’. Nadia, an internationally awarded songwriter, actress, comedienne and ABC Radio music journalist, will be accompanied by James Ross on guitar and Elias Kokkoris on double bass.
Blackboard performers from 6.30, headline acts from 7.30.
3. Friday 9th December, 7.30pm: Ingrid James; Sholeh Wolpe; and Queenslander extra-ordinaire, Belza Lowah
A night featuring: Iranian poet, actor and singer, Sholeh Wolpe; Belza Lowah (Torres Straits), and Brisbane’s own international jazz diva: Ingrid James and trio!
Sholeh will present Sufi mystic poetry and some of her latest works accompanied on a traditional Persian instrument. Her translation of Sufi mystic poet Attar’s masterpiece “The Conference of the Birds”, was awarded the prestigious PEN/Heim grant and lauded as an “artful and exquisite modern translation”.
Sholeh: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=iTw75Zam-SY
Bookings https://www.trybooking.com/Boo king/BookingEventSummary.aspx? eid=242197
4. Saturday 17th December, 7.30pm Caroline Hammond: CD launch: “One More Trip Around the Sun.
A beautiful new collection from Brisbane’s own musical treasures. Insightful and joyous – acoustic music to move the feet and soul.
With some of Brisvegas’ best supporting musos – just to make it a very special evening.
1. Miriam Lieberman and trio, Saturday 26th November. 7.30pm: CD Launch: “Full Circle”
2. Folk at Magda’s, 3rd December, 6.30pm: Tin Star and Nadia Sunde
3. Ingrid James, Sholeh Wolpe and Belza Lowah: Friday 9th December, 7.30pm
4. Caroline Hammond: One More trip Around the Sun: Saturday 17th December, 7.30pm