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National Folk Fellow Lecture - Cath Ovenden

National Folk Fellow Lecture - Cath Ovenden

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17 October 2013, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Theatre, Lower Ground 1


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Join Cath Ovenden, National Folk Fellow, as she presents her research on Joe Yates and performs some of his music with musicians Wendy Hodgins and Steve Cook.

Joe Yates (1895–1987), bush worker, poet and prolific fiddler from the Sofala/Hill End area, was renowned for playing wonderful melodies. Cath is currently researching and presenting some of his music, popular in the early 1900s.

In association with the National Folk Festival