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The Barleyshakes

Sunday 20th January 2019

Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy, beautiful harmony and driving dance rhythms in their live performances. Adored throughout Australia and beyond for their “bent” Irish sound.

The tradition of Irish music is long, deep and wide and remarkably brilliant. That the Barleyshakes manage to hold hands with this awesome history while simultaneously infusing it with a fresh and contemporary spirit is remarkable.
They’ve always done it that way but with each new album those bonds are strengthened and illuminated in ways that make you wonder where they will take them next. Their latest album “Grateful” is beautifully recorded, spacious and filled with scintillating musical conversations.


January 20




Golden Bay / Abel Tasman


Mussel Inn
Onekaka, Golden Bay

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Cover charge will apply


Ph. 035259241

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