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John Flanagan Trio at Megan Hall

John Flanagan Trio comes to Megan Hall on the 30th June 2018. As with our other Megan Hall gigs, we'll kick off the evening at 6pm with a shared meal around the halls beautiful trestle table. Please bring either a savoury or sweet dish. John Flanagan trio will play from 7pm in front of the mural of picturesque Megan. Tickets are $20 and once again it's cash only at the door. Please ring 6657 1224/0428415078 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make a booking. We are delighted to announce that Megan Hall now has new heating so we will be cosy! This is also our last schedule gig for 2018 in the lead up to the festival. If any other gigs pop up, we'll be sure to let you know!

Australian folk band ‘John Flanagan Trio’ are set to release ‘Honest Man’, Flanagan’s 3rd album and his first time recording with his regular Trio band mates. Fast becoming a favourite on the Australian Folk Festival circuit the group manages to transcend the sum of its impressive parts. Award winning songwriter, John Flanagan has been compared to James Taylor and Paul Kelly for his warm vocal delivery and engaging storytelling “one of Australia’s finest lyricists” -Timber and Steel; Liz Frencham has a remarkable stage presence and a creativity in her double bass playing which has seen her play alongside artists of international renown; Dan Watkins is recognised as one of the finest young bluegrass pickers in the country on guitar and mandolin and has toured extensively around Australia and the US. Together they combine 70s folk singer-songwriter influences with a range of contemporary Americana styles, from bluegrass and country to blues and jazz.

Flanagan made his mark on the Australian musical landscape when he released There’s Another Way to Where You’re Going in Feb 2016. Recorded in Nashville with producer Viktor Krauss the album was nominated for best Folk/Roots Album in the Age Music Victoria Awards, was featured on ‘album of the week’ lists for ABC and community radio and has been a radio favourite around the country.

“The music is just gorgeous, I absolutely love it” Felicity Urquhart, Saturday Night Country ABC Radio

With soaring 3-part harmonies and tight arrangements the trio delivers a dynamic and energetic live show that can vary from humorous and uplifting to moving and thoughtful.