Kyabram born and schooled musician Katherine (Kath) Buckell will return to Kyabram ahead of an Australian tour of US based group, The Jammin Divas of which she is a member.January 28, 2014 3:00pm
The Jammin Divas, Hadar Noiberg, Aoife Clancy, Kath Buckell and Nicole Zuraitis will be performing in Kyabram.
This will be the first Australian tour for the group, and Ms Buckell is excited that a concert has been scheduled in her home town.
The Jammin Divas will perform at Kyabram Club on Wednesday, February 19 at 8 pm, with club general manager Mike Sweeney ‘‘very excited about having such a high calibre act at the venue’’.
‘‘This concert will be the only GV region concert so is a coup for the town,’’ Mr Sweeney said.
The Jammin Divas bring an eclectic mix of music harking from the United States, Ireland, Israel and even a bit of inspiration from Australia.
The group — featuring Aoife Clancy (Ireland), Nicole Zuraitis (the US), Kath Buckell (Australia) and Hadar Noiberg (Israel), formed three years ago and have already earned a considerable following throughout the US and Canada, and are rapidly gaining an ever-growing fan base across the globe.
Their music is a sharing of cultures and in true world music fashion it features a blend of blues, traditional folk, jazz and contemporary influences.
Now, they are performing a string of headline tour dates around Australia in February and March including the coveted International guest line-up at the 2014 Adelaide Fringe and Port Fairy Folk Festival.
Ms Buckell said she couldn’t wait to share the group’s music with Australian audiences.
‘‘I am incredibly excited to play on my home turf and the girls are as well,’’ she said.
‘‘Even though the group’s style is a fusion of roots and world music, there is no one genre that defines them.
‘‘Even though we draw on the roots of traditional music, we don’t call ourselves a traditional group.
‘‘We really have made all the traditional arrangements very contemporary and we also have original material as well.”
Ms Buckell said there was storytelling, laughter and a strong element of cultural exchange through their music.
For details and bookings for the Kyabram concert, go to www.kyabramclub.com.au
Shepparton girl Estelle O'Keeffe moving to Los Angeles after being accepted into American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club A Grade team lost its semi-final clash against Bruck on the weekend, bringing to an end their 2014-2015 season.
On March 5, Member for Northern Victoria Wendy Lovell visited the Tatura Guides, to speak about leadership and also of her experiences when she was a Guide.
District football clubs are adamant their players are not using ice before games to enhance their on-field performances.
The 28th Fleche Opperman 24-hour team time-trial finished in Rochester last Sunday as exhausted cyclists rolled into town shortly after sunrise.
Two teams, two premierships for Kyabram
A new project developed by Mitchell Shire Youth Council members.
The 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup will feature at the first ever Finley Autumn Cup in Berrigan on Saturday.
Heathcote Primary School students are asking the community to show their support for student efforts to stamp out bullying.
A group of Cobram Secondary College will travel to Borneo later this year to participate in the World Challenge.
Three Deniliquin players have been named in the Murray Valley Cricket Association’s Team of the Year.
The biannual Poll Dorset Conference at Moama last week heard breed associations worldwide are being challenged to innovate and remain relevant to their members and customers.
Benalla GP Paul Kelly receives an award in recognition of his 37 years as a doctor in rural Victoria.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.