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  • Writer's pictureJustine Linderberg

Good Folk - Meet Scott Cook & Michael Waugh

Folk songwriter performers at Kristen's Music House in Hervey Bay entertain an intimate group.
Scott Cook & Michael Waugh, & special appearance by Rob Mackay, performed at a House Concert Australia living room venue last night in the Fraser Coast.

How awesome is this - the opportunity to have multi-album, seasoned professional musicians, singer/songwriters, perform for a small group in the comfort of your own living room, or in this case a friend's living room.

This was second House Concert I have attended and I am totally hooked. House Concerts Australia are online, it is free to register - here is a link to find out more.

Last night was a concert of folk music of the highest quality. Lyrics bring joy & sorrow, as the lyrics entertained & connected to many of the audience.

Scott Cook, travelling from his homeland Alberta, Canada entertained us with a range of

Scott Cook, Folk Artist

songs from his 3 albums. He left us to go onward to Maryborough and then follow on his extensive tour southbound. See Scott's website for all tour dates - link here.

Check out his latest album Further Down the Road - more than just an album, it shares images, lyrics & chords for music lovers to truly appreciate the album deeply.

List to Podcast Episode 42 Scott Cook : 2 Mini Vans & Near French Accent.

Another awesome performer at the concert was Michael Waugh, who handled the second

Michael Waugh, Folk Artist

set. Michael is a country boy at heart, growing up on a dairy property, spending his childhood & youth in the family milking routine. He now is a city dweller in Melbourne & even a full time Pastoral Care Teacher. Michael voice is incredibly soothing & his lyrics, from an Aussie perspective, easy to relate to & conjured up childhood memories I had not thought of in a long time. Just like Scott, the storyteller perspective of their folk art is what is most captivating about their performances, at least for me.

Michael Waugh album The Weir has just been released and is available on his website to buy or stream. Follow the link HERE. Michael's facebook page details his extensive tour dates - follow the link HERE.

Listen to Podcast Episode 43: Michael Waugh - Gippsland & Beyond here.

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