Live Music with ' John John Festival ' ( Japan ) at the Tathra Hotel.
Fri 12th April 6:30 - 8:30pm
Sat 13th April 4:00 - 7:00pm Supported by ‘The Hops’
Sun 14th April 4:00 - 7:00pm Supported by ‘The Hops’
John John Festival played at the hotel last year January. Don’t miss this chance to see their shows.
Three piece Japanese Celtic music band.- Fiddle/Vocals, Guitar/Vocals, and Bodhran & Tajibourine-light (Original Tambourine) -John John Festival is fast becoming the most popular Irish / Celtic band in Japan.
With rhythm, melody and emotion in a genuine groove their mutual ease and “The music makes the audience and players both happy” is their musical mind set. Their story began Jan 2010. And in the short time since they have released 4 albums, joined 3 other musicians' albums, many Japanese music Festivals, also overseas festivals too.
illawarra folk festival (Australia 2014), Celtic Colours (Canada 2016), Woodford Folk Festival (Australia 2017-2018), Cygnet Folk Festival (Australia 2018)
The supporting band is ‘The Hops’ - a local Bega Valley outfit comprising of well known fireside jammers Brooke Marshall (Guitar/vocals) and Kass Fenton (Flute), and regular cafe and hotel performers Noel Whittem (Guitar/vocals) and Damian Picone (Bass/vocals).
They have come together to perform a mix of original songs written individually by Noel and Brooke, and an eclectic mix of cover songs.