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Adelaide Music Club

MONDAY 12TH. OCTOBER, 2020

THE BEGGARS

PRESENTING SELECTIONS FROM THE MUSIC OF

THE SEEKERS

Sample a listen to The Beggars singing Georgie Girl here.

The Beggars Sing The Seekers is a concert celebration of The Seekers wonderful career.
Featuring Adelaide’s own international vocal group The Beggars: Renee Donaghey, Stuart Day and Quinton Dunne.
From their early days in the Melbourne cafe scene to London, swinging centre of the 1960s pop universe, The Seekers rode a rollercoaster of pop/folk hits! In 1968 their BBC TV breakup special Farewell The Seekers broke TV viewing records and their popularity has not faded with the years.

443 Tapleys Hill Road, Fulham Gardens, South Australia. 5024

For dinner and performance.

Members $25, non members $35 per head.

Arrive by 6.00PM for pre dinners and a 7PM start.

Bookings essential.

Book with your table captain as normal

or by email musicclub@ycn.com.au by Wednesday, 7th October.

Last minute changes need to be made by midday Sunday 11th May.

Handmade Australian Music

The Beggars are Renee Donaghey, Stuart Day and Quinton Dunne, their distinct Australian sound has taken them to the top of the European country music charts and onto the stages of Europe and Australia’s festivals and theatres.

Quinton and Stuart spent many years on Australia’s long highways touring the country with music and theatre shows; they returned to Adelaide, met Renee and formed The Beggars in 2006.

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Renee Donaghey: [vocals, guitar] born on the family farm in Esperance, Western Australia. Hard times forced her family off the land and she moved to Adelaide. She has a crystal clear voice that rings out with the sound of folk and roots music

Quinton Dunne: [vocals, double bass] from the green hills of Ireland via London to the wide brown land of Australia where he has played with great artists including The Seekers.

Stuart Day: [vocals, guitars, fiddle, mandolin harmonica] born in sunny Queensland and grew up in rainy Mt Gambier in the South East of South Australia, He is a highly regarded, ARIA nominated instrumentalist, composer and producer.

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Audio/Video Links

The Whale Listen at Soudcloud

Preacher I Have Sinned Watch at YouTube

Press

“The best Australian vocal band since the seekers” Normie Rowe 2012 [Australia]

“World-class musicians” Rocktimes 2010 [Germany]

“Super Australian band: Renee Donaghey is a genius.” Bote der urschweiz Lucerne. 2008. [Switzerland]

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MONDAY 2ND. NOVEMBER, 2020

Geir Borholm

Performing Elvis, Engelbert  Humperdinck,

Dean Martin, John Rowles, Tony Christie.

Our Adelaide Music Club site is under re-construction after the Covid shutdown.