Fri 26th-Sun 28th April, 2019, Hobart Tasmania

A whole weekend of roguery, with a concert, world class singing, music and dance workshops and dances.

Session, day and weekend tickets: trybooking.com/BADSB
Discounted day, weekend and early bird tickets available.

From the USA via the National Folk Festival, for the first time in Australia, the Roguery trio is composed of three highly versatile veteran musicians who have come together to enchant dancers and listeners alike. Their arrangements range from strictly traditional to soaring flights of imagination and improvisation. They have recorded 6 CDs, and have become favourites at events throughout the USA and England. The bandís varied influences include English, contra, early music, classical, Breton, Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, Galician, French, Balkan, jazz-fusion, Greek, and a variety of song traditions. See: rogueryband.com.

See (and hear) Roguery in concert, learn from them in singing or music workshops, or dance to their inspiring music and the calling of Brooke Friendly, an energetic and highly experienced dance teacher popular throughout North America and England.


Venues: Moonah house concert (Friday), the magnificent Hobart Town Hall ballroom (Saturday), Lenah Valley Community Hall and neighbouring buildings (Sunday)


On Friday 26th April experience Roguery as a trio in an intimate house concert. Their arrangements range from strictly traditional to soaring flights of imagination and improvisation. They have recorded 6 CDs, and have become favourites at events throughout the USA and England. The bandís varied influences include English, contra, early music, classical, Breton, Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, Galician, French, Balkan, jazz-fusion, Greek, and a variety of song traditions.

On Saturday 27th April you can dance all day if you wish or choose from three events: 2 workshops in the day and a "Rogue's Ball" in the evening at the magnificent Hobart Town Hall. Brooke Friendly will lead you through a variety of dances with Roguery providing exquisite live music for all three events. No dancing experience or partner required. Dress up for the Ball as your favourite Rogue. Supported by City of Hobart

Sunday 28th April can find you singing, playing or dancing to your heart's content. There are workshops for playing a variety of instruments in different styles, for singing rounds, canons, madrigals, ballads and drinking songs or for dancing in several styles.

The weekend has so many things to offer that we recommend you explore the schedule at folktas.org/roguery and also trybooking.com/BADSB for pricing and tickets.You can also join us on Facebook/Meetup at Dance Folk Tasmania