Music at the Boat Shed Markets – Sunday 7th April

Adam Morris

Irish born author and musician Adam Morris is the lead singer and songwriter for the blues and roots outfit Murder Mouse Blues Band.  The relaxed atmosphere at the Boat Shed Market is a great place to spend a little time on Sunday morning and enjoy Adam’s world class music.

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On the waterfront in Albany

Every Sunday morning.  10am to 1pm

Come on Down

Try our Regional Table

Featuring Fresh Local Produce

The Boat Shed Market aims to deliver a diverse range of high quality produce for locals and visitors alike.  The recent introduction of a Regional Table to the Market provides a way for producers who are unable to open a stand-alone stall to make their produce available to customers. This week the Regional Table will include:

Salad greens, potatoes, broccolini and more from Bathgate Farms;

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Certified organic tomatoes, pumpkin, cucumbers and watermelon from Gledhow Organics;

 

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Large garlic bulbs from  Mt Barker Fresh Garlic;

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 and new season Feijoa’s from Rainbow Coast Produce

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On the waterfront – every Sunday Morning

10am to 1 pm – Come on down.

Music for the Heart

A BOAT SHED BENEFIT CONCERT – 27 Jan – 9am to 3pm

A range of talented local musicians have generously donated their time for an extended Market this Sunday, 27th Jan.  The concert is in memory of Graeme Waugh and to raise funds to support heart health.

All donations on the day will be gratefully accepted and passed in full to a charity that supports heart health. Please note times are approximate and may vary on the day.  We will post any changes. Look forward to seeing you there.

9:00 to 10:00 – Hugh Milne

Rhythms that will last forever – ragtime and country guitar

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10:15 to 11:15 – Terry MacKintosh

Blues, country and folk delivered with down south soul

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11:30 to 12:30 – Lez Karski

Engaging, dynamic and classic blues and soul

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12:45 to 1:45 – Steve Pinner

A singers songwriter – evocative and thoughtful music.

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2:00 to 3:00 – Steve Dougherty

Songs from the streets of Albany

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The Boat Shed Market on Albany’s Waterfront.

Every Sunday Morning.  Come on Down.

Music for the Heart

A Boat Shed Market Benefit – 27th January 2019

From 9am to 3pm on Sunday 27th January the Boat Shed Market will host a Benefit Concert with live performances from Hugh Milne, Terry MacKintosh, Les Karski, Steve Pinner and Steve Dougherty.  Come on down to the Boat Shed Market this Sunday and enjoy the music, the food, the market community and the best waterfront view in Australia.

From little things big things grow – the title and lyrics of the 1991 song by Paul Kelly and Kev Carmody have come to evoke the quiet determined power of people working together as a community. And the power of music to tell us a story.

On a Sunday morning in 2008 a small group of stallholders started a market in a Boat Shed on Albany’s waterfront. The cluster of stalls that desperately clung together through Albany’s bleak winters was the core of the market but at its heart there was always a concept of community. And every week there was music.

There was always a place for people to sit. There was always space for tables and chairs for something to eat on a Sunday morning or to just chat and drink in the view.  The ability of visitors to the market to stop – sit down – and share time – is what creates the community.  The local produce, art, craft and local live music complete it.

In 2018, the Boat Shed Market celebrated a tenth anniversary, now an established Albany venue for locals and visitors alike.  However, the Market also mourned the unexpected passing from heart failure of it’s founding chair, Graeme Waugh. Graeme had brought his fresh produce for sale every single Sunday for ten years. He also brought a love of live music and that sense of community that makes the market special.

To acknowledge Graeme’s contribution to the establishment of the Boat Shed Market and the value it brings to Albany a group of musicians are contributing their time to play a free concert at the Market and raise funds to support heart health. Heart disease is a major health risk for all Australians, affecting more than a million people, both men and women and is responsible for about 1 in 3 deaths.

Music for the Heart – 9am to 3pm on Sunday 27th.