Upcoming Shows

Mandy Connell performs as herself (Solo, Band or Trio) or with the Stray Hens. The acts are quite different – Mandy’s solo/originals work is very contemporary, while the Stray Hens perform trad ‘covers’ and folk ballads- It’s a polished, loud show, with a big following, and all 5 band members leading more traditional Folk & Folk Revival ballads.


Wednesday September 7th

Solo at Bar Open, 8.30pm with Anne of the Wolves residency (Ticketed)

Thurs Sep 8th,

 Solo at Wesley Anne Front Bar Sept residency  6pm to 8pm (Free)

Wed  September 14th 

Solo at Lomond Acoustica with Marilla Homes and Jane Cameron (Free)

Thurs 15th

Solo at Wesley Anne Front Bar Sept residency  6pm to 8pm (Free)

November 4 & 5

Stray Hens at Foothills (Briagolong) Festival (VIC)

Friday 4th November: Stray Hens’ performance at the Briagolong Hotel 8pm (Bookings (03) 51455202) Stray Hens workshops are the next day: 5th November.



August 3rd

The Lomond Acoustic night presents Geoff Achison, Mandy Connell & James Hickey (SA)

Music held in the main bar from 8pm. Kitchen open from 6pm-9pm, reservations available in the bistro (But not in the main bar/ band room) 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick East.

Saturday August 13th- Wesley Anne – $10 Entry, 8.30pm

Supporting the incredible Saltwood. Doors open at 8pm, Mandy kicks off at 8.30 and Saltwood will be on around 10pm. Come on out kids. This will e fantastic!

Thursday Aug 18th – Lomond Hotel (WRITERS BLOCK #18)

Appearing Solo as part of a songwriters-in-the-round event called the Writer Block, hosted by Frank Jones. Also appearing are some amazing musicians including David Hyams (WA).

Sunday August 21   Standard Hotel, 7pm – 9pm Free Entry

2 Sets from the trio this time, with a couple of special guests getting up with the trio. The Standard does fantastic food and has a steady team of staff who like their jobs. It’s a walk for those who in the inner north of Melbourne and cloe to Brunswick Street trams. 293 Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065.

September  2016

 Wed 14th September- Lomond Acoustica night, with David Hyams

October 2016

21-23 October Folk Festival 2016 (SA)
Playing Solo

November 2016

3-6 November

December 2016

16th December- STONE PONY-  (SA)

ADELAIDE! – Wirra Creek Music Presents Stone Pony
Bookings 0405 130 910
Main Road, Willunga, SA




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