Shirley Lynn

Acoustic Singer, Songwriter, Performer

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Shirley Lynn is a North Queensland singer songwriter and performer sharing the joy of music and songs written about her North Queensland home and much more. She tells stories, explores perspectives and shares thoughts and feelings with meaning, keen observation and introspective views. Over the years Shirley has gigged in and around Cairns and the Tablelands at festivals, venues and events. Shirley has been supported by Regional Arts Development Fund with two grants funding her music initiatives and she has been the recipient of multiple awards for song writing. “Life’s about the Little Things” co-written song recorded by Carter and Carter winner of two Tamworth Salute Awards – Contemporary Ballad and Country Song of the Year. “My Kind of Paradise” was 2015 Best Song in Max T Barnes Cairns to Nashville Song Competition, Australian Songwriter’s Conference Award and Song of Carnivale. In adult contemporary style, Shirley draws from a broad repertoire of songs covering various eras and genres self-accompanied on guitar with occasional ukulele and harmonica. rn

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Sat, 18th May 2019
Tasman Turtle Family Picnic Day
Shirley Lynn (Acoustic Singer, Songwriter, Performer)
11:00AM TYTO Parklands
   
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Set list
Set List:rnSong lists customised to suit the occasion. rnAs an example, a selection of songs are already covered by the following artists…rnJoni Mitchell, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Passenger, George Ezra, Bon Ivor, Angus & Julia Stone, Kasey Chambers, The Waifs, Dolly Pardon, Jimmy Buffet, Jason Maratz, Vance Joy, Imelda May, Katie Melua, Cindy Lauper, Lucinda Williams, Tracey Chapman, Marianne Faithful, Fleetwood Mac, Divinyls, Paul Kelly, Cold Play, The Church, INXS, The Beatles, Eagles, Muddy Waters, Old Crow Medicine Show, Johnny Cash, Sam Cooke, Bill Withers, Van Morrison, Steeler's Wheel and more...
Influences
Influences include:rnKasey Chambers, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Olivia Newton John, Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, Kristina Olsen to name just a few...
Gig Highlights
Highlights for Shirley Lynn:rn* Tablelands Folk Festival Song Circlern* Tanks Songwriter Stagern* Mimi Tannaka Unplugged Photograph Exhibitionrn* Apres Beach Bar & Grillrn* Cairns Reef Feastrn* Turtles in Troublern* Cairns Reef Casino, Opening for Kellie Knight & the Daze rn* Opening for Max T Barnes – Atherton International Clubrn* “Take on Today” – Rebeka Rain & Shirley Lynnrn* Songwriters on the Waterfront, The Hiltonrn* Cairns Esplanade - Regional Council Gigsrn* Resonate – The Grandrn* Tanks Unplugged with Chris Wighton - Clarketown & Leanne Tennant CD Launchrn* “Liberty” CD Launchrn* “My Kind of Paradise” recordedrn* “Sea Turtle Quest” recordedrn* Fitzroy Island Sea Turtle Hospital Opening rn* "It's About Time" CD LaunchrnrnFestival Performances:rn* Tablelands Folk Festivalrn* Tamworth Country Music Festivalrn* Palm Cove Reef Feastrn* Rock This Country Blue - Kurandarn* Yorkeys Festival of the Knobrn* Mission Evolve FestivalrnrnAwards:rn*2018 - Tamworth Songwriters Association Salute Awards - "Life's About the Little Things" - Contemporary Ballad and Country Song of the Year.rn* 2016 - Australian Songwriters Conference Awards - "My Kind of Paradise" "Sea Turtle Quest" "Life's a Great Adventure"rn* 2016 – RADF grant to attend Australian Songwriters Conference – Ettalong Beachrn* 2015 Best Song–Max T Barnes Cairns to Nashville Song Contest rn* 2013 – RADF grant to create video - "My Kind of Paradise" rn* 2013 - Song of Carnivalernrn
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