Welcome to the homepage of
The Famous Jimmies
A traditional Irish band based on
the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Upcoming gigs and events:

Date
(Time)

Venue (Type) Admission
FRI 17 AUG 2018
(5:00pm - 7:30pm)
Queen Street Mall
(Edward Street end near Wintergarden Centre)
Brisbane City
(Famous Jimmies gig
with Sarah Flynn on fiddle and
Steve Treloar on mandolin)
Admission Free



Who we are:
Dave-Burrows.jpg Dave Burrows (Guitar, bouzouki) Dave is known around the coast and Brisbane as an accomplished jazz guitarist appearing regularly at the "Noosa Jazz Festival" and playing with bands such as "Three Card Shuffle", "Carnival" and "Mistrel".
Simon Moore (Mandolin, vocals) Simon has had a background in Celtic music since the early 1980's, starting out with "The Veranda Band" and playing with "Jack the Lad" and "Scaraban" all of which featured traditional music from Ireland, Scotland and Wales Simon-Moore.jpg
Roger-Peters.jpg Roger Peters (Percussion) A local coast musician for the past 20 years, Roger has played with bands: "Baghdad Café", "Muzika" and "Black and Blue Notes". Roger plays a variety of percussion featuring congas, djembe, bodhrán and hand percussion.
Brendan Weightman (Uilleann pipes, whistles, vocals) Brendan spent sixteen years in Japan playing with "Whiskey Business", "Paddy's Cure" and "Éirí na Gréine" and converting the locals to Irish music. Having visited Ireland five times so far, Brendan has brought uilleann pipes (Irish bagpipes) and Irish Gaelic to the Jimmies. Brendan-Weightman.jpg
Jem-Dunlop.jpg Jeremy Dunlop (Fiddle) - A rip-roaring fiddle player originally from Melbourne, now living in Maleny.
Contact us:
band(a)famousjimmies.com