Songs from Home
The Beggars present with tremendous style and skill, drawing songs from our history, school days, the telly, the bush,
the radio, the road and our hearts. Featuring Australian folk and country classics alongside 1960s pop hits like Friday on My Mind and Georgie Girl.
The Beggars include their own compositions and have some hilarious suggestions for our new national anthem.
The Beggars are multi instrumentalist Stuart Day, double bassist Quinton Dunne and
Australian songbird Renee Donaghey, they are consummate vocalist, musicians and achieve a stunning harmony blend.
“Great music – Wonderful harmony singing.”
“Their repertoire is amazing. The group is magnificent – so talented.”
“They sounded great and it was hilarious.”
“The sensational talent of the musicians. The amazing harmonies. A diversity of music. Thank you for a wonderful night’s entertainment.”
“What a fabulous trio, talented, amusing very entertaining. Thank you.”
The Beggars Reviews
“The best Australian vocal band since the seekers” Normie Rowe
“World-class musicians” rock times [Germany] 2010
“Super Australian band: Renee Donaghey is a genius.” Bote der urschweiz Lucerne. Feb 2008. [Switzerland]
“Her (Renee’s) voice leaves no doubt, perfect.” HAZ Hanover Feb 2008 [Germany]
“10/10 I have always said that there’s some great music coming from down under and this is a fine example!!” Metrocountry May 2007 [UK]
The Beggars Back-story
In 2006 Stuart Renee and Quinton decided to form The Beggars and record their own songs. Songs from their first two albums caught the ears of European DJs and put The Beggars on the charts across the E.U. with The Banjo Song going to the number one spot. Their third Album Australian Songbook Vol 1 launched them on the Australian concert circuit. The band now has 5 albums. They have made 4 tours of Europe and become a regular feature on the Australian touring circuit.
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