The Man They Call The Banjo

Bush poetry lovers: this message is written for you with a thumbnail dipped in tar!


Felix Meagher and Denis O’Keefe

The Man They Call The BanjoIn Concert by Felix Meagher and Dennis O’Keeffe is produced/directed by Wolf Heidecker.

The new musical tells the story of the secret love affair between Banjo Paterson and Christina Macpherson as they wrote Waltzing Matilda. The musical is based on Warrnambool resident, Dennis O’Keeffe’s ground breaking research, Waltzing Matilda -– The Secret Story of Australia’s Favourite Song, published by Allen and Unwin.

Nature of event: Concert: Rehearsed Readings with live music

Where & When:  Tungamah Hall, Vic 3728, Friday11th October 2013, 7.30pm;
Savernake School of Arts Hall, NSW 2646, Saturday 12th October 2013, 7:00 pm;
Provincial Hotel, Fitzroy, Vic 3065, Monday 14th October 2013, 7.30pm

Cost: Tungamah:  $25, Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism Inc; Email: or phone: (03) 5744 1989, Free call 1800 062 260
Savernake: $40 includes supper; Email:
Fitzroy: $25, Felix Meagher, 0413 801 294; Email:,  Bushwahzee, or TryBooking

Further information: October media releaseOctober tour