...moving, soulful, hauntingly beautiful
Silkweed have established a reputation for their themed performances, whether for a refugee benefit or a multimedia show. Silkweed combine strings, keyboard, vocals, flute and accordion to produce a sound which is lyrical, soulful and always heartfelt.
Silkweed’s music has been played for dance performances, artists’ installations and multimedia events as well as concerts and festival performances.
Silkweed can be commissioned to compose original material for your event or performance.
Silkweed's "Maria Island of Dreams" depicts the fascinating history of a small island off the East Coast of Tasmania. This multimedia presentation has been chosen for inclusion in Tasmania's premier cultural event "Ten Days on the Island."
Sikweed's most recent production has been "Jane Franklin , An Examined Life". Music Silkweed text Marjorie Gadd. This was performed at this year's Cygnet Folk Festival in January. The show presents through music, theatre and multi-media the life of Lady Franklin who had a unique and profound influence on the development of Tasmania.