Among other performances:
Saturday 26th May: The Hillbilly Hoedown with the HOT String Band. We provided the music and atmosphere for contra, square and country dancing. (In conjunction with the Folk Federation of Tasmania ).
Saturday 22- Sunday 23 September, Evandale: The nOtional Windjam (A Folk Federation of Tasmania event). Fred and Stuart have organised this informal musical get-together who can’t wait for the biennial National Windjam 2008. Lovers of concertina, melodeon, mouth organ, jaw harp, musical saw or gum leaf should be there. Many Hot String Band members jammed and played in blackboard concerts at the Clarendon Arms Hotel. For more info on the 2008 National Wiondjam, contact Stuart (03 62391517) firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 28 September, Tasmania Inn, Hobart: We stunned the regulars and others with yet another cultural frenzy of the highest order.We’ve been asked to come back!
Saturday 6 October, Melville St Hall, fund raiser dance for the Greens: They were green with envy at our dazzling performance, and danced the night away!
Sunday 21 October, Ross: Landcare Awards. The band played, they sang and danced!!
Saturday November 3, Brookfield Winery, Margate: We helped raise funds Relay for Life. As usual, we played, they danced, sang and were generally amazed!
Sunday November 4: We played at the Glenorchy Lions Regatta at Montrose Bay. A great time was had by all.
November 24, 25, Music Workshop, Contra Dance and workshop, Wesley Hall, Melville Street, Hobart: Along with interstate guest artist Rob Mahony, band leader for the Canberra Contra Club, we played for a Contra Dance and also helped out with music and dance workshops.