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International performers at folk club

International performers Michael Fix and Christine Collister will open the Troubadour Folk Club's 2017 program on Saturday, February 4.

The duo will perform songs from the folk-blues-jazz and contemporary traditions.

The appearance comes on the back of their-newly released CD, Shadows and Light.

Ms Collister grew up on the Isle of Man.

Her professional recording career began in the mid-1980s but she first came to national attention in the UK singing the 1987 theme for the BBC Television series The Life and Loves Of A She Devil.

Over the course of her career Ms Collister has become a familiar name on the UK live scene and at all major festivals from Glastonbury to Winnipeg to Cambridge.

Michael Fix began performing in his home town of Wollongong at the age of 12 and was later discovered by Tommy Emmanuel.

He played with the folk band Hat Trick, and later with Graeme Connors.

He has won the Golden Guitar Award at Tamworth three times.

Over the past two decades, he has released 15 albums together with several singles and EPs, and has appeared at festivals and concert venues across Australia, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria and Asia.

Christine Collister and Michael Fix are fresh from the Illawarra Folk Festival where their performances were all packed out.

They will be performing at the Troubadour, CWA Hall, The Boulevarde, Woy Woy, on Saturday, February 4 from 7pm.

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