Lidstock returning with lineup of favourite bands to celebrate

AS a tribute to Woodstock in 1969, local music festival ‘Lidstock’ returns again this year to the Lidcombe Bowling Club in August.

On offer annually since 2015, ‘Lidstock’ showcases seasoned as well as up-and-coming talent and will this year include five great bands including Parkhouse, named after its founder Russell who has worked with a who’s who of Australian bands such as the Riptides, Paul Kelly, Dave Warner and even as a Purple Wiggle.
Winner of the Best Pub Song at the Tamworth Country Music songwriting competition and The Voice finalist, Terry Lockley is back with songs inspired by life in Lidcombe.
As well as his award-winning ‘Gotta Love The Local’, Terry will be performing a few songs that capture some of the little known history of Lidcombe, including one about the bush ranger Captain Thunderbolt.
One of the first young Lidstock participants, Max Donnelan, now has an indi release and will be headlining with his new band, Maxwell Jxhn.
Making their first appearance is Valiant Stride who have been described as a cross between Bon Jovi, Steely Dan and Pink Floyd thanks to their huge talent and versatility.
Opening the night will be new band, The Twirlers, who will be doing a collection of original songs and covers.
A feature of their set will be a special guest appearance by Karan, the bowlo’s head barman, singing Pink Floyd’s ‘Comfortably Numb’.
Terry said: “It’s going to be great playing live again at Lidcombe Bowlo so come along and have a fun evening of live music with some of Sydney’s finest original bands in the tradition of the stunning 60s.”
Catch ‘Lidstock’ on the anniversary of Woodstock on Saturday, August 17, 5-11pm.