Wednesday 31 May 2023

Memorial day to remember and celebrate the life of Bob Bolton, Saturday 17th June, noon until late

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A Memorial Day will be held to remember and celebrate the life of Bob Bolton

When: Saturday, 17th June 2023 at 12.00 noon until late

Bob & Pat at 2017 National Folk Festival (Chris Woodland photo)

At: Hut 44, Addison Road Community Centre
142 Addison Road, Marrickville - Park in the carpark & follow the path on the right of the hall, the Hut is across the grass, decorated with dancers & musicians.  

Please bring your stories, songs, poems, instruments, a plate to share - tea/coffee and dark chocolate will be provided but no coconut please (Bob was allergic to coconut). A BBQ will be available.

Bob, a BMC Life Member, photographer, musician and so much more, passed away recently and will be missed by all who knew him. 

Obit - Death of Bob Bolton 1945-2023  - BMC blog 

Obit on Folk Federation website

Obit on Folk Federation facebook page

Obit on BMC Facebook page

Obit on Facebook group Bob Bolton's photographs   About - Crowdsourcing identifications of people in Bob Bolton's photos of folk events in the 1970s

Bob joined the world-wide, American-based Mudcat Cafe website in 1998 when it was 2 years old & helped spread Australian bush music & folk culture across the folk world.
Bob's posts on

Mudcat 2023 obit - Bob Bolton 1945-2023

Compilation of articles about the Bob Bolton Collection 

Bob Bolton is the 2017 recipient of the National Folk Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award 

Photos from Memorial Day to remember and celebrate Bob's life.

Illawarra Folk Festival 2009 (Sandra Nixon photo)



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