About the Paverty Bush Band

Paverty on stage at the Canberra Botanic Gardens 14/3/2016
Franklyn B Paverty on stage at the Canberra Botanic Gardens, 14/3/2015


paverty in the 1970s (black & white)
Paverty in the 1970s - some of the original members are still in the band

The Paverty Bush Band, sometime just called Paverty, is a bush band based in Canberra.

Paverty is an excellent performer of bush music (songs, ballads, tunes, etc.) and bush dances.

The Paverty Bush Band followed on (in 2017) from the band called Franklyn B Paverty that started in the 1970s. You can find Franklyn B Paverty in Wikipedia: see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklyn_B_Paverty 

Members of The Paverty Bush Band (alphabetically) are:

Bob Buckley - Vocals/bass/dance calls
Graham Chalker - Vocals/percussion/dance calls
Simone Dawson - Vocals/whistle and flute
Mary Firkins - Vocals/fiddle/guitar
John Taylor - Vocals/banjo/guitar

Paverty may also include Bryan Rae (vocals/guitar/harmonica) , Peter Logue (vocals/accordion/keyboards) and/or others from time to time.