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The Jackstraws

Safari Bush Band

G’day Mates! Take a walkabout on the wild side with those intrepid Jackstraws!
Everyone will love Australian hits and classic animal songs such as “Tie Me Kangaroo Down,”
“Baby Elephant Walk,” and, of course, “Waltzing Matilda.” This brave band of explorers from
Down Under may be lost in the jungle, but they’ll guide you to plenty of rollicking fun!

Cowboy Roundup

Howdy Pardners! Saddle up with the Jackstraws for a program of rootin’-tootin’ highfalutin’ Western music.
Old-time campfire favorites, fiddle tunes and a touch of today’s country music combine for a sure=fire crowd-pleaser.
Laugh and sing along with these happy campers!

Engineers

We’ve been working on the railroad! The Jackstraws tell the history of the American railroad in song and story. Children of
all ages love this educational program. “Freight Train,” “John Henry,” and “Casey Jones” are just some of the well-known
train songs you’ll hear. Perfect for schooltime entertainment!

Irish Revue

Erin go bragh! The Jackstraws don a bit o’ green, polish up their brogues, and go Gaelic!
Fiddles, flutes and lilting voices are featuredon rousing classic Irish melodies, including
“Wild Rover,” “Mrs. Murphy’s Chowder,” and the beloved “Danny Boy.”

Pirate Landing Party

Avast me hearties! Maritime merriment abounds as a zany group of buccaneers washes ashore with their own special blend of vocal harmony, instrumental wizardry, and outrageous comedy. You’ll be hooked!

Great Dickens!

“Let nothing you dismay!” A band of Victorian revelers weaves a rich tapestry of traditional British Christmas music with a sly, up-to-date twist. The Jackstraws skillfully render sumptuous choral treatments of ancient carols, jazz-tinged renditions of modern holiday favorites and hilarious skits. A must for yultide parties!

Patriotic Revue

Enjoy music that celebrates U.S. history! The Jackstraws pay homage to the songs that have stirred American hearts for over 200 years. From Stephen Foster to George M. Cohan, from Minutemen’s marches to the anthems of today’s Armed Forces, we salute our proud nation.

Full Sail

The Jackstraws go high-class on the high seas! A group of elegant yachtsmen creates a tasteful atmosphere with a mixture of nautical melodies, folk songs and smooth contemporary sounds.

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