Labor Day Weeeknd 2017 Live Jazz

Labor Day Weekend Jazz 2017

 There will be plenty of live traditional jazz in and around Melbourne this week and over the Labor Day weekend. A sample is as follows :

Thursday… ( 9th March )

. Ruby Page & the Joe Ruberto Jazztet, Rising Sun Hotel , South Melbourne        6.30 – 9.30 pm

Over the Labor Day Long Weekend from Friday night through to Monday afternoon is the Inverloch Jazz Festival  with three venues. Program details


Sugarfoot Ramblers with Georgie Darvides  – Paris Cat , Melbourne – 9.30 pm

Eamon McNelis with Barry Wratten, Mark Fitzgibbon, Sam Anning & Lynn Wallis at the Uptown Café , 177 Brunswick Street , Fitzroy between 9.00 & 11.00 pm.


The 2017 Mussell Festival at South Melbourne Market from midday until late on Saturday and Sunday will feature live entertainment including Margie Lou Dyer, Simon Stribling, Paul Williamson, Shuffle Club, Horns of Leroy, the Pearly Shells and many more….

Sugarfoot Ramblers at the Victorian Jazz Club at Clayton RSL between 8.00 & 11.00 pm call 9874 8870 or


The Louisiana Shakers – Clyde Hotel , Elgin Street Carlton between 2.00 & 5.00 pm

New Melbourne Jazz Band – Royal Hotel , Upper Fern Tree Gully between 12.30 & 3.30 pm

Stevenson’s Rockets – Emerald Hotel , South Melbourne between 7.00 – 10.00 pm.

Margie Lou Dyer – Claypots St Kilda – 8.00 – 11.00 pm.

Wednesday ( 15th March )

The Victorian Jazz Club present the John Hawes – Graeme Davies 7 Up with John Hawes on trumpet & vocals , Graeme Davies trombone & vocals, Camm Robbins reeds, Chris Somerville piano, John Scurry guitar, Mike Zutenis bass and Ron Sandilands drums. At the East Malvern RSL, 1 Stanley Grose Drive, East Malvern from 7.30 until 10.00 pm. Bookings and enquiries 9874 8870 or online at


And that’s just some of the great live jazz around Melbourne this week !



One response to “Labor Day Weeeknd 2017 Live Jazz

  1. And I hear that Simon Stribling (tpt, sax) and Lauri (percussion), down from Sydney (and Vancouver) will be playing at South Melbourne market over next (Labour Day) weekend, with a band of Melbourne friends.

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