January 2015 Gigs

SELECTED GIGS IN AND AROUND MELBOURNE IN JANUARY 2015

REGULAR WEEKLY RESIDENCIES:

DURING JANUARY SOME OF THESE RESIDENCIES MAY BE IN RECESS SO PLEASE CHECK BEFOREHAND.

Tuesday: DOWN BEAT BIG BAND, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 8pm-11pm. 9696 2411.
WednesdayBOPSTRETCH, (Eamon McNelis, trumpet; Phil Noy, alto saxophone; James Sherlock, guitar; Mark Elton, double bass; Sam Bates, drums) Uptown Cafe, 177 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. 8.30pm. uptownjazzcafe@email.com or 9416 4546
railway gang
Thursday: THE RAILWAY GANG (Featuring Rick Dempster, Ashley Kluss, Tracey Miller, Peter Baylor, Ben Franz & Greg O’Leary plus regular special guests), Railway Hotel, 800 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North. 8.30pm – 11.30pm. Free Entry. 9489 8544.
Thursday: GROOVIN’ EASY ORCHESTRA, Bentleigh Club, Yawla Street, Bentleigh. 1.00pm – 3.30pm. 9557 7132
Thursday:JOE RUBERTO TRIO, with special guests, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 6.30pm-9.30pm. 9696 2411.
Saturday: VIRUS (Julien Wilson, Eamon McNelis, John Scurry, Andy Ross, Lynn Wallis), Grumpy’s Green, 125 Smith Street, Fitzroy. 3.30pm onwards. 9416 1944.
Sunday: IAN SMITH’S RIVERWALK TRIO, Amora Hotel, 649 Bridge Road, Richmond. 12.30pm – 3.30pm. 9246 1200
Sunday: STEVENSON’S ROCKETS. Emerald Hotel, 315 Clarendon St, South Melbourne. 7pm. 9690 4719.
Sunday: LOUISIANA SHAKERS, Clyde Hotel, Elgin & Cardigan Streets, Carlton. 2pm-5pm. Meals available from 1.00pm. No bookings required. 9347 1874.
Sunday: SUNDAY LUNCH AND JAZZ, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 12.30pm – 3.30pm. Phone: 9696 2411
Sunday: TRADITIONAL JAZZ, Geelong RSL, 50 Barwon Heads Road, Belmont. $10 cover charge (includes a $5 voucher for food or drinks). Music from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Bookings: 5241-1766
Sunday: TOMMY CARTER’S JAZZ BAND, Baxter Tavern, 117 Baxter/Tooradin Road, Baxter. 12.30pm – 3.00pm. 5971 2207.
Sunday: JOHNSY’S BAKERY BOYS, Red Hill Bakery @ Balnarring, cnr Frankston-Flinders and Balnarring Roads, Balnarring. 1pm – 4pm. 5931 1325.
Sunday: MARGIE LOU DYER TRIO, Claypots, 213 Barkly St, St Kilda . 9.00pm. 9534 1282

AROUND THE JAZZ SCENE:

Sunday 4 January: Des Camm Jazz Band, Elephant and Castle Hotel, 158 McKillop Street, Geelong. 3.00-5.45pm. 5221 3707
Saturday 10 January: Barry Hanley’s Riviera Jazz Band and Friends, (“Relay for Life” Fundraiser in memory of the late Dianne Hanley), Sale RSL, 143 York Street, Sale. 8.00pm – 11.00pm. 03 5144 2538.
pearly shellsSaturday 10 January: Pearly Shells 4, Claypots, 213 Barkly St, St Kilda . 9.00pm = 11.00pm. Free entry. 9534 1282
Sunday 11 January: Pearly Shells Swing Orchestra with Hetty Kate, Sunset Sounds Concert, Central Park, Wattletree Road & Burke Road, Malvern East. 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Free entry. (Melway Ref 59 G10)
Sunday 11 January: The Syncopators, Elephant and Castle Hotel, 158 McKillop Street, Geelong. 3.00-6.00pm. 5221 3707
Wednesday 14 January: Bopstretch, Uptown Jazz Cafe, 1/177 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. 8.30pm. 9416 45466.
Thursday 15 January: JMQ (John Montesante Quintet)featuring Miriam Waks, Uptown Jazz Cafe, 1/177 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. 6.00pm – 8.00pm. $20. 9416 45466.
Friday 16 January: The Syncopators, Peninsula Jazz Club, Patterson Lakes Community Centre, Thompson Road. Doors open 7.30pm. Music: 8pm – 11pm. 9580 2906 or 0422 657 634
Friday 16 January: Sugarfoot Ramblers, Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne. Doors open 9.00pm. Show 9.30. From $20. Buy tickets on line. 9642 4711
Friday 16 January: Pearly Shells, The Local Taphouse, 184 Carlisle Street, St Kilda. 9.30pm to late. 9537 2633
Saturday 17 January: Pearly Shells 4, Claypots, 213 Barkly St, St Kilda . 9.00pm = 11.00pm. Free entry. 9534 1282
Sunday 18 January:Hot B’ Hines,  Ballarat Jazz Club, Ballarat Golf Club, 1800 Sturt Street, Ballarat. Meals from 12 noon. Music 1.00pm-4.00pm. Bookings 0456 689 123
Sunday 18 January: The Ivy Stone Assembly, Phillip Island Jazz Club, Bass room, Ramada Resort, 2128 Phillip Island Rd, Cowes. 2.00pm – 5.00pm. Contact Jill on 0417 416 300 or Rob on 0432 814 407
Thursday 22 January: JMQ (John Montesante Quintet)featuring Fem Belling, Uptown Jazz Cafe, 1/177 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. 6.00pm – 8.00pm. $20. 9416 45466.
Friday 23 January: Pearly Shells, The Local Taphouse, 184 Carlisle Street, St Kilda. 9.30pm to late. 9537 2633
Saturday 24 January: John Withers/John Murray/Melbourne Reunion, Victorian Jazz Club, Clayton RSL, 163 Carinish Rd, Clayton. 8.00pm – 11.00pm. $25. Bookings:9553 3850. Bistro bookings 9544 1035.
Saturday 24 January: Pearly Shells 4, Claypots, 213 Barkly St, St Kilda . 9.00pm = 11.00pm. Free entry. 9534 1282
Sunday 25 January: The Syncopators, Elephant and Castle Hotel, 158 McKillop Street, Geelong. 3.00-6.00pm. 5221 3707
DOLLYThursday 29 – Saturday 31 January: Dolly Diamond under a Big Top, featuring Shirazz, (part of the Midsumma Festival), Melba Spiegeltent, 35 Johnston Street, Collingwood. 8.00pm. $36/$29. Tickets
nina_ferro_high_res_homeThursday 29 January: Ella’s Music Club presents Nina Ferro in concert with Percy Robinson (guitar/vocals) and Simon Fisenden (Bass/Guitar/Vocals), Upstairs @ Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. $35 Show. 8.00pm for 8.15pm. Bookings
Book directly with Hotel for dinner 9696 2411 (available from 5:30). For your enjoyment please order your meal by 7pm to make the show.
Friday 30 January: Rampart Street, Moe LaTrobe Valley Jazz Club , Moe RSL, Albert Street, Moe. 8.00pm – 11.00pm   5174 3516. Meals: 5126 2512.
Saturday 31 January: The Pearly Shells Hot 6, Victorian Jazz Club, Clayton RSL, 163 Carinish Rd, Clayton. 8.00pm – 11.00pm. Entry VJC members $13, Non members $18. Bookings: 9553 3850. Bistro bookings 9544 1035.
juliarnaSaturday 31 January: Juliarna and the Heart Jazz Statesmen, (Juliarna Clark, Richard Miller, Steve Grant, Michael Harding, James Clark, Rod Gilbert), Harmony Row Vineyard, 362 Pipers Creek-Pastoria Road, Pastoria. Lunch 12.30pm, show 2.30pm. $65. 2 course lunch and show. 5423 5286 or 0400 804 855.

One response to “January 2015 Gigs

  1. The Castlemaine Jazz Central jam session is held on the first Sunday of each month from 3.30pm to 7pm. The event will be 22 months old on 1 February. Come along and hear some great music at the Cumberland Hotel, cnr Barker and Lyttleton Sts. All welcome, free entry. If you’d like to play or sing, please bring chord charts. Enquiries 0422 377 565.

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