November 2014 Gigs

SELECTED GIGS IN AND AROUND MELBOURNE IN NOVEMBER 2014

(If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, check out Jason Downes’s invaluable Gig Guide)

REGULAR WEEKLY RESIDENCIES:

MondayBOPSTRETCH, (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
Tuesday: DOWN BEAT BIG BAND, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 8pm-11pm. 9696 2411. 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.
new1
Sunday: SUNDAY LUNCH AND JAZZ, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 12.30pm – 3.30pm. Phone: 9696 2411  (NOTE TIME CHANGE)
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:

Friday 31 October – Monday 3 November: WANGARATTA JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL.
Saturday 1 November: Mike’s Retro 5, Victorian Jazz Club, Clayton RSL, 163 Carinish Rd, Clayton. 8.00pm – 11.00pm. 9553 3850 or 9758 4272. Meals in the Bistro from 6.00pm 9544 1035.
Saturday 1 November: Barrie Edward’s Jazz Bandits, Geelong Jazz Club, Vines Road Community Centre, 49 Vines Road, Hamlyn Heights. 8.00pm – 11.00pm Bookings  5244 2886.
Sunday 2 November: Mike’s Retro 5, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 12.30pm – 3.30pm. Phone: 9696 2411
Sunday 2 November:  New Melbourne Jazz Band, Dingley International Hotel, 334 Boundary Road, Dingley. 1.00pm -4.00pm. 9551 8344.
Sunday 2 November: Moonee Valley jazz Band, Rosstown Hotel, Koornang and Dandenong Roads, Carnegie. 2.00pm to 5.00pm. 9571 1033.  $10 cover charge.  $5 with meal receipt
Sunday 2 November: Mike McKeon’s Let’s Dance Big Band, Mentone RSL, 9 Palermo Street, Mentone. 1pm – 4pm. $15 admission, or $12 for Seniors Card holders (Seniors Week only) and Mentone RSL members. Meals from $15 available from 12 – 2pm. Meal bookings 9583 2841.
Sunday 2 November: Mike McQuaid’s Retro Five, Elephant and Castle Hotel, 158 McKillop Street, Geelong. 3.00pm-6.00pm. 5221 3707.

Wednesday 5 November: Shirazz, Queen Vic Night Market, Queen Street Stage. 7.00pm.
Thursday 6 November: John Montesante Quintet (JMQ), featuring Olivia Chindamo, The Commune, 2 Parliament Place, East Melbourne.  From  6pm. 9654 5477  or email info@thecommune.com.au NB. This is a ‘dinner show event – minimum of $20 pp on food/beverage required.
Thursday 6 November : Joe Ruberto Trio with Pippa Wilson, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 6.30pm-9.30pm. 9696 2411.
Thursday 6 November: Joe Ruberto Trio with Fem Belling, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 6.30pm-9.30pm. 9696 2411.
Saturday 8 November: The Syncopators, Victorian Jazz Club, Clayton RSL, 163 Carinish Rd, Clayton. 8.00pm – 11.00pm. 9553 3850 or 9758 4272. Meals in the Bistro from 6.00pm 9544 1035.
Saturday 8 November:   Sweet Ade, Farouk’s Olive, 711 High Street, Thornbury. 6.00pm – 8.00pm. $5.  9484 7728 .
Saturday 8 November:   Cheap Frills, Farouk’s Olive, 711 High Street, Thornbury.  9.00pm – 11.00pm. $5.  9484 7728
hunt johnSunday 9 November: A Tribute to Sidney Bechet, with Jonathan Hunt, clarinet, sax; Michael McQuaid, clarinet, sax; Stephen Grant, piano; Andy Ross, bass and Ian Smith, drums. Bentleigh Club, Yawla Street, Bentleigh. 11.30am for midday start. 2 course lunch and show $66. Diana Allen at Jazz Australia. Phone 5258 3936. Mobile 0409 019 067
Sunday 9 November: Des Camm Band, Elephant and Castle Hotel, 158 McKillop Street, Geelong.  3.00-6.00 pm. 5221 3707
Sunday 9 November: The Syncopators, Rosstown Hotel, Koornang and Dandenong Roads, Carnegie. 2.00pm to 5.00pm. 9571 1033.  $10 cover charge.  $5 with meal receipt.
Sunday 9 November:  To be announced, South Gippsand Jazz Society, Inverloch RSL, 15 Bolding Place, Inverloch. 2pm to 5pm.
Sunday 9 November: New Melbourne Jazz Band, Royal Hotel, 1208 Burwood Highway, Upper Ferntree Gully. 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm. 9758 2755
Sunday 9 November:  Virus (Julien Wilson, Eamon McNelis, John Scurry, Andy Ross, Lynn Wallis), Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 12.30pm -3.30pm. Phone: 9696 2411.
Thursday 13 November: Joe Ruberto Trio, with Nichaud Fitzgibbon and Adam Dunning, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 6.30pm-9.30pm. 9696 2411.
James FlynnThursday 13 November: John Montesante Quintet (JMQ), featuring James Flynn (WA), The Commune, 2 Parliament Place, East Melbourne.  From  6pm. 9654 5477  or email info@thecommune.com.auNB. This is a ‘dinner show event – minimum of $20 pp on food/beverage required.
paris catFriday 14 November: Rebecca Mendoza with John Montesante Quintet (aka JMQ), Paris Cat Jazz Club, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne. 9.30pm. $25. Book on line or 9642 4711
Friday 14 November: Origami (Adam Simmons – alto sax, bass clarinet; Howard Cairns – double bass, concertina; Hugh Harvey – drums), Jazz Albury Wodonga , The Jazz Basement, Shop 5, 48-52 Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga. 8pm. bar open at 7.30. 0438 623 462
cairo clubFriday 14 November: Cairo Club Orchestra, Williamstown RSL, 148 Ferguson Street, Williamstown.  Dinner and show $45.  Show only $25.  Doors open 6.00pm.  Show 8.00pm.  Bookings 9397 7642.
Saturday 15 November: New Melbourne Jazz Band, Werribee Jazz and Swing Club, Werribee RSL Bowling Club, Chirnside Park, Watton Street, Werribee. 8pm-11pm. 9974 2918 or 9687 4762.
Saturday 15 November: Juliarna Clark and The Heart Jazz Statesmen, Victorian Jazz Club, Clayton RSL, 163 Carinish Rd, Clayton. 8.00pm – 11.00pm. 9553 3850 or 9758 4272. Meals in the Bistro from 6.00pm 9544 1035.
Sunday 16 November: Michael McQuaid’s Late Hour Boys, Ballarat Jazz Club Xmas Lunch, Ballarat Golf Club, Sturt Street, Ballarat. .  3 course lunch 12 noon.  BJC Members  $30.  Non members $45.  Prepaid by 6 November.  Music 1.00pm to 4.00pm.  Bookings 0456 689 123.
Sunday 16 November: Paul Ingle’s New Orleans Connection, Rosstown Hotel, Koornang and Dandenong Roads, Carnegie. 2.00pm to 5.00pm. 9571 1033.  $10 cover charge.  $5 with meal receipt.
Sunday 16 November: New Melbourne Jazz Band, Blackburn Hotel, 111 Whitehorse Rd Blackburn. Music 1.00-4.00pm. 9894 2966
Sunday 16 November: The Syncopators, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 12.30pm – 3.30pm. Phone: 9696 2411
Thursday 20 November: Louisiana Shakers, Veronica Community Hall, Aveo Veronica Retirement Village, 25 Veronica Street, Northcote. 2.00pm. $10. Limited numbers – for bookings call Ray on 9489 4189 or email.
Thursday 20 November: Joe Ruberto Trio, with Ruby Page, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 6.30pm-9.30pm. 9696 2411.
Thursday 20 November:  John Montesante Quintet (JMQ), featuring Yvette Johansson, The Commune, 2 Parliament Place, East Melbourne.  From  6pm. 9654 5477  or email info@thecommune.com.au.  NB. This is a ‘dinner show event – minimum of $20 pp on food/beverage required.
Friday 21 –  Sunday 23 November :PHILLIP ISLAND JAZZ FESTIVAL. Ramada Resort, 2128 Phillip Island Rd, Cowes. Contact Jill on 0417 416 300 or Rob on 0432 814 407
Friday 21 November: Sugarfoot Ramblers, Peninsula Jazz Club, Patterson Lakes Community Centre, Thompson Road. Doors open 7.30pm. Music: 8pm – 11pm. 9580 2906 or 0422 657 634.
GasworksSunday 23 November: Pearly Shells Hot 6 with special guest Hetty Kate, Spring Music Festival at Gasworks Arts Park, 21 Graham Street, Albert Park. Free entry. 2.00pm – 4.00pm.
Sunday 23 November:  Hot B’ Hines, Williamstown Jazz Club, Williamstown RSL, cnr Ferguson Street and Melbourne Road, Williamstown. 4pm – 7pm   9397 1885
Sunday 23 November: Sugarfoot Ramblers, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 12.30pm – 3.30pm. Phone: 9696 2411
Sunday 23 November:  New Melbourne Jazz Band, Monash Hotel, 2077 Dandenong Road, Clayton. 1.00pm – 4.00pm. 9544 8011
Sunday 23 November:  Caravan, Rosstown Hotel, Koornang and Dandenong Roads, Carnegie. 2.00pm to 5.00pm. 9571 1033.  $10 cover charge.  $5 with meal receipt.
Sunday 23 November: Des Camm Band, Elephant and Castle Hotel, 158 McKillop Street, Geelong. 3.00-6.00pm. 5221 3707
Wednesday 26 November: The Grovelanders, Victorian Jazz Club Mid-week Daytime Jazz, Clayton RSL, 163 Carinish Road, Clayton.  11.00am – 2.30pm.  Bookings: 9553 3850 or 9758 4272.
Thursday 27 November: Joe Ruberto Trio, with Rebecca Barnard, Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 6.30pm-9.30pm. 9696 2411.
Thursday 27 November:  John Montesante Quintet (JMQ), featuring Tamara Kuldin, The Commune, 2 Parliament Place, East Melbourne.  From  6pm. 9654 5477  or email info@thecommune.com.au.  NB. This is a ‘dinner show event – minimum of $20 pp on food/beverage required.
Friday 28 November : Riviera Jazz Band, Moe LaTrobe Valley Jazz Club , Moe RSL, Albert Street, Moe. 8.00pm – 11.00pm   5174 3516. Meals: 5127 1007.
Sunday 30 November:  Mark Dipnall Trio, Rosstown Hotel, Koornang and Dandenong Roads, Carnegie. 2.00pm to 5.00pm. 9571 1033.  $10 cover charge.  $5 with meal receipt.
Sunday 30 November: The Four Scoops (Ben Gillespie, Craig Fermanis, Mark Elton, Lynn Wallis), Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan Street, South Melbourne. 12.30pm – 3.30pm. Phone: 9696 2411

One response to “November 2014 Gigs

  1. Hi jane. Please note Sunday 30th N ovember. Creole bells revisited Band. in Concert, for the Peninsula Jazz Club. Inc. 2.00pm until 5.0opm.
    Only $10. Afternoon Tea First break, and Cheese and Biscuits and Cask Wine at 5.00pm. No Bookings required. Just roll up at the door. Patterson lakes
    Community Centre. P/Lakes. Melways 97 H6. see you there.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *