GREAT news for local lovers of Tuba Skinny, the young New Orleans street band who play jazz with artistry, authenticity and a passion which have earned them world-wide recognition: the Skinnies will make their fourth tour to Australia in September and October this year with gigs in 12 locations.
Here’s their Australian schedule, starting on Wednesday 24 September in Perth, and ending at the Melbourne Festival over the weekend 17 – 19 October. In Melbourne they will be performing in the Festival Hub on the banks of the Yarra opposite Federation Square.
24/9, Wednesday. Fly By Night, Perth
25/9, Thursday. Jazz Cellar, Mt. Hawthorn, WA
26-27/9, Friday & Saturday. Wave Rock Weekender, Hyden, WA
28/9, Sunday. Clancys Fish Pub, Dunsborough, WA
2/10, Thursday, at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, Adelaide.
3/10, Friday, at Mullimbimby Civic Hall, NSW
4/10, Saturday at The Zoo, Brisbane
5-6/10, Sunday and Monday, Caloundra Music Festival, Queensland
9/10, Thursday, The Heritage Hotel, Bulli, Wollongong, NSW
10/10, Friday, at Hotel Gearin, Katoomba, NSW
11-12/10, Saturday and Sunday, at The Basement, Sydney
16/10, Thursday, Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, Vic.
17-19/10, Friday to Sunday, at Melbourne Festival, Vic.
They will be bringing with them their latest album, “OWL CALL BLUES” which you can buy in hard copy at any of their gigs, or from The Louisiana Music Factory. Digital copies are downloadable from the Tuba Skinny blog. You can also keep up to date on their news and doings at the same spot.