Gig Guide

Ali McGregor  

Date City Venue Country
14/06/18 Adelaide, SA Dunstan Playhouse Australia
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $41.90-56.90. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. YMA SUMAC – The Peruvian Songbird Adelaide Cabaret Festival In the 1950s Mambo mania had reached fever pitch and a mysterious Peruvian beauty called Yma Sumac was the undisputed queen. Her startling five octave range and questionable ‘exotic’ history caused a sensation in Hollywood and beyond. Ali McGregor now brings her astounding voice and charismatic presence to celebrate the tale of this mysterious icon. The lure of mystery, heartbreak and above all – extraordinary singing. McGregor’s voice is phenomenal. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Telegraph Buy Tickets
15/06/18 Adelaide, SA Dunstan Playhouse Australia
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $41.90-56.90. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. YMA SUMAC – The Peruvian Songbird Adelaide Cabaret Festival In the 1950s Mambo mania had reached fever pitch and a mysterious Peruvian beauty called Yma Sumac was the undisputed queen. Her startling five octave range and questionable ‘exotic’ history caused a sensation in Hollywood and beyond. Ali McGregor now brings her astounding voice and charismatic presence to celebrate the tale of this mysterious icon. The lure of mystery, heartbreak and above all – extraordinary singing. McGregor’s voice is phenomenal. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Telegraph Buy Tickets
16/06/18 Adelaide, SA Dunstan Playhouse Australia
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $41.90-56.90. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. YMA SUMAC – The Peruvian Songbird Adelaide Cabaret Festival In the 1950s Mambo mania had reached fever pitch and a mysterious Peruvian beauty called Yma Sumac was the undisputed queen. Her startling five octave range and questionable ‘exotic’ history caused a sensation in Hollywood and beyond. Ali McGregor now brings her astounding voice and charismatic presence to celebrate the tale of this mysterious icon. The lure of mystery, heartbreak and above all – extraordinary singing. McGregor’s voice is phenomenal. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Telegraph Buy Tickets

An Evening of Jazz Vocal Artistry – Leigh Carriage/Tom Barton  

Date City Venue Country
30/05/18 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25/20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Chris McNulty is proud to present ” An Evening of Vocal Jazz Artistry” featuring twelve stunning vocal musicians paired together to collaborate over six incredible nights/weeks. With the collaborative element, audiences are given a chance to see just how masterful, creative and adventurous Australian vocal jazz musicians are. Melbourne jazz lovers, especially those who love inventive, improvised vocal jazz are in for a real treat. Tonight’s featured artists: Leigh Carriage & Tom Barton Buy Tickets

ATM15  

Date City Venue Country
03/07/18 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25/15. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Buy Tickets

Harriett Allcroft Band  

Date City Venue Country
19/06/18 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15/10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Allcroft returns to The Jazzlab for a night of Australian jazz, original tunes and some standards thrown in for good measure. Joined by the excellent James Bowers, Tamara Murphy and Kieran Rafferty, this will be a night to just sit back and enjoy. Stirring lyrics and soaring melodies, Harriett combines subtle, unexpected note choices and heart-rending lyrics, resulting in a room full of mesmerised listeners. ‘Harriett Allcroft captivates audiences with her effervescent on stage presence and dynamic vocal style’. A remarkable and captivating young vocalist/composer based in Melbourne, Australia, Harriett and her offbeat humour will reel you in with interpretations of tunes both new and old. Harriett is set to release her debut album of original contemporary jazz in late 2018. ‘Whismical tone, like Chet Baker’ – Kate Ceberano’ ‘Allcroft in song however, astonishes with soulful intelligence’ – DB ARTS Be sure to book in early! Buy Tickets
26/06/18 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15/10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Allcroft returns to The Jazzlab for a night of Australian jazz, original tunes and some standards thrown in for good measure. Joined by the excellent James Bowers, Tamara Murphy and Kieran Rafferty, this will be a night to just sit back and enjoy. Stirring lyrics and soaring melodies, Harriett combines subtle, unexpected note choices and heart-rending lyrics, resulting in a room full of mesmerised listeners. ‘Harriett Allcroft captivates audiences with her effervescent on stage presence and dynamic vocal style’. A remarkable and captivating young vocalist/composer based in Melbourne, Australia, Harriett and her offbeat humour will reel you in with interpretations of tunes both new and old. Harriett is set to release her debut album of original contemporary jazz in late 2018. ‘Whismical tone, like Chet Baker’ – Kate Ceberano’ ‘Allcroft in song however, astonishes with soulful intelligence’ – DB ARTS Be sure to book in early! Buy Tickets

Harry James Angus  

Date City Venue Country
01/06/18 Mullumbimby, NSW Mullumbimby Civic Memorial Hall Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20-50. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Buy Tickets
02/06/18 Beilsdown Hills, NSW Bellingen Memorial Hall Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20-50. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Harry’s new project, Struggle With Glory, continues to cross musical boundaries, transporting the classic Greco-Roman myths into a surreal world of old-time jazz and gospel music. If you like toe-tapping, humming in the aisles, sweating and wailing, but don’t particularly like going to church much, why not try shouting Zeus instead? Revenge, giant beasts in strange lands, the doomed love affairs of Gods and men, and the unstoppable torrent of fate is served up with the unmistakable sound of Harry’s old dented trumpet. Buy Tickets
05/06/18 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $49/43. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Harry James Angus, the firebrand trumpet-playing vocalist and all round raconteur from The Cat Empire, is known both for his thrilling live performances and for his constant musical re-invention. His dynamo new live project, Struggle With Glory, continues to cross musical boundaries, transporting the classic Greco-Roman myths into a surreal world of old-time jazz and gospel music. Leading a world class band, with piano, double bass, drums, horns and a gospel choir – this is one of the most exciting acts on the local music scene. Buy Tickets
05/06/18 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: $49/43. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Harry James Angus, the firebrand trumpet-playing vocalist and all round raconteur from The Cat Empire, is known both for his thrilling live performances and for his constant musical re-invention. His dynamo new live project, Struggle With Glory, continues to cross musical boundaries, transporting the classic Greco-Roman myths into a surreal world of old-time jazz and gospel music. Leading a world class band, with piano, double bass, drums, horns and a gospel choir – this is one of the most exciting acts on the local music scene. Buy Tickets

Jackie Bornstein  

Date City Venue Country
08/06/18 Hawthorn Lido Jazz Room Australia
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $35/30. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: Glenferrie Road. One of Melbourne’s most captivating singers, Jackie Bornstein is known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune. She has become a regular fixture on the Melbourne jazz scene performing at Melbourne’s top venues and securing a recent sellout debut at the 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival. Trained classically as a child, Jackie also studied jazz at the Victorian College of the Arts and completed a UK Masters scholarship on the role of music in resolving conflict. She has developed her own style utilizing varied vocal timbres and enjoys exploring a broad repertoire that sees her singing in French, Portuguese, Spanish and English. Jackie will perform an infectious repertoire featuring a mixture of swing, bossa nova and poetry driven songs by influential composers from across the globe. PERSONNEL Jackie Bornstein – voice Craig Fermanis – guitar Tamara Murphy – bass Hugh Harvey – drums Buy Tickets

Spirograph Studies  

Date City Venue Country
22/07/18 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25/15. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Spirograph Studies is the new group led by bassist Tamara Murphy and tonight they return to the Jazzlab, presented by the MJC! Performing all original compositions, Spirograph Studies shamelessly steals sonic palettes from all areas to build their cinematic sound. Both post-rock and post-jazz, this music is beyond categorisation. This collaborative group features Luke Howard (piano), Fran Swinn (guitar) & James McLean (drums), who lend their voices to Spirograph Studies and their unique, detailed and textural approach to playing improvised music. Murphy was awarded the inaugural PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission for the creation and presentation of a new work: Big Creatures & Little Creatures. She ran her group, Murphy’s Law, for 14 years and was also a member of the Keller-Murphy-Browne co-operative. She features on multiple releases and her albums have been nominated for The Age Genre Awards, AIR awards and The Bell Awards. Spirograph Studies are currently recording their debut album, to be released by the end of 2018.

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