Gig Guide

Clancye Milne  

Date City Venue Country
20/07/19 Melbourne, VIC Melbourne Recital Centre Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25/30. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: Corner Southbank Boulevard and Sturt Stree. Venue phone: (0)3 9699 3333. Clancye Milne is a Melbourne-based improvising contemporary vocalist. With a diverse array of creative influences, her music focuses on her love of poetry and melody through a blend of jazz and contemporary folk music. Clancye and her Octet have carefully selected a collection of Australia’s most beloved songs, re-imagined for contemporary jazz octet. Drawing content from a diversity of eras and genres, this evening will take you on a musical journey from the lyric of Banjo Patterson, the melodies of Katie Noonan, through to the timeless anthems of bands such as INXS. Enhancing the harmony and augmenting the instrumental colours, The Clancye Milne Octet use these prized Australian compositions as a platform for connection, expression and improvisation. Buy Tickets

Clio  

Date City Venue Country
06/08/19 Brunswick, Vic The Retreat Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 280 Sydney Road.
13/08/19 Brunswick, Vic The Retreat Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 280 Sydney Road.

Elly Hoyt Band  

Date City Venue Country
06/09/19 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25/30. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. Elly Hoyt returns to Australia to launch her latest album The Composers’ Voice: Celebrating Australian Women Composers. It is comprised of entirely original compositions by Andrea Keller, Gian Slater, Georgia Weber, Louise Denson, Sonja Horbelt, Shannon Barnett, Tamara Murphy and Hoyt herself. Motivated by recent discussions around women representation in the music industry and the experience of women in the arts, Hoyt reflects that she wanted to investigate women’s stories through composition. The pieces explore relevant themes important to Hoyt and the composers including determination, fighting self-doubt, dismantling patriarchal systems, social change, being heard, death, grief, love and following your dreams. Buy Tickets

Harriett Allcroft Band  

Date City Venue Country
19/07/19 Brunswick, Victoria Jazzlab Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25/30. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 27 Leslie Street. Venue phone: (03) 9388 1999. 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 vocalist and song-writer, Harriett and her offbeat humour will reel you in with interpretations of tunes both new and old. Tonight the band will be playing songs off of Harriett’s recently recorded, yet to be released debut album ‘Archie’. Joined by the excellent James Bowers, Tamara Murphy, Kieran Rafferty, and Shaun Rammers. ‘Whismical tone, like Chet Baker’ – Kate Ceberano’ ‘Allcroft in song however, astonishes with soulful intelligence’ – DB ARTS Buy Tickets
03/08/19 Hawthorn Lido Jazz Room Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: Glenferrie Road. Buy Tickets

Paul Grabowski  

Date City Venue Country
01/08/19 Melbourne Jazz Club – Monash Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20/10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800. Celebrating the launch of the new Monash Jazz Club at the Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, The Paul Grabowksy Trio presents five nights of original compositions and innovative jazz interpretations. Inviting special guests to take the stage each week, the series showcases a range of styles, stories and sounds from the early years of jazz to the present day. Guest artists include award-winning stage star violinist/vocalist Fem Belling; soul singer Chelsea Wilson; activist and jazz chanteuse Mama Alto; the incomparable Mirko Guerrini on saxophone and rising jazz-star Alma Zygier. Highlighting talent from Monash’ own school of music performers the line-up also includes trumpet player Ash Ballat, saxophonist Sam Odaantje and trombonist Callum Mintzis, plus appearances from faculty members such as Paul Williamson on trumpet, Rob Burke on Sax and Gian Slater on vocals. Enjoy dinner and drinks courtesy of venue partner Script@Jazz Club and be part of the first series of live music in the new Monash Jazz Club. Thursday nights in August. Starring: Paul Grabowsky – Piano Tamara Murphy – Double Bass Miles Henry – Drums Featuring special guests (subject to change): Thursday August 1 Mama Alto – vocals Mirko Guerrini – saxophone Paul Williamson –trumpet Callum Mintzis – trombone Thursday August 8 Alma Zygier – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 15 – Presented by Winter Fest* (on sale soon) Fem Belling – vocals/violin Sam Odaantje – saxophone Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 22 Chelsea Wilson – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Sam Odaantje – saxophone Thursday August 29 Gian Slater – vocals Rob Burke – saxophone Ralph Alessi – trumpet Buy Tickets
08/08/19 Melbourne Jazz Club – Monash Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20/10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800. Celebrating the launch of the new Monash Jazz Club at the Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, The Paul Grabowksy Trio presents five nights of original compositions and innovative jazz interpretations. Inviting special guests to take the stage each week, the series showcases a range of styles, stories and sounds from the early years of jazz to the present day. Guest artists include award-winning stage star violinist/vocalist Fem Belling; soul singer Chelsea Wilson; activist and jazz chanteuse Mama Alto; the incomparable Mirko Guerrini on saxophone and rising jazz-star Alma Zygier. Highlighting talent from Monash’ own school of music performers the line-up also includes trumpet player Ash Ballat, saxophonist Sam Odaantje and trombonist Callum Mintzis, plus appearances from faculty members such as Paul Williamson on trumpet, Rob Burke on Sax and Gian Slater on vocals. Enjoy dinner and drinks courtesy of venue partner Script@Jazz Club and be part of the first series of live music in the new Monash Jazz Club. Thursday nights in August. Starring: Paul Grabowsky – Piano Tamara Murphy – Double Bass Miles Henry – Drums Featuring special guests (subject to change): Thursday August 1 Mama Alto – vocals Mirko Guerrini – saxophone Paul Williamson –trumpet Callum Mintzis – trombone Thursday August 8 Alma Zygier – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 15 – Presented by Winter Fest* (on sale soon) Fem Belling – vocals/violin Sam Odaantje – saxophone Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 22 Chelsea Wilson – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Sam Odaantje – saxophone Thursday August 29 Gian Slater – vocals Rob Burke – saxophone Ralph Alessi – trumpet Buy Tickets
15/08/19 Melbourne Jazz Club – Monash Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20/10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800. Celebrating the launch of the new Monash Jazz Club at the Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, The Paul Grabowksy Trio presents five nights of original compositions and innovative jazz interpretations. Inviting special guests to take the stage each week, the series showcases a range of styles, stories and sounds from the early years of jazz to the present day. Guest artists include award-winning stage star violinist/vocalist Fem Belling; soul singer Chelsea Wilson; activist and jazz chanteuse Mama Alto; the incomparable Mirko Guerrini on saxophone and rising jazz-star Alma Zygier. Highlighting talent from Monash’ own school of music performers the line-up also includes trumpet player Ash Ballat, saxophonist Sam Odaantje and trombonist Callum Mintzis, plus appearances from faculty members such as Paul Williamson on trumpet, Rob Burke on Sax and Gian Slater on vocals. Enjoy dinner and drinks courtesy of venue partner Script@Jazz Club and be part of the first series of live music in the new Monash Jazz Club. Thursday nights in August. Starring: Paul Grabowsky – Piano Tamara Murphy – Double Bass Miles Henry – Drums Featuring special guests (subject to change): Thursday August 1 Mama Alto – vocals Mirko Guerrini – saxophone Paul Williamson –trumpet Callum Mintzis – trombone Thursday August 8 Alma Zygier – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 15 – Presented by Winter Fest* (on sale soon) Fem Belling – vocals/violin Sam Odaantje – saxophone Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 22 Chelsea Wilson – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Sam Odaantje – saxophone Thursday August 29 Gian Slater – vocals Rob Burke – saxophone Ralph Alessi – trumpet Buy Tickets
22/08/19 Melbourne Jazz Club – Monash Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20/10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800. Celebrating the launch of the new Monash Jazz Club at the Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, The Paul Grabowksy Trio presents five nights of original compositions and innovative jazz interpretations. Inviting special guests to take the stage each week, the series showcases a range of styles, stories and sounds from the early years of jazz to the present day. Guest artists include award-winning stage star violinist/vocalist Fem Belling; soul singer Chelsea Wilson; activist and jazz chanteuse Mama Alto; the incomparable Mirko Guerrini on saxophone and rising jazz-star Alma Zygier. Highlighting talent from Monash’ own school of music performers the line-up also includes trumpet player Ash Ballat, saxophonist Sam Odaantje and trombonist Callum Mintzis, plus appearances from faculty members such as Paul Williamson on trumpet, Rob Burke on Sax and Gian Slater on vocals. Enjoy dinner and drinks courtesy of venue partner Script@Jazz Club and be part of the first series of live music in the new Monash Jazz Club. Thursday nights in August. Starring: Paul Grabowsky – Piano Tamara Murphy – Double Bass Miles Henry – Drums Featuring special guests (subject to change): Thursday August 1 Mama Alto – vocals Mirko Guerrini – saxophone Paul Williamson –trumpet Callum Mintzis – trombone Thursday August 8 Alma Zygier – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 15 – Presented by Winter Fest* (on sale soon) Fem Belling – vocals/violin Sam Odaantje – saxophone Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 22 Chelsea Wilson – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Sam Odaantje – saxophone Thursday August 29 Gian Slater – vocals Rob Burke – saxophone Ralph Alessi – trumpet Buy Tickets
29/08/19 Melbourne Jazz Club – Monash Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20/10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800. Celebrating the launch of the new Monash Jazz Club at the Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, The Paul Grabowksy Trio presents five nights of original compositions and innovative jazz interpretations. Inviting special guests to take the stage each week, the series showcases a range of styles, stories and sounds from the early years of jazz to the present day. Guest artists include award-winning stage star violinist/vocalist Fem Belling; soul singer Chelsea Wilson; activist and jazz chanteuse Mama Alto; the incomparable Mirko Guerrini on saxophone and rising jazz-star Alma Zygier. Highlighting talent from Monash’ own school of music performers the line-up also includes trumpet player Ash Ballat, saxophonist Sam Odaantje and trombonist Callum Mintzis, plus appearances from faculty members such as Paul Williamson on trumpet, Rob Burke on Sax and Gian Slater on vocals. Enjoy dinner and drinks courtesy of venue partner Script@Jazz Club and be part of the first series of live music in the new Monash Jazz Club. Thursday nights in August. Starring: Paul Grabowsky – Piano Tamara Murphy – Double Bass Miles Henry – Drums Featuring special guests (subject to change): Thursday August 1 Mama Alto – vocals Mirko Guerrini – saxophone Paul Williamson –trumpet Callum Mintzis – trombone Thursday August 8 Alma Zygier – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 15 – Presented by Winter Fest* (on sale soon) Fem Belling – vocals/violin Sam Odaantje – saxophone Ashley Ballat – trumpet Thursday August 22 Chelsea Wilson – vocals Ashley Ballat – trumpet Sam Odaantje – saxophone Thursday August 29 Gian Slater – vocals Rob Burke – saxophone Ralph Alessi – trumpet Buy Tickets

Spirograph Studies  

Date City Venue Country
Tour: Kindness, Not Courtesy album launch tour 2019
16/08/19 Canberra, ACT The Street Theatre Australia
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $29/25. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 15 Childers St, City West. Spirograph Studies have leapt onto the Australian music scene with their detailed, textural approach to playing improvised music. Post-rock, post-jazz and post-minimalism, they shamelessly steal sonic palettes from all areas to build their cinematic sound. This collaborative group features Luke Howard (piano), Fran Swinn (guitar) & James McLean (drums). This strong collection of music-makers each bring their unique voice to the stage as part a united front led by bassist Tamara Murphy. In 2019, they tour around Australia and NZ to launch their debut album, Kindness, Not Courtesy. 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 have performed around Australia and at festivals including: Wangaratta Jazz Festival (their show was streamed live on Facebook via ABC Jazz), they were the closing night act of the 2016 Melbourne Women’s International Jazz Festival and the opening night of the 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival, supporting US guitarist Bill Frisell. Buy Tickets
19/08/19 Adelaide, SA The Wheatsheaf Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 39 George Street. Buy Tickets
30/08/19 Hobart, TAS Pablo’s Cocktails and Dreams Australia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 101 Harrington Street. Buy Tickets
31/08/19 Hobart, TAS MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) Australia
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 655 Main Road. Come to The Void. That’s where we’ll be… 1-4pm Buy Tickets
31/08/19 Hobart, TAS MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) Australia
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: with ticket entry to museum. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Buy Tickets
01/09/19 Ulverstone, TAS The Wharf Australia
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 3 Ulverstone Wharf.
11/09/19 Auckland Anthology – Creative Jazz Club New Zealand
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 375 Karangahape Rd. Buy Tickets
12/09/19 Te Aro Wellington Jazz CoOperative New Zealand
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15/20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street. Buy Tickets
13/09/19 Christchurch Orange Studios New Zealand
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10/15. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 1063c Ferry Road. Buy Tickets
22/09/19 Northcote, VIC Eastmint Australia
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 25 Eastment Street. The Melbourne Launch for Spirograph Studies w/ Gelareh Pour + Adam Simmons / Laneous (solo) Buy Tickets

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