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Tue, 14 February 2017

Geoff Achison gig list

Filed under: blues music, rock music, Tours — site admin @ 11:29 am

FEB 17 FRI
Micawber Tavern Belgrave, Australia
FEB 19 SUN
Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival, Buchan, Australia
FEB 24 FRI
Tanswells Hotel Beechworth, Australia
FEB 25 SAT
Tolmie Tavern Tolmie, Australia
FEB 26 SUN
Grand Hotel Yarra Glen, Australia
MAR 3 FRI
Flying Saucer Club Elsternwick, Australia P
MAR 4 SAT
Diamond House Stawell, Australia
MAR 5 SUN
The Royal Oak Fitzroy North, Australia
MAR 10 FRI
Micawber Tavern Belgrave,
MAR 12 SUN
Beach 162 Frankston, Australia
MAR 16 THU
Farnham Maltings Farnham, United Kingdom
MAR 17 FRI
The Hawth Crawley, United Kingdom
MAR 18 SAT
Blues at Barleylands Billericay, United Kingdom
MAR 21 TUE
Tuesday Night Music Club
Hooley, United Kingdom
MAR 22 WED
The Old Town Hall Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
MAR 24 FRI
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Liverpool, United Kingdom
MAR 25 SAT
Redcar R&B Club Redcar, United Kingdom
MAR 26 SUN
Elme Hall Hotel Wisbech, United Kingdom
MAR 27 MON
Famous Monday Blues Oxford, United Kingdom
MAR 28 TUE
Bottleneck Blues Club Rochester, United Kingdom
MAR 29 WED
The Inn. Chichester, United Kingdom
MAR 30 THU
Ropetackle Arts Centre Shoreham-By-Sea, United Kingdom
MAR 31 FRI
The Grainstore Brewery Oakham, United Kingdom
APR 1 SAT
Evershot Village Hall Dorchester, United Kingdom
APR 2 SUN
Duke Of Cumberland, Whitstable, United Kingdom
APR 4 TUE
Vonnie’s Blues Club, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
APR 5 WED
The Stables, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
APR 6 THU
Barnoldswick Arts Centre Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
APR 6 THU
Band on the Wall, Manchester, United Kingdom
APR 7 FRI
Bowness Bay Blues
Bowness On Windermere, United Kingdom
APR 8 SAT
Farnsfield Village Centre, Farnsfield, United Kingdom
APR 9 SUN
Kieghley Blues Live, Bradford, United Kingdom
APR 11 TUE
Mrs Yarrington’s Music Club, Battle, United Kingdom
APR 15 SAT
Eddies Attic, Atlanta, GA
APR 20 THU
Dr Mac Arnold’s Restaurant, Greenville, SC
APR 21 FRI
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, Asheville, NC
APR 22 SAT
Hendershot’s, Athens, GA
APR 27 THU
Tryon Fine Arts Center, Tryon, NC
APR 28 FRI
Knoxville Museum of Fine Art, Knoxville, TN
APR 29 SAT
Inman Park Festival, Atlanta, GA
MAY 2 TUE
Carolina Wren Park, Anderson, SC
MAY 5 FRI
Bradfordville Blues Club, Tallahassee, FL
MAY 12 FRI
The Old Feed Store, Cobden, IL

Wed, 28 December 2016

My Leonard Cohen : Sat Mar 18 2017

Filed under: roots music, blues music, rock music, folk music, Gigs — site admin @ 7:43 pm

My Leonard Cohen : Sat Mar 18 2017
@ Thornbury Theatre.

Sold Out Smash Hit of the Edinburgh Fringe D’Arrietta’s six piece band provides gutsy and arresting interpretations of Cohen’s powerful works, framed by a personal narrative. The stories give an insight into Cohen’s life and the motivations behind the songs, with a sprinkling of laconic humour. ‘A glowing tribute to this legendary artist’ Pop Culture Few bodies of musical work rouse, seduce and are of such great solace as that of the great singer songwriter Leonard Cohen. Soulful lyrics are laced with raw emotion and sheer seductiveness. D’Arrietta’s arrangements add an uplifting, upbeat feel. ‘In D’Arrietta’s hands, these are proper rock songs’ Broadway Baby **** For two decades, Stewart D’Arrietta and his collaborators have brought their own musical personality to the works of great songwriters, including Tom Waits, John Lennon and Randy Newman, and have received praise for shows in Australia and overseas.

‘My Leonard Cohen’ was the toast of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, with sold out shows and rave reviews from critics and fans alike. ’…this is one not to be missed’ Daily Business ***** D’Arrietta on piano and vocals is accompanied by a veritable ‘who’s who’ of Australia’s best rock musicians. ‘Taking no prisoners… to put it mildly, they are storming’ SG Fringe **** Expect Cohen’s best, including the heartrending Suzanne, the iconic Tower Of Song, the desperately sensual I’m Your Man, and the mournful, but mighty Hallelujah – all delivered as you’ve never heard them before. ‘A show not just for Cohen fans but for anyone with a true love of music and theatre and great musicianship’ Stage Whispers ‘A show for both newcomers and golden Leonard lovers, both intimate as well as big entertainment’ The Beat ‘…the opportunity to experience the remarkable Stewart D’Arrietta in live performance’ Australian Arts Review ‘My Leonard Cohen is above all, very, very fun’ Broadway Baby ****!

Midge Ure and India Electric Company Tour

Filed under: blues music, pop music, rock music, Gigs, Tours, General — site admin @ 7:41 pm

Midge Ure and India Electric Company Tour
Midge Ure Something from Everything : Fri Mar 10 2017
Midge’s career spans four decades from his pop band beginnings to almost joining the Sex Pistols, his electronic groundbreaking work with Visage (Fade To Grey is still voted No.1 in its genre across Europe), the mainstream success of Ultravox and the twists and turns of his solo releases. For this Something From Everything Tour, Midge and his band will perform at least one song from every album he has ever released from 1977 until now. What a journey, don’t miss it!
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Satellite Lounge Gigs 2017 Chris Wilson,Jimi Hocking, Geoff Achison

Sun 15th January Ed Kuepper – By Request

Sat 21st January Ramble Tamble – The Australian Creedence Show

Sun 22nd January Chris Wilson and Band

Fri 27th January Jimi Hocking & Geoff Achison – Guitar Showdown!

Sat 28th January Scarecrow – The Mellencamp Show

Fri 3rd February Deborah Conway, Willy Zygier and The Beggars

Sun 5th February ‘A Spoonful of Cream’ presented by Paul Wookey & Shannon Bourne

Sat 11th February Raw Brit

Sun 12th February Mental As Anything

Wheelers Hill Vic.

James Taylor & his all star band in concert

Filed under: acoustic music, blues music — site admin @ 7:26 pm

James Taylor & his all star band in concert
A day on the green. sat 11th Feb.

Virgil Donati,Joe Chindamo, Richard Stubbs, Bev Killick & Lehmo

Swing into the New Year in style at Bird’s Basement. From Jazz to the jocular, we have you covered
at Bird’s Basement in 2017.
Hosting international legends and national musical treasures, plus regular Comedy Nights featuring
the wittiest names in the business. Come celebrate Bird’s first year!
Tickets for all shows are available now from birdsbasement.com.

Virgil Donati (Aus/USA)
Legendary drum virtuoso.
Shows from the 24th to 29th January.

The Beatles Part 2&3
Joe Chindamo continues his unique journey through the Baby Boomers’ Song Book on 30 January and 27
February as he revisits The Beatles.

Richard Stubbs, Bev Killick and Lehmo
Comedy Bird’s for Comedy Tuesdays!

Phil Turcio’s Oddities and Electronics 1.2.2017
Sarah Maclaine 2.2.2017
Raul Midon USA 3,4th 5th February 2017

Fri, 21 October 2016

Satellite Lounge Gig List ED KUEPPER

In a real coup for the Satellite Lounge Ed Kuepper will be performing his Solo and By Request show on Sunday January 15. Ed Kuepper is a giant in Australian music. From founding The Saints, to creating the Laughing Clowns, having a solo career stretching over 25 years as well as playing with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Ed is a towering figure in the music scene and his shows are never less than rivetting. Tickets go on sale Friday October 21 at 9.00am.

Last weekend marked the first time we hosted Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon events. All went well with big crowds for all shows. The atmosphere on Sunday was wonderful, the ability to see a show in the afternoon and still be good for work on Monday was appreciated by the audience.

This week sees Nick Barker and the Monkey Men playing the Rolling Stones hits and great album tracks on Friday night. Along with The Monkey Men you can see Shannon Bourne, one of Melbourne’s greatest guitarists. Tickets are selling fast!
Mikelangelo is one of Australia’s most stylish performers. On Saturday night he will bring the songs of Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave and Tom Waits alive.

We have Sun Rising - The Songs that made Memphis on Saturday October 29. Recreating the era, playing songs from Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and more, you will be singing and jiving away.

New events
On top of the Ed Kuepper announcement we will have Grand WaZoo presenting a Christmas show on Friday December 23. Melbourne’s long standing great soul big band are a firm favourite for a great night out.
Christmas Party Bookings

Check out our line up of gigs for December, including Wendy Stapleton, Party Girls, Bob Starkie, Leave Your Hat On and Grand WaZoo. Many of these shows would make a great work Christmas Party night out. Feel free to ring us on us on 0402 306 141 to arrange a group booking. We offer discounts of up to 20% for bookings of 10 or more.
Seating Options
We are making changes to our seating plans for some upcoming events. For most new shows where we don’t have a dance floor we will be offering A Reserve and B Reserve seating. The A Reserve seats will be at the front of the room, and the B Reserve seats will be situated to the rear of the room. The B Reserve seats are cheaper, but still with a great view.

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