Thursday, April 17, 2014

Gigs Guide

 

Live Blues Gigs Guide for NSW and ACT

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Don Hopkins (solo): Cosmopolitan Cafe, Shop 6, 2-22 Knox St, DOUBLE BAY, Sydney (7-11pm, 02-93621881)

Jimmie Vaughn (USA) + Nikki Hill (USA):Metro Theatre, 624 George St, SYDNEY CBD (7.30pm, $73, Bookings 02-95503666)

Musos Club Jam hosted by Jim Finn & Al Britton: Bald Faced Stag Hotel, 345 Parramatta Rd, LEICHHARDT Sydney (8pm, contact Jim or Al)

Owen Campbell (VIC):Lizotte’s Central Coast, 3 Avoca Dr, KINCUMBER (Central Coast) NSW (8pm, $25, Bookings 02-43682017)

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Byron Bay Bluesfest: Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Black Rock Rd, TYAGARAH (North Coast) NSW (Bookings 02-66858310, On-site Camping available)

Dave Tice Band: Bald Faced Stag Hotel, 345 Parramatta Rd, LEICHHARDT Sydney (7pm, 02-95607188)

Don Hopkins (solo): Flame Lounge, Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Rd, DEE WHY Sydney (6.30pm, 02-94544000)

Joanne Shaw Taylor (UK) + The Morrisons:The Basement, 7 Macquarie Place, CIRCULAR QUAY Sydney (9pm, $30+bf, Bookings 02-92512797)

Lazy Eye (SA):National Press Club, 18 National Circuit, BARTON (Canberra) ACT (7pm, 02-62733644)

Matt Ross Band:Lewisham Hotel, 794 Parramatta Rd, LEWISHAM Sydney (8pm, 02-95608755)

Musos Club Jam hosted by Jim Finn & Al Britton: Carousel Inn Hotel, Woodstock Ave, ROOTY HILL Sydney (8pm, contact Jim or Al)

Owen Campbell (VIC):Old Manly Boat Shed, 40 The Corso, MANLY Sydney (8.30pm, 02-99774443)

Papa Pilko & The Bin Rats: Frankie's Pizza, 50 Hunter St, SYDNEY City (10pm, 0407-94042)

Ray Beadle & The Silver Dollars: Miss Peaches Soul Food Bar, 201 Missenden Rd, NEWTOWN Sydney (8.30pm, 02-95577280)

Robben Ford Band (USA) + Matthew Curry (USA):The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Rd, MARRICKVILLE Sydney (7pm, $66+bf, Bookings 02-95502990)

Friday, 18 April 2014 (Good Friday)

Byron Bay Bluesfest: Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Black Rock Rd, TYAGARAH (North Coast) NSW (Bookings 02-66858310, On-site Camping available)

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Byron Bay Bluesfest: Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Black Rock Rd, TYAGARAH (North Coast) NSW (Bookings 02-66858310, On-site Camping available)

Deni Blues & Roots Festival: Conargo Road, DENILIQUIN (Riverina) NSW (Bookings online, On-site Camping available)

Buddy Guy & Band (USA) + Charlie Musselwhite & Band (USA):Sydney Opera House, 2 Macquarie St, BENNELONG POINT Sydney (8pm, $100 - $150, Bookings 02-92507111)

Chris Harland Blues Band: Casino Canberra, 21 Binara St, CANBERRA City ACT (10pm, 02-62577074)

Continental Blues Party:Coogee Diggers Club, Cnr Byron & Carr Sts, COOGEE Sydney (8pm, 02-96654466)

Jack Derwin (solo):Artichoke Gallery Cafe, 17 Central Ave, MANLY Sydney (8pm, 02-99777335)

JD Love Band: Bald Rock Hotel, 17 Mansfield St, ROZELLE Sydney (8.30pm, 02-98184792)

Kiama Jazz & Blues Club presents Dr Goodvibe + The Jacky Howelers: Kiama Bowling Club, Noorinan St, KIAMA (Illawarra) NSW (7.30pm, Entry by Donation, 02-42321176)

Sunday, 20 April 2014 (Easter Sunday)

Byron Bay Bluesfest: Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Black Rock Rd, TYAGARAH (North Coast) NSW (Bookings 02-66858310, On-site Camping available)

Deni Blues & Roots Festival: Conargo Road, DENILIQUIN (Riverina) NSW (Bookings online, On-site Camping available)

Blues Sunday withDave Seaside:Artichoke Gallery Cafe, 17 Central Ave, MANLY Sydney (7pm, 02-99777335)

Finn:Ruby L'Otel, 68 Victoria Rd, ROZELLE Sydney (6pm, 02-95551900)

Jack Evans Trio: Pyrmont Bridge Hotel, 96 Union St, PYRMONT Sydney (3pm, 02-96606996)

Jewel-Tones Trio: Rozelle Markets, Rozelle Public School Grounds, Darling St, ROZELLE Sydney (10.30am-2.30pm)

Mick On Wheels Band:Towradgi Beach Hotel, 170 Pioneer Rd, TOWRADGI (Wollongong) NSW (3-6pm, 02-42833588)

Wards Xpress: George IV Inn, 180 Argyle St, PICTON (Wollondilly) NSW (2.30pm, 02-46771415)

Monday, 21 April 2014 (Easter Monday)

Byron Bay Bluesfest: Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Black Rock Rd, TYAGARAH (North Coast) NSW (Bookings 02-66858310, On-site Camping available)

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

North Mississippi Allstars (USA):The Basement, 7 Macquarie Place, CIRCULAR QUAY Sydney (9pm, $55+bf, Bookings 02-92512797)

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

James Cotton Blues Band (USA):The Basement, 7 Macquarie Place, CIRCULAR QUAY Sydney (9pm, $70+bf, Bookings 02-92512797)

Musos Club Jam hosted by Jim Finn & Al Britton: Bald Faced Stag Hotel, 345 Parramatta Rd, LEICHHARDT Sydney (8pm, contact Jim or Al)

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Aaron Neville (USA) + Dr John & The Nite Trippers (USA):State Theatre, 49 Market St, SYDNEY CBD (7.30pm, $100 - $256, Bookings 02-93736655)

Danny Sun's Rhythm Revue:LazyBones Lounge, L2, 294 Marrickville Rd, MARRICKVILLE Sydney (7pm, $5, 0488-759548)

Dave Tice & Friends (acoustic):The Merton Hotel, 38 Victoria Rd, ROZELLE Sydney (8pm, 02-80659577)

Musos Club Jam hosted by Jim Finn & Al Britton: Carousel Inn Hotel, Woodstock Ave, ROOTY HILL Sydney (8pm, contact Jim or Al)

Ray Beadle & The Silver Dollars: Miss Peaches Soul Food Bar, 201 Missenden Rd, NEWTOWN Sydney (8.30pm, 02-95577280)

Shane Pacey Blues Trio:Lewisham Hotel, 794 Parramatta Rd, LEWISHAM Sydney (8.30pm, 02-95608755)

The Cherrypickers:National Press Club, 18 National Circuit, BARTON (Canberra) ACT (7pm, 02-62733644)

Friday, 25 April 2014 (Anzac Day)

Backsliders (CD Launch):The Vanguard, 42 King St, NEWTOWN Sydney (8.30pm, $26, Bookings 02-95579409)

Genevieve Chadwick (solo): Blue Diamond Bar, Sebel Harbourside Resort, 31 Shoalhaven St, KIAMA (Illawarra) NSW (7pm, 02-42307500)

Jack Derwin (solo) + Avanti + George Washingmachine Quartet:The Fig, Manly Village Church, 4 West Promenade, MANLY Sydney (8pm, $20, BYO, Bookings 02-99057215)

Lowdown Dirty Shame:The Merton Hotel, 38 Victoria Rd, ROZELLE Sydney (8pm, 02-80659577)

Shaun Kirk (VIC, Album Launch) + Candice McLeod: Roxbury Hotel, 182 St Johns Rd, GLEBE Sydney (7pm, $20, 02-96920822)

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Backsliders (CD Launch):Clarendon Guesthouse, 68 Lurline St, KATOOMBA (Blue Mountains) NSW (8pm, $?, Bookings 02-47821322)

Cyril B Bunter Band:Lizotte’s Central Coast, 3 Avoca Dr, KINCUMBER (Central Coast) NSW (8.30pm, $62/$72, Dinner Bookings 02-43682017)

Finn: Tea Gardens Hotel, Marine Drive, TEA GARDENS (Port Stephens) NSW (8pm, 02-49970203)

Mainline Blues Band: Town Hall Hotel, 326 King St, NEWTOWN Sydney (8pm, 02-95572989)

Shaun Kirk (VIC, Album Launch): Commercial Hotel, 74, Princes Hwy, MILTON (South Coast) NSW (8pm, 02-44551211)

Stephanie Marchant Band:The Merton Hotel, 38 Victoria Rd, ROZELLE Sydney (8pm, 02-80659577)

Stormcellar: Royal Hotel, 283 Bondi Rd, BONDI Sydney (8.30pm, 02-91305236)

The Dorothy Jane Band: George IV Inn, 180 Argyle St, PICTON (Wollondilly) NSW (2.30pm, 02-46771415)

Sunday, 27 April 2014

Sydney Blues Society Jam featuring Shane Pacey Blues Trio: Botany View Hotel, 597 King St, NEWTOWN Sydney (6-10pm, details on website)

Black Hat Band: Old Canberra Inn, 195 Mouat St, LYNEHAM (Canberra) ACT (4-7pm, 02-62576380)

Blues Sunday with Dave Seaside:Artichoke Gallery Cafe, 17 Central Ave, MANLY Sydney (7pm, 02-99777335)

Chris Harper Blues Band:Towradgi Beach Hotel, 170 Pioneer Rd, TOWRADGI (Wollongong) NSW (3-6pm, 02-42833588)

Doggn It Blues Duo:The Merton Hotel, 38 Victoria Rd, ROZELLE Sydney (6pm, 02-80659577)

Dylan Hartas & The Blues Martyrs: Grand Junction Hotel, 88 Church St, MAITLAND (Lower Hunter) NSW (5pm, 02-49335242)

Jack Derwin & Stephanie Jansen:Camelot Django Bar, 19 Marrickville Rd, MARRICKVILLE Sydney (8pm, $15, Bookings 02-95503777)

Jr & The Jewel-Tones: Frankie's Pizza, 50 Hunter St, SYDNEY City (6pm, 0407-94042)

Matt Ross & Mark Evans:Ruby L'Otel, 68 Victoria Rd, ROZELLE Sydney (6pm, 02-95551900)

Owen Campbell (VIC): Gerogery Hotel, Main St, GEROGERY (Riverina) NSW (3.30pm, 02-60260516)

Ray Beadle Band: Northies Cronulla Hotel, Cnr Kingsway & Elouera Rd, CRONULLA Sydney (8pm, 02-95236866)

Shaun Kirk (VIC, Album Launch): Flow Espresso Bar, 31 David St, OLD BAR (Mid North Coast) NSW (02-65574224)

Stui French & The Honky Tonk Machine featuring Don Hopkins: Shady Pines Saloon, Shop 4, 256 Crown St, DARLINGHURST Sydney (6pm, 0405-624944)