have other events happening from time to time so check the listings below
or better yet, come on down - announcements are made on club nights and by email.
Certificate from CHARM for our involvement in Australia
Day Events over the past 5 years.
For Non Profit Organisations. We have a PA available for your event at a
very reasonable cost, operated by us. Give us a call to see if we can assist
A video recording of your performance will be
available if you ask before you perform. There is a nominal charge. Collect
it on the next club night.
We start the night with an open stage segment. We do not book these spots
unless there are exceptional circumstances at our discretion.
As there should be only 6
spots we find we can showcase more if you follow -------
The Rules : -
Put your name down at the door when you arrive. Order of performance will
2 songs per spot (must finish with in 10 minutes).
Be professional in your performance - It is a chance for you to
develop/present your skills.
Tune your instrument before you go on stage.
Microphones are for speaking/singing into - Not tapping.
Leads are supplied on stage - Sound people will assist you setting up.
Ask for more/less fold back. Be comfortable on stage - It's your
Enjoy - We are a listening audience.
Anything else - Ask.............but don't be disappointed with a negative
response - we are all volunteers.
NOTE: If you miss out on a spot on the Open Stage, I will guarantee a spot
the following month only.
The Weathered Heads
are a foot-stomping country bluegrass band from Gembrook
in Victoria. Formed in 2008 this four piece band plays mainly old-timey
Americana music with an Australian streak and a tradesman touch! Comprising
a mix of guitars, mandolin, banjo, dobro and electric bass, the Weathered
Heads keep up a lively sound with rich vocal harmonies, raging banjo,
meaningless banter, and hip-swaying rhythms. This is a band that will keep
you smiling throughout their set.
Trev, Dirk, Don and Ian perform bluegrass and
Based in Melbourne, Australia - acoustic duo -
Slim Dime are Jen Land & Chris Taylor: vocals, guitar, banjo & tenor
Jen Land & Chris Taylor have been playing
together for the last 10 years making country tinged music in as bands such
as The Original Smith Family and The Bitter Sweets. They
presently play in Slim Dime and the Prairie Kings - a Western Swing
Boogie Woogie 6 Piece band and Slim Dime - an acoustic duo. Recorded
at Incubator Studios by candlelight 'Hold Fast" is a mesmerizing country
folk journey, with solid song writing and beautiful renditions of
traditional songs. They have performed at Festivals such as Fleurieu Folk
Festival, Blackwood Festival of Music and Culture and The Great Alpine Pick.
Yes it's a Bluegrassy night
16th October 2015
is one of the rare breed of singer-songwriter-pianists whose emotive and
stylish performances consistently hold audiences spellbound - a gifted,
"all-rounder" who often defies categorisation, such are her
Along with her experience performing in a
wide variety of musical genres, she combines her smooth, clear, lilting
vocals with her versatile and sensitive piano playing and richly poetic
lyrics to create melodic arrangements of beautiful, original songs. Her
music is a fusion of adult-contemporary, jazz-infused soul, pop and folk,
with hints of blues, classical and Celtic influences ... and there’s
always some surprising quirky cabaret stuff with spontaneous anecdotes and
commentary thrown into the mix ... an entertaining, class act.
has toured with international celebrities
Natalie Cole, The Original Buena Vista Social Club, Billy Connolly, Shirley
Bassey and Michael Crawford. As
a performer, Fagan is entertaining, engaging and encourages audience
participation in amusing situations. This includes Matthew's own
"guitar challenge" where he performs audience requests
spontaneously in his show. Stories from his life of travel and entertaining
are a special feature of his show. Matthew is an exhilarating, breathtaking
and captivating performer. His shows are not to be missed.