On the back of her sold out launch of Insomnious Volume 1 Connie Lansberg will be doing a residency at Chinacy Bar & Restaurant at 352 Chapel Street, South Yarra every Friday and Saturday night. Connie will be appearing with her quintet CLQ.
If you haven’t heard her lush new CD Insomnious Volume 1, it’s available from Bandcamp at https://tinyurl.com/ybbzbhuh.
Contact me for an interview or a review copy.
Mary Coughlan is arguably one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers, a true artist who has carved out a timeless and highly regarded career and a legion of devoted fans worldwide. Described as “Ireland’s Billie Holiday” Mary has overcome childhood trauma, alcoholism & drug addiction to become a musical force like no other. “Her lifestory gives weight to the truth that the best singers are the ones with the most painful lives.” — The Guardian
Mary said, “I Iove love love Australia. I honestly think about it most days! I’m so looking forward to being back down under and this whole tour. It’ll be great to be back and these shows are very special to me.” Continue reading “MARY COUGHLAN (Ireland) – Australian Tour Dates – May/June 2018”
Hello Fellow Howlers!
Following hot on the heels of their Gasometer Hotel launch for their blues-infused psychedelic new single ‘Close To Me,’ Werewolves of Melbourne are proud to launch their full length album titled ‘Crossing The River’.
The band will be holding the event at The Catfish Hotel, 30 Gertrude Street Fitzroy on Saturday April 28th. Doors at 8pm Continue reading “Werewolves of Melbourne ‘Crossing The River’ album launch, Catfish Hotel, Saturday April 28th”
ALL PRINCE MUSIC,
ALL PRINCE ARTISTS,
ALL PRINCE ERAS.
A celebration of the Artist, the Genius, the Music.
Sydney Opera House – Friday April 27, Saturday April 28
Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall – Sunday April 29
More info and ticketing at:
Hello Fellow Howlers!
Werewolves of Melbourne‘s 1st single ‘Close To Me’ is here just in time for the 1st new moon of the year!
Download Link: https://soundcloud.com/werewolves-of-melbourne
From their forthcoming album ‘Crossing The River’, ‘Close To Me’ is a blues infused psychedelic guitar trip with soul vocals & a heavy groove back beat. Continue reading “Werewolves of Melbourne launch ‘Close To Me’ at The Gasometer Hotel, 7 February with special guest Maya!”
Nancy Ruth‘s latest release ‘Sangria Jam’ is a musical journey recounting her travels and life in Spain. Combining her influences of jazz, latin and flamenco, she says: “I write what flows freely… I’m not trying to create a fusion, I just play what I feel. I’m a product of my experience and surroundings.”
Having toured Spain and Latin America in 2017, Nancy is looking forward to returning to Australia with shows in Adelaide, Drysdale, Ballarat, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.
“Nancy Ruth, a powerful and talented singer, combines together jazz, flamenco and Latin rhythms in a natural way, creating a fresh genre that fits into all three idioms.” – Scott Yanow, Los Angeles Jazz Scene Continue reading “Direct from Spain: Vocalist/ Composer Nancy Ruth – Sangria Jam. “
Canadian performer and songwriter Ann Vriend is best known for her soaring, evocative vocals. She ain’t too bad at the piano, either.
With a compelling combination of defiant resilience and heartfelt vulnerability she delivers her unique brand of gritty, inner-city soul and sometimes quite the funky old-school dance party.
Ann shows off her style with her latest single, the gospel-style ballad ‘All That I Can’ from her most recent EP ‘Anybody’s Different’. The track made it to many Top 20 of 2017 radio charts and lists, and was awarded the Cobalt Music Prize at the 2017 Maple Blues Awards. Continue reading “Ann Vriend returns to Australia with tour and new single ‘All That I Can’”
The humanist and rebellious French duo Madeleine & Salomon – Clotilde & Alexandre are bringing their beautiful musical collaboration to Oz!
‘Madeleine & Salomon’ is the meeting of two artists with well-established musical visions: the vocalist and flautist, Clotilde Rullaud, and pianist and multi-instrumentalist, Alexandre Saada.
Together, their show ‘Madeleine & Salomon’ embraces with ardour the feminist American songbook, covering it with loving-kindness tinged with minimalistic music and with a deep and incandescent chant. Continue reading “CLOTILDE AND ALEXANDRE (FRANCE) PRESENT ‘MADELEINE & SALOMON’ IN AUSTRALIA”
Award Winning British Saxophonist and Broadcaster YolanDa Brown announces first national Australian tour as part of her 10 year anniversary celebrations.
YolanDa Brown is the UK’s leading female saxophonist with a flourishing career, known for seamlessly blending jazz, reggae, and soul. She has toured with Diana Krall, The Temptations, Billy Ocean, and collaborated with artists such as Reggae Legend Bob Marley’s son Julian and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
March 2018 sees YolanDa Brown return to Australia, this time for a National Tour.
Continue reading “New Tour Dates Announced for YolanDa Brown!”