Gigs

As heard on That’s Country with Frank McHugh, 12.30 pm on Sundays at 98.9 North West FM

SUNDAY  March 15

** Canyon Callers @ Union, Brunswick Sunday March 15 from 5 – 7 pm

Cold Heart at The Oak Tree Tavern Sunday March 15th  from 5 – 8 pm

The Burning Bridges (Bluegrass) @ Lomond Hotel, East Brunswick, 5.45 pm

The Rechords @ The Gem Bar, 289 Wellington Street Collingwood NCC   7.30 pm March Residency

WEDNESDAY   Marcia Rae Morning Melodies @ Eltham RSL on Wed Mar 18. 50s – 60’s. 10.30 – 11.30 am

James Ellis and the Jealous Guys @ Cherry Bar, Melbourne every Wednesday– 2 sets live from 9 pm. NCC

@ Freccia Azzurra Club, 784 Springvale Rd, Braeside, 7:00 pm till late.       $20.00 includes meal & entry before 8:30pm or $12.00 entry only.

THURSDAY   ROY PAYNE solo @ Royal Oak, 442 Nicholson St Fitzroy North Thurs March 19. 6 – 8 pm

FRIDAY   @ Pascoe Vale RSL for the CM Guild   https://countrymusicguild.com

Friday Mar 20: Bobby Valentine

Friday Mar 27: Excellent Smithers

Friday April 3: Rene Diaz

Friday April 10: GOOD FRIDAY

Friday April 17: Dean & Carruthers with Kerryn Tolhurst

Friday April 24: MIchelle Gardiner Band

NEXT SATURDAY.      March 21   uuu  

Marcia Rae with CJ Jones @ Sunshine City Club on Sat Mar 21. 8 pm – midnight

CHARLIE LANDSBOROUGH and his five piece band with special guest TERRY GORDON @ the Caravan Music Club, East Bentleigh (Now at the South Oakleigh Club, 1 Victor Rd) Saturday March 21. $50.50.

The Stetson Family @ Lomond Hotel, East Brunswick, 9.30 pm

NEXT SUNDAY   March 22       uuu     

EILEN JEWELL and her quartet band @ the Caravan Music Club, East Bentleigh (Second show just announced 3 pm – original show 8 pm) on Sunday March 22 supporting her latest album GYPSY. $51 – $66

Andy Baylor & The Banksia Trio @ Drunken Poet, Peel St, West Melb Sunday March 22 from 4 – 6 pm Andy on electric surf, jazz guitar, fiddle and vocals plus Denis Close on percussion, Kain Borlaise on bass. then

Roy T Payne (& his Double neck guitar) @ Drunken Poet, Peel St, W. Melb Sunday March 22 6.30 – 8.30 pm

The Excellent Smithers @ Union Hotel, Union St Brunswick  Sunday March 22  from 5 – 7pm and at the CMGA on Friday Mar 27.

The Rechords @ The Gem Bar, 289 Wellington Street Collingwood NCC   7.30 pm March Residency

COMING UP   u u u

Marcia Rae Morning Melodies @ Noble Park RSL on Tues Mar 24. Variety Show 10.30 – 12 noon

William Alexander @ Drunken Poet, West Melb – Tues March 24 Tribute to Tex Morton 8 – 9 pm

KIERAN KANE & RAYNA GELLERT @ the Caravan Music Club, East Bentleigh Thursday March 26.

Kieran and Rayna first met at San Francisco’s celebrated Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, which led to their co-writing songs for Kieran’s album Unguarded Moments (Dead Reckoning). They joined forces again for Rayna’s 2017 release, Workin’s Too Hard (StorySound) Records, which they also co-produced. Their first album, The Ledges, was released in February of 2018 on Dead Reckoning Records. Their second album together, When the Sun Goes Down, was released March 20, 2019.$30 – $40  OKANES

The Rechords @ The Gem Bar, 289 Wellington Street Collingwood NCC   7.30 pm Sun March 29 – 7.30 pm

Cold Heart @ Drunken Poet, Peel St West Melb Sunday March 29. 4 – 6 pm

The Westernairs @ Dogs Bar, 54 Acland Street, St. Kilda Sunday March 29 at 5 PM

The Excellent Smithers @ Royal Oak, 442 Nicholson St Fitzroy North Sunday, 29 March 5:00 – 7:00 pm

FLATS & SHARPS (UK) a high-energy 4 piece contemporary Bluegrass band, from Cornwall @ the Caravan Music Club, East Bentleigh on Sunday March 29 at 7.30 pm.  $25 – $36

James Ellis and the Jealous Guys at the Rainbow Saturday April 4 from 9 pm

Heartaches & Hangovers feat The Stetson Family @ the Spotted Mallard, Brunswick  Sat 4 April, 7 pm, $20

THE WHITETOP MOUNTAINEERS @ the Caravan Music Club, East Bentleigh Wednesday April 8

Martha Spencer and Jackson Cunnin gham return to Australia for their 6th tour – playing American old time mountain music. $25 – $35.  Also @ Spotted Mallard, Brunswick Thursday 02 April.  $32 – $38

Honkytonk Rockers @ Southern Country Music, Frankston Bowlo, Yuille St Sun April 12 1.30 – 4.30   $10 

JOHN PRINE 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR – Tuesday 14 Apr, 2020 @ Palais Theatre, St Kilda

Red Rivers back at The Oak Tree Tavern Sunday April 19 from 5-8pm

Moonee Valley Drifters Drunken Poet, Peel St West Melb Sunday May 3      4 – 6 pm

Rough Cut @ Guild on May 8th,       June 26th,              Sept 18th

Moonee Valley Drifters @ Panton Hill Hotel, Saturday May 9  from 7 – 10 PM

The Excellent Smithers @ Southern Country Music, Frankston Bowlo, Yuille St  Sun May 17 1.30 – 4.30   $10 

Moonee Valley Drifters @ Royal Oak, 442 Nicholson St Fitzroy North Sunday May 17 from 4 – 6 pm

The Bona Fide Travellers @ Drunken Poet, Peel St West Melb Sunday May 17,  6.30 – 8.30 pm

Felicity Urquhart, Brad Butcher & Gretta Ziller @ the Caravan Music Club, East Bentleigh Saturday May 9 $25 – $40

COBURG RSL:
Friday March 20th: Lot 56
Friday March 27th: Moonee Valley Drifters

Friday April 3rd: “Kid” James Trio
Friday April 10th: GOOD FRIDAY *RSL Closed*
Friday April 17th: Mick Daley’s Corporate Raiders
Friday April 24th Johnny Can’t Dance