Gig Announcements: Melbourne & VIC - 11th June 2014

In this Issue: Ella Hooper brings new show to Melbourne, The Pierce Brothers extend Melbourne stay, The Reverence announces 2nd birthday celebration, Orlando Furious launches new single and the national Gallery of Victoria announces a bevy of renowned performances. Gareth Emery adds another Melbourne show, the Davidson Brothers launch their seventh album, Charles Jenkins joins Leaps and Bounds Festival, whike Skyscraper Stan and the Commission Flats also join in! Passenger announces another Melbourne gig, Owen Rabbit heads to the Laundry Bar, Rehab for Quitters rock the Espy, the Flying Saucer Club gets a dose of Soul Sacrifice, Dan Conway hits the stage to please James Taylor fans, and Jo Meares will be launching his new CD at the Spotted Mallard.

Ella Hooper shines with her "Red Shoes" single!

Pop rock idol Ella Hooper pleases many with her new single "The Red Shoes" which is based on a story by famous writer Hans Christian Anderson. The single is from her forthcoming album In Tongues, which critics and fans are dying to own. Check out the launch date for "The Red Shoes" on Friday 18th of July at the Shebeen.


The Pierce Brothers take to the Shebeen in July.

Ever popular folk duo Jack and Pat Pierce, collectively known as the Pierce Brothers are proving to be major players within the music industries. The twins are from Melbourne and love to perform in front of their home crowd and the love is returned graciously. The twins will be performing their fourth show in Melbourne as part of their upcoming tour. All other shows in Melbourne have sold out so get your tickets fast!

TUES 1 JULY - Shebeen - Melbourne

The Reverence Hotel announces 2nd Birthday event!

Guess who's turning two! Well, you should already know from reading the title... The Reverence is a favourite pub for many patrons and now it is time to celebrate their anniversary. Featuring all star guests like The Bennies, Ceres, Hightime and many more, the 12th of July will be a night to remember!

Saturday July 12th // 7.00pm
28 Napier Street, Footscray VIC

Tix on sale now via:

Orlando Furious shows off new tune at The Old Bar!

Orlando Furious has as much angst and rebellion to satisfy any anarchist and he will be showcasing them in his new single at The Old Bar. His new song, "Fresh", will be paraded by the sensual punk and will share the stage with futuristic R&B ensemble Habits.

Date: June 16th
Venue: The Old Bar
Pay at door: $6
Time: 8pm

Natonal Gallery of Victoria release Friday night line up

The National Gallery of Victoria is the place to be on Fridays during winter. Every week, the organisers have set up a fun filled evening, check out the Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court: Museo del Prado or enjoy talks, great food and wine, with a stellar line-up of music performances:

4th July - OWL EYES
11th July - MICK TURNER
18th July - TEETH & TONGUE
1st August - DAN KELLY
8th August- THE AUDREYS (duo)
15th August - NEW GODS
22nd August - BEN WATT (solo, from the UK)
29th August - THE BREAK

Cost $28 Adult Admission / $23 Member Admission / $10 Child Admission
Venue NGV International, Ground Level
Bookings - early bookings recommended

Gareth Emery 'drives' into Melbourne for a second time

To support his recently released album Drive, English DJ Gareth Emery will be paying another visit to Melbourne on his upcoming tour. This will be his second Melbourne show on the tour, don't miss out!

Melbourne - Friday 11th July – TRAK – Ticketmaster

Davidson Brothers excite all with new CD

Bluegrass music does not get any better than the Davidson Brothers. The awesome pair will be hitting up Melbourne to showcase their seventh studio album, Wanderlust. Check them out!

w/ special guests Fanny Lumsden, Sweet Jean and DB's.
Tickets $15 available HERE
and at the Corner Box Office on 1300 724 867

Charles Jenkins performs for one night only!

The Leaps and Bounds Festival are proud to present a history of Melbourne by Charles Jenkins and his Amateur Historians. Expect new songs and stories that tell and exclaim the history and formation of Melbourne. Check it out on Thursday, 10th July, at The Fitzroy Reading Room adjacent to the Fitzroy Town Hall.

Skyscraper Stan and the Commission Flats party at Yarra Hotel every Sunday!

For the Leaps and Bounds Music Festival, Skyscraper Stan and the Commission Flats will be rocking the joint at Yarra Hotel every Sunday during July. They are ready to get pissed, messy, and experience all sorts of shenanigans with a new crowd every week!

Yarra Hotel Abbotsford at 5-7pm every Sunday in July

Passenger appeases Melbourne fans with a new show!

Due to the overwhelming response Passenger has received from his fans; he has decided to play another round in Melbourne for his upcoming tour. Passenger will be showing off his new album Whispers which has seen tremendous success and is a staple in everybody's music catalogue. Don't miss a performance of a lifetime!

All Ages show | Tickets on sale now
Sunday, 18 January, 2014
The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Vic

Owen Rabbit plays his first headline show at the Laundry Bar

Hailing from Melbourne, Owen Rabbit will take you on an adventurous musical landscape. His voice will haunt and seduce you as he integrates a diverse blend of analogue and digital instrumentation. Check out Owen Rabbit on Thursday June 19 Owen Rabbit at The Laundry Bar in Fitzroy. Support acts include Mayfair Kytes, Kalacoma, Oes and Race To Space.

Rehab for Quitters storms into the Espy tomorrow night!

For one night only, the Canadian Rockers Rehab for Quitters will be smashing their hits in your face. Join them for a night of wild antics as they perform their hard edge tunes and drink till the last drop.

Rehab For Quitters
Featuring Strawberry Fist Cake, Now You Die!, 12FU, Liquor Snatch

Soul Sacrifice tributes guitar legend Santana!

Performing at the Flying Saucer Club will be Soul Sacrifice and they intend to spread the good word of Santana. On the 20th of June, the local Melbourne band will be giving the best Santana tribute show in the southern hemisphere: ranging from hit Bluesy repertoire to Latin soul. Come along for a wild ride!

Dan Conway relives James Taylor through select Melbourne shows!

Dan Conway leads his ten piece band Sun on the Moon into a musical gala, performing works straight out of James Taylor's songbook. They are expected to play all the hits throughout Taylor's three decade long career. The band sees inspiration in his resoluteness to the whimsy changes of popular music.

Flying Saucer Club
Date: Saturday July 5th 2014

Thornbury Theatre
Friday July 4th

Bennetts Lane Jazz club
Sunday 29th June 3, 2014

Jo Meares brings forth the 'KING OF THE CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN'

Get to the Spotted Mallard to experience Jo Meares' new CD King of the Crystal Mountain. The vagabond will shares tales of love, lost, betrayal and more to an endearing audience. Expect to be lifted to a world of musical wonder by Jo Meares!