Sun 30 Sep 2018

Eight-hours of live music from Melbourne’s best jazz, soul and blues performers will come together for the first time, in one place, at St Kilda’s Memo Music Hall, from 2pm, Sunday September 30.

In a one-off benefit for renowned Australian multi-instrumentalist, Kim Kelaart, greats such as Wilbur Wilde, Jude Pearl and Jake Mason will share the stage with iconic bands, including The Putbacks, The Meltdown, The Shuffle Club and Paul Williamson’s Hammond Combo.

All proceeds will go to Kim Kelaart to help pay for cancer treatment.

“Kim is a heavy-weight musician, who is much loved by musicians across Melbourne and Australia. We’re proud to be putting on this great show for his benefit,” said saxophonist, Wilbur Wilde.

Punters will have enjoyed Kim Kelaart’s stoic soul repertoire in regular performances on the hammond or electric bass with the Paul Williamson’s Hammond Combo, Bob Valentine and the Providers, Continental Robert, Joe Chindamo, Stephen Magnusson, Julien Wilson, Gil Askey, and 2120.

Tickets are now on sale via the Memo Music Hall website.