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Fiesta Jazz latin, jazz & fusion with Saul Zavarce, Sat 11:00am - 1:00pm
Switched On swingin' lounge with Emma Peel, Sat 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Soulgroove'66 r'n'b & funky soul with Pierre Baroni, Sat 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Babylon Burning reggae & dancehall with Jesse I, Sat 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Roots of Rhythm Weekly Gig Guide

Roots of Rhythm

Highly Recommended **

**Big Pig Little Pig American BBQ Sunday Sessions 1pm, with various Artists 36 Ebden St Moorabbin Check with Venue for programme


**+ Bassist, Bandleader & Composer, Leigh Barker with partner, Violinist/Vocalist Heather Stewart moved to Paris in 2016. The Leigh Barker Band will be returning to Melbourne for two Shows in March:

MARCH 9th The Leigh Barker Band 8pm The Jazz Lab, 27 Leslie St Brunswick

MARCH 10th The Leigh Barker Band 4-7pm In the Beer Garden, Pinnacle Hotel, Nth Fitzroy


SAT 9th 4-6pm Edinburgh Castle Hotel, Brunswick

SUN 10th 6-8pm Town Hall Hotel, North Melbourne

FRI 15th 8-10pm The Taproom, Castlemaine

SAT 30th 7-9pm Guildford Hotel, Guilford





WED 20th

• Nathan Beretta, Muddy's Blues Roulette @ The Catfish, Fitzroy 8pm – 10pm FREE

**+• Shannon Bourne, Pistol Pete's Food n Blues, Geelong 8:30pm – 10pm FREE

+** Acoustica Sessions with Robbie Grieg Trio, Dan Hall & Bob Hutchison 8pm Lomond Hotel, East Brunswick FREE

+Tango Sur playing modern & traditional music of Argentina 8pm Brunswick Green, 313 Sydney Rd Brunswick $10 entry

ASH SUMPTER 8pm KINNON 9pm Drunken Poet, West Melbourne

THU 21st

• The Swamp Strutters with Aaron Schembri, Blues @ The Amazing Grace, Cranbourne 7pm – 9pm FREE

**+• Rhythm X Revival, Hume Blues Club Jam night with feature act, Moreland-Coburg Bowls Club, Coburg 8pm – 11pm FREE

• Steak & Blues @ The Dogs Bar, St Kilda 8:30pm FREE

• Dan Brodie, Pistol Pete's Food n Blues, Geelong 8pm – 11pm FREE

THE Writers Block #46, with Sarah Carroll, Frank Jones, Jeff Burstin + more 9pm Lomond Hotel, East Brnswick

OPEN MIC NIGHT 7pm Drunken Poet, West Melbourne

FRI 22nd

• Wayne Jury, Mr Archer Wine Bar, Torquay 4pm FREE

• TramWreck, Cavalier Taproom, Derrimut 6pm FREE

+**• Hat Fitz & Cara, Memo Music Hall (Ember Lounge), St Kilda 7pm

+**• 19-Twenty, The Fyrefly, St Kilda 8pm

• Joshua Batten + Anna Scionti, Blues in the Basement @ Beneath Driver Lane, Melbourne CBD 9pm – 12am FREE

**• Gwynn Ashton Band, The Lomond, East Brunswick 9pm FREE

**+• Richard Tankard's Tank Dilema, Pistol Pete's Food n Blues, Geelong 9:30pm – 12:30pm FREE

+** mIKE rUDD'S Indelibles 8-11pm Pirates Tavern, 82 Nelson's Place Williamstown FREE

Joshua Seymour + Kat Mear 8.30pm Drunken Poet, West Melbourne FREE

SAT 23rd

**+ Bob Sedergreen & Friends with special Guest Vocalist Annemarie Sharry 8-10pm NEW VENUE, Southside Jazz, Classic Cinema, 9 Gordon St Elsternwick TIX $20/$25 95247900

**+ The Whirling Hornerts 9.30pm Lomond Hotel, East Brunswick FREE

**+• Jesse Valach & The Testaments + Hussy Hicks + 19-Twenty + Nina Ferro & The Gold Standard + Child + more, Blues at The Briars Festival, Mount Martha 11am – 11pm $80

**+• Dan Dinnen + Iseula Hingano & Wayne Jury Band + Sammy Owen Blues Band + Hatsapella & Co, Gellibrand River Blues & Blueberry Festival, Gellibrand 12pm – 8pm Tix $30

• Rattlin' Bones Blackwood, Eltham Jazz & Blues Festival (R.Bliem & Associates Stage), Eltham, 12:30pm FREE

**+• Hat Fitz & Cara, Northcote Social Club, Northcote 2pm

• Gwyne Ashton, Paynesville Festival, Paynesville 3pm

• Jackson Four Jazz, Eltham Jazz & Blues Festival (Main Stage), Eltham, 3:15pm FREE

• Catfish, Eltham Jazz & Blues Festival (R.Bliem& Associates Stage), Eltham, 3:30pm FREE

• The Slip Dixies, Eltham Jazz & Blues Festival (R.Bliem & Associates Stage), Eltham, 5pm FREE

+**• The McNaMarr Project, Eltham Food & Wine Festival, Eltham 6:15pm

**+• Nick Charles, Eltham Jazz & Blues Festival (R.Bliem & Associates Stage), Eltham, 6:30pm FREE

• Beth Hart (USA), Forum Theatre, Melbourne 7pm – 10pm

• TramWreck, The Post Hotel, St Kilda 8pm FREE

**+• Cobra 45s, Hampton RSL 8pm $10

+**• Charlie Bedford Band + The Great Unknown, The Fyrefly, St Kilda 8pm $15 / $20 (seated)

**+• T.K. Reeve + Ian Collard, Blues in the Basement @ Beneath Driver Lane, Melbourne CBD 9pm – 12am FREE

**+Gwyne Ashton, Paynesville Hotel, Paynesville 9pm

• Electric Blues Collective, The Drunken Poet, West Melbourne 9pm FREE

• Eddie & The Exciters, Pistol Pete's Food n Blues, Geelong 9:30pm – 10pm FREE

**+ SPECTRUM feat Brenden Mason 7-8pm + The Detonators & The Badloves Westernport Festival, Hastings Foreshore

SUN 24

**Alex Burns Dromana Estate

**Opelousas 4.30-7pm Merri Tavern 111 High St Northcote

• The Giants, St Andrews Hotel, St Andrews 3pm FREE

• Jackson Four Duo, Blues & Soul @ Craft & Co Farm, Bangholme 1pm FREE

**+• Hat Fitz & Cara, Way Out West @ Newport Bowls Club 2 – 5pm $25/ $20 (WOW members)

• Phil Para & Band, Cherry Blues @ Cherry Bar, Melbourne CBD 3pm FREE

**+• Sweet Felicia & The Honeytones, Sleepy Hollow Blues Club @ Trades Hall Dancehall, Geelong 3pm FREE

**+• Jesse Valach & The Testaments (CD single launch) + Justin Yap Band, The Catfish, Fitzroy 3pm $10 / $15 with CD purchase

**+• Checkerboard Lounge, The Edinburgh Castle, Brunswick 3pm – 6pm FREE

• Waz E. James Band, Pistol Pete's Food n Blues, Geelong 3pm – 6pm FREE

**+• Midnight Creep, The Rainbow Hotel, Fitzroy 4pm FREE

• Kings & Associates, Eltham Jazz & Blues Festival (Eltham Home Timber & Hardware Stage), Eltham, 4:30pm FREE

• Special Guests + Blues Jam, Elwood Blues Club @ Prince of Wales Hotel, St Kilda 5:30pm FREE

**+• Fiona Boyes + Gary Vincent (USA), Winnebago Lounge @ Caravan Music, South Oakleigh Club, East Bentleigh 7:30pm Tix $15 – $20

**• Gwyn Ashton, Blues Underground @ Beneath Driver Lane, Melbourne CBD 8pm – 3am FREE

**+ RRR BBQ BAND 5.30pm LOMOND HOTEL, East Brunswick

+The Groovetones 4pm TK Reeve 6.30pm Drunken Poet, West Melbourne

The Detonators 7-10pm Sandown Park Hotel $15 at door

MON 25th

**+Paul Williamson's Hammond Combo Rainbow Hotel, Fitzroy

TUE 26th

+• The Jump Cats, MBAS House of Blues Jam Night @ Flemington Bowls Club, Flemington 8pm (followed by Blues Jam @ 9pm – 11pm) FREE. Reserve table seating here:

GREAT AUNT play Loretta Lynn 8pm Drunken Poet, West Melbourne

** Kelly Auty & Boris Conley Claypots, St Kilda


Last Updated 21 February 2019 4:30pm

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