Gigs 2017

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Jan 2017
Sun 8th 4:00 pm Corte Restaurant/Bar, 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne Phone 9646 7697
Sun 15th 3:00 pm Corte Restaurant/Bar, 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne Phone 9646 7697
Sun 22nd 2:00 pm The Wandiligong Hotel , 580 Morse’s Creek Road, Wandiligong Phone : 5750 1050 ; www.thewandipub.com/home.html
Sun 29th 3:00 pm Corte Restaurant/Bar, 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne Phone 9646 7697
Feb 2017
Wed 1st 8:00 pm “Ararat Live” – Ararat Hotel – 130 Barkly Street Ararat https://www.facebook.com/AraratLive/ (with an opening act – Kyle Taylor)
Sat 4th 11:00 am Guitar Workshop “Roots and Blues” at The Blue Note College of Music 13 Wells Street, Frankston. Bookings Essential , limited places. Phone 9781 4467 https://www.facebook.com/BlueNoteCollegeOfMusic/
Sun 5th 3:00 pm Corte Bar/Restaurant ; 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne. Phone 96467697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Wed 8th 8:00 pm The Lomond Hotel , 225 Nicholson Street Brunswick (Acoustic Sessions – 3 acts) “Nick Charles and Mick Pealing”! ; Phone 9380 1752 ; http://lomondhotel.com.au/
Sun 12th 3:00 pm Corte Bar/Restaurant ; 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne. Phone 96467697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Tue 14th 7:45 pm Victorian Folk Music Club ; The Community Hall , Knaith Road Reserve, Knaith Road Ringwood East (Melways 50B8) Great concert venue! http://www.vfmc.org.au/concerts.php
Fri 17th   Rosebery Festival, Rosebery Tasmania http://www.roseberyfestival.org/about Various Concerts.
Sat 18th   Rosebery Festival, Rosebery Tasmania http://www.roseberyfestival.org/about Various Concerts.
SSun 19th 12:30 pm Launceston Jazz Club ; The Royal Oak Hotel, 14 Brisbane Street! Phone 6331 5346 ; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Royal-Oak/144659015576691
Sat 25th 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel , Main Road St Andrews ; Phone 97101201; https://www.standrewspub.com/
Sat 25th 7:30 pm Saturday 25th – The Eltham Jazz Festival http://www.elthamjazz.com.au/program/
Mar 2017
Wed 1st 8:00 pm The Lomond Hotel , 225 Nicholson Street, (Acoustic Evening – 3 Acts) http://lomondhotel.com.au/
Fri 3rd 9:00 pm The Spotted Mallard , 314 Sydney Road , Brunswick, http://spottedmallard.com/ (with the “Weeping Willows” !!)
Sat 4th 4:00 pm Corte, Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne , https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Sun 5th 7:00 pm The Elwood Blues Club, Sunday Jam, Prince of Wales Hotel, Fitzroy Street, St Kilda; https://www.facebook.com/elwoodbluesclub/
Fri-Mon 10th-15th   Port Fairy Folk Festival https://www.portfairyfolkfestival.com/
Fri 17th 6:00 pm Corte, Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Sun 19th 2:30 pm Micawber Tavern , Corner Monbulk Road and Gully Crescent, Belgrave , http://www.micawbertavern.com.au/
Fri 24th   Performing with original line-up of “Stars” the great Australian band! The Thornbury Theatre – 859 High Street, Thornbury
https://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=68390&utm_source=Oztix&utm_medium=Website
Sat 25th   The Basin Music Festival – TBA (afternoon spot) http://www.thebasinmusicfestival.org.au/
Sun 26th 3:00 pm Heritage 3059 (Resataurant/Bar) 3059 Frankston-Flinders Road, Balnarring http://heritage3059.com.au/ 
Wed 29th 8:00 pm The Yinnar Hotel, Yinnar. Phone 5163 1263 As guests of the fabulous “Strezlecki Stringbusters”
Fri 31st 8:00 pm Tanswell’s Commercial Hotel , 50 Ford Street, Beechworth http://www.tanswellshotelbeechworth.com.au/
Apr 2017
Sat 1st 11:30 am - 2:30 pm Echuca Winter Blues Festival Fundraiser on the paddle-steamer “PS Hero”!! All proceeds to the festival. http://winterblues.com.au/
Sun 2nd 5:30 pm The Lomond Hotel , 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick Phone 9380 1752 5.30pm – with “The Blue Strings” ! http://lomondhotel.com.au/
Sat 8th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway , Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz/
Sun 9th 2:00 pm The Mornington Peninsula Brewery , 75 Watt Road Mornington, Phone 5976 3663 http://mpbrew.com.au/brewery-bar/ (with Pete Fidler)
Sat 15th 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm The Tolmie Tavern , 2798 Mansfield- Whitfield Road , Phone 5776 2389 https://www.tolmietavern.com/ (2 shows) )
Sun 16th 2:30 pm Micawber Tavern , 61-65 Monbulk Road Belgrave, Phone 9754 8660 http://www.micawbertavern.com.au/
      South Australia Tour with the blues band “Papa Legba”
Thu 20th 8:15 pm The Clovercrest Hotel ,450 Montague Road, Modbury North (free) http://www.clovercresthotel.com.au/   Phone: 08 8264 5266
Fri 21st TBA The Bridgewater Inn
Sat 22nd 9:00 pm Noarlunga/Christies Beach RSL , 86 Esplanade, Port Noarlunga Phone: 8382 7785; http://www.ptnoarlungarsl.com/ ; ($10 DOOR)
Sun 23rd 5:00 pm The Semaphore Workers Club , 93 Esplanade, Semaphore Phone : 8449 9110 ($10 Door)
Tue 25th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway , Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz/ 1pm (ANZAC Day Special !)
Fri 28th 6:00 pm Corte Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne, Phone 9646 7697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Sat 29th 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel , Main Road St Andrews, Phone 97101201 https://www.standrewspub.com/
May 2017
Wed 3rd   Bank Warragul http://bankwarragul.com.au/  (Special show with Phil Manning – solo and together) 5-7 Smith Street, Warragul , Phone 5622 3337
Thu 4th 7:00 pm The Royal Standard Hotel , 69-71 Stanley Street, Toora Phone 5686 2475 (I’m conducting an “open mic” !)
Fri 5th 6:00 pm Corte Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne 6pm Phone 9646 7697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Sun 7th 9:40 am Grampians Grape Escape- Wine and Food Festival  http://grampiansgrapeescape.com.au/program/  46-72 Grampians Road, Halls Gap
      NSW TOUR
Fri 12th 7:00 pm The Eastern Lounge, The Roseville Club, 64 Pacific Highway Roseville https://www.easternlounge.com.au/  (also playing The Simon Kinny-Lewis Band)
Sat 13th   House Concert , Marrickville, contact jerry.reilly@bigpond.com
Sun 14th   House Concert, Wollongong
      QUEENSLAND
Thu-Sun 18th-21st   The Broadbeach Blues Festival http://bluesonbroadbeach.com/  various shows
      VICTORIA
Wed 24th 8:00 pm The Lomond Hotel Acoustic Sessions , 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick Phone 9380 1752 With Mick Pealing! http://lomondhotel.com.au/ 
Sun 27th 6:00 pm The Saladin Lodge,1188 Maroondah Highway Narbethong, Phone 0429 699 969 http://saladinlodge.com.au/events/  (Supper and Show) Please book!
Sun 28th 3:00 pm Corte Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne Phone 9646 7697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
June 2017
Thu 1st 7:00 pm The Royal Standard Hotel, (Hosting my monthly “Open Mic”). 69-71 Stanley Street, Toora Phone 5686 2475 – All welcome
Sun 4th 4:00 pm The Drunken Poet, 65 Peel Street West Melbourne http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/ (with Pete Fidler)
Fri 9th 6:00pm Corte , Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne, Phone 96467697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Sat 10th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway Dromana; Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz/
Sun 11th 3:30 pm The Broadford Hotel , 100 High Street Broadford – with Mick Pealing! http://www.broadfordhotel.com/
Tue 13th 8:00 pm MBAS Evening, Flemington Bowls Club , corner Smithfield and Racecourse Roads, Flemington. (Jam evening after) http://www.mbas.org.au/
Sat 17th 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Road , St Andrews. Phone 9710 1201 https://www.standrewspub.com/
Sun 18th 3:00 pm Corte, Restaurant/Bar, 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne, Phone 96467697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Wed 21st 8:00 pm The Lomond Hotel (Acoustic Sessions/3 Acts) 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick Phone 9380 1752 http://lomondhotel.com.au/
Fri 23rd 6:00 pm Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne, Phone 96467697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Sun 25th 12:00 pm Brumfield Winery (the shortest lunch) http://www.brumfield.com.au/
Fri 30th 6:00 pm Corte, Restaurant/Bar, 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne, Phone 96467697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
July 2017
Sat 1st 4-5pm / 7 pm The Newport Folk Festival http://newportfolkfestival.org.au/ “Guitar Workshop” 4pm-5pm Newport Scout Hall ; Concert 7pm Newport Bowls Club
Sun 2nd 2:30 pm Micawber Tavern http://www.micawbertavern.com.au/ Corner Monbulk Road and Gully Crescent, Belgrave 9754 8660
Thu 6th 7:00 pm Royal Standard Hotel, Toora (conducting an “open mic”!) http://www.toorapub.com/ 69-71 Stanley Street, Toora; Phone 5686 2475
Fri 7th 6:00 pm Corte, Restaurant/Bar https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/ 115 Bay Street, Port Melbourne; Phone 9646 7697
Sat 8th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery https://www.hickinbotham.biz/ 194 Nepean Highway, Dromana ; Phone 5981 0355
Sun 16th 5:30 pm The Lomond Hotel http://lomondhotel.com.au/ 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick ; Phone 9380 1752 With my band “The Blue Strings” (Pete, Paul and now Liz Frencham on double bass)
Sun 23rd 3:00 pm Corte, Restaurant/Bar https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/ 115 Bay Street, Port Melbourne; Phone 9646 7697
Fri 28th 7:00 pm Wyreena, Concert in the Conservatory Café http://www.artsinmaroondah.com.au/Wyreena.aspx13-23 Hull Road, Croydon ; Phone 9294 5590 (Supper and show…bookings essential!)
Sat 29th various The Echuca Winter Blues Festival http://winterblues.com.au/ (various shows!)
Sun 30th various The Echuca Winter Blues Festival http://winterblues.com.au/ (various shows!)
August 2017
Thu 3rd 7:00 pm Thursday 3rd - The Royal Standard Hotel, Toora (Hosting an “Open Mic”) 69-71 Stanley Street, Toora . Phone 5686 2475 .
Sat 5th various The Melbourne Guitar Show http://www.australianmusician.com.au/melbourne-guitar-show/
11.30am : Solo Show , Exclusively Acoustic Stage, Level 1
2pm : Hosting “Blues and Roots Show” ! Mezzanine Stage
Sun 6th 1:45 pm

The Melbourne Guitar Show http://www.australianmusician.com.au/melbourne-guitar-show/1.45pm – Hosting the “Eclectic Acoustic Show” Mezzanine Stage!

Fri 11th 6:00 pm Corte – Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne Phone 9646 7697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
Sat 12th 7:30 pm Portland Arts Centre – “Acoustic Guitar Spectacular” with Geoff Achison and Paul Wookey!! http://www.glenelg.vic.gov.au/performances Book Now! Phone 5522 2263
Sun 13th Details soon! Newham Mechanics Institute - “Acoustic Guitar Spectacular” with Geoff Achison and Paul Wookey!!
Fri 25th 6:00 pm Corte – Restaurant/Bar , 115 Bay Street Port Melbourne Phone 9646 7697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/
September 2017
Fri 1st 6:00 pm

Corte , Restaurant/Bar 115 Bay Street, Port Melbourne. Phone 9646 7697 https://www.facebook.com/corteportmelbourne/ 

Sat 2nd 6:30 pm Tolmie Tavern , 2798 Mansfield-Whitfield Road Tolmie Phone 5776 2389
Sun 3rd 2:30 pm Micawber Tavern , 61-65 Monbulk Road Belgrave, Phone 9754 8660  http://www.micawbertavern.com.au/

 

USA TOUR STARTS!

 

Wed 13th 10:00 am-4:00 pm Walnut Valley Festival, Winfield Kansas; Pre-festival “Blues Guitar” workshop https://wvfest.com/
Thu-Sun 14th-17th   Walnut Valley Festival , Winfield Kansas https://wvfest.com/
Sun 17th 9:30 am sound check Concert at First United Methodist Church 9.30am sound check; 1000 Millington Winfield
Wed 20th 7:00 pm Concert at Kenilworth Apartments Clubhouse, 95th and Mission Road Prairie Village KC, (NO NEED TO BOOK!) $15
Sat 23rd 1:00 pm Guitar Workshop at Mass Street Music ,14th and Mass Street, Lawrence, 1pm ($30) – ALL LEVELS WELCOME! https://massstreetmusic.com/
Sat 23rd 7:00 pm Evening Concert at Kanwaka Township Hall, 776 Highway 40, Lawrence; 7pm (PHONE 785 760 0710) TICKETS $10 (INCLUDES LIGHT SUPPER)
Sun 24th 4:00 pm House Concert –Manhattan Kansas , Bookings Phone 785 313 7112
Thu 28th 6:30 pm House Concert at Bull Shoals, AR ; 870-445-2001 (home) and 417-434-5270 cell.
Fri 29th 7:30 pm House Concert at Houston AR ; Joe (contact) 501 773 6014
Sat 30th 7:00 pm

House Concert in Memphis – Memphis, TN ChaseNan@AOL.com, or office phone (901) 287-4150

October 2017
Sun 1st 5:00 pm House concert Olive Branch, MS; 901-335-9730 wchanc1512@aol.com
Fri 6th   Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival; http://www.oibf.com/
Sat 7th   Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival; http://www.oibf.com/
Sun 8th   Cottonwood Falls KS; Concert Telephones: House (620) 273-6053 Store (620) 273-6020
Tue 10th 4:30 pm

TV appearance 4.30pm – KQTV, Live at 5, St. Joseph, MO

Concert for “St Joseph Music Foundation” in St Joseph, MO; at “Unplugged”; 7.30pm
2605 Frederick, St. Joseph, MO 64506; Phone number for the venue is 816-279-9087
St Joseph Music Foundation phone number is 816-261-5917 /office phone is 816-676-1112

Thu 12th 7:30 pm Santa Barbara CA, Concert in “Wooden Hall”; http://sbama.org/ 2020 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara. show at 7.30pm (Tix $20)
Fri 13th 7:30 pm Lord of the Strings Concert Series CA - at Dana Point Community House http://www.lordofthestringsconcerts.com/
24642 San Juan Avenue, Dana Point; Contact Tim 949 842 2227 / Tina 949 842 0277
Sat 14th 7:00 pm Lord of the Strings at Mission Viejo Civic Center http://www.lordofthestringsconcerts.com/
200 Civic Center Mission Viejo
Sun 15th 3:00 pm Lord of the Strings at SOCO Center Costa Mesa http://www.lordofthestringsconcerts.com/
3303 – 3323 Hyland Avenue Costa Mesa
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