Gigs 2019

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Jan 2019
Sun 6th 4:00 pm The Drunken Poet -65 Peel Street West Melbourne; Phone 9348 9797 http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/
Sat 11th 7:00 pm Saturday 11th : Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen – 1510 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda; Phone 9751 1056; 7pm http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/
Sun 13th 2:00 pm Sunday 13th : Dainton Family Brewery – 560 Frankston- Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs; Phone 9775 0334 2pm; http://www.daintonbrewing.com.au/
Fri - Sun 18th - 20th Various Thredbo Blues Festival, Thredbo Village NSW; http://thredboblues.com.au/ (with Pete Fidler)
Thu 24th 6:00 pm The Wine Larder; 1/153 Martin Street Gardenvale; Phone 9530 6173 https://winelarder.com.au/
Sat 26th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery; 194 Nepean Highway Dromana; Phone 5981 0355; https://www.hickinbotham.biz/
Sun 27th 1:00 pm Big Pig Little Pig ; 35 Ebden Street Moorabbin; Phone 9555 8160 ; http://bigpiglittlepig.com.au/
Feb 2019
Fri 1st 8:30 pm The Drunken Poet; 65 Peel Street West Melbourne http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/  (with Mick Pealing in duo)
Sat 2nd 7:00 pm Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen; 1510 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road Olinda; Phone 9751 1056 http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/ 
Wed 6th 8.30 pm The Lomond Hotel (Acoustica Sessions) 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick; Phone 9380 1752  http://lomondhotel.com.au/   (3 Acts!)
Thu 7th 6:00 pm Croydon Public Brewery ; 13 Lacey Street, Croydon ; Phone 9725 1056  https://thepublicbrewery.com.au/  New night!!
Sat 9th 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Road St Andrews; Phone 97101201  https://www.facebook.com/StAndrewshotelStAndrews/ 
Sun 10th 3:00 pm Rosebank North (Restaurant/Wine Bar) 149-151 Warrandyte Road, Ringwood North ; Phone 9870 6117 https://www.rosebanknorth.com.au/
Sat 16th 9:30 pm The Lomond Hotel ; 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick; Phone 9380 1752 http://lomondhotel.com.au/  (with the fabulous “Blue Strings” !!)
Sun 17th 4:00 pm The Drunken Poet; 65 Peel Street West Melbourne  http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/
Sat 23rd 6:30 pm The Eltham Jazz and Blues Festival http://www.elthamjazz.com.au/Concert – (see programme guide : R.Bliem and Associates Stage)
Sun 24th 7:00 pm Paynesville Wine Bar – “The Paynesville Festival” – 85a The Esplanade, Paynesville Phone 5156 1395; Bookings Essential!
Mar 2019
Fri-Sun 1st-3rd   COBARGO FOLK FESTIVAL (NSW) https://cobargofolkfestival.com/ Various shows
Fri/Sat 8th / 9th   Port Fairy Folk Festival; Hosting the “Guitar Show and playing with “Stars” (Boundary Rider – launch) https://www.portfairyfolkfestival.com/
Sun 10th   Brighter Days Festival , Bright (playing with “Stars") https://www.brighterdays.org.au/
Thu 14th 6:00 pm The Wine Larder; 1/153 Martin Street, Brighton ; Phone 9530 6173 https://winelarder.com.au/
Sun 17th 2:00 pm Dainton Family Brewery; 560 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs; Phone 9775 0334 http://www.daintonbrewing.com.au/
Sat 23rd 7:00 pm Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen; 1510 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda Phone 9751 1056 http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/
Sun 24th 1:00 pm Big Pig Little Pig; 35 Ebden Street Moorabbin; Phone 9555 8160; http://bigpiglittlepig.com.au/
Sun 20th   Duo gig with Mick Pealing, Yarra Valley TBA
Sat 30th 7:00 pm Yarra Valley Estate , duo show with Mick Pealing; 2164 Melba Highway, Dixons Creek https://mickpealing.com/gigs
Sun 31st 3:00 pm Rosebank North ; 149-151 Warrandyte Road Ringwood North; Phone 9870 6117; https://www.rosebanknorth.com.au/
Apr 2019
Fri 12th 8:30 pm Stars show – Thornbury Theatre http://www.thethornburytheatre.com/project/stars-friday-april-12/ “Single Launch”! 8.30pm www.starsofficial.com.au
Sat 13th 8:00 pm Stars show – “The Loft” Warrnambool. Tickets - https://theloftwarrnambool.oztix.com.au/outlet/event/51cd1e2a-5ca6-414b-832d-6c1dbfc34c81?Event=96216
Sun 14th 3:00 pm Naughtons Hotel , 43 Royal Parade Parkville, Phone 9347 2255 http://www.naughtonshotel.com.au/ ; New venue!
Thu 18th 7:30 pm Duo concert with Mick Pealing – The Caravan Music Club https://www.caravanmusic.com.au/ 7.30pm; Please book!
Fri 19th 7:00 pm Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen; 1510 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda. Phone 9751 1056 http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/
Fri 26th 10:00 pm Beneath Driver Lane; 3 Driver Lane, Melbourne; https://www.driverlanebar.com/
Sat 27th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery; 194 Nepean Highway, Dromana ; Phone 5981 0355 https://www.facebook.com/hickinbotham.biz/
Sun 28th 6:30 pm The Drunken Poet ; 65 Peel Street West Melbourne; Phone 9348 9797 http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/
May 2019
Sat 4th 9;30 pm The Lomond Hotel, 225 Nicholson Street Brunswick. Phone 9380 1752 https://lomondhotel.com.au/ A special show with Jan Preston – “The Boogie Woogie Queen” ! (and Mike on drums)
Sun 5th 2:00 pm The Heathmont Bowls Club, 9 The Greenway, Heathmont; Phone 9729 5241 https://www.facebook.com/heathmontbowlsclub/ A great venue – a special show with Mick Pealing (playing our new songs, Stars songs and some classics). Bookings essential ; Tix $10
Fri 10th 8:30 pm The Drunken Poet, 65 Peel Street West Melbourne; Phone 93489797 http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/ with Mick Pealing.
Sat 11h 7:00 pm Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen , 1510 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda. Phone 9751 1056 http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/
Sun 12th 1:00 pm Big Pig Little Pig, 35 Ebden Street Moorabbin. Phone 9555 8160 http://bigpiglittlepig.com.au/  (Southern Food!)
Tue 14th 8:30 pm The Victorian Folk Music Club; East Ringwood Community Hall, Knaith Road Reserve, Ringwood East http://www.vfmc.org.au/index.php
Fri-Sun 17th-19th   White Cliffs Music Festival NSW https://whitecliffsmusicfestival.com.au/ Amazing!
Thu 23rd 6:00 pm Wine Larder, 1/153 Martin Street, Brighton; Phone 9530 6173 https://winelarder.com.au/ (book a table!)
Fri 24th 10:00 pm Beneath Drivers Lane; 3 Drivers Lane Melbourne Phone https://www.driverlanebar.com/welcome
Sat 25th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway Dromana Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz/ 
Sun 26th 3:00 pm Croydon Public Brewery, 13 Lacey Street Croydon; Phone 9725 5864 https://thepublicbrewery.com.au/
Tue 28th 8:00 pm The Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society ; at the Flemington Bowls Club, corner Smithfield and Racecourse Roads, Flemingto.n Followed by the “Blues Jam” ; https://www.mbas.org.au/
Fri 31st   Stars in concert at The Flying Saucer Club – 979-985 Nepean Highway Moorabbin www.starsofficial.com.au ; https://www.flyingsaucerclub.com.au/gig/stars-kingston-city-hall/
Jun 2019
Jun 1st   Stars concert at The Yarraville Club https://starsofficial.com/shows
Wed 12th 8:30 pm The Lomond Hotel Acoustic Sessions (with Mick Pealing) 225 Nicholson Street , Brunswick. Phone 9380 1752 https://lomondhotel.com.au/
Fri 14th 7:00 pm D’Angelo Estate Winery ; 41 Bayview Road, Officer. Phone 0419 164 250 ; http://www.dangelowines.com.au/
Sat 15th   “House Concert” Clifton Hill. Please book! It’s a beauty www.houseonthehillconcerts.com.au.
Sun 16th 3:00 pm Naughtons Hotel; 43 Royal Parade Parkville , Phone 9347 2255 http://www.naughtonshotel.com.au/
Fri 21st 7:00 pm Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen; 1510 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda ; Phone 9751 1056 http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/
Sat 22nd 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery; 194 Nepean Highway Dromana; Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz/
Sun 23rd   Brumfield Winery (as part of the “Longest Lunch”) https://www.brumfield.com.au/ Corner of Queens and Beenak Road Seville ; from mid-day
Fri 28th 7:00 pm D’Angelo Estate Winery ; 41 Bayview Road, Officer. Phone 0419 164 250 ; http://www.dangelowines.com.au/
Sat 29th 3:00 pm Newport Folk Festival http://newportfolkfestival.org.au/ Performance at “The Substation” 1pm and workshop at the Newport Hub
Sun 30th 3:00 pm Sunday 30th – Dainton Family Brewery ; 560 Frankston- Dandenong Road Carrum Downs; Phone 9775 0334 https://www.dainton.beer/
Jul 2019
Fri 5th   The Governor Hindmarsh , Adelaide Stars album launch of “Boundary Rider”! http://www.thegov.com.au/index.php/gig_guide/gig/e96629
Fri 12th 7:30 pm  A special “Stars Unplugged” Bookings please, show and/or dinner and show https://www.hickinbotham.biz/events.html Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway Dromana; Phone 5981 0355
Sat 13th 10:00 pm Beneath Drivers Lane; 3 Drivers Lane Melbourne https://www.driverlanebar.com/  
Sun 14th 1:00 pm Big Pig Little Pig ; 35 Ebden Street Moorabbin http://bigpiglittlepig.com.au/ Phone 9555 8160;
Thu 18th 6:00 pm The Wine Larder; 153 Martin Street Brighton; Phone 9530 6173 https://winelarder.com.au/ 
Fri 19th 8:30 pm Drunken Poet; 65 Peel Street West Melbourne, Phone 9348 9797 http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/  (with Mick Pealing)
Sat 20th 7:00 pm Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen, 1510 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, OlindaPhone 9751 1056 http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/  7pm
Sun 21st 3:00 pm Croydon Public Brewery, 13 Lacey Street Croydon; Phone 9725 9864 https://thepublicbrewery.com.au/
Wed 24th 8:30 pm The Lomond Hotel Acoustic Sessions , 225 Nicholson Street Brunswick; Phone 9380 1752 https://lomondhotel.com.au/  8.30pm (3 acts!)
Sat 27th   Echuca Winter Blues Festival https://winterblues.com.au/  12.30PM Paddlesteamer “Mary Anne” ! (please book)                                   4.30pm High Street Stage
Sun 28th 2:00 pm Echuca Winter Blues Festival https://winterblues.com.au/  Antonios (please book!)
Aug 2019
Sat 3rd 4;15 pm The Melbourne Guitar Show https://australianmusician.com.au/melbourne-guitar-show/ I’m hosting the Acoustic Blues Concert (with a great line up)
Sun 4th 4:15 pm The Melbourne Guitar Show https://australianmusician.com.au/melbourne-guitar-show/
Playing with “Stars” at 12pm and hosting “The World of Acoustic Guitar”
Sat 10th 7:30 pm House Concert, Healesville. Bookings essential jonni.sharpley@gmail.com
Sun 11th 6:30 pm The Drunken Poet Hotel, 65 Peel Street West Melbourne. http://www.thedrunkenpoet.com.au/ Phone 9348 9797
Thu 15th 8:00 pm Hume Blues Club; 19 Harding Street Coburg . My set followed by a jam! http://www.humebluesclub.com/ Phone 0475794653
Sat 17th 7:00 pm Saturday 17th - Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen, http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/ 1510 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda; Phone 9751 1056
Sun 18th 4:00 pm Naughtons Hotel , 43 Royal Parade Parkville Phone 9347 2255 (lovely venue!) http://www.naughtonshotel.com.au/
Sat 24th 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway Dromana; Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz/
Sun 25th 2:00 pm Dainton Family Brewery, 560 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs. Phone 9775 0334; https://www.dainton.beer/
Fri 30th 7:30 pm “Stars Unplugged” – with Mick Pealing and Roger McLachlan Rosebank North https://www.rosebanknorth.com.au/whats-on 149-151 Warrandyte Road, Ringwood North; Phone 9870 6117
Sat 31st 3:00 pm Dainton Family Brewery, 560 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs. Duo show with Mick Pealing, Phone 9775 0334; https://www.dainton.beer/
Sep 2019
Sun 1st TBA St Andrews Hotel
      NEW ZEALAND TOUR
Fri 6th 7:30 pm Katikati Folk Club Concert http://katikatifolkclub.co.nz/
Sat 7th 7:00 pm Tauranga. Concert at the Jam Factory (with Mike Garner) https://www.theincubator.co.nz/the-jam-factory-music
Sun 8th   Magawhai – House Concert
Mon 9th 8:00 pm The Devonport Folk Club, Auckland http://www.devonportfolkmusic.co.nz/
Wed 11th 7:30 pm The Old Tin Hut , Featherstone https://www.facebook.com/tinhutcountrylocal/
Thu 12th 8:30 pm The Capital Blues Club, Wellington https://www.capitalblues.co.nz/ ; https://www.facebook.com/Capital.Blues.Inc.at.the.Crossroads/
Jack Hackett’s Irish Pub, 1 Dixon Street Te Aro, Wellington.
Fri 13th 8:00 pm Le Café, London Quay, Picton https://www.lecafepicton.co.nz/
Sat 14th 7:30 pm House Concert, Levin 7.30pm dalewebb143@gmail.com
      BACK HOME!
Fri 20th 10:00 pm Beneath Driver Lane https://www.driverlanebar.com/welcome , 1 Driver Lane, Melbourne
Sat 21st 7:00 pm Kellys Bar and Kitchen; 1510 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/ Phone 9751 1056
Sun 22nd 1:00 pm Big Pig Little Pig ; 35 Ebden Street Moorabbin, Phone 9555 8160 http://bigpiglittlepig.com.au/
    4:00 pm Naughtons Hotel , 43 Royal Parade Parkville Phone 9347 2255 http://www.naughtonshotel.com.au/
Thu 26th 6:00 pm The Wine Larder, 153 Martin Street Brighton, Phone 9530 6173 https://winelarder.com.au/
Fri 27th 7:00 pm Kellys Bar and Kitchen; 1510 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda http://www.kellysbarandkitchen.com.au/ Phone 9751 1056
Sun 29th 5;00 pm Tolarno, 42 Fitzroy Street St Kilda, Phone 9537 0200 https://www.tolarnoeatinghouse.com.au/
Oct 2019
Sun 6th 2:00 pm Croydon Public Brewery , 13 Lacey Street Croydon, Phone 9725 5864 https://thepublicbrewery.com.au/
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