Gigs 2015

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Jan 2015
Thu 1 12:30 pm Brumfield Winery, Queens Road, Seville. 12.30pm
www.brumfield.com.au
Sat 3 7:30 pm Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen , www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
TASMANIA
Fri 16 5:30-7:30pm Ulverstone “Live at the Wharf” The Gnomon Pavilion, The Wharf
Sat 17   Tamar Valley Folk Festival, George Town. Concerts and workshop. www.tamarvalleyfolkfestival.com
Sun 18   Tamar Valley Folk Festival, George Town. Concerts and workshop. www.tamarvalleyfolkfestival.com
Feb 2015

VICTORIA

Sun 1 3:00 pm Heritage 3059, Restaurant/Bar ; 3059 Frankston-Flinders Road , Balnarring www.heritage3059.com.au (with Pete Fidler)
Sat 7 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Road, St Andrews www.standrewspub.com Ph 97101201
Sun 8 5:00 pm The Lomond Hotel , 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick Ph 93801752 A rare “Blue Strings” show (with Pete, Paul and Andrew) www.lomondhotel.com.au
Fri 13 7:30 pm Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen, www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
Sat 14   Bruthen Blues Festival ; www.bruthenblues.org.au Bruthen. Various Concerts
Sun 15   Bruthen Blues Festival ; www.bruthenblues.org.au Bruthen. Various Concerts
Wed 18 8:30 pm Clifton Hill Hotel, Acoustic Evening (3 acts) 89 Queens Parade Clifton Hill Ph : 9489 8705
Fri 20 7:30 pm Paynesville Wine Bar (Festival !) 85 The Esplanade Paynesville; Ph 5156 1395 (PLEASE BOOK!!)
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sat 21 5:00 pm Phillip Island Winery, 414 Berrys Beach Road , Ventnor Ph 5956 8465 www.phillipislandwines.com.au ; open acts from 3pm (my show around 5pm)
Fri-Sun 27 Feb-1Mar   Cobargo Folk Festival www.cobargofolkfestival.com (Various concerts and a workshop) Cobargo NSW
Mar 2015
Fri-Mon 6-9   Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy , Victoria http://www.portfairyfolkfestival.com
Tue 10 8:00 pm

Royal Standard Hotel, 333 William Street , West Melbourne MBAS “Blues Night” 1 hour set Ph 9328 2295

Fri-Sun 13-15   Blue Mountains Music Festival , Katoomba NSW http://www.bmff.org.au
Sat 21 4:00 pm The Basin Music Festival, (Nick plays at the Acorn on Forest at 4pm) http://www.thebasinmusicfestival.org.au
Sun 22 12:30 pm The Yarra Valley Grand Hotel , 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen Ph 9730 1230 http://www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
Sun 22 5:00 pm The Basin Music Festival , (Nick plays with Pete Fidler at the Acorn on Forest at 5pm) http://www.thebasinmusicfestival.org.au
Fri 27 9:00 pm BAHA , 2409 Pt Nepean Road Rye , Ph 5985 2077 (with Pete Fidler)
Apr 2015
Sat 4 1:00 pm Saturday 4th – St Andrews Hotel, Main Road , St Andrews ; Phone 97101201; http://www.standrewspub.com
Sun 12 5:00 pm The Acorn on Forest Restaurant/Bar ; 375 Forest Road, The Basin Ph: 9762 8668 http://www.acornonforest.com.au (with “The Blue Strings” trio)
Sat 18 8:00 pm Saturday 18th- The Boite “World Music Café Concert” https://www.boite.com.au1 Mark Street , North Fitzroy (Ph 9417 3550). Brilliant acoustic ambient venue!
Sun 19 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway, Dromana Ph 5981 0355 ; http://www.hickinbotham.biz
Fri-Sun 24-26   Mount Beauty Music Muster (various concerts and workshops) With Pete Fidler. http://www.musicmuster.org.au
May 2015
Sat 2 8pm Goulburn Ovens Institute of Tafe, Wangaratta Campus for The Goulburn and North East Arts Alliance Concert at The Uniting Church Hall, 10 Rowan Street Wangaratta
Sun 3   Sunday 3 - Goulburn Ovens Institute of Tafe, Wangaratta Campus for The Goulburn and North East Arts Alliance
2 Part Workshop : “The Art of Acoustic Roots and Blues Guitar” & “The Performer”
At the Docker Street Campus, Goulburn Ovens Tafe.
Bookings essential Phone 0408 109 707 or ganaaevents@gmail.com
Sun 10 4:30 pm The Acorn on Forest Restaurant/Bar http://www.acornonforest.com.au 375 Forest Road, The Basin 9762 8668 With “The Blue Strings Trio” !! (with Pete Fidler – dobro/mandolin/guitar & Andrew O’Grady – double bass)
NSW
Thu 14 8:00 pm Colbourne Avenue , corner Colbourne Avenue and St Johns Road Glebe http://colbourneave.com For more information : live@colbourneavenue.com. BYO food and wine !
Fri 15 1:00 pm University of Newcastle, in the Derkenne Courtyard, Shortland Building Callaghan
Sat 16   Fairlight Folk, Acoustic Lounge , 3 William Street Fairlight http://www.fairlightfolk.com 3 acts ! BYO food and wine!
QLD      
Thu 21   Blues on Broadbeach Festival http://www.bluesonbroadbeach.com Various solo gigs and shows with Doc Span!
Fri 22   Blues on Broadbeach Festival http://www.bluesonbroadbeach.com Various solo gigs and shows with Doc Span!
Sat 23   Blues on Broadbeach Festival http://www.bluesonbroadbeach.com Various solo gigs and shows with Doc Span!
Sun 24   Blues on Broadbeach Festival http://www.bluesonbroadbeach.com Various solo gigs and shows with Doc Span!
VIC
Fri 29 8:00 pm The Acorn on Forest Restaurant/Bar http://www.acornonforest.com.au 375 Forest Road, The Basin 9762 8668
June 2015
Sun 7 2:00 pm Mornington Peninsula Brewery , 72 Watt Road Mornington Phone 5976 3663 http://mpbrew.com.au
Fri 12 8:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery , 194 Nepean Highway Dromana. Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz . “Jan Preston’s Boogie Woogie Circus” (with guest Nick Charles) Meals from 6pm. Please book ! Tickets $25 (love boogie woogie piano!!)
Sun 14 4:30 pm The Acorn on Forest Restaurant/Bar, 375 Forest Road The Basin. Phone 9762 8668 http://www.acornonforest.com.au. Nick Charles and “The Blue Strings Trio”!!
Sat 20 12:30 pm Brumfields Winery , 539 Queens Road Seville. As part of the annual “Longest Lunch” in the Yarra Valley. http://www.brumfield.com.au
Sun 21 3:00 pm Heritage 3059 Restaurant/Bar, 3059 Frankston- Flinders Road , Balnarring Phone 5983 2597 http://www.heritage3059.com.au
Fri 26 7.30pm Humdinger Bar/Restaurant , 101 Young Street Frankston. Phone 9783 1382 http://www.humdingerbar.com.au
Sun 28 1:30 pm Yarra Valley Grand Hotel , 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen. Phone 9730 1230 http://www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
July 2015
Fri 3 8:00 pm The Acorn on Forest, Restaurant/Bar\; 375 Forest Road, The Basin Phone 9762 8668 http://www.acornonforest.com.au
Sat 4   The Newport Folk Festival

GuitarWorkshop 1pm at The Newport Scout Hall , Market Street

Concert (with Pete Fidler) 5pm at the Newport Bowls Club, 4 Market Street Newport  http://www.nffc.org.au/festival.php  

Sun 5 1:30 pm The Firehouse, Restaurant, Ringwood; 253-257 Maroondah Highway, Phone 9876 8100 http://www.thefirehouse.net.au
Wed 8 8:30 pm The Clifton Hill Hotel, Acoustic Evening (3 acts); 89 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill Phone 9489 8705 http://cliftonhillbrewpub.com.au
Fri 10 9:30 pm Pistol Pete’s Food & Blues ,Geelong , 93A Little Malop Street, Phone 5221 0287  http://www.pistolpetesfoodnblues.com.au
Sat 11 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel,  St Andrews ; Main Road, St Andrews Phone 91701201 http://www.standrewspub.com
Sun 12 1:30 pm The Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, Yarra Glen, 19 Bell Street, Phone 9730 1230 http://www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
Sat 18 7:30 pm Paynesville Wine Bar, Paynesville (with Fiona Boyes); 85 The Esplanade , Phone 5156 1395
Sun 19 1:30 pm The Firehouse, Restaurant, Ringwood; 253-257 Maroondah Highway, Phone 9876 8100 http://www.thefirehouse.net.au
Fri-Sun 24-26   The Echuca Winter Blues Festival  http://winterblues.com.au
Aug 2015
Sun 2 5:30 pm The Lomond Hotel. 225 Nicholson Street, Brunswick. http://lomondhotel.com.au Phone 93801752 with “The Blue Strings” trio (Pete Fidler and Louis Gill)
Thu 6 8:00 pm Mamma Vitoria Restaurant, 343 Smith Street Fitzroy. Melbourne’s Music Evening http://www.melbournesmusic.com.au/Melbournes_Music/Home.html
Sat 8 2:30 pm The Melbourne Guitar Show , Caulfield Racecourse (Gate 22) My set – 2.30pm http://www.australianmusic.asn.au/event/melbourne-guitar-show
Sun 9 1:30 pm The Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen. http://www.yarravalleygrand.com.au  Phone 9730 1230
Tue 11 8:00 pm Royal Standard Hotel, 333 William Street, North Melbourne. MBAS Club Night. Special duo set with Phil Manning. http://www.royalstandardhotel.com.au
Sat 15 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Road St Andrews. http://www.standrewspub.com
Sun 16 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery. 194 Nepean Highway Dromana https://www.hickinbotham.biz
Sun 23 1;30 pm The Firehouse, 253-257 Maroondah Highway Ringwood; Phone 9876 8100
Sun 30 2:00 pm Mornington Peninsula Brewery. 72 Watt Road Mornington 2pm http://mpbrew.com.au  (with Pete Fidler )
Sep 2015
Sun 6 1:30 pm The Firehouse, 253-257 Maroondah Highway Ringwood; Phone 9876 8100 http://www.thefirehouse.net.au
Sun 13 1:30 pm The Firehouse, 253-257 Maroondah Highway Ringwood; Phone 9876 8100 http://www.thefirehouse.net.au
Sat 19 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Road, St Andrews ; Phone 97101201
Sun 20 3:00 pm Heritage 3059 , Restaurant/Bar , 3059 Frankston-Flinders Road, Balnarring; Phone 5983 2597. http://www.heritage3059.com.au
Sat 26 7:30 pm The Rhythm Café , 3 Bridge Street Foster; Phone 5682 1612. Bookings Essential!
Sun 27 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway Dromana Phone 5981 0355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz
Oct 2015
Sat 4 3:15 pm Docklands Blues Music Festival , Harbour Town Hotel, Docklands http://www.thatsmelbourne.com.au/Whatson/Music/Festivals
Sat 10 12:30pm Brumfield Winery , 539 Queens Road Seville, Phone 5961 9081
Fri 16 8:00 pm The Thornbury Theatre, 859 High Street, Thornbury. Album Launch of “The River http://thethornburytheatre.com (see my home page!)
Sat 17 1:00 pm Marysville Jazz and Blues Weekend Crossways Historic Inn http://www.marysvillejazzandblues.com
Sun 18 1:30 pm The Firehouse, 253-257 Maroondah Highway Ringwood Phone 9876 8100 , http://www.thefirehouse.net.au
Sat 24 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway, Dromana, Phone 59810355 https://www.hickinbotham.biz
Wed 28 8:30 pm The Clifton Hill Hotel, 89 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill Phone 9489 8705 (3 Act Acoustic Evening) 8.30pm
Fri 30   Maldon Folk Festival http://www.maldonfolkfestival.com (with Pete Fidler) Various Concerts and Workshops
  31   Maldon Folk Festival http://www.maldonfolkfestival.com (with Pete Fidler) Various Concerts and Workshops
Nov 2015
  1   Maldon Folk Festival http://www.maldonfolkfestival.com (with Pete Fidler) Various Concerts and Workshops
NSW
     
Fri 6 TBA Wollongong – House Concert
Sat 7   The Django Bar, Corner Railway Parade and Marrickville Road , Marrickville, NSW. Tickets $20 http://www.camelotlounge.com/django-bar. SYDNEY ALBUM LAUNCH OF “THE RIVER FLOWS” with The Blues Preachers!
ACT      
Sun 8 4:00 pm The Harmonie German Club (Keller Bar) 49 Jerrabomberra Drive, Narrabundah, Canberra. Phone 02 6295 9853 http://www.harmonieclub.com.au Tickets $15 CANBERRA ALBUM LAUNCH OF “THE RIVER FLOWS” !!
VIC      
Sat 14

12:00pm and 3:00pm

Healesville Music Festival – Guitar Workshop 12pm

Terminus Hotel 3pm http://www.healesvillemusicfestival.com.au/home.html

Fri 20 8:00 pm Hamilton Performing Arts Centre – 2015 “Acoustic Guitar Spectacular” with Geoff Achison & Paul Wookey !! 113 Brown Street Hamilton; Phone 5573 0429 http://www.hamiltonpac.com.au Tickets $37/$32/$15
Sat 21 7:30 pm Portland Arts Centre - 2015 “Acoustic Guitar Spectacular” with Geoff Achison & Paul Wookey !! 4 Glenelg Street Portland , Phone 5522 2263 http://www.glenelg.vic.gov.au/Performances Tickets $40/$35/$10
Sun 22 4:00 pm (Changed) Newham Mechanics Institute - 2015 “Acoustic Guitar Spectacular” with Geoff Achison & Paul Wookey !! 1292 Rochford Road, Newham; BOOKINGS PHONE : NEWHAM GENERAL STORE 5427 0766
Or at www.trybooking.com/IZJD Tickets $30/$15
Fri 27   Friday 27th- Wyreena- Concert in the Conservatory Café. A great yearly event! 13-23 Hull Road Croydon; Phone 9294 5590. http://www.artsinmaroondah.com.au/MusicCafe.aspx. Tickets $30 . Bookings essential!
Dec 2015
Fri 4 7:30 pm PAYNESVILLE WINE BAR , 85 THE ESPLANADE PAYNESVILLE, PHONE 5156 1395. LAUNCHING “THE RIVER FLOWS” !!
Sun 6 1:30 pm THE FIREHOUSE, 253-257 MAROONDAH HIGHWAY RINGWOOD ; PHONE 9876 8100 http://www.thefirehouse.net.au
Sat 12 1:00 pm ST ANDREWS HOTEL, MAIN ROAD ST ANDREWS ; PHONE 9710 1201 www.standrewspub.com 
Sun 13 4:00 pm CARLISLE STREET WINE BAR, 137 CARLISLE STREET, BALACLAVA; PHONE 9531 3222  www.carlislewinebar.com.au
Wed 16 8:30 pm CLIFTON HILL HOTEL – END OF THE YEAR ACOUSTIC SHOW – YEARLY EVENT; WITH GEOFF ACHISON AND JIMMI HOCKING; PHONE 9489 8705 http://cliftonhillbrewpub.com.au
Thu 17 8:00 pm MAMMA VITTORIA RESTAURANT; 343 SMITH STREET, FITZROY; “MELBOURNE MUSIC NIGHT” (WITH “THE BLUES STRINGS”)
Sun 20 1:30 pm THE FIREHOUSE, 253-257 MAROONDAH HIGHWAY RINGWOOD; PHONE 9876 8100 http://www.thefirehouse.net.au
Sun 27 1:00 pm HICKINBOTHAM WINERY; 194 NEPEAN HIGHWAY, DROMANA; PHONE 5981 0355  www.hickinbotham.biz  

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