Gigs 2012

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January 2012
Fri-Sun 13-15   Thredbo Blues Festival NSW http://www.thredboblues.com.au/
Sat 21 5:30 pm Seville VIC. Brumfield's Winery Dinner and Show Ph 5961 9081 http://www.brumfield.com.au
NEW ZEALAND TOUR  
Wed 25 9:00 pm

The Mussel Inn , Onakaka http://www.musselinn.co.nz/

Thur 26 8:30 pm Le Cafe, Picton http://www.lecafepicton.co.nz/
Fri 27 8:00 pm The Boathouse, Nelson ($15) http://www.theboathousenelson.co.nz/
Sat 28 7:00 pm The Secret Garden Cafe, Blenheim. 30 Maxwell Road
Sun 29 7:30 pm Linkwater Country Inn, Linkwater, Marlborough Sounds ($15)
February 2012
Wed 1 7:15 pm The Tin Hut, Featherstone (Cross Creek Blues Club) http://crosscreekblues.org/
Thu 2 8:30 pm Capital Blues Club , Wellington. Hotel Bristol, Cuba Mall http://www.myspace.com/capitalbluesinc
Fri 3 7:30 pm Lembas Cafe, Raumati. http://www.lembas.co.nz/ ($10)
Sat 4 8:00 pm Wellington Resonator House Concert , 72 Clarke Street Khandallah, Wellington ($20) Ph 021684234
Sun 5 7:30 pm The Bent Horseshoe, Palmerstone North http://www.benthorseshoe.co.nz/
Tue 7 7:30 pm Mayfair Cafe, Upper Hutt (Mainly Acoustic Music Club) 116 Main Street Ph 04 527 4116
Thu 9 7:00 pm Rotorua Arts Village, 1240 Hinemaru St, Rotorua Ph 02 72738881
Fri 10 8:30 pm Decanta Tapas Bar (Bell Street Blues Show) 17-19 Devon Street, West New Plymouth
Sat 11 7:00 pm Taupo. "41 Above House Concert" 38 Mapara Road PH 021 728 875
Sun 12 7:00 pm
Auckland. Devonport Folk Club at "The Bunker" Mt Victoria PH 445 2227
Fri 17   Concert at "E Harmony" http://www.solacepro.com.au/eharmony/concert.html
246-250 Yarra Street Warrandyte. With the "Blue Strings" !!
Sat 18 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Road St Andrews Ph 97101201 with Pete Fidler.
Wed 22 8:30 pm Clifton Hill Hotel, 89 Queens Pde. 3 Acts.
Fri 24-26   Cobargo Folk Festival , Cobargo NSW http://www.cobargofolkfestival.com/
March 2012
Sat 3 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway Dromana http://www.hickinbotham.biz/ Ph: 59810355
Sub 4 6:00 pm The Drunken Poet Hotel , 65 Peel Street, West Melbourne (with Pete Fidler)
Tue 6 8:00 pm Royal Standard Hotel , 333 William Street West Melbourne MBAS evening
Fri-Sun 9-11   Port Fairy Folk Festival
Fri 16 7:30 pm Newport Folk and Fiddle Club. Newport Bowls Club, 4 Market Street Newport http://www.nffc.org.au
Sat 17 7:30 pm Bodhi Tree Cafe, 317 Maroondah Highway, Healesville PH 5962 4407
Sun 18 5:00 pm The Lomond Hotel, 225 Nicholson Street Brunswick Ph 93801752 with "The Blue Strings"
Thu 22 8;00 pm Mama Vittoria , 343 Smith Street Fitzroy Ph 94175414
Fri 23 7:30 pm Royal Hotel, 2 Smith Street Loch ; 56594446
Sat 24 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel , Main Road , St Andrews Ph 97101201 (with Pete Fidler)
Sat 24 7:00 pm Oaktree Tavern (as part of the Basin Music Festival) 367 Forest Road, The Basin
Sun 25 4:30 pm The Acorn on Forest , 375 Forest Road, The Basin (as part of the Basin Music Festival)
Fri 30 8:00 pm Cafe Casalinga, 49 Main Street Hahndorf Ph: 83887877
Sat 31 7:30 pm The Singing Gallery, 133 Main Road McClaren Vale SA. Ph 0413358 618. $20
April 2012
Sun 1 5:00 pm Semaphore Workers Club, 93 Esplanade Semaphore SA; Ph 84499110
Sat 21   "House Concert" Wheeler's Hill , Melbourne contact thumbpicker@gmail.com (with "The Blue Strings")
Wed 25 8:00 pm Yinnar Hotel , 46 Main Street Yinnar Ph 51631263 ; also featuring "The Strzelecki Stringbusters"
Thu 26 8:00 pm Cafe Evolve, 210 Carp Street Bega NSW Ph (02) 64921091 www.cafeevolve.com
Fri 27 7:30 pm The Manly Fig, 4 West Promenade Manly NSW www.themanlyfig.org (doors 7:30pm)
Sat 28 7:30 pm Cudmirah NSW - House Concert. (for reservations ph 0415714535.)
Sun 29 3:00pm The Harmonie German Club. 49 Jerrabomberra Ave. Narrabundah ACT ; Ph (02) 62959853. www.harmonieclub.com.au (tix $10 / $8 )
May 2012
Wed 2 8:00 pm West Gippsland Arts Centre (with Ralph McTell) www.wgac.org.au
Sat 5 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel (with Pete Fidler) 9701201 Main Road St Andrews
Thu 10 7:45 pm Frankston Arts Centre, Cube 37 Theatre, (with Ralph McTell) ph 97841060
Fri 11 8:30 pm Corner Hotel, Swan Street Richmond ; (with Ralph McTell) cornerhotel.com
Sun 13 3:00 pm Heritage 3059, Balnarring (with Pete Fidler) www.heritage3059.com.au ph 59832597
Thu 17 6:30 pm Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen. Ph 97301230 www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
Sat 19 7:30 pm The Bodhi Tree Cafe , 317 Maroondah Highway, Healesville Ph 59624407
Fri 25   Broadbeach Blues Festival, QLD www.bluesonbroadbeach.com (solo and shows with Doc Span)
Sat 26   Broadbeach Blues Festival, QLD www.bluesonbroadbeach.com (solo and shows with Doc Span)
Sun 27   Broadbeach Blues Festival, QLD www.bluesonbroadbeach.com (solo and shows with Doc Span)
June 2012
Fri 1 7:30 pm Ipswich (QLD) Ipswich Civic Centre "Acoustic Guitar Spectacular" with Michael Fix and Andrea Valeri (Italy)
http://www.ipswichciviccentre.com.au/festival_of_theatre/events/index.php Tix $25
Sat 2 8:30 pm Gold Coast Arts Centre "Acoustic Guitar Spectacular" with Michael Fix and Andrea Valeri (Italy) http://www.theartscentregc.com.au/ 8.30pm Tix $20
Sun 3 2:00 pm Petrie (QLD) "Old Petrie Town" - Acoustic Guitar Spectacular with Michael and Andrea http://www.pioneervillage.com.au/ Tix $20
Sat 9 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery, 194 Nepean Highway Dromana Ph 59810355 www.hickinbotham.biz
Sun 10 6:00 pm The Drunken Poet Hotel , 65 Peel Street West Melbourne (with Pete Filder) Ph 93489797
Fri 15 8:00 pm Bendigo Folk Club (Under the grandstand, Queen Elizabeth Oval, View Street Bendigo) http://www.bendigofolkclub.com/
Sat 16 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Road St Andrews Ph 97101201 (with Pete Fidler)
Sun 17 5:00 pm The Lomond Hotel , 225 Nicholson Street Brunswick (with "The Blue Strings" !! ) Ph: 9380 1752.
Fri 22 8:00 pm "The Acorn on Forest" 375 Forest Road, The Basin Ph 97628668. http://www.acornonforest.com.au/
Sat 23 12:30 pm Brumfields Winery, 539 Queens Road Seville. http://www.brumfield.com.au/ (Winery day fest)
Sun 24 12:30 pm Brumfields Winery, 539 Queens Road Seville. http://www.brumfield.com.au/ (Winery day fest)
Wed 27 8:30 pm Clifton Hill Hotel Acoustic Night 8.30pm (3 acts) ph 94898705
Sat 30 7:30 pm The Bodhi Tree Cafe , 317 Maroondah Highway, Healesville Ph 59624407
Jul 2012
Fri 6 7:30 pm Martians Cafe , 12 Lorne Road Deans Marsh Ph 52363350 www.martiancafe.com.au
Sat 7 2:00 pm Newport Folk Festival "Blues Guitar Workshop" Outlets Neighbourhood House, 43 Mason Street ; http://www.nffc.org.au
Sun 8 1:00 pm Newport Folk Festival concert at the Newport Bowls Club 4-6 Market Street Newport ; http://www.nffc.org.au/docs/festival-program-2012.pdf
Fri 13 7:30pm Yarra Valley Grand Hotel, 19 Bell Street, Yarra Glen Ph 9730 1230 www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
Sat 14 7:00 pm The Rhythm Cafe, 3 Bridge Street Foster Ph 56821612 (Bookings essential) (7pm doors)
Sat 28 1:00 pm Devonport Jazz Festival (Tasmania) "Acoustic Blues and Roots Guitar Workshop" Red Hot Music, 10 Edward Street Devonport Ph 03) 64242286 www.devonportjazz.com
Sat 28 7:30 pm Devonport Jazz Festival , Concert at "Red Hot Music" www.devonportjazz.com
Sun 29 3:00 pm Devonport Jazz Festival, Concert at Barringwood Park Vineyard. 60 Gilliams Rd Lower Barrington Ph (03) 64923140 www.devonportjazz.com
Aug 2012
Sat 4 1:00 pm Yarra Valley Grand Hotel , 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen, http://www.yarravalleygrand.com.au/ Ph 97301230
Sun 5 6:00 pm The Drunken Poet Hotel , 65 Peel Street West Melbourne (with Pete Fidler)
Fri 10 7:30 pm The Royal Hotel, 2 Smith Street Loch, http://www.royalhotelloch.com.au/ Ph 56594446
Sat 11 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, 1pm (with Pete Fidler) Main Road St Andrews http://www.standrewspub.com/ Ph 97101201
Sun 12 3:00 pm The Heritage 3059 Restaurant/Bar/Cafe Balnarring (with Pete Fidler) http://www.heritage3059.com.au/Ph 5983 2597
Fri 17 8:00 pm The Acorn on Forest http://www.acornonforest.com.au/ 375 Forest Road , The Basin Ph 97628668
Sun 19 4:00 pm Prince Patrick Hotel (with Pete Fidler) http://princepatrickhotel.com/ 135 Victoria Parade Collingwood Ph 9416 1455. New Venue !!
Sat 25 7:30 pm Bodhi Tree Cafe 317 Maroondah Highway Healesville 5962 4407
Sun 26 4:00 pm Prince Patrick Hotel (with Pete Fidler) http://princepatrickhotel.com/ 135 Victoria Parade Collingwood Ph 9416 1455. New Venue !!
Fri 31 8:00 pm Wesley Anne (Leigh Slogett's album launch) opening set (other guests include Alex Burns) 250 High Street Northcote http://www.luckyleigh.com/gigs.html
Sep 2012
Sun 2 1:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery 194 Nepean Highway http://www.hickinbotham.biz/
Thu 20 9:00 pm Mamma Vittoria Restaurant , 343 Smith Street Fitzroy 94175414, (1 set at 9pm)
Fri 21   The Old Clarendon Inn , Grants Gully Road Clarendon SA. Ph (08) 8383 6166 http://www.oldclarendoninn.com.au/
Sat 22   Guthries, South Australian Folk Federation , 126 Prospect Road , Prospect SA (08) 8344 4421 . Adelaide album launch of "Into the Blues" !! http://www.folkfederation.com/
Sun 23   Acoustic Guitar Workshop ph (08) 8344 4421 http://www.folkfederation.com/
Wed 26 8:30 pm The Clifton Hill Hotel, Acoustic evening (3 acts) 89 Queens Parade Ph 94898705 ; 8.30PM
Fri 28 8:00 pm The Acorn on Forest (restaurant and wine bar) 375 Forest Road, The Basin 97628668 ; http://www.acornonforest.com.au/ (book a table near the music!)
Sat 29 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel , Main Road St Andrews Ph 97010201 ; with Pete Fidler http://standrewspub.com/
Sat 29 7:30 pm The Bodhi Tree Cafe , 317 Maroondah Highway Healesville Ph 59624407
Sun 30 4:00 pm Prince Albert Hotel , 149 Douglas Parade Williamstown Ph 93975117 ; http://www.bettenays.com.au/
Oct 2012
Sun 7 5:30 pm The Lomond Hotel , 225 Nicholson Street Brunswick Ph 93801752 (with "The Blue Strings")
Fri 12 8:00 pm "The Acorn on Forest" Restaurant/Bar , 375 Forest Road, The Basin , Ph 97628668 www.acornonforest.com.au
Sat 13 7:00 pm Paynesville Wine Bar, 1/85 The Esplanade Paynesville Ph 51561395
Sun 14 12:00 pm Cabbage Tree Creek (near Orbost) "Music in the Garden" Enquiries 51581263
Fri 19 8:00 pm Burrinja Cafe Concert , Cnr Glenfern Rd and Matson Drive Upwey Ph 97548723 Tix TBA www.burrinja.org.au
Sat 20 8:00 pm The Boite World Music Cafe , 1 Mark Street, North Fitzroy Ph 9417 3550 (one of the gigs of the year !!) boite.com.au/index.php
Sun 21 2:00 pm The Mornington Peninsula Brewery , 75 Watts Road Mornington Ph 5976 3663 http://www.mpbrew.com.au/
Fri 26 7:30 pm Yarra Valley Grand Hotel , 19 Bell Street Yarra Glen Ph 97301230 www.yarravalleygrand.com.au
Sun 28 5:00 pm The Globe Cafe, 218 Chapel Street Prahran Ph 9510 8693 (new venue!)
Nov 2012

Fri

9

8.30pm

The Thornbury Theatre, Launching "Into the Blues" with special guest Paul Wookey. 859 High Street Thornbury. Tix $27 Ph 0414 650 985 for a reservation. Don't miss this!!

Sun 11 6:00 pm The Drunken Poet, 65 Peel Street, West Melbourne (with Pete Fidler)
Tue 20 8:00 pm The Perth Blues Club , The Charles Hotel 509 Charles Street North Perth http://www.perthbluesclub.com WA Album Launch !
Fri 30 7:00 pm Wyreena, Concert in the Conservatory , 13-23 Hull Road Croydon Ph 9294 5590 for a table!
Dec 2012
Sat 1 7:30 pm The Yarra Valley Grand Hotel , 19 Bell Street, Yarra Glen www.yarravalleygrand.com.au Ph 97301230
Sun 2 4:00 pm The Prince Patrick Hotel , http://princepatrickhotel.com 135 Victoria Parade Collingwood Ph 9416 1455 (with Pete Fidler)
Fri 7 8:00 pm The Acorn On Forest , Restaurant/Bar. 375 Forest Road, The Basin. Ph 97628668 www.acornonforest.com.au
Sat 8 1:00 pm St Andrews Hotel, Main Rd St Andrews www.standrewspub.com Ph 97101201 (with Pete Fidler)
Sun 9 4:00 pm The Prince Patrick Hotel , http://princepatrickhotel.com 135 Victoria Parade Collingwood Ph 9416 1455 (with Pete Fidler)
Wed 12 8:30 pm The Clifton Hill Hotel (end of year bash with Jimi Hocking and Geoff Achison) Ph 94898705. 89 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill
Thu 13 8:00 pm Mamma Vittoria's Restaurant , 343 Smith Street Fitzroy Ph 94175414 (with "The Blues Strings" !)
Sat 15   "The Old Flour Mill" (annual end of year event with the great Paul Wookey!) 17 Kirkland Avenue Euroa Ph 57952772
Sun 16 3:00 pm Heritage 3059 Restaurant/Cafe/Bar www.heritage3059.com.au (with Pete Fidler) 3059 Frankston-Flinders Road, Balnarring
Sat 22 2:00 pm Hickinbotham Winery,194 Nepean Highway, Dromana www.hickinbotham.biz Ph 59810355
Sun 23 2:00 pm "The Way out West Club" at the Williamstown RSL http://wowrootsmusic.com (with Chris Wilson)