Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests
Feb
22
8:00 PM20:00

Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests

Not to be missed! Free entry

From Bakersfield to Nashville straight to heart of Melbourne, Honky Tonk Hot Pot is a monthly event that channels the greatest and most authentic sounds and sentiments in country music.  Hosted and led by house band - The Excellent Smithers (featuring members of Mustered Courage/Cisco Caesar) this event will feature amazing special guest musicians every month. This honky tonk party is where you want to be for your chicken pickin’, whiskey swillin’ country fix.

The Excellent Smithers play a hot pot of honky tonk and blues music that'll make you feel like you dunked your head in an Tennessee whiskey barrel and went back for more.
A regular gig will involve shredding telecasters, harmonica solos and flawless singing led by the sweet baritone vocal pipes of James Cisco. Expect to hear equal elements of tasty shufflin' blues, heartbreak honky tonk and break neck speed-country train feels. Production for the debut album in underway with a release expected in March 2018.

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Harrison
Feb
23
6:00 PM18:00

Harrison

Harrison “a rich slice of acoustic folk” (Tonedeaf.com.au) is a singer/songwriter based in Melbourne. After honing his skills in the intimate clubs and bars of Berlin, Harrison is making inroads back home and poised to launch a promising career. He has caught the attention of industry great Clare Bowdtich, playing on her coveted Winter Secrets Tour and was recently invited to play the Palm Creek Folk Festival in Townsville. Harrison is set to release his highly anticipated debut EP in March 2018, recorded with ARIA award winner Marty Brown (Clare Bowditch, Flyying Colours). Playing a solo teaser of his EP, this is Harrison’s first appearance at Edinburgh Castel Hotel, join us for a chilled evening in the beer garden.

Website // Facebook

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Feb
23
to Feb 24

DJ Funk McRump

Funk McRump (Owen Miller) has been spinning the funky discs around Melbourne town for around 3 years. Over time his collection has expanded in heavy funk, dirty disco, sultry soul, boogie boogie, amazing afro-beat, smooth hip-hop and sensual jazz.

He has played trumpet from an early age and played with acts such as Foreign Brothers, Dub Princess, Copperhead Brass Band, The Beegles, Chicken Wishbone, Mon Shelford Band and many more.

With an eclectic taste of the hip shakin’ grooves you’ll be bound to move.

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Joyce Prescher
Feb
24
6:00 PM18:00

Joyce Prescher

Joyce Prescher launched her debut album “Home” in July this year. On her album, she meditates on the hardship of living away from home, identity, love and death. Inspired by the great singer-songwriters of our time, her sound tells of her love of folk music, with hints of alt-country and Americana.

With her poetic lyrics, haunting melodies and a voice that really gets under your skin, Joyce has mesmerized audiences in Australia as well as the Netherlands ever since she was a little girl. Her songs are made to listen to whilst wrapped in a warm blanket, in front of a fireplace, with a glass of red in your hand. Joyce will be bringing songs of her album as well as new material to the Edinburgh Castle

 Website // Facebook

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Delsinki
Feb
25
4:00 PM16:00

Delsinki

What do the ACO, Jim Moginie from Midnight Oil, Steve Pigram from the Pigram Brothers, Brian Ritchie from the Violent Femmes, Richard Tognetti, cinematographer Jon Frank and astounding indigenous musician “Yamatji Man” Mark Atkins have in common?

DELSINKI has joined creative forces with them all.

Shape-shifting uncategorisable post-colonialist DELSINKI releases the debut DELSINKI album, “NEW and USED”, an amalgam of honest and compelling narratives about war, loss, ageing, tribalism, emotions, nature, the futility of urban life and the perils of conformity. Big themes, fully realised.

Produced elegantly by Cameron McKenzie, the songs are by turn brittle and delicate, orchestral, then rollicking, then hard hitting, then reflective. The album covers the scope of DELSINKI’s extraordinary gamut of styles and collaborations, and each song is accompanied by a deluxe video.

Grateful for small mercies, and being a bower bird par excellence, DELSINKI’s approach contains traces of (amongst others) Leonard Cohen, Tim Winton, John Brack, and bush poets and dreamers, all of whom litter this unique vision of contemporary Australian life

Count your Blessings (with Ruby Gill) is the newest and single to be released to accompany the album, and it’s gorgeous. Delsinki is about to put this masterpiece out and hit the road a with a crack band, including Justin Brady from Things of Stone and Wood, a top notch rhythm section and vocalists Ruby, Brooke Taylor and Coby Grant, all of whom share the spotlight on this stunning album

Website // Facebook

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Feb
28
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Mezz Coleman
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Mezz Coleman

A jazz singer in a former life, Melbourne songbird and storyteller Mezz Coleman finally found her home in the folk music world, and with her ukulele in hand has spent the last decade performing her unique blend of dreamy folk pop at festivals and venues around Australia. She will be performing a twilight show in the Edinburgh Castle Beer Garden on Friday March 2nd

 Website // Facebook // Twitter

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DJ Watt Love
Mar
2
to Mar 3

DJ Watt Love

Free // Beer Garden


WattsLove is a Melbourne based DJ specialising in funk, soul, R&B, disco and all groove music that makes you want to move. He is just as comfortable spinning his collection of vintage funk vinyl 45s, or playing digitally in whichever genre suits the gig. As Alex Watts he also performs original indie pop music, and his debut album, Another Step in the Dark, was released in 2016.

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Brooke Taylor
Mar
3
5:00 PM17:00

Brooke Taylor

Brooke Taylor is a Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and guitarist. Her music style encompasses alternative folk, roots and country-pop elements. She writes about the human condition, drawing listeners in with her strong storytelling and raw emotion. Her songs are layered with rhythm guitar melodies, honey-toned vocals and soulful lyrics. Taylor is an exciting performer with a magnetic energy. Join her for her maiden performance at The Edinburgh Castle.

Website // Facebook // Instagram // Soundcloud

 

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Mar
7
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Joyce Prescher
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Joyce Prescher

Joyce Prescher launched her debut album “Home” in July this year. On her album, she meditates on the hardship of living away from home, identity, love and death. Inspired by the great singer-songwriters of our time, her sound tells of her love of folk music, with hints of alt-country and Americana.

With her poetic lyrics, haunting melodies and a voice that really gets under your skin, Joyce has mesmerized audiences in Australia as well as the Netherlands ever since she was a little girl. Her songs are made to listen to whilst wrapped in a warm blanket, in front of a fireplace, with a glass of red in your hand. Joyce will be bringing songs of her album as well as new material to the Edinburgh Castle

 Website // Facebook

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DJ Ernie Dee
Mar
9
to Mar 10

DJ Ernie Dee

Original mister nice guy and keen vinyl collector Erney dee (aka DJ Ernest) is known for his reggae style hip hop, jungle and dancehall selections, mixing it up with some future jazz, dirty south beats, dubstep and trap to get the dancefloor jumping, but always maintaining the jamaican vibe.

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DJ Lady Blades
Mar
10
to Mar 11

DJ Lady Blades

DJ Lady Blades will be spinning her unique mix of  Stompin Rhythm and Blues, 60's dancers, Surf,Exotica, Garage, Latin shakers, soul screamers and a whole heap of dirty rock n roll,

Specialising in mexican rocanrol from the 50's and 60's. She has travelled Mexico a few times to collect and spinning records in a few of Mexico's  smokey 60's Garage a Go Go and Rockabilly rocanrol record hops. .. you'll get mix of much loved and lil heard rarities she's collected along the way! 

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Twilight in Tulsa
Mar
11
4:00 PM16:00

Twilight in Tulsa

Twilight in Tulsa is a new Melbourne group of seasoned and experienced professional musicians. Twilight In Tulsa‘s broad repertoire covers the old-time style of country music (Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Jimmie Rogers) through to 50s & 60s country music (George Jones, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn) through to alt-country (USA independent The Lonesome Doves) and some original songs written by front person and lead vocalist Jane Hilson, and our resident songwriter Paul Cumming.

Twilight In Tulsa applies a highly professional commitment to every performance to ensure audiences enjoy the same experience as the musicians performing the songs.

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Mar
14
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Mar
16
6:00 PM18:00

Alison Ferrier

Ferrier is a prolific songwriter and talented guitarist, performing regularly in Melbourne with some of the town’s best musicians. In the last couple of years, she’s played at Woodford and Port Fairy Folk Festivals, had a successful solo tour along the east coast of Australia, and madeBluebirds, an album with supergroup collaboration Suzannah Espie, Kerri Simpson and Barb Waters. She has just released her third long player, What She Knows.

Website

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Brooke Taylor
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

Brooke Taylor

Brooke Taylor is a Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and guitarist. Her music style encompasses alternative folk, roots and country-pop elements. She writes about the human condition, drawing listeners in with her strong storytelling and raw emotion. Her songs are layered with rhythm guitar melodies, honey-toned vocals and soulful lyrics. Taylor is an exciting performer with a magnetic energy. Join her for her maiden performance at The Edinburgh Castle.

Website // Facebook // Instagram // Soundcloud

 

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DJ Learntables
Mar
17
to Mar 18

DJ Learntables

Professor Learntables, MD (Master of the Dance-floor) presents:

The History of Music According To Professor Learntables. 

Squeeze into your dancing pants for an evening of toe-tapping and finger-snapping as the Professor slips a disc or two of his quality selections. 

Something for the hard-steppers and chin-strokers alike... 

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Peter Head
Mar
18
4:00 PM16:00

Peter Head

Peter Joseph Head is an upbeat, naive-pop, self-help meets rock-n-roll, musical documentarian & indie-anomaly.

Pop Matters website says he “proves pop music can both be accessible and adventurous”. Triple JJJ radio called his music “captivating in all its nervous-awkward-fast-talking-stumbly glory”. Doorstamps blog called it “folk pop music that nails the art of making simplicity sound busy”.

Website

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Mar
21
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Mitch Power
Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

Mitch Power

Fresh off the back of two years of solid touring, Mitch Power is packing the suitcase away and spending a bit of quality time back in Melbourne town. Tour stories have absolutely piled up and Mitch is chomping at the bit to share them with the home crowd. Get your Friday night off to the right start with Mitch's unique brand of top drawer finger picking and first rate story telling. Two sets from 6:30pm.

Website // Facebook // Instagram // Youtube

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Selki
Mar
24
5:00 PM17:00

Selki

Since 2014, Melbourne songwriter has been finding her voice and the results and response have been favourable. Enjoying radio play in Australia and Europe, not to mention taking in huge show numbers both at home and abroad, Selki has continuously evolved her style and musical growth. In her new single “Skins”, the idea of continuing to find oneself is furthered.

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DJ The Knave
Mar
24
to Mar 25

DJ The Knave

When he's not performing as Elvis or some other musical project - The Knave spins records and you can frequently catch him on the airwaves of PBS 106.7FM.

With his signature collection of LP's and 45's that includes rare and quirky gems collected from around the world - he has a sound a sound like no other.. 

Surf and Spy Guitar, Heavy Funk & Psychedelic Soul, Afro Latin Shakers, Exotic Dances, Rock N Roll screamers, Popcorn Swoons, Desert Rock Gas Guzzlers, Gin Soaked Jazz Swingers, Calypso, Voodoo & more 

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Checkerboard
Mar
25
4:00 PM16:00

Checkerboard

Legendary underground institution, Checkerboard (formerly Checkerboard Lounge), deliver a dynamic, soulful well of emotion and playful abandon in collective improvisation over classic blues and soul. World class musicianship meets raw unbridled passion inspired by moment's music and their ability to articulate the greater depth of expression to create seemingly rehearsed pieces out of nothing but great listening and reaction skills. Checkerboard's point of difference has always been playing with different musicians and throwing them into an improvisational hot-seat, a tour-de-force that demands honesty, integrity and the truth of the musician. The current line up of Carl Pannuzzo -vocals/drums, Shannon Bourne -guitar, Amos Sheehan -bass and Tim Neal - Hammond/Sax puts the band at the peak of their co-creative evolution to create unforgettable experiences in music. “You got it boy, it’s in you”..(Jimmy Smith)

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests
Mar
29
8:30 PM20:30

Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests

Not to be missed! Free entry

From Bakersfield to Nashville straight to heart of Melbourne, Honky Tonk Hot Pot is a monthly event that channels the greatest and most authentic sounds and sentiments in country music.  Hosted and led by house band - The Excellent Smithers (featuring members of Mustered Courage/Cisco Caesar) this event will feature amazing special guest musicians every month. This honky tonk party is where you want to be for your chicken pickin’, whiskey swillin’ country fix.

The Excellent Smithers play a hot pot of honky tonk and blues music that'll make you feel like you dunked your head in an Tennessee whiskey barrel and went back for more.
A regular gig will involve shredding telecasters, harmonica solos and flawless singing led by the sweet baritone vocal pipes of James Cisco. Expect to hear equal elements of tasty shufflin' blues, heartbreak honky tonk and break neck speed-country train feels. Production for the debut album in underway with a release expected in March 2018.

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Little Bee
Mar
31
5:00 PM17:00

Little Bee

From the East of Melbourne comes Mellow-Folk duo, Little Bee. In their music, you can hear traces of Angus and Julia Stone, The Milk Carton Kids and Tinpan Orange. Their harmonized vocals, ear catching instrumentation and engaging song writing creates the foundation for their captivating approach.

Bethany Peele and Bryce Turcato formed the group in 2016, forging their musical abilities to create a sound that is warm and unique. As individual artists, Bethany Peele and Bryce Turcato have toured nationally and internationally, rounding their experiences as professional musicians. Having played numerous Music Festivals around the country, Little Bee are leaving crowds smiling wherever they go.

Website // Facebook

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Burnt Letters
Feb
18
4:00 PM16:00

Burnt Letters

Some things can't be said, or shouldn't be said. We write them down, we burn the paper; we never send the text message; let the words hang unsaid. Burnt Letter takes those unspoken words and let them live through song with lush vocal harmonies, thoughtful lyrics, and soaring melodies

Featuring Melbourne writer Kinch Kinski, writer and singer Louise Pine, cellist Bianca Eden, and musical all-rounder Ray Bassett, Burnt Letters will spill their raucous heartbreak all over Edinburgh Castle’s beer garden. We’re hoping you’ll mop it up with your dancing shoes.

Website // Facebook
 

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DJ Speeding Beauty
Feb
17
to Feb 18

DJ Speeding Beauty

Heard at hoedowns, freakouts and swamp discos throughout Melbourne, DJ Speeding Beauty spins all things danceable and vaguely unsettling; from garage rock to country punk, riot grrrl to psych funk, 90s noise to vintage witchery, and the smoothest retro radio sounds to the controversial and banned. Can your Nashville Pussy do the dog?

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Tammy Haider
Feb
17
6:00 PM18:00

Tammy Haider

Crystalline songstress Tammy Haider will be performing songs from her recently released album, The One, plus a few old and new treasures from her eclectic songbook. Playing two sets in the sweet surrounds of the Edinburgh Castle's beer garden from 6-8 pm she will be joined by Andy Papps & Andrew Bencina.

Facebook // Instagram

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DJ The Knave
Feb
16
to Feb 17

DJ The Knave

When he's not performing as Elvis or some other musical project - The Knave spins records and you can frequently catch him on the airwaves of PBS 106.7FM.

With his signature collection of LP's and 45's that includes rare and quirky gems collected from around the world - he has a sound a sound like no other.. 

Surf and Spy Guitar, Heavy Funk & Psychedelic Soul, Afro Latin Shakers, Exotic Dances, Rock N Roll screamers, Popcorn Swoons, Desert Rock Gas Guzzlers, Gin Soaked Jazz Swingers, Calypso, Voodoo & more 

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Delsinki
Feb
16
6:00 PM18:00

Delsinki

What do the ACO, Jim Moginie from Midnight Oil, Steve Pigram from the Pigram Brothers, Brian Ritchie from the Violent Femmes, Richard Tognetti, cinematographer Jon Frank and astounding indigenous musician “Yamatji Man” Mark Atkins have in common?

DELSINKI has joined creative forces with them all.

Shape-shifting uncategorisable post-colonialist DELSINKI releases the debut DELSINKI album, “NEW and USED”, an amalgam of honest and compelling narratives about war, loss, ageing, tribalism, emotions, nature, the futility of urban life and the perils of conformity. Big themes, fully realised.

Produced elegantly by Cameron McKenzie, the songs are by turn brittle and delicate, orchestral, then rollicking, then hard hitting, then reflective. The album covers the scope of DELSINKI’s extraordinary gamut of styles and collaborations, and each song is accompanied by a deluxe video.

Grateful for small mercies, and being a bower bird par excellence, DELSINKI’s approach contains traces of (amongst others) Leonard Cohen, Tim Winton, John Brack, and bush poets and dreamers, all of whom litter this unique vision of contemporary Australian life

Count your Blessings (with Ruby Gill) is the newest and single to be released to accompany the album, and it’s gorgeous. Delsinki is about to put this masterpiece out and hit the road a with a crack band, including Justin Brady from Things of Stone and Wood, a top notch rhythm section and vocalists Ruby, Brooke Taylor and Coby Grant, all of whom share the spotlight on this stunning album

Website // Facebook

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Matt Kelly
Feb
11
4:00 PM16:00

Matt Kelly

February 11th sees Matt Kelly bring his loop-based acoustic show to the Edinburgh Castle; performing songs spanning three projects over the last few years, some of his favourite jams and even some new material from his upcoming record release. Entry is free.

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Tasha Zappala
Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

Tasha Zappala

Australian singer-songwriter Tasha Zappala unlocks a raw mixture of post-folk blues that synthesizes the atmosphere of a local coffee shop where the lighting is warm & the ambiance is nothing short of enticing. Her intense gypsy-folk melodies will at one moment materialize into dainty falsettos, and at the next into a throaty, growling chest tone. Soulful and spine-tingling, ethereal and evocative, Zappala weaves abstracted tales of foggy memories and days adrift.  

Website // Facebook
 

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Brian Campeau
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

Brian Campeau

Brian Campeau is mostly known for his complex guitar playing accompanied by long sorrowful vocals. He is less known for his charm and willingness to please his audience. Some don’t like his sense of humour.

Originally from Canada, he’s been in Australia since 2003. He tends not to like being compared to other artists, but sees some value to these comparisons. With this in mind, some say Brian sounds like Nick Drake mixed with Radiohead. Others say he sounds angelic. That’s pretty nice.

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Feb
7
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Front Porch
Feb
4
4:00 PM16:00

Front Porch

Melbourne based Bluegrass and Western Swing outfit Front Porch will be bringing their ragtime vibes to the Edinburgh Beer Garden on a fine Sunday afternoon! Toe tapping music from the 1850s to now -- it's bound to be an afternoon of great music, food, beverages and company! Featuring -- flat pickin' guitar (Brother Steve) -- mandolin (Cousin Rob) -- upright bass (Sister Maxine) -- trombone and washboard (Uncle Bonesy) -- 5 string banjo (Reverend Pete).

Facebook // Youtube

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The Glorious
Feb
3
6:00 PM18:00

The Glorious

The Glorious have just completed their fourth album and are now diving back into the live scene.

The past couple of years have seen the band carve inroads in the US as well as locally. A major TV placement led to some shows in Los Angeles, and the band also played in New Zealand before the final touches were put on the new record.

Renowned for their emotionally resonant songs, the band will be playing material from across their catalogue, as well as some choice cuts from their favourite artists.
 

Facebook // Twitter

 

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Professor Learntables
Feb
2
to Feb 3

Professor Learntables

Professor Learntables, MD (Master of the Dance-floor) presents:

The History of Music According To Professor Learntables. 

Squeeze into your dancing pants for an evening of toe-tapping and finger-snapping as the Professor slips a disc or two of his quality selections. 

Something for the hard-steppers and chin-strokers alike... 

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Matt Green
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Matt Green

Just after releasing his first single to the world through Blind Date Records, Green will playing a solo spot on Friday 2nd of Feb from 6:30 – 8:30.  Playing tracks from his upcoming album with his moody guitar playing and his unique soulful voice.

Website // Facebook

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Lehmann B Smith
Jan
28
4:00 PM16:00

Lehmann B Smith

Free // Beer Garden

Leading up to his first release thru Bedroom Suck Records, Lehmann B Smith Band will be playing a mini-residency over the last 2 Sundays of January. Playing 2 sets of old, new and even newer material, LBS Band will make your sunny Sundays both rock, chill and do something in between.

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The Glorious
Jan
27
6:00 PM18:00

The Glorious

The Glorious have just completed their fourth album and are now diving back into the live scene.

The past couple of years have seen the band carve inroads in the US as well as locally. A major TV placement led to some shows in Los Angeles, and the band also played in New Zealand before the final touches were put on the new record.

Renowned for their emotionally resonant songs, the band will be playing material from across their catalogue, as well as some choice cuts from their favourite artists.
 

Facebook // Twitter

 

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DJ Popalotacorn
Jan
26
to Jan 27

DJ Popalotacorn

Free // Beer Garden

Dr PopaLotaCorn spends his time out of lawsuits making monstrous vinyl concoctions from found and discarded body parts. His sets jump from 60s RnB to sleazy soundtracks, James Brown to Japanese surf, Mexican cumbia to mambo, Peruvian garage to Persian funk, Ethiopian soul to exotica. It's a carefully curated ungodly mess but you can dance to it."

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D.G. Gray & Co
Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

D.G. Gray & Co

After a year of playing shows and looking at each other mournfully that there seemed like an essential ingredient was missing we can finally lift our heads out of the gloom and announce that we have found said ingredient in Kat Ogilvie on accordion, who we have poached from Rich Davies & The Low Road. Finally D.G. Gray & Co. sound like the 4 piece we were always meant to be!

The melancholy of the accordion is a beautiful accompaniment to the happy singalong songs that hide some dark subject matters which have always been songwriter Daz Gray's stock-in-trade. With D.G. Gray & Co. you can have a dance and have a wee cry at the same time.

Join us for two sets of happy/sad Americana at The Edinburgh Castle on Saturday, 26th January to try to forget the fact that you have another whole year of work ahead of you.

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Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests
Jan
25
8:00 PM20:00

Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests

Not to be missed! Free entry

From Bakersfield to Nashville straight to heart of Melbourne, Honky Tonk Hot Pot is a monthly event that channels the greatest and most authentic sounds and sentiments in country music.  Hosted and led by house band - The Excellent Smithers (featuring members of Mustered Courage/Cisco Caesar) this event will feature amazing special guest musicians every month. This honky tonk party is where you want to be for your chicken pickin’, whiskey swillin’ country fix.

The Excellent Smithers play a hot pot of honky tonk and blues music that'll make you feel like you dunked your head in an Tennessee whiskey barrel and went back for more.
A regular gig will involve shredding telecasters, harmonica solos and flawless singing led by the sweet baritone vocal pipes of James Cisco. Expect to hear equal elements of tasty shufflin' blues, heartbreak honky tonk and break neck speed-country train feels. Production for the debut album in underway with a release expected in March 2018.

View Event →
Lehmann B Smith
Jan
21
4:00 PM16:00

Lehmann B Smith

Free // Beer Garden

Leading up to his first release thru Bedroom Suck Records, Lehmann B Smith Band will be playing a mini-residency over the last 2 Sundays of January. Playing 2 sets of old, new and even newer material, LBS Band will make your sunny Sundays both rock, chill and do something in between.

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DJ Ernie Dee
Jan
20
to Jan 21

DJ Ernie Dee

Original mister nice guy and keen vinyl collector Erney dee (aka DJ Ernest) is known for his reggae style hip hop, jungle and dancehall selections, mixing it up with some future jazz, dirty south beats, dubstep and trap to get the dancefloor jumping, but always maintaining the jamaican vibe.

View Event →
DJ The Knave
Jan
19
to Jan 20

DJ The Knave

When he's not performing as Elvis or some other musical project - The Knave spins records and you can frequently catch him on the airwaves of PBS 106.7FM.

With his signature collection of LP's and 45's that includes rare and quirky gems collected from around the world - he has a sound a sound like no other.. 

Surf and Spy Guitar, Heavy Funk & Psychedelic Soul, Afro Latin Shakers, Exotic Dances, Rock N Roll screamers, Popcorn Swoons, Desert Rock Gas Guzzlers, Gin Soaked Jazz Swingers, Calypso, Voodoo & more 

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