Eddi Nuardo
Oct
20
4:00 PM16:00

Eddi Nuardo

Stephen Edward Nuardo will be playing his first show of the year with dobro and mandolin player Pete Fidler. Two sets from 4-6, this will appeal to anyone who’s ever wished to kiss the Blarney Stone or jump into a stream of whiskey.

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Trio Grande
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

Trio Grande

Trio Grande is a little three piece making Rn'B, Blues and Honkytonk sounds. It's smokey, but it won't get in your eyes. It's cool but it sizzles. Thursdays in May at The Royal Oak. Food, drink, dimly lit corners and sweet nothings.

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Beautiful Buildings
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

Beautiful Buildings

Beautiful Buildings bring their harmony-driven indie-folk to Charles Weston Hotel for what promises to be a bloody charming show. You are invited to sail into a bittersweet reverie through songs that hum with lyrical imagery and originality. Throughout their live set, you may hear a carefully selected cover or two by some of their favourite artists including Iron & Wine, Leonard Cohen and Low, among others.

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DJ Chips and Salad
Oct
26
to Oct 27

DJ Chips and Salad

Nobody wants Steamed veggies. Everybody wants Chips and Salads! 

Indie miserablism meets party hip hop. Kraut, synth, a shallow knowledge of dub reggae, two Beyonce records, awkward house music and a bunch of Alt. hits and memories. Like if Jive Bunny did the Stranger Things Soundtrack.

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Maja
Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

Maja

Telling her honest story to the Australian music scene, Serbian-born singer-songwriter Maja is gaining quite a reputation for her eccentric character and glittering performances. Thought- provoking and deeply-personal, the songs are vulnerable and relatable, displaying a depth and maturity far beyond her age. 2017 has seen Maja move interstate to Melbourne, where she has continued to build her following - filling rooms with her charm and passionate vocals. Her latest EP ‘Still Bleeding’ looks to the past for inspiration, echoing soul, blues, and folk and is set to cement her reputation as a serious contender in the Australian music scene.

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Steven Mitchel Trio
Oct
31
6:30 PM18:30

Steven Mitchel Trio

Steve Mitchell Trio are a 3 piece soul/blues band from Melbourne. The trio is made up of singer-songwriter Steven (Mitchell) Reinhardt, bassist Lawson Kennard and drummer Conor Anderson-Vague. All professionals at their craft, the trio deliver a dynamic repertoire of beachy chilled hits to hard hitting blues rock songs, expect a set of grooves and clean vocals. Whilst recording their debut EP in 2019, the trio have scored a year long residency at the Ontop bar (Ormond) and are on the lookout for more gigs in the later half of the year.

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Rosario De Marco
Nov
7
6:30 PM18:30

Rosario De Marco

Rosario De Marco, guitarist-composer is renowned throughout Italy for his arrangements and performances of Neapolitan and popular music. Rosario has performed live as well as for national TV and radio. He has released a number of CDs, including "Light and Shadows" "Roots" and "Intuition". His music captures the warmth and passion of the Southern European lands, taking elements from flamenco, jazz, classical, folk and popular music. With this mixture of different musical inspirations, he creates his own personal and highly melodious style

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Honeymoon Bridge
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

Honeymoon Bridge

Honeymoon bridge are an original folk quartet based in Melbourne who are completing their second album in November. Featuring the close harmonies of singers Steph Brett and Helena Plazza, backed my Stephen E. Stanisic on mandolin and David Bramble on double bass, the group have often been compared to Simon and Garfunkel!

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DJ Funk McRump
Oct
12
to Oct 13

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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Secret Native
Oct
10
6:30 PM18:30

Secret Native

Secret Native is a double guitar quartet led by Zeb Vescio. Their sound is rooted in the intensity and language of bop, influenced by artists such as King Bern MacDaddy and Bud Powell, as well the sights and sounds of a country Victorian upbringing. Secret Native perform new and old compositions by each band member and explore the dynamic and at times raucous interplay between 16 strings.
Secret Native is Zeb Vescio - Guitars, Nick Kyritsis - Guitar, Robbie Finch - Bass, Luke Andresen - Drums.

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Nir Tsfaty
Oct
6
4:00 PM16:00

Nir Tsfaty

Israeli musician Nir Tsfaty has recently moved to Melbourne, introducing to the Australian
audience, music from his wide creative work.
Nir has been an active musician for the past decade - composer, songwriter, singer and multi-
instrumentalist, acting as a solo artist and as a leader of the two Alternative Rock / Pop bands
Noria and Bell Always.
During this time he has released, together with his bands, three studio albums and played dozens
of shows across Israel, including InDnegev Festival and the iconic stage of Barby Tel Aviv.
Nir's music is often minimalist and atmospheric, influenced by British Alternative Rock and
Minimalism in classical and electronic music.
Nir will play songs from his recent album with Bell Always, 'Daylight Slowly Fades', together with
songs from Noria and new, unreleased songs that he has written in Melbourne.

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DJ Simon Laxton
Oct
5
to Oct 6

DJ Simon Laxton

Simon Laxton plays wilder underground sounds from the 50's and 60's. He genre hops (Rock n Roll, Rockabilly, Soul, Early Funk, Popcorn, authentic R&B, Rocksteady, Ska, Garage and more)

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Denim Gorgeous
Oct
5
6:30 PM18:30

Denim Gorgeous

From reclusive closet-folkstar to New Orleans indie rocker, Denim Gorgeous returns to his home in Aus with new music impregnated with spirit and emotion so honest it could light the bulb. In his voyage back home, stripping the old clothes of an old band, Denim Gorgeous showcases his charming songs in naked solo fashion – from cabinet confessional to an open stage.

Expect dark candour, spines to chill & soul-staring contests.

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Rob Patton
Oct
3
6:30 PM18:30

Rob Patton

Recently releasing his EP "homegrown", Robert Patton is a singer songwriter originally from Sydney's Blue Mountains. Playing a hybrid of Blues and Country, his music manages to be both lively and reflective in equal measure. Recently joining forces with local songbird Beth Joss, they will be playing as a duo at the Charles Western. Performing originals as well as the odd cover thrown in for good measure, their songs incorporate everything from Delta blues to the Californian folk stylings of the early seventies.

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James Teague
Sep
29
4:00 PM16:00

James Teague

Singer-songwriter James Teague is undeniably unique. Finding solace in the souls of old jazz singers and psych-tinged folk ramblers, his songs are filled with unpredictable melodies, poetic lyricisms and a soaring vocal tremolo. James is currently working on new material, after having produced his last album with acclaimed engineer, Nick Huggins (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, The Harpoons, Whitley, Leah Senior).

Instagram // Bandcamp

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Hamish Macleod
Sep
28
6:30 PM18:30

Hamish Macleod

Hamish Macleod is a Melbourne singer/songwriter. After fifteen years of playing his solo sets with an acoustic guitar he has made the leap to performing with an electric, and the results have been amazing. His sound now incorporates both the song writing and lyricism of artists such as Niel Young and Leonard Cohen with the sonic possibilities of the electric shown so well by bands such as Mogwai, Nirvana and Pink Floyd. It’s a captivating, dynamic and eclectic performance which only builds on his previous shows that have seen him share bills with artists such as Hugo Race, Kim Salmon, Spencer P Jones and Jess Rebiero.

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Cruwys
Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

Cruwys

Not just your typical vanilla ice cream, Cruwys is a moving and grooving singer-songwriter based in Melbourne. He aims to captivate, communicate and stimulate with melodies that will follow you home. The combination of blues, R&B, singer-songwriter and alt-indie produces a tangible energy about the room.

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Agus Batara Quartet
Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

Agus Batara Quartet

Agus Batara Quartet will bring 2 sets of original jazz infused with warm guitar sound to The Charles Weston. The band came into formation in 2017 through their debut performance at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival and later that year at the Halls Gap Jazz Festival. Agus Batara (keys/ band leader) draws his unique song writing style from a mix of jazz root tradition, modern funk and wider ‘world’ music influence inspired by idols like Bill Evans, Brad Mehldau, Avishai Cohen(b), Tigran Hamasyah, EST and more. The quartet’s unique repertoire often evokes an imaginative landscape, place or story beyond their melodic, harmonic or rhythmic ideas.

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DJ Tardisco
Sep
21
to Sep 22

DJ Tardisco

Time and relative dimentions in sound

Remember when you were young and your dad would be playing music, and every once in a while a song would come on that nailed it. Thats TARDISCO. Sharyn and Nick play some songs you know and some obscure, without the prejudice of time.


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Luke Evans
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Luke Evans

“Luke Evans brings intimate performances to life through his impressive brand of indie folk. The Melbourne-based singer-songwriter has spent years captivating audiences with his polished vocals and energy to match - often mixing in elements of pop and funk to set the mood and leave you wanting more.”

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Dan Chapman
Sep
15
4:00 PM16:00

Dan Chapman

Dan’s music is created in response to his ongoing journey of self development while on the road and calling various places around the world home. This translates into an emotionally charged live performance that ebbs and flows, captivating audiences with a voice that has both great power and intricate, delicate control.
SOULFUL MUSIC FOR THE IMAGINATION

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DJ Chips and Salad
Sep
14
to Sep 15

DJ Chips and Salad

Nobody wants Steamed veggies. Everybody wants Chips and Salads! 

Indie miserablism meets party hip hop. Kraut, synth, a shallow knowledge of dub reggae, two Beyonce records, awkward house music and a bunch of Alt. hits and memories. Like if Jive Bunny did the Stranger Things Soundtrack.

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Selki
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

Selki

Selki's powerful and unique vocal sound, merged with her simple melodic, jazzy improv keys, combines her folk roots with the pop power of more modern influences. With a simple take on complex matters of life or the heart, her lyric writing is catchy, fun, and combines a sweet sincerity on the back of a lil dry humour.

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The Peacocks
Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

The Peacocks

The Peacocks are a hard swinging collective of young musicians who fell in love with Jazz from the 1940s onwards. Listeners can expect to hear classic standards being sculpted carefully or thrown around like a wet tennis ball. Moments of chaos subdued with empathetic listening, The Peacocks celebrate the act of play and invite the audience along for the ride.

Robbie Finch: Bass
Max Slorach: Saxophone
Bede Forde Gaddes: Trumpet
Ollie Cox: Drums

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Andy Nelson
Sep
8
4:00 PM16:00

Andy Nelson

Andy Nelson is a Singer Songwriter from Central West NSW. With a mesmerising voice he writes and sings songs full of heart. Within the few years he's has been involved in the music scene Andy has quickly become a well-respected musician and festival favourite.
In September he will bring his solo performance, and debut album "Man on The Mountain" to the Wesley Anne.

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Selki
Sep
7
6:30 PM18:30

Selki

Selki's powerful and unique vocal sound, merged with her simple melodic, jazzy improv keys, combines her folk roots with the pop power of more modern influences. With a simple take on complex matters of life or the heart, her lyric writing is catchy, fun, and combines a sweet sincerity on the back of a lil dry humour.

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FM Threads
Sep
5
6:30 PM18:30

FM Threads

FM Thread are indie-folk duo based out of Melbourne made up of Matthew Campbell, a voice aloft a breeze laced with honey and gravel and Floyd Graham, a fingerstyle guitarist with hands that weave open tuning and folk guitar intricacies that will make you think Jose Gonzales meets Joni Mitchell meets Ben Howard. FM Thread specialise in nostalgic, heartfelt acoustic songs that provide space for people to reflect on common themes of love, life and loss. Settle in at the Charles Weston in Brunswick for 2 sets of all original music that these two have been writing together over the last year."

Instagram // Facebook // Website // Bandcamp

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Red Dirt Radio
Sep
1
4:00 PM16:00

Red Dirt Radio

Red Dirt Radio explore a sound existing somewhere between roots infused folk and pop-driven bluegrass. Together they examine what it is to gain wisdom, celebrate life’s joys, and endure a
shortage of coffee and alcohol. Join them as they celebrate the release of their EP.

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DJ Tardisco
Aug
31
to Sep 1

DJ Tardisco

Time and relative dimensions in sound

Remember when you were young and your dad would be playing music, and every once in a while a song would come on that nailed it. Thats TARDISCO. Sharyn and Nick play some songs you know and some obscure, without the prejudice of time.

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Front Porch
Aug
31
6:30 PM18:30

Front Porch

Front Porch are a Melbourne based Bluegrass/Western Swing/Indie Folk band. Musically very diverse and individual, no one song is the same as the next – Creating an entertaining and engaging atmosphere for any gig-goer to enjoy. Front Porch have performed at a variety of venues around the Melbourne area as well as Victoria’s many Bluegrass, folk and roots festivals.

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Madi Leeds
Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

Madi Leeds

This August, Melbourne’s indie-pop singer-songwriter ‘Madi Leeds’ will be returning to the Charles Weston, Brunswick.

Following the release of her debut single ‘Water to Me’ and EP ‘Spinning’, Leeds’ has been known for the music video’s creative direction involving aliens, cats and ball pit balls. Her sarcastic lyrical approach towards sensitive themes, contrastingly creates a vulnerable delivery and eccentric mood when performing.

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