Tom Redwood
May
25
6:30 PM18:30

Tom Redwood

Charles Jenkins has called his music “a rare and brilliant treat for the ears.” Ben Salter thinks he is “the unreal deal.” This April Tom Redwood and his band "the Glue" will be playing songs from his four solo releases and their upcoming LP, produced by Melbourne music legend Matt Walker (Lost Ragas, Tex Perkins, Vika and Linda, Archie Roach etc). The band includes the talents of outstanding lap-steel guitarist Kier Stevens and archetypal bluesman TK Reeve on bass. Come along and watch them cook up a storm at the Charles Weston.

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Max Teakle
May
26
4:00 PM16:00

Max Teakle

Max Teakle began learning the piano at the age of 5, playing the blues and the music of Thelonious Monk. Now 12 years later he is extending and refining his pianistic approach under the tutelage of Barney McCall and Mark Fitzgibbon. Here playing with two close friends and equally strong voices in the Melbourne music scene, Blakely Mclean Davies and Dom Stitt. They form a strikingly beautiful group through intimate exploration and a deep musical trust. Whether they’re playing American Songbook standards, originals or more contemporary works by the Beatles, Bob Dylan or Paul Simon the trio always manages to communicate with long, emotionally arching pieces that resonate with whoever happens to listen.

Max Teakle - p
Blakely Mclean Davies - b
Dom Stitt - d

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Denim Gorgeous
May
30
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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Gerry Kennedy and Simon Paparo
Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

Gerry Kennedy and Simon Paparo

Believe me folks, this is the winter warmer you've been waiting for...

Two of Melbourne's most prolific performers are set to warm up your winter in one of Brunswick's cosiest caverns, the charming Charles Weston Hotel.

If you've ever been to the Bourke Street Mall, you'll no doubt know Simon Paparo. Since the launch of his debut album at The Toff last year, Simon has quickly become part of the Melbourne experience providing the soundtrack for locals and visitors alike.

Alongside Paparo, Gerry Kennedy has flown a slightly different flightpath to fame...

Best know as the bloke who managed hip-hop star 'Eazy G' to national notoriety, Gerry first found fame as a talent agent. He has since gone on to write some of the most influential folk songs of our time.

Not since tomato sauce first squirted onto a meat pie has there been a partnership more pleasing than Paparo and Kennedy.

Catch them from 6pm on Thursday 6th June at Brunswick's Charles Weston Hotel.

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Entropy Quartet
Jun
9
4:00 PM16:00

Entropy Quartet

Entropy Quartet merge elements of improvised jazz, funk, and groove, roving through syncopated stated and improvised landscapes.

The ensemble performs predominantly original material, drawing influence from a broad spectrum ranging from Nik Bartsch to The Bad Plus. Within their repertoire, the band challenges the distinction between rock and jazz, reinterpreting pieces from Pink Floyd, The Beatles, and Radiohead.

Their debut full length studio album, S>0, was launched to a full house at Uptown Jazz Café in 2017, with a second expected in early 2019.

Entropy Quartet are :

Sally Rochlin – alto sax
Ben Delves – guitar
Ben Tansey – double bass
Kein Jenkin - drumkit

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Bob Hutchison
Jun
30
4:00 PM16:00

Bob Hutchison

A consumate troubador, Bob Hutchison's performances marry his singular tenor voice with driving blues and bluegrass inspired rhythms. Bob's songs are vibrant, his narratives and characters vivid with action and
antiquity. His deft lyricism spans tall-tales, philosophical imagery and melancholy ballads with confidence and wisdom.

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James Teague
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

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).

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 Tapsalteerie Band
May
19
4:00 PM16:00

Tapsalteerie Band

Bringing together three artists from diverse, yet complimentary backgrounds, Tapsalteerie is a Melbourne-based Celtic music group, consisting of flute, guitar/keyboards, and double bass. The group performs tunes mostly written by Meredith Beardmore, the flutist. These tunes explore interesting musical territory – including unusual time-signatures and colourful harmonies – infused with the rhythmic drive and tone colours of traditional Irish and Scottish music.
Meredith is the founder of and flutist with Muses Delight, a Melbourne-based early music ensemble. Timothy also plays the saxophone and writes music – he is a published composer and plays avant-garde improvised music and jazz. Isaac regularly performs with the best of Melbourne’s jazz and folk musicians.
The group’s name, Tapsalteerie, (literally ‘topsy-turvy’) is in homage to the work of Rabbie Burns.

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Wastelands
May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Wastelands

WASTELANDS is a Melbourne-based group exploring a variety of different
grooves within a guitar trio setting. The group draws from a broad range of
influences, including Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Kaidi Tatham and
Radiohead, while paying tribute to the jazz lineage. There is a distinct
emphasis on preserving simplicity within new song forms. Listeners can
expect improvisation, dynamic interplay and a keen sense of embracing the
unknown.

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Dan Horne
May
16
6:30 PM18:30

Dan Horne

Dan Horne is a foot stompin' folk infused blues & roots multi instrumentalist.

The singer/songwriter began his music career in 2014 performing on the streets, busking and travelling. His "one-man- band" style is a mesmerising blend of foot drums, harmonica and multiple guitars.

In 2017 he released his debut album 'From the roots'. A folk infused, feel good, surf/roots album, independently recorded at paperbark recording co.

Dan has quickly become a must see act in the live music scene, rigorously touring and playing music festivals across the country, including, Caloundra music festival, Blues on Broadbeach & Agnes Blues and Roots just to name a few .

Dans first single 'This Town' is currently the soundtrack to the sunshine coast, and featured on the 'Come To Life' television ad campaign

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Red Dirt Radio
May
12
4:00 PM16:00

Red Dirt Radio

Influenced by vocalists such as Marianne Faithfull, Suzi Quatro, Edith Piaf
and Lucinda Williams, Sascha Ion’s unique writing and vocal style exists
somewhere between roots infused folk and pop-driven bluegrass.
With an enduring curiosity to experiment with different collaborators she has
formed projects in Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Wellington NZ.
Join her on Sunday May 12 with trans-Tasman trio, Red Dirt Radio.

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Zeb Vescio Trio
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

Zeb Vescio Trio

ZV3 is a guitar trio made up of Zeb Vescio on guitar, Robbie Finch on double bass, and Luke Andresen on drums. The trio plays original music and standards and is rooted in the energy and language of bop, drawing on a range of influences from Monk and Powell to Rosenwinkel and King Bern.

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Tsar Green
May
5
4:00 PM16:00

Tsar Green

TSAR GREEN's style isn't what you would normally expect from an acoustic performer. Coming from a classical background, with vocals rooted in a Cohenesque mindset, the themes of an introspective balladeer, hooks the 80's would be proud of, and chord progressions leaning to the experimental side of things, this certainly is an act that differs from your regular brand of singer-songwriter.

A genre-bender, TSAR GREEN's set is sure to mix things up, with a range of covers and originals based in rock, folk, and pop, with elements of blues, classical, alternative, jazz, and experimental blending in.

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Emily Grant
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

Emily Grant

EMILY GRANT “is a crossover of classical and pop music. It’s dark. It’s emotive. It’s exciting. It’s supremely engrossing. The guitar and the piano; it works so brilliantly. Don't try and pigeon hole it because you can't. It's unique, it's original, it's got atmosphere. It's just got everything that is so special about Australian music and it's got it all in one band" DAVE ANGER, 100.3 FM

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The Luau Cowboys
Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

The Luau Cowboys

Mixing early country, bluegrass, blues, waltzes, rumbas, Cajun, originals, and Hawaiin slack key = the Luaus. Andrew Forrer, double bass and vocals, ex Uncle bill Tom Forsell (Moonee Valley Drifters)vocals, strings and accordion, Brian Fitzgerald Perth blues, and roots on guitars. So don’t miss this unique band, they’re great.

They can even yodel and do some carter family tunes, frank stokes, Jimmy Skinner and Gabby Pahinui.

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Marven Lim
Apr
27
6:30 PM18:30

Marven Lim

For the first time in a long while Marven Lim will finally make the leap to a live set to present to you songs from his independently recorded album “Inner City Vagabond” along with some offcuts set to be released soon. Orlando Treleani will be accompanying him on the night, providing a setting in which some acoustic jams may be had.

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Ross Hubbard
Apr
21
4:00 PM16:00

Ross Hubbard

Ross Hubbard comes to the Charles Weston on Sunday April 21st, playing two sets of acoustic originals from 4pm.

A passionate story-teller with an authentically Australiana charm, his richly lyrical songs blend contemporary, Melbourne folk with an old-school country twang.

This promises to be a fantastic afternoon of Easter Sunday fun, with great-value pub meals and drinks on offer!

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Mike Tilbrook
Apr
20
6:30 PM18:30

Mike Tilbrook

Nominated for Most Popular Jazz Artist and Most Popular Experimental / Avant-garde Artist in the 2016 S.A Music Awards. Tilbrook combines introspective lyrics with deep soul grooves to deliver his message (think Father John Misty meets D'Angelo). Mike is also an active contributor in the Melbourne World music scene - Working with acts such as Ausecuma Beats, Ajak Kwai and Bortier Okoe.

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Dylan Guy Pinkerton
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

Dylan Guy Pinkerton

The flavours of Pop, Folk and Soul intertwined with a splash of wit and remorse, Dylan Guy Pinkerton infuses the influences of John Mayer and Allen Stone into tasty ear sized treats. Playing a combination of original music and unique covers, Dylan has played all round Australia and the US from Byron Bay Blues Festival to your fair dinkum aussie pubs and clubs.

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Georgia Gordon
Apr
13
6:30 PM18:30

Georgia Gordon

New arrival from Edinburgh Scotland, singer-songwriter Georgia Gordon is delighted to play
in Melbourne where she’s hoping to stay for a while. After a wee break she’s back with a bang with the title track from her latest EP ‘New York’s Army’ announced as single of the week on BBC Radio Scotland. 

With hints of Alabama Shakes and KT Tunstall, Amy Winehouse meets Lucinda Williams
–‘there’s an intimacy to Gordon’s voice, and lyrics that really take it to the next level’  

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Rhyley McGrath
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

Rhyley McGrath

Rhyley McGrath is returning to Melbourne for a show on the 11th of April @ The Charles Weston

Rhyley is a talented young Bendigo-based musician garnering praise and winning fans across Victoria. He will be playing a solo acoustic mix of blues/funk/soul using just an acoustic guitar and his soulful vocals.

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Girl Friday
Apr
7
4:00 PM16:00

Girl Friday

Girl Friday returns to the Charles Weston for the first time since the 2018 release of her album ‘Sepia Tones’. Come along and listen to her rich, soulful voice and timeless songs. Her easy stage presence and heartfelt lyrics are a perfect compliment to your Sunday afternoon.

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Madi Leeds
Apr
6
6:30 PM18:30

Madi Leeds

“This February, 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.

Saturday 6th of April, Leeds will be playing 2 solo sets, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, in the beer garden.

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Ben Delves Trio
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Ben Delves Trio

The Ben Delves Trio + a super special guest are back at the fantastic Charles Weston Hotel, Brunswick to bring you more hard hitting, bopping, and jazzing heroics. Catch Ben Delves (Guitar), Monty Shnier (Bass), Ollie Cox (Drums), and a special guest on Thursday the 4th of April

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Agus Batara Quartet
Mar
31
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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Neeko
Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

Neeko

Melbourne based songstress Neeko compliments her honest approach to poetry with lush chords and floating melodies. Emphasised by a strong connection to rhythm Neeko invites you into her world as she observes relationships, spirituality, and people.

Her journey is laden with a groovy pop sensibility guided by positivity and a universal consciousness.

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Buddy Knox
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Buddy Knox

Buddy Knox is a funky blues man, described as Australia’s answer to BB King!

Buddy has carved up the Blues scene around Australia since 2007, notching his Blues belt with all the big ticket Australian festivals. He won the Sydney Blues Society Performer of the Year twice, and continues to share his old school Blues style with fans.

Buddy plays with smooth finesse, in the tasty authentic style of the old legends. Whilst yearning to play like rocker Chuck Berry as a teenager, Buddy now has a style of his own that exudes the essence of Blues.

Buddy’s recent move to acoustic Blues gives fans the intimate experience of bare bones genuine Blues, Knox style.'

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Steven Reinhardt
Mar
24
4:00 PM16:00

Steven Reinhardt

Steve Mitchell is a singer-songwriter from the bayside suburbs of Melbourne.
In 2019 Mitchell has been working on a debut release inspired by a seven week road trip, spanning across the great divide.
Mitchell's husky lows and airy falsetto sees his style covering a multitude of genres such as blues, soul, pop and folk.

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Neeko
Mar
23
6:30 PM18:30

Neeko

Melbourne based songstress Neeko compliments her honest approach to poetry with lush chords and floating melodies. Emphasised by a strong connection to rhythm Neeko invites you into her world as she observes relationships, spirituality, and people.

Her journey is laden with a groovy pop sensibility guided by positivity and a universal consciousness.

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Steve Tyssen
Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Steve Tyssen

Steve Tyssen returns to the Charles Weston for an intimate solo set featuring some brand new songs off his latest album 'Come Home'. Recently written and recorded in Brisbane, it is a return to the raw stripped-back songwriting approach Tyssen has been getting recognition for around Melbourne. Charles Weston is the perfect venue making this a gig not to be missed!

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Dan Horne
Mar
16
6:30 PM18:30

Dan Horne

Dan Horne is a foot stompin' folk infused blues & roots multi instrumentalist.

The singer/songwriter began his music career in 2014 performing on the streets, busking and travelling. His "one-man- band" style is a mesmerising blend of foot drums, harmonica and multiple guitars.

In 2017 he released his debut album 'From the roots'. A folk infused, feel good, surf/roots album, independently recorded at paperbark recording co.

Dan has quickly become a must see act in the live music scene, rigorously touring and playing music festivals across the country, including, Caloundra music festival, Blues on Broadbeach & Agnes Blues and Roots just to name a few .

Dans first single 'This Town' is currently the soundtrack to the sunshine coast, and featured on the 'Come To Life' television ad campaign

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Michael DeLara
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

Michael DeLara

Singer/songwriter/actor Michael Delara has traversed a long and winding road of music, art and performance experiences to arrive at a place of serene clarity in his song craft. His profound acoustic storytelling speaks directly to the heart with feelings that ring earthy, authentic and familiar to any listener, anywhere around the globe. Playing songs rooted in soul and rock, Michael’s target is to get the audience to move. “There is still no greater feeling than to take an audience on a ride they never saw coming, open up a space where they can be themselves and we all have a great time along the way.” -

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