Hello Friends & Bon Vivants
If you didn’t back a winner today, may you be consoled with a Movember full of fab gigs (mostly free) as per below.
And …I have presents!
Five lucky people can win a double pass to a movie called My Old Lady (in cinemas November 13) staring Kevin Kline, Kirstin Scott Thomas & Maggie Smith (a warm & witty tale set in Paris). To enter, please hit your reply button, put My Old Lady in the subject line, and give me your postal address. Do this by Friday of this week (November 7). The five winners will be drawn at random, & tickets posted off etc.
Friday November 7
Mike Walsh Duo @ Mercure Resort Gerringong, 5-8pm
Its a cool and swinging way to start the weekend, guitar & double bass.
Lisa Parrot Quartet @ Wollongong Con Auditorium, Glennifer Brae 7pm $15/$12/$10
This Jazz Sax Diva lives and performs in New York, originally from Newcastle NSW, she has performed with all the greats James Morrison, Dave Brubeck, Johny Mandel & others. She is touring to promote her new album, Round Tripper and to appear at Wangaratta Jazz Fest. Her quartet features Simon Barker, Carl Dewhurst and Cameron Undy. Book online www.wollcon.com.au or get tix at the door but you’ll pay a few dollars more.
The Ilya Szwec Trio @ Blue Diamond Bar, Kiama Sebel 7-10pm
Ilya is one of our regions most versatile & prolific jazz guitar musicians, great combo!
Friday November 14
David Christopher @ Mercure Resort Gerringong, 5-8pm
Popular talented local muso, shades of Tim Finn but much better, just released a new CD.
Dr Don’s Double Dose
Blue Diamond Bar @ Kiama Sebel 7-10pm
Rich Deep Blues & Vocals, Don Hopkins on piano, Rob Grosser on Drums; rag, boogie, blues & swing.
Charlies Country: Gerringong Pics & Flicks
Gerringong Town Hall, Fern St $10, 8pm
David Gulpilil is Charlie who is getting older and crankier (arent we all!) and the Government’s intervention is making life more difficult in his remote community; the whitefella laws dont make too much sense. Charlie takes off to live the old way, but in doing so sets off an interesting chain of events. Doors open at 7.30 & stay for coffee, conversation & cake after the movie.
Sunday November 16
Car Rally Adventure @ Start at Blowhole Point Kiama 9.30am
A just for fun day (free!) from Kiama Jazz & Blues, a short road trip finishing at a local eatery with some music. Register here: www.kiamajazzandbluesclub.wildapricot.org/event1767336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday November 21
Sean Emmett @ Mercure Resort Gerringong, 5-8pm
Young man going places, guitar & vocals, a local favourite.
Luke Koteras @ Blue Diamond Bar, Kiama Sebel 7-10pm
Crowd pleaser extraordinaire, jazz rock guitar, young original and oh so much talent.
Pearlnoire Duo @ Gerringong Bowling Club 7.30pm
A sellout wherever this gorgeous diva plays. Rich generous & engaging blues, jazz, soul & swing, book at the club for dinner!
Friday November 28
Joe Mungovan @ Mercure Resort Gerringong, 5-8pm
Joe is an amazing young & versatile talent, inspired & great energy, guitar & vocal
Pearlnoire Duo @ Blue Diamond Bar, Kiama Sebel 7-10pm
Generous & engaging, a diva with personality plus, soul R&B jazz swing & blues. Brilliant
Remember to keep an eye on facebook / Kiama Jazz & Blues and our website www.kiamajazz.com