Daylesford Gig Guide, April 12

ROCKING: Kym Volkman’s songs “reflect life, bitter and sweet with a lot of heart and soul". His Whiskey Priests will perform at Old Hepburn Hotel on Easter Saturday.

ROCKING: Kym Volkman’s songs “reflect life, bitter and sweet with a lot of heart and soul". His Whiskey Priests will perform at Old Hepburn Hotel on Easter Saturday.

Saturday, Kim Volkman & the Whiskey Priests @ Old Hepburn Hotel

Kicking mostly around St Kilda since 2006, Kim Volkman and the Whiskey Priests play rock, hard driving rock.

With a nod to swampy blues, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Rose Tattoo, Volkman’s songs “reflect life, bitter and sweet with a lot of heart and soul", with a couple of old favourites thrown in.

The four-piece features members of Ian Rilen and the Love Addicts, X, Ron Peno and the Superstitions, The Hired Guns, Bittersweet Kicks and The Tarantinos.

Friday, Susan’s Birthday, Adrian Deakin @ Horvat’s Supper Club

Friday, Cam Kettle album launch @ Old Hepburn Hotel

Saturday, Norm Gray Jazztet @ Horvat’s Supper Club

The Norm Gray Jazztet performs music by the great American jazz composers from the 1930s to the 1960s.

The sound is smooth, swinging and sophisticated.

For this Daylesford gig, they will be joined by the fantastic Myles White on guitar, with Norm Gray on flugelhorn, trumpet and vocals and  Simon Wigney on double bass.

Friday, Scott Fraser @ Blue Bean Cafe, Hepburn Springs

Something of a guitar-playing journey man, Fraser has played gigs for the Hells Angels in a small pub in the middle of Victoria and also for HeartKids at Lindsay Fox's car museum in Melbourne. 

His CD Tired Town features originals with Damian Howard and Brendan O'Neill and Fred Sass on harp and guitar.

Saturday, Michael Yule @ Blue Bean Cafe, Hepburn Springs

Looping acoustic artist performs covers and originals. Ambient and engaging,

Sunday, North East @ Blue Bean Cafe, Hepburn Springs

Cafe proprietors’ choice – originals, covers and requests, possibly with an Easter theme.

Sunday, Spicks & Specticals with Gillian Eastow & Terry Murray @ Old Hepburn Hotel

Sharpen your smartphones, reboot your brain cells, hone your Pictionary skills and get your serious rock tour T-shirts out of mothballs – here comes the interactive rock quiz.

Eastow and Murray promise will have you all rocking in the aisles and screaming the answers.

There’ll be loud rock, soggy memories, famous guitar riff quizzes, team battles, buzzers and hooters.

More loud rock, naughty bits, musical jars, a snooze break, some high tech stuff, rock Pictionary, more naughty bits, and more loud rock.

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