Gig Guide, October 12-15

MIX: On the Stoop is Joe Cummins on trumpet/vocals, Mat Lee sax/vocals, Serge Stanley on sax/accordion/vocals, Dirk Kruithof guitar, Tim Bradley drums, Joe Manton bass, Ellen Kirkwood trumpet and Peter Lothian trombone.
MIX: On the Stoop is Joe Cummins on trumpet/vocals, Mat Lee sax/vocals, Serge Stanley on sax/accordion/vocals, Dirk Kruithof guitar, Tim Bradley drums, Joe Manton bass, Ellen Kirkwood trumpet and Peter Lothian trombone.

Thursday, Michael Timcke Jazz Quartet @ The Spa Bar Daylesford

Michael and band will perform a selection of music from some of the great composers and improvisers from the jazz idiom.

Saturday, On The Stoop @ The Spa Bar Daylesford

Down the Hume from Sydney come the irrepressible On The Stoop.

With a second album on the way, this six-piece, horn-driven ensemble is fresh from a bunch of festivals and a slot at the Sydney Opera House. 

Latest single State Trooper, a cover of the Springsteen classic, has received support from Sydney radio and ABC Radio National.

Mariachi, Balkan, New Orleans swing, spaghetti western, cabaret, film score, Cumbia and punk rock are all represented in this varied ensemble. 

Sunday, Charley James @ Old Hepburn Hotel

Well known as a member of family band the Cartwheels, Charley will perform a solo show on guitar and vocals. His songs are described as a mash up of soul, R&B and country.

Friday, The Old Married Couple @ Blue Bean Cafe, Hepburn Springs

The Old Married Couple, Riley and Katie Beech combine a witty song writing style with a distinctive kazoo and fun infused swing-folk sound. The indie folk duo is a retro-styled acoustic folk band who sing stories of life and love from the perspective of young lovers.

Saturday, Caroline Gale @ Blue Bean Cafe, Hepburn Springs

Gale is a passionate musician who has performed throughout many venues in Melbourne and Western Australia. Over the years, she has done several live performances on radio station Triple R.

In 2010, Gale won an original music competition supporting Angie Hart at the Northcote Social Club and in 2011 had an original song feature in a Jeans West advertisement. She also played support piano for Ronan Keating on Sunrise and did other gigs supporting artists as a pianist.

Gale has a high vocal range and plays both guitar and piano. She likes to create variety when she performs, mixing her sets with originals and covers. 

Sunday, Polar Bare @ Blue Bean Cafe, Hepburn Springs