Thursday, Petal & Pet Jazz Trio @ Spa Bar, Daylesford
The close harmonies and yodelling will bring a tear to the eye as Petal and Pet take you on a journey through by-gone America covering bluegrass, western swing, gospel and country.
Saturday, Suitcase Full of Blues @ Spa Bar, Daylesford
Featuring blues, jump, jazz, Latin and R & B the band is made up of seasoned musicians from Maldon/Castlemaine featuring: Fran Sylvester Cox vocals, Bronwen Algate piano, keyboards and flute, Nicolas Cathary guitar, James Cox saxes, clarinet, bongoes and general honks, Ken Holden drums and Kevin Zibell bass.
Friday, Friday Frivolities @ Old Hepburn Hotel
The usual Friday night festivities. Happy Hour from 6-8pm, cocktails, plus trivia, Joker Poker, Bar Wars, community raffle and footy tips.
Friday, Josh Dance @ Blue Bean Cafe
From Geelong, Josh plays electric guitar with drummer, Black Keys-style, serving up mostly originals with some covers thrown in. Josh has recorded a couple of CDs of blues rock and roll.
Saturday, Paige and Wayne @ Blue Bean Cafe
Sunday, Mr Ellerby @ Blue Bean Cafe
Friday, Liz Stringer @ Bridge Hotel Castlemaine
Liz Stringer drops into Castlemaine's glorious Bridge Hotel for an intimate solo show on Friday, featuring new songs, freshly recorded in Toronto, as well as selections from her back catalogue of six full-length albums, spanning a 12-year career.
Liz will be joined by special guest Kerryn Fields.
Saturday, Cat Canteri @ Bridge Hotel Castlemaine
Former member of The Stillsons, Cat Canteri is a Melbourne-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who’s known in the Australian folk and Americana scene for her effortless velvet vocal performances, deeply personal songs, and energetic live performances.
Her 2016 release Late At Night ventured into new territory with reckless electric slide guitar, and a bold vocal delivery while her latest album Inner North centres on the grind and grime of life of inner city Melbourne.
Produced by Jeff Lang and featuring the cream of Melbourne’s musos, this gig will act as the Central Victorian launch.