Daylesford Gig Guide, November 7

Aussie legend: The Black Sorrows, featuring Joe Camilleri, are among the featured acts at the Queenscliff Music Festival later this month.
Aussie legend: The Black Sorrows, featuring Joe Camilleri, are among the featured acts at the Queenscliff Music Festival later this month.

Wednesday, Live Piano Bar @ Spa Bar Daylesford 

Join resident pianist, Adrian Deakin, on an improvised, melodic journey of classic and magical tunes on the piano.

Thursday, The Norm Gray Trio @ Spa Bar Daylesford 

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 gig they will be joined by Wayne Parker on guitar, with Norm Gray on flugelhorn, trumpet and vocals, and Simon Wigney on double bass.

Friday, DJ Beats with Pancho Combo @ Spa Bar Daylesford 

Saturday, The Howling Owls @ Spa Bar Daylesford 

The Howling Owls are a five-piece eclectic garage rock group. Locally based, their rock style spreads from rhythm/blues/country playing originals to classic obscure covers.

Friday, Friday Festivities @ Old Hepburn Hotel 

Saturday, Ash Egan @ Old Hepburn Hotel 

Ballarat born and bred musician Ash Egan is well known throughout Victoria and has been entertaining audiences for over 14 years. Ash is a versatile performer and his musical influences include The Eagles and John Butler Trio. 

Friday, Jazz Deuce @ Blue Bean Cafe

Saturday, Buck Jr @ Blue Bean Cafe

Sunday, Open Mic @ Blue Bean Cafe

Queenscliff Music Festival, November 23-25

Join the large contingent of Hepburn Shire residents heading to the Bellarine for this fabulous festival. One of the Sunday highlights is The Black Sorrows, who have earnt a reputation as a dynamic live act. Joe Camilleri steers the band through solid grooves and well-crafted songs that mix blues, soul, R&B, gospel, country and pop. To add a touch of nostalgia they are joined by Vika and Linda Bull. Enough to make anyone head down the highway, not to mention Courtney Barnett, Kasey Chambers and more!

The Age Music Victoria 2018 Hall Of Fame Inductee, Wednesday November 21

Co-presented by Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 will take over their new home at Melbourne Recital Centre  as part of Melbourne Music Week. Hosted by radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and Chris Gill, this year’s event will feature live performances from Baker Boy, Mildlife, Evelyn Ida Morris, Sampa The Great and Angie McMahon. Divinyls frontwoman  Chrissy Amphlett, will be honoured and accompanied by a  performance from Ella Hooper and a speech from Little Pattie. Vote at: www.musicvictoria.com.au/votenow Voting closes at midnight, Friday, November 9.