Daylesford Gig Guide, August 14

LIVELY: The Resignators will bring their unique brand of boisterous ska punk to the Palais this Saturday.
LIVELY: The Resignators will bring their unique brand of boisterous ska punk to the Palais this Saturday.

Thursday, Sparkling Gems and Bubbles, 5.30-8.30pm @ Palais-Hepburn

An exhibition and auction of cut and polished gems from all over the world.

Friday, Ken Buddah Trio/Indie Soundscapes, 7.30pm @ Palais-Hepburn

Peter McKenzie (guitar, bass, vocals, percussion), Shohn Murnane (keyboards, guitar, percussion), Steve Kelly (drums, percussion/electronic and acoustic instruments) combine to create aural soundscapes.

Saturday, The Resignators Ska Party @ Palais-Hepburn

Big, brash and boisterous ska punk that started in The Arthouse, in inner city Melbourne, 12 years ago.

The Resignators are Francis Harrison, Steve Douglas, Stacy Kilpatrick, Jeremy Meaden, Richard Holland and Kane Skinner.

Often compared to their ska punk contemporaries such as Less Than Jake, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Suicide Machines and The Pietasters. Catch this local act in one of their all too rare appearances.

Sunday Session-La Familia and Cuban instructor Eric Turro Martinez including dance class from 2pm @ Palais-Hepburn

La Familia is a six-piece Melbourne band that performs authentic music from Cuba. Formed under the guidance of esteemed percussionist Rodolfo Hechavarria Despaigne Panga, the band plays traditional rhythms with a repertoire of songs from Havana and Santiago de Cuba.

Friday, Arkie T Williams @ Blue Bean Cafe

Folk alternative country originals from this local songstress.

Saturday, Dana Crowe @ Blue Bean Cafe

Singer-songwriter Dana Crowe has developed her own distinctive sound since releasing her debut EP Everything in 2017.

Originally from Wagga, her songwriting journey was influenced by artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Sheryl Crow and Springsteen.

Sunday, Andy Lacy @ Blue Bean Cafe

Lacy is a versatile and experienced solo acoustic performer who has performed for many years in pubs and bars, private functions, weddings and more. Think artists such as Crowded House, Paul Kelly, Ed Sheeran, Jason Mraz, Ben Harper and Bruce Springsteen.