Friday Marni Sheehan and Mark Smith
Marni Sheehan & Mark Smith were recently announced as semi finalists in the 2019 Blues and Roots Radio International Song Contest. They work as a duo playing rootsy blues, originals, alt and vintage country. They are multi- instrumentalists and songwriters and their new album "A Crazy Dream", is a collection of songs "weaving pictures and stories of their musical journeying over decades as working musicians".
BLUE BEAN CAFE
Friday Scott Fraser
Saturday Buck Jr
Sunday Open mic. Join the staff at Blue Bean Love for their monthly Open Mic Night. Kicking off at 5pm and welcoming all walks of life, whatever your skill level, you can write your name on the board, pre book a spot or just come and encourage the talent. $5 happy hours from 4-6pm and an $18 dinner special makes for an affordable night of food, drink and entertainment. To book a set (approx 15 mins) please phone the venue; (03) 5348 2297.
Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine
Tonight Molly Tuttle and Dee White (USA)
California, now Nashville based award winning flat pickin' guitar hero, confessional songwriter Molly Tuttle will perform with a Dan Auerbach (Black Keys) discovery from rural Alabama. Dee White. Dee makes contemporary, ageless take on country music, classic Country with modern edge. Also playing the excellent "Out on the weekend" festival in Melbourne, October 18. A must see for fans of all music Americana.
Theatre Royal, Castlemaine
Sunday Joan As Police Woman: Joanthology Tour
New York musician Joan As Police Woman (Joan Wasser) returns to launch her three-disc Joanthology album with a series of very special solo shows. Since the release of her debut "Real Life" in 2006, Joan's sound has released six studio albums, hundreds of collaborations and over a thousand live concert performances. She has collaborated and performed with a host of incredible artists including Lou Reed, Damon Albarn, Meshell Ndegeocello, David Sylvian, Antony & The Johnsons and Rufus Wainwright. For this rare solo incarnation, Joan strips her sound, performing her songbook on piano and guitar.
SCRUB HILL 1869, NEWLYN
Sunday Dave Graney and Clare Moore
Graney and Moore are releasing their second album for 2019, called "One million years DC", which was recorded and mixed at their studio in the hills of Melbourne, The Ponderosa. This album follows "Zippa Deedoo What Is/was That/this?" an album recorded with their band the mistLY, released in May. The two are companion pieces, with many songs recorded over the same period.