Daylesford Gig Guide, March 18

CAN'T MISS: Grammy-nominated musician Cedric Burnside will perform in Castlemaine on Friday.
CAN'T MISS: Grammy-nominated musician Cedric Burnside will perform in Castlemaine on Friday.


Thursday, Mamma Mia The Concert (Ten Sopranos)

Celebrating 15 years of touring, Australia's very own Ten Sopranos bring to Australian audiences a masterful and stimulating performance of the ABBA repertoire in a memorable concert which includes new vocal and symphonic harmonies.

Friday, Jack Jones (supported by Karl S. Williams)

Two-time platinum, eight-time gold and APRA award-winning singer/songwriter Jack Jones of 90s rock band Southern Sons, will play a solo show.

Saturday, 2020 Vision, Morton Choppers and Anna Bilborough (free)

Sunday, William Alexander

A singing, guitar picking 23-year-old folk/western singer, Alexander is becoming more and more recognisable in the Australian music industry through his roaming performance tours across many stages as well as through his ARIA Award-nominated record The Kid From Bourke.

Theatre Royal, Castlemaine

Friday, Cedric Burnside

This Grammy-nominated 39-year-old lives on several acres not far from the Holly Springs, Mississippi home where he was raised by his grandfather, late singer/songwriter/guitarist R.L. Burnside, with whom Cedric famously played. Support will a perfect pairing with Chris Russell's Chickenwalk, playing Melbourne, Mississippi-influenced Delta blues.

Saturday, Eilen Jewell

Eilen Jewell and her fabulous band will be playing in support of their blues/rockabilly influenced Down Hearted Blues of 2017 and Gypsy from last year.

Jewell and band will be ripping through tunes from these albums and all her catalogue in a night of country twang, Americana and reworked blues classics.

Jewell's discography also includes several albums of original material and one of Loretta Lynn covers. Gypsy, is her eighth album and her first of original material since 2015. The album has received rave reviews with American Songwriter calling it "yet another diverse, refined and intermittently provocative release from an experienced singer-songwriter who consistently provides the Americana goods with cleverness, class and style."

Guildford Family Hotel

Friday - Chris Harold

Acid Funk in the dining room (free)

Songs in the big room

Matthew Colin, Cathy Burke, Night Owl Hollow, Eve Morden Music Hall $10

Saturday, The Crumpled Suits

A wonderful evening of music awaits you with Jim Brannon on vocals, ukulele and clarinet, Simon Wigney on guitar and Denis Toner on double bass.

Sunday, Peter and The Wolves, 1pm