Festive Season

Organising your end of year celebrations can sometimes be a nightmare, so why not make it easy on yourself this year by coming to the Vanguard. From small groups right through to the exclusive hire of the entire venue, we have an option to suit.

History

The Vanguard is an intimate, purpose built live music venue and restaurant that plays host to the greats of Australian and international music. With a 1920's feel to the interior, the Vanguard's friendly and unpretentious luxury has an ambience unlike any other. Our aim is to provide patrons with an elegant and stylish restaurant, which provides live entertainment, highlighting some of Newtown and Sydney's most talented musicians.

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Upcoming shows

Thu 2 April

Double Headline, Ben Ransom & James Stewart Keene

COUNTRY ROCK DOUBLE HEADLINE: BEN RANSOM AND JAMES STEWART KEENE

Two of Australia's finest country rock artists Ben Ransom and James Stewart Keene team up to showcase their music in an unforgettable evening at The Vanguard.

Sydney's BEN RANSOM has supported some of Australia’s top recording artists and toured extensively both here and abroad over the last ten years. Ben boasts national airplay around Australia on Foxtel's Country Music Channel and commercial radio, as well as multiple appearances at major music festivals including Tamworth. With powerful vocals and infectious melodies, Ben Ransom is a classic and entertaining performer not be be missed!

Joining Ben is Wollongong's JAMES STEWART KEENE. Riding high on the 2014 release of his debut album The Navigator, his live show reveals his ability to cleverly write powerfully melodic, catchy songs and deliver them with passion and energy. Country Music Capital News magazine described James as a “name to be reckoned with in the future”. With an Australian Country Tracks Top 30 chart hit to his name, national exposure through Country Music Channel, get ready to understand why this artist has been compared to Neil Young and Don Henley with his guitar driven, country flavoured rock sound. The future is here. JAMES STEWART KEENE is ready to rock it for you.


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Thu 9 April

Co-Headline: Hannah Joy + Why We Run

& Setec

The end of 2014 saw Sydney's HANNAH JOY release her Triple J featured single 'Fire in Your Eyes' to significant acclaim. In addition to headlining her own packed shows, she supported Broods and Mansionair, received plenty of blog attention and achieved a coveted feature artist spot on Triple J Unearthed.

WHY WE RUN is the creative and musical progression for four band members who played together as COGEL, a well respected Sydney outfit known for their sweeping live shows. 'Comfortable Lie' is WHY WE RUN's stunning debut single and it was produced/mixed by Wayne Connolly (Boy & Bear, Cloud Control, Josh Pyke).

Opening proceedings is SETEC, the alias of musician/producer Joshua Gibbs. A patchwork of rusty strings, layered vocals and halls of reverb, SETEC's 2014 album 'Brittle As Bones' was one of the finest local releases of the year.

On Thurs April 9, these three unique acts will team up for the first time for one special night only at the Vanguard.


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Fri 10 April

The Audreys 'Til My Tears Roll Away VINYL TOUR 2015

+ Brother Buffalo

The Audreys are a folk-rock band from Adelaide. You probably know them, they've released four albums, won a bunch of awards and toured all 'round the world.

There are two of them. Taasha sings and plays tiny guitars and keyboards and Tristan plays normal-sized guitars and doesn't sing.

Sometimes, they tell goofy stories about when they used to be married.

They don't need an excuse to hit the road, but as it happens they want to celebrate the release of their 2014 album "'Til My Tears Roll Away" on vinyl. Come celebrate with them, who knows what you’ll be in for…


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Sat 11 April

The Vanguard's Garage Sale

THIRD ANNUAL

Come along for the third annual Vanguard Garage Sale!
Expect toys, comics, collectibles, vintage, clothes, lights, bric-a-brac, antiques, movies, music, oddities, costumes and more.

10AM tilll 2PM


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Sat 11 April

CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

Tonight The Vanguard will be closed for a private event.

If you would like to receive our events information please email our team at
functions@thevanguard.com.au or call 9557 9409


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Wed 15 April

Lucy B

+ Red Dragonfly + The Buffalo Grass Boys + Cassidy Rae-Wilson

Following the release of her latest album 'Chasing Sparks', Sydney based Singer-songwriter Lucy B is set to perform at the prestigious music venue, The Vanguard on April 1st.

Lucy B will be performing a selection of songs from both 'Chasing Sparks' and her debut album 'Botany Street' in the style of acoustic pop jazz. Enjoy being enchanted by Lucy B's etherial and soulful voice.


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Thu 16 April

Nicole Brophy

Nicole Brophy has an earthy voice and style compared to the likes of PJ Harvey, Lucinda Williams & La Roux. Stylistically she fits somewhere in between alt-country and blues inspired roots based rock. Growing up on the South Coast of NSW and travelling across Australia and overseas Nicole has performed to thousands at some of Australia's biggest music festivals as part of her previous band Dirty Lucy.

After finishing up an incredible 4 years of touring & performing with Kate Miller-Heidke, Nicole is now refocused on making her own mark on the music world as the front woman of her own show. Powerful earthy vocals combined with soulful melodies, rawness and her gutsy blues/rock guitar style is making a lasting impression on the live music scene.


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Fri 17 April

JOHNNY CASH IN SOLITARY TOUR 2015 ft Daniel Thompson

Daniel Thompson, the voice of Johnny Cash The Concert is back with In Solitary, an intimate portrait of the Man in Black.

The past 5 years have seen Daniel at the helm of Johnny Cash The Concert playing to more than 25000 Australian Cash fans and from all reports the fans love his faithful and respectful tribute to Johnny Cash and his music.


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Sat 18 April

CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

Tonight The Vanguard will be closed for a private event.

If you would like to receive our events information please email our team at
functions@thevanguard.com.au or call 9557 9409


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Sun 19 April

thetwentytwo

Pop/Rock band from Western Sydney ready to rock The Vanguard on Sunday the 19th of April. With their first live show of 2015, thetwentytwo. after a long year of writing and recording are ready to bring their live show to you.

The four piece group consisting of Ryan, 21, Daniel 20, Aaron 20 and Liam 21 have strong influences from artists such as All Time Low, The 1975, Busted, Good Charlotte and McFly. They've been working with some of the best producers in the country and are ready to showcase all their new material. These guys have a strong passion for songwriting and playing live with the dream of taking over the world, there will also be a special guest support act opening night from 8pm. There will be limited merch and CD's available on the night. Book your tickets now and don't miss out!


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Mon 20 April

Broadway Unplugged

Presented as part of Secret Sydney in the all-new Spectrum Now Festival, Broadway Unplugged returns to The Vanguard for another great night of song,!

Born as an idea to support the musical theatre industry, Broadway Unplugged provides a platform for performers to do what they do best in a fun and supportive environment.

Featuring performances by established stars of musical theatre (from 8.00pm) and followed by open mic session (from 9.30pm till late). Online registration for the open mic is highly recommended, as space is limited.

You can register to sing at www.broadwayunplugged.com.au/register


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Wed 22 April

Karl S Williams

One of Australia’s most exciting new artists with arguably the most captivating live shows,

KARL S. WILLIAMS is a guitar-slinging, banjo-wielding freak equally adept at heart shredding piano with a voice that will confound expectations.

The "Is This Love" Tour will be taking in the East Coast cities and some new regions over March and April. He will also make his way to Byron Bay for a debut appearance at Bluesfest 2015.


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Thu 23 April

Wines from the South

Wine Masterclass & 3 Course Dinner - LIMITED NUMBERS

Are you ready to get down? Come and join us for a masterclass in the famous and rugged wines styles of the south, accompanied by the talented Sydney blues man, Frank Sultana.

Our special guest wine maker Tim Smith, from Tim Smith Wines, will compare wine varieties and styles from the South of France and South Australia, while you enjoy a three course dinner.

Grenache, Cinsault, Mataro, Syrah, Mourvedre, Shiraz..... The sometimes rustic, sometimes cuddly wine varieties of the Cotes du Rhone and their Barossa counterparts.. Join us as we go on a journey to define their character and get a little more understanding of the mystique and attraction of these wine styles...


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Fri 24 April

Lillye

Stellar Addiction + Bonney Read

Sydney is a city with a hard rock heart, a town that has birthed heavy rocking bands that have stood up and taken on the world – AC/DC, Rose Tattoo, Divinyls, Wolfmother. Lillyè is a band in that loud and proud Australian tradition, a five-headed rock n roll animal ready to set the world on fire.


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Sat 25 April

CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

Tonight The Vanguard will be closed for a private event.

If you would like to receive our events information please email our team at
functions@thevanguard.com.au or call 9557 9409


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Sun 26 April

School of Rock Macarthur

School of Rock presents A Tribute to The Beatles - The Beatles are one of the most successful bands in history. Coming from working class Liverpool in the UK, they created the British Invasion of popular music. Billed as the original boy band, the fab four's music ranged from the bluesy rock they grew up listening to, to the experimental sounds they created at Abbey Road Studios. The legacy of The Beatles is distinguished.

School of Rock celebrates their music and ensure that the fab four remain in our conscious forever. Doors Open at 1:30 with 2pm start.

School of Rock presents Rock N Grohl - Celebrating the music of one of the world's most influential musicians, School of Rock takes on Nirvana, Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age. Dave Grohl has not only been in one of the most successful bands in history, as the drummer of Nirvana, but managed to repeat his success with Foo Fighters. He is one of the most sought after musicians to collaborate with and continues to push the envelope of music delivery through multimedia projects like his recent Sonic Highways series on HBO.

School of Rock celebrates his genius and reminds us why we loved the music in the first place. Doors Open at 4:30 with 5pm start.

School of Rock presents RAGE against the 90's - The 90's gave us grunge and a new rock movement which did away with hair bands and glam. The 90's were raw. They were about angst and frustration. It gave us bands like Soundgarden, Faith No More and Pearl Jam. We were also re-introduced to the sounds of heavy guitars and smashing drums. It was the era that created the X Generation and its apathy.

School of Rock's Grad School program reinvigorate the 90's through a special tribute to the bands that made that era great. Doors Open at 8pm with 8:30pm start.

School of Rock is the world's premier performance music program. With over 150 schools in 8 countries, it is the fastest growing music franchise in the world.


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Tue 28 April

D Henry Fenton

Lianna Rose

Ex Sydney-sider and now Los Angeles based Singer-Songwriter D Henry Fenton returns for a night at The Vanguard before heading back to the USA. He will be performing new songs from his forthcoming record and also favorites from his albums Turnin' and Autumn Sweet.

He received good college radio airplay in the US with the last album Turnin and live he has been compared to Neil Young, Jeff Tweedy and Tom Petty. D Henry has opened for musical artists John Mayer, Kasey Chambers,The Whitlams and The Corrs and will be performing tonight's show with Bass Player Jonathan Zwartz and Drummer Luke Herbert who are both wonderfully talented and respected Australian musicians.

'he is one of the most original talents to emerge from this country' Bruce Elder Sydney Morning Herald


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Wed 29 April

Strange Bedfellows: Under The Covers

Weimar-esque Cabaret

Multiple Helpmann and Green Room Award winners Jacqui Dark and Kanen Breen detonate across the footlights in a debauched and greasepaint-spattered riot of musical abandon, courageously accompanied by musical director Daryl Wallis and director Sarah Carradine.


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Thu 30 April

Glam Rock Cabaret

Presented by Pole Cabaret

Welcome to Sydney's hottest new performance night - Glam Rock Cabaret! Featuring some of Australia's finest pole, cabaret and burlesque performers, be prepared for an evening of rocking performances, including pole, chair and podium dancers, as well as some Glam Rock DJs to truly set the mood!

Hosted by the saucy Chilli Rox, and features Jedda J. Jordan (Miss Pole Dance 2014), Blue Phoenix (Mr Pole Dance 2014), Stacey Minx, An Dre, Missy, as well as our Wild Card performers - up-and-coming pole and cabaret stars in the making.

So dress up in your best Glam Rock gear and head to the Vanguard for a night not to be missed.


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Fri 1 May

Bowie Unzipped ft Jeff Duff

The legendary Jeff Duff, often referred to as Australia’s answer to David Bowie, will perform the Thin White Duke’s iconic songs in a much anticipated new show called ‘BOWIE-Unzipped’.

Jeff has been singing Bowie’s songs for many years with the glowing support of Bowie’s official website BowieNET. Together with a killer band, Duffo’s journey to Planet Bowie will include the songs Space Oddity, Lets Dance, China Girl, Life On Mars, Changes, Ziggy Stardust... amongst many other faves.

Jeff’s all star band features guitarist Jak Housden from the Whitlams along with the brilliant keyboard player Glenn Rhodes and drummer- percussionist Jess Ciampa.


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Sun 3 May

Strange Bedfellows: Under The Covers

Weimar-esque Cabaret

Multiple Helpmann and Green Room Award winners Jacqui Dark and Kanen Breen detonate across the footlights in a debauched and greasepaint-spattered riot of musical abandon, courageously accompanied by musical director Daryl Wallis and director Sarah Carradine.


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Thu 7 May

Man of Constant Sorrow: A tribute to the music of O Brother Where Art Thou

The Morrisons + Ngaiire + Tommy Dean +Elana Stone + Brian Campeau + All Our Exes Live in Texas + Lucky Luke

Man of Constant Sorrow: A tribute to the music of Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

After 2 exclusive sold out shows in 2014, The Morrisons (plus special guests) return with their tribute to the music from the film, O Brother Where Art Thou.

The Cohen Bothers film O Brother Where Art Thou is a modern day classic for many reasons, however it has been the soundtrack that has truly captured the imagination of audiences worldwide. Featuring performances from legendary American musicians such as Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Allison Krauss, Dan Tyminski, John Hartford, Gillian Welch and a host of others, it won a Grammy for album of the year in 2001 and inspired a new generation of folk musicians. Academy award winning producer T. Bone Burnett, captured with precision the rich American musical traditions of bluegrass, folk and old-timey, allowing a new audience to uncover these gems of the past.

Over 2 nights at Sydney’s iconic venue The Vanguard, a group of Sydney musicians will pay tribute to this wonderful music.


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Fri 8 May

Man of Constant Sorrow: A tribute to the music of O Brother Where Art Thou

The Morrisons + Ngaiire + Tommy Dean +Elana Stone + Brian Campeau + All Our Exes Live in Texas + Lucky Luke

Man of Constant Sorrow: A tribute to the music of Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

After 2 exclusive sold out shows in 2014, The Morrisons (plus special guests) return with their tribute to the music from the film, O Brother Where Art Thou.

The Cohen Bothers film O Brother Where Art Thou is a modern day classic for many reasons, however it has been the soundtrack that has truly captured the imagination of audiences worldwide. Featuring performances from legendary American musicians such as Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Allison Krauss, Dan Tyminski, John Hartford, Gillian Welch and a host of others, it won a Grammy for album of the year in 2001 and inspired a new generation of folk musicians. Academy award winning producer T. Bone Burnett, captured with precision the rich American musical traditions of bluegrass, folk and old-timey, allowing a new audience to uncover these gems of the past.

Over 2 nights at Sydney’s iconic venue The Vanguard, a group of Sydney musicians will pay tribute to this wonderful music.


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Sun 10 May

THE BALKAN ELVIS: MIKELANGELO'S MOTHER'S DAY COMEBACK SPECIAL

After selling out the Vanguard on Valentine's Day, Mikelangelo returns with his velvet tones to croon up a storm on Mother's Day.

Intimate, up close and personal, MIkelangelo will step into the red suede shoes of his lurid alter ego Johnny Presley, the Easten Bloc's answer to the King. He will sing stunning stripped back renditions of some of the the very best Elvis love songs and heartbreakers on guitar and piano accordion, and share fabulous tales and ruminations that will have you rolling with laughter between the tears and moments of beauty.


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Wed 13 May

Edgar's Girls by The Poe Burlesque Theatre

"Now comes perhaps the most interesting Burlesque proposition so far…a tease where Gothic literature is the stimulus" -Sydney Morning Herald.

Fresh off the back of their Adelaide Fringe Tour, The Poe Burlesque Theatre return to the Vanguard this May.

“For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief. Mad indeed would I be to expect it, in a case where my very senses reject their own evidence. Yet, mad am I not — and very surely do I not dream!”

He is regarded as one of the greatest writers of all time…but who was he....and who knew him best?

Allow The Poe Burlesque Theatre to take you on a salacious journey into the world of Mr Edgar Allan Poe. Meet the stunning beauties who inspired his work, and the women from his tales who he created with such breathtaking mastery. The show weaves actual letters and writings from Poe himself.


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Thu 14 May

Edgar's Girls by The Poe Burlesque Theatre

"Now comes perhaps the most interesting Burlesque proposition so far…a tease where Gothic literature is the stimulus" -Sydney Morning Herald.

Fresh off the back of their Adelaide Fringe Tour, The Poe Burlesque Theatre return to the Vanguard this May.

“For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief. Mad indeed would I be to expect it, in a case where my very senses reject their own evidence. Yet, mad am I not — and very surely do I not dream!”

He is regarded as one of the greatest writers of all time…but who was he....and who knew him best?

Allow The Poe Burlesque Theatre to take you on a salacious journey into the world of Mr Edgar Allan Poe. Meet the stunning beauties who inspired his work, and the women from his tales who he created with such breathtaking mastery. The show weaves actual letters and writings from Poe himself.


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Fri 15 May

TONY CINI'S BLUES EXPLOSION

The JHD Revival Band, The Urban Chiefs & Cameron James Henderson

Blues promoter Tony Cini, presents three world-class acts at The Vanguard on Friday, 14 May to launch his 6th edition of Tony Cini’s Blues Explosion – A Celebration of Australian Blues and Roots Music CD. Performing on the bill will be the soulful sounds of smooth operators The JHD Revival Band, high-energy Psychedelic Blues trio The Urban Chiefs and classic Blues guitarist and vocalist Cameron James Henderson.


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Sun 17 May

Adam Gibson (Album Launch)

Very special guest, Mick Thomas

Having forged a unique path with his spoken/sung tales of Australian life and landscape over two acclaimed albums with The Aerial Maps (plus earlier outfit Modern Giant), Adam Gibson and his new band The Ark-Ark Birds are pleased to announce an Australian tour to herald the release of new album ‘Australia Restless’.

The new album sees Adam chasing a true sense of Australia, trying to get under the country’s skin and tell a version of its story. "Australia Restless” was co-written with his brother Simon Gibson and produced by former Hummingbirds main man Simon Holmes, with Adam and the Ark-Ark Birds diving into the widescreen panorama of songs on “Australia Restless” plus some Aerial Maps and Modern Giant favourites. These are stories about of loves, lives and houses lost ... of coastal nights and desert days, obscure towns linked by empty roads and the static of AM radio crackling through damaged car speakers.

Very special guest, Mick Thomas www.mickthomas.com/


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Wed 20 May

the Marvellous Miz Demeanours

George Washingmachine

THE MARVELLOUS MIZ DEMEANOURS - PLAY WITH THAT!

The Marvellous Mizdemeanours dare you to embrace the misdemeanour within. Presenting their own brand of mischievous jazz and blues cabaret, the Marvellous Miz Demeanours captivate audiences with their wicked harmonies, scandalous jazz and blues, quirky pop and tongue-in-cheek original songs. Its been said "the Marvellous Miz Demeanours show will bring out the fun in everyone and sometimes reminds you of what a 'Female Rat Pack' could have been with their easy going style, banter and excellent voices."

"We love coming up with original, playful arrangements covering a wide range of artists from Bette Midler and the mighty Duke Ellington to Liza and Clooney," Karen Strahan said.

This six piece combo from Canberra, features vocalists 'MizChief' Karen Strahan; 'MizHap' Gaye Reid; 'MizConduct' Jill Walsh and 'MizGiving' Lisa McClelland with the strong support by vocalist/pianist extraordinaire John Hill and drummer/percussionist Ben Schumann.


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Fri 22 May

Pearl - The Janis Joplin Story, Featuring Liza Ohlback

2 Big Sets

The music, obsessions and passions of Janis Joplin. Told with biting spirit and sung with soul by Jazz and Blues specialist Liza Ohlback

On 4th October 1970 Janis Joplin was found dead from a heroin overdose, aged just 27. In spite of her inevitable self-destruction, Janis was headed for greater musical success with her critically acclaimed album ‘Pearl’. Released after her death and still now embraced by the world, it is a triumphant album which fuses rock, jazz and blues along with her unique gritty flavour, and marks an era of change and freedom.

To her intimate friends she was known as ‘Pearl’, to her enthralled public she was Janis Joplin, the greatest female singer in the history of rock and roll. Pearl - The Janis Joplin Story, delivers in words and music her tumultuous outlook on life, love and being the first lady of rock who loved to get a little dirty!


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Sun 24 May

Wonderfully Terrible Things

Sara Potter | Paul Mason

Wonderfully Terrible Things
Sara Potter | Paul Mason

Sink into a delicious evening of sardonic humour, original music, aerial acrobatics and audacious antics with the brand new Black Broadway show Wonderfully Terrible Things
Saturated with comedy, catchy original music and daring feature acts, this is a show sure to leave you gagging for more.

Challenging our views of morality and manners, with a soul searching question to be begged…
Why ?
Come prepared to change your mind… and quite possibly the bed sheets.

Created by Alysia Rose, also recognised as Lady LaVey from the Internationally renown, award winning Australian Cabaret, Draculas. Alysia Rose is lead vocalist pianist, aerialist and comedian in "Spiderlash". 2014 saw the release of her debut EP Wonderfully Terrible Things and now comes the long awaited show by the same name, featuring her signature act combining aerial acrobatics and live vocals.


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Thu 28 May

Jetty Road 'Hearts On Fire' Tour

+ Luke Dickens

Jetty Road is back with a new story to tell. After spending some time in hiatus, they have returned with an album full of musical diversity. Aptly named Hearts On Fire, the album represents an evolution for the band and their distinctive sound. Travelling half way across the globe to Canada to record again with producer Paul Shatto (Far Away Places) at the helm, the new album is a reflection of the emotional journey over the past few years.

January 2015 marked their 10-year anniversary together, a milestone rarely seen within music circles today. It’s easy to see the progression from their humble beginnings at Australia’s Tamworth Country Music Festival in 2005 to where they are today


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Tue 2 June

Brian Kennedy (Ireland)

+ Mick McHugh

Brian Kennedy survived a childhood on the infamous Falls Road, West Belfast at the height of its hellish history against all the odds to carve an extraordinary career in Music.

His work with Van Morrison has been well documented. The Belfast Legend invited Brian to a rehearsal one day that resulted in him being featured as guest lead singer on the now unforgettable ‘Blues & Soul Revue’. Courtesy of Van’s continuing mentoring and generosity, Brian ended up sharing Vocal duties on stages across the globe over a six-year period with Morrison and a breathtaking cast of some of the greatest artists in history: Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles and John Lee Hooker to name but a few.


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Wed 3 June

Simple Dreams - The Songs of Linda Ronstadt

+ Heart Beats Mind

“SIMPLE DREAMS”
THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT starring ANGELA AYERS

Long regarded as one of Australia and New Zealand's finest talents from Theatre to Cabaret Angela has had a longing to stage her tribute to an artist she's long admired, Linda Ronstadt.

Angela weaves her way through Linda’s famous songs linking humorous stories and events with hits such as” Silver Threads and Golden Needles”, “Different Drum”, “Blue Bayou”, “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore”, “Desperado”, “Just One Look”, “Poor Poor Pitiful Me” and many more. The beautiful ballads of the Gershwin great “Someone To Watch Over Me” featuring Joe Travers on acoustic guitar and Grammy Award song “Somewhere Out There” featuring Kiwi drummer and singer Kimi Tuapae are a stand out. Her backing band The Stoned Brumbies are some of Sydney’s finest musicians consisting of 2x guitars, bass, and drum and back up vocalist..


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Fri 26 June

Frank Sultana & The Sinister Kids

+ Papa Pilko and the Binrats

In October last year Frank Sultana and the Sinister Kids performed a blistering set at the Vanguard.

We recorded it.

It sounds amazing.

It is now going to be a limited release vinyl only LP, and Frank and the band will be back to launch it here at the Vanguard on Friday 26th June. Only 100 copies will be pressed, and they will be on sale on the night, so get in on this early as once they are sold out that will be it.

With fellow blues ratbags Papa Pilko and the Binrats in support plus more to be announced, this is going to be a great night of whiskey fuelled blues rock n roll!!


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Thu 9 July

Josué EP Launch

Josué, (pronouned hose-way), is an up and coming guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and all-round musician. Growing up with music playing siblings, Josue developed a love for music at a young age and soon learnt how to play the guitar. He soon developed an ear for music and since leaving high school to pursue a career in music, has not looked back. He has since shared the stage with some of Sydney's high ranking musical entertainers including Mike Champion, Doug Williams and Keyboardist Sam McNally.

At only age 22, Josué Is currently in the works of recording his self-titled EP showcasing himself and a singer, songwriter and producer. With a flaming style, Josué brings life into live music with entertaining musical arrangements, soul fire musicians, and plenty of dance moves!

He is also currently playing all around Sydney as a guitarist and singer with groups such as various wedding groups and his own group The SoulBenders, and has also joined the Godfather of soul and The Voice contestant Doug Williams for various shows such as Earth Wind and Fire show in March 2013 and supporting Boney M at the Enmore Theatre in 2014. He has developed the skills to play all types of music such as soul, jazz, funk, RnB, and pop and is currently studying a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Australian Institute of Music.

If you have a chance to see Josué don't pass it up. You will witness true music being expressed from this young musician! "Josué is a very proficient and enthusiastic guitarist and musician who I've had the pleasure of sharing the stage with. I think he'll be around a long time!"

– Sam McNally, keyboardist/producer.


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Fri 10 July

Blues Brothers Show

Jake and Elwood
6 PIECE BAND (piano, bass, drums, guitar, trumpet, trombone) some of Sydney's leading musos.
Feel free to come dressed up as you favourite Blues Brothers character
and there will be Blues Brothers Trivia (with Prizes)

Ladies and gentlemen, while we still can, let us welcome, from Sydney Australia, the blues band of Jake and Elwood, the Blues Brothers Rebooted.
BLUES BROTHERS REBOOTED...
ON A MISSION TO ENTERTAIN YOU.....
The "Blues Brothers Rebooted" show is a an exciting, hand clapping, toe tapping new production that pays tribute to both the unforgettable and infectious style of soul music and a faithful recreation of those 2 brothers who donned the black hats, dark shades and created what is now a musical institution "The Blues Brothers Rebooted"


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Wed 22 July

KILL BILL- A Burlesque tribute parody

Russall S. Beattie Presents

Russall S. Beattie Presents Quentin Tarantino's tribute to martial arts is now a burlesque show.

Yep, we are at it again with our pop culture themed events.

You may have seen THE EMPIRE STRIPS BACK,
You may have seen BATMAN FOLLIES OF 1929,
You may have even seen DAMES OF THRONE...
Well, now we are inspired by the two martial arts film masterpieces of Mr Quentin Tarantino.


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Thu 23 July

KILL BILL- A Burlesque tribute parody

Russall S. Beattie Presents

Russall S. Beattie Presents Quentin Tarantino's tribute to martial arts is now a burlesque show.

Yep, we are at it again with our pop culture themed events.

You may have seen THE EMPIRE STRIPS BACK,
You may have seen BATMAN FOLLIES OF 1929,
You may have even seen DAMES OF THRONE...
Well, now we are inspired by the two martial arts film masterpieces of Mr Quentin Tarantino.


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Fri 24 July

KILL BILL- A Burlesque tribute parody

Russall S. Beattie Presents

Russall S. Beattie Presents Quentin Tarantino's tribute to martial arts is now a burlesque show.

Yep, we are at it again with our pop culture themed events.

You may have seen THE EMPIRE STRIPS BACK,
You may have seen BATMAN FOLLIES OF 1929,
You may have even seen DAMES OF THRONE...
Well, now we are inspired by the two martial arts film masterpieces of Mr Quentin Tarantino.


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Sun 26 July

KILL BILL- A Burlesque tribute parody

Russall S. Beattie Presents

Russall S. Beattie Presents Quentin Tarantino's tribute to martial arts is now a burlesque show.

Yep, we are at it again with our pop culture themed events.

You may have seen THE EMPIRE STRIPS BACK,
You may have seen BATMAN FOLLIES OF 1929,
You may have even seen DAMES OF THRONE...
Well, now we are inspired by the two martial arts film masterpieces of Mr Quentin Tarantino.


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Fri 21 August

Please kill me... the story of CBGB's

presented by Damien Lovelock

Please kill me... the story of CBGB's
presented by Damien Lovelock
featuring the music of Ramones, Television, Talking Heads, Blondie, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, New York Dolls, Suicide, Heartbreakers & more

The Band will feature favourite "A Team" members:
Damien Lovelock/Floyd Vincent/Amanda Easton/Lloyd G (drums)/SteveBull (bass)/Tim Wedde (keys)/Rex Goh (guitar)


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Fri 23 October

Rumours

A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac

Access All Eras presents: Rumours - A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

Access All Eras presents Sydney's best Fleetwood Mac show which captures the band's sound from the legendary Rumours album and includes their hits from the early blues period to the contemporary hits. The success of Rumours as one of the biggest selling albums of all time has made this show one of the hottest tickets in town. Fleetwood Mac have an eclectic catalogue and this great Sydney based band with carefully chosen singers to bring some gorgeous interpretations of some of your favourite songs. Enjoy the hits from Dreams, Little Lies, Albatross, The Chain, Sarah, Don't Stop, Landslide, Go Your Own Way, Rhiannon and more...

Line up: Gary Fredericks- guitar
Amanda Easton - vocals
Jo Elms - vocals
Floyd Vincent- vocals
Tim Wedde - keys
Clive Harrison - bass
Steve Fearnley - drums


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