Devonport Jazz

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Devonport Jazz – an initiative of the Devonport City Council Devonport Jazz is an annual jazz festival held on the last weekend in July. The aim of the program has always been to include a mix of jazz music from traditional jazz to modern jazz, latin to funk fusion and an increasing blues component.  Artists from the […]

Providore Place SpeakEasy

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The Southern Wild Distillery SpeakEasy Bar is back with all your favourite prohibition cocktails and quick bites to match. Live Music all night from 5.30pm with headline act Django’s Tiger from 7.30-10.30pm delivering their exciting range of jazz. Jam sessions planned from 10.30pm and you never know who might turn up! Come in before or […]

ABC RADIO Live Broadcast

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This is your only chance to see most of the festival’s top shelf performers in one place, to preview some festival highlights, meet the musicians and get into the swing of Devonport Jazz with Piia Wirsu and ABC Northern Tasmania’s Drive program. Aberdeen Room, Level 2, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport Free, general public […]

Yesterday’s Gentlemen in Forth

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Yesterday’s Gentlemen have been swingin’, rockin’ and jivin’ round Hobart town for five years and just like the music of yesteryear from which they take their inspiration, they’re here to stay. They specialise in all the groovin’ Americana feels; from Jump-Jive and early Rock ‘n’ Roll all the way back to Jazz, Blues and the […]

Ondine at Home Hill

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This charming duo echoes the lamenting Celtic tale of the Selkie.  Offering an avant-garde slant on folk, jazz and blues repertoire.  The duo converts selected works into a seductive fusion. Expect snippets of Joni Mitchell, Emmylou Harris, Patty Waters, Marianne Faithfull, Nina Simone, Billy Holliday, Bjork, Give Beauty, Grand Salvo and Fade for Falling Ember.  Ondine features the stunning work of […]

Providore Place  SpeakEasy 

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The Southern Wild Distillery SpeakEasy Bar continues with all your favourite prohibition cocktails and quick bites to match.  Live music from 5.30pm. Jam sessions planned from 10.30pm (wonder who will turn up tonight!) Come in before or after your show or stay for ours!  Warm and cosy atmosphere and some great eats.  5pm – late  Providore Place,17 Oldaker Street, Devonport  Free Entry  […]

Breakky Blues with Tessa Lee

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Devonport’s best-kept secret, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Tessa Lee, presents her jazz/blues-influenced original music, plus her all-time favourite tunes. Accompanying herself on acoustic guitar, she stands proudly in the folk tradition, with which her jazz education is fused. Audiences will swoon. Café Squire, 71 Wright Street, East Devonport $10 per person, limited seating Call to book […]

Yesterday’s Gentlemen

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Yesterday’s Gentlemen specialise in all the groovin’ Americana feels; from Jump-Jive and early Rock ‘n’ Roll all the way back to Jazz, Blues and the music of New Orleans. Combining the classics of the era with their own original takes on the period, the Gents are all about forgetting your modern troubles. So, dust off […]

King Cake

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King Cake stir up a wild concoction of Funky New Orleans Hot Sauce, Stax Studio Soul Food, Swingin’ Jive of Blue Note and the Burnin’ Groove’s of Atlantic. They have performed at many festivals and recognised venues across Australia, and feature Pete Cornelius on guitar and vocals, with organ doctor Randal Muir, with groove merchant […]

Les Coqs Incroyables

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Les Coqs Incroyables is a hatchling of the popular Hobart swing band, the Red Hot Roosters and performs many old classic swing tunes, jazz standards and crazy songs about birds and other fauna with infectious rhythm and energy. Meet for a drink at the warm and friendly classic corner pub and check out Les Coqs […]

Providore Place SpeakEasy

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The Southern Wild Distillery SpeakEasy Bar continues with all your favourite prohibition cocktails and quick bites to match. Live music from 5.30pm. Then expect some fun with the nightly jam sessions 10.30pm-late.  All talent welcome to join. Come in before or after your show or stay for ours! Warm and cosy atmosphere with some great […]

New Talent Showcase

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If you’d like to see up-and-coming talent from the North-West Coast, this is the show to see. Hear the next generation of jazz and blues performers sing or blow out their favourite tunes at our New Talent Showcase. Be part of history and maybe one day you’ll say, “I knew them when…” Molly Malones Irish […]