Mar
12
Thu
CÒIG (CANADA)
Mar 12 all-day

coig7pm doors, 8pm show

Còig is one of Atlantic Canada’s most exciting Celtic traditional groups made up of four accomplished multi-instrumentalists, Chrissy Crowley, Rachel Davis, Darren McMullen and Jason Roach. With the fiery Celtic high energy style as its musical core, Còig easily shifts between century old tunes of past generations to original and upbeat compositions, featuring the bands range of over a dozen instruments (vocals, fiddles, piano, guitars, banjo, mandolin, viola, bouzouki, whistles, and more). With driving tunes, haunting songs and infectious energy, Còig is an unparalleled music force.

“…every number is convincing and compellingly delivered. This group’s ability to back songs on piano, fiddles, cello, guitars and more gives them enormous scope, and keeps the surprises coming.” – Alex Monaghan, FolkWorld

The best in trad music, in a non-traditional way. That’s Còig.

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Mar
14
Sat
LIVE CUBAN MUSIC with ARMANDITO & TROVASON
Mar 14 all-day

armando7pm doors, 9pm show

This Traditional Latin Band features Cuban Band Leader, Composer and Arranger Armandito Garcia .

Armandito comes from Santiago de Cuba, also known as the “Cradle of Son”, with its connection with traditional styles of Cuban music. He settled in Australia after ten years touring internationally with the legendary Cuban band Sonora la Calle and Lady Salsa Show, performing in Europe, UK, Pacific Island, New Zealand and Australia.

On stage, the band is characterised by a high energy, distinctively Cuban sounds blend with gifted improvisation, with an authentic repertoire includes all the most popular and traditional rhythms of Cuba, ranging from Son, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo and Rumba, to “Buena Vista Social Club” style of music.

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POUR IT ON: The 80’s Funk Party @ Django
Mar 14 all-day

pour it on 2a7pm doors, 9pm show

POUR IT ON will present to you all your favourite 80s funk classics LIVE at Camelot. The Midas Touch, Rock Steady, She’s Fresh, Push It and let’s not forget MJ, Whitney, Madonna, EWF and Prince…

An authentic 80s  sound and groove will have you shaking to this unique production of Funk and soul.

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Mar
15
Sun
NADIA PIAVE presents CINECITTA @ Django
Mar 15 all-day

glam sulky puss

6pm doors, 7pm show

Cinecittá, Rome’s Hollywood-on-the-Tiber, became synonymous with the films of Federico Fellini and the dolce vita. Nadia Piave and pianist Mauro Colombis take you to the back lot with the back story of Italy’s most celebrated film studio and the songs from the films that made it famous.

Music by Nino Rota, Ennio Morricone, Armando Trovajoli….

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SIMA presents THE VAMPIRES
Mar 15 all-day

The Vampires6pm doors, 7pm show

Fresh from their European tour, The Vampires are back in Australia with 12 shows along the east coast, promoting their sixth release Pacifica.

The Vampires are trailblazers for a generation of creative talent from Sydney, having gained critical attention worldwide in the jazz community and beyond.

Combining influences from around the world, the band has developed an original sound that has been compared to such diverse sources as Mulatu Astatke, Blue-Note Jazz, Electric Miles Davis, The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Bob Marley and Henri Texier’s cinematic music, yet has something of their own. Having developed their music through the band’s 14 years of touring, travelling, and recording together, the band has found a recognisable sound that is as much the sum of the individuals in the group as it is a part of Australian jazz.

Jeremy Rose, saxophone. Nick Garbett, trumpet. Noel Mason, double bass. Alex Masso, drums.

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Mar
19
Thu
LOUIS TILLETT & THE LT3
Mar 19 all-day

IMG_51177pm doors, 8pm show

Louis brings the core of his band The Art of Darkness to light in a new and exciting combo, as we premiere the LT3, and it’s combined experience of 100 years of live playing, right here in Marrickville. This is something you are unlikely to see on a regular basis.

Louis, with his trademark baritone vocals and blues/rock piano style, combines with John Maddox’ unique virtuosity on Bass and Colin Watson’s thoroughbred Guitar expertise and feel, to bring Louis’ repertoire into a dangerous new place. You may remember Louis from his dozen “solo” albums and pioneering improv ensembles like Paris Green, or his thunderous big bands, such as The Aspersion Caste. He has also been a featured pianist on recordings of such legendary Australian acts as Died Pretty, Beasts of Bourbon, Laughing Clowns, and Tex, Don & Charlie, and many others. In International circuits he is billed as the Rockpoet of The Night, and he is held in the same high esteem and written and filmed in the same publications and TV specials as his peers John Cale, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave and Tom Waits. UK Rolling Stone called him The Dark Giant.

He rarely plays in Australia, preferring to “ride on the tide and the wings of the wind”, as so much of his music alludes to, him being a full time sailor. After more than 2 years since The Art of Darkness last played, which filled The Factory Theatre in 2017 and 2015, this night will present a rare opportunity to catch Louis in an intimate and dynamic environment, where, keeping the band small and tight, each performance takes on it’s own life and direction, leaving all three players to leave the script, to allow them to take the music where it needs to go at that particular time. Louis Tillett, as a musician and a bandleader is synonymous with the Sydney Live and Underground music of the 80s, 90s and 00s. Come and find out why he is often touted as a National Living Treasure.

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Mar
20
Fri
LOUIS TILLETT & THE LT3
Mar 20 all-day

IMG_51177pm doors, 9pm show

Louis brings the core of his band The Art of Darkness to light in a new and exciting combo, as we premiere the LT3, and it’s combined experience of 100 years of live playing, right here in Marrickville. This is something you are unlikely to see on a regular basis.

Louis, with his trademark baritone vocals and blues/rock piano style, combines with John Maddox’ unique virtuosity on Bass and Colin Watson’s thoroughbred Guitar expertise and feel, to bring Louis’ repertoire into a dangerous new place. You may remember Louis from his dozen “solo” albums and pioneering improv ensembles like Paris Green, or his thunderous big bands, such as The Aspersion Caste. He has also been a featured pianist on recordings of such legendary Australian acts as Died Pretty, Beasts of Bourbon, Laughing Clowns, and Tex, Don & Charlie, and many others. In International circuits he is billed as the Rockpoet of The Night, and he is held in the same high esteem and written and filmed in the same publications and TV specials as his peers John Cale, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave and Tom Waits. UK Rolling Stone called him The Dark Giant.

He rarely plays in Australia, preferring to “ride on the tide and the wings of the wind”, as so much of his music alludes to, him being a full time sailor. After more than 2 years since The Art of Darkness last played, which filled The Factory Theatre in 2017 and 2015, this night will present a rare opportunity to catch Louis in an intimate and dynamic environment, where, keeping the band small and tight, each performance takes on it’s own life and direction, leaving all three players to leave the script, to allow them to take the music where it needs to go at that particular time. Louis Tillett, as a musician and a bandleader is synonymous with the Sydney Live and Underground music of the 80s, 90s and 00s. Come and find out why he is often touted as a National Living Treasure.

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Jul
24
Fri
VAN THE MAN: THE AUSTRALIAN VAN MORRISON SHOW @ Django
Jul 24 all-day

Van The Man

Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:30pm | Show 10pm (60-70 mins)

“VAN THE MAN” had its roots in the highly successful Sydney wine bar circuit of the 1970’s.
“Hogan & The Becketts” (the backbone of Van the Man) played all the hits through the 80’s and 90’s, with Van Morrison being one of the favourites. In 1999 “Van the Man” was formed and started its career with a bang, being invited to perform at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

According to Richard Jinman of “The Age” ….. “sound right … oh yes! Van the Man do the business. Hogan has Van’s jazzy vocal phrasing and gruff irish burr down pat. Hit or miss? Absolute HIT! “

“Van the Man” has gone on to perform for State of Origin fixtures, Bledisloe Cup Finals and sold out one of Sydney’s premier live music venues. With exclusive appearances for the Packer family at their country retreat Ellerston, seven highly acclaimed tours of New Zealand and a recent triumphant performance at Norway’s Music Festival in Kjollefjord, “Van the Man” is a must see for all Van Morrison fans, both young and old.

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Jul
26
Sun
GEORGE DOUKAS & THE D-STRINGS
Jul 26 all-day

george doukas money-shot-outside 1 thin6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

After a sold out show at the start of the year, George Doukas is back at Camelot Lounge with his band The D Strings for another night of musical mayhem!

If you like some Beethoven with a side of baklava, or Ravel with your Rembetiko, or even Mozart with a slice of moussaka, then join the D Strings at Camelot Lounge for this very special show.

The D Strings is a ten piece ensemble which combines the velvet sound of the string quartet with the edgy tones of bouzouki and baglama. They perform a mix of original music, traditional Greek, Rembetika and even a taste of Gypsy Jazz (Greek style). And….as indicated above, there is even a journey into the world of well known classical composers.

You can listen or you can dance – the choice is yours. Either way, you can be assured of a memorable evening.

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Jul
30
Thu
A FANCY EVENING WITH BRENDAN MACLEAN
Jul 30 all-day
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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

The Australian prince of indie-pop broke through with his ukulele anthem ‘Stupid’ in 2013 and debut E.P. ‘funbang1.’ The 2016 release sparked three singles including Tectonic and Free To Love while gathering global controversy for his music video House of Air which the New Yorker quoted, “Should never be viewed in any public setting.”
Likened to a lofi meeting of Robyn and Talking Heads, Brendan released his first LP titled, And The Boyfriends in 2019. The album, his first entry in the ARIA Top 20 Album Charts, saw him exploring more complex lyricism with a newfound subtlety in his vocal performance, built upon his atypically brilliant observational wit and wordplay.

Lovers of cabaret will remember Maclean from his star run in the original production Velvet, featuring Marcia Hines and his performance with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in Praying For Time, a tribute to George Michael. Other notable highlights include his cameo as Klipspringer in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby and more recently his sold out performance at New York’s Club Cumming.

Join Brendan Maclean performing his greatest hits and some other bits, solo on the house baby grand at Camelot Lounge.

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Jul
31
Fri
PAT POWELL: THE FUNKY SOUL SESSIONS @ Django
Jul 31 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

Pat Powell is one of Sydney’s most versatile singers, and once again he is collaborating with some of the finest musicians around to create a spellbinding night if sweet soul and pulsating funk.

Pat has supported James Brown, Queen, The Eurythmics, Boy George, Crowded House, Horace Andy and Luciano, Tina Arena and George Benson to mention a few.

He has toured extensively throughout Australia, Asia & Europe the USA and Canada, there must be a reason for this come and find out while you groove to some classics..

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Aug
1
Sat
BRAZILIAN FUNK & SOUL PARTY with KRIOLA COLLECTIVE @ Django
Aug 1 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Unique Sydney based 10 piece band, ‘Kriola Collective’features some of Sydney’s best musicians playing a snapshot of the 1970’s Black Rio Samba, Soul and Funk movement from Brazil. The band’s repertoire includes a classic mix of groovy Brazilian beats, Funk, Soul and Bossa Jazz from the Carnival capitol of Rio.

‘Kriola Collective’ wow the audience with an explosive set of Brazilian infused Soul, Funk and brassy Samba from well known Brazilian artists such as Jorge Ben, Seu Jorge, Banda Black Rio, Tim Maia, Di Melo, Bebeto and Joao Donato.

Kriola Collective features some of Sydney’s best Funk, Soul and Brazilian players from groups such as Mucho Mambo, Jackie Orzasky, Cumbiamuffin, Kavalo, Mr. Sambasoul and performs a sizzling, seductive, and syncopated snapshot of 1970’s Brazil. They have become a crowd favourite with their fusion of Brazilian Soul, Funk, Rio Carnival Samba and Olodun.

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MARSALA
Aug 1 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

A party like no other with dance music from Africa, Cuba, The Balkans, Russia, Spain, France, Italy, with styles ranging from wild Eastern European Gypsy music to Cuban Salsa and Zimbabwe township tunes.

“For two decades Marsala has been turning music from all around the world into one repertoire, and people from around the world into one audience. Every groove was somewhere between vibrant and irresistible, and virtually every solo raised the stakes of its host song, whether it was Khusid’s diamond-edged trumpet blazing on Dark Eyes or Stojcevski’s machine-gun alto on Wedding Cocek. For 140 minutes this was music as art and for dancing all at once; music for going a little crazy. And the community that goes crazy together sticks together.” John Shand SMH

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Aug
5
Wed
THE CAMELART CLUB
Aug 5 all-day

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630pm – 830pm | Only $15 admission

No prebookings, just come on down…
(all attendees must sign in upon arrival, as per Covid-19 regulations)
BYO all your own art supplies

The Camelart Club is Camelot’s sketch-club: a life-drawing session with a difference! Featuring evocative live music from a bevy of outstanding musicians – one week it may be jazz piano, the next week Gypsy guitar, the next French Accordion etc etc…A nude model will take to the stage for 2 sets between 630pm & 830pm, with the musician/s underscoring the session. Cocktails, beer on tap, delicious red wines etc available, as are delicious pizzas!

Aug
6
Thu
RAI THISTLETHWAYTE (THIRSTY MERC)
Aug 6 all-day

rai

6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)

Rai is a one of Australia’s most respected musical talents: a highly accomplished pianist, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. As a songwriter, he has been nominated for APRA Song of The Year. His band Thirsty Merc has sold over 250,000 albums and has been nominated for 5 ARIA awards.

Rai’s composition ‘In The Summertime’ has been the theme song to internationally acclaimed Aussie TV show ‘Bondi Rescue’ for 11 consecutive seasons.

Aside from his work in Rock and Pop, Rai performs as a solo artist, basing his performances around his first instrument – the piano – and his love of Jazz, Soul, and Funk music. He has released 4 solo EPs and has toured extensively in Australia and the U.S. since 2012. Some of his notable collaborations have been with with ARIA award-winning guitarist James Muller, Trumpeter James Morrison, and bassist Christian McBride (Sting, Wynton Marsalis band).

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SIMON KINNY-LEWIS BAND @ Django: CANCELLED
Aug 6 all-day

CancelledUnfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, this show has been cancelled.

Aug
7
Fri
BOWIE UNZIPPED with JEFF DUFF (SOLD OUT!!!)
Aug 7 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

The legendary Jeff Duff will celebrate David Bowies and the Thin White Duke’s iconic songs at what will be an incredibly magical night of all things Bowie. Jeff Duff has been singing Bowie’s songs for many years with the glowing support of Bowie’s official website BowieNET. Together with an all-star 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.

www.bowieunzipped.com.au

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MALO MALO @ Django
Aug 7 all-day

MaloMaloSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

MALO MALO is a highly-potent salsa orchestra based in Australia & Colombia. Musical leader Danny G Felix, a pianist, trumpeter & composer, divides his time between his home in Sydney where he grew up, & Cali, Colombia – the ”capital of Salsa”! For the past 6 years Danny has lived between the two countries & developed a distinct line-up of top-notch players from both. Last year, the combined musicians of MALO MALO released its debut album “AUSTRALEÑO” (including 9 originals and 1 cover). The record is already a firm hit with Salseros all around the world. Several tracks have charted internationally in the top 100 “New Generation Salsa” playlists. It was featured ‘”Album of the week” on Eastside Radio & SBS. The group loves paying homage to the greats, bringing new life to rare-classics; Ray Barretto, Eddie Palmieri, Hector Lavoe & Grupo Niche. A distinct soulful jazz flavour enriches the catchy afro-latin dance rhythms including guaguanco, mozambique, cha cha, son & songo.

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Aug
8
Sat
FUNK/SOUL PARTY with BUMP CITY
Aug 8 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Bump City are Sydney’s very own kings of soul and funk and they’re back at their favourite venue Camelot Lounge. Bump City are the ultimate 10 piece party band with a repertoire of soul hits from Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Earth Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Al Green, Wilson Pickett and many more. The five piece Bump City Horns make these classic songs come alive. With a tight rhythm section and lead singer Peter Morgan’s soaring soul vocals, you will want to party with Bump City all night long.

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THE BEATLES: ALBUM TRACKS, B-SIDES & SELECTED HITS @ Django
Aug 8 all-day

BEatles

Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

‘The Album Show’ presents “The Beatles: Album Tracks, B-Sides and Selected Hits”.

Featuring a 4 piece band of some of the most experienced ‘Beatle performers’ in the country, the show will predominately focus on tracks that many would consider ‘second tier’ in the Beatles’ vast catalogue. But these songs are hardly obscure, with some of the most iconic tunes in the Fab Four’s catalogue getting rare live performances, mixed in with a few really obscure tracks, and enough bonafide hits to fill out an informal and complete night of Beatle tunes.

Lead by producer/singer-songwriter Michael Carpenter (The Beatle Boys/Petty Nicks) and featuring John Kater (The Beatle Boys/1927), Rod Auld (The Beatle Boys/Jonah’s Road) and Russell Crawford (The Beatle Boys/Josh Pyke), the night will give these talented musicians an opportunity to explore the catalogue of a band that continues to inspire musicians and music fans alike, in a way never witnessed before in popular music.

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Aug
9
Sun
BOWIE UNZIPPED with JEFF DUFF
Aug 9 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

The legendary Jeff Duff will celebrate David Bowies and the Thin White Duke’s iconic songs at what will be an incredibly magical night of all things Bowie. Jeff Duff has been singing Bowie’s songs for many years with the glowing support of Bowie’s official website BowieNET. Together with an all-star 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.

www.bowieunzipped.com.au

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BUKHU
Aug 9 all-day

Bukhu

6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)

Fresh from his recent appearance on The Voice, Bukhu returns to Camelot!

Bukhu Ganburged is a master student of the Music and Dance Conservatory of Ulaanbaatar. Performing the folk musics of Mongolia, and exploring the aural dimensions of sounds generated by traditional instruments and harmonic overtone vocal techniques.

A cultural ambassador of his country. Bukhu combines virtuosic Morin Khuur (Horse Head Fiddle) and Khuumii (Harmonic Overtone Throat Singing) skills to transmit the harmony of Mongolian nomads and Shamanic culture through time and space.

Bukhu’s music brings a contemporary take on the tradition of Mongolian bards of the middle ages and those of ancient times, acting as a national memory bank by working mythologies, historic figures and events into traditional verse form.

Bukhu’s recent live performances explore experimental and electroacoustic sound palettes — using loops and edits created on pedals, portable devices, samplers, synthesizers, sequencers and drum machines.

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Aug
12
Wed
THE CAMELART CLUB
Aug 12 all-day

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630pm – 830pm | Only $15 admission

No prebookings, just come on down…
(all attendees must sign in upon arrival, as per Covid-19 regulations)
BYO all your own art supplies

The Camelart Club is Camelot’s sketch-club: a life-drawing session with a difference! Featuring evocative live music from a bevy of outstanding musicians – one week it may be jazz piano, the next week Gypsy guitar, the next French Accordion etc etc…A nude model will take to the stage for 2 sets between 630pm & 830pm, with the musician/s underscoring the session. Cocktails, beer on tap, delicious red wines etc available, as are delicious pizzas!

Aug
13
Thu
CARPENTER & THE BANKS BROTHERS @ Django
Aug 13 all-day

catbb6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

Michael Carpenter and The Banks Brothers are a new collaboration between Carpenter, a well respected producer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Jy-Perry Banks – one of the country’s most in demand pedal steel players (also, dobro and guitar) and Zane Banks – a purist in the art of electric country picking, (also banjo and flat picked acoustic guitar). Based in Sydney, the trio have been gathering at Carpenter’s Love Hz Studios to work on a new collaboration.

These three men have bonded over their shared love of old school country records. When you talk about Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, Marty Stuart, The Flying Burrito Brothers, George Jones, Mike Nesmith, Johnny Paycheck and Junior Brown, this is where the boys are heading. Carpenter says, “We want to tread the line between making a record that has the weight, courage and guts of a modern record, whilst still being respectful of the traditional country heritage that inspires us.”

The first single ‘Honky Tonker’ was released last month to unanimous acclaim, and immediate high rotation on ABC Country. This gig on August 13, with full band, is their debut live performance, and will showcase songs from their forthcoming album, and classics of the genre.

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MELANIE OXLEY & CHRIS ABRAHAMS
Aug 13 all-day

MEL_AND_CHRIS

Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins) SOLD OUT!!
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

Melanie Oxley and Chris Abrahams rarely convene for live gigs, so when they do surface, it’s a special event. They will be performing new music from their soon to be released 6th album, as well as tracks from their previous releases, Resisting Calm, Welcome to Violet, Coal, Jerusalem Bay and Blood Oranges. A night not to be missed.

‘Oxley is one of our most underrated vocalist with a distinctive searching range. Similarly, Abrahams’ intuitive ways – best known as part of the spellbinding instrumentalists The Necks – …. a delicate balance of composure and fluidity.’ (Khedoori). Their music gently unfolds before you as classic. Lyrically thoughtful, playful and clever, musically deceptively simple. Abrahams extraordinary talent reveals itself in every facet of every song while Oxley’s voice continues to uplift and beguile. Extraordinary.

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Aug
14
Fri
BLUES & SOUL EXTRAVAGANZA @ Django
Aug 14 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

Back by popular demand…Blues & Soul Extravaganza is a revue style show with two of our finest male Blues/Soul Artists, the legendary Continental Rob Susz( Dynamic Hepnotics, Mighty Reapers) and internationally reknowned Clayton Doley joining Multi award winning Soulful Blues Queens – Liza Ohlback (First Ladies of Soul ) & Kate Lush.

Both these ladies new albums have both hit no 1 on the Australian Blues & Roots charts as well as top 3 in the American Blues charts.

Also joining them is one of the best Engine rooms around, Dave Longo (Doug Parkinson), Greg Ohlback and special Guest Dave Weir (Jessica Malbouy) on Saxophone..

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JUNGLE BOOGIE
Aug 14 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

Following some funky good times, ‘Jungle Boogie’ returns by popular demand to Camelot Lounge!

Get up for the downstroke on the funk rollercoaster with a 10 piece band bustin’ loose with some funky stuff.

Enjoy some heavy funk tunes from Kool & the Gang, JBs Funky People, The Meters, Parliament, Ohio Players, Average White Band, Sly & the Family Stone, Brass Construction and more!

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Aug
15
Sat
JOHNNY G & THE E-TYPES
Aug 15 all-day

Camelot August 15 (1)

Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

Sydney’s premier soul show! Their latest Soul Revue showcases the classics from the legendary STAX recording studio in Memphis, Tennessee & FAME recording studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Dance all night to the hits of Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Wilson Picket, Eddie Floyd, Percy Sledge, Sam and Dave, Etta James & more. This explosive 9-piece band performs these hits like it’s 1967.

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NADYA’S 101 CANDLES BALKAN GYPSY ORKESTRA @ Django
Aug 15 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

“A sensational, virtuosic night of Eastern-European & French Chanson with Balkan Rhythms, Edith Piaf, Gypsy Anthems & Dancing Songs, Russian, Polish and Balkan songs – a potent Franco-Euro-Gypsy mixture, guaranteed to uplift your spirits!”

Django @ Camelot will become “The tavern at the end of the Euroverse” for this huge Balkan Gypsy Party!!! Nadya’s 101 Candles will raise the roof with a night of stomping Balkan-Gypsy firecrackers as well as some French, tango, and Italian classics thrown in in for good measure. Nadya Golski, “a contralto of power, range and conviction…has the sort of voice that would light up a room if the power failed…” (John Shand, SMH).

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Aug
16
Sun
BERNIE HAYES QUARTET @ Django
Aug 16 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

The Bernie Hayes Quartet is heading back to Django @ Camelot!

Bernie, John, Jess and Bill will pick and choose tracks from across the four-album catalogue, trading duties on guitar, drums, vibraphone and brass as they go. The BHQ will be playing all night, providing them the time and space to delve into the furthest corners of that library of musical treasures, penned by Bernie.

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HIGH ROLLERS BIG BAND: SUNDAY SWING SESSION
Aug 16 all-day

Legends of Swing FB event

6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm 

After Sell Out performances to standing ovations from right across the Australia, Sydney’s very own High Rollers Big Band brings Sunday Swing Sessions to Camelot Lounge. With Sydney’s very own High Rollers Big Band, a super collective of Australia’s best jazz and swing musicians bringing back the timeless style of swing and the power of the big band. Sunday Swing Sessions captures the amazing talent, sounds and style of the Sinatra, Michael Bublé, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald and many more, featuring the tunes that were made famous by an array of these amazing crooners from the swing era with a bit of a modern twist.

Featuring some of Sydney’s finest musicians and vocalists, the High Rollers Big Band crew bring you the sublime vocals of Adem Ozbakan, David Allen on keys, Stefano Careleo (drums), Lyal Loughnan (bass), Michael Sheridan (guitar), John Penning (trumpet), Ari Palandjian (Musical Director & saxophones) plus some special guests. This evening promises to be celebration of some amazing music. Proudly brought to you by www.highrollersbigband.com

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Aug
19
Wed
THE CAMELART CLUB
Aug 19 all-day

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630pm – 830pm | Only $15 admission

No prebookings, just come on down…
(all attendees must sign in upon arrival, as per Covid-19 regulations)
BYO all your own art supplies

The Camelart Club is Camelot’s sketch-club: a life-drawing session with a difference! Featuring evocative live music from a bevy of outstanding musicians – one week it may be jazz piano, the next week Gypsy guitar, the next French Accordion etc etc…A nude model will take to the stage for 2 sets between 630pm & 830pm, with the musician/s underscoring the session. Cocktails, beer on tap, delicious red wines etc available, as are delicious pizzas!

Aug
20
Thu
AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH CHRIS SEBASTIAN
Aug 20 all-day

CS Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

As Winner of The Voice, Season 9, Chris Sebastian captured the attention and the hearts of Australians nationwide, both for his incredible talent, and his gracious, likeable nature.

Australian viewers have been drawn to him through not only his stunning vocals, but his trademark honest connection with his audience.

An electric performance, striking vocal technique, and a passion for his audience: this is what you can expect from an experience with Chris Sebastian.

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LIZ MARTIN BAND @ Django
Aug 20 all-day

High Tea foto6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

Atmospheric, passionate, brooding, melodic, at times downright swaggeringly cool, and full of a mesmerising and captivating musical and lyrical diversity, Liz Martin is a powerful and distinctive Australian music talent.

And some of the country’s most astute radio presenters and musicians agree.

‘Evocative, alluring and strangely comforting’ – Tim Ritchie, ABC RN
‘From play one, I felt an instant connection and obviously I was not alone. Every spin on FBi provoked listener response, which I can assure is not the norm’ – Stephen Ferris FBi
‘Wildly eclectic… quirky, playful hipness coupled with emotional openness… an ever-changing, surprising ride of an album’ – Lucky Oceans, ABC RN
‘So fantastic, her voice has to be heard. Idiosyncratic and quirky, what I love about her voice is the honesty’ – Paul Mac

Liz Martin delivers an accomplished and genre-pushing array of songs that illustrate her prodigious talents.

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Aug
21
Fri
LOVE CATS: A TRIBUTE TO THE CURE @ Django
Aug 21 all-day

Love Cats

Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Featuring some of Sydney’s favourite musicians, the Love Cats band chooses some of the Cure’s most loved songs and performs them with likeness to the original recordings.
From the early hits like Boys Don’t Cry and A Forest the band performs the modern hits such as Friday I’m In Love, In Between Days, Close to Me and of course Love Cats.
Capturing the music scene from the eighties to more recent years, Love Cats pays tribute to one of the most iconic bands of the era. Gothic pop at its best from Head on the Door to Disintegration the band features Sam Joole (vocals); Chris Alford (keys); Dave Kirby (Drums); Jason De Wilde (guitar); Siebe Pogson (bass).

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PURPLE DOVES: CELEBRATING PRINCE
Aug 21 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min) SOLD OUT!!

The Purple Doves return after a huge run of SOLD OUT shows at Camelot Lounge to celebrate PRINCE. Be ready to party to all the hits and your favourite B sides LIVE with the country’s no 1 PRINCE tribute band. 80s synth and falsetto vocal will have you partying like it’s…. Yeh, party to hits such as 1999, Kiss, When Doves Cry, Little Red Corvette, Cream and so much more Minneapolis FUNK. Be quick to secure your tickets!

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Aug
22
Sat
A NIGHT OF MOTOWN with SUZY & THE SNAKEPIT @ Django
Aug 22 all-day

suzie snakepit motownSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Suzy And the Snakepit pay tribute to the Motown tunes that everywhere, around the world, get people dancing in the street. In the 1960s in Detroit, Motown found the perfect formula for pop: catchy, clever songwriting, great singers, and deeply danceable grooves. The musicians that Berry Gordy assembled in Motown’s studio, the Snakepit, also had an enormous influence on rock & roll – Motown tunes have been covered by everyone from The Rolling Stones to The Jam to Motorhead.

Suzy And The Snakepit play a set that revolves around the best of Hitsville USA, from the effervescent hits that you’d have to be a grouch not to love, like Stevie Wonder’s ‘Signed Sealed Delivered’ or The Temptations’ ‘Ain’t Too Proud To Beg’ but also includes some treasured deep cuts from the era. Based around the soulful vocals of Suzy G, and featuring a crack backing band including musicians who’ve played with Sydney indie bands like Pel Mel, Perry Keyes, Fallon Cush, Lazy Susan, and Eva Trout, Suzy And The Snakepit will play hit after hit that will keep you ready for a brand new beat.

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MONSIEUR CAMEMBERT
Aug 22 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

“Simply the best Gypsy band in the land!” (SMH). Monsieur Camembert have received standing ovations around the globe, from the Montreux Jazz Festival to the International Leonard Cohen Festival! “A brazen & intoxicating blend of jazz, Gypsy Swing, Latin & East European influences – bring your Cossack boots & prepare to dance” (The Age). With sensitivity, virtuosity, & extraordinary energy, Triple ARIA Award winning band Monsieur Camembert brilliantly weaves Gypsy music with other World Music styles, to create a truly original and intoxicating blend. From Russian Gypsy songs, to tango & klezmer, from Gypsy swing to Latin grooves, “…they pick you up & carry you on a wave of energy, excitement & poignancy that never relents…the band play with such cohesion, energy & abandon that I experienced an emotion so foreign I barely recognised it: elation.” (John Shand, SMH)

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Aug
23
Sun
AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH CHRIS SEBASTIAN
Aug 23 all-day

CS5pm – 7:30pm | Show 6pm (60-70 mins)

As Winner of The Voice, Season 9, Chris Sebastian captured the attention and the hearts of Australians nationwide, both for his incredible talent, and his gracious, likeable nature.

Australian viewers have been drawn to him through not only his stunning vocals, but his trademark honest connection with his audience.

An electric performance, striking vocal technique, and a passion for his audience: this is what you can expect from an experience with Chris Sebastian.

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LAURA ZARB & JOSE ZARB: Life Beauty & The Road @ Django
Aug 23 all-day

zarbs6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

Laura Zarb has lived a life on the road, taking her music from town to town, country to country. It runs in the family. Uncle and God Father Jose Zarb has been out busking and making a career on the street for decades. The feeling of sleeping on beaches and performing in Chateaux. Come and listen, as their songs tell the tales of life, beauty and the road.

Jose (Marsala) is a case of unrestrained love, joy and passion for the spirit that flows through the music of the world. He lives his professional life on the street ‘gypsy style’ and has sold close to 15,000 copies of his albums.
Jose loves his audiences as much as the music and for him a gig is just time to share the love and energy and connection to each song with you.

With her art for words and an open, and at times awkward, honesty Laura’s song writing will make you laugh, smile, and maybe even cry.

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Aug
27
Thu
PHIL STACK @ Django
Aug 27 all-day

PHil6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

Hugely In demand Australian bassist Phil Stack is one of a rare breed who seamlessly crosses genres from Jazz to Rock, achieving equal amounts of recognition and success in both.
A force of nature on the double bass, Stack attacks the instrument with an energy, vigour and passion almost unparalleled.
He has played many luminaries of the jazz world including James Morrison, Branford and Wynton Marsalis. He is also a founding member of Multi platinum selling rock band Thirsty Merc.

At this show though we will experience Stack’s considerable songwriting and vocal prowess, accompanying himself on both Piano and Double Bass. We will hear songs from 2015 EP Lap Around The Sun and also tunes off his first full length solo album Colourful Noisy both of which have garnered some impressive reviews.

The man, it turns out, can really sing ★★★★ SMH Sept 2015

balancing simplicity with sophistication; the wistful with the more primal – SMH Sept 2015

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SPINNING WHEEL: The Music of Blood Sweat & Tears and Chicago featuring JEFF DUFF
Aug 27 all-day

 

Jeff-Duff-Spinning-Wheel-Poster-Low-ResSession 1 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

The ground-breaking music of two of the greatest bands on the planet…in one unforgettable show!

You’ll hear the Grammy award winning songs of ‘BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS’ and ‘CHICAGO’ in one hell of a show!

From BS&T’s worldwide hits, including ‘Spinning Wheel’, ‘You made me so very happy’, ‘God bless the child’…
To ‘CHICAGO’s jazz-rock fusion of ‘Does anybody really know what time is’, Make me smile’ and ‘I’m a man’…

Rock audiences from all over the world have been blown away by the sheer power of both of these horn-driven bands for many years.

Now you can hear the music from these two legendary bands performed by Jeff and the hottest musicians in Australia

“Sinatra, Presley, Jagger, Popeye and now Duffo” – Andy Warhol

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Aug
28
Fri
JAMES BROWN AND THE GODFATHERS OF SOUL @ Django
Aug 28 all-day

jamesSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Celebrating the music of the original Godfather of Soul and those who he influenced for generations after, The Camelot is about to turn up the heat with some of Sydney’s very best funk musicians performing the greatest soul catalogue LIVE. This will include the music of Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, EWF, Luther Vandros, Ray Charle and more!

Directed by Lombardo Entertainment, who brought you The Purple Doves (PRINCE), The Music of Thriller, The Bruno Mars Experience and Pour It On (80s Funk Live), this event will be impossible to miss. This will be a sell out celebration so be FAST to secure your tickets.

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SCARECROW PEOPLE: THE MUSIC OF XTC
Aug 28 all-day

cam a3Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Scarecrow People, possibly Australia’s sole translators of the music of the mighty XTC, bravely return to their spiritual home to present the amazing catalogue of Swindon’s finest for your safely distanced pleasure. Featuring members, past and present, of Petulant Frenzy, The Nature Strip, Magic Lunchbox, Smelly Tongues and Bernie Hayes Quartet, the band has become a favourite amongst Camelot’s punters over the past 5 years. Needless to say, this night is shaping up to be very special for all involved. Scarecrow gigs are inevitably played to full houses, so booking early is essential.

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Aug
29
Sat
BABY ET LULU
Aug 29 all-day

baby et lulu_29294Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Shake off your lockdown lows with a night of French song, witty banter, magnifique music and sheer joie de vivre as Baby et Lulu return to their favourite venue!

Baby et Lulu, the Australian, ARIA-nominated, the “just plain irresistible” (The Music) faux-French sensations that are Abby Dobson (Leonardo’s Bride) and Lara Goodridge (FourPlay), are thrilled to return to Camelot Lounge to present to you a night of French song right in your very living rooms! Along with their magnifique band of exquisite musicians who you know and love, they have been seducing audiences with their femme fatale glamour and très witty stage banter and making much loved albums of classic French chansons, as well as their own compositions, since 2009

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KING TIDE @ Django
Aug 29 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

Sydney’s up-town, jamdown, roots, pop, rocksteady, reggae, gut-soul, sound…. King Tide are coming back to Django. These Aria award nominees  are Australia’s’ premier original Rock Steady Reggae gut soul band! “There is much to marvel at when rock steady royalty KingTide take the stage. From out of the fattest, deepest grooves come brooding horns, delay-warped keys and steady, muted stabs of electric guitar.” -SMH

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Aug
30
Sun
MOULIN ROQUE: DARK WORLD CABARET @ Django
Aug 30 all-day

Moulin Roque DjangoSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

Making a return to Django, Moulin Roque is a sophisticated cabaret rock show featuring Susannah Mirana. It draws upon years of this versatile artist’s experience and ‘genre-hopping’ to deliver a multi-faceted performance via an eclectic mix of alternative rock, new wave and dark wave music.

Accompanied by a stellar band including Clare O’Meara (John Williamson), Jess Ciampa (Jeff Duff), Paul Najar (Wa Wa Nee) and Eddy Santacreu, she delves into the catalogues of artists as diverse as k.d. lang, Elvis Costello, and Nirvana. Each song gets its own treatment; from high energy, rock pieces to stripped-down instrumentations revealing lustful lyrical content with undertones of jealousy and seduction. Susannah’s performance stretches from darkly dramatic to quirky, producing moments of intensity and frivolity. Moulin Roque is a truly unique musical experience not to be missed.
Check out our recent livestreamed performance here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZmTP6-sqzA&t=16s

https://www.facebook.com/DarkWorldCabaret/
www.susannahmirana.com

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THE REGENT STREET BIG BAND
Aug 30 all-day

fn (1)6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

Sinatra, Fitzgerald, Goodman, Basie, Miller and much, much more.

Following many sold out Sundays in recent years, the Regent Street Big Band returns with the warmest singers you’re ever likely to see on stage: Kym Parrish and Jimmy Zappia. Kym and Jimmy leave audiences glowing every time they perform – not only great singers, but artists working with the palette of audience emotions. They’re ruthless: they don’t care what mood you turn up in – you’re going to leave feeling great.

Weaving that thread of artistry into the power and kaleidoscope of timbres in a 17-piece big band, you end up with a night of classic swing that you don’t want to miss. The wall of sound that is a big band is an aural and visual feast, every time you experience it.

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Sep
4
Fri
CUMBIAMUFFIN
Sep 4 all-day

cumbia 1aSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Cumbiamuffin’s wall of sound is unstoppabl, and with the collective energy of authentic Colombian singers, this orchestra is conquering the local music scene. Put together by Colombian and Australian musicians, the project has the common vision of introducing the purest sounds of traditional Cumbia to the Australian audiences, playing original compositions and the classics that made this genre the most popular rhythm in Latin America during the 80’s, combining elements of Reggae, Ragga and Roots from the Caribbean.

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SIMPLE DREAMS: THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT @ Django
Sep 4 all-day

LindaRonstadtListMain cropSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

One of Australia’s finest talents from theatre and cabaret,Angela Ayers stages a tribute to an artist long admired, Linda Ronstadt.

Angela weaves her way through Linda’s many famous songs, linking humorous stories and events with hits such as Silver Threads and Golden Needles, Different Drum, Desperado and the beautiful ballads of the Gershwin great, Someone to Watch Over Me, and the Grammy award-winning song, Somewhere Out There. Her backing band, The Stoned Brumbies, are some of Sydney’s finest musicians.

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Sep
5
Sat
DANCING IN THE SHADOWS OF MOTOWN
Sep 5 all-day

motown 1aSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Known in legend as “the sound of young America” Motown had more hits than The Beatles, The Stones, The Beach Boys and Elvis combined.

The All Star band features a bevy of Australia’s most accomplished singers and musicians playing classic Motown hits from The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Martha and The Vandellas, Four Tops, Jackson Five, Edwin Star and many more.

Enjoy classic hits including: Reach Out, Heatwave, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Dancing in The Streets, Uptight, You keep Me Hanging On, WAR, What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Standing On Shakey Ground, papa was a Rolling Stone and My Girl as well as some more obscure dance groove tracks such as Shotgun, Cloud Nine and The Flick.

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MOUSSA DIAKITE & WASSADO @ Django
Sep 5 all-day

Moussa-Press-5aSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

“Diakité re-emerges as a humble torchbearer, unsung hero & ambassador for Malian culture” (Toumani Diabaté). Influential guitarist Moussa Diakité was part of the golden era of Malian music in the 70s & ‘80s, performing with some of Africa’s best, including Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare, Toumani Diabaté & the Super Rail Band de Bamako.

Since migrating to Australia, he has stamped his mark on the local scene & together with exciting 5-piece band Wassado fuses traditional West African styles with Cuban, blues & jazz into a unique “Afro-groove”. Performing tracks from their highly acclaimed album Doncomodja & following stand out performances at WOMADelaide, this is a dynamic show that is mesmerizing, and sophisticated “Brilliant, Unique, Inspired (Four Stars!” Tony Hillier, The Australian)

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Sep
10
Thu
EMMA PASK
Sep 10 all-day

_BKS6098_4_8x10Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)

Award winning Australian vocalist Emma Pask has firmly established herself as one of this countries favourite voices in Jazz.

Her effortless honest stage presence combined with her powerful vocal ability, leaves audiences spellbound and inspired. Emma is sure to delight as she interweaves storytelling through timeless swinging jazz standards, upbeat Latin rhythms, tender ballads and of course some raucous blues.

Emma played support for American music legend George Benson on his Australian tour, and with Latin Superstar Ricky Martin singing her praises, you won’t want to miss her live.

Well known for spending the last 20 years by the side of jazz virtuoso James Morrison, he says of Emma
“Whilst it’s fashionable to be a jazz singer these days, she is the real thing!”

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Sep
11
Fri
LOLO LOVINA @ Django
Sep 11 all-day
Margaret St Project

Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

Lolo Lovina (‘Red Beer’) is an intoxicating brew infused with Unza, Swing and Balkan Gypsy beats. Fronted by Australian born Hungarian Romani- Gypsy singer Sarah Bedak. Lolo Lovina`s music reflects the cosmopolitan identity of an artist, who grew up with three native tongues and cultures.

Lolo Lovina’s album Rroma Sapien received a 4 Star review in the London based World Music magazine ‘Songlines’ (June 2016) with Rroma Sapien and RromAntcis both being featured albums on ABC Radio Nationals program, ‘The Daily Planet’

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Sep
12
Sat
MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY PARTY WITH VICTOR VALDES’ MEXICAN MARIACHI BAND
Sep 12 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:0pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 mins)

In his own right, VICTOR VALDES (harp, vocals) is a truly extraordinary performer, but this is a rare opportunity to experience him in full regalia with his big band Mariachi group, as they play all the Mexican favourites! Trumpets, violins, the works – this will be a tequila-fuelled night to remember! Victor Valdes’ powerful, compelling voice, magical harp and passion for storytelling will take you on a unique sonorous journey through Mexico and Latin America. Come and join him at Camelot for a Mexican Party, as he performs with his Mexican Mariachi Band!

A walking encyclopedia of Latin music past and present, Victor has redefined the harp as a solo and lead instrument in a multitude of musical contexts. He’s played with everyone from Angus & Julia Stone and Los Lobos to Jimmy Barnes, and appeared on folk, world music, rock and blues festival stages Australia-wide.

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STEVE EDMONDS BAND: HENDRIX & HEROES @ Django
Sep 12 all-day

Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

The Steve Edmonds Band Jimi Hendrix Tribute Show is a heartfelt tribute to the great music and imagery of Jimi Hendrix and a tribute to the greatest guitar songs and bands of the 70’s.

Steve Edmonds is a veteran of the Australian music industry and greater guitar community. His working and recording credits include Jimmy Barnes, Delta Goodrem, Billy Thorpe, Australian Idol and Renee Geyer to name only a few.

In part one the band pay tribute to Hendrix’s most famous live performances from Woodstock to Monterey Pop, featuring classic hits including Voodoo Chile, Foxy Lady, Purple Haze, Little Wing and many more favourites. Part two is a dedication to the classic rock songs of the 70’s including songs by Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, The Doors, Thin Lizzy, Cream, ZZ Top and many more.

Overall the Steve Edmonds Band Jimi Hendrix Tribute Show is a must for fans of great CLASSIC 70’s style guitar driven rock and Jimi Hendrix devotees. A fun night out for real rock and rollers!

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Sep
13
Sun
GLASSBREAKERS with ILAN KIDRON
Sep 13 all-day

gbs6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm 

While you cant go on that fancy worldwide holiday, come fly away with music imagination sensation Ilan Kidron and his band Glassbreakers as they land you in a hazy Paris den filled with smoky chansons, then sweep into a sublime Rio de Janeiro club, party in a thumping New Orleans bar and a shake off in a pumping New York speakeasy.

Glassbreakers features some of Sydney’s finest musicians who have shared the stage with the likes of Matt Corby, Monsieur Camembert, Usher, The Potbelleez, Grace Jones, Charlie XCX, Pharaoh Sanders, Johnny Griffin, Junior Cook, Usher, Branford Marsalis, Kurt Elling, Andy Bey, Nigel Kennedy, James Morrison and Vince Jones.

Ilan is one of Camelot’s most adored music entertainers and his band always threads that explosive cabaret style so seamlessly with a timeless intimacy.

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Sep
17
Thu
ELEANOR LYONS & VLADIMIR FANSHIL
Sep 17 all-day

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6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm 

Australian couple Eleanor Lyons (soprano) and Vladimir Fanshil (conductor/pianist) have been based in Europe since 2007, this season marked Eleanor’s debut as soloist with both the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and with Opera Australia in Don Giovanni, which both received critical acclaim. Vladimir Fanshil has recently conducted in such venues as the Paris Philharmonic, Luxembourg Philharmonic and is a guest conductor of the Mariinsky theatre in St Petersburg. They have had an extended stay in Australia due to covid and for a limited time are performing in smaller venues to resurrect the ‘salon concert’ atmosphere and share the joy of classical music and opera with both first timers and connoisseurs!
The programme is an eclectic mix of operatic favourites, a solo Rachmaninov piece on the piano, music written especially for them by Elena Kats-Chernin and a poetic song cycle by Grieg which is accompanied by poetry reading.
This is a truly unique opportunity to hear and see some of Australia’s finest classical musicians in the cozy comfort of Camelot.

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Sep
18
Fri
AMY WINEHOUSE REMEMBERED IN SONG
Sep 18 all-day

Amy Winehouse

Session 1 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Back to Black comes to Camelot for an evocative and powerful evening. Paying tribute to the great tunes from Amy Winehouse from her pop and jazz repertoires.

Featuring some of Sydney’s finest musicians and vocalists, the High Rollers Big Band crew bring you the sublime vocals of Sharnielle Hartley and Adem Ozbakan, David Allen on keys, Stefano Careleo (drums), Lyal Loughnan (bass), Michael Sheridan (guitar), John Pennings (trumpet), Ari Palandjian (Musical Director & saxophones) plus some special guests. Proudly brought to you by www.highrollersbigband.com

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Sep
19
Sat
PURPLE DOVES: CELEBRATING PRINCE (SOLD OUT!)
Sep 19 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

The Purple Doves return after a huge run of SOLD OUT shows at Camelot Lounge to celebrate PRINCE. Be ready to party to all the hits and your favourite B sides LIVE with the country’s no 1 PRINCE tribute band. 80s synth and falsetto vocal will have you partying like it’s…. Yeh, party to hits such as 1999, Kiss, When Doves Cry, Little Red Corvette, Cream and so much more Minneapolis FUNK. Be quick to secure your tickets!

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Sep
25
Fri
THE NANCY SINATRA LEE HAZLEWOOD EXPERIENCE @ Django
Sep 25 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

The Nancy Sinatra Lee Hazlewood Experience returns to Django @ Camelot.

These Boots are Made for Walking, Jackson, Summer Wine, Sugar Town, Lightning’s Girl, – the NancySinatra Lee Hazlewood Experience play them all and are exactly what their name suggests – a glamorous, entertaining re-imagining of the Sixties through the eyes of the iconic and culty Nancy & Lee.

Fronted by renowned stage, film and television actor Zoe Carides as Nancy, Scott Holmes as Lee and Pete Marley on bass, the band have already carved out a steady following among the Sydney Inner West audience. “The quintessential sound of the late 60’s……. but sporting the twenty-first century finesse of a group of seasoned musos” “sassy…sensual, haunting” (Lloyd Bradford Syke – Australian Stage)

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Oct
2
Fri
SMOOTH SAILING YACHT ROCK PARTY
Oct 2 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

Do you like piña coladas? Ever found yourself caught between the moon and New York City?

For one night only, the Smooth Sailing Yacht Rock Party will take over Camelot Lounge for a celebration of everything yacht. Yacht rock was the music of the late 1970s and early 1980s that was the polar opposite of punk: think gentle singer-songwriter melodies, backed by session musicians playing some slowed-down disco funk. It’s music that, let’s face it, was completely daggy, but which you completely love anyway: think the likes of Michael McDonald, Toto, Steely Dan, Hall & Oates, Boz Scaggs and the Captain & Tennille.

The Smooth Sailing Yacht Rock Party features an crack 13-piece band, complete with horns and backing vocalists, featuring musicians who’ve played with the likes of Josh Pyke, Lazy Susan, The Lee & Nancy Experience, and Suzy & The Snakepit. Aside from playing some of the songs that got to the top of the Yachtest 100, there’ll be cocktails, a yacht rock-themed photobooth setup, and captains hats galore.

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Oct
10
Sat
GLENN SHORROCK
Oct 10 all-day

A Sharper ImageSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 9pm – 11:00pm | Show 9:30pm (60-70 min)

With a career spanning over 40 years, Glenn Shorrock is one of the elder statesmen of Australian contemporary show business.

Born in England, Glenn migrated at the age of 10 to Adelaide in the mid-1950s. A self-confessed child of rock n roll, he began singing in 1962 with a vocal group called the Twilights.

Axiom with Brian Cadd followed shortly thereafter, with hits including Arkansas Grass and Little Ray of Sunshine. Axiom disbanded soon after with Glenn moving to London in 1970.

Late 1974, Glenn returned to Melbourne to help form Little River Band as lead singer. Managed by long time friend, Glenn Wheatley, Little River Band cracked the lucrative United States market in 1976, and began a string of eight Top Ten Hits in the U.S.A. and around the world. The band has sold in excess of 25 million albums, often being credited for opening the door for many Australian acts on the international circuit.

Glenn’s credentials extend to all fields of show business, notably in theatre and cabaret where he starred in Evita, The Rocky Horror Show, One for the Money, Go Cat Go and Two Up.

As a testament to his enduring talent he has been twice inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame first in 1991 in his own right and again with The Little River Band in 2004.

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Oct
22
Thu
CHUTNEY
Oct 22 all-day

WhatsApp Image 2020-07-16 at 12.57.25 PMSession 1: 6pm – 8:30pm | Show 7pm

CHUTNEY is a klezmer band with a twist. Drawing on their Eastern European and Middle Eastern heritage, they present a hot, spicy and high-energy mix of original compositions plus modern arrangements of ztraditional dance music. Comprising well-known Sydney musicians Ben Adler (violin), Paul Khodor (keyboard), Ben Samuels (clarinet), Oscar Gross (bass) and Matt Druery (drums), the musicians’ on-stage chemistry is undeniable, traversing genres and styles from gypsy jazz through to tango, folk music to rock, classical to funk. Expect to dance in your seat!


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Oct
30
Fri
NATHAN CAVALERI
Oct 30 all-day

Nathan CavaleriMuch of the country was oblivious to the career Nathan Cavaleri led beyond prime time Australia. By age 12, he found himself the centre of a bidding war between the labels of Michael Jackson, Prince and Madonna. By age 16 he’d toured with B.B. King as his guest, and played at the Kennedy Centre in front of The Clintons with Etta James and Bonnie Raitt.

2019 saw Nathan Cavaleri return to the stage after a 5-year struggle with anxiety/depression. His story telling type show captivated audiences around the country including 1000’s at Caloundra Music Festival.

After the breakthrough success of the last tour, Nathan is excited to bring the show back on the road in support of the “Demons” full length album release, featuring a collection of brand new songs amongst fan favourites previously released as singles.

From how his love for music deepened during his battle with leukaemia as a kid, to a hilarious encounter with Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Robert Plant after playing to sixty thousand people in Zurich after Elton John, it’s how he brings his experiences and songs into the present that gives audiences more than a shot of nostalgia.

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