Nov
4
Wed
THE BLACK SORROWS (MELB)
Nov 4 all-day

JCSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

The Black Sorrows have earned the reputation as a dynamic live act. There is a level of accessibility to The Black Sorrows that can appeal to the newest of fan. At the helm, Camilleri steers the band through an energetic interplay of solid grooves and well-crafted songs that mix those well-worn ingredients of blues, soul, R&B, gospel, country and even Brill Building pop. Spontaneous (forget set lists) and emotionally driven, Joe ensures that no two performances are ever the same. Camilleri’s mantra is simple “we come to play and leave the audience feeling exhilarated”.

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THE CAMELART CLUB – POSTPONED
Nov 4 all-day

Camelart postponed

The Camelart Club is taking a one week break this week.  See you next week!

Nov
5
Thu
GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS: THE BLACK SORROWS (MELB)
Nov 5 all-day

JCSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

The Black Sorrows have earned the reputation as a dynamic live act. There is a level of accessibility to The Black Sorrows that can appeal to the newest of fan. At the helm, Camilleri steers the band through an energetic interplay of solid grooves and well-crafted songs that mix those well-worn ingredients of blues, soul, R&B, gospel, country and even Brill Building pop. Spontaneous (forget set lists) and emotionally driven, Joe ensures that no two performances are ever the same. Camilleri’s mantra is simple “we come to play and leave the audience feeling exhilarated”.

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THE MUSIC OF CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL @ Django
Nov 5 all-day

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6pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)

The Music of Creedence Clearwater Revival holds a unique place in pop/rock history. The band had an almost unparalleled string of bona fide, genre defining hits in the late 60’s and early 70’s, at a time when popular music was evolving at an alarming rate. Their catalogue remains a statement of a unique and distinct mix of swampy country, rock, blues and pop.

To pay tribute to this iconic body of work, The Album Show has put together a killer band to play all the hits, featuring James Van Cooper on guitar and vocals, and Sophie Jones on guitar and vocals, with Sydney based Charlie Lee on bass, and Michael Carpenter on drums and vocals, live from Django @ Camelot.

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Nov
6
Fri
ANGELA AYERS SINGS THE LINDA RONSTADT SONGBOOK @ Django
Nov 6 all-day

LindaRonstadtListMain cropSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (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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SPINNING WHEEL: The Music of Blood Sweat & Tears and Chicago featuring JEFF DUFF
Nov 6 all-day

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Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

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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Nov
7
Sat
CHOIRBOYS
Nov 7 all-day

IMG_7774Session 1: 6pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

New South Wales, it’s been too long and now CHOIRBOYS are hitting the road with a handful of exclusive and intimate dates for their Good Times, No Bullshit tour.
Fans can expect an all-acoustic set from Choirboys featuring songs from Australian 60’s rockers The Easybeats, plus Choirboy’s own staple of hits. Australian rock ‘n’ roll in all its gritty glory.

Celebrating over 40 years together, CHOIRBOYS are one of Australia’s most authentic pub rock icons, having released a swag of enduring rock anthems including Run To Paradise, Boys Will Be Boys, Never Gonna Die and many more.

Having signed their first recording deal with Alberts, the CHOIRBOYS are undoubtedly a staple of Australia’s rock and roll history and watch them as they set out to bring pub rock to a whole new generation!

For the past 18 months the band have been recording a series of songs by influential artists. Starting with a 6 pack of Credence Clearwater Revival moving through Tom Petty and now the band are on the trail to a music revelation. A reinterpretation of some classic songs into the Australian pub rock format. Possibly the way they should always have been done.

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NADYA’S 101 CANDLES BALKAN GYPSY ORKESTRA @ Django
Nov 7 all-day

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Session 1: 6pm – 8pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9pm (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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Nov
8
Sun
BANDA POLITIKA @ Django
Nov 8 all-day

6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)

Banda Politika will present traditional folk tunes from the regions of Constantinople, Smyrne, Pontos, Cappadocia, Cyprus and Crete. Crafted through improvisation and folk creativity, this music has been passed on through oral tradition and from the early twentieth century through recordings from generation to generation of musicians. The pieces that you will hear embody the interaction of cultures that occupied a region that is the crossroads between east-west and north-south. The use of traditional string musical instrumentation such as the lyra (kemence), oud, lute, boulgari, as well as the more recent mandolin, guitar and percussive accompaniments sets the scene for an unforgettable musical journey along the coasts of Asia Minor the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean.

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SIMON TEDESCHI & SALLY WALKER
Nov 8 all-day

Session: 6pm – 8pm | Show 6:30

Australia’s favourite classical pianist, Simon Tedeschi returns to Camelot Lounge with Sally Walker!

Winner of Australia’s Young Performer of the Year, USA’s Creativity Foundation Legacy Award, and the NY Young Jewish Pianist Award, Simon has performed for concert audiences, royalty and world leaders from Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall.

Sally Walker is Lecturer in Classical Woodwind at the Australian National University, regular Guest Principal with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Principal Flautist with the Omega Ensemble. She performs on modern flutes and piccolo as well as historical flutes and recorders and has appeared in the London Proms, Salzburg, Lucerne, Tanglewood and Edinburgh Festivals.

She was Grand-finalist in the Leonardo de Lorenzo International Flute Competition (Italy), won 2nd Prize in the Friedrich Kuhlau International Flute Competition (Germany) and was awarded scholarships from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange for postgraduate study in Germany), Ian Potter Cultural Fund and the Queen’s Trust

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Nov
11
Wed
THE CAMELART CLUB
Nov 11 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!

Nov
12
Thu
CHUTNEY @ Django
Nov 12 all-day

WhatsApp Image 2020-07-16 at 12.57.25 PMSession 1: 6pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)

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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GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS: MR PERCIVAL
Nov 12 all-day

Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

With his soulful voice and unique vocal looping, Mr Percival (aka the celebrated singer Darren Percival) takes his listeners on a magical musical ride.

Weaving material from his albums with spontaneous vocalisation, his performances regular inspire the audience to join him in the sheer joy of singing.

“Using only his voice, Mr Percival can sound as cavernous and rich as a Brooklyn gospel choir or as thoroughly danceable as your favourite hip-hop DJ.” Sydney Morning Herald

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Nov
13
Fri
MARSALA
Nov 13 all-day

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Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (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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VICTOR VALDES’ MEXICAN MARIACHI BAND @ Django
Nov 13 all-day

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Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

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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Nov
14
Sat
BONDI CIGARS @ Django
Nov 14 all-day

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Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

When the Bondi Cigars were first gigging around Sydney, late 1989, they moved in a blues/R&B circuit which, while robust enough since the 60s, had then been sparked into new life by the ‘blues revival’ of the mid-80’s, spearheaded by Robert Cray, Joe Louis Walker, Stevie Ray Vaughan and similar crusaders. And while many of the Sydney bands from that era have vanished, become historical footnotes or undergone major changes, the Cigars – true survivors – have battled on, without ever compromising their distinctive no nonsense style, to become a leading force in Australian R&B.

Shane Pacey (Guitar/Vocals); Alan Britton (Bass/Vocals), Eben Hale (Guitar/Vocals) and Frank Corby (Drums/Vocals)

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RUFINO & THE COCONUTS: Back On The Bike!
Nov 14 all-day

3938_Rufino_FB_headSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

It’s time to get Back on the Bike – and who better to do it with than the wild superstars of tropical goodtime, boneshaking, voodoo groove Rufino and the Coconuts. Having released their much-praised debut album Centroturist at the end of last year – and hardly having had a chance to play it – the Coconuts are yearning to make musical love to your ears (at a safe distance of course!). This is tropical Kabaret with heart, soul, humour and mind-bending artistic vision that will transport you to the wild island holiday you can’t have right now! So, time to dust off the tropical attire, get on the bike and take in the exotic sights of joy and terror with Rufino and the Coconuts.

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Nov
15
Sun
A TRIBUTE TO THE ROMANTIC MANOS HATZIDAKIS @ Django
Nov 15 all-day

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

Celebrating the abundance of spring by singing songs of one of the greatest Greek Composer the Romantic Manos Hatzidakis.

“The street of dreams”

…. Here in this street, they are born and ended, the dreams of so many children, until the moment their breath unites with the spring breeze of the Epitaph and are lost, but in the night they cannot sleep and when they don’t dream – they sing.

Anna Papoulia piano/vocals; Nikos Sousamidis guitar/vocals; Sotiris Prokopiou bouzouki/vocals; George Nikolopoulos bass; Dimitri Vouros flutes, are putting their talents together for an nostalgic journey.

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KIM SANDERS’ FRIENDS
Nov 15 all-day

6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)

After raising the roof launching “Kim Sanders’ Music” book last year at Camelot, this ensemble is very excited to play his music again in what has become an annual homage and celebration. The stunning line-up of Stuart Vandegraaff (saxes, ney), Llew Kiek (guitars, lutes), Sam Golding (brass), Mark Szeto (bass), Ivaylo Karamanliev (kaval), with Chris Fields (percussion) showcases the huge range of Kim’s compositions: highly influenced by Bulgarian, African & Turkish traditions infused with jazz. Come to hear floating kaval improvisations, mysterious or raging grooves, and storming horns underpinned by a superb rhythm section. Uplifting!

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Nov
18
Wed
THE CAMELART CLUB
Nov 18 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!

Nov
19
Thu
GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS: TEX PERKINS & JEZ MEAD
Nov 19 all-day

Tex-and-Jez cropSession 1: 6pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

Although they have known each other for about 25 years it was not until recently, and more specifically, the Covid-19 pandemic that Tex and Jez formed their current musical working partnership.

Tex Perkins has been around for a while now (The Beasts, The Cruel Sea, The Dark Horses, The Man in Black, T’n’T to name a few) and has built his reputation on a restless sense of adventure, an ability to evolve and adapt, a dark sense of humour and a knack for teaming up with uniquely talented players who help get the best out of him.

Jez Mead is one such player. An artist in his own right, (solo albums include Beard of Bees and Pickles Hinder Slumber) this singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist makes a great sideman for Perkins as they explore Perkins back catalogue and rich history from a new angle.

This fresh approach sees Perkins revisiting and reinventing classic material and placing them in a contemporary context, often resulting in a commentary on the mood of the times. It has also been said to be both deeply moving and a lot of fun.

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THE FALLEN ROBINS EP LAUNCH @ Django
Nov 19 all-day

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6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)

To mark the release of their debut EP, Stupid Little Girls, folk festival darlings The Fallen Robins are bringing their blend of big country harmonies and folk storytelling to the Django Bar stage for a night of post-lockdown music-making. The trio of Sydney-born sisters have left open mouths in their wake, from brimming festival marquees to sold-out pub shows, charming with their candour and sibling chemistry. Join singer/songwriter Charlotte, hype-woman and tambourine extraordinaire Jess, and multi-instrumentalist Sarah for their return to the stage, and keep an eye on them – they’re set to soar.

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Nov
20
Fri
DANCING IN THE SHADOWS OF MOTOWN
Nov 20 all-day

motown 1aSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (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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THE SOUL MOVERS @ Django
Nov 20 all-day

Session 1: 6pm – 80pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 mins)

The Soul Movers are back at the ‘Bar and excited to be sharing the very first track and clip from their upcoming, and third ABC Music album, “Evolution” (written and recorded with Garth Porter and Tony Mitchell from Sherbet) with their mighty, Inner-West musical family.

Beloved local, guitar-wielding ex-Red Wiggle Murray Cook, his partner-in-soul Lizzie Mack, and their magical ‘Movers promise a night of swooning and crooning over the sensational sounds of the 1960’s and ’70s.

Be transported across a sonic-spectrum of original soul, pop, and groovy retro-rock with a smattering of spell-binding covers from Aretha and Dusty; Ike & Tina.

Come laugh at the dad jokes, swoon at the soul-moving sensations and cry when it’s time to part at the end of the evening.

It’s been a while between drinks for The Soul Movers at Django, so swoop in and grab your tickets fast – this is going to be a popular show- and guaranteed to sell out quickly!

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Nov
21
Sat
GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS: MONSIEUR CAMEMBERT with NADYA present GOLDEN EARRINGS.. A Nights of Gypsy Music!
Nov 21 all-day

Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

”Simply the best Gypsy band in the land!” (SMH). Triple ARIA Award winning Monsieur Camembert have received standing ovations around the globe, from the Montreux Jazz Festival to the International Leonard Cohen Festival! And now…Monsieur Camembert will be joined by ‘the Australian Queen of Gypsy Soul’ Nadya Golski to present Golden Earrings – a show that celebrates everything that is wonderful about Gypsy music… fiery passion, intense virtuosity, extraordinary energy, heart-melting tenderness, and a celebration and lust for life! “A brazen & intoxicating blend of jazz, Gypsy Swing, Latin & East European influences” (The Age). “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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POUR IT ON: A Tribute to 80’s Funk @ Django
Nov 21 all-day

pour it on 2aSession 1: 6pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

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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Nov
22
Sun
GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS: THE AUDREYS
Nov 22 all-day

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Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

Live favourites and multiple ARIA award winners The Audreys have graced almost every major festival in Australia and played more gigs than they can count. They’ve rocked festivals and clubs in Europe and North America, sold songs to films and tv shows far and wide, written music for live theatre, won awards, hit the charts, gone gold and pawned their very hearts for rock and roll.

Launching in 2006 with Triple J faves “You and Steve McQueen”, “Oh Honey’ and “Banjo & Violin” from their debut album, The Audreys now have five albums worth of songs to choose from and just as many hilarious anecdotes. Predominantly playing as a duo these days, Taasha Coates & Tristan Goodall have a chemistry like no other, and every show will bring you from laughter to tears and all the way back again.

After rescheduling their national tour from Autumn 2020 to Spring 2020 to Autumn 2021 due to Covid, the duo have suddenly announced a brief sojourn to NSW to celebrate borders opening up. This will be you only chance to see The Audreys until Autumn 2021.

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SPYGLASS GYPSIES @ Django
Nov 22 all-day

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

The energetic, brilliant and playful Spyglass Gypsies present a modern take on the traditional gypsy jazz style. Combining French gypsy songs with swinging originals the ensemble brings the bygone days of bohemian Paris into the present day with the lyrical sounds of the accordion, clarinet and the percussive ‘la pompe’ of gypsy guitars.

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Nov
24
Tue
TIM FREEDMAN
Nov 24 all-day

Tim FreedmanSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 mins)

Tim Freedman brings one of his rare solo tours to the Camelot Lounge to launch The Whitlams’ new single “Ballad of Bertie Kidd”, a six minute crime caper that describes a little known escapade in the long career of one of Australia’s most notorious criminals.

Tim will settle in with his piano to tell tales, reinvent classics like “Blow Up the Pokies” and “No Aphrodisiac” and play some tracks from The Whitlams’ forthcoming album due for release in 2021.

The Whitlams’ “Gaffage and Clink Tour” with Ben Lee and Alex Lloyd sold out multiple dates around the country soon after being announced, but has now been rescheduled to August and September 2021. For now, this is your only chance to reacquaint yourself with the iconic repertoire of one of Australia’s most-loved bands.

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Nov
25
Wed
THE CAMELART CLUB
Nov 25 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!

Nov
26
Thu
TIM FREEDMAN
Nov 26 all-day

Tim FreedmanSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

Tim Freedman brings one of his rare solo tours to the Camelot Lounge to launch The Whitlams’ new single “Ballad of Bertie Kidd”, a six minute crime caper that describes a little known escapade in the long career of one of Australia’s most notorious criminals.

Tim will settle in with his piano to tell tales, reinvent classics like “Blow Up the Pokies” and “No Aphrodisiac” and play some tracks from The Whitlams’ forthcoming album due for release in 2021.

The Whitlams’ “Gaffage and Clink Tour” with Ben Lee and Alex Lloyd sold out multiple dates around the country soon after being announced, but has now been rescheduled to August and September 2021. For now, this is your only chance to reacquaint yourself with the iconic repertoire of one of Australia’s most-loved bands.

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Nov
27
Fri
LOLO LOVINA @ Django
Nov 27 all-day

lolollSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

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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TIJUANA TAXI: A TRIBUTE TO THE TIJUANA BRASS
Nov 27 all-day

tijuana taxiSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

TIJUANA TAXI brings to life the glorious sound of Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, the unique, upbeat, and melodic sensation of the swinging Sixties. This stylish 8-piece ensemble evokes the sound and mood of the time, delivering a killer set of 21 classic tunes, faithfully recreated with joy, humour and heart.

Hits such as ‘Spanish Flea’, ‘Tijuana Taxi’, ‘A Taste of Honey’, ‘Zorba The Greek’, ‘The Lonely Bull’, ‘Casino Royale’, and ‘I’m Getting Sentimental Over You’, are just the tip of the iceberg of the great body of work put out by Herb and his band.

TIJUANA TAXI, led by bassist Tina Harris, and comprised of Sydney’s finest musicians, is two trumpets, trombone, marimba/percussion, bass, drums, guitar and keyboards. They have been delighting packed houses at Camelot since its launch in 2015.

The music of The Tijuana Brass will strike chords of deep nostalgia for baby boomers as well as intrigue and delight the next generations of kitsch-loving younger gen folks. It’s a sublime, kooky and especially joyful night out.

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Nov
29
Sun
GEORGE DOUKAS & THE D-STRINGS
Nov 29 all-day

george doukas money-shot-outside 1 thin6pm – 8pm | Show 6:30pm

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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Dec
3
Thu
NICKY KURTA PRESENTS: Music from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Dec 3 all-day

Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

Performing your favourite songs from the Emmy Award-winning television series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, join singer-songwriter Nicky Kurta in this one-night event at Camelot Lounge.

Featuring popular numbers from Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Julie London, The Barry Sisters, Barbra Streisand and more, step back in time as Kurta’s incredible voice recalls the buzz of New York in the late 1950s.

Supported by an all-star band, you won’t want to miss The Marvelous Miss Kurta!

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Dec
4
Fri
CARPENTER & THE BANKS BROTHERS @ Django
Dec 4 all-day

catbbSession 1: 6pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

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.

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PURPLE DOVES: CELEBRATING PRINCE
Dec 4 all-day

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Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (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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Dec
6
Sun
JAZZ CHRISTMAS PARTY
Dec 6 all-day

6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)

Swing into Christmas & celebrate the Happy Season with your friends. Join four of Sydney’s finest vocalist singing Jazz -Blues – Country – Pop & Christmas classics. Helen Fenton, Susan Gai Dowling, Tina Delandre, & Rebekka Neville will joined by a Cracker Band of Carl Dewhurst (guitar), Matt McMahon (piano), Craig Scott (bass), & Toby Hall (Drums).

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Dec
11
Fri
BOWIE UNZIPPED with JEFF DUFF
Dec 11 all-day

jeff duffo 1bSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (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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Dec
13
Sun
JAZZ CHRISTMAS PARTY @ Django
Dec 13 all-day

6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)

Swing into Christmas & celebrate the Happy Season with your friends. Join four of Sydney’s finest vocalist singing Jazz -Blues – Country – Pop & Christmas classics. Helen Fenton, Susan Gai Dowling, Tina Delandre, & Rebekka Neville will joined by a Cracker Band of Carl Dewhurst (guitar), Matt McMahon (piano), Craig Scott (bass), & Toby Hall (Drums).

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

Amy Winehouse

Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (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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Dec
19
Sat
THE ROSLYNS @ Django
Dec 19 all-day

Session 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

The Roslyns are delighted to bring their spine tingling new show to Django! This is their finest work in full swing, so be quick as their shows always sell out fast! The Roslyns is the Brainchild of Alanna Cherote, who searched to find her perfect soul mates, & drifted into in crooner heaven, when she heard the voices of Courtney Josh & Ayla Yuile. Meet 3 amazing artists with a sentimental connection to the Vintage Era, having grown up listening to the timeless classics. Witness charming arrangements that harp back to the days of boogie-woogie, jump blues & close harmony, from The Andrews Sisters, Sam Cooke & The Ronnettes, to modern icons like Jolie Holland and Adele. Accompanied by some of Australia’s finest musicians, and featuring a guest burleque perfomer, immerse yourself in the Roslyn’s captivating timeless performance – as they take you on an enchanting trip down memory lane to a bygone era.

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Dec
20
Sun
MAHALIA BARNES & THE SOUL MATES
Dec 20 all-day

Mahalia-BarnesSession 1: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Show 6:30pm (60-70 mins)
Session 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm | Show 9:00pm (60-70 min)

Mahalia Barnes has been in and around music her entire life which helped shape her into the powerhouse soul and blues vocalist that has jaws dropping every time she picks up a mic.  Don’t expect a quiet, polite, restrained gig, or a gimmicky soul show with costumes & scripted banter. This band covers the full range of the soul music spectrum, the show is dynamic, organic, raw & exciting. Great players, great singing & so much feeling. Says Mahalia “The soul mates and I are heading back to our favourite Marrickville spot for another huge night of soul music.. The last few shows have sold out, so grab your tickets now!

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