Jim Jarvis: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


Katoomba

Jan 26 - Jan 26

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Jim Jarvis: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


26 / Jan / 2017

Jim Jarvis is a solo performer well known for his distinctive, haunting blues voice and his finger-picking guitar style. He has the polish and finesse that is characteristic of a fine, traditional and world class blues musician. Jim is one […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Chris Gillespie & Martijn Hadders: Friday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Jan 27 - Jan 27

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Chris Gillespie & Martijn Hadders: Friday Night Jazz


27 / Jan / 2017

Chris Gillespie has been playing a blues set at Hotel Blue for the last 6 months with Cameron James Henderson, so naturally we thought Chris was a ‘blues cat’ . . . well it turns out Chris is actually an […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Gary Daley & James Greening: Saturday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Jan 28 - Jan 27

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Gary Daley & James Greening: Saturday Night Jazz


28 / Jan / 2017

Get ready for something a little bit special. Accordion extraordinaire Gary Daley is coming to Hotel Blue for another Saturday Night Jazz, however this time Gary is bringing the best eye brows…I mean trombone, in the industry – James Greening. […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Celtic Harp w/ Martyn Cook


Katoomba

Jan 29 - Jan 29

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Celtic Harp w/ Martyn Cook


29 / Jan / 2017

Martyn Cook is the Mountains’ celtic harp master – why not wake up a little differently this week.  8:00-10:00am, $20 per person including breakfast, first come, first served (No need to make a reservation). Hotel Blue, the home of live […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

The Belle Jar Trio: Sunday Session


Katoomba

Jan 29 - Jan 29

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The Belle Jar Trio: Sunday Session


29 / Jan / 2017

Belle Jar plays an energetic blend of gypsy, Klezmer, swing and pop styles, with a mixture of English and French lyrics. Belle Jar is a popular band in the Blue Mountains for their driving rhythms and infectious melodies that get […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Roaring 20s & All That Jazz Festival 2017


Katoomba

Feb 02 - Feb 26

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Roaring 20s & All That Jazz Festival 2017


02 / Feb / 2017

Hotel Blue, est. 1922, is proudly taking part in the Roaring 20s Festival, February 2017.  Come along to any (or all) of the following events dressed in your 1920s finery: Week 1: Feb 2nd – Bootleggin’ Blues w/ Chris O […]


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Katoomba

06:00 pm - 09:30 pm

Bootleggin’ Blues w/ Chris O


Katoomba

Feb 02 - Feb 02

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Bootleggin’ Blues w/ Chris O


02 / Feb / 2017

When ‘you’ve got the blues’, you think about misfortune, betrayal, heart-ache and regret. You lose your job, you get the blues. Your dog dies, you get the blues. While the lyrics often deal with personal adversity, the music itself goes […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Prohibition Jazz w/ Threepenny Moon


Katoomba

Feb 03 - Feb 03

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Prohibition Jazz w/ Threepenny Moon


03 / Feb / 2017

The 1920s came in “with a bang of bad booze, flappers with bare legs, jangled morals and wild weekends. The parties were bigger…the pace was faster…and the morals were looser.” Well, thankfully those days have passed, but in the spirit […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Sarah-Jane Spillane & Skye Evans: Speakeasy Saturdays


Katoomba

Feb 04 - Feb 04

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Sarah-Jane Spillane & Skye Evans: Speakeasy Saturdays


04 / Feb / 2017

The 1920s came in “with a bang of bad booze, flappers with bare legs, jangled morals and wild weekends. The parties were bigger…the pace was faster…and the morals were looser.” Well, thankfully those days have passed, but in the spirit […]


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Katoomba

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

The Songs That Made Us w/ Susan Gai Dowling, Evan Lohning & Bob Bertles


Katoomba

Feb 04 - Feb 04

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The Songs That Made Us w/ Susan Gai Dowling, Evan Lohning & Bob Bertles


04 / Feb / 2017

The 1920s were a time of great social and cultural upheaval: jazz and flappers, socialism and feminism, revolutions in Russia, Ireland and China, and rapid shifts in art, literature, music and fashion. It was a glorious golden age in America, […]


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Katoomba

07:00 pm - 09:30 pm

Its the ‘Beez Kneez’ Breakfast w/ The Three-handed Beat Bandits


Katoomba

Feb 05 - Feb 05

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Its the ‘Beez Kneez’ Breakfast w/ The Three-handed Beat Bandits


05 / Feb / 2017

Two artists, three hands, drums, saxophone, guitar and megaphone – crunch the numbers and you will find something doesn’t add up! John Stuart and Neil Duncan are not your average jazz duo – come along and find out why! This […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

The Arthur Washington Sexytet!


Katoomba

Feb 05 - Feb 05

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The Arthur Washington Sexytet!


05 / Feb / 2017

The Arthur Washington Sexytet are on the move again, so lock your windows, batten down the hatches and keep an eye on your daughters as the gypsy caravan will be rolling into town in February 2017!  Primarily playing gypsy and […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Bootleggin’ Blues w/ The Blue Mountain Devils


Katoomba

Feb 09 - Feb 09

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Bootleggin’ Blues w/ The Blue Mountain Devils


09 / Feb / 2017

When ‘you’ve got the blues’, you think about misfortune, betrayal, heart-ache and regret. You lose your job, you get the blues. Your dog dies, you get the blues. While the lyrics often deal with personal adversity, the music itself goes […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Prohibition Jazz w/ The Kate Woolfe Trio


Katoomba

Feb 10 - Feb 10

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Prohibition Jazz w/ The Kate Woolfe Trio


10 / Feb / 2017

The 1920s came in “with a bang of bad booze, flappers with bare legs, jangled morals and wild weekends. The parties were bigger…the pace was faster…and the morals were looser.” Well, thankfully those days have passed, but in the spirit […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Speakeasy Saturdays w/ The Three-handed Beat Bandits


Katoomba

Feb 11 - Feb 11

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Speakeasy Saturdays w/ The Three-handed Beat Bandits


11 / Feb / 2017

The 1920s came in “with a bang of bad booze, flappers with bare legs, jangled morals and wild weekends. The parties were bigger…the pace was faster…and the morals were looser.” Well, thankfully those days have passed, but in the spirit […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

This breakfast . . . its the ‘beez kneez’ w/ U4RIA


Katoomba

Feb 12 - Feb 12

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This breakfast . . . its the ‘beez kneez’ w/ U4RIA


12 / Feb / 2017

If euphoria is ‘a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness’ and a ukulele is ‘a small four-stringed guitar of Hawaiian origin’, then ‘U4Ria’ must be a 4 times more exciting, have 16 stings and be of Hawaiian origin? […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

Swingin’ Sundays w/ The Raduga Trio


Katoomba

Feb 12 - Feb 12

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Swingin’ Sundays w/ The Raduga Trio


12 / Feb / 2017

Fun Babushka music – an eclectic and exciting take on raw gypsy style. Contemporary arrangement of old tunes on the clarinet, piano accordion, acoustic bass, kazoo, sax, foot drum, ukulele, flavoured with tap dance and original music. The trio plays […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Bootleggin’ Blues w/ Mark ‘N The Blues


Katoomba

Feb 16 - Feb 16

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Bootleggin’ Blues w/ Mark ‘N The Blues


16 / Feb / 2017

When ‘you’ve got the blues’, you think about misfortune, betrayal, heart-ache and regret. You lose your job, you get the blues. Your dog dies, you get the blues. While the lyrics often deal with personal adversity, the music itself goes […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Prohibition Jazz w/ Jazz Daiquiri


Katoomba

Feb 17 - Feb 17

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Prohibition Jazz w/ Jazz Daiquiri


17 / Feb / 2017

The 1920s came in “with a bang of bad booze, flappers with bare legs, jangled morals and wild weekends. The parties were bigger…the pace was faster…and the morals were looser.” Well, thankfully those days have passed, but in the spirit […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Speakeasy Saturdays w/ The Matthew Dennett & Luke Chapman Gypsy Jazz Duo


Katoomba

Feb 18 - Feb 18

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Speakeasy Saturdays w/ The Matthew Dennett & Luke Chapman Gypsy Jazz Duo


18 / Feb / 2017

Batten down the hatches, close your windows, barricade your doors – Gypsies are in town! Matthew Dennett & Luke Chapman – this wild duo aim to pierce your very soul with their twist on the dark and mysterious style that […]


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Katoomba

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Tin Pan Alley feat. Godfrey Uke & His Orchestra


Katoomba

Feb 18 - Feb 18

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Tin Pan Alley feat. Godfrey Uke & His Orchestra


18 / Feb / 2017

Return to the music and showmanship of the Roaring Twenties with ‘Tin Pan Alley’, featuring Godfrey Uke and his Orchestra! $89.00 Includes two-course dinner and show Saturday 18th February 2017, 7:00 pm Godfrey Uke and his Orchestra are rumoured to […]


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Katoomba

07:00 pm - 09:30 pm

Breakfast in 1920s Paris w/ Jocelyn Moen


Katoomba

Feb 19 - Feb 19

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Breakfast in 1920s Paris w/ Jocelyn Moen


19 / Feb / 2017

Jocelyn Moen is a cabaret jazz and folk artist based in the Blue Mountains.  Reminisce with forgotten wartime french classics, jazz standards with a twist, and 1920s staples.  Come along and from 8:00-10:00am and enjoy breakfast with a twist! $20 […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

Swingin’ Sundays w/ The Belle Jar Trio


Katoomba

Feb 19 - Feb 19

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Swingin’ Sundays w/ The Belle Jar Trio


19 / Feb / 2017

Belle Jar plays an energetic blend of gypsy, Klezmer, swing and pop styles, with a mixture of English and French lyrics. Belle Jar is a popular band in the Blue Mountains for their driving rhythms and infectious melodies that get […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Bootleggin’ Blues w/ Willem Sherlock Roorda


Katoomba

Feb 23 - Feb 23

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Bootleggin’ Blues w/ Willem Sherlock Roorda


23 / Feb / 2017

When ‘you’ve got the blues’, you think about misfortune, betrayal, heart-ache and regret. You lose your job, you get the blues. Your dog dies, you get the blues. While the lyrics often deal with personal adversity, the music itself goes […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Prohibition Jazz w/ Gadjo Guitars


Katoomba

Feb 24 - Feb 24

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Prohibition Jazz w/ Gadjo Guitars


24 / Feb / 2017

“Gadjo” is in fact a gypsy term for a non- gypsy. All three members of Gadjo Guitars are indeed non-gypsies but you couldn’t tell from their playing. Dedicated to the art of gypsy swing and the acoustic guitar in jazz, […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Roaring 20s Murder Mystery High Tea


Katoomba

Feb 25 - Feb 25

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Roaring 20s Murder Mystery High Tea


25 / Feb / 2017

The Roaring Twenties Murder Mystery High Tea at Hotel Blue, starting at 2:00 pm on Saturday 25 February 2017, is part of the Blue Mountains Roaring 20s Festival, so get into the spirit and dress up in costume – you might […]


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Katoomba

02:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Speakeasy Saturdays w/ Orchard Boat


Katoomba

Feb 25 - Feb 25

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Speakeasy Saturdays w/ Orchard Boat


25 / Feb / 2017

The Orchard Boat are Rob Weule and Beejhan (BJ) Goodfellow taking their gypsy guitar and accordion on a musical adventure through the Jazz, Irish, French and quirky pop music scene. Featuring stunning instrumentals and sublime vocal harmonies, The Orchard Boat […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

‘Its the beez kneez’ Breakfast w/ The Kate Woolfe Trio


Katoomba

Feb 26 - Feb 26

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‘Its the beez kneez’ Breakfast w/ The Kate Woolfe Trio


26 / Feb / 2017

Local merchant of Cool ‘Kate Woolfe’ is back for another ‘Breakfast Sessions’ at Hotel Blue, and this week she is bringing Karl & Martyn as part of the Roaring 20s Festival . Featuring an audacious repertoire spanning the standards – […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

Swingin’ Sundays w/ The Katoomba Jazz Quartet


Katoomba

Feb 26 - Feb 26

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Swingin’ Sundays w/ The Katoomba Jazz Quartet


26 / Feb / 2017

If you like music with a boogie beat, well here’s a little ditty that’s really all-reet! The Katoomba Jazz Quartet will keep you groovin’ all sweet and tappin’ your feet Sunday evening as part of the Roaring 20s Festival. You […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Juniper: Sunday Session


Katoomba

Jan 22 - Jan 22

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Juniper: Sunday Session


22 / Jan / 2017

Juniper will be performing in the Hotel Blue lounge for a cruisy ‘Sunday Session’.  Enjoy a beer, something to eat (bar & kitchen are open), and some up-tempo seventies-sounding sounds.  6:30-8:30pm, free event.  Hotel Blue, the home of live music […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm