Swell Triplex: Thursday Night Blues


Katoomba

Sep 29 - Sep 29

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Swell Triplex: Thursday Night Blues


29 / Sep / 2016

Bringing the electric blues to Hotel Blue is Mitchell Pearce, a Guitarist/Vocalist following in the tradition of Eric Clapton and the three Kings, and providing a uniquely youthful take on one of the oldest genres of music in existence. Joined […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

The Kate Woolfe Trio: Friday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Sep 30 - Sep 30

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The Kate Woolfe Trio: Friday Night Jazz


30 / Sep / 2016

Local merchants of Cool ‘The Kate Woolfe Trio’ are back for another sessions in the coolest of lounges – Hotel Blue! Featuring an audacious repertoire spanning the standards – including Ellington, Porter, Berlin and Gershwin, – remodelling classics across the […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Jazz Daiquiri: Saturday Night Jazz (warming up for Susan Gai Dowling & Friends)


Katoomba

Oct 01 - Oct 01

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Jazz Daiquiri: Saturday Night Jazz (warming up for Susan Gai Dowling & Friends)


01 / Oct / 2016

Jazz Daiquiri are one of the smoothest , most intoxicating sounds in the Blue Mountains. Featuring the beautiful voice of Robyn Gordon, Karl Javernig on guitar and Martyn Cook on sax, trumpet and flute. Jazz Daiquiri can play anything from […]


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Katoomba

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

A dinner date with the songs of Lady Day: Billie Holiday w/ Susan Gai Dowling, Carl Dewhurst & Lloyd Swanton


Katoomba

Oct 01 - Oct 01

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A dinner date with the songs of Lady Day: Billie Holiday w/ Susan Gai Dowling, Carl Dewhurst & Lloyd Swanton


01 / Oct / 2016

Billie Holiday, 7/4/15 – 17/7/59 (born Eleanora Fagan) was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted […]


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Katoomba

07:00 pm - 09:30 pm

Breakfast with The Three-handed Beat Bandits


Katoomb

Oct 02 - Oct 02

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Breakfast with The Three-handed Beat Bandits


02 / Oct / 2016

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! $20 […]


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Katoomb

08:00 am - 10:00 am

Charlie McMahon warms up for Frank Yamma ‘Live in the Attic’


Katoomba

Oct 02 - Oct 02

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Charlie McMahon warms up for Frank Yamma ‘Live in the Attic’


02 / Oct / 2016

Didgeridoo legend Charlie McMahon will present a mix of music and stories about the instrument’s history in a unique and engaging performance. Charlie McMahon (deservedly referred to as Bone Man) is an ARIA award winner, and Australian didgeridoo legend, who […]


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Katoomba

05:00 pm - 06:00 pm

FRANK YAMMA in Concert at Hotel Blue, Upstairs, ‘Live At The Attic’ – SOLD OUT


Katoomba, Australia

Oct 02 - Oct 02

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FRANK YAMMA in Concert at Hotel Blue, Upstairs, ‘Live At The Attic’ – SOLD OUT


02 / Oct / 2016

Frank Yamma is the voice of Australia’s Central Desert striking a chord in hearts all over the world.
He is regarded as one of Australia’s most significant Indigenous songwriters with an ability to cross cultural and musical boundaries.


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Katoomba, Australia

06:00 pm - 08:45 pm

Mark ‘N The Blues: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


Katoomba

Oct 06 - Oct 06

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Mark ‘N The Blues: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


06 / Oct / 2016

Mark Bishop’s passion for the blues will take you on a journey to the deep south where the Delta blues was born, through the ages and styles from past to present. In his show Mark incorporates instruments such as the […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Bruce Cale & Evan Lohning: Friday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Oct 07 - Oct 07

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Bruce Cale & Evan Lohning: Friday Night Jazz


07 / Oct / 2016

Bruce Cale, one of Sydney’s Jazz legends, has been inviting prominent jazz musicians up the mountains to play in the Lounge at Hotel Blue. This week the wonderful Evan Lohning will be joining Bruce. If you know Bruce and you […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Rachel Hannan: Saturday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Oct 08 - Oct 08

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Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Rachel Hannan: Saturday Night Jazz


08 / Oct / 2016

The Axiom Jazz Trio is a Blue Mountains Based group comprising of Neil Sagewood on Piano, Jon West on Bass, and Warren Baker on Drums. The group members have a deep love of rich harmonies and sophisticated songwriting and play […]


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Katoomba

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

An ‘Intimate Night’ with Gary Daley, James Greening & Andrew Robson


Katoomba

Oct 08 - Oct 08

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An ‘Intimate Night’ with Gary Daley, James Greening & Andrew Robson


08 / Oct / 2016

The ‘intimate nights’ series takes place in the Sisters Blue Restaurant and showcases talented musicians.  This week, 3 current jazz heavyweights are joining us for for will be a memorable performance.  These gentlemen have been playing together for years and […]


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Katoomba

07:00 pm - 09:30 pm

Breakfast with Jocelyn Moen


Katoomba

Oct 09 - Oct 09

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Breakfast with Jocelyn Moen


09 / Oct / 2016

Cabaret jazz in English and French. Forgotten French classics and quirky originals about life in Australia. Jocelyn is an absolute delight! $20 per person including a full buffet breakfast. First come, first served. Hotel Blue, the Mountains’ own ‘House of […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

Brittanie Shipway & Matthew Dennett warm up for Out of Abingdon ‘Live in the Attic’


Katoomba

Oct 09 - Oct 09

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Brittanie Shipway & Matthew Dennett warm up for Out of Abingdon ‘Live in the Attic’


09 / Oct / 2016

This week we are in for a real treat – the beautiful and talented Brittanie Shipway (a 2014 contestant on ‘The Voice’) will be performing with the Mountain’s own full-time pianist Matthew Dennett. Brittanie has one of the biggest voices […]


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Katoomba

04:30 pm - 06:30 pm

Out of Abingdon ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Brittanie Shipway & Matthew Dennett


Katoomba

Oct 09 - Oct 09

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Out of Abingdon ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Brittanie Shipway & Matthew Dennett


09 / Oct / 2016

Warwick and Tina have a desire to make raw beautiful jazz that grooves and delights. Their unique sound draws influence from Stevie Ray Vaughan, Grant Green, Bjork & Nina Simone, and draws the listener in. Out of Abingdon has toured […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Michael Norton: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


Katoomba

Oct 13 - Oct 13

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Michael Norton: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


13 / Oct / 2016

Michael Norton will bring you the blues and grooves from a road less travelled. Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’. 6:30-8:30pm, free event, bar & kitchen open.


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Orchard Boat: Friday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Oct 14 - Oct 14

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Orchard Boat: Friday Night Jazz


14 / Oct / 2016

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

Chris O: Wailin’ & Raggin’ the Blues ALBUM LAUNCH


Katoomba

Oct 15 - Oct 15

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Chris O: Wailin’ & Raggin’ the Blues ALBUM LAUNCH


15 / Oct / 2016

Chris is a solo artist from the Blue Mountains, Australia, who plays songs of a bygone era – vintage blues and grassroots music, the way it used to be. She travels around carrying her “band”, just like a pack pony […]


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Katoomba

03:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Rachael Brady & The Moonshine Special: A Saturday Session


Katoomba

Oct 15 - Oct 15

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Rachael Brady & The Moonshine Special: A Saturday Session


15 / Oct / 2016

Come to where old school country, blues and rockabilly collide and discover the formidable talents of Rachael Brady & The Moonshine Special. Be held captive by tales of train wrecks, lullabies and love gone, gone, gone as Brady’s voice loops […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Breakfast with Rachel Hannan & John Stuart


Katoomba

Oct 16 - Oct 16

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Breakfast with Rachel Hannan & John Stuart


16 / Oct / 2016

Local Americana legend Allan Caswell once said that ‘this is the earliest gig I have ever played’, well that was until he remembered that he started a gig at 2am once. There are no 2am gigs at Hotel Blue because […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

IMMED8 warms up for Hinterlandt & Oliver Downes ‘Live in the Attic’


Katoomba

Oct 16 - Oct 16

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IMMED8 warms up for Hinterlandt & Oliver Downes ‘Live in the Attic’


16 / Oct / 2016

Peter Long a.k.a ‘immed8’, is a performing musician and vocalist, songwriter, sound engineer and composer, based in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, Australia. He has a string of CD credits to his name as a musician and performer in […]


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Katoomba

05:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Jim Jarvis & Alan Meadows: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


Katoomba

Oct 20 - Oct 20

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Jim Jarvis & Alan Meadows: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


20 / Oct / 2016

Jim Jarvis is a folk and blues legend – every Blues artist is Australia knows his ‘Outskirts of Town’ album from 1977, and the ever covered song ‘Brownsville’. Jim visited Tasmania earlier this year and played with longtime friend and […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Threepenny Moon: Friday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Oct 21 - Oct 21

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Threepenny Moon: Friday Night Jazz


21 / Oct / 2016

Head to the Hotel Blue Lounge for a drink, log fire (if it’s cold enough) and experience cabaret jazz duo, Threepenny Moon! Jocelyn Moen and Martin Dawes will reminisce with forgotten wartime french classics, jazz standards with a twist, and […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

YESHE in Concert at Hotel Blue, Upstairs ‘Live At The Attic’


Katoomba, Australia

Oct 22 - Oct 22

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YESHE in Concert at Hotel Blue, Upstairs ‘Live At The Attic’


22 / Oct / 2016

“Yeshe is a triumph of multiculturalism……His voice – imagine Tom Waits crossed with Harry Manx……Were you looking for a snapshot of the wonder of Australian multiculturalism, this band is it” – John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald, Australia


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Katoomba, Australia

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Bruce Cale & Gary Daley: Saturday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Oct 22 - Oct 22

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Bruce Cale & Gary Daley: Saturday Night Jazz


22 / Oct / 2016

Bruce Cale, one of Sydney’s Jazz legends, has been inviting prominent jazz musicians up the mountains to play in the Lounge at Hotel Blue. This week the wonderful Gary Daley will be joining Bruce. If you know Bruce and you […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Breakfast with Allan Caswell


Katoomba

Oct 23 - Oct 23

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Breakfast with Allan Caswell


23 / Oct / 2016

Local Americana legend Allan Caswell once said that ‘this is the earliest gig I have ever played’, well that was until he remembered that he started a gig at 2am once. There are no 2am gigs at Hotel Blue because […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Anne Crestani warms up for Honey Spokes ‘Live in the Attic’


Katoomba

Oct 23 - Oct 23

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Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Anne Crestani warms up for Honey Spokes ‘Live in the Attic’


23 / Oct / 2016

The Axiom Jazz Trio is a Blue Mountains Based group comprising of Neil Sagewood on Piano, Jon West on Bass, and Warren Baker on Drums. The group members have a deep love of rich harmonies and sophisticated songwriting and play […]


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Katoomba

04:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Honey Spokes ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Rachel Hannan


Katoomba

Oct 23 - Oct 23

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Honey Spokes ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Rachel Hannan


23 / Oct / 2016

Honey Spokes is a trio newly formed by the best of friends who have come together to create a journey through song, improvisation and composition. The trio consists of Max Alduca on Double Bass, Katrina Todd on Clarinet and Vocals […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Host & Thompson: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


Katoomba

Oct 27 - Oct 27

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Host & Thompson: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


27 / Oct / 2016

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


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Sandie White & Gary Daley: Friday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Oct 28 - Oct 28

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Sandie White & Gary Daley: Friday Night Jazz


28 / Oct / 2016

“A journey through the great American Songbook and beyond” In the great tradition of vocalists such as Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, Sandie White performs the best from the jazz standards songbook with a delightful interpretive style, often throwing in […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Loose Mamaa: A Saturday Session


Katoomba

Oct 29 - Oct 29

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Loose Mamaa: A Saturday Session


29 / Oct / 2016

Loose Mamaa formed here in the Blue Mountains over a love of improvisation, collaboration and letting go. They put their creative spirit on to interpretations of Little Wing, Come Together, Scarborough Fair and I need Your Love, to name a […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

A Celtic Heart Breakfast w/ Martyn Cook, Lucy Cooper & Tim Mahoney


Katoomba

Oct 30 - Oct 30

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A Celtic Heart Breakfast w/ Martyn Cook, Lucy Cooper & Tim Mahoney


30 / Oct / 2016

For this Sunday morning dose of live music (with a full buffet breakfast) Martyn Cook has teamed up with Lucy Cooper and Tim Mahony to present ‘Celtic Heart’. This will be their second time at Hotel Blue – last time […]


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Katoomba

08:00 am - 10:00 am

Funk Engine ‘Live in the Attic’


Katoomba

Oct 30 - Oct 30

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Funk Engine ‘Live in the Attic’


30 / Oct / 2016

For some musicians funk is where it’s at: It starts and ends with the groove!  Funk Engine is one such band. The Sydney four piece is dedicated to groove-based music, jazz fusion and reggae. The band members all grew up […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Mark ‘N The Blues: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


Katoomba

Nov 03 - Nov 03

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Mark ‘N The Blues: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


03 / Nov / 2016

Mark Bishop’s passion for the blues will take you on a journey to the deep south where the Delta blues was born, through the ages and styles from past to present. In his show Mark incorporates instruments such as the […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 am

Andrew Russell, Yuki Kumagai & John Mackie: Friday Night Jazz


Katoomba

Nov 04 - Nov 04

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Andrew Russell, Yuki Kumagai & John Mackie: Friday Night Jazz


04 / Nov / 2016

For this week’s Friday Night Jazz, local favourite Andrew Russell has invited the wonderful Yuki Kumagai and John Mackie up the Mountain to play.  This should be something interesting – 6:30-8:30pm, bar & kitchen open, free event.  Hotel Blue, the […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Allan Caswell ’50 Years in Oz’


Katoomba

Nov 05 - Nov 05

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Allan Caswell ’50 Years in Oz’


05 / Nov / 2016

He is one of Australia’s most recorded songwriters with well over 600 of his songs being released around the world by artists of the calibre of Cilla Black, Patti Page, The Irish Rovers, The Living End, Slim Dusty, Barry Humphries, […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Chris Gillespie warms up for Dave Wells ‘Live in the Attic’


Katoomba

Nov 06 - Nov 06

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Chris Gillespie warms up for Dave Wells ‘Live in the Attic’


06 / Nov / 2016

Chris Gillespie is an independent artist from the Blue Mountains of NSW. His songs are beautiful, bursting with observational yearning. “A fingerpickin’, harmonica playing troubadour. “Sydney’s answer to Bob Dylan” (Dave Regos – FBi Radio). Gillespie is renowned by his […]


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Katoomba

05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Dave Wells ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Chris Gillespie


Katoomba

Nov 06 - Nov 06

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Dave Wells ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Chris Gillespie


06 / Nov / 2016

Evoking a powerful sense of loss, remorse and foreboding, Dave’s songs draw heavily on influences inspired by some of our early Australian folk rock musicians, harnessing the spirit of a pioneering balladry rarely heard these days. His deliberate use of […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Chris Gillespie & Cameron James Henderson: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


Katoomba

Nov 10 - Nov 10

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Chris Gillespie & Cameron James Henderson: Welcome to the ‘Blues Mountains’


10 / Nov / 2016

Chris Gillespie is an independent artist from the Blue Mountains of NSW. His songs are beautiful, bursting with observational yearning. “A fingerpickin’, harmonica playing troubadour. “Sydney’s answer to Bob Dylan” (Dave Regos – FBi Radio). Gillespie is renowned by his […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Black Tulip ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Rachel Hannan


Katoomba

Nov 13 - Nov 13

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Black Tulip ‘Live in the Attic’ w/ Axiom Jazz Trio feat. Rachel Hannan


13 / Nov / 2016

Black Tulip is a Sydney-based trio led by Dutch pianist Casper Tromp. The trio explores the borders of jazz, classical and electronic music. Expect adventurous concerts with the warm sounds of film music, interesting dissonances of modern classical and the […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Aquarela ‘Live in the Attic’


Katoomba

Nov 27 - Nov 27

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Aquarela ‘Live in the Attic’


27 / Nov / 2016

Aquarela aims to take you on a journey throughout time – from the jazz era to the 70’s and the modern Brazilian music.  For this special night ‘Live in the Attic’ at Hotel Blue, Aquarela has prepared a set with great tunes from […]


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Katoomba

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm