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April

The Audreys'

Til My Tears Roll Away VINYL TOUR 2015

Thursday, 9th April

Door @ 6.30pm

Show @ 7.00 pm

 

The Audreys ’Til My Tears Roll Away VINYL TOUR 2015

The Audreys are a folk-rock band from Adelaide. You probably know them, they've released four albums, won a bunch of awards and toured all 'round the world. There are two of them. Taasha sings and plays tiny guitars and keyboards and Tristan plays normal-sized guitars and doesn't sing. Sometimes, they tell goofy stories about when they used to be married. They don't need an excuse to hit the road, but as it happens they want to celebrate the release of their 2014 album "'Til My Tears Roll Away" on vinyl. Come celebrate with them, who knows what you’ll be in for…

 

http://www.theaudreys.com.au

Show only

$29

 

Package:

-Ensuite room

-2 x tickets

$170

 

Sons of Sun

Saturday, 18th April

Dinner @ 6.30pm

Show @ 8.00 pm

Entrée

 Thai Chicken Soup(GF)

Or

Meze Plate with Turkish Dippers and Hummus, Beetroot, Carrot Dips(V)

  

Main

 Spicy Pumpkin and Mushroom Risotto(V)

Or

Chicken Romano - breast of chicken pan fried and then poached with wilted spinach and mozzarella cheese in an Italian tomato sauce served with boiled jacket potatoes

  

Dessert

 Italian Apple and Pear Cake served with ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup

Or

Persian Love Cake served with ice cream, Pashmak and a drizzle of rosewater syrup(GF)

 

GF = Gluten Free   V = Vegetarian

 

 

Much like the famous Sun Records label itself, the Australian rock and roll play, Sons of Sun – Elvis, Jerry Lee, Johnny and Me has become the little music dream that roared. In two years this play travelled from its debut at the humble Sandringham (Sando) Hotel in Newtown, Sydney to sold out shows and standing ovations at the Sydney Opera House. Sons of Sun is a musical play about Sun Records, Memphis, and the famous artists that started their careers there. Sons of Sun returns to the Clarendon on Saturday 18 April.

 

Told through the character of its founder Sam Phillips, his assistant Marion Keisker, and the famous musicians that Sam recorded, this Australian show features a three piece live band fronted by Sydney musician John Kennedy, performing thirty-five songs from Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and many more.

 

The tenacious Sam Phillips is played by Sydney actor, Matt Charleston, with co-stars Victoria Beck and Ben Maclaine taking on multiple roles from Sam’s assistant Marion Keisker to Howlin’ Wolf. Sydney’s weekly The Music magazine described the show as, “An impressive troupe of professionals developing a rarely heard narrative with enthusiasm and simple creativity.”

 

The show seamlessly blends the narratives and songs to produce a compelling, original and heartbreaking blend of rock’n’roll theatre. Kennedy, of Love Gone Wrong fame began developing the Sons of Sun idea in 2011 with the release of his Sons of Sun Vol 1 CD. Award winning Melbourne playwright Kieran Carroll (The Giraffe’s Uncle, 3XY OR I DIE!) has written an accompanying script to Kennedy's beautiful renditions.

 

Written by Kieran Carroll from an original idea by John Kennedy

Directed by Louise Fischer. Originating Direction by Neil Gooding

Starring Matthew Charleston, Victoria Beck and Ben Maclaine

Music performed by John Kennedy, Steve Broughton and Murray Cook

Show only

$39

Dinner only

$60

Dinner & Show

$99

Package:

-Ensuite room

-2 x tickets show only

$225

Package with dinner:

-Ensuite room

-2 x tickets

dinner & show

$345

 

 

Felicity Fox & Band

"The Curling Vine"

Saturday, 25th April

Door @ 7.00pm

Show @ 7.30 pm

 

Felicity Fox, best known as a composer of moody soundtracks for film and TV, is launching her first solo album.  In the spirit of her other work, The Curling Vine is a darkly beautiful record of spacious ballads steeped in soul, featuring Fox on piano and lead vocals, bassist Lloyd Swanton (The Necks, The Catholics), drummer and percussionist Jess Ciampa (Monsieur Camembert, Tango Saloon), and guitarist John Encarnacao (The Nature Strip, Warmer).  Fox has harnessed her impressive compositional skills to create intricate arrangements that layer strings, flugal horn, accordion and voices.  Her unique musical voice contains echoes of Kate Bush, with a side trip into 70’s soul.  Her songs come straight from the heart, reflecting the raw and triumphant human spirit.

 

Artist bio 

Felicity Fox (nee Wilcox) has contributed to many award-winning films throughout her career and has received multiple AFI, ARIA and APRA/AGSC awards and nominations.  She composes songs, electro-acoustic multimedia works and chamber music.  As a multidisciplinary composer, she has received many commissions for television, film, live events, concerts, theatre and radio. Her concert work includes commissions for Ironwood, Ensemble Offspring Vivid Sydney, Halcyon Ensemble, the Australia Piano Quartet, Sydney Symphony Fellows.  Felicity teaches screen composition at Sydney Conservatorium, where she completed her doctorate in composition for combined media in 2013.  

Conssession

$25

Full

$35

Accommodation:

-Ensuite room for 2

$140

 

 

May

Perry Keyes

Saturday, 9th May

Door @ 6.30 pm

Show @ 7.00 pm

 

Raised in the inner-city working class suburb of Redfern, Perry Keyes has released three critically acclaimed and award-winning albums including the ABC Radio National Album of the Year and AMP shortlisted ‘The Last Ghost Train Home’ and the ARIA nominated ‘Johnny Ray’s Downtown’.

Perry’s fourth album Sunnyholt is both the largely untold, widescreen story of Sydney’s western suburbs diaspora and, more importantly, the personal tale of a family disintegrating under social and economic pressures.

Perry grew up in the inner city working class area of Sydney known as Redfern. He grew up in a home populated by various uncles, aunts, cousins and grandparents. Every Saturday morning his grandmother would do the housework whilst playing the likes of Ray Charles and Roy Orbison at a volume loud enough to spill out onto the neighboring streets, lined with tightly-packed terraced houses, warehouses and textile factories.

It was within this environment that Perry formed the band The Stolen Holdens in 1989. Musically inspired by the likes of The Clash and Elvis Costello and lyrically taking his cue from artists like Lou Reed and Bruce Springsteen, Keyes and The Stolen Holdens developed a small but loyal following in the local Sydney music scene.

Perry re-emerged in 2003, playing solo sets featuring songs that would make up the bulk of his debut double album Meter – released in 2005 to critical acclaim and numerous years end best-of lists.

His next album, ‘The Last Ghost Train Home’ was received with much anticipation upon its release in 2007. It went on to be short-listed for the Australian Music Prize and was named the ABC Radio National Album of the Year.

In 2010 he released the ARIA nominated ‘Johnny Ray’s Downtown’ a 16 song portrait of the marginalised, often neglected and rapidly decaying inner city areas of Sydney and of the lives of the people that inhabit them.

 

“Perry is the real deal. Songs from the heart, from the Aussie street. He is a rare talent” – Peter Garrett

“Perry Keyes is a Sydney romantic who can see the battered beauty beneath the gloss” Sydney Morning Herald

Show only

$24

Accommodation:

-Ensuite room for 2

$108 

June

Mojo Juju

Thursday, 18th June

Door @ TBA

Show @ TBA

  Coming Soon

Show only, presale

$25

Door, purchase on 18th June

$30

Accommodation:

-Ensuite room for 2

$108 

 

The Melody of Magic

Saturday, 20th June

Door @ 7.30pm

Show @ 8.00 pm

 

“The Melody of Magic” is a fabulously quirky variety show that will take you on a joyride of hilarious magic tricks and enchanting musical moments. The show is a stylish, seamless blend of music, magic and comedy. With a contemporary take on the variety shows of old, this is face-paced, light-hearted cabaret at its sparkling best. Starring Johnny Balance and Isabel Olofsson this show is fun for the whole family and will leave you wanting more.

 

Show only

$35

Accommodation:

-Ensuite room for 2

$140