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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 1 Queen or 1 Double bed $140

 

 

Mikelangelo

"The Balkan Elvis"

Friday, 15th May

Door @ 7.15 pm

Show @ 7.45 pm

 

Fresh from a sell out season at Sydney Opera House and capacity shows the National Folk Festival, Mikelangelo steps into the red suede shoes of his lurid alter ego Johnny Presley, The Balkan Elvis. Intimate, up close and personal, he will croon a collection of iconic Elvis love songs and heartbreakers, and raise the temperature with his own brand of Eastern Bloc Rock.

Show only, presale

$24

Door Price

$29

Accommodation:

--Ensuite room 1 Queen or 1 Double bed $108 

 

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June

Mojo Juju

Thursday, 18th June

Door @ 7.30 pm

Show @ 8.00 pm

 

In celebration of the brand new album ‘Seeing Red / Feeling Blue’, Mojo Juju is hitting the road this June to give these songs their debut live performance.

Already making waves with the first two singles – ‘A heart is not a Yo-yo’ and ‘They Come & They Go’ – Mojo has made it clear that there is a distinct change of feel on this new album, exploring pop & soul sensibilities, with a slight electronic flavor in the mix. With a fresh sound comes a fresh band. A musical force of Sydney & Melbourne’s finest players, featuring among their ranks members of The Cactus Channel, The Bangin’ Rackettes and not to mention of course, her longtime and closest collaborator, Steve ‘T-Bone’ Ruiz de Luzuriaga, who happens to be Mojo’s very own brother. With such an ensemble these live shows are not to be missed!

‘Seeing Red / Feeling Blue’ is out on April 17th through ABC Music / Universal.

“This is such sweet soul from Mojo Juju, an artist who just seems to go from strength to strength.” - Double J, “Best New Music October 2014”

“The highlight of the afternoon was Mojo Juju… an incredibly enigmatic stage presence and seemingly unending energy.” – The Music

"Mojo Juju is a living and breathing dream. Such natural swagger as this does not come often." - Au Review

For more details see www.mojojuju.net

Show only, presale

$25

Door, purchase on 18th June

$30

Accommodation:

--Ensuite room 1 Queen or 1 Double bed $108 

 

 

The Melody of Magic

Saturday, 20th June

Door @ 7.30 pm

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 1 Queen or 1 Double bed $140