Music - What's On
Date

Thursday 10 April

Time

7.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$5 (Tickets at the door)

Acoustic Brew

Mix it up and play with experienced musicians in a relaxed setting, hosted by Michelle Chandler.

Be there at 8pm to put your name on the blackboard to perform 3 songs (or 15 mins). Bring charts if you can. There is a list of songs the musicians can play from which you can choose if you prefer.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

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Date

Thursday 17 April

Time

7.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Gold Coin Donation

Open Mic Night

Each month there is an informal and friendly Open Mic night at the Burrinja Cafe with regular and new performers (especially 1st timers) welcoming all musos, poets, duos and trios.

See others performing to get a feel for the place and maybe perform yourself or simply come along and enjoy a great meal and a few drinks in this friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

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Date

Saturday 19 April

Time

Doors 6.30pm Show 8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$20 Adult
$15 Concession 
Tickets on the door

Songs in the Key of Motown

A night of Motown classics by Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Jackson Five, Al Green, The Temptations, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, The Fourtops, The Commodores.

Arnold Tihema leads a seven piece "live" band, bringing back that era of music that we all know and love. Come and get your "groove on"

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Friday 25 April

Time

8pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$15 on the door

Emma Dean with Francesca de Valence and
The Mercurials

A special ANZAC day event Presented by Ranges Concert Lounge
Emma Dean - a vibrant and eccentric personality shines through her striking vocals, making her an exceptionally radiant performer.

Francesca de Valence - makes you think of some of the greats such as Carole King and Sarah McLachlan. This Australian has a true distinction and a timeless quality to her voice.” Radio Indy

The Mercurials - ‘hip chamber group playing contemporary adult music’. 

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Saturday 26 April

Time

Doors 6.30pm Show 7.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Tickets $10 on the door

Mettaphor

Sweet jazzy funk / nu jazz / soul infused groove

It’s a family affair.......of the musical kind!

Mettaphor are on a National Tour from the Sunshine Coast Qld & tour they do, actually their gig guide often resembles a travel itinerary & they live entirely from their art – 100% original nujazzsoul, its a funk cool euro café jazz kind of thing.

The passion is making a living from their art as minstrels which is an age old honest tradition that they don’t take for granted, its a commitment to generate a soundtrack for peoples lives, the moment, space or gathering – its all about love on all levels. Intuition & trust in the belief that music is a connecting force with self & with others has taken mettaphor on a journey to create funky jazz affirmations, putting out the love, keeping it feel good and with one eye holding on to the chill of the café scene in europe / ibiza / dafe del mar / kudetar

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Thursday 1 May

Time

6.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$50 (Includes meal and reading)

Dining with Spirit

Dine with the spirits in a fun and friendly atmosphere - featuring professional healers, psychics, mediums, tarot readers and other alternative professionals.

Cost: $50 includes a meal, drink of choice and a 15 minute session with your chosen professional. Please book early as places are limited - phone Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

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Date

Friday 2 May

Time

Show 8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Tickets $22


Ken Nicol: Solo Acoustic Tour
Support by Dominic Finley

Ken Nicol hails from Lancashire, England and is an exceptional musician. As a guitarist, he is one of the most skilled and exciting players anywhere today; as a singer, he is capable of evoking a wide range of emotions in his audience; and as a songwriter, he demonstrates these abilities in his clever and well-crafted material. Ken, who is a former member of folk rock legends ‘Steeleye Span’ (and ‘the Albion Band’), is stopping off at Burrinja on the Australian leg of his world tour, where he is set to promote his latest highly acclaimed album, ‘Historic Events and Other Subjects’. Ken’s material covers the spectrum from blues to rock, effortlessly taking in folk, jazz, ragtime, ballads and more along the way. Ken’s career dates back to the early seventies, and he remains a highly regarded guitarist among many of folk rock’s pioneers.

The show also features an opening set from Dominic Finley, a British session musician, singer songwriter, and Australian migrant…

Dominic is a former member of the 80’s multi-million sellers ‘Cutting Crew’ known for their number one hit, ‘I just died in your arms’ – he has released several solo albums, and is an accomplished solo performer.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Sunday 4 May

Time

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Free Entry

The Jam Tarts

Take 3 dazzling women - add a guitar, a dash of ukelele, some gorgeous harmonies and mix in some love songs from the 50's, 60's and 70's - and there you have The Jam Tarts Trio......a lot of fun, a little bit naughty but very, very nice !!

Date

Tuesday 6 May

Time

7.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$15/$12, MPA Members $10

Mountain Pickers Association

Victorian audiences and pickers have an opportunity to partake in a regular musical event in the Dandenong Ranges area. The Mountain Pickers Association is attracting strong audiences to its monthly bluegrass meetings at Burrina Cultural Centre.

This week features Mustered Courage

The structure of the evening is a blackboard concert with a paid feature band on the night. Entry to the evening costs $15.00/$12.00 and members of the newly formed Mountain Pickers Association are charged $10.00.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

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Date

Friday 9 May

Time

8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$15 (Tickets on the Door)

Lloyd Spiegel

Presented by Burrinja Blues & Roots
With 8 albums, a swag of accolades and 20 years of performing, writing and recording, Lloyd Spiegel has certainly squeezed more into 30 years than many do in a lifetime. It's that experience and presence well beyond his years that has seen him become one of this country's leading Blues artists and most respected guitarists. His incredible command of the guitar, powerful voice and high energy performance captivates any audience.

'One of the best songwriters in the country, regardless of genre, of history of ANYTHING." Rhythms Magazine

Date

Sunday 11 May

Time

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

FREE ENTRY

Paul Jamieson

English/Jamaican Paul Jamieson has been a part of the Melbourne music scene for some years, more often as part of the successful Jazz Quartet “Sugar Blue”.

Having travelled much of Australia Paul has found success in various formats, from Childrens Music (8 albums) through to music producer for feature films.

Paul’s music is nearly always a distinct blend of rootsy grooves, jazz and a touch of pop.

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Date

Saturday 17 May

Time

Doors 6.30pm Show 8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Tickets $20 on the door

Creedence Rewound

A Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival & John Fogerty

Welcome to a preview of this great tribute show to a Rock & Roll

Creedence Rewound deliver a powerful and heartfelt tribute to the classic songs of Creedence Clearwater Revival. This unique music has stood the test of time that is still very popular today with people of all ages.

From the big day's of Woodstock in 1968 then onto Albert hall in 1975.

We tour our way through the bust up of the revival team and onto the solo career of one of the greatest Rock & Roll Kings of the modern day namely, John Fogerty.

‘Creedence Rewound’ capture that authentic Creedence sound with close attention to musical detail and accuracy at each dynamic live performance.  ‘Creedence Rewound’ look and act the part. They put on a 2 an a half hour power packed show that gets the audience moving to have a great time. These guys will have your venue foot tapping to the sound of a legend not gone of this astounding era.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Saturday 24 May

Time

Show 8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Tickets $22


Streisand & Diamond: The Way We Were

The Way We Were celebrates the life and times of two struggling artists from Brooklyn who became two of the worlds most loved performers, Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond!

Hear how the lives of these two superstars become intertwined over the years through the most curious of circumstances. Little did they know that when they sang in the school choir together they were both set to achieve world-wide acclaim, and would join forces again twenty years later to sing ‘You don’t bring me flowers’ –one of the most famous duets of all time.

The Way We Were features everything from poignant Streisand classics such as Don’t rain on my Parade and Evergreen, to Diamond’s Hot August Night rockers such as Cherry Cherry and Crunchy Granola Suite, performed by two critically acclaimed international artists, Gabrielle Parbo and Dominic Finley supported by their sensational backing group –The Diamantes.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Saturday 31 May - SOLD OUT
Sunday 1 June

Time

8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Cafe

Admission

$20 (Tickets at the door)

 

Come Together

Phil Smith presents the music of his all time favourite band, The Beatles, in a musical extravaganza at Burrinja Cafe

Joining him once again will be Keyboard maestro Cres Crisp, Steve Marriott's ex Drummer Fallon Williams the third, and very special guest Neil Quinlan on guitar and vocals. This amazing line-up promise a Magical Mystery Tour through the Fab's repertoire, utilising great vocals and some unplugged arrangements of classic songs. Book now as these shows always sell out quickly.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

 

Date

Saturday 21 June

Time

Show 8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Tickets $15


Tapestry

Feel the earth move with this ground breaking show featuring Gabrielle Parbo performing the songs of Carole King; Joni Mitchell; Ricki Lee Jones; and Carly Simon: The songs that captured the essence of an explosive and important era of change; so where were you?

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Friday 18 July

Time

6.00pm - 10:30pm

Venue

Black Box

Admission

All Tix $10.00

FReeza Push Start Band Competition

The FReeZA Push Start Battle of the Bands competition showcases young musicians from across Victoria, giving them the opportunity to perform, gain local exposure, and win their way to a spot on the Push Over festival line up. Regional heats are being held at five Yarra Ranges venues from June to August, with the winners going on to compete in Regional Finals.

Last year’s winner Alkali Fly stunned the audience with his inspirational quasi acoustic music and has gone onto feature in Triple J’s Unearthed. Entries are open to hard-core, indie, folk, punk, metal, hip hop and funk etc... Solo, groups and bands welcome.