Music - What's On
Date

Sunday 27 July

Time

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

FREE ENTRY

Now and Then

Local muso's Dave Brimacombe (acoustic guitar & vocals) and Grady Wilkins (piano) have teamed up as ‘Now & Then’ to present their creative arrangements of some classic pop and stripped-back rock tunes. Grady and his piano are well known to Burrinja, and after playing at other local venues over the years, Dave is looking forward to joining the Burrinja Cafe family. Kick back and enjoy a Sunday chill-out session courtesy of this fine duo.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Wednesday 30 July

Time

Doors 6pm for 7pm show

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Sold Out

The Outback Gypsies 

After a sell-out performance earlier this April, The Outback Gypsies return to play another inspiring and heart-felt show in their home town Melbourne.

Just days before they fly to the US for their second tour, Del and Andrea Fisher will grace the stage with their free-spirited style to create a soulful performance which will include grass-roots artists Peter Mawby on lead guitar, Stuart Cardell on percussion as well as John Rogers on Didgeridoo.

A deep commitment to spread world-wide love, as well as a powerful ability to uplift and touch listeners, sets this act apart from mainstream appeal.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Friday 1 August 

Time

7.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$20 (Tickets at the door) 

Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Mainstay of the Melbourne Jazz Scene, Pippa Wilson, will be leading Jazz Notes through standards, swing, ballads, Latin and contemporary songs in a special one-off performance

Jazz Notes play events ranging from intimate affairs to larger shows in configurations from duo to septet, with or without a vocalist. Our repertoire includes jazz standards, swing, ballads, Latin and contemporary songs.

In the past year, Jazz Notes has played at regional jazz festivals, corporate events and music venues including Burrinja Café.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

Date

Saturday 2 August

Time

6.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$15 (Tickets on the door)

The Grandsons of Pioneers

Having all come from a background of playing in bands for a combined total of about 160 years, the “Grandsons” came together initially to have a social pick together on weekends, enjoying playing and singing songs with a lean towards “country” and in particular, traditional Western Cowboy musc.

They eventually built up a repertoire of songs which featured four part harmony vocals accompanied by acoustic guitars.

Leo suggested recording the songs in his home studio which result in the product this cd.

So sit back, relax,  go back in time and enjoy the harmonious singing and picking of “The Grandsons of The Pioneers”.

 

Date

Sunday 3 August

Time

2.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Theatre

Tickets

Adult $22
Concession $18

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Classical Tracks: Australian Boys Choir

The Australian Boys Choir is a not-for-profit organisation recognised internationally for its high musical standards. Its performance program is supported by a world-class education program designed to help boys and young men achieve their potential, both musical and personal.

The Classical Tracks program will highlight the Choir’s favourite pieces from its 75 year history.

The Choir has worked under acclaimed international conductors, including Zubin Mehta, Jorge Mester, Hiroyuki Iwaki, Noam Sheriff, John Hopkins, Richard Divall and Sir Bernard Heinze. Performances have also been given with the Israel Philharmonic and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras.

The Choir has released four CDs, regularly appeared on radio and television and contributed to the sound tracks of several internationally acclaimed films, including the Oscar nominated film ‘Elizabeth’, and ‘The Dish’.

Classical Tracks 2014 brings together sumptuous music and virtuoso performances in the sublime setting of the yarra ranges’ very best performance spaces. Think crisp winter days, hazelnuts roasting on open fires, towering mountain ash and rows of vines rolling through verdant valleys – all combined with the best classical music in Australia. Every Sunday afternoon throughout winter we’re bringing you some of the best known classical ensembles and performers in the country.

Whatever your taste in classical music, we have something for you. Sundays in winter have never sounded so good.

Date

Sunday 3 August

Time

1.30pm-4.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Free Entry

Rory Ellis and Andrew Toner

Rory Ellis performs songs that are honed in hard miles, upbeat, heartfelt and humorous with a great story behind
them. The highly-charismatic Rory is teaming up with Andrew Toner for a special Sunday Afternoon show that is set to delight.

"When the big fella (Rory) opens up his chest and lets fly with that lusty, rumbling voice, even then it's as if he's pulling back on the reins in fear of what might happen to innocent bystanders - it's that potent."
Jeff Glorfeld The Melbourne Age

Date

Monday 4 August

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 Burrinja Cultural Centre.

This week features High Times String Band

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

Thursday 7 August

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 8 August

Time

8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$20 (Tickets on the Door)

Sweet Felicia and the Honeytones

Presented by Burrinja Blues & Roots
Swing, Jump Blues and real Rhythm and Blues. Multi Award Winning three piece band led by multi award winning Vocalist/Bassist Sweet Felicia.

Date

Saturday 9 August

Time

8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$20 (Tickets on the Door)

Stomp & Holler

Three highly-regarded independent Melbourne folk/roots/blues acts ­ Stewart Kohinga, Leigh Sloggett Duo, and The Boltons - will join forces to deliver 'Stomp & Holler', an energetic night of top-shelf, home-grown, gritty acoustic music.

Date

Thursday 14 August

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

Saturday 16 August

Time

Doors 6.30pm for 8.00pm show

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

$20 (Tickets on the Door)

Cafe Comedy by Dave O'Neil

Comedian Dave O'Neil returns to the Burrinja Cafe with very special guest Glenn Robbins,l also joined by comedian Brad Oakes and NOVA FM radio man Marty Sheargold.

The night will be a mixture of stand-up comedy and storytelling.

Dave O'Neil will host the night with a stand up bracket and then Glenn Robbins will take over to host the game 'Now I'll have to kill you,' where the comedians will reveal stuff they've never shared in public before.

Dave O'Neil is a regular at the Burrinja and mainly turns up for the delicious meals. He was one of the most popular guests on the ABC TV show 'SPICKS and SPECKS' appearing over 50 times.

Glenn Robbins is a much loved comedy icon having brought us Uncle Arthur, Kel Knight and Russell Coight. More recently Glenn has been playing Wayne Wheeler on the ABC TV show 'Upper Middle Bogan'.

Brad Oakes is one of the most popular stand-up comics on the live scene, having appeared on TV shows like Rove Live, Hey Hey and the Jimeoin Series.

Marty Sheargold can currently be heard on NOVA FM drive show 'Kate, Tim and Marty'. he can be seen every week on the ABC2 TV show 'Dirty Laundry' and is a resident of the Dandenongs, that's the real reason he's turning up, it's close to home.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.

 

Date

Thursday 21 August

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

Sunday 24 August

Time

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Free Entry

Osmosis

Arnold Tihema leads the gang with some impressive vocal cord skills playing to the sounds of Harry Mulaney on the keys and the very talented Ramzi Shabani on the guitar.

Date

Sunday 28 September

Time

2.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Theatre

Tickets

Adult $25
Concession $20 
Jarmbi $20
Group 4+ $18pp

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Nicholas Chamber Orchestra

The Nicholas Chamber Orchestra brings together the finest classical musicians of the Dandenong Ranges to perform under the baton of Eric Klay.

Programme for the September performance includes:

Bachianas Brasileiras no 5 by H. Villa Lobos for 8 cellos and featuring soprano Cristina Keightley

Viola Concerto by Teleman featuring Martin Welch.

Clarinet Quintet by Mozart featuring Robert Schubert and Barber Adagio for Strings

Date

Friday 3 October

Time

Doors 6.30pm Show 8.00pm

Venue

Burrinja Café

Admission

Tickets $20 on the door

Roy Orbison & The Legends of Rock

Joe is a Melbourne tribute artist beyond compare, who impersonates many of the greatest musical artists of our time. Joe Piastrino performs his authentic and unbelievable tribute show, Roy Orbison & the Legends of Rock at Burrinja Café.

Embodying the heart and soul of the greats that he pays homage to Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly the Drifters, Dion and The Belmonts, Paul Anka, the Drifters and more! Joe not only looks like the greats, but lives, breathes and brings back to life all the greats in image, character and voice. To see and hear Joe is to believe and be transported back to a time when music was in its purist form.

For table bookings call Burrinja Cafe on 9754 5707.