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Melbourne Jazz Jammers sessions

Meet other musicians or just come along to just relax and listen! Students, musos, amateurs, all welcome. Visit www.melbournejazzjammers.com to subscribe free to Jammers enews, published weekly to review sessions, promote events by Jammers, encourage people to be involved in live performance and provide an informative, inclusive and friendly network for followers of jazz. Jammers jazz sessions are held each week at the Leinster Arms Hotel, Gold Street Collingwood, Fridays 6pm to late and Sundays from 3.30 to 6. Free entry and great food.

Leinster Arms Hotel, Gold Street Collingwood -

Free entry Enquiries: (03) 9013 1715
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Gypsy Jazz on the Village Green

Come and jam to the music of Django Reinhart, or just have a listen. If you would like to come along and jam, contact Misja on carbowalker@optusnet.com.au

From 1pm, Sundays

CERES Community Environment Park -

Free
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Kelvin Jazz & Supper Club

Melbourne's finest jazz singers and musicians including Julie O'Hara, Emma Franz, Hetty Kate, Rebecca Barnard, Wilbur Wilde, Paul Williamson, and more, together with the inspirational Michael Jordan Trio with Steve Sedergreen on piano, perform every Friday night at the Kelvin Club.

from 9.30pm, every Friday

The Kelvin Club, 6 Melbourne Place, Melbourne -

Guests $10 Enquiries: (03) 9654 5711
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Inverloch Jazz Festival

Over 80 bands covering all styles of Jazz. 4 major venues all in close proximity.

7th to 9th March 2015

Inverloch -

Enquiries: 0409 220 864
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Wangaratta Festival of Jazz

Australia's premier jazz event featuring a wide array of jazz and blues styles. Includes the Black Tie Jazz Ball, Free Stage, National Jazz Awards and Cup Eve Concert.

30th Oct to 1st Nov 2015 tbc

Wangaratta -

Ticket sales: 1800 801 065
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Victorian Jazz Archive

The Victorian Jazz Archive is a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers with the mission and vision of "Proactively Collecting, Archiving & Disseminating Australian Jazz". The organisation's venue houses an impressive collection of jazz-related materials. More info >>
10am to 3.30pm, Tuesdays & Fridays

 

'Koomba Park', 15 Mountain Highway - Wantirna
Enquiries: (03) 9800 5535
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Forthcoming Events

These events are ones which have run in the past and we expect to run in the future. As yet we do not have confirmed details, dates and contact details. To be informed of those details when they become available you can subscribe to our newsletter "Great things to do in Melbourne".

Earthbeat Mildura Wentworth Music Festival

This event (previously known as the Sunraysia Jazz and Wine Festival) features traditional and mainstream jazz in a variety of venues and wineries in the Mildura area.

November 2012 ?

Mildura -

Enquiries: (03) 5021 2122
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Brown Brothers Easter Festival

Food, wine, jazz and family entertainment.

Easter 2012 ?

Brown Brothers Miliwa Vineyard, Miliwa -

Enquiries: 1800 032 248
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Coolart Jazz Festival

Jazz, swing, dance, blues and Big Band music performed in a family-friendly atmosphere. Friday night is opera night. Tickets $25, $35, $45, children under 16 free. Booking information >>

January 2012 ?

Coolart Homestead, Somers -

January 2010 ? Enquiries: (03) 5979 3020
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Eltham Jazz & Blues Heritage Festival

Welcome to the Eltham Town Jazz and Blues Heritage Festival. We thank all our sponsors for their support. Also Vic Arts and the Nillumbik Reconciliation Group for getting on board this year and helping us present a program that will deliver some new and exciting collabrations and performances…for performance details visit www.elthamtown.com.au

January 2013 ?

Eltham Town Centre -

Free Enquiries: 0419 351 640
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Festival of Jazz

Enjoy three jazz events in a beautiful historic setting. Admission per event: Adult $20, Concession $15, Children $10, Family $45. Food available or BYO picnic.

January 2012 ?

The Briars Park, Mt Martha

- (Mel ref 145 D11)
Enquiries: (03) 5974 3686
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Grampians Jazz Festival

A celbration of jazz at Halls Gap.

February 2012 ?

Halls Gap -

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Grampians Jazz Festival

Featuring musicians from throughout Australia in both indoor and outdoor venues.

February 2012 ?

Halls Gap -

Enquiries: (03) 5572 2116
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Harcourt Applefest

Harcourt Applefest The Harcourt Applefest is a community festival celebrating everything apple related.

March 2012 ?

Harcourt, (near Castlemaine, on the way to Bendigo) - (Mel ref 609 D6)

Further Details: Annemarie on 0400 680 338
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JAWS (Jazz, Art, Wine & Seafood) Festival

Jazz, local wines & seafood.

April 2012 ?

Queenscliff -

Enquiries: (03) 5258 3097
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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

June 2103 ?

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Phillip Island Jazz Festival

Three days of Red Hot Traditional Jazz.

November 2013 ?

Bass Room, All Seasons Eco Resort, Phillip Island Tourist Rd, Cowes - (Mel ref 633 C7)

prices to be advised Enquiries: 0417 416 300
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Riverboats, Jazz, Food & Wine Festival

Ceelebrate Monte Carlo on the Murray with paddlesteamers, jazz and fresh contemporary food.

February 2012 ?

Echuca-Moama -

Enquiries: 1800 804 446
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Stonnington Jazz Festival

A concert series featuring some of Australia's finest jazz artists.

May 2014 ?

Various locations around Prahran, South Yarra & Malvern -

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Timboon Railway Music Festival

'Jazz on the Rail' with music and fine dining.

March 2013 ?

Timboon - (Mel ref 626 F9)

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Twilight Jazz Picnic at Cruden Farm

An annual fundraising event for the McClelland Gallery held at Dame Elisabeth Murdoch's 'Cruden' Farm'. Dame Elisabeth Murdoch's wonderful property with its famous gardens is thrown open to the public for occasional fundraising events such as this oneand Dame Elisabeth has long been a generous patron of the arts and of the McClelland Gallery. Cruden Farm is on the corner of Cranbourne-Frankston & Cranhaven Roads, Langwarrin (Mel. Ref. 103 G6). Entry is only from Cranhaven Road, where there is ample parking in the grounds. White Hat suggests you go out of your way to enjoy this wonderful event and suggests you bring your own picnic. Full details at McClelland Gallery.

 

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February 2013 ?

Cruden Farm (enter via Cranhaven Rd), Langwarrin -

Emquiries: (03) 9789 1671
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Yarra Valley Grape Grazing Festival

An annual festival featuring outdoor jazz performances, wine and food.

February 2012 ?

Wineries throughout the Yarra Valley. -

Enquiries: (03) 5965 2100
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These events are ones which have run in the past and we expect to run in the future. As yet we do not have confirmed details, dates and contact details. To be informed of those details when they become available you can subscribe to our newsletter "Great things to do in Melbourne".

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