Live music is back and that is a wonderful thing. I have been listening to jazz albums and the marvelous digital radio station ABC Jazz but hearing a band and a singer is a more visceral and engaging experience. That the talented Emma Pask and her excellent band happened to be the performers enhanced and enriched the experience. It was readily apparent that the musicians were enjoying a similar experience. As the initial cheers and clapping died down Emma asked the audience for another round of applause. The performers had been missing the essential element of what being a performing musician is. Continue reading EMMA PASK @ THE SIMA WOMEN’S JAZZ FESTIVAL→
City Recital Hall is proud to partner with Great Southern Nights and present artists Sarah Blasko and Tim Freedman on stage as the Recital Hall welcomes the return of the arts to Sydney. Sarah Blasko will be on stage on Saturday, 21 November. Tim Freedman will be performing on Wednesday, 25 November. Tickets for both shows are on sale now.
Sarah Blasko writes songs that strike with rare immediacy, clarity and purpose. Melodies beguilingly simple, lyrics ever honest and direct. She has reached rarefied status in Australia, from the now-classic debut The Overture & The Underscore (2004) through to the stunning just-released Depth Of Field (2018); her six-album run of genre-defining indie-rock and art-pop is unparalleled.Continue reading SARAH BLASKO AND TIM FREEDMAN TO PLAY CITY RECITAL HALL IN NOVEMBER→
The Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival (SIWJF) today announced additional new shows to the 2020 festival bill, which kicks off at the end of the month on Friday October 30.
The 10-day live music festival will feature more than 30 leading female musicians across Sydney venues and clubs, celebrating music from Australia and the world.
New additions to the SIWJF program include blues and soul singer Alice Terry performing on Thursday November 5 at Foundry616 with her powerhouse big band featuring a full brass frontline, as well as the talents of Harry Sutherland (piano) and Phil Stack (bass). This performance is presented in partnership with the NSW Government’s Great Southern Night initiative that will see 1000 gigs presented across the state in November. Continue reading SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S JAZZ FESTIVAL 2020→
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