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BMFLogoBrunswick Music Festival is a much-loved annual music event and runs for two weeks each March. In 2018, Australia’s longest running inner-city music festival, celebrates 30 years of bringing the very best music talent, both local and international, to the stages of Brunswick.

This year, we're proud to be hosting 2 of their events - Masta Ace (USA) and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (USA)

 

23 Mar 2018 8:00 pm
$25 or $20 concession

Charlotte Jane Quartet, features original arrangements, rare tunes and stellar musicianship by Charlotte Jane with Joe Ruberto, Michael Tortoni, Gideon Marcus (plus special guests). This long-standing collaboration has created onstage chemistry, freedom of improvisation and adventures foraging into new musical paths with outrageous swingin', smooth singin' and fusion jazz elements.

25 Mar 2018 2:00 pm
$12.50 or $15 at the door

Shirazz launching their new self-titled album at the Jazz Lab! Shirazz, the band's fifth album, captures the authentic trad sound the band has become renowned for, featuring recording techniques from the golden era of acoustic jazz recordings.

25 Mar 2018 8:00 pm
$25 or $20 concession

Tripataka is proud to present a concert with special guest from India, tabla maestro Pandit Abhijit Banerjee. This collaboration will display the endless inspiration that Tripataka derived from the music of North and South India, as together the four musicians show their affinity with jazz and Indian music - two great improvisatory art forms.

26 Mar 2018 8:00 pm 8:30 pm
$15 or $10 concession

Andrea Keller's new project featuring Stephen Magnusson (guitar), Mick Meagher (electric bass), Sam Anning (upright bass), James Mclean (drums), and Andrea Keller (piano).

28 Mar 2018 8:00 pm
$20 or $15 concession

Saxophonist/composer Rob Burke recorded his album, The Power of the Idea' (on Jazzhead) in New York in 2015 with the acclaimed American pair of bassist Mark Helias and drummer Nasheet Waits - both musicians considered archetypal improvisers on the New York scene - together with Melbourne colleagues Paul Williamson (trumpet), Jordan Murray (trombone) and Paul Grabowsky (piano).

29 Mar 2018 8:00 pm
$20 or $15 concession

David Rex returns to the Jazzlab with his new Quartet featuring new originals by Rex and Mark Fitzgibbon. Also tipping their collective hats with thoughtful renditions by such masters as Duke Ellington, Joe Henderson, Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane. David and the band hope to give their audience a vibrant, emotional experience, as well as wanting them to enjoy some not too often heard sounds.

 

02 Apr 2018 8:00 pm
$15.00 or $10.00 concession

Angela Davis (alto), Carl Mackey (tenor), James Macaulay (trombone), Sam Anning (double bass), James McLean (drums) & Andrea Keller (piano).

06 Apr 2018 8:30 pm
$25 or $20 concession

Melbourne based sextet ‘Cannonball’ presents its take on the timeless works of jazz/groove/soul master Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley.

Fronted by acclaimed vocalist Chantal Mitvalsky, and featuring some of Australia’s finest jazz musicians, Cannonball will captivate you with its blend of soulful classics, infused with jazz, blues & gospel, and cemented in a deep, infectious groove.

07 Apr 2018 8:00 pm
$25 or $20 concession

Charlotte Jane Quartet, features original arrangements, rare tunes and stellar musicianship by Charlotte Jane with Joe Ruberto, Michael Tortoni, Gideon Marcus (plus special guests). This long-standing collaboration has created onstage chemistry, freedom of improvisation and adventures foraging into new musical paths with outrageous swingin', smooth singin' and fusion jazz elements.

09 Apr 2018 8:00 pm
$15 or $10 concession

Tamara Murphy (double bass), Kathleen Halloran (guitar), Ellie Lamb (trombone), Ollie Cox (drums) & Andrea Keller (piano).

13 Apr 2018 8:00 pm
$25 or $20 concession

Charlotte Jane Quartet, features original arrangements, rare tunes and stellar musicianship by Charlotte Jane with Joe Ruberto, Michael Tortoni, Gideon Marcus (plus special guests). This long-standing collaboration has created onstage chemistry, freedom of improvisation and adventures foraging into new musical paths with outrageous swingin', smooth singin' and fusion jazz elements.

16 Apr 2018 8:00 pm
$15 or $10 concession

Tamara Murphy (double bass), Fran Swinn (guitar) & Andrea Keller (piano).

Contact Info

27 Leslie St, Brunswick
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Phone: (03) 9388 1999

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