Bush Gothic have been invited to perform at some of the worlds most happening festivals including Mona Foma, Festival # 6 (Wales) and R.I.F.F (India). Over the past three years of international touring they have developed a cult following amongst those who like their jazz intelligent and their folk dark.
The Stuart McCowan Trio (SMT) formed in late 2018, inspired by artists such as Avishai Cohen, Tigran Hamaysan and Gogo Penguin to create and perform rhythmically complex but aesthetically pleasing jazz/rock music. SMT performed original music and covers at Melbourne venues throughout 2019 and have recorded their debut album of all original music to be launched at this concert.
Formed around the turn of the century by double bassist Steve Purcell as a Count Basie style dance band, The Pearly Shells Swing Orchestra has evolved over more than 15 years to become a unique Melbourne musical institution with an enormous repertoire of original charts and ties through out Melbourne's musical universe.