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Sam Evans will be performing with a bollywood group he has put together for a special event on Dancing With The Stars. To be broadcast LIVE around Australia! Dont miss it!

UPDATE: WATCH THE SHOW HERE

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LIVE National TV broadcast
Tuesday 18th November, 2014
7:30pm
Free to air on your TV!

 

 

 

Blueprint Album Launch
Friday 17th October, 2014, 8:30pm


Join us for the long awaited release of the new Fine Blue Thread album - BLUEPRINT

Performing one show only at the Darebin Music Feast in the beautiful Northcote Town Hall.
Limited Seats - Tickets Selling Fast...

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Northcote Town Hall, Studio Two. 189 High St, Northcote
Friday 17th October
8:30pm
$20/$15 BUY ONLINE NOW


 


 

        

 

 

 

Melbourne Tabla School Concert 2014
Saturday 11th October 2014, 8pm SOLD OUT

Join us for the Melbourne Tabla School 2014 at the Darebin Music Feast

The concert will features a performance by students of the Melbourne Tabla School, featuring up to 30 of Melbourne’s finest up and coming tabla players. Tabla students ranging from beginners to advanced will be performing intricate traditional compositions in small groups in unison with Indian style guitar accompaniment. With solo sections, spoken rhythms and complex cycles the music is a celebration of the rising interest and talent in tabla playing in Melbourne.

Watch last years concert VIDEO. R
ead MEDIA REVIEWS of our concerts.

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Northcote Town Hall, Studio One. 189 High St, Northcote
Saturday 11th October
8pm
$15/$10/$5/$35 full/concession/under 15/family of 4
BOOK NOW

 

 

Representatives of the Melbourne Tabla School will be performing for Diwali on the main stage at Federation Square. Diwali - The Indian Festival of Light - is one of the largest celebrations held at Federation Square throughout the year.

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Federation Square, Melbourne 3000
Saturday 26th October, 2013
Performing between 5pm and 7pm
Free Outdoor Event

 

 

Sam Evans and Pin Rada @ The Hub
Wednesday 19th March, 2014


    

Sam Evans will be joining Pin Rada in an improvised set of creative music that will move from India to the Middle East and back again. On show only.

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Time
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The HUB @ Docklands, 80 Harbour Esplanade Docklands 3008
Wednesday 19th March 2014
12:30 - 1:30pm
At the door

 

True North Festival - Fine Blue Thread
Saturday 22nd March, 2014


    

Fresh out of the studio after recording the new album Fine Blue Thread will be performing at the True North Festival on the main stage.

http://truenorthfestival.com.au

www.FineBlueThread.com

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Tickets

Main Stage - True North Festival
22nd March 2014
7pm
Free Outdoor Event

 

 

 

Beatles Back2Back - Sydney Opera House
2,3,4th January, 2014


    

Sam Evans will be performing with some of Australia's finist musicians in 3 concerts of Beatles music - 2 albums Back2Back...St Peppers and Abbey Road. 3 shows only at the Sydney Opera House - tickets selling fast.....

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Time
Tickets

Sydney Opera House
2,3,4th January
7pm
$85.00 - $139.00   BOOK HERE
 

 

 

 

 

Archive of past events 2013...

 

 

 

Improvisation Quartet at Gertrudes Brown Couch
Kirsch, Robertson, Farrugia, Evans

Tuesday 30th April, 2013, 10pm



Join us for an imtinate night of improvised music presented by the Melbourne Improvisors Collective. Three bands playing starting from 8pm. Sam will be playing a completely improvised set with some of Melbournes finest jazz musicians from 10pm.

Matt Kirsch - Guitar
Ben Robertson - Bass
Darryn Farrugia - Drums
Sam Evans - Tabla

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Tuesday 30th April
Gertrudes Brown Couch - 30 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
10:00pm (Bands start 8p[m, we will be playing 1 hour - 10 - 11pm,
Tickets at the door $10

 

Thomas Lorenzo Quartet
Paris Cat Jazz Club
Wednesday 15th May, 2013


Thomas Lorenzo, international latin flamenco guitarist from Barcelona Spain, Sam Evans on Tabla and Percussion, Jordan Murray on Trombone and Ben Robertson on double bass come together in Melbourne to contribute to Australian Contemporary Jazz a further selection of our diversified culture with a bombardment of explosive Spanish/Catalan flamenco jazz and it´s vision brought by Thomas.

Thomas Lorenzo will premier a selection of compositions from his latest CD Spanish Breeze that has achieved top 30 in the USA world Music charts. He performs with grammy award winner Alphonso Johnson , Bruce Sugar ( Ringo Star ) and Walfredo Reyes ( Santana). LISTEN / READ MORE

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Wednesday 15th May
Paris Cat Jazz Club - 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne CBD
9:00pm
Tickets at the door $20

 

 

Thomas Lorenzo Quartet
Musica @ Lamama - Carlton Courthouse
Monday 10th June, 2013


Thomas Lorenzo, international latin flamenco guitarist from Barcelona Spain, Sam Evans on Tabla and Percussion, Jordan Murray on Trombone and Ben Robertson on double bass come together in Melbourne to contribute to Australian Contemporary Jazz a further selection of our diversified culture with a bombardment of explosive Spanish/Catalan flamenco jazz and it´s vision brought by Thomas.

Thomas Lorenzo will premier a selection of compositions from his latest CD Spanish Breeze that has achieved top 30 in the USA world Music charts. He performs with grammy award winner Alphonso Johnson , Bruce Sugar ( Ringo Star ) and Walfredo Reyes ( Santana). LISTEN / READ MORE

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Monday 10th June
Lamama - Carlton Courthouse - 349 Drummond Street Carlton
Bar 7pm | Concert 7.30pm
$15 Full | $10 Concession (includes free hot drinks and nibbly treats)

 

 

 

 

Archive of past events 2012...

 

Pandit Debasis Chakroborty Australian Tour 2012
Returning to Australia on tour with Sam Evans - performing in Sydney and Melbourne at Monash University and with the Melbourne Tabla School watch this space for performance updates on one of the greats of Indian Classical Guitar, Pandit Debasis Chakroborty...

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Pandit Debasis Chakroborty, Sam Evans & Prof. Sharma
Chapel by the Sea - Sydney
Friday 15th March, 2013


This concert with feature Sam Evans performing with Pandit Debasis Charoborty - One of India's finest classical guitarists along with Professor Lovely Sharma, also from India. Concert will be held in Bondi, Sydney at the Chapel by the Sea.

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Friday March 15th, 7.30pm
Chapel by the Sea - 95 Roscoe St Bondi Beach Ph: (02) 9130 3445
7:30pm
Pre-booked tickets $25. Tickets at door $30.
An Indian meal will be served before the show from 7pm ($10)

 

 

 

Slide Guitar, Sitar and Tabla -
Chakroborty, Evans and Sharma

Excelsior Hall, Thirroul, N.S.W
Sunday 17th March, 2013


This concert with feature Sam Evans performing with Pandit Debasis Charoborty - One of India's finest classical guitarists along with Professor Lovely Sharma, also from India. Concert will be held in Bondi, Sydney at the Chapel by the Sea.

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Sunday March 17th, 4:00pm
Excelsior Hall, Thirroul District Community Centre
352/358 Lawrence Hargrave Drv. Thirroul. N.S.W
2:00pm
Tickets at the door $25

 

 

 


Pandit Debasis Chakroborty and Sam Evans
Monash University, School of Music
Thursday 21st of March, 2013


This concert with feature Sam Evans performing with Pandit Debasis Charoborty - One of India's finest classical guitarists at the Monash University's Thursday lunchtime concert series.

Program - 40 mins, no interval
Indian Classical Raga - Chakroborty and Evans
Original Composition - D. Chakroborty, R.Burke, S, Evans
Chakroborty and Evans with the Monash University World Music Ensemble (2 compositions)

 

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Monash University School of Music
Music Auditorium
Thursday 21st March, 2013
1:10pm
At the door.

 

 

 

 

Chakroborty, Evans and Magnusson
Monash University, School of Music
Friday 22nd March, 2013


This concert with feature Sam Evans performing with two incredible guitarists - Stephen Magnusson - One of Australia's most renowned guitarists and Pandit Debasis Charoborty - One of India's finest classical guitarists. Do not miss this once only performance.

Program - 1 hour 45 mins with 20 minute interval
Indian Classical Raga Recital - Chakroborty and Evans
Interval
Original Composition - Magnusson and Evans
Trio - Magnusson, Chakroborty and Evans (Chakroborty's composition)
Trio - Magnusson, Chakroborty and Evans (Magnusson's composition)

 

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Monash University School of Music
Music Auditorium. Wellington Road, Clayton
Friday 22nd March, 2013
7:30pm
$20/$15/$10

 

 


Chakroborty, Evans & Sharma
@ Melbourne Tabla School
Mangala Yoga Studios, Carlton
Saturday 23rd March, 2013


This concert will follow after the Indian Classical Music workshop presented by the Melbourne Tabla School. It with feature Sam Evans performing with Pandit Debasis Charoborty and Professor Lovely Sharma. Seating is traditional Indian style - on the
ground - bring a cushion.

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Saturday March 23rd, 7:30pm
Melbourne Tabla School @ Mangala Yoga Studios. 73 Grattan Street, Carlton. Corner of Lygon and Grattan.
7:30pm
Tickets at the door $20. (Workshop and Concert: $40 www.MelbourneTablaSchool.com

 

 

 

 

Concert Tour of North India
December and January 2012/13


Sam Evans will be performing concerts in North India over December and January 2012/13. Performing solo tabla lehara as well as instrumental accompaniment with Pandit Debasis Chakroborty. Tour details below.

 

Titlagarh - Kolkata - Bilaspur - Delhi - Agra

 

Titlagargh - Orrisa - Eastern India
Saturday 8th December, 2012
Sangeet Samaroha - 12th National Maa Ghantasuni Shastriya
Saraswati Sishu Mandir, Daily Market Road, Tiltagar, Orrisa
All Night Concert: 6pm - 6am - Solo Tabla Lehara

 

 

Bilaspur - Chhattisgarh - Central India
December, 2012
Tabla Solo and Accompaniment



Kolkata - West Bengal - Eastern India
December 27th, 6pm
Solo Tabla Lehara and accompaniment with Pandit Debasis Chakroborty
Sangeet Sandhya - Calssical Music Soiree
Sarat Sadan - Howrah
West Bengal, India


 

 

New Delhi - Delhi - North India
December 31st
Accompaniment with Pandit Debasis Chakroborty
Private House Concert

 

 

Agra - Uttar Pradesh - North India
Sunday 13th January 2013 - 6pm
Hem Santusthi Bhavan
98 Ellora Enclave Dayalbhag
Agra, India. 282005

 

 

 

 

Essence of Raga - International Sitar Maestro Samuel J Das
Saturday November 17th, 2012


Sam Evans will be performing with Malaysian Sitar Master Samuel J Das at the Boite. One show only, not to be missed. International Sitar Maestro Samuel J Dass is a multi-award winning performer that has reached the pinnacle of the classical and contemporary Indian music arena. He is a winner of 7 categories at the performing arts championships in 2010. He will be accompanied by Tabla Player and founder of the Melbourne Tabla School Sam Evans.

Samuel J Dass - Sitar
Samuel J Evans - Tabla
Balvinder Singh - Sitar

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The Boite World Music Cafe - 1 Mark Street North Fitzroy.
Saturday 17th November, 2012
8pm
$18 at the door

 


 

 

Paramasala Festival - Sydney
Australian Festival of South Asian Arts
Sunday 11th November, 2012, 5:15pm


Fine Blue Thread perform at the Australian Festival of South Asian Arts. The Festival also features: Hariprasad Chaurasia, Susheela Raman and may more great artists.

MORE INFO ON THIS CONCERT ON PARAMASALAS SITE

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St John Catherdral - Paramatta, Sydney, N.S.W.
Click here for a MAP

Sunday 11th November, 2012
5:15pm
Free outdoor event

 

 

 

 

 

Melbourne Tabla School @ Diwali - Fed Square
Saturday 10th November 2012, [Times TBA]



Representatives of the Melbourne Tabla School will be performing for Diwali on the main stage at Federation Square. Diwali - The Indian Festival of Light - is one of the largest celebrations held at Federation Square throughout the year.

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Federation Square, Melbourne 3000
Saturday 10th November
TBA
Free Outdoor Event

 

 

 

 

Fine Blue Thread at the Rotating Quartthouse
Performing with Anne Norman - Shakuhachi
Sunday 23rd September, 2012, 2:30pm




Join us for a special and very intimate concert at Quartthouse. Designed by the Australian National Academy of Music and Bluebottle, the Quartetthaus is an intimate venue with a stage that slowly rotates, giving audiences the chance to experience the music and the ensemble from every angle. The space has limited seating and is a completely acoustic event. Fine Blue Thread will be joined by Shakuhachi Master Anne Norman for this special concert as a quartet.

www.FineBlueThread.com

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Bookings:

ANAM Quartetthaus, Corner of City Road & Sturt Street, Southbank.
Sunday 23rd September 2012
2:30pm
$15.00
CLICK BELOW to book online now

 

 

 

 

 

Melbourne Tabla School Concert 2012 @ The Fitzroy Town Hall
Sunday 26th August 2012, 4pm






www.MelbourneTablaSchool.com

Join us for the Melbourne Tabla School 2012 Concert held in the exquisite Fitzroy Town Hall (pictured above) The concert will features a performance by students of the Melbourne Tabla School, featuring up to 40 of Melbourne’s finest up and coming tabla players. Tabla students ranging from beginners to advanced will be performing intricate traditional compositions in small groups in unison with sitar accompaniment. With solo sections, spoken rhythms and complex cycles the music is a celebration of the rising interest in tabla playing in Melbourne.

Sponsored by the City of Yarra and presented by The Boite.

Watch the VIDEO of last years concert here
Read the MEDIA REVIEW of the 2011 concert here

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The Fitzroy Town Hall. 201 Napier Street, Fitzroy 3065. Melway ref: 2C, B9. MAP
Sunday 26th of August
4pm
$10 or $30 for family of 4 - Available at the door

 

 

 

Fine Blue Thread @ The Boite
Saturday 7th July, 2012, 8pm


The music of Fine Blue Thread has been featured alongside the likes of Ravi Shankar, Nitin Sawheny and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan by the BBC. They are performing an intimate show at the Mark Street Boite venue in July that will also feature Oud player Adnaan Baraki. Book early!

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The Boite World Music Cafe. Mark Street Hall. 1 Mark Street, North Fitzroy,
Saturday 7th July 2012
8pm
$12/$18 At the door

 

 

 

 

The Circle - Tabla, Sitar & Shakuhachi @ The Boite
Saturday 26th May 2012, 8pm



Sam Evans will be performing a creative night of music at the Boite with newly arrived sitar player Balvinder Singh and well known multi-instrumentalist Adrian Sherriff on Shakuhachi, Kanjira, Berimbou..... Performing in duets and trios this will be a night of interesting and surprising new music.

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The Boite World Music Cafe. Mark Street Hall. 1 Mark Street, North Fitzroy,
Saturday 26th May 2012
8pm
$12/$18 At the door

 

 

 

Tabla and Sitar recital at the National Gallery of Victoria
Friday 16th March, 2012 - 3:00pm



Sam Evans will be performing with sitar player Balvinder Singh in the Great Hall at the National Art Gallery of Victoria. This will be an inspiring event in such a beautiful space full of some of the countries finest art.

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National Gallery of Victoria - St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3000
Friday 16th March.
3pm.
Free Event

 

 


Sunday 12th February 2012
Festival Of The Chariots at the St Kilda Festival
& The Fairfeild Amphitheatre Summer Series




Fine Blue Thread will be performing at two festivals on Sunday 12th February.

The Festival Of The Chariots is perhaps the oldest continually celebrated festival in the world. Originating in India it is not celebrated throughout the world and is appearing as part of the St Kilda Festival. Fine Blue Thread will play a 1 hour set from 12:45 - 1:45 at the Vedic Village.

The Fairfiled Amphitheatre Summer Series is a free outdoor event held by the river at the Fairfeild Amphitheatre. Fine Blue Thread will be playing a 40 minute set starting at 6:40pm

Sam Evans - Tabla and Percussion. Ria Soemardejo - Voice. Helen Mountfort - Cello

www.FineBlueThread.com

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Vedic Village in the Catani Gardens at the St Kilda Festival MAP
Fairfield Amphitheatre MAP

Sunday 12th February 2012

12:45pm - Festival Of The Chariots
6:40pm - Fairfeild Amphitheatre

Both Concerts are free outdoor events

 

 

 

 

 

Archive of past events 2011...

 

Melbourne Tabla School Concert 2011 @ The Boite
Friday 7th October 2011, 8pm


Sam Evans' Melbourne Tabla School will be performing their 2011 concert at the Boite World Music Cafe in North Fitzroy.

The concert will featuring up to 30 of Melbourne’s finest up and coming tabla players. Tabla students ranging from beginners to advanced will be performing intricate traditional compositions in small groups, in unison, with sitar accompaniment. With solo sections, spoken rhythms and complex cycles the music is a celebration of the rising interest in tabla playing in Melbourne.

The tabla school performance will be followed by Sam Evans performing a traditonal Indian duet with .......

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Tickets:

The Boite World Music Cafe. Mark Street Hall. 1 Mark Street, North Fitzroy,
Friday 7th October 2010
8pm
$12/$18 At the door

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Spring Music Series - Halley Park
Sunday 30th October 2011


    

Sam Evans and Saby Bhattacharya will be performing a set of Indian classical music in Halley Park for the Glen Eira Spring Music Series. This is a free, outdoor event. MAP

Sam Evans - Tabla      Saby Bhattacharya - Sarod

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Halley Park - Jasper Road, Bentleigh (Near Patterson Station) MAP
Sunday 30th October 2011
2:30 - 4:30pm (3 x 30 min sets)
Free Event

 

 

 

Upside - Paris Cat Jazz Club
Tuesday, August 23rd



Upside - Rob Burke - Sax, Steve Magnusson - Guitar, Tony Floyd - Drums, Ben Roberston - Double Bass, Sam Evans - Tabla

With some of Melbournes finest jazz musicians this group is a collective representing the musical diversity of improvised and compositional approaches influenced by world and jazz traditions. Uniting tabla and drum kit is the nexus for the meeting of Western and Indian traditions. From languorous melodic content to metric complexity, it offers the listener the chance to experience the reinvention of a musical conversation in a new and rarely heard context.

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Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne City
Tuesday, August 23rd
9pm
At the door - $12/$15

 

 

 

 

Monash University Lunchtime Concert
Thursday 15th September 2011



Fine Blue Thread will be performing a range of new composition at Monash University's School of Music Conservatorium

Sam Evans - Tabla and Percussion. Ria Soemardejo - Voice. Helen Mountfort - Cello

www.FineBlueThread.com

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Monash University - Wellington Road, Clayton MAP
Thursday 15th September, 2011
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Students and staff free. Everyone else at the door

 

 

 

 

Australian National Tour - Beatles Back2Back
6th - 13th August 2011
- Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

    

Sam Evans will be performing with some of Australia's finist musicians in 7 concerts of Beatles music - 2 albums Back2Back...St Peppers and Abbey Road. Featuring Mark Seymour (Hunters and Collectors). Performing in some of countries finest venues in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane - tickets selling fast.....

Venues
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Tickets

Adelaide - Festival Theatre Adelaide
6th August, 2011

Perth - Regal Theatre
7th August, 2011

Brisbane - QPAC Concert Hall
9th August, 2011

Melbourne - State Theatre
10th and 11th August, 2011

Sydney - State Theatre
12th and 13th August

Tickets: $85.00 - $139.00   BOOK HERE  

 

 

 

 

Upside - Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
Sunday June 26th



Upside - Rob Burke - Sax, Steve Magnusson - Guitar, Tony Floyd - Drums, Ben Roberston - Double Bass, Sam Evans - Tabla

With some of Melbournes finest jazz musicians this group is a collective representing the musical diversity of improvised and compositional approaches influenced by world and jazz traditions. Uniting tabla and drum kit is the nexus for the meeting of Western and Indian traditions. From languorous melodic content to metric complexity, it offers the listener the chance to experience the reinvention of a musical conversation in a new and rarely heard context.

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Bennetts Lane Jazz Cub. Bennetts Lane, Melbourne.
Sunday 26th June
9pm
At the door - $12/$15

 

 

 

Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Wednesday 8th June



Sam Evans will be perfoming two tunes with his students in the Monash World Music Orchestra with international guest artists Jim Black and his band Alasnoaxis. Also performing at this event: Aaron Goldburg, Rob Burke, Paul Williamson and Jordan Murray.

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Melbourne Recital Centre
Wednesday 8th June
8pm (Goldburg at 6:30pm)
$25/$20 Purchase Tickets

 

 

 

 

Tabla and Shakuhachi Duet @ Prana House
Friday 27th May



Sam Evans will be performing a set of creative improvised music with Adrian Sherriff at Prana House. Sam Evans - Tabla and Percussion. Adrian Sherriff - Shakuhachi, Kanjira, Berimbau.

Also performing at this event: KOTET Trio - Vibes, Voice, Bass

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Prana House: 1/885 High Street, Thornbury.
Friday 27th May
8pm
At the door - $8/$10

 

 

 

 

Upside - Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
Wednesday April 13th



Upside - Rob Burke - Sax, Steve Magnusson - Guitar, Tony Floyd - Drums, Ben Roberston - Double Bass, Sam Evans - Tabla

With some of Melbournes finest jazz musicians this group is a collective representing the musical diversity of improvised and compositional approaches influenced by world and jazz traditions. Uniting tabla and drum kit is the nexus for the meeting of Western and Indian traditions. From languorous melodic content to metric complexity, it offers the listener the chance to experience the reinvention of a musical conversation in a new and rarely heard context.

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Tickets:

Bennetts Lane Jazz Cub. Bennetts Lane, Melbourne.
Wednesday 13th of April
9pm
At the door - $12/$15

 

 

 

Lisa Young Trio - Boxhill Community Arts Centre
Friday 8th April 2011, 8pm

The LIsa Young Trio is a new collaboration of Lisa Young (voice) Ben Robertson (double bass) and Sam Evans (tabla). Lisa is a member of the acclaimed vocal group Coco’s Lunch, and her Jazz quartet recently won the ‘BELL’ award for ‘Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album’ with their album ‘GRACE’. Lisa, Ben and Sam are well known to World/Jazz listeners as creative stylists and improvisers, incorporating Indian and African influences in their work. This new trio explores their diverse musical expression, layering Indian sounds, rhythms and textures in an evocative journey of song.

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Tickets:
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The Boite World Music Cafe at the Boxhill Community Arts Centre.
470 Station St, Box Hill (near the cnr of Combarton St)
Friday 8th April, 2011
Tickets $18 full/ $12 concession
8:00pm Start

 

 

 

 

Upside - Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
Wednesday April 6th



Upside - Rob Burke - Sax, Steve Magnusson - Guitar, Tony Floyd - Drums, Ben Roberston - Double Bass, Sam Evans - Tabla

With some of Melbournes finest jazz musicians this group is a collective representing the musical diversity of improvised and compositional approaches influenced by world and jazz traditions. Uniting tabla and drum kit is the nexus for the meeting of Western and Indian traditions. From languorous melodic content to metric complexity, it offers the listener the chance to experience the reinvention of a musical conversation in a new and rarely heard context.

Venue:
Date:

Time:
Tickets:

Bennetts Lane Jazz Cub. Bennetts Lane, Melbourne.
Wednesday 6th April
9pm
At the door - $12/$15

 

 

 

Archive of past events ~ 2010

 

 


Melbourne Tabla School with Lisa Young @ The Boite
Friday 22nd October 2010, 8pm



Sam Evans' Melbourne Tabla School will be performing at the Boite World Music Cafe in North Fitzroy followed by The LIsa Young Trio.

This concert will begin with an end of year performance by students of the Melbourne Tabla School, featuring 15 of Melbourne’s finest up and coming tabla players. Tabla students ranging from beginners to advanced will be performing intricate traditional compositions in small groups in unison with sitar accompaniment. With solo sections, spoken rhythms and complex cycles the music is a celebration of the rising interest in tabla playing in Melbourne.

The tabla school performance will be followed by The LIsa Young Trio, a new collaboration of Lisa Young (voice) Ben Robertson (double bass) and Sam Evans (tabla).Lisa is a member of the acclaimed vocal group Coco’s Lunch, and her Jazz quartet recently won the ‘BELL’ award for ‘Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album’ with their album ‘GRACE’. Lisa, Ben and Sam are well known to World/Jazz listeners as creative stylists and improvisers, incorporating Indian and African influences in their work. This new trio explores their diverse musical expression, layering Indian sounds, rhythms and textures in an evocative journey of song.

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Tickets:

The Boite World Music Cafe. Mark Street Hall. 1 Mark Street, North Fitzroy,
Friday 22nd October 2010
8pm
$12/$18 At the door

 

 

 

Music from the Edge of Time
Fine Blue Thread & Invention In Time @ BMW Edge, Federation Square
Sunday August 15th, 2010. 3pm

Two well known and creative Melbourne musical acts, Invention in Time and Fine Blue Thread will be performing at distinctive Melbourne venue BMW Edge on Sunday August 15th in celebration of Invention In Time's new CD "Falling By Design". Don't miss this special event - discounted pre-purchased tickets are available below. READ MORE

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BMW Edge - Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne 3000
Sunday 29th July 2010
3pm
Pre-Purchased: $20  Click Here to Pre-Purchase Tickets
At the door $22/$25

SPECIAL OFFER - When you purchase a concert ticket online, you can buy copies of Invention in Time's Falling by Design and/or Fine Blue Threads Red Mountain for $20 each. (Normally $25)

           
    Red Mountian                              Falling by Design

   

 

 

 

 

Soul Food @ The State Library
Sunday 4th July 2010


Fine Blue Thread will be performing in the Soul Food series at the State Library. Soul Food is a monthly event held at the State Library of Victoria, providing an opportunity to relax in a tranquil environment and reflect on inspiring themes. It features music, audio-visual pieces and readings from various faiths, poets and philosophers; indigenous, ancient and modern, from all over the world.

www.finebluethread.com
www.soulfood.com.au

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Village Roadshow Theatrette. State Library of Victoria. Cnr Swanston St &
La Trobe St (enter from La Trobe St)
Sunday 4th July 2010
10:30AM
Free Event

 

 

 

Fine Blue Thread @ Eltham World Harmonies
Friday 4th June - 8pm


Fine Blue Thread will be performing in the fantastic mudbrick St Margarets Hall in Eltham. Fine Blue Thread will play 2 x 45 min sets, cakes and refreshments available.

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St Margaret’s Hall. Pitt St. Eltham. M/Way 21J7
Friday 4th June
8 - 10pm
$9/$12 at the door

 

 

 

Quiet Music Festival
Sunday 2nd May - 4pm



Fine Blue Thread will be performing at the Quiet Music Festival on Sunday 2nd May. Performing a 45 minute set in the beautiful Griffin Studio. Many other great acts also on this day.

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Incinerator Arts Complex. 180 Holmes Road. Moonee Ponds Vic. Melway 28 D7
FBT will be performing in the Griffin Studio
Sunday 2nd May.
4:30 - 5:15pm
Click here to book online or by phone on 92439191

Musica @ La Mama Series - Carlton Courthouse
Monday 19th April
. Fine Blue Thread with Christopher Hale (solo bass guitar)




Fine Blue Thread will be performing in the Cartlon Courthouse for the Musica @ La Mama series. Entry price includes hot drinks & homemade nibbly treats. Theatre Bar open for drinks from 7pm. Bookings advised as seating is limited. Ph: 9347 6142. Box Office open from 7pm, for 7.30pm concert start.

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Tickets:

349 Drummond Street (near cnr of Elgin St, by Safeway's Carpark), Carlton.
Monday 19th April
7:30pm
$10/15 (cash only if purchased at the door) Bookings on: 9347 6142

 

 

Fine Blue Thread - Music for the Soul Series
Sunday 7th February. Northcote Unitiing Church





Fine Blue Thread will be performing in the fantastic sounding Northcote Uniting Church with Shakuhachi player Anne Norman. The last Fine Blue Thread concert in this venue was also with Anne Norman and was sold out. Arrive early for tickets. (The band will be on risers for better viewing this year.)

Venue:
Date:
Time:
Tickets:

Northcote Uniting Church. 251 High Street. Northcote.
Sunday 7th January.
5pm
$15/$20 at the door

 


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