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Archive of past events ~ 2008


 

 

International Tour 2007/08



Sam will be away performing and studying in north India over the 2007/08 new year season. Melbourne concerts will start again from May 2008.

 

Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Federation Square - Main Stage
Thursday 1st & Saturday 3rd May, 2008


Monash World Music Orchestra with Director & Performer - Sam Evans.
This 24 piece ensemble plays ethnic music from around the world on a variety of western and eastern instruments.


  Venue: Federation Square. Flinders street. Melbourne City.
     Date: Thursday 1st & Saturday 3rd of May.   
    Time:
 3:00 pm

Tickets: Free

 



Triple J
Live to air - National Radio Broadcast.
Sunday Night Safran - Sunday 3rd May 10:30 - 11pm

Sunday Safron: Religion Politics and taboo topics.
Sam will be performing some modern Indian music with a small selection of students from Monash University. The performance will be followed by an interview on spirituality in Indian music.

 

 

Paris Cat Jazz Club
Wednesday 7th May




The Rob Burke Quartet
with Sam Evans

Rob Burke - Saxophone
Tony Gould - Piano
Nick Haywood - Double Bass
Sam Evans - Tabla

 Venue:  Paris Cat Jazz Club
                6 Goldie Place , Melbourne 3000

    Date:  Wednesday 7th May
    Time: Music starts at 8:30pm.
Tickets: $10/$12 at the door

 

 

 

Fine Blue Thread & Zulya
The Spot - Brunswick
Sunday 11th May




After a sell-out show at the Melbourne International Arts Festival Fine Blue Thread are playinga double bill with Zulya at The Spot.

Ria Soemardjo - Voice
Helen Mountfort - Cello
Sam Evans - Tabla & Percusssion
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 Venue:  The Spot: 133 Sydney Road - Brunswick.
    Date:  Sunday 11th May

    Time: Doors open at 6pm. We start at 7pm.
Tickets: $10




3MBS Radiothon
Fine Blue Thread Live Radio Broadcast
Sunday 11th May 10:00 - 10:30pm

Listen on Radio: 3MBS: 103.5 FM.
Or online: www.3mbs.org.au/listen.html

 

 

 

Fine Blue Thread & Anne Norman
Northcote Uniting Church
Sunday 18th May





After a sell-out show at the Melbourne International
Arts Festival Fine Blue Thread play a one night only
show at the beautiful Northccote Uniting Church.
Anne Norman will also play a solo set on the
Japanese Shakuhachi at this gig.


Ria Soemardjo - Voice
Helen Mountfort - Cello
Sam Evans - Tabla & Percusssion
visit website
www.finebluethread.com

 Venue:  Northcote Uniting Church. 251 High Street Northcote
    Date:  Sunday 11th May

    Time:  5pm
Tickets: $15/10 at the door.

 

 

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
Sunday 25th May




The Rob Burke Quartet
with Sam Evans

Rob Burke - Saxophone
Tony Gould - Piano
Tony Floyd - Drum Kit
Nick Haywood - Double Bass
Sam Evans - Tabla

 Venue:  Bennetts Lane Jazz Venue
                25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne 3000

    Date:  Sunday 25th May
    Time: Doors open 8:30pm. Music Starts 9:30pm.
Tickets: $12/10 at the door

 

 

 

World Music with Australian Jazz Masters
Robert Blackwood Hall
Saturday May 31st, 8pm


Monash World Music Orchestra with
Director & Performer - Sam Evans.
This 24 piece ensemble plays ethnic
music from around the world on a
variety of western and eastern instruments.
Performing in a concert that will also feature
Don Burrows, Tony Gould & Doug De Vries


Details: click here
 Venue:
Robert Blackwood Hall. Wellington Road Clayton
     Date: 31st May   
    Time:
 8:00 pm

Tickets:$15 / $25 / $35  Buy now: click here

 

 

 

Fine Blue Thread @ The Winter Solstice
Northcote Uniting Church
Saturday 21st June





Celebrate the winter solstice with Fine Blue Thread
and the at the beautiful Northcote Uniting Church.
Other performers include story teller Julie Perrin.
Check back here for more info coming soon......

Ria Soemardjo - Voice
Helen Mountfort - Cello
Sam Evans - Tabla & Percusssion
www.finebluethread.com

 Venue:  Northcote Uniting Church. 251 High Street. Northcote.
    Date:  Sunday 21st June

    Time:  7:30
Tickets:  $15/$20


 

Multicultural Arts Victoria & The Melbourne Arts Centre
Saturday 9th August





Performing in the Fairfax Studios with International artists
from Indonesia: The Punakawan Quartet, a group of four outstanding musicians from Indonesia, will be playing timeless musical pieces of sufi-inspired music. The Quartet will be lead by award winning pianist and composer, Jaya Suprana who has performed his musical masterpieces in 17 nations around the world.
One show only

Ria Soemardjo - Voice
Helen Mountfort - Cello
Sam Evans - Tabla & Percusssion

www.finebluethread.com

 Venue:  Fairfax Studios, The Arts Centre. St Kilda Road. Melbourne.
    Date:  Saturday 9th August

    Time:  5pm. (Free Indonesian music in Arts Centre foyer from 3pm)
Tickets:  $49 / $39 / $30 . To book online CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
August: dates TBA




The Rob Burke Quartet
with Sam Evans

Rob Burke - Saxophone
Tony Gould - Piano
Tony Floyd - Drum Kit
Nick Haywood - Double Bass
Sam Evans - Tabla

 Venue:  Bennetts Lane Jazz Venue
                25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne 3000

    Date:  In August, date TBA.
    Time: Doors open 8:30pm. Music Starts 9:30pm.
Tickets: $12/10 at the door

 

 

 

Australian Tour 2008 with visiting international artist
Debasis Chakroborty

Internationally renowned Indian Classical Guitarists Debasis Chakroborty will be performing a series of concerts in Australia with Tabla player Sam Evans in September 2008. An A grade artist for All India Radio and Television, Debasis is one of India's finest Guitar players.
Concerts listed below

For more information and to listen to Debasis Chakroborty click here

 

 

 

The Darabin Music Feast
Saturday 13th September

Visiting International Artist
Shri Debasis Chakroborty & Sam Evans

appearing with
Fine Blue Thread





Performing at the Northcote Uniting Church Hall Debasis Chakroborty is one of India's finest Classical Guitar Players, he will be accompanied by Sam Evans on Tabla. This concert will feature support band Fine Blue Thread
www.finebluethread.com

 Venue:  Nothcote Uniting Church Hall. 251 High Street. Northcote.
    Date:  Saturday 13th September.

    Time:  8pm.
Tickets:  $16/$11. Family $33.
                 Tickets through The Boite:
                 Phone: 9417 1983 or purchase online now.

 



The Paris Cat - Jazz Club
Goldie Place Melbourne

Tuesday 16th September, 9:00pm


Debasis Chakroborty & Sam Evans
With Rob Burke & Tony Gould







International Artist Debasis Chakroborty and Sam Evans
performing with Melbournes Rob Burke, Sax, and Tony Gould,
Piano in a night of improvised music.

 Venue:  Paris Cat Jazz Club, 6 Golide Place Melbourne 3000
    Date:  Tuesday 16th September.

    Time:  Concert 9:00pm.
Tickets:  At the door.

Monash University - Clayton
Lunch Time Concert

Thursday 18th September, 1:10pm

Visiting International Artist
Debasis Chakroborty
& Sam Evans





International Artist Debasis Chakroborty and Sam Evans
performing an intimate concert of Indian Classical music in the Monash Music Auditorium.

 Venue:  Music Auditorium, Building 68, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton
    Date:  Thursday 18th September.
    Time:  Concert 1:10pm - 1:50pm.
Tickets:  At the door.


Music In The Round - Monash University
Robert Blackwood Hall

Sunday 21st September, 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Debasis Chakroborty
& Sam Evans
also performing with
Monash University World Music Orchestra







International Artist Debasis Chakroborty and Sam Evans performing a concert of Indian Classical music in the Robert Blackwood Hall, pictured above, 2 - 3pm.

This event will also feature a concert of Debasis and Sam with the Monash University World of Music Orchestra. 1 - 2pm.

 Venue:  Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, WellingtonRd, Clayton.
    Date:  Sunday 21st September.

    Time:  Sam and Debasis with World Music orchestra 1pm - 2pm.
                 Debasis and Sam - Indian Classical Music - 2 - 3pm.
Tickets:  For ticket prices click here

 

 

 

The Chapel by the Sea
Bondi Beach - Sydney

Friday 26th September, 7:30pm

Debasis Chakroborty & Sam Evans






Performing one night only in Sydney Debasis Chakroborty is one of India's finest Classical Guitar Players, he will be accompanied by Sam Evans on Tabla in the beautiful Chapel by the Sea in Bondi.

 Venue:  Chapel by the Sea, 95 Roscoe Street (crn Gould St),
                 Bondi Beach
    Date:  Friday 26th September.

    Time:  Doors open at 6pm for dinner. Concert 7.30pm
Tickets:  $30 for dinner and concert, Show only $20

Prepurchase Tickets
Liz Page Ph: 0416 348 583 or Email: lizpage@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

Wollongong Conservatorium of Music
Concert and Workshop

Saturday 27th September

Debasis Chakroborty
& Sam Evans






Performing one Wollongong show only. A Concert and Workshop of Indian Classical music by Debasis Chakroborty and Sam Evans at the Wollongong Conservatorium of music.

Venue:

 

The Wollongong Conservatorium of Music, Murphys Ave, Keiraville.
Room 1/2 in the single storey building
(room closest to Conservatorium car park)

Time:

 

 

1pm- 1:45pm   Rhythm in Indian Music
2pm- 2:45pm   Raga and Techniques for Playing the Indian                            Classical Slide Guitar
3pm-4pm         Indian Classical Concert featuring
                          Debasis Chakroboty (Indian Classical Guitar) and                           Sam Evans (Tabla)

Date: Saturday 27th September.

Tickets:

$15 per workshop/ $20 for performance
  special price of $40 for both workshops and performance

Bookings: Ann Lehmann: 0414680123

 

 

Fine Blue Thread
Asia Institute - Asia Week 2008 Concert

Wednesday 22nd October, 6pm








Fine Blue Thread are performing at the Asia Institute as part of Asia Week 2008.
Concert runs from 6 - 7pm. For more info click here


www.finebluethread.com
Ria Soemardjo - Voice and Gut String Viola
Helen Mountfort - Gut Stiring Baroque Cello
Sam Evans - Multiple Tabla & Percusssion

  Venue:
 
     Date:
     Time:
Tickets:
Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room, Level 1, Sidney Myer Asia Centre (bldg 158), Parkville
Wednesday 22 October.
6 - 7pm
Free event for Asia week. Enquiries +61 3 8344 5990

 

 

 

Fine Blue Thread at The Famous Spiegeltent
Sydney Opera House Forecourt
Sunday 9th November, 3pm



Fine Blue Thread are appearing in Sydney
for one show only at the Famous Spiegletent on the Sydney Opera House Forecourt. With recording of a debut album newly completed this will be a great show.

www.finebluethread.com
Ria Soemardjo - Voice and Viola
Helen Mountfort - Cello
Sam Evans - Tabla & Percusssion

 Venue:  The Famous Spiegletent, Sydney Opera House Forecourt.
    Date:  Sunday 9th November

    Time:  3pm
Tickets: $30 Purchase tickets online through The Sydney Opera House website.




Fine Blue Thread ~ The Spiegeltent
Melbourne Arts Centre Forecourt
Wednesday 12th November, 7pm




Fine Blue Thread are appearing in the Melbourne Spiegeltent directly after a show in the Sydney Spiegeltent, on the Sydney Opera House Forecourt. With recording of a debut album newly completed this will be a great show not to be missed.


www.finebluethread.com

Ria Soemardjo - Voice and Gut String Viola
Helen Mountfort - Gut String Cello
Sam Evans - Multiple Tabla & Percusssion

 Venue:  The Famous Spiegeltent, Arts Centre Forecourt, St Kilda                 Road, Melbourne 3000
    Date:  Wednesday 12th November
    Time:  7pm
Tickets: $25/30 through ticketmaster

         

 

 

Please note:
Iwaki Audatorium Gig on 6th December has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances

2Drums Tabla Ensemble
@ The Boite End of Year Concert

Saturday 6th December - 8pm





Its its debut performance, Sam Evans and students perform in the
2drums Tabla Ensemble at The Boite End of Year Concert.
This event showcases Melbournes world music artists. Music from 5pm till 10pm.
15 minute sets for each performer - Tabla Ensemble is on at 8pm.

Also Performing, in order or performance: Havana Palava, Thursday's Children, Arnold Zable + Irine, Saoirse, King Marong and Bec Matthews, Mantramancy , Acequia, Pan African Choir, Irine Vela and Jenny Thomas, SKIRL, Gorani, Katrina Wilson, Anne Norman and Susan Taylor.


 Venue:  Northcote Uniting Church, 251 High Street Northcote.
    Date:  Saturday, 6th December.
    Time:  5- 10pm, 2Drums Tabla Ensemble on at 8pm.
Tickets: Entry is Free!

         

 

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