Here's something of interest. There's a great night of entertainment on behalf of local recording artist Memphis Joe, launching his new music dvd in support of his concert tour to his homeland the USA in September 2007.
Featuring Dough Ford, 60's, 70's veteran of Rock (Masters Appprentices Band) Aria Award Winner/best guitartis, will be demonstrating his fabulous guitar work of original jazz fusion
with MEMPHIS JOE AND BAND
performing a concern of original Gospel/Country/Rock n Blues Plus special guests Topia (Julie & Geoff -folk music/Harmonies) Just $15 entry (Children under 12 Free)
Light Dinner and refreshments included. For information or to book tickets contact Joe Crum 3348 4436. www.memphisjoe.com firstname.lastname@example.org
The members of the Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass will be participating in the Spring Parade this coming weekend, 14th October.
Come along and cheer them on. The Band is seeking new players to join their ranks. If you, or someone you know plays a Brass instrument, or any Percussion, please come along at the end of the March and speak to one of the players. We cater for most ages and we are a C Grade competing Band.
Our next competition will be in Nambour on the last Sunday of October, 29th. The Band regularly takes part in three competitions per year, so rehearsals are always finding the Band pactising different pieces of music on a regular basis.
Practice nights are Tuesdays from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Details from the Secretary on 3245 1598.
Romantic, nostalgic, and humorous, this production was inspired by a quintessential Brisbane story - the overnight destruction of the Cloudland Ballroom in 1982. The production of Cloudland was first performed at the 2004 Brisbane Festival to standing ovations.
For those unable to see the Ballet, by special arrangement with the composer and conductor, Sean O'Boyle, Blackwood will perform all the wonderful numbers from the show at a special event at the Chandler Theatre, Sleeman Complex, on Friday the 7th of April, at 10.30 am.
This is a once only event, and will not be repeated this year in Brisbane.
Tickets at $10 each are available from the Sleeman Centre or from the Chandler Aquatic Centre Reception Desk, Ph. 3131 9611.
Blackwood are huge - currently playing in support of the Queensland Ballet; just finished sell-out concerts with James Morrison and Jane Rutter.
Scheduled to support Kate Ceberano in May, and rumored to have been commissioned to support the greatest Blues Brothers act ever - straight from the Hollywood Bowl - in July...
Blackwood plays ‘Cloudland’ at the Chandler theatre…April 7, 2006 10.30AM. Tickets at $10 each are available from the Sleeman Center, phone 07 3131 9611; or from the Chandler Aquatic Centre Reception Desk.. Seats are limited.
Brisbane from the 1940’s to the 1980’s comes alive in this universal story of love and loss. Romantic, Nostalgic and Humorous, this production was inspired by a quintessential Brisbane story- the overnight destruction of the Cloudland Ballroom in 1982.
A sell-out hit of the 2004 Brisbane Festival, ‘Cloudland’ returns in 2006, supported again by the versatile musicians from Sean O’Boyle’s Blackwood, ABC Jazz recording artists. www.blackwoodjazz.com
The Wynnum Manly Jazz Festival was on last weekend the 4th of September with lots of locals taking advantage of the free entertainment. Lots of families also used the opportunity to take dad out for a day in the park. The Paradise City Jazz Band played a huge repertoire of music and kept the day moving playing through out the day.
The festival was organized by Gloria Davey and was a great success with proceeds from the day going to the Wynnum Manly Quota Club.
Wynnum Manly Jazz Festival is on this Saturday the 4th of September which is also Fathers Day, so why not take your dad out to "the biggest Jazz event of the year" day. The festival starts at 10am and runs through to 4pm at the Bandstand Park on the Wynnum foreshore. The theme for this year is Tribute to Frank Sinatra.
The Bandstand Park, on the Wynnum Foreshore is the place to be for the Wynnum Manly Jazz Festival on Sunday 4th September from
10 am to 4 pm.
Come along for the Tribute to Frank Sinatra.
Youth Music Workshop 10 am to 10.45 am
Wynnum North High School Band 11 am to 11.45 am
Paradise City Walk Around band
Royal Australian Navy Band 12 noon to 1 pm
Moodswing Viv Middleton 1.15 pm to 2 pm
Max Miller backed by the Decahedron Big Band 2.15 pm to 3 pm, and 3.15 pm to 4 pm.
For more information phone Gloria Davey on 3396 5825
Sponsored by Port of Brisbane Corporation, Brisbane City Council, Quota International, Wynnum Herald, Hon Paul Lucas, Member for Lytton, and Ross Vasta, Federal Member for Bonner.
(NOTE - if raining, festival may be postponed to a future date.)
Visit the Sunny Side of the Street at Waterloo Bay Leisure Centre, 241 Tingal Road, Wynnum on Thursday, 18 August to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific with two special concerts featuring fabulous music from the period, performed by two of Brisbane’s most charismatic and loved performers. There will be two performances of the same concert that day – one commencing at 11.00am and the other at 1.30pm.
Stacey Broughton and Daryl Murphy have a wealth of experience between them and their respective repertoires are rich with songs from years past. Stacey is well known around Queensland for her work with the Brand New Sweeties, the only band in Brisbane that specialises in 1930’s and 1940’s swing tunes. Daryl is an acclaimed cabaret performer with a song list that includes great show tunes of the time and of course songs by some of the great composers, including Glen Miller.
On Sunday 7th August, commencing at 2pm the Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass and the "Jocks 'n' Kilts" will be performing a free concert at the Bandshell, Wynnum Esplanade.
Come along and enjoy the atmosphere when these two groups entertain. Please be sure to bring some shade and sunscreen with you as the days are becomming warmer and the sun hotter.
This concert is sponsored by the Brisbane City Council. For further information regarding the Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass, please feel free to contact the Secretary on 3245 1598.
On the following Sunday, 14th August, the members of the Band will be performing at the EKKA from midday. The Band members enjoy performing to the lunch time crowd at this venue, and we have in the past received some very good feedback from the audience. So if you will be going to the Show this year, please call by the Bandstand at midday on the Sunday to listen to the concert that the Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass will perform.
Music: Band off to Maryborough to defend State Title
Members of the Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass are travelling to Maryborough this weekend to defend their State Title, in the Queensland State Brass Band Championships.
The Band members have been rehearsing over the past couple of months, with added rehearsal times being included into our busy schedule.
The competition starts on Saturday 11th June, with the Test Piece entitled "Lydian Dances". This music is written in three parts, starting with a "Fanfare and Dances", which is a bright piece followed by "Romance", which is a slow melody featuring our solo cornet player, David Bellis, and Euphonium player, John Krebs. This piece also features several other players in the band, namely, Neil Goodacre (Flugel horn) and Trevor Simmons (trombone). The last movement is titled "Folk Dance" which is a true folk-type tune and rollicks along.
Wilson’s Boathouse Seafood and Jazz Festival is on this weekend Sunday the 29th of May. There will be Jazz from three great Jazz bands Jimmy Styles and the Easy Company, Ingrid James Quintet and Three Minor Groove. Wilson’s Boathouse will be putting on 4 marque’s all with different menu’s all included in your $10 Ticket. Food available will include King Prawns, Lobster, Fish and Chips, Pacific Oysters, Sand Crabs and Bugs with the food being complimented by Yalumba, Tucker Seabrook and Southcorp Wines.
Ticket’s can be booked through Ticketek on 132849, Manly Tourism Information Centre or Wilson’s Boathouse on 3893 3586. Doug Barton Motors of Wynnum is the major sponsor for the day. The event will raise money for the Manly Coast Guard.
This coming Sunday, members of the Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass will be performing a concert in conjunction with the Queensland Corvette Club. The Concert will be held at the Bandshell, Wynnum Esplanade, commencing at 2pm. It will be about one hours' duration.
Preceding our Concert, come along and listen to the Manly School Bands. They will be performing from 1pm and will be sure to entertain audiences from all walks of life.
Youth Injected is on today 11am to 4pm at the Lota Skate Park (McDonald St. Lota). See Battle of the Bands, Hip Hop Tent, Skate and Bike Comp, Youth Speakout, Chill Out Tent, Food and Drinks on Site FREE EVENT Drug and Alcohol Free
Youth Injected first festival was in March 2002 and it is now an annual event at Lota Skate. Youth Injected 04 was such a hit with young people, about 1000 people turned up and everybody thoroughly enjoyed themselves. At the festival there was, a major Skate and Bike Comp, Battle of Bands, Youth Speakout, a HipHop tent, Graff and many other fun stuff.
Pictures from last years event!
Pictured - Semi-altered Grin play at 12 noon fresh after taking 2nd place last week in the Beenleigh Youth Festival.
Armed In full metal jacket 4 of the 5 original members of ‘The Angels’ who recorded the band’s first 4 albums ‘Face To Face’, ‘No Exit’, ‘Darkroom’ and the debut album ‘The Angels’ are again rocking rooms across Australia with ecstatic fans keeping them on stage for encore after encore.
The Original Angels Band are John and Rick Brewster, Chris Bailey and Buzz Bidstrup and they head SE Queensland to play at the Wynnum Point Hotel this Saturday the 20th, featuring performance of the songs that made The Angels an Australian music icon in the 70's & 80's. The Original Angels Band will be supported by High Stakes.
With classics like ‘Take a Long Line’, ‘Shadowboxer’, ‘Marseilles’, 'Face The Day' ‘Comin Down On Me’, ‘After the Rain’, ‘Mr Damage’, 'No Exit', ‘No Secrets’ and 'Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again’ these shows brings back that famous twin guitar assault. (From the bands web site www.theangelsband.net)
Last Friday night Wynnum Manly On-Line organized some bands to play down at the Bayside United Soccer Club at Lota. The night started at 7pm with Picture Book Remedy taking the stage at 7.30. Picture Book Remedy played a mix of contemporary rock with a bit jazz thrown in. The lead singer, bassist got a few rock leaps in and put on quite a show.
Next up was Riviera, the band was a big surprise putting on an awesome display of heavy alternative. Riviera has only been together for a few months but it was obvious they are going places. Look out for Riviera playing at the Zoo in the Valley.
Last band of the night was Semi-altered Grin, a 3 piece local rock group. Semi-altered Grin played a great selection of songs which the lead singer performed with a passion. The Grin have been together for about a year and have played a few local gigs.