RnBABE
Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

RnBABE

August 2015 marked the beginning of a journey for a few mates having a cheeky little Thursday night jam. Over time, the homegrown sessions have transformed into one of Melbourne's most loved live RnB Band Nights featuring many international and local musicians. Anybody who loves live music, especially R&B, Neo Soul & Soul, must add RNBABE to their diary. 

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United Voices
Sep
25
8:00 PM20:00

United Voices

When 7 of Melbourne’s best singers come together to create a new project you know its going to be something special.

The project consists of some of this countries finest vocalists who came together to create super vocal group United Voices.

Their arrangements of soul, RnB, gospel and motown classics has everyone in the industry talking, having performed at high profile weddings and corporate events they bring their incredible show to Paris Cat for their very first public performance.

The ensemble consists of Gary Pinto one of the founders and performers in aria award winning band CDB, he has toured with Guy Sebastian, Tina Arena and Joe Bonamassa. Gary was also flown to the U.S to perform for the legendary Stevie Wonder.

Carmen Hendricks - South African born Melbourne singer who has worked with the likes of Kelly Rowland, Kanye West and our very own Kate Ceberano, she has had a number one selling album in Europe and toured throughout Europe with her original project.

Angela Librandi who has been in the industry for over 25 years has performed with the likes of Hugh Jackman, Jessica Mauboy and Tina Arena. She is a grammy award winning vocalist, opening for both Chaka Khan and Eric Benet during their Melbourne tours.

Michelle Serret-Cursio is a well known singer in the industry performing on shows such as Dancing with the Stars, Carols by Candlelight and The Good Friday appeal. This in demand vocalist has worked with the likes of Hugh Jackman and Kelly Rowland.

Emerson Alexander is a big singer with a beautiful tone. Supporting the likes of D’angelo on his Australian tour, performing at th Grand Prix and the Australian Open, he is a familiar face and voice in the Australian Music Scene.

Francisco Tavares works with local bands Afrodescia, Le Soul, Tavares, Gospel Sundays and Fax Machine. A regular at huge corporate events including GQ and Myer, he has also toured with Australian artist Kimbra.

Rocky Loprevite tours with Anthony Callea, has appeared on shows such as Carols by Candlelight, Dancing with the Stars and the X Factor, you can catch him at local gigs around town including fronting his own band Higher Ground.

United Voices are captivating audiences with their incredible vocal blend, distinct harmonies and powerful stage presence. These outstanding singers with years of experience in the music industry certainly know how to entertain a crowd.

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RnBABE
Sep
29
7:00 PM19:00

RnBABE

August 2015 marked the beginning of a journey for a few mates having a cheeky little Thursday night jam. Over time, the homegrown sessions have transformed into one of Melbourne's most loved live RnB Band Nights featuring many international and local musicians. Anybody who loves live music, especially R&B, Neo Soul & Soul, must add RNBABE to their diary. 

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United Voices
Oct
2
8:00 PM20:00

United Voices

When 7 of Melbourne’s best singers come together to create a new project you know its going to be something special.

The project consists of some of this countries finest vocalists who came together to create super vocal group United Voices.

Their arrangements of soul, RnB, gospel and motown classics has everyone in the industry talking, having performed at high profile weddings and corporate events they bring their incredible show to Paris Cat for their very first public performance.

The ensemble consists of Gary Pinto one of the founders and performers in aria award winning band CDB, he has toured with Guy Sebastian, Tina Arena and Joe Bonamassa. Gary was also flown to the U.S to perform for the legendary Stevie Wonder.

Carmen Hendricks - South African born Melbourne singer who has worked with the likes of Kelly Rowland, Kanye West and our very own Kate Ceberano, she has had a number one selling album in Europe and toured throughout Europe with her original project.

Angela Librandi who has been in the industry for over 25 years has performed with the likes of Hugh Jackman, Jessica Mauboy and Tina Arena. She is a grammy award winning vocalist, opening for both Chaka Khan and Eric Benet during their Melbourne tours.

Michelle Serret-Cursio is a well known singer in the industry performing on shows such as Dancing with the Stars, Carols by Candlelight and The Good Friday appeal. This in demand vocalist has worked with the likes of Hugh Jackman and Kelly Rowland.

Emerson Alexander is a big singer with a beautiful tone. Supporting the likes of D’angelo on his Australian tour, performing at th Grand Prix and the Australian Open, he is a familiar face and voice in the Australian Music Scene.

Francisco Tavares works with local bands Afrodescia, Le Soul, Tavares, Gospel Sundays and Fax Machine. A regular at huge corporate events including GQ and Myer, he has also toured with Australian artist Kimbra.

Rocky Loprevite tours with Anthony Callea, has appeared on shows such as Carols by Candlelight, Dancing with the Stars and the X Factor, you can catch him at local gigs around town including fronting his own band Higher Ground.

United Voices are captivating audiences with their incredible vocal blend, distinct harmonies and powerful stage presence. These outstanding singers with years of experience in the music industry certainly know how to entertain a crowd.

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Kathleen Halloran Trio Ft Niels Rosenahl and Mike Pensin
Nov
13
8:30 PM20:30

Kathleen Halloran Trio Ft Niels Rosenahl and Mike Pensin

Young guitarist Kathleen Halloran has put together an eclectic jazz trio driven by a fun and fierce approach to improvised music. Featuring the melodically rich guitar stylings of Kathleen Halloran, complemented by the exceptionally versatile and inspiring Darryn Farrugia on drums, and bassist Kim May’s supportive and interactive work in the lower registers. With influences ranging from Pat Metheney to Brad Mehldhau Trio and Maceo Parker, their sonic palate is a broad one, but accessible nonetheless.

Kathleen Halloran - Guitar
Kim May - Bass
Darryn Farrugia - Drums
Niels Rosendahl - Sax
Mike Pensini - Keys

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Joel Sena
Dec
5
8:30 PM20:30

Joel Sena

Sax-drenched soul. That’s where it’s at for Joel Sena. Fusing soul, jazz and funk, he has crafted a bold sound that inspires and resonates with people.

Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Joel comes from humble beginnings. After studying at the Australian Institute of Music, Joel quickly became one of the most sought after Saxophonists in town. He has toured and recorded with many well established acts including Lionel Cole (Mariah Carey), Deana Martin (Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis) and Michael Duchesne (The Voice).

After a solid few years of playing as a sideman it was time for Joel to step out as an artist in his own right, introducing himself as a songwriter and producer. In 2015 Joel travelled to New York with his sax on his back, jamming with members of Lauryn Hill’s horn section and studying with renowned saxophonist Troy Roberts. Inspired upon his return, Joel went on to write and release his debut self-titled EP in 2016. The record was a combination of beautifully crafted instrumentals and soulful songs featuring the sultry vocals of Phoebe Day. It was played across multiple radio stations including Eastside FM (Sydney) and NRG FM (Melbourne). Joel received coverage across various publications including Tone Deaf, The Brag, The Music and the Aussie Music Weekly. He officially launched the EP at Slyfox in Enmore. Playing to a full house, Joel gave the audience an inspired performance they won’t soon forget.

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Phoebe Day - Stripped Back & Unplugged
Sep
20
8:00 PM20:00

Phoebe Day - Stripped Back & Unplugged

There's a quiet vulnerability in the smooth and sultry tones of Phoebe Day. She has a way of enamouring audiences with an inimitable elegance, warmth and intimacy. Day's vocals bounce between a velvety lower register and a delicate falsetto. Coupled with polished songwriting and lush lyricism, it's easy to hear what sets this artist apart.

Phoebe Day is thrilled to present an exclusive preview of new music from her upcoming EP, in an intimate and unplugged acoustic performance. Featuring the virtuosic talents of Mike Pensini (piano), Joel Sena (saxophone) and Nyssa Sanguansri (violin), Day has prepared a show not to be missed.

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RnBABE
Sep
15
7:00 PM19:00

RnBABE

August 2015 marked the beginning of a journey for a few mates having a cheeky little Thursday night jam. Over time, the homegrown sessions have transformed into one of Melbourne's most loved live RnB Band Nights featuring many international and local musicians. Anybody who loves live music, especially R&B, Neo Soul & Soul, must add RNBABE to their diary. 

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Simone Waddell (SYD)
Jun
20
8:30 PM20:30

Simone Waddell (SYD)

Simone has a reputation for playing with the finest musicians and this night is no exception. Such strong musicality on display, it will inspire you to no end. 

Simone was the first Australian to receive a scholarship to one of the world's top music schools, Berklee, and was the first vocalist to ever complete the Research Masters Award at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Simone was also awarded $20,000 as the winner of the Nescafe Big Break. She has performed in Japan, USA, China, Europe and Australia, toured with Grammy nominated artist Taylor Dayne, been the Opening Act for one of her favourite jazz singers, Vince Jones, and has released four albums, one EP, and multiple singles. Her music videos have over half a million views online. Her recent work includes mentoring the globally recognised Watoto Children’s Choir in Uganda, numerous performances at Parliament House, and being an ambassador for Messenger Rescue to assist bringing freedom to those trapped in sex trafficking.

You are warmly invited to join Simone for what is guaranteed to be a night of wonderful music which will bring inspiration, healing, peace and groove into your soul. 

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Kylie Auldist @ The Palais Hepburn
Jun
8
8:00 PM20:00

Kylie Auldist @ The Palais Hepburn

Kylie Auldist, described by The Music Magazine “Melbourne’s high priestess of soul”, is at centre stage of the funk, soul and disco scene in Australia. Already praised by the world’s soul and R&B community as an extraordinary talent, Kylie has shot to stratospheric prominence as the voice of UK/European smash hit of 2016 summer ‘This Girl’ by Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners.

Her sublime vocals are breaking official single charts across the world with the remix which went to number one on the charts in France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Latvia and Scotland and number two on the UK singles chart.

You are definitely invited to the party but you had better be able to keep up!

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Kylie Auldist Live at Cherry!
May
23
8:00 PM20:00

Kylie Auldist Live at Cherry!

Strictly limited run of Thursday May 16th, 23rd and 30th appearances for our weekly Soul night...
With Vince Peach and others on the decks spinnin’ what’s good and $10 Espresso Martinis ALL NIGHT too!

So if you haven’t heard, our move to a new location has been tangled up in red tape. So seeing as we still have the keys to our beloved basement down AC/DC Lane, let’s use it! And let’s just say we’re pretty lucky to be welcoming “This Girl” Kylie Auldist back to the Cherry stage one more time!!!

Yep Melbourne’s high priestess of soul will be delighting us with her sublime vocals and electric live performance that sure does get everyone up and about for a boogie. A local talent who is praised by the world's soul and R&B community is doing us here at Cherry a massive favour; this run of shows is perfect reason to get out of the house and refuse the cold weather from stopping a good time in Melbourne town.

So after a few unplanned weeks off the world’s longest running weekly soul night is back down AC/DC Lane. A fantastic live act early, $10 Espresso Martinis and Cherry DJ’s you can count on for spinnin’ classic RnB, funk and disco 45's like "Vince 'The Prince' Peach" ’til late at the cosiest Rock'n'Roll bar in town!

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Kylie Auldist Live at Cherry!
May
16
8:00 PM20:00

Kylie Auldist Live at Cherry!

Strictly limited run of Thursday May 16th, 23rd and 30th appearances for our weekly Soul night...
With Vince Peach and others on the decks spinnin’ what’s good and $10 Espresso Martinis ALL NIGHT too!

So if you haven’t heard, our move to a new location has been tangled up in red tape. So seeing as we still have the keys to our beloved basement down AC/DC Lane, let’s use it! And let’s just say we’re pretty lucky to be welcoming “This Girl” Kylie Auldist back to the Cherry stage one more time!!!

Yep Melbourne’s high priestess of soul will be delighting us with her sublime vocals and electric live performance that sure does get everyone up and about for a boogie. A local talent who is praised by the world's soul and R&B community is doing us here at Cherry a massive favour; this run of shows is perfect reason to get out of the house and refuse the cold weather from stopping a good time in Melbourne town.

So after a few unplanned weeks off the world’s longest running weekly soul night is back down AC/DC Lane. A fantastic live act early, $10 Espresso Martinis and Cherry DJ’s you can count on for spinnin’ classic RnB, funk and disco 45's like "Vince 'The Prince' Peach" ’til late at the cosiest Rock'n'Roll bar in town!

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Kylie Auldist @ Bird's Basement
Apr
5
8:00 PM20:00

Kylie Auldist @ Bird's Basement

Kylie Auldist, described by The Music Magazine “Melbourne’s high priestess of soul”, is at centre stage of the funk, soul and disco scene in Australia. Already praised by the world’s soul and R&B community as an extraordinary talent, Kylie has shot to stratospheric prominence as the voice of UK/European smash hit of 2016 summer ‘This Girl’ by Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners.

Her sublime vocals are breaking official single charts across the world with the remix which went to number one on the charts in France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Latvia and Scotland and number two on the UK singles chart.

You are definitely invited to the party but you had better be able to keep up!

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Kylie Auldist - Headline Set @ The Clan Jam
Mar
9
7:30 PM19:30

Kylie Auldist - Headline Set @ The Clan Jam

Kylie Auldist, described by The Music Magazine “Melbourne’s high priestess of soul”, is at centre stage of the funk, soul and disco scene in Australia. Already praised by the world’s soul and R&B community as an extraordinary talent, Kylie has shot to stratospheric prominence as the voice of UK/European smash hit of 2016 summer ‘This Girl’ by Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners.

Her sublime vocals are breaking official single charts across the world with the remix which went to number one on the charts in France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Latvia and Scotland and number two on the UK singles chart.

You are definitely invited to the party but you had better be able to keep up!

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New American Tune - The Music of Eva Cassidy
Mar
2
8:30 PM20:30

New American Tune - The Music of Eva Cassidy

With over four million albums sold worldwide, Eva Cassidy’s short career was just beginning when she sadly passed away in 1996. ‘New American Tune’ sees multi ARIA wining vocalist Sally Cameron present the soulful and heartfelt music of Eva with a stellar band!

Sally Cameron - Vocals
Mike Pensini - Keyboards
Sam Leske - Guitar
Gavin Pearce - Bass
Darryn Farrugia - Drums

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New American Tune - The Music of Eva Cassidy
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

New American Tune - The Music of Eva Cassidy

With over four million albums sold worldwide, Eva Cassidy’s short career was just beginning when she sadly passed away in 1996. ‘New American Tune’ sees multi ARIA wining vocalist Sally Cameron present the soulful and heartfelt music of Eva with a stellar band!

Sally Cameron - Vocals
Mike Pensini - Keyboards
Sam Leske - Guitar
Gavin Pearce - Bass
Darryn Farrugia - Drums

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Phoebe Day @ Paris Cat
Feb
1
8:30 PM20:30

Phoebe Day @ Paris Cat

Sultry songstress Phoebe Day returns to the Paris Cat stage this November, in celebration of Diva Month. Phoebe will be joined by her band of Melbourne’s finest musicians and is prepared to create an evening of smooth, emotive and passionate soul music.

Phoebe Day is her own flavour of silky smooth, jazz-infused soul. With an unmistakable vocal, the sultry tones of her music are a unique blend of old and new inspired by the greats of jazz, soul, RNB and blues. There's a quiet vulnerability in Phoebe's music. It transports the listener into her world, extending a warm invitation to look around and stay a while. Tasty, sophisticated melodies, soothing harmony and laid-back grooves complete her signature sound. Her debut EP ‘Place In Time’ was released late 2017 and received local and international praise.

After a successful debut, Phoebe moved to Melbourne in January 2018, eager to join the thriving music city. She has since graced Melbourne stages with her refined and elegant presence, winning over her audience with every performance. Phoebe was also selected to play the 2018 Live N Local Festival before releasing her new single, ‘Two Steps’ in September 2018.

Phoebe’s Paris Cat debut, left audiences with an experience they won’t soon forget. Join Phoebe for an intimate evening as she returns to this beautiful club.

“[Phoebe Day] has a magical way of capturing the audience...It was beyond words for us.”
– Georgia Antonas (audience member of Phoebe Day's Paris Cat debut)


“Phoebe Day has something special…A sultry songstress making high-octane, jazz-infused soul.”

Australianjazz.net

“Phoebe Day will tug at your heartstrings”
– Skopemag (Boston, MA)


www.phoebeday.com

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Rumour Has It (Naomi Price) @ City of Whitehorse Australia Day Concert
Jan
26
8:50 PM20:50

Rumour Has It (Naomi Price) @ City of Whitehorse Australia Day Concert

Rumour Has It charts the incredible rise of THE blockbuster soul sensation of the modern age live on stage in story and song, with all the upfront British wit and heart-stopping tunes that have made Adele the highest-selling recording artist of the 21st Century.

Best known to television audiences as Ricky Martin’s leading lady on The Voice Australia 2015, smouldering soul powerhouse Naomi Price tells the story of the London tearaway with a voice that woke up the world with 19, then conquered it with the 30-million selling masterpiece, 21.

Hear Adele’s deliciously frank life story come alive in the words of this world class stage performer, as seven of Australia’s finest musicians deliver the greatest hits from a mega-platinum catalogue, including Rolling in the Deep, Set Fire to the Rain, Someone Like You and the Oscar-winning Skyfall.

Rumour Has It evokes the inspirational spirit and talent of a mischievous working class diva from Tottenham as she spills intimate details about a meteoric rise that has only just begun, but already made history.

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Mark Vincent
Dec
14
7:30 PM19:30

Mark Vincent

On the back of his triumphant tour in Ireland, Mark Vincent is back in Australia to premiere his first Melbourne Christmas concert at The Palms at Crown. Mark Vincent, will be accompanied by his eight piece band, showcasing the songs from his first Christmas album, 'The Most Wonderful Time of the Year'.

This young and acclaimed 'crossover' artist, with a sublime tenor's voice, will perform a heart-warming collection of carols, including favourites: O Holy Night, White Christmas, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas and Silent Night. Mark will also perform his signature ballads and romantic arias, such as Somewhere from Westside Story and Nessun Dorma. With his smoldering matinee idol looks, irresistible charisma and a sublime once-in-a-lifetime voice, Mark Vincent will ignite the Christmas spirit in us all!

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Lakeside Carols | Albert Park
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Lakeside Carols | Albert Park

Get the Santa hats out and the vocal chords warmed up: the City of Port Phillip will have its first ever Lakeside Carols event on Thursday 6 December in Albert Park.

Pack a picnic rug and head down to Lakeside Stadium (next to MSAC) to celebrate the festive season. The event will feature a variety of food stalls and bar facilities to purchase from on the night. As this is a licensed venue there is no BYO alcohol.

The gates open at 6pm, there will be lots of things to do and enjoy before the main concert kicks off at 7pm and it will feature two hours of singing, dancing and Christmas festivities including a very special visit for the kids from the big man in red himself – Santa!

Lakeside Carols is FREE with all members of the community welcome to attend.

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'Wish Upon a Star' Rhonda Burchmore's Christmas
Dec
6
10:30 AM10:30

'Wish Upon a Star' Rhonda Burchmore's Christmas

The Drum Team are proud and excited to welcome back the fabulous Rhonda Burchmore! After her massive success of 'ABBA-Solutely Fabulous' in 2017, Rhonda is taking off the catsuit and putting on her favourite festive gown for a Christmas show spectacular! 

Celebrate this beautiful festive season with Rhonda Burchmore, she will be singing classic Christmas songs in an intimate setting. It will be touching, warm and funny - with some Christmas stories and glamorous gowns of course!

It’s the season to be jolly, merry and bright. Merry Christmas!

Location: Drum Theatre, corner Lonsdale and Walker streets Dandenong
Duration: 75 minutes 
Audience: Appropriate for all ages

Click here for tickets

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Bravo Arts Cruise 2018
Nov
13
to Nov 21

Bravo Arts Cruise 2018

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A Cruise of the Performing Arts returns for the fifth consecutive year. With a star-studded line-up, we are celebrating what makes our true home-grown talent a world-class concert series of outstanding and exceptional performances.

Headlined by critically acclaimed and award-winning performer, actor and host – Todd McKenney, along with ARIA and two-time Helpmann award-winning Teddy Tahu-Rhodes, we will set sail from Sydney for eight unforgettable nights aboard Royal Caribbean’s luxurious Radiance of the Seas. 

Joining an illustrious list of over 40 talented artists – The Celtic Tenors, Cheryl Barker, Peter Coleman-Wright and Tom Burlinson, all accompanied by The Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Guy Noble. Kerri-Anne Kennerley will also host an up close and personal ‘In Conversation” series.

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