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The Rookies

The Rookies were born in the spring of 2014 on the forgotten end of Brunswick Street in a room full of sweat, beer and dim lights at The Rooks Return. What started as a quiet set of background jazz for punters while they imbibed their cocktails quickly devolved into an uninhibited, drunken dance party reminiscent...

Get Tickets $20.00 – $25.00 -1 tickets left

Barney McAll: #atrocitybrokerage (early show)

Barney McAll's music is the rainbow in the oil slick of political and global chaos. He came up through the downtown 90s New York scene playing the piano with some of the great spiritual jazz heavyweights like Gary Bartz, Roy Ayers, Dewey Redman, and Billy Harper. He also submerged himself in a river of unadulterated...

Barney McAll: #atrocitybrokerage (late show)

Barney McAll's music is the rainbow in the oil slick of political and global chaos. He came up through the downtown 90s New York scene playing the piano with some of the great spiritual jazz heavyweights like Gary Bartz, Roy Ayers, Dewey Redman, and Billy Harper. He also submerged himself in a river of unadulterated...

I Hold The Lion’s Paw

Jon Hassell meets Ornette Coleman, meets Sun Ra. I Hold the Lion's Paw sounds familiar and, at the same time, like nothing else you’ve ever heard. It is the brainchild of trumpeter-composer-electronic artist Reuben Lewis, who navigates his team of longstanding collaborators into an immersive world of electro-acoustic ambience, slowly evolving soundtracks, grungy afro-beat grooves and psychedelic free...

Get Tickets $20 – $25

Fem Belling & The Joe Ruberto Trio

South African born & bred vocalist and violinist, Fem Belling is a rising star on the international jazz scene and has become one of Australia's most formidable and in demand performers. Her African Jazz and theatre roots augment her unique musicality, choices and interpretations. “A breathtaking storyteller through music.”

Get Tickets $30 – $35

Rita Satch (early show)

After previous sell-out shows, The Jazzlab is thrilled to welcome back Rita Satch for an intimate performance with her band.

This special performance will feature brand new material from her upcoming album, as well as some of her favourite jazz standards.

Get Tickets $30 – $35

Rita Satch (late show)

After previous sell-out shows, The Jazzlab is thrilled to welcome back Rita Satch for an intimate performance with her band.

This special performance will feature brand new material from her upcoming album, as well as some of her favourite jazz standards.

Get Tickets $30 – $35

MJC Presents: Big Guitar

Bassist Nick Haywood has been developing several projects recently and he is excited to announce that Big Guitar is the latest. The band features Nick alongside guitarists Fran Swinn and Geoff Hughes and drummer Sam Bates. Big Guitar is a continuation of Nick's long term obsession with developing highly engaged, deep listening groups that connect through...

Get Tickets $18 – $25

Transients: Wilson/Anning/Keller

Following the passing of esteemed mentor Allan Browne in 2015, Andrea Keller created Transients, a series of trios inspired by Browne’s musical philosophy and collaborative spirit. Transients have held residencies at Bennetts Lane and Uptown Jazz Cafe, released two albums (Transients Volume 1 & 2) and won the Music Victoria Award for Best Jazz Album in...

Get Tickets $20 – $25

The Rookies

The Rookies were born in the spring of 2014 on the forgotten end of Brunswick Street in a room full of sweat, beer and dim lights at The Rooks Return. What started as a quiet set of background jazz for punters while they imbibed their cocktails quickly devolved into an uninhibited, drunken dance party reminiscent...

Sold Out $20 – $25.00

Luke Howard Trio

Australian Music Prize-nominated composer Luke Howard has been described as “absolutely heavenly” (Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6) and his music as “an ambient masterclass” (Musos’ Guide), but no words can fully capture the potency of Howard’s enthralling compositions. A pianist since childhood, Howard has scored films and performed with artists as diverse as Lior and Jeff Mills, capturing audiences with contemporary classical arrangements that curl and twist around the boundaries of...

Get Tickets $20 – $25

Barney McAll: #atrocitybrokerage (early show)

Barney McAll's music is the rainbow in the oil slick of political and global chaos. He came up through the downtown 90s New York scene playing the piano with some of the great spiritual jazz heavyweights like Gary Bartz, Roy Ayers, Dewey Redman, and Billy Harper. He also submerged himself in a river of unadulterated...