I’m working on a new project for October and November 2017. It involves music + storytelling + a lounge room. And it’s gonna be lots of fun! Stay tuned for details…
House Concert in August
Dushoni Productions welcome everyone to come along to our Winter Home Concert on Saturday – AUGUST 27th, featuring two of Queensland’s finest musical talents – Karen Anderson, supported by her Fortunate Sinners, and Chanel Lucas, from the folk-pop act, “women in docs”.
Karen and the Sinners are popular regulars at the Brisbane Jazz Club and there is not a seat available in the house when they play. With a quirky mix of material spanning the genres of jazz blues soul and re-workings of contemporary songs, there is always a surprise in a Sinners set.
Karen has been a well known presence on the local music and theatre scene for many years, and has performed at many festivals including Woodford Folk Festival, Valley Jazz Festival and the Bay of Island Jazz and Blues Festival in New Zealand. She is known for her powerful and emotive vocal performance and has released 4 CDs, including a recent live CD with the Sinners.
The Sinners are made up of some of Brisbane’s finest musicians. With the calibre of Dale Rabic on keys/organ, John Hogan on guitar, Dr Bob Harley on bass and Steve Francis on drums, the songs fly. Come and join us for a relaxed and intimate gig!
Warm, pure vocals and gentle folk guitar are Chanel’s signature sound, and Chanel will open the concert with the first set. Her music allows you to stop and take a breath, and enjoy the moments outside of the busy day-to-day. A writer and songwriter, she has travelled across the world with Brisbane folk-pop act ‘women in docs.’ Recently, she has been learning to play the ukulele and writing songs for a solo project.
WHEN – SATURDAY, AUGUST 27
WHERE – BRISBANE
CONCERT START – 1 pm – Door opens from midday onwards
CONTACT: chanellucas [ at ] yahoo.com.au for bookings and details.
HOW MUCH – $15 – All monies going directly to the performers… …children under 14 free admission
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING? – BYO food, and alcohol….and bring friends (just let us know as numbers will be capped to between 70-80). Synchronicity, affable company, a soiree sense, and a rewarding exploration of musical intimacy will all be provided….oh, and bring chairs and rugs for that garden session feel.
WHY – Because you’ll enjoy it and it’s a great way to support live music in Brisneyland
GIG: 10 Nov at The BUG
Join me on TUESDAY 10th November at Brisbane Unplugged Gigs (The BUG)
It’s on every Tuesday at New Farm Bowls Club, 969 Brunswick St, opposite New Farm Park. Tickets are $8/$5 at the door. There is a great restaurant and drinks are at bowls club prices!
7.30pm – Blackboard (3 x 10minute spots)
8.15 – 9.00 pm – CHANEL LUCAS
9.15 – 10.00 pm – 3 MILES FROM TEXAS
Bring your instruments and your voices! The blackboard segment will be first in first served. There is a full bar and food is available at reasonable prices.
Neurum Creek Music Festival
My next show is at Neurum Creek Music Festival. I’m playing around 12.30pm on SATURDAY 13 SEPT.
Neurum Creek Music Festival is a local acoustic music camping weekend held at Neurum Creek Bush Retreat in September each year. The 2014 festival will be held on the weekend of the 12, 13, and 14 September.
The festival aims to provide an atmosphere of community and inclusion for the south-east corner of Queensland by showcasing the established and up and coming talents of this corner of the world, as well as featuring acts from around Australia.
The main festival area (stage and bar) incorporates a magnificent old tree, atmospherically lit at night. You may wish to bring your own chair or picnic blanket for the concerts.
GIG: Tues 27 May
Tues 27 May, The BUG (Brisbane Unplugged Gigs), New Farm Bowls Club,
969 Brunswick St, New Farm, BRISBANE. 7:30pm, Tickets at door: $8/5. With ‘The Pockets’ https://www.facebook.com/ThePocketsUkulele
This will be a fabulous gig with stunning vocals and acoustic tunes from The Pockets! I am on first, playing with Tom Roberts. Hope to see you there!
Gigs in May 2014
Got a couple of gigs coming up this month. Hope you can join me!
Sat 17 May, 71st FolkRag Old & New Concert, Danish Club,
36 Austin St, Newstead, BRISBANE. 7.30pm, Tickets at door: $15/12. With Liz Flynn, Sally Harris, Luan Baldwin.
Tues 27 May, The BUG (Brisbane Unplugged Gigs), New Farm Bowls Club,
969 Brunswick St, New Farm, BRISBANE. 7:30pm, Tickets at door: $8/5. (Performing with Tom Roberts). With ‘The Pockets’ https://www.facebook.com/ThePocketsUkulele
GIG: 16th July
My next gig is on Tues 16th July at The Bug, New Farms Bowls Club, BRISBANE.
All details are on the gig guide.
GIG: 7 April Dowse Bar
I am performing on 7 April at Dowse Bar in Brisbane with Those Bloody McKennas (trio).
4-7pm, SUN 7 APRIL, Dowse Bar (under Iceworks), cnr Caxton & Dowse Sts, Paddington, QLD. Tickets: $8 at door. All ages.
Those Bloody McKennas: “Wow!…no mistaking that Those Bloody McKennas are a feel-good band…make the audience feel a bit lighter on their feet and in their spirits. Those Bloody McKennas are one of those bands that you have to see at least once, if only to expand your idea of what is possible. The fact that you might have the time of your life is merely a bonus.” – JESSE SHROCK – LIVE REVIEW – BEAT Magazine
CHANEL LUCAS: Warm, pure vocals and gentle folk guitar are Chanel’s signature sound. Her music allows you to stop and take a breath, and enjoy the moments outside of the busy day-to-day. A writer and songwriter, she has travelled across the world with folk-pop act ‘women in docs.’ Recently, she has been learning to play the ukulele and writing songs for a solo project. www.chanellucas.com or www.facebook.com/
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GIG: 1 June
featuring Chanel Lucas & Nick Weinert
Fri 1 June, Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary St, West End, BRISBANE
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GIG: Sun 3 June
THE POACHERS CD LAUNCH
Sun 3 June, Dowse Bar (under Iceworks)
cnr Caxton St & Dowse St, Paddington, BRISBANE
5pm-7pm, Free entry, 18+.
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