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02/09/2014 - Are You Experienced

ARE YOU EXPERIENCED?

TUESDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER

FREE ENTRY, 7:30PM

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

EMAIL samanda@spottedmallard.com

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03/09/2014 - Tales To Tell: CD Launch - Alex Pertout

TALES TO TELL: CD LAUNCH

ALEX PERTOUT & NILUSHA DASSENAIKE

WEDNESDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER

DOORS/DINNER 6PM | SHOWTIME 8:00PM

$10 + BF PRESALES AVAIL HERE

ALEX PERTOUT

Chilean born Alex Pertout has for decades being recognised as one of Australia's leading percussionists and with credits on hundreds of albums and soundtracks is undeniably one of Australia's most recorded musicians. Alex has also attained credits with television orchestras, in countless live performances, in the theatre and as a respected educator.

As a founding member of the Australian Art Orchestra led by Paul Grabowsky he has toured Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania, has performed as a soloist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, has recording, performance and television orchestra credits with an array of artists including Powderfinger, Badi Assad, Shane Howard, James Morrison, Paul Kelly, Casiopea, Jackson Browne, Little River Band w/John Farnham, Archie Roach, Hunters & Collectors, Daryl Braithwaite, Goanna, Tony Gould, Dave Valentin, Tina Arena, Kate Ceberano, Tom E Lewis and Brian Brown among many others and was a featured percussionist in The Lion King theatre production.

Alex has produced cds as a multi-instrumentalist/composer, has a book released worldwide by US publishers Mel Bay, is a regular contributor to Drumscene magazine and is endorsed internationally by Meinl percussion, Sabian cymbals and Vater sticks. Alex holds an MPhil in Music from the ANU and is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Contemporary Music Performance at the Faculty of VCA, University of Melbourne.

NILUSHA DASSENAIKE

Sri Lankan born Nilusha Dassenaike has a unique vocal style that incorporates a delicate balance between her eastern and western musical influences with silk like sounds with rhythmic improvisation. Nilusha has vast performance and studio recording experience including credits with Renee Geyer, Don Burrows, David Campbell, Dave Valentin, Kutcha Edwards, Bob Sedergreen, Tom E Lewis, Ross McLennan, Tony Gould, Stevie Wright, Ross Wilson, Shane Howard, Leonard Grigoryan and Monique DiMattina among others.

She has been the resident vocalist/arranger for the 7 and 9 Networks on various shows including Australia’s Got Talent, Singing Bee, Hey, Hey It’s Saturday, Carols by Candlelight, The Footy Show, X Factor and It Takes Two, has been invited to sing the national anthem at various international sporting telecasts including the prominent Boxing Day Test Match at the MCG, and featured on the theme song from the television drama series Canal Road.

Nilusha recently completed an MPhil in Music at the ANU and has the unique distinction of graduating from both the School of Music and the School of Art at the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne where she obtained a Bachelor Degree in Music with Distinction and a Bachelor of Fine Art majoring in Printmaking. Nilusha is also an experienced educator conducting regular classes at VCA and NMIT.

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04/09/2014 - Mallard Movies: Searching For The Wrong-Eyed Jesus

PBS 106.7FM 5ft HIGH AND RISING AND MALLARD MOVIES

PRESENTS: SEARCHING FOR THE WRONG-EYED JESUS

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05/09/2014 - The Groovetones

THE GROOVETONES

FRIDAY 5th sept

2 X SETS FROM 9PM

Honkin sax, tinkling ivories, poundin' drums, one cool cat slappin' bass and growling like a ball of fire at the mic all combine to make THE GROOVETONES! a four piece Jumpin' band specialising in 40's and 50's swing, jump, rock n' roll and rockabilly.  Guaranteed to get any party jumpin' and hoppin', THE GROOVETONES combines skill, precision and great fun to bring alive the spirits of Louis Jordan, Joe Liggins, Bill Haley, early Elvis Presley, Johnny O'Keefe, Little Richard, Big Jay McNeely and all your favourites!  A high energy act that play from one to four hour gigs and still keep the crowd on their feet!

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06/09/2014 - THE PHEASANT PLUCKERS

the southern gumbo mash ft. THE PHEASANT PLUCKERS + JULES BOULT & THE REDEEMERS

SATURDAY 6TH SEPT

FREE ENTRY, SHOWTIME 9:30PM

The Southern Gumbo Mash.

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07/09/2014 - The Tiger and Me

THE TIGER & ME

followed by buddha in a chocolate box

MATINEE RESIDENCY (2 X SETS)

SUNDAY 7TH SEPT, free entry

The Tiger & me 4:30pm-6:30pm

buddha in a chocolate box from 7pm

 

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09/09/2014 - Are You Experienced?

ARE YOU EXPERIENCED?

TUESDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER

FREE ENTRY, 7:30PM

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

EMAIL samanda@spottedmallard.com

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11/09/2014 - The JC Little Big Band

THE JC LITTLE BIG BAND

THURSDAY 11TH SPET

PERFORMING 2 X SETS FROM 9:30PM

FREE ENTRY

The JC Little big band.

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12/09/2014 - Harry Manx

HARRY MANX (CA)

CLAYTON DOLY | YESHE REIMERS

FRIDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER

DOORS/DINNER 6PM | SHOWTIME 8:30PM

$45 + BF PRE-SALES AVAIL HERE

 

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14/09/2014 - The Tiger and Me

THE TIGER & ME

followed by the scrimshaw four

MATINEE RESIDENCY (2 X SETS)

SUNDAY 14TH SEPT, free entry

the tiger & me 4:30pm-6:30pm

the scrimshaw four 7pm

 

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