Sydney Jazz News

Jazzgroove Summer Festival Program Announced!

Jazzgroove Summer Festival Program Announced!

We’re excited to announce the program for the 7th Annual Jazzgroove Summer Festival 2016!  Three jam-packed days of Jazzgroove, gigs with amazing bands from NSW and beyond, family-friendly events and workshops, we can’t wait!  We’ll be introducing our artists to you in the next few weeks, but first: HERE’S THE LINEUP! FRIDAY JAN 15 : TRIPLE … Continue reading

Gearing up for HONK! Street Music Festival, Wollongong!

Gearing up for HONK! Street Music Festival, Wollongong!

In a first for Wollongong, Australia’s only HONK festival featuring free big band street music is being launched this week on Thursday 17th December at 6.30pm at the Eat Street Markets in the mall, junction of Crown Street and Globe Lane. It will be launched by Dr Lotte Latukefu, Festival Director and graduate of the Manhatten School of Music … Continue reading

A chat with Amy Curl about the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival

A chat with Amy Curl about the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival

We had the chance to interview one of the busiest people in the Sydney Jazz scene, Amy Curl, the general manager at SIMA. She is a driving force behind the annual Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival, and the scene as a whole. Thanks Amy! This is the fourth Women’s Jazz Festival – how has it … Continue reading

We caught up with Frances Madden ahead of her upcoming gig at the Basement!

We caught up with Frances Madden ahead of her upcoming gig at the Basement!

Jazzinsydney.com had an opportunity to catch up with singer, piano player, songwriter and rising star Frances Madden ahead of her upcoming gig at The Basement here in Sydney. JIS: You’ve just returned from a tour to Melbourne with your band. How was that? FM: It was wonderful, I really love Melbourne. It has such a … Continue reading

Manly Jazz Festival THIS WEEKEND!

Manly Jazz Festival THIS WEEKEND!

Download the official program for all the info you need! Music festivals come and go but Manly Jazz remains as an iconic event for Manly and greater Sydney. Coming up to its 38th year, the festival continues to reinvent and attract tens of thousands of visitors to Manly each year to enjoy fine tunes from renowned … Continue reading

Sydney’s favourite N’orleans brass band to grace The Basement and Django Bar

Sydney’s favourite N’orleans brass band to grace The Basement and Django Bar

That’s right folks, The BRASSHOLES are headlining at The Basement (10th of October) AND Django Bar (23rd of October)! Natural born, street walking, jive talking entertainers; this collective could be described as peddlers of pure happiness and good times; it’s music for your mind, body and soul. Stumble upon them yourselves, seek them out if you … Continue reading