Wollongong Town Hall – The Music Lounge, CRN Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Wollongong’s newest premium music venue that is secretly tucked away inside the Wollongong Town Hall it having sold out success. The Music Lounge really is the perfect sophisticated and intimate place to socialise with friends or entertain business clients all while being captivated by some of Australia’s best musical talents.
What’s next on in the Music Lounge?
THE GRIGORYAN BROTHERS – THIS TIME FRIDAY 26 AUGUST 7.30PM DOORS OPEN
In 2014 the Grigoryan Brothers inspired and entertained us here in Wollongong with their show My Latin Heart with José Carbó. The worldwide renowned sibling duo, Slava and Leonard will once again astound audiences with their guitar virtuosity, regarded as Australia’s finest guitar duo. Their most recent Album – This Time, recorded at the iconic Rainbow Studio by Jan Erik Kongshaug, in Oslo is a masterfully recorded album, with works by internationally acclaimed composers – of which four of these releases have been nominated for ARIA awards. The Grigoryan Brothers will be performing works from This Time as well as a selection of works from their pervious releases.
….guitar playing of uncommon originality and authority. Musicality, expressivity and daring… – The New York Times
The Grigoryan Brothers have a reputation of performing together so emphatically, they become extensions of each other. – Courier Mail
What’s coming up in The Music Lounge?
JOSEPH TAWADROS – ANGEL
SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 7.30PM DOORS OPEN
Three time winner of the ARIA for Best World Music Album and one of the world’s leading oud performers, Joseph Tawadros joins two of Australia’s finest virtuosos Matt McMahon (Piano) and Dimitri Vouros (Clarinet) to perform their much loved Angel Suite.
SONGBIRD – SONGS OF EVA CASSIDY
FRIDAY 4 NOVEMBER 7.30PM DOORS OPEN
Melbourne singer and harpist Alana Conway tracks Cassidy’s ups and downs from the perspective of an avid fan in a night of storytelling and heart-stopping eloquent melodies.
COLE – STARING MICHAEL GRIFFITHS
FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER 7.30PM DOORS OPEN
Michael Griffiths, winner 2016 Helpmann award – Best Cabaret Performer, was inspired by world-famed songwriter Cole Porter, COLE is a sharp and sophisticated tribute to his scandalous life. Michael delivers Porter’s timeless tunes with ease, weaving classics like Night & Day and Lets’s Do it around Anna Goldsworthy’s cleverly written script.
MATT ANDERSEN – HONEST MAN TOUR
FRIDAY 2 DECEMBER 7.30PM DOORS OPEN
A powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence is what you get from Matt Andersen. A European Blues Award winner and JUNO Nominee Honest Man beautifully showcases his talent as a vocalist and a songwriter.
THE BACKSLIDERS – HEATHEN SONGBOOK
SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER 7.30PM DOORS OPEN
The legendary Australian band Backsliders, Dom Turner, Rob Hirst and Jo Glover will play tracks from their new 14th Album Heathen as well as a number of version of songs by artist as diverse as blues legend Robert Johnson, hillbilly banjoist Dock Boggs and swamp-rock icon John Fogerty.