Blues Cruise Melbourne – Sun Dec 10th
DateDecember 9, 2017
VenueLady Cutler Melbourne Showboat
LocationBerth 14, Central Pier, Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia
We invite you & your friends and loved ones to CRUISE into the best of Blues and Roots Music aboard the ex Sydney ferry.
Once onboard, you can’t help but relax and unwind while grooving to the incredible blues tunes and watching our amazing city views as you leisurely cruise from Docklands to Williamstown, Port Melbourne and St. Kilda Beach; Melbourne’s skylines will never look as beautiful as they do on the Blues Cruise!
So what are you waiting for, get your ticket/s now!
A 4 hour cruise (includes boarding and disembarking time)
This cruise will feature two leading Melbourne Blues acts playing live upstairs (Performers to be confirmed) plus a rocking DJ on the lower level of the boat, both areas with plenty of room to dance. Seating and couches abound, plus loads of outdoor decks and benches to enjoy the view whilst listening to the music!
Two fully stocked bars: upstairs and downstairs + food upstairs is available for purchase onboard. Please email us if any dietary requirements prior to the event.
********** FEATURING **********
********** Andy Phillips & The Cadillac Walk **********
Following excursions to the States, New Zealand and a bucket load of Festivals, Melbourne’s own Andy Phillips fronts the band ‘Cadillac Walk’, showcasing his striking vox and electric guitar work.
Andy’s band ‘Cadillac Walk’ have been winning fans since inception in 2013, however Andy’s work stretches back over the last 15 years with crack outfits in both Oz and New Zealand. This power trio perform everything from mellow bourbon soaked blues numbers to high energy and hard driving classic rock n’ roll. These boys rip it up and deliver in a unique way that can only be described as ‘Cadillac Walk style’, their ability to read the audience and deliver just what they need keeps people coming back for more!
********** Pugsley Buzzard **********
The hippeningest, happeningest, piano mashingest hoodooman hipster of the funkological piano this side of where it’s at daddio! Big voice, chunky piano, red hot bands and sassy horns, intriguing multidimensional songs. Pugsley has played all over from New Orleans to Berlin and beyond. Come and get your very own dose of his restorative, cures all ills musical elixir.
********** Fiona Boyes **********
Fiona Boyes plays deep Blues, influenced by a myriad of traditional regional styles described as a ‘musical anomaly’ and ‘Bonnie Raitt’s evil twin’!
A distinctive finger-style guitarist, her soulful, authoritative style has earned her unprecedented recognition overseas as an Australian artist. Winner of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Fiona has also received Blues highest international accolade with 5 successive USA Blues Music Awards nominations for both her electric and acoustic playing.
Fiona has toured extensively in Australia and internationally, with recent 2015/2016 performances in Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, UK, Canada, USA and Central America. In May 2016, she was a final five nominee in the USA Blues Music Awards for the ‘Koko Taylor Award: Traditional Female Blues Artist of the Year’, her fifth Blues Music Award nomination.
General Admission : $45 per person
GROUPS of 10+ : $40 per person
GROUPS of 30+ : $35 per person
*** CHECK OUT our SPECIAL EARLY BIRD CODES to TRY YOUR LUCK at our $25 TICKETS (LIMITED AVAILABLE) ***
Captain’s VIP Lounge (Groups of 50+): $49 per person including:
* Blues Cruise Entry for all of your Guests *
* Skip the cue with an early access to the venue *
* Unlimited platters served throughout the evening *
* Private sectioned off area downstairs *
(minimum of 50 people. Please book Groups of 50+ guests)
DATES AND TIMES:
Sunday, 10th of December 2017 – 5pm – 9pm
*** Featuring Andy Phillips & The Cadillac Walk, Pugsley Buzzard & Fiona Boyes ***
Sunday 11th February 2018 – 5pm – 9pm
*** Featuring Lloyd Spiegel ***
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