SHOWS

Lauren the bug 2 july 3UPCOMING GIGS

(Please double check before you show up for a gig in case there have been any changes!)
(I also do weddings, corporate events and parties that aren’t listed here!)

APRIL 2015
(I’m in Australia for most of April – so make sure you come say hi before I head off to Europe again!)

Friday 17 April
7:30-9:45pm
The Treehouse on Belongil in Byron Bay
2 sets of original folk/pop/jazz/country music with drums (Sam Schlencker), guitar (moi) and keys (Sharny Russell van Herp)!

http://www.treehouseonbelongil.com/

25 Childe Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Tuesday 21 April
7:30-10
The Bug Folk Night – New Farm Bowls Club, (AUS)
There’s a blackboard section with 3 10 minute acts, then a solo artist then moi (9:15pm) -playing my original pop/folk music.
$8/$5

Thursday 23 April
8pm-10pm
Performing songs from my album ‘Hidden Here’ with the best pianist ever – Steve Russell. Will really be an intimate, special night. (I’m on from 8-8:50 and Josh Hatcher (great saxophonist) is on after me!)
JMI Live – Exhibition Street, Bowen Hills (AUS)
$10

Back to London I go….
Wednesday 29 April
8pm
Inspiral – 250 Camden High Street, Camden
Open mic starts at 8, I’m on in between acts doing a half hour set!
Free entry and great food!

MAY 2015

Sunday 3 May
5:30-8pm
Nag’s Head, 9 Orford Road, Walthamstow
Singing jazz/funk/soul with some of London’s top musicians!
Free entry and great food!

Sunday 17 May
2:45-5pm
@Kiss The Sky, Park Road, Crouch End, N8
‘Completely unplugged, no mic, no pa, no drumkit, no children’
2 other acoustic acts and I (string trio debut!!)
£4

Wednesday 20 May
8:30pm (doors 7:30)
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HD
Myself and 4 other acts play four songs each over two sets…. details to come…
Free entry and food available!

IN THE PAST

TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTEEN

Jazz on the Green at Brookwater Country and Golf Club

Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherd’s Bush, London, UK

The Nags Head, Walthamstow, London, UK

Bloomsbury Lanes for Australia Day – Tavistock Hotel, London, UK

TWO THOUSAND AND FOURTEEN

DECEMBER

NEW YEAR’S EVE
The Pump House – Merchants Rd, Hotwells, Bristol BS8 4PZ, UK
Jazz trio for 3×1 hour sets over dinner!

Gilgamesh – The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8AH, UK

NOVEMBER

Inspiral Cafe, 250 Camden High St, London NW1 8QS, UK

OCTOBER
12 Bar Club, Denmark Street, Soho, London, UK
Spiritual Bar, Camden, London, UK

AUGUST
AN TSEAN BHEAIRIC in Falcarragh, Donegal, IRELAND
with Paul McIntyre, Gay McIntyre and Peter Doherty

Oyster Bar, Dunfanaghy, Ireland

Patsy Dan’s, Dunfanagy, Ireland

JULY
THE BUG
New Farm Bowls Club, Brisbane

THE ROUND!

QUEEN STREET MALL, Brisbane

BRUNSWICK STREET MALL, Brisbane

LOCK N LOAD, West End, Brisbane, Australia

JUNE
Racecourse Road Winter Lights Festival and Cheese Market, Brisbane

FETE DE LA MUSIQUE!

JMI – Bowen Hills – Licensed venue now!
Family jazz gig

APRIL
Capolinea Bistrot – Brunate – Como - ITALY
(Top of the Funicolare)

MARCH
with Jeff Jennings and Davide Marchini
(we sing in 3 part harmony almost all night – it’s kinda cool!!)
Betzabea Bar: via Riciarelli 8, Milano

Beatles and Stones Tribute
Doing a few songs with Mr Ronnie Jones
Legend Club: Viale Enrico Fermi 98 (MM3 Affori Centro)

FEBRUARY
supporting Riki Cellini
Bar Magenta: Via Carducci 13, Milano

JANUARY
Bergamo – with Riki Cellini and Valerio Baggio
Playing a few of my original songs with Valerio on keys.
@ Druso @ 10pm

TWO THOUSAND AND THIRTEEN

DECEMBER

27 December 2013
7:30PM
Cafe Da Lì A Là, Milan!
Me and my guitar!

OCTOBER

Tuesday 22 October
6:00-9:00pm
Lock n Load, 142 Boundary Street, West End
with Sean Flynn (guitar) – jazz/pop

Thursday 24 October
8-9pm
Mini NINA SIMONE TRIBUTE – with Steve Russell and Andrew Shaw
Turnaround Club, Exhibition St, Bowen Hills!
$10

Friday 25 October
7pm
Russell Family gig! (Sharny, Steve, Helen & Joe Marchisella)
Toowoomba Jazz Club

Sunday 27 October
6:30-8:30pm
Grill’d Burgers, 88 Boundary Street, West End
Solo & original!

NOVEMBER

Thursday 7 November
7pm
Jazz band gig at DOME BAR, 589 Crown Street – SYDNEY

Tuesday 12 November
6:00-9:00pm
Lock n Load, 142 Boundary Street, West End
with Sean Flynn (guitar) – jazz/pop

Sunday 17 November
7pm
Mini-er NINA SIMONE TRIBUTE
with Steve Russell
Bay Cabaret – Byron Bay
Check back for more details re tickets!

Tuesday 26 November
6:00-9:00pm
Lock n Load, 142 Boundary Street, West End
with Sean Flynn (guitar) – jazz/pop

DECEMBER

Tuesday 3 December
6:00-9:00pm
Lock n Load, 142 Boundary Street, West End
with Sean Flynn (guitar) AND TOBY WREN – jazz/pop
GOING AWAY PARTY/BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR ME!!

PAST GIGS

Brisbane Festival – 2013

Regional Flavours Festival at Southbank, Brisbane – 20-21 July

The BUG – Brisbane Unplugged @ New Farm Bowls Club

Nina Simone Tribute – 22 May 2013 – Venue 505, Sydney. 20 June 2013 – The Ellington, Perth. 29 June 2013 – Bennetts Lane, Melbourne (sold out!)

Nina Simone Tribute – Sold out! Brisbane Jazz Club, 21 March 2013.

NOVEMBER 2012 Women In Voice with Alison St Ledger, Lil Fi, Kacey Patrick and Leah Cotterell – 3 sold out shows at the Old Museum.

Lock ‘n’ Load Bar and Bistro – Once a month since 2009

Noosa Jazz Festival 2010, 2011, 2012

The Star Casino, Sydney – with Jonathan Zwartz and Matt McMahon every month from October 2011- April 2012

Melbourne Women’s International Jazz Festival 2011

Broadbeach Jazz Festival 2008 – 2010

The J, Noosa – 2011

Gold Coast Arts Centre – 2009 – 2012

Brisbane Jazz Club – 2009 – present

Paris Cat, Melbourne – 2010 – 2013

Kookaburra Queen (Riverboat Brisbane) – 2010 – 2011

King George Square, Brisbane – 2010

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane – 2009 – 2012

Palmer Coolum Resort – 2013

TOBY LAUREN POWERHOUSE 2 JUNE 2013 16 with Toby Wren at the Brisbane Powerhouse July 2013