As we move into the last month of 2019, here are some of the picks of the week ahead for the Bar...
Live in Kuala Lumpur for the first time in a long time, Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys will take the stage with their swingin brand of upbeat Boogie Woogie, Funky New Orleans and Toe Tappin classics to keep you groovin all night.
‘Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys’. The band is an institution of the Australian music scene and renowned for its captivating live performances, marked by slick presentation and raw energy. Alongside Adam (Vocals, Trumpet) it features some of Western Australia’s finest musicians, including:
Mark Turner (Guitar)
Anthony Dodos (Trombone)
Bronton Ainsworth (Drums)
Kate Pass (Double Bass)
Adrian Galante (Keys)
The band’s repertoire is rooted in the Jazz and Rhythm & Blues music of the 40’s and 50’s, from artists such as Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Sammy Davis Junior, Harry Connick Junior, Jackie Wilson, Chuck Berry and The Blues Brothers. They also include a large library of Adam Hall originals and unique arrangements, which can be found on their Six albums:
I’ve Got News For You (2007, feat. Big Jay McNeely)
When It’s Party Time Down South (2011, feat. Richard Jackson and Rick Smith), It’s You, It’s Me (2012, feat. Jessie Gordon)
The Rhythm Spectacular - The Music of Beyoncé (2014, feat. Jessie Gordon and Yara Neto) (Sold Out Run - 7 nights in a row), With You (2016 - full length release), Satisfied (2018) with Richard Jackson.
29th Nov 20:00