JULY GIG GUIDE
LIVE MUSIC EVERY WEEKEND AT THE SHAFT HOTEL!
FRIDAY 5 JULY | JASON BONE
A prominent figure in the local and national music scene over the last seventeen years, Jason has performed with many original artists, bands and orchestras. He trained at a young age as a saxophonist and with time has transferred his enthusiasm for music to other instruments such as guitar, drums, keyboard, and voice. He has an extensive repertoire that consists of music ranging from Jazz though to Blues and Rock.
SUNDAY 7 JULY | CROCQ
With recent international performances in NYC and Vanuatu, it has once again re-ignited the flame and passion for his undying love for music.
With his deep love of music by entertaining, collaborating, producing and singing for crowds and events all over the world, CRocQ truly expresses how blessed he feels to be able to share his gift with everyone.
FRIDAY 12 JULY | NGARIKI
Playing brand new songs mixed with ‘hits and classics’ from his extensive catalogues from the legendary Screaming Jets, Rose Tattoo, Faceplant and Billy Thorpe, it’s almost impossible to imagine the depth and wealth of adventure, which he has experienced.
SUNDAY 14 JULY | DEAN KYRWOOD
Dean Kyrwood is a singer/songwriter delving into a fresh genre combo of acoustic jazz/soul/pop/dance fusion.
FRIDAY 19 JULY | HAYDEN JOHNS
Hayden has featured in Newcastle-based covers acts Granite Revolution and Ninemile / Ninemile Duo, which developed strong fanbases over the years. Now Hayden is performing in solo format, incorporating his talents on guitar, vocals, stomp box and harmonies – as a solo player he delivers a large, layered sound that is more like a full band than a soloist!
Hayden′s song list can range from the 60′s to now, covering artist such as U2, ACDC, Bryan Adams, Mumford and Sons, Bon Jovi, Crowded House, Keith Urban, Dragon, Lynard Skynard, Powerfinger, Tracey Chapman, Tonic, Queen, Blink 182, Screaming Jets, Michael Jackson, Ice House, Kings of Leon, INXS, Rolling Stones, Fletwood Mac, Green Day and loads more.
SUNDAY 21 JULY | MARISSA SAROCA
She may only stand a little over five feet high, but it’s one hell of a voice that comes out of Marissa Saroca. Winning back-to-back Best Female Vocals at the 2005 and 2006 ABC Newcastle Music Awards.
Likened to Alicia Keys and Adele, Marissa is an artists not to miss!!
FRIDAY 26 JULY | BOBBY C
Multi-award winning and highly entertaining…Bobby C delivers an adventurous and dynamic show.Bob has forged a successful career nationally with his original music, performing and touring with his band “Bob Corbett and The Roo Grass Band”.You might also recognise Bob as one half of hugely successful (and insanely fun) local musical duo “Loonatic Fringe”.
Bob now brings his loveable larrikinism and musical talent to a new project, his solo covers music format “BOBBY C”.Bobby C performs a little of everything, including your favourite covers songs and artists, from easy-listening acoustic hits by Crowded House, The Beatles, Robbie Williams, The Bee Gees, Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and more through to upbeat dance-floor fillers from Bon Jovi, The Kinks, Roxette, The Angels, Neil Diamond, The B52s, Men At Work, Powderfinger, Ben Harper, John Butler Trio and others.Entertaining…exciting…loads of fun…expect an outrageously good time with Bobby C!
SUNDAY 28 JULY | MEGAN CORE
Megan is a vibrant young solo artist whose style covers a broad range of genres and artists. From her own folk/blues originals, to pop songs, easy listening acoustics, upbeat sing-alongs and classic party favourites. Drawing on her country upbringing, Megan experiments with her acoustic guitar, vocals, harmonica and stomp box to create a warm, fun atmosphere that can adapt to any occasion and audience.