Dinner Session 7pm - Nelson + Emma-Mae
Nelson Rufatt is a composer, jazz pianist, singer, and arranger. He front maned and wrote songs for Sydney jazz-rock band ‘The Alpha Experiment’ from 2011-2017. With that band he won the Sydney Fringe’s PIC award, and played at venues such as Frankies, Venue 505, Lazy Bones Lounge, the Mona Vale Hotel, and The Modus Operandi Brewing Company. Nelson received his Bachelor of Music (Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2016. He will be joined by vocalist Emma-Mae Schmidt, an up and coming jazz vocalist, who has originally trained as a classical soprano performing in a variety of singing competitions and ensembles.
Late Night 9pm - Groove Yard
Groove Yard is a six piece band with horns, playing tight funky grooves and classic blues shuffles, with that big band sound, comprising of vocals, guitar, keys, bass. drums, baritone/tenor saxophone and alto/soprano saxophone. Groove Yard take influence from and play the great classic blues of artists such as Albert Collins, Freddy King, W.C Clark, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, BB King and many more.