The Unorthodox Church of Groove

at 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle, 2300 Australia

The Speakeasy Lounge at The Church is a wonderful space for hire as an arts exhibition hall, music venue and recording studio.


The Unorthodox Church of Groove
3 Tudor Street
Newcastle , NSW 2300
Australia
Contact Phone
P: <<not-applicable>>
Website
http://churchofgroove.com.au

Opening time

  • Mondays: 08:00- 12:00
  • Tuesdays: 08:00- 12:00
  • Wednesdays: 08:00- 12:00
  • Thursdays: 08:00- 12:00
  • Fridays: 08:00- 12:00
  • Saturdays: 08:00- 12:00
  • Sundays: 08:00- 12:00

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Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-06-16 03:12:36 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-06-16 03:10:09 GMT

Happy long wkd!!! Here's where I'm at >> FRI 10 // King Bill IV, Maitland 8-11pm SAT 11 // Cypress Lakes Resort Bodega Bar&Restaurant 430-730pm SUN 12 // Peterson House 11-3pm AND THEN OF COURSE the sold out The PRINCE Tribute Party at The Unorthodox Church of Groove!! 💋💋 This video popped up in On This Day, filmed by my Olympic Judo friend Ric Blas 🏆 #gigsthisweek 🎪🎤

Published Marissa Saroca on 2016-06-10 02:41:40 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-06-09 00:57:22 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-06-01 23:22:18 GMT

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!!!! - NEW YORK JAZZ LEGEND JOE FARNSWORTH & HIS PRIME TIME QUARTET IN NEWCASTLE!! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!: www.trybooking.com/KWJJ New York jazz musician Joe Farnsworth is regarded as one of the leading jazz drummers in the world today, but as far as he is concerned, he is just getting started. He is dedicated to the great tradition of jazz drumming conceived by artists like Max Roach, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Billy Higgins and Arthur Taylor. Farnsworth has appeared on more than 70 albums and shared the stage with such jazz luminaries as Wynton Marsalis, Cedar Walton, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, Kurt Elling and Diana Krall to name a few. “Near to being absolutely perfect.” – Benny Golson Farnsworth has assembled the cream of Australian jazz for his east coast tour with iconic tenor saxophonist and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers alumni Dale Barlow, National Jazz Award winning bassist Brendan Clarke and Chicago born and Sydney’s most swingin’ pianist John Harkins. This performance promises blistering swing and world-class modern jazz at the highest level.  Joe Farnsworth Prime Time Quartet Joe Farnsworth – Drums Dale Barlow – Tenor Saxophone John Harkins – Piano Brendan Clarke – Double Bass www.brendanclarkemusic.com.au Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: SATURDAY MAY 28TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/KWJJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-27 02:43:57 GMT

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT MAY 28TH!!! - NEW YORK JAZZ LEGEND JOE FARNSWORTH & HIS PRIME TIME QUARTET IN NEWCASTLE!! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!: www.trybooking.com/KWJJ New York jazz musician Joe Farnsworth is regarded as one of the leading jazz drummers in the world today, but as far as he is concerned, he is just getting started. He is dedicated to the great tradition of jazz drumming conceived by artists like Max Roach, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Billy Higgins and Arthur Taylor. Farnsworth has appeared on more than 70 albums and shared the stage with such jazz luminaries as Wynton Marsalis, Cedar Walton, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, Kurt Elling and Diana Krall to name a few. “Near to being absolutely perfect.” – Benny Golson Farnsworth has assembled the cream of Australian jazz for his east coast tour with iconic tenor saxophonist and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers alumni Dale Barlow, National Jazz Award winning bassist Brendan Clarke and Chicago born and Sydney’s most swingin’ pianist John Harkins. This performance promises blistering swing and world-class modern jazz at the highest level.  Joe Farnsworth Prime Time Quartet Joe Farnsworth – Drums Dale Barlow – Tenor Saxophone John Harkins – Piano Brendan Clarke – Double Bass www.brendanclarkemusic.com.au Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: SATURDAY MAY 28TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/KWJJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-23 01:04:38 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-23 00:26:46 GMT

THIS FRIDAY IN NEWCASTLE!! ACCLAIMED FOLK ENSEMBLE CHAIKA!! “To say that these guys are talented would be an understatement. Mesmerising… Extraordinary” - ★ ★ ★ ★ Fine Music FM TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!: www.trybooking.com/LGZD Chaika is an acclaimed ensemble that performs uniquely original compositions and re-imaginings of traditional songs. Sensuous, cinematic and sometimes irresistibly danceable, their music is a rich tapestry of vocal harmonies that weave seamlessly into instrumental dialogues. They are influenced by a range of musical genres from contemporary jazz to the Balkans. Clarinet, violin, piano, double-bass, guitar, accordion, vocals and percussion create soundscapes that go beyond the realm of folk and jazz, reinventing the textures and dynamic temperament of classical music. They have been described as “deeply touching and meditative” as well as “exuberant, virtuosic and uplifting.” Formed of six musicians who have, between them, written for and performed with such artists as Monsieur Camembert, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Nicky Bomba, Riley Lee, Mara! & the Martenitsa Choir, The Song Company, The Rhythm Hunters, Kevin James, Baby et Lulu, Great Waitress, The London Bulgarian Choir and The Renaissance Players, on major national and international stages, they collectively bring an extraordinary depth of experience to their music. After a whirlwind creative session as resident artists at Bundanon last year, they are touring new material, yet to be revealed to awaiting audiences. "Spine tingling a capella… sublime harmony vocals… It is easy to be enchanted” - Tony Hillier, The Australian Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: FRIDAY MAY 20TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LGZD Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-18 00:04:54 GMT

SATURDAY MAY 28TH - NEW YORK JAZZ LEGEND JOE FARNSWORTH & HIS PRIME TIME QUARTET IN NEWCASTLE!! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!: www.trybooking.com/KWJJ New York jazz musician Joe Farnsworth is regarded as one of the leading jazz drummers in the world today, but as far as he is concerned, he is just getting started. He is dedicated to the great tradition of jazz drumming conceived by artists like Max Roach, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Billy Higgins and Arthur Taylor. Farnsworth has appeared on more than 70 albums and shared the stage with such jazz luminaries as Wynton Marsalis, Cedar Walton, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, Kurt Elling and Diana Krall to name a few. “Near to being absolutely perfect.” – Benny Golson Farnsworth has assembled the cream of Australian jazz for his east coast tour with iconic tenor saxophonist and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers alumni Dale Barlow, National Jazz Award winning bassist Brendan Clarke and Chicago born and Sydney’s most swingin’ pianist John Harkins. This performance promises blistering swing and world-class modern jazz at the highest level.  Joe Farnsworth Prime Time Quartet Joe Farnsworth – Drums Dale Barlow – Tenor Saxophone John Harkins – Piano Brendan Clarke – Double Bass www.brendanclarkemusic.com.au Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: SATURDAY MAY 28TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/KWJJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-16 23:41:26 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-16 00:32:15 GMT

CHAIKA IN NEWCASTLE - FRIDAY MAY 20TH!! “To say that these guys are talented would be an understatement. Mesmerising… Extraordinary” - ★ ★ ★ ★ Fine Music FM TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!: www.trybooking.com/LGZD Chaika is an acclaimed ensemble that performs uniquely original compositions and re-imaginings of traditional songs. Sensuous, cinematic and sometimes irresistibly danceable, their music is a rich tapestry of vocal harmonies that weave seamlessly into instrumental dialogues. They are influenced by a range of musical genres from contemporary jazz to the Balkans. Clarinet, violin, piano, double-bass, guitar, accordion, vocals and percussion create soundscapes that go beyond the realm of folk and jazz, reinventing the textures and dynamic temperament of classical music. They have been described as “deeply touching and meditative” as well as “exuberant, virtuosic and uplifting.” Formed of six musicians who have, between them, written for and performed with such artists as Monsieur Camembert, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Nicky Bomba, Riley Lee, Mara! & the Martenitsa Choir, The Song Company, The Rhythm Hunters, Kevin James, Baby et Lulu, Great Waitress, The London Bulgarian Choir and The Renaissance Players, on major national and international stages, they collectively bring an extraordinary depth of experience to their music. After a whirlwind creative session as resident artists at Bundanon last year, they are touring new material, yet to be revealed to awaiting audiences. "Spine tingling a capella… sublime harmony vocals… It is easy to be enchanted” - Tony Hillier, The Australian Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: FRIDAY MAY 20TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LGZD Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-15 03:33:17 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-15 03:31:52 GMT

TONIGHT!!! ETHIOPIAN SOUL LEGENDS DEREB THE AMBASSADOR performing at CHURCH OF GROOVE!! “Electrifying, kaleidoscopic vintage soul... his blistering vocal attack is beyond compare: hail one of the world’s most exhilarating new voices” – MAG TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Dereb Desalegn (aka Dereb the Ambassador) is a unique vocal talent, well known as one of Ethiopia's most respected singers. On his first solo album 'Korkorow Yalew' recorded in 2003, his hit single 'Wollo', reached number one in the Ethiopian charts. Dereb has since toured in America, England, Asia, New Zealand and Australia where he currently resides. After moving to Australia, Dereb collaborated with Nicky Bomba and the Bomba Band releasing a CD and touring nationally in June 2007. In 2011, Dereb joined forces with producer Tony Buchen on a new project - Dereb the Ambassador - a title given to him years earlier by the Ethiopian media. Performing with a band of virtuoso musicians and inspired by the funky sounds of great Ethiopian artists of the 60's and 70's, such as Mahmoud Ahmed and Mulatu Astatke, they recorded their highly acclaimed debut album. More recently they have found success with the album released in Japan on the P-Vine label and Dereb the Ambassador featured on one of Francis Falceto's (of Ethiopiques fame) Ethiosonic releases, showcasing new music from the Ethiopian Diaspora.Dereb and his 6-piece band consistently livens up crowds with their addictive, gritty brand of Ethio-soul. Performance highlights include WOMADelaide, Jeonju Sori World Music Festival Sth Korea and tours in Ethiopia and Japan. “Beautiful soulful joyous music that isn’t afraid to groove. You can’t go wrong.” – Bob Baker Fish Dereb Desalegn – Vocals Peter Farrar – C Melody Saxophone and alto saxophone Daniel Pliner – Keyboard Jonathan Pease – Guitar Jarrol Renaud – Bass Ross Ferraro – Drums Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: Saturday MAY 14TH 8pm Tickets $30 Adult / $25 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-14 00:56:05 GMT

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!!! ETHIOPIAN SOUL LEGENDS DEREB THE AMBASSADOR performing at CHURCH OF GROOVE!! “Electrifying, kaleidoscopic vintage soul... his blistering vocal attack is beyond compare: hail one of the world’s most exhilarating new voices” – MAG TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Dereb Desalegn (aka Dereb the Ambassador) is a unique vocal talent, well known as one of Ethiopia's most respected singers. On his first solo album 'Korkorow Yalew' recorded in 2003, his hit single 'Wollo', reached number one in the Ethiopian charts. Dereb has since toured in America, England, Asia, New Zealand and Australia where he currently resides. After moving to Australia, Dereb collaborated with Nicky Bomba and the Bomba Band releasing a CD and touring nationally in June 2007. In 2011, Dereb joined forces with producer Tony Buchen on a new project - Dereb the Ambassador - a title given to him years earlier by the Ethiopian media. Performing with a band of virtuoso musicians and inspired by the funky sounds of great Ethiopian artists of the 60's and 70's, such as Mahmoud Ahmed and Mulatu Astatke, they recorded their highly acclaimed debut album. More recently they have found success with the album released in Japan on the P-Vine label and Dereb the Ambassador featured on one of Francis Falceto's (of Ethiopiques fame) Ethiosonic releases, showcasing new music from the Ethiopian Diaspora.Dereb and his 6-piece band consistently livens up crowds with their addictive, gritty brand of Ethio-soul. Performance highlights include WOMADelaide, Jeonju Sori World Music Festival Sth Korea and tours in Ethiopia and Japan. “Beautiful soulful joyous music that isn’t afraid to groove. You can’t go wrong.” – Bob Baker Fish Dereb Desalegn – Vocals Peter Farrar – C Melody Saxophone and alto saxophone Daniel Pliner – Keyboard Jonathan Pease – Guitar Jarrol Renaud – Bass Ross Ferraro – Drums Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: Saturday MAY 14TH 8pm Tickets $30 Adult / $25 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-12 02:17:47 GMT

NEW YORK JAZZ LEGEND!!! JOE FARNSWORTH PRIME TIME QUARTET SATURDAY MAY 28TH!! “Near to being absolutely perfect.” – Benny Golson New York jazz musician Joe Farnsworth is regarded as one of the leading jazz drummers in the world today, but as far as he is concerned, he is just getting started. He is dedicated to the great tradition of jazz drumming conceived by artists like Max Roach, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Billy Higgins and Arthur Taylor. Farnsworth has appeared on more than 70 albums and shared the stage with such jazz luminaries as Wynton Marsalis, Cedar Walton, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, Kurt Elling and Diana Krall to name a few. Farnsworth has assembled the cream of Australian jazz for his east coast tour with iconic tenor saxophonist and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers alumni Dale Barlow, National Jazz Award winning bassist Brendan Clarke and Chicago born and Sydney’s most swingin’ pianist John Harkins. This performance promises blistering swing and world-class modern jazz at the highest level.  Joe Farnsworth Prime Time Quartet Joe Farnsworth – Drums Dale Barlow – Tenor Saxophone John Harkins – Piano Brendan Clarke – Double Bass www.brendanclarkemusic.com.au Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: SATURDAY MAY 28TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/KWJJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-11 00:42:12 GMT

CHAIKA IN NEWCASTLE - FRIDAY MAY 20TH!! “To say that these guys are talented would be an understatement. Mesmerising… Extraordinary” - ★ ★ ★ ★ Fine Music FM Chaika is an acclaimed ensemble that performs uniquely original compositions and re-imaginings of traditional songs. Sensuous, cinematic and sometimes irresistibly danceable, their music is a rich tapestry of vocal harmonies that weave seamlessly into instrumental dialogues. They are influenced by a range of musical genres from contemporary jazz to the Balkans. Clarinet, violin, piano, double-bass, guitar, accordion, vocals and percussion create soundscapes that go beyond the realm of folk and jazz, reinventing the textures and dynamic temperament of classical music. They have been described as “deeply touching and meditative” as well as “exuberant, virtuosic and uplifting.” Formed of six musicians who have, between them, written for and performed with such artists as Monsieur Camembert, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Nicky Bomba, Riley Lee, Mara! & the Martenitsa Choir, The Song Company, The Rhythm Hunters, Kevin James, Baby et Lulu, Great Waitress, The London Bulgarian Choir and The Renaissance Players, on major national and international stages, they collectively bring an extraordinary depth of experience to their music. After a whirlwind creative session as resident artists at Bundanon last year, they are touring new material, yet to be revealed to awaiting audiences. "Spine tingling a capella… sublime harmony vocals… It is easy to be enchanted” - Tony Hillier, The Australian Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: FRIDAY MAY 20TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LGZD Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-10 00:36:37 GMT

ETHIOPIAN SOUL LEGENDS DEREB THE AMBASSADOR performing at CHURCH OF GROOVE SATURDAY MAY 14TH!! Dereb Desalegn (aka Dereb the Ambassador) is a unique vocal talent, well known as one of Ethiopia's most respected singers. On his first solo album 'Korkorow Yalew' recorded in 2003, his hit single 'Wollo', reached number one in the Ethiopian charts. Dereb has since toured in America, England, Asia, New Zealand and Australia where he currently resides. “Electrifying, kaleidoscopic vintage soul... his blistering vocal attack is beyond compare: hail one of the world’s most exhilarating new voices” – MAG TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ After moving to Australia, Dereb collaborated with Nicky Bomba and the Bomba Band releasing a CD and touring nationally in June 2007. In 2011, Dereb joined forces with producer Tony Buchen on a new project - Dereb the Ambassador - a title given to him years earlier by the Ethiopian media. Performing with a band of virtuoso musicians and inspired by the funky sounds of great Ethiopian artists of the 60's and 70's, such as Mahmoud Ahmed and Mulatu Astatke, they recorded their highly acclaimed debut album. More recently they have found success with the album released in Japan on the P-Vine label and Dereb the Ambassador featured on one of Francis Falceto's (of Ethiopiques fame) Ethiosonic releases, showcasing new music from the Ethiopian Diaspora.Dereb and his 6-piece band consistently livens up crowds with their addictive, gritty brand of Ethio-soul. Performance highlights include WOMADelaide, Jeonju Sori World Music Festival Sth Korea and tours in Ethiopia and Japan. “Beautiful soulful joyous music that isn’t afraid to groove. You can’t go wrong.” – Bob Baker Fish Dereb Desalegn – Vocals Peter Farrar – C Melody Saxophone and alto saxophone Daniel Pliner – Keyboard Jonathan Pease – Guitar Jarrol Renaud – Bass Ross Ferraro – Drums Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: Saturday MAY 14TH 8pm Tickets $30 Adult / $25 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-09 23:33:00 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-07 03:25:11 GMT

ETHIOPIAN SOUL LEGENDS DEREB THE AMBASSADOR performing at CHURCH OF GROOVE SATURDAY MAY 14TH!! Dereb Desalegn (aka Dereb the Ambassador) is a unique vocal talent, well known as one of Ethiopia's most respected singers. On his first solo album 'Korkorow Yalew' recorded in 2003, his hit single 'Wollo', reached number one in the Ethiopian charts. Dereb has since toured in America, England, Asia, New Zealand and Australia where he currently resides. “Electrifying, kaleidoscopic vintage soul... his blistering vocal attack is beyond compare: hail one of the world’s most exhilarating new voices” – MAG TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ After moving to Australia, Dereb collaborated with Nicky Bomba and the Bomba Band releasing a CD and touring nationally in June 2007. In 2011, Dereb joined forces with producer Tony Buchen on a new project - Dereb the Ambassador - a title given to him years earlier by the Ethiopian media. Performing with a band of virtuoso musicians and inspired by the funky sounds of great Ethiopian artists of the 60's and 70's, such as Mahmoud Ahmed and Mulatu Astatke, they recorded their highly acclaimed debut album. More recently they have found success with the album released in Japan on the P-Vine label and Dereb the Ambassador featured on one of Francis Falceto's (of Ethiopiques fame) Ethiosonic releases, showcasing new music from the Ethiopian Diaspora.Dereb and his 6-piece band consistently livens up crowds with their addictive, gritty brand of Ethio-soul. Performance highlights include WOMADelaide, Jeonju Sori World Music Festival Sth Korea and tours in Ethiopia and Japan. “Beautiful soulful joyous music that isn’t afraid to groove. You can’t go wrong.” – Bob Baker Fish Dereb Desalegn – Vocals Peter Farrar – C Melody Saxophone and alto saxophone Daniel Pliner – Keyboard Jonathan Pease – Guitar Jarrol Renaud – Bass Ross Ferraro – Drums Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: Saturday MAY 14TH 8pm Tickets $30 Adult / $25 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-06 03:59:11 GMT

DEREB THE AMBASSADOR NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT IN NEWCASTLE MAY 14TH!! CHECK THEM OUT HERE!! TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Dereb Desalegn (aka Dereb the Ambassador) is a unique vocal talent, well known as one of Ethiopia's most respected singers. On his first solo album 'Korkorow Yalew' recorded in 2003, his hit single 'Wollo', reached number one in the Ethiopian charts. Dereb has since toured in America, England, Asia, New Zealand and Australia where he currently resides. “Electrifying, kaleidoscopic vintage soul... his blistering vocal attack is beyond compare: hail one of the world’s most exhilarating new voices” – MAG After moving to Australia, Dereb collaborated with Nicky Bomba and the Bomba Band releasing a CD and touring nationally in June 2007. In 2011, Dereb joined forces with producer Tony Buchen on a new project - Dereb the Ambassador - a title given to him years earlier by the Ethiopian media. Performing with a band of virtuoso musicians and inspired by the funky sounds of great Ethiopian artists of the 60's and 70's, such as Mahmoud Ahmed and Mulatu Astatke, they recorded their highly acclaimed debut album. More recently they have found success with the album released in Japan on the P-Vine label and Dereb the Ambassador featured on one of Francis Falceto's (of Ethiopiques fame) Ethiosonic releases, showcasing new music from the Ethiopian Diaspora.Dereb and his 6-piece band consistently livens up crowds with their addictive, gritty brand of Ethio-soul. Performance highlights include WOMADelaide, Jeonju Sori World Music Festival Sth Korea and tours in Ethiopia and Japan. “Beautiful soulful joyous music that isn’t afraid to groove. You can’t go wrong.” – Bob Baker Fish Dereb Desalegn – Vocals Peter Farrar – C Melody Saxophone and alto saxophone Daniel Pliner – Keyboard Jonathan Pease – Guitar Jarrol Renaud – Bass Ross Ferraro – Drums Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: Saturday MAY 14TH 8pm Tickets $30 Adult / $25 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-05 04:17:38 GMT

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-05 02:34:21 GMT

THIS FRIDAYS EVENT (AARON FLOWER - AKA BAZ) AT CHURCH OF GROOVE HAS BEEN POSTPONED. APOLOGIES TO THOSE WHO HAD BOUGHT TICKETS AND PLANNED TO ATTEND. TICKETS WILL BE REFUNDED IMMEDIATELY & A NEW DATE ADVERTISED SHORTLY.

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-04 23:01:49 GMT

ETHIOPIAN SOUL LEGENDS DEREB THE AMBASSADOR performing at CHURCH OF GROOVE SATURDAY MAY 14TH!! Dereb Desalegn (aka Dereb the Ambassador) is a unique vocal talent, well known as one of Ethiopia's most respected singers. On his first solo album 'Korkorow Yalew' recorded in 2003, his hit single 'Wollo', reached number one in the Ethiopian charts. Dereb has since toured in America, England, Asia, New Zealand and Australia where he currently resides. “Electrifying, kaleidoscopic vintage soul... his blistering vocal attack is beyond compare: hail one of the world’s most exhilarating new voices” – MAG TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ After moving to Australia, Dereb collaborated with Nicky Bomba and the Bomba Band releasing a CD and touring nationally in June 2007. In 2011, Dereb joined forces with producer Tony Buchen on a new project - Dereb the Ambassador - a title given to him years earlier by the Ethiopian media. Performing with a band of virtuoso musicians and inspired by the funky sounds of great Ethiopian artists of the 60's and 70's, such as Mahmoud Ahmed and Mulatu Astatke, they recorded their highly acclaimed debut album. More recently they have found success with the album released in Japan on the P-Vine label and Dereb the Ambassador featured on one of Francis Falceto's (of Ethiopiques fame) Ethiosonic releases, showcasing new music from the Ethiopian Diaspora.Dereb and his 6-piece band consistently livens up crowds with their addictive, gritty brand of Ethio-soul. Performance highlights include WOMADelaide, Jeonju Sori World Music Festival Sth Korea and tours in Ethiopia and Japan. “Beautiful soulful joyous music that isn’t afraid to groove. You can’t go wrong.” – Bob Baker Fish Dereb Desalegn – Vocals Peter Farrar – C Melody Saxophone and alto saxophone Daniel Pliner – Keyboard Jonathan Pease – Guitar Jarrol Renaud – Bass Ross Ferraro – Drums Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: Saturday MAY 14TH 8pm Tickets $30 Adult / $25 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LCCJ Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581

Published The Unorthodox Church of Groove on 2016-05-04 04:48:51 GMT

GREAT GUITAR SOLO BY AARON FLOWER! WHO IS PERFORMING THIS FRIDAY AT THE CHURCH OF GROOVE WITH HIS LATEST PROJECT! National Jazz Guitar Award Winner AARON FLOWER 'AKA BAZ' brings his latest project, the acclaimed MOMENTO MORI with a stellar cast of some of Australia's most awarded musicians. AKA BAZ was formed by Aaron Flower in 2005 and has two albums to date. At the age of 21 Aaron was invited to play with the Vince Jones Band with whom he recorded with and toured nationally and internationally with for four years. He has since played as a sideman with other jazz legends like Mike Nock, Bernie McGann and Dale Barlow. In 2007 he won the National Jazz Guitar Awards and was awarded 6000.00, an ABC recording contract and an opportunity to perform at Stonington Jazz Festival in Melbourne. TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!: https://www.trybooking.com/LBXV Memento Mori Features; Aaron ‘BAZ’ Flower (guitar) Elana Stone (vocals, accordion) Brian Campeau (vocals, guitar) James Daley (vocals, mandolin) Ben Hauptmann (guitar) Zoe Hauptmann (bass) Evan Mannel (drums) “This music bristled with fun, imagination and surprise, and constitutes a fascinating project”. John Shand SMH Support by Diamond Duck Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle When: FRIDAY MAY 6TH 8pm Tickets $25 Adult / $20 Concession Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/LBXV Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time Contact Details: churchofgroove@gmail.com 0422987581