Eclectic original from Cult accordion ensembles, string quartets & Jazz-ska to alt-country, nu-folk, roots & rockabilly.

Want to play a gig at the Wheaty? Email us at: bands@wheatsheafhotel.com.au

PS: no cover bands or ultra-loud combos please

Love Grins Album Launch + Chris Finnen

The Love Grins is musical project by singer songwriter Marty Summer.
Musicians such as New York Hall of famer Chris Finnen, Air Supply’s David Moyse and Michael Rigby, who has worked with Marcia Hines all contribute to this album which make it a feast of some of Australia’s greatest guitarists. 

With the release of the Love Grins debut album called Ear to Ear you will find a mix of rock, funk, blues and folk make the Love Grins songs varied and a joy to discover. Thoughtful themes about life, love, joy and the pursuit of sanity that will touch the musical g spot. From the funk rock track, Soul Survivor, to the haunting Gypsy travel this album will take you on a journey.

Songwriter Marty Summer says “These songs are refection of my life from the last ten years or so .When I listen to them I can feel the rollercoaster mysteries of living a life of love family, resilience and joy. I hope that people will be able to see themselves in the themes and lyricism. I am so proud and lucky that this project had such great support from a wonderful bunch of musos and with the production talents and input from Matt Hills and David Moyse. These guys brought a mix of the latest new talent and the expertise involved with some of the world highest selling Australian musical exports. I really hope that within this album everyone can find a favourite”

Date: Sunday 19 January
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $0
Love Grins Album Launch + Chris Finnen

COMA - Richard Pavlidis - 'Without Within' Album launch (VIC/ADL) + Trio Kleine Ahnung (BER, MEL, NY)

The legendary C.O.M.A Sessions have been a fixture at The Wheaty since 2005.

C.O.M.A is a musician-led, musician-focused, member based not-for-profit association. It presents a unique opportunity for the creative development and artistic endeavour of a broad range of Australian composers and performers. It is committed to presenting and raising the profile of original music in Adelaide, and indeed Australia.

 $15 entry - Members $8

 

Date: Monday 20 January
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $15
Tickets at the door
COMA - Richard Pavlidis - 'Without Within' Album launch (VIC/ADL) + Trio Kleine Ahnung (BER, MEL, NY)

SCALA - Martin Bellamy + Dangerman + Special Spotlight Acts

 Few 31 year-olds can claim they’ve spent their years immersed in some serious musical talent but SA’s longest running original music organisation; the Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association (SCALA) have done it week after unfailing week for almost 3 decades.

 SCALA is a volunteer led, membership based organisation that continues to promote and encourage the creation of original music of all genres through events, the Festival Of Original Music (FOOM) song competition and an annual SCALA CD release.

Date: Thursday 23 January
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $8
Tickets at the door
SCALA - Martin Bellamy + Dangerman + Special Spotlight Acts

Marshall Okell (NSW) + Special Guests

Born into a rock and roll arena and nourished as a child on the sounds of Hendrix and Winters, Marshall Okell began his musical career at the age of 11 and started his now iconic band ‘Marshall and The Fro in his early twenties. Marshall & The Fro’s set the stage for a new wave of pumping surf mojo roots and blues and has garnered a string of musical accolades including 'Best Blues and Roots Artist' at the Oz Music Awards, and regular appearances at festivals including Bluesfest, Woodford and Falls.

$15 on the door

Date: Friday 24 January
Time: 8.30 PM
Cost: $15
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Marshall Okell (NSW) + Special Guests

ARBA PRESENTS: Summer Blues with - Bossin' the Blues - Celebrating Women in Blues

Join us in this celebration of women in the blues. Australia’s ”Blues Sweetie”,  Ali Penny (Canberra), singer & pianist with Ali Penney & The Money Makers, will be joined by a stelar local line up featuring Erica Graf (guitar), Flik Freeman (Bass) & Kyrie Anderson (drums). Don't miss this intimate show as the Adelaide Roots & Blues Association presents some of Australia's finest!

$30 on the door

Date: Saturday 25 January
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $25
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ARBA PRESENTS: Summer Blues with - Bossin' the Blues - Celebrating Women in Blues

Doctor DeSoto + Jen Lush Duo (with Tara Coates)

Doctor DeSoto

 South Australia’s Doctor DeSoto specialises in treating your ills. Fronted by Mikey Green (ex The Audreys), it’s a songwriting outfit with a knack for roots-pop, equally at ease on festival stages or in front bars. The Go-Betweens, Elvis Costello, Little Feat, Paul Weller – Doctor DeSoto’s songs pick up on this tradition of honed melodies and angular storytelling. From dusty roads to urban noir - "their music explores a range of contemporary styles, yet there is this pervading sense of nostalgia … this is a band that has the ability to encompass all the good things about the sounds of another era in rock and roll …. with instant likeability" - Wirra Creek Music

Launched in 2019, ‘The Street Below’ is Doctor DeSoto’s first full length album. Available now at live shows, and in digital form via the usual portals.

 

Jen Lush Duo (with Tara Coates)

Jen Lush writes evocative, starkly modern folk songs spun from the heart. Her recent album ‘The Night’s Insomnia,’ a collection of Australian poetry crafted into songs has taken Jen and her stellar band to festivals and venues throughout South Australia, Victoria, NSW and Tasmania. Currently recording her new album for release in 2020, Jen returns to the deeply personal, taking the magnifying glass to the small idiosyncrasies of her life in the suburbs, mining simple joys and everyday frailties. 

Joined by folk-alt Country artist Tara Coates (nee Carragher) for an acoustic duo performance melding influences, stories and songs laced with harmonies and gin. 

 

Date: Sunday 26 January
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $0
Doctor DeSoto + Jen Lush Duo (with Tara Coates)

Emily Barker (UK) + Elli Belle

Emily Barker is an award-winning singer-songwriter, best known as the writer and performer of the theme to the BBC's hugely successful crime drama Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh. Originally from Bridgetown, Western Australia, she has lived most of her adult life in the UK where she has released music as a solo artist as well as with various bands including The Red Clay Halo, Vena Portae and Applewood Road (with whom she released a remarkable album of original songs recorded live around a single microphone, dubbed “flawless” by The Sunday Times) and has written for film, including composing the soundtrack for Jake Gavin’s lauded debut feature Hector starring Peter Mullan and Keith Allen. In 2018 she was crowned UK Americana Artist of the Year. 

 As a performer, Barker is captivating and accomplished, with an adept understanding of audiences that finds her equally at home touring with punk troubadour Frank Turner as she is with American multi-Grammy-winning musician Mary Chapin Carpenter.

 Tix $20 on the door

Date: Friday 31 January
Time: 8.30 PM
Cost: $15
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Emily Barker (UK) + Elli Belle

THEBARTONIA! 2020

The Wheatsheaf Hotel and the City of West Torrens are happy to announce that THEBARTONIA STREET PARTY is back for 2020! The smash hit of Summer Festival 2019, Thebartonia! is returning to the Wheatsheaf Hotel and Albert Street with three music stages, curios and food trucks in an expanded event area. The performance line up is stellar and this is a street party not to miss.

Come & and enjoy our colourful, inclusive community event and all the festivities on offer!

This year will feature:

The Shaolin AfronautsAh Hum! • Thomas Voss Big Band • Alison Coppe & The Janes • Seabass • Orphan Of Kos • Aaron Thomas & The Human Patterns • The Various Nefarious • SCALA - Songwriters, Composers & Lyricists Association corner • Face Painters Ink • Food trucks • Workshops.

A fun night out...for everyone!

5pm till midnight

Part of the City of West Torrens free Summer Festival series. Get social with #CWTsummer

More info at westtorrens.sa.gov.au/summer 

Date: Saturday 1 February
Time: 5.00 PM
Cost: $0
THEBARTONIA! 2020

Arna Georgia (NSW) + Paula Standing

Country singer born and raised in the the city of Sydney.  Who would have thought? 

Arna Georgia grew up in the suburb of Sans Souci, just 20 minutes away from Sydney’s CBD, quickly taking a liking to the stage,  she has spent the last 10 years studying singing, dance and acting, obtaining a certificate IV in performance,  a Bachelor of Music majoring in Music Theatre and most recently graduated from the CMAA Academy of Country Music in early 2016, where she was mentored by a number of leading Australian Country Music artists and industry professionals. 
Since graduating from the CMAA Academy of Country Music,  Arna Georgia has spent the last few years performing at a number of country music festivals including the Tamworth Country Music Festival,  Bluewater Country Music Festival, Gympie Music Muster,  Meraki fest in Fort Wayne and Americanafest in Nashville (2016). 

Throughout her time in the industry,  Arna Georgia has opened shows for a number of artists including Catherine Britt, Amber Lawrence and Bill Chambers and has joined by Amber Lawrence and Travis Collins on their ‘Our Backyard’ Tour and Bill Chambers as special guest and band member around Australia as well as a 17 show tour of the USA in which they played a number of venues, house concerts and the Meraki Fest in Fort Wayne. 

2019 saw Arna as one of the top 10 finalists in the prestigious ‘Toyota Starmaker’ competition held at the Tamworth Country Music Festival every year,  as well as recording her debut full length album in Nashville with producer Nash Chambers,  set to be released mid 2020. 


Date: Sunday 2 February
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $0
Arna Georgia (NSW) + Paula Standing

COMA - The Nano Symphony (SYD) + Little Cloud

The legendary C.O.M.A Sessions have been a fixture at The Wheaty since 2005.

C.O.M.A is a musician-led, musician-focused, member based not-for-profit association. It presents a unique opportunity for the creative development and artistic endeavour of a broad range of Australian composers and performers. It is committed to presenting and raising the profile of original music in Adelaide, and indeed Australia.

 $15 entry - Members $8

 

Date: Monday 3 February
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $15
Tickets at the door
COMA - The Nano Symphony (SYD) + Little Cloud

Australian String Quartet presents: Beer & Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the most influential voices in western music. We don’t know per-se whether or not the great composer liked beer himself, but it could be said that certain properties (of the delightful and delicious kind) coexist within his early Opus 18 string quartets and the ubiquitous amber liquid. 

Come and try for yourself, as we team up with Adelaide icon the Wheatsheaf Hotel, producer of beautiful beers and champion of live music, to present an evening of Beethoven, beer and conversation.

Date: Thursday 6 February
Time: 5.30 PM
Cost: $50
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Australian String Quartet presents: Beer & Beethoven

The Ocelots (IRL) + Anna Smyrk (VIC)

THE OCELOTS

All the way from Wexford, Ireland, twins Brandon and Ashley combine to create the Ocelots. They have crafted their songwriting and musical experience together to produce a forceful blend of rich harmonies and bare, raw acoustic folk. 

The Ocelots started originally through busking around Ireland, before playing their music throughout many stages all across Europe. The brothers are known for their ability to capture an audience, with mesmerising melody and variety meeting their charm and wit on stage. 

https://theocelots.com

ANNA SMYRK

With her sun-drenched voice and songs about far-flung corners of the world, Anna Smyrk paints stunning pictures of places she’s lived- from the sapphire waters of the Solomon Islands to a dusty city in Cambodia.

 

She comes to the Wheaty with her trio to launch her brand new EP; a collection of songs about her time spent living in wild places. Her live show features glowing harmonies, masterful violin and mandolin, songs in several languages, and lots of stories.

Anna’s new EP has been getting lots of love on Double J, ABC, BBC and community radio. AU Review called it "a glorious piece of musical storytelling " and Soundcheck magazine said it “packs a heart-rending and elegant punch.”

Date: Friday 7 February
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $0
The Ocelots (IRL) + Anna Smyrk (VIC)

Tom Redwood (SA/VIC) Album launch + TK Reeve (VIC) & Snooks La Vie

Tom Redwood is a songwriter from Adelaide, now living in Melbourne. Tom has released three albums and one EP. His albums Look! and Cold Mother Night and the EP Mexican Food are released on the independent South Australian label Walking Bird. Before turning to songwriting, Tom was very active in the Adelaide punk scene. Tom's solo work has received high praise from Australian songwriters including Mick Thomas, Charles Jenkins and Ben Salter. His new album "THE GLUE" has been produced by legendary guitarist and producer Matt Walker (Lost Ragas, Tex Perkins, Archie Roach). 
'A rare and brilliant treat for the ears.' 
Charles Jenkins 
"The songs grab you immediately. And Redwood is so damn eloquent and enigmatic with his lyrics that the mental places he conjures will have you moved." Five Stars. I-94 Bar 
 
 
T.K. Reeve is based in Melbourne, Victoria. His original songs hark back to early roots music, but with a more modern perspective. Playing baritone electric guitars and with a rotating cast of backing musicians/friends, he conveys everything from ballads to energetic dance numbers, delivering a spontaneous and dynamic show. TK has played extensively across the county and his third release, the album "I Wanna Good" was released this year and has been nominated for "Best Blues Album" in the Music Victoria Awards. TK will be joined by Snooks La Vie on harp.

Date: Saturday 8 February
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $10
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Tom Redwood (SA/VIC) Album launch + TK Reeve (VIC) & Snooks La Vie

Emily Davis Plus Special Guests + Aaron Thomas


Emily Davis returns to on tour to the Wheatsheaf for one show only. Joined by a swathe of guest musicians she will perform songs from her latest release 'You, Me & the Velvet Sea', old faves and new works in stripped-back mode. Talented songwriter Aaron Thomas will open the show. Expect harmony, spontaneous jams and hijinks!

$13 ON THE DOOR


Date: Sunday 9 February
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $11
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Emily Davis Plus Special Guests + Aaron Thomas

SCALA - Sunee Holland + D'Urberville + Special Spotlight Acts

 Few 31 year-olds can claim they’ve spent their years immersed in some serious musical talent but SA’s longest running original music organisation; the Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association (SCALA) have done it week after unfailing week for almost 3 decades.

 SCALA is a volunteer led, membership based organisation that continues to promote and encourage the creation of original music of all genres through events, the Festival Of Original Music (FOOM) song competition and an annual SCALA CD release.

Date: Thursday 13 February
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $8
Tickets at the door
SCALA - Sunee Holland + D'Urberville + Special Spotlight Acts

Twice "Music from the Motion Picture Once"

A tribute to the 2007 Oscar winning Irish musical 'Once'.

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova took the world by storm in 2007 with the movie that won hearts worldwide.
Gypsy Rumble have built a reputation for their live shows Australia wide. Join them for two special shows celebrating the music of Once.

Heralded as "Australia's quirkiest and possibly first Ukulele, Celtic/Folk, Reggae, Bluegrass band" the Gypsy Rumble has its roots in Celtic, world and bush dance fun. The band's enthralling, highly energetic performances carry audiences back in time as the Gypsy Rumble blends showmanship, artistry and tradition.

This is a band that knows how to entertain. "If you can find the time to catch your breath from dancing these guys are just as fun to watch".

TIX $20/15


Date: Friday 14 February
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $20
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Twice "Music from the Motion Picture Once"

Twice "Music from the Motion Picture Once"

A tribute to the 2007 Oscar winning Irish musical 'Once'.

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova took the world by storm in 2007 with the movie that won hearts worldwide.
Gypsy Rumble have built a reputation for their live shows Australia wide. Join them for two special shows celebrating the music of Once.

Heralded as "Australia's quirkiest and possibly first Ukulele, Celtic/Folk, Reggae, Bluegrass band" the Gypsy Rumble has its roots in Celtic, world and bush dance fun. The band's enthralling, highly energetic performances carry audiences back in time as the Gypsy Rumble blends showmanship, artistry and tradition.

This is a band that knows how to entertain. "If you can find the time to catch your breath from dancing these guys are just as fun to watch".

TIX - $20/15


Date: Saturday 15 February
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $20
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Twice "Music from the Motion Picture Once"

A History of Early Blues Part 1

Travel back to the pre-Depression blues era and discover pioneer blues musicians Son House, Blind Willie Johnson, Charley Patton and more and join this multi-award winning blues trio as they pay homage to the early blues. A must-see show!

★★★★★ "These three guys are the real deal and this show is an all-round gem" GlamAdelaide.
★★★★★ "Sensational" RIU.

A History of Early Blues is an amazing performance that is equal parts music and blues history that is ably told by award-winning blues guitarist Cal Williams Jr, double-bass virtuoso Kory Horwood and acclaimed percussionist Dom Smith. This show has sold-out the last five years of the Adelaide Fringe Festival so book early to get your ticket!

TIX - $25/23

Date: Sunday 16 February
Time: 3.00 PM
Cost: $25
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Booking Fee
A History of Early Blues Part 1

A History of Early Blues Part 2

Explore the songs and stories that make up the post-Depression blues era with the multi-award winning Cal Williams Jr Blues Trio and discover the raw energy of Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Rev Gary Davis and more in this five-star dynamic and interactive show.

"Exceptional Musicianship" Kryzstoff Raw.
"Music at it's best" GlamAdelaide.

Part music performance, part history lesson, 'A History of Early Blues' is the sell-out fringe sensation that has won five-stars in each of the five years it has been running. Join award-winning blues guitarist and songwriter Cal Williams Jr, double-bass virtuoso Kory Horwood and acclaimed percussionist Dom Smith and they journey through the early delta blues! Book early as this show will sell-out!

Tix - $25/23

Date: Sunday 16 February
Time: 5.30 PM
Cost: $25
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Booking Fee
A History of Early Blues Part 2

COMA - Barnett/Anning/Keller (GER, MEL) + Ed Heddle Trio

The legendary C.O.M.A Sessions have been a fixture at The Wheaty since 2005.

C.O.M.A is a musician-led, musician-focused, member based not-for-profit association. It presents a unique opportunity for the creative development and artistic endeavour of a broad range of Australian composers and performers. It is committed to presenting and raising the profile of original music in Adelaide, and indeed Australia.

 Tix - $15 - members $8

 

Date: Monday 17 February
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $15
Tickets at the door
COMA - Barnett/Anning/Keller (GER, MEL) + Ed Heddle Trio

The Backyarders - Jiggin' and Swiggin'

The Backyarders are an all-star band of Adelaide multi-instrumentalists united by their love of folking, rocking, jigging, and swigging. 
With backgrounds stemming from classical to heavy and folk to funk, a melting pot of musical taste and style produces succulent, foot-stomping, knee-slapping tunes for your universal listening, grooving and body-moving satisfaction.

Jig the night away to shanties that stoke you to dance 'til you croak and rock that's bespoke for whisky soaked folk.


*Chickens may or may not be included in the show.

TIX - $15/12 CHILD $9


Date: Wednesday 19 February
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $15
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The Backyarders - Jiggin' and Swiggin'

The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

May the force be with Uke! After 9 sellout seasons, The WUCs are back to honour music in film, featuring iconic songs from the silver screen. As always, they'll be busting out tunes with a multitude of ukuleles, voluptuous vocals, heartfelt harmonies, rock distortion and some big-ass bass. Uke'll be tapping your toes & singing along in no time! ★★★★★

TIX - $25


Date: Thursday 20 February
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $25
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The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

May the force be with Uke! After 9 sellout seasons, The WUCs are back to honour music in film, featuring iconic songs from the silver screen. As always, they'll be busting out tunes with a multitude of ukuleles, voluptuous vocals, heartfelt harmonies, rock distortion and some big-ass bass. Uke'll be tapping your toes & singing along in no time! ★★★★★

TIX - $25


Date: Friday 21 February
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $25
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Booking Fee
The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

May the force be with Uke! After 9 sellout seasons, The WUCs are back to honour music in film, featuring iconic songs from the silver screen. As always, they'll be busting out tunes with a multitude of ukuleles, voluptuous vocals, heartfelt harmonies, rock distortion and some big-ass bass. Uke'll be tapping your toes & singing along in no time! ★★★★★

TIX - $25


Date: Saturday 22 February
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $25
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Booking Fee
The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

A History of Early Blues Part 1

Travel back to the pre-Depression blues era and discover pioneer blues musicians Son House, Blind Willie Johnson, Charley Patton and more and join this multi-award winning blues trio as they pay homage to the early blues. A must-see show!

★★★★★ "These three guys are the real deal and this show is an all-round gem" GlamAdelaide.
★★★★★ "Sensational" RIU.

A History of Early Blues is an amazing performance that is equal parts music and blues history that is ably told by award-winning blues guitarist Cal Williams Jr, double-bass virtuoso Kory Horwood and acclaimed percussionist Dom Smith. This show has sold-out the last five years of the Adelaide Fringe Festival so book early to get your ticket!

 

TIX - $25/23

Date: Sunday 23 February
Time: 3.00 PM
Cost: $25
Book Online
Booking Fee
A History of Early Blues Part 1

A History of Early Blues Part 2

Explore the songs and stories that make up the post-Depression blues era with the multi-award winning Cal Williams Jr Blues Trio and discover the raw energy of Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Rev Gary Davis and more in this five-star dynamic and interactive show.

"Exceptional Musicianship" Kryzstoff Raw.
"Music at it's best" GlamAdelaide.

Part music performance, part history lesson, 'A History of Early Blues' is the sell-out fringe sensation that has won five-stars in each of the five years it has been running. Join award-winning blues guitarist and songwriter Cal Williams Jr, double-bass virtuoso Kory Horwood and acclaimed percussionist Dom Smith and they journey through the early delta blues! Book early as this show will sell-out!

Tix - $25/23

Date: Sunday 23 February
Time: 5.30 PM
Cost: $25
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Booking Fee
A History of Early Blues Part 2

Adam Page - SOLO

With 2020 marking 15 years of Fringe shows from Adelaide to Edinburgh, Adam Page returns to his roots to perform 2 completely improvised shows using fancy looping pedals and more instruments than you can poke a tax return at. The past winner of 6 Fringe Awards, Page will delight with his unique symphonies of himself and uncontrollable silliness!

★★★★★ "Instantly disarming, Adam Page introduces you to his world of passionate music-making before getting straight down to business, crafting improvised songs that beggar belief" Three Weeks (2014 Edinburgh Fringe).

★★★★★ Three Weeks, Edinburgh.

"It is a rare treat to see a musician with such a masterful grasp of his craft performing with such effortless charisma, humour, and inventiveness. I was blown away". Tim Minchin.

TIX - $20/15 CHILD $10


Date: Tuesday 25 February
Time: 7.00 PM
Cost: $20
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Booking Fee
Adam Page - SOLO

Adam Page - SOLO

With 2020 marking 15 years of Fringe shows from Adelaide to Edinburgh, Adam Page returns to his roots to perform 2 completely improvised shows using fancy looping pedals and more instruments than you can poke a tax return at. The past winner of 6 Fringe Awards, Page will delight with his unique symphonies of himself and uncontrollable silliness!

★★★★★ "Instantly disarming, Adam Page introduces you to his world of passionate music-making before getting straight down to business, crafting improvised songs that beggar belief" Three Weeks (2014 Edinburgh Fringe).

★★★★★ Three Weeks, Edinburgh.

"It is a rare treat to see a musician with such a masterful grasp of his craft performing with such effortless charisma, humour, and inventiveness. I was blown away". Tim Minchin.

TIX - $20/15 CHILD $10


Date: Wednesday 26 February
Time: 7.00 PM
Cost: $20
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Booking Fee
Adam Page - SOLO

Happy Sad - Songs of Tim Buckley

'Happy Sad' is a musical homage to one of America's greatest songwriters as performed by the highly acclaimed quartet of Michael Kirkham, Cal Williams Jr, Andy Pill and Dom Smith. Immerse yourself in the beautiful and emotive songs and stories of Tim Buckley including Song to the Siren, Buzzin' Fly, Dolphins and more. A must-see show!

TIX - $25/23

Date: Thursday 27 February
Time: 6.00 PM
Cost: $25
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Happy Sad - Songs of Tim Buckley

Adam Page - 4 Saxophones and a Beat Machine

Multi award winning musician Adam Page embarks on yet another ground-breaking show with an exploration in sound using, as the title suggests, 4 saxophones and a beat machine. Stepping away from the usual improvised performance Page is renowned for, this new show comprises largely of composed pieces for one man, the saxophone family... and a beat machine!

Winner of BEST MUSIC at the 2017 & 2011 Adelaide Fringe, 2016 Melbourne Fringe, 2009 New Zealand Fringe and BEST JAZZ ARTIST at the 2016 and 2017 South Australian Music Awards, this is a must see show for music lovers of all ages.

"It is a rare treat to see a musician with such a masterful grasp of his craft performing with such effortless charisma, humour, and inventiveness" Tim Minchin.

★★★★★ Three Weeks, Edinburgh.

TIX - $20/15 CHILD $10


Date: Thursday 27 February
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $20
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Booking Fee
Adam Page - 4 Saxophones and a Beat Machine

Happy Sad - Songs of Tim Buckley

'Happy Sad' is a musical homage to one of America's greatest songwriters as performed by the highly acclaimed quartet of Michael Kirkham, Cal Williams Jr, Andy Pill and Dom Smith. Immerse yourself in the beautiful and emotive songs and stories of Tim Buckley including Song to the Siren, Buzzin' Fly, Dolphins and more. A must-see show!

TIX - $25/23

Date: Friday 28 February
Time: 6.00 PM
Cost: $25
Book Online
Booking Fee
Happy Sad - Songs of Tim Buckley

Adam Page - 4 Saxophones and a Beat Machine

Multi award winning musician Adam Page embarks on yet another ground-breaking show with an exploration in sound using, as the title suggests, 4 saxophones and a beat machine. Stepping away from the usual improvised performance Page is renowned for, this new show comprises largely of composed pieces for one man, the saxophone family... and a beat machine!

Winner of BEST MUSIC at the 2017 & 2011 Adelaide Fringe, 2016 Melbourne Fringe, 2009 New Zealand Fringe and BEST JAZZ ARTIST at the 2016 and 2017 South Australian Music Awards, this is a must see show for music lovers of all ages.

"It is a rare treat to see a musician with such a masterful grasp of his craft performing with such effortless charisma, humour, and inventiveness" Tim Minchin.

★★★★★ Three Weeks, Edinburgh.

TIX - $20/15 CHILD $10


Date: Friday 28 February
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $20
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Booking Fee
Adam Page - 4 Saxophones and a Beat Machine

Adam Page - For Kids... and their Adults

Blowing raspberries, snorting, singing in languages not yet discovered - all of these sounds and MUCH MORE can be used to create the most amazingest and incrediblent symphonies of sound YOU'VE EVER HEARD! Join award winning looping artist Adam Page on a whirlwind exploration of music created by recording sounds from himself AND the audience!

"It is a rare treat to see a musician with such a masterful grasp of his craft performing with such effortless charisma, humour, and inventiveness. I was blown away". - Tim Minchin.

★★★★★ - Three Weeks, Edinburgh.


TIX - $15/12 CHILD $10 


Date: Saturday 29 February
Time: 2.00 PM
Cost: $15
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Booking Fee
Adam Page - For Kids... and their Adults

Happy Sad - Songs of Tim Buckley

'Happy Sad' is a musical homage to one of America's greatest songwriters as performed by the highly acclaimed quartet of Michael Kirkham, Cal Williams Jr, Andy Pill and Dom Smith. Immerse yourself in the beautiful and emotive songs and stories of Tim Buckley including Song to the Siren, Buzzin' Fly, Dolphins and more. A must-see show!

TIX - $25/23

Date: Saturday 29 February
Time: 6.00 PM
Cost: $25
Book Online
Booking Fee
Happy Sad - Songs of Tim Buckley

Adam Page - 4 Saxophones and a Beat Machine

Multi award winning musician Adam Page embarks on yet another ground-breaking show with an exploration in sound using, as the title suggests, 4 saxophones and a beat machine. Stepping away from the usual improvised performance Page is renowned for, this new show comprises largely of composed pieces for one man, the saxophone family... and a beat machine!

Winner of BEST MUSIC at the 2017 & 2011 Adelaide Fringe, 2016 Melbourne Fringe, 2009 New Zealand Fringe and BEST JAZZ ARTIST at the 2016 and 2017 South Australian Music Awards, this is a must see show for music lovers of all ages.

"It is a rare treat to see a musician with such a masterful grasp of his craft performing with such effortless charisma, humour, and inventiveness" Tim Minchin.

★★★★★ Three Weeks, Edinburgh.

TIX - $20/15 CHILD $10


Date: Saturday 29 February
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $20
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Adam Page - 4 Saxophones and a Beat Machine

A History of Early Blues Part 1

Travel back to the pre-Depression blues era and discover pioneer blues musicians Son House, Blind Willie Johnson, Charley Patton and more and join this multi-award winning blues trio as they pay homage to the early blues. A must-see show!

★★★★★ "These three guys are the real deal and this show is an all-round gem" GlamAdelaide.
★★★★★ "Sensational" RIU.

A History of Early Blues is an amazing performance that is equal parts music and blues history that is ably told by award-winning blues guitarist Cal Williams Jr, double-bass virtuoso Kory Horwood and acclaimed percussionist Dom Smith. This show has sold-out the last five years of the Adelaide Fringe Festival so book early to get your ticket!

 

TIX $25/23

Date: Sunday 1 March
Time: 3.00 PM
Cost: $25
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A History of Early Blues Part 1

A History of Early Blues Part 2

Explore the songs and stories that make up the post-Depression blues era with the multi-award winning Cal Williams Jr Blues Trio and discover the raw energy of Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Rev Gary Davis and more in this five-star dynamic and interactive show.

"Exceptional Musicianship" Kryzstoff Raw.
"Music at it's best" GlamAdelaide.

Part music performance, part history lesson, 'A History of Early Blues' is the sell-out fringe sensation that has won five-stars in each of the five years it has been running. Join award-winning blues guitarist and songwriter Cal Williams Jr, double-bass virtuoso Kory Horwood and acclaimed percussionist Dom Smith and they journey through the early delta blues! Book early as this show will sell-out!

Tix - $25/23

Date: Sunday 1 March
Time: 5.30 PM
Cost: $25
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A History of Early Blues Part 2

COMA - Steve Barry 'Blueprints' Trio (SYD) + Leitmotiv Limbo

The legendary C.O.M.A Sessions have been a fixture at The Wheaty since 2005.

C.O.M.A is a musician-led, musician-focused, member based not-for-profit association. It presents a unique opportunity for the creative development and artistic endeavour of a broad range of Australian composers and performers. It is committed to presenting and raising the profile of original music in Adelaide, and indeed Australia.

 $15 ENTRY - MEMBERS $8


Date: Monday 2 March
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $15
Tickets at the door
COMA - Steve Barry 'Blueprints' Trio (SYD) + Leitmotiv Limbo

Mike, Dave and Dave do Tarantino

Tarantino is the creepy uncle that Mike, Dave and Dave never had. When our own basic parents were trying to get us into cheesy pop, Tarantino put us on the straight and narrow with an eclectic mix of A-grade B-sides. We will explore the director's cracker music taste with covers from Dusty Springfield, Chuck Berry, Dick Dale and many more.

TIX - $18


Date: Wednesday 4 March
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $18
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Mike, Dave and Dave do Tarantino

Sun Songs

Two great singers Louis King (Melbourne) and Pat Powell (Sydney) backed by an all-star blues band celebrate the music of legendary Memphis label Sun Records whose founder Sam Phillips recorded black artists when no-one else would.


 The Jamaican and the Scot will alternate presenting the black and white of Sun Records, performing fiery, toe-tapping renditions of the best of Ike Turner, Johnny Cash, B B King, Elvis Presley, Little Walter and more including Mystery Train, Walk The Line, Rocket 88 and Great Balls of Fire.


★★★★1/2  "Exciting, electric, exhilarating, energetic, but most of all entertaining." Fringefeed - Perth Fringe 2019

TIX - $25/20/17.50

Date: Thursday 5 March
Time: 6.00 PM
Cost: $25
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Sun Songs

Caledonian Castaways

Members of bands like Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Steve Boyd’s Rum Reverie and Louis King make up this supergroup of Melburnian ex-pat Scots blues/roots musicians, performing original music about their journeys from Scotland to Australia.

Channel your inner Scot, come along and shout “Goooaallll!” as the lads sing 'Archie,' while grainy footage of a 1978 World Cup Scottish wonder-goal plays onscreen.

Ska, funk, blues and country grooves. Tunes like "Bonnie Koori Girl” the story of Scots lad and Aboriginal girl, set to a rocksteady groove or “Caledonian Castaways” a country lament about the huge journey made by Scots to reach Australia. Great musicians, great patter.

TIX - $25/20 CHILD $17.50 


Date: Thursday 5 March
Time: 8.30 PM
Cost: $25
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Caledonian Castaways

Sun Songs

Two great singers Louis King (Melbourne) and Pat Powell (Sydney) backed by an all-star blues band celebrate the music of legendary Memphis label Sun Records whose founder Sam Phillips recorded black artists when no-one else would.


 The Jamaican and the Scot will alternate presenting the black and white of Sun Records, performing fiery, toe-tapping renditions of the best of Ike Turner, Johnny Cash, B B King, Elvis Presley, Little Walter and more including Mystery Train, Walk The Line, Rocket 88 and Great Balls of Fire.


★★★★1/2  "Exciting, electric, exhilarating, energetic, but most of all entertaining." Fringefeed - Perth Fringe 2019

TIX - $25/20/17.50

Date: Friday 6 March
Time: 6.00 PM
Cost: $25
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Booking Fee
Sun Songs

Caledonian Castaways

Members of bands like Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Steve Boyd’s Rum Reverie and Louis King make up this supergroup of Melburnian ex-pat Scots blues/roots musicians, performing original music about their journeys from Scotland to Australia.

Channel your inner Scot, come along and shout “Goooaallll!” as the lads sing 'Archie,' while grainy footage of a 1978 World Cup Scottish wonder-goal plays onscreen.

Ska, funk, blues and country grooves. Tunes like "Bonnie Koori Girl” the story of Scots lad and Aboriginal girl, set to a rocksteady groove or “Caledonian Castaways” a country lament about the huge journey made by Scots to reach Australia. Great musicians, great patter.

TIX - $25/20 CHILD $17.50 


Date: Friday 6 March
Time: 8.30 PM
Cost: $25
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Caledonian Castaways

Hit Ze Road Jacques

Fly with us on a musical journey through France, Quebec and Louisiana. Enjoy French songs from around the world.... some you'll know well, some you'll discover! From Edith Piaf's Paris to Zachary Richard's Lafayette via Robert Charlebois' Montreal, the Flaneurs will take you there.
Voila ! Joie de vivre garantie !

TIX - $25/20 


Date: Saturday 7 March
Time: 6.30 PM
Cost: $25
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Hit Ze Road Jacques

Hit Ze Road Jacques

Fly with us on a musical journey through France, Quebec and Louisiana. Enjoy French songs from around the world.... some you'll know well, some you'll discover! From Edith Piaf's Paris to Zachary Richard's Lafayette via Robert Charlebois' Montreal, the Flaneurs will take you there.
Voila ! Joie de vivre garantie !

TIX - $25/20 


Date: Saturday 7 March
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $25
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Hit Ze Road Jacques

ELECTRIC DELTA: Blues Hits Big Town

From raw and gritty Mississippi to the refined urban sounds of Chicago, featuring popular classics by such artists as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter... who took to the city with amplified versions of their once acoustic songs.

The Young Sequoias follow the evolution of the blues in an era where popular music exploded into the heart of a sixties revolution. Music that inspired bands of the British invasion (Rolling Stones, Animals, Yardbirds...). Featuring the music of Elmore James, John Lee Hooker and Paul Butterfield... as well as the stripped back blues of RL Burnside and Junior Kimbrough who received late recognition.

Kick back and enjoy a mighty Blues celebration as Will and Matt pay homage to the pioneering artists of yesteryear.

TIX - $25/22


Date: Sunday 8 March
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $25
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ELECTRIC DELTA: Blues Hits Big Town

Mike, Dave and Dave do Tarantino

Tarantino is the creepy uncle that Mike, Dave and Dave never had. When our own basic parents were trying to get us into cheesy pop, Tarantino put us on the straight and narrow with an eclectic mix of A-grade B-sides. We will explore the director's cracker music taste with covers from Dusty Springfield, Chuck Berry, Dick Dale and many more.

TIX - $18


Date: Wednesday 11 March
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $18
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Mike, Dave and Dave do Tarantino

The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

May the force be with Uke! After 9 sellout seasons, The WUCs are back to honour music in film, featuring iconic songs from the silver screen. As always, they'll be busting out tunes with a multitude of ukuleles, voluptuous vocals, heartfelt harmonies, rock distortion and some big-ass bass. Uke'll be tapping your toes & singing along in no time! ★★★★★

TIX - $25


Date: Thursday 12 March
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $25
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The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

May the force be with Uke! After 9 sellout seasons, The WUCs are back to honour music in film, featuring iconic songs from the silver screen. As always, they'll be busting out tunes with a multitude of ukuleles, voluptuous vocals, heartfelt harmonies, rock distortion and some big-ass bass. Uke'll be tapping your toes & singing along in no time! ★★★★★

TIX - $25


Date: Friday 13 March
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $25
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The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

May the force be with Uke! After 9 sellout seasons, The WUCs are back to honour music in film, featuring iconic songs from the silver screen. As always, they'll be busting out tunes with a multitude of ukuleles, voluptuous vocals, heartfelt harmonies, rock distortion and some big-ass bass. Uke'll be tapping your toes & singing along in no time! ★★★★★

TIX - $25


Date: Saturday 14 March
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $25
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The Wheatsheaf Ukulele Collective - Lights, Camera, Ukulele!

The Furball Express - Pure Swamp Blues

Join Adelaide-based blues band The Furball Express as they tramp through the swampy side of blues music delivered in their unique style of scratchy, swampy and smooth lo-fi vibe. From plantation work chants, through dusty juke joints, to steamy swamps and city laneways -- think Howlin' Wolf, Tony Joe White, Bessie Smith, Tom Waits and plenty more!

TIX - $20/15


Date: Sunday 15 March
Time: 3.00 PM
Cost: $20
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The Furball Express - Pure Swamp Blues

The Furball Express - Pure Swamp Blues

Join Adelaide-based blues band The Furball Express as they tramp through the swampy side of blues music delivered in their unique style of scratchy, swampy and smooth lo-fi vibe. From plantation work chants, through dusty juke joints, to steamy swamps and city laneways -- think Howlin' Wolf, Tony Joe White, Bessie Smith, Tom Waits and plenty more!

TIX - $20/15


Date: Sunday 15 March
Time: 6.00 PM
Cost: $20
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The Furball Express - Pure Swamp Blues

COMA - Minnie Little + Daniel Ross Trio & Schmoe Elhay

The legendary C.O.M.A Sessions have been a fixture at The Wheaty since 2005.

C.O.M.A is a musician-led, musician-focused, member based not-for-profit association. It presents a unique opportunity for the creative development and artistic endeavour of a broad range of Australian composers and performers. It is committed to presenting and raising the profile of original music in Adelaide, and indeed Australia.

 

 

Date: Monday 16 March
Time: 7.30 PM
Cost: $15
Tickets at the door
COMA - Minnie Little + Daniel Ross Trio &  Schmoe Elhay

Kings & Associates Album Launch + Special guests

Best described as 'neo soul’ Australian band KINGS & ASSOCIATES live show is both powerful and poignant. 3 X 2018 Australian BMA's on the back of their 2nd album TALES OF A RICH GIRL which was tracked in LA by 7 x Grammy winner Jim Scott and mixed in Nashville by 6 X Grammy winner Vance Powell. 

"....Produced by Seven-Time Grammy-winner Jim Scott the album promises to be a humdinger." Randy Radic HuffPost.

As a feature for their home-town fans the Kings’ will be launching their new album ‘NEIGHBOUR’ at the Wheaty on Saturday March 21st. The album was once again tracked in LA with Jim Scott in July 2019 and this time mixed by Chicago based Jim Tullio. The band will be heading back to the US for a 2020 summer tour in support of the new album.

Date: Saturday 21 March
Time: 8.30 PM
Cost: $15
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Kings & Associates Album Launch + Special guests