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

SCALA CD Launch 2016

Join us for a very special SCALA event – the launch of our latest CD release! With performances from winners of the FOOM Song Competition, this is going to be a great evening which you won’t want to miss.


Date: Thursday 30 June
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $5
Tickets at the door
SCALA CD Launch 2016

Jemma Nicole (VIC) + Melody Moko

Haunting and beautiful, Jemma Nicole's gritty, country noir is born from a love of sad songs and the darker side of Americana. Imagine NickCave and Hope Sandoval on a double date with Glen Danzig and King Dude with Johnny Cash waiting the table. Your getting close. 

June 2016 will see Jemma Release her debut LP "My Darkest Hour" with an Australian Tour to follow in July. An album that weaves through dark & Light, soft & sorrow as it highlights the plight of modern love stuck in an old world. An experience that leaves the listener in a self reflective state of curiosity.

A special and intimate tour to celebrate Jemma's release, lets turn the lights down, ignite some candles and explore your darker side.


 
Date: Friday 1 July
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $0
Jemma Nicole (VIC) + Melody Moko

Crackle & Pop's Pop-Up Record Shop!

Crackle & Pop Records will be setting up shop in the front bar the first Saturday of every month - come on in, grab a beer, and get your wax fix!

Date: Saturday 2 July
Time: 1.00 PM
Cost: $0
Crackle & Pop's Pop-Up Record Shop!

Fritz Dolly + Soursob Bob

FRITZ DOLLY:

From the pen of Pat Loughry comes the next chapter of acoustic rock n' roll in the form of local outfit "Fritz Dolly". Longhairs Pete, Pat, Andy and Nathan combine their skills to create a very listenable combination of original tunes. Check it out as Rock And Roll will never Die!

SOURSOB BOB:

His highly anticipated return gig to Adelaide, after touring NSW. It'll be high tempo, high quality,high energy acoustic music, with Emma Woolcock joining in on violin.

Date: Saturday 2 July
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $0
Fritz Dolly + Soursob Bob

Shirazz Jazz Band (VIC)

Swingin' dixieland jazz from Melbourne's Shirazz Jazz Band, at their first ever Adelaide show.
Shirazz brings New Orleans-inspired hot traditional jazz to life in their lively and rambunctious performance. Shirazz mixes classic trad material, reimagined pop hits and the odd cheeky original to deliver their famous infectious live sound.
Since 2009 Shirazz has been playing to packed houses Australia wide. With tours and festivals across the country, a string of albums, and a bunch of great local shows, Shirazz has developed an arresting live sound that continues to win popular and critical acclaim.
Join Shirazz at the Wheatsheaf for an afternoon of the hottest trad jazz this side of New Orleans.

Date: Sunday 3 July
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $10
Tickets at the door
Shirazz Jazz Band (VIC)

Mario's Pop-Up Barber Shop!

Mario's is one of Adelaide's oldest Barbershops, and he will be popping up in the front bar of the Wheaty the first Sunday of every month - Men's and Women's haircuts, manscaping, beard trimming, the works!  Hair products available including Suavetico, American Crew, Uppercut, Muk and more.

$25 HAIR CUTS $15 MANSCAPING

Date: Sunday 3 July
Time: 4.00 PM
Mario's Pop-Up Barber Shop!

Matt Ward & The Rising Sons EP Launch + The Heggarties + Peasant Moon (NSW)

Matt J Ward & The Rising Sons (EP Launch) + The Heggarties + Peasant Moon (NSW)
Join us at The Wheaty for a night which truly captures the variation of the Americana genre. Local songwriter Matt J Ward launches a new band The Rising Sons and their debut EP  - with all the songs and trappings of a fine alt country band to take you on trips down gritty country roads of heartbreak. Sydney's Peasant Moon, fresh from their recent shows at Canadian Music Week, will indulge us with their unique late night blend of acoustic alt country and folk. And what is a night of Americana without local legends The Heggarties to top the night off with their accomplished blend of alt country refinement and bluegrass energy.

 
 
Date: Friday 8 July
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $0
Matt Ward & The Rising Sons EP Launch + The Heggarties + Peasant Moon (NSW)

Circle of Friends Fundraiser - Featuring: Cal Williams Jr + JD & The Crabs + Nice Verdes

Circles of Friends Australia Inc is the umbrella group for a number of separate Circles of Friends - groups which support refugees and asylum seekers living in the community, and in detention. The focus of each circle is different. Some support families or individuals by providing friendship, and material help such as furniture, baby clothes and help in day-to-day matters. Some provide money to pay education and training fees. Some help with unexpected expenses such as household bills. Others visit asylum seekers in detention. 

In Circle 115, our purpose is to raise money and provide grants and no-interest loans to people struggling to meet the costs of family reunification, or the costs of moving from one form of visa to another within the community.  As these costs are always very high, we can only hope to assist in the most desperate of cases, chosen from those referred to us through migration lawyers, through the Australian Refugee Association, Red Cross, STTARS and other organizations which assist refugees and asylum seekers.

Afternoon show: 2-6PM

 

 

Date: Saturday 9 July
Time: 2.00 PM
Cost: $10
Tickets at the door
Circle of Friends Fundraiser - Featuring: Cal Williams Jr + JD & The Crabs + Nice Verdes

ADRD - After party

Adelaide Roller Derby was established in 2007 and is Adelaide’s oldest and largest roller derby league. If there’s one thing we love, it’s talking derby! Our league is a not-for-profit organisation that is owned and operated by the ADRD skaters and officials. We are super-proud of the community we have built for ourselves and are really grateful to all our supportive family and friends who cheer us on from the sidelines! We are also very fortunate to have the support of our sponsors, who have been fantastic at helping us get where we are today :)

 

If you’re new to the world of roller derby, never fear. It’s heaps of fun to play and just as much fun to watch. Come along to our next bout and find out for yourself!

 

Date: Saturday 9 July
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $0
ADRD - After party

Wheaty Brewing Corps 2nd Birthday Party!! Featuring - The Largerphones (VIC)

A full 13 Tap Takeover of Beers brewed in our own Backyard!

To celebrate what has been an extraordinary couple of years in the life of our Brewery, we're turning over ALL of our Taps to the Wheaty Brewing Corps, including the launch of our three Good Beer Wheaty Collaborations. We’ll also be screening the final cut of our (very) local (very) short film ‘The Wheaty Builds a Brewery’, serving Bohemian BBQ out front from 3pm, gunning our Schlook Raffle 3-8pm & letting The Lagerphones loose in the Tin Shed from 4pm...

Kegs tapped from 3pm, on for as long as they last.

http://wheatybrewingcorps.com/?filter=on-tap#beer-menu   

 

Date: Sunday 10 July
Time: 3.00 PM
Cost: $0
Wheaty Brewing Corps 2nd Birthday Party!! Featuring - The Largerphones (VIC)

Wheaty Brewing Corps 2nd Birthday Party!! Featuring - The Largerphones (VIC)

The Lagerphones are an Aussie trad jazz band, born a couple of years ago in a sunlit share house in Carlton.  From a furious stomp to a sweet, lowdown blues, the Melbourne six-piece bring fire for the dance floor types, gentle sways for the wallflowers and ocker chants for the truly rowdy.  The group, featuring members of local synth-prog legends sex on toast, has rocked audiences into a larrikin stupor from Fitzroy to Northcote then back down to the CBD.  Featuring a set of old-timey tunes, deconstructed pop songs and irreverent originals, this group is a sweet, if a little foul-mouthed, homage to all things Melbourne jazz.


Date: Sunday 10 July
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $0
Wheaty Brewing Corps 2nd Birthday Party!! Featuring - The Largerphones (VIC)

Both Kinds of Music - Adelaide Guitar Festival - Guitars in Bars Featuring: Stu Daniels + Shoot The Noose + Hana Brenecki and band

 

AS PART OF THE ADELAIDE GUITAR FESTIVAL FOR 2016 THIS ‘GUITARS IN BARS’ SPECIAL EVENT IS A CELEBRATION OF GUITAR IN FOLK AND COUNTRY MUSIC.

The Wheatsheaf Hotel are proud to present an evening of original folk and country music featuring three of Adelaide’s finest artists.

Stu Daniels, armed with an acoustic guitar, delivers a creative, indie sound with soulful lyrics and emotionally crafted song writing.

Shoot the Noose, a three-piece band with a distinctly Australian brand of folk-country ballads and good old fashioned hoe-downs inspired by the people and places of this great land.

Hana Brenecki Band whose tone walks a frayed rope between country and soul. Smoky melodies of travelling and heartache paired with the intimate harmonies and twangin' mandolin of Mark Curtis to draw you into a deep whiskey dream.

 

https://soundcloud.com/stu-daniels

http://shootthenoose.bandcamp.com/

https://soundcloud.com/hanabrenecki

 

Date: Friday 15 July
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $0
Both Kinds of Music - Adelaide Guitar Festival - Guitars in Bars Featuring: Stu Daniels + Shoot The Noose + Hana Brenecki and band

The Wheaty's Mid-Winter Ball 'WINTER WONDERLAND' Featuring: Lucifers Lounge & Various Nefarious

Dust off your gowns and straighten out your ties- It's time again for The Wheaty's annual Midwinter Ball!

"Winter Wonderland" is the theme, 8pm is the time, $25 is the deal. The night includes special finger food presented by some of our local rollerderby gals, a photobooth for frivolous fun, and hours of musical entertainment from Various Nefarious and Lucifer's Lounge! Prizes for the best dressed!

Tickets are limited and available NOW from the front bar!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: Saturday 16 July
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $25
Tickets at the door
The Wheaty's Mid-Winter Ball 'WINTER WONDERLAND' Featuring: Lucifers Lounge & Various Nefarious

Golonka - Adelaide Guitar Festival - Guitars in Bars

Making beautiful music with a wild gypsy heart, Golonka breathes fresh life into the folk music of Eastern Europe. Their songs speak of the stars and the moon, of pussycats and preachers, of love and death - and their live shows are sweet, menacing and danceable in equal doses!

Among Golonka's songs and instrumentals will be solo manouche and klezmer arrangements for guitar, as well as ensemble pieces featuring the guitar and the domra. 
So, expect more of a focus on our fretted friends as Golonka do the Guitar Festival!

Date: Sunday 17 July
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $0
 Golonka - Adelaide Guitar Festival - Guitars in Bars

Exeter Blues with special guests Snooks & Niko - Adelaide Guitar Festival - Guitars in Bars

Stories and blues are good friends. A life spent as an itinerant worker, mostly as a Chef and a part time Blues/Roots performer. This has been the inspiration for Exeter blues songs. For the past 14 years Dave O’Leary and some great drummers have been performing as a duo, playing to audiences in country NSW, Sydney and Wollongong. Exeter Blues sound consists of, drums, amplified acoustic slide guitar, a big voice and some blues harp playing to fill in the gaps.

Having moved to Adelaide in 2014, Dave has joined with local drummer, Beej Barker. Every drummer Dave has played with, brings something new and Beej has brought a freshness to these songs. If you like your blues raw and straight up in the style of RL Burnside, Son House and John Mayall and you like a good story, then Exeter Blues may be just the gig for you.

Date: Friday 22 July
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $0
 Exeter Blues with special guests Snooks & Niko - Adelaide Guitar Festival - Guitars in Bars

ADRD - Afterparty

Adelaide Roller Derby was established in 2007 and is Adelaide’s oldest and largest roller derby league. If there’s one thing we love, it’s talking derby! Our league is a not-for-profit organisation that is owned and operated by the ADRD skaters and officials. We are super-proud of the community we have built for ourselves and are really grateful to all our supportive family and friends who cheer us on from the sidelines! We are also very fortunate to have the support of our sponsors, who have been fantastic at helping us get where we are today :)

If you’re new to the world of roller derby, never fear. It’s heaps of fun to play and just as much fun to watch. Come along to our next bout and find out for yourself!

 

Date: Saturday 23 July
Time: 8.00 PM
Cost: $0
ADRD - Afterparty

Sweet Jean (VIC)

Melbourne outfit Sweet Jean's new album Monday to Friday is out now. Co-written by Sime Nugent & Alice Keath, the album ranges from expansive, vintage synth-driven songs about space exploration to jangly, straight-shooting narratives of everyday life.

Monday to Friday is a collection of 10 elegant songs that build on Sweet Jean’s reputation for evocative songwriting and razor-sharp harmonies, balancing deft lyricism and poetic references with crisp pop gems and candid observations. 

Building on Sime & Alice's natural chemistry as a duo, Sweet Jean will be hitting the road in July for a national tour with their tight-knit live band. 

"★★★★" – Rolling Stone

"Monday To Friday is a stellar release, the finest in alterative rock / pop you’re likely to find anywhere.” - Rhythms Magazine

Date: Sunday 24 July
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $20
Book Online
Booking Fee
Sweet Jean (VIC)

Sean McMahon & The Moonmen (VIC)

While his last album was described as a journey through heartfelt alt-country that beautifully conveyed a singer/songwriter’s love affair with the American songbook and a 1930's Kay guitar, his latest offering sees him move away from an acoustic, singer/songwriter approach, instead exploring a more eclectic blend of elements within blues, psychedelic country, folk, and rock'n'roll with his band the MoonMen.

“Sean McMahon continues his run of world-class albums with his latest outfit the MoonMen…some of the tastiest guitar playing and songwriting around….a cracking rock record bristling with gritty guitar tones and even grittier lyrics.”
Marty Jones - Rhythms

“A gorgeously warm release. Based in the country idiom but completely unafraid to meander down a myriad other paths - dalliances with rock, folk and pop…a master of his craft. 
Sam Fell, Sydney Morning Herald”

“There is something reminiscent of Eels’ Mark Oliver Everret to McMahon’s vocal, and indeed were you to cross Eels with The Band you might have something resembling Shiner.”
Beat Magazine

Date: Friday 29 July
Time: 9.00 PM
Cost: $0
Sean McMahon & The Moonmen (VIC)

The Yearlings + Lucie Thorne (VIC)

Since they met back in 2000, Robyn Chalklen and Chris Parkinson have been making music that exudes raw beauty, honesty, intimacy and passion, have made numerous festival appearances across Australia and internationally and supports include Steve Earle, The Punch Brothers and Justin Townes Earle. The Yearlings give a new strain of acoustic music, distilling Americana alt.country through the filter of distinctly Australian life.

With Parkinson’s signature tones and Chalklen’s hypnotic prose they deliver tunes with a confidence that carries an addictive fragility. Quiet, intimate, raw and powerful, drawing on influences as far reaching as The Band, Gerry Garcia, Karen Dalton and Gillian Welch.

Lucie Thorne:

Lauded for her unique voice, poetic lyricism, and tender-to-gutsy electric guitar playing, Bonfires In Silver City sees Thorne further hone her spacious, gritty, “exquisite miniatures of distilled emotion” (The Canberra Times), with that signature warmth and intimacy for which her live shows have become so renowned.

http://www.luciethorne.com 

 

 

Date: Sunday 31 July
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $10
Tickets at the door
The Yearlings + Lucie Thorne (VIC)

Jodi Martin Band Album Launch + Robyn Martin

Kicking off her national 'Diesel Single Tour', Jodi Martin’s stunning Saltwater Extended Album is out on the 5th August 2016 (MGM). Jodi returns to The Wheaty in full band mode, featuring Steve Pederson on guitar and her sister Robyn Martin on bass with sweet harmonies as only sisters can deliver. A singer/songwriter in her own right, Robyn Martin will be opening the shows nationally, after the two sisters featured together on ABC TV's Back Roads recently. Jodi's stunning Saltwater Extended Album was born on a songwriting road trip across the United States with her mentor, folk legend Arlo Guthrie. Jodi is touring nationally in August and September with the single and music video 'Diesel' - the quirky true story and toe-tapping yarn about op-shopping and keeping what you love on the road, despite the odds!

'If you like James Taylor or Jack Johnson, you'll love Jodi Martin. Authentically Australian.' ARLO GUTHRIE



Date: Sunday 21 August
Time: 4.00 PM
Cost: $15
Tickets at the door
Jodi Martin Band Album Launch + Robyn Martin