Details for Bluegrass at Yulli’s for February

Willing Ponies
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Everyone’s favourite Sydney bluegrass jam and performance night, Bluegrass @ Yulli’s, is back with a bang for 2017. After their traditional bluegrass picnic in January, Bluegrass @ Yulli’s will this month head back into the upstairs bar at Yulli’s in Sydney’s Surry Hills.

As always the night will kick off at 6pm with an all-welcome jam sessions where you’re invited to bring your own banjo, guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle or whatever and get stuck in. Then from 8pm Sydney country and bluegrass band The Willing Ponies will take to the stage with their unique brand of original folk music.

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s takes place on the 22nd February. For more information check out the official Facebook event here.

The Seymour Centre Courtyard Sessions Announce Lineup for 2017

The Courtyard Sessions
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This summer live, intimate music returns to the courtyard of The Seymour Centre in Sydney with the announcement of the 2017 Courtyard Sessions lineup.

The Courtyard Sessions are a free event every Friday night from the 13th January to the 17th March, featuring some of Sydney and Australia’s favourite up and coming artists, including a lot of Timber and Steel alumni such as Imogen Clark, Leroy Lee, Jordie Lane, Taryn La Fauci, Skyscraper Stan, The Cruisin’ Deuces and more.

The Courtyard Sessions kick off at 6pm each Friday night and will feature bar, BBQ, vintage games and more.

Check out the full line up below:

Friday 13th January – Imogen Clark
Friday 20th January – Leroy Lee
Friday 27th January – Jordie Lane
Friday 3rd February – BUOY
Friday 10th February – Frank Sultana
Friday 17th February – In The Round: Singer/Songwriter Night feat. Taryn La Fauci, Sabrina Soares, Melanie Dyer
Friday 24th February – Amber Rae Slade
Friday 3rd March – Skyscraper Stan
Friday 10th March – The Cruisin’ Deuces
Friday 17th March – Goldheist

For more information on The Courtyard Sessions check out the official Facebook page here.

The Porch Sessions Head Out on Tour

Porch Sessions
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Regular Adelaide indie-folk night The Porch Sessions are about to spread the love with their first ever tour through South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

This is the first time The Porch Sessions will be heading out of Adelaide and to celebrate they have three amazing singer songwriters in tow – Stu Larsen, Luke Thompson and Tim Moore.

The Porch Sessions brings live music to porches, verandahs and backyards, presenting some of the countries best artists in an intimate setting.

To get tickets to the tour check out the official page here. The full list of dates is below:

Wednesday 4th January – Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, Port Elliot, SA
Friday 6th January – The Cantina, Robe, SA
Sunday 8th January – Illowa, VIC
Wednesday 11th January – Lorne, VIC
Friday 13th January – Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 15th January – Bacchus Marsh, VIC
Wednesday 18th January – Wollongong, NSW
Friday 20th January – Sydney (Croydon Park), NSW
Sunday 22nd January – Sydney (Chatswood), NSW

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s Announce 2016 Christmas Show

Sweet Jelly Rolls
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It’s December which means many of our favourite regular nights around the country are wrapping up for the year. And for Bluegrass @ Yulli’s in Sydney that means it’s time for a party.

The monthly jam and intimate performance night will be celebrating the season next Wednesday 14th December at Yulli’s in Surry Hills.

As always the night will kick off at 6pm with an all-invited bluegrass and old time jam – so make sure you come along with your mando, banjo, guitar or voice.

Then at 8pm local roots duo The Sweet Jelly Rolls (above) will be taking to the stage to help Bluegrass @ Yulli’s wrap up 2016 in style.

The night is 100% free – for more information check out the official Facebook event here.

Bluegrassified – Bluegrass @ Yulli’s UNHCR Fundraiser

Shelley's Murder Boys
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This month’s Bluegrass @ Yulli’s in Sydney is a very special show indeed as its their annual birthday UNHCR Fundraiser. Rather than the usual format which sees a feature artist or two take to the stage, the fundraiser will feature a bunch of Sydney’s top folk and bluegrass acts banging out a couple of tunes each all with the theme “Bluegrassified”.

Announced so far for the night are Shelley’s Murder Boys (above), Whoa Mule, The Plough, Mark, Ant & Gordon and The Willing Ponies. The bands will be playing bluegrass versions of songs from other genres such as Rock, Pop, Country and more.

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s takes place this Wednesday 16th November is free – but there will be the chance to donate to UNHCR throughout the show. As always Bluegrass @ Yulli’s kicks off with an all-invited jam session at 6pm – so bring down your fiddle, mando, guitar and more and join in the fun.

For more information check out the official Facebook event here.

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s for August 2016

Southern Gentlemen
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This Wednesday Bluegrass @ Yulli’s once again takes over the upstairs bar at Yulli’s Restaurant in Sydney for a night of pickin’ and jammin’.

Kicking off at 6pm, the first two hours of Bluegrass @ Yulli’s is dedicated to an all in bluegrass jam. Musicians are welcome to bring their mando, banjo, bass, fiddle or whatever they can pluck and play for to join in one of the best sessions in the city.

Then from 8pm The Southern Gentlemen from south of Sydney will take the stage to delight the audience with beautiful acoustic music and four part harmonies. Sounds pretty exciting.

As always Bluegrass @ Yulli’s is free entry. For more information check out the official Facebook event here.

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s for July 2016

Oh Willy Dear
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If you’re looking to keep warm on these cold July nights in Sydney then you can’t go past this month’s edition of Bluegrass @ Yulli’s.

The regular jam and performance night will be taking place as usual upstairs at Yulli’s in Surry Hills on Wednesday 20th July.

At 6pm it’s an all in jam where you’re invited to bring along your instrument and play along with some of Sydney’s finest musicians – or just watch on if being an audience member is more your thing.

Then from 8pm the feature artist will take to the stage – and this month is Timber and Steel favourites Oh Willy Dear which we’re so excited about.

As always Bluegrass @ Yulli’s is free entry. For more information check out the official Facebook event here.

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s for June 2016

Stillhouse Union
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Next Wednesday the 15th Sydney bluegrass night Bluegrass @ Yulli’s returns for its June session and it’s looking like a massive night of music.

As always the night will kick off at 6pm with an all-in jam. Anyone with a smattering of musical talent and a love of folk, bluegrass and old time music is welcome to come down with their fiddle, mando, guitar, banjo or whatever and join in with some of Sydney’s finest musicians. It’s serious fun.

Then from 8pm not one but two of Sydney’s favourite bluegrass bands will be taking to the stage to fill our ears with sweet sweet music. Burnt Creek Deviation Bluegrass Band and Stillhouse Union will no doubt get your feet tapping and your hands clapping.

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s takes place at Yulli’s in Surry Hills on Wednesday 15th June and entry is free. For more information check out the official Facebook event here.

Little Features Celebrates its Fourth Birthday

Lacey Cole
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For four years now one regular night in Sydney has become synonymous with fine indie-folk music – the wonderful Little Features.

This Saturday 28th May Little Features will be celebrating their fourth birthday in style with an amazing lineup of some of their favourite artists. Gracing the stage for this very special show will be Em George, Liam Gale, Maia Marsh and Lacey Cole and The Lazy Colts (above).

As always Little Feature will take place in the intimate surroundings of Sydney’s Hibernian House. Tickets for the show are $20 and the night is BYO.

For more information check out the official Facebook event here.



Bluegrass @ Yulli’s for April 2016

The Willing Ponies
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Sydney if you’ve been hanging out for your monthly does of bluegrass goodness, never fear – Bluegrass @ Yulli’s have announced their April show for next Wednesday the 27th.

As always the night will kick off with an all-in jam from 6pm where anyone can bring down an instrument and pick their way through a bunch of bluegrass and old-time standards. The jam still remains one of my favourite things to do each month – it gives players the opportunity to play with some of Sydney’s best regardless of their skill level.

Then from 8pm we’ll be treated to a performance from local bluegrass, old-time and Americana band The Willing Ponies. Fronted by Ricky Pannowitz and Paul Abrahams, The Willing Ponies are guaranteed to entertain.

Bluegrass @ Yulli’s takes place upstairs at Yulli’s in Surry Hills. For more information check out the official Facebook event here.

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