Melting Pot – Funk, Jazz & Blues

MELTING POT
A monthly series by Redbrick & Music ACT

We’re bringing Melting Pot back to the Capital! An intimate night of original & improvised funk, soul, jazz & blues by some of very best in the scene. John Mackey’s Melting Pot band will be joined by special guest, Sydney-based pianist & composer, Matt McMachon. Matt has performed with many of Australia’s most respected musicians. He has received several awards and has released three of his own albums, as well as seven in collaboration with others. The evening will be full of local booze, nibbles + tasteful tunes.

EVENT DATES – 25.06, 30.07, 20.08, 17.09, 22.10, 19.11

Tickets are $18 – $120 from Humanitix.

Wines by local winemaker Bryan Martin – Ravensworth
Froths by Capital Brewing Co. and Heaps Normal
Charcuterie by Bower + Wilde

8 – DOORS OPEN

8.30 – JEP
JEP is becoming the go-to, young jazz act for venues across Canberra. Their fresh improvisational sound combines synths, bass groove and hypnotic beats. With a focus on original tunes, this dynamic trio fuses elements of jazz, funk, hip-pop and straight up groove.

Jamie Rea – Keys
Peter Campion – Drums
Even Marshalsey – Bass

9.30 – 11.30 JOHN MACKEY’S MELTING POT

John Mackey – Saxophone
Miroslav Bukovsky – Trumpet
Greg Stott – Guitar
Jason Varlet – Bass
Mark Sutton – Drums
Mark Webber – Laptop
Matt McMachon (Sydney) – Keys

Date
Fri Jun 25
8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Location
Makeshift by Red Brick


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