Sep
9
6:00 PM18:00

Kelly Brouhaha + Clint Wilson

Shortlisted for the Americana Music Prize in 2018, Kelly Brouhaha’s brand of americana soul is as real as it gets. The South Australian songwriter & multi-instrumentalist spends most of the year around a campfire, travelling in her 1992 Toyota Hiace Van called “Pamela Vanderson”. 

"She's known for having an extraordinarily rare voice" - CLARE BOWDITCH

" An artist with a name you just can't frown at because it's just so much fun, that girls got amazing pipes, she sounds like Amy Whinehouse - but with more of a soulful edge as opposed to a jazz hook" NKECHI ANELE - TRIPLE J ROOTS AND ALL

She's headed to Melbourne for an intimate show with Melbourne's own, Clint Wilson.

View Event →
Sep
12
8:00 PM20:00

Arna Georgia + Hayley Marsten

Hayley Marsten & Arna Georgia hit the road with their ‘'Tour With No Name'. Two of Australian country music’s most promising new talents are joining forces to take their modern version of country and western on the road.

Marsten & Georgia met in 2016 at the prestigious CMAA Academy of Country Music and bonded over their mutual love of witty one liners and straight upcountry
musicality. Since then they have both released EP’s encapsulating those elements of song writing and country music. Hayley Marsten’s EP ‘Lonestar’ as released in June 2017 and debuted at #8 on the ARIA Country Charts and #1 on the AIR (Australian Independent Records Chart). While Arna Georgia’s ‘Midnight Carousel’ reached #3 on the iTunes Country Chart.

Since then they have been frequenting major country music festivals in Australia such as Gympie Muster, Mildura Country Music Festival, Broadbeach Country Music Festival (now Groundwater Festival) , Tamworth Country Music Festival, Deni Ute Muster as well as touring nationally and in America.

View Event →

Gabriella Cohen
Aug
5
5:30 PM17:30

Gabriella Cohen

Gabriella Cohen is packing her bag and heading off to the USA again…. but she needs your help to get there. On August the 5th, you are invited to a special intimate show to fundraise money for her tour. Coincidentally it is her birthday too.

Supported by special guest Bonnie Love.

Doors 5.30pm

Limited tickets available here. This event WILL SELL OUT.

View Event →
Aug
3
8:30 PM20:30

The Weeping Willows + Deborah Helen Wright

Ballads, Boots and Leather: Alternative country and Americana at its real, raw and rootsy best! 

We are very excited to announce a double feature: The Weeping Willows + Deborah Helen Wright & Band

Come on down to cosy Some Velvet Morning and have the cockles of your heart warmed by The Weeping Willows and Deborah Helen Wright & Band at this intimate alternative-country-smorgasbord event. With special guest Allison Forbes, Tamworth's own rebel child. What a line-up! Tickets on sale now through Eventbrite (link below). Limited tickets so hurry, they are not going to last!

 

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ballads-boots-and-leather-the-weeping-willows-deborah-helen-wright-band-tickets-47159111171?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

View Event →
Aug
1
8:00 PM20:00

Johnny & Michael + Annie & Bern

With a drop of Bowie swagger and Amy Winehouse croon, comes Johnny & Michael. From the rock band, Pretty City, Johnny Moretti takes his focus to the mic with good friend Michael Baini from The Sand Dollars putting their love of reverb drenched 60s and dulcet jazz crooners to classic and modern songs. For fans of The Last Shadow Puppets and The Walker Brothers, the duo will be swooning you through a set of songs of love and heart break, leaving you clenching at your chest all night.

"We just really love that era of song craft where songs were effortless and yet complex. They exuded a sense of cinematic grandeur with very little instrumentation. It was all in the voices and some tasteful guitar. And we just wanted to celebrate that and have some fun." Johnny

See them at their debut show on August 1st at Some Velvet Morning with special guests Annie and Bern for their last show as a duo before they become a fully fledged band!

View Event →
Jul
27
8:30 PM20:30

Eddie Nuardo + Honeymoon Bridge

I'm excited to be launching my debut album 'The Good Whiskey Never Lasts' with my band at Some Velvet Morning in Clifton Hill on Friday 27th July. Supporting on the night will be harmony-folk duo Honeymoon Bridge.

Tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/VYIE

Recorded in early 2018 by Myles Mumford, 'The Good Whiskey Never Lasts' features stellar instrumental performances by bluegrass musician Pete Fidler (Bluestone Junction), fiddle player John Bedggood (The Wilson Pickers) and Melbourne country stalwart Luke Richardson (The Stetson Family, Raised By Eagles), with the sweet harmony vocals of Helena Plazza rounding out the album’s sound. 

The veiled widows of Honeymoon Bridge sing haunted harmonies in memory of their belated. The sororal vocals of Steph Brett and Helena Plazza are underpinned by hypnotic acoustic guitar, celtic harp, and the old-time mandolin stylings of Stephen E. Stanisic.

View Event →
Jul
20
8:30 PM20:30

Will Coyote + Carroll Karpany

Cruise on down to the velvety-ist pub in town with ol' mate Will Coyote, and sail into the weekend on a wave of soulful swagger and bittersweet melodies. Joining Will is drummer/percussionist extraordinaire Scott Stronach, and Greta Basham on the sweet sweet harmonies. There's sure to be a few whiskey stomp n' rollers in there, too, sending you off into the night with a pep in your step.

We're all in for a treat with a very special supporting performance from Koori music trailblazer Carroll Karpany, bringing his unique blend of jazz, rock and traditional dreamtime journey songs.

Free Entry
Doors are always open
8pm start

View Event →
Jul
19
8:30 PM20:30

BK : MW + Joanna Kerr & Curtis Reardon

8:30pm - Joanna Kerr & Curtis Reardon
9:45pm - BK : MW with special guest Daniel Beinke


BK : MW
Expanding on over half a decade of collaboration in various projects, vocalist Bianca Kyriacou and guitarist Maximilian West explore the intimacy of composing and performing as a duo. Drawing from styles that allow for an expression of softness, BK : MW aim to create music that makes the listener feel known and included in the closeness of the duo.

Double bassist Daniel Beinke will be joining BK : MW in their first of a series of gigs transforming the duo into a trio, exploring the addition of another instrument and its interaction with the BK : MW material.


JOANNA KERR & CURTIS REARDON
Multifaceted, Melbourne based artist Joanna Kerr joins with guitarist and composer, Curtis Reardon.

Joanna is a vocalist, songwriter/composer, curator and educator. A recent graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, she continues to explore and hone her crafts as a musician, taking on a variety of performance projects, utilising her versatility in solo and duo settings, larger ensembles, and experimental vocal groups. During her Honours year at The University of Melbourne’s Conservatorium of Music, she created The Collaboration Connection, a grant awarded curating project. With a keen ear and a penchant for melding her jazz training with pop sensibility, she adds to her prolific repertoire as a songwriter, working towards releasing her debut album. Her latest collaboration is with up and coming electronic artist and drummer, BARNARD, on the single "Separation Street".

Curtis is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, where he was awarded the Marion Thomas Scholarship and received the Allan Zavod Jazz Fusion Composition Award. Since graduating, he has been involved in a variety of projects as an arranger, session musician, and composer. As a guitarist Curtis explores the harmonic possibilities of the instrument whilst maintaining a melodic voice and draws on a knowledge of jazz and classical music to add colour to his music.

View Event →
Jul
18
8:00 PM20:00

Tess Guthrie + Belle Harlo

The music of these two glorious women and their guitars will fly at you like a sweet smelling breeze on a sunlit morning. 
Come escape the winter and get cosy at SOME VELVET MORNING, Wednesday 18th of July.

Belle writes songs about love and loss and sings with soul seeping through her every melody. Born in the Blue Mountains and having lived in Byron for many years, Belle now resides in Melbourne carrying tales from many different lives lived.

Tess grew up on the beaches of Torquay and mostly writes about having existential crises while falling in love and/or being a raging feminist. She moved to Melbourne to study math and philosophy and can safely report that the existential angst has only increased.

View Event →
Jul
17
8:00 PM20:00

Fishmonger + Bella Quinlan

While you've all been out dancing and getting haircuts, Fishmonger have been quietly working away in the front room at Carni and have a sack of new wares to show you. 

Please join us at SVM on Tuesday the 17th for an intimate evening of hard soft rock. 

Support from the inimitable Bella Quinlan.

Free entry!

Xx

View Event →
Jul
13
8:30 PM20:30

Courtney Robb + Mandy Connell

Adelaide singer/songwriter Courtney Robb has been a mainstay on the Australian folk scene for many years. She wants you to feel what she feels as she moves between the lines of country-infused folk and blues. Robb’s charged delivery demands something of her listener as the imperfections and fragility of her stories reveal themselves. This show sees her joined by a harmonica player Snooks La Vie to unleash her fourth studio album, You Are Not Alone.

It has been nearly 4 years since Robb’s last studio album, and it is clear she has used the time well. This new album sees a confident and mature artist emerge, with stellar performances of finely crafted songs. At times gutsy and confronting and other times intimate and delicate. 

With special guest Mandy Connell, this is set to be a night of stirring songwriting and intimate performances. One Melbourne show only, not to be missed. 

View Event →
Jul
12
8:30 PM20:30

EDDE + Charlie Wilde + Jacob Fitzgerald

It's a Homecoming! 

EDDE and Charlie Wilde return to their native Melbourne for a special one off show with Jacob Fitzgerald as a special guest! 

EDDE has been killing it in Perth for long time now and has regularly amazed crowds with her incredible vocal looping and honest delivery. EDDE has spent much of 2018 recording her highly anticipated and soon to be released EP 'Carmen VanDiego', inspired by her experiences travelling the country. The EP has been described as "self indulgently personal" and "Intimate" in it's lyrical content. 

Charlie Wilde has progressed quickly since he began gigging in early 2018, playing sets in many of Perth's music hotspots such as Holmes & Co and The Sewing Room. Charlie has taken time off to bring his music to a band but returns to his solo roots for this very special one-off performance in front of a home crowd. 

Jacob Fitzgerald is a Singer/Songwriter from Melbourne, Australia. With a upbeat personality and captivating stage presence, Jacob's love for music is shown through every song he performs. With just his acoustic guitar and distinct vocal tone, Jacob adds unique twists on songs he covers and performs his original music with heart and soul.

Homecoming will take place at 'Some Velvet Morning' on the 12th of July, tickets at the door for $8

View Event →
Jul
11
7:30 PM19:30

Rachael Comte + GraceJean

The first offering from Rachael Comte's forthcoming debut album, 'Problem With Men' is tongue-in-cheek, yet surprisingly earnest and captures the humour and humility of starting a new relationship. 

8pm Grace Jean
9pm Rachael Comte

$10/$8 on the door. 
 

View Event →
Zac Eichner + Luke Carlino
Jul
6
8:00 PM20:00

Zac Eichner + Luke Carlino

Rock Salt presents Zac Eichner // The Neversink Tour. 

With special guest: Luke Carlino.

Echoing the sonic virtue of Nick Murphy (Chet Faker) & Bon Iver is Adelaide artist, Zac Eichner. Zac is about to undertake his second national tour in support of his latest release 'Dream, please'. 

Recorded by Matt Cooper Productions in the Adelaide Hills; 'Dream, please' gives the listener a raw & powerful vocal that hovers above layers of impactful production. 

Zac has recently signed with management company 'Rock Salt' & together they have curated a weekend of their favorite acts to perform at 'The Happy Sally Takeover' in Adelaide on July 27 & 28. 

View Event →
H. + Alana Lorenzon
Jul
4
7:30 PM19:30

H. + Alana Lorenzon

After launching her debut EP ‘26 letters’ in March 2017, h. has been performing in her hometown of Canberra and new home in Sydney for the better part of a year. This June, h. will release her much-anticipated second EP ‘Everything’s on TV Now Anyway’ and celebrate this release with an east coast tour. Joined on stage by her good friend Marcella on the fiddle, here’s a taste of what you can expect… 

‘The crowd were transfixed, with many seated on the floor, the stage high above them. Couples were putting arms around each other and holding hands as […] lyrics of love and loss washed over us, perfectly matched with Marcella's violin.’ – Kate Russell, The Noise Floor

‘Folk is inclusive, folk is human and folk is sincere. With 26 Letters, h. embodies the genre’s ideal with compassion and careful consideration.’ – Happy Mag

‘h. Oh my god. This set put me in a strange, dystopian landscape of dreaminess. The kind of music that you lie down on your bed and cry to, not because it’s sad, but because it’s beautiful.’ – Alice Worley, BMA

Opening the night will be Alanna Lorenzon. Her songs combine bittersweet melodies and delicate finger-picked ukulele and guitar to tell stories about melancholia and desire.

Music from 8pm, free show

View Event →
Anthonie Tonnon (NZ) + James Fahy
Jul
3
7:30 PM19:30

Anthonie Tonnon (NZ) + James Fahy

Anthonie Tonnon is a performer originally from Dunedin, Aotearoa. Since releasing the album, Successor in 2015, which saw him nominated for two of New Zealand's highest music prizes, he has toured an eclectic solo set widely, touring with Nadia Reid in Europe, The Veils in North America and The Netherlands, and The Chills on a far reaching tour of New Zealand towns. 

The current show combines traditional and electronic musicianship, a surreal sense of storytelling and physical movement.

Interested in the fluid boundary between organic and synthesized sound, Tonnon currently performs on a Synthstrom Deluge - a new electronic instrument designed in Wellington, and a storied, 1968 semi-hollow body guitar. His latest release is the EP Two Free Hands - available from his website - www.anthonietonnon.com.

View Event →
Oliver Downes + Turbo
Jul
1
6:00 PM18:00

Oliver Downes + Turbo

Singer-songwriter Oliver Downes is going into the studio in early July to begin recording his second album of original music. Having corralled some of Melbourne's finest young jazz musicians together, he'll be trying out some new material as well as new arrangements of some old.

'...Soaring melodies and sharp wit in equal measure’ (Tone Deaf)

Turbo plays lusciously haunting piano art. Thoughtful & spacious, she gently stirs a cauldron of classical-infused antifolk & poetic piano pop. Turbo’s brew is potent, her storytelling captivating, & leaves audiences drunk on song.

View Event →
Charlie Belle + Lola Sola
Jun
30
8:30 PM20:30

Charlie Belle + Lola Sola

Charlie Belle (www.charliebellemusic.com) is a band local to the Live Music Capital of the World— Austin, TX. With over 120 individual press placements, Charlie Belle's debut EP Get To Know hit the industry with a bang. However, a lot can happen in three years and with a bit more musical maturity under their belts, The duo has spent the last year writing and recording two 5-song EPs close to home. This will be a rare show played at the end of a semester abroad, and won't be anything shy of what WIRED Magazine calls “the most infectious kind of power-pop.”

Lola Sola (https://www.facebook.com/lolasola.music) will be joining, bring some friends and have a grand time :)

View Event →
Meiwa 'Wonder' Single Launch
Jun
29
8:30 PM20:30

Meiwa 'Wonder' Single Launch

TIckets: $10

Join Meiwa and special guests for an intimate debut release of 'Wonder'.

‘Wonder’ takes you on a mesmerizing journey as Meiwa expresses her heartfelt emotions with vulnerability, authentic candor, and touchingly beautiful vocals.

Canadian singer-songwriter Meiwa has earned international praise with her maturely thoughtful lyricism and subtly sophisticated, genre-melding creativity that reflects an artist who is adroitly expanding her musical horizons.

"I love the natural character of “Wonder,” its ability to be emotionally resonating, but not lose its charm and free-spirit."
- The Permanent Rain Press

Listen to 'Wonder' now: http://www.soundcloud.com/meiwamusic/wonder

Special guests: 8:30pm
Meiwa: 9:30pm
 

View Event →
SOLD OUT Alana Wilkinson + Ella Belfanti
Jun
26
7:30 PM19:30

SOLD OUT Alana Wilkinson + Ella Belfanti

After a summer of music festivals, house concerts and shows around Australia and New Zealand, Alana Wilkinson has landed back in Melbourne for the winter. Shifting the focus from live show to notebook and studio, Alana is set to spend this winter writing and working on her next EP. You're invited to be a part of this intimate show and hear some never before heard tunes and the EP tracks before they are released.

View Event →
Ruby Gill + Keegan Joyce + Gena Rose Bruce
Jun
24
6:00 PM18:00

Ruby Gill + Keegan Joyce + Gena Rose Bruce

how many songwriters does it take to change a lightbulb? three, in this case, if the lightbulb in question is the one perched precariously atop the old piano on the some velvet morning stage in clifton hill. 

come illuminate some bits of the human condition with Ruby GillKeegan JoyceGena Rose Bruce and the photons kindly sponsored by the invention of electricity. 

doors at 7pm, wine all night, whine until about 11pm. wintery solstice songs coming your way. 

ps. to manage expectations, we are not electricians, nor self-sufficient, and cannot change the lightbulbs. we'll sing though.

View Event →
Jun
21
7:30 PM19:30

Othrship (SYD) + Brenda

Othrship: othrship.bandcamp.com
Othrship is the solo project of guitarist, banjoist and singer Henry Manuell (Low Down Riders, The Rider). Hailing from Sydney the band play a blend of psychedelic rock mixed with alternative.

Brenda: https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/brenda
BRENDA is a gunky soup of funk, soul and indie rock, recorded straight to the trash bin in his desktop. With Influences such as The Menahan Street Band, Mac "the" Marco and Ween, Brenda serves up Diagon Alley style jams. 'Think Nothing Of It', which came out in January 2017, set the tone for a delirious hang, while his second offering 'You're No Barry White', released in July of the same year, continues the series in a turn for the worst. Keep your ears peeled for round three! Buon appetite!

View Event →