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Summer 2021 – Ruby’s Summer Socials

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SIMA Presents Ruby’s Summer Socials at Joynton Avenue Creative Centre supported by the City of Sydney

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THIS SERIES CONTINUES INTO AUTUMN!
APRIL & MAY EVENTS – HERE

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Friday January 29 – 6pm
The Sonic Drops
Joynton Avenue Creative Centre

Reggae makes a date with jazz and the combination is perfect Friday night fare. Beguiling beats and classic bassline grooves, a feel-good evening of jazz arrangements of classic Reggae and Jamaican songs by artists including Jackie Mittoo, The Skatalites, Delroy Wilson, Ernest Ranglin, Monty Alexander, Sly & Robbie, Toots & The Maytals and Bob Marley.

Al Goodman (keys) Abel Cross (bass) Jared Underwood (drums)[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Book Here” style=”outline-custom” outline_custom_color=”#0a0002″ outline_custom_hover_background=”#dbabb7″ outline_custom_hover_text=”#ffffff” shape=”square” size=”lg” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Feventbrite.com.au%2Fe%2Frubys-summer-socials-the-sonic-drops-tickets-135541894455%3Faff%3Derelexpmlt||target:%20_blank|” css=”.vc_custom_1610898562474{margin-top: -20px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1562905382596{margin-right: 50px !important;margin-left: 50px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”4978″ img_size=”400 x 400″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1611037982158{margin-top: -40px !important;border-top-width: 0px !important;border-right-width: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;border-left-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}”]

Friday February 12 – 6pm
The Spyglass Gypsies
Joynton Avenue Creative Centre

Combining traditional French gypsy songs with swinging originals, Spyglass Gypsies bring the bygone days of bohemian Paris to the present. This energetic and playful ensemble sets feet tapping.

Richard Ashby and Cameron Jones (Manouche guitars), Loretta Palmeiro (clarinet and soprano saxophone), Andrew Scott (accordion) and Shannon Haritos (bass)[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Book Here” style=”outline-custom” outline_custom_color=”#0a0002″ outline_custom_hover_background=”#dbabb7″ outline_custom_hover_text=”#ffffff” shape=”square” size=”lg” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eventbrite.com.au%2Fe%2Frubys-summer-socials-the-spyglass-gypsies-tickets-135549800101%3Faff%3Derelexpmlt||target:%20_blank|” css=”.vc_custom_1610898590054{margin-top: -20px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1562905382596{margin-right: 50px !important;margin-left: 50px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”4982″ img_size=”400 x 400″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Friday February 26 – 6pm
Arthur Washington Sexytet
Joynton Avenue Creative Centre

Arthur Washington brings an evening of intimate swing singer Tilly Street performing a program of timeless jazz classics.  You can expect an evening of whimsical numbers, up tempo numbers and of course luscious ballads.

Arthur Washington (guitar), Tilly Street (vocals), Matt Lamb (bass) and Abby Constable (drums).

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Friday March 12 – 6pm
Crawfish Po’ Boys
Joynton Avenue Creative Centre

Trumpeter Eamon Dilworth leads us in a rollick through the New Orleans song book. Inspired by the music of Dr John, Professor Longhair and Kermit Ruffins, the Crawfish Po’ Boys bring together some of Australia’s finest jazz and funk musicians to create the sound of a Creole City street party.

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Friday March 26 – 6pm
Mary Heart Trio
Joynton Avenue Creative Centre

Mary Heart’s rip-roaring, foot-stomping rhythm and blues plays homage to beloved jazz and 50’s rock and roll classics. Let her cast a retro-spell of dance halls and speakeasies with the hot sounds of New Orleans, rockabilly rhythms and endless energy.

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