A bevy of local, interstate and international artists will be in the house at Doo-Bop in the month of July. Kicking off on Sunday 1st July is an Australian/German collaboration MFG – Gemma Farrell (tenor sax, Melbourne), Nico Maas (guitar, Germany, Thomas Goralski (paino, Germany/Switzerland), Kane Shaw (bass, Perth) and Ryan Daunt (drums, Perth). Other interstaters brushing through Doo-Bop are Sydney’s David Theak with his 8 piece group called THOOPER THAX v2 who will pay “homage to the saxophone” on Thursday 5th July. David is collaborating with a stellar lineup from Brisbane. Melbourne-based drummer,
Aaron McCullough is joining forces with local musicians on Thursday 12 July to launch his new release “Provenience” as part of a national tour. On Saturday 14th July, gifted international drummer, Michael Pigneguy (soon to be Perth-based) forms a sextet with top rate local musicians feat. James Sandon for a night of big grooves, lush textures and soaring melodies.
While Sydney-based outfit, Tangents, with their artful mix of acoustic and electronic music, will be heading up to Doo-Bop on their national CD release tour called “New Bodies” on 25th July. Other interstaters making their way across the borders are favourites such as Dan Barnett, on trombone and vocals from Sydney, along with Sydney saxophonist, Andrew Robertson (who has toured with Michael Buble, Boy George, George Benson, Frank Valli, Michael Feinstein…) and Todd Hardy on trumpet, now based in northern NSW. Doing her debut performance at Doo-Bop will be Parissa Bouas from NSW along with unique pianist/barimbau player and “master storyteller”, Sean Mackenzie.