Vince Jones comes to town
Feb06

Vince Jones comes to town

Australia’s foremost jazz vocalist, Vince Jones, is heading to the peninsula on March 9, leading a celebration of one of rock’s greatest music performers, Van Morrison. With his reputation as a remarkable interpreter of jazz songs, Jones will lead the specially formed seven-piece Astral Orchestra, spearheaded by musical director, Matt McMahon, as they bring to life two of Van’s most cherished albums, Astral Weeks and Moondance. “The...

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The Tea Party’s Jeff Martin set to take Frankston by storm
Dec01

The Tea Party’s Jeff Martin set to take Frankston by storm

By ANDREW DIXON Few rock bands exude a musical culture born of global influence with the finesse and polish of The Tea Party. 1.6 million albums sold worldwide under EMI and a cult Australian following are testament to that. The Canadian rockers took an extended break in 2005 but have come back with a vengeance, touring extensively in Australia and Canada and even releasing a new album since reforming in 2011. Frontman Jeff Martin now...

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The Bamboos release best of album
Nov19

The Bamboos release best of album

Celebrating 15 years of making music in 2015, Australia’s The Bamboos have long established themselves as one of the leading soul band on the global scene. Tru Thoughts mark this milestone on 27th November with this compilation of some of the bands greatest moments on the label, handpicked by the band, as well as three exclusive live tracks. The Bamboos recorded some of their most beloved and classic works while signed to esteemed UK...

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Filmmakers get your shorts on
Oct15

Filmmakers get your shorts on

Peninsula Short Film Fest is now open for entry and next year’s Festival is set to be the biggest and best yet. Filmmakers of any level are invited to submit a short film of up to eight minutes in length by Friday 18 December. We’re anticipating a crowd of 5,000 people at the Village Green next year,” festival director Steve Bastoni said. “This is a great opportunity for filmmakers to have their short film seen by a large crowd,...

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Be pleasantly surprised
Oct15

Be pleasantly surprised

Tucked away in a back lane of Mornington under a marquee, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find a tranquil, friendly and relaxed environment with casual dining. In 2007 Onde Fine Food Café (known as GERRY’S PLACE) was opened with its distinctly unique and quaint Mediterranean style café and gift shop. Onde has become a multi-award winning café, with fabulous staff, Chef Sam (Salvatore) and Emily. Onde offer a great breakfast...

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