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Sunday, August 1, 2021

WANITA

POSTPONED

Doors Open 2.30pm Show 3pm

Owning the red hair and lipstick beyond persona, there is no doubt the crown has always belonged to Wanita as Australia’s Queen of Honky Tonk. This August at Archies sees Wanita showcase her third and most recent album I’m Wanita – recorded by Billy Yates and Larry Beaird at the world-renowned Beaird Studios in Nashville. Being described as being so consistently good by US country music legend Billy Yates, it’s no surprise that Wanita’s voice is respected around the world. A MUST SEE!

Reserved Seats $27 +bf

General Admission $20 +bf

$20 @ The Door (If still available)

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Alister Turrill

Lunch from 12pm, Show @ 3pm

Come witness one of Australia's finest blues musicians in action at Archies Creek Hotel this August as ALISTER TURIILL hits the stage for a Sunday arvo sesh. Alister has shared the stage with some of Australia's most respected blues artists including; Jeff Lang, Geoff Achison and Lloyd Spiegel on several occasions and has supported the likes of Charlie Parr (US), Ash Grunwald, Kim Churchill, Steve Smyth, Tim Freedman and Shane Howard. 2 Lunch Sessions: 12pm - 1.30pm and 1.30pm -3pm BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

FREE ENTRY

Friday, August 6, 2021

TRACEY MILLER & THE AIRMAIL SPECIALS

Door Open 7.30pm, Show 8pm

Songstress queen of the Creek TRACEY MILLER will be singing up a storm this August @ Archies. Tracey will be backed by a genuine superstar band including everyone's favourite guitar slinger SAM LEMANN plus JAMES GILLIGAN & GRANT ARTHUR. A must see!

FREE ENTRY!

Saturday, August 7, 2021

LIZ STRINGER (SOLO)

TIX ON SALE FRI 25th JUNE @ 9am!

Doors 7.30pm, Showtime 8pm @ Archies Creek Hall

Melbourne born musician Liz Stringer has become one of Australia’s most admired and versatile songwriters and instrumentalists over a 12 year, 6 album career. Stringer is a venerated guitarist and vocalist, her notoriously powerful live performances and melodically rich, story-based songs proving a potent force. To celebrate her 6th studio album release, Liz is embarking on a special and unique solo tour, stopping off at Archies Creek this August.

Reserved Seating $35 +bf

General Admission $28 +bf

$30 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Sunday, August 8, 2021

JULIA JACKLIN (SOLO)

TIX ON SALE FRI 02 JUL @ 12pm

Doors 7pm, Show 7.30pm @ Archies Creek Hall

If her debut album Don’t Let The Kids Win established Julia Jacklin as an artist to watch, her 2019 follow up Crushing solidified Jacklin as one of the songwriters of her generation. It frequented end of year lists, was nominated for 6 ARIA Awards, and both US and UK independent music awards, and led to sold out shows the world over. Jacklin has released a 7” for the treasured Sub Pop label, an original Christmas song and a Björk cover with RVG in the 15 months since Covid began, but now she is back on tour in July and August for a series of rare solo performances, in which she’ll draw on songs from across her entire catalogue and give fans some never before heard songs. Feel the full weight of her talents as she distills her craft to its most profound, majestic and empowering self.

General Admission $50 +bf

$50 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Sunday, August 8, 2021

ROLLER ONE + GEORGIA KNIGHT & Band

Free Entry!

Doors Open 2.30pm

This August, we have not one but two amazing acts sharing the Hotel stage for an afternoon of fine tunes. ROLLER ONE encompass an astral folk and alt-country vibe and are influenced by the rich Melbourne music scene. GEORGIA KNIGHT is known for her resonant vocal range which can change in an instant from ear-whisperingly close to frenzied thrash. Her guitar playing style is similar, with uninhibited chord progressions.

Free Entry

Thursday, August 12, 2021

DEBORAH CONWAY & WILLY ZYGIER 'SONGS FROM THE BOOK OF LIFE'

Doors 7.30pm, Show 8pm @ Archies Creek Hall

Deborah Conway has been a musician for 40 years, has played countless live shows from stadiums to lounge rooms; has recorded a lot of songs, has produced records, shows, tours & festivals. Conway met Willy Zygier in 1991 and together they have released 10 albums. This August, Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier present Songs From The Book Of Life, a career spanning selection of music and stories. There is unflinching honesty, humour, revelation and a reflexive desire to let it all hang out. And some damn fine tunes!

Reserved Seating $38 +bf

$40 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Friday, August 13, 2021

NICK CARVER & THE MEAN STREET BUTCHERS

Pizza & Live Music - Free Entry!

Doors Open 6pm

Nick Carver & the Mean St Butchers begin 2021 with the release of their new single Pony. A heavy psychedelic affair, the song was stitched together out of pre-COVID jams, and some lockdown love in Nick’s studio. The band brings their dynamic and emotional show back to Archies Creek this August.

Free Entry

Saturday, August 14, 2021

DALLAS CRANE + DRAUGHT DODGERS

Doors 7.30pm, Showtime 8pm @ Archies Creek Hall

It's double the rock treat at Archies Creek this August! Dallas Crane have become enduring champions of the Australian rock ‘n' roll scene, marching forth as trend-proof mainstays whilst the Draught Dodgers, Tim Rogers' brand new guitar spanking outfit fronted by Diamond Jack Davies, alongside rhythmical section Evan Richards & Mick Sayers, take to the stage for a night of soul saving rock 'n' roll dance music. NOT TO BE MISSED!

General Admission $30 +bf

$33 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Sunday, August 15, 2021

SING A SONG OF SIXPENCE

Feat. FREYA JOSEPHINE-HOLLICK, MICK THOMAS, LIAM GERNER, DELSINKI, JIMMY PHOENIX + JUSTIN BRADY (Things Of Stone & Wood)

Doors 2.30pm, Showtime 3pm @ Archies Creek Hall

Songs are magical things: some fall suddenly from the ether, others are a slow labour of love. All songwriters say it. Everyone has heard it. Universally, they’re inspired from personal experiences and observations of life and human nature. In reverence of such alchemy, Delsinki presents “Sing a Song of Sixpence” - which brings the tradition of a writer's round to audiences. Artists share the bare bones of their songs and the stories behind them. In an intimate and informal setting, it becomes poignant , and unpredictable. Audiences get an insight into the process and the magic, and feel closer to the songs as a result. A unique and entertaining heartfelt experience, Sing a Song of Sixpence is a series of concerts presented across many of Victoria's iconic regional towns featuring an incredible line-up of artists & musicians.

Reserved Seats $37 +bf

$37 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Friday, August 20, 2021

SAND BROTHERS

Pizza & Live Music - Free Entry!

Door Open 6pm

It's live music and pizza night! Possibly the best band in Korumburra and surrounding districts are returning to Archies this August. They describe their sound as an intense summer storm, clearing at around five in the afternoon leaving a golden light and slight breeze coming from the south west.

Free Entry

Saturday, August 21, 2021

'FOREVER YOUNG' A BOB DYLAN 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Feat. Mick Thomas, Angie Hart, Gallie, Lisa Miller, Rob Snarski, Rebecca Barnard, Charles Jenkins, Kelly Day, Van Walker, Charm Of Finches

SOLD OUT!

After 3 sold out shows in Melbourne, we at Archies Creek are delighted to celebrate Bob’s 80th with “Forever Young – A Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Celebration”. Backed by THE LUMINARIES a band hand-picked by the maestro SHANE O'MARA and performed over two big sets our million-dollar birthday bash will feature a cast of Australia's finest vocalists and Dylanophiles, each performing songs that are enmeshed in the very fabric of their musical lives. A MUST SEE!

Reserved Seating $58 +bf

General Admission $43 +bf

$45 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Sunday, August 22, 2021

'FOREVER YOUNG' A BOB DYLAN 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

SOLD OUT!

Doors 2.30pm, Showtime 3pm @ Archies Creek Hall

After 3 sold out shows in Melbourne and 1 in Archies Creek, we are delighted to celebrate another show. Backed by THE LUMINARIES a band hand-picked by the maestro SHANE O'MARA and performed over two big sets our million-dollar birthday bash will feature a cast of Australia's finest vocalists and Dylanophiles, each performing songs that are enmeshed in the very fabric of their musical lives. A MUST SEE!

Reserved Seating $58 +bf

General Admission $43 +bf

$45 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Saturday, August 28, 2021

XANI KOLAC (Duo)

Doors from 6pm Show 8pm

Fuelled by a fiercely limitless vision for the magnitude of her craft, violinist and collaborator, Xani Kolac is amongst the most celebrated musicians of her generation. An AU Review Best Live Instrumentalist award nominee and ten-year stalwart of the Australian indie scene as a member of The Twoks, Xani has since joined forces with Tim Rogers, Kate Miller-Heidke, Jens Lekman, Kate Ceberano, My Friend The Chocolate Cake and Clare Bowditch, appearing live in the multi-award-winning Come From Away (2019-21) and onstage at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and ABC’s RocKwiz. Catch Xani performing for one night only with Brooke Custerson (drums).

Dinner & Show $49 +bf

General Admission $25 +bf

$25 @ The Door (If still available)

Sunday, August 29, 2021

THE BACKSLIDERS

SOLD OUT!

Doors 2.30pm, Showtime 3pm @ Archies Creek Hall

Multi-award winning blues act, Backsliders return to Victoria showcasing their latest album ‘Bonecrunch’, their 15th and most varied album to date. Backsliders are renowned for energetic and captivating live shows and this promises to be just that. Celebrated slide guitarist and vocalist, Dom Turner, and drum and percussion virtuoso Rob Hirst joined by blues harmonica great, Ian Collard are set to take you on an eclectic blues-music journey.

Reserved Seating $45 +bf

$45 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Sunday, September 12, 2021

MATT JOE GOW (Trio)

Doors from 2.30pm Show 3pm

Music Victoria award winner Matt Joe Gow and his Trio bring a distinctive brand of Americana music to Archies Creek Hotel for the very first time this September. The show will be intimate and acoustic and will find Matt Joe Gow in trio form with long time guitarist Andy Pollock and duet partner Katya Harrop; and in this setting the trio will launch Matt's brand new single. This will be the debut performance of the song from his upcoming album, the follow up to the Music Victoria Award Winning album "Break Rattle And Roll". An important time to bring people together through a shared love of music after the many lockdowns - come along for the ride and be there for this one off opportunity!

General Admission $15 +bf

$15 @ The Door (If still available)

Thursday, September 16, 2021

MESS ESQUE

Feat. Mick Turner (Dirty3) and Helen Franzmann (Mckisko)

Doors Open 7.30pm Show 8pm

MESS ESQUE are heading to Archies Creek for an intimate evening of mesmerising music. Mess Esque is a collaboration between Helen Franzmann (McKisko) and Mick Turner (Dirty Three). Recording began remotely during lockdown in 2020 between Turner in Melbourne and Franzmann in Brisbane and resulted in two albums to be released in 2021. A MUST SEE!

General Admission $15 +bf

$15 @ The Door (If still available)

Saturday, September 18, 2021

POLLYMAN

Doors open 8pm Show 8.30pm

Drawing on sounds from the past and present of pop and rock, George Carroll Wilson’s solo project Pollyman delivers power-pop hooks and retro looks, with defiant and polished songwriting and performances. Inspired by such artists as Jeff Buckley and David Bowie, Pollyman’s distinctive songwriting and exhilarating live performances exude a powerful blend of rock and roll and the soulful side of pop which has already earned them fans like You Am I’s Tim Rogers as well as supporting Cedric Burnside and Canned Heat and being the most highly requested act on Delivered Live. Pollyman features George Carroll Wilson with his explosive guitar playing and acrobatic vocals, accompanied by Alister Hull supplying melodious and dynamic bass playing and Fenn Wilson keeping the beat on the drums with thunderous energy.

General Admission $20 +bf

$22 @ The Door (If still available)

Saturday, October 2, 2021

OPELOUSAS

Doors from 6pm Show 8.30pm

Opelousas (Opper-loo-sas), is a feast of grit and glory featuring a roux of KERRI SIMPSON’s powerful raw vocals, ALISON FERRIER’s dirty stripped-back electric guitar, amplifed fiddle and smooth vocal tones, peppered with ANTHONY “Shorty” SHORTTE’s swamp-soaked percussion. This powerhouse trio will be playing pulsating rhythms from the belly of the blues at Archies Creek Hotel this October. A MUST SEE LIVE ACT!

Dinner & Show $45 +bf

General Admission $20 +bf

$20 @ The Door (If still available)

Sunday, October 3, 2021

BABY ET LULU

TIX ON SALE THU 29 JULY @ 9am!

Doors 2.30pm, Showtime 3pm @ Archies Creek Hall

Baby et Lulu is the ARIA-nominated, ‘must-see act that will seduce your ears with its chansons’ (The Weekend Edition). Faux-French sensations ABBY DOBSON and LARA GOODRIDGE, and their prodigiously talented band, launch their much anticipated third album, ‘Album Trois’. Having put the release of this album and tour on hold for over a year, they are now delighted to return to the stage to perform songs from their new album in French in a celebration of love, life and passion… with a sultry, sometimes outrageous French accent.

Reserved Seating $47 +bf

Reserved Stools $43 +bf

$45 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Saturday, October 9, 2021

FENN WILSON & BAND

Doors 8pm, Show 8.30pm @ Archies Creek Hall

Fresh from selling out the Northcote Social Club for the launch of his stunning new single, “Love Again” and performances at Boogie Festival, Westset & Wintersounds, Fenn Wilson returns to Archie’s Creek. With a baritone that is resonant and expressive well beyond his years, Fenn’s songwriting forms a snapshot of his recent past; brushes with heartache, depression, world-weariness and uncertainty, and often lightened with compassionate observation, love and redemption. Unleashing his debut album onto the world in October 2019, AIR made it feature album of the week as he plans to follow it up with his second in late 2021.

Reserved Seats $30 +bf
General Admission $23 +bf
$25 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Sunday, October 17, 2021

THE JOHN LENNON SONGBOOK

A 50th Anniversary Celebration of 'IMAGINE'

Doors 2.30pm, Showtime 3pm @ Archies Creek Hall

Featuring JOHN WATERS and STEWART D’ARRIETTA with THE LIVERPOOL BAND, this will be a special celebration of the 50th anniversary since the release of IMAGINE. Expect to hear the iconic album track by track plus some favourites from Lennon and the Beatles’ amazing catalogue. NOT TO BE MISSED!

Reserved Seating $60 +bf

$60 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Saturday, November 13, 2021

DAVE GRANEY & CLARE MOORE

Doors from 6pm Show 8.30pm

However they choose to play, Dave Graney and Clare Moore bring their story and their songbook which stretches to over 40 albums. Lately, they have been in the studio recording a new album, provisionally titled 'THUS WAGS THE WORLD', as well as issuing three live albums from the vaults in the last twelve months. People have been heard to have heard people say. (Sources close to the couple). “WHO ELSE COULD TAKE YOU THERE?”... come see why at Archies this November!

Dinner & Show $49 +bf

General Admission $25 +bf

$25 @ The Door (If still available)

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Karma County

'Last Stop Heavenly Heights 25th Anniversary Tour'

Doors Open 2.30pm Showtime 3pm

Karma County foreshadowed the acoustic roots movement that has become an essential element of contemporary Australian music with songs like the evergreen Postcard. They have waltzed their way into the hearts and minds of music fans, and critics, all over the world. Karma County play their first Archie’s Creek show to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album Last Stop Heavenly Heights. The three founding members – Brendan Gallagher voc/guitar, Michael Galeazzi bass, & Stuart Eadie drums – head out on the road again to play the album in full, and some other much loved songs from their unique songbook. Good music lasts forever!

Reserved Seats $40 +bf

General Admission $28 +bf

$30 @ The Door (If still available)