12 May Saturday – Earshift Music Festival: The Vampires feat. Shannon Barnett


Saturday 12 May, 2018, 8.30pm

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Earshift Music Festival: The Vampires feat. Shannon Barnett

To celebrate 20 releases, the Earshift Music label will be throwing a party with some of its favourite bands over four nights! Join us for the fourth and final night with The Vampires feat. Shannon Barnett.

Described by the UK Guardian as “seductive, genre-hopping creativity,” and US Downbeat magazine as “worldly, talented”, The Vampires features saxophonist Jeremy Rose, trumpeter Nick Garbett and drummer Alex Masso, joined by bassist Tom Botting and special guest trombonist Shannon Barnett. The band has released five albums and toured relentlessly around Australia, Europe and the UK.

Combining risk-taking improvisation, sophisticated compositions and an uncanny sense of dialogue between the sax-trumpet frontline, the band has developed a style of its own that effortlessly combines influences from all corners of the world. To mark 10 years of performing together, the band collaborated with one of the jazz world’s most talked about guitarists, Lionel Loueke, for their ARIA nominated and Australian Music Prize short-listed release ‘The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke’.

“The perfect summer jazz record” All About Jazz

“If jazz music is about continuously reinventing and staying on your toes, then The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke‘ is a phenomenal jazz record.” 4 stars, Downbeat

“Creativity overflows in every track” Jazz & Beyond

“A distinctive gumbo that was more eminently accessible, grooved harder and created a bigger sound than seemed possible.” All About Jazz

Jeremy Rose – saxophones

Nick Garbett – trumpet
Shannon Barnett – trombone
Tom Botting – bass
Alex Masso – drums


General – $27.00 incl booking fee
Concession – $17.00 incl booking fee
Dinner & Show $59.00 incl booking fee
Premium Dinner & Show $74.00 incl booking fee
Drinks & Show $45.00 incl booking fee

Additional information

Ticket Type

General Admission, Concession, Dinner & Show – 7pm, Dinner & Show – 8pm, Premium Dinner & Show, Drinks & Show

Event Details

Date: 19 April 2018

Start time: 20:30

End time: 23:00

Venue: Foundry 616

Phone: 02 9211 9442

Email: info@foundry616.com.au