18 May Thursday – Michael Wheatley & the Dirty Carpet Disco Band ‘Deep Clean’ Album Launch
Thursday 18 May 2017, 8.30pm
Michael Wheatley & the Dirty Carpet Disco Band ‘Deep Clean’ Album Launch
Michael Wheatley is a man of many talents who has been stirring things up and making huge waves in the cabaret and fringe scene over recent times. He was musical director for the 4.5 star fringe show Noir Revue selling out fringe venues across the country in 2016 and this year is riding high on the success of his latest solo show “Michael Wheatley & the Dirty Carpet Disco Band” which garnered great reviews and capacity houses at Perth Fringe World and Adelaide Fringe 2017.
Michael has now finished recording his latest album “Deep Clean” with the Dirty Carpet Disco Band and they are embarking on a national tour to launch it with the first stop being Sydney at Foundry 616.
Expect a night where funk, jazz, soul, blues, reggae and rock blend together with cabaret, burlesque, dance and storytelling. Featuring an amazing band including Bek Jensen (vocals, guitar), Daniel Holmes (guitar), Kathryn O’Connor (drums) and Stefano Cosentino (bass) who lay down a lush bed of grooves and harmonies supporting the fluid melodies and quirky lyrics of Michael.
The night will also feature special guest burlesque stars Kelly Ann Doll and Jazida providing the extra special sauce that only the best in the country can provide.
It’s the funkiest cabaret in the world, a burlesque flavoured album launch, bursting with soul at the seams and dripping with passion and sex appeal.
“knows how to put on a show as well as supply the tunes.”
– Sky Harrison, 11 Adelaide Fringe Shows About Sex You Need To See, Fritz Magazine
“Time to raise your expectations, and prepare to have them met.”
– Jonathan Carfax Absinthe.com.au 2017
“Michael Wheatley may sing about Lilac Wine in one of many jazz laden sung-soliloquies, but the man’s tonsils are like a Sazerac – earthy rye whisky of the everyman, absinthe wash for desire, Peychaud Bitters for loss and remorse, lemon peel for the sour sting of hard luck, but a spoonful of sugar to make the telling sweet.”
-Jonathon Carfax Absinthe.com.au, 2016
“Sydney’s own Jamiriquai”
– Sydney Morning Herald
“An essential element of the success of this show was the entertaining presence of host Michael Wheatley, who kept the pace flowing beautifully with his engaging and witty banter.”
-Sharon Jewell Oz Baby Boomers
General – $21.50 incl booking fee
Concession – $16.50 incl booking fee
+ Dinner/Show options
General Admission, Concession, Dinner & Show – 7pm, Dinner & Show – 8pm, Premium Dinner & Show, Drinks & Show
Date: 18 May 2017
Start time: 20:30
End time: 23:00
Venue: Foundry 616
Phone: 02 9211 9442