04 August Wednesday – Pharos – CANCELLED

Wednesday, 4th of August 2021 – 8:30 pm

Fantastic food and drink served from 6:30 pm. Drop-in before the gig!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to NSW Health’s current restrictions in response to Covid-19 as of the 23rd of June 2021, tickets are now limited in compliance with the reinstated 4-square metre rule. Please check back for a potential second release of tickets upon easing of restrictions.

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Pharos – Wednesday, 4th of August 2021:

PHAROS is a 10-piece powerhouse formed in 2016, led by bassist Hannah James. These talented members represent some of Australia’s most forward-thinking players and improvisers including multiple winners of the prestigious Jann Rutherford Memorial award.

Featuring a 6 piece horn section and 4 piece rhythm section, this unique and electrifying collective merges the best of the big band with the flexibility, creativity, and genre-bending exploration expected in any modern ensemble.

In its short life span, the group has worked with incredible local and international artists including Helen Sung (USA), Ingrid and Christine Jensen (USA/Canada), Silke Eberhardt (Ger.). Lakisha Benjamin (USA) and Dr. Sandy Evans (Syd) including performances at the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival and Sydney Con International Jazz Festival.

The SWJC is committed to performing and promoting leading contemporary Australian jazz compositions and female composers from here and around the world. Composers they have worked with include Andrea Keller (Melb), Silke Eberhardt (Ger), Jenna Cave, Harri Harding, Glenn Doig, Rafael Karlen, and Paul Cutlan.

Additional information

Ticket Type

General Admission, Drinks & Show

Event Details

Date: August 04, 2021

Start time: 20:30

End time: 23:00

Venue: Foundry 616

Coordinates: -33.880566,151.1982813

Directions: Located at the ground floor. Up to the steps, first door on the right.

Phone: 02 9211 9442

Email: info@foundry616.com.au

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