09 March Wednesday: Michael Griffin Octet


Wednesday, 9th of March 2022 – 8:30 pm

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

PLEASE NOTE: Single bookings cannot be guaranteed a private table. 

All patrons MUST provide proof of full vaccination upon venue entry. If you have any concerns, please contact the venue at info@foundry616.com.au.

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Michael Griffin Octet – Wednesday, 9th of March 2022:

“He is an exceptionally gifted performer, composer, and leader”

– Barry O’Sullivan (Fine Music Magazine)

The Octet made its first appearance 3 years ago at Johnston st jazz. In that time we’ve performed at 505, Foundry 616, Doo-Bop Jazz Bar (Brisbane), and been recorded by Fine Music 2MBS. The music is all composed and arranged by Michael Griffin who’s tunes have been added to the Australian Jazz Real Book.


  • Michael Griffin- Alto Saxophone
  • Dane Laboyrie- Trumpet
  • Craig Walters- Tenor Sax/Clarinet
  • Dave Panichi- Trombone
  • Ben Lerner- Bari Sax
  • Aaron Blakey- Piano
  • Brendan Clarke- Bass
  • Andrew Dickeson- Drums

“Griffin leads a quartet that knows how to get off the ground- that is, how to swing”

– Eric Myers (The Australian) 

“One of Australia’s finest saxophonists”

– Nik Fotakis (Australian Jazz)

Additional information

Ticket Type

Concession, General Admission, Premium Dinner & Show, Dinner & Show – 6:30pm, Dinner & Show – 7:30pm, Dinner & Show – 8:00pm, Drinks & Show

Event Details

Date: March 09, 2022

Start time: 08:30 p.m.

End time: 11:00 p.m.

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