(Last updated 21 September 2013)

Upcoming Public Gigs and Festivals:

Jazz Australia presents Sweet Lowdowns with Matt Boden
Sunday 6 October 2013, 12:00
Includes a 2 course lunch served at 1pm
Bentleigh Club, Yawla St, Bentleigh
Bookings: call Jazz Australia on (03) 5258 3936

 

Past Sweet Lowdowns Performances:

Swing Patrol's Fun Pit
Fridays 8 March 2013,31 May, 26 July, 6 September 2013, from 9:30pm
With Swing Dance lessons beforehand
Dance Dynamics
1/493 Church St, Richmond
More info

Jazz Australia Soiree
Sunday 3rd February 2013, 5.00pm
At the Vue Grand Hotel
Hesse Street, Queenscliff,
Bookings and further details:
Call Diana Allen on 03 5258 3936

Barwon Heads Carnival of Music
The Barwon Heads Fine Music Society presents
their Carnival of Music 2012
Sunday 14th October 2012, 3.30pm
At the Barwon Heads Community Hall
Hitchcock Ave, Barwon Heads,
Bookings and further details:
https://sites.google.com/site/barwonheadsfinemusics/home/carinval-of-music

Hop Off
Filling in for Michael's McQuaid's Red Hot Rhythmakers
With special guest Rob Moffatt on trombone!
Saturday 18th August 2012
at the Victoria Hotel
380 Victoria Street, Brunswick,
Bookings and further details:
http://www.redhotrhythmakers.com/upcoming-gigs; or
http://www.jasondownes.com/hopoff

Manningham Music: Riverside Sounds
Sunday 4th March 2012, 4pm-8pm
Stiggants Reserve, Yarra St, Warrandyte (Map 35 C1)

Playing on the bill with the Dancehall Racketeers and Gnarnayarrahe Inmurry Waitairie.

Canberra Jazz Club
With special guest, pianist Peter Locke from Sydney!
Thursday 12th January 2012
Canberra Southern Cross Club, Woden, ACT
Bookings: Canberra Southern Cross Club, 02 6283 7288

Check out the Canberra Times promo for this gig!

The Rosstown Hotel
Sunday 27th November 2011, 1.30-4.30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

National Folk Festival
Friday-Monday 22-25 April 2011
Exhibition Park, Canberra
In conjunction with Canberra's Jumptown Swing swing dancers!

Jazz Soiree at Villa Alba!
Sunday 20th March 2011, 5:00-7:00pm
Villa Alba, 44 Walmer St, Kew
Bookings and Enquiries to Diana Allen, Jazz Australia 03 5258 3936

The Rosstown Hotel
Sundays 20th June, 18th July, 15th August, 19th September, 17th October, 28th November 2010, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

Noosa Jazz Festival
Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th September 2010
Enquiries: online or ph 07 5449 0711
Noosa, QLD

Melbourne Swing Festival
Sunday 13th June, 8:00pm-midnight
YDance, 909D High St, Thornbury
Ticket details here, or $35 at the door

The Rosstown Hotel
Sundays 21st February, 21st March, 16th May 2010, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

VJC Jazz Bash
Sunday 11th April 2010, 3:15-4:15pm
Whitehorse Club, 298-336 Burwood Hwy, East Burwood
For ticket details, please contact the Victorian Jazz Club

Appearing at the launch of Interchange's Great Australian Sunny Sizzle
Friday 26th February 2010, Approx 4pm for a 45 minute set
Federation Square, Melbourne

The Rosstown Hotel
Sundays 26th July, 23rd August, 27th September, 25th October, 22nd November 2009, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

Moe Jazz Club
Sandra Talty's return!
Also Featuring Jason Downes!
Sunday 28th June 2009, 1:30-4:30pm
Moe RSL
63-67 Albert St, Moe

The Rosstown Hotel
with Special Guest Vocalist Alanna Egan!
Sundays 15th February, 1st March, 5th April, 3rd May, 21st June 2009, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

Melbourne Lindy Exchange (MLX)
...with special guest Jason Downes!
Saturday 29th November 2008

The Rosstown Hotel
Sunday 23rd November 2008, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

The Rosstown Hotel
Sunday 26th October 2008, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

October: Mini Tour to ACT & NSW

Hippo Bar
Wednesday 1st October 2008, Time: TBA
17 Garema Place, Canberra City, ACT, ph 02 6257 9090

Down South Jazz Club - Merimbula
Friday 3rd October 2008, Time: TBA
Booking details: TBA
Lakeview Hotel
1 Market St, Merimbula, NSW

The Rosstown Hotel
Sunday 21st September 2008, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

Noosa Jazz Festival
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th September 2008 (see program for playing times)
Enquiries: online or ph 07 5449 0711
Noosa, QLD

The Rosstown Hotel
Sunday 24th August 2008, 1:30-4:30pm
Cnr Koornang & Dandenong Rds, Carnegie, ph 03 9571 1033

Victorian Jazz Club
...with special guest Jason Downes!
Saturday 23rd August 2008, 7:30-10:30pm
Info: ph 9517 3009
Oakleigh RSL, 95 Drummond St, Oakleigh

Victorian Jazz Club
Saturday 9th February 2008, 7:30-10:30pm
Oakleigh RSL, 95 Drummond St, Oakleigh

Coolart Jazz Festival
Saturday 12 January 2008 @ 4pm & 7:30pm
"Coolart", Lord Somers Road, Somers (Melway 198 J8)
Tickets available from the festival

Cuttin Capers CD Launch!

Where:
Carni, 60 High St, South Preston, VIC

When:
8 December 2007,
8pm to late (Sweet Lowdowns playing 10-11pm)

Supported by:
The Moonhops (9pm) and Flap (11pm)

Manchester Lane
Tuesday 4th December 2007, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630
$10 Entry at the door

Noosa Jazz Festival
Thursday-Sunday 30th August to 2nd September 2007 (see program for playing times)
Noosa, QLD

Newcastle Jazz Festival
Saturday-Sunday 25th-26th August 2007 (see program for playing times)
Newcastle, NSW

Bentleigh Club for Jazz Australia
Sunday 19th August 2007, 12:30pm
The Bentleigh Club, Yawla St Bentleigh
Includes excellent two course lunch
For reservations phone Jazz Australia on 9686 2844

Devonport Jazz Festival
Saturday 28th July 2007, 7:30-11:00pm
JAZZ & DINE at High Tide Waterfront Restaurant
Devonport Rd, Quoiba, TAS
Gourmet Dinner $95 per person
Bookings essential, call Devonport Chamber of Commerce & Industry 03 6423 3410

Manchester Lane
Tuesday 5th June 2007, 7:30-10:30pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630
$5 Entry at the door

Manchester Lane
Tuesday 15th May 2007, 7:30-10:30pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630
$5 Entry at the door

Noosa Jazz Club
Saturday 12th May 2007
Bicentennial Hall, Sunshine Beach,
Sunshine Beach Rd, Noosa Junction, QLD, Info: 07 5447 2229

Southern Highlands Classic Jazz and Ragtime Festival
Friday-Sunday 13th-15th April 2007
Mittagong, NSW, 1300 657 217

Manchester Lane
Tuesday 3rd April 2007, 7:30-10:30pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630
$5 Entry at the door

Victorian Jazz Club
With Special Guest Jason Downes filling in for Mike on reeds
Saturday 31st March 2007, 7:30-10:30pm
The Celtic Club, Cnr Queen St & LaTrobe St, Melbourne, 03 9534 1173

Yea Picnic Racing
Saturday 17th March 2007, Time TBA
Yea Racecourse
Racecourse Rd, Yea

Victorian Jazz Club
Saturday 11th November 2006, 7:30-10:30pm
The Celtic Club, Cnr Queen St & LaTrobe St, Melbourne, 03 9534 1173

Kyneton Jazz Festival
with special guest, reeds player extraordinaire, Jo Stevenson
Saturday-Sunday 7th-8th October 2006
Kyneton, VIC

Maggie Black's
Friday & Saturday nights 29th & 30th September 2006, Times TBA
Maggie Black's, 20 Park Rd, Milton, QLD, 07 3367 2280
Bookings recommended!

Noosa Jazz Festival
Thursday-Sunday, 31st August to 3rd September, 2006 (see program for playing times)
Noosa, QLD

Manchester Lane
Thursday 10th August 2006, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Noosa Jazz Club
Saturday 15th July 2006
Bicentennial Hall, Sunshine Beach,
Sunshine Beach Rd, Noosa Junction, QLD, Info: 07 5447 2229

Henkell Vinyards
Sunday 30th April 2006, 12:30-4:30pm
1568 Melba Hwy, Dixons Ck, Yarra Glen, 03 5965 2016

Manchester Lane
Wednesdays 1st February, 1st March & 5th April 2006, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Henkell Vinyards
Sunday 29th January 2006, 12:30-4:30pm
1568 Melba Hwy, Dixons Ck, Yarra Glen, 03 5965 2016

Manchester Lane
Tuesday 20th December 2005, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Jazz at the Farm
with special guest, Australian trumpet playing legend, Bob Barnard
Saturday-Sunday 26th-27th November 2005
Sweet Lowdowns playing 4:45-5:45pm on Saturday 26th
Collingwood Childrens' Farm
St Heliers St, Abbotsford
Bookings call 03 9857 6400

Manchester Lane
Wednesday 16th November 2005, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Wangaratta Jazz Festival
Friday-Monday 28th-31st October 2005 (see program for playing times)
Wangaratta, VIC
See the web page for booking information

Kyneton Jazz Festival
Saturday-Sunday 8th-9th October 2005
Kyneton, VIC

Peninsula Jazz Club
Sunday 2nd October 2005, 2:00-5:00pm
Patterson Lakes Community Centre
Thompsons Road, Patterson Lakes, VIC

Henkell Vinyards
Sunday 11th September 2005, 12:30-4:30pm
1568 Melba Hwy, Dixons Ck, Yarra Glen, 03 5965 2016

Noosa Jazz Festival
Thursday-Sunday 1st-4th September 2005 (see program for playing times)
Noosa, QLD

Manchester Lane
Wednesday 10th August 2005, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Victorian Jazz Club
Saturday 23rd July 2005, 8:00-11:00pm
The Celtic Club, Cnr Queen St & LaTrobe St, Melbourne, 03 9534 1173

Manchester Lane
Wednesday 29th June 2005, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Suncoast Jazz Festival
Friday-Sunday 24th-26th June 2005
St Helens, TAS

Merimbula Jazz Festival
Friday-Monday 10th-13th June 2005
Merimbula, NSW

Villa Alba
Sunday 5th June 2005, 5:00-8:00pm
Villa Alba, 44 Walmer St, Kew
All enquiries Diana Allen, Jazz Australia 03 9686 2844

Southern Highlands Classic Jazz and Ragtime Festival
Friday-Sunday 27th-29th May 2005
Bowral, NSW, 1300 657 217

Manchester Lane
Thursday 21st April 2005, 8:30-11:30pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Manchester Lane
Wednesday 30th March 2005, 8:00-11:00pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Twighlight Jazz At Villa Alba
Saturday 31st January 2005, 6:00-9:00pm
Villa Alba, 44 Walmer St, Kew
All enquiries Diana Allen, Jazz Australia 03 9686 2844

The Sweet Lowdowns CD Launch!
Monday 31st January 2005, 7:30-10:30pm
Manchester Lane, 234 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 03 9663 0630

Henkell Vinyards
Sundays 19th December, 7th November, 12th September, 18th July 2004, 12:30-4:30pm
1568 Melba Hwy, Dixons Ck, Yarra Glen, 03 5965 2016

Merimbula Jazz Festival
Friday-Monday 11th-14th June 2004
Merimbula, NSW

The Planet Cafe
Wednesday 11th, 18th, 25th February, 3rd March, 21, 28 April, 5, 12 May 2004
388 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, 9417 1389

The Grampians Jazz Festival
Friday - Sunday 13th-15th February 2004
Halls Gap, VIC

Victorian Jazz Club
Saturday 1st November 2003, 8-11pm
Air Forces Club, 4 Cromwell Rd, South Yarra.

Victorian Jazz Musicians Benefit Fund Jazz Bash
Sunday 17th August 2003
Sandbelt Hotel, Moorabbin.

Merimbula Jazz Festival
Friday-Sunday 6th-8th June 2003
Merimbula, NSW