As their name might suggest, City of Cool roars with an urban quality and does it with the coolness of a jazz combo. Only, their guitars and primitive rhythms are not jazz, they are deeply and unmistakably drenched in rock'n'roll traditions. One of the most exciting things about City of Cool is that you never know what trick they are going to pull next.
City of Cool play a Free Entry residency every Friday avo in May. 5-6pm.
“The Mean St Butchers have a real dirty slide guitar tone. The sort of grit that isn’t often heard in a deep narrative song…… I think you’re gonna like the stomp these guys have. It’s got a bit of force behind it!”
Henry Wagons - Double J
Carving it up with roaring rock, romping Americana roots and a shuddering psychedelic twist, Melbourne-based roots/ rock band Nick Carver & The Mean Street Butchers create a gloriously high-powered sound.
Fronted by singer-songwriter Nick Carver, the group bring an authentic energy that pierces every ounce of their music, fuelled by honest insights, soulful observations and a clear, unapologetic passion for creating riveting roots/ rock melodies with a crisp modern edge.
They'll be bringing themselves and good friends Riflebirds to the Brunswick Artists Bar on Fridat the 6th of May for a night of bevvies and Rock'n'Roll. Supplied to you free of charge!
Riflebirds will kick things of. They have a new album out and it is absolutely slamming!
The band’s unique brand of upbeat guitar and keyboard driven rock – performed with passion and energy – has earned them a reputation as one of the finest acts around.
Featured on Double J, RRR and PBS, the album continues to attract high praise:
“The band have broken open this new chapter with confidence and catapulted right back into our music-loving hearts with Keep It Together…
“An album stuffed with anthemic rock ’n’ roll – the kind that would evoke a sway out of even the least rhythmically inclined…
“Riflebirds are a band at the peak of their creative and musical prowess…” Beat – November 2021.
Nick and MSB will then hit the stage with their new and improved 6 piece rock'n'roll roadshow!
Did we mention this is a FREE GIG! I mean SERIOUSLY!
NICK CARVER & THE MEAN STREET BUTCHERS - 10PM
RIFLE BIRDS - 9PM
BAR & KITCHEN OPEN - 5.30PM