Appearances 2015

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2015 Appearances shown below :

Darnum Musical Village

We are regularly performing for visiting tour groups at the Darnum Musical Village(  DMV  ) and folks are free to join in a tour, with lunch and entertainment – a 3 hour package – for just $25.  Ph 5627 8235 to find out when there might be a group visiting, or you can organise your own for 12 or more.

Victoria Grange Retirement Village.

On Thursday 29th January  commencing at 3.30 pm.     Burwood.  Following a visit to the Darnum Musical Village last year.

entry date: 27/12/2014 

Latrobe Valley Hostel

First one for them this year on Friday 30th January.   Lovely folks and we always enjoy performing there for them.

entry date: 12/11/2014 

The Grove On Willow Restaurant

We are delighted to be playing music again at this great restaurant in Willow Grove – just 20 minutes from Warragul and 15 from Moe on Saturday 31st January  A specific request for our music from a group that were at the opening night last December.  Your Hosts, Darryn & Katy are ready for an evening of fabulous food and entertainment.   Opening hours are from 4 pm till 10 pm.  Feel free to come and join in.    Check out their Facebook page here.
entry date 24/01/2015

Carvan Club of Victoria.

Annual Summer Gathering at Park Lane Caravan Park Traralgon  on Saturday 14th February commencing at 6.30 pm.    

entry date: 27/12/2014 

Friday Night Music @ Brandy Creek Winery

This fabulous restaurant/winery  (click here)  between Warragul and Drouin at 570 Buln Buln Road  has commenced occasional music nights and we are delighted to be involved in getting them started.  Great Tapas food and extremely friendly hosts.   Come and join us for an evening of relaxing easy-listening music starting at 6.30 pm.     Phone  5625 4498  to book your table.

The Grove On Willow Restaurant

Morning Melodies for this great restaurant in Willow Grove – just 20 minutes from Warragul and 15 from Moe on Wednesday 18th February.    Your Hosts, Darryn & Katy are ready for an morning of fabulous food and entertainment starting at 11.30 a.mJust $20.   Check out their Facebook page here. and……………
“Fabulous” Friday 20th February   3 courses for $50. Opening hours are from 4 pm till 10 pm.  Feel free to come and join in.  We’ll be playing from 6.30 pm till we get thrown out !
entry date 15/02/15

Private Wedding  21st February at “Josephines” Mount Martha .

Boolarra Folk Festival

Boolarra Folk Festival 2011

Boolarra Folk Festival 2011

 On Saturday 28th February 2015  we are delighted to be playing on the main program at this year’s Folk Festival….4 times the winner of the Peoples Choice Event for the Latrobe Region.    Our last appearance in 2011 was an experience we enjoyed immensely and this year we will be on stage with Phil Edwards on bass guitar, starting around 12.15 pm.  Their webpage can be accessed  here.

entry date 21/12/2014

Morwell East Seniors.

Great folks here.  We have played for them every year for the past 9 years for their annual “Birthday” gathering.      On Thursday March 12th commencing at 1.30 pm.    

entry date: 27/12/2014 

Latrobe Valley Hostel

Back again for the folks at Latrobe Valley Hostel on Friday 13th March.

entry date: 2/02/2015

Grand Ridge Brewery Restaurant.  Mirbo North

IRISH DAY music On Saturday March 14th celebrating St Patrick’s Day (17th March) , commencing at 6.30 pm.    We’ll have a bevvy of easy listening Irish music and jigs for folks to enjoy while sipping on the great beers they have at Grand Ridge.  Come along and have a great evening.  For their website and location click here.

entry date: 1/03/2015

Royal Children’s Easter Appeal

FairviewGFAMusic and a Fund-raising Auction at  Fairview Homes in Warragul from midday.   THURSDAY 2nd April.  Last year we raised almost $5000, so the more people biding the more we’ll raise !   This is the 10th year in a row that Sue and I have been donating our music to the event and it has been an immensely satisfying gig.  Phil Edwards will be with us of course.  The general public are invited !
    entry date :  25/02/2015

Good Friday at The Grove On Willow Restaurant

Good Friday Seafood Special Evening for this great restaurant in Willow Grove – just 20 minutes from Warragul and 15 mins from Moe on Friday 3rd April.    Your Hosts, Darryn & Katy are ready for an evening of fabulous food and entertainment starting at 6.30 p.m   Check out their Facebook page here.
entry date 8/03/2015

Easter Sunday at The Kings Arms  Neerim South

Easter Sunday Afternoon from 12 midday at this great hotel in Neerim South – just 15 minutes out of Warragul  on Sunday 5th April.  Barney and his staff have a wonderful offering of meals for folks of all ages.  The decor in the dining area is beautiful and you won’t find friendlier staff than here at the King’s Arms.  We’ll be playing some easy-listening music throughout the afternoon.  You could even make it a weekend in affordable accommodation, and get to see some of the most beautiful countryside in Victoria.  Check out their website here.
entry date 31/03/2015

Nickelby at Darnum Alpaca Show

SUNDAY SOIREE – APRIL 12th  2pm – 5pm      Music  (us) , wine, nibbles and a fashion parade of Nickelby Designs amongst the beautiful views  at Nickelby At Darnum with the alpacas all looking on.  Another venue that we have played at several times in recent years. Check out Angela’s website here.

entry date 30/01/2015

East Timor Fundraiser.

Jenny Leeson from Buln Buln has been supporting this event for several years now and we are more than pleased to be invited to provide some music at the Leeson’s residence on Sunday 19th April from 2 pm till 3.30 pm.  Contact Jenny on 0418 586 741 for details and if you would like to be there or be involved in some way.

entry date: 24/03/2015

Narre Warren Seniors.

Another venue that we have played at several times in recent years, this time again following their visit to the Darnum Musical Village last year.      On Wednesday  April22nd commencing at 1.30 pm.    Centre Road, Narre Warren.

entry date: 27/12/2014 

Live at Radio  Station 3RPP.

We will be performing a 2 hour live show for Radio 3RPP on the Mornington Peninsula with presenter Mark Mayle on Sunday 26th April.  This is our second broadcast for the station.  Broadcast starts at 12 noon and there are limited seats available free for folks to come along and listen. .     Station is  at 91 Wilsons Road Mornington.  Behind the Peninsula Community Theatre, in the old high school buildings.  You can phone Mark on (03) 5975 2650 or mobile 0466140 404 if you’d like more details.

entry date: 23/03/2015

Jamieson Autumn Festival

We are delighted to be part of  their third Arts and Music Festival up at Jamieson embracing the beauty of the high country on  Saturday 2nd May.    The music program goe throughout the day and we’ll be on sometime during the afternoon.     Jamieson Website here.

entry date: 24/3/2015

Grand Ridge Brewery Restaurant.  Mirbo North

Back at this wonderful venue for MOTHERS DAY music On Sunday May 10th, commencing at 12 noon.    We’ll have a lovely selection of easy listening music for folks to enjoy together with their fabulous food and sipping on the great beers they have at Grand Ridge.  Come along and have a great afternoon.  For their website and location click here.

entry date: 1/04/2015

Latrobe Valley Hostel  Moe.

Back again for the folks at Latrobe Valley Hostel on Friday 15th May.  The Irish music went over extremely well in March so we might need to include some again this time !

entry date: 23/03/2015

Heritage Manor Supper/Dance

An evening presentation for their annual Supper/Dance on Thursday 21st May in Morwell.  We’ve put together a nice set of oldies and up-tempo modern songs for the folks at Heritage Manor.

entry date: 23/04/2015

Gavan Arden CD Launch At The Darnum Musical Village.  

Due to the sudden death of Gavan on April 15th this will not happen.  RIP Gavan.  All our love.

Gavan Arden has chosen the Darnum Musical Village (  DMV  ) to launch his 9th CD on Sunday 17th May from 1.30 pm.  Both Susan and I have contributed our music on the CD and it is a gem of one too, with some quite unique songs written by Gavan.  Gavan is a remarkable Country Music singer who has delighted folks across the country for many years, and has toured with many national Country Singers, Slim Dusty being just one.  The “Takin’Time ” band (us!) will be providing a 30 minute support act for Gavan’s performance. In 2012 Gavan was inducted in to the “Hands Of Fame ”   see here .   Tickets for the concert are $15.  Contact Gavan on 0438 713 365 for further information.

Warragul Country Club.

 The Warragul Country Club  are offering live music each Friday evening till Sunday afternoon and we will be performing there on Sunday 31st May from 2 pm till 5pm. Hope to see as many locals there as possible !On Stage at The Warragul Country Club

……..And…….we’ll be back at the Warragul Country Club next Sunday 7th June, following a most enjoyable day playing music there today. Waiting on a few photos from Doreen !!

….AND….   back again on Sunday 12 July…..And

entry date: 23/05/2015

Ringwood East Seniors.

Ringwood toured the Musical Village last year and we were delighted to accept their invitation to pay them a musical visit for the second time .   On Thursday 25th June commencing at 1.30 pm.    

entry date: 12/01/2015

Inverloch Seniors.

It’s a lovely drive down to the coast to Inverloch to play for the Warrawee Seniors at 1.30 pm. on Monday 23rd June.   This is now a regular visit for the Takin’Time Band.

entry date: 27/06/2015

Yarram Country Club

MORNING MELODIES  and 2-course lunch starting at 10.30 am on Wednesday 24th June for just $20.  This is a great club down at Yarram for folks living down that way, and worth a drive to a beautiful part of Gippsland.  The club has some tremendous facilities and great food.  Check them out here.
entry date 31/12/14

100th Birthday concert for “Minnie” @ McGregor Gardens Retirement Village, Pakenham.

What a privilege to be invited to play an hours concert at the McGregor Gardens Retirement for Minnie.  Messages from the Queen, Prime MinisterDSCN1301, and Governor General.

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Baw Baw Shire Dedication of Aboriginal Park in Drouin.

On Friday 3rd July we have been invited to perform at the dedication of a new park recognising the indigenous people of Drouin/Lardners Track.  There will be a family BBQ at lunchtime followed by music from the Takin’  Time Band in the Marquee next to Middels Restaurant.  Contact The Shire for further details.

entry date 17/06/2015

Warragul Country Club.

Back again on Sunday 12 July. Check their website. Warragul Country Club  Live music each Friday evening till Sunday afternoon

entry date 2/07/15

Leongatha Seniors  2015

Our last appearance at Leongatha in 2014 was very much enjoyed and we will be performing again for them during a Christmas in July on 17th July  and  Christmas Function in December. Precise date to be determined.

entry date 21/12/2014

Latrobe Valley Hostel  Moe.

Back again for the folks at Latrobe Valley Hostel on Friday 10th July.  The dance music went over extremely well in May, so looking forward to next time !

entry date: 23/05/2015

Ballarat Mechanics Institute

Susan and I are delighted to have been invited to present a performance at the Ballarat Mechanics Institute on Sunday 19th July commencing at 2.00 pm,  following a visit to the Darnum Musical Village earlier this year.  We’ll be up for the weekend and will be presenting an informal session for them on Saturday evening as well.

entry date: 06/05/2015

Christmas In July @ Brandy Creek Winery

This fabulous restaurant/winery  (click here)  between Warragul and Drouin at 570 Buln Buln Road  will be hosting a Christmas In July Function on Saturday 25th July.   Come and join us for an evening of relaxing easy-listening music starting at 6.30 pm.     Phone  5625 4498  to book your table.

entry date 27/06/2015

Grand Ridge Brewery Restaurant.  Christmas In July Mirbo North

Back at this wonderful venue for another Christmas In July  music On Sunday July 26th, commencing at 12 noon.    Again we’ll have a lovely selection of easy listening music for folks to enjoy together with a few Christmas Carols, and their fabulous food. Not to forget sipping on the great beers they have at Grand Ridge.  Come along and have a great afternoon.  For their website and location click here.

entry date: 16/06/2015

Jinks Creek Winery Tonimbuk

Late booking on  Sunday 9th August..   This will be the first time for us providing some entertainment for this fabulous boutique winery set about 10 km North of the the freeway at Bunyip.  Great wood-fired pizza and select wines.     Jinks Creek Winery.

entry date: 06/08/2015

Lyrebird Village Drouin

An afternoons entertainment for the folks at Lyrebird Village in Drouin on August 14th.

entry date: 27/06/2015

Narre Hills Christian Centre Narre Warren

For DAFFODIL DAY fund-raiser auction.  Returning from last year where they raised $2500. We’ll have Phil with us, and hope tp break the total raised last year

entry date: 27/06/2015

Grand Ridge Brewery Restaurant.  Mirbo North

Back at this wonderful venue for Fathers DAY music On Sunday September 6th, commencing at 12 noon.    We’ll have a lovely selection of easy listening music for folks to enjoy together with their fabulous food and sipping on the great beers they have at Grand Ridge.  Come along and have a great afternoon.  For their website and location click here.

entry date: 1/07/2015

Latrobe Valley Hostel  Moe.

Back again for the folks at Latrobe Valley Hostel on Friday 18th September.  Always a lovely reception from the folks here.

entry date: 08/08/2015

Jinks Creek Winery Tonimbuk

Andrew and Abbi’s annual pre-Christmas Market on Sunday 6th December.   This will be the first time for us providing some entertainment for this fabulous boutique winery set about 10 km North of the the freeway at Bunyip.  Great wood-fired pizza and select wines.  This is a big day for the winery and we are looking forward to the gig immensely.   Jinks Creek Winery.

entry date: 23/03/2015

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