GIG GUIDE
September
Wed 27PAUL WINN DUO
(9PM-12AM)
Performing a smorgasbord of edgy vocal stylings and virtuosic guitar, from the acoustic sounds of The Eagles and James Taylor, to Frank Sinatra and classic jazz, to a night of sing-along favorites from Cold Chisel to Oasis. His band is a guitar driven blues band with an improvisational style incorporating facets of jazz and funk and party hits.
"Paul Winn has captured the elegance of poetry through music. This is song writing at its best."- Nicole Volpicelli (Circle Magazine)
"This is a record with the self-confidence to swear off a producer's bells and whistles and to lovingly embrace song-smithing and above all, melody."- Todd Beemis (Indie-music).
Thu 28WHITE BROS
(9PM-12AM)
Brothers Phil and Rohan White bring back the musical fun to your afternoon or night out.
Expect to hear brand new hits and those 'guilty pleasures' everyone secretly loves! Be prepared to join in on the sing a longs and the dance floor because you won’t be able to resist!
TRIVIA in the Atrium
Bookings essential!
(6PM)
Fri 29TOM TRELAWNY
(5PM-8PM)
Tom Trelawny is a versatile singer/guitarist from London. Here he performs solo acoustic. Tom draws on a huge repertoire of songs from all eras and plays an entertaining blend of soul, pop, blues, classic rock, top 40, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, funk, ska and anything in between.
RECKLESS
(10PM-1.45AM)
A regular to the Orient, the band incorporates audience participation with a modern choice of songs as well as the classics including requests. Their repertoire is upbeat and diverse ranging in many styles from rock to pop, dance and country which enables them to entertain a wide range of audiences.
KARAOKE in the Atrium
(9.30PM)
Sat 30NATASHA DUARTE
(5.45PM-8.45PM)
Natasha Duarte, is only 20 years old but is no stranger to the Sydney music scene. She has been gigging since the age of 13 in and around Sydney's clubs, pubs and hotels.
The songstress began singing in her early years, encouraged by those around her and soon started writing her own songs and playing the guitar. She has won numerous song writing awards such as International Song writing Competition, Nashville and the UK Song writing Competition, which she recently won in the video category. Natasha has a large repertoire of songs and can sing many genres. Her husky tones bring a warm ambience to the audience. Her influences are diverse and include artists such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Rodriguez and Fleetwood Mac.
PANORAMA
(10PM-1.15AM)
PANORAMA ROCK HARDER than NIRVANA! More SWAGGER than JAGGER! FUNKIER than BRUNO MARS!
DJ in the Atrium
(9.30PM-1.30AM)
DJ JAY KNAPP on the Ground floor
(11.30PM-2.30AM)
October
Sun 01Long Weekend:
DENNIS VAL
(12PM-2.30PM)
WHITE BROS
(3.30PM-6.30PM)
Brothers Phil and Rohan White bring back the musical fun to your afternoon or night out. Expect to hear brand new hits and those 'guilty pleasures' everyone secretly loves! Be prepared to join in on the sing a longs and the dance floor because you won’t be able to resist!
Mon 02Long Weekend:
PAUL WINN DUO
(12PM-2.30PM)
Performing a smorgasbord of edgy vocal stylings and virtuosic guitar, from the acoustic sounds of The Eagles and James Taylor, to Frank Sinatra and classic jazz, to a night of sing-along favorites from Cold Chisel to Oasis. His band is a guitar driven blues band with an improvisational style incorporating facets of jazz and funk and party hits.
"Paul Winn has captured the elegance of poetry through music. This is song writing at its best."- Nicole Volpicelli (Circle Magazine)
"This is a record with the self-confidence to swear off a producer's bells and whistles and to lovingly embrace song-smithing and above all, melody."- Todd Beemis (Indie-music).
KYE BROWN
(7.30PM-10.30PM)
Young, talented and taking Sydney by storm! Covering an eclectic 500+ song repertoire in his own personal style including James Taylor, Pete Murray, Matchbox 20, Passenger and more... "Acoustically smooth" and not to be missed!
Tue 03LLOYD BOWDEN
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
Lloyd is one of Sydney's rising stars of the live music scene. As an accomplished singer and guitarist, has a wealth of performance experience and as such is quickly establishing a place for himself as one of the hardest working musicians around. As a live performer, Lloyd employs his skills and love for music, through many different styles and genres.
Wed 04JOE MOORE
(9PM-12AM)
2015 Runner Up on The Voice and a Team Madden favourite, Joe was renowned for his performance abilities which were honed on the streets of Sydney where he was already well known to many Sydneysiders for his crowd stopping performances in Pitt St Mall.
His ability to draw people to him transferred to the The Voice screen and catapulted him into national fame.
As a musician who plied his trade as a street performer Joe has always been drawn to close contact entertainment. The ability to interact with total strangers, hold their attention and leave them with a song performance etched in memory is a skill, and he has it by the bucket load. Nothing excites him more than to get out in front of audiences and give them a good time.
Thu 05MATT JONES DUO
(9PM-12AM)
TRIVIA in the Atrium
Bookings essential!
(6PM)
Fri 06MICHAEL KOPP
(6PM-9PM)
RECKLESS
(10PM-1.45AM)
A regular to the Orient, the band incorporates audience participation with a modern choice of songs as well as the classics including requests. Their repertoire is upbeat and diverse ranging in many styles from rock to pop, dance and country which enables them to entertain a wide range of audiences.
KARAOKE in the Atrium
(9.30PM)
Sat 07DAN SPILLANE
(5.45PM-8.45PM)
Becoming an Australian Idol Finalist in 2005 stamped Dan Spillane as an artist to watch, finishing fifth out of 30,000 acts is a tremendous achievement for such a young artist.
His ability to entertain a crowd is second to none. One of the most diverse singers to emerge in Australia, you can expect to hear Jazz, Pop, Rock, Folk, Blues and Soul regularly from Dan.
Dan's ability to take a song somewhere else and make it his own is the trademark of this young, fresh, highly entertaining guitarist/singer.
ELEVATE
(10PM-1.15AM)
Set your sights high with Elevate, a charismatic bunch of musicians playing all the tunes you want to hear to get your night soaring. Up dancing and singing from the very first song to the very end, that is Elevate with Steve Hancock, a local favourite, on vocals.
DJ in the Atrium
(9.30PM-1.30AM)
DJ JAY KNAPP on the Ground floor
(11.30PM-2.30AM)
Sun 08JONATHAN LEE JONES
(3.30PM-6.30PM)
Check out Jonathan Lee Jones, a natural entertainer with warm acoustic guitar sounds, shrill harmonica riffs and a distinct, smooth vocal. JJ will put his own slant on all your favourite rock, pop, blues and classic tunes from the heyday to our modern era.
PETER BYRNE
(7.30PM-10.30PM)
Mon 09CHRIS STRETTON
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
Tue 10CO-PILOT
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
A musical duo with a unique way of entertainment, Co-Pilot offers a magical blend of acoustic electric, vocal harmonies & a vast repertoire ranging from the latest hits to old classics. Co-Pilot will have you singing along, always making it a great night out with years of live performance experience.
Wed 11OUTLIER
(9PM-12AM)
A Sydney based trio fronted by Australia's Got Talent finalist Jay Parrino, this tight outfit puts their own spin on classic rock tunes and will have you up and dancing all night.
Thu 12NATASHA DUARTE
(9PM-12AM)
Natasha Duarte, is only 20 years old but is no stranger to the Sydney music scene. She has been gigging since the age of 13 in and around Sydney's clubs, pubs and hotels.
The songstress began singing in her early years, encouraged by those around her and soon started writing her own songs and playing the guitar. She has won numerous song writing awards such as International Song writing Competition, Nashville and the UK Song writing Competition, which she recently won in the video category. Natasha has a large repertoire of songs and can sing many genres. Her husky tones bring a warm ambience to the audience. Her influences are diverse and include artists such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Rodriguez and Fleetwood Mac.
TRIVIA in the Atrium
Bookings essential!
(6PM)
Fri 13TOM TRELAWNY
(5PM-8PM)
Tom Trelawny is a versatile singer/guitarist from London. Here he performs solo acoustic. Tom draws on a huge repertoire of songs from all eras and plays an entertaining blend of soul, pop, blues, classic rock, top 40, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, funk, ska and anything in between.
RECKLESS
(10PM-1.45AM)
A regular to the Orient, the band incorporates audience participation with a modern choice of songs as well as the classics including requests. Their repertoire is upbeat and diverse ranging in many styles from rock to pop, dance and country which enables them to entertain a wide range of audiences.
KARAOKE in the Atrium
(9.30PM)
Sat 14JIMMY BEAR
(5.45PM-8.45PM)
Jimmy Bear takes his audiences on a magical musical ride playing the greatest hits of all time in an easy relaxed unplugged acoustic mode. You will be tapping your fingers and toes, dancing on the ceiling, and singing along with Jimmy at the top of your lungs as he plays acoustic guitar and sings his fun filled legendary repertoire.
CRAIG WOODWARD & THE TRIBE
(10PM-1.15AM)
DJ in the Atrium
(9.30PM-1.30AM)
DJ JAY KNAPP on the Ground floor
(11.30PM-2.30AM)
Sun 15ED & ASTRO
(3.30PM-6.30PM)
Ed & Astro are one of Sydney's most impressive duos. Guitarist Paul Davies and vocalist Ben Shallis have rocked more than 100,000 people over the past 8 years as part of the hugely successful rock covers band Panorama Live. So whether you like a chilled out vibe, old school hits, or wanna get up and dance to the latest grooves, Ed & Astro have it covered.
GARY JOHNS TRIO
(7.30PM-10.30PM)
Gary Johns Band has earned a reputation in Sydney as one of the best party bands when it comes to getting the dance floor and the singing along aspect of your day or night on a whole new level of awesome.
The band has more than 1000 songs to choose from and knows how to read and work a crowd. They've made their mark as one of the only bands with the guts to yell out 'what do you want next' and be able to back up nearly anything requested, and do it like they've played it forever even if it's not part of the usual 1000 + songs they do regularly. So if you want to experience it for yourself and want a guaranteed night of fun come see the Gary Johns Band live.
ICONIC SYDNEY VENUE IN THE HEART OF THE HISTORIC ROCKS PRECINCT
Good range of beer, food was delicious and good size. Prices are fairly standard pub/hotel. Nice beer garden and a function area upstairs.
Tom Barker
Best curly fries ever.
Darryl Benson
Good band, quite busy and they give out free water at the end of the night.
Kathryn Marie
An old-style feeling pub. OK food and some good beer options make it a popular spot for post work drinks.
Peter Fradley
Great atmosphere, nice food. Best place to visit on Australia Day Loved it
Sam Dominello
Good pub. Good back yard. Live music.
Zhiyi Yang
Great risotto.
Chris O'Connell
Great service and great food - the staff deserve 6 stars - especially on a very busy Australia day
Marilyn Coventry
I come here all the time for a beer. Nice beer garden!
Wesley D. Hucker
Great hotel, good bar and atmosphere!
Enis Fargo
Delicious pub food, had Chicken Supreme with Mojito cocktail. Yummy!
Bridget Behan
It rocks the Rocks.
George Atton
Thursday lunch. Great Parma.
Philip Johnson
People are happy singing drinking and having fun!
William Smith
Best sirloin in a while.
Matthew McMaster
DINING BOOKINGS - 9251 5631
GENERAL ENQUIRIES - 9251 1255
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