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MBAS Blues Jam Nights

The MBAS Tuesday Night House of Blues Jam provides a meeting point for Blues musicians. It is a source of entertainment for members of MBAS and lovers of Blues music and it is a showcase for emerging talents in the Blues scene.

The Jam Night has a Jam Coordinator/Stage Manager and Sound Engineer. The Jam Coordinator is responsible for forming combos from the jammers who have nominated.

The order placed on the board is not necessarily the order of who will play first.

The Jam Coordinator determines the order, encouraging discussion and negotiation with all jammers present to provide fair opportunity, maximum inclusion and, where possible, a varied mix.


Musicians and music lovers all welcome



Held weekly every Tuesday evening
Flemington Bowls Club
Corner Smithfield & Racecourse Roads Flemington
Newmarket Station (5 min walk) Tram 57 (stop 28) (2 min walk)
Meals available
Table bookings: 0425 737 729

Jammers - bring your guitars, harps, voices,
drum sticks and whatever instrument you play.
Everyone is welcome to come along.

pdf    Musos - read our Jam Night Musician Rules »


Tuesday Night House of Blues

Tuesday, 30th August 2016

Rebecca Davey and Logan Jeffs
8:00pm - 8.45pm
Jam Session:    9:00pm - 11:00pm


With an unmatched dedication, hard work, devotion, and a killer rhythm section to boot Jesse Valach and Blues Mountain have produced a tight riveting live show. Their self-titled debut album and newly released 'Separation Street' both coming in at #3 on the Australian Blues and Roots it is a definite testimony to that.
Performing close to 200 shows a year including festivals such as Blues on Broadbeach, Thredbo Blues, and Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival, Jesse Valach and Blues Mountain have also enjoyed regular performances at some of Melbourne's premium live music venues, e.g. The Rainbow Hotel-Fitzroy, The Local Taphouse-St Kilda, and The Vineyard-St Kilda, as well many other Victorian and interstate venues. They have also undertaken very successful overseas tours to New Zealand and Fiji. Jesse Valach has proven that a Blues artist can progress from local blues jams to the international stage - he is indeed a musician who is indeed on the rise.


Nardia Rose is a Singer-Songwriter with powerful, raw & sultry vocals seasoned in the genres of Soul, Blues & Jazz. With a harmonic ear for music, Nardia wields her vocal range with intensity & musical prowess often blowing the roof off with her breathtaking voice.
Her warm tone, infectious performance and powerful voice has been inspired by some of the greats such as Etta James, Gladis Knight, Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Eva Cassidy and many more.
Learning the blues from her very own father’s lap, a blues guitarist who introduced her ears to blues music. Her singing career started by singing gospel in church where she performed amongst spiritual musicians which taught her the art of improvising, harmonies and singing from the heart. Nardia has trained under the influence of Lindsay Field and Renee Geyer developing a natural & strong ear for music and since taught harmony vocal workshops at Victoria University.
With her passion for blues & Jazz, She recently travelled & toured through the South of the US (Memphis, New Orleans & Mississippi) with a guitar on her back writing songs and learning the traditions of blues & Jazz and performing with a range of musicians. She is very excited to soon incorporate these songs into the two bands she performs in.
Nardia believes that music is healing and brings people together. She has the ability to command the stage

Tuesday, 6th September, 2016

Featuring:       Wayne Jury - 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Jam Session:   9:00pm - 11:00pm

Tuesday, 13th September, 2016

Featuring:      Andy Layfield Sound - 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Jam Session:   9:00pm - 11:00pm

Tuesday, 20th September, 2016

Featuring:     Justin Yap - 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Jam Session:   9:00pm - 11:00pm

Tuesday, 27th September, 2016

Featuring:     The Giants - 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Jam Session:   9:00pm - 11:00pm





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