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Winter Solstice Book and Music Fair

Sunday 19 June 2016:  A vast array of quality books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl. Tea, coffee and cakes available.

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 6 MAY 2016 - Benny's Boys


Continuing our celebration of International Jazz Day (April 30), our concert tonight comes to you from Fine Music 102.5 in Sydney.

Benny’s Boys take us to the swing era of the 1930s when Benny Goodman was king. The highly experienced and acclaimed musicians are Trevor Rippingale clarinet, Glenn Henrich vibes, Stan Kenton bass, John Blenkhorn guitar and Bob Baird drums, creating the music of Goodman, Hampton, Christian and Krupa. This includes an interview with leader Trevor Rippingale who also led the world renowned New Wolverine Jazz Orchestra.   Introduced by Paula Langlands; produced by Chris Deacon OAM, Fine Music 102.5 Sydney.

FNL is sponsored by B2B, Canberra's leading business and government magazine.


FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 29 APRIL 2016 - International Jazz Day Special

Saturday is International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact; raise awareness of the need for intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding; and reinforce international cooperation and communication. Every year on April 30, this international art form is recognized for promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human dignity, eradicating discrimination, fostering gender equality, and promoting individual expression.

Friday Night Live celebrates the occasion with a special series of programs over the next few weeks devoted to the live recording of jazz around Australia.  Tonight's program comes from our sister station 3MBS-FM and includes the jazz of Melbourne including the Moovin' and Groovin' Orchestra, Dr. Alan Zavod, Park West, Tony Gould, Bob Sedergreen, Olivia and Joe Chindamo, Zoe Black and others.  Presented by Alan Marshall and Desley Dickson (3MBS).  Introduced by Chris Deacon OAM.  FNL is kindly sponsored by B2B, Canberra's leading business and government magazine.


FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 22 April 2016 - Alex Raupach Quartet

Trumpet player Alex Raupach is joined by visiting Sydney musicians Steve Barry (keys), Alex Boneham (bass) and James Waples (drums) in this 2014 concert performed at the Gods' Cafe. A graduate of the ANU School of Music, Alex spent time in Berlin before settling in Melbourne. 

FNL is sponsored by B2B, Canberra's leading business and government magazine.  Produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM.  Pic courtesy Eric Pozza.


FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 15 APRIL 2016 - Mike Dooley at Canberra Grammar (rpt)

Mike Dooley initially studied classical composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in the early ‘80’s. He then spent nearly 3 decades abroad, doing a combination of musical and humanitarian activities in South East Asia and later in the Middle East.

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 8PM 8 APRIL 2016 - "The Here and Now" at the Bungendore Woodworks Cafe

We welcome back local musicians Rachael Thoms (vocals) and Lachlan Coventry (guitar) ("The Hear and Now") in a concert part-sponsored by ArtSound FM at the Bungendore Woodworks Cafe.

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