MAY - SPIN DRIFTERS w/ Felicity Urquhart, George Washingmachine, Stuie French, Michel Rose, Clare O’Meara, Andrew Richardson, Hamish Stuart, Garry Steel & Michael Vidale Tickets
6:30pm, Thu 18 May, 2017
The Basement, Sydney, NSW
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The Spin Drifters is a 9 piece outfit playing Western Swing and classic country and made up of some of the finest players and singers in the land. You have heard them on thousands of recordings over the last 30 years. These guys are the A team for country, pop and jazz recording - session players behind many Australian stars.
Felicity Urqhuart - an EMI recording star in her own right with many CDs and the presenter of ABC's Radio National country music show on Saturday nights.
Stuie French - legendary guitar wiz from Merle Haggard, Feral Swing Cats, Troy Casser-Daley to Les Paul and Tommy Emmanuel.
Michel Rose - the greatest pedal steel player in the land. Most of the steel guitar recordings you hear in Australian recordings today are from Michel.
George Washingmachine - singer, fiddle player, jazz and country musical genius.
Clare O'Meara - singer piano player and first call fiddle player for everyone from Beccy Cole, Brian Cadd, Fiddlers Feast to Feel The Manouch
Andrew Richardson - guitarist and producer. From Billy Field, Jimmy Barnes to The Stetsons, Graeme Connors, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter and Fiddlers Feast.
Garry Steel - piano player the finest accordian player in the land. Has graced thousands of country and rock recordings and played with a long list of bands and stars.
Hamish Stuart - first call session drummer from Jackie Orszaczky (RIP) to Don Walker - Hamish is a writer and jazz recording artist.
Michael Vidale - Bass player and producer. From Kasey Chambers, The Bushwackers, Feral Swing Cats and Don Walker.
A night with the Spin Drifters promises to be a fun night of twin fiddles, torch songs, brilliant picking and surprise guest stars.
$25 Southern Menu
1 x Meal from the following:
Black-Eyed Pea and Bean Salad with Cos Lettuce and sweet red pepper, Monterey jack and warm tortilla
Slider board (Pulled Lamb shoulder, Cajun Barramundi, Monterey Jack and spinach)
The Original New Orlean Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras Steak (250gms Scotch fillet)
Southern Fried Chicken With Fennel, Radish, Mustard seed Slaw and Creole Aioli
Maple Cajun Glazed Mahi-Mahi with Kick Brown Rice and Scallion and Mango Relish
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and one meal from the "Southern Menu".
Dinner & Show tickets are only available via Moshtix.
Some Dinner & Show Bookings may be on a shared table. Please let us know at the time of the booking as a special request should you prefer not to share, and subject to availability we'll do our best to accommodate your request. Note it is not possible to join ticket holders together across ticket groups (meaning A Reserve ticket holders cannot sit with B Reserve etc).
DOORS OPEN AT 6.30PM
MUSIC STARTS AFTER DINNER SERVICE, AROUND 8.00PM
SET TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM SHOW TO SHOW
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
When General Admission Ticket sales have closed on the day of the show they may still be available at the door on the night.
All patrons must be over the age of 18
Once purchased tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable
(applies to both Standing and Dinner sales)
Please ensure you bring photo ID as proof of age
A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. (All quoted prices include tax).
Dress is Smart/Casual at Manager's discretion. No thongs.
The Basement has very limited accessibility for patrons with disabilities, however please contact the venue to ensure there is adequate availability for you to enjoy the show comfortably and they can advise on the recommended seating options.
RESTAURANT (GREEN ROOM BAR)
RESTAURANT HOURS ARE DEPENDENT ON SHOW
Please call The Basement to confirm opening times - (02) 9251 2797
SEATING MAP FOR DINNER & SHOW BOOKINGS
Please Note: tables cannot be joined together. Please ensure everyone you intend to seat at your table is included in your booking to avoid being seated separately. Unfortunately, Dinner & Show bookings are for a minimum of 2 people.
Specific table reservation is not available for this performance. It is the venue's decision as to which table you will be allocated. Whilst the venue would love to give everyone their preferred seats, it is not always possible. We ask that you respect this decision and enjoy the performance.