2016 to 2017

*** MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR ***

It’s been a fabulous 2016 & 2017 is getting even better!

THANK YOU to everyone who has come along to a gig or two over the year, we hope to see you again in the NEW YEAR!

We still have some dates available for the remainder of this year.

Last minute bookings welcome if we are free! Just email me by CLICKING HERE.

Watch out for our shows gigs & events coming up in 2017 including our regular monthly gigs at

Sheoak Cafe, German Club

playing Jazz, Blues, Swing, & Acoustic Classics

& GET READY FOR ADELAIDE FRINGE, 2nd, 3rd & 4th March

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CLICK FOR FRINGETIX or go to BESSIE BILLIE DINAH page 
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THIS WEEK

GERMAN CLUB This Friday 2nd Dec 2016, 6.30pm

with Richard Coates on Keys, Quinton Dunne on Double Bass

& of course Yours Truly

THEN JOIN US FOR THE LAST GIG OF 2016

 for ‘AFTERNOON JAZZ’ until FEB 2017

AT THE SHEOAK FOR 2016 THIS SUNDAY 4 DEC, 4.30pm

BUT…

We Will Be Back in February 2017

1ST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

THANK YOU GAWLER JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016

What a wonderful weekend.

Thank you for all the audiences travelling around supporting live music in Gawler.

Was a great and diverse weekend of music and venues.

Here are a couple of pics of our gigs with some great Adelaide comrades & musicians THANK YOU …til next year!

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THIS 1ST WEEKEND IN NOV ‘GAWLER JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016’

APOLOGIES FOR THE ERROR, this post is actually for last year! 2016

2017 dates are still waiting to be confirmed So we’ll be BACK TO YOU SOON.

FOR the Third year in a row we will be back at the Gawler Jazz Festival, This year we are Performing at the Launch on Friday Night.

Join Quinton Dunne, Mike Bevan & myself  after the formalities from 7pm – 9pm At the Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club. Then on Saturday 1-5 with our 5 piece Band ‘JAZZ in CHEEK’ & on Sunday our other 5 pce band ‘BONFIRE JAZZ & BLUES’

See program below for all the music & bands through Gawler this weekend.

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THANK MELBOURNE PARIS CAT JAZZ CLUB

A fabulous show at Paris Cat Last Week always a pleasure to come over and perform at this great club.

Thank you Melbourne for having us again.

And also to theSupport Act here in Adelaide. Was great to perform a few numbers form our show BESSIE * BILLIE * DINAH….

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for those of you who were unable to get along…Keep an eye out in the Adelaide Fringe 2017

We will have three shows, some new numbers for you. Quinton Dunne, Richard Coates & myself will keep a smile on your face & tear in your eye, whilst tapping those toes.

Mar 2, 3 & 4 at Singing Gallery – McLaren Vale, The Jade – City & The British – Port Adelaide.

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BESSIE BILLIE DINAH on Sale Now

ADELAIDE – OCTOBER 29 & 30

BUY TICKETS NOW HERE at Cabaret Under the Star

MELBOURNE – OCTOBER 20

BUY TICKETS NOW HERE at Paris Cat Jazz Club

BESSIE BILLIE DINAH Empress, Lady & Queen of the Blues

BESSIE BILLIE DINAH
Empress, Lady & Queen of the Blues

BESSIE * BILLIE * DINAH

BESSIE SMITH, 

BILLIE HOLIDAY, 

DINAH WASHINGTON.

Empress, Lady & Queen of the Blues. Bonnie Lee Galea sings the songs of these three pioneering black female vocalists of the early 20th Century, supported by her two musical mainstays Quinton Dunne on Double Bass/Vocals & Richard Coates on Keys. Sit back as this musical trio explores stories, music & song in interpretations of these superb women’s masterpieces like AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, MAKIN’ WHOOPEE! & IT AIN’T NOBODIES BUSINESS plus some lesser known gems.

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KEEP AN EYE ON OUR NEXT SHOWS OF
BESSIE BILLIE DINAH
Remember Cabaret Under The Star?
We will be doing anohter season in the Last Weekend of October
STAY TUNED FOR BOOKING DETAILS…..!

Also back at the cat in Melbourne…Paris Cat Jazz Club

Thu 20 Oct joining us in Mark Fitzgibbon on Keys! {more info soon}

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UMBRELLA FESTIVAL & GUITARS IN BARS…..ALL DONE AND DUSTED for 2016
HERE ARE SOME GREAT PICS FROM THE SHOW, PHOTOGRAPHED BY PETER TEE
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THU 21 JULY & THU 28 JULY, 7.30pm, $15
BOOK NOW HERE at trybooking
or CALL 08 8362 4748 tincat cafe

UMBRELLA & GUITARS in BARS……coming soon

JULY….. Updates for Afternoon Jazz, Umbrella Festival & Guitars in Bars

‘AFTERNOON JAZZ’ first sunday of each month at THE SHEAOK
Featuring Richard Coates on keys who is also joining us for our show …

BESSIE BILLIE DINAH

If you missed it at Fringe this year, you will find it on again for TWO NIGHTS ONLY in JULY at the Tincat Cafe.

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Our Trip to SYDNEY for my CD LAUNCH

 FRI 22, APRIL 2016, CD LAUNCH – SYDNEY

Launched my CD in NSW at Lazybone’s Lounge, Marrickville in APRIL.

Quinton Dunne on Double Bass, & Myself on Vocals in a Six Piece line up on Friday night 22nd April, were joined by some great guys from Sydney including

Ben Little on Guitar{Concorde Joe}

Garry Steel on Keys {Barry Leef Band}

Rodney Ford on Drums {Galapagus Duck}

Richard Booth on Tenor Sax & Flute  {Galapagus Duck}

Here are some pics from the gig…..taken by Wendy from Concord Joe.

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THIS SUNDAY……17 April at The Daniel O’Connell

4.30pm Don’t Be Late!

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