Line-up /The Bearded Gypsy Band
DJ Gunda G
The Oaktree Foundation
Join The Bearded Gypsy Band, Babylon Burning, Irie Knights, DJ Gunda G and The Oaktree Foundation in a night of beautiful music and frantic merrymaking. All proceeds from the $10 door fee go to Oaktrees Youth Livelihood Program in Timor Leste. The program provides unemployed youth in terrible circumstances with the skills they need to support themselves, and create their own future. Listen and dance to some outstanding music, have a great time, and know that youre contributing to a fantastic cause.
THE BEARDED GYPSY BAND integrates a dynamic blend of Celtic, Jazz, Blues, Gypsy-Folk, and various Roots styles into delicate yet lively melodies. At the same time, their rhythm and energy on stage carry their audience with them into frantic enthusiasm. This talented four-piece has been together for 3 years now, and has truly come into its own in the Adelaide scene over the last year. In the words of Higher Ground Acousticum, "Immense technicality combines superbly crafted folk tunes to create a steady crescendo of epic folk-riffage". This is one upcoming act you will one day wish you had seen back when they were still small, Cause these boys are gonna be big.
BABYLON BURNING is a reggae outfit with hard hitting lyrics and a groovy sound that is sure to make you move. The band took to the pubs of Adelaide in early 2010 and has been gigging flat out ever since. Currently, it has an alternating line up of 5-7 members, including an explosive horn section and rhythmically intricate percussion that will hold you captivated. The band draws inspiration from such sources as Bob Marley, Michael Franti and The John Butler Trio.
IRIE KNIGHTS: If you feel good in Jamaica youd say youre feeling irie! If youre feeling good in Australia youve probably just seen the Irie Knights! An infectious 10 piece that combines their overwhelming spirit and energy with hard hitting reggae grooves. Basing their sound on traditional roots reggae and infusing it with a range of influences from Funk, Folk, Rock and Hip Hop, the Irie Knights have created a unique style of reggae guaranteed to move ya!
DJ GUNDA G is an Adelaide based Dubstep DJ/Producer with musical roots & influences from the earliest days of the Jungle/DNB scene in Adelaide when he DJ'd & ran clubs/parties as well. Since 2008 he has been writing & producing dubstep tunes. He has recently had his first releases on One For All Records with an upcoming solo EP mid 2010. Gunda G has played at most of the major Dub-step Parties in Adelaide 2009/2010 & has been a Special guest for the Inbound Records Future Forces Nights. With DJ's from the UK to Venezuela spinning his tunes and fans from diverse places such as Israel, Russia, Thailand, US & UK he is truly reaching out to the world....