Jazz flair, flamenco and folk ballads, the Edinburgh Castle is brewing something special this month

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Jazz flair, flamenco and folk ballads, the Edinburgh Castle is brewing something special this month


As Brunswick's oldest-standing pub, the Edinburgh Castle has been a long-lived favourite among the community, constantly delivering some of the best live music acts in the suburb.

The following features the exciting shows the pub is bringing for the remainder of the month. From sweet country ballads to indie-gypsy tunes, the lineup serves a divergent mayhem of artistry that is guaranteed to bring fantastic atmospheres inside its large mural-decorated brick walls.

Aside from being known for its age, the castle is also famous for its commitment to live and local music: gigs six days per week,  offering emerging and established talents a platform to take the throne and shine like royalty. Find out more about them here.

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Jack Robins

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

If you’re into the likes of John Prine, Jimmy Webb and Willie Nelson, then you’re going to absolutely adore Jack Robins. His fiery vocals and intricate finger-picking guitar style amount to a delightful set of old-time western pop tunes that will blow you all the way to the countryside!

Nature In The City

  • Saturday, 20 April 2024
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Masterminded by German-born Robert Sellin, Nature in the City are a folk-rock band that culminates cross-cultural experiences into art. What started out one year ago as a duo, soon turned into a full band with violin, drums, and bass. From Boston to Berlin and now Naarm, their music doesn’t just bring immaculate grooves to the table, it shares an introspective exploration of the mundane concerns of day-to-day life.

Steamboat Whistlers

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

If you’re a fan of early New Orleans jazz and blues, then the Steamboat Whistlers are sure to get you tapping on your toes! With a saxophone, banjo, as well as washboard and traps included in the tool cabinet, the sextet brings an amazing amalgam of musical genres that includes traditional jazz, depression-era blues, ragtime and spirituals.

Szara and Andrew

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Being both a songwriter and trained actress, Szara Fox brings a sum of those two parts greater than the whole! In her music, she brings a mixed potion of indie-nomadic tunes and flamenco in a theatrical performance that weaves poetic tales of travel, love and freedom. Joining her is trumpet player Andrew Darling, bringing his full-hearted brass technique to create an instrumental performance that’s both impassioned and full of resonance.

Simon Hudson

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Combining soul-stirring originals and funky world grooves, Simon Hudson provides a refreshing roots formula that taps into the sounds and styles of Brazil and West Africa. With the wonderful grooves of his guitar, and vocals brimming with tight harmonies, Simon is guaranteed to get you into a boogie mood that will burn up the dance floor.

Suzie So Blue

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Combining the styles of dark folk and Americana, Suzie So Blue brings everything to light in her songwriting. Influenced by singer-songwriter luminaries like Yola, Amythyst Kiah, Tracy Chapman, Gillian Welch and Sierra Ferrell, her hypnotic tenor guitar style and redolent singing create a mesmerising tapestry of love songs that never shy away from the truth.

Check out everything else coming up and follow the Edinburgh Castle here.