Upcoming  Schedule

See Melbourne’s best acts up, close and personal in the intimate surrounds of The Ragtime. No entry fee. get off at stop 52 on the 86 (Waterfront City Docklands – Bundoora RMIT) Tram Route. 

show times

WEDNESDAY SHOWS APPROXIMATELY 7-10pm

THURSDAY OPEN MIC 6.30-11PM
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 8-11PM
SUNDAY JAZZ JAM 6-10PM

wed 6th march

piano club #1

Get on down to Ragtime on Wednesday Nights!!!
Spanning the next month, Wednesday nights will be curated by Oscar, featuring an array of different music evenings.
Piano Club
This night invites 2 pianists to the stage to explore the piano as a solo pianist, expressing their latest interests. It is encouraged to share and converse about approaches, ideas, harmony and more.
Featured Pianists
Gerald Frederic
Richard Scriviner

THURS 7th march

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 8th march

Jumpin Jack Jordan And Friends

JJJ & Friends return to their favourite live music venue. Expect their usual good-time, genre-hopping mix of rhythm and blues, soul, pop, rock, funk, Latin and more!  

sat 9th march

32 bars

Its time to film 32 Bars Song 17!
The full 9-piece 32 Bars band will deliver two sets of Mark’s original swingin’ showtunes, and film the instant classic “Down in Old New Orleans” with the sensational Jennifer Salisbury on vocals and the extraordinarily talented Hong Yang on the gorgeous revolving piano.
Your opportunity to be immortalised in the filming and recording of this brilliant new song

sun 10th march

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

wed 13th march

Rocky and the 2 bob millionaires

 

THURS 14th march

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 15th march

jump the sun

Melbourne funk band, with an emphasis on the funk

sat 16th march

huanchaco

Music, place, space, and colour. Peace. Latin vibes

sun 17th march

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

wed 20th march

ambient explorations curated by oscar

Spanning the next month, Wednesday nights will be curated by Oscar, featuring an array of different music evenings.
Enter the world of immersive soundscapes both beautiful and intense. Ambient Wednesday offers a chilled out experience for both listeners and musicians, creating a space to explore sound in any way across two sets of music.
Featuring
tbc
Factory House Band (FHB)
”Like a breeze that whips itself slowly through the night caressing the gentle faces on high st this electronic trio are whipping up a lovely storm…ambient and provocative”
Local ambeint trio FHB perform weekly at Bar 303’s Monday Jasshub with Oli on Drums and percussion, Oscar on keyboards and the Micka on pedals and guitars.
They are taking the project to the Ragtime Tavern and exploring acoustic realm.

THURS 21st march

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 22nd march

trumpet

Trumpet are a Melbourne jazz band featuring vocalist David Ruiz playing styles of jazz music from bebop to bossa nova and beyond. Trumpet also delve into blues, funk, soul and 50s rock n roll. For more information see http://www.trumpetjazzband.com.au/

sat 23rd march

the hornets

The Hornets Trio continue to celebrate their recent signing with Laneway Music with the release and launch of a brand new single ‘Photograph Album’ at the fantabulous Ragtime Tavern. The joint with the spinning baby grand piano and for those inclined, tempting cocktails. March 23 will see the trio play their new single as well as cuts from their recent EP and songs from their entire back catalogue …not to be missed. https://fanlink.to/photographalbum 

sun 24th march

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

wed 27th march

wednesday jazz with oscar & friends

Get on down to Ragtime on Wednesday Nights!!!
Spanning the next month, Wednesday nights will be curated by Oscar, featuring an array of different music evenings.
Launching the series on the last Wednesday of the Month
Is a new band featuring….
Nicolaas Shroader, Gavin Grey, Sam Mignon, Lucas Wilson Harrison, Eugene Stone-Marks & Oscar France.
This crew have been jamming at the Sunset Sessions over the last year, and have now put together a band exploring original songs. Expect Swing, Bepop, Latin Swing & grooves!!!
The band is yet to be named. 

THURS 28th march

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 29th – 31st march

we are closed for easter weekend

We/re all going away for a break. Enjoy your long weekend & see y’áll next week x

wed 

they break gently

 

THURS 4th april

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

fri 5th april

boof!

A night of Funk-Wah-Pop-Ska-Tell Ya Ma with An All Star line-up. A really great fun band. Miss them and be doomed to an eternity of regret.

sat 6th april

sally ingram

 

sun 7th april

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

wed 10th april

piano club #2

Get on down to Ragtime on Wednesday Nights!!!
Spanning the next month, Wednesday nights will be curated by Oscar, featuring an array of different music evenings.
Piano Club
This night invites 2 pianists to the stage to explore the piano as a solo pianist, expressing their latest interests. It is encouraged to share and converse about approaches, ideas, harmony and more.
Featured Pianists
TBA

THURS  11th april

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 12th april

live original music

 

sat 13th april

damon smith

. Damon Smith is a multi-award-winning musician and filmmaker and sometimes buffoon. Boogie woogie, blues, jazz & bangin’ all original tunes.

sun 14th april

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

wed 17th april

ambient explorations #2

Spanning the next month, Wednesday nights will be curated by Oscar, featuring an array of different music evenings.
Enter the world of immersive soundscapes both beautiful and intense. Ambient Wednesday offers a chilled out experience for both listeners and musicians, creating a space to explore sound in any way across two sets of music.
Featuring
tbc

THURS 18th april

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 19th april

live original music

 

saturday  20th april

james lockwood trio

Musicians James Lockwood and Ben Hooper presents an evening of energetic duets of piano and upright bass, reflecting a deep love for the many facets of the jazz tradition.
Lockwood and Hooper draw on the rich musical histories of New Orleans, the Blues, and the Swing and Bebop idioms to create a rich musical tapestry of melody and rhythm. Enjoy the interplay of two distinct musical voices in performances Jazz classics by Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, and Charlie Parker.

sun 21st april

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

wed 24th april

wednesday jazz with oscar & friends

Get on down to Ragtime on Wednesday Nights!!!
Spanning the next month, Wednesday nights will be curated by Oscar, featuring an array of different music evenings.
Launching the series on the last Wednesday of the Month
Is a new band featuring….
Nicolaas Shroader, Gavin Grey, Sam Mignon, Lucas Wilson Harrison, Eugene Stone-Marks & Oscar France.
This crew have been jamming at the Sunset Sessions over the last year, and have now put together a band exploring original songs. Expect Swing, Bepop, Latin Swing & grooves!!!
The band is yet to be named. 

THURS 25th april

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 26th april

georgia ray

Singer-songwriter Georgia Ray will be performing a stripped back, intimate solo show on the baby grand

saturday 27th april

live music

 

sun 28th april

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

wednesday  1st may

live music

 

THURS 2nd may

OPEN mic

Take the baby grand for a spin or bring your guitar/banjo/saxaphone/ entire choir. comedy routine/ whatever & play on our window stage. All welcome. Just tell Kate or Andrew at the bar you’d like to play.

friday 3rd may

madeleine clare

 

saturday 4th may

live music

 

sun 5th may

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm

sat 25th may

beltin’elton with nitida

Nitida brings her famous Beltin” Elton show back to Ragtime. There’ll be sequins & sparkles & singalongs & all your favourite hits. Join the fun.

sun 26th may

sunset sessions jazz jam

. Hosted by Oscar France. Join the jam or just hang & enjoy the sounds. 6-10pm