Blue Mountains News
John Reischman & Eli West + Special Guests Eagle & The Wolf in Concert at The Metropole Guesthouse
John Reischman is one of the premier mandolinists of his generation. He’s a master instrumentalist capable of swinging between re-inventions of traditional old-time tunes, deconstructions from the bluegrass repertoire, and compelling original tunes, many of which have become standards. He’s also a powerful bandleader, touring his band the Jaybirds all over Canada and the United States. But most of all, he’s an understated visionary, the kind of master craftsman whose music is virtuosic without ever being flashy and who is renowned for his impeccable taste and tone as an artist. John Reischman embodies the true spirit of acoustic music in the 21st century.
Visit John Reischman's website
Eli West is a Seattle-based multi-instrumental musician and interactive graphic designer. With an interest in angular phrasing and non-traditional improvisation within the historic precedents of bluegrass and old-time music, his playing both grounds and pushes the ensembles he is involved with. He has released three records as half of the new/old-time duo Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, which tours regularly throughout the US and Europe. Eli is an active ingredient playing guitar, banjo, and bouzouki with both Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project and John Reischman and the Pine Siskens.
‘Eli West is an exceptional singer, guitar player and musician, really deep stuff’ – Martin Simpson.
Visit Eli West's website
+ Special Guests Eagle & The Wolf
“Two of Australia’s finest singer-songwriters, indie-pop goddess Sarah Humphreys and alt-country troubadour Kris Morris, met, fell in love and now they’re making beautiful folk music together as Eagle & The Wolf.” – Timber & Steel
“Separately Sarah and Kris are two of my favourite singer/songwriters ever but the first time I heard their voices together I was taken to a whole other place! The blend was like nothing I had ever heard before and broke my heart in the most beautiful way” – Kasey Chambers
Sarah Humphreys has spent the last last ten years opening her heart as she has grown into a woman, a mother and undoubtedly one of this country’s finest singers and songwriters. Her third album ‘New Moon’ produced by Australia’s finest, Kasey Chambers, received 4 stars from Rolling Stone Magazine who hailed it as ‘a mature, meditative offering from an Australian folk nymph, as natural and as honest as they come. Soulful & unpolished.’
Kris Morris is forging a reputation as one of Australia’s finest, and most honest, country & blues musicians. His songs cut to the heart and on stage with his guitar he can tear the house down. Audiences are at once captivated and blown away. Absolute truth and passion directed through a microphone and a cranked guitar amplifier. His record RUINS, a swampy heartbreaker also produced by Kasey Chambers, has opened his music up to audiences around the country. Recently, he has shared the stage with the likes of Kasey Chambers, Bill Chambers, Jeff Lang, The Alvin Brothers (USA) and been on tour with The Fumes.
Visit Eagle and the Wolf's website
The Metropole is an all ages venue however minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must remain supervised and do require a standard ticket for entry. Please also keep in mind that the performance space is a listening room.
General Admission. Theatre Style Seating, cocktail lounge and standing / dancing room.
John Reischman & Eli West + Special Guests Eagle & The Wolf
Thursday 1st November 2018.
Doors Open upstairs 5pm. Show Starts 6pm.
The Metropole Guesthouse, Upstairs “Metro Social” Cnr of Lurline and Gang Gang Streets, Katoomba.
$20 Early Bird available from The Metropole Guesthouse (during reception hours)(Cash Only)
$21.50 Phone 02) 4782 5544 and Online (Including booking fees):
$25 on the Door from 5pm (Unless Sold Out prior)
Lake Wallace continues to experience blue green algae, and has now bee...
Story is at the forefront for troubadour Áine Tyrrell whose rich song-writing...
How good would it be for you and your family and friends to swim or work...
The upper mountains local Primary schools of Our Lady of Nativity Lawson,...
Scenic World’s annual art exhibition, Sculpture at Scenic World, has cemented...
Blue Mountains Mystery Tours Join Paranormal Pete to investigate the reports of Ghosts & Hauntings at the Museum, 7th JUNE. 0247 512 622
Blue Mountains Concert Society Sun 16 June, 2.30pm, Blue Mountains Theatre, Macquarie Rd, Springwood. See website for more info.
Think Conveyancing Blue Mountains A conveyancing-only law firm, where top priority is to maximise your savings while minimising your legal risk. Call now.
Hills Havens BOOK Fri and Sat nights and have SUNDAY night from $100.
Kilbeggan Cottage We've just had a cancellation for the long weekend in June so book your long weekend at Kilbeggan Cottage now!