Gigs, Performances, Events
I invite you to come along to my gigs. View upcoming gigs below.
My range of music will touch all your emotions from heart-breaking blues
to upbeat funky and raunchy boogie and rock.
You can sit and listen to my story telling lyrics as well as partying and dancing to
For a list of past gigs, see Past Performances further below. Archives of Past Gigs
my shuffles and rock. Whatever your tastes are I am sure you will leave fulfilled and entertained.
Smokin Sam has performed at many venues, festivals and private functions around Melbourne and regional Victoria, including:
- Blues Clubs:
Hume Blues Club, Sleepy Hollow Blues club in Geelong and Maldon Blues Club in Maldon & MBAS Blues Society
- Hotels and music venues:
Grand Central Hotel Richmond, Royal Oak Hotel Kilmore, Jucntion Hotel Maidstone, De La Ville Hotel Geelong, Nighthawk Blues Cafe Mentone, The Belgravia Hotel Footscray, Mount Inn (Moriac Hotel) Mount Moriac, Royal Standard Hotel West Melbourne, Union Hotel Heathcote, Brunswick Hotel Brunswick, Anglers Tavern Maribyrnong, British Crown Collingwood, Royal Park Hotel North Melbourne, Redesdale Tavern Redesdale, Bendigo Hotel Collingwood, Noise Bar Brunswick, The Ascot Vale Hotel Ascot Vale, Aero Club Moorabbin, Glass House Hotel Collingwood,
Georges Place Blues Klub Ringwood, Khyats Of Brighton Hotel, Rainbow Hotel Fitzroy.
- Private functions:
Birthday, weddings and engagements parties throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Dunolly Blues Festival, Moe Jazz & Blues Festival, Maldon Folk Festival, "Flames of Victoria" Bush Fire Rock Benefit Festival, Dunolly Blues Bash Festival, Rock & Blues Festival Fawkner, Homestead Blues Festival Point Cook, Relay 4 Life Event, "Blues Harp Blow Out"
Queensland Flood Fundraiser, Evolution of Blues Tribute to the harmonica Gods.
- Indonesia, playing at venues around Bali as a special feature guest, in Ubud – Jazz Café, Seminyak – Zappaz Bar, Mannekepis Jazz & Blues Bistro. & Echo Beach.
"If you don't know the blues... there's no point
in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll
or any other form of popular music."
~ Keith Richards