Vanessa Craven’s Past Gigs

2016

  • EP Launch”Forbidden Dance” (Vanessa Craven on Chaturangui (Hindustani Slide guitar,vocals,harmonica,guitar; Don Gula on double bass, Paul Jonas on violin and Peter Vadivaloo on percussion, Suzanne Coutanceau vocal harmonies).
    Lunar Dust – playing on Sat 22nd. Oct 2016 from 12.30 PM to 3.30 PM @ Daylesford Cidery, 155 Dairy Flat Road, Musk, Vic
    http://www.daylesfordcider.com.au/
    https://www.facebook.com/DaylesfordCider
  • EP Launch “Forbidden Dance” Lunar Dust
    (Vanessa Craven on Chaturangui (Hindustani Slide guitar,vocals,harmonica,guitar,vocals; Suzanne Coutanceau on Uke Bass, percussion; Zdena Schwangmeier on Uke Bass / /percussion, Greg O’Leary on violin).  @ Ballarat Public Library on  Fri. 14th. Oct from 2PM – 3 PM 178 Doveton St Nth, Ballarat, Vic  Ph. 5338 6850
  • Lunar Dust playing On Fri  7th. Oct. 8PM to 10.30 PM @ F ARMERS ARMS HOTEL, (Restaurant,Bar,Pub), 31 Albert St, Creswick, Vic Farmers Arms Hotel Creswick
  • EP Launch “Forbidden Dance” (Vanessa Craven on Chaturangui (Hindustani Slide guitar,vocals,harmonica,guitar; Don Gula on double bass, Paul Jonas on violin and Peter Vadivaloo on percussion, Suzanne Coutanceau vocal harmonies).
    Lunar Dust Sun 14th. August 2016 From 5 PM to 7 PM @ Farouk’s Olive – Wine Bar (Food and tapas), 711 High Street, Thornbury, Melb. Vic Ph. 0394847728
    http://www.farouksolive.com/
  • Words in Winter “Then and Now” (poetry and song) By Vanessa Craven
    @ Moss and Burrows,22 Raglan Street, Daylesford. Ph 53484433
    From 1-2 PM
    https://www.facebook.com/mossandburrows/
    www.wordsinwinter.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/DaylesfordWritersFestival/
  •  EP Launch “Forbidden Dance” (Vanessa Craven on Chaturangui (Hindustani Slide guitar,vocals,harmonica,guitar; Don Gula on double bass, Paul Jonas on violin and Peter Vadivaloo on percussion, Suzanne Coutanceau vocal harmonies).
    Lunar Dust @ BLUE BEAN LOVE CAFÉ (Formerly Red Star Cafe) 115 Main Road, Hepburn Springs, Victoria ON Saturday 30th. July 2016 @ 6-8 PM
    https://www.facebook.com/bluebeanlove/
  • EP Launch “Forbidden Dance” (Vanessa Craven on Chaturangui (Hindustani Slide guitar,vocals,harmonica,guitar,vocals; Suzanne Coutanceau on Uke Bass, percussion; Zdena Schwangmeier on Uke Bass / /percussion, Greg O’Leary on violin).
    Lunar Dust Fri 15th. July 2016 From 4 PM to 5 PM @ Trentham Library, 15 Albert Street, Trentham. Ph. 54241326
  • EP Launch “Forbidden Dance” (Vanessa Craven on Chaturangui (Hindustani Slide guitar,vocals,harmonica,guitar; Suzanne Coutanceau on uke bass, Greg o’Leary on  violin and Peter Vadivaloo on percussion, Andrew Barcham on banjo).
    Lunar Dust @ Newport Folk Festival 2016 Newport R.S.L. 24-28  Market Street, Newport. 1 PM – 2 PM
    http://www.nffc.org.au/festival.shtml
  • Lunar Dust playing On Sun 5th. June 5PM to 8 PM @ F ARMERS ARMS HOTEL,  (Restaurant,Bar,Pub), 31 Albert St, Creswick, Vic Farmers Arms Hotel Creswick
  • Lunar Dust playing @ BLUE BEAN LOVE CAFÉ (Formerly Red Star Cafe)
    115 Main Road, Hepburn Springs, Victoria ON Saturday 30th. April 2016 @ 5 – 7 PM
    https://www.facebook.com/bluebeanlove/
  • Lunar Dust and Sugar’n’Spice Playing at Rupanyup Festival. Sunday 3rd. April 2016
  • Sugar ‘n’ Spice – playing at Newport R.S.L. , 24-28  Market Street, Newport
    March 20th. May 15th. July  3rd (Newport Folk Festival 2016) Sept. 18th. Nov. 13th.
  • Lunar Dust – playing at the Newport Substation, 1 Market St. Newport on Sun. 6th. March 1 PM – 2 PM. Free entry. Great coffee, Makers Market and Sun Market.
  • Lunar Dust – playing at ArtTrax Railway Station on Pratt Street, Beaufort
    On Sunday 21st Feb from 6 PM to 8.30 PM
    Cost : Individuals $5/Family $10 BYO picnic,( chairs, nibbles, drinks).
  • Lunar Dust – playing @ Blue Bean Love Cafe, 115 Main Road,Hepburn Springs, Vic on 19th. Feb. from 5 PM to 7 PM
  • Lunar Dust – playing  @ Daylesford Cidery, 155 Dairy Flat Road, Musk on Sat 16th. Jan 2016 @ 12.300 PM – 4.00 PM
    http://www.daylesfordcider.com.au/
    https://www.facebook.com/DaylesfordCider
  • Lunar Dust – Playing @ Girgarre Moosic Muster Sunday 10th. Jan @10.30 AM

2015

  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing on Sun 13th. Dec 11 AM – 11.30 AM – Yuulong Lavender Estate, 58 Sharrocks Road, Mt. Egerton. Ph. 03 – 53689453 (11 AM to 4 PM lavender harvest, stalls, food and music).http://www.yuulonglavender.com.au/
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing on Sat 5th. Dec from  2 PM – 4 PM @ BaccChat End of Year Party,@ Lerderderg Public Library, 215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh
  • Lunar Dust playing @ Strawberries Cherries Festival Bacchus Marsh, Court House Hotel, 116 Main Street Bacchus Marsh, Vic on Sat 21st Nov. @ 1.30 PM – 4 PM and 22nd. Nov. 10 AM – 1.00 PM
    Free entertainment.http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/strawberries-cherries-weekend#.Vi3zFJfQPGA
    https://www.facebook.com/events/589046291225057/
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing @ Newport R.S.L. BBQ & Bands Day 15th. Nov. @ 2 PM
    Newport RSL, 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015.  Free Entry
  • Lunar Dust playing  on 8th. Nov from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM @ Art Trax Gallery, Pratt Street Beaufort, Vic
    http://www.visitpyrenees.com.au/business/detail/art-trax-gallery-beaufort/
  • Lunar Dust playing  on 6th. Nov @ 8 PM to 10.30 PM @ Perfect Drop, Food & Wine Bar, 55 Howe Street Daylesford, http://theperfectdrop.weebly.com/
  • Sugar ‘n’ Spice playing on 2nd. Oct. from 2-4 PM for ‘Welcome Mat’ Event. @ Lerderderg Public Library,215 Main St, Bacchus Marsh
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing @ Newport R.S.L. BBQ & Bands Day 13th. Sept @ 3 PM
    Newport RSL, 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015.  Free Entry
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing at  12 noon on Sun 30th. August @ St Anne’s Vineyard @  the Viva la Dulce Food and Wine Festival, (above the Cellar door on the balcony).64 Garrards Rd, Myrniong VIC 334
  • Lunar Dust playing @ 2.30 PM on 30th. August @ St Anne’s Vineyard @  the Viva la Dulce Food and Wine Festival, (above the Cellar door on the balcony). 64 Garrards Rd, Myrniong VIC 334
    For more information : http://www.vivaladulce.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Viva-la-Dulce-Food-Wine-Festival/984670354885930?fref=nf
  • Lunar Dust playing at the Novhotel Forest Resort,Tunes on the Terrace, Creswick on Fri 31st July from 6-9 PM
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing @ opening of “Facts of Life Exhibition” @ Back space Gallery, Huyghu House, Alfred Deakin Place, Camp Street, Ballarat on Sat July 18th. from 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Sugar ‘n Spice  playing Newport R.S.L. BBQ & Bands Day on Sun 12th. July @ 1 PM  Newport Folk Festival Newport RSL, 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015.  Free Entry
  • Lunar Dust playing @ Newport Folk Festival (July 4-5th) 2015. on Sat. 4th. July @ 2 PM @ Newport R.S.L. 24-28 Market St Newport,  VIC
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing @ Newport Folk Festival (July 4-5) 2015 on Sun 5th. July @ 1 PM @ Newport R.S.L.  24-28 Market Street, Newport, Vic.
  • Lunar Dust playing on Sun June 7th.@ Newport Substation, 1 Market Street Newport, Vic from 2PM to 3 PM
  • Lunar Dust playing at Mamma Vittoria
    http://www.melbournesmusic.com.au/Melbournes_Music/Home.html
    343 Smith S Fitzroy VIC 3065
    (03) 9417 5414
    14th. May
    7 PM
    FREE ENTRY Book for meal.http://www.nffc.org.au/festival.php
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing at the Rapanyup Dirt Music Festival, Sunday  11 AM  12th.April, 2015 @,Chappy’s, 71 Cromie Street, Rapanyup.
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing at the Rapanyup Dirt Music Festival, Sunday 12th. April, 2015, @St. Phillip’s Church, 74 Cromie Street, Rapanyup
  • Lunar Dust playing at the Rapanyup Dirt Music Festival, Sunday 12th. April, 2015,
    1 PM @ St. Phillip’s Church, Rapanyup
  • Lunar Dust playing at  Rapanyup Dirt Music Festival, 12th. April, 2015, 2.30 PM.
    @ Memorial Hall, Cromie St., Rapanyup
    https://www.facebook.com/RupDMF?fref=nf
  • Sugar ‘n Spice playing on Fri 13th. Feb7 PM @ Leonards Hill Hall, Daylesford Ballan Road – Annual Dance
  • Lunar Dust playing at Newlyn Hotel, Sun 22nd. Feb from 12 noon to 2 PM
    Midland Highway Newlyn, VIC
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  • Lunar Dust playing Sun Feb. 1st @ Newport Substation, 1 Market Street Newport VIC. from 2 PM to 3 PM.


2014

  • Lunar Dust playing 1 PM onwards on Sat Dec. 13th.  @
    Launch of the Writings From The People’s Republic of Moorabool
    (for Moorabool writers only. Public launch will be at the Ballan Autumn Festival)
    Ballan Council Chambers,
    15 Stead Street
    Ballan Victoria 3342
    Free Entry
  • Vanessa Craven performing on 5th. Dec. @ 7.45 PM
    Trentham Carols By Candlelight,
    Quarry Street Reserve, Trentham
    Bring a picnic and bring the family or just come and join in this festive event.
  • Sugar ‘n Spice performing
    29th. Nov. 1 PM – 4.30 PM  Free Entry
    Opening of Art Exhibition, North  Black Hill Art Gallery
    516 Peel Street, North Black Hill (Ballarat) Vic
    Gallery open daily from Sat 29th. Nov. to 14th. Dec. 11 am to 5 PM
    (Unique Christmas gifts, all original, some wearable, some useful, all decorative, nothing over $400).
  • Newport R.S.L. BBQ & Bands Day Sun 16th. November 1.00-6.00 PM
    2 PM Sugar n’Spice Playing
    Address: Newport RSL, 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015|
    Free Entry
  • Kyneton Daffodil Festival
    Sugar ‘n Spice
    Playing on Sat 6th. Sept @ 10 AM – 1.00 PM @ Buskers Festival
    Mollison Street, Kyneton
  • Words in Winter – Thursday 7th. August from 7 PM – 9.30 PM
    Don Gula and myself(Lunar Dust), will play at 9.10 PM.
    Several other artists will be playing their music.
    The Perfect Drop, Wine and Food Lounge,
    5 Howie Street, Daylesford Ph 53481100
  • Gallery on Sturt, 421 Sturt St, Ballarat. Ph. Phone 03 5331 7011
    Opening Night – Fri 1st August 6 PM to 8 PM (Free entry)
    http://www.wombatarts.org/quirky-works-exhibition.html
    Art – ceramics, paintings, metal work, photographs and more – do join in the fun.
    Wine and light refreshments available
    Sugar ‘n Spice will be providing background live music
  • Wax Lyrical (ASA) –  Original Music Event (Free Entry)
    Tuesday 15th. July, 7.45 PM @ Murmur Bar, 17 Warburton Lane, Melbourne
    Performers : Vanessa Craven with Don Gula on double bass, Christina Green, Leo Kahans, Dean Lombard and Danny Spooner
    https://www.facebook.com/wax.lyrical
  • Newport  Folk Festival  http://www.nffc.org.au/festival.php 4th. to 6th. July 2014
    Newport R.S.L, 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015|
    Sugar n’ Spice performing on Sun 6th. July @ 1 PM – 2 PM – Free Entry
  • Lunar Dust @ Melbourne’s Music Nights  http://www.melbournesmusic.com.au @ Mamma Vittoria, 343 Smith Street, Fitzroy @ 7.45 PM. FREE.
  • Newport R.S.L. BBQ & Bands Day Sun 18th. May 12 noon to 6 PM(Vanessa Craven – playing 2 PM) Address: Newport RSL, 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015| Free Entry
  • Ballan Autumn Festival Sun 23rd. March, 12.15 PM – 1.45 PM Sugar ‘n Spice – Main Stage in Main Street Free
  • Newport RSL 16th, March 2 PM – Sugar ‘n Spice Phone: 03 9391 9749; Address: Newport RSL, 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015| Free Entry


2013

  • Daylesford Folk Blues Festival 12th. Oct. 2013
    Daylesford Town Hall, Vincent Street, Daylesford
    4 PM round robin with George Condos, Tom Bolton and Fat Chance
    http://daylesfordfolkbluesfest.com
  • The Maurocco Bar
    http://www.mauroccobar.com.au/
    2-4 Templeton St,
    Castlemaine Vic 3450
    Mob. 0487198931
    Aug 9th,
    Sept. 13th.
    Oct. 25th.
    Nov. 18th.
    Dec 13th.
    Free entry.
  • Newport RSL
    Newport Fiddle & Folk Festival
    Phone: 03 9391 9749;
    Address: Newport RSL 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015|
    7th, July
    2 PM
    Free Entry
  • Newport RSL
    Newport
    Phone: 03 9391 9749;
    Address:Newport RSL 24-28 Market St Newport, Melbourne, VIC 3015
    19th. May
    1.00 PM
    Free Entry
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  • Kirkstall Hotel
    Atkinson Street, Kirkstall Vic
    Ph. 03-55658440
    TBA
    Free Entry



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Rapanyap Dirt Music Festival
  • East Malvern Entertainers Club
    Stanley Grose Drive
    East Malvern Vic
    18th. March
    8 PM show
    Cost $10.Tel 9571 2058 to book your table.
    Doors open 6 PM.
    Food available at bar prices
  • Castlemaine Fringe Festival
    Castlemainefringe.org.au
    Guildford Hotel
    Don Gula from Fat Chance playing double bass with me.
    Midland Highway
    Guildford Vic 3451 Ph. 03-54734215
    17th. March 2013
  • While the Billy Boil
    5pm – 6pm
    Ph. 03 53689997
    14th. Feb 2013
    6 PM to 9 PM
  • Music for those dining celebrating Valentine’s Day!Leonards Hill Old Time Dancing
    Daylesford Ballan Road
    Old Time Dance with Country Music Segments
    February 8th. 8 PM onwards
    Entry Free
  • Newstead Live Music Festival Fri 25th. to Mon 28th. Jan 2013
    Time : The Troubadour (lunch time) 12.50 pm to 1.30 pm Newstead Live 2013 poster
    Media Release12013 Newstead Live
    www.newsteadlive.com

2012

  • Fri 7th. Dec. 2012 @ 8 PM
    Carols By Candlelight
    Quarry Street Trentham Vic
    Mon 3rd. Dec 2012 @ 11 am – 12 noon
  • Ballarat Public Library
    190 Doveton Street North
    Ballarat Central Vic 3350

  • Sun Nov 18th. 2012 BBQ and bands
    2 PM
    Newport R.S.L.
    24-28 Market Street Newport, Vic
  • 3rd. Nov. 2012 @ 8.30 PM
    The Aireys Pub
    45 Great Ocean Road
    Aireys Inlet Vic 3231
    Ph. 03-52896804
  • Vanessa Craven and Band
    (Vanessa Crave – vocals, cajon drum, guitar, lap slide, harmonica, didge, Paul Jonas – violin, Don Gula – double bass, Geroge Condos – electric guitar, Latin guitar and Udu).
    13th. Oct.2012 @ 3 PM
    Daylesford Spring Folk Blues Festival
    Daylesford Town Hall
    Vincent Street Daylesford Vic
    Tickets : http://daylesfordfolkbluesfest.com
  • 3rd. Nov. 2012 @ 8.30 PM
    The Aireys Pub
    45 Great Ocean Road
    Aireys Inlet Vic 3231
    Ph. 03-52896804
  • Vanessa Craven and Band
    (Vanessa Crave – vocals, cajon drum, guitar, lap slide, harmonica, didge, Paul Jonas – violin, Don Gula – double bass, Geroge Condos – electric guitar, Latin guitar and Udu).
    13th. Oct.2012 @ 3 PM
    Daylesford Spring Folk Blues Festival
    Daylesford Town Hall
    Vincent Street Daylesford Vic
    Tickets : http://daylesfordfolkbluesfest.com
  • Sun September 9th. 2012 bbq and bands 9th September 2012
    2 PM
    Newport R.S.L.
    24-28 Market Street Newport, Vic
  • Sat. 18th. August
    10.00AM- 12 .30 PM
    Trentham Main Street Rotunda
    Celebrating the 3rd. Birthday of the Trentham Market & Bendigo Bank
    Fundraising BBQ – by Trentham CFA and FREE Cake for all courtesy of the Bendigo Bank Trentham
  • 1st Sept 2012 Kyneton Daffodil Festival
    10 am – 1.00 PM High Street, Kyneton Vic 3444
    Won Busking Award 2012
  • 7.00 PM Wednesday 16th. May, 2012
    Feature Artist
    Wax Lyrical
    Babushka Bar
    59 Humphrey Street
    Ballaratt Vic Australia
    Tickets : FREE
  • 4 PM Sunday,20th. May 2012
    Newport Fiddle & Folk Festival
    http://www.nffc.org.au/festival.html

    Newport R.S.L.
    24-28 Market Street, Newport Vic.
    Tickets : FREE

 

 

  • DATE: 7 PM, Thursday, 31st May 2012
    CD Launch (debut album) – “Filtered Light” with guest musicians who play on the CD : Pete Fidler on lap slide (dobro) and mandolin, Paul Jonas on violin and accordion, George Condos on Latin Guitar, and Don Gula on double bass (Don replaces Aurora Jane who played bass on the CD and produced the CD. Vanessa will be playing folk, blues and alt country tunes – her own compositions as well as covers.
    Mamma Vittoria
    343 Smith Street, Fitzroy Vic Australia
    Tickets : FREE


 

  • Brunswick Music Festival Songwriting Competition Finalist March 2012
  • The Guild @ Bar 303
    303 High Street,
    Northcote Vic
    3.30 PM
    Gold coin donation
  • Ballan Autumnn Festival
    Sunday March 25th. – Main Stage 10 am
  • Creswick Learning Centre, Creswick Vic Australia
    7.30 PM Saturday 24th. March 2012
    Tickets : $25
  • Leonard’s Hill Community Hall
    8 PM Friday 10th. February 2012
    Daylesford Ballan Road, Leonards Hill Vic
    Tickets : $15
  • Daylesford Inn,Saturday nights,2009,2010,2011,2012,
  • Winner 2009 Kyenton Daffodil Festival – Busking Competition
  • Support Act for Suzette Herft’s Joan Baez Tribute show 2010 and 2011 in Daylesford
  • Support Act for Tiffany Eckhardt and Dave Steel, Daylesford 2010
  • Support Act for Pete Fidler and Bill Jackson 2011, Daylesford
  • Newport RSL, 2008,2009, 2010 and 2011
  • Mamma Vittoria Music Nights 2009, 2010,2011,2012, Melbourne
  • Cool Country Tavern, Trentham 2010, 2011
  • La Finca Tapas Bar, Daylesford 2010, 2011
  • Lennox Head NSW Summersong Music Camp – 2008,2009,2010,2011,and in 2012 Kristina Olsen played slide guitar on my original song “One Last Shot”
  • Wax Lyrical Ballarat
  • Hepburn Springs
  • While the Billy Boils, Gordon,2011
  • Daylesford Spring Folk Blues Festival 2010
  • CD Launch of debut album “Filtered Light” at Daylesford Spring Folk Blues Festival 2011 with Pete Fidler on dobro, George Condos on Latin Guitar, Peter Vadiveloo on udu and percussion, Paul Jonas on violin and Aurora Jane on bass.
  • Maldon Festival 2011 songwriting competition finalist with original song, “One Last Shot”Maldon Music Festival songwriting competition finalist 2011 with original song “One Last Shot”
  • Brunswick Music Festival finalist in 2011 songwriting competition – “One Last Shot”

 

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