Gigs – 2020

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation we have had to cancel all gigs for the foreseeable future.

24th January – Brass Monkey, Cronulla NSW 

28th March – Canterbury Leagues Club, Sydney NSW 

Please keep checking back  and we will be sure to let you know when you can see us play live again.

In the meantime, feel free to check out my contribution to Bold, Brave and Bloody Brilliant where I write about my lifelong passion for singing, the creative arts and new challenges, and my deep commitment to our First Nations Peoples.


Until we see each other again – stay safe!


GIGS 2019

Saturday 5th January            Penrith Jazz Club, NSW

Saturday 19th January         Canterbury Leagues Club  “A Tapestry of Fire & Rain” 

Friday 1st February               Camelot Lounge, Marrickville  “A Tapestry of Fire & Rain”

Tuesday 30th April                  Private Function, International Jazz Day

Saturday 11th May                  Brass Monkey, Cronulla “A Tapestry of Fire & Rain”

Saturday 25th May                   Penrith Jazz Club                

Friday 31st May                        Camelot Lounge, “A Tapestry of  Fire & Rain”

Saturday 1st June                     Manly Leagues Club, “A Tapestry of Fire & Rain”

Saturday 22nd June                 Wentworthville Leagues Club, “A Tapestry of Fire & Rain”

Friday 6th September          Camelot Lounge, Marrickville “A Tapestry of Fire & Rain”

Friday 1st November              Avalon Bowling Club, NSW “A Tapestry of Fire & Rain”

Sunday 10th November          Thirool Hotel, Thirool”, A Tapestry of Fire & Rain”

Gigs and Tapestry show dates (2018-2019)


5 January  2019                                                                                Penrith Jazz Club

2-5pm,  with Steve Brien, Craig Scott and Ron Lemke.

Friday 16th November                                                    Lane Cove Country Golf Club

7-10pm Guest performance with Billy Burton & his band.

Thursday 13th November                                                    Bondi Junction David Jones 

6-9pm with Steve Brien, Craig Scott and James Greening.

Saturday 20th October                                                    Penrith Jazz Club

2/5pm with Steve Brien, Craig Scott and Ron Lemke.

Sunday 26th August,                                                         Wollongong Workers Club

2.30/5.30pm with Craig Scott, Steve Brien, and special guest Col Loughnan sax/flute.

Sunday 7th July                                                                    Penrith Jazz Club

2/5pm with Ray Alldridge piano, Craig Scott double Bass, Ron Lemke drums and me!!!!!  come and have a dance.

Sunday 17th June,                                                              Wollongong Workers Club

2.30/5.30pm with Steve brien guitar ,Craig Scott double Bass, Ron Lemke drums and myself on vocals. Swinging through some great standards would love to see your faces.



9 March 2019, check website for details


19 January 2019, check venue website for details

Very exciting, this will be one of our biggest shows ever!


9 December 2018, afternoon show

phone 0295443844 for bookings


Saturday 11th AUGUST, Book NOW we are nearly half  booked out! Special guest Col Loughnan on red hot sax!

check Camelot Lounge for booking details


Friday 20TH July,

Michael Bartolomei    piano, Steve Brien MD and guitar ,Craig Scott double Bass, Peter O’Regan vocals and congas and Di Bird vocals.

phone 0295443844 for bookings

Saturday 14th July,

BULLI, Heritage Hotel with Bill Risby piano ,Craig Scott double Bass ,Steve Brien MD and guitar, Peter O’Regan vocals and congas and Di Bird vocals.

For further details and bookings call…..0242845884

check out website

                      2018    GIGS        here we go

January Gigs

Sunday 7th

The Workers Club Wollongong  2.30/5.30

Ray Alldridge piano

Hugh Frazer double Bass

Col Loughnan  sax/flute

Tuesday 23rd January

private function with Peter Locke piano

Steve Arie double Bass


Off to Tasmania checking out a recording studio and gigs with Steve Brien.

Sunday 11th

South Sydney Graphic Arts Club Mascot

Jazz afternoon with Steve Brien guitar and Jono Brown double Bass 4/7.30pm

Sunday 18th

Sydney Rowers Club 3/6pm what a cooking band for this gig.

Steve Brien guitar, Nat Morrison double Bass, and Col Loughnan sax/flute its gonna be fun!.

Sunday 24th 2/5pm

Penrith RSL Jazz Club

The fabulous Ron Lemke drums, Steve Brien guitar ,double bass TBA


Saturday the 3rd

YES we take our show back to Django Bar 8pm start.

A Tapestry of Fire and Rain with Bill Risby keys  ,Craig Scott double Bass, Steve Brien MD and guitar, Peter O’Regan vocals and congas and myself.


Gigs June /October 2017

   July  29th       Saturday   9.30/11.30am

Come join us at Clovelly village to celebrate Bendigo Community Banks birthday.

Well be hanging and playing outside doing a few tunes would love to see you all.

George Washingmachine violin,  Steve Brien guitar, Craig Scott double Bass and myself.

29th July         “A Tapestry of Fire and Rain”

The show at Putney Bowling Club tonight has been postponed sorry folks,. catering problems.

October 14/15th

We are taking the show to Canberra and playing an afternoon gig at Smithies, 2/4pm

the usually gang along with Ray Alldridge keys wahooo

October 21

Penrith R.S.L. Club jazz jazz jazz with Craig Scott ,Peter Locke and the young fabulous Tim on drums 2/5pm come along and have a dance.

October 29th

Sydney Rowers Club 3/6pm. Always a great day playing looking out on the water, fabulous food and chilled jazz.

Craig, Steve and Ray on keys.


Gigs and Concert Coming up!

Firstly, Thredbo Jazz Festival was fabulous, great fun and very swinging music I was so happy to be joined by Craig Scott on double Bass on2 of my gigs and the wonderful Johno Brown on our last gig. Great fun.

Thanks guys.

Tomorrow Saturday 27th May I am playing at Penrith 2/5pm great band great audience who really know their music. With the lovely Tom on sound.

Steve Brien guitar

Craig Scott double Bass

Ron Lemke   drums


Our concert “A Tapestry of Fire and Rain” will be on at Putney Bowling Club.

Saturday the 17th June.

$45 a head for the show and a 3 course bufftet.

Check us out on:  and book your table folks this is a fabulous show featuring all of the songs you know and love. To Book phone Leah:0413712347


Michael Bartolomei keys

Steve Brien guitar and MD

Max Alduca double Bass

Peter O’Regan vocals and congas

Di Bird vocals                                                  see you there x

April 8th Concert Night

So we are delighted to be playing at the fabulous Concord Bowling Club this coming Saturday Night the 8th April. Our concert celebrating some of the songs off the Tapestry Album and James Taylors greatest hits is a night full of fun and for most of you great memories.

So get along this Saturday  night bookings essential $40 dinner and show.

Show only $20 at it starts at 8pm.    phone Leah on 0413712347 for bookings you wont be sorry folks. cheers Di


2017 Gigs and other stuff:

Wow well here we are folks another year 2017 !

  We ended last year with a great series of concerts at the Norfolk Island Jazzes it up Festival. We had a fabulous time  and have formed strong friendships with the locals and hope to return there soon.

January 7th

Penrith Jazz Club 2.30/5.30

Ron Lemke drums,Ray Alldridge piano ,Craig Scott double Bass…Gonna be cookin!


Saturday 11th.

Taste Canowindra, dinner and show.

A Tapestry of Fire and Rain, celebrating the music of Carole King and James Taylor.  This is always fun ,better book early so you don’t miss out. Peter ORegan vocals and congas,Steve Brien MD and guitar,Max Alduca double Bass,me vocals.


Saturday 18th

private function at Catalinas


Sunday 12th 3/6pm

Sydney Rowers Club,with Michael Bartolomei piano,Craig Scott double Bass,Steve Brien guitar.

great views,great food and cool jazz,perfect.

Sunday 26th

Woollongong “The Basement”

2.30/5.30 with Peter Locke piano,Craig Scott double Bass,Steve Brien guitar.

April 28/29/30th Thredbo Jazz Festival

Very happy to be singing at Thredbo this year,will be joined by the fabulous Steve Brien on guitar. Yes!




2016 gigs

So Ive been so busy Ive forgotton to update my dates so hear we go:


1ST Penrith Jazz Club…..Penrith RSL

with Ron Lemke drums, Craig Scott double Bass, Steve Brien guitar… our friends at Penrith.

9th Sunday

Woollongong The Basement 2.30/5.30 Steve<Craig and the lovely Ray Aldridge piano


Sydney Rowers Club 3/6pm

Steve Arie double Bass.Steve Brien guitar,Andrew Robertson sax/flute hell yeah.



I travel to Canowindra with George Washingmachine,Steve Brien and Max Alduca to participate in a benefit concert for our good mate Bob Craven. Looking forward to this and also will be great to meet new musical friends.


David Jones V.I.P. night 6/9pm Bondi Junction well be playing somewhere in the store come and say hi .Paul Cutlin sax, Craig Scott double Bass and Steve Brien guitar.


Private Xmas Function at the Pavillion in Centennial Park


Wahoo we are off to Norfolk Island…..Peter Locke piano.Steve Arie double bass and Steve Brien guitar…cant wait


Woollongong The Basement

Andrew Robertson sax, Craig Scott double Bass and Steve Brien guitar.

will be doing some Xmas songs today for sure.



Couple new gigs,reminder

Saturday September 3rd                                                 A Tapestry of Fire and Rain Show

Katoomba RSL Club. This show is proving to be a winner, the crowds loving the music of James Taylor and Carole King. We would love to see you           check out our website

Sunday 11th September, Di Bird Trio

Hotel Blue Lounge sessions  6.30/8.30   Katoomba

Di Bird vocals, Peter Locke piano, Merv  Sequera double Bass

November 6th 4pm

A truly special afternoon of music and love at Taste Canowindra. Musicians from Melbourne and Sydney join forces to raise pennies to help our mate Bob Craven .This benefit will feature some of the countries finest musicians covering country, jazz and folk.

It is open to everyone so please come along, it will be amazing.