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  • Fri
    16
    Feb
    2024

    Adelaide Fringe Festival

    8pm

    The Jade - 90 minute spectacular - ALL THE HITS and much more.

    Ticket and more detail link: https://adelaidefringe.com.au/fringetix/charles-jenkins-af2024

    Charles Jenkins is a Melbourne songwriter/musician, producer and performer who has released 22 albums, toured Europe and the USA several times and been nominated for two ARIA awards with the Icecream Hands. In 2014 he won the AGE/Music Victoria award for best folk/roots album. In Oct 2023 he released his latest album Radio Sketches – The Third. Known for his strong, poetic songs, exquisitely crafted ballads, unique phrasing and melodic invention, Charles Jenkins is a top storyteller with a sharp tongue and a wry sense of humour . 
     
     “He’s too good a writer not to be in your life.” Sydney Morning Herald

     “…delivers the kind of set that astonishes in its depth, variety and good humour (and) reinforces Jenkins’ position as the songwriter’s songwriter’ – Time Off Magazine 

  • Sat
    02
    Mar
    2024

    George Lane St Kilda Blues Festival

    515-615pm

    George Lane St Kilda

    All star line-up of bands….Head to George Lane website for more detail on that one

    I kick things off at 515pm, solo. I don’t play the Blues, I told them that, anyways…come along!

     

     

  • Fri
    08
    Mar
    2024
    Mon
    11
    Mar
    2024

    Port Fairy Folk Festival

    www.portfairyfolkfestival.com

    Charles Jenkins solo Saturday March 9 St John’s Church 5-6pm

    Charles Jenkins solo Sunday March 10 Blarney Books and Art 3-4pm

    Sat March 9 ABC South West Live To Air Ocean Stage 4 ‘Collaborations’ 10am to 12pm

    Sunday March 10 Future Folk In The Round Pyipgil Gundidj Stage 5 945am to 1045am 

  • Sun
    17
    Mar
    2024

    Golden Barley Hotel Triumphant Return Part 2

    arvo

    Golden Barley Hotel

    More details coming soon!

  • Sat
    06
    Apr
    2024

    CANCELLED!!! Union Hotel

    5-7pm

    Union Hotel Union St Brunswick 

    Sorry I had to cancel this gig! Apologies! All is good

    Charles

  • Sun
    05
    May
    2024

    Westernport Hotel San Remo Solo Extravaganza

    5pm til 8pm

    Westernport Hotel San Remo 

    Solo extravaganza, by the sea. Free admission, ocean birds overhead, sailor’s songs and more.

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2024

    Charles Jenkins at Long Play with Little Faiths (and friends)

    7pm

    Long Play 318 St George's Rd Fitzroy North

    Multi-phased entertainment spectacular!

    Tickets at the door, or via trybooking.com

    https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1210712

     

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2024
    Sun
    19
    May
    2024

    Charles Jenkins Song Writing Retreat

    Sat 18th May 2024, 9:30 am - Sun 19th May 2024, 7:00 pm AEST

    Blackwood Collaborative Studios

    4 Wall St, Blackwood VIC 3458, Australia

    Blackwood Collaborative are pleased to announce their inaugural weekend song writing workshop with Charles Jenkins on May 18th and 19th.

    Immerse yourself in a weekend of creativity and inspiration at the scenic songwriting retreat in Blackwood Victoria, one hour west of Melbourne. 

    Hosted by renowned solo artist, and singer/songwriter with seminal Melbourne pop group Icecream Hands, Charles Jenkins. 

    Nestled amidst the tranquil landscapes, this retreat offers songwriters of all levels a unique opportunity to refine their craft, explore new ideas, and delve into the art of lyrical storytelling. With expert guidance from Charles Jenkins and collaborative sessions with fellow songsmiths, discover the magic of musical expression in a supportive and nurturing environment. Whether you’re a seasoned songwriter or just starting your journey, join us for a weekend of melody, harmony, and boundless creativity.

    Retreats include meals, accommodation, demo recording of your newly minted compositions and a free Q and A session with an APRA representative on knowing your rights as a music creator.

    https://events.humanitix.com/charles-jenkins-song-writing-retreat?

    Ticket details: (you’ll need to copy and paste the below!)

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  • Thu
    23
    May
    2024
    Sun
    26
    May
    2024

    Forever Young The Songs of Bob Dylan

    Varies...

    Thu May 23 The Palias Theatre St Kilda

    Fri May 24 Ulumbarra Theatre Bendigo

    Sat May 25 Burrinja Theatre Upwey

    Sun May 26 Lighthouse Theatre Warrnambool *afternoon show

    Featuring Ross Wilson Adalita Mick Thomas Lisa Miller Rob Snarski Rebecca Barnard and me

     

  • Sun
    16
    Jun
    2024

    Charles Jenkins at the Darwin Railway Club

    4pm onwards

    Darwin Railway Club - 17 Somerville Gardens, Parap NT 0820

    Charles Jenkins is either the best songwriter you haven’t heard of yet, or he’s one of your favourite songwriters.

    From success with the band Icecream Hands, to his work with The Zhivagos and solo records, Jenkins has released 21 albums, toured Europe and the US, been nominated for two ARIA’s, and won a best folk album at the Music Victoria Awards.

    A published songwriter of more than 30 years, his songs have featured in television and film and have been recorded by other artists, including Rebecca Barnard and Kerri Simpson. He has performed on the SBS music show RocKwiz and has co-written songs withMick Thomas (Weddings, Parties, Anything), Angie Hart (Frente) and Suzannah Espie.

    An afternoon show, fully seated with music from 4:30-6:30

    Support from David Garnham

    https://events.humanitix.com/charles-jenkins

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2024

    Holly 'Cookie' Baker + Charles Jenkins + Jen Lush + Vile Bloom

    7pm onwards and upwards

    Wheatsheaf Hotel

    39 George St, Thebarton SA 5031, Australia

    Four uniquely accomplished songwriters play two sets ‘song for song’ on a winter’s evening; sharing the stage, passing the baton and sharing the stories behind the music. A place for friends, poetry and songs, old and new. Curated and hosted by Holly ‘Cookie’ Baker.

    https://events.humanitix.com/holly-cookie-baker-charles-jenkins-jen-lush-vile-bloom

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2024

    On Our Golden Hour - Charles Jenkins

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Olivia Hotel

    170 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Charles Jenkins is a Naarm/Melbourne-based songwriter, performer and storyteller. Known for his strong, poetic songs, his melodic invention, sharp tongue and clever sense of humour, he has released 22 albums, toured Europe and the USA extensively, been nominated for two ARIA awards and in 2014 won the AGE/Music Victoria award for Best Folk/Roots album. 

     “He’s too good a writer not to be in your life.” – SMH

     “…delivers the kind of set that astonishes in its depth, variety and good humour (and) reinforces Jenkins’ position as the songwriter’s songwriter” – Time Off Magazine

     

    https://events.humanitix.com/on-our-golden-hour-charles-jenkins