Scene briefs

SAMSON Street return to the By The River Lounge Bar this Sunday, October 28.

The young band, fronted by the irrepressible Ashlee Jarvis, has Matt Scott on guitar and vocals, Chris Tierney on bass and Jake Dominey drumming.

Five bucks gets you funk grooves from 3pm. What a bargain.

THE TOUGH-love life of Rory Ellis - working as a bouncer in Melbourne's hardest clubs, living in a boxing gym and working at the Sacred Heart Mission in St Kilda, are woven into his songs.

An alt-country slant has taken him to festivals across the country and tours of the UK, with critical acclaim in his wake.

He plays the Tatts Hotel this Friday, October 26, from 7.30pm.

A FAMILY- FRIENDLY musical dinner with three cookin' bands steams up the Lismore Bowlo this Friday night, October 26.

The Bridge, an inclusive non-song ensemble, Snug - Paul Schulz's inveterate song-loving outfit and Fuzz, playing acoustic covers, will provide the aural pleasure while you stuff your gobs with home made garlic bread and organic pasta.

Suggested donation is $10 and dinner is served at 6.30pm.

AS PART of his musical masters at SCU Lismore, Cheynne Murphy is pursuing Firesongs, a musical journey inspired by singing round campfires with acoustic instruments.

It's fired up two well reviewed recordings and a Bluesfest appearance.

He's transposed the idea to a show at the Sphinx Rock café this Sunday, October 28, playing with guitarist Toby Andrews. Catch him from 3pm.

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