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Dizzy's Big Band @ Fyrefly (Downstairs Newmarket Hotel St Kilda)
Dizzy’s Big Band have found a new home at The Fyrefly Jazz legends Dizzy's Big Band are excited to announce a new weekly residency at St Kilda’s best nocturnal hideaway, The Fyrefly. Dizzy’s Big Band is under the direction of band leader Roger Clark and has been performing for over 20 years at Dizzys in Richmond before its closure. With 18 players and singers Peter Hearne and Andy Dowell they are your one-stop show for everything from big band arrangements, to trad jazz and smooth jazz. Catch Dizzy’s Big Band at their new residency every Wednesday night at The Fyrefly from the 14th November, playing iconic jazz standards to modern masters, from Basie to Bublé. With fabulous Fyrefly dinner and show packages available, indulge in hot food and cool jazz with Dizzy’s Big Band. Peter Hearne with the Dizzy's Big Band Facebook Fan Page https://www.facebook.com/Peter-Hearne-with-The-Dizzys-Big-Band-808526859246944/ Link to tickets here. Either choose just show ($17.35) or show and dinner and glass of drink ($39.80). https://thefyrefly.oztix.com.au/outlet/event/2792ef18-df1c-437e-89d8-e5e1606e8672 Andrew's number is[masked] and Jodie's number is[masked] to help find either of us. PLEASE NOTE THE TABLES ARE NOT BOOKED AND IT'S TOTALLY FIRST IN BEST DRESSED AS FAR AS TABLES GOES. Here is a copy of the food menu which they can bring down to you from upstairs. https://newmarketstkilda.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NEW-Food-Menu-2018-July.pdf FINALLY THERE IS A FAIR BIT OF PARKING NEARBY AND THE 3 & 16 & 96 TRAMS GO FAIRLY NEARBY TO HERE. ALSO PRETTY CERTAIN THE 96 TRAM RUNS FAIRLY LATE EVEN ON A WEEKNIGHT. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ON MULTIPLE AND OVER A MULTITUDE OF MEETUP GROUPS.

The Fyrefly

34 Inkerman Street · St Kilda

What we're about

Welcome to St Kilda 3182 Meetup Group, a group for people who want to take advantage of the fabulous lifestyle and range of activities on offer in St Kilda and surrounding suburbs.

Who can join?

The group is open to anybody you don’t have to live in the area. What's important is that all members are friendly, sociable and positive people who are inclusive and respectful of others.

Is this a singles group?

No! There are lots of single people in the group, however we do have people who have partners and partnered people are very welcome!

How old are the members?

We have members of all ages, but those who actually attend the events tend to be from their mid thirties up.

What can I expect?

Most of us are normal, everyday people who have decided we want to get out a bit more, meet new people and/or do new things. It’s a great way to meet some really fun and nice people. If you want to make some new friends don’t expect it to happen after one event. Come along regularly and you’ll make heaps of friends.

Note: It’s probably not a great group to join if you’re extremely shy or socially awkward. It isn’t the role of the event organiser/host to look after you or stick with you all night (we will be happy to introduce you to a few people though). You’re responsible for having a good time and that means putting some effort in to chat and get to know others.

What type of events do you have?

· Social nights at bars and pubs. These are the most popular and well attended.

· Movie nights. We go to the iconic Astor Theatre every few months and we’re also hoping to have more movies at other venues happening soon.

· Walks and, come the warmer weather, I’m planning some bike rides. We went kayaking once which was great fun too!

· Dinners and brunches. While we do plan these occasionally, it is often frustrating for the event organiser when people don’t show up. Especially embarrassing after organising with the restaurant etc. So, if you do RSVP for one, don’t stuff us around!!

· Other Stuff. Bands, theatre, festivals, art shows... whatever’s on in the area. We are really only limited by the number of people there is to plan events!

Donation
No regular donation, but might be one off $1 events occasionally.

We look forward to meeting you at an event soon.

Chris J, Organizer.

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