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Uncle Gus and The Rimshots

Be prepared to jump-jive and swing the night away with Uncle Gus and The Rimshots as they record their first album LIVE


In the words of Scar from the Lion King… “Be Prepared”…
This is sure to be an event to remember.

On May the 4th (intergalactic Star Wars Day)* Uncle Gus and The Rimshots will be hitting the stage of The Founders Room hard as they record their first album.

After a long planning session by the band, it was decided that the best way to capture Uncle Gus and The Rimshots’ unique atmospheric blend of energy, interaction and ban(d)ter, was to invite a crowd along to Jump-Jive, sing, dance and laugh along with the band on what is sure to be a memorable night.

Uncle Gus and The Rimshots have been busy preparing a hectic set list of Jump-Jive and Swing tunes as well as some new originals to perform for you at this event. It is certain that by the end of the night Your Passion will be Poppin’.

CONCERT + LIVE Album Recording:
Friday 4 May 2018
Doors Open @ 7:45pm / Performance Starts @ 8:15pm

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7:45pm – 11:30pm
3 x sets with 15 minute intervals

General Admission $20 (+ Booking Fee) / Concession & Student $15 (+ Booking Fee)
Tickets available ONLINE via eventbrite
PLUS : Everyone who buys a ticket will have their name placed inside the album!

*People may enjoy what they hear if they shout “Play that same Song.”


Uncle Gus and The Rimshots are a Hobart based jump jive/swing band that keeps its audience dancing, singing and laughing along to the swing hits of yesterday and today. Playing the music of swing/jive greats like Louis Jordan, Louis Prima and Bull Moose Jackson; Uncle Gus and The Rimshots create a fun-loving and energetic atmosphere that is sure to get everyone buzzing. Gus Leighton fronts the band on lead vocals and roaring saxophone, while Dave Cavallo squawks away on trumpet and Adam Davenport-Hortle slides around on the trombone. Piano player Mathew Olivier, bassist Hadyn Murtagh, guitarist Thomas Hann and drummer Damien Oliver-Black work together to provide a cookin’ rhythm section that you can’t help dancing too. So dust off those dancing shoes, and put on your suspenders – with Uncle Gus and the Rimshots you will swing the night away.

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Uncle Gus and The Rimshots

77 Salamanca Place, Battery Point TAS, Australia

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