Jemfest Australia April 21st 2007

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As just announced on Fretnet (PBSFM 106.7 in Melbourne)...

The moment you have all been waiting for!!!

It's time for...

JEMFEST AUSTRALIA 2007
The first Jemfest in the Southern Hemisphere!!!

Date: Saturday April 21 st
Time: 6pm - Midnight (Doors officially open at 5 pm)
Location: Cornish Arms Hotel, Sydney Road, Melbourne


BANDS
Headlining from the USA
Favored Nations Recording Artist/Ibanez endorsee
ROB BALDUCCI
http://www.robbalducci.com

Co-headlining From Sydney, Australia:
The very awesome!
JEREMY BARNES
http://www.jeremybarnes.com.au

From Melbourne, Australia:
The sensational!
JAMES RYAN
http://www.ilovenoise.com

CEREAL KILLER
http://www.cereal--killer.com
New lineup featuring Peter Hodgson on Guitar/vocals, Steve Hodgson on bass and Stevie Fuller (http://www.steviefuller.com) on drums and of course me on guitar!

CORY JACH BAND
http://www.myspace.com/coryjach
Great guitarist from Melbourne!!!

First band is on at 6 pm and all event goers must clear out by 12.30 am (anyway you will have somewhere else to go-see below)

There is a bar in the venue, which will be serving booze, plus there will be some food available. There are some nearby food places too in Sydney Road.


$15 Entry or $20 on the door

All profits from this year's Jemfest go to an Australian children's charity (to be finalised) and Steve Vai's Make a Noise Foundation.
http://www.vai.com/MANF/index.html

TICKETS
Are now on sale at
http://www.moshtix.com.au/record.asp?lE ... r=moshtix&

or of course on the door on the day.


TRAVEL AND VENUE LOCATION
The venue is 163A Sydney Road, Brunswick, Vic, 3056
Tel: 03 9380 8383
http://www.cornisharms.com.au

If you have any particular travel questions email me and I will tell you the best way to get from the Southern Cross station, on a tram, on a bus etc.
Are you flying? let me know

PARKING
Plenty of free parking in the surrounding streets.


JEMFEST JAM SESSION
There will be a jam session for everybody who wants to have a blast. This will be at 5 pm. Please email if you want to get up and do one song to a backing track or would be interested in getting up and jamming so I have an idea of numbers.
The jam will be run by Doug Steele and Guitar fight club

THE RAFFLE
Where would Jemfest be with out a raffle! All profits from the sale of raffle tickets will benefit an Australian children's charity and MANF.

Prizes so far are:

Signed goodies from Steve Vai
T-shirts
DVDs CD's
Guitar Picks from www.guitarpicksuk.com
and more goodies to follow -will be updated here

To enter the raffle you will need to buy a raffle ticket on the day or in advance. Raffle tickets will be $10 each.

Raffle will be drawn before Rob Balducci goes on stage.

JEMFEST AUSTRALIA 2007 T-SHIRTS
We will have Jemfest UK t-shirts on sale. T-shirts will be $20 each.

We will also have Jemfest T-shirts from previous Jemfests.

Profits from the sale of the t-shirts will of course go to the charities.

JEMFEST COMMERCIAL SPONSORS
These are being worked on!


PRE-JEMFEST EVENT
Rob Balducci and Jeremy Barnes Clinics-Thursday 19th
http://www.allans.com.au/workshops.asp


Friday night April 20th piss-up at TNT@ Dream night club on Queensbury Street
Details to come.

POST-JEMFEST EVENT
If you havent had enough ROCK!! for one day then at 11.30-midnight we shall all be off to a fantastic rock night club in Melbourne called 'Back in the Day' which has a cheesy 80's rock and metal night.
The club closes at 3.30 am so there is plenty of time for rock, beer, and scantily clad chicks! (probably)


OTHER JEMFEST EVENTS
After Jemfest on April 22nd a big brunch in Lygon Street or in Brunswick, venue to be sorted out soon.

CREW and HELPERS
If you want to help out on the day let me know, we need:
people to help with stage set up and band changeovers,
raffle ticket and t-shirt sales,
you know the kind of thing!
If you are doing any of these things you wont miss any of the action!

There is still more stuff to be added to stay tuned and see you in April!!

So there you go, if I have missed or overlooked something then let me know.

Best wishes

Simon

simon@jemfest.com

News will be posted here and on:
http://www.jemfest.com
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Nice of you to post the info :) I hope all the aussies will have a great time!
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Cool! Would people get a change to see your BMC Jem? I love that Jem. :wink:
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EyE wrote:Cool! Would people get a change to see your BMC Jem? I love that Jem. :wink:
I expect I will be playing it! so yes!
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yea im from melbourne and am realy keen on going.. just wondering if it is an over age event.. im sixteen. and if i can get in are there any more tickets left
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Little Dan wrote:yea im from melbourne and am realy keen on going.. just wondering if it is an over age event.. im sixteen. and if i can get in are there any more tickets left
I will check out what the age limit is

Tickets are not on sale online yet
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Unfortunately Brett Garsed wont be able to play as he has been asked to play with Paul Stanley on his Australian tour and there is a clash of dates!

Other artists to be announced!

New raffle item!!!
Ulbrick music 12AXE Overdrive Pedal from Dave Ulbrick at www.ulbricksound.com
Check out the great range of amps and pedals!! As used by Brett Garsed and James Ryan and many others!
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UPDATE!!!!

All the way from Melbourne!
BRETT WOOD will be playing!!!
http://www.myspace.com/brettwoodmusic

The Jemfest Jam session will be run by Doug Steele and the guys from Guitar Fight Club
http://www.myspace.com/guitarfightclubaus

Age limits:
I called the venue, if you are 16 you can get in-just dont buy beers
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For those of you coming from outside Melbourne some nearby accomodation can be found at:

Vibe hotel on Royal Parade

or
Princes Park Motor Inn (03 9388 1000)

or

Ramada Inn 539 Royal Parade
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Unfortunately Brett Wood wont be able to play

I am pleased to announce that the Cory Jach Band will be playing!
www.myspace.com/coryjach
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Dont forget...

A pre-Jemfest event!!

http://www.allans.com.au/workshops.asp

Rob Balducci and Jeremy Barnes Clinic!! Thursday April 19th
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Any chance of shifting it to brisbane? :P

Melbourne is to far away for me :cry:. oh well good luck to you anyway, blow em away :headbang
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http://www.moshtix.com.au/record.asp?lE ... er=moshtix&

Buy your tickets online now for $15

($20 on door)

Cheers

Simon
www.jemfest.com
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Updated the first post

More raffle prizes!

Guitar picks from guitarpicksuk.com

Here is the poster!

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Dont forget:

Rob Balducci/Jeremy Barnes clinic tonight 7 pm
Allans Music
56 Cotham Road, Kew

Pre register: www.allans.com.au or call 9852 7645

Pick up a copy of this week's Beat magazine for an article on Jemfest and a look at the poster!
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