Uptown Jazz Cafe - Melbourne's newest jazz and improvised music venue

29 March



The most happening Be-bop band in the land.

Now into the 7th year of their Wednesday residency at Uptown, stretching the tunes of the bop masters Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Tad Dameron, MIles Davis and beyond. One of the most remarkable ensembles to come out of the Melbourne be-bop tradition in a long time.

Swinging, grooving and bopping the Uptown stage every Wednesday, it's a must.

Eamon McNelis - trumpet
Phil Noy - alto saxophone
James Sherlock - guitar
Mark Elton - acoustic bass
Sam Bates - drums

$15 entry

2 sets from 8.30pm


to reserve a table please email - uptownjazzcafe@email.com


30 March

Melbourne Improvisers Collective




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31 March

Paul Williamson Quintet


Williamson/ Oehlers/ Keller/ Hale/ McLean

Jazz trumpeter and composer Paul Williamson has established a pattern of producing distinctive recordings exhibiting outstanding ensemble performances and idiosyncratic compositions. On the eve of another recording, this performance features long-standing collaborators Andrea Keller (piano), Jamie Oehlers (saxophone), Chris Hale (bass), and James McLean (drums).  
Paul Williamson – trumpet
Jamie Oehlers – tenor saxophone
Andrea Keller – piano
Chris Hale – bass
James McLean – drums

2 sets from 8.30
Doors at 8pm.


to reserve a table please email - uptownjazzcafe@email.com​

01 April 

Jamie Oehlers Quartet


One of the leading tenor saxophonists in Australia today, the incredible Janie Oehlers returns to Uptown this Saturday night for an evening of intense swinging, hard driving jazz standards. 

Strongly inspired by the likes of John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins, Jamie has carved a name for himself as one of the strongest modern jazz improvisers on the national scene.

Winner of the 2003 White Foundation World Saxophone Competition, was named Australian Jazz Musician of the Year at the 2007 Bell Awards, as well as winning the Best Jazz Release category and is now coordinator of Jazz Studies at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.He has performed with leading international jazz artists in the United States, Asia, India, UK, Europe, New Zealand and throughout Australia and frequently performs at jazz clubs and festivals throughout the world.

Don't miss this rare chance to see Jamie in full flight with his quartet.

$25/20 concession

Doors 8pm
2 sets from 8.30.


bookings - email uptownjazzcafe@email.com and just pay for tickets on arrival

04 April 

Andrea Keller Transients Tuesday


The premiere gig for Andrea Keller's new residency of Tuesday nights at Uptown for the year of 2017!



bookings - email uptownjazzcafe@email.com


07 April 

Stephen Magnusson Quartet

Stephen Magnusson - guitar
Colin Hopkins - piano
Frank Di Sario - double bass
Dave Beck - drums


bookings - email uptownjazzcafe@email.com