Captivating Live Music and Events

We are proud to host a huge range of music and entertainment at Smokey Dan’s. With free entry weekly shows featuring local and touring acts as well as monthly ticketed live music and events showcasing some of Australia’s best acts and entertainers, we have something for everyone. You will find every genre on Smokey Dan’s stage from rock, metal and punk to blues, country and folk, and other entertainment like comedians too. Kingswood, Tim Freedman (The Whitlams), Alex Lloyd, Amber Lawrence, Catherine Britt, Daniel Champagne and many more have performed at Smokey Dan’s.

Find out more about our upcoming and past events below, grab a ticket and come along to a show.

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Smokey Saturdays featuring Duncan Harwood

Smokey Saturdays featuring Duncan Harwood

Saturday 1st June 2024

Duncan Harwood, hailing from New Zealand, is a seasoned performer who has toured both Australia and New Zealand, primarily as a vocalist in a Soundgarden tribute band. Now, he’s eager to share his own original compositions, along with a selection of covers, in an intimate acoustic setting.

His repertoire of covers spans a wide range of artists, including Chris Cornell, Jimi Hendrix, Herbs, Nirvana, Sublime, Hozier, Florence and the Machine, Kimbra, Elton John, Radiohead, Pluto, A Perfect Circle, Silverchair, Sneaky Sound System, and The Offspring, among others.

Over the years, Duncan has been a part of various groups and has penned songs under a variety of pseudonyms and band names, such as Bundy Lore, Happy Hearse, and Dumb Dumb Head, and he continues to be committed to creating quality music that resonates with listeners.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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ASH GRUNWALD Live at Smokey Dan's | Tomakin

ASH GRUNWALD Live at Smokey Dan's | Tomakin

Saturday 8th June 2024

Australia’s foremost bluesman Ash Grunwald has announced a new National Tour to coincide with the release of his new single - Life Without You, a chilled groove about going the distance in a relationship and having gratitude for your loved ones.

A collaboration with Garett Kato, most well-known for producing Tones & I’s ‘Dance Monkey” and many of Ziggy Alberts most recent releases - this is a track that hits you in the feels.
Witness Australia’s most exciting blues act in action!

VERY limited tickets available here: events.humanitix.com/ash-grunwald-at-smokey-dans-070624

BIOGRAPHY
A journeyman, storyteller, and troubadour at heart, Ash Grunwald has inspired a generation of roots artists to hit the road in an old beat-up van and ‘surf by day, jam by night’.

Enshrined by Australian folklore, live on stage, Grunwald rocks the house yet touches the soul, serving a tsunami of dance, beats, roots, bass ‘n’ blues. He has supported legends James Brown, The Black Keys, Jack Johnson, Xavier Rudd, and Keith Urban, among numerous others, and played sold out festivals across Europe, Japan, and North America.

With six Australian Top-50 albums to his credit, alongside five ARIA and four AIR Award Nominations, two APRA Awards, and gong for Best International Act at the LA Music Critic Awards in 2014, Grunwald is cast in bronze among Australia’s most successful blues musicians.
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Past Events

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Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

May 25, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

‘Australian musical journeyman Richard Lawson has made a stop at every creative station it seems. His transcendence through the gambit of popular genres is to be acknowledged and he is an unassuming Australian music legend. All the way from 70’s Rock/Punk with the Lime Spiders through to Folk, across to Electronica then back around to Ambient/Classical, Richard’s made his mark.’ Shane Budini, Electronic Music Australia

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Mick McGrath

Smokey Saturdays featuring Mick McGrath

May 18, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

One of the South Coasts great talents, Mick is known to many as the guitarist of popular local band The Spindrift Saga. With his band Mick has toured nationally and supported some of Australia’s biggest acts including Thirsty Merc and The Living End. Delivering an unmissable solo show, he has put together an incredible collection of covers including songs from Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers and much more!

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Abby May

Smokey Saturdays featuring Abby May

May 11, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Solo singer-songwriter, from the foothills of Gulaga Mountain, Tilba NSW, Abby May began her singing journey at eleven years old, achieving awards in the National Busking Festivals. Now 17, Abby shares her ethereal vocal sounds through an acoustic mix of folk, indie and jazz, bringing the love of our Mother Earth back through song. With her strong passion for music and live performance, Abby has recently enjoyed playing for audiences at the National Folk Festival, Cobargo Folk Festival and Tamworth.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Allan Watts

Smokey Saturdays featuring Allan Watts

May 4, 2:00am

2152 George Bass Drive, Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

Allan Watts showcases intricate, melodic, riff heavy electric guitar that marries seamlessly to his punchy and emotive vocals. Coming off the back of a decade-long touring career as lead guitarist of local favourites, The Blue Ruins, Allan has spent the last two years creating an energising and exciting show for blues and rock enthusiasts to experience.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Paul Johnston

Smokey Saturdays featuring Paul Johnston

Apr 27, 2:00am

2152 George Bass Drive, Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

Paul Johnston is a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter from Mossy Point. A versatile and experienced musician, Paul has been part of many of the South Coast’s great acts including Waikama, 1996 and Ron Callo as well as writing and performing his own incredible music.

Playing solo, Paul will be bringing his unique blend of contemporary music, folk and world influences to his performance. He weaves these influences seamlessly through engaging original songs and memorable covers. Expect a diverse range of styles and rhythms as Paul gets his live looping show underway.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris O'Connor

Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris O'Connor

Apr 20, 2:00am

2152 George Bass Drive, Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

“From the delta slide of Charley Patton to the Piedmont ragtime of Blind Blake, O’Connor stamps his own imprint on a rich musical heritage." Rhythms Magazine

Chris O’Connor plays vintage blues as if they were written yesterday.

His own songs sit alongside those from 1920s masters such as Tommy Johnson, Memphis Minnie, Charlie Patton and Lemon Jefferson. He showcases blues styles ranging from sparkling ragtime to driving bottleneck blues.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Neil Murray (solo)

Neil Murray (solo)

Apr 13, 7:00am

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'One of the finest songwriters this country has ever produced' - Rhythms Magazine

Maverick songman Neil Murray originally sprang from Victoria’s western district but in the late 1970’s with guitar in hand he set course for the Northern Territory. He emerged at Papunya in 1980 as a founding member of the pioneering Warumpi Band which over three albums ( Big Name No Blankets, Go Bush and Too much Humbug) and twenty years of performing thrust contemporary indigenous music into mainstream Australia, yielding such classic songs as My Island Home, Blackfella Whitefella, Fitzroy Crossing, Jailanguru Pakarnu, From The Bush and Waru.

Neil has since become one of Australia’s finest singer/songwriters, enjoying a solo career since 1989. He has released a remarkable string of albums - the latest being The Telling, which marks a recording career of four decades.

'Neil Murray’s life and work will remain relevant while ever Australians ask the question – what in truth does it mean to call Australia home?' - Martin Flanagan, The Age

Neil Murray will be joined at Smokey Dan's by special guest Felicity Dowd.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Pete Roberts

Smokey Saturdays featuring Pete Roberts

Apr 13, 2:00am

2152 George Bass Drive, Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

Pete Roberts delivers a blend of acoustic indie rock/folk/blues/roots, infused with passion and sentiment. Pete plays his self-built acoustic guitars + stomp box and foot tambourine + he beatboxes, uses his guitars percussively and at times loops various instruments. He switches between finger picking and energetic strumming with some unconventional chords to deliver a unique, fresh and unpredictable musical journey. His vocals are warm, soulful, husky and well harmonised. Pete’s original song writing often steers away from the common rhyming lyrics and standard verse/chorus structure, connecting with the crowd by creating an intimate and special experience for all.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring TOTUM

Smokey Saturdays featuring TOTUM

Apr 6, 1:00am

2152 George Bass Drive, Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

TOTUM is a duo with a difference that has performed all around Australia. Using live looping with percussion and guitars, along with lush vocal harmonies and a diverse set list, Jo and Dave Tweedie can keep you entertained all night with their dance floor filling beats.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

Mar 23, 1:00am

2152 George Bass Drive, Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

‘Australian musical journeyman Richard Lawson has made a stop at every creative station it seems. His transcendence through the gambit of popular genres is to be acknowledged and he is an unassuming Australian music legend. All the way from 70’s Rock/Punk with the Lime Spiders through to Folk, across to Electronica then back around to Ambient/Classical, Richard’s made his mark.’ Shane Budini, Electronic Music Australia

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Michael Menager

Smokey Saturdays featuring Michael Menager

Mar 16, 1:00am

2152 George Bass Drive, Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

Michael Menager is California born, world–travelling Americana Troubadour who for the last two decades has made his home in Tantawangalo, NSW. Both of Michael’s album releases (Clean Exit, 2014 and Not The Express, 2016) have been produced by local music legend Heath Cullen.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Val Moogz

Smokey Saturdays featuring Val Moogz

Mar 9, 1:00am

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Val Moogz is a prolific and passionate songwriter, drawing upon diverse musical influences ranging from Patti Smith’s powerful rock poetry, to Bill Withers’ great songs of soul, to the acoustic surf pop lullabies of Jack Johnson. A self-proclaimed lover of life, nature and people, Val Moogz draws inspiration from their daily encounters and the beautiful surroundings of the South Coast of NSW to create relatable, heartfelt tunes for everyone.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Matt Scullion

Smokey Saturdays featuring Matt Scullion

Mar 2, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

With three successful albums under his belt and 26 number one songs to his credit, Golden Guitar winning Australiana singer/songwriter Matt Scullion has plenty to sing about.

Matt’s songs are a mix of witty old school storytelling and tongue in cheek Aussie humour as he sings up all things Australian. His lively yet intimate shows tug on your green and gold heartstrings as he swaps between acoustic guitars, banjo and ukulele.

Matt’s tours regularly and often gets a spin on the Ray Hadley show and Sunday’s with Macca, while his songs have been recorded by the likes of Lee Kernaghan, Travis Collins, Sara Storer and Cold Chisel.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Phil Coleman

Smokey Saturdays featuring Phil Coleman

Feb 24, 1:00am - Feb 24, 4:00am

2152 George Bass Drive Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

Phil started in the music industry when he was 17, playing in pubs around the Rocks in Sydney. From performing in a variety of bands to his eclectic songwriting, Phils’ repertoire encompasses a fusion of folk, country, blues, jazz and soul. His career spans many years, writing and performing with some of the best musicians around Sydney and Canberra, Australia.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Alex Lloyd at Smokey Dan's

Alex Lloyd at Smokey Dan's

Feb 17, 6:00am

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Alex Lloyd, a true Australian Music Icon, has etched his name into the annals of music history. With his distinctive voice, heartfelt lyrics and captivating melodies, the enchanting singer-songwriter has captured the hearts of music lovers around the globe.

Hailing from Sydney, Lloyd's musical journey began in the late '90s when he burst onto the scene with his debut album, "Black the Sun." The album propelled him to stardom, earning him critical acclaim and a loyal fan base.

His breakthrough single, "Amazing," became an instant classic and showcased Lloyd's ability to craft deeply moving and introspective songs. Since then, Lloyd's career has been nothing short of remarkable. With a string of chart-topping hits such as "Green," "Coming Home," and "Beautiful," he has solidified his status as one of Australia's most beloved and respected musicians. His albums, including "Watching Angels Mend," "Distant Light," and "Urban Wilderness," have consistently garnered critical acclaim and commercial success. Lloyd's music effortlessly transcends genres, blending elements of rock, folk, and pop with his soulful voice at the forefront with Multiple platinum & Gold records.

His introspective song writing delves into themes of love, loss, and self-discovery, resonating deeply with listeners of all ages. His ability to convey raw emotion through his music has earned him a place in the hearts of fans worldwide.

In recognition of his incredible talent, Lloyd has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, Including Apra Song of the year, 4 x ARIA Awards and the number one Triple J Hottest 100 song of 2001.

His live performances are nothing short of mesmerizing, captivating audiences with his heartfelt delivery and undeniable stage presence. Beyond his musical endeavours, Lloyd's philanthropic spirit shines through as he lends his support to various charitable causes, using his platform to make a positive impact on the world.

As Alex Lloyd continues to evolve as an artist and explore new musical landscapes, his passion for creating authentic and thought-provoking music remains unwavering. Songs touch the depths of the soul and leave an indelible mark on the hearts of all who listen.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Chango Tree

Smokey Saturdays featuring Chango Tree

Feb 17, 1:00am - Feb 17, 4:00am

2152 George Bass Drive Tomakin, NSW, Australia, New South Wales 2537 Map

“changoTRee are - blessed with chameleonic vocals to gutbucket blues to Bonnie Raitt slide-drenched passion”
Rhythms Magazine - Tony Hillier

In the past year and half changoTRee, have song-hopped the globe, travelling, recording, writing and performing shows in Canada, New Orleans, Texas, Ireland, New York, UK & France, as well as touring the Oz east coast. This amazing journey has culminated in the new album “Postcards From Tomorrow”.

The "Muse", is magical roots, blues-cruise, funky-folk with a splash of harmonies, swampy grooves with echos of "Rasta" Reggae.

"ChangoTRee” is fronted by a brilliant and unique male/female songwriting “extra terestials”. Its shooting acoustic 8 string, parlour, resonator guitars, mandolin, drums and percussion.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Blue Mallee

Smokey Saturdays featuring Blue Mallee

Feb 10, 1:00am - Feb 10, 4:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Blue Mallee are an elaborate act with an impressive array of original songs and stories to match. This duo is pushing the boundaries of contemporary indie folk music with traditional influences and ambient soundscapes. Singer songwriter Evan takes you on a journey with his guitar, stompbox, pedalboard, e-bow and harmonica, and Niev brings her voice, synthesiser and bodhran to the mix.

After receiving a music grant, Blue Mallee released their debut EP Shout That Whisper to wide acclaim in 2022. Their follow up EP has been slated for an early 2024 release. If you are looking for great storytelling and hauntingly beautiful soundtracks within your music, then Blue Mallee is for you!

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris O'Connor

Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris O'Connor

Feb 3, 1:00am - Feb 3, 4:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

“From the delta slide of Charley Patton to the Piedmont ragtime of Blind Blake, O’Connor stamps his own imprint on a rich musical heritage." Rhythms Magazine

Chris O’Connor plays vintage blues as if they were written yesterday.
His own songs sit alongside those from 1920s masters such as Tommy Johnson, Memphis Minnie, Charlie Patton and Lemon Jefferson. He showcases blues styles ranging from sparkling ragtime to driving bottleneck blues.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring TOTUM

Smokey Saturdays featuring TOTUM

Jan 27, 1:00am - Jan 27, 4:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

TOTUM is a duo with a difference that has performed all around Australia. Using live looping with percussion and guitars, along with lush vocal harmonies and a diverse set list, Jo and Dave Tweedie can keep you entertained all night with their dance floor filling beats.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

Jan 20, 1:00am - Jan 20, 4:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

‘Australian musical journeyman Richard Lawson has made a stop at every creative station it seems. His transcendence through the gambit of popular genres is to be acknowledged and he is an unassuming Australian music legend. All the way from 70’s Rock/Punk with the Lime Spiders through to Folk, across to Electronica then back around to Ambient/Classical, Richard’s made his mark.’ Shane Budini, Electronic Music Australia

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Allan Watts

Smokey Saturdays featuring Allan Watts

Jan 13, 1:00am - Jan 13, 4:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Allan Watts showcases intricate, melodic, riff heavy electric guitar that marries seamlessly to his punchy and emotive vocals. Coming off the back of a decade-long touring career as lead guitarist of local favourites, The Blue Ruins, Allan has spent the last two years creating an energising and exciting show for blues and rock enthusiasts to experience.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Daniel Champagne LIVE at Smokey Dan's | Tomakin

Daniel Champagne LIVE at Smokey Dan's | Tomakin

Jan 12, 6:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Daniel Champagne lives and breathes live music. Playing upwards of 250 shows a year he is passionate about spreading it around the the world and on the back of an action packed 2023 traversing the globe to rave reviews he will bring his tour back home for a string of NSW, VIC & QLD shows with a brand new album - ‘The Pursuit’

Doors from 5pm

Very limited tickets available here: events.humanitix.com/daniel-champagne-at-smokey-dans-120124

BIOGRAPHY

Growing up in the Bega Valley, the story goes that the young singer-songwriter and one of a kind guitar virtuoso first picked up his instrument of choice as a 5-year-old following in the footsteps of a musical father. He began writing songs at 12, training classically throughout his teens and performing wherever he could, honing his craft and developing the dynamite live show that he is renowned for today. At 18 he finished school, turned professional and hit the road without looking back.

The following 15 years have seen him independently release 7 studio albums, tour relentlessly around the globe, play some of the biggest festivals under the sun and share stages with the likes of Tommy Emmanuel, INXS, John Butler, Lucinda Williams, Ani DiFranco, Judy Collins and Rodrigo y Gabriela.

He has been described as “the finest guitar player of this generation”, “a leading light in acoustic music” and “a performer that must be seen to be believed” and from January to March 2024, music lovers in NSW, VIC and QLD will be treated to and intimate live experience not to be missed!

WHAT THE PRESS SAY..
“The word Prodigy seems to entirely fall short of this soft-spoken young man’s skills, he coaxes sounds and melodies out of his instrument that literally drop jaws.” The Calgary Herald, CANADA
“Today I saw the future of Folk – Festival goers flocking in the thousands towards the main stage to witness a young musical phenomenon from Australia dish out an absolute show-stopper.” The Firefly Column, USA

“Daniel Champagne is a crossroads. Fusing the strong traditions of Blues, Folk and other roots art with pop showmanship and admirable lyrical ability. I firmly believe that he will become an ambassador for roots music in a time where it desperately needs representation.” The Indie Blender, CANADA

“reinventing roots guitar” Rhythms Magazine, AUSTRALIA

“Watching Daniel Champagne perform is a once in a lifetime experience. He is a true prodigy that plays like no one else could possibly play unless they spent at least two lifetimes studying the art.” BW Review, NEW ZEALAND

“Daniel Champagne exudes a natural ease on stage, as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted melodies that invariably whisk the heart up with grand romanticism. Coupled with an exhilarating guitar talent that transcends mere acoustic playing to replicate a whole band, Champagne is just magical” Themusic.com.au, AUSTRALIA

"You feel as if he just invented the instrument yesterday and was discovering its possibilities afresh” Ted Gioia (American jazz critic and music historian)
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Val Moogz

Smokey Saturdays featuring Val Moogz

Jan 6, 1:00am - Jan 6, 4:00am

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Val Moogz is a prolific and passionate songwriter, drawing upon diverse musical influences ranging from Patti Smith’s powerful rock poetry, to Bill Withers’ great songs of soul, to the acoustic surf pop lullabies of Jack Johnson. A self-proclaimed lover of life, nature and people, Val Moogz draws inspiration from their daily encounters and the beautiful surroundings of the South Coast of NSW to create relatable, heartfelt tunes for everyone.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris McGrath

Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris McGrath

Dec 30, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Chris has over 20+ years experience in the music industry, having studied a Bachelor of Music at Lismore University, he has gone on to share the stage with many incredible acts such as The Living End, Thirsty Merc, British India, The Reubens, Kingswood, Alpine, Hockey Dad, The Strides and more, while touring nationally and internationally as singer/bassist to The Spindrift Saga, alongside drummer Danny Freeman and guitarist brother Mick McGrath.

The Spindrift Saga have kept Chris busy since the release of their debut album 'Badnormous' in 2016, with singles 'Batsh!t Bay', 'Smile' and 'In & Out Of Love' following soon after. Between touring and recording, Chris performs as a solo artist, in various duos and other bands, as well as running his own local recording studio 'Samurai Studios'.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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The Spindrift Saga THRUST Single Launch at Smokey Dan's

The Spindrift Saga THRUST Single Launch at Smokey Dan's

Dec 23, 6:00am

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Local legends The Spindrift Saga are launching the next single, 'Thrust', from their upcoming sophomore album at Smokey Dan's on Saturday 23rd December. With special guests Flavuh and Seeker.

Get tickets here:
events.humanitix.com/the-spindrift-saga-thrust-single-launch-at-smokey-dans

Presave the single here:
gyro.to/Thrust

Follow The Spindrift Saga on Spotify:
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Chango Tree

Smokey Saturdays featuring Chango Tree

Dec 23, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

“changoTRee are - blessed with chameleonic vocals to gutbucket blues to Bonnie Raitt slide-drenched passion”
Rhythms Magazine - Tony Hillier

In the past year and half changoTRee, have song-hopped the globe, travelling, recording, writing and performing shows in Canada, New Orleans, Texas, Ireland, New York, UK & France, as well as touring the Oz east coast. This amazing journey has culminated in the new album “Postcards From Tomorrow”.

The "Muse", is magical roots, blues-cruise, funky-folk with a splash of harmonies, swampy grooves with echos of "Rasta" Reggae.

"ChangoTRee” is fronted by a brilliant and unique male/female songwriting “extra terestials”. Its shooting acoustic 8 string, parlour, resonator guitars, mandolin, drums and percussion.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Phoebe Jane and The Dirty Manes

Smokey Saturdays featuring Phoebe Jane and The Dirty Manes

Dec 16, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Phoebe Jane’s music is sweet, sultry, audible chocolate that will make your heart melt. With a gypsy folk sound, her songs drawn upon the sounds of other artists such as Feist, Missy Higgins and Rising Appalachia. Phoebe will be joined by her amazing band The Dirty Manes.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Tyler Hauptberger

Smokey Saturdays featuring Tyler Hauptberger

Nov 25, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Tyler Hauptberger is a multi-instrumentalist, music tutor and seasoned performer hailing from Wollongong NSW. Tyler has played in several bands around Sydney, the Illawarra and beyond over the years. Now in his mid-twenties, he is taking on the country on his own!

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris McGrath

Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris McGrath

Nov 18, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Chris has over 20+ years experience in the music industry, having studied a Bachelor of Music at Lismore University, he has gone on to share the stage with many incredible acts such as The Living End, Thirsty Merc, British India, The Reubens, Kingswood, Alpine, Hockey Dad, The Strides and more, while touring nationally and internationally as singer/bassist to The Spindrift Saga, alongside drummer Danny Freeman and guitarist brother Mick McGrath.

The Spindrift Saga have kept Chris busy since the release of their debut album 'Badnormous' in 2016, with singles 'Batsh!t Bay', 'Smile' and 'In & Out Of Love' following soon after. Between touring and recording, Chris performs as a solo artist, in various duos and other bands, as well as running his own local recording studio 'Samurai Studios'.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Sam Fletcher

Smokey Saturdays featuring Sam Fletcher

Nov 11, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Alternative folk, country and rock performed with passion and integrity are the signature sounds of young singer/songwriter Sam Fletcher. Influenced by the acoustic greats of the ’60s and ’70s, and the folk songs of old, Sam’s acoustic music features skilful guitar and smooth vocals. On the other hand, his Rolling Stones inspired rock is characterised by singing guitar riffs and charismatic solos, infused with Sam’s distinctive and fresh ‘surf’ vibe. It is this blend of roots and vibrant, youthful optimism that leads Sam’s approach and produces his rare and magnetising performance style.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Paul Johnston

Smokey Saturdays featuring Paul Johnston

Nov 4, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Paul Johnston is a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter from Mossy Point. A versatile and experienced musician, Paul has been part of many of the South Coast’s great acts including Waikama, 1996 and Ron Callo as well as writing and performing his own incredible music.

Playing solo, Paul will be bringing his unique blend of contemporary music, folk and world influences to his performance. He weaves these influences seamlessly through engaging original songs and memorable covers. Expect a diverse range of styles and rhythms as Paul gets his live looping show underway.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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West Of The Mountains EP Launch - Smokey Dan's

West Of The Mountains EP Launch - Smokey Dan's

Oct 28, 6:00am

Smokey Dan's Map

Sam Fletcher’s band are hitting the road in October to celebrate the release of his sophomore EP “West Of The Mountains”. Playing Sam’s authentic alt-country, singer-songwriter and classic rock originals, their final and local release show will be at Tomakin’s Smokey Dan’s on Saturday 28th October.

Sam’s crew are grateful to be joined by 3 awesome acts at Smokey Dan’s:
smartcasual, Felicity Dowd and Giaan Cafe.

“West Of The Mountains” is Sam Fletcher’s sophomore EP. The collection features a heartfelt alt-country title track, sincere singer-songwriter ballads Little Village and Winter Leaves, and a nod to his rock direction with Keep An Ember and The Storm.
The EP marks an evolution in Sam’s songwriting, as he explores themes of personal growth and development, the transition from childhood to adulthood and social relationships.

You don’t want to miss out on this talented young artist’s hometown release show, so come and join the crowd at Smokey Dan’s for an unmissable night of live music!

Doors 5pm
Music from 6pm
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Mick McGrath

Smokey Saturdays featuring Mick McGrath

Oct 28, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

One of the South Coasts great talents, Mick is known to many as the guitarist of popular local band The Spindrift Saga. With his band Mick has toured nationally and supported some of Australia’s biggest acts including Thirsty Merc and The Living End. Delivering an unmissable solo show, he has put together an incredible collection of covers including songs from Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers and much more!

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Sam Buckingham | TOMAKIN | Dear John Tour

Sam Buckingham | TOMAKIN | Dear John Tour

Oct 27, 6:00am - Oct 27, 10:30am

Smokey Dan's Map

TICKETS
events.humanitix.com/sam-buckingham-at-smokey-dans

Doors 5pm
Kara Coen: 6pm
Sarah Humphreys: 7pm
Sam plays: 8pm

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️


Sam Buckingham’s DEAR JOHN Tour is back, by popular demand.


Since releasing her 2022 album, Buckingham has graced main stages at Woodford and Queenscliff Music Festivals, embarked on a six week tour with the Festival of Small Halls, and headlined a sold out 34 date national tour to celebrate the album’s release.


She’s also toured alongside Kate Miller-Heidke, Paul Kelly, Katie Noonan, Tim Freedman, The Whitlams and Ben Lee.


Now - for the album's fourth and final lap around the country - she’ll share the album favourites in intimate, acoustic mode - and add in a handful of stunning new songs that haven’t yet been released.


DEAR JOHN debuted at #2 on the AIR Independent Album Charts, and was created after the dramatic ending of a toxic relationship.


"The breakup was what started me writing these songs but, in the end, the songs aren't really about the relationship at all. This album documents my process of healing, learning and rising up to become the woman I want to be. These are my stories and it's important to share them... because I know they're other people's stories too.”


Expect storytelling, expertly crafted songwriting, and a show that will leave you feeling bigger on the inside.


Book early - these shows have been selling out!


“Iconic” - Kia Handley, ABC

“Buckingham wowed the crowd with her soaring vocals, silencing the room” - Stack Magazine

"Byron Bay's next big thing" - Courier Mail
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Phoebe Jane and Don John

Smokey Saturdays featuring Phoebe Jane and Don John

Oct 21, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Phoebe Jane’s music is sweet, sultry, audible chocolate that will make your heart melt. With a gypsy folk sound, her songs drawn upon the sounds of other artists such as Feist, Missy Higgins and Rising Appalachia.

Front man for the band Don John & the John Dons his sound is inspired by artists such as Kurt Vile, Johnny Cash and J.J. Cale. His foot tapping rhythms and catchy melodies are hard to resist and perfectly accompanied by an “Ice Cold Beer”.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Owen Campbell at Smokey Dan's

Owen Campbell at Smokey Dan's

Oct 20, 6:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Owen Campbell is an Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist who has cemented himself as one of Australia’s premier alternative blues/rock exports with 3 best-selling studio albums, 2 EPs, and over 12 years of national and international touring.

Owen has built a successful career as a touring musician, wowing audiences in all corners of the world from the USA, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, Netherlands, Japan, Hong Kong, India, and even performing at the highest blues festival in the world, The Himalayan Blues Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal.

With his smoldering guitar work, gritty caramel vocals, and sublime rhythm section, Owen’s sound is best described as alternative blues and soulful cosmic rock.

Every one of Owen’s albums has hit the Top 10 on iTunes Blues Charts in over 10 countries.

Beyond his chart success, Owen is also known for his powerful live performances, where he showcases his virtuosic guitar playing, including his impressive slide guitar skills, and emotive vocals. He has toured extensively in Australia and overseas, including in the United States, where he has built a dedicated following.

With special guests TOTUM and Singer in the Park.

Music starts 6pm with doors at 5pm on Friday 20th October. An outdoor and family-friendly event in the beautiful Smokey Dan’s courtyard.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Evan Ayres

Smokey Saturdays featuring Evan Ayres

Oct 14, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

From all time classics 'Hit The Road Jack', all the way to 'Perfect' By Ed Sheeran. Evan Ayres huge repertoire has something for everyone. Whether you are a diehard Dean Martin fan, or just want to hear some Johnny Cash, this all-star performer guarantees a great show!

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Michael Menager

Smokey Saturdays featuring Michael Menager

Oct 7, 1:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Michael Menager is California born, world–travelling Americana Troubadour who for the last two decades has made his home in Tantawangalo, NSW. Both of Michael’s album releases (Clean Exit, 2014 and Not The Express, 2016) have been produced by local music legend Heath Cullen.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Singer in the Park

Smokey Saturdays featuring Singer in the Park

Sep 30, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Singer In the Park is a new collaboration between the infamous Blues-bro in rainbow Damon Davies and Songbird with a hint of nerd, Zoey Pepper in all her classical-pop chameleon glory. It’s a folked-up fusion of funk and grace, featuring crystalline vocals, lush harmonies, haunting bassoon and dancing guitars, woven through heartfelt and playfully inventive new original songs, plus re-imagined favourites, obscurities and unexpectedies from Joni Mitchell to Michael Jackson.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris O'Connor

Smokey Saturdays featuring Chris O'Connor

Sep 23, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

“From the delta slide of Charley Patton to the Piedmont ragtime of Blind Blake, O’Connor stamps his own imprint on a rich musical heritage." Rhythms Magazine

Chris O’Connor plays vintage blues as if they were written yesterday.

His own songs sit alongside those from 1920s masters such as Tommy Johnson, Memphis Minnie, Charlie Patton and Lemon Jefferson.

He showcases blues styles ranging from sparkling ragtime to driving bottleneck blues.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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ASH GRUNWALD | SMOKEY DAN'S, Tomakin NSW

ASH GRUNWALD | SMOKEY DAN'S, Tomakin NSW

Sep 16, 7:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

ASH GRUNWALD ANNOUNCES NEW NATIONAL TOUR! And he's coming to Tomakin too...

SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2023
SMOKEY DAN'S, TOMAKIN NSW
DOORS 5:00PM
With Corey Legge and Melanie Horsnell

A journeyman, storyteller, and troubadour at heart, Australia’s foremost bluesman Ash Grunwald has inspired a generation to hit the road in an old beat-up Bedford to ‘surf by day jam by night’. With six Australian Top-50 albums to his credit, alongside five ARIA and four AIR Award Nominations, two APRA Awards, and gong for Best International Act at the LA Music Critic Awards in 2014, Grunwald is cast in bronze among Australia’s most successful blues musicians.

Enshrined by Australian folklore, live on stage, Grunwald rocks the house yet touches the soul, serving a tsunami of dance, beats, roots, bass ‘n’ blues. Throughout his career, Ash has supported legends James Brown, The Black Keys, Jack Johnson, Xavier Rudd, and Keith Urban, among numerous others, and played sold out festivals across Europe, Japan, and North America.

In 2022, Ash released his 11th studio album – Shout Into the Noise – which is widely regarded as his best record to date, following his critically acclaimed and smash-hit collaboration with Josh Teskey, which was somewhat paradoxically entitled Push The Blues Away (2020).

This year, Grunwald consecrates his 10th appearance at Bluesfest with a new record in its honour. Featuring the wizardry of Ian Peres (Wolfmother, Bernhard Fanning, The Whitlams) alongside the tropical ambassador of harmony and groove, Bobby Alu (Xavier Rudd), tracked live to tape by Nick DiDia (Springsteen, Rage Against The Machine), this new record by Grunwald is curated from a career spanning twenty-years to commemorate his tenth appearance at Bluesfest earlier this year.

Having recently emerged from the studio, working with acclaimed LA-based producer Justin Stanley (Prince, Paul McCartney, Beck, Eric Clapton, Gary Clarke Jnr.) on a reimagination of ‘Tell It Like It Is’, Ash has a plethora of projects in the pipeline. Watch this space but checkout Ash Grunwald live too. Tickets on sale now!

Artwork & Design by The Heavy Metal Factory
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Smokey Saturdays featuring The Barnes Brothers

Smokey Saturdays featuring The Barnes Brothers

Sep 16, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

The Barnes Brothers are talented multi-instrumentalists with a huge repertoire of contemporary top 40 songs, pop hits and blues rock classics.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

Smokey Saturdays featuring Richard Lawson

Sep 9, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

‘Australian musical journeyman Richard Lawson has made a stop at every creative station it seems. His transcendence through the gambit of popular genres is to be acknowledged and he is an unassuming Australian music legend. All the way from 70’s Rock/Punk with the Lime Spiders through to Folk, across to Electronica then back around to Ambient/Classical, Richard’s made his mark.’ Shane Budini, Electronic Music Australia

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Soul Stories

Smokey Saturdays featuring Soul Stories

Sep 2, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Soul Stories is the fusion of performers based on the beautiful NSW Far South Coast to perform and record singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Cooke’s original songs. His music fits losely into the alternative independent genre featuring poetic narratives of life, the environment and social commentary. The material is progressive folk rock mixed with strains of celtic blues, latin, reggae and alternative rhythms.

"Soul Stories music fits into the easy listening category of Fleetwood Mac with some Dylan and Lennon thrown in for good measure. Progressive Folk balladeering is not too far off the mark featuring strong harmonies and memorable melodies".'Bronius Zumeris (Beat Magazine)'

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Val Moogz

Smokey Saturdays featuring Val Moogz

Aug 26, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Val Moogz is a prolific and passionate songwriter, drawing upon diverse musical influences ranging from Patti Smith’s powerful rock poetry, to Bill Withers’ great songs of soul, to the acoustic surf pop lullabies of Jack Johnson. A self-proclaimed lover of life, nature and people, Val Moogz draws inspiration from their daily encounters and the beautiful surroundings of the South Coast of NSW to create relatable, heartfelt tunes for everyone.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Carlie Remm

Smokey Saturdays featuring Carlie Remm

Aug 19, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

Carlie is a local musician with a lifelong passion for music and is in her element playing acoustic sessions on vocals while strumming the guitar. Performing a mix of 90’s favourites, modern pop and the occasional pub classic this talent is sure to have you tapping your feet and singing along.

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Mick McGrath

Smokey Saturdays featuring Mick McGrath

Aug 12, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

One of the South Coasts' great talents, Mick is known to many as the guitarist of popular local band The Spindrift Saga. With his band Mick has toured nationally and supported some of Australia’s biggest acts including Thirsty Merc and The Living End. Delivering an unmissable solo show, he has put together an incredible collection of covers including songs from Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers and much more!

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Smokey Saturdays featuring Felicity Dowd

Smokey Saturdays featuring Felicity Dowd

Aug 5, 2:00am

Smokey Dan's2152 George Bass DriveTomakin, NSW2537 Map

"A small town troubadour in her element....."

NSW Folk Federation Young Folk Artist of the Year (2020) and graduate of the renowned Talent Development Project, Felicity Dowd has always believed a song is only as good as its story.
A passionate singer-songwriter and storyteller, she uses her acoustic performances to tell stories that intertwine the experiences of the world around her, portraying them through a youthful contemporary lens. Inspired by an eclectic and ever-changing landscape of Country, Folk, Blues, Jazz and Pop influences her music is diverse, drifting between the boundaries of genre within her unique repertoire of modern classics and original compositions.

“Felicity Dowd is a deep thinker and truly authentic performer. She writes songs that have meaning and sings with soul!”
~ Lyn Bowtell, 9 time Golden Guitar Winner and Toyota Starmaker.

“I have been involved in the performance and production of live music events for over 45 years. Over the last 5 years or so, Felicity Dowd has done many gigs for me in various settings. She is very talented as a songwriter and musician and has a wonderful ability to relate to any audience. I thoroughly recommend her as a professional, as a performer, as a person.”
~ Frankie J Holden OAM

SMOKEY SATURDAYS are free entry music sessions held in the Smokey Dan’s courtyard every Saturday from 12-3pm. These unique events feature some of the best performers from the local area and beyond. Experience an amazing variety of music performed by solo artists, duos, and bands from a broad range of genres including rock, pop, blues, folk, country and more. While you listen enjoy a delicious meal from Smokey Dan’s incredible menu.

Smokey Saturdays are free entry and family friendly.

Bookings are not required, but feel free to call (02) 4471 5618 if you would like to reserve a table.
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Would you like to perform at Smokey Dan’s?
We host regular free-entry music sessions and larger ticketed events featuring some of Australia’s best touring acts.