Performances

2017

09/07/17  @ MONA (655 Main Rd, Berriedale)
Through a Glass Darkly (Tony Hicks – woodwinds, Mark Shepherd – double bass, & Sam McAuliffe – guitar) will be performing in ‘The Void’ bar.

08/07/17  @ Bruny Island
Through a Glass Darkly (Tony Hicks – woodwinds, Mark Shepherd – double bass, & Sam McAuliffe – guitar) performing on Bruny Island with local guitarist, Julius Schwing.

07/07/17  @ All That We Are (1450 South Arm, Clifton Beach)
Through a Glass Darkly (Tony Hicks – woodwinds, Mark Shepherd – double bass, & Sam McAuliffe – guitar) will be performing an intimate ‘dinner and a show’ at All That We Are. A special thanks to Simon Spain and Victoria Ryle for having us!

2016

12/11/16 – 12/12/16 @ M47, presented by the Environmental Performance Authority, supported by the Melbourne City Council and Monash University
As a member of the EPA I’ll be taking part in M47, a festival that celebrates Melbourne’s 47th year as a city.

22/10/16 @ Up Your Alley Chamber Music Festival, presented by the Melbourne Philharmonia Project (Pink Alley, Melbourne CBD)
I’ll be performing with Through a Glass Darkly (Tony Hicks – woodwinds, Mark Shepherd – moog & double bass, & myself – guitars)

06-09/07/16 @ Melbourne University, Parkville Campus
I will be presenting at the 22nd PSi conference Performance Climates.

22/05/16 @ Grace Darling Basement (114 Smith St. Collingwood)
I’ll be performing an early, solo set before the An Even Sun show (listed below),

Wednesday’s in June, 2016 @ Grace Darling Basement (114 Smith St. Collingwood)
Experimental, improvising rock band An Even Sun (Harmony Byrne – vocals, Peter Bouwman – bass, Chris Windley – drums, and myself – guitar) have a month long residency at the Grace Darling. Each night we have an eclectic array of support acts, from experimental noise musicians to acoustic singer/songwriters.

27-28-29/05/16 @ Butterfly Club  (Carson Place, Melbourne CBD)
I’ll be accompanying Alana Hoggart’s otherwise solo Butoh performance for three evenings (fri, sat, sun).

29/04/16_8pm – 10pm (fri evening) @ Cross St. (16-22 Cross St. Brunswick)
I’ll be presenting my solo guitar project. The Matthew Roche group will also be performing on the night.

02/04/16_10pm (sat evening) @ Wood Morning Vietnam (2 Wood St. Preston)
I’ll be performing solo guitar, sound immersion sessions in the dungeon.

20/03/16_4pm – 7pm (sat afternoon/evening) @ 15-25 Keele St. Collingwood
I’ll be performing solo on acoustic guitar, opening up for Australian punk/noise/nihilist legends the Primitive Calculators.

27/02/16_8pm – late (sat night) @ Bennetts Lane (25 Bennetts lane, Melbourne CBD)
I will doing a 20min presentation, discussing my project Looking Awry. The ensemble will then do a 30min performance. This is taking place as a part of the Big Ideas Music Festival.

20-21/02/16_7pm – 7am (sat night/sun morning) @ Rutledge Lane, Melbourne CBD
I will be performing as a part of Neon Laneway for the White Night Festival. 8, 20min performances with dancer, graffiti artists, & sound.

23-24/01/16_2pm – late (sat and sun) @ Testing Grounds & AIM
I will be performing at the Tilde music festival. On Saturday with two externally curated improvising ensembles. On Sunday with my project Looking Awry.

06-08/01/16 @ Bangor University, Wales, UK.
Presenting at the BFE/RMA conference – conference paper: Noise-Object-Music: Developing Strategies for Improvised Musical Performance

2015

09/12/15_07:30pm – late (Wed evening) @ The Tote (67-71 Johnston St. Collingwood)
The debut performance of improv/noise/rock trio An Even Sun: Peter Bouwman (bass), Chris Windley (drums), & myself (guitar). We’ll be joined by SwankHollie Joyce, & Cabin Seeking

28/11/15_02:00pm – late (sat afternoon/evening) @ Stewart St. Spring Party (120 Stewart St. Brunswick)
Peter Bouwman and I are playing duo at the lovely Stewart St. Spring Party, music 2pm till late

15/11/15_08:00pm – 11:00pm (Sun Evening) @ Cross St. (16-22 Cross St. Brunswick)
The first performance of noise/rock/improv trio with Peter Bouwman (bass), Chris Windley (drums), & myself (guitar)

01/11/15_08:00pm – 11:00pm (Sun Evening) @ Cross St. (16-22 Cross St. Brunswick)
The Looking Awry project is performing a set of improvised music. On first is Scott McConnachie and Jenny Barnes

16/10/15_08:00pm – 11:00pm (Fri Evening) @ Cross St. (16-22 Cross St. Brunswick)
The Looking Awry project is doing a live recording. Two sets of music, free entry

13/09/15_08:00pm – 11:00pm (Sun Evening) @ Open Studio (204 High St. Northcote)
Elliot Cline are performing at a fundraiser for the R U OK? foundation. All proceeds go directly to R U OK?

26/07/15_07:00pm – 11:00pm (Sun Evening) @ LongPlay Bar/Cinema (318 St. Georges Rd, Fitzroy)
My quintet featuring Mark Shepherd (bass), Zeke Ruckman (drums), Reuben Lewis (trumpet), Tony Hicks (saxophone), & myself (guitar)
Also performing on the evening is Nat Grant (solo) and David Brown (solo)

23/07/15_09:00pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Evening) @ The Catfish (30 Gertrude St, Fitzroy)
My quintet featuring Mark Shepherd (bass), Zeke Ruckman (drums), Reuben Lewis (trumpet), Tony Hicks (saxophone), & myself (guitar)

24/06/15_09:00pm – 11:00pm (Wed Evening) @ Conduit Art Space (83 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
Elliot Cline will be performing some brand new music, in a new electric format with drums.

03/06/15_09:00pm – 11:00pm (Wed Evening) @ Conduit Art Space (83 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
Quartet, featuring Mark Shepherd (bass), Zeke Ruckman (drums), Tony Hicks (Woodwind), & myself (guitar)

15/05/15_09:00pm – 11:00pm (Fri Evening) @ Gallery One Three (13 Somerset Place. CBD)
Quartet, featuring Mark Shepherd (bass), Zeke Ruckman (drums), Tony Hicks (Woodwind), & myself (guitar)

12/03/15_10:00pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Evening) @ Uptown Jazz Cafe (177 Brunswick St. Fitzroy)
My quartet will be performing as a part of the Melbourne Improvisers Collective. Mark Shepherd (bass), Zeke Ruckman (drums), Reuben Lewis (trumpet, & myself (guitar)

01/03/15_6:00pm – 7:00pm (Sun Afternoon) @ Brunswick Music Festival – The Caterpillar (206 Sydney Rd. Brunswick)
Elliot Cline will be performing as a part of the Brunswick Music Festival. Other bands (tba) will be joining us for the evening

22/02/15_8:00pm – 10:00pm (Sun Afternoon) @ Lebowski’s (16-20 Cross St. Brunswick)
My quintet featuring Mark Shepherd (bass), Zeke Ruckman (drums), Reuben Lewis (trumpet), Tony Hicks (saxophone), & myself (guitar)

31/01/15-1/02/15_4:00pm – 11:00pm (Sat/Sun Afternoon/Evening) @ SoundOut Music Festival
I’ll be heading off to Canberra to perform as a part of the SoundOut festival, collaborating with various musicians from around the globe.

25/01/15_2:00pm – 11:00pm (Sat Afternoon/Evening) @ Tilde Music Festival
Seedsman/Grimes/McAuliffe will be performing a set of classical/improv fusion

21/01/15_7:00pm – 11:00pm (Wed Evening) @ The 86 (185 Smith St. Fitzroy)
Elliot Cline will be performing as a part of an emerging bands showcase. 6 bands on, we play from 7:45pm

16/01/15_10:00pm – 12:00am (Fri Evening) @ The Thornbury Local (635 High St. Thornbury)
Emma Wyndham Chalmers will perform from 10pm
Elliot Cline will then play the second set

2014

05/10/14_7:00pm – 10:00pm (Sun Evening) @ Brunswick Green (313 Sydney Rd. Brunswick)
I will perform a set of solo, improvised music from 7pm
Ronny Ferella’s ‘Wayfinder’s Trio’ will perform from 8pm

24/09/14_9:00pm – 10:00pm (Wed Night) @ Bar Oussou (653 Sydney Rd. Brunswick)
Elliot Cline will perform a set of original music

13/09/14_10:00pm – 12:00am (Sat Night) @ Thornbury Local (635 High St. Thornbury)
Elliot Cline will perform a set of original music, with support from Davies West

21/08/14_8:30pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Evening) @ Dirty Secrets (80 Smith St. Collingwood)
Elliot Cline will be performing a set of original music, with support from Little Ocean

10/08/14_3:00pm – 5:00pm (Sun Afternoon) @ Station 59 (59 Church St. Richmond)
Elliot Cline will be performing a set of new music, with support from Windari

06/07/14_8:00pm – 10:00pm (Sun Evening) @ Brunswick Green (313 Sydney Rd, Brunswick)
Performing a set of improvised music with Brae Grimes (trumpet) & David Seedsman (saxophone).
Scott McConnachie’s Roba will perform the first set.

18/05/14 4:30pm – 6:30pm (Sun Afternoon) @ Farouk’s Olive (711 High St, Thornbury)
Performing a set of original music with Elliot Cline, featuring Rachael Comte (vocals) & Matt Hayes (bass)
Matt Hoyne will perform the first set from 4:30pm

14/05/14 9:45pm – 11:00pm (Wed Night) @ Conduit Art Space (83 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
David Brown and I will present our electric guitar duo, performing a set of improvised music

24/04/14 8:00pm – 10:00pm (Thurs Night) @ Uptown Jazz Cafe (177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
Performing a set of improvised music to silent films in a duo with guitarist David Brown

8/03/14 8:30pm – 11:00pm (Sat Night) @ Farouk’s Olive (711 High St, Thornbury)
Elliot Cline will perform two sets of original music, featuring guest bassist Matt Hayes

18/02/14 9:00pm – 10:00pm (Tues Night) @ Bar Open/MIUC (317 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
Performing a set of improvised music with Reuben Lewis (trumpet) & Tony Hicks (bass)

2013

19/12/13 8:00pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Night) @ The Wesley Anne (250 High St, Northcote)
Elliot Cline headlines the Wesley Anne with support from Clancye Snow
8/12/13 7:00pm – 8:00pm (Sun Night) @ The Wesley Anne (250 High St, Northcote)
Elliot Cline supports Gemma Tully & The Thornbirds EP launch
22/11/13 9:00pm – 11:30pm (Fri Night) @ LongPlay Bar/Cinema (318 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy)
The debut performance of Elliot Cline with support from Pepper Jack
5/9/13 8:00pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Night) @ Uptown Jazz Cafe (177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
The Re-Think Project is presenting an evening of improvisations featuring:
Sam McAuliffe/David Brown Duo
Stephen Magnusson Solo
Whistle Biter Duo
4/7/13 8:30pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Night) @ Conduit Art Space (83 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
As guest curator for Conduit Arts I’ve organised an intimate evening of improvised music.
8:30_Nick Tsiavos – Solo
Nick is one of the most beautiful double bassists I’ve had the pleasure of hearing. He will be performing a solo set which is not to be missed!
9:30_Sam McAuliffe & David Brown – Duo
After a chance collaboration where David and I had the pleasure of performing with one another, we spoke of the idea of performing in a duo context. This performance is the result of that conversation…
10:30_Tsiavos/McAuliffe/Brown – Trio
Finally the evening will end with an ‘all in’ performance from the three performers.
18/6/13 8:30pm – 11:00pm (Tues Night) @ Gertrudes Brown Couch (30 Gertrude St, Fitzroy)
The Re-Think Project presents Variations Vol.2 – Heads/Tails
The idea behind Heads/Tails was to utilize indeterminacy as a way of forming potentially obscure (or perhaps very standard) ensembles for improvisers to perform within.
A coin was  flipped for each participating member, rendering them in either group Heads or group Tails.
Tails – Anita Hustas, Simon Charles, Jon Smeathers
Heads – Erkki Veltheim, Robert Vincs, David Brown, Sam McAuliffe, Scott McConnachie, Stephanie Bell, Joseph O’Connor
19/5/13 7:00pm – 9:00pm (Sun Night) @ Monkey Bar (181 St Georges Rd, Fitzory)
The debut performance of improvising trio SpongeBath, featuring David Tolley (bass/live electronics), Tony Hicks (saxophone/clarinet), & myself on guitar. During the second set we will be joined by special guest David Brown on guitar.
23/4/13 8:00pm – 9:00pm (Tues Night) @ Gertrudes Brown Couch (30 Gertrude St, Fitzroy)
Blueprint – Jon Smeathers: Sax, Michael McNab: Drums, myself: Guitar, performing as a part of the M.I.C
15/4/13 8:30pm  – 10:30pm (Mon Night) @ Longplay Bar/Cinema (318 St Georges Rd)
This will be the first ever live performance of a brand new ensemble called NCR (No Conclusion Reached) which was put together by the infamous David Tolley. The ensemble consists of: David Tolley on bass, Tony Hicks on saxophone, Sam Hall on drums, Jenny Barnes on vocals, myself on guitar.
12/3/13 – 8:30pm – 11:00pm (Tues Night) @ Gertrudes Brown Couch (30 Gertrude St, Fitzroy
The Re-Think Project Presents; Variations Vol. 1
18/2/13 9:00pm – 11:00pm (Mon Night) @ 303 (303 high street, Northcote)
I’ll be performing with my new trio titled Blueprint that features myself on guitar, Jon Smeathers on saxophone, Michael McNab on drums. This trio draws compositional influence from such composers as Cecil Taylor and Ornette Coleman, and has a focus on free improvisation and the manipulation of written material.

2012

5/11/12 8:00pm – 9:00pm (Mon Night) @ Uptown Jazz Cafe (177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
I will be presenting my final recital to mark the completion of my studies at Monash University. The music will be a collection of works I’ve composed to the literature of Julian Barnes’ novel ‘Talking it Over’. The night will feature myself on guitar, Jenny Barnes  (vocals), Jon Smeathers (Saxophones), & Ida Duelund Hansen (Double Bass)
14/10/12 5:00pm – 7:00pm (Sun Afternoon) @ Monkey Bar (181 St Georges Rd)
With Jenny Barnes (vocals) & Scott McConnachie (saxophones)
19/9/12 7:30 – 10:30 (Wed Night) @ Longplay Bar/Cinema (318 St Georges Rd)
With Jenny Barnes (vocals) & Scott McConnachie (saxophones)
15-16/9/12 2:00pm – late (Sat & Sun) @ Conduit Art Space (83 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
As a part of the music festival CURRENT, I will be performing in two different trios with other members of The General Assembly of Interested Parties, curated by Ren Walters
20/8/12 9:00pm – 11:00pm (Mon Night) @ Lebowski’s (303 High St, Brunswick)
Back with two of my favourite improvising musicians, Scott McConnachie, Jon Heilbron, and myself will perform a set of freely improvised music
2/8/12 – 30/8/12 9:00pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Nights) @ Gertrude’s Brown Couch (30 Gertrude St, Fitzroy)
A month long residency featuring Dalton/Berry/McAuliffe.
8/8/12 9:00pm – 11:00pm (Wed Night) @ Open Studio
Playing a set with Rachael Comte (vocals) & Matt Hayes (bass).
This gig will feature a combination of standards, arranged pop tunes and original compositions by Rachael Comte. It’ll be a beautiful evening!
25/7/12 8:00pm – 11:00pm (Wed Night) @ Conduit Arts (83 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)
I’ll be performing an improvised set with the wonderful Scott McConnachie (saxophones) and Jenny Barnes (vocals). We’ll be preceded by another great ensemble: Ballads; Love Songs
23/6/12 – 15/7/12 (NYC)
Throughout my stay in New York city I’ll be doing a variety of jazz and improvised performances throughout Manhattan
7/6/12 – 21/6/12 9:00pm – 11:00pm (Thurs Nights) @ Gertrude’s Brown Couch (30 Gertrude St, Fitzroy)
A month long residency featuring Dalton/Berry/McAuliffe.
3/6/12, 4:00pm @ No No Gallery (14 Raglan St, North Melbourne)
I’ll be playing an intimate performance with good friends Brett Thompson on banjo/ukulele, James Wengrow on electric guitars, and myself on steel and nylon string acoustic guitars.
Following us will be Anita Hustas performing a solo set on double bass.
27/5/12, 3:00pm @ Off The Kerb Gallery (66B Johnston St, Collingwood)
I’m playing an improvised set with two amazing musicians; Scott McConnachie and Jon Heilbron
We will be followed by THAT featuring Ren Walters, David Tolley, Dur-e Dara
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