SIMA presents

Marloo's Blues

Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2022

28 Oct 2022

As a proud Guguyelandji, and Woppaburra woman, Marlene's life is the story of her people, and she tells it through her art. A musician, actress, and more recently documentary film maker, Marlene Cummins refined her skills as a blues saxophonist at the Berklee College of Music.

In 2014, Marlene released her first full-length album, Koori Woman Blues, to coincide with the premiere of her biographical documentary film, Black Panther Woman. She co-wrote this documentary with Rachel Perkins, telling her story as a founding member of Australia’s Black Panther Party.

Over the past 20 years, Marlene has headlined arts festivals with her band throughout Australia. Considered one of Australia’s foremost Indigenous female blues writers and performers, Marlene knows the blues from an Aboriginal woman’s perspective. In the tradition of legendary blues women Big Mama Thornton and Bessie Smith, Marlene's story is one of vulnerability, strength and survival.

Special guest opening performance from SHAMIN, an experimental jazz duo based in Brisbane/Meanjin, comprising of Sophie Min and Benjamin Shannon.

Marloo's Blues
Saxophone and Vocals Marlene Cummins
Organ, Accordion, and Piano Clayton Doley
Bass Zoe Hauptmann 
Drums Calvin Welch 
Musical Director Rex Goh

Shamin
Piano Sophie Min  
Drums Benjamin Shannon 

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. You can find out more about our safety measures here, and we will also send safety information directly to you prior to your visit. To ensure we can reach you, we recommend checking that your contact information is up to date.

York Theatre

Fri 28 Oct 7:30pm

180 minutes (including interval). Partial lockout applies.

Adult $69

$6 transaction fee applies.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $59
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $49

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $49
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $39
Student & Under 35s* $29

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Contains loud or sudden noises. Photography and filming with professional equipment prohibited.

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

York Theatre

Fri 28 Oct 7:30pm

180 minutes (including interval). Partial lockout applies.

Adult $69

$6 transaction fee applies.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $59
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $49

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $49
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $39
Student & Under 35s* $29

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Contains loud or sudden noises. Photography and filming with professional equipment prohibited.

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

Marloo's Blues
Saxophone and Vocals Marlene Cummins
Organ, Accordion, and Piano Clayton Doley
Bass Zoe Hauptmann 
Drums Calvin Welch 
Musical Director Rex Goh

Shamin
Piano Sophie Min  
Drums Benjamin Shannon 

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. You can find out more about our safety measures here, and we will also send safety information directly to you prior to your visit. To ensure we can reach you, we recommend checking that your contact information is up to date.

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