MONDAY 17 DEC
6.30pm - Kate and Jack
Kate Taylor (vocals) and Jack Page (piano) are here to ease the stress of your day with a blend of jazz, soul and pop. Come grab a drink and join the delightful duo here to help you finish your work day right!
8.30pm - Andy Genge & the Penny Blues
Andy Genge & the Penny Blues take you on a journey spanning the divide of the Mississippi to Surrey Deltas, with some back road detours along the way.
7.30pm - Oakley Grenell Anthology
Grenell, a considerable musical force in Aotearoa is an accomplished guitarist, producer, and seasoned performer, having released his 12th album in NZ, he performs originals from his back catalogue and covers thrown in for good measure.
10.00pm - All Girl Big Band
In a largely male dominated musical genre, to see a full jazz big band on stage with a woman in each section is one thing. To find a full big band of women is stunning. Full sections of trombone, trumpet, sax and rhythm, played with class and style. Add two powerhouse vocalists and you'll be blown away! The band consists of an array of talented musicians – the majority are professional musicians or music teachers in Christchurch. We are lucky enough to have a wide range of ages too, from high school student age to our most mature member at 77, who took up the trombone in her late 40's!
6.00pm - Brad Kang Quartet
Brad Kang brings the finest musicians in town together for a night of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook. Firmly rooted in the tradition, as well as modern influences - they will guide you through a journey from lush ballads to swinging bebop!
8.30pm - Urban Rumour
Urban Rumour is a Christchurch based covers band consisting of current students and graduates from Ara Music Arts. Always looking for new ways to spice up their music their set is chock full of unique and audience engaging arrangements.
12am - The In Crowd
The In Crowd are a seven piece funk, soul, R 'n' B, rock band consisting of lead singer, guitar, bass, drums and a three piece brass section. The brass section blends together seamlessly with the guitars and a strong groove-focused rhythm unit to deliver a groove-laden sound. With a very capable lead singer and entertaining lead guitar trading solos with the brass, our audiences are definitely entertained while they dance.
7.00pm - Little Big
Little Big is Shaun Burke on bass, Joseph Bary on drums, Steven Gill on guitar and Rachael Travaille on saxophone. From swinging bop to contemporary grooves, Little Big will bring the standards to keep you moving.
9.30pm - The Tail Feathers
Throwing you back into a time before well before smashed avo and even the internet - the Tail Feathers take on the, jivin’, hip swingin’, booty shakin’, baby makin’ music of the 60’s and 70’s. Their zesty non-stop Motown, rock n’ roll, funk and soul selections will have you shaking, until you can shake no more. Bring your best dancing shoes, your loudest shirts and biggest hair.
12am - Off the Charts
A bit of soul, a bit of swing and a little something something on the side. 'Off The Charts' are the new kids on the block, ready to get you groovin’ anyway they know how! Your favourite party band is here - playing all your favourite pop hits like you’ve never heard them before.
3.00pm - Mike Bickers Brass on the Balcony!
What a Christmas treat! To celebrate Christmas Eve-Eve, Fat Eddies is hosting an hour of Christmas Carols on the Balcony, featuring Mike Bickers and his brass band. Come along to witness true Christmas Joy, and make the Terrace below your dance-floor.
NEW YEARS EVE MONDAY
The Greatest Hits 2018
5:30pm - Kate Taylor Quartet
Jazz, soul and a little bit inbetween, Kate Taylor and her band of merry men will entertain you through the evening. Perfect for that pre party happy hour glow , Kate and the lads will set you up ready to party through to the wee hours of the night!
8.00pm - Tina & The Turners
Tina & the Turners are the newest kidz on the block. Featuring some of Christchuch’s most boss players, this is a partying funky fresh band not to be missed!
11:30pm - Gumbo No. 5
Boasting a killer horn section, second line to none! Gumbo No. 5 bring the sounds of southern USA to Fat Eddie’s with a New Zealand take on the traditional New Orleans jazz group. The rhythm section will join as they play funked up arrangements of classic and new tunes that’ll be sure to keep you entertained into the early hours of the morning.
NO cover | 2pm til Late Late Late