Important Update: The Mell-O-Tones on 24 July rescheduled to 19 February 2022.
Important Update: In line with NSW Health advice, the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre is temporarily closed to the public until at least 11.59pm Friday 16 July. As a result, we are taking into consideration factors and possible restrictions that might prevent companies touring and rehearsing. Hence, The Mell-O-Tones on 24 July is rescheduled to 19 February 2022.
All ticket holders will be contacted via email over the next week with an update and options – please keep an eye on your email inboxes. In this unprecedented situation, our Box Office is fielding a tremendous volume of requests and we are working to be as responsive as possible. We ask that you please wait for us to get in touch, and please bear with us as we work through our lists.
Sydney’s finest jazz and swing musicians come together to perform a sparkling repertoire of classics from the swing-era
Music from the golden age of Broadway and Hollywood, Latin-American cha-cha, rumba and mambo evergreens; and big band versions of the great songs associated with legends like Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Fred Astaire.
The 15 piece big band, led by conductor and vocalist Phillip Sametz (a name ABC Classic FM listeners will recognise), is a ﬁxture on the Sydney arts and entertainment scene, performing everywhere from glittering opening night parties, to the Opera House New Year’s Eve celebrations, the Archibald Prize Preview and in annual concert seasons at the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace in Cremorne. Their ABC Classics album Non-Stop Flight was nominated for an ARIA award for Best Jazz Album.
Audience info | Matinee 90 minutes, Evening 120 minutes
19 Feb 2022 2:00 pm
19 Feb 2022 7:30 pm
The Q Theatre is fitted with a hearing loop for patrons with impaired hearing. A map indicating the best seats for hearing loop access can be downloaded here.
Our theatres are all equipped with space for wheelchairs with strong sight lines and easy access.
“Outstanding stuff. The Mell-O-Tones have done an astonishing job re-creating the sound of the swing era”– Sydney Star Observer
A COVID-19 Safety Message
The Joan is a registered COVID Safe venue and is following strict NSW Government guidelines and expert public health advice. Your health and safety is our priority.
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Please note safety measures may change. We regularly update our processes based on the latest government advice.
In accordance with the recent update to NSW Health regulations, The Joan is operating at 100% capacity from 29 March 2021.
There will be no vacant seats between bookings in seated indoor venues for all events at The Joan from 29 March 2021.
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