US Spring Tour 2019
Geoff Achison returns to the S/E region for a brief but action packed visit performing a mix of up close & personal solo shows plus full on jam-fests with his US Souldiggers featuring the great Yonrico Scott with bassist Shannon Hoover & keys man Kevin Thomas. See the full schedule at our Gig Guide HERE
US Spring Tour 2019
Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers
Celebrating 25 Years 1994-2019
The Spotted Mallard
314 Sydney Rd Brunswick
To celebrate 25 years Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers will be performing a retrospective show at The Spotted Mallard in Brunswick, fittingly on Saturday, May 25th
At the Spotted Mallard May 25th the group will feature Roger McLachlan on bass, Richard Tankard on keys and drummer Andy Sylvio.
Charlie Bedford (solo) 8:15-8:45pm
Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers 9pm
CLICK HERE FOR TIX
Taking It To The Stage!
Complete Guitar Course
This course is a comprehensive look at playing the guitar including how to get great tone, performing live. Also covered will be ensemble playing, soloing techniques, songwriting, arranging, choosing a repertoire, live set-up, improv skills, independence & self-management, preparing for recording and more...
4 x 1 hour sessions over 4 weeks PRICE $180
(That's $45 per 1 hour session - normally $60)
COMMENCING Tue 4th June 2019
BOOKINGS: Call Blue Note College of Music
PH: 03 9781 4467
Tix Link: http://bit.ly/2HKqMed
Feat: Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers
The Wilson-Carroll Band
+ Special Guests
This traditional event showcasing two of Melbourne's best known blues/roots artists, Chris Wilson & Geoff Achison, has become the stuff of legend. Sadly Chris can longer perform due to illness but with all due respect and Chris' blessing Boxing Day Blues 2018 will go ahead. Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers will be joined by George & Fenn Wilson with guitarist Shannon Bourne plus special guests. Don't miss this gathering of some of Melbourne's top blues/roots acts. TICKETS ON SALES NOW: CLICK HERE
Featuring members of the late, great Dutch Tilders' infamous R&B combo of the 80's and 90's, this energetic trio pay tribute to the great man's music and do their best to keep his spirit alive in the city where he turned so many on to the blues. Dutch is the acknowledged Godfather of a now vibrant Australian blues scene which has grown to be accepted and respected around the world. 'The Blues Club Revival' features guitarist Geoff Achison, drummer Winston Galea & bassist Peter Beulke and maybe even some special guests!
Way Out West Roots Music Club 2pm - 5pm
Newport Bowls Club
4 Market St. Newport Vic.
Door $15 ($10 WOW members)
Enq: 0412 699 222
Geoff Achison is back in Melbourne and performs at St Kilda’s exciting new concert venue, The Fyrefly, Friday Nov 30th with bass 'n' drums from Roger McLachlan & Sam Leskovec playing a selection of acoustic/electric tunes from old times and new!
The Fyrefly is situated at 34 Inkerman St. St Kilda Vic
Tix Link: http://bit.ly/2DGZvXb
$20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Get your tickets today for the return of Geoff Achison to High Cotton. He will be here in the States during October, and the only place you can see him between Atlanta and North Carolina is right here in Hartwell!! Don't miss this special acoustic show that will be his last before heading home. TIX LINK
Electric Blues Improv Masterclass
Spend a weekend at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch hanging out and jamming with Geoff and many other like-minded souls. Super-charge your soloing and become a better all-round player. You never know who might turn up and what might happen.
MORE INFO - CLICK HERE
20 years since receiving his trademark blonde acoustic instrument from Gibson Guitars USA, Geoff brings his Solo Show to The Skylark Room in Upwey playing old faves and new, dynamic arrangements of blues & soul classics and a few tall stories from the road.
Dinner from 6:00pm
Music starting 8:30pm
Book online www.theskylarkroom.com
20 years since receiving his trademark blonde acoustic instrument from Gibson Guitars USA, Geoff brings his Solo Show to Sutton's House of Music playing old faves and new, dynamic arrangements of blues & soul classics and a few tall stories from his life on the road.
Cost: $20+bf pre-sale / or $25 at the door (unless sold out)
SUTTONS WILL ONLY RESERVE TABLES FOR THOSE DINING
Bookings (03) 5333 4393
NB: QUOTE YOUR BOOKING ID NUMBER WHEN MAKING A DINNER RESERVATION
Once the restaurant is full there will be standing room only.
'The Blues & Beyond'
Electric Guitar Workshop at Blue Note College of Music Frankston. Small class (10 people) 3 hour session $75.00
Bring your axe and jam with one of the best in the business. Combined instruction and conversation session covering the blues improvisation, rhythm & lead playing, extended scales, creative ideas, song-writing and musical approach.
Bookings/Enq: 03 9781 4467
Blue Note College of Music
13 Wells St. Frankston Vic 3199
Featuring The Souldiggers + Horn Section + Special Guests
Internationally acclaimed guitarist and songwriter Geoff Achison is celebrating his 52nd birthday this year with a huge line-up at Spotted Mallard Fri Aug 4th. Geoff will be jamming with his mighty band The Souldiggers replete with horn section and some very special guests. Steve Romig will open the show followed by Geoff and his band playing their much loved Souldiggers material. Horn arrangements from sax-man Paul Williamson and a rotating roster of guests will join the band playing a red-hot selection of blues, rock & soul. It promises to be an amazing show of great music, incredible jamming and a brilliant night out with friends. TICKETS LINK: http://bit.ly/2tfh2QQ
Geoff's album 'Another Mile Another Minute' has been picked up by US label, Landslide Records and will be made available world-wide from March 3rd. To celebrate and by way of a farewell gig Geoff will be performing a full acoustic/electric show at The Flying Saucer Club with The Souldiggers and special guest star Lloyd Spiegel plus horns from Paul Williamson.
Tickets Link - CLICK HERE
LATEST ALBUM: Great news, our new album 'Another Mile, Another Minute' peaked at #3 on the Aussie Blues-roots charts! We're busy with festival appearances and local gigs playing selections from the new album.
BOXING DAY BLUES: Yes, it's on again at The Corner Hotel, Richmond Mon Dec 26th with Chris Wilson and his band + me & The Souldiggers.
NEW YEARS EVE: I will be performing with the Piano Wizard at the Rosebud Country Club on the Mornington Peninsula.
NEW YEARS DAY: I will be performing with The Souldiggers at the famous Bluestone Blues Festival Murgheboluc (Geelong)
USA-UK-Europe: Meanwhile, big plans are in motion for extensive touring tin the US, UK & Germany in 2017. Stay tuned!