The iconic Chapel will play host to an array of exciting and diverse musical acts in the month of January – stripped back, up close and personal featuring:
Brendan Maclean, Thando, Jordie Lane, Nathaniel and Mayfield.
NATHANIEL SAT JAN 13
Multi-Platinum selling artist Nathaniel Willemse presents Let’s Get It On – The Songs of Marvin Gaye. From the hit song ‘Sexual Healing’ to the soul classic ‘Heard it through the Grapevine’, Nathaniel’s four-octave range will have audiences mesmerised.
MAYFIELD THURS JAN 18
Melbourne’s very own six-piece soul outfit, fuse together soulful beats, smooth melodies and powerhouse vocals that give this classic sound a modern urban twist. ‘Their live performances will knock you out of your seat.’ TRIPLE J
THANDO FRI JAN 19
Making her third appearance at the Chapel Summer Sessions, this multidimensional performer is solidifying her status as Melbourne’s newest first lady of R&B.
‘She was more than performing, she was commanding…Never seen anything like it!’ BEAT MAGAZINE
JORDIE LANE THURS JAN 25
Singer-songwriter, Folk raconteur, Jordie Lane is as much celebrated amongst his musical peers and industry, as with fans of the great art of storytelling through song. With a body of work now spanning eight releases, this show will be a chance to see Jordie strip the songs bare and collaborate with surprise guests.
‘Unrestrained and undeniably authentic.’ ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE
BRENDAN MACLEAN SAT JAN 27
THE GUARDIAN calls him, ‘a king of pop in the making’, BAZ LUHRMAN says, ‘He’s a modern day Mick Jagger.’ Young pop doyen Brendan Maclean returns to Melbourne to play a one-off acoustic show, exploring his catalogue of electrified pop at the grand piano.
The rare and intimate Chapel has hosted international acts such as Coldplay, Noel Gallagher, The Dandy Warhols, Foo Fighters, Michael Franti and more, as well as Australian artists The John Butler Trio, Wolfmother, The Beautiful Girls, Delta Goodrem, Missy Higgins, Xavier Rudd, Grinspoon, Claire Bowditch and more as part of the Live at the Chapel series. More recently Josh Groban, Ziggy Alberts, Bobby Fox, Wes Carr, Tripod, Damien Leith and Kyle Lionhart have all played the rare venue. John Farnham even held a closed session before one of his of many comeback tours in the space.