GIG GUIDE
June
Tue 27KRISHNA JONES
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
ARIA nominated artist Krishna Jones is one of the most prominent singer / guitarists in the Australian music scene. Krishna has a huge repertoire spanning mellow jazz and blues, reggae, rock, soul and funk. As an originals artist Krishna has toured with some of the biggest names out there, from INXS to Radiohead. Krishna Jones ensures you an unforgettable night, regardless of the occasion.
Wed 28ED & ASTRO
(9PM-12AM)
Ed & Astro are one of Sydney's most impressive duos. Guitarist Paul Davies and vocalist Ben Shallis have rocked more than 100,000 people over the past 8 years as part of the hugely successful rock covers band Panorama Live. So whether you like a chilled out vibe, old school hits, or wanna get up and dance to the latest grooves, Ed & Astro have it covered.
Thu 29COVER NOTES DUO
(9PM-12AM)
TRIVIA in the Atrium
Bookings essential!
(6PM)
Fri 30JONATHAN LEE JONES
(6PM-9PM)
Check out Jonathan Lee Jones, a natural entertainer with warm acoustic guitar sounds, shrill harmonica riffs and a distinct, smooth vocal. JJ will put his own slant on all your favourite rock, pop, blues and classic tunes from the heyday to our modern era.
RECKLESS
(10PM-1.45AM)
A regular to the Orient, the band incorporates audience participation with a modern choice of songs as well as the classics including requests. Their repertoire is upbeat and diverse ranging in many styles from rock to pop, dance and country which enables them to entertain a wide range of audiences.
KARAOKE in the Atrium
(9.30PM)
July
Sat 01KYE BROWN
(5.45PM-8.45PM)
Young, talented and taking Sydney by storm! Covering an eclectic 500+ song repertoire in his own personal style including James Taylor, Pete Murray, Matchbox 20, Passenger and more... "Acoustically smooth" and not to be missed!
OUTLIER
(10PM-1.15AM)
A Sydney based trio fronted by Australia's Got Talent finalist Jay Parrino, this tight outfit puts their own spin on classic rock tunes and will have you up and dancing all night.
DJ ARON in the Atrium
(9.30PM-1.30AM)
DJ JAY KNAPP on the Ground floor
(11.30PM-2.30AM)
Sun 02LONESOME TRAIN
(3.30PM-6.30PM)
Lonesome Train are the quintessential good-time act: you can't help but have a straw chewin', knee slappin' good time when the Train rips into their repertoire of classics from any decade or musical genre. Lonesome Train features twangin' guitar slinger, Christian Power, Aussie rock'n'roll legend Doug Dekroo slappin' on double bass and the stand up drumming of Rob Laurie. The huge sound this trio creates is something to see and hear and the range of material they play could be anything from Hank Williams or Johnny Cash for the purists, to Cold Chisel, ACDC, Prince or Aerosmith.
ED & ASTRO
(7.30PM-10.30PM)
Ed & Astro are one of Sydney's most impressive duos. Guitarist Paul Davies and vocalist Ben Shallis have rocked more than 100,000 people over the past 8 years as part of the hugely successful rock covers band Panorama Live. So whether you like a chilled out vibe, old school hits, or wanna get up and dance to the latest grooves, Ed & Astro have it covered.
Mon 03JAMES BRENNAN
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
Tue 04CO-PILOT
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
A musical duo with a unique way of entertainment, Co-Pilot offers a magical blend of acoustic electric, vocal harmonies & a vast repertoire ranging from the latest hits to old classics. Co-Pilot will have you singing along, always making it a great night out with years of live performance experience.
Wed 05ADAM GORECKI SOLO
(9PM-12AM)
An established solo performer, Adam Gorecki takes patrons on a musical journey through the songs, sounds and styles of the biggest guitarists and songwriters of our time. With his energetic and unique sounds, Gorecki uses his loop pedals to blend acoustic guitar and vocals to achieve sounds like no one else.
Thu 06JOE MOORE
(9PM-12AM)
2015 Runner Up on The Voice and a Team Madden favourite, Joe was renowned for his performance abilities which were honed on the streets of Sydney where he was already well known to many Sydneysiders for his crowd stopping performances in Pitt St Mall.
His ability to draw people to him transferred to the The Voice screen and catapulted him into national fame.
As a musician who plied his trade as a street performer Joe has always been drawn to close contact entertainment. The ability to interact with total strangers, hold their attention and leave them with a song performance etched in memory is a skill, and he has it by the bucket load. Nothing excites him more than to get out in front of audiences and give them a good time.
TRIVIA in the Atrium
Bookings essential!
(6PM)
Fri 07JONATHAN LEE JONES
(6PM-9PM)
Check out Jonathan Lee Jones, a natural entertainer with warm acoustic guitar sounds, shrill harmonica riffs and a distinct, smooth vocal. JJ will put his own slant on all your favourite rock, pop, blues and classic tunes from the heyday to our modern era.
RECKLESS
(10PM-1.45AM)
A regular to the Orient, the band incorporates audience participation with a modern choice of songs as well as the classics including requests. Their repertoire is upbeat and diverse ranging in many styles from rock to pop, dance and country which enables them to entertain a wide range of audiences.
KARAOKE in the Atrium
(9.30pm-1.30am)
Sat 08TOM TRELAWNY
(5.45PM-8.45PM)
Tom Trelawny is a versatile singer/guitarist from London. Here he performs solo acoustic. Tom draws on a huge repertoire of songs from all eras and plays an entertaining blend of soul, pop, blues, classic rock, top 40, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, funk, ska and anything in between.
PANORAMA
(10PM-1.15AM)
PANORAMA ROCK HARDER than NIRVANA! More SWAGGER than JAGGER! FUNKIER than BRUNO MARS!
DJ ARON in the Atrium
(9.30PM-1.30AM)
DJ JAY KNAPP on the Ground floor
(11.30PM-2.30AM)
Sun 09WHITE BROS
(3.30PM-6.30PM)
All Acoustic, live Classic Hits to Top 40, ACDC to John Farnham, Stevie Wonder to Taylor Swift and everything in between.
PETER BYRNE
(7.30PM-10.30PM)
Mon 10CRAIG THOMMO
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
Craig's earthy strong vocals, along with his competent guitar skills boasts a repertoire of around 200 songs, which cover the 60's decade right through to today’s current hits. With a wealth of experience in all genre's, he is able to play all hits to any type of patron . Craig is a true chameleon & will definitely have an uplifting effect on your night
Born in Sydney Australia and in a band by the age of 16, Craig knew his career was going to involve music and acting. In 1988 he was cast as Marty in the hit series Home & Away. Over the last 22 years Marty has made several returns to Summer Bay. Craig returned in 2006 to Australia, and spent time writing and playing with the band 'Ignition' to resounding response from audiences around Sydney and Australia. In 2010 Craig released his new album 'A Long Way Here' with the new single 'Falling To Pieces'.
Tue 11PAUL WINN
(8.30PM-11.30PM)
Performing a smorgasbord of edgy vocal stylings and virtuosic guitar, from the acoustic sounds of The Eagles and James Taylor, to Frank Sinatra and classic jazz, to a night of sing-along favorites from Cold Chisel to Oasis. His band is a guitar driven blues band with an improvisational style incorporating facets of jazz and funk and party hits.
"Paul Winn has captured the elegance of poetry through music. This is song writing at its best."- Nicole Volpicelli (Circle Magazine)
"This is a record with the self-confidence to swear off a producer's bells and whistles and to lovingly embrace song-smithing and above all, melody."- Todd Beemis (Indie-music).
Wed 12CHRIS COOKE
(9PM-12AM)
Nothing but fun favorites: Chris is a regular performer here at The Orient and knows how to keep you entertained. With an amazing voice and stage presence he plays a huge range of material from retro through to today's current hits so you're in for a night that will captivate & leave you wanting more.
Thu 13GREG BYRNE DUO
(9PM-12AM)
Since the beginning of Greg Byrne's solo/ duo/ trio and East Coast Band (4 piece) career in July 2008, it has exploded on the local scene. Whether it be filling up dance floors or breaking some toe tapping background beats, it is easy to see why he is one of the most talked about artists of 2015. Greg's solo performances are live, acoustic and without the use of any synthesised backing instrumentation. His strength lies within the raw emotion delivered through his voice and guitar playing.
Typically at a 'Greg Byrne' show you will hear classics from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and now with a wide range of covered artists.
TRIVIA in the Atrium
Bookings essential!
(6PM)
ICONIC SYDNEY VENUE IN THE HEART OF THE HISTORIC ROCKS PRECINCT
I come here all the time for a beer. Nice beer garden!
Wesley D. Hucker
Thursday lunch. Great Parma.
Philip Johnson
Good pub. Good back yard. Live music.
Zhiyi Yang
Great hotel, good bar and atmosphere!
Enis Fargo
Great service and great food - the staff deserve 6 stars - especially on a very busy Australia day
Marilyn Coventry
Delicious pub food, had Chicken Supreme with Mojito cocktail. Yummy!
Bridget Behan
Good range of beer, food was delicious and good size. Prices are fairly standard pub/hotel. Nice beer garden and a function area upstairs.
Tom Barker
Good band, quite busy and they give out free water at the end of the night.
Kathryn Marie
Best curly fries ever.
Darryl Benson
People are happy singing drinking and having fun!
William Smith
Great atmosphere, nice food. Best place to visit on Australia Day Loved it
Sam Dominello
It rocks the Rocks.
George Atton
Best sirloin in a while.
Matthew McMaster
An old-style feeling pub. OK food and some good beer options make it a popular spot for post work drinks.
Peter Fradley
Great risotto.
Chris O'Connell
DINING BOOKINGS - 9251 5631
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10AM TILL LATE SEVEN DAYS

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