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Kylie Auldist

Headline Set Sat March 9th 2019 7:30

Kylie Auldist, described by The Music Magazine “Melbourne’s high priestess of soul”, is at centre stage of the funk, soul and disco scene in Australia. Already praised by the world’s soul and R&B community as an extraordinary talent, Kylie has shot to stratospheric prominence as the voice of UK/European smash hit of 2016 summer ‘This Girl’ by Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners.

Her sublime vocals are breaking official single charts across the world with the remix which went to number one on the charts in France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Latvia and Scotland and number two on the UK singles chart.

You are definitely invited to the party but you had better be able to keep up!

Check out her gig calendar here.

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Royalty Noise

Set to a soundscape fusing Vintage Electronica, Jazz-R&B and dexterous rhythms, are lyrics which are both off-beat and poetic, to create a truly progressive Hip Hop sound.

After earning a reputation for impressive improvisation sets in Melbourne’s Hip Hop scene, Royalty Noise released their debut album “Daily Rituals” in 2014 and follow up EP “Common Ground” in 2016.

Check them out here

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Parmy Dhillon & The New Science

Parmy Dhillon is a genuine Australian character. As frontman of his band The New Science, the Melbourne singer-songwriter delivers powerful music that deals in raw, honest emotion.  

His heartfelt voice is perfectly espoused to the song's narrative - conjuring classic undertones of the great social commentators like Tom Petty and Bob Dylan.

Check out Parmy Dhillon on FB here

Friend Or Foe - Latest Single here.


The AmaSonics

These guys and their Peruvian beats bought the Jammers to the grassy dance floor in 2018. They were a crowd favourite so we have invited them back for more.  They said Yes!!

We can't wait to celebrate their hot blend of surf rock, psychedelia, latin underground rhythms and Amazon vibes.

Follow The AmaSonics on Facebook here

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Too Slow Joe

They will come barreling hard n’ fast with their South Coast carve up of good-time Delta Blues, Country Punk and belting Stoner Rock.

All original & all soul.  All 260kgs of this weathered three piece’ll have you groovin' to the rhythm n' punch of an eight foot north swell!

Check out their FB page here



With over fifteen years behind the decks and 3 state titles, NIKK-C has always been an active participant in the Australian turntablism scene. NIKK-C is also known for his DJ duties in Brisbane Hip Hop group “The Coalition Crew” and member of The Fader F*uckerz turntable posse. NIKK-C has been known to create his own turntable gadgets and visualizations which take turntablism and scratching to new creative heights. NIKK-C's sets are a dynamic combination of funky and technical turntablism with track selections spanning many genres. Currently, NIKK-C is ranked 3rd in the 2018 national Australian DMC championships and has set his goals to one day be a world champion.

Check out NIKKI-C’s moves here

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Tumi the Be

A Motswana poet and rapper, Tumi the Be has long been captivated by the sound of syncopated speech over a fat beat. He wrestles a pen to an empty page and turns churning thoughts into rhyming verse.  

Tumi’s style is a vibrant blend of old school rap and spoken word poetry.  Tumi shares abstract ideas, philosophical musings and real life experiences adding to his diverse appeal.

Since moving to Melbourne in April 2014 his passion has taken him from hip hop open mic nights, to poetry slams, and park ciphers where he has schooled and been schooled by Burn City’s finest.

Tumi has been billed as one of Melbourne finest Freestylers (joining the ranks of Hugo The Poet and Morganics) “(The Topic was Yoda.) Tumi; never disappoints.

Check Tumi the Be out here.

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Tamiya Higgins

We are stoked to have Tam on board for the Jam.  You can usually find her fronting hard rock outfit Which Old Witch at the Old Bar and other venues around Melbourne’s north.  Tam is flying solo at our little festival and will bring a lighter side to her hard rock reputation with some classic tracks to sway your soul.


Matt Walsh

“Matt's playing, singing and songwriting have always resonated strongly with me. Matt's lyrics are characterised by depth, compassion and a unique...but always accessible...understanding of the human condition. The hallmark of a bold and mature songwriter”. 

Brian Nankervis (Rockwiz, ABC radio, RRR)


Check out Matt here

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Rod Begbie

Rod Begbie takes his music both a little too seriously, and not very seriously at he's happiest when his songs make you laugh and cry at the very same time. 

He's played in two-piece outfits, fronted bands, and sung in a choir thrown together for his neighbour's mum's 70th, but for The Clan Jam he will be returning to his roots and doing his solo singer-songwriter thang.

Check out some of his smooth skills on Soundcloud here.

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Sharyn Jury and the Mellow Men

Five blokes (and one non-bloke) who have fun bringing together a fusion of blues, funk, rock and a dash of reggae in their mix of originals and covers.

Smooth harmonies, funky guitar licks and a beat you can boogie to!

And they are locals! We love that.

Like their facebook page and check out their videos here.

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Dear Buffalo

Born from a love of Americana, Gospel, Blues and Country Dear Buffalo will lull you gently on that ol' rocking chair.

A simple three piece delivers much with the use of three part harmonies, thoughtful lyrics and tender melodies. 


DJ Illformation

Andrew Perkins

Illformation has been delivering the goods since the 90's.

Deep crates, good taste and impeccable timing means party's get rocked, pubs get jammed and floors get filled.

Playing everything from ozindie to electro by way of krautrock and dub means moments of joy for discerning punters.

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DJ Nita

DJ Nita weaves together the kind of threads that connect Enya to The Knife or The Cramps to Rufus Thomas.

With a soft spot for new wave gems, garage rock and local indie magic, her sets are always eclectic and fun with a rock n roll heart. 

Nita plays as part of a DJ collective, "Chips & Salad", who you can hear each Saturday night at the Charles Western Hotel in Brunswick.  Check it!


Rusty Brown

Mike Lyall & The Bunyip

The Rusty boys have been collecting big time and honing their sets since the last Jam when they impressed us all.  They have some pumping tunes to get you dancing on the grass with your clan.

They sell vinyl in Thornbury once a month.  They have great prices and an immense number of records so get on down to Trumpy 626 High Street on the first Sunday of every month from 10 - 4pm to say gday and get your music on.

Their Facebook Page here will tell you more deets.



DJ Paul Mah

PLMH is the moniker for DJ Paul Mah. Usually found behind a guitar, Paul has switched out strings for DJ decks and loves to spin beats that makes you smile, and dance dance dance.

His musical history has made the transition to mixing tunes natural and finds funky beats, killer bass lines and old school vocal samples hook him in and make it to the decks. 

Check out his crew, The Cheer Squad DJ’s here.


DJ Trey Le Trash

Trey Le Trash has played wild house parties featuring people dancing on benchtops, Ballarat Show, Silent Disco, Space Ball and Mallow Hotel.

His DJ sets include funky house, jazzy house and tech-house.



A style of lively and jerky dance performed to jazz and, later, to rock and roll, popular especially in the 1940s and 1950s, now it is performed under the influence of dirty electro beats and smashing 80s dance floor fillers. JYVE will spin pumping tunes to release the best jitterbug in you.

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Watch this space. We will add details once talent is confirmed.


Our Stage Backline System has been generously donated by BHSS Melbourne Stage Systems. Our deepest thanks to the team at BHSS. The Clan Jam could not have been produced without your support.