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The Idea of North

Saturday 10 March  8PM – 9.15PM

Ballads by Candlelight Concert

St Peter’s Cathedral, 27 King William Rd
North Adelaide,  Adelaide

A blend of ballads including songs by The Beatles, Sting, Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder all on a candlelit stage.

Sunday 11 March   12noon – 4PM

Sing For Your Supper Concert

Pheasant Farm Rd (off Samuel Rd adjacent to Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop) Nuriootpa, SA Adelaide

Will bring together the culinary delights of Maggie Beer and the musical talents of The Idea of North.

Thursday 15 March  7PM – 11.45PM

Live @ Blue Beat

Blue Beat Bar & Grill, 16 Cross St
Double Bay. N.S.W.

A brand new Sydney music venue.

Saturday 17 March  7.45PM – 9.45PM

ScotchArts Visiting Performers’ Series

H Ian Roach Hall, Scotch College, 1 Morrison Street
Hawthorn, VIC.

They will perform a program of beautiful songs, re-imagined without a single musical instrument apart from their voices.

Sunday 25 March   3PM – 5PM & 7.30PM – 9.30PM

Soirees with The Idea of North

The Street Theatre, 15 Childers St
Canberra City West

Come and enjoy a musical feast that celebrates some of the finest arrangements the group has performed.


To Book Tickets to any shows: http://www.idea.com.au/our_shows

The Idea of North Concerts and Workshops

Saturday 12 November   3PM – 5PM

Melbourne Community Singing Workshop

Northcote Town Hall, 189 High St,  Northcote Vic.

  • Adult: $35.00
  • Concessions (student/ child 15 and under/ pensioner): $28.00
  • Groups 6+: $25.00
  • Chapel Show (13/11/11) ticket holders: $20.00

Send an email to vic.workshops@idea.com.au

Sunday 13 November   3PM – 5PM

Chapel off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran

  • Adult: $42.00
  • Conc: $34.00
  • Group 10+: $32.00
  • Family of 4 (ages 16 or under): $112.00

To Book: http://sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=100363450&presenter=AUCOS&venue=&event=

or phone: 03 8290 7000

Sunday 13 November   7.30PM – 9.30PM

As Above

Saturday 10 December

Brisbane Carols In The City Concert

The Idea of North Concerts in N.S.W. and Qld.

Wednesday 5 October      8.00PM – 10.00PM

Live in Concert

The Basement

29 Reiby Place, Circular Quay, New South Wales,
All ages

Early Show!

Tickets (ON SALE NOW)
  • General Admission Standing + booking fee: $30.00
  • General Admission at the door (if available): $36.00


Saturday 29 October  4:00PM – 6:00PM

Saturday 29 October   8:00PM – 10:00PM

Ballads By Candlelight Concert

The Powerhouse

119 Lamington Street
New Farm, Brisbane

Come and be swooned by the intoxicating harmonies of The Idea of North singing smooth blend of ballads including songs by The Beatles, Sting, Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder all on a candlelit stage. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and luxuriate in a concert of sublime vocal music.

Tickets (ON SALE NOW)
  • Adult: $42.00
  • Conc: $34.00
  • Groups (10+): $30.00
  • Side Gallery: $32.00

For Tickets:  http://www.brisbanepowerhouse.org/events/view/the-idea-of-north-ballads-by-candle-light/

 Phone: 07 3358 8600

Idea of North Concerts in N.S.W., Vic. and W.A.

Saturday 3 September  7.30PM

Mal Webb & The Idea of North Concert

Lennox Theatre (Riverside Theatres)

cnr church st and market st
All ages

The Idea of North have teamed up with their good friend and fellow performer, the fabulous Mal Webb to bring you an uplifting night of music and entertainment. All 5 performers with their impeccable musicianship and wicked sense of humour make an attractive combination to any music lover. This is guaranteed to be a cracker of an evening, so gather your friends together and get along to Riverside Theatres to watch these two acts light up the stage together.

Tickets $38.30
Booking information

10 September  6:00PM – 12:00AM

‘Extraordinary Tale’ Album Launch – Newcastle Concert

Lizotte’s Newcastle

31 Morehead St
New South Wales
All ages

A new addition to the national tour; where could be better to celebrate the launch of our new album than in such fine culinary surroundings? Supported by the fabulous Australian jazz singer LEE MCALLISTAIR and her trio of prominent Sydney jazz musicians including James Muller on guitar.

  • Show only, bar menu available: $40.00
Booking information

Sunday 11 September  1:30PM – 4:00PM

Lizotte’s Lazy Sunday Lunch Concert

Lizotte’s Sydney

629 Pittwater Rd
Dee Why
New South Wales, Australia
All ages

Scrumptious food with the best side dish: quality music. Supported by the fabulous Australian jazz singer LEE McALLISTER and her trio of prominent Sydney musicians including James Muller on guitar and Brett Hirst on Bass.

  • Lunch and show: $82.00
  • Show only, bar menu available: $40.00
Booking information

Sunday 18 September  2:00PM – 3:00PM

Music in the Round Concert

Robert Blackwood Hall

Wellington Rd
Monash University
All ages

The Idea of North appears at Monash University’s spectacular ‘Music in the Round’ festival for the first time this September. Appearing alongside such jazz greats as Don Burrows, Mike Nock and Joe Chindamo, this is a festival to delight all jazz lovers.

Booking information

Wednesday 21 September  8:00PM – 10:15PM

‘Extraordinary Tale’ Album Launch – Perth Concert

Fly By Night Musician’s Club

1 Holdsworth St (Entrance of Parry st)
Western Australia
All ages

The Idea of North return to The Fly By Night Musician’s Club to launch their brand new a cappella album, Extraordinary Tale. The new album features recent a cappella arrangements by The Idea of North such as Don’t Wait Too Long, Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) and the much loved and frequently requested Irish Tune, In This Heart (Sinead O’Connor). Extraordinary Tale brings with it many regularly requested TION tunes that until now have not been recorded, so get along to The Fly to hear your favourite TION songs and get your hands on their fabulous new album. All ages show (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult/guardian).

  • Adults: $35.00
  • Concession: $29.50
  • Groups of 6 or more: $27.50
Booking information

Friday 23 September  8:00PM – 9:30PM

Ballads By Candlelight Concert

St Joseph’s Church

3 Salvado
Western Australia
All ages

Hear The Idea of North like never before as they present their most loved ballads from their ever-growing repertoire of sweet melodies and gorgeous harmonies in the beautiful acoustics of St Joseph’s Cathedral. Surrounded by candlelight, this concert will warm your heart and feed your soul with inspiring a cappella arrangements in a way only they can. Featuring tunes by Joni Mitchell, Sinead O’Connor, The Beatles, Sting and Stevie Wonder just to name a few.

  • Adult: $35.00
  • Concession: $29.00
  • Groups of 6 or more: $27.00
Booking information

Saturday 24 September  8:00PM – 10:30PM

Bunbury Concert

Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre (BREC)

Western Australia,
All ages

The Idea of North combine with The Bunbury Men Of Song and The Bunbury Catholic College Choir to bring you an evening of beautiful vocal entertainment.

  • Adults: $45.00
  • Concession: $39.00
  • BREC Club: $35.00
  • Children: $30.00
  • Groups of 8+: $35.00
Booking information

Sunday 25 September  3:00PM – 5:00PM

Perth Public Singing Workshop (all ages)

Lords Recreation Centre

Western Australia,
All ages

This is the correct date- sorry for any confusion in our recent emil advertisements. These workshops are only on a few times a year so put this date in your diaries and tell your choirs- discounts apply for groups!

Email wa.workshops@idea.com.au with the number of concession or adult tickets you require to reserve your spot. You’ll then be sent a PayPal payment request – you don’t need a PayPal account to pay, you just follow the prompts.

  • Adult: $35.00
  • Concession, Student, Pensioner, Senior: $25.00
  • Groups of 6 or more: $25.00
Booking information




The Idea of North

Sunday August 7  3PM – 5PM

ARIA award winning group, The Idea of North, release their much awaited new a cappella album.

| ALBUM LAUNCH | Street Theatre | Canberra, ACT


Friday August 12  3PM – 5PM

| Penrith Anglican College | Penrith, NSW



Saturday August 13  3PM – 5PM

| ALBUM LAUNCH | Chapel Off Chapel | Melbourne, VIC


Sunday August 28  8PM – 10PM

| ALBUM LAUNCH | Factory Theatre | Marrickville, NSW


Sounds of Singchronicity Newsletter July 2011

Welcome everyone, hope the weather is not too cold.   There are plenty of workshops and concerts in July to warm your heart and music to enjoy.

“Click here to download” Sounds of Singchronicity July 11 .

Idea of North

Friday 29 July  8 PM

Norwood Concert Hall, 175 The Parade, Norwood, Adelaide, SA

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Saturday 30 July  4 PM & 8 PM

Brisbane Powerhouse,119 Lamington Street, Newfarm,  Brisbane, QLD

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Idea of North Performance, N.S.W.

Friday 3 June  8PM

The Independent,  269 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW –

Winners of the 2010 ARIA for ‘Best Jazz Album’ with James Morrison

The Idea of North defies categorisation. As a quartet of musicians, their voices are their instruments: soprano, alto, tenor and bass, with a bit of vocal percussion thrown in. Their sound and style is distinct, yet they cross many musical genres: jazz, pop, folk, gospel, even comedy.

Their arrangements are extraordinary. They take songs you know and songs you don’t and create songs you’ll love. But it’s not just about the music: