One night only – don’t miss Here Comes The Night songs from the Van Morrison songbook starring Vince Jones and Christine Anu in the stunning Barossa Valley.
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When: Saturday 14th November 2015
Where: Seppeltsfield Winery in the Barossa, Seppeltsfield Rd, Seppeltsfield, South Australia 5355. Buses are also available coming in from Link SA.
Times: Gates open at 5pm, special guest Triplescore on at 6pm and the main act starts at 7.30pm Performers: Joe Camilleri, Vince Jones, Christine Anu and an amazing 14 piece orchestra
Tickets: On sale from Ticketek from $91.65 + booking fee
Picnic hampers: Pre-order a picnic hamper for two including cold roasted chicken breast with potato aioli and grilled prosciutto, chocolate brownies, Barossa Valley cheese and crackers, nuts and dried fruit and two GoVino outdoor glasses here for $45. Add a bottle of trademark Seppeltsfield Eden Valley Riesling or Seppeltsfield Barossa Grenache for $15. Vegetarian and gluten free options available.
Music playlist: Here Comes the Night is a celebration of the songs and music of Van Morrison, the man who has penned such enduring classics as Gloria, Moondance, Brown Eyed Girl, Bright Side of the Road, Have I Told You Lately, Days Like This, Baby Please Don’t Go, Here Comes the Night and many more.
It will provide a rare opportunity for the many fans of Van Morrison to enjoy the magic of his remarkable body of work as performed by the exceptional talents of Joe Camilleri, Vince Jones and Christine Anu – on Saturday 14 November under the stars at the historical Seppeltsfield Winery in the Barossa.
Sing along to Van Morrison's Moonlight during his 1979 live performance in Belfast
Here Comes The Night – The Songbook of Van Morrison will be the first major entertainment event to be staged at the revitalised Seppeltsfield, which now boasts a new $3 million cellar door and restaurant facility.
Joe Camilleri is the principal performer and Repertoire Director. A legend of Australian contemporary rock music through his bands Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons and The Black Sorrows, Joe has been a Van Morrison fan from the first stirrings of his interest in music. His knowledge of the Morrison Songbook combined with his understanding of Morrison’s R&B, Soul and Celtic arrangements make him the ideal celebrant of the genius of this enigmatic Modern Master.
Vince Jones is a regular headliner throughout Australia. Here he joins Joe to bring his own silky skills to Morrison’s jazz oriented arrangements. Accompanying musicians have increasingly walked a fine line between his pop/rock roots and jazz sophistication. Vince will interpret this cross-dressed genre perfectly.
Christine Anu is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her debut album Stylin’ Up. To mark this event she has recently released Restylin’ Up 20 Years – a live album honouring the iconic album that catapulted her career and established her as one of most loved and successful indigenous artists.
To add to the brilliant line-up on stage will be The Voodoo Sheiks and The Silo String Quartet – a ten piece brassy celebration of everything Allen Toussaint started. The Silo String Quartet will complete the Voodoo Sheiks Orchestra. Their eclectic blend of classical and jazz readings will allow Music Director John McCall the breadth of instrumentation the Van Morrison Songbook demands.
The faithful interpretation of Morrison by Joe, Vince’s ability to read the lyric of a song and respect the integrity of the original, and the wonderful voice of Christine Anu will ensure a thrilling night of music. In the hands of this exciting cast of performers and musicians – it will be a night to remember.
With a proud and priceless legacy dating back to 1851, Seppeltsfield is Australia's iconic wine estate. Seppeltsfield is famed for the Centennial Collection – an irreplaceable and unbroken lineage of Tawny of every vintage from 1878 to current year.
The visitor section of the estate, first built in 1851, has been redeveloped to provide an expansive courtyard with stonework reflecting original local paving as well as a water feature, terraces, promenade, and seven Canary Island palm tree transplants.
The facility includes the highly-awarded Willunga restaurant FINO, run by the same duo behind the original, chef David Swain and host Sharon Romeo. For upcoming events visit their website here.
“The most historic winery and greatest showpiece in the Barossa Valley,” wine critic, James Halliday
Tour the winery
Seppeltsfield offers general tastings in cellar door, where you can try a selection of their limited release table wines and some of their most popular fortified offerings, free of charge.
Additionally, premium 'wine flights' are available, where you can indulge in a tasting of some of the rarest and oldest gems from the Seppeltsfield collection. Larger groups (10 or more) can be catered for in cellar door, however booked need to be arranged in advance and a tasting fee does apply.
Contact: Ph. (08) 8568 6217 for more information or email: email@example.com.
Watch the Quoff Boys take an entertaining tour of the Centennial Collection Cellars and sample of the 100 Year-old Para Vintage Tawny.
Explore Seppeltsfield’s craft & design studio
JamFactory at Seppeltsfield is a contemporary craft and design studio, gallery and shop, located within the Seppeltsfield estate itself. Incorporating both beautiful displays and visual galleries, with working artisans in residence, who you can interact with whilst they apply your creative skills.
The artist studios, gallery and shop are housed in an historic 1850s stables building within the Seppeltsfield estate, which has been extensively renovated whilst maintaining elements of original rural charm.
Contact: Open 7 days a week, 11am to 5pm. Ph. (08) 8562 8149 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tour the Jam Factory
Take a guided tour for a behind the scenes to look at these delightful studios, galleries and shops. Group tours are available for six or more people and can be booked Monday to Wednesday, perfect for social, corporate and school groups. Bookings must be made at least one week prior to required date. Exhibition not included and six or more people required at $5 per person for tour or minimum of $30 fee.
Contact: For further information and all bookings please contact Reception on (08) 8410 0727 or email: email@example.com
Looking for a unique luxury gift for a wine lover?
For a very special present then why not order a bottle of wine for that someone special in your life? The Seppeltsfield Collection is the world’s oldest and only consecutive range of vintage tawny spanning over 130 years. You can order a bottle from the year your loved one was born, with barrels starting from 1878 to present day ageing gracefully in the Centennial Cellar built by Benno Seppelt in 1878. The Seppeltsfield Centennial Collection is believed to be the world’s only unbroken lineage of single vintage wines spanning more than 130 consecutive vintages.
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