Scene News: Brian Nankervis and members of the RocKwiz Orkestra present Dr. John’s Gris-Gris album & New Orleans classics live!


Brian Nankervis and members of the RocKwiz Orkestra present
Dr. John’s Gris-Gris album & New Orleans 60s Classics Live!

rockwizorchestraAfter five incredible sell-out shows late last year, back by popular demand the always amazing Brian Nankervis and members of the RocKwiz Orkestra return to Ding Dong for two very special shows on Sunday March 1st and 15th.
Brian, along with Peter Luscombe and Mark Ferrie from the RocKwiz Orkestra,will take you back to New Orleans every with performances of Dr. John’s iconic 1968 rhythm and blues and psychedelic debut album Gris-Gris in its entirety. Brian, Peter and Mark have invited special guests … Ross Hannaford, Ray PereiraBruce Haymes, Garry Gray and Vika and Linda Bull … for what will be an unforgettable dinner and shows. The first set of the evening will be Dr. John’s Gris-Gris album, then we’re opening the dance floor for a set of New Orleans rocking dance classics … from Eddie Bo to Betty Harris, the Meters, Lee Dorsey, Irma Thomas and more.
Head chef and New Orleans native Chris Weysham will be cooking up a storm in Girl With The Gris Gris Kitchen, serving up Cajun and Creole favourites over three incredible courses, while Brian Nankervis and members of the RocKwiz Orkestra  take you on a musical journey through the rich history of  the New Orleans music scene.
Arrive early, to be greeted by Brian as host, for cocktail hour including a cheeky complimentary New Orleans ‘Hurricane’ and sit back and enjoy New Orleans French Quarter vibes.

Listen to ‘Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya’ here:

Brian Nankervis
and members of the RocKwiz Orkestra present
Dr. John’s Gris-Gris album & New Orleans 60s Classics Live!

Sunday March 1st  & Sunday March 15th

General Admissions – $30 + BF
Platinum Dinner & Show – $110 + BF
Twin Dinner & Show – $95 + BF
Gold Dinner & Show – $95 + BF

6:30pm: Doors open for cocktail hour
7pm: Dinner Seating
7:45pm: Dinner Service Begins
8:45pm: Dr. John’s ‘Gris Gris’ Performed Live
9:45pm: New Orleans classics Performed Live 

Tickets on sale now:
For more information or phone bookings call (03) 9514 4580

Ding Dong
Level 1 -18 Market Lane, Chinatown.

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