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Frances Madden & Band Live at Foundry 616

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Foundry616 is delighted to welcome back Frances Madden and her eight-piece all-star band this May for two intimate live music events. Tickets are now on sale and selling fast.

Regarded as one of Australia's most talented young singer-songwriters and piano players, Frances' latest album Beautiful World, was released in Australia by ABC Music in November 2020. It will be released by Universal Music in Japan later this year.

Produced by ARIA Award-winning maestro Chong Lim AM (John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John), Beautiful World features a selection of original jazz-influenced and crossover tunes which bring vocal jazz right back to the heart of popular music!

Frances is excited to perform her wonderful new original songs, as well as a selection of unique covers and classics which she has arranged herself at Foundry 616.

Frances, who'll be on vocals and piano, will be also backed by some of Sydney's most talented musicians!

Carl Dewhurst on guitar

Brett Hirst on double bass

Tim Geldens on drums

Ray Cassar on trumpet

Karl Laskowski on saxophone

Borbala Bodonyi on backing vocals

Jo Fabro on backing vocals

And special guest Ian Cooper on violin

Don't miss this opportunity to see Frances Madden & Band live at Foundry616. Tickets are now on sale for both shows with the first show almost sold out!

Choose from:

  • Saturday 22 May at 8.30 pm (limited tickets remaining)

  • Friday 28 May at 8.30 pm

    To secure your tickets, please click the links above. Early bookings are advised as ticketing is strictly limited. Dinner and Show tickets are also available.

    Foundry616 is a Covid-Safe Venue.

    About Frances Madden

    Frances plays to full houses at leading jazz venues and festivals around Australia. She has supported touring international artists including Dionne Warwick and Grammy-Award winner Gregory Porter as well as headlining at the acclaimed JZ Club in Shanghai. Her first studio album If This Were A Dream went to #5 on the ARIA Jazz Charts. Her album Live at the Basement has sold out multiple pressings.

    Find out more at,, and @frances_madden.

    "Frances has a wonderful feeling for jazz and blues standards but what makes her a real stand-out are her original songs and unique style." - James Morrison / Jazz Legend

    "Only a vastly talented songwriter produces such works . . . and when she chose to open out, she played jazz piano with authentic brilliance" - Eric Myers / The Australian

    "Frances brought a capacity crowd and thrilled the house with her special mix of swing, ballads, and blues. Catch her here before the USA steals her away" - Dominique Robinson / Owner, The Basement

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    When: Sat 22nd and Fri 28th May
    Where: Foundry616 at 616 Harris Street Ultimo, 2007
    Cost: From $38.00
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