Joadja Estate presents

‘Phat Brass’

Join us on Saturday, 29th September from 1 to 4pm, as we indulge in the sounds of some of Australia’s finest up and coming brass band stars!  Phat Brass brings renewed enthusiasm and energy to the brass band genre by combining pop and jazz tunes to entertain all musical tastes.  Coming off the back of their recent display at the Sydney State of Origin game, these fine musicians will charm you with their musical talents while you sit back, relax and enjoy a wine.

Free wine tastings are available throughout the day.  Pizzas and cheese plates will be available for purchase to enjoy with a glass of wine.


*Please remember that this event may attract a small crowd so we ask that you leave your furry friends at home.  Also, this not a BYO event.

^^Photo credit to Cameron Anderson Photography



Category : Music


Picnic among the vines at the picturesque Joadja Estate on June 10th, 2018 from 1pm-4pm.  Free music will be supplied by the energetic ‘Corner Pocket’ – fine musicians of cool jazz, southern soul, coastal blues and reggae roots!

Enjoy a rare convergence of fine musicianship, expressed through a songbook of classic tunes, with an edge of spontaneity & improvisation that keeps the band & the listener on the edge of their seats!

While holding ‘jazz’ in high esteem, Jenny B & Corner Pocket also reflect their audiences tastes by incorporating a range of blues, soul & reggae influences.  With this creative flexibility the ‘jazz tradition’ ceases to be a strange straightjacket for the elite; instead it becomes a cool, comfortable & familiar coat for any occasion.

Jenny Blunden (voice) & Lachlan Mackenzie (guitar) have shared stages for 25 years & are best known as the creative partnership that created the South Coast’s premier jazz outfit, The Escalators.

Jenny’s gorgeous voice & irresistible stage presence combined with Lachlan’s vintage guitar tone, writing & arranging skills took a small town band (The Escalators) to national festivals (Noosa Jazz, Manly Jazz), Jazz Artist of the Year (2016) at the Australian Independent Music Awards, & two number 1 singles in the ‘blues & roots’ category of TripleJ Unearthed.

While Jenny took a break from performing in 2017 for the birth of their daughter Blossom, Lachlan started a brand-new project, Corner Pocket, with long-time collaborator Hayden Moore (drums) & rising star Mason Colley (bass).  For the past 12-months Corner Pocket has built a reputation for their surprising & inventive all-instrumental interpretations of classic tunes from the fields of jazz, reggae & soul.

Wood-fired pizzas and cheese plates will be available for sale, so all you need to bring is a picnic blanket!  Free wine tastings are available all day.

(We regret that this is not a BYO event and also that we cannot allow your furry friends to participate.)

Category : Music

Easter Music in the Vines – Brad Marks

Join us in welcoming back Country and Western star ‘Brad Marks’ for our Easter Music in the Vines!

When?  Sunday, 1st April, 2018 from 1pm until 4pm

Where?  Joadja Estate, 110 Joadja Rd, Berrima

Who?  Local boy Brad Marks will delight us with his country and western tunes.  Brad plays both classical and modern country music styles.  He has released two of his own singles and is currently working on an album.

How much?  This is a free music event!

Will there be food?  There will be wood-fired pizzas available as well as cheese plates.

Can I bring the family?  Children are most welcome – we have a lovely playground that they may wish to play on.  We ask, however, that you leave pets at home for safety reasons..

Do I need to book?  There is no need to book as this is a free event.  We do not accept bookings for the limited tables and chairs available.  It is best to bring your own chair or a picnic rug, just in case.

Will there be a shuttle?  Yes!  A shuttle service is available for those living in the local area.  The cost is $10 return.  To book the shuttle, please phone John on 0410 590 044 before Thursday, 29th March.

For more information, please email us at

Category : Music


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