Page 46 - Sandgate Guide December Issue
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  Paul Clairs / photo by Tim from Captivate Media
EclecTea will host an acoustic Saturday arvo sesh with the talented Paul Clairs in early December.
Sandgate locals can pop into EclecTea to listen to soothing vocals and elegant guitar playing.
Paul has been a part of the music industry and the Australian Songwriters Association for more than 20 years, entertaining locals with his impeccable talent.
Locals can expect a mix of original songs and acoustic covers that will leave you feeling groovy.
These days, Paul’s live work mostly involves playing at weddings – so this gig is not one to miss.
Paul will be playing on Saturday, 5 December, from 4–7pm.
   Will Day
Col Finley
Story Nadia Chapman
December calls for festivities, so the Full Moon Hotel is hosting Country Christmas with country singers Col Finley and Will Day.
Two of Australia’s best live acts in country music will join forces, showcasing high energy and country tunes.
Singer Will Day said the event was one-of-a- kind, and he was excited to be collaborating with Col.
“[The gig] will be backed by a red hot band, too,” Will said. “This is a show not to be missed and will definitely melt the snow off the mistletoe.”
Award-winning songwriter Col Finley has been in the industry for 30 years, and Will Day considers himself to be the new kid on the block. “This is a family-friendly, free event so come and get your Country Christmas on,” Will said.
Country Christmas will be held on Wednesday, 23 December, from 7–10pm.
The Cardigan Bar will host an electrifying gig with Mismo Tempo later this month.
The gig will showcase some of the boys’ original music alongside cover songs that don’t follow the standard pub band setlist.
Previously known as ‘Sametime’, Sam and Tim Aitken stripped back their band to create a pub band project that is unique.
Locals can expect some melodic magic that combines glimpses of Boy and Bear and Lime Cordiale.
“We love it at the Cardigan Bar because we can sit down and interact with the audience,” Sam said.
Mismo Tempo will be playing on take place on Saturday, 19 December, from 7.30–10.30pm.

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