Captain Kirkwood at Foundry616 on Wednesday September 25th!


Our next gig will be at the brand new Sydney venue Foundry616! It’ll be a Cap’n K gig with a difference, with not one but TWO special guests! Along with heroic regulars Ellen, Glenn and Tom, we’ll be joined by sax extraordinaire Matt Ottignon and another Jann Rutherford Memorial Award winner, Ali Foster on drums! This will be a gig with a difference and we’ll be playing lots of tunes you won’t have heard from us before! Don’t miss out, k? 

Find out more about Foundry616 at their website.

Book your tickets to Captain Kirkwood’s gig here.

Album Launch April 30th at Jazzgroove!

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Captain Kirkwood’s new album “Theseus and the Minotaur” will be launched at Jazzgroove on Tuesday, 30th April. It features the 5 part “Theseus and the Minotaur” suite – a narrated “music story” based on the Greek myth, plus 3 other original tracks by bandleader Ellen Kirkwood.

Gig Details:

Date: Tuesday 30th April

Address: Jazzgroove at 107 Redfern St, Redfern, NSW

Time: Random Acts of Jazz 8pm, Captain Kirkwood 9:30pm

Prices: $15 or $8 for Jazzgroove members

“Ellen Kirkwood’s ‘Theseus’, already highly attractive as a recording, is especially appropriate for live performances, its programmatic vehicle supplying a value-added cultural and dramatic experience to music that is never less than expressive, evocative and joyous.” – David Sampson

Preview the album at