2017 in one minute

2017 was a busy year for me. I stepped down as a permanent member of a band that was providing a steady three gigs a week, and dived into the world of being a fill-in. There’s plenty of work yet to do, many goals to achieve. Manily, this year I aim to play more original […]

Bobby Eggleston Live Corporate Gig

Tips for Playing Live

Introduction Playing live is awesome. It’s why we play drums right? Here are a few tips to make sure you get hired again, and enjoy the experience! These tips are based on my experiences and are not definitive, but I believe these tips have allowed me and the people I work with to get and […]

Live at The Croxton Park Hotel

Audio and Sound Guide

Introduction The following article is a basic guide into the various audio lead/jack types and equipment typically encountered by any musician either live or in the studio. Even as a drummer, there’s value in knowing your way around this sort of gear. Many drummers will use mixers, leads and in-ears live or in the studio […]

Stand and deliver

Bridie O’Reilly’s Brunswick to Close

Bridie O’Reilly’s Brunswick (Cnr Sydney Road and Brunswick Road) management have officially announced the closure of the pub, scheduled for Sunday 2nd April 2017.  The pub was bought by developers in 2015. It’s unclear weather the facade of the classic Melbourne pub will remain in tact, and the pub, which was built in 1852 and originally […]

Playing Soon with Lack The Low

I’m excited to announce that, after a lengthy hiatus from original music, I will be playing kit in the Melbourne original music scene again soon with Kat Hunter from Lack The Low. No gig dates lined up involving myself as of yet, but we are busy putting together and rehearsing tracks for some shows in […]

Moneypenny at The Butterfly Club

In preparation for the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Moneypenny Cabaret will be playing James Bond tunes at The Butterfly Club, Melbourne on Saturday February 11th and Sunday February 12th. The songs include numbers from the classic films such as From Russia With Love and Goldfinger, through to some of the modern James Bond films such as […]

Adelaide Fringe Festival 2017

Adelaide Fringe Festival 2017

I will be making a guest appearance with Moneypenny at the 2017 Adelaide Fringe Festival, playing the kit and accompanying a pianist, double bass player and a string quartet playing some James Bond classics. We’re currently scheduled for three gigs, 2PM and 7PM on Saturday 18th February and 7PM on Sunday 19th February. Details on […]