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  • Double Troubadours -  Victorian Mini Tour  Odessa at Leavers Hotel
    Thu, 06 Apr
    Odessa at Leavers Hotel
    I will be playing on the same bill as the virtuoso, Simon Phillips - a treat for music lovers!
  • Country Vic Mini Tour Northern Arts Hotel
    Fri, 07 Apr
    Double Troubadour - Simon Phillips & Ernest Aines . It's rootsy, bluesy and folky - two of the best separately and together. A true musical treat for music lovers.
  • St Kilda Festival
    Sun, 19 Feb
    Locals Stage
    The biggest festival in Melbourne. Free and all ages - a huge fun weekend. I'm playing on the Sunday at one of the several stages.
  • Folk Alliance International Conference Kansas City USA
    Wed, 01 Feb
    Kansas City
    I am playing the Offcial Showcase at the conference! Plus there will be private showcases and more.
  • Newstead Live Festival
    Sat, 21 Jan
    A lovely little festival two hours North west of Melbourne. I will be playing a few stages here on the Saturday and on Sunday morning.
  • Emerge_Melbourne
    Thu, 05 Jan
    An art collaboration pop up event to showcase some of the cities artistic endeavours. Get on the guest list for my show 6 - 7 p.m. ( see below) or drop in any day Wednesday - Saturday until February 2nd.
  • Jazz Lab with Michaela Jayde
    Thu, 15 Dec
    For one night only, powerhouse soul artist Michaela Jayde celebrates the incomparable Donny Hathaway in her unmissable new show, A SONG FOR YOU. Ernest will accompany her and sing his version of a Donny Hathaway classic.
  • Ernest Aines + Jonathan Bone  + Acoustic Foxx
    Fri, 09 Dec
    The Bergy Seltzer
    Blue Mountains alt-countryfolk troubadour Jonathan Bone launches his debut double-album ‘How It’ll Be Alright’ alongside special guests Ernest Aines and Acoustic Foxx. Free entry!
  • Beers & Tears Live
    Sun, 04 Dec
    Small Time
    The podcast comes to Brunswick - three artists are interviewed and then play live. Tix through Eventbrite- see link below. Ernest will be on around 7 p.m.
  • Northern Arts Hotel
    Fri, 25 Nov
    Ernest Aines w Jake Skellern - together in duo format - two guitars, two voices, stomp box. Eventbrite ticket link at bottom of page!
  • Secret Show
    Thu, 10 Nov
    A special secret show for my subscribers for the launch of "Rigged Games" with Indyana and Jake Skellern. A beautiful night of music with special people.
  • Rockhampton River Festival
    Sat, 08 Oct
    Tunuba Stage
    Ernest will be playing solo - first time up north!
  • Floriade NightFest
    Thu, 29 Sept
    Main Stage
    Playing with my fabulous new band at Nightfest - unwind with illuminations, fields of glowing tulips, roving entertainers, musicians and fabulous food.
  • Ernest Aines @ Supper Club
    Fri, 15 July
    Hepburn Springs
    Ernest Aines is a contemporary Indie folky songwriter from Melbourne. His new band plays his award-winning songs, so far at a few regional shows and Port Fairy Folk Festival stages, where they were met by an appreciative audience. Weekend Notes writes "Port Fairy Folk Festival highlights, Ernest Ai

Previous Appearances 2021/2

Isol-Aid Online Festival
Support Charm of Finches, Castlemaine & Melbourne
Fireside Festival, Yarra Valley 
Australian Open Tennis,  Melbourne
GRAND PRIX F1, Melbourne
 February 2021
 May 2021
 June  2021
 January 2022
 March 2022
 March 2022
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