Poetica – feat. Jessica Chapnik Kahn + E for Echo

Just in time for Mother’s Day – join us. Tickets here.

Theme for the open mic is M O T H E R – how ever you would like to interpret this. Bring your words, your thoughts, your voices, your joy and your heart ache. All is welcome.Jessica’s book MADRE will be available for purchase on the night. You can pre-book a copy via DM.


Poetry: Jessica Chapnik Kahn

Jessica Chapnik Kahn is an Argentinian-Australian singer-songwriter, actor and writer. She has worked in theatre and TV, played in the bands of some of Australia’s finest artists, and released two solo albums under the moniker Appleonia. She is the author of children’s book Lenny and the Ants and poetry collection MADRE, and co-author of the biography A Repurposed Life.

Music and words: E for Echo

E for Echo formed in 2016 in the inner-city cultural hub of Redfern, Sydney. They make dream-pop soundscapes lead by gritty guitars, 90’s synths and lush layered vocal hooks.

Their current release, ‘Static and TV’ was entirely funded by world class Studios 301 and Young Henrys; it was recorded, mixed and mastered in just 12 hours.

Following the release of last year’s second EP ‘How To Win’, ‘Satisfied’ was released in April 2020, which was spun on triple j, premiered on FBi radio, and received commercial and community airplay across the US, the UK, Ireland, Canada and Germany. The music video was made Rolling Stone Video of the Week after a global exclusive with Music Feeds.The band supported iconic indie act the Jezabels, were premiered multiple times on FBi radio and Music Feeds, were added to rotation on 2SER radio and have had their music videos screened twice at CLIPPED.TV’s premiere nights.

Over the past 4 years, the group have gained a wide audience and stellar reputation for their dynamic and engaging live shows.They have played with the Jezabels, Ngaiire, A.D.K.O.B, Letters To Lions, Death By Denim, Egoism and Andy Clockwise (US).Their debut EP Dreamers was produced by Ross James (Chet Faker, Vera Blue) and mastered by Joe Laporta (David Bowie) while their last release was entirely self-produced at Golden Retriever Studios (How To Dress Well, The Internet) and was mastered by Nick Franklin (CLEWS).

Their next single ‘Killing Time’ is out in May.


“E for Echo’s lush harmonies wash over you and draw you in all at once… they have been pushing their own boundaries of late”

”E for Echo’s lush harmonies wash over you and draw you in all at once… they have been pushing their own boundaries of late” – ROLLING STONE

“Loving the added crunch and gusto” – triple j

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