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The Vanguard presents


6:00pm, Sun 30 January, 2022

Event Details

Making their return to stage after a turbulent 2-years, Masha’s Legacy bring their acclaimed cabaret show to the Vanguard for the very first time. 

Now in their 12th year, Masha’s Legacy are a synergy of celebrated performers representing a uniquely Australian diversity of backgrounds, spanning a myriad of music and dance traditions including Arabic, Jazz, Turkish, Oriental and European classical and folk styles. 

The group explore new creative frontiers while maintaining a deep respect for the traditions from which they draw: the performance is an ecstatic experience of sound and movement built upon deep groove, oriental sounds, compelling improvisation, community and the essence of expressive originality. 

Stuart Vandegraaff - saxophones, Arabic & Turkish nays, clarinet, compositions & arrangements
Nick Southcott- keyboards
Christopher Soulos - electric bass
Mohammed Lelo - qanun
Adem Yilmaz - percussion
Devi Mamak - dance (Tribal Fusion)
Jrisi Jusakos - dance (Raqs Sharqi/fusion)

and featuring guest vocalist Ghada Daher.
More guests to be announced.

Reviews for debut recording “Safe Haven” released 2017. 

★★★★ This album shows Australian multiculturalism is not just alive and well, it is sometimes soaring to the heavens, whether jubilantly or with exquisite melancholy. (John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald) 

Masha’s Legacy has created one of the best cross-cultural albums I’ve heard in a long time. (Peter Winkler, Loudmouth)


 This is an 18+ event. 

Do not attend if you are feeling unwell.

The venue will be taking a number of precautionary measures to ensure patron safety, including: social distancing, hand hygiene, regular cleaning, excluding staff and customers from the venue who are unwell, safety signage and conditions throughout the venue, floor markers, safety marshals, record keeping.


Once purchased tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable

A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. (All quoted prices include tax).

Please note: tables cannot be joined together on the evening. Please ensure everyone you wish to seat at your table is included in your booking to avoid being seated separately. 

Over 18's only unless advertised otherwise.

All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies.

Photo ID is essential, acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Drivers Licence or Passport.

Intoxicated persons will not be admitted.