Flaming Blunderbuss


Blunderbuss Jones at Queen Victoria Night Market. Photo: Rob Leeson, Herald-Sun

Blunderbuss Jones is a musician, circus performer, flame effects artist and engineer, bringing a fresh approach to live entertainment with unique roving and stage performances, beats and grooves, and a flaming trumpet.

Take your event to the next level.


  • Roving and stage performances for indoor and outdoor events with unicycle juggling and/or flaming trumpet.
  • Live music performances, playing original compositions in the genres of hip-hop, electro, breakbeat and drum’n’bass, with vocals, trumpet and options for more live musicians.
  • Marching band performances with optional flaming trumpet.
  • DJ performances in the genres of electroswing, breakbeat and drum’n’bass, with optional flaming trumpet and other live instruments (see video below).

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Warming the crowd at the Lilydale Food Truck Festival
Entertaining the kids at the Big Fish Little Fish family rave

Drawing inspiration from New Orleans style marching bands, hip-hop, circus clowning and manipulation arts, Blunderbuss Jones creates immersive and entertaining interactions, seemingly out of thin air and wherever he rolls. It might be a unicycle ride-by and wave, a personalised performance in passing, or an epic solo stage show with his original and fun dance music; the experience will leave you with a lasting impression.

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The Flaming Blunderbuss is a propane fuelled flame effect trumpet, safe to use indoors.

Note that all flaming trumpet performances are covered by a public liability insurance policy.

The Flaming Blunderbuss has warmed the hearts and blown the minds of children and adults at many events since it’s creation in 2016.

Performing solo or with the Blunderbuss band at many festivals and events including Queen Victoria Night Markets, Winter Solstice (CERES), The Food Truck Festival, Melbourne Street Eatz, Sea Shepherd Melbourne Fundraiser, Rainbow Serpent, Dragon Dreaming, Psyfari, Tanglewood, Coco Poco Loco, The Village, Pirainia, Captain Palette, 24 Moons nightclub, Beltane, EarthArtBeat, Earthcore, Burning Man (USA), Burning Seed (Aus), Baw Baw Developments display home village open day and more.

Flaming trumpet dance during a performance at the Lilydale Food Truck Festival

The following video is the latest collaborative effort between Blunderbuss Jones, Miss Gemma Trick and Clear Reel productions, featuring a track from Yesterday’s Cub.

FIRE & BRASS from Clear Reel on Vimeo.

The flaming trumpet was designed and built by Blunderbuss Jones with financial assistance from Burning Seed Artery 2016 and technical assistance from instrument repairers Legato Australia.

Blunderbuss Jones lights up the busking stage at Lilydale Food Truck Festival
Hallowine at Mitchelton Winery
Inside the Pirates Tavern at Sea Shepherd’s fundraiser
Inside the Deadwood Saloon at Side Burn 2016
Flaming trumpet on a unicycle!
Flaming Blunderbuss at Pirainia
Inside 24 Moons at Pirainia’s Space Burn fundraiser party.