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January 2018

Alma Salero

18 January

UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Due to illness, Clara Domingo is unable to perform. All pre-sale ticket holders will be contacted by Red Chair to arrange refunds.  Presented by Red Chair. Deeply rhythmical, harmonically adventurous and heart wrenchingly poetic, Alma Salero combines the exotic sounds of traditional flamenco interwoven with contemporary Spanish popular music. From gypsy inspired flamenco to arrangements of the music of Granados and De Falla through to contemporary Spanish music that incorporates hip hop and reggae. Featuring:…

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$35 - $45

Music of the
French Baroque |
Van Diemen’s Band

20 January

Presented by Van Diemen’s Band. Music of the French Baroque featuring the rising international star mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and directed from the harpsichord by esteemed French conductor Martin Gester from Le Parlement de Musique. Plus Cantatas by Monteclair, Stuck and excerpts from Les Nations by François Couperin. PERFORMANCES: Saturday 20 January 2018, 5:30pm – 7:00pm AND Saturday 20 January 2018, 7:30pm – 9:00pm Join the facebook event TICKETS: Adult $45 / Concession $35 Tickets available ONLINE via Trybooking   Supported…

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$15 - $25

featuring Etsuko Sakai
& Tim Jones

24 January

Bridestowe Lavender Estate presents: Etsuko Sakai (Tokyo) on Koto & Tim Jones (Hobart) on Tuba With special guest Emily Sanzaro (Launceston) on Harp This concert is a fundraiser for the Rosny College Taiko Group PERFORMANCE:  Wednesday 24 January 2018 Doors Open @ 6:30pm / Performance @ 7:00pm Join the facebook event TICKETS: Adults $25 / Concession $15 Tickets available ONLINE  

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The Tasmanian Space Program :
A Crazy Show about Space for Kids

24 January - 30 January

Presented by the Tasmanian Space Program. The Craziest Space Show in the Universe! The only show made specifically for life forms outside of Earth. Your kids will never be the same again… A show which explores the universe and inspires all kids to become astronauts! They laugh they learn they laugh and its practically FREE!! An Extraordinary Live Theatre Show in the Extraordinary Long Gallery Your kids deserve to be astronauts! PERFORMANCES: Wednesday 24 – Tuesday 30 January 2018 2…

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The Lazlo Steigennberger School for Reasonably Stupid Men

25 January - 30 January

The Tasmanian Male’s WORLD FIRST response to the #MeToo phenomena A really quick harmless certificate course for men in how to stop being idiots! Within half an hour you’ll potentially be back on the streets as a completely new man. Short, cheap and difficult… with nibbles provided. An Extraordinary Live Theatre Show in the Extraordinary Long Gallery All women welcome to visit, name names, witness extraordinary seismic social change… and try the chips. PERFORMANCES: Thursday 25 – Tuesday 30 January 2018…

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February 2018
$10 - $15


16 February

Presented by the Arts factory (Tam Hanson, Nick Ashwood) A night of improvised music at the Peacock Theatre with Isabelle Duthoit and Franz Hautzinger. Isabelle Duthoit and Franz Hautzinger are at the front line of the international improvisation avant-garde. Duthoit and Hautzinger sketch profound sonic landscapes with minimalist, simple means. Hautzinger has developed an idiosyncratic vocabulary that translates reductive, electronic sounds to microtonal trumpet sounds, often using a quarter-tone trumpet to produce pure, abstract sounds and silent breaths. Duthoit builds on…

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March 2018
$20 - $25

The Young Folk :
In Concert

3 March

Presented by Merrigoround Music Agency Irelands’ hot contemporary group The Young Folk transports their original spirited music and song down under. Off the back of Glasgow’s famed Celtic Connections grand finale, and tours to the USA and throughout Europe, Ireland’s stunning group The Young Folk return to Australia for the launch of their Australian produced live album Live At Memo. Billed as “Ireland’s most Exciting Band in Years”,The Young Folk balances delicacy with boldness, tender song-writing with A1 harmonies and musicality…

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April 2018
$15 - $25

Ten Strings
and a Goat Skin

5 April

“Ten strings And A Goat Skin are merely the instruments. It is the talent and charm of these three lads that brings them alive… A magic I never wanted to end.” – Val Haller ~ Valslist. Chicago (2016) Transforming tradition with vigour, curiosity, humour and spark, Ten Strings and a Goat Skin are a trio from Prince Edward Island wielding bodhrán, acoustic guitar and violin plays seamless, polished, barrel-drum-tight, rhythmically innovative and wildly entertaining music.   Singing in both French and English, they were…

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Crawl Me Blood

11 April - 14 April

Presented by Aphids and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in association with the Salamanca Arts Centre, Vitalstatistix and Performing Lines. “I had reached the forest and you cannot mistake the forest. It is hostile. The path was overgrown but it was possible to follow it. The track led to a large clear space. Here were the ruins of a stone house and round the ruins rose trees that had grown to an incredible height. I was lost and afraid among…

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Django & Grappelli :
The Early Years

20 April

A hot club tribute to the early-career music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli from 1934 – 1940. Legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt and virtuoso violinist Stephane Grappelli were two of the most influential musicians of the 20th Century. The musical style of the Hot Club of France defined a genre and was the soundtrack of Europe’s emerging string jazz scene for decades. Hobart based gypsy jazz musicians Harry Edwards (lead guitar) and Charlie McCarthy (violin) will perform two 45 minute sets of Hot Club of…

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