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October 2017

Áine Tyrrell :
Fledgling Fall EP Tour

27 October, 2017

Irish Australian artist Áine Tyrrell has taken yet another powerful and creative leap with her latest release, new EP Fledgling Fall. Fledgling Fall is out now through Brisbane label Sugarrush Music and still captures elements of her traditional folk roots. But this striking group of songs captures a new confidence as she finds a new creative voice and a whole new palette of sounds. It is also a record where Áine has taken collaboration to new levels – this time working…

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$22 - $27

The Wizard of OZ

27 October, 2017 - 5 November, 2017

Presented by Musical Theatre Crew Follow Musical Theatre Crew’s Junior Ensemble (performers aged 6-12 years old) to lead you along the yellow brick road to see the wonderful Wizard of Oz! After a tornado whisks her away to the magical land of Oz, young Dorothy Gale teams up with a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman and a Cowardly Lion to find the mighty Wizard of Oz, who can send her home. Dorothy eventually learns just how magical friendship can be and…

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November 2017


10 November, 2017 - 11 November, 2017

Presented by Blume BAND MEETING is a mini-festival that takes place at the Salamanca Arts Centre on the Hobart Waterfront. The pre-summer party is a celebration of the support we have for each others music and our growing music scene. THE FOUNDERS ROOM (entry via Wooby’s Lane) Friday 10 November 2017 Launch Party with Special Guests TBA Friday Tickets: $8 Tickets available at the door ONLY PEACOCK THEATRE / SAC COURTYARD / THE FOUNDERS ROOM Saturday 11 November 2017, 5:00pm…

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$15 - $20

a moment for reflection

20 November, 2017

“Life is short, wear your party pants.” – Loretta LaRoche 2 years. 2 years of music, events, drinks, polaroid pictures, open mics, social media spam, candles, fairy lights, markets, and fun. 2 years of Meraki! We’re celebrating the only way we know how – the best of Tasmanian music, drinks, artwork, friends, and (just the right amount of) reflection. Featuring music by: Lasca Dry Lana Chilcott Tim Chivers Celeste Meincke Jensen PERFORMANCE:  Monday 20 November 2017, 6:30pm – 11:00pm Join the facebook…

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To the Surface

24 November, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A collaborative performance incorporating music and moving image. To the Surface is a collaborative performance incorporating projections of Australian artist, Tim Maguire’s video works, and improvised jazz from London-based pianist Dorian Ford, Sydney’s Hamish Stuart (drums) and Hobart-based Nick Haywood on double bass. This is an Australian premiere performance by these four internationally-renowned artists. “The saturated, iridescent hues and subverted colouration that form Tim Maguire’s latest body of video works and photographic light-boxes draws our attention not only to the complexities and subtleties of refraction but the process…

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+ Claire Anne Taylor

28 November, 2017

Co-Presented with Cygnet Folk Festival “Frank and endearingly tender, a tsunami of emotion… Magnificent.” – MOJO, UK Winner of two Irish Music Awards (Meteor award), Wallis Bird‘s expressive vocals and driving guitar rhythms have been taking audiences by storm in the UK, Europe, Australia and Japan.  Every performance is characterised by a startling passion and presentness that frequently leaves Bird breathless and her guitar strings shredded. Her raw honesty, rascal humour, generosity of heart and extraordinary energy will leave you…

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$8 - $10

“Get a Real Job” Single Launch Show

30 November, 2017

Duxie Franklin returns to Hobart after 8 months in Melbourne for the much-anticipated launch of her debut single, “Get a Real Job”. Once described by an audience member as the musical lovechild of Joni Mitchell and Frank Zappa, Duxie’s songs stick in your head like peanut butter to the roof of your mouth. Duxie’s music is a captivating mix of wit, energy and enchantment – creative singer-songwriting at its best. Her razor-sharp lyrics cut through clichés and her poetic subtleties…

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December 2017
$20 - $25

La mia passione

15 December, 2017 - 16 December, 2017

Musical Theatre Crew‘s Senior Ensemble presents a cabaret: La mia passione It can destroy and save. It can paralyse or drive. It can extinguish or it can ignite. Actions and reactions, but with what consequences? Rated M15+ Curated by Finn Carter and featuring Maggie James, Cassie Ogle, Martine Holiday, Brandon Chilcott, Lauren Tollard-Williams, Caitlin Carnaby, Mia Grant, Emilia Hawkey, Hugh Gable, Emily Orange, Lucinda Smith, Jazmin Garrard and Ella Wescombe with Iestyn Parry on keys and Take 2. TICKETS: Adult $25 /…

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(S04E02) :
The Last Hurrah

15 December, 2017

Presented by Drink Tasmania and Matt Boden Music. This is it. The End. Something about not going gently but raging. Well, we certainly know something about how to put on a jazz party, and The Last Hurrah will be no exception! Sixty Jazz Club is going out with a bang, no whimpers in sight. We have a stellar, dreamy lineup of the crème de la crème, a bar bursting with goodness, and the familiar faces that have helped turn Sixty…

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January 2018
$16 - $18

What Have I Done? :
Album Launch & Concert

3 January

Award-winning songwriter and piano troubadour George Begbie will return from Berlin to his native Hobart, for a special one-off show and to launch his new album, What Have I Done? The experience of watching George Begbie perform has the power to stay with you long after the performance is over.  His tender, affecting, and arresting voice moves calmly from soft ballads to kicking over the stool in a rowdy piano romp. With melodies moving between funk and jazz rhythms, to…

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