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If it meets our criteria we will post a notice here and on our home page. We will also make on-air announcements in the lead up.

3-4 weeks notice of your event is ideal. We won't necessarily refuse short notice events but we may not be able to provide on-air publicity.

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Apr 26

8 Ball Aitken @ The German Club

8 Ball Aitken @ The German Club

Canberra Blues Society proudly presents 8 Ball Aitken Band featuring Dillion James on keys. 8 Ball Aitken has toured the world for more than a decade performing his swampy-blues-rock across twenty countries to date. He’s earned a loyal fanbase from his live shows and internet videos, while paying his dues as a singer, songwriter, slide-guitarist, and producer.

"8 Ball Aitken demonstrates that the blues is alive and well Down Under with this deep-in-the-pocket collection of modern blues and blues rock that's built atop a swamp blues structure" - Chicago Blues Guide

8:00pm (doors 7:00pm), tickets

Email: [email protected]

Address:
Harmonie German Club
49 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narrabundah

Apr 30

Retiree and Seniors’ Forum

Retiree and Seniors’ Forum

The Bean Retiree and Seniors Forums is for retirees, those contemplating retirement and seniors to provide information about government support, aged care, community services and other community networks.

The forum will be hosted by David Smith MP who will be joined by a number of local service providers, including Services Australia.

All attendees will also receive a copy of the Bean Seniors Guide – a 70-page guide that brings together current information from a range of agencies and services and may assist you in connecting with support, local services and community groups in retirement.

It includes information about:

  • Government benefits, support and payments
  • Health, Medicare and aged care
  • Wills and legal affairs, scams, safety and online safety

The booklet also provides contacts for community support services, activities and other useful numbers and website links.

12:30-2:30pm, register here

Address:
Tuggeranong Community Centre
245 Cowlishaw Street, Greenway

May 04

The Trish Delaney-Brown Quintet

The Trish Delaney-Brown Quintet

It’s been over 10 years since Trish Delaney-Brown hung up her ‘Idea of North’ acappella hat. During her 15 years with Canberra’s ARIA-winning group her efforts garnered several prestige awards.

These days, she has returned to what she loves best – a small, tight ensemble performing original material and arrangements of favourite jazz standards in which the voice functions both as storyteller and as an instrument, wordless and blended. Trish will be singing songs from her 2017 ARIA shortlisted album The Game as well as favourite jazz standards and newer compositions, including songs from the upcoming EP.

7:00-9:30pm, (bar 6:00pm), tickets

 

Address:
Tuggeranong Arts Centre
137 Reed Street, Greenway

May 04

Performance Magic Behind the Curtain with Trish Delaney-Brown

Performance Magic Behind the Curtain with Trish Delaney-Brown

Come behind the curtain with award winning songwriter and performer Trish Delaney-Brown as she unpacks how to find your authentic voice, make friends with vulnerability, build connection with your audience and free your artistic expression.

  • Do you love to sing, but have no idea how to stand in front of a crowd and perform?
  • Would you like to feel confident with your sound and performance style?
  • Do you have some technical challenges that frustrate your performance? Would you like to connect emotionally with the material on a deeper level?
  • Do you struggle to connect with your audience?
  • Or are you just interested in the creative process of putting a successful performance together?

With practical exercises and valuable information to help tackle the challenges of performing, this workshop will explore ways of increasing your confidence, authenticity and creativity in performance. There will also be the opportunity for a small number of attendees to perform and have a highly respected and experienced performer and vocal coach offer you feedback specific to your performance and exercises to help you develop it further.

You will need to self accompany or bring a backing track. When you register please indicate the song you would like to sing and your previous experience. Limited places available.

10:00am-12:00pm, register here

Address:
Tuggeranong Arts Centre
137 Reed Street, Greenway

May 10

Slowhand, a Tribute

Slowhand, a Tribute

Originally from England, Chris Harland has performed at festivals around Australia and supported Eric Burdon and the Animals and guitar virtuoso Matt Schofield. Chris has been deeply influenced by Eric Clapton and this is his tribute to the guitar great. The show will include Sunshine of Your Love, Wonderful Tonight, Cocaine, Tears in Heaven, Layla and other timeless favourites. For this event he will be supported by some of Canberra’s finest musicians.

“Close your eyes and you’d swear it was Eric Clapton playing”  John Spencer (Canberra Blues Society)

8:00pm, tickets

 

Address:
Harmonie German Club
49 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narrabundah

May 10

Esmé Quartet

Esmé Quartet

Musica Viva Australia presents Esmé Quartet in their first Australian tour, performing some of the best-loved quartet music in the repertoire. Since winning the 2018 International String Quartet Competition at London's Wigmore Hall, the Esmé Quartet has been waking up the world with exciting and insightful performances of much-loved masterworks.

Three of Esmé’s founding players were born in Korea – Yeeun Heo, and violinists Yuna Ha and Wonhee Bae – and in 2023, the ensemble welcomed Belgian-American violist Dimitri Murrath. This current lineup found an immediate kinship. Murrath declared: ‘from the first note playing together, it felt as if I had been playing with this group for many years.’

7:00pm, tickets

Address:
Llewellyn Hall,
Acton

Jun 01

Mitch Grainger Keller Sessions

Mitch Grainger Keller Sessions

Mitch Grainger infuses the Blues & Roots genre’s traditional stylings with a confidence, and depth of spirit, that has seen him compared to the likes of Robert Johnson by American music critics. No overnight sensation, this accolade came after over 25 years of performing and recording, predominantly as a side-man with some of Australia and the world’s greatest blues and blues-rock artists. Mitch Grainger is now taking his raw emotional form of Blues & Roots music up the metaphorical Mississippi River, out of the acoustic domain and into the world of blues rock on the back of his latest release entitled "Plug It In".

7:30pm (doors 7pm), tickets

Address:
Harmonie German Club, Narrabundah

Jun 21

Frank Sultana Blues Band with Tomcat Playground

Frank Sultana Blues Band with Tomcat Playground

Frank Sultana, winner of the 2023 Memphis International Blues Challenge, and his band will join fellow South Coasters, Tomcat Playground, bringing together raw soulful blues and vintage traditional for the perfect blues mix. This is a show not to be missed.

Presented by Canberra Blues Society.

8:00pm (doors 7:00), tickets

Email: [email protected]

Address:
Harmonie German Club
49 Jerrabomberra Ave
Narrabundah

Phone: 0419607710

Aug 03

International Blues Music Day 2024

International Blues Music Day 2024

Canberra Blues Society celebrates the 12th International Blues Music Day with 9 fantastic acts on 2 stages. Hot Rod display from 12 noon, busking and specialty market stalls from 1:00pm.

Music from 3:00pm in the Zeppelin Room and 3:30pm in The Keller Bar.

• Minnie and the Moonrakers
• Typical Drew
• The Stage Invaders
• Big Mam & the Medicine Man
• Garth Prentice & the Black Sheep Blues Band
• Aaron Pollock
• The Marvellous Hearts
• The McNaMarr Project
• Shane Pacey Trio

Over 7 hours of live Blues music!!! Fabulous raffle prizes and CBS members’ lucky door prize.

12 noon - 10:30pm, tickets

Address:
Harmonie German Club
49 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narrabundah

Phone: 0419 607 710

Aug 03

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Millions of viewers and listeners worldwide invite The Choir of King's College, Cambridge into their homes every Christmas Eve for the annual broadcast of their iconic Nine Lessons and Carols service. Now we invite you to experience this historic ensemble live, at Llewellyn Hall, in their first visit since their sell out tour of 2019.

The Choir will perform Stravinsky's Mass for choir and double wind quintet, a moving and deeply personal search for meaning, alongside the rich harmonies of Gabrieli’s O Magnum Mysterium. An unmissable event.

Integral to their performance is a work commissioned from Australian composer Damian Barbeler, working with a text by Judith Nangala Crispin (a descendent of the Bpangerang people), which weaves a new tapestry from the threads of history, a dialogue in radiant song.

7:00pm, tickets

Address:
Llewellyn Hall
Acton

Sep 24

Charlie Musselwhite @ the German Club

Charlie Musselwhite @ the German Club

The return of legendary American artist Charlie Musselwhite for a run of not-to-be-missed Australian dates in September! Grammy-Award winning Musselwhite will be bringing his excellent touring band with him for the tour: Kid Andersen on guitar, June Core on drums and Randy Bermudes on bass.

7:30-10:00pm (doors 6:30pm), tickets

Address:
Harmonie German Club
49 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narrabundah

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