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Trio to fill Christ Church with heavenly music

20-07-2024

Gryphon Baryton Trio - Laura Vaughan, baryton, Katie Yap, viola and Josephine Vains, cello - will perform Divertimento, music by Joseph Haydn at Daylesford's Christ Church on Saturday, July 27.

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse … the concerts

07-07-2024

I have been beyond excited for these gigs, a trip to the Big Apple aside, a chance to see Neil with The Horse was a reason to alter and amend accommodation dates, leaving a month earlier for this trip.

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French Day soirée

06-07-2024

On Sunday, July 14, the Daylesford Town Hall will take on a Parisian ambience. U3A spokesperson Janet Quilty said the French National Day event would celebrate all things French, and an important feature of the evening will be the music.

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Church concert to feature top interpreters

24-06-2024

Lizzy Welsh, baroque violin, and Joy Lee, harpsichord, will present an exploration of composer-performer relationships from the 17th century to the present at Christ Church, Daylesford on Saturday, June 29 at 2.30pm.

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The Stones

21-06-2024

A nasty, weekly weather forecast, was the focus of my and Susan’s attention preceding this very major concert, and was the main reason for our extended trip to The Big Apple.

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Toe tapping Celtic music

21-06-2024

Half Light, the duo of Rennie Pearson and Bob McNeill, is coming to play at The Palais Hepburn tonight Friday, June 21 at 7.30pm.

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Jo Huf concert at local arts hub

19-06-2024

Newstead Railway Arts Hub is hosting a concert by local artist – Jo Huf on Friday evening, July 5.

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German star violinist to play Daylesford Town Hall with ZMSO

14-06-2024

The Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra returns to Daylesford for what promises to be a memorable concert this Sunday, June 16, at the Daylesford Town Hall.

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Bright minds, music and fireworks at Woodend arts fest

05-06-2024

Braemar College music students, Evie, Luca, Polly, Arlo and Ari, are excited to be performing before the fireworks on the opening night of the Woodend Winter Arts Festival on June 7 at Buffalo Stadium Woodend.

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Duo bring globe-trotting style to the Palais

22-05-2024

EMILY/GRANT is the formidable duo of rock loving guitarist Grant Staines and conservatorium trained pianist Emily Coyle (piano, vocals).

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Get set for open mic night at the Palais

21-05-2024

All skill levels and styles will be welcome as The Palais, Hepburn brings back Musicians' Corner Open Mic Night on the last Thursday of every month, hosted by Ben & Dan.

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Palais to host burlesque show

21-05-2024

B Sharp Burlesk is an exciting new show with a focus on classic burlesque, traditional bump n grind, showgirl dance, vaudeville and comedic slapstick and it's headed to The Palais, Hepburn early next month.

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Lost girls find their way to the Palais this Saturday

20-05-2024

The Melbourne pub music scene thrived in the 80s and 90s, a vibrant era marked by the prominent presence of women and lesbian bands.

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Wise launches ‘Yearning’ at the Palais

19-05-2024

After winning Best Folk Work at the 2023 Music Victoria Awards, local singer-songwriter Lucy Wise is making her first visit to Palais-Hepburn this Friday, May 24 to launch her new EP, 'Yearning'.

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Great tenors and sopranos at the Palais, Hepburn

17-05-2024

Tomorrow evening the Palais Hepburn is hosting a special show dedicated to the great tenor and soprano arias.

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Fox and Darling bring gypsy folk and fiery horn to Palais

08-05-2024

Expect indie-gypsy folk plus fiery horn improv when Szara Fox and Andrew Darling take to the stage at The Palais, Hepburn on Friday evening May 17.

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Johnny Cash & June Carter Show headed to Palais for Mothers’ Day gig

07-05-2024

Get Rhythm The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show are heading to the Palais-Hepburn this Mother's Day, Sunday May 12 for a pretty special show.

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Second Hand News: Fleetwood Mac tribute at the Palais

24-04-2024

From 70s jams to 80s pop hits, Second Hand News will play two huge sets of songs spanning Fleetwood Mac’s incredible career in its upcoming live show at the Palais, Hepburn.

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Reg Cole Quartet to play the Palais

23-04-2024

The Reg Cole Quartet is headed to The Palais, Hepburn Springs for a Saturday night gig on May 4.

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Valentines bringing smoky jazz to the Palais

23-04-2024

Bringing smoky jazz to Palais-Hepburn, for a Friday night gig on May 10, The Valentines is a new duo in town.

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Palais hosts Suzie So Blue and band

17-04-2024

The Palais Hepburn hosts Suzie So Blue and her full band on Friday May 3rd for what promises an unforgettable Friday night's live music.

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Skyscraper Stan to play the Palais

16-04-2024

Songwriter Skyscraper Stan is returning to Palais-Hepburn on Saturday April 27 for a repeat solo performance.

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Soulful blues, roots, country at the Palais

10-04-2024

Coming up Friday evening April 26, renowned singer-songwriter Michael Meeking returns to the Palais-Hepburn for an intimate performance of soulful acoustic alternative country roots and rock.

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Luoda to play the Palais

09-04-2024

Luoda is their original music to Victoria’s beautiful Spa Country for the first time, playing songs from their debut album “Running Out of Time” as well as some new music to be recorded this year.

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Taste of country coming to the Palais

08-04-2024

Rolling Stone Magazine once described Kevin Welch as “One of the best songwriters in America”.

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This CresFest World podcast series

31-03-2024

This CresFest World! is a podcast series of interviews with the people who inspire and are part of CresFest, Creswick's own home-grown folk music festival.

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Lute performance to bring ‘profound musicality and virtuosity’

30-03-2024

Jakob Lindberg will perform at Stanbridge Hall at Christ Church, Daylesford on Saturday, April 13 at 2.30pm.

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The magic of CresFest

28-03-2024

There will be an element of magic in the air at Creswick this CresFest.

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The Pearl Jam Experience plays the Palais

27-03-2024

The leading Aussie tribute act to Pearl Jam head to The Palais, Hepburn to deliver a high-energy performance of the legendary Seattle outfit's greatest hits on Saturday evening, April 13.

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Taratsas brings big choruses, memorable hooks to Hepburn

26-03-2024

Melbourne based singer songwriter John Taratsas captivates his audiences with big choruses, and memorable hooks wrapped in rhythmic guitar, punching horns and moving strings.

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Rewind 80’s tour rolling to the Palais

25-03-2024

It's time to hoik up your leg-warmers, beef up your best big hair, slip on a sliver of spandex and make your way down to the Palais Hepburn this Easter Saturday evening March 30.

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Gosti brings world music to CresFest

24-03-2024

World music is something Gosti does well.

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Melisande brings French Quebec flavour to CresFest

23-03-2024

Hailing from Québec, Canada, Melisande is among the headliner acts headed to CresFest next month.

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Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse to bring ancient language alive at CresFest

23-03-2024

Ancient language, contemporary music and poignant stories will come together when Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse perform at CresFest next month.

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Women of soul at Palais, Hepburn

20-03-2024

For one show only, Australia’s premier collective of female songwriters and performers, Women of Soul, bring their soul revue to the Palais Hepburn Springs on Sunday March 24.

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Drag tribute to Tina Turner at the Palais

20-03-2024

A Night With Tina is a fun, action-packed and loving drag tribute to R&B, rock and pop icon Tina Turner and it's happening at the Palais, Hepburn on Friday March 29.

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Felicity Urquhart & Josh Cunningham – Birdsong tour

19-03-2024

Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham have created a sacred place in the hearts of those who cross their path with their candid and charming music and storytelling.

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C.W. Stoneking to headline 122nd Blackwood Woodchop & Easter Carnival

16-03-2024

ARIA Award winner C.W. Stoneking will headline this month's popular annual Blackwood Woodchop & Easter Carnival.

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Countdown to CresFest…

15-03-2024

CresFest 2024 will be the third time around for the small Goldfields community of Creswick.

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Footscray Gypsy Orchestra headed to Clunes

13-03-2024

The much loved Footscray Gypsy Orchestra is once again headed to Clunes to play at this month's Clunes Book Town Festival.

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Creswick Brass Band to perform at Book Town

12-03-2024

The award-winning Creswick Brass Band is headed to Clunes later this month to perform as part of the annual Book Town Festival.

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Get set to drink in One Part Gin

12-03-2024

Ballarat- based duo One Part Gin like to play dark folk music that's splattered with grit and gloom.

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The longest lashes at Lyonville

12-03-2024

Get along to the Radio Springs Hotel (AKA the centre of the universe) for the longest lash feature event.

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Geoffrey Williams to perform at Booktown

12-03-2024

Funky world renowned singer-songwriter, Geoffrey Williams is headed to Clunes to perform at this month's Book Town Festival.

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Spooky men are headed to CresFest

11-03-2024

The Spooky Men’s Chorale has been described as 'a vast, rumbling, steam-powered and black-clad behemoth of mansound' and it's headed to Creswick to perform as part of next month's CresFest.

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Argentina’s Guanaco Trio headed to CresFest

09-03-2024

Hailing from Argentina, Guanaco Trio is headed to CresFest.

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Hussy Hicks plus Brouhaha head to the Palais

05-03-2024

Hussy Hicks, the dynamic duo of Leesa Gentz and Julz Parker, have conquered the last decade of the Australian music industry with their unique blend of folk, blues, country, and roots.

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Festival of small halls stops in at Bullarto

02-03-2024

The Bullarto Hall will host the Festival of Small Halls on Saturday, March 16.

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Rogue Traders – chilling out with heart and soul

01-03-2024

My first impression of Rogue Traders band members Natalie Bassingthwaighte and James Ash is just how grounded and real they both are.

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Harry Manx ‘deliciously addictive’ at the Palais

26-02-2024

The New York Times called him ‘deliciously addictive’ and said that when you listen to Harry Manx ‘you are listening to an original.’

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Time to have a ball… the FREEZA Youth Pride Ball

26-02-2024

Happening at The Palais, Hepburn next month, the Freeza Youth Pride Ball is a free event for LGBTIQA+ and allied young people to come together and celebrate in a safe, discrimination free environment, embracing pride, diversity, and inclusion for all.

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An evening in the Canyon: celebrating that Laurel Canyon sound

21-02-2024

Fans of American alternative country music, folk and westcoast harmony are in for a treat as the Palais at Hepburn prepares to host 'An Evening in the Canyon' this Saturday night, February 24.

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‘Poignant lyrics, soaring melodies’ soon to grace the Palais

21-02-2024

Australian folk troubadour Cooper Lower is quickly garnering a reputation as one of Australia’s most captivating young songwriters.

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‘Giving it away’ tour headed to Hepburn

20-02-2024

The Palais-Hepburn is preparing to host Claire Anne Taylor and her band, as they present 'Giving it Away' the highly anticipated third studio album from the lauded Tasmanian songwriter.

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Rare opera revival

18-02-2024

Daylesford is soon to experience a rare operatic experience when Lyster Opera presents the first professional revival of Friedrich von Flotow’s Martha in many years.

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Irish Aine headed to the Palais

14-02-2024

Áine Tyrrell is an inspiring and thought-provoking multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and unmissable live act and she's headed to The Palais, Hepburn to perform this Saturday evening , February 17.

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Ben Mastwyk & The Energy play the Palais

10-02-2024

Emerging like mist from a glassy moonlit lake, Ben Mastwyk & The Energy rise from dusty streets of Melbourne's inner north to bring their unique brand of cosmic-cult-country to Palais-Hepburn on Friday evening, Feb 16.

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Boots and flannies, then time to sparkle

04-02-2024

It’s almost time to dust off the boots and flannel shirts for the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

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Ulumbarra to host ‘kaleidoscopic fusion of dance, music and visual art’

04-02-2024

Dancenorth's Wayfinder, a spectacle of dance, music and visual art is set to light up Bendigo's Ulumbarra Theatre.

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Sunset in the springs: free community concerts

03-02-2024

Everyone is invited to enjoy some top live music with two free family-friendly community concerts taking place over the next two consecutive Friday evenings this month.

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Aussie Van Morrison show to play the Palais, Hepburn

31-01-2024

The Australian Van Morrison Show is set to captivate audiences at The Palais in Hepburn Springs on Saturday, February 10th, 2024, following their sold-out success in Tasmania, Perth, and Melbourne.

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Masters in the art of connection: We Mavericks head to Hepburn

29-01-2024

Masters in the art of connection, Lindsay Martin (AU) and Victoria Vigenser (NZ) interweave effortless strings, soulful vocals and driving rhythms to form a singular, intense musical voice.

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Karise Eden to play The Palais

28-01-2024

Shooting to fame at the age of 19 with a viral audition video that now has over 50 million views on YouTube, Karise Eden has arguably one of Australia’s most distinctive voices, with two ARIA Awards, gold and platinum records and multiple Top 5 positions in the ARIA and AIR charts.

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Amy Winehouse Show presented by Atlanta Coogan & the Back To Black Band

24-01-2024

Australia’s longest running Amy Winehouse Show, Back to Black, returns to the Palais-Hepburn this Saturday January 27th.

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‘Silken wryness of Elvis Costello’ meets ‘gravel of Dylan’ at The Palais

23-01-2024

The Age newspaper once described David Cosma as having the "full-bodied croon pairing the silken wryness of Elvis Costello and the gravel of Bob Dylan” while Street Press wrote "a thinking person’s songwriter that speaks volumes to what a terrific talent we have in our midst”.

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Newstead Live returns this Australia Day Weekend

19-01-2024

The Central Victorian folk-roots musical festival, Newstead Live, has announced its line-up for 2024.

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Harry Hookey to play Mollongghip

19-01-2024

Circle Saturday, January 27 on your calendar.

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Dan Webster and Emily Lawler play The Palais, Hepburn this Friday night

17-01-2024

UK festival favourites Dan and Emily bring to the stage a unique blend of English folk music fused with country/Americana.

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Charlie Crockett headed to the ‘Rat

16-01-2024

Country music fans have Ballarat firmly in their sights ahead of the upcoming tour by Charley Crockett with Special Guest Emma Donovan and Sweet Talk.

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Blues, brews and BBQ

13-01-2024

Ballarat's Hop Temple is hosting Blues, Brews and Barbeque every Sunday with all invited to rock up for the free entertainment on offer.

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Bob ‘Bongo’ Starkie’s 50th Anniversary Skyhooks Show

08-01-2024

Bob 'Bongo’ Starkie, guitarist from the legendary Skyhooks, is headed to The Palais, Hepburn to perform the classic songs of one of Australia's most beloved bands.

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Treat for blues, soul lovers at Palais, Hepburn

06-01-2024

Steve Hoy is an Australian singer and songwriting legend with a career that includes writing and recording collaborations with Joe Camilleri, Dingoes Chris Stockley and Ross Wilson and tours with The Black Sorrows, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, John Farnham, Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam and Warren Zevon.

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Summer Sundays series starts this weekend, Ballarat

03-01-2024

Live music lovers have some cause to rejoice as Ballarat's Summer Sundays free concert series returns to the Ballarat Botanical Gardens this Sunday January 7.

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Catch Taxiride at the Palais this Friday

03-01-2024

Taxiride brings its unique musical blend of retro sensibility with modern style to The Palais, Hepburn this Friday night, January 5.

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Summer Sundays returning to Ballarat botanical gardens

27-12-2023

There will be fewer excuses for the Sunday night blues in Ballarat this January, as the city gets set for its favourite free music festival to hit the stage once again.

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New Year’s Eve gala and parade in Daylesford

23-12-2023

December 31 means just one thing to many people in Daylesford and Hepburn - the New Year's Eve Parade and Gala.

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Studio 54 Revisited: Palais hosting NYE dance party

16-12-2023

Second Hand News, the band that presented three sell out shows (Fleetwood Mac & Kate Bush) are promising to bring "one hell of a New Year's Eve party" to The Palais, with a specially curated night of solid gold Studio 54 dance floor hits.

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That big brassy sound

07-12-2023

Creswick Brass Band has extra reason to feel festive after being named Band of the Year at the recent Lions Blue Lake Festival in Mount Gambier, South Australia.

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Doggerel does Daylesford

06-12-2023

Doggerel is performing at the Daylesford Hotel the Friday evening, December 8.

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Nature in the City takes a sonic journey to Daylesford

06-12-2023

Nature in the City is a folk-rock band based around the voice, guitar and songwriting of Robin Sellin born in Germany, now living in Naarm/Melbourne.

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Backyard banjo club headed to Hepburn

05-12-2023

The Backyard Banjo Club are headed to The Palais, Hepburn to perform on Saturday, December 16.

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Elevated Plains to play The Palais

04-12-2023

Four piece nu-soul/deep-funk act from Daylesford, Elevated Plains plays the Palais in Hepburn next Friday night, December 15.

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Sweet Monas at the Palais

02-12-2023

The Sweet Mona’s Choir is headed to The Palais, Hepburn for a special pre-Christmas performance happening next Saturday, December 9.

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Nir Tsfaty brings music to the Daylesford

01-12-2023

Melbourne based singer-songwriter and composer Nir Tsfaty performs live at The Daylesford Hotel tomorrow evening, Saturday December 2.

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INXS tribute show plays the Palais, Hepburn

01-12-2023

INXS fans are headed to The Palais in Hepburn this Saturday night as the local venue hosts the Australian INXS Show.

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Blackwood hosts festival of music and culture

29-11-2023

The tiny town of Blackwood is getting set to host an impressive line-up of live music and dance when it stages the Blackwood Festival of Music and Culture over December 2-3.

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Chorus tunes up for twilight market

24-11-2023

Those who get along to this Friday’s Creswick Twilight Market can expect to be transported, albeit temporarily, to the Seychelles, Timor and South Africa.

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Seasoned performer to play the Cosmo, Trentham

22-11-2023

Headed to Trentham to perform at The Cosmopolitan Hotel next month, Charles Jenkins is a Melbourne songwriter/musician, producer and performer with more than 30 years experience in the Australian Music Industry.

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Ella headed to the Palais

21-11-2023

Ella Hooper was still a teenager when she burst onto the Australian music scene.

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Xylouris White bring compelling style to the Palais

20-11-2023

Xylouris White live are compelling. Drummer, Jim White, with a style that can sound like a full band one minute and something stark and beautiful the next and George Xylouris, a self-taught master of the lute with a background in traditional Greek folk - weddings, parties, anything; master musicians both with a supernatural power to express themselves as one.

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British India to play Palais, Hepburn

18-11-2023

British India emerged from the underbelly of the Melbourne indie rock scene with a love for music and a driving determination that transformed four high school friends into a fierce garage band.

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Gigs …with Darren Lowe

27-10-2023

Saturday, November 4 - Learning To Fly - A Celebration Of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers were a special kind of band. A band that sustained a decades-long career while never compromising.

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Creswick concert

12-10-2023

Creswick Woollen Mills is set to be the backdrop for a unique medley of musical styles, ranging from classical chamber music and opera arias to jazz improvisations and atmospheric soundscapes, as a selection of the region’s most esteemed musicians converge for the Musical Threads: Performers for Patients Concert.

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Esoteric Jessica to play the Daylesford

11-10-2023

Boundary-flipping performer Jessica Lindsay Smith plays The Daylesford Hotel, live, next Saturday evening, October 21.

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Jenny Don’t & The Spurs play the Bridge

11-10-2023

If you've made plans for this evening - you may want to change 'em. Jenny Don’t & The Spurs play the Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine tonight, Wednesday, October 11.

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Celebrated saxophonist, pianist headed to the Daylesford

10-10-2023

Local music lovers are in for a sweet treat as award-winning musician and composer Ania Reynolds plays The Daylesford Hotel on Saturday evening, October 28.

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BABBA plays the Palais, Hepburn

10-10-2023

For 29 years, BABBA have been thrilling audiences with their superb re-creation of 70’s super group ABBA and the legacy of hits they gave us. Now they're headed to Hepburn to play The Palais this Saturday, October 14.

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Jungle Jim Smith headed to the Daylesford

07-10-2023

Armed with a 3-string cigar box guitar, bottleneck slide, trusty 6-string and shed-built foot drums, Jungle Jim Smith is a one-man-electric-boogie-band based in the rolling hills of South Gippsland Prom Country.

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Stringer plays the Palais

27-09-2023

Much-loved Melbourne singer-songwriter Liz Stringer caps off a busy year with her First Time...For The Last Time solo tour - and it's headed to The Palais, Hepburn.

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Live music for ‘the baroque-curious mind’

16-09-2023

The Saltbush Ensemble, Reidun Turner on viola da gamba, Joy Lee on harpsichord and Tim Willis on baroque violin, will perform at Christ Church, Daylesford on Saturday, September 30 from 2.30pm.

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Oscar LaDell & the Earth Tones to play the Palais

12-09-2023

US-born blues and soul singer Oscar LaDell brings his band The Earth Tones for their first appearance at Palais-Hepburn later this month.

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Distant south plays the Daylesford

10-09-2023

The Distant South plays The Daylesford Hotel next Saturday September 16.

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Freeza all ages gig coming up at The Palais

08-09-2023

An awesome line up of live music is in store as The Palais, Hepburn hosts a free all-ages gig later this month.

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Creswick Chorus in concert for healthy cause

02-08-2023

The Creswick Chorus is one of several local singing groups looking forward to being part this month's Stand By Me concert happening 1.30pm-3.30pm at Ballarat’s York Street Church of Christ York Street Ballarat, Sunday September 10.

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Blues and roots-style: Manning plays the ‘maine

30-08-2023

A veteran of the music industry in Australia, Phil Manning has been at the forefront of blues and roots style music for over five decades, first coming to public attention as a member of the now legendary Chain, a rock/blues band of the sixties and seventies, which still performs to this day.

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Steve Williams Plays WaWaNee at The Palais

29-08-2023

Wa Wa Nee was one of the biggest acts to emerge from Australia in the 80s.

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Gomez’s Ben Ottewell & Ian Ball to play The Palais

27-08-2023

Long-time Love Police pals Ben Ottewell and Ian Ball Gomez are returning to Australia…and they're playing The Palais, Hepburn.

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Top piano talent plays Daylesford Town Hall

23-08-2023

Local music lovers are in for a rare treat as world renown pianist Leslie Howard is giving a once-off afternoon matinee concert in Daylesford next month to support Creswick Health's hospital and aged care upgrades.

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Inside Out teens take showcase to Words in Winter

19-08-2023

Teenagers who are part of theatre company Inside Out Dance Theatre in Daylesford, will take to the stage showcasing their passion and acting talents in a special production for Words in Winter.

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Coomoora Ensemble

18-08-2023

The Coomoora Ensemble, with Alison Catanach on baroque flute, Elizabeth Welsh on baroque violin, Edwina Cordingley on baroque cello, Ruth Wilkinson on viola da gamba and Ann Morgan on harpsichord, will play at Christ Church, Daylesford on Saturday, August 26.

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Oscar LaDell: prepare to be moved

16-08-2023

US-born blues and soul singer Oscar LaDell brings his band The Earth Tones for their first appearance at Palais-Hepburn next month.

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A well strung trio

15-08-2023

Introducing The Well Strung Trio, showcasing a blend of Gypsy Jazz, Latin and yes even some classical music. Comprising virtuosic guitarists, Lyndon Kyrss and Adam Seery and Double Bass player extraordinaire Andrew Vincent this Trio has enchanted audiences far and wide with their exciting interpretations of instrumental music from a bygone era.

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Bluehouse headed to The Palais

14-08-2023

Bluehouse has earned a reputation for folk pop with grunt.

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Iconic Aussie rock band, Starts, to play The Palais

13-08-2023

Iconic Australian country rock band Stars will play the Palais Hepburn on Saturday September 9.

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Winter sounds returns for more

04-08-2023

Following its sell-out success last year, Winter Sounds is returning to Daylesford in August with a great line-up of Australian artists performing in a range of local venues.

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Those sweet strings of Klemantyne Ensemble

02-08-2023

Fans of strings music will be well pleased to see that Ballarat-based Klemantyne Ensemble, have a few performances in the Daylesford-Ballarat region on their agenda.

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Damon Smith Trio headed to The Palais, Hepburn

02-08-2023

Combining virtuosic piano playing with a whiskey-smooth voice, Damon Smith and his trio are headed to The Palais, Hepburn.

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Words in winter gala with special guest Jon Faine

01-08-2023

It may be brrrisk out but in The Palais, Hepburn things will likely be pretty cosy as the venue hosts this month's Words in Winter Gala with special guest Jon Faine.

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‘Darling’ of thriving B’go music scene to play Palais

01-08-2023

Hailing from small town Heathcote and a darling of the thriving Bendigo music scene, folk artist Mariah McCarthy is one of Central Victoria’s most talented musos.

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Daylesford College Music Showcase

30-07-2023

Coming up Friday September 1 at The Palais, Hepburn, the music students of Daylesford College will be showcasing their musical skills and talents to friends, family and the local community.

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Tenzin Choegyal to play the Palais, Hepburn

29-07-2023

Tenzin’s message is uplifting and his joyfulness is infectious. Acknowledged as one of the world's finest Tibetan musicians, Tenzin Choegyal’s cantering rhythms, soaring vocals and exquisite flute solos have enchanted audiences around the globe and next month they'll enchant plenty of local music lovers at The Palais, Hepburn.

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An afternon soiree with Klemantyne

25-07-2023

Fans of strings music will be well pleased to see that Ballarat-based Klemantyne Ensemble have a few public performances in the Daylesford-Ballarat region on their agenda.

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Ensemble Pompadour brings the baroque to Daylesford

25-07-2023

Local lovers of barque music are in for a treat in Daylesford this weekend.

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Contra Guitar Duo

23-07-2023

Queensland-based Contra Guitar Duo – Hamish Strathdee and Emma-Shay Gallenti-Guilfoyle will close the Newstead Arts Hub winter program on Saturday, July 29.

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From Motown to the Blues Bros: sweet soul music to play The Palais

17-07-2023

MOTOR CITY SOUNDS will be bringing their tribute to the greats of soul music to The Palais-Hepburn next month.

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Blood orange brings music plus laughs to The Palais

16-07-2023

After two years of award winning comedy dealing with the personal and global effects of COVID 19, Paul McDermott + 1 return with their new show Blood Orange.

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The Local Podcast July 17, 2023

16-07-2023

The Local crew talk about what to expect in the upcoming edition of The Local

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Oh so charming…

15-07-2023

After extensive international touring, the award-winning sister duo Charm of Finches plays an intimate show at the Palais Hepburn, Saturday, August 12, with new songs and many stories to tell.

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Grand Baxter to play The Palais

14-07-2023

A shelf full of albums by James Taylor, Paul Simon, Jason Isbell and Dawes has given Grand Baxter a distinct sound.

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Golden guitar

13-07-2023

CMAA Golden Guitar winner Angus Gill is joining forces with Oz rock legend Billy Miller (The Ferrets) for one night only - Saturday, August 5, at the Palais in Hepburn Springs, with special guest Australian fiddle playing icon Pixie Jenkins.

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Balbi’s new tour heads takes in Hepburn

12-07-2023

Steve Balbi has just announced a run of tour dates to promote his new track – We Were Lost – following the successful Noiseworks’ reformation and recent NZ Tour with 1980s new-wavers Mi-Sex. The Palais at Hepburn Springs is among them - on Saturday July 29.

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Veteran road warrior Mosley to play the Palais

12-07-2023

Veteran road warrior Bret Mosley plays the Palais, Hepburn on Friday August 4.

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Little tree bursting to branch out at The Palais

11-07-2023

Contemporary Folk trio, 'Little Tree' is preparing to branch out and present a show of original songs at the Palais, Hepburn Springs on Friday July 28.

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The Mount Players’ youth theatre returns for another act

07-07-2023

The Mount Players is incredibly excited to announce that our Youth Theatre will be back in Terms 3 and 4! We welcome Kerry Turpie and Mark Constable, two fabulous, highly-qualified teachers who will run each of the classes together for students aged from 10 - 19 on a weekly basis from 10 July.

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Playful blend of jazz, swing, blues and boogie

03-07-2023

Bringing a playful blend of jazz, swing, blues and boogie infused vintage party tune, the inimitable Shuffle Club return to Palais Hepburn on Saturday night, July 15.

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Backyard banjos headed to The Palais

03-07-2023

The Backyard Banjo Club are a five-piece trad-jazz/bluegrass bonanza and they're headed to The Palais, Hepburn to strut their stuff, Saturday night July 22.

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Aquarius Dreams II supports Wombat Forest Care

02-07-2023

Following fairly on the platform heels of the first Aquarius Dreams live music event at The Palais- Hepburn, comes the second edition - and it's all for a good cause.

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Get Rhythm, the Johnny Cash & June Carter Show

28-06-2023

The Palais at Hepburn is getting set to step back in time with Get Rhythm, Australia's leading Johnny Cash and June Carter act.

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Taking The Night Air

28-06-2023

There’s something about the night air and Michael Meeking will be exploring that something as he performs live at The Palais, Hepburn on Friday evening July 21.

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Double shot of blues at the Palais

26-06-2023

Hepburn Palais and I Love it Live are getting set to present a special Double Shot of Blues event, featuring two of Melbourne’s leading blues acts coming up at the local venue on Friday July 7.

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Australian Doors Tribute Show at the Palais

25-06-2023

Whiskey a Go Go June 1966…. The Doors hit the stage with energy, and electricity bringing the room to a fever pitch. Jim Morrison announces the show … Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin…

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Kevin Borich performs the Palais

14-06-2023

With a pro music career spanning 47 years, Kevin Borich has pretty much done it all - and this Saturday night, June 17, he does it again at the Palais in Hepburn Springs.

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Vive La France: French national celebration to help local brass band out

11-06-2023

Le quatorze juillet' - the French National Day party is on again in the Daylesford Town Hall on Friday, July 14.

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Out of the woodwork: Fleetwood Mac fans head to the Palais

07-06-2023

There's little doubt this Saturday evening - June 10 - will bring Fleetwood Mac fans out in force for the tribute show happening at the Palais.

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Smokey jazz vocals meet ‘truly authentic jazz guitarist’

24-05-2023

Things are gonna' get jazzy at the Daylesford Hotel this Saturday night.

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Lloyd Spiegel trio to play the Palais

24-05-2023

Melbourne Blues artist Lloyd Spiegel has been touring the globe for 30 of his 40 years. This Friday evening - May 26 - the 14-time Australian Blues Award winner brings his trio to The Palais, Hepburn Springs to treat blues fans.

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Karlo to serve up original sound at the Daylesford

23-05-2023

Melbourne muso Karlo Arcinue is headed to the Daylesford Hotel to perform live this Thursday evening May 25.

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’60s Parisian detective, meets dystopian desert cowgirl…

23-05-2023

Transportive and with a penchant for drama, Taylah Carroll wants to lay the world before her listener; a world she characterises neatly as: “a 60s Parisian detective, meets dystopian desert cowgirl”.

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Strange Trails readies to rock the Vic

18-05-2023

High energy Woodend band Strange Trails is inviting all and sundry to get out and support local and original rock music at the town's Vic Hotel.

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Music news

13-05-2023

Newstead Arts Hub and Newstead Live will present two events in June featuring Australian singer-songwriter, Fred Smith.

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Hymn and Her will bring good vibes to old bush church

12-05-2023

Hymn and Her Ensemble will perform at Yandoit Cultural, the old church in the bush at Uniting Church Road, on Saturday, May 20 from 4pm.

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Bold as brass

12-05-2023

Daylesford, Creswick and Western brass bands will present Soundtrack of the Globe in Daylesford on Saturday, May 20.

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Sally and the Idiomatics play The Palais

10-05-2023

Playing live at The Palais, Hepburn Springs this Friday evening, May 12, Sally Ford and the Idiomatics sing of life, love and lived experience.

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Kate Bush tribute show coming to the Palais

05-05-2023

Kate Bush fans will no doubt be delighted to learn that "Running Up That Hill: The Songs of Kate Bush" comes to The Palais, Hepburn Springs this Friday evening, May 5.

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Concert in the old Yandoit church

28-04-2023

Ceridwen McCooey and Darcy King, above, will return to Yandoit Cultural, the old church in the bush - for a concert on Saturday, May 6 from 6pm.

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The Distance South to launch debut self-titled album at the Palais

26-04-2023

Combining the earthiness of folk, the lament of country and the authenticity of stories that you just know are true, The Distant South have been sweating it out in some of Victoria’s best venues over the last 2 years - honing their sound and their songs to the delight of a growing audience.

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Leith brings his most requested to the Palais

25-04-2023

It's been 16 years since Damien won over Australia’s heart, taking out the 2006 series of Australian Idol.

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Daylesford gets ready for Rumble

19-04-2023

Tasmania's Isabel Rumble weaves stories together with nuanced vocals to create a space of open hearted intimacy and connection.

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Music news

14-04-2023

From little things, big things grow. This festival went leaps and bounds toward establishing itself as a fixture on the music calendar in its second year, demonstrating a level of professionalism, confidence and maturity which was admirable and a credit to all involved.

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New concert series starts June

13-04-2023

After the success of concerts last year and a recent four-concert music festival, Christ Church is holding a new concert series.

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De Marco to bring a dash of southern Europe to The Daylesford

11-04-2023

Rosario De Marco, gifted guitarist - composer is headed to the Daylesford Hotel to perform live Sunday April 16.

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Spiller to play The Palais

10-04-2023

D’Arcy Spiller crashed back into our ears in 2022 with new single ‘Curveball’, the fierce follow up to gentle ballad ‘Milk & Honey’ and rock anthem ‘Crave’.

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SupperClub Friday Presents: Stevie Rigby & Guests

08-04-2023

Stevie Rigby is a talented young local singer who loves all genres of music.

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Old friends realise dream of a Good Friday at the Palais

02-03-2023

Inner Melbourne original jazz stalwarts, the Reg Cole Quartet, are realising a decades-old dream in playing their original music at the historic Palais- Hepburn on Good Friday.

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Music news

01-04-2023

The Ukulele Death Squad has grown bigger and better since its 2017 inception, bringing a frenetic energy to the uke with their own flamenco, R&B and folk style.

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The Rechords at The Palais-Hepbrun

31-03-2023

Off the back of their recent support of 4 shows with EILEN JEWELL & HER BAND (USA) which saw them perform at Archies Creek Hotel (SOLD OUT), Royal Theatre Castlemaine, Thornbury Theatre (SOLD OUT) and the Gershwin Room at the Espy, The Rechords return to regional Victoria for their own headline show.

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Good Friday shaping for jazz lovers at The Palais, Hepburn Springs

27-03-2023

It certainly is shaping as a good Friday for jazz lovers at The Palais, Hepburn Springs on April 7.

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The Palais’ SupperClub Friday presents Matt Joe Gow

26-03-2023

Matt Joe Gow grew up in the deep south of New Zealand in a town with bad weather and good music: Dunedin.

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Americana meets the Palais for Easter Saturday evening gig

28-03-2023

Americana meets the Palais, Hepburn Springs come Easter Saturday when The Rechords take to the stage to do what they do best.

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Clues about Russia revealed at Clunes

19-03-2023

AS AN adolescent, Sheila Fitzpatrick challenged her father, including questioning his view on the Soviet Union. Being a socialist, he was hopeful that it was achieving something like socialism...

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‘Extension of my soul’ top violinist to play Daylesford Town Hall this month

19-03-2023

"When I play, my instrument becomes the extension of my soul.” This is a quote from internationally acclaimed solo violinist, Alexandre Da Costa, currently one of the top and most sought-after violinists and soloists in the world and headed to Daylesford to perform this month.

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Celebrating Saint Paddy at Trentham

16-03-2023

At Trentham East, St Patrick’s Day is now an annual, modern and weekend celebration of the best of Irish culture.

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Well Chilled! ChillOut ‘finds it’s wings’ and flies

15-03-2023

Daylesford has turned on sparkling conditions for the Labour Day long weekend's ChillOut festival with many thousands celebrating and partying to the theme 'Find your Wings' across the weekend.

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Ukulele Death Squad headed to the Palais for April 1 showdown

15-03-2023

They're armed, "dangerous" and said to be headed to The Palais, Hepburn Springs for an April 1 evening showdown.

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Carole King hits and rarities celebrate songwriting queen’s catalogue

14-03-2023

Carole King Hits and Rarities is coming to the Palais, Hepburn Springs, Friday March 24.

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The leather lungs gets set to blast Odessa

08-03-2023

Odessa at Leaver's Hotel in Creswick is bracing as it prepares to host The Leather Lungs as part of this weekend's ChillOut program, that's spreading its rainbow-coloured wings well beyond Daylesford for this year's festival.

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Not so nice nans to host Granny Bingo at ChillOut

28-02-2023

Australia’s nastiest nans can’t wait to pull their balls out for you - apparently.

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Hello Dolly! The Palais does Parton

27-02-2023

The Palais at Hepburn Springs taps its inner big hair persona next Saturday March 4 when it hosts The Dolly Parton Experience with Vanesssa and the Jealous Guys.

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Stepping back in time

17-02-2023

The Mount Players are stepping back in time with the adaption of a comedy classic.

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Chilling Out with MC Art Simone

16-02-2023

Art Simone will MC the All Ages Soundshell event on Saturday, March 11 and co-MC at Carnivale on March 12 with ABC’s favourite weatherman Nate Byrne! She chatted with ChillOut Festival’s Amy Fabry-Jenkins.

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Music news with Darren Lowe

17-02-2023

CRESFEST is back again with a three-day multi-generational and inclusive celebration of music, art and culture in April.

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Aussie jazz icon Vince Jones plays the Palais

15-02-2023

He's cool. He's smooth. He's one of Australia's premier exponents of Jazz and he's coming to Hepburn Springs to play the Palais next month.

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Birdpop to pop in for SupperClub Friday

14-02-2023

Birdpop is preparing to bring its eclectic sound to The Palais as part of the Hepburn Spring's venue's ongoing Supper Club series.

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B Sharp Burlesk brings a bit of ‘bump n grind’ to the Palais

13-02-2023

B Sharp Burlesk is an exciting brand new show with a focus on classic burlesque, traditional bump n grind, showgirl dance, vaudeville and comedic slapstick - and it hits the stage at the Palais later this month.

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Ausecuma Beats and ZFEX at the Palais – Hepburn

12-02-2023

Ausecuma Beats and ZFEX are poised to bring a heady concoction of West African Beats, Jazz, Soul and Funk to The Palais - Hepburn next Sunday, February 19.

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Meet MC Art Simone

09-02-2023

Art Simone will MC the All Ages event Saturday Sound Shell, and co-MC at Carnivale with ABC’s favourite weatherman Nate Byrne! She chatted with ChillOut Festival's Fabry-Jenkins.

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Comedy Republic headed to The Palais

10-02-2023

The Palais in Hepburn Springs is getting set for some serious belly laughs

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Chilling Out with Sam Lohs – one half of the Tuck Shop Ladies

09-02-2023

Sam Lohs, one half of the Tuck Shop Ladies, will be performing at a few events at ChillOut (see below). Sam chatted with the festival's Amy Fabry-Jenkins.

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Meet Stella Savy, conductor of the Creswick Chorus

03-02-2023

Quite a few will know her as the friendly face up front conducting the Creswick Chorus, Creswick’s own community choir for adults who like to sing.

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Must sees at ChillOut 2023

02-02-2023

Daylesford is a special place, and Emma Ireland would know.

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An evening of Indian classical music with Manish Pingle

01-02-2023

Renowned Indian slide guitarist Manish Pingle is preparing to bring his virtuosic playing to Hepburn Spring later this month.

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Zac Anthony does the SupperClub

31-01-2023

Zac Anthony has been performing on stages around the globe for over 20 years as the front person and songwriter for The Wellingtons.

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Odesa to host Owen Campbell and Gabby Steel

30-01-2023

Blues-rock exponent Owen Campbell and folk-pop multi-instrumentalist both take to the stage Creswick's Odesa at Leaver's hotel in March.

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Maggie and that NYJazz

29-01-2023

Castlemaine-based Maggie Jackson and the NYJazzQuartet are preparing to dispense their cool tunes at the Palias next month.

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Brian Mannix and The Androids headed to The Palais

28-01-2023

Pop-punk legend Brian Mannix and The Androids are preparing to play The Palais at Hepburn Springs on Saturday February 1

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Stella Savy Avek Frers at Creswick’s Odesa

24-01-2023

Local muso Stella savy brings her singular blend of funk, soul, reggae and ska to Odesa at Leaver's Hotel, Creswick this Saturday, January 28 for her Stella Savy Avek Frers gig.

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A date for the diary: Newstead Live

20-01-2023

At last, a return to live music over this traditional, albeit slightly early Australia Day long weekend from Friday, January 20 to Monday, January 23.

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Ajak Kwai to perform at the Palais

17-01-2023

Ajak Kwai is preparing to bring her compulsive harmonies and rhythms to Hepburn Springs' Palais for a performance that promises to delight music lovers early next month.

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Age of Aquarius: Boogie like it’s 1999

16-01-2023

Hepburn Spring's Palais is suggesting anyone partial to "boogying like it's 1999" might want to get along to its upcoming 'Dreams of Aquarius' event, promising "a unique night of local electronic musicians and DJ's".

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Alex Lloyd: ‘live and amazing’ at the Palais

15-01-2023

Alex Lloyd is getting set to return to the stage at The Palais, Hepburn with his 'Live & Amazing' tour, next Friday January 27.

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Beach party at the Palais with Rufino and the Coconuts, Mikelangelo

14-01-2023

Rufino and the Coconuts and Mikelangelo come together to host the first ever Hepburn Beach Party at the Palais, Hepburn next Saturday night, January 21.

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Dealing with those long summer days: school holiday activities scheduled

30-12-2022

The Macedon Ranges Council is inviting all young people aged between 12 and 25 to supercharge their summer holidays by participating in its 2023 Youth Holiday Program.

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Prepare for a flaming ‘DiscoINFERNO’

19-12-2022

Hepburn's Palais is preparing to bring in the New Year in style with a spectacular glitter bomb of celebration - a flaming DiscoINFERNO.

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Waters and Mastwyk are headed to play the Palais

18-12-2022

Dan Waters and BenMastwyk are headed to the Palais in Hepburn later this month to dispense their unique combination of Americana and Cosmic Country music live.

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Wenham taps his inner scrooge

16-12-2022

It's a great last minute Christmas gift idea for the person who has everything - and packs some timeless food for thought to boot.

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Damo brings his music-filled vibe to the Woodend library

16-12-2022

Damo is headed to the Woodend library in the new year to help keep local kids entertained with a free gig during the summer school holidays.

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Ho, ho, ho – here are some Christmassy things to do

11-12-2022

Ho, ho, ho! Here are just some of the Christmassy things to do happening throughout the Hepburn Shire and beyond this festive season.

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CresFest pass could please the person who has ‘everything’

10-12-2022

A weekend pass to CresFest 2023 could be just the ticket for anyone wondering about Christmas gifts, spokesperson Fiona Watson says.

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Nigel Wearne brings ‘To The Edge Tour’ to Creswick

07-12-2022

Nigel Wearne is bringing his 'To The Edge Tour to Creswick's Odessa at Leavers Hotel this Saturday, December 10.

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Time to strike up the band

02-12-2022

The Daylesford Community Brass Band is in a festive mood as it prepares for quite a few Christmassy outings in coming days.

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Band concert finale

The final of the Christ Church concerts will feature the Daylesford Community Brass Band with their Beyond concert on Saturday, November 19 at 2.30pm at Christ Church Anglican, 54 Central Springs Road, Daylesford.

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Brandenburg Orchestra

12-11-2022

The Convent at Daylesford has been chosen to host the Brandenburg Orchestra, which will perform its Baroque Fusions in the chapel on November 17 at 5.30pm and 7.30pm.

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Tunes to chill

01-11-2022

Electronic Spring is a free concert at Hepburn Springs soundshell on November 12 from 3pm and staged by local music collective SMAM.

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Lyster Opera presents La Cenerentola

26-10-2022

FOLLOWING their successful tour of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in May/ June, Lyster Opera returns to the stage with Rossini’s hilarious take on the Cinderella story, La Cenerentola.

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The Big Rainbow comes to Daylesford They swiped right!

05-10-2022

DAYLESFORD has been named the home of The Big Rainbow, Australia’s first “big” landmark dedicated to the celebration of regional LGBTIQA+ pride and inclusion.

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A Feast of Music

29-08-2022

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra’s A Feast of Music festival is returning to Daylesford for the first time in three years, after the pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 and 2021 festivals.

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Reservoir dogs

16-08-2022

The Mount Players' third production for 2022, Reservoir Dogs opens on Friday, August 19 playing through to Sunday, September 4.

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Find Your Wings theme for ChillOut 23

16-08-2022

CHILLOUT has unveiled its theme for 2023 – Find Your Wings. Festival director Emma Ireland said the theme came from the discovery of the bright-eyed brown butterfly at the Grove of Gratitude at Wombat Flat, Lake Daylesford.

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Spanish flair, virtuosic Paraguayan guitar and a few goosebumps

15-08-2022

CLASSICAL guitarist Clancy McLeod grew up in Alice Springs and moved down to Victoria when he was 15. He spent quite a few years of his childhood travelling through the desert with camels and a wagon - the family were cameleers.

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Concert delivers plenty of satisfaction

05-08-2022

A self-indulgent, bucket list trip to the other side of the world to see a (The) rock band. I guess you could absolutely argue that point.

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Church concerts

02-08-2022

Daylesford’s Christ Church Anglican has launched a series of five very special concerts on Saturday afternoons from winter to spring.

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Inspiring Jasmine

01-08-2022

From a young age, Daylesford’s Jasmine Gruar knew she wanted to be a ballet dancer. Her memories of dancing with her sister at home cemented her love of dance.

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On song with big dreams

01-08-2022

Twenty-year-old Atticus Punt-Trethewey is close to releasing his first EP while also organising a live music event in Daylesford, AltWave, with a group of fellow college students. An event by young people for young people.

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True event stage drama

27-07-2022

A powerful stage drama based on a true event and set in a farmhouse in rural Victoria, is now in rehearsal at Castlemaine’s Phee Broadway Theatre.

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Silent film night

20-07-2022

Small Space Music and Radio Springs Hotel present the Magic Lantern Sessions #4 - live improvised music scores with classic silent movies - on July 31.

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Funding for artists

08-07-2022

CENTRAL Highlands' artists and creative organisations are invited to hit the road and take their performances, exhibitions and events across regional and outer-metropolitan Victoria.

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The sound of winter finally arrives in 2022

FINALLY, after two cancellations due to, ahem, unforeseen circumstances, Winter Sounds is set to nourish the souls of music lovers of the shire and beyond.

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Silent films at Radio Springs Hotel

22-06-2022

When silent films first made an appearance, they were almost always accompanied by live music, starting with a pianist at the first movie projections by the Lumière Brothers in Paris in 1895.

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Chris to perform Lennox tribute

21-06-2022

Chris Burgess grew up in Naarm, Melbourne and from an early age aspired to be in musicals as his mum took him to every show that came through. He even has a closet full of programs and ticket stubs to prove it.

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Battle of the Bands

15-06-2022

Battle of the Bands is back and live in 2022! We are calling on young people aged between 12 and 25 years who think they have what it takes to battle it out on stage with the cream of our local talent and take home some awesome prizes!

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Gig Guide

08-06-2022

Gig Guide

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New music event

07-05-2022

A new live music event known as ‘The Gig’ will take place in Woodend on Saturday 21 May.

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Gig Guide with Darren Lowe

26-04-2022

Off the back of the 17-year anniversary reissue of her ARIA award-winning 2005 album Parking Lots, Australian icon Mia Dyson was penned to perform a run of Australian dates this November.

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Uked! coming to Creswick

17-04-2022

AFTER two sell-out seasons in Guildford and Newham in 2019, Jane Cafarella’s hit show Uked! - the first play-along ukulele musical is coming to the Creswick Courthouse Theatre in June.

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Gig Guide

14-04-2022

Gig guide

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Music and movies

14-04-2022

SMALL Space Music and the Radio Springs Hotel are pairing live improvised music scores with classic movies for the Magic Lantern Sessions.

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Night of the Proms

12-04-2022

Night of the Proms will be held at the Daylesford Town Hall on Saturday, April 30 and is a fundraiser for the Daylesford Community Brass Band, sponsored by Community Bank Daylesford District and U3A Hepburn Shire.

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Upgrade for Lauriston Hall

07-04-2022

The 90-year-old Lauristone Hall in Lauriston has been transformed from a much-loved community hub into a more accessible space to be better equipped to host more events.

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CresFest 2022

04-04-2022

Cold Central Victoria-type weather seemed to sync with the end of daylight saving, perfectly setting the scene for a new, sprawling and cosy music festival - Creswick's CresFest.

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Gig guide with Darren Lowe

31-03-2022

Gig guide

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Small halls

30-03-2022

Award-winning indie folk darlings Charm of Finches and prolific singer-songwriter Jack Carty have hit the road for the Festival of Small Halls Autumn Tour 2022.

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CresFest: The story of the festival unfolds

28-03-2022

AN INITIATIVE that’s sure to surprise attendees at the inaugural CresFest from Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 3 is an A2 folded map with the full program on one side and on the other a list of venues and other important information.

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CresFest – the story unfolds

05-03-2022

LIKE an intricate tapestry, the threads that weave together the story of CresFest start to reveal a cohesive picture that celebrates what started out as the initiative of a few to a collaboration of many.

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Joe Camilleri: Country life, music and gardens

HE IS one of Australia’s favourite rockers, an ARIA Hall of Famer and together with The Black Sorrows he’s sold more than two million albums.

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Staying positive about the live music scene

25-01-2021

IF you’re a musician you definitely know how abysmal last year was for getting out and showcasing your music. And if you think it was bad in the capital cities, spare a thought for the people operating in regional areas like here.

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Newstead Live Music Festival back for 2021

16-11-2020

THE last weekend of January has always been a time to look forward to with the running of the Newstead Live Music Festival. It is a four-day event of folk, roots, Americana and Celtic live music performances, as well as workshops, open mic sessions, spoken word performances and has been a popular fixture in Newstead since 2007.

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Gigs with Darren Lowe

28-09-2020

OKAY, some cautious baby steps, but is there light now appearing? The Guildford Hotel has released some gigs in the upcoming weeks with some restrictions in place, but, for music fans this shouldn’t be an obstacle.

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