SKELETON CREW: – Friday 23rd August @ 7:00pm, Saturday 24th August @ 7:00pm and Sunday 25th August @ 2:00pm.

SKELETON CREW

Friday 23rd August @ 7:00pm, Saturday 24th August @ 7:00pm and Sunday 25th August @ 2:00pm.

Come and experience Community Theatre in all it’s glories, with a stellar cast of over 50 players, singers, dancers and crew.

The story is set locally in Batlow, and looks at how youth of different eras problem-solve the issue of a skeleton – a real skeleton – in the family closet.

It’s a lot of fun and a will be a great night out for the whole family.

The show will be seen in three performances – Evening shows on the 23rd and 24th of August and a Matinee on Sunday 25th August.  Tickets are just $10 at the box office.  So come and have a laugh, and even sing along!

A WEEKEND OF JAZZ with JAMES MORRISON – Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2019

A WEEKEND OF JAZZ with JAMES MORRISON 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunset Dinner Jazz

5.30pm, Saturday 14th September 2019

Anglican Church Hall

Canapes and complimentary drink on arrival in the church gardens overlooking the Tumut river.  Followed by 2 x courses and an evening of jazz in the church hall.  Drinks available for purchase at the bar.

Evening features a locally made Stuart & Sons Concert Grand Piano

Tickets $120 per person.  15 and over only

Evening finishes about 10pm

WORKSHOPS – Sunday 15th

10am – Students who have been playing for less than 12 months

11am – Students who have been playing for more than 12 months

Montreal Community Theatre, 44 Russell Street Tumut

Students will be performing with the big band during the afternoon performance

Students of any age, any ability, any instrument welcome to attend.

Tickets Adult $70, School Age $40 (includes ticket to afternoon performance)

 

Ensure you arrive 15 minutes before the workshop with your instrument.

Afternoon Performance

2pm, Sunday 15th September

Montreal Community Theatre

Tickets Adult $40, School Age $30 and under 5 free

Main performance finishing about 4.15pm

James Morrison is, by anybody’s standard, a virtuoso in the true sense of the word. Besides the trumpet, this multi-instrumentalist also plays trombone, piano, saxophone and double bass.  At the age of six he started on piano, at seven he took up brass, at nine he formed his first band and at thirteen he was playing professionally in nightclubs. His international career developed just as quickly with a debut in the USA at the Monterey Jazz Festival at age sixteen.

Following this were performances at the world’s major jazz festivals, including Montreux, North Sea, Nice and the Hollywood Bowl, playing with many of the legends of jazz – Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, George Benson, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Ray Brown and Wynton Marsalis to name a few. James also frequents the world’s most famous jazz clubs – Birdland, The Blue Note and Village Vanguard in New York, the New Morning in Paris, the Tokyo Blue Note and Ronnie Scott’s in London.

James has been appointed a member of The Order of Australia, has won countless awards and has been inducted into the Australian Jazz Hall of Fame. He has received several honorary Doctorates and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia, leading his own music Academy.

Now 56, James Morrison’s career has included much more than just jazz…

He has recorded with The London Symphony Orchestra, rock legends INXS and the European Brass Ensemble, performed at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms, written the opening fanfare for the Olympic Games, played for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and for US Presidents Bush and Clinton. He has played classical trumpet at the Kremlin, broken a Guinness record conducting the world’s largest orchestra, was TV presenter on Top Gear Australia and in 2016 was a guest of President Obama at the White House.  He’s a pilot, rally driver, sailor, author and even an inventor… February

 

CHRISTINE ANU – REWIND: The Aretha Franklin Songbook – Saturday 26th October 2019

CHRISTINE ANU – REWIND: The Aretha Franklin Songbook

Saturday 26th October 2019

Tickets $50pp

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or Sounds of the Mountains – 81 Capper Street Tumut

Australia’s soul diva Christine Anu returns in 2019 with REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook. Experience Christine’s powerful performance for the first time, or return to enjoy her soulful and sassy tunes once again.

Christine has entertained audiences sporadically over six years with her tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. With sell-out shows at venues across Australia, REWIND has received rave reviews with critics describing the show as an event that ‘captures and celebrates the high standard of live Australian music and artists today’, highlighting Christine’s performance as elegant, powerful and seductive. With such amazing reviews, it’s no surprise Christine is taking the show around the country for an encore tour to celebrate the great Queen of Soul who passed away  on the 16 August 2018.

REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook has proven to be a special show, unlike anything Christine has done before. In this must-see performance, Christine delivers soulful interpretations of Aretha’s most memorable songs including the signature tunes Respect and (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman among other unforgettable Aretha classics.

Christine has enjoyed the opportunity to connect with a new audience through the magic of Aretha Franklin’s music. “Nobody says it or sings it better than Aretha Franklin. She is one of my greatest influences and an inspiration. I truly believe she is the greatest soul singer of our time,” says Christine.

Long-time fans will enjoy seeing Christine perform her signature hits including Island Home and Sunshine on a Rainy Day, songs that cemented her status as an Australian icon. New fans will enjoy the stylings of soul diva Aretha Franklin while being introduced to the diversity and raw talent of an Australian National Treasure. “I would like to thank Aretha Franklin – her magic introduced me to a whole new audience and for this, I will forever love her,” said Christine.

With an illustrious career spanning more than two decades, Australia’s most iconic First Nations Entertainer has amassed a multitude of achievements spanning music, theatre, dance, film, television and children’s entertainment. A multi-ARIA nominee and recipient, Christine has had platinum albums, a Green Room Award for Best Actress in a Musical, won song of the year (for My Island Home) and is an eight-time Deadly Award recipient, with no plans to slow down. She has had success after success in the entertainment arena for twenty years which looks to continue into a busy and exciting 2019.