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    May 2019

    The Price Is Wrong

    May 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    The Cabaret Club, 4/9367 Western Highway
    Warrenheip, Victoria 3352 Australia
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    $13

    The Price Is Wrong Trivia Game Show presents nothing short of an hilarious and quite naughty night of trivia, games, music, audience participation and prizes with popular daggy 70’s style hosts Freddie Fandango & Adriana Obsceneties. It’s a trivia night with a twist. No Science, History and Sport rounds, just loads of music, pop culture, gossip and other genres that lets face it, are the fun ones. You MUST call 53 348150 to reserve your table for your team. This…

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    Basement Session: Shaftwerk

    May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    The Lost Ones Basement Bar, 14 Camp Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $15

    Shaftwerk began as a busking duo featuring Andre Prenc and Adrian Jones. While both men’s musical backgrounds are firmly rooted in heavy rock, metal and punk they both shared a love and interest in 1850’s music. After numerous busking and small venue gigs with Andre playing acoustic nylon string guitar and Adrian playing woodbox they added to the duo with Peter Bray (steel string acoustic) and Paul Elliott (tin whistle) to complete the current line up. Featuring songs from Stephen…

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    Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

    May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $40

    Looking for a laugh? The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is coming to town. Forget I-Spy, spotto and stale servo snacks, this road trip is jam-packed with a crew of fantastically funny comedians, specially selected to bring the fun of the Festival to towns and cities nationwide. With a line-up of artists sure to tickle anyone’s funny bone, the Roadshow has something for everyone. Grab a mate, grab a date... grab a ticket to the Roadshow! Tickets are also available…

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    June 2019

    The Kings of Rock and Soul – Elvis and Tom

    June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $69.90
    The Kings of Rock and Soul

    He was and remains the KING of Rock n Roll. He is the KING of soul music. Elvis Presley and Tom Jones reached the top of their music genres. Now, through the amazing talents of Jack Gatto and James Cupples, two of the greatest voices in contemporary music today, you can relive the magic of Elvis Presley & Tom Jones. Jack Gatto, at just 27, is the voice of the King. James Cupples, from TV’s The Voice, was described by…

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    Linton Jam Session

    June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    Railway Hotel, Linton, 73 Sussex St
    Linton, 3360
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    $2

    Jams at the Railway Hotel in Linton are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.. and not just relegated to the Blues,other forms ie: Country, Folk and etc,are gladly invited along. The Jam is for some fun and not to be taken too serious. The host band of Russco Coleman drums, Pete Maskell guitar and vocals and Glenn bass, and guests to keep it real. We are not an actual band and there will be no prior rehearsal for…

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    Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody Greatest Hits Tour

    June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $59.95
    What's on in Ballarat: Queen

    QUEEN - BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY GREATEST HITS TOUR  - FEATURING THOMAS CRANE QUEEN is amongst the greatest rock bands of the twentieth century and Freddie Mercury is hailed by many as the most charismatic and flamboyant performer in contemporary rock. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody, seen as the best Queen show in Australia if not The World, is bringing to Australia their new show, THE GREATEST HITS TOUR. This show features Thomas Crane who is arguably the best Freddie Mercury in Australia…

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    Murder Mystery – A Night to Die For

    June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    Kryal Castle, 121 Forbes Road
    Leigh Creek, Victoria 3352 Australia
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    $99

    On the night of a royal wedding joining two kingdoms as one, the young bride is found in her chambers, viciously murdered. But who is the killer at large? Tensions are palpable as the rulers of three kingdoms deny responsibility for the tragedy. However, one of them is lying through their teeth. Journey throughout the Castle walls to witness secret rendezvous, question suspects, and uncover clues before the evidence runs cold. Remember, everyone is guilty until proven innocent, and until…

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    West of Sunshine – Film Screening

    June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $6 – $39
    West-of-Sunshine

    Gritty Melbournian Urban Jungle WEST OF Australia, 2018, 78 min. Directed by Jason Raftopoulos.  Stars Damian Hill and Kat Stewart.  Jim is a courier doing his best in difficult circumstances: his loan shark wants $15,000 by close of business; his boss wants him to stick to his normal deliveries; and, it being school holidays, he is supposed to be looking after his adolescent son. A naturalistic study of fatherhood and desperation, this small independent Australian film debuted at the 2017…

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    Ballarat Symphony Orchestra – Stars on the Rise

    June 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $15 – $35

    Three of the region’s rising stars, winners of the 2019 Youth Concerto Competition, will perform with the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra. The popular program features works by Rossini, Mozart, Cimerosa, Vivaldi, Rossini and Marquez and as a special highlight – the BSO will perform an original composition by young Ballarat pianist and composer Jack Stacey.

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    Beauty and the Beast

    June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $45
    Beauty and the Beast

    Performances from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 7th  with matinees on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th  Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. Adapted from Walt Disney Pictures' Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name – which in turn had been based on the classic French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont– Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a cold-blooded prince who has been magically transformed into…

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    Beauty and the Beast

    June 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
    + Google Map
    $45
    Beauty and the Beast

    Performances from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 7th  with matinees on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th  Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. Adapted from Walt Disney Pictures' Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name – which in turn had been based on the classic French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont– Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a cold-blooded prince who has been magically transformed into…

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    July 2019

    Beauty and the Beast

    July 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
    + Google Map
    $45
    Beauty and the Beast

    Performances from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 7th  with matinees on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th  Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. Adapted from Walt Disney Pictures' Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name – which in turn had been based on the classic French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont– Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a cold-blooded prince who has been magically transformed into…

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    Beauty and the Beast

    July 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
    + Google Map
    $45
    Beauty and the Beast

    Performances from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 7th  with matinees on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th  Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. Adapted from Walt Disney Pictures' Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name – which in turn had been based on the classic French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont– Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a cold-blooded prince who has been magically transformed into…

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    Linton Jam Session

    July 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Railway Hotel, Linton, 73 Sussex St
    Linton, 3360
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    $2

    Jams at the Railway Hotel in Linton are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.. and not just relegated to the Blues,other forms ie: Country, Folk and etc,are gladly invited along. The Jam is for some fun and not to be taken too serious. The host band of Russco Coleman drums, Pete Maskell guitar and vocals and Glenn bass, and guests to keep it real. We are not an actual band and there will be no prior rehearsal for…

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    Murder Mystery – A Night to Die For

    July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    One event on 3 August 2019 at 6:30 pm

    One event on 14 September 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Kryal Castle, 121 Forbes Road
    Leigh Creek, Victoria 3352 Australia
    + Google Map
    $99

    On the night of a royal wedding joining two kingdoms as one, the young bride is found in her chambers, viciously murdered. But who is the killer at large? Tensions are palpable as the rulers of three kingdoms deny responsibility for the tragedy. However, one of them is lying through their teeth. Journey throughout the Castle walls to witness secret rendezvous, question suspects, and uncover clues before the evidence runs cold. Remember, everyone is guilty until proven innocent, and until…

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    The 2 of us – David Hobson and Marina Prior

    July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $69.95
    David Hobson and Marina Prior

    MARINA PRIOR & DAVID HOBSON ‘THE 2 OF US’ UP CLOSE & PERSONAL With their 50 date national tour of 2018 being a huge success, selling out around the country, and such demand from fans, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends, of Musical Theatre & Opera, Marina Prior & David Hobson announce their 2019 tour! ‘The 2 Of Us’, ‘Up Close & Personal ‘ is accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance. Marina and David will perform…

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    August 2019

    Murder Mystery – A Night to Die For

    August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    One event on 30 March 2019 at 6:30 pm

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    One event on 11 May 2019 at 6:30 pm

    One event on 8 June 2019 at 6:30 pm

    One event on 20 July 2019 at 6:30 pm

    One event on 3 August 2019 at 6:30 pm

    One event on 14 September 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Kryal Castle, 121 Forbes Road
    Leigh Creek, Victoria 3352 Australia
    + Google Map
    $99

    On the night of a royal wedding joining two kingdoms as one, the young bride is found in her chambers, viciously murdered. But who is the killer at large? Tensions are palpable as the rulers of three kingdoms deny responsibility for the tragedy. However, one of them is lying through their teeth. Journey throughout the Castle walls to witness secret rendezvous, question suspects, and uncover clues before the evidence runs cold. Remember, everyone is guilty until proven innocent, and until…

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    Linton Jam Session

    August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Railway Hotel, Linton, 73 Sussex St
    Linton, 3360
    + Google Map
    $2

    Jams at the Railway Hotel in Linton are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.. and not just relegated to the Blues,other forms ie: Country, Folk and etc,are gladly invited along. The Jam is for some fun and not to be taken too serious. The host band of Russco Coleman drums, Pete Maskell guitar and vocals and Glenn bass, and guests to keep it real. We are not an actual band and there will be no prior rehearsal for…

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    Arj Barker – We need to talk

    August 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    Arj Barker

    Hey, you got an hour? Look, I've been doing a shit-ton of thinking about...us, and where we're headed. This isn't easy, but I need to be 100% honest with you, even if what I say makes you laugh, very, very hard. You had better sit down for this.... Australia's adopted son of comedy returns withhis brand new show We Need To Talk. ⋆⋆⋆⋆ ‘A must see for anyone who loves a laugh...’ Adelaide Now.

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    September 2019

    Linton Jam Session

    September 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Railway Hotel, Linton, 73 Sussex St
    Linton, 3360
    + Google Map
    $2

    Jams at the Railway Hotel in Linton are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.. and not just relegated to the Blues,other forms ie: Country, Folk and etc,are gladly invited along. The Jam is for some fun and not to be taken too serious. The host band of Russco Coleman drums, Pete Maskell guitar and vocals and Glenn bass, and guests to keep it real. We are not an actual band and there will be no prior rehearsal for…

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