My Nightingale
Nov
25
8:00pm 8:00pm

My Nightingale

Brisbane indie-folk band My Nightingale are launching their debut EP ‘Folk Tales’ with a national tour, and they’re bringing their beautiful and powerful live show to the Old Castlemaine Gaol to give you a dose of the feels! 

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Neil Murray
Sep
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

Neil Murray

One of the country’s finest song men and founding member of the Warumpi Band, Neil Murray is the man behind such classic songs as “My Island Home”, “Blackfella Whitefella”, and “Good light in Broome”.

Performing for one night only at the Old Castlemaine Gaol on Friday September 15th he will be accompanied by renowned guitarist Damien Neil.

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Celtic Piping Clubs Annual Soiree
Aug
12
5:30pm 5:30pm

Celtic Piping Clubs Annual Soiree

Come one, come all, to the Celtic Piping Club's annual soiree - part of the Goldfields Piping Weekend.

This casual concert will showcase Irish uilleann pipes, Scottish Smallpipes and Border pipes, and other instruments in solo and ensemble performances.

Come in from the cold and enjoy the music of the pipes, from the beautifully haunting airs to the toe-tapping jigs and reels.

Tickets $10 cash at the door.

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Georgia Fields + Phia: Sky and Sea National Tour
Aug
6
2:30pm 2:30pm

Georgia Fields + Phia: Sky and Sea National Tour

Indie-pop chameleon Georgia Fields and live-looping wunderkind Phia present a very special evening of musical dexterity, as they share the stage and each other’s songs – accompanying one another on everything from kalimba to casio, electric guitar to tambourine. Expect luscious harmonies, world-class song-craft, and impromptu audience participation.

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No Cover Charge Saturdays with Kestral
Aug
5
8:00pm 8:00pm

No Cover Charge Saturdays with Kestral

Kestral is singer-songwriter who lives in Castlemaine in Victoria.  Using a unique style of acoustic guitar,  Kes creates beats and soulful bluesy grooves based on the modes, pentatonic scales and Indian ragas.  Utilising thumps, over-tones and even string buzz, a magic carpet of intricate sonic beauty is woven.

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Trioc
Jul
7
8:00pm 8:00pm

Trioc

Made up of Allan Evans (harp, whistles), Cameron Hibbs (fiddle) and Matt Horsley (uilleann pipes), Trioc first formed at The National a few years ago and spent this year’s festival launching their new album A Fair Wind.

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Piano Fort at the OCG
Jun
16
8:00pm 8:00pm

Piano Fort at the OCG

PIANO FORT celebrates the Piano, an extraordinary instrument with a fine selection of local players thoughtfully dragging the piano back into the spotlight as each takes charge of the fine machine and ignites it with a series of short solo pieces linked together with improvised duets.

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Hetty Kate Quartet
Jun
9
8:00pm 8:00pm

Hetty Kate Quartet

Recently relocating to Paris, Hetty is thrilled to singing at the OCG as a prelude to the Castlemaine Jazz Festival. This will be an evening of sophisticated and beautiful songs from Hetty's albums, and new favourites from The Great American Songbook. 

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Jojo Rainwater CD launch
May
12
8:00pm 8:00pm

Jojo Rainwater CD launch

Jojo is proud to be launching his latest album, Legends of Black Rock Mountain at the Old Castlemaine Gaol.  In it, he carefully weaves tales of the old south into rootsy, bluesy, folk, gospel music, as well as songs with gutsy rhythms and indigenous undertones.  Supporting Jojo on the night is goldfields quartet, Rex and the Hapless Brakeman.

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 Date Brothers
Nov
5
8:00pm 8:00pm

Date Brothers

From a gypsy campfire to the lowdown bluesy sounds of New Orleans to the South American street party to the sophisticated inner city salon, The Date Brothers are presenting an action packed session of hot guitar playing which will delight your ears and blow your mind.

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Orpheus Piano Trio
Oct
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

Orpheus Piano Trio

The Orpheus Piano Trio formed in early 2012. Comprising pianist Helena Kernaghan, violinist Kaori Sparks & cellist Sam Goble, the trio enjoy the challenge of being an interstate, rural dwelling ensemble with members calling Albury & Castlemaine home. All members of the Orpheus Piano Trio are established performers in their own rights, and have gained experience performing and studying internationally throughout Europe, Asia and Australia.

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