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.
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.
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.
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.
After the amazing news that Geoff Achison and Justin Yap both won the Australian Blues Award (ABAs) "Duo or Group of the Year" we have the exciting news that they will be on the road together this June bring you a one of a kind guitar driving blues explosion.
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.
In support of the Mittagundi Outdoor Centre, a refuge for young people (aged 14 - 17) from a variety of backgrounds the OCG proudly presents The Northern Folk and a night filled with everything from atmospheric ballads to big band boot stompers
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.
Think Courtney Barnett or The Streets’ Mike Skinner with an Australian accent.
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.