Trioc
Jul
7
8:00 pm20:00

Trioc

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

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.

Geoff Achison & Justin Yap: Blues
Jul
14
8:00 pm20:00

Geoff Achison & Justin Yap: Blues

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

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.

Georgia Fields + Phia: Sky and Sea National Tour
Aug
6
2:30 pm14:30

Georgia Fields + Phia: Sky and Sea National Tour

  • 36 - 48 Bowden St

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.

Neil Murray
Sep
15
7:30 pm19:30

Neil Murray

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

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.


Piano Fort at the OCG
Jun
16
8:00 pm20:00

Piano Fort at the OCG

  • 36 - 48 Bowden St

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.

Castlemaine Jazz Festival
Jun
10
Jun 11

Castlemaine Jazz Festival

The Fourth Annual Castlemaine Jazz Festival will be held in 2017 on the Queen’s birthday long weekend, from Friday 9th June – 11 June. Save these dates now.

Hetty Kate Quartet
Jun
9
8:00 pm20:00

Hetty Kate Quartet

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

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. 

The Northern Folk - A Mittagundi Fundraising Event
May
20
7:00 pm19:00

The Northern Folk - A Mittagundi Fundraising Event

  • 36 - 48 Bowden St

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

Mic Conway
May
13
8:00 pm20:00

Mic Conway

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

A night of comedy, magic, jokes, sight gags, antics with props, fire-eating, silly songs and general all-round mayhem with the inimitable Mic Conway from Captain Matchbox and Circus Oz.

Jojo Rainwater CD launch
May
12
8:00 pm20:00

Jojo Rainwater CD launch

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

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.

DYLANesque - The Bob Dylan Story
Apr
29
8:00 pm20:00

DYLANesque - The Bob Dylan Story

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

This electrifying five-piece band gives incredible performances of Bob Dylan’s greatest hits - ‘Blowin in the Wind’, ‘Lay Lady Lay’, ‘Tangled up in Blue’, ‘Rolling Stone’, ‘Hurricane’, ‘All Along the Watchtower’ and many more.

ÇANAKKALE. GALLIPOLI. Lest We Forget.
Apr
28
8:00 pm20:00

ÇANAKKALE. GALLIPOLI. Lest We Forget.

  • 36 - 48 Bowden St

“ÇANAKKALE. GALLIPOLI. Lest We Forget” tells of soldiers from different worlds who shared a living hell, and of their women behind the lines and across the sea who grieved for their sons, husbands, brothers and fathers.

Lloyd Spiegel
Apr
8
8:00 pm20:00

Lloyd Spiegel

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

Spiegel’s unique experience, command of his instrument, storytelling and powerful stage persona has put him at the forefront of acoustic blues

Irish Mythen
Mar
31
8:00 pm20:00

Irish Mythen

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

Irish/Canadian folk artist Irish Mythen will grasp your attention and bring you on an incredible and emotional journey through her music. 

The Consort of Melbourne
Mar
5
3:00 pm15:00

The Consort of Melbourne

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

Melbourne's premier vocal ensemble performs a dazzling concert of a capella pieces inspired by birdsong.

 

Sun Rising
Mar
4
8:00 pm20:00

Sun Rising

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

After a huge, sell out show at the Castlemaine Gaol in 2016, Critically acclaimed show, SUN RISING returns with another blistering night of music by Johnny Cash. 

Meg Corson
Feb
25
8:00 pm20:00

Meg Corson

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

A night where local singer Meg Corson marries the songs of Annie Lennox and Sting - two great song lyricists, story tellers and love expressionists of the 20th century.

Kavisha Mazzella’s CD launch
Feb
24
8:00 pm20:00

Kavisha Mazzella’s CD launch

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

One of Australia's best folk performers, ARIA award winning singer songwriter Kavisha Mazzella celebrates the release of The Fearless Note her new CD at the Old Castlemaine Gaol.

Peter and the Wolves
Feb
18
8:00 pm20:00

Peter and the Wolves

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

'Peter and the Wolves' are a Castlemaine based trio (Peter Bodin, Martin Myles and Kim Murata). They play wickedly wild Wolfie original songs.

No Cover Charge Saturdays with Trioc
Feb
11
7:30 pm19:30

No Cover Charge Saturdays with Trioc

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

Trioc’s sound is at once earthy and ethereal, reflecting the band members’ respect for the torchbearers of the Irish musical tradition as well as their own unique musical vision.

The Twoks & Nigel Maclean’s Dub ‘n Co
Feb
4
8:00 pm20:00

The Twoks & Nigel Maclean’s Dub ‘n Co

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

The Old Castlemaine Gaol is proud to presenting a night of pseudo-impro, electric string orchestra, without the orchestra with a double bill of electric violins and drum dance with The Twoks and Nigel Maclean's Dub ‘n Co.
 

Rock on the rock with Dirty Serpent
Jan
28
8:00 pm20:00

Rock on the rock with Dirty Serpent

  • Old Castlemaine Gaol

Grab your friends and spend Saturday night listening to local Castlemaine band, Dirty Serpent playing their original 70's style of blues/rock mash up music.

 Date Brothers
Nov
5
8:00 pm20:00

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.

Orpheus Piano Trio
Oct
30
2:00 pm14:00

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.