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Sista Sing 2018

Date:Sat April 21, 2018
Time: shared meal from 6pm*; music from 7pm
Tickets: $10 at door from 7pm (cash only)
Venue: Wauchope Community Arts Hall
Duration:approx 2.5hrs (incl interval)
Support Act: n/a
Catering *bring a plate for a shared meal from 6pm or available for sale - wine/beer (no BYO), coffee/tea/chai + cake, choc tops and more!
Sista Sing has become an annual Wauchope Arts event which showcases and celebrates amazing local women in music. Once again this year we have an interesting and eclectic group of local musicians, many of whom will play music written or performed by Australian women. Djiyagan Dhanbaan, strong sister group will open the evening. They are an Aboriginal group who promote the revival of culture and singing in the Gathang language. The final line-up will be announced in the weeks leading up to the event on Facebook. Bring plenty of gold coins for the fundraising raffles.

For more, see our Facebook page


The Maes

Date:Thursday April 26, 2018
Time: 8pm; doors open 7.30
Tickets: $25:$20 members at door (cash) or BOOK NOW
Venue: Wauchope Community Arts hall
Duration:approx 2.5hr with interval
Support Act: Jhana Allan
Catering wine/beer (no BYO), coffee/tea/cake, choc tops
Melbourne-based sisters Maggie and Elsie Rigby are fast making a name for themselves. Maggie (banjo, ukulele, guitar & vocals) and Elsie (volin, ukulele & vocals) enjoy writing and performing their own songs, which are arranged to suit the group's diverse instrumental talents and love of three-part harmony. The cellist on this tour is Monique Clare. The girls' performance will feature tracks from their latest album 'Take Care Take Cover which was recorded in Nashville Tennessee and produced by Erick Jaskowiak (The Waifs, Crooked Still).

For more see Wauchope Arts Facebook and facebook.com/themaesband


Jan Preston

Date:Sat 5 May, 2018
Time: 8pm; doors open 7.30
Tickets: $25:$20 members at door (cash) or BOOK ONLINE
Venue: Wauchope Community Arts hall
Duration:approx 2.5hr with interval
Support Act: n/a
Catering wine/beer (no BYO), coffee/tea/cake, choc tops
JAN PRESTON is a knockout boogie pianist with a rich resonant voice who has captured audiences around the world with her originality, her energy, and her sparkling wit and charm. From a background in classical music and with a long-term interest in composition, Jan has created her own style, not only through her piano playing but also her singing and songwriting. She has sold out concerts in Australia, NZ, Europe and the UK, composes music for film and TV, and performs side by side with the greatest contemporary boogie piano players in the world today. Jan is touring with the launch of her new CD, appropriately called 'Play it again Jan'.

For more see Wauchope Arts Facebook page

and www.janpreston.com


Guitarra Flamenca (Paco Lara & Damian Wright)

Date:Sat 26 May, 2018
Time: 8pm; doors open 7.30
Tickets: $25:$20 members at door (cash) or BOOK ONLINE
Venue: Wauchope Community Arts hall
Duration:approx 2.5hr with interval
Support Act: n/a
Catering wine/beer (no BYO), coffee/tea/cake, choc tops
Acclaimed flamenco guitarist Paco Lara, from Jerez de la frontera, Spain, together with ARIA-nominated flamenco guitarist Damian Wright present a performance of authentic flamenco guitar. The evening will also feature James Hauptmann on percussion. Embodying the unmistakeable Jerez style of flamenco guitar playing, Paco has toured alongside the legendary Paco Cepero, has been at the forefront of Flamenco Fusion and is also a revered accompanist, touring with famed Flamenco dancer Merecedes Ruiz. Australian flamenco guitarist Damian Wright has audiences wanting to "burn the floor", and his awarding-winning ensemble Bandaluzia is also highly regarded.

For more see Wauchope Arts Facebook and www.damianwrightmusic.com