Mofo Sessions: Jason Whatley Quintet
Original tunes inspired by golden age jazz, early gospel and blues from some of Tassie's finest. This performance is part of the Mofo Sessions—an ongoing program of fabulous Sunday arvo gigs at Design Tasmania, and a drum roll to the northern relocation of Mofo, Mona's summer festival, in Launceston.
Monique Brumby Live at Bangor
ARIA Award winning singer/song writer Monique Brumby is a Tasmanian music icon. Currently recording her 6th studio album and on the back of recent sold out festival shows, Monique is coming to Bangor to perform her songs in an intimate live setting with an exclusive Q & A with the artist. Throughout the show, audience members are invited to ask questions they have always wanted to know about her career and life. Songs performed with her bass player of 22 years Maryanne Window will interweave with the service of our exquisite food and beverage menu. Raw and revealing, this show will provide the audience with great live music, food and storytelling, everything you need to get through the winter blues. Saturday 18th August, 6pm. Please see our website for full details on this event. Bookings are recommended. Return bus available back to Hobart.
National Science Week
National Science Week is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres. These events attract a wide audience from children to adults, and science amateurs to professionals. Over one million people participate in science events across the nation. Tasmania boasts the most events per capita and there's truly something for everyone, including the Festival of Bright Ideas, TastroFest and more!
Neil Diamond - the Man, Music Tribute Show
'Neil Diamond - the Man, The Music' is the culmination of Craig Stewart's more than 20 years experience as an entertainer. Combining multiple projections, a full synchronised light show and live performance, experience the amazing career of Neil Diamond as told by the man himself. The show features hundreds of photographs, interviews, and of course the music. Doors open 6pm. Show commences 7.30pm. Finished approx 9.30pm. Drinks & Food available for purchase before, in intermission and after show. No food or drinks to be brought in to the venue.
ObstaSplash – Inflatable Obstacle Course
ObstaSplash is a fully inflatable Obstacle Course/fun park for adults. Spread over grass parkland, you and your mates will slip, slide, stack and bounce your way around crazy inflatables such as "ObstaScream" ObstaFun-House and the nations favourite and biggest "ObstaBlue-Balls" On for one weekend only @ Tynwald Park New Norfolk, this event is not to be missed. (Min. age 13+).
Too cold and bored during winter? Why not make your Saturday an eventful weekend and join us for some live rock, pop and even rap music. Free finger food and drinks on site too!
OneFest is Hobart's One Act Play Festival that provides an eclectic mix of plays under 30 minutes in length over three sessions in two days. OneFest takes place at Hobart’s historic Playhouse Theatre in August each year and encouraged audiences to enjoy all sessions with the discounted Three Session Ticket. Tickets are available at the door of each session by Cash or Credit Card. Due to adult content this festival is not suitable for children.
Party in the Paddock
Tassie’s biggest little festival is back after a ridiculously massive fifth birthday celebration in 2017! With a growing reputation for bringing some of the biggest names in Australian music to the little island; the sixth edition of Party in the Paddock is set to take it up another notch. This year the festival has officially landed their first international headliner and added a whole other night to the festival but there’s still more surprises to come. With it’s biggest line-up to date, from all corners of the country, we can’t wait to see this ecstatic party army back together again!
RANGER TO RANGER DOCUMENTARY
Ranger to Ranger is a heart-warming documentary film that follows the epic journey of nine Indigenous Australian Rangers, along with acclaimed Indigenous musician Dan Sultan, as they travel to Kenya, Africa, to share knowledge, culture and music with a tribe of Maasai Community Rangers. The Indigenous Ranger Exchange is a program of the global Ranger organisation, The Thin Green Line Foundation. Together with AFI Award winning writer and filmmaker Rhys Graham of Daybreak Films, The Thin Green Line Foundation is proud to tell this often-untold story of Rangers worldwide.
Rektango is a free live music event held every Friday evening in the Courtyard (weather pending). Kick-started by Tania Bosak in 2000, Rektango has become a Hobart Institution. This family friendly is the perfect way to finish the week: a chat with friends, great music and a good dance! Bands rotate weekly and span many genres, including funk, reggae, soul, blues, rock and much much more!