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REDCOATS KICK OFF NATIONAL TOUR IN BALLARAT

REDCOATS KICK OFF NATIONAL TOUR IN BALLARAT Author: Categories: Music

Melbourne band Redcoats begin their national album launch tour this Thursday 8 November at Karova Lounge, Ballarat.

The Monster Meeting Project - Anything's Pozible!

The Monster Meeting Project - Anything's Pozible! Author: Categories: Stories, Music, Community

In the Nineteenth Century Monster meetings were a regular form of protest. Without a vote it was one way ordinary people could voice their grievances and desires. In 1851 Castlemaine was known as the Forest Creek gold rush. It was the world's biggest ever gold rush.

Musica Botanica

Musica Botanica Author: Categories: Stories, Arts, Music

Local concert pianist, Bronwyn Blaiklock, and Sydney clarinettist, Samantha Kelson Gray, come together for an evening of contemporary clarinet and piano in the Oddie Gallery as part of the Art Gallery's exhibition 'Capturing Flora - 300 years of Australian Botanical Art', which opened on 25 Septembe

The Boite in Btown Singing a Safe Return Home.

The Boite in Btown Singing a Safe Return Home. Author: Leon DwyerCategories: Stories, Music, Community

Over 1,000 students from regions around Victoria have been collaborating with acclaimed East Timorese singer and songwriter, Ego Lemos (currently in London performing in international concerts that accompany the Olympics). Now Ballarat Locals get the chance to hear this fantastic chorus concert at W

Spyndrift 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road' Tour

Spyndrift 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road' Tour Author: Categories: Stories, Arts, Music, Announcements, Bands

Spyndrift, Otways dynamic dance band serve up a visual feast at Portico on Saturday May 5th

Matt Malone, singer/songwriter Review Author: Categories: Stories, Music

Matt Malone is a singer/songwriter and poet straight from the Pete Seeger mould who performed to an appreciative audience at the Babushka Bar on the 12th of April. Malone played a variety of cover and his own original pieces, including a number of original poems.  

Rock n’ Roll Lifestyle @ Eastern Station

Rock n’ Roll Lifestyle @ Eastern Station Author: Categories: Stories, Music, Bands

Ballarat's Eastern Station found itself to be the home base of a large variety of bands on the 7th of April under the title of ‘Rock n' Roll Lifestyle'. All in all the large audience was treated to a variety of artists ranging from the folk styling's of Peter and Kristine Allen, ‘The Fun

16 Songs to Stop Violence Against Women

16 Songs to Stop Violence Against Women Author: Categories: Issues, Stories, Music, Announcements

While the international campaign 16 days of activism to end violence against women gains force across the world, Victorians have been marking the event creatively. A hip-hop CD containing messages against violence and promoting respectful relationships has been created and distributed across the cou

Jo Jo Smith and Aaron Gleeson at Babushka Bar

Jo Jo Smith and Aaron Gleeson at Babushka Bar Author: Categories: Stories, Music, Bands

For those who enjoy listening to good guitar grooves and dynamic soulful voices here's a special night for you.

Organ scholarship applications open

Organ scholarship applications open Author: Categories: Music, Announcements

Musicians of all ages are being encouraged to apply for the 2011 Balhausen Bequest Organ Scholarship. The successful recipient will receive a year of free organ tuition from Ballarat City Organist Bruce Keck.  

Local Music At It's Best

Local Music At It's Best Author: Categories: Stories, Arts, Music, Community, Bands, Festivals

Ballarat Songwriter's Night, songwriting brilliance showcased online in a 34min Ballarat music TV show. The first time such an array of local songriters had been placed together on the one bill.

Earl Leonard – Adult Friendly Music For Kids

Earl Leonard – Adult Friendly Music For Kids Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Music, Community, Bands

Earl is a local musician with a difference - his target audience is barely in primary school.  He plays regular gigs around Ballarat and has recently recorded and launched his CD 'Hello Good Morning'.

The Design Exchange Markets – Contemporary Crafts

The Design Exchange Markets – Contemporary Crafts Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Music, Make things, Festivals

Coming up next Sunday October 9 is Ballarat's very own contemporary craft market, the Design Exchange. Founder and organiser Lyndelle Flintoft shares her inspiration for getting this market off the ground.

Ballarat to get jazzed by The New Sheiks

Ballarat to get jazzed by The New Sheiks Author: Jon StangerCategories: Stories, Music, Bands

Double Bassist Leigh Barker is coming to Ballarat as part of an Australian tour this spring. Leigh will bring his band 'The New Sheiks', featuring blues great Heather Stewart on vocals and violin.

Amie Sexton – Playfully European

Amie Sexton – Playfully European Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Food, Music

A frolicking tour de France via food. What do you do if you are a classically trained pianist who can sing, speak fluent French, you don't like to take art too seriously and you have a menagerie of eating tales from your time living in Brittany with - oh dear - 25 creperies and several restaurants

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Portico on Sturt provides our customers with a casual dining experience in our new cafe which features a menu with a Spanish twist. Our delicious menu features an extensive range of tapas options which will surprise and ..

Address: 31 Sturt Street - Ballarat
Phone: (03) 5332 1020 | Website: http://www.porticobar.com.au/ More

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