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Thursday 14 December 2023 A Cracker Kransky Christmas

The Kransky Sisters

A Crock Pot of Cracker Hits

Time to pack your mince pies and Christmas spirits…The Kransky Sisters are bringing the party to town! Travelling down in the trusty Morris from their hometown of Esk, the musical sisters are eager to share their unravelling stories along with home spun renditions of popular songs deftly banged out on a wondrously odd-ball menagerie of instruments.

Sunday 17 December 2023 MET Opera

X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X

Anthony Davis’s groundbreaking and influential opera based on the life of the civil rights leader Malcolm X. A potent new staging that imagines Malcolm as an Everyman whose story transcends time and space. An exceptional cast of breakout artists and young Met stars enliven the operatic retelling of the civil rights leader’s life. Captured live in New York and screen at BMEC as part of our Live Performance on Screen program.

Saturday 20 January 2024 Bathurst Sea of Sound

Where Song Began

Sounds of the World

Performed more than 100 times in sold out halls across Australia and internationally, Where Song Began is a celebration of songbirds. The program includes music spanning 300 years, from Johann Heinrich Schmelzer and J.S. Bach to Arvo Pärt and new commissions, enhanced by a film of evocative visual projections and an immersive soundscape.

Saturday 20 January 2024 Bathurst Sea of Sound

Eishan Ensemble

Sounds of the World

Eishan Ensemble are an Australian world/jazz band. Led by acclaimed Persian-Australian tar player and composer, Hamed Sadeghi, the ARIA nominated ensemble draws on contemporary and classical music traditions of both east and west. Eishan’s repertoire consists predominantly of Sadeghi’s original compositions with diverse improvisatory idioms featured powerfully. Variously described as Persian Chamber Jazz and Middle Eastern Jazz fusion, Eishan defies neat labels.

Saturday 20 January 2024 Bathurst Sea of Sound

Larissa Burak

Sounds of the World

Larissa Burak’s exceptional soprano voice, combined with the gentle sounds of the traditional Ukrainian national instrument the bandura (similar to a lute), has thrilled audiences as geographically distant as her native Ukraine, Western Europe and around Australia. Through song and music, Larissa will bring the sprit of a nation to the people of Bathurst for the first time through the tradition folk music of Ukraine.

Sunday 21 January 2024 Bathurst Sea of Sound

Gardens of Stone

Sounds of the World

Composer and pianist Amanda Handel is joined by Michael Jackson on didjeridus and didjeribone for a contemporary classical program conjuring landscapes and other natural features of the Blue Mountains. Rich musical sonorities evoke the diversity of colour and texture found in the Gardens of Stone National Park. The multi-sectional structure and forward momentum of the music take the listener on a journey through this unique landscape of pagoda shaped rock forms. The music conjures the majestic views and the intricate details on the rock surfaces.

Sunday 21 January 2024 Bathurst Sea of Sound

Daniel Champagne

Sounds of the World

Daniel Champagne is now regarded as a leading light in acoustic music, with a firm reputation for dropping jaws, making crowds buzz and breaking guitars wherever he goes around the world.

Saturday 27 January 2024 BMEC presents

Tim Handsome: Nearly Naked

Tim Handsome (aka Tim Hansen) is a charming shit-stirrer with a heart of gold and a butt you could bounce coins off. He’ll tell some jokes, sing some tunes, and show some skin, because who doesn’t like checking out a handsome man in a cape and hot pants? Nearly Naked is all-original comedy songs written and performed by Tim.

Thursday 8 February 2024 Amber Joy Poulton presents

Coal Miners Daughter

Multi-awarded, look-alike songstress, Amber Joy Poulton, brings Coal Miner's Daughter - the mega-hits and stories of inspirational pioneer and superstar Loretta Lynn.

Friday 16 February 2024 Outlawed Touring Presents

Leaving Jackson

The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

After performing sold out shows throughout Australia and New Zealand, Leaving Jackson returns with a bigger show than ever. All the hits and stories that captured the life of a legend - from the famous Walk the Line and Folsom Prison Blues to the legendary songs of the Highway Men, Leaving Jackson will perform them all.

Saturday 2 March 2024 Lonely Lands Agency presents

Dan Sultan

With Special Guests

Off the back of his ARIA nominated fifth studio album, Dan Sultan is hitting the road to play some of his favourite regional towns on the East Coast of Australia accompanied by band member and incredible musician in his own right, Zeppelin Hamilton (Velvet Trip). With a string of theatre shows to celebrate the release of his new album, Dan Sultan is excited to be able to showcase the new songs in a different format and take things back to the way they were written.

Sunday 3 March 2024 Live Performance on Screen

MET Opera:


The fiery depiction of a woman who craves love but stirs obsession and jealousy along the way is one of the most popular operas of all the time. Carmen attracts opera lovers and newcomers alike for familiar, sweeping melodies that are as irresistible as the title character herself, who has also become a defining female cultural figure.

Friday 8 March 2024 Queen on the Green presents

Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

Direct from sell-out theatres, Australia’s longest running Queen tribute since 1993, Bohemian Rhapsody starring Thomas Crane presents the all-new 2024 “Made In Heaven” tour.

Wednesday 13 March 2024 Pace Live presents

A Taste of Ireland

The Irish Music & Dance Sensation

Hot off its sold out 2023 UK Tour, A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation returns with a performance that is Celtic―for this decade. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands.

Saturday 6 April 2024 Big Bad Music presents

Choirboys: Run to Paradise

The Stories of Australian Rock N Roll

Run To Paradise is a “spilling of the beans” of sorts.  Its part story, part song that chronicles some of the wildest, most risqué, outrageous, and downright hilarious stories of Australian Rock. All, as these Oz pub-rock icons recall it.

Sunday 14 April 2024 World Class Entertainment Australia presents

Music of the Night

Music of the Night will capture the imagination of its audience with stunning musical performances from The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sunset Boulevard, Les Misérables, Chess, The Sound of Music, Rogers and Hammerstein, West Side Story, Jersey Boys, Carousel and The Boy From Oz!

Saturday 20 April 2024 An 80's Mixed Tape Musical

All Fired Up

by Rachel Terry and Roz Pappalardo

Meet Tammy Tooth who's on the brink of a most epic existential midlife crisis. An unexpected quirk of fate sends her back in time to come face to face with her 15-year-old self in her teenage bedroom, giving her the chance to ask the big questions, remember what makes her tick and help her reclaim her passion for life.

Sunday 28 April 2024 Good Company Entertainment Presents

The Joe Cocker Experience

Don’t miss this 9 piece powerhouse band performing the biggest hits of the man who is still recognized as the most iconic cover singer of all time. Once we heard a song recreated by the rock soul voice of Joe Cocker, it was his way we forever wanted to hear it. Fronted by Australia’s very own Chev Wilson whose whiskey infused timbre and uncanny natural likeness to a young Joe breathe new life into famous hits “Leave Your Hat On, You Are So beautiful, Up Where We Belong, Hitchcock Railway, Delta Lady, Unchain my heart, The Letter, With a Little Help from My Friends and many more!

Saturday 4 May 2024 Kermond Creative presents


Spiegelesque is an hilarious adventure into the hitherto majestic and intoxicating world of vaudeville, burlesque and cabaret, where song, dance and slapstick collide to create entertainment that will mesmerize and titillate. It’s daring, quirky funny and sexy as hell… Leave your real life at the door and come join us at Spiegelesque - s a serendipitous romp through the captivating, eccentric and intoxicating. 

Friday 31 May 2024 The Robertson Brothers

Variety TV Show

Following their sold-out national tour in 2023, Australia's new 'Kings of Variety Television' are back in 2024 with a brand-new show! The Robertson Brothers are thrilled to be returning with their new heart-warming and uplifting 1960’s Variety TV Show! 

Saturday 15 June 2024 Kym Halpin in association with SK Entertainment presents

The Tap Pack

Following sold-out shows and rave reviews around the world, Australia’s hottest tap dance sensation, The Tap Pack, is coming to Bathurst. A show of pure entertainment inspired by the legendary kings of swing, the Rat Pack, The Tap Pack mix slick humour, high-energy entertainment, and world-class tap dance!

Sunday 23 June 2024

MET Opera: Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s devastating opera of unrequited love between a young Japanese girl and an American naval officer is one of the world’s most popular (and tragic) operas. Captured live in New York from The MET Opera and screened at BMEC, this will be a stunning production not to be missed. 

Friday 28 June 2024

The Divine Miss Bette

Presented by Tenacious C Presents and Hey Dowling in Association with The Harbour Agency

A spectacularly joyous music and comedy event featuring multiple award-winner Catherine Alcorn channeling the legendary Bette Midler. Backed by an all-star live band and dancers, don’t miss your chance to catch the magnificent The Divine Miss Bette in this thrilling concert experience.

Sunday 30 June 2024 Showtime Australia presents

TINA The Ulimate Tribute to the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner, brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. The powerful raspy vocals, high-intensity dancing and thrilling stage presence of Caroline Borole live on stage, plus band, brass section, backing vocalists and dancers, making this the definitive tribute and a fabulous night out!

Friday 2 August 2024 Premier Artists presents

Forever 80s

The Best of The 80s Tour

Direct from sell out Australian shows, Australia’s number one '80s touring show, Forever 80s™ is coming to Bathurst for one unforgettable night. Turn back time and sing along to Wham!, Whitney Houston, Billy Idol, A-ha, Tina Turner, Prince, Cindy Lauper, Bon Jovi and more.

Saturday 10 August 2024 Carter Entertainment Presents

Creedence Clearwater Collective

We invite you to join us for a night of Creedence Clearwater  Revival and John Fogerty, as we celebrate the music of one of the world’s most iconic bands–from the songs they wrote, to the songs covered, to the songs they wrote for others.

Friday 25 October 2024 Carter Entertainment presents

The Madonna Show

Come on girls! Do you believe in love? ‘Cause we got something to say about it, and it goes something like this… Relive your youth, with this 2-hour concert featuring all the hits from her glory days. Don’t just stand there, let’s get to it – Strike a pose and grab your ticket!

Friday 15 November 2024 Carter Entertainment Presents

The Beach Boys Experience

Pick up some Good Vibrations at this unforgettable celebration dedicated to the music of The Beach Boys Come have some Fun, Fun, Fun at the coolest, hippest, most far- out concert this year!


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