Join us as we unearth new and exciting talent from the Central West. Emerging songwriters are backed by a band of professional musicians from the region and compete for great prizes. This annual event is a highlight for showcasing the incredible local talent. Pay what you can and enjoy a fabulous night of live entertainment.

Congratulations to all 23 entries. From that the panel has selected the finalists. These are:

  • Marijke McLoughlan
  • Phil Blatch
  • Gabby Forshaw
  • Lusi Austin
  • Yanhadarrambal Jade Flynn
  • Liam Gildea
  • Layla Stark
  • Cameron Love
  • Jon Carter
  • Harriet Fahey
  • Sidney Speirs
  • Bridie Beth
  • Phil Greuter
  • Sam Bucca
  • Jack Portegies

Event and Ticket Details

Hearing Aid Loop Wheelchair Access
City Hall 105 William St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Get Directions

Pay what you can – yes, quite literally you select how much you are able to pay.

Cheese Box for 2 $20 each

A transaction fee applies for non-BMEC Members

Cheese Box for 2

Cheese Box for 2

We are offering a Cheese Box (for 2) of delicious food ideal for two to share. These include a selection of cheeses, dip, olives and fruit. The bar will be open from 1 hour prior so you can grab a drink, find a spot in the foyer, have a graze and a catch up before you head into the show or take it in with you. Grazing Boxes are $20 each. Gluten Free available.


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