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Klezmer + BalFolk Dance Party

Date: September 26, 2020

Klezmer + BalFolk Dance Party

Plumb, Meyers, McNamara & Pribac

Sat 26th September 2020
7:15 for 7:30-11:30pm
St James Hall, 462 Elizabeth St, New Town
(opposite Blue Gum, off Rupert Ave, enter behind church)

Dancers and listeners alike are in for a treat as mandolin virtuoso Luke Plumb (from Shooglenifty), Klezmer and experimental fiddler and accordionist Rachel Meyers and Dave McNamara and special guest Fred Pribac on double bass, take to the stage once more to celebrate the inspiring, emotional and exciting music of the Klezmer and Balfolk traditions.

Klezmer and pan-European music from a powerhouse quartet:
World renowned mandolin virtuoso Luke Plumb (Shooglenifty) has established a reputation as a driving force in acoustic music on the global stage.
With their energetic and joyfully unrestrained music, Rachel Meyers and Dave McNamara have delighted audiences from some of Europe’s liveliest bars and music festivals to the wettest, coldest and darkest street corners.
Special guest: Slovenian musician Fred Pribac on bass.

Caller David Wanless will lead dancers through dances from these two vibrant worlds of European dancing.

Lively, fun Klezmer, French and other European dances

$19 / $17 (conc)/ $16 (mem) / $10 (f/t student) by credit card, preferably beforehand at

Dress fancy – it’s a party!  Will your outfit be:
1. Classy,
2. Flamboyant,
3. Whimsical,
4. Outrageous, or
5. Zany?
Of course it’s not essential to dress up, but it adds to the fun, so be creative.

All dances taught. No dancing experience or partner required but you’re welcome to bring either.
All ages welcome.
BYO water bottle, cup and supper.
6273 2127
Facebook/Meetup: dance folk tasmania

Dog’s Day Out Simmons Park, Lindisfarne

Date: October 4, 2020

In 2020, Dog’s Day Out is out of Rosny Farm and off to the Park. Take your fluffy friend out and about at the new location of Simmons Park, Lindisfarne.
Here you will find a walking trail of stalls, activities, competitions and more!
In line with public health requirements, the day will be run in two parts, from 11am – 12.30pm and 12.30pm – 2pm where you will need to register for a free ticket to attend.
The ticket will act as a form of contact tracing.
So that no pooch misses out on the Best on Day competitions, we will be running a competition in each time slot.
All dogs must be on a lead through out the event.
Dogs will not be allowed in the playground area.
Registering for tickets:
– Select which time slot you would like to attend
– Select how many tickets you wish to register for friends and family
– Fill in name, email and phone number for each attendee. (Please note that for children, email and phone address can be same as the parent)
– Once you are registered you will receive and email confirming the details of the day
– If you have trouble registering online, please call 6217 9607 and we will register on your behalf

First Signs of life Concert Series

Date: October 11, 2020

First Signs of life Concert Series

This concert series aims to provide a unique musical experience in an outstanding concert venue, as well as an opportunity for local artists to share their talents with the community.
Featured artists include Emma McGrath, Janet Rutherford, Brett Rutherford, Matthew McGrath, Jane Edwards, Thomas Rimes, Brian Ritchie, Marta Dusseldorp and Ben Winspear.

Sunday   Oct 11 2pm Andrew Legg and Maria Lurighi in concert: This internationally acclaimed duo will create arresting soundscapes, incorporating African American gospel, jazz & soul with a contemporary Australian twist.

St David’s Cathedral
23 Murray Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

Ave Maria – Allegri Ensemble Chamber Choir

Date: October 25, 2020

Ave Maria – Allegri Ensemble Chamber Choir

Allegri Ensemble Chamber Choir

Directed by Jonathan Wallis



Music of hope, beauty and calm that transcends the ages

3:00-3:30pm Sunday 25 October 2020

St Mary’s Cathedral, 164 Harrington Street, Hobart

Entry by donation ($10 suggested)

Booking essential: Tickets only from

Please join us for this 30 minute concert of exquisite a capella vocal music by Josquin des Prez (c1450-1521)

and Tomás Luis de Victoria (c1548—1611).

Sancta Maria (Victoria)

Ave maris stella (Victoria)

Gaude Virgo, Mater Christi (Josquin)

Inviolata, integra, et casta es Maria (Josquin)

O magnum mysterium (Victoria)

Ave Maria (Josquin)