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Thu August 22 at 7:30 pm

PANTHERS BATHURST. After selling out over 55 shows across Australia in 2018, Isaac Butterfield returns to the stage for his brand new hour of unfiltered and raw social observations of the society we live in today.

Bathurst Eisteddfod

Sat August 24 - Wed September 4

BMEC. Aug 24 - September 4.

Planet Organic – Darby’s Falls Observatory

Sat August 24 at 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

DARBYS FALLS. Legendary Darbys Falls Astronomer Mark Monk and local DJ Craig Lawler, AKA the Professor, team up, presenting in collaboration for the Orange-Cowra-Cabonne Science Hub, an evening of stargazing and music.

Aaron Oldaker LIVE @ Cowra Hotel

Sat August 24 at 8:00 pm

COWRA. The very talented Aaron Oldaker will be performing live at the Cowra Hotel from 8:00pm!

Gooloogong Hotel Open Mic Nights

Sun August 25
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sun 24 November 2019,

GOOLOOGONG. 2nd Sunday and last Sunday of every month. Any level of talent welcome.

Live Music at Washington and Co.

Sun August 25 at 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun 22 December 2019,

ORANGE. Hard liquor, terrible banter and swinging tunes. Join them every Sunday night from 8pm-12 midnight for an evening of live music, featuring some of the best musicians from across the state!

Hitler’s Daughter – Orange

Tue August 27 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Wed 28 August 2019,

One event on Wed 28 August 2019, at 12:30 pm

ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE. The play begins early morning somewhere in the Australian countryside. Four children wait for the school bus and they decide to play a game; a simple game of storytelling.

Simon & Garfunkel to Graceland – the Songs of Paul Simon

Fri August 30 at 8:00 pm

ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE. His celebration performance was inspired by Simon & Garfunkel’s legendary reunion Concert in Central Park NY, in front of an incredible audience of 500,000 people

Central West Ukulele Jam

Sat August 31 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CANOWINDRA. For beginners, intermediates & experienced Ukulele players. Come along and join in on the good times. Catering provided on the day.

James Van Cooper debuting in Little Alberts @ The Victoria

Sat August 31 at 6:00 pm

BATHURST. James Van Cooper summons the sound of alt-country​ rock w catchy hooks & twangy guitar. A slick flamboyant performer & a heartfelt performer.

The Mind Magic Show

Thu September 5 at 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

COWRA. Whose Mind is It Anyway? An Evening of Hilarious Mental Magic & Comedy Hypnosis. Family friendly, G-rated and super fun.

Lady Beatle

Thu September 5 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE. From the creators of Rumour Has It and Wrecking Ball comes the must-see live music event of the year. Orange Civic Theatre, 5 Sept, 8 - 9.30pm.  

The Soul Movers

Fri September 6 at 8:00 pm

LITTLE ALBERTS AT THE VICTORIA, BATHURST. The Soul Movers are pulling out all the stops to bring their special brand of rockin’ Soul music to as many music peeps as possible!

Daniel Thompson’s Johnny Cash Live – Back to San Quentin

Sat September 7 at 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE. Daniel Thompson’s Johnny Cash Live, back to San Quentin – 50 Years On. Orange Civic Theatre, 7 Sept 8pm - 10.30pm.


Sat September 7 at 8:00 pm
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ORANGE. On the first Saturday of each month..and sometimes the third Saturday as well.. 4 or more musical acts perform at the Victoria Hotel, Orange, NSW. Live, local, original and free.

Forbes Country Music Club Muster

Sun September 8 at 1:00 pm
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FORBES. Monthly social country music.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au