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Live & Kicking Under Western Skies: Civil Hands + Raptor County

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Live & Kicking Under Western Skies: Civil Hands + Raptor County

Sun 9 October at 2:00 pm

Arts OutWest is pleased to present in conjunction with The Cowra Civic Centre a series of Live & Kicking shows featuring original music artists from The Central West . This session features two of Dubbo’s finest Indie bands Raptor County & Civil Hands.

Civil Hands’ music is hand-crafted indie-rock with a dash of joyful pop; REM by way of San Cisco, Ice cream Hands with a smidge of Cloud Control. Civil Hands have played on festival bills at Inland Sea of Sound, Tunes on the Turf, Under Western Skies and Dubbo’s DREAM Festival. Their second album, Skylines Fall, released in 2021 is a perfect encapsulation of their sonic storytelling.

Raptor County seek to tell a lifetime of stories set to a rock n roll soundtrack. The band’s sound incorporates elements of Americana mashed with progressive blues rock, and lyrics that wrestle with the existential nature of life, love and living the best you can with every remaining second you have.

This will be a Live & Kicking show highlighting the blossoming talents of two fine purveyors of indie rock from Under Western Skies at The Cowra Civic Sunday 9 October. You won’t be able to live stream or download it, you’ve gotta be there to experience it. Grab your tickets now.

TICKETS: Live & Kicking<br>Raptor County and Civil Hands Cowra Civic Centre


Sun 9 October
2:00 pm
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Cowra Civic Centre
104 Darling Street
Cowra, NSW 2794 Australia
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(02) 6340 2130
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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