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Event Series Event Series: Summer Beats

Summer Beats

Fri 1 December 2023, at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


This December, Kings Parade will come alive with free live music held from 5pm – 8pm every Friday in the lead up to Christmas.

Get your family and friends together, grab a bite to eat from your favourite local takeaway and picnic in the park while soaking up the tunes of some of Bathurst’s best local bands.

Friday 1 December | Women of ROCK Show
Friday 8 December | Ava & Audrey
Friday 15 December | Elements of Us – Rock & Easy Listening Duo
Friday 22 December | Ska-ramouche

It’s the perfect way to spend your Friday afternoons this festive season… our bands might even throw a few Christmas carols into their sets


Fri 1 December 2023,
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:


Local government area
Bathurst Region


Kings Parade Bathurst
Russell St
Bathurst, NSW 2795
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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.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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