Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

Events

Welcome to our list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region.
Submit your events here (more details about event contributions at the bottom of the page).
For maps and details of museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art go to Culture Maps Central NSW.

This is Eden – Bathurst

Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre 105 William Street, Bathurst, NSW

BMEC, BATHURST. In a tour-de-force performance described as ‘fearless’ and ‘nauseatingly exquisite’, Emily Goddard and acclaimed theatre director Susie Dee (Anthem and Savages) bring to life a dark, humorous and provocative anti-bonnet drama inspired by the rebellion and resistance of the female convicts of Van Diemen’s Land.

Recurring

Bathurst War Memorial Carillon Recital

Kings Parade Bathurst Russell St, Bathurst, NSW

Our first recital for the month of August:  Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August @1.00pm for Bathurst Remembers - marking VJ Day and the end of WWII.

Recurring

Barbaroi

Cowra Civic Centre 104 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW

Barbaroi is a blend of high octane contemporary circus and exciting physical theatre. It combines daring acrobatics, aerials & phenomenal circus acts set against a pumping soundtrack complimented by finely tuned lighting and special effects. The Barbaroi will leave audiences young and old holding their breath and on the edge of their seat. Welcome to the five star award winning cyberpunk circus showdown that is Barbaroi!

$35

Malachi Nights Presents: Colin Buchanan ‘In Real Life’ Tour

Malachi Gilmore Hall, Oberon 124 Oberon St, Oberon, NSW

Colin is taking the band on the road for his In Real Life Tour. With the release of “In Real Life” the first single from his much-anticipated upcoming country album Buchanan is hitting the road for this special series of unforgettable shows.

Recurring

Barbaroi

Cowra Civic Centre 104 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW

Barbaroi is a blend of high octane contemporary circus and exciting physical theatre. It combines daring acrobatics, aerials & phenomenal circus acts set against a pumping soundtrack complimented by finely tuned lighting and special effects. The Barbaroi will leave audiences young and old holding their breath and on the edge of their seat. Welcome to the five star award winning cyberpunk circus showdown that is Barbaroi!

$6 – $29
Recurring

Open Mic and Live Music

Gooloogong Hotel Gooloogong, NSW

12 noon pub opens . Bring your own microphone. Lunch 12 till 2 Dinner 6 till 8 Great day out for all .

LIVEattheGALLERY with Jess Ciampa and John Stuart

GANG GANG Gallery, Lithgow 206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW

Join us at Gang Gang Gallery Sunday 14th August for LIVEattheGALLERY with Jess Ciampa and John Stuart for an intimate performance featuring some beautiful sambas, improvisations, carefully selected standards and John’s original compositions.

Whalebone

Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre 105 William Street, Bathurst, NSW

BMEC, BATHURST. Physical reality turns virtual and back in this family show about what makes us humans, the stories we tell and artificial intelligence knocking at the door.

Recurring

Baby Music (Term 3)

Mitchell Conservatorium of Music, Bathurst Russell Street, Bathurst, NSW

To make sure you get the benefits of those Dine & Discover vouchers before June 30th, we have popped up our Baby Music tickets for Term 3 a little early. 

Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams Classic Album Night 18/8/22 : Show 1

Little Alberts @ The Victoria Bathurst 3 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW

The genius of the EURYTHMICS shows in their many popular hits and will evoke memories of the 80/90's, and have you singing along and dancing in your seats. This legendary entertaining group of local musos will delight you with their renditions of songs such as 'Sweet Dreams', 'When Tomorrow Comes', 'Sisters are Doing it for Themselves', 'The Miracle of Love', 'Thorn in my Side' and many more.

$32.74
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LIVE & LOCAL IN THE BACKYARD

The Backyard @ The Victoria Bathurst 3 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW

Live + Local @ The Victoria! Every Friday, local artists doing what they do best in the newly
renovated backyard! Check out their Facebook page to find out what artists are playing.

Recurring

The Haunting (Immersive Theatre)

Miss Traill's House & Garden, Bathurst 321 Russell Street, Bathurst, NSW

Have you encountered a ghost before?
Do you dare to lay an unhappy spirit to eternal rest?

Recurring

Friday Live Acoustic @ Kelly’s Irish Pub

Kelly's Irish Pub, Mudgee 49-51 Church St, Mudgee, NSW

Grab your friends, perch yourself up with a drink and enjoy live acoustic music with great local artists every Friday at Kelly’s Irish Pub.

JAM SAMPLER: Metal Edition

The Vic - Victoria Hotel Orange 334-336 Summer Street, Orange, NSW

Three of the Central West’s heaviest bands take the stage at The Vic for a night of neck-breaking carnage!!
 INFESTED ENTRAILS
 STONE SOVEREIGN
 WHISPERHEAD

Recurring

Tunes at Burnbrae

Burnbrae, Mudgee 548 Hill End Rd, Mudgee, NSW

Every third lazy pizza Sunday of the month. Pull up some grass, sit back with pizzas, platters, ice cold beers and wine whilst listening to some pretty awesome tunes at Burnbrae Wines. Bookings recommended.

Live & Kicking: Andy Baylor

Little Alberts @ The Victoria Bathurst 3 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW

Andy Baylor is one of Australia’s most versatile working musicians. He has drawn on America’s great 20th century legacy of popular music and his own Australian roots to create an individual voice.

FREE

Coffee Concert: Postcards from Italy

Cowra Civic Centre 104 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW

Jazz Amore, two beautiful singers from Italy (via Leichhardt), will perform Italian songs of the 50s to the 90s such as O' Sole Mio, Volare and Mambo Italiano. They will be joined by operatic tenor Elias Wilson singing popular Italian opera hits. Enjoy a cuppa and a scone before 90 minutes of wonderful Italian music that will transport you to another country at another time.

$20

Dire Straits – a retrospective

Canobolas Dance Hall, Orange Canobolas Rd, Canobolas, NSW

Performing some incredible classics from one of the worlds loved bands, the Canobolas Dance Hall house band presents - Dire Straits.

Recurring

Confessions of a Serial Killer (Immersive Theatre)

Orange Botanic Gardens s, Yellowbox Way (off Hill Street), Orange, NSW

Ever wanted to clash wits with a serial killer?
Ivan the seductively charming yet extremely dangerous serial killer is going to give you that chance. Ivan is turning himself in and is going to confess all - but only in front of witnesses.
Take a journey deep into the night, and prepare yourself to lock wits with the city's most wanted man.

$34

Lior and Domini – Animal in Hiding

Orange Regional Conservatorium 73A Hill Street, Orange, NSW

ORANGE REGIONAL CONSERVATORIUM, ORANGE. Animal in Hiding features songs that are rooted in intimate storytelling. Underpinned by intricate guitar, Lior and Domini's close vocal harmonies are the focal point of the songs, harking back to the iconic folk duos of the 1960s. 

Rachel Hannan and John Stuart – the American Song Book

Rachel Hannan and John Stuart together again with a great collection of favourites, and some not so well known, from the American Songbook of George & Ira Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter, Arthur Hamilton & Gus Kahn. Set in the...

EP Launch: Dave Webb Project

Keystone 1889, Bathurst 99 Keppel St, Bathurst, NSW

It's been a LONG time coming, but the "A Second to Surface" EP is finally ready!
Come along and help us celebrating the launch.

 

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. 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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