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Justine Clarke Pop Up Tour - Launceston
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6323 3666 or boxoffice@theatrenorth.com.au
Venue: Princess Theatre, 57 Brisbane Street, Launceston Launceston Tasmania
Australia’s foremost female children’s entertainer, JUSTINE CLARKE, is making her long-awaited and highly anticipated return to Tasmania, singing and dancing her way into preschooler’s happy hearts this July. Justine and band will warm the winter chills with a colourful and energetic performances in Tasmania - her first shows in nearly five yearsThe audience will not be able to resist being thoroughly engaged with the magic of story telling through lively music and song during this 55-minute musical odyssey of fun! The ‘Pop Up Tour’ will showcase the ‘best of’ Justine’s tunes – a selection of the ‘pop’ular songs from her three top-selling, ARIA nominated CDs and accompanying DVDs – platinum seller ‘I Like To Sing’, ‘Songs To Make You Smile’ and the chart-topping ‘Great Big World’ (release... Read more

Bootleg Beatles - Direct from the UK - Launceston
By ATDW Database

Contact: 1300 795 257
Venue: Country Club Casino, Country Club Avenue Launceston Tasmania
Formed from the West End cast of the Broadway musical 'Beatlemania'; The Bootleg Beatles are the world's premier Beatles show.In an illustrious career, they have played the main stage at Glastonbury, supported Oasis, performed on the Graham Norton show and performed for the Queen in Buckingham palace.Now by popular Demand, they are bringing their amazing multi-media production back to Australia.The Bootleg Beatles will meticulously recreate the vast soundscapes of the Beatles’ legendary recordings.'Mind-boggling accuracy' - The Mail'Fastidiously Authentic' - Daily Telegraph“ Sheer Technical Perfection”-The Evening Standard“Flawless” Mojo“The Band are as similar to their namesakes as it is possible to be … unlike any other group in the last 15 years of Rock, they can safely say that they lo... Read more

The Wolfe Brothers - Launceston
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Contact: 1300 795 257
Venue: Country Club Casino, Country Club Avenue Launceston Tasmania
The band is now signed to Stephen White Management, the company that manages the careers of Australian country music legend Lee Kernaghan and also the multi award-winning sister group The McClymonts. Stephen White said "I am so excited about adding The Wolfe Brothers to my small and exclusive list of clients. One of my criteria in signing an act is that they must be unique, credible and incredible. The Wolfe Brothers are all these things. It is so important for the Australian country music genre to produce a country rock outfit that has international potential to grow the fan base of our exciting industry here in Australia and bring in new fans to country music, just as it has occurred in the USA. These boys tick all the boxes for me and I believe they are in for a great ride over the comi... Read more

Vandemonian Lags - New Songs From The Prison Without Walls
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6323 3666 or boxoffice@theatrenorth.com.au
Venue: Princess Theatre, 57 Brisbane Street, Launceston Launceston Tasmania
Dark Mofo, in association with Roar Film, presentsVandemonian Lags - New Songs from the Prison without Walls Our dark, creepy and sometimes funny Tasmanian convict history has been turned into song, performance and projections by the likes of Mick Thomas (Weddings Parties Anything), Tim Rogers (You Am I), Mark Wallace, Jen Anderson, Michael Barclay and a heap of others, including Darren Hanlon, Ben Salter, Jeff Lang and Brian Nankervis. Do not miss out on this one. You’ll hear, for instance, ‘Sex Hospital’, a dirty little ditty about the Launceston General… And speaking of our northern brothers and sisters: this is our inaugural Mofo journey to Launie. Opening night – and world premiere, mind you – will be held in Launceston, a day before the festival launch in Hobart. Be there.. www.theat... Read more

Fresh Comedy with Ronny Chieng
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6331 4299 or davidbakkercomedian@gmail.com
Venue: 178 Charles Street, Fresh On Charles Launceston Tasmania
Ronny Chieng is a rising superstar of comedy, and we have managed to lasoo him on his way into the stratosphere to headline our May '13 show. Plus a selection of Tasmania's finest comedians to support and hosted by David Bakker. Get in early for a good seat or even earlier for some delicious dinner.Ronny Chieng is a stand up comedian. In 2012 Ronny won the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The same year he was also invited to perform at the prestigious invitation-only Just For Laughs Festival 2012 in Montreal, as well as at the SOHO Theatre in London’s West End. In 2012 Ronny was named by The Age as one of the top 5 up-and-coming acts to watch, and by the Sydney Morning Herald as one of the top 10 rising comedians in Australia. Ronny also starred in the AB... Read more

Fresh Comedy with Nick Cody
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6331 4299 or davidbakkercomedian@gmail.com
Venue: 178 Charles Street, Fresh On Charles Launceston Tasmania
After a scorching headliner set at our March '12 show, Nick Cody returns to The Clubhouse for our May '13 show. Plus a selection of Tasmania's finest comedians to support and hosted by David Bakker. Get in early for a good seat or even earlier for some delicious dinner.At only 25 years of age, Nick Cody has already toured with some of the biggest names in stand-up, such as international superstars Jim Jefferies and Anthony Jeselnik. He was even hand-selected to perform with US comedy legend Bill Burr, at the Sydney Opera House, as apart of the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival.??Nick’s brand of stand-up offers a unique combination of edgy, thought-provoking material ranging from brutally honest and uninhibited storytelling to rapid-fire and hilarious social comedy.?In addition to sold-o... Read more

Behind every war there are good women Exhibition - Launceston
By ATDW Database

Contact: glindsay@pnc.com.au
Venue: Civic Square, Launceston Tasmania
Date(s): From Mon 23 Sep 13 To Fri 18 Oct 13
The Exhibition features poems by Australian and New Zealand female writers. Fourteen are from across Australia and eight from New Zealand.
They range from well known poets to others who write poetry read by family and friends.
The poems are paired with photographs of Australian or New Zealand war memorials. Posters included in the Exhibition were designed by Tasmanian
artist Tara Badcock.

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Femme Fatale - A Deadly Burlesque – Launceston
By ATDW Database

Contact: burlesque@misskittysmeow.com
Venue: York Town Square, Launceston Tasmania
Miss Kitty’s Meow presents a seduction in three acts.
A time where women were simply lethal. Hypnotising and transfixing through a deadly seduction. Snaring lovers, entrancing victims the femme fatale has aroused the curiosity of legions. This deadly burlesque will lead you into scenes of danger and beauty as the archetype of the femme fatale is explored. From ancient history and mythology; the epitome of deadliness in Film Noir climaxing with the most modern incarations.... A dash of daring... Read more

Johnny Cash The Concert - Ring of Fire 50th Anniversary Tour
By ATDW Database

Contact: 1300 795 257
Venue: Country Club Casino, Country Club Avenue Launceston Tasmania
Fresh from their very successful 2012 national tour, Johnny Cash the Concert is back to celebrate all things CASH bringing to life an incredible new concert experience!Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of one of Cash’s biggest hits and best loved songs, “Ring of Fire”, Australia’s OWN “Man In Black”, Daniel Thompson, returns with an award-winning ensemble featuring Golden Guitar Winner (Alternate Country Album of the Year - 2013 Golden Guitar Awards) and Australian Guitar Legend, Stuie French.This two-hour show will feature the tracks that made Johnny Cash’s live show something special. June Carter and The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers, Carl Perkins and Cash’s gospel greats will all be featured in the first half of the show whilst the second set culminates Cash’s bigges... Read more

Christine Anu - Rewind - Country Club Casino Tonic Bar
By ATDW Database

Contact: 1300 795 257
Venue: Country Club Casino, Country Club Avenue Launceston Tasmania
REWIND is Christine Anu’s tribute to the Queen of soul Aretha Franklin. REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook is a special show unlike anything Christine has done before.In this must-see performance, Anu conjures soulful interpretations of Aretha’s most memorable songs including the signature tunes Respect and (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman as well as Chain of Fools, Today I Sing The Blues and many other unforgettable classic melodies. “Nobody says it or sings it better than Ms. Aretha Franklin. She is one of my greatest influences and an inspiration to black pride and feminine empowerment. I truly believe she is the greatest soul singer of our time!” says Christine, who provides all the grace, glitz and vocals of a true diva and is sure to captivate audiences from the start.The R... Read more

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