Murrah, August 18
Saxophonist and composer Lachy Hamilton will perform music from his debut album "Alchemy" at the Murrah this weekend. The evening will feature the Alchemy repertoire, inspired by Paulo Coelho's novel "The Alchemist", as well as arrangements of jazz standards in a quartet format to include Dave Quin on double bass, Tim Geldens on drums and Leo Larratt on guitar. The performance will be at the Murrah Hall, 2989 Tathra-Bermagui Rd, from 3pm. Tickets are $20.
Wolumla, November 30
The Wolumla Recreational Ground will become the home of the Band Together Music Festival where a number of music legends will perform. Headlined by Killing Heidi and ARC supergroup (members of Powderfinger, Spiderbait, You Am I & Jet), the event will also see Mental As Anything, Bachelor Girl, Imogen Clark and an array of local South Coast talent.Tickets are on sale now, visit bandtogethermusicfestival.com or from Eventbrite. A percentage of profits from the day will be donated to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and the new Bega Valley Disaster Relief Fund.
Long Table Dinner
Moruya, August 24
Experience the Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre with a three course meal and upcoming exhibition, Promiscuous Provenance by artist Anna Glynn. Theatre performer Anne-Louise Rentell will combine theatrical performance, a social meal and the opportunity to view the exhibition with fresh eyes. Join in the fun while you are transported to a not-quite colonial world. Promiscuous Provenance is a travelling exhibition from Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Nowra. Tickets available on Eventbrite.
Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase
Nowra, August 17
Expertly curated and lovingly presented, the showcase will feature some of the festival's hottest acts live on stage for an incredible two hours of hard-hitting laughter. Boasting a line-up of veteran favourites, international stars, and some of the freshest emerging talents, this jam-packed night of pure entertainment will leave you sore from belly laughs! Showing at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre from 8pm-10pm.
Soweto Gospel Choir
Nowra, August 21
The Soweto Gospel Choir's Freedom tour is in honour of the father of their rainbow nation, Nelson Mandela, and South Africa's struggle for freedom. The three-time Grammy Award-winning choir has been spreading sheer joy to audiences across the globe for nearly two decades. Comprised of the best artists in South Africa, the choir invites you to enjoy the incomparable and inspirational power of African Gospel music. Watch their performance at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre from 7.30pm-9.30pm.