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After an absence of 19 years, the Emerson String Quartet makes a long-awaited return to Australia.

Emerson String Quartet

Concert or Performance

16 Sep 2019

Price from: $30.00

"Perhaps the most celebrated string quartet ever to emerge from the USA, the Emerson String Quartet is making its first...

Drew Forsythe and Simon Burke

The Wharf Revue 2019

Concert or Performance

12 Nov 2019 to 23 Nov 2019

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The all-singing, all-dancing, side-splittingly funny solution to all the world’s problems returns for another year of satirical genius.The West is...

Vs Men

Judith Lucy Vs Men

Concert or Performance

14 Dec 2018 to 15 Dec 2018

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Judith Lucy is single again…and 50. She recently reflected on her entire history with men and concluded that maybe it...

Audience in seating

The Vinyl Lounge at NFSA

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event Concert or Performance

1 Dec 2017 to 5 Jul 2019

Price from: Free

Bring along your favourite records, share your music stories and hear what’s spinning on the NFSA’s turntables. The ultimate listening...

Nevermind is an ensemble rewriting the rulebook on performing Baroque music, with wondrous skill.

Nevermind

Concert or Performance

17 Oct 2019

Price from: $30.00

Early music has rarely sounded as chic or brilliant! The four musicians of French ensemble Nevermind – combining flute, violin,...

fireworks

New Year’s Eve in the City

Community Event Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

31 Dec 2018 to 1 Jan 2019

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Bid goodbye to the year that was and shout hello to 2018 at New Year’s Eve in the City! Welcome...

The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do: the Happiest Refugee 2019

Concert or Performance

12 Feb 2019 to 13 Feb 2019

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Anh Do the happiest refugee live. Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and...

Salut! Baroque in Albert Hall

Melancholy & Mirth

Concert or Performance

22 Feb 2019

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One of Australia's foremost baroque music ensembles, Salut! Baroque, presents a concert in Albert Hall with music by Mozart, Bach,...

Jonathan Biggins

The Gospel According To Paul

Concert or Performance

26 Mar 2019 to 30 Mar 2019

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One of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, is Paul Keating — visionary, reformer and rabble-rouser — in a highly anticipated...

Popular Music

Nashville Live

Concert or Performance

14 Mar 2019

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For the first time in Australia, Nashville Live, the hit musical production celebrating country music and the stories behind the...

One piano and four hands seamlessly create a ‘20-Finger Orchestra’, delivering a vibrant fusion

Zofo

Concert or Performance

28 May 2019

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Playing one piano with four hands – but a unified artistic mind – is about the most intimate form of...

Fireworks over Lake Burley Griffin

Skyfire at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

16 Mar 2019

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Skyfire 2018 delivers a magnificent display of fireworks set to a soundtrack simultaneously broadcast on Hit 104.7. Canberra lights up...

Cellist Natalie Clein speaks to the heart, playing with a unique combination of passion and delicacy

Natalie Clein & Katya Apekisheva

Concert or Performance

14 Mar 2019

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"Renowned British cellist Natalie Clein plays with a unique combination of passion and delicacy. It’s as though the cello becomes...

John Bell

Bell Shakespeare’s The Miser

Concert or Performance

11 Apr 2019 to 20 Apr 2019

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Wealthy skinflint, Harpagon is so cheap he’d rather bury his money in the backyard and steal oats from his horse...

Music LIve

Sunset Sessions at The Lakes

Concert or Performance

6 Apr 2018 to 29 Mar 2019

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The perfect way to end your week…Head to The Lakes every Friday from 4pm in the lounge, for your chance...

Popular Music

Colin Hay

Concert or Performance

26 Apr 2019

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Colin Hay, best known as the frontman for Australian hit makers Men at Work, is receiving continued accolades, for his...

Comedy Show

ONGALS: Babbling Comedy

Community Event Concert or Performance

8 Nov 2018 to 8 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

The ONGALS: Babbling Comed is coming to Canberra!The Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Korean Cultural Centre Australia are...

Arlo

Arlo Guthrie – Alice’s Restaurant

Concert or Performance

22 Apr 2019

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In 1965, a teenaged Guthrie performed a “friendly gesture” that proved to be fateful. Arrested for littering, Arlo was deemed...

Comedy

Daniel Sloss – X

Concert or Performance

21 Mar 2019

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Internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up star, Daniel Sloss returns to Canberra Comedy Festival with his new show, X. Brilliantly dark...

Salut! in Verburgghen Hall

War & Peace

Concert or Performance

25 Oct 2019

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Salut! presents a concert of baroque music with works by Telemann, Handel, Biber, Boccherini, Arne & Cazzati.Cultural life suffered enormously...

outdoor cinema canberra sunset

Sunset Cinema Canberra

Concert or Performance

28 Nov 2018 to 12 Jan 2019

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Sink into a beanbag, sip on fine wine.... laugh long and loud. Sunset Cinema is back at the Botanic Gardens...

String Theory

Hanson: String Theory

Concert or Performance

6 Mar 2019

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Following a sold out 25th Anniversary World Tour and Greatest Hits release, Grammy nominated multi-platinum pop-rock trio HANSON is beginning...

Nakkiah Lui

How To Rule The World

Concert or Performance

3 Apr 2019 to 6 Apr 2019

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An Aboriginal, an Asian and an Islander walk into a bar… It’s not the beginning of a racist joke, it’s...

Comedy

Tim Minchin – Back

Concert or Performance

13 Mar 2019 to 16 Mar 2019

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Tim Minchin, internationally renowned award-winning musician, comedian, actor, writer and composer, will return to the Australian stage with his first...

Human Nature

Human Nature ‘Little More Love: A 30-Year Celebration’ Tour

Concert or Performance

6 May 2019

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Australia's most-popular vocal group, Human Nature, are making a triumphant return home in 2019. They will embark on a dazzling...

Comedy

Trixie Mattel – Skinny Legend

Concert or Performance

12 Feb 2019

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She’s blonde, she’s the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 3, she’s a Skinny Legend and she’s bringing...

Comedy and Drag Performance

Sasha Velour Live and in Colour

Concert or Performance

9 Jan 2019

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This January, we’re so excited to be bringing you a slice of the incredible Brooklyn night life. A one-woman show...

Griffin Award Winning Script

Prima Facie

Concert or Performance

26 Jun 2019 to 29 Jun 2019

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One of our country’s greatest actors, Kate Mulvany, stars as Tessa—a criminal lawyer who knows the law permits no room...

Salut! in Albert Hall

Torment & Tranquillity

Concert or Performance

24 May 2019

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Salut! presents a concert of baroque music with works by Vivaldi, Telemann, Handel, Monteverdi, Purcell, Biber, WF Bach and Rebel.Christian...

Ursula Yovich

Barbara and the Camp Dogs

Concert or Performance

30 May 2019 to 1 Jun 2019

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Part road-story, part family drama, part political cry-from-the-heart, Barbara and the Camp Dogs is a high-octane rock gig featuring the...

People sitting in Commonwealth Park for Symphony inthe Park

Symphony in the Park at Enlighten Festival

Concert or Performance

10 Mar 2019

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Symphony in the Park is not your standard symphony experience. Set in the tree lined landscape of the iconic Commonwealth...

Suitable for Children

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Concert or Performance

6 Feb 2019 to 10 Feb 2019

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Following hot on the wobbly heels of the box office hit The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre brings its...

A comedy about ageing

Senior Moments

Concert or Performance

8 Mar 2019 to 9 Mar 2019

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A comedy revue about ‘old’ people – and the young people they have to deal with John Wood, Benita Collings...

Vera Blue at UC Refectory

Concert or Performance

7 Feb 2019

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Canberra rockers Hands Like Houses are thrilled to announce a national album tour in February, unleashing their latest full-length –Anon....

Recital

Nicole Car and Etienne Dupuis in recital

Concert or Performance

9 Aug 2019

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In one of the most exciting musical collaborations of 2019, Australian soprano Nicole Car will partner with her husband, internationally...

Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight 2018

Community Event Concert or Performance

19 Dec 2018

Price from: Free

The 74th Annual Canberra Carols by Candlelight will be led by Woden Valley Youth Choir accompanied by Canberra City Band,...

State Theatre Company SA

The 39 Steps

Concert or Performance

29 Oct 2019 to 2 Nov 2019

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Pulled into a web of intrigue and deceit, accidental hero Richard Hannay must evade shadowy organisations and femme fatales, corrupt...

Family & Kids Show

The Wiggles – Wiggle Pop! Big Show

Concert or Performance

19 Dec 2018 to 20 Dec 2018

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The Wiggles will explode onto stages around Australia, when they bring their brand new Wiggle Pop! Big Show around the...

Direct From Broadway

The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway

Concert or Performance

6 Dec 2018 to 16 Dec 2018

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This completely new, mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. The Illusionists...

People having picnics on the Eucalypt Lawn

2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series

Community Event Concert or Performance

2 Feb 2019 to 10 Feb 2019

Price from: $5.00

As the sun goes down over the Gardens, enjoy live music, dancing and delicious food and drink in the picturesque...

Melbourne Theatre Company

Shakespeare in Love

Concert or Performance

22 Aug 2019 to 31 Aug 2019

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Young Will Shakespeare has a bad case of writer’s block and desperately needs a muse. His new comedy, Romeo and...

Baroque instruments

Love & Grief

Concert or Performance

16 Aug 2019

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Salut! presents a concert of baroque music with works by Vivaldi, Purcell, Handel, Monteverdi, Marais and Scarlatti.Some of the most...

Much Ado About Nothing

Bell Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing

Concert or Performance

11 Oct 2019 to 19 Oct 2019

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Claudio and Hero are deeply in love. Beatrice and Benedick would rather swap sassy insults than sweet nothings.Much Ado About...

Sound and Fury 2018

Sound and Fury: Arty. Farty. Christmas. Party.

Concert or Performance

21 Dec 2018 to 22 Dec 2018

Price from: $35.00

Sound and Fury flaunts and fuses the exceptional skills of performance artists in an exciting party format. Expect punchy music,...

A new classical supergroup of four leading European soloists play the great piano quartets.

Skride Piano Quartet

Concert or Performance

14 Nov 2019

Price from: $30.00

A new classical supergroup of four leading European soloists, the Skride Piano Quartet is sweeping through the northern hemisphere like...

Jester Joke

Bianca Del Rio

Concert or Performance

21 Feb 2019

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After three consecutive sell-out Australian tours, comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio returns to Australia with...

Promotional Image A Doll's House

Canberra Rep’s – A Doll’s House

Concert or Performance

14 Feb 2019 to 2 Mar 2019

Price from: $35.00

Presenting this modern English translation by Simon Stephens of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama - A Doll's House. directed by the...

Coppelia

Storytime Ballet: Coppelia

Concert or Performance

17 Jan 2019 to 19 Jan 2019

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A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, where all is not what it seems…Experience ballet’s most playful comedy live on...

Car doing burnouts amid pink and blue smoke

Summernats

Concert or Performance Exhibition and Shows Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

3 Jan 2019 to 6 Jan 2019

Price from: $14.00

The annual Street Machine Summernats proudly supported by Rare Spares, is Australia’s biggest horsepower party in the Southern Hemisphere. In...

Art + Sound

Art + Sound

Concert or Performance Exhibition and Shows

3 Feb 2018 to 2 Feb 2019

Price from: Free

A fortnightly series showcasing playlists curated to specific galleries by various personalities. This event is brought to you by NGA...

The Necks

The Necks

Concert or Performance

9 Feb 2019

Price from: $35.00

'Body' Album LaunchRevered instrumental trio The Necks return to Australia following a sell-out UK and European tour and the release...

Wunderbar

Eddie Izzard: Wunderbar

Concert or Performance

16 Feb 2019

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Eddie Izzard, one of the World’s most respected comedians, has performed sell out shows across the world from Shanghai to...

Celebrate their 30th year

Bangarra 30th Anniversary Season

Concert or Performance

18 Jul 2019 to 20 Jul 2019

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Join Bangarra as the company celebrates its landmark 30th anniversary season with a stunning display of contemporary dance theatre. As...

Celebrate 50 years of Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company’s Bonachela/Nankivell/ Lane

Concert or Performance

2 May 2019 to 4 May 2019

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Sydney Dance Company’s 50th Anniversary bursts into life with a formidable triple bill from three remarkable choreographers — Artistic Director...

This legendary choir showcases the best choral masterworks from the Renaissance to the present day.

Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Concert or Performance

25 Jul 2019

Price from: $30.00

Founded in the fifteenth century, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge is arguably the world’s most famous choir and the...

Down Under

Deadly 60 Down Under

Concert or Performance

18 Jan 2019

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Star of the hit TV series Deadly 60, Steve Backshall is bringing his brand-new show Deadly down Under to Canberra...

MGT

Muthspiel / Grigoryan / Towner

Concert or Performance

14 Feb 2019

Price from: $59.00

Three icons of the guitar world are bringing their incredible artistry to Australian audiences.Wolfgang Muthspiel (Austria), Slava Grigoryan (Australia) and...

KAtya

An Evening With Katya Zamolodchikova – Help Me I’m Dying

Concert or Performance

3 May 2019

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Miss Congeniality and All Stars S2 finalist, Katya Zamolodchikova brings her hilarious new stand up show, Help...

Comedy

Rob Brydon – I am Standing Up

Concert or Performance

27 Mar 2019

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The Swansea-born radio and TV presenter got his big break in 2000 with Marion and Geoff, the series of short...

Circus Physical Theatre

The Empire Strips Back

Concert or Performance

19 Jan 2019

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After a sold-out, critically acclaimed tour of the United States, The Empire Strips Back team returns home to sneak in...

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