For music fans of all genres, there’s a plethora of incredible festivals, concerts and gigs in Canberra for the rest of this year. For those of you who are not Canberra natives, the Avenue Hotel is the perfect base to experience all this great city has to offer.
If you like contemporary art music, then come and experience Blown Away on the 19th of May at The Street Theatre on Childers Street. Featuring works from Ralph Hultgren, Yosuke Fokuda and American composer Claude T. Smith, just to name a few, with many more illustrious works featured in this magical evening.
With sold out tours right across the country, this might be your only opportunity to see the disco chart toppers boogying one last time to all their greatest hits. Critics and audience members alike have already given the show rave reviews, so why don't you ‘Ra-Ra Rasputin’ on the 18th of October at the Canberra Theatre Centre in Civic Square?
For all of you jazz cats out there, legendary Australian saxophonist Jamie Oehlers has teamed up with a hot young talent, jazz pianist Tal Ohen. The two have been playing together for nearly ten years and have played with some of the biggest and brightest names in the industry. The concert is timed with a release of their latest CD, ‘Innocent Dreamer,’ featuring a combination of inspired originals and jazz standards and will take place at The Street Theatre on Saturday, the 23rd of September.
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For fans of acoustic and folk music, Sarah Blasko is touring solo for the first time in her music career, stripped back and bare. The performance promises to be beautifully compelling, showcasing Blasko’s incredible songwriting and unique vocal style. She’ll be playing at the Canberra Theatre on Thursday, the 8th of June.
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If none of these great events takes your fancy then there's plenty more happening all the time. You can check out everything that's happening here. For an amazing place to stay that's close to everything, with all the creature comforts you'll ever want, look no further than the Avenue Hotel for all your accomodation needs.