What are you doing this weekend?

Highlights for the week ending Wednesday 27 September

CC Ukulele Festival, Pearl Beach Food & Wine Fair, WMTC’s “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, plus art exhibitions, competitions, markets, great gigs and concerts from local musicians and much more!

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Jubila Singers present A Capella Concert

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Jubila Singers, an a Capella choir of 48 singers based on the Central Coast NSW, presents a one hour concert “Anonymous, Traditional and Quirky” on Sunday, October 22 at 2.30 pm. It will be held in the stunning acoustics of St John the Baptist church, 125 Blackwell Road, Woy Woy.


The soulful sounds of Georgian harmony, a haunting Latvian lament and joyous up-beat African traditional and gospel songs all form part of this unique presentation of sacred and secular world music.

Directed by Jane Becktel since the choir was founded 2011, Jubila’s music has broad appeal for newcomers and musical devotees – anyone who may be moved by gorgeous vocals, inspired by dissonant harmonies, unexpected syncopations and polyrhythms.  The director and singers search the globe for rare songs from cultures with a strong tradition of singing in harmony.


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Calling for entries for ‘Fab Fakes’


Calling for entries for ‘Fab Fakes’

Open to all artists in NSW & ACT

Great prizes and recognition


The highly popular FAB FAKES Art Exhibition is once again calling for submissions from eager artists from across NSW and the ACT, with prizes of $3,000. For first and $1000 runner up.


‘Fab Fakes’ are recreated masterpieces of paintings by famous artists.  The artist whose work is being copied must be deceased  by 70 years.


“Emulating the masters has long been heralded across the globe as one of the best ways to learn art, which is how the exhibition originated,” said Gail Brigden-Vice, President of the Tuggerah Lakes Art Society. “It’s wonderful to see the interest and standard of entries continue to grow each year.”


Copied Old Masters Artworks have previously included work from Degas, Rubens, Turner, Constable, Matisse, Waterhouse, Manet, Monet, Pissarro, McCubbin,  Streeton, Ashton, Gruner, Lautrec, Gaugin, Cezanne, Picasso and many others.


The exhibition is open to all artists in NSW and the ACT. Any medium can be used, but must be in the same colours as the original artists.


Prizes include:

First prize – Best Copy of a Masterpiece – $3000.

Second Prize –   runner up                        $1000.


The ‘FAB FAKES’ exhibition is an initiative of the Tuggerah Lakes Art Society Inc and proudly supported by the Central Coast Council.


The exhibition is also available for viewing in conjunction with performance time of theWyong Drama Group – Coast theatre production of “Allo Allo” during the day,evenings and weekends.


Entry forms can be obtained  by going onto the website  www.fabfakes.org.au and downloading the forms


Or from The Art Director vpresident@tlas.org.au



.Closing date for entries is October 6th ,.2017



The winner will be announced on  Friday night 17th at the  official opening   night by

Prominent Artists/ Judges Robert Chapman @ Peter Tyrell from TLAS




All entries are offered for sale with price tags starting from $100.


“It is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a “famous” masterpiece to display at home, in the office restaurant etc, or as a great gift at a very affordable price,” Gail Brigden said.


Issued on behalf of the Tuggerah Lakes Art Society.


Media Contacts: Fleur Townley 0405 278 758

Lanham Public Relations


About Fab Fakes

In 1998, one of Tuggerah Lakes Art Society’s (TLAS) members, Brian Hasler, founded the FAB FAKES Art Exhibition. His idea of the best way to learn art, like many art tutors, was to emulate the ‘masters’. To copy – make a ‘forgery’, a fake of a masterpiece. This contest eventually became a tradition over the years, attracting artists from all over Australia.
Now, by popular demand, judging by the results from last year’s event, Fab Fakes 2017 returns to The Art House, Wyong, in mid November for what will be the biggest exhibition of it’s kind in Australia. Due to the overwhelming number of entries over the years, the competition has been limited to NSW and the ACT.



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Blues Jam

Sunday 1st Oct 2pm


Jam w/ Pat & Ness

Sunday 8th Oct 3pm



Kids Halloween Party

Saturday 14th Oct 3.30-6.30pm

w/ Face painting / jumping castle / Kids disco with Lil Ravers

Little Ravers –

Lil Raver’s are the hottest kids party DJ’S on the Central Coast.


With a state of the art laser light show, smoke machines and banging sound system,  Lil’Ravers ( MC Daz and Dj Kym) will rock the  party like nobody else in Australia can. This energetic fun packed show featuring live dj beat mixing with the latest  top 40 hits, freestyle rapping and rhyming and dancing games will have the kids busting moves they never thought  were possible, and the parents will love it too.


Be warned Lil’Ravers is not your average kids disco service… They are an Epic, Explosive live kids Music show that has to be seen to be believed!


Lil’Ravers… Be Different, Be yourself







Jam – Kaijin

Sunday 15th Oct 2pm – 5pm



Caiti Baker

Sunday 15th Oct 6pm

“Zinc is an album that has ultimately taken my life, up until now, to produce. It’s a collection of songs I’ve put together with producers James Mangohig and Michael Hohnen with some help from my blues musician father Greg Baker. The songs are inspired by the crunch of sampled guitar riffs, bangin’ hip hop production, menacing double bass, my love of singing and arranging harmonies and it focuses on topics such as identity, love, ego and the current geopolitical state of the world. I’m so unbelievably proud of Zinc and cannot wait to tour it live!”




Rick Price

        Saturday 21st Oct @ 8pm

Rick Price is proud to announce his Brought To Life A ‘Dead Man Walkin’ dates for October 2017.  ‘Dead Man Walkin’ will be released on September 29, the next single from the album, ‘Tennessee Sky’.


“Dead Man Walkin’ is a song written with Tamara Stewart from my most recent album ‘Tennessee Sky’. The song is about inner transformation. Letting go of old ways and welcoming a new way of living in the world.”  – Rick Price


Rick wrote and produced the album in Nashville, Tennessee and the reviews are awesome:


“This album is a blend of bluegrass, country, gospel and a hint of pop. The up-tempo songs such as “Work That Fire”, will keep your feet tapping.  This is a beautiful album because regardless of what mood you are in, you will feel better after you listen to it and it will lift your spirits. The musicianship is fantastic and the lyrics are heartfelt and honest.” – Steve Yanko


Audiences will be taken on a musical journey at Rick’s live shows, dancing in the aisles and joining him on stage for a sing along, there will be smiles all around the room with this upbeat set.  The classics are still there, along with tracks from his current album.

Tickets on sale – https://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=74584


Z-Star Delta [UK]

       Sunday 22nd Oct @ 7pm

The explosive duo features the electrifying award-winning frontwoman Zee Gachette deemed “one to watch” by BBC Radio 2 (drums and acoustic guitar), andguitar prodigy Sebastien Heintzwho effortlessly deliver a fascinating cinematic road trip of sound. Zee’s hypnotic presence, bewitching raspy blue tones, big acoustic guitars and swampy grooves laced with Seb’s dark desert slide, psyche blues guitars and synth make for a beautifully dangerous concoctionFrom the acoustic sublime, to high octane rock. Sensual, expansive, powerful. The duo’s sound journeys through an intoxicating and experimental mix of Country Blues and Desert Rock.

Tickets on sale – https://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=74575&utm_source=Oztix&utm_medium=Website


Deck Sessions – The Camry’s  

Sunday 29th Oct @ 3pm  

The Camrys are like their name suggests.

Reliable, comfortable, not too fast, not too slow.

Just a good, all round band that delivers the hits from classic high-octane-gas-guzzling rock, to the more environmentally friendly “hybrid-style” pop and R&B.

Oh, what a feeling.

Tucked between the bush and the bay, Hardys Bay Club is happily pokie machine-free, family friendly, full of personality and quirky characters and unlike any other on the Central Coast of NSW. Great food, music, weddings, craft beer and of course the best beer garden and deck on the Coast! Hardys Bay Club, 14 Heath Road, Hardys Bay NSW 2257 t: (02) 4360 1072 http://www.hardysbayclub.com.au 


Information and image courtesy of Loren McHenry, Marketing loren@hardysbayclub.com.au


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Dancing Under the Moon Light

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The 5 Lands Experience is back for September. A regular monthly community event, at The Rhythm Hut in Gosford, each month, the 5 Lands Experience begins with a free community drum circle, at 5pm all ages and levels encouraged. Bring your own drum or have a go with ours! We’ll have loads of different percussion for everyone to try.


A well established, well known local band, the 5 Lands band has run for over 9 years around the Central Coast – from Terrigal, to Erina, to Gosford. Named after originally forming to perform at the popular Central Coast 5 Lands Walk in Terrigal, the ever changing line up of The 5 Lands Band, lead by Rendra Freestone, brings together some of the top musicians from the Central Coast, Sydney and Newcastle. The unique band doesn’t practice, nor write music together, but rather create improvised jams, based on funk, jazz, folk and groove. Well known for getting the dance floor filled, the 5 Lands Band kick off music at 6.30pm.



Feature artist this month is Midnight Movers

Midnight Movers combine rock n roll, blues, swamp, groovy dance beats and raspy vocals to an energetic live show. Formed in 2015, the band came together after the boys played countless gigs with each other through other bands/projects. They decided to get in a room and see what happens, and the rest is history! Between themselves, they’ve played with or along side acts such as The Screaming Jets, Ash Grunwald, Angry Anderson, The Party Boys, Wendy Matthews, The Beautiful Girls, Bonjah, Afro Moses and Nat Col and the Kings. They’ve been playing regular gigs around Newcastle and Central Coast, so check out their Facebook or Soundcloud for future dates.


Facebook; facebook.com/Midnight-Movers

Youtube; youtube.com/watch?v=fTcOmR2LipM


As a not for profit community space, The Rhythm Hut is dedicated to supporting the arts and music on The Central Coast, and this monthly event is open to the whole community, with entry by donation. Suitable and affordable for the whole family, patrons are encouraged to pay whatever they can afford to help keep this unique space running, and such events happening on The Central Coast. Delicious home style cooked dinners and desserts are available for purchase. The Rhythm Hut is fully licensed with assorted beers, wines and ciders, including locally made Six String beers. Under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


WHAT: The 5 Lands Experience ft. The Midnight Movers

WHEN: Sunday 24th September, from 5pm

WHERE: The Rhythm Hut, 135 Faunce St, Gosford

COST: Entry by donation


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