Projection "Electro Light"
May
8
9:30 pm21:30

Projection "Electro Light"

  • City Hall

At this year’s Geelong After Dark Matt Bonner is the leading artist in large scale projection art. Matt will be showcasing his work on City Hall in Gheringhap St. Matt's closing piece IS called “Electro light” which will transform the building into eye popping candy of colour synchronized to the beat.

The Outcaste Weakly Poet Stage Show
May
8
9:00 pm21:00

The Outcaste Weakly Poet Stage Show

  • National Wool Museum Exterior building

Written and performed by Scott Welsh, this exhibition-style monologue features a true story of street poet selling his poetry years ago in Geelong, Sydney and Melbourne. It now returns to the streets of Geelong and will appear during Geelong After Dark as a projection from a live studio performance.

Soulful-blues
May
8
9:00 pm21:00

Soulful-blues

  • Waterfront Kitchen

Flavours of contemporary rock blended with whispers of yesteryear's music are correlated to create a performance that connects with audiences on many levels.

Pop up Choir ACABELLAS
May
8
8:15 pm20:15

Pop up Choir ACABELLAS

  • Waterfront Kitchen

Singing is one of the healthiest and heartwarming human activities available. Be energised, inspired and INCLUDED as you wander about Geelong After Dark amongst the arresting and fun vocal sounds of acabellas singers. You might encounter an all male group, an all female group or a mixed group. Acabellas Choirs love to pop up near you!

Pop-up Talks
May
8
8:00 pm20:00

Pop-up Talks

  • Geelong Gallery

Enjoy these fascinating pop-up talks by our friendly Gallery Guides who will shed light on a selection of works on display from the Gallery's renowned collection.

“The Pines” M~M@GAD
May
8
8:00 pm20:00

“The Pines” M~M@GAD

  • Gore Pl Geelong, VIC, 3220 Australia

Film maker Matt Bonner with Tiffany Paterson create a super8 film of the pines of Lara with members of Lara RSL. A ceremony in the light of dawn is seen, a fleeting record of the mysteries and rituals of remembrance surrounded by trees laden with meaning.

Looking at the stars
May
8
8:00 pm20:00

Looking at the stars

  • Laneway btw Moorabool & Claire Street

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars" Oscar Wilde 1893

Looking at the Stars is an installation exploring the ephemeral and transcendental qualities of light. Placed in the bluestone gutters of Gore Place a micro-universe of stars will be viewable amid the puddles. Composed of hundreds of submersible LED lights the flickering in the darkness illuminates a space for contemplation.

African Drumming Workshop
May
8
8:00 pm20:00

African Drumming Workshop

  • Lt Malop Street Central between Moorabool & Yarra

An interactive workshop, where onlookers can be invited to jump right in, learn layered rhythms that not only sound fantastic, but bring a real sense of achievement and create an energy that can’t be achieved as a solo performer. Suitable for all ages to join in and feel the beat!

Illuminate Art Van
May
8
8:00 pm20:00

Illuminate Art Van

  • North Sculpture

Art Van is a concept by Brett Ashby based around his documentation of reality and visual representation of energy.

Alysha Kitchingman
May
8
8:00 pm20:00

Alysha Kitchingman

  • Beavs Bar

Hey! I'm Alysha, and I'm an acoustic, singer/songwriter style musician. I play guitar and sing vocals, with occasional ukulele. I enjoy covering artists that inspire me, but changing the song to keep it fresh and make it my own. I also write and perform my own original works.

Street Performance
May
8
7:30 pm19:30

Street Performance

  • Between Moorabool and Gheringhap Street

A celestial musical exploration of the moment, highlighted by the interactions between LED lights, wood and steel, Eastern & Western sounds. Tim Hulsman has the ability to make the hair stand up on the back of your neck, using only a slide guitar and his raw passion.

“Noise Scavengers” M~M@GAD
May
8
7:30 pm19:30

“Noise Scavengers” M~M@GAD

  • Male Toilets

A live soundscape created by a group of young sound artists exploring improvised sound and noise and maybe a bit of music. Responding to the cacophony of sounds in the urban environment and to their own obsessions, Noise Scavengers will perform a short and very new work using found objects, repurposed instruments and subterranean technologies.

Performances at 7.30, 8.30 and 9.30pm

Pamela
May
8
7:30 pm19:30

Pamela

  • Geelong Gallery

Pop in for some light-hearted entertainment with Pamela, a band featuring exhibiting artist Jon Campbell and contemporary artists Minna Gilligan and Georgina Glanville. This trio performs songs about the art world as well as covers of 60s and 70s pop songs.

Birthday Cake
May
8
7:30 pm19:30

Birthday Cake

  • Custom House Lawn

The Birthday Cake: 2 x 20 minute shows at 7.30pm & 8.30pm.

Special birthday gifts are those with a ‘personal’ touch. But Chef de Scusting takes ‘personal’ to a whole new level when making this birthday cake.

Marimba Taters
May
8
7:15 pm19:15

Marimba Taters

  • Customs House Lawn

The MarimbaTaters are students from Tate Street Primary School in East Geelong who love to play marimba! These senior primary students play a broad range of exciting marimba pieces, including African-inspired tunes.

Man From Snowy River
May
8
7:00 pm19:00

Man From Snowy River

  • National Wool Museum

Tim Sheed, Award Winning Australian Bush Poet & Balladeer, will tell the background story and then recite Banjo Patersons famous Classic Poem “The Man From Snowy River”.

Acabellas Fellas Choir Pop Up Performance
May
8
7:00 pm19:00

Acabellas Fellas Choir Pop Up Performance

  • City Hall Steps

Singing is one of the healthiest and heartwarming human activities available. Be energised, inspired and INCLUDED as you wander about Geelong After Dark amongst the arresting and fun vocal sounds of acabellas singers. You might encounter an all male group, an all female group or a mixed group. Acabellas Choirs love to pop up near you!

Alchemy 7 "Cosmic Retort"
May
8
7:00 pm19:00

Alchemy 7 "Cosmic Retort"

  • Beavs Bar

An installation by Alchemy 7 consisting of a beautiful dress made of fine copper wire woven into a honeycomb pattern by Amanda Hills, enveloped in a sound and light environment by Michael Gray, with songstress Rebecca Morton performing beautiful operatic arias. Inspired by the blue, alien Diva from the film "5th Element" and by the masked spectacle of the Venice Carnevale, this work aims to transport you to from the ordinary to the strange and extraordinary.

LED Hoops
May
8
7:00 pm19:00

LED Hoops

  • Johnstone Park

Local Spiral performers Tarn and her Hoop Fusion Hoopers hit the pavement again with this sleeky combination of hybrid hoopdance and traditional circus inspired hoop tricks, creating an edgy piece that is driven by Galactic Rainbow LED Hoops.