Rose first came to national attention with the Triple Award wining band Goanna. For over 30 years, on thousands of stages she has become known as a divine singer-songwriter and keyboard player. She delivers each rich note with a life times stage craft. Special Guest; Zac Barter on Bass.
Members of the Geelong Symphony OrchestraThe Geelong Symphony Orchestra launched earlier this year to great acclaim as it establishes itself as the region’s leading symphony ensemble. For Geelong After Dark, the GSO has selected some of its finest players to perform for you. Enjoy.
A musical act combining the uplifting sounds of the Tides of Welcome Community Choir and their collage of personalities and voices, with the raw energy that comes from layered rhythms as performed by The David Robertson Drummers using the Djembe (African hand drum)… a remarkable synergy that captivates audiences with each performance.
At the midpoint of the Mountain to Mouth 2016, dancers will emerge from the darkness at Steampacket Gardens, as Canoe and its entourage of flag bearers and walkers arrive from their journey from the You Yangs. Weaving like threads through the central artwork, the dancers, made up of groups from across Geelong, gather the people of the city together. It's time to get up and dance.
Alchemy 7 is a dynamic collaboration of artists seeking to create innovative and imaginative installations using diverse elements. Individual artists respond to the environment, space and time.
The artists involved in this installation - Cosmic Retort - are Michael Gray, Amanda Hills and Rebecca Morton. Amanda has collaborated with Michael Gray to create an beautiful, towering dress woven out of fine copper wire. Rebecca will ascend the dress and sing 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.
Coastal art rockers - Victoriana Gaye will again be playing at Geelong After Dark, hot on the heels of their 4th CD release “Red Moon Ray”.
Accompanied with the psychedelic wonderment of an animated film clip directed by Jeff Raglus for the single - “60 Foot Lady”. Victoriana Gaye will be ready to rock…..
The Geelong Symphony Orchestra launched earlier this year to great acclaim as it establishes itself as the region’s leading symphony ensemble. For Geelong After Dark, the GSO has selected some of its finest players to perform for you. Enjoy.
Western Edge Youth Arts presents Of Longing and Belonging, two new performances on May 12th and 13th at Courthouse Youth Arts, Geelong. Both performances weave between sharp, surprising comedy and physical theatre, exploring ideas about local and global identity from the unique perspective of Geelong’s youth.
Look out - Havana Palava is about to hit the streets of Geelong! Saxes, brass players and percussionists get down and move around to a mighty, acoustic, outdoor cacophony of Latin, African, Balkan, jazz, and ska rhythms. In the best tradition of high energy street bands, Havana Palava can't wait to get the crowd dancing!
The Robertson family from Ocean Grove have been fondly labelled "The Von Robertsons" by locals. The musical family include parents, singer/songwriter, Andrea, drummer/percussionist, David, and their children, Heath and Carly, who are both talented musicians in their own right. Andrea & David are regulars on the local music scene and are also known for sharing their love of music with children (both young and the young at heart).
This family band will quickly capture your attention and get you tapping along.
Aïr-thereal is a unique acoustic infusion drifting on airwaves and weaving this world to another. Resonating with Middle Eastern, Asian and Celtic influences and set amongst a luminous installation, the artists, Lisa Singline, Sandy Dickinson and Stephen Oakes, play an instrumental accompaniment including Handpan drum, harmonium, guitar, vocals and percussion.
Harpist, Christine Middleton, will play her own composition "She Moved Through The Air" accompanied by a series of moving images. Gentle ethereal vibrational air sounds move through the strings of the stationary harp, pre recorded at dawn on a deserted beach on the Bellarine Peninsula. A powerful relaxation sound journey...
Sarah Carroll, singer, guitarist and Ukulele Queen Of The Bellarine and her son George Wilson (TINY GIANTS, The Left Wing) will perform Airs, a heartfelt celebration of breath in song at Waterfront Kitchen. Harmony that's only possible between family.
For over 25 years, a locked wooden dresser sat in the family garage of broadcaster, Joel Carnegie - a once prized possession of his grandfather, Col Brain. Col was one of Geelong's most well-regarded musicians of his time - playing in and leading dance, swing, brass and jazz bands. But Col's dresser hadn’t been opened since he died. So what was inside?
Told through the eyes of his grandson, in a collaboration with the Geelong West Brass Band: herein lies the discovery of a time capsule of Australian musical life, in a quest to uncover what Col wanted us to know about his life, by the things he left behind...
This radio cabaret project will be recorded for broadcast on ABC Radio National.
3 performances: 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 9pm (show running time approx 28 minutes).
Image: Sarah Walker
After a sellout season in Geelong, 2015, HOMAGE TO THE MASTERPIECE celebrates two great artists Johannes Vermeer and Frieda Kahlo. Merging theatre, movement and narrative this intimate production allows an artistic immersion into the inspiration and private moments of the artists’ lives: Frida Kahlo and Johannes Vermeer.
Performance Times: 6.30pm & 7.45pm
The human body is a wonderful musical instrument. The women of vocal group VIVA, along with special guests from 'Acabellas Fellas' will welcome Geelong After Dark go-ers into the GPAC foyer with their gorgeous harmonic voices, their surprising entrances and their entrancing colour and flair. Don't miss the chance to see VIVA and all their surprises.