Sounds abound

Music. An event filled with mystery, Sounds Around Town will take you on an adventure for the senses. As part of Art About Town month, a walking tour through Smithton will arrive at six unique locations with six surprise artists. Circular Head Council youth and community officer Jodie Saville said each short concert will have …

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Spice Kids on tour

Music. The Spice Kids’ annual tour is returning to town this week promising entertainment for all. The Forest Primary School performance group will take to the streets of Smithton tomorrow (Friday November 8) to share in the merriment of the festive season. Stopping in at Emmerton Park, Wyndarra Centre and Giggles Early Learning first, the …

10 months ago 0

Music makers rejoice

Event. Music lovers are invited to share in a collaborative experience when the Glen Hodges Quintet comes to town. Performing at Stanley Town Hall tomorrow night, the visit forms part of a free composition forum and concert series being held across the north west, allowing locals the opportunity to engage with composers on the music …

1 year ago
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Music to our ears

Choir. You really can’t stop the music, it seems! Around 30 people gather each Friday in the chapel at Emmerton Park to have a really good sing. They are called the ‘Emm and Friends Choir’. It all started two-and-a-half years ago after discussion between Christine Hyde (director of care at Emmerton Park) and Jan Krom …

2 years ago

Spicing up the street

Music. The Forest Primary School choir ‘Spice Kids’ went on tour last week spreading a contagious harmony of tunes everywhere they went. Stepping out of the classroom on Thursday to entertain the community with their singing and dancing, the group began their tour in front of a big crowd at Emmerton Park. Led by local …

3 years ago

Performance platform

Music. Locals that play at ‘Brackets and Jam’ for the first time can understandably be “a bit nervous” according to Charlie Don’t Surf lead vocalist/guitarist Jeff Power. However, he says those who have taken the opportunity to display their full array of musical talents in a relaxed atmosphere have flourished, quickly becoming “seasoned professionals” of …

3 years ago

Stevenson’s NW symphony

Journey. A distinctive voice, multi-faceted musical talent and a genuine passion for the arts has opened up opportunities across the world for Hobart’s Dean Stevenson. A musician, songwriter, composer and lecturer, his performing resume to date varies from the eclectic halls of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), to supporting the likes of …

3 years ago
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Worshipful experience

Church. Christian singer-songwriters Eric & Monique will be in Smithton next week, performing the gospel through word and song. As well as touring their home country, the Australian couple has been touring throughout USA, Europe and New Zealand since 2010. In speaking with the Chronicle about their upcoming visit to Smithton Christian Fellowship, Eric said …

4 years ago

Golden guest

Festival. Golden Guitar winner Amber Lawrence has been told a thing or two about Smithton. “I’ve been told great crowds – people that really love music,” says the Sydney-based artist. Wrapping up gigs in New South Wales for the Tamworth Country Music Festival and having taken home the coveted Golden Guitar for Female Artist of …

4 years ago

Muster a must

Entertainment. If this year’s show is anything to go by, the third Devil Country Muster is set to draw a crowd of more than 1000 music lovers to Smithton. Country music fans can delight in knowing the event has expanded and will now run over two days in the new year: Friday February 20 and …

4 years ago