Performances

11 February 

Celebrate 25 years of the world’s largest short film festival. Livestreamed from Parramatta Park to the BAFC Theatre, watch the world premiere of 16 finalist films.

25 February 


Rock n Roll fans this is the show that you all have been waiting for “The Everly Brothers & Buddy Holly Together In Concert”

For the first time in Australia Rock n Roll fans will embrace & celebrate all the classic & No 1 hits of these three Music Legends of all time.

4 March 

Ghost Rock’s Concert in the Vines is an outdoor venue at their vineyard situated at Port Sorell, Tasmania.
It will be Ghost Rock’s sixth outdoor concert starring the famous English Pop Star, Leo Sayer and his band. The event is on Saturday March 4th 2017.

5 March 

The 39th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade, broadcast from Sydney to the BAFC Town Hall.

8 March 

The Best of the Eagles is a tribute concert production that delivers a captivating show from start to finish and recreating the synonymous country rock sound Eagles’ fans have come to expect. With a string of sold out shows from coast to coast performing to over 10,000 Eagles fans in 2016, The Best Of The Eagles won over audiences with fans calling the show “entertaining” and “brilliant”.

12 March 

Facing North is an ambitious community project that takes the character, people, history and landscapes of the Cradle Coast and turns them into music.

17 March 

Before there was The Voice, there was “The Voice”, as Dame Nellie Melba was known to describe herself.

21 March 

The girl gazing at the frock said: “Queen of my wardrobe, at last you are mine”. The frock replied: “Yes, you bought me but the instant you wore me, I owned you.”
– Graeme Murphy AO

22 March 

Six albums and two decades of criss-crossing the globe from Paris to Sao Paulo, Peking to San Francisco have created Paris Combo’s unique cosmopolitan sound. Swinging gypsy jazz and cabaret meets French pop; Latino meets Middle Eastern rhythms; they all live happily ever after.

25 March 

Relive the heyday of the world’s favourite Pop act with Beatlemania On Tour.

29 March 

Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as “the most surprising and inspiring read I have had in years.” Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.

30 March 

"Instruments of the breath are closest to the heart. Making music from the act of breathing is the earliest form of alchemy: turning the breath that keeps us alive into the music that feeds our soul".

Kasey Chambers

9 April 

To celebrate the recent No.1 ARIA Chart debut of her 11th Studio album “Dragonfly”, Kasey Chambers announces the first dates of her 2017 “Dragonfly Tour”. “Dragonfly” is Kasey’s 5th number 1 album and proves, that one of Australia’s most loved and accomplished performers’ is unquestionably at the top of her game.

21 April 

See it to believe it!

22 April  - 22 April 

David Walliams’ award-winning book comes to life on stage for children 6-12… and their adults!

27 April 

It’s hard to believe that it has been 40 years since The Bee Gees redefined pop music and culture forever with the phenomenal success of The Saturday Night Fever album, the most successful soundtrack of all time. The Australian Bee Gees Show are digging out their flares and dusting off their platform shoes in preparation for the Australian leg of their 2017 world tour so let the party begin! The Saturday Night Fever 40th Anniversary tour is a fitting tribute and a celebration of the wonderful music of the Brothers Gibb.

30 April 

International Jazz Day occurs every year on April 30; and was created by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to highlight Jazz and it diplomatic role in uniting people around the globe.

30 April 

Lee Kernaghan is one of the undisputable all-time greats of Australian country. 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Lee’s amazing career and the release of his first chart-busting hit, Boys From The Bush.

13 May 

Livestreamed from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine, the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be the 62nd edition, with 43 countries taking part, including Australia.

1 June 

Following a sold out, one night only performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House in 2016, Daniel Thompson and Stuie French’s Johnny Cash: The Concert goes national once more in 2017 celebrating the Johnny Cash biopic “Walk The Line”.

10 June 

Award winning comedian Josh Earl is back in his home town with a whole new hour of comedy.

2 August  - 3 August 

What does a Plesiosaurs skin feel like? How big are Kronosaurus teeth? And do Kimberella
even wear shoes?

4 August 

Having released his third studio album on Friday November 4 (2016), Harrison Craig is set to embark on an extensive national tour of Australia in 2017 singing the Kings Of Vegas.

22 August 

All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Act 2 Scene 7

25 August  - 26 August 

With over 60 Revues under their collective belts, Graeme Paine, John X and Andrew Colrain have teamed together, popped a comedy Viagra and will present a collection of the very best ‘oldies but goodies’, minus the politics!

31 August  - 31 August 

Grug began his life as the grassy top of a Burrawang tree. Fascinated by the world around him and never short of an adventure, now he’s back by popular demand.

10 September 

Established in 1992, by the late Stephen Martin, Virtuosi Tasmania intended to gather the casual chamber music activity of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra into regular concert series.

20 October  - 4 November 

9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the 1980 hit movie Nine to Five.

17 November 

Melbourne City Ballet's exciting new ballet "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will arrive at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre in November 2017.