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23 March 

The Burnie City Council have decided to close its three arts facilities, the Burnie Arts & Function Centre, Burnie Regional Art Gallery and the Burnie Regional Museum, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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28 March  - 4 April 

The Burnie Musical Society is very excited to present the Tasmanian Premiere of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical as their 2020 show.

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18 April 

Tasmanian opera singer, lover of wine and cherry ripes (in that order),

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24 April 

Virtuosi Tasmania tours the state each year, presenting over twenty fine chamber concerts in wonderful venues ranging from vineyards and galleries to heritage buildings and grand private houses.

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30 April 

International Jazz Day occurs every year on April 30, created by UNESCO to highlight Jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people around the globe.


21 May 

Fresh from celebrating 9 years and over 2800 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading Down Under for the Australian leg of their 25th anniversary tour!

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7 June 

Widely acknowledged for their sophisticated and accessible repertoire, a warm rapport with audiences, and a masterful command of musicality and virtuosity, Andrew Blanch and Ariel Nurhadi are prolific performers on the Australian scene both as a duo, and in trio with renowned Argentinian-Australian Baritone José Carbó.

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12 June 

Rachael Beck and Michael Cormick are two of Australia's best-loved Musical Theatre Stars. Their relationship began 25 years ago during the musical, Beauty and the Beast, and they have remained the best of friends ever since.

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16 June 

The Kevin Bloody Wilson Show is not just a concert performance, for most, it’s a full on event and an opportunity to tick from your bucket-list a chance to see Australia’s most unique International comedy legend. Kevin has become a national institution – a must see for any person wanting to see absolute original Australian comedy.


19 June 

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The Design Eye Creative paper on skin 2020 Gala Parade and Award Evening brings together of a community of international artists with art lovers ready to be awed by a showcase of spectacular paper wearables.

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4 July 

Songs of beauty, songs of heartbreak, freshly-minted comedy concoctions, old squabbles and spontaneous nonsense. Two of Australia’s most adored singer-songwriters lock harmonies and minds in one unmissable show.

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9 July 

OH WHAT A NIGHT! is a blockbuster musical revue conceived and directed by award-winning Broadway producer/director Michael Chapman, written by Motown producer George Solomon, with choreography by Paul Holmquist. ‘Sherry,’ ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry,’ ‘Walk Like A Man,’ ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,’ ‘My Eyes Adored You,’ ‘Working My Way Back To You,’ ‘Let’s Hang On’ and ‘Who Loves You’ are just some of the many hits you’ll enjoy from the dynamic songbook of those boys from Jersey, FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS.

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15 July 

Melbourne pianist/composer Nat Bartsch creates gentle, heartwarming lullabies for parents to enjoy with their babies.

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18 July 

The Sapphires is one of Australia’s best-loved stories. This multiple award- winning musical play, that inspired the film, is coming to the Burnie Arts Theatre stage for the first time.

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28 July 

From the makers of Grug....

A slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit and learning to mix it up a little.

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31 July 

Hosted by Ned Townsend

Come along for an all-star comedy night, featuring six of Tasmania’s best local comedians. Enjoy a great night of stand-up, have a laugh, and support our local emerging comedic talent.

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14 August 

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

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3 September 

The Australian creative team behind new movie ‘A Boy Called Sailboat’, Cameron Nugent (director) and Andrew Curry (producer) are proud to present a special screening of their award-winning movie featuring Australia’s finest guitar duo, the Grigoryan Brothers, who created and arranged the haunting soundtrack to the movie, performing live.

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10 September 

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter.

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10 October  - 10 October 

A one-act play by Directions Theatre

She’s seventy, has lost her sight, while he’s a student with no visible means of support.

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25 October 

Darren Coggan is one of Australia’s most exciting and diverse artists, a masterful storyteller with a knack of weaving fascinating and perceptive tales through his songs.
Darren welcomes us to his campfire for an entertaining afternoon of story and song, articulating moments of laughter, joy and reflection through timeless tunes that the whole world sang along with.

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12 November 

Over the years, the Strings of the TSO have built up an enviable reputation, delivering sensational performances in a wide variety of repertoire. Renowned for their versatility, the TSO Strings can be powerful and incisive as well as warm and soulful.

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19 November 

The year 2020 will see Australian music icon John Williamson celebrate his 75th birthday, his 50th Anniversary in the entertainment industry and also a final big year on the road.


28 November 

The McClymonts are back in 2020 with their biggest tour in two years. Brooke, Sam & Mollie will hit the road with their full electric band and a swag of new songs in what will be one of the most exciting shows of 2020.