Performances

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4 April  - 13 April 

Eleven year old Annie lives at the New York Municipal Orphanage, in the charge of Miss Hannigan, who keeps the girls in line by bullying and threatening them.

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10 April 

This collaboration from two of Australia’s finest classical musicians, Slava and Sharon Grigoryan, combines their formidable talents to present a concert for guitar and cello with works by Vivaldi, Granados, Piazzolla and more.

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27 April 

Fresh from celebrating 8 years and over 2500 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading Down Under for the Australian leg of their 2019 ‘The Bee Gees Story’ world tour!

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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.

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4 May 

DVOŘÁK Serenade for Winds
KODÁLY Dances of Galánta
BRAHMS Violin Concerto

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9 May  - 11 May 

Encore Performing Arts Studio has presented several stunning and sophisticated variety shows over the years and now it presents a night featuring some of Burnie’s most talented young people.

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30 May 

**BY POPULAR DEMAND ANH RETURNS WITH HIS SMASH HIT SHOW**
ANH DO - THE HAPPIEST REFUGEE LIVE!!

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8 June 

When you put together three brilliant Tenor voices with natural Irish charm, singing spine-tingling Classical, Folk, Irish, Gaelic and Pop favourites in stacked three-part harmonies, then mix them up with quick witted banter, you have THE CELTIC TENORS.

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29 June 

After successfully combining with Hobart’s Derwent Symphony Orchestra for a concert in 2016, the Cradle Coast Orchestra is again hosting the collaboration to present an evening of fine music.

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4 July 

Sir Cliff Richard and the Shadows may not be coming to the Burnie Arts and Function Centre but the next best thing is.

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6 July 

From the quirky island of Tasmania, Australia a bunch of dedicated muso’s light the fires of Pink Floyd’s music all over again for an audience spanning generations! ‘Home, … Home again’

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12 July 

Dinner - Theatre

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27 July 

Warm your winter with a touch of ‘Polished Brass’ - featuring the City of Burnie Brass Band in concert with local singing sensation Annette Dawes.

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2 August 



Come along for an all-star comedy night, featuring six of Tasmania’s best local comedians.

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3 August 

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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27 August 

Claudio and Hero are deeply in love. Beatrice and Benedick would rather swap sassy insults than sweet nothings.

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25 September 

Picasso and His Dog is inspired by the true life story of Pablo Picasso and his sausage dog Lump.

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18 October 

DOWNTOWN is a hand-clapping, toe-tapping tribute to the woman who at the height of Beatlemania wrestled the Fab Four for the number one position on the music charts – and came out on top!

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22 October  - 22 October 

For more than 30 years, Mem Fox’s Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted young people all over Australia.

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7 November 


Lee Kernaghan is one of the all-time greats of Australian music with 38 number 1 hits and a ute load of Golden Guitar awards to his credit.

Following his sold out 25th Anniversary Tour Lee began turning his experiences out on the road into songs and a brand new album “Backroad Nation”.

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15 November 

Johnny O’Keefe was the pioneer of rebellious Australian rock and roll, predecessor to the likes of Bon Scott, Jimmy Barnes, and Michael Hutchence that succeeded him. Often labelled as Australia’s Elvis, his explosive live shows left a mark on the best of the best in global rock royalty including Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison.

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18 December 

It was the night before Christmas...