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Spike by Little Wing Puppets

A baby echidna in search of where he belongs Saturday 2 March 10.30am & 2pm Combining shadow puppetry and physical comedy Spike is an interactive experience for a family audience. Spike is the story of an echidna, who is stolen from his nest, and hatches from his egg far away from home. A young girl […]

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In Between Two

A breathtaking 70 minutes of beats, raps and storytelling Saturday 9 March 8pm Two trailblazing stars of the Australian music scene survey the forces that have shaped their way. TZU’s Joelistics and ARIA-nominated producer James Mangohig are icons of Australian hip-hop, but their family histories are as complex and layered as their lyrics. Both half-Asian, […]

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Songbirds of the South West

‘The Songbirds’ combine the beauty of harmony from 6 vocalists with the tight rhythm and HOT horn section of the 8 piece band, to pay tribute to some of the jazz greats. Friday 22 March 8pm The band features professional musicians from the South West and includes the fabulous harmony vocals of Michelle Spriggs, Andrea Frances, […]

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The Songs and Tales of Angry Old Men

The Songs and Tales of Angry Old Men, a celebration of rock-n-roll and the songs that defined great moments throughout the decades. Friday 5 April 8pm Featuring more than 20 great songs interwoven with tales that reveal surprising and unknown stories behind the music. Audiences can expect music from legendary artists including Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, […]

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THE ONE by Jeffrey Jay Fowler

Thursday 11 October 2018, 8pm @ The River A SAVAGE FEVER DREAM There’s a happy couple. They’ve been together a few years. They do things couples do: walk together, talk together, meander through IKEA and do crosswords on Sunday mornings. One day he realises she’s The One, so he gets down on one knee (as […]

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COCKFIGHT

Cockfight by The Farm Saturday 15 September, 8pm In association with NORPA and Performing Lines Two blokes in an office: one older, one younger. A cross between The Office and a cage fight, Cockfight is a game of comical one-upmanship that builds to moments of emotive impact, where generational truths are exposed and unpacked. A […]

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The Orchid and the Crow

The Orchid and the Crow is a comedy about an atheist surviving cancer by finding God in Lance Armstrong – with songs! Thursday 6 September 8pm @ The River Daniel Tobias grew up in a Jewish-atheist household. In 2004 he found out he had stage-four testicular cancer and went searching for God. Any God. Enter […]

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PARIS UNDERGROUND ENCORE – SOLD OUT

TICKETS FOR THIS SHOW ARE SOLD OUT Enter the Paris Underground and journey through the dark delights of the city of light. Friday 24 August 8pm – Xanadu Winery ​Draw the curtain on a stage that will darkly seduce and intoxicate with a moveable feast of song, dance, burlesque, comedy, circus and cabaret. A blend of […]

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PEARL – The Janis Joplin Story

The music, obsessions and passions of Janis Joplin Friday 15 June 8pm – The River Hotel For the first time in Australia, a production about a rock immortal whose individuality became a hallmark that both shocked and inspired a generation and to this day touches all ages. On 4th October 1970, Janis Joplin was found […]

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2018

The ultimate comedy roadtrip! Thursday 24 May 8pm – The River Hotel Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow as it journeys around the country, home-delivering hot and tasty comic treats to audiences near and far. This roving tour-de-comedy features funnymakers from Australia and beyond, showcasing everything from stand-up and sketch to satire and song in one side-splitting […]

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