Open studio: Kerry Devine

View Kerry’s prints, paintings, drawings and textiles, showcasing her philosophy that “with the light comes the colour”

Devine Thread Studio, 8 Hedley Way, Broulee

Artists in Conversation: Tracks, the Feel of Footfall Exhibitors

Meet some of the artists with pieces in this group exhibition.

The exhibitors will discuss their work and how they interpreted the exhibition theme, “Tracks.”

Bookings are essential

Durras Progress Hall, corner of Corilla and Banyanda streets, South Durras

South Coast Music Society Presents: Celeste Haworth

Prize-winning mezzo soprano Celeste Haworth is visiting the South Coast to treat opera lovers to a selection of arias from beloved operas and musical theatre classics.

St Bernard's Catholic Church, 2 David Avenue, Batehaven

A Capella: Montague Choristers

The Montague Choristers present a selection of their favourite a cappella madrigals, motets and folk-song arrangements.

Join the Monties and conductor Philip Hartstein at the beautiful historic All Saints’ Anglican Church at Bodalla for an hour of heavenly harmony exploring the greats of the last 500 years – including Tallis, Byrd, Morley, Lassus, Purcell, Brahms, Bruckner, Grieg, Elgar, Bartok and Kodaly.

All Saints' Anglican Church, 42 Princes Hwy, Bodalla

Deep River Choir and Friends: Sing for Timor Leste

The Deep River Choir, Belunmalu and the Slightly Bent Choir are joining forces for this special concert, with all proceeds to help bring the East Timorese Children’s Choir to Australia in 2020.

Moruya Public School, Evans Street, Moruya

Australian National Busking Championships: Finalist Concert

This annual busking competition comes to an exciting showdown at the finals concert.

Following a day of music and song in Narooma’s streets, the finalists are ready to battle it out for glory.

Everyone is welcome to enjoy the competition and free concert, hosted by Narooma Rotary.

Narooma Golf Club, Ballingalla Street, Narooma

Australian National Busking Championships

This annual competition and community hosted by Narooma Rotary is full of joyful music and song pouring out of Narooma streets – with talented musicians and performers showcased around the town.

Participants include junior and senior school groups, single and group performers, bands, choirs, dances and comedians. All participants rotate to different venues around the town throughout the day.

Parking, a free hop-on-hop-off bus, and food venues around town and at the oval will keep you fueled to take in the talent.

It’s all topped off with the finals concert at Narooma Golf Club from 5pm.

NATA Oval and busking stations throughout Narooma

Two Fires: Cold Chisel & Jimmy Barnes Show

Live and loud, featuring all your favourites.

  • Cost: $20
  • Bookings: 4474 4399

Moruya Waterfront Hotel, 1-5 Princes Hwy, Moruya

Live Music at the Moruya Bowling Club

A rare chance to see Carroll College students perform live. Easy listening, rock and pop will be the sounds of the evening.

Moruya Bowling Club, Shore Street, Moruya

Book and CD Launch: Whose Broken is This?

Join recently published Canberra poet John Passant for a night of collaboration with The Awesome Duo’s Milena Cifali setting his poetry to her music. CDs and books will be available for purchase, and food and drink will be available during the show.

  • Cost: $20
  • Bookings & more: 4476 3496

The Inlet Narooma, 12B Riverside Drive

Live in the Lounge: Chris McGrath

Chris from popular local band Spindrift Saga is set to entertain at the Soldiers Club.

Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, Beach Road, Batemans Bay

Live Music at Smokey Dan’s: Daniel Champagne

Daniel Champagne’s natural ease on stage lends itself perfectly to his fusion of blues, pop and folk.

Poignant lyrics, beautifully crafted melodies, exhilarating guitar talent and natural showmanship make this Australian artist, now living in Nashville, a must-see.

Smokey Dan's, George Bass Drive, Tomakin NSW

School of Possibilities: Offbeat Orchestra

A lunchtime concert of magical music and mayhem.

Twist Factory, 3/4 Hopkins Place, Narooma

Music & More: Uniting Church Variety Concert

Enjoy an eclectic mix of music, comedy, poetry, dance and drama, and yummy afternoon tea.

  • Cost: $10 at the door, includes afternoon tea
  • More: 4471 7600

Batemans Bay Uniting Church, Catlin Avenue, Catalina

Live Music at Quarterdeck Narooma

Top musicians will entertain Tiki Bar and dinner guests at the Quarterdeck, the Little Red House of Tunes situated on the shores of beautiful Forsters Bay. Take in the stunning views, a cocktail and a tune or three.

Quarterdeck, Riverside Drive, Narooma

Live at Club Catalina: Jeff Hill, Mick on Wheels, Totum & Backlash

Enjoy an evening of live music at Club Catalina.

  • Performing:
    • Fri 17 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
    • Sat 18 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
    • Fri 24 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
    • Sat 25 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
  • More: 4472 4022

Club Catalina, Beach Road, Batemans Bay

Rockin’ all Over: Live in the Lounge

Put on your dancing shoes and go shake your groove thing on the dance floor.

Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, Beach Road, Batemans Bay

Live at the Air Raid: Duopoly

From Shostakovich to Santana, local two-piece DUOPOLY always hit the right note with their cello and guitar combinations.

  • Performing:
    • Friday 17 May, 7pm-8pm
    • Saturday 18 May, 2pm-3pm
    • Friday 24 May, 7pm-8pm
    • Saturday 25 May, 2pm-3pm
  • More: colin.i.enright@gmail.com

The Air Raid Tavern, 73 Vulcan Street, Moruya

The Ocean Lounge at The Whale Restaurant

Enjoy live music and spectacular views in the Ocean Lounge. With its laid back, casual vibe, this tranquil space offers a stunning way to ease into your River of Art weekend.

The Whale, 102 Wagonga Street (Princes Hwy), Narooma

Shire Poetry Slam

No props, no costumes just 5 poet performers relying on their wits and a little bit of audience participation to help them along.

Performers share ad-libbed poems to topics suggested by the audience, and three randomly selected judges gauge the response in the room to decide each round winner.

With a bit of music and comedy entertainment between rounds, Slam Poetry is a read crowd pleaser.

Moruya Golf Club, Evans Street, Moruya