Local musos gather to remember Doug

ROUGH JUSTICE: There will be plenty of old-time fun during Rebellion on the Turon celebrations at Sofala this weekend.

ROUGH JUSTICE: There will be plenty of old-time fun during Rebellion on the Turon celebrations at Sofala this weekend.

DOUG Rowe was well-known as a member of the band Pig Iron Bob and as a long-time groundsman at All Saints’ College. He passed away in 2015.

Musical friends of Doug are holding a tribute night on Thursday, March 23 from 6pm to 10pm at Bathurst City Community Club.

Artists associated with Mr Rowe over his entire music career will be playing at the family-friendly event, raising money for Carenne School.

Entry by donation. Bring a plate.

Another musical fundraiser night in Troubadours for Change on Friday, March 24 from 7.30pm in the Wattle Foyer at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre.

Join Matt Boylan-Smith, Smith & Jones, Andy Nelson and Luke Furbank for an evening of original music and storytelling. Tickets $20/ $15 at the door.

For the artists

FOR photographers, t.arts Gallery will host an information night about the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photographers) Awards this Friday, March 24 at 5pm.

Special guest is 2016 Newborn Photographer of the year Natalie Howe. Members $30, non-members $45,  students $20.

For potters, Louise Ranshaw is running a regular clay workshop, on the last Sunday of the month, 2pm-4pm at her Bant Street Gallery.

Phone 0400 130 792.

Kick off your Sunday shoes

REMEMBER the movie Footloose? About that town where dancing was banned but the kids did it anyway?

It’s also a stage musical. Stannies and McKillop students team up to perform Footloose at the Performing Arts Centre at Stannies tonight through to Saturday nights.

Tickets from the school.

The Moscow Ballet are back with the most well-known ballets, Swan Lake, at BMEC next Tuesday 28 March at 7.30pm.

Rebellion on the Turon

BE part of the 1853 Turon Rebellion re-enactment and tremble through a weekend complete with cannons, floggings, shootings and duels, market stalls, exhibitions, a Saturday night bush band at the Royal Hotel, an 1850s surgeon, maypole dancing, a kids archaeological dig and more.

Head to Sofala this weekend but be warned, at any time bushrangers may stick you up for your gold (coin).

Send details of your events to news@bathurstartscouncil.org.au

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