Time Out: Dec 6-12

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6

Andrew Kennedy, 6pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Grooveyard Hammond Combo: soul, grooves, jazz and blues every Thursday, 7pm to 9.30pm, La Maison Cafe, Wodonga

Sharyn Hill School of Speech and Drama: In the Spotlight, The Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga

Albury-Wodonga Uke Muster, 6pm, first floor, Albion Hotel, Albury

Sounds of the Border Open Mic Nights hosted by Larry Caton: for all ages and music styles, 7.30pm, register at 6pm, bistro, Astor Hotel, Albury

Club Phoenix with DJ Chris G — monthly gay and lesbian night (everyone welcome), 8pm, One Nightclub, Albury

Karaoke Showtime! Registrations 7.30pm on, karaoke starts from 9pm, Paddy’s Albury

Blues Club: Nine Below Zero, 7pm, Avalon House, Harrietville

Karaoke, 9.30pm, Alpine Hotel, Bright

Beechworth Community Christmas Spectacular

Wangaratta Ukulele Band, 7pm, Vine Hotel, Wangaratta

Thirsty Thursdays Acoustic Night featuring five up-and-coming acoustic acts, 8pm to midnight, The First Lounge Bar and Nightclub, 1 Victoria Street, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) premiere screenings of local stories, 8pm, Greta-Hansonville Hall

Wangaratta

Open Mic: Kane Mills, 7.30pm, Royal Hotel, Corowa

Phil Dalby, ClubMulwala

Ray Macartney, Mulwala Waterski Club

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

Friday Night Seafood Buffet and Jazz Night: Grooveyard Hammond Combo, 4pm bar opens 5pm music, buffet 6pm, Charity Christmas Tree Festival, first of three days, 5pm to 9pm, St Mark’s Church, North Albury

Fresco’s Restaurant Bar, Rydges Albury

Unplug and Unwind: Brock Shirley, live acoustic music on the deck, 5pm to 7pm, Paddy’s Albury

John Gratton, 5pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Tony Lukav, 5pm to 10pm, Q Manhattans, Albury

Tim, 5.30pm, Birallee Tavern, Wodonga

PJ, 6pm, Sevens Bistro, Commercial Club, Albury

Jazz on the River: The Date Brothers – guitarists Ian and Nigel — with guests and share platter feast, 6pm to 11pm, Willowbank, South Albury

Live music, 7pm, Lavington Panthers

Celebrating 20 years of celebrating International Day of People with a DisAbility: Rudely Interrupted plus locals The Wild Things band, Belvoir Rock Band and an Elvis Presley impersonator, 7pm, Victory Lutheran College, Wodonga

Livid Christmas Show — Back to the ’60s: comedy, music and dance featuring a fantastic 1960s band plus a wheelchair basketball demonstration, 7.30pm, The Jazz Basement, Wodonga 

Overtime, 9pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Ethanol Brothers, 9pm, SS&A Albury

Idle Fret, 9pm, Boomerang Hotel, Lavington

Ruckus, 9pm, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

Live DJ, 9pm, O’Maille’s Pub & Hops Garden, Wodonga

DJ Zuckr, 9.30pm, Beer Garden, Paddy’s, Albury

Famous Fridays: Party Music from the 1970s to the 2000s plus Today’s Top 40 Hits, 10pm, ZedBar, Albury

DJ Sedgie, 10pm, The Carriers, Wodonga

DJ Franco, 10pm, Groove Saint

DJ, 9pm, Birallee Tavern, Wodonga

Albury’s Biggest Club Party: Resident DJs, One Nightclub, Albury

DJ Dartmouth, 9pm, Alpine Hotel, Bright

Beechworth Community Christmas Spectacular

Wangaratta Choristers: Celebrate Christmas, 8pm, St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall, Myrtleford

Festival of Folk, Rhythm and Life (sold out): Abbie Cardwell, Ben Smith Band, Chris Wilson and Sarah Carroll, Dallas Frasca, The Hounds Homebound, Lee Rosser, Liz Stringer, My Left Boot, Sabrina and the Red Vans, Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel, Steve Pigram. The Kat’s Whiskers, Bluguru and many more, Bilyana Natural Amphitheatre, Eldorado

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) premiere screenings of local stories, 7.30pm, Cheshunt Hall

Lipstick Dreams, 8pm, Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre

Cover to Cover, 8pm, Corowa RSL Club

Anthony Tenace Duo, ClubMulwala

Fat Sam and the Toothpick, Mulwala Waterski Club

Cheap Thrillz with DJ Jarrod, 8pm, Terminus Hotel, Yarrawonga

What’s Next, Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Club Resort

John Mathewson, 7pm, Barooga Sports Club

Kim Ritchie, 8pm, Main Lounge, Deniliquin RSL Club

Two Mates, 8pm, Rules Club Wagga

The Divine Miss Bette, 6.30pm, Wagga RSL and Commercial Club

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Albury Central: Children’s Family Fun Day, 10am to 2pm, QWII Square, Albury

Elissa van Dorst, 11am to 2pm, Rooftop Bier Garden, Albury

Phil Dalby, 5pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Tony Lukav, 5pm to 10pm, Q Manhattans, Albury

Charity Christmas Tree Festival, second of three days, 5pm to 9pm, St Mark’s Church, North Albury

Fiesta Filipina 2012 — Fiesta Filipina Day: Celebrating traditional Filipino culture through music, dance and food, 5.30pm, St Monica’s Hall, Wodonga

Sandy Worrell, 6pm, Sevens Bistro, Commercial Club, Albury

Retro Rewind Dance Party, 7pm to 11pm, Retro Youth Cafe, Albury

Blackwater: The Doobie Brothers Show – dinner and show, 7pm, Commercial Club, Albury

Spank! Trio with Tiffani Wood, 8.30pm, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

Murray Conservatorium Choir: Christmas Bells concert, 7.30pm, St Matthew’s Church, Albury

Livid Productions: Livid Christmas Show — Back to the ’60s: comedy, music and dance featuring a fantastic 1960s band, 7.30pm, The Jazz Basement, Wodonga

Brock Shirley, 8.30pm, Soden’s Hotel, Albury

Overtime, 9pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Ledd Asprin - classic rock covers, 9pm, SS&A Albury

Spank! Trio with Tiffani Wood, 9pm, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

Take Cover, 9.30pm, Paddy’s, Albury

DJ Candy B, 9.30pm, beer garden, Paddy’s, Albury

DJs Franco and Vitz, 10pm, Groove Saint, Albury

Saturday Night, One Nightclub, Albury

Open Mic, 7.30pm, Bethanga Hotel

Myrtleford’s Tracy Hamilton with special guest Rudi Katterl, 7pm, Grape and Grain Bar, Bright

SMAC, 9.30pm, Alpine Hotel, Bright

Beechworth Community Christmas Spectacular

Festival of Folk, Rhythm and Life (sold out):  Abbie Cardwell, Ben Smith Band, Chris Wilson and Sarah Carroll, Dallas Frasca, The Hounds Homebound, Lee Rosser, Liz Stringer, My Left Boot, Sabrina and the Red Vans, Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel, Steve Pigram, The Kat’s Whiskers, Bluguru and many more, Bilyana Natural Amphitheatre, Eldorado

Christmas Countdown Dinner Show Extravaganza, 6pm, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Wangaratta Choristers: Celebrate Christmas, 3pm, Benalla Art Gallery

Covered in Tracks, 7.30pm, Bundy’s Corowa Hotel

A Bit on the Side, 8pm, Corowa RSL Club

Wendy Matthews, 8.3pm, Corowa RSL Club

The Stafford Brothers — DJs, ClubMulwala

Catch 22, Mulwala Waterski Club

Giant 440, Criterion Hotel, Yarrawonga

Cheap Thrillz with DJ Jarrod, 8.30pm, Terminus Hotel, Yarrawonga

Sweet as Taylor, Barooga Sports Club

Two Mates, 8pm, Rules Club Wagga

The Divine Miss Bette, 6.30pm, Wagga RSL and Commercial Club

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

The Paul Wookey Trio, 12.30pm, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

Festa Filipina 2012 — Christmas Family Lunch, 12.30pm, Sacred Church Hall, Wodonga

Music, 1.30pm (lunch from noon), Birallee Tavern, Wodonga

Mia Grace and the Aviators, 2pm, Rooftop Bier Garden, Albury

Sunday Sessions: Lars and the Prussians, 2pm to 4pm, The Cube Wodonga

Val Edmunds Children’s Theatre: Hijack Over Hygenia and Mission Impossible, 2pm, Wodonga Senior Secondary College

Charity Christmas Tree Festival, third of three days, 2pm to 8pm, St Mark’s Church, North Albury Murray Conservatorium Choir: Christmas Bells concert, 2.30pm, St John’s Anglican Church, Wodonga

Deckchair Sundays: DJ Zuckr, beer garden stage, 4pm, Paddy’s, Albury

Route 61, 4pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Movie: Bush Christmas, 6pm, courtyard, The Cube Wodonga

Sonic Loader, 7pm, Rooftop Bier Garden, Albury

Open Stage Acoustic Open Mic with Michael Franklin — PA and microphones provided, 2pm to 5pm, MJ’s Bakery, Tallangatta

Bach Piano: Anthony Newcombe, 2pm, Yackandandah Town Hall

Andy Watkins — laid back acoustics, 2pm, Bright Brewery

Open Mic, 2pm, Everton Hotel

Festival of Folk, Rhythm and Life(sold out): Abbie Cardwell, Ben Smith Band, Chris Wilson and Sarah Carroll, Dallas Frasca, The Hounds Homebound, Lee Rosser, Liz Stringer, My Left Boot, Sabrina and the Red Vans, Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel, Steve Pigram, The Kat’s Whiskers, Bluguru and many more, Bilyana Natural Amphitheatre, Eldorado

Beechworth Community Christmas Spectacular

Hard Cab, 11am, Beechworth Bakery

Wangaratta District Studio of Dance 13th Annual End of Year Concert, 11am and 4pm, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

The Megan Kelly Gang, 3pm, North Eastern Hotel (The Northo), Wangaratta

Carols by Candlelight, 6.30pm to 9.30pm, Merriwa Park (St Patrick’s Hall if weather inclement), Wangaratta

Carols by the Creek, noon to 4pm, Pfeiffer Wines, Wahgunyah

Music in the Park, Kennedy Park, Yarrawonga

Cafe Noir, Deniliquin trio, performing favourites by Schubert, Gilbert and Sullivan, Gershwin, Cole Porter, Doris Day, Kate Bush and more, 1pm, Deniliquin Club

Keys & Strings, Rules Club Wagga

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

Beechworth Community Christmas Spectacular

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11

Rodney Vincent Christmas Show, 10.30am, Commercial Club, Albury

Beechworth Community Christmas Spectacular

Jam Session, 7.30pm, McEvoy Tavern, Eldorado

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12

Kerri O’Keefe, 6pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Open Mic with Aron McLean, ex-lead singer of The Pigs, 6pm, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

Sonic Loader, 9.30pm, Paddy’s, Albury

DJ Candy B, 9.30pm, beer garden, Paddy’s Albury

Uni Night: DJ Franco, 10pm, Groove Saint, Albury

Irish Jam Session, 8pm, Star Hotel, Yackandandah

Beechworth Community Christmas Spectacular

Steinway on Stage: Emili Rackemann, piano, 6pm to 7pm, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Wangaratta Choristers: Christmas Concert, 8pm, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Wangaratta

Open Mic @ The Vine, 6.30pm, Vine Hotel, Wangaratta

Trevor Doddridge, 6pm, Border Bistro, Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort, Mulwala

Col Noye, Rules Club Wagga

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COMING UP

DECEMBER

13: QEII Twilight Market: The Stillsons, QEII Square, Albury

14: Highway 31 Blues and Roots Music Club, SS&A Albury

14: Don’t Ask, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

14: James Reyne and Daryl Braithwaite, SS&A Albury

14: Jazz Albury-Wodonga: New Sheiks, The Jazz Basement, Wodonga

14: Twilight Carols, Town Triangles, Tallangatta

14: Carols by Candlelight, Lions Park, Rutherglen

14: A BPACC Christmas: Denis Walter, Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre

15: Christmas Carols, Mirambeena Community Centre, Lavington

15: Rock Goddess Show and dinner, Commercial Club, Albury

15: Danny Phegan and the Longreach Band, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

15: Virus Swing Quartet, function room, Star Hotel, Bright

15: The Stillsons, Tanswell’s Hotel, Beechworth

16: Mia Grace and the Aviators, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

16: Wodonga Carols by Candlelight: Wodonga Brass, Willow Park, Wodonga

16: Kinross Country Carols: Local performers backed by Danny Phegan and the Longreach Band, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

16: Carols by Candlelight, Walla Sportsground

16: The Stillsons acoustic duo, Bridge Road Brewers, Beechworth

16: Carols by Candlelight, Beechworth Town Hall Gardens

16: Liv Cartledge, Buffalo Brewery, Boorhaman

16: Carols by Candlelight, Benalla Botanical Gardens

16: Bidgee Blues Christmas Gathering: Finn, Home Tavern, Wagga 

16: Carols by the Lagoon, Mulwala Waterski Club

17: Nine Lessons and Carols, Holy Trinity Church, Yackandandah

17: Christmas Carols Service with barbecue, Chiltern Memorial Hall

19: Albury Carols by Candlelight, QEII Square, Albury

21: Dirt Farmer, The Long Room, Albion Hotel, Albury

21: Carols by Candlelight, Barnawartha Soldiers Memorial Hall

21: Beechworth Singers Christmas Concert, Beechworth Town Hall

21: Carols by Candlelight and Family Picnic in the Park, Newman Square, Numurkah

21-22: Flying Fruit Fly Circus: Control Alt Delete, The Y, Albury

22: Carus Thompson and Richard Perso, The Long Room, Albion Hotel, Albury

22: Covered in Tracks, Bundy’s Corowa Hotel

22: Cutest Little Monster (and Santa), Royal Mail Hotel, Corowa

23: A Service of Carols and Readings, St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Wodonga

24: Live Music and Dancing, Commercial Hotel, Mansfield

30: Mia Grace and the Aviators, Gapsted Wines

31: Steve Williamson: The Buble Experience, Howlong Country Golf Club

31: New Year’s Eve Harness Racing and fireworks, Albury Paceway

31: Steve Williamson: The Buble Experience, Howlong Country Golf Club

31: New Year’s Eve Black Tie Dinner, All Saints Estate, Rutherglen

31: New Year’s Eve rock’n’roll, Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

31: New Year’s Eve: Jinx, Finley Returned Soldiers Club

JANUARY

4: 1927, Corowa RSL Club

5: 1927, Mulwala Waterski Club

5: The Red Hot Summer Tour: Jimmy Barnes, Baby Animals, Chocolate Starfish, Dragon, Tumut Showgrounds

6: Live Music on the Deck, Gapsted Wines

6: Kartoon, Mulwala Waterski Club

9: Big Shots Duelling Piano Dinner Show, ClubMulwala

10: QEII Twilight Market including live music, QEII Square, Albury

12: Keith Urban and Taylor Swift Tribute, Mulwala Waterski Club

VISUAL ARTS AND HISTORY: EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

ON DISPLAY: ALBURY-WODONGA

WATERCOLOR EXHIBITION

GARDEN GALLERY CAFE, WODONGA PLANT FARM

An exhibition of recent watercolours by Meg Brown and Kathy Blakemore. The Wodonga Plant Farm is at the corner of Beechworth and Huon Creek roads, Wodonga.

December 5 to January 2

LAUGHTER AND GAMES

LAVINGTON LIBRARY

Laughter and Games showcases playful toys and games from the AlburyCity collection, presenting a number of childhood favourites from years past. The exhibit looks at toys and children’s playthings from the early 1900s to the 1960s. From a 1960s Space Station Morse Signalling Set and playing cards to puzzles, dolls and tea sets, as well as an Albury-Wodonga board game, there is something for everyone.

December 7 to March 3

THOROUGHFARE — INSIDE ALBURY’S TRANSPORT HUB

ALBURY LIBRARY MUSEUM

A look at Albury’s transportation industry as it moved from horse-drawn carriages to the motor car. It draws on the site history of Albury’s 526-540 Kiewa Street, now home to the Albury Library Museum. Discover the stories behind some of the businesses that operated along Albury’s major transport thoroughfare. The site has been home to myriad owners and its uses are a reflection of the time, advances in technology and the people who worked there. The exhibition is filled with significant objects and stories relating to Crawford and Co stables, West’s Motors garage, Azor Robbins and Alex Porter mechanics, Blacklocks motor cycle and car repairs and the Murray Valley Coaches depot.

Until March 1, 2013

GROWTH RINGS — UNEARTHING THE ALBURY BOTANIC GARDENS

ALBURY LIBRARY MUSEUM

Unearthing the history of Albury’s much loved Botanic Gardens, this exhibition will captivate the visitor. Showcasing the stunning botanic illustrations created by local botanical artists and displaying turn of the century textile costumes the exhibition recreates the 1900s botanic scene and tells the history of gardens. Visitors will enjoy this indoor and outdoor botanic experience. Programs include Guided tours of the exhibition every Saturday at 11am, and Art workshops for adults and children. Opening 6pm, November 22, 6pm. RSVP by phoning (02) 6023 8333. Free.

Until February 10

ATTACK: JAPANESE MIDGET SUBMARINES IN SYDNEY HARBOUR

ALBURY ART GALLERY

On the night of May 31, 1942, three Japanese midget submarines entered the waters of Sydney Harbour. The surprise attack resulted in chaos and panic in the nation’s largest

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