Anthony Callea is ready to get up close and personal with Albury. The Melbourne-based singer-songwriter will bring his Unplugged and Unfiltered show to Albury. The runner-up of Australian Idol 15 years ago, Callea's debut single The Prayer became Australia's highest and fastest-selling single ever on release. Callea will showcase material from a stellar recording career - taking in seven albums - in Unplugged and Unfiltered.
Open mic, music jams and yarn bombs will rock Chiltern this weekend. The historic North East town will come alive for its fourth annual Jam Session Weekend at six venues throughout town. Organisers said the Chiltern Jam Session Weekend would appeal to all musos, whether they played rock 'n' roll, blues, folk, electric or acoustic. Listeners are welcome and buskers are encouraged.
The Velveteen Rabbit Musical wraps up in Albury this weekend. Albury Wodonga Theatre Company will present two shows at its South Albury theatre. Based on the British children's book by Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real) tells the story of a stuffed rabbit's desire to become real through the love of her owner, Bonnie. This exquisite version is directed by Lisa Cullen and choreographed by Susan Vaccaro.
Powerage, SS&A Club, Albury, Saturday, July 20, 9pm
Powerage will be celebrating 10 years on the road with a high-octane, thundering AC/DC tribute show at the SS&A Club, Albury. Share it around, tell your mates and we'll see you in the front row for some classic hits. Hells Bells, you won't regret it! The anniversary show kicks off at 9pm. Free entry.
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Afternoon Tea with Geoffrey Blainey, Adamshurst, Albury, Sunday, July 21, 3pm
Dymocks Albury and Father Peter McLeod Miller will host the launch of Geoffrey Blainey's new book Before I Forget. An Australian historian, academic and commentator, Blainey has a wide audience. Afternoon tea will be held at Adamshurst. Bookings, phone (02) 6041 1805.
Current releases, Regent Cinemas Albury-Wodonga, varied times
With NSW school holidays coming to an end, it's the last weekend to squeeze in a holiday movie. Now showing: Spiderman, Toy Story 4, The Secret Life of Pets 2 and Aladdin. Always better on the big screen, cosy up inside and enjoy a family-friendly feature. Pass the popcorn!
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