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Rock Camp! 2021

Published: Monday, 21 June 2021

Ever wanted to learn an instrument, form a band and write a song? At Rock Camp, you’ll form a band, learn an instrument (bass, guitar, vocals, drums or electronic music), watch live music performances from local acts, participate in creative workshops (like making zines and screen printing band t-shirts) and write an original song to […]

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Brendan Keller-Tuberg – In Spite Of It All

Published: Monday, 7 June 2021

Get ready jazz fans, we have some exciting news! Coming to Ainslie Arts Centre 24 July, A+G presents the premiere and farewell show for Canberra bassist and composer Brendan Keller-Tuberg! Debuting his sophomore album, In Spite Of It All it features Julien Wilson, Ashley Ballat, Wilbur Whitta and Lewis Pierre-Humbert alongside international guests. A deeply […]

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OF MICE AND MOZART – Holiday Program

Published: Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Luminescence Children’s Choir Holiday program is a 6-day workshop for young people aged 7–12 who love to sing.  There is no application or audition requirement for our holiday program – all young singers are welcome! This holiday program invites young singers to explore their voices, the magic of singing together, as well as the life […]

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The Colour of Sound: A Concert Series


Bask in a warm and thrilling musical adventure on Sunday 20 June at the Canberra Girls Grammar School featuring the string ensembles; James McCusker Orchestra and the Canberra Youth Orchestra. The Frequency Spectrum showcases the range of string ensembles offered at Music For Canberra from our youngest students to our most advanced string students. The […]

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Aphir – Negative Space/Republic of Paradise album launch

Published: Thursday, 15 April 2021

A+G is proud to present Canberra born artist Aphir as part of the Gorman Sessions series! Hailed by NME as ‘one of the most sonically ambitious – and emotionally earnest – albums to emerge from Australia’ in 2020, Aphir brings her LP, Republic of Paradise, to Canberra, along with a new single, Negative Space. Supported […]

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Up Close at Gorman

Published: Friday, 9 April 2021

The Festival’s most intimate experience takes place in one of Canberra’s retro jewels, Gorman Arts Centre. Its courtyards and lovingly restored galleries and theatres host seven brief and contrasting performances for small audience groups.

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Girls Rock! Canberra

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2021

Girls Rock! Canberra is a community arts organisation working to increase the participation of young people of marginalised gender identities in music.

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Hachiku Album Launch

Published: Monday, 22 February 2021

Hachiku – “I’ll Probably Be Asleep” album launch, presented by Milk! Records with support from Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres  Melbourne dream pop outfit Hachiku have just released their debut album ‘I’ll Probably Be Asleep’ on Milk! Records and are finally able to tour and celebrate its release! Sink into the dream pop sounds of […]

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John Sharkey III – Record Launch


Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres is pleased to present John Sharkey III live at the Ralph Wilson Theatre. This intimate event will showcase his new album Shoot Out The Cameras released by Mistletone available Friday 5 March. Accompanied by fellow Canberran musician, Nick Craft, the evening will promise to deliver the goods. Written and recorded amidst the devastating bushfires which ravaged his adopted hometown Canberra, just […]

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1:1 Concerts

Published: Friday, 12 February 2021

The 1:1 CONCERTS is an intimate and unforgettable musical experience. It gives you the unique opportunity to experience a concert program chosen and performed exclusively for you; immersing you in the here and now. Spots for 1:1 CONCERTS at Gorman Arts Centre are still available! Tuesday March 16th, Gorman House Arts Centre 5pm | 5.40 […]

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