3:00pm, Sunday, 15th April, 2017 | Gunnedah Town hall | $30.00 and $25 for concessionTickets can be purchased via www.thecivic.com.au or in person at the Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre, Chandos Street or Gunnedah Shire Council Office, Elgin Street, Gunnedah
The Chris Cook Band is coming to Gunnedah in April performing a tribute show of the great Australian legend of Country Music- Slim Dusty.
Chris plays energetic country guitar, skilful and toe-tapping fiddle and highly polished bluegrass/hillbilly banjo. He has a huge repertoire of songs and has said he possesses “a lifetime of songs in his head”. Chris is an enthusiastic and engaging performer with over 35years experience whose infectious vitality, distinctive and inimitable style and musical competence ensure an entertaining and enjoyable show. He is backed by Robert Renfrew on double bass and Jamie Cantwell on drums and percussion.
Slim Dusty recorded 3 of Chris Cook’s songs – “When the Country’s Wet” on “Ringer from the Top End” in 1992; “Diggin’ a Hole in my Guitar”. This performance is a rare opportunity not to be missed.
7:00pm, Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 | The Civic Theatre | $50 per ticket $45 for concessionTickets can be purchased via www.thecivic.com.au or in person at the Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre, Chandos Street or Gunnedah Shire Council Office, Elgin Street, Gunnedah
The Story Only I Can Tell is the fascinating story of William’s life. His forebears migrated from China to Australia over a hundred years ago and subsequent generations adapted to Western culture. William grew up in North Queensland on a tobacco farm, and has made his way in the world as an architect, a playwright, a photographer, a visual artist, a film-maker, and now a story-teller. He has led a varied life, working alongside many of Australia’s best-known artists from all artforms, including Brett Whitely, Jenny Kee and Patrick White.He is internationally renowned for his poignant work exploring social diversity, belonging and travel. From behind the camera, Yang connects with audiences around Australia and the world through his intimate photographs and observations of events and people around him.