Category: Past Concerts

Luku Ngärra: The Law of the Land, 2022

Filmed over 5 years in Northeast Arnhem Land and as a result of a 12 year friendship, Luku Ngarra – The Law of the Land is a confronting and intimate journey into the world of the Yolngu First Nations of Australia. 75 minutes. Adelaide Film Festival 2022 Friday 15th 7:30pm Entry by donation Film website Official film trailer (below) Independently Funded

The Last Daughter – Fri 8th March 7:30pm

“The Last Daughter” is a powerful film that invites us on a journey of deep self-reflection. As we witness Brenda’s quest for understanding and reconciliation, we are prompted to explore our own identities and histories, and to embark on our own journeys of healing from past wounds.

Telling truth – an exhibition of Art by Colin Clarke

An exhibition of art by Colin Clarke – an “old white guy” finding truth, peace and moving towards reconciliation. 7-16 March, 2024 Free entry Thursday 7th March – 10am-4pmFriday 8th March – 10am-4pmSaturday 9th March – 10am-4pmSunday 10th March – 12-4pm Thursday 14th March – 10am-4pmFriday 15th March – 10am-4pmSaturday 16th March – 10am-4pm This is a link to a video of Colin describing one of his pieces of art: Our Massacres at an exhibition in Western Australia in 2018. Colin describes his work, Our Massacres at an exhibition in Western Australia in 2018. “I started painting in the early 2000s to express the natural wonders, stories, events, and social justice issues that I experienced while travelling Australia. The social justice issues “focused to become the injustices that we the colonisers created in this land.” This journey of awakening has led me to acknowledge the injustices as being true, andRead more…Telling truth – an exhibition of Art by Colin Clarke

Mike McClellan

Saturday Feb 17th – 7:30pm Bridgewater Arts Centre 407 Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater 5144 (opposite the General Store) If you thought Mike McClellan might be ready to give it away you’d be very wrong. Reviewing a recent McClellan album Trevor Leeden wrote, “Four decades has done nothing to erode McClellan’s strengths and on the evidence here he remains one of our finest acoustic singer-songwriters.” You begin to understand something of the extraordinary history that quote encompasses when you realise that he has been on stage, guitar in hand, since 1965. Universally known as The Song And Dance Man after his acclaimed 1974 hit, he’s hosted TV shows, had many of his songs covered around the world, recorded 10 albums, two of which went gold and played concerts to audiences all over Australia who have remained enthralled by the magic of his singing and playing ever since he first stepped intoRead more…Mike McClellan

Kathy Pike and the Borrowed Ones

2:30pm, Sunday 12th November 2023 Bridgewater Arts Centre – 407 Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater SA 5155 Kathy Pike is a singer/songwriter who sings with a fire in her belly that burns as bright as when she began singing and performing as a 16 year old back in the 1970s. With her two producers and fellow musicians, Michael Boundy and Andy Dawe, Kathy has continued to write and record new songs and has just released the album After Before in February at the 2023 Adelaide Fringe Festival. Kathy Pike with her band, The Borrowed Ones perform their original indie folk/rock songs with a defined emotional complexity and contemporary edge. Think of Crowded House but with all female vocals or Emmylou Harris with an Australian edge. Sienna Hart will be the support act. Further info to come. Bridgewater Arts Centre thanks the thousands of people who have attended its events and supportedRead more…Kathy Pike and the Borrowed Ones

Duo Celtica

June 11th, 2pm – 4pm Bridgewater Arts Centre – 407 Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater SA PLEASE NOTE – this is SUNDAY AFTERNOON Join acclaimed harpist and singer Emma Horwood and Celtic harpist Christine Morphett for an exploration of world music both old and new. From innovative arrangements of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes to American blues, Spanish Flamenco and contemporary music, be mesmerised by two Celtic harps in harmony. Also featuring harp and voice solos by Emma and a performance by harp/guitar duo Telenn Tri, don’t miss this varied and beautiful concert featuring the combined talents and 70 plus strings of stunning strumming! She Moved Through the Fair (Duo Celtica 2 harps & voice) Elizabeth Kelly’s Delight (Duo Celtica) * And the following are links featuring Emma Horwood only. The Stolen Child Emma (harp and voice) and percussion Girl in the Red Skirt (Emma and Steve harp & percussion) Time toRead more…Duo Celtica

Rachel Collis in concert – Sat May 13th, 2023

Sat May 13th 7:30pm at Bridgewater Arts Centre, 407 Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater SA 5155 Singer/songwriter/pianist, Rachel is a huge talent from Sydney with plenty of top reviews. So many excellent songs. Put her name and date in your diary. Sydney songstress Rachel Collis has been described by reviewers as no less than “prodigy”, “sheer genius” (Australian Stage) and “a welcome jolt back to the time of Joni Mitchell and Carole King” (The Orange Press). Rachel is good old-fashioned songwriting, combined with whirlwind virtuosic piano and Celtic–like vocals. Rachel has released 4 studio albums with ARIA and Emmy-award winning producer Sean Carey, which have grown Rachel a dedicated fanbase in Australia, the UK, the US and Canada. Her songs explore the beauty and spirituality of everyday life. Beautifully-crafted and emotionally honest, each song is an invitation to find connectedness and belonging in the simplest of moments. Rachel has performed toRead more…Rachel Collis in concert – Sat May 13th, 2023

Paint and Sip with Paintelaide Studio

Bridgewater Arts Centre 407 Mount Barker Road Feb 24th, 2023 6:30pm About this event After a SOLD OUT season last year Bridgewater Arts Centre, we are back with more!Join us for a two-hour guided painting session to create your very own version of Klimt’s Tree of Life. No art experience required! Note: Session start at 6:30pm. 24th Feb – Klimt’s Tree of Life Important information:Ticket includes: A take-home canvas, use of paints, brushes, easels, aprons at the venue and a welcome drink for the non-Paintelaide studio events. Further drinks are available for sale. Presented by:Paintelaide Pty Ltd This is a super fun and casual painting class where a friendly local artist guides you through the featured painting, while you sip on wine and paint. You can enjoy the company of your loved ones, socialise with other guests or get that much needed me-time. No prior art experience is required toRead more…Paint and Sip with Paintelaide Studio

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