Entertainment Guide


Sunday August 1

Date Event
Artist Exhibitions Sun Aug 1, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Mervyn Bishop Photography Exhibition
National Film and Sound Archive
Live Music Sun Aug 1, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm English Trad Jam
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Sun Aug 1, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Live Acoustic Sets From 4pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Live Music Sun Aug 1, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Songtellers - The World is Full of Stories
Smith’s Alternative
Classical Sun Aug 1, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bohemian Symphony - Orchestral Queen Tribute
Canberra Theatre Centre
Hip Hop Sun Aug 1, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Rap FC Presents: First of the Month
Sideway

Monday August 2

Date Event
Live Music Mon Aug 2, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunchulele
Smith’s Alternative

Tuesday August 3

Date Event
Trivia Tue Aug 3, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm IQ Trivia
The Old Canberra Inn
Live Music Tue Aug 3, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Bird’s Nest presents: J.E.P Trio
Blackbird Bar

Wednesday August 4

Date Event
Live Music Wed Aug 4, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Live Jazz From 6:30pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Open Mic Wed Aug 4, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Bird's Nest presents: Tweet to the Beat!
Blackbird Bar

Thursday August 5

Date Event
Arts Thu Aug 5, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Smith's Scribblers - Lunchtime Life Drawing
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Thu Aug 5, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm Jen Broadbent "The Final Heartbreak" EP Launch
The Basement
Hip Hop Thu Aug 5, 10:00 pm – 3:00 am FACT Thursdays
Fiction Club

Friday August 6

Date Event
Live Music Fri Aug 6, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm BELCOvid-21
The Basement
Live Music Fri Aug 6, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm The Witching Hour - 'Gen Z' Tour w/ Black Heart + Tundrel
The Basement
Classical Fri Aug 6, 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Nothing Else Matters – A Symphonic Tribute to Metallica
Canberra Theatre Centre
Live Music Fri Aug 6, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Welcome To Friday (WTF) Live Local Music - Beta Blockers
Canberra Irish Club
Popular Music Fri Aug 6, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Disco Revolution
Harmonie German Club
On The Town Fri Aug 6, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Vinyl DJs From 8pm
The Old Canberra Inn

Saturday August 7

Date Event
Live Music Sat Aug 7, 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm CBS celebrates International Blues Music Day 2021
Harmonie German Club
Live Music Sat Aug 7, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Live Acoustic Sets From 2pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Live Music Sat Aug 7, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm Custard w/ The Burley Griffin + ARCHIE (POSTPONED)
The Basement
Live Music Sat Aug 7, 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm FLIK 'Bloodbath' Single Launch with humdinger + Ruth Lorelle + Jess High
Gang Gang Cafe
Live Music Sat Aug 7, 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm st.sinner & Friends
Polish White Eagle Club
EDM/Dance Sat Aug 7, 9:00 pm – 5:00 am FICTION Saturdays
Fiction Club

Sunday August 8

Date Event
Popular Music Sun Aug 8, 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm Björn Again - Mamma Mia! We Are Back Again! (matinee)
Canberra Theatre Centre
Live Music Sun Aug 8, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Bec Taylor School of Music Presents: School's Out Rockshow feat. Reverend Bones
The Basement
Live Music Sun Aug 8, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Live Acoustic Sets From 4pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Popular Music Sun Aug 8, 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Björn Again - Mamma Mia! We Are Back Again!
Canberra Theatre Centre

Monday August 9

Date Event
Live Music Mon Aug 9, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunchulele
Smith’s Alternative

Tuesday August 10

Date Event
Trivia Tue Aug 10, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm IQ Trivia
The Old Canberra Inn

Wednesday August 11

Date Event
Live Music Wed Aug 11, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Live Jazz From 6:30pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Open Mic Wed Aug 11, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Bird's Nest presents: Tweet to the Beat!
Blackbird Bar

Thursday August 12

Date Event
Arts Thu Aug 12, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Smith's Scribblers - Lunchtime Life Drawing
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Thu Aug 12, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Jimmy Plants and The Kashmir Pants present a Led Zeppelin Experience
The Basement
Comedy Thu Aug 12, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lightbulb Improv - Switched On
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Thu Aug 12, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Nebula (USA) w/ Pieces of Molly, Pilots of Baalbek and Grand Duke POSTPONED TO 2022
The Basement
Live Music Thu Aug 12, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Mildlife w/ Special Guests
Kambri Precinct
Theatre Thu Aug 12, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory
Hip Hop Thu Aug 12, 10:00 pm – 3:00 am FACT Thursdays
Fiction Club

Friday August 13

Date Event
Live Music Fri Aug 13, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm Simply Divinyls w/ Metropolis
The Basement
Live Music Fri Aug 13, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Front present: Billy Puntton, Sal Viejo, Elestial & Bad Lunar
The Front Gallery & Café
Live Music Fri Aug 13, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Welcome To Friday (WTF) Live Local Music - Shadow Ministers
Canberra Irish Club
Live Music Fri Aug 13, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Dave Graney and Clare Moore
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Fri Aug 13, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Double Header - Rock City Saints & Damaged Justice
Harmonie German Club
Comedy Fri Aug 13, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Ross Noble - 2021 Comeback Special
Canberra Theatre Centre
Theatre Fri Aug 13, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory
On The Town Fri Aug 13, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Vinyl DJs From 8pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Live Music Fri Aug 13, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Ziggy Alberts with Tay Oskee
UC Refectory

Saturday August 14

Date Event
Convention Sat Aug 14, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Canberra Brick Expo
The Hellenic Club Woden
Classical Sat Aug 14, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm An Afternoon At The Proms - A Musical Spectacular
The Playhouse
Live Music Sat Aug 14, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Live Acoustic Sets From 2pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Live Music Sat Aug 14, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm Avalanche w/ Clarity of Chaos + Hence the Testbed... | 'Second Hand Band' East Coast Tour
The Basement
Comedy Sat Aug 14, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Songs In The Key Of Springfield - Songs from 'The Simpsons'
Smith’s Alternative
Comedy Sat Aug 14, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Marty Sheargold
Canberra Theatre Centre
Theatre Sat Aug 14, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory
Live Music Sat Aug 14, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Ziggy Alberts with Tay Oskee
UC Refectory
EDM/Dance Sat Aug 14, 9:00 pm – 5:00 am FICTION Saturdays
Fiction Club

Sunday August 15

Date Event
Convention Sun Aug 15, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Canberra Brick Expo
The Hellenic Club Woden
Live Music Sun Aug 15, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm English Trad Jam
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Sun Aug 15, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Live Acoustic Sets From 4pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Live Music Sun Aug 15, 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm Griffin Ford & The Variables / Trash Springfield / Jordan Kenny / Blood Blossoms
Sideway
Live Music Sun Aug 15, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm The Sound of Violence Tour Thraxas!
The Basement

Monday August 16

Date Event
Live Music Mon Aug 16, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunchulele
Smith’s Alternative

Tuesday August 17

Date Event
Trivia Tue Aug 17, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm IQ Trivia
The Old Canberra Inn

Wednesday August 18

Date Event
Live Music Wed Aug 18, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Live Jazz From 6:30pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Dining Wed Aug 18, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Acoustic Soup
The Food Co-op Shop & Cafè
Open Mic Wed Aug 18, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Bird's Nest presents: Tweet to the Beat!
Blackbird Bar
Theatre Wed Aug 18, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory

Thursday August 19

Date Event
Arts Thu Aug 19, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Smith's Scribblers - Lunchtime Life Drawing
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Thu Aug 19, 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm Delta Riggs - Songs For Mystic Minds Tour
The Basement
Theatre Thu Aug 19, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory
Hip Hop Thu Aug 19, 10:00 pm – 3:00 am FACT Thursdays
Fiction Club

Friday August 20

Date Event
Theatre Fri Aug 20, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Twenty Minutes With The Devil by Gomez Romero & Manderson
The Street Theatre
Live Music Fri Aug 20, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Welcome To Friday (WTF) Live Local Music - Wesley & The Crushers
Canberra Irish Club
Live Music Fri Aug 20, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Echoes of Pink Floyd Present: A Journey Through Time Tour 2021
Canberra Southern Cross Club (Woden)
Live Music Fri Aug 20, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Taikoz and Belco Arts present: Side by Side
Belconnen Arts Centre
Burlesque Fri Aug 20, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Empire Strips Back: A Burlesque Parody
Canberra Theatre Centre
Theatre Fri Aug 20, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory
On The Town Fri Aug 20, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Vinyl DJs From 8pm
The Old Canberra Inn

Saturday August 21

Date Event
Live Music Sat Aug 21 – Sun Aug 22, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Leo Joseph's Blues Piano Sessions
Smith’s Alternative
Live Music Sat Aug 21, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Live Acoustic Sets From 2pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Theatre Sat Aug 21, 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (matinee)
Canberra Repertory
Broadway Sat Aug 21, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Kaitlin Nihill + Friends
Smith’s Alternative
Theatre Sat Aug 21, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Twenty Minutes With The Devil by Gomez Romero & Manderson
The Street Theatre
Live Music Sat Aug 21, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Taikoz and Belco Arts present: Side by Side
Belconnen Arts Centre
Theatre Sat Aug 21, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory
EDM/Dance Sat Aug 21, 9:00 pm – 5:00 am FICTION Saturdays
Fiction Club
Live Music Sat Aug 21, 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm Magic Rob Universe with Wesley and the Crushers
Smith’s Alternative

Sunday August 22

Date Event
Theatre Sun Aug 22, 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (matinee)
Canberra Repertory
Live Music Sun Aug 22, 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm Hachiku (Milk! Records, Melbourne)
Sideway
Live Music Sun Aug 22, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Live Acoustic Sets From 4pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Jazz Sun Aug 22, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Sunday Jazz Series w/ The Fringe of Squaredom - Jazz Divas: Sarah, Ella, Billie and Beyond
Tuggeranong Arts Centre

Monday August 23

Date Event
Live Music Mon Aug 23, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunchulele
Smith’s Alternative

Tuesday August 24

Date Event
Trivia Tue Aug 24, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm IQ Trivia
The Old Canberra Inn

Wednesday August 25

Date Event
Live Music Wed Aug 25, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Live Jazz From 6:30pm
The Old Canberra Inn
Theatre Wed Aug 25, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Twenty Minutes With The Devil by Gomez Romero & Manderson
The Street Theatre
Open Mic Wed Aug 25, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm Bird's Nest presents: Tweet to the Beat!
Blackbird Bar
Theatre Wed Aug 25, 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Canberra Repertory
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