It was the sound of beach parties and summer romance. The Beach Boys created the soundtrack of a generation with their jukebox hits, soaring melodies, glorious harmonies and revolutionary arrangements
Supported by his band, cabaret star Drew Downing brings their acclaimed and timeless songbook to life.
Surfer Girl, I Get Around, Surfin; USA, Barbara Ann, Good Vibrations, In My Room, God Only Knows, When I Grow Up (To Be A Man), In My Room, and many more
"I wanted to write joyful music that made other people feel good" - Brian Wilson
As a founding member of the internationally famous The Seekers, Keith Potger is known to countless fans and this is obvious in the welcome given to him by audiences around the world.
Keith's program contains some old favourites from The Seekers, a touch of Nashville, some beautiful original ballads from his three solo CDs and a few covers of hits from the 1960s to the 1980s that appeal to the generation who grew up with their folks playing The Seekers albums. Throughout his show, Keith shares some amusing anecdotes from over 50 years on the international music scene.
In all, this is an up-beat, heart-warming event that leaves audiences reliving their memories of the past while sharing the joy of new beginnings that are the hallmarks of Keith Potger's solo concerts.
Darren Coggan is one of Australia’s most exciting and diverse artists, a masterful storyteller with a knack of weaving fascinating and perceptive tales through his songs. Darren welcomes us to his campfire for an entertaining morning of story and song, articulating moments of laughter, joy and reflection through timeless tunes that the whole world sang along with.
An intimate performance, around a campfire, featuring songs Darren has embraced and remarkably re-created throughout his career, celebrating artists such as Glen Campbell, James Taylor, John Denver and of course his hugely successful and critically acclaimed portrait of Cat Stevens, 'Peace Train - The Cat Stevens Story'.
From humble beginnings, strumming a guitar by ‘the ‘Bidgee’ river in his beloved hometown of Wagga Wagga, to selling out The Sydney Opera House Concert Hall with Peace Train, Darren has forged a unique, diverse career that has seen him embrace the Australian Country Music, Musical Theatre and Television industries with aplomb.
Grab a cuppa and settle in for a morning of warmth and friendship by Darren Coggan's Campfire.
Each year we have enjoyed getting together in December to celebrate the final show in our Daylight Entertainment Season with our traditional Christmas show, and to celebrate the year and the spirit of the season.
For our 2020 celebration, we are doing something even more special:
We are dusting off our jingle bells, polishing a reindeer’s nose, hey-ho-ing the holy, putting up the mistletoe, brushing up the dance steps and producing our very own WGAC Christmas show, just for you!
This show will feature a wonderful line-up of special guest artists from both the professional stage and our local stage (including singers from our region), complete with all the fun Christmas trimmings.. and of course, many opportunities for you to sing along with us.
We will even take the chance to launch our 2021 Daylight Season as part of the show and will present special Christmas performances from some of the featured artists coming up in next year's Daylight Entertainment Season.
This is certain to be A Very WGAC Christmas and we are looking forward to bringing you something very special and just a little bit different!