With Lake Macquarie Council bringing the likes of Shane Nicholson, Bondi Cigars and Bruce Mathiske to town in 2021 as part of its Live Music Lake Mac series, it looks as though 2021 will be just as full of quality gigs.
Lake Macquarie Mayor Kay Fraser said the series will continue to bolster the local night-time economy while bringing fantastic home-grown talent to local stages.
“Live music performances play a significant role in Australian cultural life. We love to celebrate as a community and we’re lucky to have lots of incredible local talent and musicians visiting from around the state,” Cr Fraser said.
“I know our community will enjoy getting out and about and enjoying live music again with some amazing upcoming talent.”
The series will kick off again on Thursday 28 January with riffy groove-meisters 19-Twenty who will be bringing their infectious energy to Warners Bay Theatre.
UPDATE: 19-Twenty will now play on Friday 26 February
Then on Friday 5 February, one-time guitar child prodigy Nathan Cavaleri will visit Rathmines Theatre to play cuts from his stunning return to the spotlight – 2020’s Demons.
With his guitar chops as sharp as ever, on Demons Nathan gives us an eclectic mix of blues, indie rock, and pop that is sure to make for one heck of a live set.
If you’ve ever seen former Noiseworks bass player and current Mi-Sex frontman Steve Balbi in action, you’d know that even on an off night, this guy can mesmerise a crowd be it with a full band behind him or in intimate solo mode.
Steve will celebrate the digital release of his new record, I Think I Know For Sure at Rathmines Theatre on Saturday 13 February playing the record from start to finish, alongside reimagined out-takes, hit picks and favourites from a colourful and eclectic catalogue
And rounding out the announced gigs thus far is somewhat of a bluesy-rootsy trio in the form of Ash Grunwald at Warners Bay Theatre on Thursday 25 February, Hat Fitz and Cara at Rathmines Theatre on Friday 5 March and Felicity Urquhart and Lyn Bowtell at Rathmines Theatre on Thursday 25 March
More information can be found here and tickets are available now for just $35 per person (plus booking fee) or $30 per person for groups of four or more.