What’s on in August at the Concourse

By The Concourse Performing Arts Centre, Chatswood, 3 August, 2017

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Sydney Guitar Festival takes over The Concourse!


Learn from the Guitar masters!

A very special live Q&A has just been announced as a unique preview to the captivating Guitarra.
Featured musicians Paco Pena, the Grigoryan Brothers, Jim Pennell and Phil Manning will be discussing their craft in this interactive and participatory event before a jaw-dropping evening of guitar performance.
BB King, Chuck Berry and Beyond Acoustic Uprising

Re-imagine Rock Royalty

Film Premiere & Q+A

Come on a musical journey through the Mississippi Delta to St Louis and Tennessee as we explore the works and influences of the great B.B. King, Chuck Berry and beyond! Acoustic Uprising chronicles the story of acoustic fingerstyle guitar ft. interviews with Tommy Emmanual, Kaki King and more. Join us for it’s exclusive Sydney premiere! Only $15

Clapton is God.

Guitar Masterclasses

Seven of Australia’s great guitarists will step out of the shadows and stand centre stage to cover tracks from the god of slowhand’s entire career. The innagural Sydney Guitar Festival are also offering up a unique series of mastercasses and workshops. Find out more.


Las Minas Puerto Flamenco

Jaw-dropping flamenco like you’ve never seen before!

Eleven award winning performers, each masters of their specialty, come together withmusic, dance and singing in celebration of the rich culture of flamenco. Now in Sydney for the first time, don’t miss the world’s most stunning flamenco show – a vivacious celebration of this cultural force.
Rosie Waterland The Gruffalo

Rosie Waterland

The Gruffalo

Best selling author and Comedian.
‘Brilliant and hilarious’ The Age
“funny, charming and smart… brings the house down” Sydney Morning Herald
Animenz Live! Menopause the Musical

Animenz Live!

Menopause the Musical

Unique renditions of popular anime and Studio Ghibli tracks by anipianist virtuoso Inspired by a hot flush and a bottle of wine
“It’s impossible not to laugh” New York Times


1001 Nights Fantasy TUTTI
1001 Nights Fantasy Tutti
Classical music for kids
Sat 5 Aug
Willoughby Symphony
Sat 5 + Sun 6 Aug
Performing Arts Concert
Tue 8 Aug
Wenona School Horrible Harriet Love is Love
Wenona School Horrible Harriet Love is Love
Beloved classic brought to life
Fri 11 – Sun 13 Aug
Live on stage!
Tue 15 + Wed 16 Aug
A Dance Editorial.
Fri 18 + Sat 19 Aug
Last Night of the Proms Gifford, Collins & Paulsen Titus O'Reily
Last Night of the Proms Gifford, Collins & Paulsen Titus O’Reily
Willoughby Symphony
Sat 19 + Sun 20 Aug
Sydney Mozart Society
Fri 25 Aug
Sports satirist
Fri 1 Sep
Australian Girls Choir The Australian Ballet School Seasons
Australian Girls Choir The Australian Ballet School Seasons
Stunning annual performance
Sat 2 Sep
Showcase 2017
Fri 1 + Sat 2 Sep
Dance Development Centre
Sun 3 Sep


Journeys 60 years of Glenaeon Coastal Affinity
Journeys 60 years of Glenaeon Coastal Affinity
Recent artworks by Anthea Boesenberg 26 Jul – 6 Aug A showcase of art from K to 12. 9 – 20 Aug Naomi Simpson + Stephanie East Ryan 23 Aug – 3 Sep

Also on at the Concourse

Romeo & Juliet – The Russian National Ballet || Live at Lunch: The Painted Piano & The Golden Flute || Afternoons Tonight! with James Valentine || Northern Beaches Chorus || Willoughby Symphony – Nature || Together Live || Horrible Histories || Room on the Broom || Sydney Mozart Society – Southern Cross Soloists || Faramarz Aslani || Live at Lunch: Love Songs & Lullabies || Willoughby Theatre Company’s ‘Chicago the Musical’ || Geoff Harvey || Willoughby Symphony – Triumph || Sydney Mozart Society – Enigma Quartet || Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra presents Celestial Rossini || Aus Doctors Orchestra: Bolero || Live at Lunch: Ravel String Quartet, Ravel & Fauré Deux Pavannes || The Nutcracker – The Russian National Ballet

Source: The Concourse Performing Arts Centre, Chatswood