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The Ballarat LoungeRoom
30 May, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 20 June, 2014 @ 8:00 pmFREE
Someplace Far, Far Away From the Everyday
WHO Ballarat LoungeRoom
WHAT Free Friday evening music & dance extravaganzas featuring magical music, enchanting enactments, captivating cuisine, and astonishing artistry
WHEN Fridays, 30 May – 20 June 6 – 8pm
WHERE M.A.D.E. Theatrette 102 Stawell Street South & Eureka Street
Don’t take your Snuggie out of mothballs quite yet – the Ballarat LoungeRoom is set to transform Winter in Ballarat into someplace warm and wonderful!
The cold-weather cousin of the popular Ballarat Backyard Tasters has found cozy digs through June at M.A.D.E. (Museum of Australian Democracy @ Eureka), and is bringing musical experiences from the world over to town and to the dance floor for the season.
Over four Friday evenings from 6 – 8pm, 30 May – 20 June, you can learn some new moves and travel someplace far, far away from the same-old-same-old with by imbibing our secret formula of magical music, astonishing artistry, enchanting enactments – and you can always stoke your furnace for more dancing with our captivating cuisine and intoxicating infusions!
Friday, 20 May Latin American Magical Realism
Thomas Melgarejo Showy Dance
Awaken your inner sultry with Salsa and Argentinian Tango
Work that thang out on the dancefloor – and if you’re not sweating, you’re not
doing it right!
Friday, 6 June Ballarat Goes Bollywood
Geelong Bollywood Dance Group
Break out those sequins, kids, and bounce that bindi
Om Music Group, Australia
Move with the groove that keeps 30 million Bollyfans hot & happening…
Total sensory immersion in colour and sound!
Friday, 13 June Gypsy Town
If the heart could play music, it would fire up with these dream-driven Euro gypsy / dub melodies that take you on a sweet voyage to the never-never
The passion and mystery of Flamenco that draws on the Romani: Moorish Spain, India, Egypt – anywhere but Deniliquin!
Friday, 20 June Welcome Home: Refugee Week Special
Hip-hop that is the exaltation of the spirit, movement of the heart, the boom-boom-bap!
The Living Arrows
Compelling song-stories of Afghani refugees now living in our town
Ajak Kwai & Band
Fiery Sudanese singer who draws on unique sound of her Dinka roots, gospel music, and driving jazz rhythms
Ballarat LoungeRoom is presented by the City of Ballarat Arts & Culture Unit as part of their Livening Live Music Ballarat initiative.
For further information on Ballarat LoungeRoom, contact;
Deborah Klein firstname.lastname@example.org