Hawkesbury City Council is proud to announce that Richmond and Kurrajong will host micro music festivals in March and April.
Dubbed ‘Live and Local Music Hawkesbury’, the micro music festival for Richmond will be held on Saturday, 24 March. Kurrajong will host its festival on Saturday, 14 April.
The sounds of local musicians will be heard in ten business venues where soloists and groups will perform a whole range of genres including jazz, pop and country.
The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Mary Lyons-Buckett encourages everyone to come along to enjoy the music.
“This is a wonderful initiative that will help build the local arts scene and provide a chance to promote the Hawkesbury as a creative and vibrant place to live, work and visit,” Councillor Mary Lyons-Buckett said.
“We have engaged a music curator to assemble some of our best emerging artists and experienced professionals from a wide variety of music styles.
“We’re showing off our local and Western Sydney talent.”
Richmond On 24 March, the Macquarie Towns Wind Group will kick things off at the Rotunda in Richmond Park at 10am. Then visit the hosting Richmond venues between 10am and 2pm:
Paull’s Richmond Mowers, 293 Windsor Street – The Belle Trio – gigs between 10am-12:30pm
Crazies Café, 334 Windsor Street – Dani Madeline, Abbey Gardner, Amy Nelson – gigs between 10:30am-2pm
Café Relish, 229 Windsor Street – Macquarie Towns String Quartet featuring Chelsea Routley – gigs between 11am-2pm
The Right Bite Café, 219 Windsor Street – The Quokkas – gigs between 11am-1:30pm
Park Mall Richmond, 209-211 Windsor Street – WomanSong, Hawkesbury Song Company, Chorella – gigs between 10:15am-1pm
Feel the Steel Tattoo, 187a Windsor Street – Sharon White, Chloe – gigs between 10:30am-1pm
McDonalds Richmond, 69 March Street – Empty Fish Tank, Divinia Eather, Bella Luchetti, TRU’ – gigs between 10:30am-2pm
Prue Stever from Paull’s Mowers said she is really looking forward to the day.
“We’re having jazz amongst the mowers! Everyone is invited to come down for the performance. It’s a chance for us to give something back to our community and to have some fun.”