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Show postponed due to kitchen renovations - Adrian Davis - Acoustica

Sat, Oct 21, 2017 1:00 PM

Show postponed due to kitchen renovations.

We will advise when we have rescheduled Adrian Davis, stay tuned!

Free Entry. Kid friendly. BYO.



Adrian's music is a compelling blend of timeless acoustic rock and originaltunes that speak of the land and the people. Didjeridu's, acoustic guitar, voice, stomp box and loops combine to bring afresh flavour and a distinctly Australian sound to classic songs from the 60's to today. A regular solo performer at many SEQ venues and festivals throughout the years, and a veteran of the 80's and 90's rock scene, Adrian is also Studio engineer, accomplished Djembe drummer/teacher, and Didj and Crystal Singing Bowl sound healer - it's all about the music! catch him on the outdoor stage in the gorgeous gardens by the Mulgum Creek. Cafe open serving great fresh food!


Sonic Bliss

Sun, Oct 22, 2017 10:00 AM

Show postponed due to kitchen renovations, sorry for an inconvenience.

Sonic Bliss will return as per usual next week.

Free Entry. Kid Friendly.



A beautiful scene is growing and evolving at The Nimbin Bush Theatre every Sunday morning at 10am until 12pm. Accomplished local musicians have begun a series of Sunday morning concerts as a way to ease blissfully into the day. Every Sunday , (except the last Sunday of the month which features electro-ambient music from Trypswitch) , the collective known as Sonic Bliss play a mixture of Asian, Celtic and other world traditions to create a stunning sonic feast for the ears, Incorporating vocals, Tabla, Celtic Harp, Harmonium and other exotic stringed and percussive instruments, these elder musicians are greatly skilled in creating an ambience of blissful calm. The music created is of a Romani meets Indian meets folk sound and is absolutely beguiling and serene. The Phoenix Rising Cafe serves a range of delicious breakfast options, award winning coffees and local chais. What better way to begin your Sunday as in the gorgeous riverside gardens as the sun rises over the trees? If you need to begin your Sunday gently to the sounds of world class musicians creating beautiful music, this is an tradition not to be missed.


Show postponed due to kitchen renovations. The Barkersvale Brothers.

Sun, Oct 22, 2017 1:00 PM

Show postponed due to kitchen renovations, sorry for any inconvenience. 

We will advise of the rescheduled show shortly!

Free Entry. Kid friendly. BYO.


Two brothers from the mountains of Barkers Vale in Northern NSW, Australia who play bluegrass, roots and swing music original and traditional. They like animals, trains, cheese and crackers, beer, murders, caravans and buses. 5-string banjo, guitar, fiddle, jews harp, humourous banter and harmony singing. They will entertain you in old school style on our outdoor stage in our gorgeous gardens by the Mulgum Ctreek. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving great food and award winning coffee.





Drumming for Beginners.

Mon, Oct 23, 2017 6:00 PM


Janis - Little Girl Blue

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Fri, Oct 27, 2017 8:00 PM - Ticket price: $10.00

$10 Entry

Rated M


Janis Joplin is one of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all time, a tragic and misunderstood figure who thrilled millions of listeners and blazed new creative trails before her tragic death at age 27. This in depth examination presents an intimate and insightful portrait of a complicated, driven, and often beleaguered artist. Joplin's own words tell much of the film's story through a series of letters she wrote to her parents over the years, many of them made public here for the first time. Joplin was a powerhouse when she sang, and her recordings have never left the radio or the hearts of rock fans

It strikes a fine balance between the Janis we think we know – the strung-out psychedelic white-blues belter who roared out of Haight-Ashbury in 1967 and found instant stardom after slaying them at Monterey – and the other half of her. Namely the Texas teenager with the classic, boring, suburban 50s childhood. She defied and transcended this childhood in a grand manner, going from Port Arthur outcast to major San Francisco scene-insider in three years. Even at the height of her fame Janis still wrote home to her family every week and remained that yearning Port Arthur girl somewhere deep inside. Much of the narration of this film is based on these letters. This is a superb new documentary which incorporates revelatory interviews with family, friends, band members and associates (some long since dead), a good deal of stirring live and archive footage, and a lot of insight from people who knew her well.

Beyond anything Janis - Little Girl Blue reveals an incredible performer with a fearlessness that left the world spellbound - and then heartbroken with her untimely death in 1970. See the incredible archive footage on the big screen and hear her earth shattering voice through a big PA at The Mighty Bush! The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving delicious meals, award winning coffee and sweet treats. BYO.




Brommers.

Sat, Oct 28, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid friendly. BYO.

Whether busking on Australian city streets, terrorizing the pubs of Europe and the UK, or traversing Central Australia with nothing but a guitar in hand, Brommers has been dishing out his own unique sounds for the past 15 years around the world. Known for his audience interaction and showmanship, Brommers plays a plethora of diverse originals, with a variety of classic covers (Pink Floyd, Neil Young, Ben Harper, Crowded House, The Doors, Nirvana) plus Australian dedications (Pete Murray, Paul Kelly, Gotye, Bernard Fanning). Brommers is a popular entertainer around the Northern Rivers of NSW and always delights the masses drawn to his tuneful exhibitionism. Brommers always draws a crowd and more importantly, keeps them here. The covers he chooses are well-received and his originals have people singing along to them."If he’s not jammin’ it up at the Open Mic night, playing at the pub or Farmer’s Market or some other local place, he’s on air on my radio show, on NimFM. I love a jam with Brommers or just hearing his new EP, Primed Target." Maxx Maxted Blues to the Maxx (NimFM). The gig will be on the outdoor stage in the gorgeous gardens, the Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving great food and award winning coffee.


The Vanishing Shapes at The Nimbin Bush Theatre

Sat, Oct 28, 2017 6:30 PM

Entry by Donation. BYO.

Vanishing Shapes bring their ‘fairy music’ back to Nimbin!

Be swept away in an imaginative take on the folk idiom as Newcastle’s experimental folk mainstays, Vanishing Shapes, appear in Nimbin for a free show as part of a weekender mini tour.

Quickly evolved from a Conservatorium project Vanishing Shapes fuses old sounds of traditional folk music with modern influences such as electronic dance, progressive rock and classical, uniquely traversing from large cinematic soundscapes to flat out dance tunes all on acoustic instruments. 

Endearingly dubbed ‘fairy music’ during their first visit to the Northern Rivers, their unique sound has found a home in some unexpected places. After receiving strong support from Newcastle warehouse party scenes they have shared the stage with diverse national and international acts such as Afenginn, The Crooked Fiddle Band and Asta as well as appearing at festivals including St Albans Folk Festival, Wollombi Music Festival and Bellingen Turtlefest.

Be prepared to dance, cry and escape to other dimensions as they perform two sets, packed with new material for an upcoming album. The Phoenix rising cafe will be open from 5.30pm serving delicious meals and sweet treats, all under the Stars in the gardens by the magical Mulgum Creek.




Tripswytch

Sun, Oct 29, 2017 10:00 AM

Free Entry. Kid friendly.




Tripswytch are a duo, featuring local musicians Kavi and Max who play a mixture of ethereal ambient electronica. Featuring a range of musical instruments including bass recorder, flutes, wind instruments, percussion, glissando guitar and vocals. This is psychedelic inspired poetic music that could be described as a dreamy Ethno-techno journey into sound and expression and a gorgeous way to begin your Sunday morning in the gorgeous gardens by the magical Mulgum Creek.


Cassie Rose and Al McLeod

Sun, Oct 29, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.


Bringing together their own unique flavours, Cassie Rose & Al McLeod are a Duo of sweet sounds, a mixed bag of original tunes and a melting pot of heartfelt stories, tasteful melodies, smooth harmonies, dynamic guitars & a touch of percussion. Cassie was born into a bigger than average family, growing up in a bus by the beachside & a home-made bush house. Always surrounded by music, she felt her calling from a young age & continues to be guided by her musical love through life. After many years of writing & performing,& with shows at the 2012 Adelaide Fringe Festival & support shows for Lior & The Angels under her belt, Cassie finally released her debut EP ‘Destiny’ in 2014. Al spent his young years listening to his father jam in the lounge room & found his passion as a teenager, studying guitar & working his way into the local music scene. His versatility & musical joy has found Al in demand as a session guitarist & has collaborated & performed with the likes of Pete Murray, The Hottentots, The Bella Fontes, Rebecca Ireland, Andy-Jans Brown & many more. 2016 saw the release of Al’s self-titled EP, showcasing his love for Rock & Blues. Though he also has a much softer side… playing acoustic guitar & telling his tales of travel, life & love. A love for music is what brought them together & has taken them on countless journeys… & more recently venturing into parenthood, bringing a new light to what they do… & they will be letting it shine on Sunday October 29, from 1pm. The Phoenix Rising Cafe ill be open serving great food and drinks.



Drumming for Beginners

Mon, Oct 30, 2017 6:00 PM


Halloween and the Coming of Spring!

Tue, Oct 31, 2017 3:00 PM

Free Entry!

Experiences for a $2 token each.

The Nimbin Bush Theatre has created an annual institution with it’s Halloween celebrations which delight children and adults alike and have been packed with excited children every year. This year it is back, with even more magic and surprises in store!  On Monday October 31 from 4.00pm to 7.00pm the Nimbin Bush Theatre is holding its 2017 annual Halloween Party – a celebration of nature, magic, the little people and the coming of spring. The theatre's gardens are bursting with flowers, Mulgum Creek is sparkling and full of turtles, winter is gone, spring is here and it is time to celebrate!  

This is not an American-style Halloween, but more of a mystical faire to celebrate magic in the renewal of nature and the change of seasons.

  

Come dressed in your most splendid and magical Halloween costume and enter the costume competition It may be a faerie, a pirate, a troll or anything you like and join the costume parade to win fantastic prizes.  There will be lots of games to play and activities to do, including Pin the tail on the Werewolf, apple bobbing, a wishing tree to be decorated, face-painting and the hit of last years event – Dr Frankenstein's live experiments in the Operating Theatre followed by the Monster Mash kids disco in the auditorium from 6.30pm-7pm.

There is also an opportunity to meet with the beautiful Queen of the Faeries and receive a nature spell to plant in your garden and watch grow. Only a few children are brave enough to steal treasure from the sleeping Troll, but watch out, the Troll sleeps with one eye open and has an inclination to be grumpy with sneak-thief children. Who can creep into his lair and snatch a piece of gold from his treasure chest? Only the most stealthy will succeed but most will be chased from his lair! 

Those wary of the Troll may prefer to visit our friendly Nature Witch who will be doing faerie card readings and trying to return all those odd socks that the cheeky pixies have stolen to the children who are no doubt missing them.

For the super brave Dr Frankenstein will be performing his live experiments in the Auditorium, behold the wonder, but don't get too scared he really is a nice guy!


Bring a pre-carved vegetable ( a pumpkin, a carrot, an apple...anything goes) to enter the CARVING COMPETITION  to win great prizes! Let your imagination run wild!



We will have lots of yummy and healthy kids' finger food and treats available in the Bush Theatre Cafe, along with excellent coffee, meals and cakes for the mums and dads. 

Be there early, as there is a limited capacity and last year it was packed. Gates open at 3pm.






Dinner Under the Stars with Tennyson King

Thu, Nov 2, 2017 6:30 PM

Entry By Donation. BYO. Kid Friendly.



Tennyson King is a international touring act from Canada having performed with notable Canadian acts such as Whitehorse, Sloan, Elliot Broode, and Blackie and The Rodeo Kings. He has been featured on national media platforms such as CP24, CTV, CHCH, and Rogers TV. The debut EP has been on high rotation on college, community and CBC radio stations and has charted top 10 on many regions in Canada. In 2016 he performed at festivals such as Canadian Music Week, Winter Folk Festival, Taste of Danforth, China Town Festival, was nominated for the 2016 Emerging Music Award at the Mississauga Arts Council as well as signing a distribution deal with MusicDishChina for all of China. In 2017 Tennyson King embarked on his first Australian Tour which spanned for four months – highlights include performances at Yackandandah Folk Festival, MONA and Burke & Wills Festival and performances with Paul Dempsey, Paul Woseen (Screaming Jets), Yirrmal, and Brad Marr (MASSIVE). Currently looking forward to another Australian tour to ring in 2018 followed by a tour in China in the New Year. His style of rock and roll is infused with earthy roots and blues while subtly laced in psychedelic ear candy. It’s a raw, gritty, and organic sound that makes the soul feel wild and the heart comforted. We are delighted to Have Tennyson King coming to The Nimbin Bush Theatre and this promises to be a special performance under the Milky way in the gorgeous gardens by the Mulgum Creek. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving delicious meals and sweet treats and locally grown, award winning Mountain Top Coffee!




Tanna

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Fri, Nov 3, 2017 8:00 PM - Ticket price: $10.00

RATED M

$10 Entry

"Performances from the (untrained) cast are magnetic...Tanna has a warm, shimmering vitality. Like the trees and the birds, the frame feels alive." The Guardian




Tanna is a 2015 Australian-Vanuatu production set on the island of Tanna in the South Pacific. It tells the true story of a couple who decided to marry for love, rather than obey their parents' wishes. In some ways similar to Romeo and Juliet and Australian production Jedda, the movie is based on an actual marriage dispute that happened on this remote island. This heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Tanna is a stunning location captured beautifully in this film - covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, the film was shot entirely on location by filming the local Yakel people, not actors and stars Marie Wawa as Wawa and Mungau Dain as Dain. Most of the cast played their own roles in the film - Dain was cast as the lead male because he was considered the village’s most handsome man. The cast members did not regard the filming as being difficult because their roles were "performing what we were used to in our daily life." A copy of Ten Canoes was screened as an example for the actors so they could understand this realistic approach to capturing a story, this results in an authentic representation of the lives of the Yakel people - shot in the Nauvhal and Nafe languages.

This is a stunning film with superb cinematography that feels like an authentic immersion into the world of the Yakel people. Tanna won many international accolades including 2 awards at the Venice Film Festival and an 2015 Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. Don't miss it on the big screen it is utterly gorgeous. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving delicious meals from 5.30pm.





Monthly Crypto Currency Seminar

Sat, Nov 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Free Entry.

Do you know if you had invested $20 a week in Bitcoin since 2011, ( Bitcoin is the dominant crypto currency) you would have by now in excess of 2 million dollars worth of Bitcoin?




The Nimbin Bush Theatre is delighted to announce the commencement of monthly crypto currency seminars on the first Saturday of every month. These meetings are suitable for both beginners and experts, with the first half of the meeting dedicated for the learners, and the second half aimed at more seasoned crypto traders. Crypto Currencies are a peer to peer virtual currency, which means there is the removal of a intermediary from point to point transactions, usually occupied by banking institutions who can control and manipulate the market. Anyone can buy or sell Bitcoin or other crypto currencies, all you need is a virtual wallet and you are ready to go.

Decentralized crypto currency is produced by the entire crypto currency system collectively, at a rate which is defined when the system is created and which is publicly known. In centralized banking and economic systems such as the Federal Reserve System corporate boards or governments control the supply of currency by printing units of “fiat money” or demanding additions to digital banking ledgers. In case of decentralized crypto currency, companies or governments cannot produce new units, and have not so far provided backing for other firms, banks or corporate entities which hold asset value measured in it. The underlying technical system upon which decentralized crypto  currencies are based was created by the group or individual known as Satoshi Nakamoto.

Not much is known about the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, is this a person or a group? What is known is that this anarchistic approach to currency is quickly changing the economic frontier of the world, and empowering people from all walks of life and all economic levels to trade in a currency that is egalitarian in its availability and earning potential. Find out more from those who are currently trading in crypto currency at The Nimbin Bush Theatre on the first Saturday of every month.




Entropix at The Nimbin Bush Theatre

Sat, Nov 4, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.



Entropix is the vehicle for Rueben Barkley and friends who make compelling upbeat music sure to get your toes tapping and your heart singing. Catch them in the gorgeous gardens by the Magical Mulgum Creek for a spring afternoon of entertainment and good food, as the Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving delicious meals and award winning Mountain Top Coffee.


Sonic Bliss

Sun, Nov 5, 2017 10:00 AM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly.



A beautiful scene is growing and evolving at The Nimbin Bush Theatre every Sunday morning at 10am until 12pm. Accomplished local musicians have begun a series of  Sunday morning concerts as a way to ease blissfully into the day. Every Sunday , (except the last Sunday of the month which features electro-ambient music from Trypswitch) , the collective known as Sonic Bliss play a mixture of Asian, Celtic and other world traditions to create a stunning sonic feast for the ears, Incorporating vocals, Tabla, Celtic Harp, Harmonium and other exotic stringed and percussive  instruments, these elder musicians are greatly skilled in creating an ambience of blissful calm. The music created is of a Romani meets Indian meets folk sound and is absolutely beguiling and serene. The Phoenix Rising Cafe serves a range of delicious breakfast options,  award winning coffees and local chais. What better way to begin your Sunday as in the gorgeous riverside gardens as the sun rises over the trees? If you need to begin your Sunday gently to the sounds of world class musicians creating beautiful music, this is an tradition not to be missed. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving amazing breakfasts, gorgeous frappes and smoothies and award winning Nimbin Mountain Top Coffee.



Erinsphere (NZ)

Sun, Nov 5, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.



Erinsphere is Erin Crowley, who comes from New Zealand. She sings in a big voice that goes from a whimper to a growl. She has an indie Ani di Franco feel and is a fine songwriter who tell tales of her travels and loves that enrapture an audience and pull them into her world of magic and wonder. Catch her on the outdoor stage in the gorgeous gardens by the magical Mulgum Creek where The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be serving amazing food and beautiful drinks and sweet treats.


Drumming for Beginners

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 6:00 PM


Friday Night Movie - Into the Wild

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Fri, Nov 10, 2017 8:00 PM - Ticket price: $10.00

$10 Entry.

Rated M

" A beautiful and thought-provoking road movie."  EMPIRE



In 2007 the great book by Jon Krakauer called 'Into The Wild' that looked at the life of Christopher McCandless, was released as a movie and directed by Sean Penn. A moving and powerful movie accurately displaying the great work and research made by Krakauer on the life of this fascinating man. McCandless was a middle class white boy who deliberately rejected a materialistic life and travelled with little in his bag ‘Into the Wild” to find his own identity outside the norms of American culture and society. Adopting the pseudonym Alexander Supertramp, rejecting material possessions and human attachments, he proclaims himself an “aesthetic voyager.”

McCandless set off on a zigzagging two-year journey that took him from South Dakota to Southern California, from the Sea of Cortez to the Alaskan wilderness. The film, which Sean. Penn wrote and directed, follows faithfully in his footsteps, and it illuminates the young man’s personality by showing us the world as he saw it. He is like a holy Saddhu or mystical journey-man as we see American through his eyes, an untamed wild place where Alexander Supertramp journeys on rivers and train tracks to discover America and in some way himself. He ends up in Alaska in the infamous ‘Magic Bus”, stranded by fierce weather and wild untamed frontiers.

The Film was shot over 2 years and in 35 different locations throughout the United States. There were 2 replica buses made for the film of which were used in Alaska near a village called of Cantwell. This is the location where most of the footage of Chris in Alaska was filmed. Penn described the replicas as being perfect, "down to the rust spots."

There were many directors interested in making a film based on the book and approached Krakauer. But fortunately Krakauer and the McCandless family wanted to wait until they were ready to make a movie and if they did, they needed the right person to direct such a movie. They eventually put their trust in Penn who did a remarkable job. Penn also had McCandless sister Carine involved in the voice overs for the film as she knew Chris better than anyone else.

The soundtrack of the movie was written by Eddie Vedder (from Pearl Jam) who was chosen by Penn. Vedder went on to win awards for his haunting soundtrack, which is a prominent feature of this movie experience. This is profoundly moving portrait of a modern day spiritual warrior. It hits hard and can take your breath away at points. Into the Wild features the great wildernesses of America to spectacular effect and is not to be missed on the big screen with big sound. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open for dinner from 5.30pm serving gorgeous meals and award wining coffees.






Little Mountain

Sat, Nov 11, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid friendly.



Little Mountain is Rueben Davis, a surfin rocking music lovin party dude who plays rootsy, raw and indie and has an unrepressed love for music and life. Catch his surf-roots songs at The Nimbin Bush Theatre on the outdoor stage in the gardens by The Magical Mulgum Creek.


Sonic Bliss

Sun, Nov 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Free Entry. Kid friendly.



A beautiful scene is growing and evolving at The Nimbin Bush Theatre every Sunday morning at 10am until 12pm. Accomplished local musicians have begun a series of  Sunday morning concerts as a way to ease blissfully into the day. Every Sunday , (except the last Sunday of the month which features electro-ambient music from Trypswitch) , the collective known as Sonic Bliss play a mixture of Asian, Celtic and other world traditions to create a stunning sonic feast for the ears, Incorporating vocals, Tabla, Celtic Harp, Harmonium and other exotic stringed and percussive  instruments, these elder musicians are greatly skilled in creating an ambience of blissful calm. The music created is of a Romani meets Indian meets folk sound and is absolutely beguiling and serene. The Phoenix Rising Cafe serves a range of delicious breakfast options,  award winning coffees and local chais. What better way to begin your Sunday as in the gorgeous riverside gardens as the sun rises over the trees? If you need to begin your Sunday gently to the sounds of world class musicians creating beautiful music, this is an tradition not to be missed. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving amazing breakfasts, gorgeous frappes and smoothies and award winning Nimbin Mountain Top Coffee.


Riverside Jazz with the Cruise Brothers.

Sun, Nov 12, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry.


The Cruise Brothers play smooth jazz with a relaxed approach that is as cool and easy as a summers day by a river in Missipippi. These guys really know how to play! Let them caress your ears as you relax in the gorgeous gardens by the Mulgum Creek. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving delicious meals, award winning coffee. teas and sweet treats.


Drumming for Beginners.

Mon, Nov 13, 2017 6:00 PM


Dave Barbera at The Nimbin Bush Theatre

Sat, Nov 18, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. BYO. Kid Friendly.

Dave Barbera sings soulful songs with a sweet and moving voice, he is a big bloke with a big musical passion that he wants to share. Come on down and hear his music played on the outdoor stage in the gorgeous creek side gardens. The Cafe will be open serving delicious meals, award winning coffee and sweet treats.


Sonic Bliss

Sun, Nov 19, 2017 10:00 AM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly.


A beautiful scene is growing and evolving at The Nimbin Bush Theatre every Sunday morning at 10am until 12pm. Accomplished local musicians have begun a series of  Sunday morning concerts as a way to ease blissfully into the day. Every Sunday , (except the last Sunday of the month which features electro-ambient music from Trypswitch) , the collective known as Sonic Bliss play a mixture of Asian, Celtic and other world traditions to create a stunning sonic feast for the ears, Incorporating vocals, Tabla, Celtic Harp, Harmonium and other exotic stringed and percussive  instruments, these elder musicians are greatly skilled in creating an ambience of blissful calm. The music created is of a Romani meets Indian meets folk sound and is absolutely beguiling and serene. The Phoenix Rising Cafe serves a range of delicious breakfast options,  award winning coffees and local chais. What better way to begin your Sunday as in the gorgeous riverside gardens as the sun rises over the trees? If you need to begin your Sunday gently to the sounds of world class musicians creating beautiful music, this is an tradition not to be missed. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving amazing breakfasts, gorgeous frappes and smoothies and award winning Nimbin Mountain Top Coffee.


Lush at The Nimbin Bush Theatre

Sun, Nov 19, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.


Lush are two passionate and talented musicians, Peter Lehrer and Mish Songsmith. Both are intriguing and compelling entertainers in their own right, but when they come together the resulting music is...well...LUSH! Gorgeous harmonies and sounds will caress your ears as these charismatic people entertain you from the outdoor stage in the gorgeous gardens by the Mulgum Creek. The Cafe will be open serving delicious meals, award winning coffee and teas and sweet treats. What better way to spend your Sunday afternoon!


Drumming for Beginners.

Mon, Nov 20, 2017 6:00 PM


Elena B Williams at The Nimbin Bush Theatre

Sat, Nov 25, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.


Elena B Williams is a Samoan World Music Artist and one of our absolute favourites for her stunning rootsy blues vocals, solid stage presence and moving and beautiful songs. Catch her in the gardens for a cruisey sweet afternoon. The Cafe will be open serving delicious meals, award winning coffee and sweet treats. Our gardens are full of spring flowers and water dragons, by the Mulgum Creek, where you may see turtles and even a platypus!


Sarah Stando at The Nimbin Bush Theatre

Sat, Nov 25, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.



One of Nimbin's favourite soulful songbirds. Sarah Stando has a gorgeously warm and revealing voice that lilts and sways in the most enchanting way as she accompanies herself on guitar and with musical guests. Her natural talent is a joy to behold, come and see why the locals love her as she performs her soul-folk stories on the outdoor stage by the Mulgum Creek. The Cafe will be open serving amazing fresh and locally sourced food cooked lovingly and served with pride by our friendly staff.


Fat Picnic and Bearfoot

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Sat, Nov 25, 2017 7:30 PM - Ticket price: $20.00

All Ages. 

Tickets $15 (concession) $20


Like the gleeful love children of The Cat Empire and Madness this band knows how to lift you up and make you move and smile!



The Nimbin Bush Theatre is excited to announce another event of amazing music for all ages in the Auditorium. 

Creating big waves on the scene right now are the youthful band Fat Picnic. These high energy rootsy funky ska infused fanatics blend hip hop with reggae rhythms, a hot horn section, fat bass and deliver it with an infectiously enthusiastic fevour that has you dancing from the first beat played to the last. This is a big band, there are many players, and they all give it all they have with a humorous zeal. You will dance and you will smile!

Fat Picnic are getting feet moving and faces beaming from Splendour in the Grass, Townsville Cultural Festival, Island Vibe Festival, 2high Festival, Winter Solstice Festival, Laura St Festival, Cr8 Festival Coffs Harbour, Childers Festival, Caloundra Music Fest, Toowoomba Fest of Flowers, Earth Frequency Festival, Wintermoon Festival and many others.

Supporting Fat Picnic are roots/reggae six-piece, Bearfoot, who are also making a big splash on the Australian Roots scene with their sun-soaked- yet-dark modern take on roots, reggae & dub. Turning heads, and turning on eardrums wherever they go, Bearfoot’s highly-energetic, sweat-drenched live performances and knack for creating catchy melodies has earned them new fans all over the country having wowed the crowd from Woodford Folk Festival, Ocean St Festival, Big Pineapple Festival, Island Vibe Festival to the BIGSOUND Festival.


Bearfoot (below) want to make you move!



Check out the latest video from Fat Picnic and get ready to smile and DANCE!
















Tripswytch

Sun, Nov 26, 2017 10:00 AM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly.



Tripswytch are a duo, featuring local musicians Kavi and Max who play a mixture of ethereal ambient electronica. Featuring a range of musical instruments including bass recorder, flutes, wind instruments, percussion, glissando guitar and vocals. This is psychedelic inspired poetic music that could be described as a dreamy Ethno-techno journey into sound and expression and a gorgeous way to begin your Sunday morning in the gorgeous gardens by the magical Mulgum Creek.


Drumming for Beginners.

Mon, Nov 27, 2017 6:00 PM


Monthly Bitcoin Seminar/

Sat, Dec 2, 2017 11:00 AM

Free Entry.

Do you know if you had invested $20 a week in Bitcoin since 2011, ( Bitcoin is the dominant crypto currency) you would have by now in excess of 2 million dollars worth of Bitcoin?



The Nimbin Bush Theatre is delighted to announce the commencement of monthly crypto currency seminars on the first Saturday of every month. These meetings are suitable for both beginners and experts, with the first half of the meeting dedicated for the learners, and the second half aimed at more seasoned crypto traders. Crypto Currencies are a peer to peer virtual currency, which means there is the removal of a intermediary from point to point transactions, usually occupied by banking institutions who can control and manipulate the market. Anyone can buy or sell Bitcoin or other crypto currencies, all you need is a virtual wallet and you are ready to go.

Decentralized crypto currency is produced by the entire crypto currency system collectively, at a rate which is defined when the system is created and which is publicly known. In centralized banking and economic systems such as the Federal Reserve System corporate boards or governments control the supply of currency by printing units of “fiat money” or demanding additions to digital banking ledgers. In case of decentralized crypto currency, companies or governments cannot produce new units, and have not so far provided backing for other firms, banks or corporate entities which hold asset value measured in it. The underlying technical system upon which decentralized crypto  currencies are based was created by the group or individual known as Satoshi Nakamoto.

Not much is known about the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, is this a person or a group? What is known is that this anarchistic approach to currency is quickly changing the economic frontier of the world, and empowering people from all walks of life and all economic levels to trade in a currency that is egalitarian in its availability and earning potential. Find out more from those who are currently trading in crypto currency at The Nimbin Bush Theatre on the first Saturday of every month.



Laurie Agar

Sat, Dec 2, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.



Laurie is a dynamic artist who brings a full bodied performance with lilting vocals, rhythmic guitar and melodic harmonica. He captures audiences with his generous presence and startling honesty as he sings and plays, telling stories we can all relate to. His songs are witty yet raw and emotional in the fine tradition of Celtic folk music. His skill as an award winning traditional Irish harmonica player is combined with his own sought after traditional guitar accompaniment to create sound that can really make people dance, reminiscent of artists such as Martin Hayes and Denis Cahill. Catch him on the outdoor stage in the gorgeous gardens by the magical Mulgum Creek. The Cafe will be open serving amazing meals, drinks,  coffees and sweet treats.


Sonic Bliss

Sun, Dec 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly.



A beautiful scene is growing and evolving at The Nimbin Bush Theatre every Sunday morning at 10am until 12pm. Accomplished local musicians have begun a series of Sunday morning concerts as a way to ease blissfully into the day. Every Sunday , (except the last Sunday of the month which features electro-ambient music from Trypswitch) , the collective known as Sonic Bliss play a mixture of Asian, Celtic and other world traditions to create a stunning sonic feast for the ears, Incorporating vocals, Tabla, Celtic Harp, Harmonium and other exotic stringed and percussive instruments, these elder musicians are greatly skilled in creating an ambience of blissful calm. The music created is of a Romani meets Indian meets folk sound and is absolutely beguiling and serene. The Phoenix Rising Cafe serves a range of delicious breakfast options, award winning coffees and local Chai. What better way to begin your Sunday as in the gorgeous riverside gardens as the sun rises over the trees? If you need to begin your Sunday gently to the sounds of world class musicians creating beautiful music, this is an tradition not to be missed.


Khanage

Sun, Dec 3, 2017 1:00 PM

Free Entry. Kid Friendly. BYO.


Khanage is the vehicle for Khan. A local legend, a big man with a big voice and an even bigger heart. If you don't fall in love with Khan for his incredible positivity and optimism you will fall in love with his passionate music, played with humour, pride and commitment. Catch him on the outdoor stage in the gorgeous gardens by the magical Mulgum Creek. The Cafe will be open serving meals, drinks, award wining coffee, and a range of delectable sweet treats made with locally sourced fresh produce and lovingly prepared to tempt you!


Drumming for Beginners.

Mon, Dec 4, 2017 6:00 PM