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Ballarat Cabaret Festival 2017

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The annual Ballarat Cabaret Festival is taking centre stage from 5 to 8 October, 2017.

Australia's only regional cabaret festival brings the best of cabaret entertainment into the heart of Ballarat. Shows will be performed at the historic venues such as the Ballarat Mining Exchange, Ballarat's Mechanic Institute and the Lost Ones Basement Bar

The festival honours artistic elders with shows from Debra Byrne on 8 October performing songs she treasured as a young girl. Bachelors From Prague have reunited to play opening night on 5 October.

Image from Ballarat Cabaret Festival Facebook page

Paul McDermott of The Doug Anthony All Stars (DAAS) and Steven Gates from Tripod will be collaborating in the world premiere in Go Solo on 6 October.

Original songwriters Gillian Cosgriff will be performing Eight Songs in Eight Weeks on 6 October and Jude Perl will be at piano on 7 October.

Provocative and spontaneous, Dolly Diamond will present a fresh take on the TV classic with Dolly Diamond's Bl*nkety Bl*nks on 7 and 8 October.

Showcasing the next generation of talent there will be six superb acts from Federation University Arts Academy graduating class in Cabaret Neu on 8 October, while this year's festival also features The Aspie Hour - a collaboration between two emerging cabaret stars, Sophie Smyth and Ryan Smedley.

Image from Ballarat Cabaret Festival Facebook page

Charlie D. Barkle and Oliver Clark battle it out to discover who the is the best James Bond in Shaken on 7 October and you can become your own cabaret star as Trevor Jones returns with the Key Party Piano Bar on 6 and 7 October.

You can purchase your tickets here.

For the sixth year, The Ballarat Cabaret Festival offers quality, creativity, originality, fun and great entertainment from 5 to 8 October.
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Why? Attend Australia's only regional Cabaret Festival
When: 5 - 8 October
Phone: (03) 5333 5888
Where: Various venues in Ballarat
Cost: Tickets: Festival Pass: Full: $160.00, Concession: $130.00, Single Show: Full: $40.00, Concession: $35.00, Her Majesty's Member: $32.00, Debra Byrne: Full: $45.00, Concession: $40.00, Her Majesty's Member: $37.00, Cabaret Neu: Full: $30.00, C
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