Tracy Coster will be at the Burraga Community Hall on February 19 with her new album Southerly Change. The country music songstress will also bring her toe-tapping repertoire to the stage on the night. Tickets cost $20 and are available from www.tracyoster.com.au or at the door. You can also book on 0487 603 837. From 7.30pm, 60 Edgar Hanrahan Dr, Burraga.
Talented local musicians are taking part in Local Emerging Artists Program [LEAP] gigs in the run up to Inland Sea of Sound. The Beekeeper's Inn will host a LEAP session on February 13, from 11am to 2pm, while The Victoria will host two sessions on February 14 and 21 from 3.30pm to 6.30pm. For more information, visit www.bmec.com.au.
If you're after some additions for your garden then head out to Rockley on February 14. Not only can you pick up some beautiful greenery, but you can help raise funds for the Rockley Gardens and Art Festival in November. 'Calais Villa', 9 Phantom Street, Rockley from 10am to 4pm. There will also be art and plants for sale at The Shed, Buddens Guest House, 18 Buddens St, from 10am-4pm. Other attractions set to open include Tim Miller's Studio and Fine Art Gallery, the Rockley Mill and Stables Museum.
With a line-up that includes C.W Stoneking, Kate Ceberano, Mo'Ju, Hussy Hicks, Smith and Jones, Andy Nelson, The Mirandas and The Safety of LIfe At Sea this year's festival is one to put in the diary. Sub Tribe - an electronic roots/dub fusion Kiwi band - will be the first cab off the rank. February 24-28, Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, 105 William St. Book at tickets.inlandseaofsound.com.au.
John Williamson is going on tour, bringing his iconic sound to Bathurst as he celebrates his 51st anniversary in the music industry. He's looking at looking at scaling back his live performance, so this is a don't-miss night if you're a fan. Catch this True Blue legend on February 13 at BMEC from 8pm. Visit www.bmec.com.au for tickets.
Walk 'N' Talk
At home + Plan ahead
Australia's Local Hero for 2021 has encouraged people to get out and meet their neighbours, so here's your chance. Walk 'n' Talk for Life aims to connect people with their community to help with mental health and prevent suicide. It's a positive way to help people who are struggling. The next event will be on March 13 on Oberon Common.