Saturday, Cream 2017 @ Old Hepburn Hotel, from 4pm
A ChillOut institution, with the best line-up seen for a while. Tickets $35 pre-sale, $45 at the door.
Rosie Burgess and Sam Lohs: Sliding from folk to blues to gypsy-roots and back, Burgess crosses more genres than state borders.
This Way North: Returning for a third gig after a wonderful performance late last year, don’t miss this one. This Way North are Leisha Jungalwalla (Jungal) and Cat Leahy. Leahy brings solid groove-based, left-of-centre, often at the forefront drumming, while Jungal plays some wonderful swampy slide guitar and tasty electric guitar work and soulful vocals.
Monique Brumby & Rebecca Barnard, Sheilas’ 70s Show: Kicking back to the dusky desert boot days of the 70s, with a soundtrack by Suzi Quatro, Kate Bush, Blondie and Fleetwood Mac.
The Party Girls:Fabulous 80s music show featuring hits from Madonna, Cher, Pat Benatar, Tina Turner, the Bangles, the Go Gos, Divinyls, Kim Wilde, Bananarama, Dolly Parton, Olivia Newton-John and more.
Friday, Dolly Diamond @ The Grande, Hepburn
Dolly Diamond has had great success hosting and performing in live cabaret and at special events, festivals and for various charities around Australia, Europe and the UK. With special guest stars Luke Gallagher and Dean Arcuri along for the ride.
Saturday, FURRLESQUE starring Dean Arcuri @ Horvat’s Supper Club
Arcuri, who’s been performing comedy cabarets for a decade, will bring some of his favourite sets to Chillout with a fabulously furry twist. Some friends will join him for an evening filled with musical madness, physical feats and award-winning comedy thanks to the hilarious Kirsty Webeck.
Sunday, I’m with Dorothy starring Maureen Andrews @ Horvat’s Supper Club, 7pm, $25
Celebrating the life and music of Judy Garland and Liza Minelli. From music hall to a posthumous Grammy lifetime achievement award, Gumm to Garland. A career made memorable by those red sequin shoes. Featuring Maureen and friends.
Blue Bean Cafe, Hepburn Springs: Brett Franke, Friday; Nick Noon, Saturday; Unicorn Justice, Sunday.