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Daylesford Gig Guide, July 10

CAN'T MISS: Meraki Minds will bring their live act to the Palais Hepburn this Friday night. Picture: Supplied
CAN'T MISS: Meraki Minds will bring their live act to the Palais Hepburn this Friday night. Picture: Supplied

Thursday, Show Us Your Arts Open Mic @ Palais Hepburn

The winter season of the multi-arts open mic.

Bring your words, music and instrumental sounds.

Pre-register for a guaranteed spot, or just rock up on the night. Registration 6pm; acts 7-9pm. Every Thursday.

Friday, Nathaniel's Birthday/Meraki Minds @ Palais Hepburn

Meraki Minds are a Ballarat-based band featuring the vocals of Peggy Hills and Paula Maki.

Saturday, Happy Days/DJ Hotwheels @ Palais Hepburn

Celebrate the pride and diversity of the Daylesford and Hepburn Springs community.

After a day at the town's first Pride Match, come and party with 50s rock n' roll all night at the Palais.

With prizes for dress and dance moves, and auction items to raise money for the Daylesford Football Club and Raising Rainbows by ChillOut Festival, this will be a night to remember.

Friday, Cal 'n' Pickles @ Blue Bean Cafe

Cal 'n' Pickles are a local duo performing originals and covers. Dipping into rock n' roll, folk, alt-country, swing and indie, their songs are tasteful, captivating and energetic.

Saturday, Jazz Deuce @ Blue Bean Cafe

Featuring Norm Gray on flugelhorn and vocals and Simon Wigney on guitar, the duo plays the great American jazz standards of the '30s through to the '50s.

Tunes made popular by Sinatra, Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart and Jobim provide a nice background to wining, dining and relaxing.

Meraki Minds are a Ballarat-based band featuring the vocals of Peggy Hills and Paula Maki.

Sunday, Open Mic @ Blue Bean Cafe

Join the staff at Blue Bean for their monthly open mic night. Kicking off at 5pm and welcoming all walks of life, whatever your skill level.

Simply write your name on the board, pre-book a spot or just come along to encourage the talent.

To book your own set of approximately 15 minutes, phone the venue on 5348 2297.

Sunday, The Finks and Susie Scurry @ Bridge Hotel Castlemaine

The Finks and Susie Scurry fly north to Castlemaine with new songs and age-old wisdom. Intimate, precise and sweetly melancholy.

Expect two solo sets on a lazy Sunday afternoon.