Daylesford Gig Guide, July 17

LIVELY: The popular Shuffle Club band will be a key part of the Palais Hepburn's' Gatsby Weekend celebrations.
LIVELY: The popular Shuffle Club band will be a key part of the Palais Hepburn's' Gatsby Weekend celebrations.

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.

Gatsby Weekend @ Palais Hepburn

Friday: The Great Gatsby Movie Night. A free entry precursor to the Saturday extravaganza. Come get some costume ideas, warm up and get in the shuffle club mood for Saturday night.

Saturday, 11am-3pm: Direct from London. Three fun dance workshops in preparation for Gatsby Night. Children's Charleston Workshop, 11am-noon; Children's Circus Skills Workshop, 12.15-1.15pm; Adult Charleston Workshop, 2-3pm.

Workshop and Party Ticket Bundle: Gatsby Party ticket and adult workshop, $65

Saturday, Gatsby Night, 7pm: Dress up, dance and be transported back to the 1920s. Direct from London, The Gatsby Party, featuring live dancers and the Shuffle Club band.

Immerse yourself, and be transported to a world of sophistication, glitz and glamour.

Friday, Pablo Naranjo @ Blue Bean Cafe

Pablo Naranjo is a singer-songwriter and producer who has recently released Black Euphoria, his second album as a solo artist.

Originally from Colombia, Naranjo moved to Australia in 2004.

In 2001, he recorded his first album leading progressive grunge band Septimo Aposento, which was invited to perform at large rock festivals.

In Australia, he formed Orbeum, a classical/jazz instrumental guitar duo which recorded the album Passages in 2009.

Often described as filmic, Orbeum's compositions are an eclectic fusion of styles.

Saturday, The Cartwheels @ Blue Bean Cafe

Sunday, Buck Jr @ Blue Bean Cafe

Castlemaine Documentary Festival @ Theatre Royal Castlemaine

The Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival is a three-day event held on the third weekend in July at the iconic Theatre Royal in Castlemaine.

The festival is an immersive experience of 12 films in one cinema across three days.

The festival provides a deep and enriching experience by connecting audiences with many of the film directors and key contributors by way of live in venue and live via Skype Q&A sessions, uncovering the stories behind the stories, as well as specialist panel discussions. Curated by dual Emmy Award-winning director Geoffrey Smith.