Events in the Bendigo Area Jan - Mar 2016
Bendigo is a vibrant, contemporary regional centre with old world character and beautiful tree lined streets.
Bendigo's action-packed events calendar is a mix of the traditional combined with touring musicians, sporting events and exhibitions. Not only does the town host it's own varied and exciting events but it is a great base for exploring the surrounding areas.
Cool Summer Festival
15th Jan - 17th Jan
The Summer festival is a three day event of music and fun held on two stages in a remote location with all excitement and verve a live event can bring.
This year is the eighth anniversary from the humble beginnings of 600 people at the inaugural event to the massive success it has now grown into. The venue is outstanding right up in the high country region and draws an audience from far and wide.
Eastbank Centre, Shepparton
19th & 20th February
This is Guy's first major tour for over two years, the "You...Me...Us" tour will see Australia's most successful male artist of all time performing in a new intimate format.
As everybody in Australia knows, Guy was the first winner of Australian Idol and went on to be a judge on The X Factor. Since those modest beginnings he as released eight top ten albums, including two number ones.
The first seven all gained platinum or multi-platinum awards. Guy is the only Australian male artist to achieve six number one singles in his home country. The tour should encompass the hit songs "Battle Scars" and his first single "Angels Brought Me Here"
The Red Hot Summer Tour
Bendigo Jockey Club
One of THE hottest summer festivals on the calendar, the annual Red Hot Summer Tour is once again bringing an all star line up of the Australian music industry. This year's event features; Jimmy Barnes, Noisework, The Angels, Mark Seymour & The Undertow and the Badloves. This will prove to be the biggest tour in the festival's history and tickets will be at a premium, so grab yours as early as you can to avoid disappointment.
Jimmy Barnes has a classic back catalogue from his old Cold Chisel days and a vast array of songs from his solo career; Working Class Man, When Your Love Is Gone and No Second Prize. Noisework are legendary live performers and they will be rocking the house on each date of the tour. But arguably the Angels headline the tour, with over four decades of producing classic rock music. This is a must see event and unmissable if you happen to be in Australia at that time.
Bendigo is central to all the action and makes all the venues and events easily accessible to get to. Take a hotel in town and enjoy the food and local culture then venture out occasionally to have some extra fun.
Getting to any of these great locations is made easier with low cost bus and coach charter services from Bendigo Coachlines. For more information and to make your booking, contact our friendly team today.