In Tasmania as the LARQ artist-in-residence for the festival, Richard Kenton Webb will be embarking on a series of conversations with Tasmanian artists considering the interlinking of art and thought.
All Our Exes Live in Texas is a fantasy draft of musical talent, combining four of this country’s most stylish singer-songwriters for an evening of alt-country heaven.
Beloved singer and songwriter Archie Roach is a powerful voice for Indigenous Australians and one of this country’s greatest storytellers.
Experience the Polar Regions as never before through the eclectic artistry of composer, author, musician, and National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky.
Asta first caught Australia’s attention as the winner of Triple J’s Unearthed High 2012 and with her electro-pop inspired track My Heart is on Fire. Now, Asta returns home to Tasmania to take centre stage in the Spiegeltent.
Internationally acclaimed and award winning ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world where stunningly uncanny world-class performers create a rich circus cabaret experience for all ages.
Tasmania’s revered contemporary puppet theatre company, Terrapin, joins the Spiegeltent family program with their much-loved production Boats. Winner of the 2012 Helpmann Award: Best Presentation for Children.
A new ensemble of three friends and two lovers come together to create a jazz journey of rarely-performed songs showcasing the soaring vocals of Maria Lurighi, the sublime violin of Peter Tanfield and internationally-acclaimed jazz pianist Matt Boden.
Breabach are back! After their sell-out 2014 Spiegeltent show, we are thrilled to welcome this energetic five-piece back from their highland home to Hobart’s waterfront.
Multi-award-winning singer, Camille O’Sullivan, has stunned audiences around the world with her five-star sell-out performances and now this seductive chanteuse brings her new show, Changeling, to the Spiegeltent for her Tasmanian premiere.
Tasmania’s Queen of Cabaret is back as her most popular character, the chronically conflicted SiSi in this musical tour de force. SiSi is not your average girl and this is not your average cabaret spectacular!
Colin Lane is feeling like it’s time to do some high brand showing off again. Colin’s going to talk. He’s going to sing. He’s going to play piano. He’s going to sing and play piano at the same time. Good luck everyone.
Denise’s most ambitious show yet brings together all of her stories on motherhood – as both a mother and as a daughter. Hilarious, intimate and rivetingly honest, this will be a night with one of Australia’s funniest storytellers.
Few are able to provide a resume as impressive and pioneering as Dexter’s. Dexter seamlessly bends genres at will; dropping classics with the obscure whilst effortlessly re-shaping rhythm and vibe.
Dust off those dancing shoes and dress for ‘la fiesta’, because El Son Entero are about to transport you from the Spiegeltent to the Tropicana Club!
Internationally renowned and Australia’s most popular jazz musician, James Morrison returns to the stage for an intimate Spiegeltent performance that sees him playing with two talented young musicians close to him, his sons William and Harry.
The biggest selling comedian at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Jason Byrne, is back in Australia and he wants you to name his show!
Jordie Lane’s music seems like it comes from another place and time. The songs are nostalgic and immediately affecting, his rhythmic guitar playing is authentic and raw, and the rich resonance of his voice is simply otherworldly.
Don’t miss Australia’s foremost female children’s entertainer in what will be a truly memorable Spiegeltent concert.
A hilariously funny mix of chaos, comedy and acrobatics for all ages! Tom Flanagan, the larger-than-life, energetic star of Tom Tom Crew and Circus Oz, presents ‘elegant buffoonery at its finest’ in a beautifully poignant silent movie-esque debacle.
L-FRESH The LION is renowned for his powerful presence, inspiring live shows and for having some of the most intelligent lyrics in Australian hip hop. Combined with love and respect for his cultural and ancestral roots of the Sikhs from Panjab, India, L-FRESH The LION is an individual like no other in the music scene.
La Soirée is back! More deliciously decadent and daring than ever. The award-winning, five-star theatrical phenomenon that has won devotees around the world with its line-up of jaw-dropping, sexy and inexplicable acts returns to the Hobart Spiegeltent to amuse and amaze you.
Le Gateau Chocolat, who seduced Tasmanian audiences in 2014 with his diva performances in the sell-out smash La Soirée, returns with his new show– the glittery masterpiece I ♥ Chocolat. This up close and personal evening of decadent indulgence will treat all of your senses through opera, musical theatre, jazz and maybe even some rap.
Watch in wonder and listen in amazement as Linsey Pollak uses electronic wizardry neatly combined with DIY ingenuity, to play an array of unexpectedly surprising instruments. Along with voice-generated rhythm tracks or blasts of groovy seventies style funk, Linsey is guaranteed to have audiences bopping in their seats.
Suitable for ages 8 to 108, Clangor! is a diminutive music-theatre experience of nostalgia and humour performed exclusively on all manner of toy instruments.
Winner of the Best Newcomer award at the 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival and overnight sensation of television comedy hits such as Legally Brown and It’s a Date, Ronny Chieng has quickly established himself as a ‘must see’ artist on the comedy festival circuit.
Sharon Shannon has music at her fingertips…literally! This accordionist from Ireland who has achieved legendary status throughout the world, multi-platinum album sales and numerous international awards, is responsible for making the accordion cool.
Since the release of her debut album, We Sink, Sóley has wowed audiences with her shimmering songs. The intimate, velveteen Spiegeltent is the perfect venue to catch this talented Icelander before she becomes a main-stage regular.
From the TSO Chorus come this bold group of twenty-four choristers who push the boundaries of choral performance. For this special Spiegeltent show they are coupling two unlikely bedfellows: chorus and electric guitar!
Viva La Vida Loca Las Vegas is an hour of musical comedy – a solid mixture of classic Axis hits and brand new soon-to-be hits that has sold out shows at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival & Sydney Comedy Festival.
World-renowned performers The Chipolatas finally land in the Hobart Spiegeltent with their universally-acclaimed family show Gentlemen of the Road.
“Goodtime Rockabilly” is what The Sin & Tonics are all about! Combining country punk rock, along with heavy rockabilly swing and surf guitar sensibilities, they create an infectious sound that inspires the little devil in us all to come out and play.
Tom Vincent is one of Australia’s leading jazz musicians. With a passion for spontaneous modern creations, rooted in the tradition of blues and swing, he has performed to rave reviews around the world.
A TYPHOON 台风 concert is an eclectic and innovative journey into new music from the Asia Pacific and beyond, and is a performance that has delighted audiences in China and Australia.
Join Yana Alana for a bent night of blues, burlesque and blame in the Spiegeltent as she bares all – quite literally – through song, eccentric dance, poetry and tantrums, whilst wearing little more than a slick of blue paint.