Going Out

Back to the good old days

If you’re a music fan who prefers to hear your favourite songs blasting through amps rather than earphones, you’ve probably been lamenting the state...

Theatrical fun for kids

Monkey Baa’s hilarious adaptation of the popular book by Tim Winton, ‘The Bugalugs Bum Thief’, is headed to the Q Theatre this July...

Go Wilde over classic play

The legendary wit and wisdom of Oscar Wilde has been loved for generations and will come alive on stage in a new production...

Screaming back into town

There’s not many Aussie bands that are as dedicated to rock as The Screaming Jets. With 27 years, eight albums, and countless tours under their...

Whitney's band chips in

Cricketer, entertainer and television host, Mike Whitney, will be playing at Penrith’s Centrebet Stadium on November 3 to raise much needed funds for...

Festive French flavour

This year Penrith City Choir is replacing its traditional Christmas production of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with a performance of music by a range of...

Damien’s decade of hits

Time flies when you’re having fun and that’s certainly been true for Damien Leith. A decade on from his ‘Australian Idol’ win and the singer/songwriter...

Osso is first class

When you walk into Osso Steak and Ribs at the Penrith Panthers complex you automatically think you’re just about to dine...

Rose Tattoo to rock the Band Club

One of Australia’s most successful rock bands, Rose Tattoo, will be bringing their raw energy live to St Marys Band Club for an unforgettable...

Soulful tunes at the Joan

In 2008, American diva Ruthie Foster visited our shores and stunned audiences and critics with her pitch perfect voice and beautiful music. ...

St Marys springs to life this weekend

Spring has sprung, and what better way to celebrate than to take part in the St Marys Spring Festival this weekend. This Saturday, September 2...

Get ready to be amazed

Take a dive into the world of kung fu, Chinese culture and spirituality when the Shaolin Warriors come to the Evan Theatre stage this...

Original and the best

Shannon Noll may have brought ‘What About Me’ to a whole new audience, but it’s Aussie rockers Moving Pictures who will this year be...

Drama, suspense and more

While opera is often considered to be a high class pursuit, Mozart's classic work 'The Marriage of Figaro' has something for everyone –...

Fractured favourites

Everyone loves a good fairytale. Whether young or old these stories hold fond memories for audiences of all ages. But what happens when...

Free gigs at Saints

St Marys Leagues is your home for the best line-up of free gigs this weekend with popular acts Singled Out and Urban Stone...

Still rocking with The Angels

Australia has had a love affair with rockers The Angels for more than 40 years. But with the band’s rebirth in the last five years...

Addams Family Giveaway!

Broadway's smash hit musical comedy 'The Addams Family' comes to spooky spectacular life premiering on Saturday, March 23 at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. ...

A final farewell

One of England’s legendary singer/songwriters is calling it a day and the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre is just one of the stops...

Penrith’s love for meat pies on show

Who would have thought Penrith had such a deep connection with the Australian pie making industry? If you didn’t know, then you should probably head...

Back on the road

It doesn’t happen often but one of Australia’s most internationally successful and iconic bands is hitting the road once again and...

WIN: Jump for Joy with our movie giveaway

Get together for a joyous Christmas event, with Hoyts Penrith’s exciting Girls’ Night Out advance screening of the new Jennifer Lawrence flick ‘Joy’ on...

Year's best play?

The hilarious and touching urban fable of connection and redemption, of moving and moving on, ‘This Year’s Ashes’ is currently playing...

Grease to rock in Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Musical Society (BMMS) has presented many musicals over the years but one theme has always remained constant – love! The...

Wild World of Cat Stevens

Cat Stevens is responsible for some of the most beautiful melodies in music history. This April, entertainer Darren Coggan will celebrate 50 years of this...

Italian sensations

Italian sensations, the Luca Ciarla Gypsy Quartet, are loved by audiences and critics around the world largely thanks to their highly original tunes...

Kate Miller-Heidke to return to Penrith

If you read enough articles about music you’ll start to notice the same words used many times over to describe different artists. That’s...

Titan of a film

The follow-up to 2010’s ‘Clash of the Titans’ blasts into cinemas this week and is sure to have people talking. Australian action...

You’ll be spellbound by hit musical

Ever been to see a theatre production and thought, ‘I’d really love to be up there’? Well, now’s your chance. The Penrith Musical Comedy Company...

Carrying on the King's legacy

Famous from the second she was born, Lisa Marie Presley has lived life in the public eye. But while she may have been...

Masterchef has local flavour

Cooking under intense pressure, in Australia’s most recognised kitchen, under the watchful eye of the world’s most famous chef is not for the...

WIN! Circus with a difference in Penrith

Roll up, roll up! Prepare to be amazed by death defying stunts when the Great Euro Circus comes to Penrith this November. Europe’s most extreme...

Nobody is safe from The Wharf Revue team

There are certain productions that are so popular they pop up on The Joan calendar every single year. ‘The Wharf Revue’ is one of...

Tribute to a legend

Forever Diamond starring Peter Byrne is a 40 year tribute to the music of Neil Diamond, covering hit albums such as ‘Hot August...

Chamber of secrets

She may be an ARIA award-winning musician but you’re more likely to spot country crooner Kasey Chambers down at the schoolyard than on...
christina

How reality TV changed Christine

There is something vastly different about the Christine Anu of today compared with the young woman I interviewed in the mid ‘90s on the...

Songs that made her

As one of Australia’s most loved country stars there’s few women who know country music quite like Melinda Schneider. It was no surprise then when...

Experience the power of Adele’s music

Missed out on seeing Adele during her recent Australian tour? Then head along to the Evan Theatre to hear all the British pop superstar’s biggest...

There's no stopping The Delltones

When I got on the phone to The Delltones frontman Ian ‘Peewee’ Wilson – aka the Beanpole of Bop – he had just come...

WIN! The Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo is back

If you love life on the road and spending time in the great outdoors then head on down to the Penrith Caravan, Camping and...