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SAPPHIRECOAST - AUTUMN 2024 - BERMAGUI 25 Four Winds unveils year-long program of live music shows Once a three-day-only Easter festival of live music, Four Winds has this year launched an enticing, year-long program of live music events, kicking off in early March. Centred on performances at a stunning outdoor amphitheatre, set among native forest in Barragga Bay, nine kilometres south of Bermagui, Four Winds ‘24 offers an extensive, fresh and diverse program of music performances, ranging from “classical masterpieces to contemporary creations, that invite audiences to explore new sounds and experiences”. The organisers of Four Winds ‘24 said audiences can this year also enjoy reduced ticket prices and flexible pass packages, as well as a special discount offer for readers of this Sapphire Coast feature (see box below this article). Dynamic mix So far, the Four Winds ‘24 program features a dynamic mix of music artists and genres, showcasing the richness of Australia’s musical landscape, including: • Saturday, 9 March Caravãna Sun with Benji and the Saltwater Sound System, and Felicity Dowd. • Sunday, 10 March An insightful conversation between writers Bruce Nash and Sophie Cunningham AM • Good Friday, 29 Match Live performances by Butchulla songman Fred Leone and Samuel Pankhurst’s Yirinda. • Easter Saturday & Sunday, 30-31 March Easter Weekend with the Goldner String Quartet’s mesmerising classical concerts. Also coming up at Four Winds Later in the year, the Four Winds site will be further enlivened by an array of respected Australian music artists, including David Bridie, Heath Cullen, Sharon and Slava Grigoryan, Affinity Quartet and Omar Musa, alongside Cheryl Davison’s Barragga Yangga Project, and more. Winter Four Winds venue In the cooler months, through to Spring, Four Winds will be hosting a series of concerts in its on-site Windsong Pavilion, a contemporary, timber-lined space with remarkable acoustics, enabling artists and ensembles to give extremely intimate performances. Extraordinary musical journey State Member of Parliament for Bega, Dr Michael Holland MP, praised the new annual Four Winds program, encouraging audiences to attend the venue multiple times throughout the year to “experience music in nature, in its many forms.” “I encourage everyone to get along and be a part of the extraordinary musical journey at Four Winds,” he said. Use the special discount code FWautumn when booking to enjoy 10% OFF your Four Winds General Admission Tickets! SPECIAL OFFER FOR What a perfect way to spend a sunny autumn day – immersed in nature at a Four Winds concert in Barragga Bay, nine kilometres south of Bermagui. Photo: Ben Marden Photography Heath Cullen. Photo: Chris Strother Sharon and Slava Grigoryan. Omar Musa and Mariel Roberts. The Windsong Pavilion. Photo: Trevor Mein SAPPHIRE COAST READERS!

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