Mayor’s Message – 29 July 2020

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Thank you very much to all those who expressed an interest in joining Council’s Sports Infrastructure Master Plan Working Group. Council endorsed the membership at the Ordinary Meeting on Monday 27 July.  The successful applicants appointed are as follows: Business/Community Stephen Casey Drew Smith Lisa Males State/Regional Sport Governing Bodies Chris McCoy (Basketball Tasmania) Simon […]

Mayor’s Message – 22 July 2020

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It’s really great to see local sporting groups, recommencing after they were required to shutdown due to COVID.  Football, hockey, soccer, touch football, running groups, netball to name but a few.  COVID restrictions and social distancing requirements mean that some of our sports look a little different this year, but it is great to see […]

Mayor’s Message – 15 July 2020

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Council is seeking expressions of interest from interested sporting bodies to lease an area at the Devonport Recreation Centre (formerly used by the Devonport Gymnastics Club).  Inspection of the area is by appointment and can be made by contacting Fabio Pizzirani – Sport and Recreation Development Coordinator on 6424 0511 or email  Further information […]

Devonport Jazz

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Devonport Jazz is an award winning annual musical festival held in Devonport on the Tasmanian North West Coast every July. The Festival takes place in a variety of venues across the city, from the paranaple convention centre and Town Hall Theatre, to arts venues, cafes, restaurants, pubs, churches and community halls. Devonport Jazz is a […]

Devonport Jazz

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Devonport Jazz – an initiative of the Devonport City Council Devonport Jazz is an annual jazz festival held on the last weekend in July. The aim of the program has always been to include a mix of jazz music from traditional jazz to modern jazz, latin to funk fusion and an increasing blues component.  Artists from the […]

Street Eats Jazz Style

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Join us for Street Eats Jazz Style at Providore Place. A mini food truck festival with food, drink and great talent including Django’s Tiger and City of Devonport Brass. This is an all ages family friendly event, smoke free and strictly no BYO. 4 – 8pm Keep warm and dry at Providore Place Free entry […]

ABC RADIO Live Broadcast

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This is your only chance to see most of the festival’s top shelf performers in one place, to preview some festival highlights, meet the musicians and get into the swing of Devonport Jazz with Piia Wirsu and ABC Northern Tasmania’s Drive program. Aberdeen Room, Level 2, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport Free, general public […]

Yesterday’s Gentlemen in Forth

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Yesterday’s Gentlemen have been swingin’, rockin’ and jivin’ round Hobart town for five years and just like the music of yesteryear from which they take their inspiration, they’re here to stay. They specialise in all the groovin’ Americana feels; from Jump-Jive and early Rock ‘n’ Roll all the way back to Jazz, Blues and the […]

Ondine at Home Hill

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This charming duo echoes the lamenting Celtic tale of the Selkie.  Offering an avant-garde slant on folk, jazz and blues repertoire.  The duo converts selected works into a seductive fusion. Expect snippets of Joni Mitchell, Emmylou Harris, Patty Waters, Marianne Faithfull, Nina Simone, Billy Holliday, Bjork, Give Beauty, Grand Salvo and Fade for Falling Ember.  Ondine features the stunning work of […]

Providore Place  SpeakEasy 

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The Southern Wild Distillery SpeakEasy Bar continues with all your favourite prohibition cocktails and quick bites to match.  Live music from 5.30pm. Jam sessions planned from 10.30pm (wonder who will turn up tonight!) Come in before or after your show or stay for ours!  Warm and cosy atmosphere and some great eats.  5pm – late  Providore Place,17 Oldaker Street, Devonport  Free Entry  […]

Yesterday’s Gentlemen

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Yesterday’s Gentlemen specialise in all the groovin’ Americana feels; from Jump-Jive and early Rock ‘n’ Roll all the way back to Jazz, Blues and the music of New Orleans. Combining the classics of the era with their own original takes on the period, the Gents are all about forgetting your modern troubles. So, dust off […]

Providore Place SpeakEasy

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The Southern Wild Distillery SpeakEasy Bar continues with all your favourite prohibition cocktails and quick bites to match. Live music from 5.30pm. Then expect some fun with the nightly jam sessions 10.30pm-late.  All talent welcome to join. Come in before or after your show or stay for ours! Warm and cosy atmosphere with some great […]