Great Southern Nights comes to Hurstville Entertainment Centre

Great Southern Nights, a music event bringing 1,000 COVID-safe performances to live music venues across NSW, heads to the Hurstville Entertainment Centre next month.

The event, which will showcase Australian music to celebrate Australian Music Month in November, is a NSW Government initiative to stimulate the revival of the live music and entertainment sectors and the visitor economy in the recovery phase of COVID-19.

The Hurstville Entertainment Centre event will feature Damien Leith, Ash Grunwald, Steve Clisby and Budjerah.

Great Southern Nights kicks off with Damien Leith and Dave Wells on Thursday, November 5.

This will be followed by Ash Grunwald on Friday, November 6; Phil Jamieson with special guest Sophie Ozard, Thursday, November 12; Steve Clisby with special guest Lauren Dawes, Friday November 20; and Budjerah, Saturday, November 28.

1,000 gigs will showcase established, emerging and local Australian artists, across a multitude of venues in NSW.

Great Southern Nights will culminate in Australia's premier music industry event, the ARIA Awards.

The initiative is delivered by the NSW Government's tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, in partnership with the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).

All music events will be programmed in line with current NSW Government health advice regarding physical distancing and venue capacity of public gatherings.

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