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The 40 Under 40 Closing Party!

 

It's one heck of a final party, and you're invited.

 

Saturday 5th of March 2022

6-9.30pm

In the same vein as prior years opening events, the 40 Under 40 Closing Party will shake the main street of Cooroy, bringing the atmosphere of a mini arts festival to the hinterland town. Local live music performances will be pumping all night, with local food vans and beer supplied

by Land and Sea to keep audiences well lubricated and dancing all night (well at least till 9.30pm). Art prizes are awarded to the most promising young artists and the pieces are available for purchase. So come support the incredible young artists and potentially grow your own art collection! 

Closing Event: Saturday 5th of March,

6-9.30pm 

Where: Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy

(11 Maple Street, Cooroy)

Closing Event Entertainment: Bark, Girl and Girl and Orlando Furious

Tickets Price: $25.00 + a Free beveraginos

Tickets Release: 23.01.2021 5pm 

  • To Bentleys, for bringing in the art prizes and giving young artists financial support (it goes a long way for a starving artist) 

  • To Land and Sea who’re are quenching your thirst all night 

  • To Wimmers who will be keeping the soft drinks flowing

We’ve got… 

BARK. 

A 4 piece Brisbane Alternative-Fusion band looking to make their mark on 2022

 

With one foot placed firmly in the tradition of classic 60-70’s pop songwriting, and the other landing in much more modern and experimental territory, BARK. have found themselves distilling a unique blend of the old and the new. With a live set that splits its efforts between frenetic instrumental jams and heartfelt songs of love and loss, BARK. are a new local act that is not to be missed!

Who’s Aunty Liss? Ask your parents, chances are she drummed them into a dance

crazed trance 30 years ago in a Newtown pub. Now she’s doing it all again (second

generation styles) teaming up with her nephew and his friends in Meeanjin based 'desperate rock’ outfit Girl and Girl.

 

Declan Byrnes of triple J has likened the band’s sound to that of Parquet Courts and Car Seat Headrest. 2021 saw the family band cement their position as a staple of the Gold Coast and Meeanjin music scenes, supporting acts like These New South Wales and, The Moving Stills, being named the music.com’s ‘top 25 rising local acts - 2021’, as well as charting at 76 in 4ZZZ’s hottest 100. 

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Orlando furious is the solo music-name of Ben Snaith since 2013. The moniker is drawn from Orlando furioso the 16th Century Italian Epic poem of the same name by Ludovico Ariosto. Inspiration also comes from the Virginia Woolf novel "Orlando," about a time-shifting, gender-fluid, isolated wanderer.

 

Ben positions Orlando furious as a shapeshifter taking precedent from the wide-reaching styles of artists like Bjork, Beck, Tom Waits, Joni Mitchell and Jonathon Richman. A wildcard playing tricks yet stumbling over emotions, sincerely trying for human connection while meeting all the Cops in his Head.

BUY A TICKET & SELECT A SESSION 

Due to COVID we have decided that we don't want to cram a heap of people inside the gallery at one time. So choose a session to view the art BUT be there from 6pm - 9.30pm because you and all your friends can be OUTSIDE enjoying the festivities! 

So let us break this down again:

Session times:

6pm - 6.30pm 

6.30pm - 7pm

7.45pm - 8.15pm

8.15pm - 8.45pm

Outside Only Tickets

INSIDE = ART VIEWING SESSIONS 

OUTSIDE = FUN THE WHOLE DAMN TIME

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TURN UP AT 6PM 

Turn up at 6pm because you don't want to miss out on our amazing live bands & musicians! When it is your turn to go to your Gallery Session make your way to the front door and enjoy your half an hour of EPIC ART! Then join us back outside to continue the fun! 

FOOD VANS

ICY COLD BEVOS FROM

LAND & SEA BREWERY 

ART DEMOS

LIVE MUSIC

FUN!

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EVENT LINE UP

Here is the event line up:

6.15pm - 7pm

Bark

7pm - 7.30pm

Art Prize Announcement

7.45pm - 8.30pm

Orlando Furious 

8.45pm - 9.30pm

Girl and Girl

**The Butter Factory Arts Centre is currently operating under the State Government directive that requires visitors to show their vaccination status to enter the building.