Launceston got its groove on over the weekend with a 12-hour concert bringing blues, rock and comedy to the stage at Albert Hall.
Singer songwriter Brad Gillies said he thought the concert, Live at the Hall, would be a great experience, especially to banish the nerves from not playing in front of a crowd for so long.
"Having a bit of time off gigs, you get those nerves a lot more," he said.
"It's sort of nice to get back into it as soon as possible and get the nerves out of the way
"It's amazing to be back on stage.
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Gillies played what he called "a swampy sort of blues-orientated rock" set.
He discovered blues later in life and fell in love with the sound, but appreciates what others do.
"I love days like today, seeing musicians that I know and appreciate a lot. I don't get to see them that often."
Though musicians may have been everywhere at the event, comedians were too.
Ned Townsend hosted the two comedy line ups at the event.
"I've been doing comedy since high school," he said.
"I jumped at [the gig]."
Townsend said everyone needed to relax and be not so serious after the last year with COVID-19.
"Everyone's in the mood for a good laugh and some silliness," he said.
The comedian said lots of different humour was on offer including musical, visual acts, story tellers, character impersonations and more.
Organiser Michael Kunta said the hall looked great on the day and people loved the event.
"It's going to start off this nice casual blues, and then we will ramp it up and get into some cool rock," he said.
Kunta is planning the next event already.