If rock and roll soothes your soul then the Riverbend Rock, held between 11am and 4pm at Riverbend Park on April 17, is the ticket for you. Bands from 10 schools across Northern Tasmania will battle it out for stage supremacy as part of the Tasmania Rock Challenge Series. The best couple of acts could win the chance to compete in the state final.
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Latin sounds will drift through the Star Theatre when the Grigoryan Brothers come to Launceston. Classical guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan recorded the Latin themed soundtrack to the award-winning movie A Boy Called Sailboat. Now the duo are touring to perform the soundtrack live, while the film is screened to audiences. The Grigoryan Brothers will visit the Star Theatre on April 17. After the performance there will be a Q&A with the brothers, and also with Nugent.
Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes will be on display at the Autumn Show presented by the Launceston Horticultural Society. The event will be headlined by the display of two giant pumpkins from the south, which tip the scales at 500kg each! Local growers will also be displaying their wares. The event is on at Evandale Memorial Hall on April 17 from 2pm-5pm, and April 18 from 9am-4pm.
April 17 and 18, $6 for adults, $4 for children, two and under free
No matter whether you're five or 95, Lego is something everyone can enjoy. Brixhibition, Tasmania's annual Lego exhibition event, will run April 17 and 18 after being cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will display a wide range of cool, quirky and intricate Lego designs. Tickets must be purchased online as there will be no door sales. Visit brixhibition.com for session times.
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April 17 and 18, tickets start from $43 for adults, 12 and under free
Tasmanian Supercars fans have been starved of action since 2019 but the wait is no longer, with the speed demons hitting our tracks this weekend. Championship leader Shane van Gisbergen is on the verge of a record-breaking start and hopes to make Symmons Plains his own heading into this weekend.
April 17 and 22, tickets start from $25 for an adult, 15 and under free
It's been eight long years since an official A-League game was last played in Launceston but that changes this weekend as Western United play the first of two games at UTAS Stadium. The league newcomers face Central Coast Mariners on Saturday before meeting Wellington Phoenix on Thursday.