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COPACC is the Colac Otway Shire's home of the performing and visual arts.

Colac Otways Performing Arts & Cultural Centre (COPACC) embraces the skills, arts, beliefs, traditions and aspirations of our community, catering for the performing arts, films and exhibitions.
Located on the corner of Rae and Gellibrand Streets, Colac.

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When dropping your young ones off for school holiday activities or the movies, why not stop for a coffee and a treat at the COPACC Coffee Cart. A perfect place to meet up with friends!

Go to our School Holiday Programme Page to see what exciting activities we have planned.

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Nick Parnell's Vibes Virtuoso - Friday October 31
Date: Friday October 31
Time: 11am
Tickets: $17
Bookings: 5232 2077

Music's greatest hits reimagined by the world's foremost vibraphone player and his mallets of steel.

Celebrated as one of the most exciting vibes players in the world today, Nick Parnell makes old music new again, injecting energy into a repertoire that is both familiar and inspirational.

With a spirit of recklessness, Parnell takes one of the newest classical instruments and gives it a genre-bending makeover.

Nick and his pianist will perform Gershwin's Summertime, Albeniz's Tango, Ravel's Alborada del Gracioso and Handel's Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.

Nick Parnell
Shane Howard - Deeper South
Date: Saturday November 1
Time: 8pm
Tickets: Adults $40 / Concessions $35 / Students $24
Bookings: 5232 2077

Just like the sky and waters of the Great Southern Ocean, where Shane Howard was raised and resides, his 13th solo album, Deeper South features songs full of music and poetry that are deep and dark yet illuminated by great shafts of light.

Due for release in late 2014 and featuring new songs written by Howard over the last few years, Deeper South is a musical postcard from the Edge of the World – the unique southern coast of Australia.

See Shane Howard, his full band, and guests at this intimate night of homegrown music.
shane howard
Roy Orbison and Del Shannon Together in Concert
Tickets: Adult $65 / Concession or Groups 8+ $60
Date: Friday November 14, 8pm
Bookings: 5232 2077

Come and relive the magic and the classic hits of two of the world’s greatest and most successful Rock n Roll Music Legends of all time.

2014 marks the magnificent milestone as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1964 single release of Roy Orbison’s iconic worldwide smash hit “Oh Pretty Woman”.

Internationally Renowned Artists Dean Bourne & Fallon will take you on a magical celebration of the iconic hits of Superstars Roy Orbison & Del Shannon as they perform hit after massive hit.

Dean Bourne has been described as having “The Spirit Of Roy Orbison” within him as he performs Roy Orbison’s iconic hits such as Pretty Woman, Crying, Dream Baby, Leah, Penny Arcade, Danny Boy, Only The Lonely, In Dreams, Candy Man, You Got It, Workin For The Man, Running Scared and many many more.

Dean Bourne is the World’s greatest exponent of the great hits and music of Roy Orbison today.

Audiences around the country are left speechless by Dean’s performances with comments such as – Brilliant, Amazing Voice, Astounding, Magnificent and more.

Fallon is a highly regarded quality performer with a huge voice with a successful career performing in all major venues in Australia including International performances in the likes of Vienna's Hofburg Palace, The Rome Hilton and our own Sydney Opera House, the dynamic Fallon continues to mesmerize audiences all over the country.

Come and hear the magical hits of Del Shannon such as -Hats off to Larry, Handyman, Swiss maid, Black is Black, Little Town Flirt, Keep Searching (follow the sun), I go to Pieces, Needles and Pins, Hey Little Girl, Stranger in Town, So Long Baby, Runaround Sue, Walk Away. Runaway, Do You Wanna Dance and much much more.

Del Shannon was one of the handful of American Rock ‘n’ Rollers of the 1960s to survive the crashing tide of the British Invasion - Among the few were Elvis, Dion, Roy Orbison and Del Shannon - One of the best and most original rockers & pioneers of the early '60s, Del Shannon was also one of the least typical - His 1961 smash hit Runaway continues to have immortal influence on popular music today.

Roy Orbison & Del Shannon had a very strong admiration & respect for each other which culminated in a UK Tour in 1964 giving their audiences what they wanted to hear – all their massive hits together on one unforgettable night of Rock & Roll

Del and Roy
From The Heart at Christmas - Karen Knowles Wednesday, December 10
Date: Wednesday December 10, 2014
Time: 11am
Tickets: $17
Bookings: 5232 2077

Young Talent Time star Karen Knowles sings a wonderful selection of her hits, standards and Christmas favourites.

The highest selling Australian female recording artist for two consecutive years, Karen's recording successes include Why Won't You Explain, You Are The Reason, Loves Us All, By Request and Moonglow.

Karen Knowles

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