Revitalising arts in Regional SA

About HATs

We are an Arts Organisation & live music venue that undertakes the following in
Clare Valley and Adelaide:-


  • Regular Concerts & Events at the Courthouse Cultural Centre in Auburn.      Project Development & Coordination  ( Songs of Adelaide & Songs Of The Mid North)

  • Community Arts Projects: Courthouse Women’s Choir

  • Tour International interstate SA shows to Schools, Libraries and Clubs

  • Advocating body for arts & music in regional areas.


What's ON @         Hats 2021

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Hats Courthouse where the music is always live.


August at Hats 2021

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     PERFORMER:  Neil Murray

     DATE:     Sunday August 29th            

     TIME:           3pm   

     VENUE:  Hats Courthouse

     PRICE:     $40.00/35.00       

     TKS:         Via Try Booking  

                   BOOKING LINK

Maverick song man Neil Murray is touring nationally in 2021. He is a founding member of the pioneering Warumpi Band, which penetrated  mainstream Australia with the iconic anthems My Island Home and Blackfella Whitefella, he is now a respected singer/songwriter, with a string of remarkable albums, the most recent being Blood & Longing and Tjungu  (all in one, joined together) with Sammy Butcher.  

His latest single, Keep Rolling On, celebrates the continuance of First Nations people and their culture in Australia and is an apt title for the resumption of his touring after being interrupted by the Covid pandemic. 

Neil Murray’s accolades include the 2017 Port Fairy Folk Festival Artist of the year, the 1995 APRA song of the year award for My Island Home. The latter plus Jailanguru Pakarnu ( Out from Jail- a 1983 co-write with Sammy Butcher in the Luritja language) have been selected into the National Film and Television Sound Archive's Sounds of Australia Series.

Artists such as Mary Black, Jimmy Little, Missy Higgins, Powderfinger and Liz Stringer have recorded his songs. Always engaging live, Neil Murray's work has contributed substantially to Australia's contemporary music heritage

September at Hats

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Me & Me Mates 

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     PERFORMER: The Germein Sisters 

     DATE:    19th September 

       (postponed from July date.)

     TIME:     3pm 

     VENUE:  Hats Courthouse

     PRICE:        $28/25     

     TKS:          Via Try Booking  

                   BOOKING LINK 


  Three sisters Georgia (guitar, keys), Ella (bass, electric cello) & Clara Germein (drums). Growing up jamming together on their family farm in South Australia, they have since been turning heads across the globe with their unique brand of organically crafted catchy songs & signature harmonies. Writing, recording & producing their own music - the trio’s distinct sibling magic overflows into their charismatic & euphoric live show - described as nothing short of mesmerizing.They have toured the world to sell-out performances now its Hats turn.

PERFORMER    Me & Me Mates

DATE    This group will now perform at Hats in Feb/March 2022 as part of hats Fringe in The Valley festival.



VENUE Hats Courthouse 

PRICE    $28/25


This acclaimed show features the songs, stories and bush ballads celebrating Australia’s distinctive language and humour in the tradition of Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson, and Slim Dusty. Me ‘n Me Mates have performed at festivals and venues across SA, Vic, NSW, and NT. A fabulous concert with well-known trad & country songs about all the important things like... the weather, dogs, drinking, and shearing. A celebration of iconic ‘Aussie’ cultural traditions and way of life.

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Coming to Hats Courthouse as part of the French Fest

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             Le Best Of! Les Flâneurs Volants

11 September 2021 2:00 pm

 12 September 2021 1pm

AT  HATS:  Courthouse

4 St Vincent Street, Auburn SA 5451

Le Best Of! draws on the best of Les Flâneurs Volants’ sold out Fringe 20 & 21 shows featuring the love misadventures of their invented character Jacques and introduces new material that sees the band mashing English and French with riotous effect.

Workshop-French Song in the 20th C

11 September 2021

HATS:  Courthouse

4 St Vincent St, Auburn SA 5451

Partake in a discussion of the impact of social changes on French music with illustrative singalong as part of the 2021 Auburn Frenchfest, hosted by Louise Blackwell.

                      A Night in Paris

11 September 2021 8:30 PM

12 September 2021 3:00 PM

HATS: Courthouse

4 St Vincent Street, Auburn SA 5451

Louise Blackwell and the French Set recreate an authentic Parisian vibe as they tell stories of this great city where Louise lived and which was once inhabited by these legends of the French variety cabaret scene. Louise aspires to take us there and recreate magical moments from this Parisian cultural legacy!

 In June & July at Hats  


A little of what you have missed @Hats Auburn 

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Hats Fringe in the Valley. Three super past Events!

                    February -March 2019

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 Some of our beautiful Hats Volunteers  in 2018/19
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 The Hats team picks up another award in January 2018                                          

  For their" Hats Fringe In The Valley program"                                                   Adelindo Angklung  (Bamboo Orchestra) Plays at Hats

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 Photos from previous Bungaree Music Camps
 with special guests Bruce Watson/Jeffrey Graham/Warren Fahey

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