Do the Red Centre -

From art and cultural experiences, unique events distinctive to Central Australia, music, dance, theatre and sporting events the Red Centre hosts many world class events. You are sure to find an event that attracts your interest so take a look and see what’s going on in the region.



Sunday 8th September


PENTATONIC is a promenade concert across 5 heritage sites in Alice Springs; the Stuart Town Gaol, the Old Law Courts, Flynn Memorial Uniting Church, the Hartley St School Room and The Residency. It brings a two-and-a-half-hour feast of masterworks to the diverse program of events that is- the 2019 Desert Song Festival. Complimentary canapés to finish.

As the venues only have a small capacity, tickets are limited- Book 'Pentatonic' early here

Take “the essential Australian journey” this September to Alice Springs where, over 10 glorious days (September 6-15), the DSF19 will honour the 'UN International Year of Indigenous Language'. Singers, musicians and audiences, from this vibrant, multi-cultural community, will unite to celebrate Central Australia's unique story of human occupation, resilience and culture.

A myriad of concerts, workshops and masterclasses will present choirs, musicians, small vocal ensembles and solo performers, in a celebration of; the singer, the song, the instrument, the land and its people.

Using staged, iconic heritage venues across town and the majestic, ancient landscapes of Central Australia as a backdrop, the Festival gives visitors an unforgettable experience, revealing extraordinary musical talents giving audiences a sense of ‘connection to country’.

The DSF19 program provides a smorgasbord of free events and quality ticketed performances. Book early online or in person at the Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre.

Event Days and Times

Sunday 8th September
2:00pm to 4:45pm


Adult - $30
Child - $15
Concession - $15
Student - $15
Family - $60
*Includes complimentary canapes after the event


Email: [email protected]

Phone: 08 8952 5800 or 1800 645 199


Categories: General Events

At 5 heritage sites in Alice Springs starting at 8 Parsons Street

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