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Hats Incorporated

Hats Is an independent arts/event organization formed in 2010 to present live music performance and cultural events to the Mid North /Clare Valley. Based in the heritage town of Auburn Clare Valley Hats have converted an old heritage listed Courthouse & Police Station into an award-winning live music venue. Delivering a huge diversity of musical genres annually performers come from all around the world. All Hats performances are unique and affordable.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Saturday 8 October 2022
    Hats Presents THE AUDREYS in Concert Live at Hats Auburn Courthouse for the very first time. Live favourites and multiple ARIA award winners The Audreys ARE appearing for the very first time together at the Courthouse. Led by sultry songstress Taasha Coates, The Audreys have graced almost every major festival in Australia and played more gigs than they can count. They’ve rocked festivals and clubs in Europe and North America, sold songs to films and tv shows far and wide, written music for live theatre, won awards, hit the charts, gone gold and pawned their very hearts for rock and roll. Book early to not be disappointed limited tickets available.
    Hats Auburn Courthouse
  • Saturday 15 October 2022
    HATS Presents Charm of Finches (Victoria) "Folk Alliance Australia's 2021 Youth Artist of the Year winners Charm of Finches Sister duo (Mabel & Ivy)from Melbourne have spell binding harmonies and are hitting the road headed for Auburn and Hats Courthouse. Having just returned from sell out overseas performances in UK and Europe they are very keen to be back working in their own country .On their first visit to South Australia this duo have to be seen and heard to be believed.
    Hats (Auburn) Courthouse
  • Saturday 29 October 2022
    A Band of simple dreams presents a high-powered authentic tribute to this amazing lady of music Linda Ronstadt. Louise Pearson Adelaide vocalist formed a musical collaboration with some of Adelaide's finest musicians all of whom shared a love of the music of Linda Ronstadt. Members of this band have since been inducted into the SA Music Hall of Fame & Country Music Hall of Fame. So come along and enjoy a great night out under the stars reliving the songs that Linda Ronstadt brought to us.
    Hats outdoor garden @ Auburn Courthouse
  • Saturday 5 November 2022
    Bruce is a major Australian songwriter and performer in the folk tradition. Based in Melbourne, he performs around Australia and internationally at festivals, clubs and music venues. His performances are joyful and thoroughly engaging, with witty lyrics and energetic presentation, but also the power to move audiences to tears. He is a masterful craftsman of songs, be they evocative and heart wrenching, or side-splittingly funny. . Not just another songwriter “An Australian folk hero”(The Boite) “the best songwriter I have seen in a long time “Eric Bogle".
    Hats (Auburn) Courthouse
  • Saturday 12 November 2022
    Courtney and Snooks move between the lines of country, folk and blues. Robb’s charged vocal delivery demands something of her listener as the imperfections and fragility of her stories reveal themselves. Together with La Vie's soaring harmonica and captivating vocals, they create a unique and compelling sound, encompassing a soulful pop sensibility that has seen the duo attract the attention of local and interstate music festivals and music lovers alike.
    Hats (Auburn) Courthouse
  • Saturday 26 November 2022
    Drawing on Old Time Americana and Celtic traditions, Broken Creek creates intricate chamber folk arrangements for banjo, guitar, violin and voice that reimagines songs, stories and musical traditions from the past to connect them to our present moment. Lachlan Heycox (guitar/banjo/mandolin/percussion) and Erin Heycox (vocals/fiddle) grew up in rural Victoria steeped in bush bands and balladeers before moving to Melbourne. Named for the creek Erin grew up near, the name Broken Creek signals a love of traditional music with an adventurous musical bent to “break” with the same old ways of playing folk music. 2022 sees them releasing their debut album ‘Small Town Anthropologies’ and launching a national Small Town Tour and recording tunes in gorgeous rural locations.
    Hats (Auburn) Courthouse
  • Saturday 3 December 2022
    A special Hats fundraiser. Bookings Essential. Wine & coffee available. Join these two fabulous South -Australian ladies for a night of enlightenment fun and frivolity. Carole Whitelocke a well-known Columnist and very popular Ex ABC radio announcer interviews International bestselling and well known popular published author Fiona McIntosh who has recently just launched her latest book “The Orphans”. Fiona travels the world researching and drawing inspiration for her writings but still calls SA home. Carole also calls South -Australia home and loves nothing more than a cosy chat with a person like Fiona. So please join us. There will be a Meet & Greet at the end and a light supper served plus the opportunity to purchase Fiona’s latest book just in time for Christmas. NB : Not essential but green is the desired colour of the night to wear. .All proceeds for this night to Hats Inc
    Hats (Auburn) Courthouse
  • Saturday 10 December 2022
    Kaurna Cronin is a unique Australian singer-songwriter and folk-rock artist who has split his time between his native Australia, Europe and Canada, warming the hearts of audiences globally. Performing with a live band rooted in the acoustic origins of folk, he is a captivating entertainer who is always seeking to push the genre to new heights. He has a knack for intelligent and heartfelt lyrics in the tradition of folk troubadours who are storytellers first and foremost.
    Hats Courthouse Auburn