Darren Percival to sing Elton John’s songs.

One other burst of what’s-on-this-weekend from HELEN MUSA’s newest “Artsday” column. 

“MUSIC by the River: The Rocket Man” will see Darren Percival and his band be part of conductor George Ellis and the Canberra Symphony Orchestra to  carry out the best hits of Elton John below the celebs. Queen Elizabeth II Park, Queanbeyan from 3pm, February 4.

THE inaugural Bungendore Multicultural Competition might be a celebration of tradition, with stay performances, neighborhood actions, worldwide delicacies and stalls, February 5.

AS a part of “Q the laughs”, comedians Chris Ryan and Luke Heggie will carry out a bunch of latest jokes on the “B Bar”, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, 7.30pm, February 3 and 4.

US poet Paul Kane and Canberra’s Moya Pacey, whose newest e book is “Doggerland”, function in Geoff’s Poetry at Smiths Various, Civic, 7pm, February 6.

Concert events

  • BREE van Reyk and Mick Turner carry out music from the album “Superclusters”, Ainslie Arts Centre, February 3.
  • MARK Thomann’s nation rock and nation blues album “Plastic Flowers” might be launched on the Canberra Irish Membership, 4pm, February 5.