Have you caught up with the The Newnorthern in Castlemaine yet? They are running regular music and in-conversation events, known simply as ‘Jazz at the New’ or ‘Conversations at the New’. Regular free jazz on Fridays can be found in the front bar being played at the baby grand piano. Other future events include major live jazz concerts, interviews with authors, and panel-style debates and conversations. This isn’t just a pub – it’s actually a hub of cultural pursuits of live music and lively debates and conversations. Keep up to date through their website http://www.newnorthern.com.au/ Open Wednesday & Thursday 4pm to 10pm, Friday Saturday Midday to 10ppm, Sunday midday to 4pm. The Newnorthern also has 5 star accommodation available.