Shows and Performances


Book Karen for a Performance

  • Arts Centres (in Concert Evening Performances)
  • Arts Centres (Morning Melodies)
  • Festivals
  • Corporate Conventions
  • Theatre (vocal soundscape compositions)
  • Sporting Events (national anthem)
  • Awards and Commemoration Ceremonies
  • Christmas Concerts
  • Carols by Candlelight

To make an enquiry about Karen’s availability to perform at your event please contact: 

Karen collaborates with various musicians in accordance with the requirements and is happy to discuss with you. Please forward details regarding your event, size of audience, venue details and date and we will be in touch!

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For enquiries about booking Karen Knowles for a performance


Karen Knowles’ Performances

  • 23 February 2016 Eastbank Centre, Shepparton (03) 5832 9511 – Concert
  • 19 June 2016 National Theatre, Braidwood, NSW (02) 4842 1700 – Concert
  • 20 June 2016 Wollongong Town Hall, NSW (02) 42245999 – Concert
  • 21 June 2016 Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra, NSW 1300 7885013 – Concert
  • 25 July 2016 Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Victoria (03) 57228105 – Concert
  • 7 December 2016 The Forge Theatre & Arts Hub Bairnsdale, Victoria (03) 5152 1482 – Concert
  • 18 December 2016 The Milawa Carols by Candlelight, Victoria – Concert
  • 14 March 2017 SS&A Club, Albury, NSW (02) 6041 2222 – Concert
  • 21 April 2017 Capitol Theatre, Bendigo, Victoria – Concert
  • 6 December 2017 Colac Otway Performing Arts & Cultural Centre, Victoria – Christmas with Karen Knowles Concert
  • 7 December 2017 Hamilton Performing Arts Centre, Victoria – Concert

• Melbourne Concert Hall with the Orchestra of the Stars
• Warana Festival with the Queensland Pops Orchestra, Riverstage, Brisbane
• Melbourne Concert Hall with the National Boys Choir
• Adelaide Town Hall with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
• Melbourne Town Hall with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
• Brisbane Concert Hall with the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra
• Robert Blackwood Hall with the Victorian Welsh Choir, Melbourne
• South Bank Parklands, Brisbane
• Belvoir Amphitheatre, Perth
• Crown Casino, Melbourne (numerous)
• Jupiters Casino with Don Burrows, Gold Coast, Queensland
• Solo concerts at Performing Arts Centres Australia wide
• Australian Olympic Committee Dinner, Adelaide
• Prime Ministers’ Dinner for Melbourne’s Olympic Bid
• NBL Semi Final and Final Series, Tennis Centre, Melbourne
• Australian Tourism Awards, Canberra
• ABM Top 500 Business People of the Year Awards, Sydney
• Young President’s Awards, Melbourne
• Queensland Fashion Awards, Brisbane
• Australian Chamber of Manufacturers Dinner, Melbourne
• Chinese Professional Businessman Association Function, Melbourne
• Australia Day Commitee Concert, Brisbane
• Australian Society Ball, Capitol Theatre, Tokyo, Japan
• Expo ’90 Osaka, Japan with The Seekers
• Reconciliation Convention, Melbourne (Opening and Closing ceremonies)
• Papal Visit Concert, Brisbane
• WA Week Womens Forum, Kunnunnurra, Western Australia
• Capers Melbourne and Chapel Off Chapel Melbourne

• UTAG National Conference, Melbourne
• Mercedes Benz E Class Launch, Brisbane
• Toyota Convention, Sydney
• Ford Convention, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne
• GMH Holden Convention, Adelaide
• Mobil Convention, Melbourne
• Castrol Oil Convention, Sydney
• Coca Cola Centenary Celebration Convention, Sydney
• IDA Amway Convention, Brisbane and Melbourne
• Colonial Mutual Convention, Gold Coast
• Commercial Union Convention, Sydney
• AMP National Convention, Adelaide
• Singapore Airlines Convention, Melbourne
• Foodland Convention, Perth
• Big Ben Foods Convention, Melbourne
• Nubrik Convention, Melbourne

• Carols By Candlelight, Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
• Lord Mayors Carols By Candlelight, Riverstage, Brisbane (numerous)
• Carols In The Domain, Sydney
• Carols By Candlelight, Elder Park, Adelaide
• Seaworld Carols By Candlelight, Gold Coast
• Forest Lake Carols By Candlelight, Brisbane (numerous)
• Carols By Candlelight, Albury (numerous)
• Carols By Candlelight, Fremantle, Western Australia
• Carols by Candlelight (numerous events Australia wide)

• Mothers Day Concert, Melbourne Concert Hall
• Suncorp Mothers Day Concert, Brisbane
• World Vision Family Day Concert
• Anti-Cancer Council Concert, Melbourne
• Shrine Memorial Concert, Melbourne
• Olympic Committee Dinner, Adelaide

List of Karen’s Recordings

  • “Why Won’t You Explain” Single
    (Gold record) Australia (Fable) 1981
  • “Why Won’t You Explain” Single
    New Zealand (RCA) 1981
  • “Why Won’t You Explain” Single
    U.K. (PRT) 1982
  • “You Are The Reason” Album
        (Platinum record) Australia (Fable) 1982
  • “You Are The Reason” Album
        Malaysia (WEA) 1982
  • “Loves Us All” Album
        (Gold record) Australia (Fable) 1982
  • “Loves Us All” Album
        Malaysia (WEA) 1983
  • “The Third Time” Album
        Australia (Fable) 1983
  • “You Don’t Know Love” Single
    Australia (Fable) 1984++ Many of the songs included on the
    You are the reason and Loves Us All
    albums are now included in the
    By Request and On a clear day CD
    releases available at our Shop 
  • “Big River Australian Cast” Album
        Australia (RR) 1989
  • “A Night of Carols” Album
    Australia (ANA) 1991
  • “Moonglow” Album
    U.S. / worldwide 1992
  • “By Request” Album
    Australia 1999/2000
  • “Christmas in Concert” Video
    Australia 1999/2000
  • “On a clear day” Album
    Australia 2003/2004
  • “From the heart” DVD
    Australia 2006
  • “Moonglow” re-released by Fone throughout Europe

++ CDs and DVD in bold above available at our shop.

* Please note our shop is the official way to buy Karen’s music where Karen will receive royalties (unlike itunes and other platforms).

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