Category: music

Hot 8 Brass Band Brunswick Music Festival

Brunswick Music Festival 2017: The Plus Ones’ Guide

One of Melbourne’s longest running and best-loved institutions is back for another year, the Brunswick Music Festival (5-19 March 2017). Kicking off with the infamous Sydney Road Street Party, the festival sees two glorious weeks of incredible music and entertainment…

March 2017: all the events to make your month soar

Melbourne never fails to amuse. March is no exception, with its naked bicycle rides, its festivals with whacky names (Hot Dub Wine Machine), and its crazy-awesome food festivals. Margaritas? Food and film? Donuts and…beer? We have it all in Melbs this…

Rippon Lea Estate Melbourne

Summer Sounds at Rippon Lea Estate

Rippon Lea Estate is once again hosting its Summer Sessions in the grounds of this historic National Trust estate. Set in the beautiful gardens, there is no better location for a relaxing afternoon of picnicking, lawn games and live music….

A R Rahman

The Music of A.R. Rahman: Concert Review

The 2008 Oscar award winning movie Slumdog Millionaire is what put A.R. Rahman into the spotlight in the western world, but for many years he had been a musical stalwart in the Indian movie industry. Traversing across the diverse Indian…

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A.R. Rahman for Asiatopa

The 2008 Oscar award winning movie Slumdog Millionaire is what put A.R. Rahman into the spotlight in the western world, but for many years he had been a musical stalwart in the Indian movie industry. Traversing across the diverse Indian…

Nigel Kennedy Vivaldi Arts Centre Melbourne

Nigel Kennedy performs Vivaldi at Arts Centre Melbourne

Nigel Kennedy famously brought a breath of fresh air to the classical music world with his 1989 recording of Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’. The album sold over three million copies and became one of the best-selling classical records of all…

Tycho

Tycho blissfully melts eardrums and warps perception at 170 Russell

Ever picture yourself on a secluded, pristine beach filtering chalky white sand between your toes as the setting sun liquefies skies into tangerine explosions? The soundtrack to that enviable vista is ‘A Walk’ by Tycho and epitomised the band’s chillwave…

Three top experiences this summer with City of Melbourne

If there’s one benefit of living in Melbourne, it’s how amazing our summers are. Jam-packed with new places to eat, festivals, live music, art — it’s all happening, and it’s all here. In partnership with City of Melbourne, we’ve selected…

Sunshine leads the way for ‘hapno’ at Prince Bandroom

It’s not every day that you get to be part of of what was the ultimate holy experience at St Kilda’s iconic Prince Bandroom. The occasion was Midnight Mass, a congregation of techno fans from across Melbourne led by local…