Category: music

‘Dreamgirls’ the musical at Chapel Off Chapel

It’s been 24 hours, and I’m still humming away my happy memories of watching the opening night of ‘Dreamgirls‘ at Chapel Off Chapel. ‘Dreamgirls’ is known best as the 2006 film with Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson, but is based on the Tony…

A Dining Room Tale – Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The family dinner: one where everyone knows your name, stories are swapped and true joy is experienced. As a feature of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the team at A Is For Atlas provided 15 lucky strangers with a very special…

‘Don Carlos’ at Opera Australia

Like any good performance, an opera will transport you to another place. The scene, setting, costumes, and music should hold and absorb you in a fantasy. Opera Australia’s production of ‘Don Carlos’ does just that. Many regard ‘Don Carlos’ to…

‘Don Giovanni’ at Opera Australia

If you’ve never been to the opera before, Opera Australia’s production of ‘Don Giovanni’ is a cracker to satiate your curiosity. Mozart’s two-act opera is based on the legend of Don Juan. Don Giovanni is an unrepentant womanising scoundrel, who goes about town…

Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders: ‘Dark Child’ Tour

  Marlon Williams has the voice of an angel. A two-time New Zealand Music Award-winning singer songwriter, Rhythms Magazine called Marlon ‘the artist to watch’ in Australia for 2014. 2015 is full his current tour of New Zealand and Australia to promote…

Stonnington Jazz Festival 2015 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

CLICK HERE TO WIN AN EXCLUSIVE JAZZ EXPERIENCE (worth $400) The City of Stonnington has convinced the superstars of Australia’s jazz elite to descend upon Prahran, South Yarra and Windsor for an eleven-day jazz extravaganza. The festival will run from 14-24 May 2015 and promises…

Guide: Brunswick Music Festival 2015

The Brunswick Music Festival may be best known for its showcase event, the Sydney Road Festival, but it’s so much more. Taking over venues all over Brunswick, the two-week celebration showcases worldwide names alongside local acts. We enjoyed ourselves immensely last year, and…

Our favourite events of February

The last official month of summer (noooo!) saw us running all over town hitting up events left and right. Melbourne never seems to slow down, and neither do we. Here were some of our favourite events from February. Dumbo Feather issue…

The Plus Ones’ Best Events of 2014

Phew! It’s been a massive year. The Plus Ones assessed 10,000 events, picked out the best 750 for our curated calendar and attended over 400. The year saw us go to everything from launch parties to fetish parties. We dressed…