Tag: Brunswick

Bendigo on the Hop launch

Good beer! To be more specific, independent Australian craft beer. That’s what will be pouring at Bendigo on the Hop this August. The boutique festival gives Melbourne a run for its money with its sold-out events and brewers singing its…

Beyoncé yoga classes with Bey Dance

From the minds behind the Bey Dance workshops comes the creation of Bey Yoga. As the name suggests, Bey Yoga is about learning yoga to the powerful and inspirational music of the queen herself: the one, the only, Beyoncé. This…

The Moth Melbourne: a night of storytelling

I was excited to attend The Moth in Melbourne StorySlam at Howler in Brunswick. The Moth is an event series created on the idea that story telling can be used to showcase the human experience. It started in the U.S. but…

Banjo BBQ with bluegrass band Mustered Courage

Authentic American barbeque with a side of bluegrass music. If there are better combos in this world, I’m hard-pressed to find one. So that’s why I found myself heading to the Retreat Hotel in Brunswick for the afternoon when the…

The Underachievers’ gig at Howler

Sometimes, I go out of my Fitzroy ghetto. Not very often, but it happens. So I packed a bag, checked my data for Google Maps emergency checks, kissed my wife and children goodbye, topped up my Myki card, and was…

Brunswick Music Festival: Shane Howard

After Melbourne had brought out the slightly crappy winter preview for a few days, I was feeling a bit wary of the likelihood of an open air concert at CERES. Mother Nature was on the side of the Brunswick Music…

Brunswick Music Festival 2016: Woohoo Revue

Saturday night = dancing. Especially when it’s a whole night of the amazing music from the Woohoo Revue supported by the equally great Willie Wagtails and Galata Express ­– brass, babes, and big bold Balkan tunes (with a hint of lots…

Brunswick Music Festival 2016: Sheila Kay Adams

It’s not often that you get to be in the presence of a living legend. But that’s exactly what happened at Sheila Kay Adams’ show at the Brunswick Music Festival. The Appalachian singer and storyteller showed the audience why she’s…

Brunswick Music Festival 2016: Spiro

After two nights of hectic, hectic folk music, I was looking forward to the slower storytelling ways of Spiro and their support Bush Gothic – and I wasn’t disappointed. Bush Gothic are one entity split between three bodies, that’s the only…