Tag: Brunswick

Brunswick Music Festival 2016: Moxie, Saoirse, and Zeon

Continuing the Brunswick Music Festival’s skill of giving a stage to all the great international acts in town, Wednesday night, also known as St Patrick’s day eve, was a night for the Irish to show what they had. And they…

Brunswick Music Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Brunswick Music Festival is one of the most joyous events on Melbourne’s annual calendar. Kicking off on the 6th of March with the Sydney Road Street Party, there is hardly a venue or soul who doesn’t find themselves caught up…

Thee Oh Sees’ sold-out gig at Howler

Quiz time: Which of the following is true? a) Thee Oh Sees have two drummers. b) They sold out their three Howler gigs. c) They’ve produced 14 studio albums. If you answered ‘d) All the above’, you’re correct. If you answered…

Affair Play at Mechanics Institute

Enjoying a local brew in the Mechanic Institute’s events bar before Affair Play, a new play from Freshly Ground Theatre, my plus one and I speculated what the moral of the story would be, and wondered if the play could convince…

December’s Picks: What To See, Eat & Do

December? How did that happen? We’ve selected a neat mix of music, artisan markets and a roaming dance party for you! Hope that everyone has a blast through the festive season. Coburg Night Market (free): every Friday until 18 December –…

NaGL (Not a Good Look): a roller-coaster ride of absurdity

Why not head on down to the Mechanics Institute in sunny Brunswick this week and catch one of the deliciously surreal performances of ‘NAGL (Not A Good Look)’ at The Mechanics Institute? That’s what I said to my plus one to…

Good Beer Week 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

Good Beer Week is a lie. It’s actually more than a week: nine days of the best craft beer from around the world, a convergence of spectacular beer-related events. May 16-24 sees 250 events at 180 venues around Melbourne. How does…

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…

Best Upcoming Events – March 2015

White Night, a New Orleans Mardi Gras Festival, jazz parties — February was great! Here’s what we’re excited about in March. Melbourne Food & Wine Festival – Sifting through the MFWF events is a herculean task, but we’ve narrowed it down to the…

Melbourne’s Best of the Best Events in August

There are so many amazing events happening every night of the week that it’s a full-time job just keeping up with them all. From Richmond to Brunswick, the CBD to Collingwood, our favourite happenings took us all over town in August.  …