Tag: live music

Three unmissable things to do at Melbourne Music Week 2018

Melbourne Music Week (MMW) is here again for another mammoth week of live music, urban exploration and celebration of the worlds (2nd) most liveable city! We have been reporting on MMW since 2012 and truly believe it’s one of the…

‘WE ARE LIGHTNING!’ at North Melbourne Town Hall

It’s challenging to label WE ARE LIGHTNING!.  There is a bit of audience participation. It is part performance, part live music gig.  There is a narrative arc of sorts, and a touch of whimsy. It is also part biographical, a…

Shhhh! Want it in a secret? It’s musician Bradley Stone.

Who doesn’t love a good secret, especially when it involves live music?  When I was invited to the exclusive performance of Bradley Stone’s first album release ‘On the Moon,’ I was intrigued by the mystery of it all.  Kept in…

Dereb the Ambassador

Brunswick Music Festival: Dereb the Ambassador

Dereb the Ambassador is one of Ethiopia’s most well known and loved musicians, and has clearly begun to transfer that fame to his adopted home in Australia. Boasting an extensive CV of performances down under since his relocation, he graced…

Play On secret carpark music gig

There are a group of Melburnians who are out and about to re-create the live music experience. I had the pleasure of attending a gig a while back at the Montsalvat Arts Park which was staged by So Far Sounds…

The Lost Lands Festival at Werribee Park

I’ve just had one of the best weekends of my life. Never did I think that a festival would exist where I felt completely comfortable that also had amazing music straight out of my favourite playlists. The Lost Lands Festival was…

90’s Mania

Are you a 90’s child? I am. So Fresh: Hits of the Summer were a staple of my childhood, and after finding out that some of the most iconic 90’s bands were coming to Melbourne for 90’s Mania I knew…

Rolling Stone Live Lodge Preview

Rolling Stone are bringing their Live Lodge back to Melbourne once more, with three weeks of musical joy at the Workers Club in Fitzroy, kicking off at the end of September. Here are our top picks of their epic live shows…

Nathaniel Rateliff’s effortlessly smooth voice

Nathaniel Rateliff has an effortlessly smooth voice that I (and plenty of others) adore listening to. On Australian soil for the first time as part of the line up for Bluesfest, Rateliff’s smoothness was on stage at 170 Russell with the…

Zoo Twilights series at the Melbourne Zoo

There’s no cooler place to be on a Friday night than the Melbourne Zoo. Thanks to the Zoo Twilights series, you can enjoy some of the biggest names in music (think: José González) amidst the trees and the animals. I’d been wanting…