Tag: live music

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…

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…

Walk The Moon’s dancing and singing party at The Forum

‘Shut Up And Dance’ is Walk The Moon’s runaway hit. You know the tune even if you might not know the name of the band. They brought their infectiously fun show to Melbourne, leading the crowd in choreographed dancing to…

Mac Demarco at 180 Russell St.

I like the fact that at 180 Russell St, whilst larkin’ about downstairs pre-gig, you can look up through a glass window to see your favourite musicians doing the same upstairs. As I did while waiting for Mac Demarco. Russell…

Leah Senior’s ‘Summer’s On The Ground’ Album Launch

The Toff in Town’s intimate space was a great setting for the three performing acts at Leah Senior’s ‘Summer’s On The Ground’ album launch. It certainly was warm in there, but thankfully Senior’s melodious tunes quickly carried us to the…

Melbourne Music Week: New Orleans Street Party

Even a few blocks away, my plus one and I could hear the thumping jazz tunes of The Lagerphones playing at the New Orleans Street Party. As a part of Melbourne Music Week, Dodds Street in Southbank was transformed to resemble…

Melbourne Music Week: Banoffee, I’lls & Kllo

There’s no other event that’s quite like Melbourne Music Week (MMW). Returning in 2015 for its sixth year, 2016’s program is hotter than ever.  MMW is known not just for their stellar lineups of local and international bands but also…

DZ Deathrays, New War & Darts at Melbourne Music Week

There’s no other event that’s quite like Melbourne Music Week. Returning in 2015 for its sixth iteration, this year’s program is hotter than ever. MMW is known not just for their stellar lineups of local and international bands, but also for…