Tag: music

Melbourne Festival – The Plus Ones’ guide to the must-see events

It’s time to get inspired: the Melbourne Festival brings the opportunity to connect with art, people, and ideas. Running from 4-22 October 2017, the festival has something in store for everyone. Be it dance, theatre, music, visual arts or multimedia…

St Kilda’s Shir Madness Festival

It’s a little known fact that ancient Yiddish drinking songs mixed with Twenties Big Band sounds and edgy beats will bring any house down, even if the house happens to be a synagogue. YID was the band (a very big…

Niche theatre Melbourne

‘NICHE’, a new work from Elbow Room

‘Niche’ can be many things. To fans, Niche is a popstar, she’s unique, and they can not get enough of her. In science terms, Niche is a parasite. She is a biological species that has infected the environment of modern…

Best of August: What to see, eat, drink, and do

August is here! We can begin the countdown to spring. That does not mean you need to be any less busy though so we’ve pulled together our top picks for what you need to be doing this month. And let…

Saxophone player Yolanda Brown at Bird’s Basement

As I walked into the dim blue lights of Bird’s Basement, I felt like I was suddenly transported into an upscale jazz corner of New York. The small venue is tucked away in Singers Lane (near Flagstaff Station), right underneath…

Paris rock odyssey

Melbourne Theatre Presents: Paris; A Rock Odyssey

A rocking night of Greek drama told as musical theatre was had in Jon English and David Mackay’s Paris: A Rock Odyssey. Australia’s talent top drawer tell the story of two of the greatest lovers in literary history – of…

Bach – Passions of the Soul at the Melbourne Recital Centre

Nothing filled my soul with fire on a chilly night like Bach – Passions of the Soul at the Melbourne Recital Centre by an ensemble of talented artists directed by Rachael Beesley, who also performed beautifully on the violin. Bach…