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Sunnyboys rock it out at Zoo Twilights

The Zoo Twilights concert series is back, giving us all a chance to enjoy a musical evening at the Melbourne Zoo. On stage this particular evening were the Sunnyboys and the Painters and Dockers, both legends of ’80s Australian rock….

Cut Copy at Melbourne Zoo Twilights

The excellent Zoo Twilights is back this summer at Melbourne Zoo. In the fight against wildlife extinction, our world-class home to some pretty special animals has invited great local and international musicians to play live, under the stars and in…

Sweet music with Mayfield at Chapel Summer Sessions

Smoky vibes filled the church at the theatre venue Chapel Off Chapel for Mayfield’s chance at Chapel Summer Sessions. The heat of the afternoon lingered into the evening, and if you closed your eyes the tunes could take you to a…

The East Pointers rock the Toff in Town

The East Pointers are folk legends. Anyone who’s been to Woodford (i.e. not me) has heard their name flung about, usually accompanied by gushing over how good they are. I finally got to cure my FOMO with their recent gig…

‘Rooman’ by Fleur Elise Noble at Arts House

From the creative powerhouse behind 2D Life of Her, Fleur Elise Noble, Rooman is the breathtakingly beautiful yet heart-wrenching tale of a girl who fatefully encounters a half-man-half-kangaroo one night in her dreams… and falls in love. As I enter…

Melbourne Music Week 2017: Opening Night & DJ Hell

Melbourne Music Week is a feature of the year for any festival-loving Melburnian. The flagship music festival of the City of Melbourne, it has developed a reputation for innovation edgy-ness and out right ‘how are they doing this?!’. After a…

Melbourne Festival: The Wrap featuring Taylor Mac

Feeling tired Melbourne? We are not surprised. You have just finished a mammoth three weeks laughing, crying, exploring mirror mazes, eating and drinking, and having your cultural boundaries pushed in the most interesting ways. That’s right – Melbourne Festival has…

A requiem for Cambodia: ‘Bangsokol’ at Melbourne Festival

The Khmer Rouge’s atrocious rule left 1.7 million dead in Cambodia. Today, the victims of the 1975-1979 genocide have become music. Composer Him Sophy has teamed up with filmmaker Rithy Panh to create A requiem for Cambodia: Bangsokol, a multi-disciplinary…