Tag: music

March 2016: What To Do and Where To Go

As Autumn descends upon us, we look for awesome events to distract ourselves with from the impending, inevitable cold winds and rain to come. Here are our top picks of how to stay warm, while also staying cool: Festival of Live Art (1…

‘Another Other’ by Chamber Made Opera

‘Another Other’ by Chamber Made Opera is another foray into the realm of experimental art-making for which this Melbourne-based collective are renown. This show gives you a taste of what it might have felt to live in post-WWI Germany before the…

‘At Last – The Etta James Story’ at Arts Centre Melbourne

Narrative concerts are a relative newcomer to Melbourne’s live music scene. A far more authentic experience then a tribute concert, the audience also get to learn the stirring — yet often tumultuous life stories — of revered artists. Starring the…

Five surprising things we loved at Laneway Festival Melbourne

What started as a series of weekly shows at a tiny Melbourne bar (RIP St. Jerome’s) has bloomed into one of Australia’s most beloved festivals.  In a time when naysayers are predicting the death of live music, St. Jerome’s Laneway…

Piknic Électronik

After delighting the hearts of doofers and electronic lovers during its inaugural season, Piknic Électronik Melbourne has pulled out all the stops for a stellar 2016 season at its new home, The Paddock in Federation Square. Starting out in Montreal…

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…

The Abduction from the Seraglio

I was really excited to see Suzanne Chaundy’s production of Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio“. I am a recent convert to opera though, so I was still unsure of exactly what to expect. I had previously considered opera ‘that’ genre of…

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…