Tag: music

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…

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…

Optimo plays Shadow Electric

I’m a Scottish lass so it was only natural when I heard Glasgow DJs Keith McIvor (Twitch) and Jonnie Wilkes (Wilkes) – aka Optimo – were hitting up Melbourne, my dancing shoes and I jumped at the chance to go….

The Pierce Brothers come home to Melbourne

It’s the ultimate success story: Melbourne buskers make the bigtime, going from Swanston Street to touring the world. The Pierce Brothers returned to their hometown to perform at 170 Russell midway through their first world tour. They’re billed as a ‘folk duo’, and…

A Tribe Called Red electric powwow

A Wednesday night at the Northcote Social Club, and the crowd was boppin’ along like it was the weekend. It was hard to remember it was a schoolnight when First Nations band A Tribe Called Red took to the stage….

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…