Tag: music

Gaytimes festival

Gaytimes: the Queer Festival of your Dreams

Gaytimes is toted as the festival of your big gay dreams — a utopia of queer people dancing to music on top of a mountain, next to a giant inflatable rainbow. Gaytimes aimed to be a beautiful community minded space,…

Hot 8 Brass Band Brunswick Music Festival

Brunswick Music Festival: The Hot 8 Brass Band

Watching The Hot 8 Brass Band was always going to make for one hot night – for starters, they have the word ‘hot’ in their name. But not only that, the night was a more-than-balmy 30 degrees and the band…

Hot 8 Brass Band Brunswick Music Festival

Brunswick Music Festival 2017: The Plus Ones’ Guide

One of Melbourne’s longest running and best-loved institutions is back for another year, the Brunswick Music Festival (5-19 March 2017). Kicking off with the infamous Sydney Road Street Party, the festival sees two glorious weeks of incredible music and entertainment…

March 2017: all the events to make your month soar

Melbourne never fails to amuse. March is no exception, with its naked bicycle rides, its festivals with whacky names (Hot Dub Wine Machine), and its crazy-awesome food festivals. Margaritas? Food and film? Donuts and…beer? We have it all in Melbs this…

Shimmerlands & Wax’o Paradiso

Shimmerlands is a new summer music, food and movie concept created by the team from Shadowlands. I always loved heading down to the Abbotsford Convent during warm summer nights and was keen to check out their new space at Melbourne Uni. Surrounded…

A R Rahman

The Music of A.R. Rahman: Concert Review

The 2008 Oscar award winning movie Slumdog Millionaire is what put A.R. Rahman into the spotlight in the western world, but for many years he had been a musical stalwart in the Indian movie industry. Traversing across the diverse Indian…

Nigel Kennedy Vivaldi Arts Centre Melbourne

Nigel Kennedy performs Vivaldi at Arts Centre Melbourne

Nigel Kennedy famously brought a breath of fresh air to the classical music world with his 1989 recording of Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’. The album sold over three million copies and became one of the best-selling classical records of all…

Tycho

Tycho blissfully melts eardrums and warps perception at 170 Russell

Ever picture yourself on a secluded, pristine beach filtering chalky white sand between your toes as the setting sun liquefies skies into tangerine explosions? The soundtrack to that enviable vista is ‘A Walk’ by Tycho and epitomised the band’s chillwave…