Category: music

The Paper Kites – Midnight

The Paper Kites Enmore Theatre, Thursday 23 June   As a young band, it’s always audacious to try something completely new in front of an audience. You may gain more followers if it goes well, or risk losing some if…

Five gigs to see in June

  What a start to winter it has been in Sydney! Storms, rain and (finally) cold weather means goodbye to sand and beaches hello to cosy bars, whiskeys and of course, live music. Our gig suggestions this month all fall…

Jep and Dep w Hannah Marjorie @ the Gasoline Pony

Jep and Dep w Hannah Marjorie Gasoline Pony, Marrickville, 26 May I have many friends who are independent musicians and I can tell you that a common thread among them is this: everyone works hard. While we might think that…

Sydney’s Top 5 Music Gigs this May

May 2016 presents a real diverse and exciting month for live music – from iconic heavy metal legends to global dance artists, old and new, local and international – we’ve got you covered with five of the hottest must-go-to gigs…

Vitesse and Symphony in C

The Australian Ballet is concurrently showing two groups of varied works at Sydney Opera House which give audiences a taste of both the classical and the contemporary in one evening, embodying their motto of “Caring for tradition, daring to be…

Josh Groban Concert Review

Josh Groban fans, musical theatre buffs and, dare I venture, women and gay men in general will be thrilled with the new concert series Stages, An Evening With Josh Groban, currently showing at Sydney Opera House. The American singer shines…

Beauty Itself: Swan Lake

If beauty could be distilled and encapsulated in one image, it would surely be the vision in white of the corps de ballet in symmetrical formation at any moment of Act II in a traditional staging of Swan Lake. The…

The Week’s Chose a Faire

We’ve only just jumped into April, and already there’s more on our calendar for the month than we can count. We’ll start the most of with a few of our favorites we’ll be heading to over the week. Meanwhile, keep…

Guilty of having too much fun at The Ivy

I am not ashamed to say that sometimes I miss the pure glamour and atmosphere of London evenings out. Even now, six months in to my time in Australia and loving every second of it, I sometimes miss those restaurant…

Countermove – Critiquing the Critic’s Critique

Anyone who regularly reads my reviews would know that I always have a lot to say and, like most writers, I have a penchant for four-syllable words. This time, though, I will be brief. Go see Sydney Dance Company’s new…