Category: music

Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre Sydney

10 Best Things About the Courtyard Sessions: Larry Heath’s Take

Free live music; beers, barbecue and giant vintage games in the sun; brand new bands fresh on the scene: what’s not to love about the Seymour Centre’s Courtyard Sessions? Founded in 2012, the Sessions are a platform for up-and-coming local…

Freestylin’ The Australian Krall

I have a confession to make. A disclaimer. I am a jazz enthusiast, a piano player and a Diana Krall fan from way back. So, heads up that a teeny touch of bias may have managed to seep it’s way…

Electric Gardens Festival

On the Saturday of Australia Day weekend, the peaceful Centennial Parklands were transformed into a rave wonderland for Electric Gardens Festival. The festival hosted a vivacious roster of well renowned international acts. Starting at midday, I arrived promptly to soak…

The Pearlfishers – Most Popular Opera

Perhaps you would be surprised to know that the most popular opera song of all time is not an impressive tenor aria, or a window-cracking soprano solo, or even a romantic tenor-soprano love duet, but in fact a tenor-baritone duet….

La Boheme and The Magic Flute: A Perfect Place to Start

For anyone who has not yet been acquainted with the fabulous world of opera, there are currently two Opera Australia productions showing at the Sydney Opera House which would serve as the perfect introduction: Puccini’s La Boheme and Mozart’s The…

Disclosure at the Opera House

Disclosure brought the Sydney Opera House to absolute breathing, fire-breathing life with their performance. Starting their track White Noise, positively roaring through the venue’s robust A/V offerings, coupled with a laser bonanza, this otherwise rather eqoquent venue took on many…

Jazz in Sydney - The 10 Best Spots

Best Jazz in Sydney – The Top 10

There’s nothing like spending an evening in a low-lit jazz bar to transport you from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether its the latest contemporary bebop that gets you going, or strains of Miles Davis’s ‘Autumn Leaves’ taking…

January’s Best Events

[FEATURED] > Harborside Summer Tiki Party 10 Jan | FREE Complimentary drinks, $1000+ designer giveaways, body art, free leis, live acts, and much more.   > Sweethearts Rooftop Cinema Mon – Wed Every Week Enjoy these gorgeous summer evenings, as you catch your…

The Sound of Success

One would think that putting on a stage production of The Sound Of Music would be a shoo-in success. It is, after all, one of the most famous musicals of all time, holding a special place in the hearts of…