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Live Music Sydney

Live Music Sydney – Top 10 Venues

Australia may be a long way from America and Europe (and just about everywhere else in the world), but that doesn’t stop the world’s best bands visiting on a regular basis. Luckily, there are some fantastic live music Sydney venues to…

Opera Bites, Sydney – Opera In The Pub

Opera in the Pub

The poet W.H. Auden once said ‘No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible’. Very true. Another thing people don’t do when they are feeling sensible is spend an evening in…

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…

Grimes

Grimes raises the roof at Enmore Theatre

Canadian art pop princess Claire Boucher, AKA Grimes, transformed the grand old Art Deco Enmore Theatre into a packed rave room, all strobe lights and big bass, last night (Wednesday 10 February). In a first-rate set that combined bangers from her…

Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings: An ode to simplicity 

Gillian Welch Enmore Theatre, 8 February 2016   Some things are just better in twos: wine and chocolate, coffee and cigarettes, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. It has been almost ten years since since the duo have played in Australia….

Ed Saloman at Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre | photo: Nathan Atkins

Ed Saloman kicks off the Courtyard Sessions

The Seymour Centre’s courtyard was packed last Friday (5 Feb) when a relaxed afterwork crowd gathered to take in a solo show by Louis London frontman, Ed Saloman, at the Courtyard Sessions opening night. The rain that had threatened to fall all…

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…

Fairgrounds Festival rocks Berry

Summer finally arrived in New South Wales, just in time for the Fairgrounds Festival held in South Coast’s Berry on Saturday 5th December, only a two-hour journey from Sydney. Fairgrounds is different to other music festivals as organisers had curated a day of family…

Feast Your Eyes (and Ears) On This…

“A gorgeous feast of sound and movement” – that is how Australia’s own nightingale, Katie Noonan, describes Triptych, the Sydney Dance Company’s latest program, which she is currently performing in and which premiered in Sydney on Tuesday September 25. “Triptych…