Tag: 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…

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…

Montaigne (Jessica Cerro)

We meet Montaigne

We catch up with the Australian art pop singer ahead of her national tour Sydney-based singer-songwriter Montaigne (Jessica Cerro) is an irresistible mix of older-than-her-years worldliness and youthful optimism. She has the kind of outlook that allowed her to be…

Sydney Latin American Film Festival’s 10th Birthday Bash

For your Latin American cultural fix, the Sydney Latin American Film Festival has something, or rather lots of things, for you. It will be all about FIESTA time! This year SLAFF is turning 10 and they have decided to celebrate…