Category: festivals

Four weeks of fun – 1

Loopy blues and a cappella muse The return of the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Australia’s biggest, and the world’s second largest arts festival- four weeks of fun. First up for review are two very dissimilar shows: one which uses technology to revamp an old musical form, whilst the other recreates complex orchestration and rhythms with nothing

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Laneway- a tale of two cities

Highlights were¬†Gang of Youths, Middle Kids and Baker Boy. Having attended the Adelaide Laneway Festival a number of times, it was interesting to experience it in a different city, Sydney. How different they were too. Whereas Adelaide’s is held in the post-industrial wastelands of Port Adelaide- urban and grungy, here in Sydney the setting was

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A weekend of music

It’s often the East Coast cities of Australia, Sydney and Melbourne, that claim the heart of the Australian music scene, so it may come as a surprise that Adelaide is the country’s only UNESCO Creative Cities City of Music. The award is no doubt based upon Adelaide’s hosting of Womadelaide, Australia’s world music festival each

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