Category: Reviews

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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Calexico Wanderers

Calexico at the Gov, Adelaide

CALEXICO with WANDERERS, the Gov, Adelaide Like Arcade Fire but with trumpets I’ll be honest; I hadn’t heard of the band Calexico, despite their touring with Arcade Fire in 2010- but we were keen to hear local favourites Wanderers support them in “the world’s best music venue”, the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel in Adelaide. Known to

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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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