Tag: Adelaide

Music in the square

Now that Fringe is over for another year and mad March too, Adelaide life has returned to normal. Fortunately normal includes free lunchtime music in the city’s Victoria and Hindmarsh Squares courtesy of Music SA and the council. A happy throng of lanyard-bearers and the free enjoyed the late summer sun and tunes from the

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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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