Tag: 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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The big sleep 

END OF THE ADELAIDE FRINGE (for now) It’s the end of the show.  Final curtain calls. House lights on. Take a bow, Adelaide. One summer month when the city comes super-alive for audiences and performers alike. With over 1200 shows, record ticket sales and four weeks of perfect weather this was surely the best Fringe ever.

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