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
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
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.