Into the blue
CRAIG MATHIESON Florence Welch is stripping back the theatrics and letting the music speak for itself.
La Folie Douce, a group of DJs, singers and dancers incorporating cabaret mixed with street theatre, will provide a series of free high-energy, high-altitude, show-stopping performances to Australia during Thredbo's 25th Top2Bottom weekend in August.
Kate Kingsmill He might be doing his own thing these days, but Hau Latukefu says his new album Football, Feasts and Funerals has the same progressive and soulful vibe as his work with Koolism.
Drag competition is coming to Canberra. So You Think You Can Drag is an amateur drag competition designed to give stage space to aspiring kings and queens. August 15 at the Gorman Arts Centre.
A guide to the best gigs in Canberra.
This week we have only one double pass to see Australian hip-hop artist Hau Latukefu .
Opinion & Review
CRAIG MATHIESON Available for free download before its commercial release, Star Wars is marked by a joyous contrariness.
Colin Delaney Ghost Notes is more than just nostalgia.
Anthony Carew Albert Hammond jnr's new album, Momentary Masters, is full of taut, twitchy new-wave rockers.
Dan Bigna Punk rock spread quickly around the world, appealing to a universal teen desire to release frustration through noise.
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Fly by night
Damien Leith performed his self-penned, one-man cabaret play called The Parting Glass: An Irish Journey at The Street Theatre on July 18.
Indie pop band Alpine performed at the ANU bar as a part of their ‘Foolish’ national tour on July 8. Their live set was supported by Olympia and Pearls.
Mojo Juju Juju thrilled fans with her unique blend of jump/blues/RnB/Soul and Rock'n'Roll
Canberra Comedy Club launched at UniPub.
Ballet Revolucion thrilled the audience with their sensual moves from ballet to street dance.
Andy Bull performed at ANU Bar on June 12 and was supported by Cub Sport
Ali McGregor wowed audiences with her operatic voice and her fusion of jazz and pop.
Art of Sleeping rocked a full house at Transit Bar on June 5. They were supported by Melbourne pop band Sunbeam Sound Machine.