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Entertainment

Into the blue

Florence Welch says new album saved her

Florence Welch will appear at the Splendour in the Grass music festival during her Australian tour.

CRAIG MATHIESON Florence Welch is stripping back the theatrics and letting the music speak for itself.

On the road with La Folie Douce

 La Folie Douce, bringing its unique party celebration to Australia for the first time.

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.

Gratitude, joy infuse Hau's music and life

Hau will perform at Transit Bar on July 31.

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.

Catch up with the latest music gossip

The Paper Kites will be performing at ANU Bar on November 7.

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.

Next week's hottest gigs in Canberra

Canberra indie band Slow Turismo will perform songs from their debut self-titled EP at The Polish Club on August 8.

A guide to the best gigs in Canberra.

Win a double pass to Hau Latukefu

Hau Latukefu will perform at Transit Bar on July 31.

This week we have only one double pass to see Australian hip-hop artist Hau Latukefu .

Opinion & Review

Star Wars is an unexpected reward

Eclectic: Wilco – Star Wars.

CRAIG MATHIESON Available for free download before its commercial release, Star Wars is marked by a joyous contrariness.

From sweet to vicious in a single breath

Reforming: Veruca Salt – Ghost Notes.

Colin Delaney Ghost Notes is more than just nostalgia.

Hammond heads into Strokes territory

Albert Hammond jnr: Momentary Masters.

Anthony Carew Albert Hammond jnr's new album, Momentary Masters, is full of taut, twitchy new-wave rockers.

Decline shows early punk's appeal

A mew DVD looks at punk culture in the 1980s.

Dan Bigna Punk rock spread quickly around the world, appealing to a universal teen desire to release frustration through noise.

Album reviews

Bilal's <i>In Another Life</i>.

BERNARD ZUEL New music from the worlds of electronica, classical, rock and neo-soul.

Album reviews

Back together and back in form, Veruca Salt.

BERNARD ZUEL We take new (and old) releases from Veruca Salt, Jim Keays, Tina Turner, Revelers and the Who for a spin.

Fly Planner

Live gigs in Canberra

Plan a musical night out.

Fly by night

Damien Leith at The Street Theatre

Damien Leith performed his self-penned, one-man cabaret play called The Parting Glass: An Irish Journey at The Street Theatre on July 18.

Alpine at ANU Bar

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 at Transit Bar

Mojo Juju Juju thrilled fans with her unique blend of jump/blues/RnB/Soul and Rock'n'Roll

Canberra Comedy Club

Canberra Comedy Club launched at UniPub.

Power and passion

Ballet Revolucion thrilled the audience with their sensual moves from ballet to street dance.

Andy Bull at ANU Bar

Andy Bull performed at ANU Bar on June 12 and was supported by Cub Sport

Ali McGregor at The Street

Ali McGregor wowed audiences with her operatic voice and her fusion of jazz and pop.

Art of Sleeping performed at Transit Bar on June 5

Art of Sleeping rocked a full house at Transit Bar on June 5. They were supported by Melbourne pop band Sunbeam Sound Machine. 


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