More than 60,000 people turned up at the MCG to immerse themselves in hit after hit from the US stalwarts.
Three decades on, the Church's Starfish album is still a huge favourite among their many devoted fans.
- by Martin Boulton
The Rolling Stones Project recasts the rock band's hits as jazz standards.
- by Jessica Nicholas
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra flowed, mostly, through a program of Bach favourites.
- by Clive O'Connell
Unpretentious but not lacking in talent, the festival is relaxed and happy.
- by Hannah Francis
The American Utopia tour from the former Talking Heads frontman is a hybrid of rock gig and dance theatre, and close to perfect.
- by Karl Quinn
A chest infection only added a smoky charm to lead singer David Le'aupepe's voice.
- by Matt Teffer
The 20th anniversary of the Breeders' biggest album dragged them back together but six years later it's all about now.
- by Michael Dwyer