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Canberra's Entertainment Guide. Established 1992.
Melbourne-via-Canberra singer-songwriter Laura Ingram gifts us two Christmas tunes and local show to boot

Melbourne-via-Canberra singer-songwriter Laura Ingram gifts us two Christmas tunes and local show to boot

In 2020 Victoria bushfires soared, a global pandemic raged, and the world’s strictest physical isolation measures forced Melbournians inside. For ...
Newly minted Canberran DRIVE SAFE delivers a spirited and muscular show of musical resilience on DELAYED MAINTENANCE

Newly minted Canberran DRIVE SAFE delivers a spirited and muscular show of musical resilience on DELAYED MAINTENANCE

Review by Vince Leigh Delayed Maintenance is the sophomore release for Gavin Styles, aka Drive Safe, who moved to Canberra ...
NFSA's Arc Cinema announces packed January film line-up + new booking system

NFSA’s Arc Cinema announces packed January film line-up + new booking system

Today the NFSA launches a new ticketing system for all Arc Cinema, event, and exhibition bookings. Whether you're part of ...
Local Radio Drama Returns to ArtSound FM: Calling all local playwrights and actors!

Local Radio Drama Returns to ArtSound FM: Calling all local playwrights and actors!

Radio drama has returned to ArtSound FM, Canberra’s arts and music community radio station, with the addition of ArtSound Radio ...
[Gig Review/Journal Entry] Red Hot Summer Tour @ Mackay Park, Batemans Bay, NSW, 7 March 2020

[Gig Review/Journal Entry] Red Hot Summer Tour @ Mackay Park, Batemans Bay, NSW, 7 March 2020

Review and pics by Paul Kerr The Red Hot Summer Tour rocked its way into Batemans Bay on Saturday to ...
Canberra's NISSAN:UNSTOPPABLE once again sonically blends, blisters, beguiles, batters on CEREAL SOUNDS

Canberra’s NISSAN:UNSTOPPABLE once again sonically blends, blisters, beguiles, batters on CEREAL SOUNDS

Review by Vince Leigh NISSAN: Unstoppable, the artistic front for former member of Canberra band Pleased to Jive You Morgan ...
Marrying her J-rock tendencies to her pop-enriched melodies, RINRIN utilises her many skills on THE GAME

Marrying her J-rock tendencies to her pop-enriched melodies, RINRIN utilises her many skills on THE GAME

Review by Vince Leigh Perth musician and singer-songwriter RinRin has just released her debut track The Game. The track is ...
IRIS delivers another recognizable blend of pop, dance, and R&B styles with autonomy anthem DON'T WAIT UP

IRIS delivers another recognizable blend of pop, dance, and R&B styles with autonomy anthem DON’T WAIT UP

Review by Vince Leigh In this era of the ‘single’, it makes sense to maintain a steady flow of them, ...
American country, blues, and southern rock erupts in a clash of guitar, violin and vocals when RUSTY GEAR and CALAMITY JANE combine on CHECK IN CHECK OUT BLUES

American country, blues, and southern rock erupts in a clash of guitar, violin and vocals when RUSTY GEAR and CALAMITY JANE combine on CHECK IN CHECK OUT BLUES

Review by Vince Leigh American singer-songwriter Rusty Gear leads a collaboration of musicians to create and record country, blues, and ...
A crack team of musicians assemble for BERNIE PICKETT & THE FISH WHISPERERS rendition of AULD LANG SYNE AGAIN (with 2020 Vision)

A crack team of musicians assemble for BERNIE PICKETT & THE FISH WHISPERERS rendition of AULD LANG SYNE AGAIN (with 2020 Vision)

Review by Vince Leigh After a long hiatus, Perth music artist Bernie Pickett has returned to writing, recording, and performing ...