Category: Gig Reviews

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[REVIEW] Luke Bernie, Cy, MC Greg Kimball @ Canberra Comedy Festival, Civic Pub, Thursday March 22

By Louise Fairleigh All three performers on this very enjoyable and mirth-filled eve of comedy seemed to deliver an on-going ...

Last Leaves, Maths and Physics Club, Territory @ Smiths Alternative, Wednesday November 8

Coming into Smith's on a forlorn Wednesday night, Alinga Street hums with the sound of Territory, a band that has ...

80s Mania @ Canberra Southern Cross Club (Woden), Thursday November 2

It was a night of nostalgia, with five artists from the 80s strutting their stuff. The audience was right into ...

Midnight Oil, Something for Kate @ AIS Arena, Tuesday October 24

There was a sniff of the Midnight Oil vibe before you even entered the venue, with Adani coal mine protesters, ...
Vera Blue, Thandi Phoenix, Lakyn @ Academy, Friday July 28

Vera Blue, Thandi Phoenix, Lakyn @ Academy, Friday July 28

I’m not much for clubs, so I hadn’t stepped foot inside Academy before Friday night. “It’s nicer than I imagined ...

X, Young Docteurs, Kill Dirty Youth @ Transit Bar, Saturday July 22

Towards the end of a scorching set from hardened Australian rock ‘n’ roll band X, I momentarily stepped outside and ...
You Am I, Hoodoo Gurus @ Canberra Theatre, Friday July 21

You Am I, Hoodoo Gurus @ Canberra Theatre, Friday July 21

“Not that it’s a competition or anything,” Tim Rogers made the call during You Am I’s set. With two classic ...
Clare Bowen, Timothy James Bowen @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Wednesday July 5

Clare Bowen, Timothy James Bowen @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Wednesday July 5

Timothy Bowen’s appearance on the stage on the dot of 7:30pm was low key. This unassuming young man, brother of Clare ...
Georgia Fields + Phia, Melanie Horsnell @ Smith’s Alternative, Thursday July 13

Georgia Fields + Phia, Melanie Horsnell @ Smith’s Alternative, Thursday July 13

The chilly nights of Canberra call for warm, cosy venues with warming drinks like red wine and whisky and, of ...
Toxicon @ The Basement, Saturday July 8

Toxicon @ The Basement, Saturday July 8

Presented by Shananigan’s Entertainment, six local and three interstate bands performed to an intimate crowd of 75 attendees. Primitive (Melb) ...