Category: Gig Reviews

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) ...
Shoeb Ahmad, Wives, Naif @ Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman Arts Centre, Saturday July 8

Shoeb Ahmad, Wives, Naif @ Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman Arts Centre, Saturday July 8

The night began, unlike almost any other gig review in these pages, with a panel discussion involving the three bands ...
Cable Ties, Moaning Lisa, Slagatha Cristie @ The Phoenix, Saturday July 8

Cable Ties, Moaning Lisa, Slagatha Cristie @ The Phoenix, Saturday July 8

Cable Ties are the best band I’ve seen at The Phoenix since Destrends last visited us. This was proper punk, ...
Bay City Rollers @ Southern Cross Club, Thursday June 29

Bay City Rollers @ Southern Cross Club, Thursday June 29

Rollermania swept through the Southern Cross Club on Thursday June 29 with three generations of tartan-donned Bay City Rollers fans ...
Hoodlum Shouts, Agency, Marlon Bando, Petre Out @ Lobrow Bar, Saturday June 24

Hoodlum Shouts, Agency, Marlon Bando, Petre Out @ Lobrow Bar, Saturday June 24

Compared to the frantic, guitar heavy assaults that were to come later in the night, Petre Out’s solo acoustic guitar ...
Mere Women, Wives, Little Lunch @ Transit Bar, Thursday June 22

Mere Women, Wives, Little Lunch @ Transit Bar, Thursday June 22

The first leg of the launch tour of Mere Women’s new album Big Skies kicked off with Little Lunch’s simple ...
DragonForce, Immorium @ The Basement, Thursday June 22

DragonForce, Immorium @ The Basement, Thursday June 22

The latest edition to the DragonForce clan would be lead vocalist, three times removed, Marc Hudson. When I say ‘latest’, ...