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Wrestling With Pride

When people think of wrestling there are a few key names which immediately spring to mind. Those names being Hulk Hogan, ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin, The Rock, John Cena and Ric Flair. What these names often represent to people is a very macho, testosterone-fuelled world. When it comes to our homegrown Australian talent and wrestling […]

Dami Im

Over the course of the last month Australia’s own Eurovision runner-up, Dami Im, has been crisscrossing the east coast with her own special redesigned headline tour. Before arriving in Sydney next week City Hub was able to snag some rare time to speak with Im about the inspiration behind her new music and this redesigned […]

Bondi Legal

Lightweight and fun, Bondi Theatre Company’s Bondi Legal is based on the true-life case playwright Toby Laumberg encountered early in his legal career. Directed by Richard Cotter, it’s much of a David vs Goliath situation, in which the plaintiff, Frances (Jadie Bastow) and her bumbling lawyer, Brad Pitt (Michael Arvithist), attempt to find justice against […]

Art Attack – Mish Shell

Sydneysiders have three fantastic opportunities this week to catch the wonderfully talented Fish Shell performing at various venues throughout the city. Mish is a multi instrumentalist musician, inspired by her love of poetry and passion towards the overall wellbeing of life upon the planet. Her multi-cultural roots have endowed her soulful voice with the ability […]

The Hourglass Ensemble

For many people, classical/chamber music is one of the most intimidating styles of live performance. Thankfully though The Hourglass Ensemble is revolutionising the way chamber music is delivered to audiences and in the process breaking down many of the barriers people often encounter. Formed in 2015 by Artistic Director Dr Andrew Kennedy The Hourglass Ensemble […]

Art Attack – City Calm Down

Earlier this week Melbourne band City Calm Down announced that following their upcoming Television tour they will be taking an indefinite hiatus. As such their show at Manning Bar tomorrow night now takes on even more siginificance for Sydney fans. Luckily for readers of this column Art Attack has been given a double to give […]

City And Colour – A Pill For Loneliness

Since his arrival on the solo scene in 2005, Dallas Green has mesmerised listeners with each and every release under the City And Colour banner. With his latest release, A Pill For Loneliness, the Alexisonfire vocalist come solo singer-songwriter continues this fine tradition. A Pill For Loneliness follows Green’s tried and true path, but with […]

Ricki-Lee

It may only seem like yesterday but it was in fact 15 years ago that Australia was first introduced to pop superstar Ricki-Lee via Australian Idol. To celebrate the milestone Ricki-Lee will be taking a lap around the country with her unique two-hour concert, which sees her fusing her own personal story with the music […]

Beth Hart – War In My Mind

Beth Hart explores the full breadth of genres on her latest record, War In My Mind. However, the one key element always tying the record together is her incredible vocal performance throughout. War In My Mind is a lengthy album, clocking in at close to an hour for its 12 tracks. With such a diverse […]

Jimmy Barnes

Throughout his career rock and roll legend Jimmy Barnes has continued to raise the bar. His latest release, My Criminal Record, has been no different. Upon its release My Criminal Record immediately rocketed to the top of the album charts, making it Barnes’ 16th number one album and the most ever in Australia. Despite its success, Barnes told City Hub this […]