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No more noise complaints: Say goodbye to the Enmore Theatre “fun police”

By ALLISON HORE A motion before the Inner West council would see Newtown’s Enmore Theatre declared as the state’s first “Special Entertainment Precinct.” The motion, tabled by Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne and Labor councillor Anna York, comes after the NSW parliament passed special laws allowing local councils to declare venues and geographic areas as […]

The Rubens

After four albums The Rubens achieved something many of them didn't think possible, they had a record debut at number one on the ARIA chart. Perhaps what made this even more shocking was that this record was produced under entirely new circumstances than they had ever employed before. 0202 was the first record The Rubens […]

Spacey Jane

Over the last 12 months Perth band Spacey Jane released their debut album, which peaked at number two on the ARIA charts and was voted the 'Album Of The Year' in Triple J's listener poll despite being unable to tour it around the country. That all changes shortly when Spacey Jane arrive in Sydney for […]

Eskimo Joe

Over the past year concert cancelations or postponements have become commonplace. Aussie rock extends Eskimo Joe didn't want to become yet another of those so they are planning to return to Australian stages one year from now. Obviously by announcing a show so far out they had to ensure they came to the party with […]

Hedwig And The Angry Inch

Newtown's Enmore Theatre is set to reopen January with a show headlined by multi-award winning actor Hugh Sheridan. Hedwig And The Angry Inch is a rock musical ride like no other. It’s unlikely hero, a slip of a girly boy from East Berlin who was subjected to a botched sex change to flee to the […]

Live music venues call for a lifeline

By ALLISON HORE More than sixty live music venues around NSW have come together to launch a petition calling on the NSW government to provide support to the state’s live music industry. The 61 independent music venues from across New South Wales launched the petition today as part of their Save Our Stages campaign. Iconic […]

Best Live Music Venue – Enmore Theatre

The iconic Enmore Theatre, a venue for stars of music, burlesque and comedy, has had to close, open and close again, disrupting thespians and groupies alike. The Enmore Theatre though has come up with a unique way of selling tickets to events and booking must be done by phone and shown on your screen as […]

Newtown Re-emerges

By Renee Lou Dallow Newtown NSW, our very own mini Metropolis has been struggling, just like the rest of us, to get through this difficult time of COVID-19. For those of us who know and love the bohemian thoroughfare of King Street life has taken a bit of a different turn. Used to the crowded […]

ONE OK ROCK

Music from Asia typically evokes either a traditional or K-Pop, such as Psy's Gangnam Style, aesthetic for many people. However, the region is thriving with a plethora of artists creating different styles of music. One band in particular is making huge waves in the global rock and roll scene, that being Japan's ONE OK ROCK. […]

The Usual Dagos

Coming together to share the stage in Sydney this February for one show only, a star-studded line-up of A-list comedians will feature in an exclusive stand-up event, The Usual Dagos. Comedians including Joe Avati, George Kapiniaris and TV star Tahir will welcome new members of the Dagos family to the stage; James Liotta, Piero Viavattene, and […]