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THE NAKED CITY: Whatever Happened To Mid Week Music?

There’s much talk recently about making Sydney a 24-hour city, revitalising the night-time culture and asserting our role as one of the world’s leading cosmopolitan cities. The Olympics back in 2000 proved that this could be done, albeit driven by a unique one-off event and compacted into a period of only a few weeks. Nevertheless, […]

RIP Rock ‘N’ Roll: All Hope(toun) Lost

Live music fans are in mourning across Sydney. The Hopetoun Hotel, the original live music venue in Sydney, has closed its Surry Hills doors indefinitely. Conflicting reports have emerged surrounding the closure. The venue’s owners have cited a build up of fines from police and stringent instruction from the council to comply with public safety […]