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Alice Ivy’s 5 Favourite Spots To Eat In Sydney

Musicians and performers have been hit hard over the past couple of years. Many have been in able to tour or perform, and just as they thought things were slowly returning to normal along came Omicron. Thankfully this coming Australia Day a bunch of Aussie musicians will finally have an opportunity to perform at the Summer […]

King Street Carnival postponed, again

Newtown's three-day music and arts festival, the King Street Carnival, is the latest victim of the Omicron outbreak sweeping New South Wales. This marked the second time the festival has faced a delay, with organisers saying on Instagram "we don't feel that now is the right time to be bringing large crowds into the local community." […]

Sonic Truth – Addi Road opens the vault and releases a music festival

By MARK MORDUE “I don’t want to be the rock ‘n’ roll guy anymore. I want to be the healer.” Bartley Melocco speaks like a man with a purpose. There’s a lot of pride and amusement around his past as a roadie and production rigger. But Bartley changed direction in life long ago and became […]

Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival – Mahalia Barnes

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease and live music slowly comes back to life in Sydney and wonderful new event championing the fantastic female artists in our city is set to return in the coming weeks. The Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival (SIWJF) is a yearly highlight on the live music calendar, but will be […]

Electric Gardens 2020

To celebrate its 5th Anniversary this Saturday the Electric Gardens festival is brining its biggest and most diverse lineup yet. Half a decade of cutting-edge producers and world-class DJs will be celebrated in Sydney's shining Centennial Park. This year's iteration of the festival will be headlined by acclaimed UK artists Craig David. Also on the […]

Illawarra Folk Festival 2020

Perennial favourite Eric Bogle heads a great lineup of around 150 international, national and local acts as the Illawarra Folk Festival celebrates its 35th anniversary later this month. The annual four-day event, which is the State’s largest folk festival, will be held at Bulli Showground and begins next week. The Illawarra Folk Festival is just […]

FOMO – Ninajirachi

On Saturday 19-year-old musician and producer Ninajirachi will step onto the stage of FOMO Festival, alongside many artists who have inspired her, and perform to perhaps the biggest audience in her career. FOMO Festival is a one day, one stage music festival designed by music lovers for music lovers. It is for this exact reason […]

Highs and lows of summer festivals

It’s that time of year again. For some, it’s simply the festive season. But for many young Sydneysiders, it’s festival season, an entirely different beast. As temperatures soar, so too does anticipation among the thousands of pleasure-seeking festival-goers whose summer will be filled with music, adventure, communion and, quite possibly, ecstasy. Sydney’s festival culture (with its attendant […]

Inner West musos head west for NYE

The sky is the limit for the inaugural Skyvillage People’s Party being held this New Year’s Eve. Held in a scenic bush setting on the outskirts of Sydney, the festival promises plenty of low-key but talented musicians, burlesque, cult cinema and other art installations. The creators say they want to extract their favourite aspects of […]