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Sarah Yagki’s latest single became her “light at the end of the tunnel”

BY LUCINDA GARBUTT-YOUNG For Sydney-based artist Sarah Yagki, music has always been a way to articulate experiences. The alternative pop artist has explored songwriting since she was just a child.  “I started out in music from a really young age, but I didn't come from a musical family. The way I connected to music was […]

Best Alternative Performance Venue – The Vanguard

The Vanguard in Newtown is an alternative performance venue with class. An intimate space catering for under two hundred people which serves live music with cocktails and also offers special dinner and show packages. Shows include jazz, burlesque and folk music. Author talks have also proved popular with Vanguard fans. The atmosphere is cosy and […]


The Vanguard The Vanguard has hosted shows with up-and-coming acts such as ‘Tiny Ruins’ and is slated to see other rising stars such as  ‘Miss June’ in September. The dim-light atmosphere, dangerously drinkable cocktails and tasty treats make any live show an experience for all the senses. Built as a live music venue, The Vanguard […]

Áine Tyrrell

For Irish native, but adopted Australian daughter, Áine Tyrrell the inspiration for her music comes from a different path to many musicians. Unlike a majority of musicians, who often state that their music comes from within, Tyrrell draws inspiration from external forces. Due to this rather unique approach, Tyrrell is able to enjoy a unique […]

The Maes

When The Mae Trio lost their cellist in 2017 the remaining two members of the group had to rethink their career and plans for the future. Luckily those remaining two members were sisters Maggie and Elsie Rigby who were both determined to stick together in music. With the release of their latest self-titled record, now […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide October 2nd

  Bondax: The UK duo will headline an exclusive Listen Out sideshow ahead of the festival for those wanting to check them out early. After receiving extensive airplay on the UK’s renowned BBC Radio 1, the duo have gone on to play major festivals such as Creamfields and will make their Australian debut with their […]

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2014

Get out the glitter, fluff-up the feather boas and hoist the rainbow flag because Sydney Mardi Gras is back and turning the ripe old age of 36. As one of the world’s largest LGBTQI celebrations, Sydney’s 36th annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is a kaleidoscopic month-long festival of theatre, art, culture and fun. Sydney […]


For the first time in Sydney, Russall S. Beattie presents his very own take on the hit television series Game of Thrones. With Star Wars Burlesque: The Empire Strips Back and Batman Follies of 1929 already in the repertoire, Dames of Throne is an ambitious one. “I’ve been working in burlesque for about ten years […]


Gay marriage has certainly been on the agenda this year, so what a perfect time to welcome to town, the “High Queen of Ireland” Miss Panti Bliss and her one-woman show, All Dolled Up. Rory O’Neill aka Panti Bliss has shared the stage with the likes of Cyndi Lauper in Japan and assures audiences that […]


If Marilyn Manson and Dita Von Teese had lasted long enough to have a baby, this would be it. Leather, chains, gothic makeup and a general disdain for clothing are the cornerstones of Russall S. Beattie’s brilliant burlesque show, which favours dark sounds and melodramatic lighting over the fans and feathers of its traditional counterpart. […]