Sydney Festival 2014

  • Kurt Vile & The Violators – Paradiso @ Town Hall, Sydney 22/01/14
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    Kurt Vile & The Violators – Paradiso @ Town Hall, Sydney 22/01/14

    “This is my favourite continent,” Kurt Vile said as he took to the stage on Wednesday night. And he’s proving it with just under a month in the country under his belt, playing Sydney Festival dates this month with his band The Violators and then Laneway simply as ‘Kurt Vile’. A converted Town Hall, rebranded

  • Sun Ra Arkestra – State Theatre, Sydney 18/01/14
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    Sun Ra Arkestra – State Theatre, Sydney 18/01/14

    It started with a lone piano playing ragtime in the corner. Then, one by one, the Sun Ra Arkestra, draped in sequinned capes and sparkly hats, all the finery of alien regalia, stepped out from the wings singing, “Interplanetary music“. You knew then that this orchestra is truly something else. To put it bluntly, the

  • ‘Spirit Of Akasha’ Music Lineup For Sydney Festival 2014 Announced
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    ‘Spirit Of Akasha’ Music Lineup For Sydney Festival 2014 Announced

    As part of the programme for the 2014 Sydney Festival, Andrew Kidman‘s film Spirit Of Akasha, a studied and esoteric exploration of surf culture that continues the legacy of Albert Falzon‘s Morning of the Earth, will be accompanied by a score performed live by Xavier Rudd, Pond, and more. An apprentice of Albert Falzon himself,

  • Sydney Festival 2014 Adds More Big Names To Lineup
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    Sydney Festival 2014 Adds More Big Names To Lineup

    If you thought the enormous lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 couldn’t get any better, you’d be all kinds of wrong. Organisers today announced that Mick Turner, Cat Power and more will join previously announced headliners Chaka Khan, Amanda Palmer, Lee Ronaldo and Mike Patton. Big Star’s Third, a special tribute to Big Star‘s Third/Sister Lovers

  • John Murry Announces 2014 Debut Australian Tour
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    John Murry Announces 2014 Debut Australian Tour

    Southern troubadour John Murry has announced he will be making his Australian road debut on the stages of Sydney Festival as well as his own headlining performances. Murry will be making his maiden voyage Down Under this coming January. Murry will be heading down in support of his debut LP, The Graceless Age, which has

  • Sydney Festival 2014 Lineup Announced
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    Sydney Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

    The lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 has been revealed, unveiling an immense selection of rock, folk, country, roots, bluegrass, disco, indie, and everything in between. Organisers have managed to nab Chaka Khan, Amanda Palmer, Lee Ronaldo and Mike Patton just to name a few! Yesterday, theMusic revealed the acts slated for Sydney Festival Paramatta, a

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