Vivid LIVE 2015

  • Watch Daniel Johns Rework Silverchair Classics At His Debut Solo Show
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    Watch Daniel Johns Rework Silverchair Classics At His Debut Solo Show

    Silverchair aren’t a band — at least, not right now — but that hasn’t stopped the group’s frontman, Daniel Johns, from performing some Silverchair classics at his debut solo show in Sydney last night, as part of Vivid LIVE 2015. Johns’ Sydney Opera House performance largely featured his recently-released debut solo album, Talk, but Johns

  • Daniel Johns – Sydney Opera House, 28/05/15
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    Daniel Johns – Sydney Opera House, 28/05/15

    The last time Daniel Johns was seen on stage dates back to almost exactly five years ago, in which his then-band Silverchair attempted to start again for the umpteenth time, headlining the Groovin’ the Moo festival around regional Australia. Mixed reviews of their performances – not to mention a unanimously-negative response to new songs –

  • The Preatures – Sydney Opera House, 27/05/15
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    The Preatures – Sydney Opera House, 27/05/15

    “It feels like a weird time for us to be playing The Opera House,” admits The Preatures front-woman Isabella Manfredi, “’cause we’re really just getting started.” In her thigh high black boots, short pinafore and pigtails, she’s got the rock n’ roll schoolgirl look down. “I mean, we’ve got one record and it goes for

  • Seekae Have Remixed The Sounds Of The Sydney Opera House
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    Seekae Have Remixed The Sounds Of The Sydney Opera House

    Sydney’s beloved Seekae have put their sampling skills to the test by remixing the various building-y sounds of the Sydney Opera House into a fully-fledged track. Fellow artists Charles Murdoch and Victoria Kim have also released their own unique remixes. Organised by Fact, the Sounds of the Sydney Opera House: Remixed tracks (below) have been

  • Royal Headache Frontman Says Police Are “Even Dumber” Than Drunk Rock Fans
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    Royal Headache Frontman Says Police Are “Even Dumber” Than Drunk Rock Fans

    Shogun, the frontman of Sydney band Royal Headache, says he didn’t want police to storm the stage during the group’s recent performance at the Sydney Opera House because they are “even dumber” than drunk, rock-loving punters. Police and security personnel stormed the the Opera House’s Joan Sutherland Theatre on Saturday night, 23rd May, after around

  • Police Storm Sydney Opera House Stage During Royal Headache Show
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    Police Storm Sydney Opera House Stage During Royal Headache Show

    Police brought Royal Headache’s Sydney Opera House show to a halt last night after they stormed on stage to clear out punters who began to climb the stage during the bands performance of Down The Lane. According to themusic, the band encouraged fans with singer Shogun handing the mic to a fan who completed the

  • Sufjan Stevens Looks To 2016 For Full Australian Tour
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    Sufjan Stevens Looks To 2016 For Full Australian Tour

    When Sufjan Stevens was announced on this year’s Vivid LIVE lineup in March, it was mainly his Sydney-based fans who rejoiced. Stevens’ four Sydney Opera House Vivid shows are his only Australian dates for the time being, but the singer-songwriter has now said he’s looking towards 2016 for a full-blown Aussie jaunt. Speaking with Zan

  • The Preatures To Debut New Music At Vivid LIVE
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    The Preatures To Debut New Music At Vivid LIVE

    Sydney outfit The Preatures may have only released their debut album Blue Planet Eyes a few months ago, but they’ve already started work on their second full length and plan on premiering some of that new material during their Vivid LIVE set this May. Speaking to triple j this afternoon while co-hosting the Drive show,

  • Aussie Musicians Criticise Vivid LIVE For “Mind Boggling” Lack Of Diversity
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    Aussie Musicians Criticise Vivid LIVE For “Mind Boggling” Lack Of Diversity

    Australian musicians collective LISTEN has criticised this year’s Vivid LIVE lineup for being a male-dominated affair. The collective, which consists of some of Australia’s most vocal female musicians, says its disappointed by the lineup and its lack of diversity. The group’s mission statement says they are “here to encourage more female participation in the music

  • Vivid LIVE 2015 Lineup Announced
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    Vivid LIVE 2015 Lineup Announced

    Vivid LIVE‘s huge 2015 lineup has been unveiled, with performances from the likes of Sufjan Stevens, Daniel Johns, TV On The Radio, The Drones, Flume and The Preatures joining Morrissey on the event’s official program. This year’s Vivid LIVE will include 10 nights of Australian exclusive performances in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, also

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