The organisers of Sydney’s Vivid festival hit Pixies fans for six when they announced a four-night residency at the Opera House. Suffice it to say, anticipation was high, and expectations were met and exceeded in one of the finest gigs of the year. Not ones to fuck around, the Pixies served up a professional performance,
Vivid LIVE 2014
Man in his 30s drowns as revelers look on
Irish musician James Vincent McMorrow has announced a second and final performance at Sydney’s Vivid LIVE 2014 event after selling out his first date. The troubadour’s new show will take place on Saturday, 31st May. James Vincent McMorrow will be performing Post Tropical Live, the companion performance to his well-received second album Post Tropical. His
Psych-folk six-piece Midlake have today announced they will be returning to the country to perform on the opening night of Vivid LIVE 2014, joining already announced artists Pixies, Giorgio Moroder and Lauryn Hill. While in the country Midlake will also play one extra show at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel. Touring in support of their latest LP,
Hot on the momentum of her universally acclaimed self-titled fourth album, Oklahoma native Annie Clarke, known to fans as the chameleonic art rock impressionist St Vincent, has announced two very special Australian tour dates for this May, including an appearance at Vivid Live 2014. St Vincent has been amassing praise as Clarke’s most assured, complex,
Italian-British guitar-wielding chanteuse, Anna Calvi will be making her return to Australia as a part of this year’s Vivid LIVE festival and as an extra treat for Melbourne fans, the enigmatic artist will also play an extra headlining show at the Thornbury Theatre this May. Praised by Brian Eno as “the biggest thing since Patti
Irish troubadour James Vincent McMorrow‘s affinity with Australia continues, following his recent Falls and Southbound stopover, with the falsetto-wielding musician announcing a return visit in May, alongside a special performance at the Sydney Opera House for this year’s Vivid LIVE. After wrapping up his current US tour, which includes a string of sold out shows
Following today’s announcement that the hip hop luminary will be making her Australian debut as a part of the Vivid LIVE 2014 lineup, Ms. Lauryn Hill will also put her r’n’b prowess on display across the country, announcing extra headline shows in Melbourne and Perth this coming May. The iconic American singer–songwriter, rapper, producer, and
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Huge plans for Sydney festivities!
What happens when you add beloved electro duo The Presets with violinist, composer and conductor Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra? Timeline is what happens, a series of genre-bending gigs around the country from the unlikely collective. The Presets will be joining Tognetti’s mind-blowing trip through 42,000 years of music, with Timeline taking place