[ 27 March, 2013 to 28 March, 2013. ] The Canberra Symphony Orchestra has just let us know about their upcoming concert, Llewellyn Series 13:1 Bolero.
This concert has a number of interesting angles for the first concert in our 2013 Llewellyn series including the Canberra Premier of Violin Soloist Emily Sun and the World Premier of Vincent Plush’s Secret Geometries which was written [...]
Back at the start of April we put out a call for Canberra (and near surrounds) based local acts who’ve put together music videos.
Today we present that playlist.
If you know a video that’s on YouTube and should be in here let us know.
Also we plan to make this a living list. So be sure [...]
[ 10 December, 2011; 8:00 pm; ] Location: The Basement Belconnen, 2 Cohen Street, Belconnen, Australia
18+ ID required
8pm doors open for 9pm start
Pool, drinks and great music! There also is a kitchen there for those needing solids
9pm Delinquent (Nowra)
10pm Eyes to the Sky
11pm Knights of the Spatchcock
12am Point of View
The Basement Kitchen
Mudd Nicole O’brien
The SAD Sessions ’09 is entering into its second lot of concerts this friday the 21st of August and the following friday the 28th of August at Corroboree Park Hall Ainslie. Those who attended the last two back in June will know that they’re in for a good night and hopefully we’ll see some new faces too. [...]
The Feldons are looking for a manager
Local originals three piece retro pop/rock/blues band The Feldons have decided that they are too lazy to hunt around for gigs themselves and instead would rather spend that time writing and recording new material. As such, they have put out an expression of interest for a manager to [...]
[ 13 June, 2008; 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm. ] (Shock) Rock the POT – Featuring SOMA [Syd], STIGMATA [Gbn], MOOTS, & ANNIE FINELLE
Come dressed as your favourite killer…
On the 5th of May, Malaysian band Daighila were booked to play a house show in Ainslie with Melbourne act Former Republics and local acts McClane and Condorcet.
However, thanks to our friends in the Immigration department, the band was detained in Melbourne and interrogated for 6 hours about their work intentions in Australia. The following [...]
I host the Oz Music Show on 2XX 98.3fm, Saturdays 5-7pm.
Each week I feature about 2-3 local and interstate bands/soloists who come on the show to have a chat, play their CD and often play live in the studio.
I’m currently booking the shows for the next couple of months – so if you have [...]
[ 1 May, 2008; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Glacier Girls last gig with their current line-up. Thursday 1st May – 6:30pm – Soul Bar – Woden http://www.myspace.com/theglaciergirls
[ 13 June, 2008 9:00 pm to 14 June, 2008 2:00 am. ] It’s time to be aware, it’s time to survive: INTERNATIONAL ZOMBIE AWARENESS DAY!
Bring your friends, bring your housemates and bring the random drunk guy you didn’t know lived with you and get yourself zombified. This is a costumed event so drag out your decayed boots and throw on some gore, you could win limited edition [...]
[ 2 May, 2008; 6:00 pm; ] The Adam Hole & Marji Curran Trio are one of Australia’s most exciting live acts on the Australian circuit today. Marji’s exceptional song writing, distinct vocals and guitar playing combined with the musical talents from one of Australia’s hottest slide guitarist Adam Hole and percussionist extraordinaire Phoebe Juskevics leave audiences wanting more after every show. [...]
The Right Honourable Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, yada, yada, yada, has released this press statement stating the conditions for Terry Snow’s continued ‘CANBERRA AIRPORT OFFICE DEVELOPMENT’ which the rest of us call Snowtown.
Besides listing which roads are to be paid for by whom and when the [...]
[ 24 April, 2008; 10:20 am; ] The ADF has announced here that a RAAF “C-130J Hercules will conduct a flyover of the nation’s capital as the Olympic Torch conducts its journey through Canberra.”
“The aircraft will fly above Anzac Parade from south to north no lower than 75 metres.”
“The flyover will occur at approximately 10.20am on Thursday, 24 April 2008.”
The media release [...]
(this arrived to me in an email, but Rio
This Anzac Day Long Weekend the ARCBS in Canberra is asking for the support of the community to meet an increased demand.
Can you help meet the need for blood over this 3 day break?
We will be open on Sunday the 27th of April from 8am – 12pm [...]
New to the berra. What are some good places?
I am used to the recreational drug taking, punk music listening generally ‘alternative’ crowd. Not interested in the usual go to the footy club and down schooners, or hit the clubs in civic. Looking for somewhere different. Ideas?
Off the back of the recent “Best and Worst canberra bands” post, here’s a couple of bits of footage of the Boardroom in Belco March 6th 1999. The bands featured are Load and Headvendormachine and there’s members of Retroflex jumping around in the crowd too. Garry Peadon of the Greenroom is also in there sporting [...]
As long as we are talking about the best and worst of things, how about bands? Any bands you love? Any you hate? Is the scene good or bad? Im sure a lot of us have a conflict of interest or two when it comes to this subject so if you are going to say [...]
NowUC, the University of Canberra’s online newspaper for their school of journalism, has put up an interesting story student Casey Murphy on recycling. The story includes an interview with The Brassey Hotel’s General Manager Mark Sproat complaining about the cost to business of recycling and from No Waste 2010′s Kevin Green who basically states that [...]
For all those interested in having a look at some of the short films, 666 ABC Canberra has all of the Lights! Canberra! Action! finalists on their site.
[ 12 April, 2008; 6:00 pm; ] NARRABUNDAH ENTERTAINS
From 6 pm Saturday 12 April 2008
at The Harmonie German Club
Jerrabomberra Ave Narrabundah
· The Elevation Army Band – Rock & Roll
· Al Green Duo – Country / Rock
· Skip’s Karaoke
· Short excerpts from Konrad Dimpel’s films of Canberra 1965
Entry: $10 at the door from 5.30pm
Fundraising for Old Narrabundah Community Council (ONCC Inc)
[ 11 April, 2008 7:30 pm to 12 April, 2008 1:00 am. ] Friday 11 April will see local rockers Tonk share the stage with Charlie Greaser, Sister Scarlette and System Addict as part of the ‘Shave to be Brave’ cancer fundraiser.
It will be at the Basement in Belconnen. Doors open at 7.30.
Unsure of cost at this stage but the venue should have those details.
Further info on [...]
[ 17 April, 2008; 8:30 pm; ] Local songster PJ Wolf and the central coast’s Sarah Humphreys will be performing at Hippo Bar on thursday the 17th of april. It will be a night of catchy, melodious, acous-tastic tunes! Come along and enjoy some great atmosphere and acoustic music.
See www.myspace.com/pjwolfmusic and www.myspace.com/sarahhumphreys for more information.
Interested to hear people’s reaction to the Chaser’s “you’re a terrible audience” skit in their [Canberra] shows last weekend. I thought this was fairly typical Chaser fare, but someone at the show I was at was clearly offended and started yelling abuse back at them! Why do people go to comedy shows but then take the [...]
[ 4 April, 2008; 7:40 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Stuff.co.nz is reporting here that delays out of New Zealand and into Canberra have turned the Waikato Chiefs away trip for their game against the Brumbies tonight from an 11 to a 30 hour journey, tiring them out and denying them of a practice session in Canberra.
The jinxed trip started on Wednesday a 2.30pm [...]
One of their best possibilities, Troy Williams, of course ran for the hills after apparently being undermined by the Liberal Director, Andy Heath and Members of their parliamentary team. Of course there is no Richard Mulcahy – their great hope for the next election.
Sadly for the Liberal’s most of their ‘dead-wood’ sitting candidates are running [...]
I lease a car which takes premium unleaded and am required to fill the car at BP petrol stations using a special fuel card. I can really only go to BP because it is there that they measure my odometre readings each time I fill up to make sure I am driving sufficient kilometres as detailed in [...]
The weather has turned cold and my tomatoes got hit with their first bit of frost today, but thats not going to stop the weekend coming. So what are people upto, let us know in the comments.
A collection of images from the national folk festival have been posted online at Lushpup Images. Bands featured include Mikelangelo and The Black Sea Gentlemen, The Counterfeit Gypsies and Julia and The Deep Sea Sirens. There’s also a large collection of ‘postcards’ of the four day festival.
[ 4 April, 2008; 8:00 pm; ] Check Out Their Music:
BRIGITTE HANDLEY: Official | MySpace
INFLATABLE INGRID: MySpace | Facebook
THE CHUFFS: Official | MySpace
Hope to see you all there! Doors open at 8pm.
View this event on Facebook
x-posted to several Canberra LJ communities.
Pictures from the Friday night session at Corinbank have been placed online at Lushpup Images. bands featured include The Herd, Lucie Thorne, Casual Projects, D’Opus & Roshambo
Comments welcome and if anyone reading this knows anyone from these bands and could point them to the pics … that’d be great.
As a bit of a snub to the Corinbank music festival thats been going on for the last few days we have this anti corinbank gig (http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=9356890734&ref=share) being put on in short notice.
check it out and get a good listen to McClane and Condorcet and psyus
Taking a break from playing the Laneway Festivals around Australia, NZ’s The Brunettes are playing at Bar32 this Thursday.
Fun indie pop doesn’t come to Canberra all that often, particularly for the low low price of $5, so if you’re at a loose end this Thursday, come along.
For more info, check out their myspace or [...]