Review Scene: Regurgitator + The Fauves, Kingston City Hall, 8th April 2022

Review Scene: Regurgitator + The Fauves, Kingston City Hall, 8th April 2022

With the closure of live music venues, the Edgy in the ‘Tone and the Caravan Club (in Oakleigh), punters have ...
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Review Scene: Midnight Oil, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 27th March 22

Review Scene: Midnight Oil, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 27th March 22

This Sunday evening commenced with a welcome to country by Senior Wurundjeri Elder, Aunty Di Kerr, whose every word was ...
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Review Scene: Studio 666

Review Scene: Studio 666

If you enjoy an old school gory horror movie with a side of obscure (and not so obscure) musical jokes, ...
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Review Scene: THE WHO'S TOMMY ~ The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, 22nd February 2022

Review Scene: THE WHO’S TOMMY ~ The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, 22nd February 2022

The Victorian Opera musical theatre production of Tommy enjoyed a triumphant opening and Australian premiere last night at the majestic ...
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Review Scene: The Stones Sticky Fingers, Enmore Theatre 5th Feb 2022

Review Scene: The Stones Sticky Fingers, Enmore Theatre 5th Feb 2022

There's a lot of classic album shows going around these days. Sticky Fingers is a particularly good choice beacuse it's ...
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Review Scene: Music Victoria Awards, Melbourne Recital Centre, 9th Dec 2021

Review Scene: Music Victoria Awards, Melbourne Recital Centre, 9th Dec 2021

The 17th annual Music Victoria Awards honoured the best acts, albums, songs and musicians from across the state. The event ...
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Review Scene: Thee Marshmallow Overcoat, Brunswick Ballroom, 23rd May 2021

Review Scene: Thee Marshmallow Overcoat, Brunswick Ballroom, 23rd May 2021

Ashley Naylor, Davey Lane and Brett Wolfenden came together to provide us with a Sunday sesh worth getting out of ...
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Review Scene: Emma Donovan and The Putbacks, Corner Hotel 13th May 2021

Review Scene: Emma Donovan and The Putbacks, Corner Hotel 13th May 2021

You know, it’s easy to forget when battling for a precious car park in Richmond and thus running to catch ...
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Review Scene: The Avalanches, Myer Music Bowl 23rd April 2021

Review Scene: The Avalanches, Myer Music Bowl 23rd April 2021

A home ground show for the legendary Melbourne group, The Avalanches, was always going to be an exciting event. After ...
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Review Scene: April Sun You Am I, Magic Dirt, Dallas Crane, The Casanovas ~ St Kilda Triangle, 22nd April 2021

Review Scene: April Sun You Am I, Magic Dirt, Dallas Crane, The Casanovas ~ St Kilda Triangle, 22nd April 2021

Great idea, the April Sun gigs. Impressive venue incorporating quality food, awesome stage vision and most importantly class acts. Distant views of ...
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Review Scene: Orb, Forum Theatre 20th March 2021

Review Scene: Orb, Forum Theatre 20th March 2021

Firstly, it felt like such a privilege being back at the Forum watching a rock band. Melbourne’s most impressive live ...
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Review Scene: The Michael Gudinski Memorial, Rod Laver Arena, 24th March 2021

Review Scene: The Michael Gudinski Memorial, Rod Laver Arena, 24th March 2021

When I heard of Michael Gudinski's death my tweet declared that in the pantheon of Australian rock industry stars, Michael ...
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Review Scene: Happy Mondays: Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, The Meanies, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, 1st February 2021

Review Scene: Happy Mondays: Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, The Meanies, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, 1st February 2021

During COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne, some reassessed their careers and lives, and many including our local music industry, were financially ...
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Snap Scene: Happy Mondays: Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, 1st February 2021

Snap Scene: Happy Mondays: Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, 1st February 2021

Happy Mondays is a celebration of what Melbourne does best: live music. Every Monday night in February, two iconic music ...
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Review Scene: X-mas Even, Even, Clio Renner, Corner Hotel, 23rd December 2020

Review Scene: X-mas Even, Even, Clio Renner, Corner Hotel, 23rd December 2020

Even have been playing the Corner Hotel on X-mas Eve for so long that X-mas Even has become a long ...
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Review Scene: The Casanovas, Stay Gold, Brunswick 20th December 2020

Review Scene: The Casanovas, Stay Gold, Brunswick 20th December 2020

Billed by Silverback Touring as “an intimate Sunday session with Melbourne icons The Casanovas,” this event certainly delivered the promised ...
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Review Scene: Thee Marshmallow Overcoat, Thornbury Theatre, 28th November 2020

Review Scene: Thee Marshmallow Overcoat, Thornbury Theatre, 28th November 2020

What does it take to entertain a music starved Melbourne crowd recently released from a stringent lock down and aching ...
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Review Scene: Mavis Staples & Emma Donovan and The Putbacks, Zoo Twilights,7th March 2020

Review Scene: Mavis Staples & Emma Donovan and The Putbacks, Zoo Twilights,7th March 2020

@mavisstaples @emmadonovan_music #rightnow @zootwilights Photos: @angeliqueontour Mavis Staples and the Melbourne Zoo, an incongruous pairing but one embraced with enthusiasm ...
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Review Scene: 10CC & Russell Morris at Melbourne Zoo Twilights, 21st February 2020

Review Scene: 10CC & Russell Morris at Melbourne Zoo Twilights, 21st February 2020

by Maryanne Window Melbourne Zoo has proven itself through the summer twilight series to be one of the premier outdoor ...
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Review Scene: Queen & Adam Lambert, AAMI Stadium, 19th February 2020

Review Scene: Queen & Adam Lambert, AAMI Stadium, 19th February 2020

Queen & Adam Lambert, AAMI Stadium, 19th February 2020 click for gallery Queen flew into Melbourne for 2 huge shows ...
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Review Scene: Blues Portrait by Pauline Bailey

Review Scene: Blues Portrait by Pauline Bailey

Pauline Bailey Blues Portrait: a profile of the Australian blues scene 2019 The blues. By its very nature this genre ...
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Review Scene: Elton John, A Day On The Green, Rochford Estate, 31st January 2020

Review Scene: Elton John, A Day On The Green, Rochford Estate, 31st January 2020

The sure fire rule of thumb at any ADOTG winery show is that there will be three distinct demographics present ...
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Review Scene: SEBADOH, Northcote Social Club, 28th January 2020

Review Scene: SEBADOH, Northcote Social Club, 28th January 2020

Three piece kings of Lo-fi Sebadoh were born out of the prolific nature of Dinosaur Jr back in 1988. Founding ...
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Review Scene: TRUCKFIGHTERS, Prince Bandroom ~ 10th January 2020

Review Scene: TRUCKFIGHTERS, Prince Bandroom ~ 10th January 2020

Truckfighters, Sweden’s finest fuzz-rock band, somehow make the desert/ stoner rock sound ‘fun’ when plenty of their equals are far ...
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Review Scene: Evan Dando, The Spotted Mallard ~ 17th December 2019

Review Scene: Evan Dando, The Spotted Mallard ~ 17th December 2019

Evan Dando -photo by Maryanne Window By Dan McMahon Note to self – next time Evan Dando announces a last ...
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Review Scene: Milk! Records Christmas Show, Northcote Social Club ~ 22nd December 2019

Review Scene: Milk! Records Christmas Show, Northcote Social Club ~ 22nd December 2019

By Ellie van Werkhoven Christmas would not be the same without the annual Milk! Christmas show. On the 22nd of ...
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Review Scene: The Sisters of Mercy, Cash, The Forum, 30th October 2019

Review Scene: The Sisters of Mercy, Cash, The Forum, 30th October 2019

Andrew Eldritch, one of the founding members of The Sisters of Mercy abhors his band defined as goth, but the ...
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Review Scene: Swervedriver, The Croxton, 19th September 2019

Review Scene: Swervedriver, The Croxton, 19th September 2019

On this warm Spring evening, many eschew their jackets, and those driving, take delight in the multitude of parking spaces, ...
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Review Scene : Ride - The Forum, 5th September 2019

Review Scene : Ride – The Forum, 5th September 2019

When Ride last toured here in 1992, The Palace in St Kilda was a thriving live music venue, and the ...
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