Check out the message from Will Ewing, the Brunswick Ballroom Venue Director:
BRUNSWICK BALLROOM OPENING
G’day! From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank everyone that has supported the Brunswick Ballroom, be that with their labour, their counsel or their patronage. The team at the ‘BB’ enjoyed a spectacular opening weekend, with all shows SOLD OUT or close to capacity. It has been many months of hard work and long hours. But it was all worth it to see happy punters, all so glad that live entertainment is back in this beautiful city of ours. All that said, nothing stops, and this week we have another jam packed line-up of entertainment. We start the week off with the BB’S favourite fella Tim Rogers, couple of tickets off selling out! Gonna be amazing. We then roll into the Brunswick Ballroom Gala. Two nights of Gala hosted by the one and only Eddie Perfect and the exceptional Margot Tanjutco. It’s the cream of the crop of Australian theatre and cabaret, as well as some exceptional talent on the rise. It’s a celebration of live performance being back in this city that will launch the Ballroom into the stratosphere. If you had wanted to come along to the Thursday night Gala performance, it is sold out, however tickets are still available for Friday night, the 5th of March. “I LOVE MUSIC…. BUT IT’S BEST SERVED LIVE!”
Will Ewing (BB Venue Director)
A COOL WORLD – DAVID PARKER – PHOTOS
Brunswick Ballroom proudly presents an exclusive photography exhibition, A COOL WORLD by David Parker, many which have never been seen before and are available for purchase.
Enjoy some of Australian Rock and Roll’s most iconic moments as A COOL WORLD, a David Parker photographic retrospective of Melbourne music in the 1970’s and 1980’s is revealed. The BRUNSWICK BALLROOM is thrilled to exhibit the work of this multi award winning cinematographer, screenwriter, photographer, and national treasure David Parker. David was well known as a showbiz photographer in the 1970s and 80s shooting extensively for various bands, record companies, TV shows, theatre, ballet and film productions, before going on to become a successful film maker across the world winning multiple awards for his work on the hit Australian film Malcolm which he wrote, produced and was director of photography.
David has now opened his photographic vault featuring some of Australia’s biggest music artists including AC/DC, Olivia Newton John, John Farnham, Ross Wilson, Skyhooks, Nick Cave, as well as international superstars Elton John, ABBA and a vast back catalogue of his time as Countdown’s resident photographer including Molly Meldrum and Prince Charles. We are proud to reveal these priceless pieces of Australian music history to the public as they are hung in the Ballroom foyer and Brunswick Artists’ Bar.
Pictured: Michael Gudinski signing Christie Allen who had a hit with Goosebumps in 1979 (photo: David Parker)
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