From the 9th to 11th of March, Adelaide was treated to music from around our world at WOMADelaide. Chad Lofts was there to capture these moments to share with you day four of WOMADelaide.
To the organizers of WOMADelaide; I am eternally grateful for your water refills, and your outdoor showers. It was a joy watching everyone sprint for the water as they took off as much clothes as possible in attempts to cool down. Despite the scorching heat on Monday, it didn’t prevent the crowds of enthusiastic people pouring into The Botanic Gardens.
The Railway Club is filling fast well before the support act starts for Tuba Skinny’s sold out gig, brought to Darwin by popular live music importers NOOK. The evening is one that brings to mind all the similarities between Darwin and New Orleans – the hot sticky climate, fried food, Tracy and Katrina, and the undeniable vein of displacement and poverty running thick through the social strata.
Saturday night saw the Basement do away with its usual setup of catering to the forty plus “dinner and show” audience, and enter into “dance-floor mode” to provide ample room for the predominantly younger audience who had braved the ferocious weather to attend a sold-out performance by New Orleans’ Tuba Skinny.
In this issue: Paramore announce their only headlining show in Australia, Django Django announce three falls sideshows, Bluesfest announce their first line up of sideshows around Australia, and more!
Paramore announce only headline show in Australia
Paramore are no strangers to touring Australia. Whenever they announce a show here, it sells out almost instantly. This time will be no different.