In what could very well be their last ever gig, #1 Dads brought their blissful pop to The Lighthouse for a very special Darwin Festival performance. Featuring guests Ainslie Wills and Tom Snowden, it was a delightfully chilled out set, perfect for the tropical Top End. Check out the photos from The AU Review #dfest15 photographer Amy Hetherington.
SAFIA proved why they're one of the most in demand bands in Australia with a massive sold out show at Darwin Festival. The Canberra trio filled The Lighthouse to the brim and had everyone entranced with their hauntingly beautiful, smooth as hell tunes. The perfect blend of upbeat buzzing dance vibes and stunning intimacy. Check out the photos from the AU Review's #dfest15 photographer Amy Hetherington.
Damn sweaty, damn pumped up, damn Darwin loves Remi! His first visit to the Top End and Remi was greeted with a mass of sweaty, hip hop, beat loving Territorians who filled The Lighthouse for the special Darwin Festival show. Remi absolutely smashed it... like Tyson. Check out the photos from The AU Review's #dfest15 photographer Amy Hetherington.
Holy Holy enchanted the Darwin Festival with a gorgeous, blissful set at the Lighthouse. On point sonically and with an infectious energy and joy, the boys really deserved a much larger crowd. Nevertheless, they smashed the gig and converted the masses with their delightful Holy tunes. Aptly described by one punter as a sexy modern day Eagles - Darwin hearts Holy Holy. Check out the photos from AU Review's #dfest15 photography Amy Hetherington.
Veteran punk rock legends, Good Riddance are touring Australia and smashed their way through a killer set at Enigma Bar, with highlights from their latest album Peace in Our Time. They were joined by California punk rockers Versus the World and local act Beaver. Our photographer John Goodridge brings you these pics.
It's been 13 years since ...Trail Of Dead have performed in Adelaide, but last night they kicked off their national tour at Jive with Sincerely, Grizzly and shit got gnarly. Lauren Connelly was there!
Sydney's Manning Bar got a sick dose of punk on Saturday night, when the much loved US crew Good Riddance came through! It's been a while since crowds have seen them in full flight and this show was one for the books, supported by Versus the World, Nerdlinger and The Great Awake. Photos by Gwendolyn Lee.
Immigrant Union is an Australian psychedelic folk/country band from Melbourne fronted by Brent DeBoer of the Dandy Warhols. They are heading around Australia on their Anyway album tour. Saturday night found them in the intimate Grace Emily Hotel in Adelaide supported by The Dunes.
Our photographer John Goodridge was there and took some snaps.
Xavier Rudd and his incredibly talented band, The United Nations, treated Darwin Festival to an upbeat and dynamic celebration of global sound. The Darwin show is at the beginning of 'The Flag Australia Tour', which sees Xavier Rudd & The United Nations (supported by the smooth hammock music genius Bobby Alu) travel the country. Check out the photos by Amy Hetherington.
Join us on the third day of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival in Canada with the likes of Bear's Den, The Milk Carton Kids, Lucius, Matt Andersen, Richard Thompson, Hanggai and many more!
Supported by I Know Leopard, Gang of Youths performed to a sold out Metro Theatre last night and Belinda Dipalo was there to bring you these photos.
The last stop for indie rockers Death Cab for Cutie was at Metro City in Perth where they put on an awesome show. They were supported by Say Hi. Our photographer Stuart Sevastos was there to bring the action from the night.
We take you to the second day of the action at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival in Canada with the headlining performances of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Frazey Ford. Also featured is "On a String" - a collaborative performance featuring The Once and others, "Magical Moments" - featuring Bear's Den, John Smith, Jenn Grant and Danny Michel, visiting Nashville performer Mike Farris and Edmonton's child violin prodigy Jack Forestier.
Ngaiire launched her single Once at a sold-out gig at the Newtown Social Club, supported by New Venusians on Thursday night. Paul Mac made a cameo appearance for the riotous finale. Bruce Baker caught the action.
Jessi Lou, Sailor Jerry and Rocket Bar + Rooftop present PUNK ASS KIDS WINTERFEST! It was a crazy night on the rooftop with local acts Grenadiers, Jungle City and Dead End Friends with headliners DZ Deathrays smashing up the stage. Free pinball, tattooing and DJ sets from Horror My Friend and Young Offenders capped off the night. Check out these photos from Punk Ass Kids resident photographer Elliot Clarke and our favorite photographer John Goodridge.