Author: Eloise Coomber

A decade in the making: Wilco set to return to Australia

September 15, 2023

In a much-anticipated tour announcement, Grammy Award-winning, genre-bending powerhouse Wilco are finally making their way back to Australian stages after an extended absence of over a decade. The band are ready to arrive, with Jeff Tweedy, the charismatic frontman now turned songwriter/author/record producer during the band’s lifespan stating, “We love Australia and can’t wait to […]

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Photo Gallery: Cub Sport + George Alice – The Forum, Melbourne (08.09.23)

September 10, 2023

The Forum was filled with nothing but love and warmth last Friday, with Cub Sport celebrating the final stop of their “Jesus At The Gay Bar” tour. Eloise Coomber was in the thick of it shoot the show. Cub Sport Setlist: Always Got the Love High For The Summer Hawaiian Party Chasin Confessions Beg U […]

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Stormzy, Steve Lacey, Dominic Fike & more headed our way for the 19th Laneway Festival

September 5, 2023

Laneway is back and has just unleashed its highly anticipated line-up for the 19th edition of this Trans-Tasman touring mega-festival. The multi-stage is set, and it’s nothing short of impressive, coupling both established icons and rising stars. The power of this year’s line-up is in the inclusion of a substantial number of artists (almost a […]

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Caroline Polacheck announces Australian dates for The Spiraling Tour

August 24, 2023

Dark-Pop visionary Caroline Polachek is finally gracing our shores with a handful of shows this December. In what seems to be the year of striking sideshows, in addition to headlining Meredith Festival, the chart trailblazer will be hitting up Sydney, Melbourne (with a special co-presentation by ALWAYS LIVE) and Brisbane. In the last few years, […]

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The 31st Meredith Festival lineup is here: Kraftwerk, Caroline Polachek, Sneaky Sound System & more!

August 18, 2023

Yesterday morning would have felt like Festival Christmas for some, with the first round of Meredith Festival 2023 Ballot allocations sliding into inboxes along with a bold line-up announcement for the 31st iteration of the renowned Victorian gathering. The Supernatural Amphitheatre (known as the Sup) is gearing up to open its gates for the ‘Thirty-First […]

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Bright Eyes set to tour Australia for the first time in 12 years

August 18, 2023

After a 9-year gig hiatus (and a casual 12 years since visiting Australian soil), indie-rock icons Bright Eyes are making a triumphant return Down Under this October. Presented by Love Police, the Spring tour is taking the band up and down the country, celebrating their significant 25-year contribution to the music industry. The Omaha group, […]

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Photo Gallery: MAY-A + Stevan – 170 Russell, Melbourne (10.08.23)

August 14, 2023

On a chilly Thursday night, 170 Russell buzzed with hot anticipation for MAY-A‘s Melbourne stop of the ‘Never Going Back’ tour. Stevan drew the crowd immediately, charming the audience with a great set and a selection of deep-cut covers including Mac Demarco classics. MAY-A and her band brought an incredible presence to the venue, each […]

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Photo Gallery: Lizzo – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (17.07.23)

July 18, 2023

Lizzo brought her long-awaited Special tour to Melbourne. With a full Rod Laver Arena dancing and singing along, her energy more than heated up a cold winter night. Eloise was there to capture the action. You can read Alaisdair’s review of the gig HERE Lizzo Setlist: Cuz I Love You Juice 2 Be Loved (Am […]

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Photo Gallery: Middle Kids + Elizabeth M. Drummond – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (30.06.23)

July 2, 2023

Middle Kids graced the Northcote Theatre stage on Friday, playing to a more than eager crowd who patiently waited two years for a headline show. The Sydney-siders were well supported by Elizabeth M. Drummond, who held the stage easily in her own right. Eloise was up front and centre to snap pictures of both stellar acts. Middle […]

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Photo Gallery: Nicholas Allbrook + Sunfruits – The Workers Club, Melbourne (15.06.23)

June 18, 2023

Nicholas Allbrook dropped by The Workers Club for the Melbourne leg of his national tour celebrating the release of his new album Manganese. Sunfruits opened up the evening with a burst of energy. Allbrook quickly packed out the room with his unique brand of jangly new tracks and Bowie-esque moves to match. Eloise was there to […]

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Photo Gallery: The Waifs + Mama Kin Spender – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (08.06.23)

June 9, 2023

The Waifs graced Northcote Theatre for their Up All Nights 20th Anniversary Tour, and absolutely brought the house down with nostalgic tunes and reflective stories to match. Eloise was there to capture the joy of the night. Mama Kin Spender opened the night, a playful joint venture between Mama Kin and Dingo Spender. The two artists complimented […]

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Photo Gallery: Ásgeir – Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne (01.06.23)

June 3, 2023

Icelandic singer-songwriter Ásgeir performed at Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday night. Our reviewer Sarah described the show as “an enchanting journey through emotion and melody, leaving an enduring impression on all who were present”. You can read Sarah’s review in full HERE. Eloise was there to capture the beauty of a remarkable performance.

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