Author: Eloise Coomber

Photo Gallery: Måneskin – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (23.11.23)

Itlain rock power-houses Måneskin finally made their way to Melbourne as part of the RUSH! World Tour last night. Riding the wave of recent world-stage fame, the four-piece filled a sold-out arena show with the very best of European modern glam ballads and guitar-driven hits. Eloise Coomber was there behind the lens.

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Photo Gallery: San Cisco + Noah Dillon – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (11.11.23)

West Australian legends San Cisco took over Northcote Theatre on Saturday. With fans lining up around the busy block well before the doors opened, Melbourne was ready to show that the best days of the long-standing indie/pop trio are well ahead of them. Fellow west-sider Noah Dillon joined for the support slot. The night was…

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Photo Gallery: All Time Low + Mayday Parade + Lauran Hibberd – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (04.11.23)

Pop-punk American royalty All Time Low returned to Melbourne for a massive night of hits, old and new. Joined by the equally renowned Mayday Parade and British up-and-coming Lauren Hibberd, Margaret Court Arena well and truly rocked on a hot Saturday night. Eloise Coomber was there behind the lens! You can read Sarah’s review of…

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Sampha announces 2024 Australian and New Zealand tour

Multi-disciplinary vocalist Sampha is set to return to Australia and New Zealand in February/March 2024 in the wake of his successful sophomore album LAHAI. Following the announcement of a coveted Perth Festival slot, the singer/songwriter/ producer will take the stage in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland. With LAHAI, Sampha invites listeners on a transformative journey,…

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Photo Gallery: The Lemon Twigs – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (26.10.23)

New York quirky rockers The Lemon Twigs packed out the Corner Hotel on Thursday, swinging past the Melbourne venue on their Harvest Rock sideshow tour. With equally enigmatic Jack Ladder as support, the Southside bandroom was truly rocked by the Long Island twins. Eloise Coomber was there to capture the action.

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Photo Gallery: Earl Sweatshirt – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (17.10.23)

Earl Sweatshirt, fresh off the Yours and Owls festival stage, dominated Northcote Theatre on Tuesday. Balancing laughs and quips with hard-hitting lyricism, he rattled off tracks to a sold-out crowd. Eloise Coomber was there behind the lens. Earl Sweatshirt Setlist E. Coli The Bends Setting The Mousetraps Molasses Ontheway! The Mint Against The Wind Making…

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Photo Gallery: Ocean Alley + Winston Surfshirt + Le Shiv – John Cain Arena, Melbourne (13.10.23)

Ocean Alley rocked the roof off John Cain Arena on Friday, stopping off at the sold-out show for the Melbourne leg of their Australia and New Zealand tour. Le Shiv and Winston Surfshirt wowed an eager and diverse crowd of thousands in preparation for the main event. Eloise Coomber was there behind the lens to…

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Photo Gallery: Bakar – The Forum, Melbourne (10.10.23)

UK rising star Bakar commanded the Forum stage in Melbourne last night. Draped in nothing but a single spotlight and microphone, he rallied off an impressive catalogue in celebration of his second LP Halo and his debut tour down under. Eloise Coomber was there to take in all the action. Bakar Setlist Oneinoneout Facts_situations All…

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Photo Gallery: Kevin Morby + Lo Carmen – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (03.10.23)

American songwriter and musician Kevin Morby returned to Melbourne on Tuesday night for the first time since 2020. His slick energy and country twang rocked Northcote Theatre on an otherwise rained-in night. Lo Carmen joined the sold-out show as both support and duet partner. Eloise Coomber was there to capture the action. Kevin Morby Setlist…

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Photo Gallery: Angie McMahon + Alice Skye – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (28.09.23)

Angie McMahon commanded the stage at Northcote Theatre on Thursday night with soft-spoken words and belting vocals. The hometown show was exceptional as the singer-songwriter gears up to release her immensely vulnerable new record, Light, Dark, Light Again. Alice Skye more than won over the crowd with her opening set. Eloise Coomber was there to…

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

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)

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

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

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!

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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