Author: Pete Dovgan

Photo Gallery: The Damned + The Neptune Power Federation – Metro Theatre, Sydney (08.06.23)

June 9, 2023

On a cold midweek gig legendary UK punk band The Damned smashed up Sydney’s Metro Theatre. Supported by the colossal power of The Neptune Power Foundation fronted by Imperial Priestess Screaming Loz Sutch. Pete Dovgan was there to capture the dark night.  

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Photo Gallery: Ethel Cain – Vivid Live, Sydney Opera House (04.06.23)

June 5, 2023

Ethel Cain played her third sold out Vivid Live show at Sydney Opera House in the Drama theatre. Unfortunately Ethel collapsed during her second show and was unable to finish her set. There were concerns that she may not make an appearance tonight, but she announced on instagram that “all this touring and traveling has […]

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Photo Gallery: Black Midi + Floodlights – Metro Theatre, Sydney (28.03.23)

March 29, 2023

What a great “Boxing style” introduction for Black Midi entering the stage for their first ever Australian gig at Sydney’s Metro Theatre. “Ladies and Gentlemen introducing to you, weighing in at 10,000 tonnes of pure steel, they are currently undefeated in their campaign with 3.5 million wins and all of those wins coming in by […]

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Photo Gallery: Knotfest ft. Slipknot, Parkway Drive, Megadeth, Northlane & more – Centennial Park, Sydney (25.03.22)

March 26, 2023

Legendary Heavy Metal band Slipknot brought Knotfest, their curated festival to Sydney for the first time with a very heavy dose of overseas and local artists. A sold out out Centennial Park were treated to a smorgasboard of legendary metal favourites including headliners Slipknot, Megadeth, Trivium, Vikings Amon Amarth, Australian world dominator’s Parkway Drive plus […]

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Bluesfest 2023 Sideshows not to be missed

March 24, 2023

Easter is just around the corner and of course, this means Bluesfest will be happening over 5 days in Byron Bay. If you cant make it to beautiful Byron Bay, here is a list of Artists that shouldn’t be missed in mostly Sydney and Melbourne. Beck  Beck @ Harvest Festival. Image by Pete Dovgan Beck […]

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Photo Gallery: Bikini Kill – Sydney Opera House (13.03.23)

March 14, 2023

Punk rock riot grrrl legends Bikini Kill reformed and not seen in Australia since the 90s played the Sydney Opera House for the first time last night. They were led by iconic singer Kathleen Hanna and original members Tobi Vail and Kathi Wilcox. Powering away through their set list, the newly renovated Sydney Opera House […]

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Photo Gallery: Alice Phoebe Lou + Gabriella Cohen – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (09.03.23)

March 10, 2023

Alice Phoebe Lou on tour for the first time in Australia played a sold out Oxford Art Factory supported by the talented Gabriella Cohen solo. Singer-songwriter Alice born in South Africa, based in Berlin, Germany is not new to the music scene having released four studio albums and her 2016 song “She” being shortlisted for […]

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Photo Gallery: Carly Rae Jepsen – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (07.03.23)

March 8, 2023

Carly Rae Jepsen returned to Australia on her The So Nice Tour and performed all her hits to a sold out Enmore Theatre in Sydney. Carly showed all her star quality, delighting her fans with a dazzling performance. Pete Dovgan was there to capture the images.  

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Photo Gallery: Pavement + Floodlights – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (02.03.23)

March 3, 2023

Playing to sold out shows across Australia, it was Sydney’s turn last night to revel in the indie rock genius of lo-fi Californian rock legends Pavement, supported by an impressive performance by Melbourne band Floodlight. Inside the Enmore Theatre we were transported straight back to the 90s, which for many in the crowd may have […]

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Photo Gallery: Charley Crockett & The Blue Drifters + Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys – The Metro Theatre, Sydney (01.03.23)

March 2, 2023

Charley Crockett played his first ever gig in Australia at Sydney’s The Metro Theatre and he didn’t disappoint. He was supported by local Sydney darlings Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys. Caitlin drank all the tequila, broke hearts, won hearts and was without doubt the perfect support act for the Texan. Charley and his band […]

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Photo Gallery: The Black Crowes – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (13.11.22)

November 14, 2022

Rock and Roll is back! with The Black Crowes absolutely lighting up a sold-out Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on the 30th Anniversary tour of their 90s album Shake Your Money Maker. Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson turned on their southern charm delivering a rock and roll show that Sydney fans will not forget. There are some […]

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Photo Gallery: IDLES + Pinch Points – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (02.11.22)

November 3, 2022

British band IDLES returned to Australia on their second tour, selling out two shows at Sydney’s iconic Enmore Theatre. Lucky me was there to catch their first show! High energy from the get-go, IDLES whipped up the punters into a frenzy. Showcasing songs from their latest release Crawler and all their favourites. They were well-supported […]

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Photo Gallery: George Thorogood & the Destroyers – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (31.10.22)

November 1, 2022

Classic rock legend George Thorogood & the Destroyers returned to Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on his Good To Be Bad Tour: 45 Years Of Rock. George and his band absolutely ripped through his signature rock and roll classics including the fan favourites “Bad To The Bone”, “I Drink Alone”, “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” and […]

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Photo Gallery: The Charlatans + The Gin Palace – Manning Bar, Sydney (08.10.22)

October 10, 2022

The Charlatans returned to Sydney at a sold-out Manning Bar on their 32nd Anniversary Best Of Tour. The 90s British Indie legends played all their hits including “The Only One I Know”, “Sproston Green”, “Weirdo”, “One to Another”, “North Country Boy”, “Plastic Machinery” plus loads more, in a career that has spanned 32 years. Supported […]

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Photo Gallery: The Church – The Metro Theatre, Sydney (08.09.22)

September 9, 2022

The Church showcased songs from the band’s forthcoming 26th studio album, The Hypnogogue plus all their jangly guitar classics including, “Unguarded Moment”, “Under The Milky Way” and “Almost With You” at the Metro in Sydney last night. The fans were treated to a two-and-a-half-hour set. Steve Kilbey the only original member left and long-time collaborator […]

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Photo Gallery: KISS – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney (26.08.22)

August 27, 2022

KISS are on their End Of The Road World Tour and they brought out the glam, the horror, the pyrotechnics and all their rock and roll hits to Sydney at QUDOS Bank Arena last night. Paul Stanley (Starchild), Gene Simmons (the Demon), Tommy Thayer (Spaceman) and Eric Singer (the Catman) were all dressed in their classic […]

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KISS: The End of the Road tour hits Australia

August 17, 2022

KISS ‘The Hottest Band In The World’ in August/September 2022 are about to embark on their last tour ever in Australia. The End Of The Road tour started way back in 2019, but the tour was first cancelled in 2019 after Paul Stanley was advised by doctors to rest due to a bad case of influenza. […]

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Photo Gallery: Orville Peck + Caitlin Harnett and The Pony Boys – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (20.07.22)

July 20, 2022

Masked Country star Orville Peck played his first Australian show to a sold out Enmore Theatre and did not disappoint. Wearing a fringed mask Orville entertained his boisterous fans with songs from his debut Pony album. It was a perfect warm up for Splendour In The Grass; one not to be missed. The star was […]

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Photo Gallery: Chai + The Lazy Eyes + Romero – Carriageworks, Vivid Festival (10.06.22)

June 11, 2022

Japanese experimental pop band Chai exploded onto the stage at Carriageworks for Vivid Festival. First time touring Australia they impressed with their colourful outfits, choreographed dance routines and high energy pop. Supported by The Lazy Eyes and Romero. Images brought to you by Pete Dovgan.  

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Photo Gallery: Cate Le Bon + Olympia + Srisha – Carriageworks, Vivid Festival (09.06.22)

June 10, 2022

Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon performed at Carriageworks this week as part of Sydney Vivid Festival ’22. Le Bon impressed with songs from her latest release Pompeii and favourites from her back catalogue. Support on the night came from Olympia and Srisha. Pete Dovgan brings you the images:      

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Photo Gallery: Camp Cope + Birdz – Enmore Theatre (12.05.22)

May 13, 2022

Camp Cope showcased songs from their third album Running with the Hurricane and played all their favourites to an enthusiastic crowd at Enmore Theatre supported by Australian Hip Hop artist Birdz. Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.  

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Photo Gallery: Uncaged Festival – Hordern Pavilion and Surrounds (23.04.22)

April 25, 2022

Uncaged Australia’s newest rock and roll festival was unleashed onto an enthusiastic crowd at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion and surrounds. Headlined by the mighty Wolfmother, even with Andrew Stockdale in a knee brace, they totally rocked out. Great performances from You Am I, NZ’s Shihad, Magic Dirt, Tim Rogers on vocals with Hard Ons, Twelve Foot […]

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UNCAGED Festival kicks off in Sydney this weekend

April 21, 2022

Rock and Roll festivals are back baby after a long COVID break! A brand new festival “Uncaged” has been unleashed on the East Coast of Australia playing iconic live music venues including Hordern Pavilion Sydney, Eaton Hill Hotel Brisbane and Festival Hall Melbourne. Sydney is the first city to be reached, this coming Saturday (23rd […]

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Blank Generation: Amyl and The Sniffers + Pist Idiots + Straight Arrows – Metro Theatre (02.04.22)

April 4, 2022

The Metro Theatre launched a huge monthly late-night live music party showcasing the best in local Post Punk and New Wave artists, called Blank Generation. It featured two stages and DJ’s, late into the night. This week it was headlined by Melbourne’s finest Amyl and The Sniffers just before they depart on their own USA […]

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Photo Gallery: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard + Babe Rainbow + Body Type – Enmore Theatre (07.03.22)

March 8, 2022

Last stop Sydney before they embark on their world tour King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard successfully tested the Enmore Theatre floor boards with killer supports from Babe Rainbow and Body Type. Pete Dovgan was there to capture the images.

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Photo Gallery: Hiatus Kaiyote + Baro Cura x Silent Jay – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (18.12.21)

December 20, 2021

A beautiful summer night at Enmore Theatre with the return of Melbourne based Hiatus Kaiyote to Sydney on their worldwide Mood Valiant tour in all the style and colour we expect from one of the coolest bands in the world. Supported by Baro Cura x Silent Jay. Images brought to you by Pete Dovgan.   […]

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Photo Gallery: Billy Idol + Cheap Trick – Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney (19.03.15)

March 20, 2015

Rock icon Billy Idol and Illinois band Cheap Trick brought the house down at Qantas Credit Union Arena in Sydney last night. Pete Dovgan brings you this full photo gallery for the AU.

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Photo Gallery: Little Dragon – Sydney Opera House (05.02.15)

February 6, 2015

Swedish electro pop sensations Little Dragon played Sydney Opera House last night. Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.

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Photo Gallery: Pond + Peter Bibby – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (05.02.15)

February 6, 2015

Pond blasted Oxford Art Factory with their psychedelic sounds on their Laneway Festival sideshow supported by their mate Peter Bibby. Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.

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Photo Gallery: Bo Ningen – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (23.01.15)

January 25, 2015

Bo Ningen, one of Japan’s finest exports, played a special Sugar Mountain Festival sideshow at Oxford Art Factory on Friday night. Pete Dovgan was there and brings you the photos:

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