Adelaide Entertainment Centre

Rex Orange County

Review & Photos: Rex Orange County woos the crowd at Adelaide Entertainment Centre (19.09.23)

September 21, 2023

After sold-out shows in The USA and hometown London, Rex Orange County started the Australian leg of his Pacific tour in Adelaide. Alexander James O’Connor, as his mother calls him, released Bcos U Will Never B Free in 2015 and began his set with “Rex (Intro)” from that mixtape, seated in low red light at […]

Read More
Hilltop Hoods

Photo Gallery: Hilltops Hoods + A.B. Original + Elsy Wameyo – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (24.09.22)

September 26, 2022

Hilltop Hoods finished their successful Australian The Show Business Tour in hometown Adelaide at a sold-out Entertainment Centre on Saturday night. The mood was one of excitement and anticipation. After DJ Total Eclipse warmed up the crowd as they filled the arena, followed by singer Elsy Wameyo. With her five-piece backing band she had a […]

Read More

Live Review: The Avalanches reimagine their debut album with the ASO in an unforgettable performance

May 21, 2022

The Avalanches released their debut album Since I Left You in 2000 to critical acclaim. Created from countless music and film samples, it was a grand musical collage, creating orchestral sounds from layers of disparate noises. Tonight at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, the Avalanches duo of Robbie Chater and Tony Di Blasi were joined by […]

Read More

Photo Gallery: Troye Sivan + Thelma Plum – Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre (18.09.19)

September 19, 2019

Troye Sivan is making his way around Australia and New Zealand in support of his latest album, Bloom, with support from the incredible Thelma Plum. It’s been three years since Sivan last played in Adelaide and he was met by a crowd who were full of enthusiasm and ready to enjoy the party! Kerrie Geier […]

Read More

Live Review: Grinspoon deliver their Guide to Better Living with bravado in Adelaide

August 29, 2017

The Theatre venue of the Adelaide Entertainment Centre was a sweaty concrete box on Saturday night. The last time I was here was for Violent Soho’s epic show with The Bronx and I barely made it out of there without passing out once or twice. Skipping forward to tonight, Hockey Dad are taking up their spots […]

Read More

Live Review: Hoodoo Gurus, You Am I, Jebediah & Adalita bring fists full o’ rock to Adelaide

August 28, 2017

Following a successful regional tour together, the Hoodoo Gurus and You Am I decided to hit the road again and luckily for the rest of the country, they added Jebediah and Adalita added to the bill. The Fist Full of Rock  tour kicked off in Adelaide on Friday at Thebarton Theatre, with what was a […]

Read More

Live Review: Green Day + The Interrupters – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (03.05.17)

May 4, 2017

In some ways I think I am the wrong person to write this review. I’ve been listening to Green Day since I was 12 years old. As such, I may be a little bit biased. So be it. This band have been shaking the earth with heartfelt punk rock for over 25 years. Now in […]

Read More

Review: Ben Harper is still very much on form, making long-awaited Adelaide return with The Innocent Criminals

December 1, 2016

The last time I saw Ben Harper, he was performing with Relentless7, supporting Pearl Jam at the Adelaide Oval. That was around seven years ago. This week, I was able to see Harper finally make his return to South Australia and to make it even more special, he was in town with The Innocent Criminals. Theirs were albums I remember growing up […]

Read More

Review: Violent Soho rise to King status as they bring huge tour through Adelaide

November 8, 2016

It’s easy to go on a ‘Remember when Violent Soho played…’ type trip – the fact is that, for many, this band from Mansfield, Brisbane have carved for themselves a special spot in our live music loving, mosh-indulging hearts. Watching them consistently climb with each album release to becoming one of the country’s best known and […]

Read More

Live Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis + Thundamentals + XP – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (09.08.16)

August 12, 2016

Since the release of their debut LP The Heist in 2012, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have dominated the global music scene. While their latest project, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, hasn’t peaked as high on the charts, it’s definitely helped cement the duo’s already loyal following, made evident in their live show. Frequent collaborator XP opened, running through […]

Read More

Live Review: The Cure – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (29.07.16)

August 1, 2016

Having seen The Cure at Splendour in the Grass six nights previous to their Adelaide show, I had a pretty good idea of what kind of show I was walking into when I got into the venue on Friday night. With three hours allocated to their beloved catalogue of music and no support act, these headline shows of […]

Read More

Live Review: Culture Club + Kids In The Kitchen – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (06.06.16)

June 8, 2016

Boy, oh boy. Adelaidians – a term now endorsed by Mr George himself – had to wait 32 years for Boy George and Culture Club to return to our fair city. But return they did, and with gusto. Kicking off the band’s world tour here in Adelaide on Monday night, the enigmatic frontman expressed love […]

Read More

Live Review: Hilltop Hoods – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (16.04.16)

April 18, 2016

Hilltop Hoods hit their hometown over the weekend to celebrate the release of their latest album, Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung—their follow-up to 2007’s The Hard Road: Restrung. Joined by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Adelaide Chamber Singers and other special guests, the sold-out crowd was in for a monumental night. A.B. Original […]

Read More

Live Review: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (30.03.16)

March 31, 2016

You know you’re getting older when the prospect of a punctual show beginning at 8:30pm sharp is actually as endearing as the artist themselves. I could be home by 11pm on a weeknight? Sign me up. Noel Gallagher returned to Adelaide last night with his band, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, for possibly the only Bluesfest […]

Read More

Live Review: James Bay + JOY. + Hein Cooper – Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre (02.02.16)

February 3, 2016

There’s really only one unwritten rule for music reviewers: never gush. Well, strap yourselves in, because I’m about to break that rule and break it hard. James Bay and his band picked me up and shook me completely out of my critique’s headspace. Rather than being there for the expressed purpose of reviewing the show, […]

Read More

Live Review: Leonard Cohen – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (11.12.13)

December 11, 2013

Whilst half of Adelaide were across town seeing Bon Jovi, another demographic of music lover had made their way to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre to see one of popular musics most skilled songwriters perform. The venerable poet of the 1960s, Leonard Cohen returned to Adelaide for the final leg of his ‘Old Ideas World Tour’. […]

Read More

Live Review: Black Sabbath + Shihad – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (07.05.13)

May 7, 2013

Adelaide fans were lucky to very lucky to see Black Sabbath, and they knew it. Having originally being left off of the tour, Adelaide fans petitioned hard and got their wish with the Tuesday night gig at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre being added as the final date on Black Sabbath’s Australian tour. The venue was […]

Read More

Live Review: The Smashing Pumpkins + City Riots – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (13.10.10)

October 14, 2010

It was obvious as they took to the stage that this was big gig for City Riots. Playing to their home crowd, the well-groomed, Adelaide quartet were giving it their all, and played a tight and tidy set. The band recently toured in the United States, playing the Cultures Collide Festival, and have also recored […]

Read More