Tasting Australia

Why Tasting Australia is so important for Adelaide in 2020

February 17, 2020

This April, the annual Tasting Australia will once again spread across Adelaide and its bucolic surrounds to celebrate the best in food, wine and culinary talent. Most importantly, the premier event’s program has been curated by the best talent in the business, put together to help guests fall in (or rekindle their) love for the […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (07.02.20)

February 10, 2020

It was a warm and overcast day on Friday in Adelaide, which made for perfect conditions for Laneway Festival. Since humble beginnings in the laneways of the Adelaide University grounds, Laneway Festival has grown in harmony with the improvements around Hart’s Mill on the Port River. This year there were four stages playing a good […]

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The wildly ambitious Tasting Australia 2020 program has been announced

December 19, 2019

South Australia has long been regarded as a playground of sorts for discerning gourmands and wine enthusiasts the world over. Alongside the plentiful key regions of Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale, the capital of Adelaide maintains its reputation for compact travel, artisan outlets, world-class restaurants (bolstered by the iconic Adelaide Central Market), and […]

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Photo Gallery: U2 + Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Adelaide Oval (19.11.19)

November 20, 2019

Celebrating more than 30 years since The Joshua Tree album and tour, U2 are working their way around Australia and New Zealand playing some epics shows along with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Kerrie Geier was there for the AU review, take a look!

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Live Review: U2 + Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Adelaide Oval (19.11.19)

November 20, 2019

A U2 concert is not just another gig, it is an event that excites an entire city. There was an energy in the warm, summer air as thousands of Adelaide fans made their way across the footbridge over the River Torrens from the city to Adelaide Oval to see the Irish legends. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds […]

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Photo Gallery: RNB Fridays Live – Adelaide Showgrounds (10.11.19)

November 12, 2019

It was Adelaide’s turn for the epic RNB Fridays Live on a perfect, sunny, Sunday afternoon. This huge RNB party included performances from Black Eyed Peas, 50 Cent, Jason Derulo, Brandy, Keri Hilson, Sisqo and J-Kwon keeping the crowd dancing all night. The AU review photographer Kerrie Geier caught it all, take a look!

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Live Review: RNB Fridays Live – Adelaide Showgrounds (10.11.19)

November 12, 2019

A huge crowd packed the Adelaide Showground for RNB Fridays Live, an event that has become an annual mini-festival, touring some of the biggest acts from the world of rap, RnB, pop, and hip-hop. The event was hosted by US rapper, Fatman Scoop and Aussie Ash London with the help of DJ Horizon and Yo! […]

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Supanova Adelaide 2019 Round Up: John Travolta, Deborah Ann Woll, Jason Isaacs and more brought the star power

November 6, 2019

Every year, in November, the Adelaide Showground springs to life with colourful characters when the Supanova Comic Con & Gaming Expo rolls in and offers a chance for Adelaide’s creative community to come together, show their art or cosplay and meet some of the biggest Film & TV stars out there. Sunday morning began with Julie Benz of Buffy the Vampire […]

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Photo Gallery: Supanova Comic Con & Gaming Expo – Adelaide Showgrounds (03.11.19)

November 4, 2019

Another awesome weekend of pop culture, comic, gaming and cosplay rolled through Adelaide on the weekend at the 2019 Supanova Comic Con & Gaming Expo, with Supa-Star guests like John Travolta, Deborah Ann Woll, Jason Isaacs and Mark Sheppard. Take a look at some of the fun! Shot by Kerrie Geier.

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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 […]

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Live Review: Spin Off Festival – Adelaide Showgrounds (19.07.19)

July 22, 2019

Adelaide played host to the Spin Off Festival, the annual mini-Splendour event which featured headliner Childish Gambino, alongside an impressive lineup of international and local acts. The one-day festival took place at the Adelaide Showgrounds on what turned out to be a sunny Friday for Adelaide in winter. The event tried a new set-up this […]

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Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival announces 2019 line-up.

April 12, 2019

Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival has fast become a favourite event for those of us who miss out on the chance to head to Splendour In the Grass. This year Five Four Entertainment, Secret Sounds and Triple J are once again bringing the cream of the SITG crop to the Adelaide Showgrounds for what will be […]

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Live Review: Superloop Adelaide 500 After Race Concert Series (01-03.03.19)

March 4, 2019

This past weekend Adelaide has enjoyed the fun, festivities and fumes of the Superloop Adelaide 500, with three nights of after-race concerts featuring some of Australia, and the world’s biggest performers. The annual event sees tens of thousands descend on the city with many procuring their tickets for the concerts alone.  The summer sun blared down on Adelaide, and with largely […]

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Djuki Mala – Umbrella Revolution, Adelaide (24.02.19)

February 26, 2019

North East Arnhem Land dancers Djuki Mala return to Adelaide Fringe this year to once again deliver their high-energy, and highly original dance performance, and it should be on the top of everyone’s must-see list!   Beginning their performance with traditional dance, Djuki Mala demonstrated their skill at telling a story through movement, whilst behind them projected images set the scene and […]

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Interview: Duncan Welgemoed of Africola talks Maghreb cuisine and his upcoming Carriageworks Chef Series Masterclass

February 23, 2019

The Carriageworks Chef Series Masterclass returns again in 2019. The first person off of the rank is Duncan Welgemoed, the head chef and owner from the award-winning, Africola in Adelaide. Welgemoed’s techniques draw upon his rich cultural history including his chef dad, and Portuguese and Italian grandparents. We sat down with Duncan to learn more […]

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Five things not to miss at the 2019 Adelaide Festival

February 23, 2019

The Adelaide Festival opens runs between the 1st and 17th March and there’s a full program which can make choosing what to see a daunting task. Here’s five suggestions that should help choosing easier. Opening night: National Geographic: Symphony for our world Elder park comes alive on Saturday 2nd March for this family-friendly free concert […]

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Travel Deals: Mantra properties Art Series, Peppers, BreakFree and more cut prices across Australia, NZ and Hawaii

October 9, 2018

One of Australia’s most ubiquitous hotel groups, Mantra, have come around to their popular annual “Global Sale” to make holidaying for Aussies a bit more accessible over the next few months. And it’s the most substantial sale from the group yet, with a serious number of the country’s best properties – from budget to luxe […]

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Theatre Review: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a technical marvel (Adelaide & Perth Performances Remain)

July 29, 2018

The acclaimed touring West End production of Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time wrapped up its Sydney last night, before it heads off to Adelaide and Perth. Based on the celebrated book of the same name by Mark Haddon, the play tells the story of Christopher Boone (Joshua Jenkins in a masterful performance), […]

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Alex Lahey, Baker Boy, PNAU and Jen Cloher among 2018 AIR Awards winners

July 26, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards took place in Adelaide overnight, with Australian industry gathering at the historic Queen’s Theatre in the city to celebrate independent music, labels and creatives who have accomplished massive things over the last year. Performances stunned, with the likes of Caiti Baker, Bad//Dreems, Stella Donnelly, Baker Boy and Alex The Astronaut doling out impressive numbers on stage, while Dylan […]

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A day at Australia’s newest world-class race track with the 2018 Mustang GT

June 25, 2018

Two hours east of Adelaide city lies Australia’s newest world-class motorsport park for competitors, enthusiasts and spectators. Luckily for us, The Bend Motorsport Park’s opening coincided with the launch of the 2018 Mustang it what would be a showcase of Adelaide scenery and adrenaline-charged pleasure. An hour outside of Adelaide we stopped at Wistow Bakery […]

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10-day food festival Tasting Australia is planning an epic Kangaroo Island event (Adelaide)

March 27, 2018

Returning with an extended program this year, Tasting Australia will once again thread through the majestic surrounds of Adelaide beyond with a culinary experience led various chefs, winemakers, distillers and producers. The unique multi-day gastronomic celebration, which highlights not only South Australia’s exceptional beauty but also tastes from around the country, will include various events […]

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Five shows not to miss at the Adelaide Fringe Festival

February 21, 2018

This year’s Adelaide Fringe festival is in full swing, and we’ve scooped together the five shows and events not to miss! Comedy: Wil Anderson – Wilegal  He had sell out shows in 2017 across the world, and this year, Wil Anderson, the host of ABC Tv’s Gruen, returns to entertain audiences with his stand up […]

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Adelaide is getting South Australia’s very first beach club

January 7, 2018

Those in South Australia won’t need to travel to South-East Asia or Europe to soak up the vibes of a good ol’ beach club when Glenelg favourite Moseley Bar and Kitchen opens up the ambitious new Moseley Beach Club after five long years of planning. The 350-capacity venue will be spreading out across 750sqm of […]

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Matchbox and Screentime set to open Adelaide offices

November 7, 2017

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is partnering with two of Australia’s premier TV drama houses; Matchbox Pictures (Deadline Gallipoli, Glitch, Wanted) and Screentime (The Secret Daughter, Wolf Creek TV Show), in order to further push their endeavours into series production. As a result, both companies will open offices across Adelaide within the next two […]

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The 2017 Queer Screen Film Fest to bring a diverse range of LGBTIQ stories to Adelaide

October 30, 2017

The 2017 Queer Screen Film Fest aims to bring light to various LGBTIQ stories that deserve praise from all audiences. This year, it will travel to Adelaide as part of the Feast Festival from the 3-4 November 2017. Festival Director, Lisa Rose stated “Showcasing queer stories on screen is what Queer Screen is all about […]

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Jock Zonfrillo opens Bistro Blackwood on Rundle Street (Adelaide)

October 17, 2017

An “all-Australian” bistro has had a big relaunch on Adelaide’s Rundle Street, coming from world renowned Scottish chef Jock Zonfrillo. Bistro Blackwood, sister and neighbour to Zonfrillo’s highly acclaimed fine diner Restaurant Orana, has brought the chef a platform for his commitment to indigenous Australian ingredients used in a classic bistro style and for guests, […]

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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 […]

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South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Awards finalists announced ahead of milestone year

June 22, 2017

Winter blues getting you down? Get yourself to Adelaide this August and be prepared for things to heat up as the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival celebrates its 20th year! With a mammoth program of exhibitions, arts and cultural events across the state you’re bound to find something that’ll light your fire. Running throughout […]

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Travel Tips: Adelaide’s The Coconut Kids share lessons learned at the South by Southwest Festival in Texas

April 26, 2017

Adelaide group The Coconut Kids recently completed a successful debut run at SXSW in Austin, Texas – taking part in what is easily, one of the world’s biggest showcases of new music. For the French-inspired indie folk group, the trip took them all the way from South Oz to some of the richest areas of music in […]

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Hotel Review: The Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury highlights history beneath the CBD

April 17, 2017

Adelaide’s architecture has long been a selling point of the city. Of course, with South Australia being the only Australian capital to be established as a free colony (ie. No convicts), there’s a certain type of gravitas that the historical buildings throughout the CBD maintain. It may be a small city, but the way in […]

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