Donny Benet

The AU Review’s 20 best albums of 2020 (so far…)

June 25, 2020

2020 has surely been a weird year, and you’d be forgiven for being a bit taken aback when we remind you that we’re halfway through it already. Since at least mid-March, many have largely been in lockdown, economies have threatened collapse, bushfires have devastated, systemic racism has been confronted head-on, and we have been rightfully […]

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Aussies Abroad: Sydneysider Donny Benét to embark on European tour in support of The Don

May 13, 2018

D-grade Sydney celebrity Donny Benét is set to tour Europe in July in support of his new album, The Don. Travelling to 9 different countries including France, Austria and United Kingdom over the span of 22 days, Benét seeks to guide his audience through the journey of his album, from the smooth and spiritual “Konchiwa” to […]

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Live Review: Donny Benét + Broadway Sounds + Silver Linings – The Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne (25.05.17)

May 27, 2017

Something magical happened at The Gasometer Hotel on Thursday night. The lighting was dimmed to sultry, red stage lights catching the smoke in the air, the oversized disco ball looming overhead, and Donny Benét (the sexiest man in music), was set to take the stage. Silver Linings took to the stage first, to warm the […]

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The Jezabels, Oliver Tank, Alex Lahey & more for Secret Garden 2017

December 14, 2016

Secret Garden has long held a soft spot in the hearts of many Australian music lovers and it’s no reason why. Held in a gorgeous part of NSW over two days, the festival sells out before the line up even gets announced, such is their stellar reputation. Don your fancy dress and get ready for […]

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Inaugural National Live Music Awards celebrate Australia’s best around the country!

November 30, 2016

Overnight, in every Australian capital city, live music was celebrated as part of the inaugural National Live Music Awards. The eight events took place at the same time around the country, with a diverse range of Australian artists being recognised for their efforts on stages at home and abroad. NGAIIRE (pictured) was big winner at […]

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The House of Bacardi comes to Melbourne to celebrate a thriving city nightlife

November 25, 2016

The House of Bacardi threw open its doors to people in Sydney and Brisbane to great effect recently, with the iconic brand linking up with some of the country’s best party-starters to ensure that the heart of Australia’s nightlife culture – live music and curated party nights – remains a strongly beating one. As we’ve […]

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Volumes Festival secures Nicholas Allbrook, Slum Sociable, Mossy, Summer Flake & more for 2016 Event

June 21, 2016

The 2016 Volumes Festival has dropped their 2016 line up today, showing that it’s more than confident in delivering an eclectic and entertaining line up of local talent in its second year. Taking over the heart of Sydney in August, Volumes expands this year to become a two-day event with multiple stages and venues set […]

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Sydney Festival Review: Dreamland ft. Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders – Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (16.01.16)

January 19, 2016

Sydney Festival’s late night programming at their Festival Village in Hyde Park has always been impressive. A mix of paid and free gigs that start close to midnight and remind Sydneysiders of the sort of nightlife and entertainment that this city does so well, yet seems so intent to take away from us. As the […]

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9 music performances not to miss at Sydney Festival 2016

January 7, 2016

Sydney Festival officially kicks off tonight, and with it are hundreds of incredible performances across some three weeks. Here are the nine shows we think you can’t miss… 9. Girlpool When? January 26th Where? The Famous Spiegeltent, Hyde Park Cost? $39 (plus booking fees) What? The LA duo bring a dynamic blend of instrumentation, raw […]

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Sydney Festival program features free Flaming Lips gig, Joanna Newsom and more!

October 21, 2015

The Sydney Festival celebrates 40 years in 2016 and as today’s program announcement reveals, there is going to be plenty to be celebrating this year. From the Flaming Lips performing in The Domain, to Dirty Three and Joanna Newsom each bringing some stellar live shows to Sydney’s State Theatre and the Opera House respectively, this year’s Music line up has got […]

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