Melbourne Zoo

Live Review: Mavis Staples + Emma Donovan and The Putbacks – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne Zoo, (07.03.20)

March 11, 2020

Once in a generation there comes a remarkable talent that manages to take the breath from all who hear them. Mavis Staples is one such artist. She is Gospel royalty. It was fantastic to see her back in Melbourne and getting on board with the cause to benefit the Mountain Pygmy Possums. Staples was joined by […]

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Live Review: Meg Mac and Fergus James shine at the Melbourne Zoo Twilights

March 4, 2020

Friday night at the Melbourne Zoo’s ‘Zoo Twilights’ performance series brought about an evening of upbeat soul with the pseudo-pop musings of Meg Mac and guest support Fergus James. Turning up for some wonderful weather, with the golden hour casting its glow over Meg Mac’s set. First up was Fergus James, the warm-up from NSW. […]

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Photo Gallery: Meg Mac + Fergus James – Melbourne Zoo (29.02.20)

March 4, 2020

Meg Mac‘s Saturday night performance was an excellent way to spend the start to the weekend. Joining her for the evening was Fergus James. The setting of the Melbourne Zoo’s garden proved to be the perfect complement to the music. Our photographer Danny Hanssen was there to capture all the action.

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Photo Gallery: Julia Jacklin + Weyes Blood – Melbourne Zoo Twilights (28.02.20)

March 3, 2020

Friday night was brought alive with the magic of Julia Jacklin and supporting guest Weyes Blood. Both artists lulled the crowd into a melancholic mood, with their smooth, heavenly vocals. Below are some photos so you can relive the night courtesy of Danny Hanssen.

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Photo Gallery: Hanson + The Million – Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne (01.03.19)

March 3, 2019

Hanson were an audible treat at Melbourne Zoo during the early evening on Friday, helped along by their support act The Million. AU photographer Danny was there to bring us these highlights.

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Live Review: Hanson + The Million – Melbourne Zoo (01.03.2019)

March 2, 2019

I thought I knew what to expect going to see Hanson perform as part of Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo. Being the fan that I am, I also saw them earlier this week at the Palais Theatre on their String Theory Tour – and to say I was underwhelmed by this tour would be an […]

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Live Review: Cut Copy soundtrack a hot summer’s night at Melbourne Zoo’s Twilight series

January 30, 2018

Like many Aussie music fans who spent their teen years or early 20’s with the likes of The Presets, Midnight Juggernauts and PNAU filling up their chunky iPods, Cut Copy was one of the bands at the forefront of Australian dance music in the early 2000s. Bright Like Neon Love brought us “Saturdays” and “That Was Just a Dream”, […]

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We get an inside look at the Melbourne Zoo’s National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

July 11, 2017

The National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition has made its way to Australia and can I just say, what an absolute privilege it is to have it nestled at our own Melbourne Zoo. The Nat Geo family has always been a huge inspiration to a lot of people in not only educating them about our wondrous […]

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Paul Dempsey and Melody Pool captivate during the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series

February 20, 2017

The Eastern Barred Bandicoot is a tiny marsupial, once found across Victoria and Tasmania. Due to predation from feral foxes and cats, the mainland subspecies has been classified as extinct – but Zoos Victoria are working to remove them from the extinction list, through complex breeding and re-population programs. There’s a point to this heartbreaking […]

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Live Review: Birds of Tokyo + Fractures – Melbourne Zoo (13.02.16)

February 15, 2016

A gloriously warm, sunny Melbourne evening saw a sold out crowd descend upon Melbourne Zoo for Birds of Tokyo‘s gig as part of the Zoo Twilights series. The Zoo Twilights run for two weeks, with all proceeds going towards fighting the extinction of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot. As the sun slowly made its way to […]

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