Category: Music

Fringe 2020 – Ashley Hribar plays Dr Caligari: musical rebirth of a silent film legend – 3K

by Riccardo Barone Silent movies are an outstanding canvas on which composers and musicians free their creative flow, using all available and possible tools, expressing their unique and personal language and style, strictly connected to images, depending on synopsis and scenarios. Ashley Hribar is a brilliant Composer and Pianist, with an impressive piano technique and …

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FRINGE MUSIC – Amity Dry: Highway Superstar – Gluttony – Empire Theatre 4K

By Fiona Talbot – Leigh Amity Dry has been through a lot these past years and riding on the success of her last two sell out shows; 39 Forever and Fortified, she is now in the mood for a little fun as her offering this time around is Highway Superstar. A high energy, fast paced …

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FRINGE CABARET – Gobsmacked – Black Box Theatre – Noel Lothian Hall, Adelaide Botanic Garden 4K

By Fiona Talbot – Leigh  If you are passionate about musical theatre, then Gobsmacked is the show to see this Fringe season. Nikki Aitken and Jamie Burgess have come together to write and perform this hilarious show and the results are just fabulous. The two have been friends for years; bonding over their shared love …

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FRINGE MUSIC – THE ARETHA FRANKLIN SONGBOOK – EMPIRE THEATRE – GLUTTONY 4K

Fiona Talbot – Leigh This multi award winning show premiers this year at the Adelaide Fringe, following a sensational sold out run at Edinburgh Fringe. Resplendent in her gold glittering dress with sparkly silver shoes; Cleopatra Higgins enthralled the audience from start to finish with her amazing vocals. Aretha Franklin had such an incredible vocal …

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Adelaide Fringe 2020 – VIVIR Flamenco Guitar & Dance – 5k

by Riccardo Barone Raul Mannola and Aylin Eleonora are an established acclaimed duo bringing the Art of Flamenco in everyone’s life; Aylin Eleonora choreograph and dances important flamenco repertoire majestically played by Raul Mannola. The show is spectacular, intense, unforgettable. The Garage International’s premises allow to create the perfect atmosphere for such a stunning programme, …

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Fringe 2020 – Amanda Palmer: There Will Be No Intermission – 5K

by Riccardo Barone “I am an Artist, let me do my job!” How high is the price a songwriter, a poet, must pay to deeply dive into sensitive subjects like abortion? Polemics are surely around the corner, undoubtedly! This happens when the sublimation of a tragedy through humor is misinterpreted and condemned by articles and …

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Fringe Music: California Crooners – Gluttony Masonic Lodge – Great Hall 3 1/2 K

By Fiona Talbot – Leigh Adelaide’s own Hugh Sheridan returns once more to this year’s fringe festival in his previously sold out show California Crooners Club. He debuted the show here during the 2016 Adelaide Fringe and since then, audiences just can’t get enough of him. Thrust into the TV spotlight in 2008 in his …

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OzAsia Festival – Beirut Electro Parade – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone Focused on the Electronic Music scene, the producer Hadi Zeidan inspires the city of Adelaide with a rich selection of DJs and the most modern and contemporary soundscapes. The Nexus Arts Venue becomes ambassador of an unique space where different cultures meet each other; this is a real incentive to socialize, open …

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OzAsia Music – Symbiosis – 4K

By Ben Watson The night opened with an incredible instrumental performance from Adelaide-based group, Didier Kumalo. For the first hour the 4-piece band showcased their musical prowess, encouraging the audience to move as they played a range of covers and original tracks. Lead guitarist, Dylan Marshall, amazed the crowd through his impressive soloing. The band …

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OZASIA MUSIC – Shik Shak Shok – Nexus Arts – 3K

Hadi Zeidan’s ‘Shik Shak Shok’ is an immersion into a different world – a modern rendering of 1980s Beirut that draws you in with dim lighting, pulsating belly dance music and a crowded bar.