Looking to find great arts while supporting local artists and Indigenous communities? This is your chance.
The Blak Markets is coming to Redfern for a day filled with Aboriginal arts, craft and foods from local stallholders. Featuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and producers, the event will also have performances from Redfern Dance Company’s Aboriginal Performance Group as well as live music and workshops.
The line-up for Splendour in the Grass 2018 has been released.
Headlined by Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and Vampire Weekend, the line-up also features other big names such as Khalid, Franz Ferdinand, CHVRCHES, Miguel, MGMT, SAFIA, Angus and Julia Stone and many more. They will perform in July over three days at North Byron Parklands for the festival, which is in its 18th year running.
Out of 101 acts announced in the lineup, 43 contain female members. Find the full lineup at the bottom of this post.
Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, April 19 at 9am. Camping option is also available at the Splendour site. For more information, visit Splendour In The Grass’ website.
Splendour in the Grass 2018 Full Lineup:
Lorde (only AUS show)
Vampire Weekend (only AUS show)
Khalid (only AUS show)
Girl Talk (only AUS show)
Angus & Julia Stone
Gang of Youths
Dune Rats & Friends
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
The Avalanches DJ set
Ball Park Music
Henry Rollins (only AUS show)
The Jungle Giants
Carmada (L D R U & Yahtzel)
Sampa The Great
Albert Hammond Jr
Riton & Kah-Lo
All Our Exes Live In Texas
Alex The Astronaut
Nina Las Vegas
Soccer Mommy (only AUS show)
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
The Babe Rainbow
Amyl & The Sniffers
Made In Paris
Antony & Cleopatra
triple j Unearthed winners (TBA)
Aussie rock band Jet is coming back with a national tour to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its debut album, Get Born.
Titled Get Re-Born, the tour will go from May to June and cover seven cities: Newcastle, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne.
“We’re really excited to play Get Born in full for the first time ever,” the band said. “The idea of playing this album and celebrating 15 years since began our journey is something that’s very special to us, and we can’t wait to get out there and see old friends again, and meet plenty of new ones as well.”
To kick off the tour, the band played a free gig in Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane on Tuesday.
Get Born sold over 6 million copies, earning the band 8x Platinum in ARIA Charts. The band disbanded in 2012 and reformed back four years later.
To complement the tour, Jet will also release the album Get Born: Live at the Forum in May.
The tour tickets, starting from $69.90, will be released for sale on Monday, March 19, 10am. For more information, visit the LiveNation website.
Interested in the art of tattooing? This weekend, don’t miss out on this event.
Celebrate and learn more about the body art from the best people in the business – meet the industry’s most talented artists, research different tattoo genres, trends and techniques, or get inked on the spot! Featured experts include Dylan Weber (Atlantis Tattoo Studio), James Strickland (Seven Tattoo Studio, Los Angeles) and Tater Tatts (Impact Tattoos).
Adult tickets start at $35. For more information, visit the Expo’s website.
March 9-11, 10am | International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
With their new album After Laughter, the pop rock band will kickstart their 2018 tour across Europe before making their way to Australia in February, followed by New Zealand and the Philippines. Other than vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York, the tour will also feature drummer Zac Farro who rejoined the band earlier this year.
Tickets will go on sale starting Wednesday, November 15, 12pm local time.
The Sydney Architecture Festival is running for its 11th year this year with talks, workshops, tours and more all focused around our heritage, homes, futures and what we’re at risk of losing in this century. This year it’s going to be even more focused with the festival’s hub being set at 1SPQ for Western Sydney University (Parramatta), which stage 1 in one of Australia’s biggest urban renewal projects.
Here is a general overview of what you can expect from the festivities:
29th Sept – Party, Party, Party!
The launch party will last from 5-9pm, departing from Wharf 7, King St Wharf.
and arriving at the Peter Shergold Building.
30th Sept – Talks, Tours and Exhibitions
Finding Sydney’s “Missing Middle” Exhibition will be running from morning til afternoon at the Peter Shergold Building from 30th Sept to 1st Oct. Those wanting to learn more about mosques should check out the 9:30-1:30PM talk and tour of the Punchbowl Mosque (lunch included) and there’s also Walk, Talk and Draw Parramatta departing from the Peter Shergold Building at 12:30PM.
1st Oct – Digital Placemaking and
This is a live podcasting event where we’ll meet the future of digital placemaking, and the impact of blockchain’s smart contracting on architecture worldwide. Can cities be platforms for distributed innovation? Register for your place to find out!
2nd Oct – World Architecture Day Oration
Kristien Ring is an architect, curator and author, her interdisciplinary studio, AA PROJECTS, deals with future oriented urban planning and architecture. During this talk she’ll present a citizen-led housing model that could make housing 20-30% more affordable than the present prices.