LIVE REVIEW: Herbie Hancock @ Sydney Opera House

Herbie Hancock Sydney Opera House, June 10th 2019 Herbie Hancock has been playing jazz onstage for nearly sixty years and even though this was his second show of the day in the Opera House’s Concert Hall, the septuagenarian seemed to have boundless energy as he took the audience through a spellbinding two hours of jazz fusion. Hancock has always been one to evolve with the times … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Herbie Hancock @ Sydney Opera House

LIVE REVIEW: R.I.P Society 5th Birthday @ Sydney Opera House (24/05/14)

Vivid Live deserves a pat on the back for inviting Nic Warnock’s R.I.P Society label to celebrate their 5th birthday with a stylistically varied lineup of a dozen acts that have been released on the label or share its open-minded and independent approach to music. Things started off skronky and dissonant with Ghastly Spats before frontman Lincoln Brown ditched his guitar, picked up a new … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: R.I.P Society 5th Birthday @ Sydney Opera House (24/05/14)

NEWS: 2012 Vivid LIVE Festival Program Announced…

This year the Sydney Opera House based festival Vivid LIVE has done away with a guest curator, in the past using Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno and others. From 2012 onward the festival will be overseen by the Sydney Opera House’s programming team, led by Head of Contemporary Music, Fergus Linehan as Festival Director. The full line-up for this year has been announced today … Continue reading NEWS: 2012 Vivid LIVE Festival Program Announced…