20141031 Zikora gig 1

Zikora live on 31 October 2014

Now here’s something you don’t hear every day. On 31 October Zikora showed us a new sound at Dane Certificate’s Magic Theatre. Let’s get one thing clear – this was no regular gig and a regular venue. It was Halloween evening and Zikora had decked out DC’s Magic Theatre with cobwebs, spiders, spooky masks and…

20140802 Priestessa and Dash gig 1

Priestessa and Dash live on 2 August 2014

From Visigoths to YouTube. From Antarctica to spaceships. Is this psychedelic folk? On 2 August Reverend Jonathan Shaw led the congregation at the Wesley Anne. Priestessa and Dash are a challenging beast to classify. Led by songwriting duo Marlene Samson (vocals, keyboard and ukelele) and Jonathan Shaw (vocals and acoustic guitar), the band included a…

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Rose Wintergreen live on 23 July 2014

We love being haunted. On 23 July Rose Wintergreen brought the haunt at the Toff in Town. What does it mean to be haunted? Rose Wintergreen summoned ghosts of memories past. She wove stories of the intersection between vivid dreams and half-forgotten memories. These are not the stories of eating a tuna sandwich in the…

20140606 Mel Wilkinson gig A

Mel Wilkinson live on 6 June 2014

Smooth as silk. On 6 June 2014, Mel Wilkinson launched her latest single at Farouk’s Olive in Thornbury. The first thing anyone will notice about Mel Wilkinson is her voice. Soft and clear, it doesn’t fill the room as much as flow through it. And – like silk – it softly and effortlessly glides through…