Author: Tia Auld

Expect The Unexpected At Boss Moxi’s Show

After a two and a half year dormancy, Boss Moxi are returning to The Zoo on Saturday, September 16 to offer an immersive experience. Playing in the very same venue that saw the last ever performance of the original band, Boss Moxi is now back with a vengeance. They now feature a talented eight-piece crew, including Alex Flamsteed, Morgan Brown, and Joshua Rivory. Promised to be an elaborate live project, the band’s upcoming graphic novel about their character Oddball will be showcased in exciting ways. At the show, fans can expect to see: An actor roaming through the crowd...

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Acoustic Masters Van Larkins and Andrew White Reunite

Brisbane fingerstyle virtuoso, Van Larkins, has achieved the ultimate dream: touring with his music idol, Andrew White. Describing Andrew as his “guitar guru,” Van Larkins first discovered the icon’s music when he was just 17 years old, struggling to afford his next guitar. He later reached out to Andrew with some demos, but never expected him to travel from New Zealand to produce his debut album. The pair have since become an unstoppable force, and are now reuniting to tour Australia. “Working with Andrew has given me access to a lifetime of lessons and experience in my field. You...

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Spotlight On: LALKA

A connoisseur of mixing glimmer and grit, LALKA will lure you in with her stark vocals and bewitching visuals. Originally trained as a classical musician, she grew tired of performing the music of dead white men and began to explore her own artistic ability. Now a musician, songwriter, director and producer in her own right, LALKA is carving her own space in the Brisbane music scene. LALKA’s earliest musical memory consists of her performing at a piano competition in a frilly yellow dress at just 5 years old. She speaks fondly of dressing up and insisting her au pair...

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Singing For The Soul: School Of Hard Knocks Calls For QLD Choir Recruits

A recruitment call for an army of voices has been put out, as the School Of Hard Knocks searches for 100 singing enthusiasts to perform at the Hand in Hand concert on the Sunshine Coast to celebrate Mental Health Week on Sunday, 15 October. Founded by Dr Welch in 2006, the Choir Of Hard Knocks is a social inclusion initiative to assist and support disadvantaged members of the community by encouraging them to build self-esteem. The choir then rose to fame in 2007 after appearing in an Australian TV documentary series. School of Hard knocks was later founded in...

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September: Queensland’s Sizzling Spring Festivals

September is quickly becoming the month of festivals in Brisbane with this year’s happenings being tough to top. As we move into Spring it’s time to explore the city and all it has to offer. Here’s festivals we can’t wait to check out!  BIGSOUND | 5 – 8 September | Various Venues, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane   BIGSOUND is your opportunity to discover the next big thing in Australian music. Featured artists include hometown heroes Aurelia, Camouflage Rose, and Cub Sport. Running for four days and nights in the heart of Fortitude Valley this is THE festival to scout out...

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