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October 2, 2014

Gig Review: Kingswood

30/09/2014 by Jen Taylor

Melbourne’s Kingswood are arguably Australia’s closest answer to America and Europe’s Rock music scene, and they decided to show Canberra what that means at ANU bar on Thursday night. The Sinking Teeth started with an unexpectedly loud clash of drums that sounded like gunshots. With their screaming vocals and screeching guitars, they seemed an odd fit with Kingswood, but there were some nice harmonies that featured occasionally through tracks.

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Recap: ONE DAY live at ANU Bar

30/09/2014 by Jen Taylor

Canberra was the last stop of the One Day tour, and if the party that took place at ANU Bar is any indication, what a tour it must have been! This gig was destined to be something a bit special – 4 of Sydney’s biggest upcoming hip-hop acts playing separately, then uniting as the supergroup One Day for the final act.

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Atlantis Awaits Unleashes New Video

23/09/2014 by OutInCanberra

OutInCanberra favourites Atlantis Awaits certainly aren’t keeping quiet these days. Fresh off the plane following a promotional trip to Indonesia (which included a lot of foraging for contraband beer), the quintet are pretty excited to unleash their latest clip on the world. The video for Hourglass was filmed at Canberra’s biggest fashion event, FashFest in May and features the band performing as well as behind the scenes action and shots from the runway.

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Five things for the Weekend

19/09/2014 by OutInCanberra

The sun is shining and the weather is sweet. Despite a couple of cool mornings, the days are looking glorious. Get out-and-about this weekend and see the best of Canberra. 1. Style Oasis at Canberra Centre Friday from 12.00pm. Shows and sessions all weekend There’s no time like the present to go and splurge a little more than you should on a new wardrobe for spring. If you’re looking for inspirations, go no further than Canberra Centre this weekend as a series of parades and personal styling sessions show you the very best on offer for Spring/Summer 14/15.

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Recap: Angus & Julia Stone

15/09/2014 by Robbie Allison-Young

Angus and Julia Stone are taking over the world. With sold-out tours across Australia, USA and Europe, there’s no denying the massive success and popularity of the duo. Lovers were out in full force on Saturday night and anticipation was high as the crowd bustled into Llewellyn Hall at the Australian National University. The venue itself proved just as majestic as the scene on the stage, its intimacy providing a perfect setting for an evening with the Stones.

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Sticky Fingers Live at Transit Bar - Recap

09/09/2014 by Jen Taylor

Sticky Fingers, (known to fans as ‘STIFI’) have accrued a following that is overwhelming - they’ve managed to bring their psychedelic-rock-reggae style to the masses, and with great success. Impressively, both Canberra shows of their Land of Pleasure album tour were sold out. The Thursday night at Transit Bar was packed with die-hard fans all eager to get a taste of what STIFI had to offer.

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Exploring Bunda Street

31/08/2014 by Sarah Pritchard

Bunda Street is an understated hub of cocktails, dining and even dancing. It runs through the old and the new parts of the Civic Centre, from the green and peaceful Glebe Park to the very busy Northbourne Avenue.

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One Hit Wonder Mountain Festival

28/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

From the 9th to 13th of September the Thredbo Alpine resort will transform into a mecca of music, big air skiing, snowboarding, and of course, the best winter après fun in Australia with this year’s One Hit Wonder Mountain Festival. In what’s set to be the biggest week in Thredbo this season, the One Hit Wonder Mountain Festival will see some of Australia’s hottest music acts dominating stages throughout the resort.

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Where to Watch the Footy Finals

25/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

As of this weekend, we hit the pointy end of the footy season. It’s the Finals - that time of year where certain fans of certain teams in certain codes assume to right to boast to those less fortunate of their excitement for the weeks ahead… knowing that by simply winning three or four games the glory of the premiership is upon them. The biggest question is “Where to watch?” Here is a list of great venues to hit up during September to yell and scream and cheer to your passionate heart’s content. Pubs

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The Full Spin - Q&A with 360

25/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Australia’s reigning king of hip-hop is returning to Canberra on Wednesday 3 September to treat locals to another incredible show at UC Live. We had a quick chat with the man himself - 360 - about fame, fortune and influence as a star of the Aussie hip-hop scene. It must be awesome touring a new album. How does it feel to show off your new baby in front of a packed house?

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