Author: Daniel Francis

Canberra’s Biggest French Film Festival Yet

The Allaince Française French Film Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary, showcasing its biggest year yet. Thursday 7 March saw the opening of the festival, with champagne served in the Palace Electric lounge area prior to the first film. A representative from the the Allaince Française introduced the festival, speaking of its long history within Canberra and the many partners who assist in making it such a success. The Trouble With You was one of the biggest audience hits of Cannes 2018, premiering as the centrepiece of the Director’s Fortnight section. Directed by Pierre Salvadori (Wild Target, Après Vous),...

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Gig Guide: March

Death Cab For Cutie, Sar 9th March – Canberra Theatre Centre – In celebration of their ninth full-length release, indie heroes Death Cab For Cutie are heading to Australia for the first time since 2015. Tickets here. CHS pres. Denis Sulta, Sun 10th March – UC Hub – Glasgow based Denis Sulta joins us on Canberra Day Eve for his debut Australian tour. Sulta’s meticulous approach to dance music has seen him reach unbelievable heights for such a young artist. Tickets here. Young Monks, Sat 16th March – UC Hub – Fresh off the back of last year’s Spilt Milk and...

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February Gig Guide

Ruby Fields, Wed 6th Feb – UC Hub – Hot on the heels of her latest single ‘Dinosaurs’, Ruby Fields returns to Canberra for a massive O-Week headline show. Tickets here. Vera Blue, Thur 7th Feb – UC Refectory – Continue the O-Week celebrations with Vera Blue, supported by Thandi Phoenix and Kesmar. Since releasing her debut album ‘Perennial’ in 2017, Vera Blue has played 5 completely sold out tours across Australia, as well and European/UK and US dates. Tickets here. Hands Like Houses, Fri 8th Feb – UC Refectory – Canberra-born Hands Like Houses have announced a national tour in support of their latest full-length, Anon....

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January Gig Guide

In Hearts Wake, Wed 16th Jan – MOLO Live – In Hearts Wake are returning to Australian shores after a hugely successful US Vans Warped Tour. This will be the band’s only Canberra show for 2019, and they are inviting fans to vote for their most wanted tracks here. Tickets here. Deep Sea Arcade, Thur 17th Jan – MOLO Live – Sydney-based indie-rock legends Deep Sea Arcade have just dropped their album ‘Backlight’ and announced a tour. Tickets here. Pist Idiots & The Chats, Sat Jan 19th – Transit Bar – Perhaps the greatest pairing since the sausage roll...

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November Gig Guide

Lime Cordiale, Fri 2nd November – Sydney duo Lime Cordiale are heading off on a massive 25-date tour to promote their new single, Following Fools. The new track has been highly anticipated since the release of their chart-topping debut album, Permanent Vacation, in 2017. Where: MOLO Live, ANU Tickets: HERE Catherine Britt & The Cold Hearts, Sat 3rd November – One of Australia’s most awarded alt-country female singer/songwriters, Catherine Britt, is returning to the Harmonie-German Club for a special, one-off show with her band, The Cold Hearts. Where: Harmonie-German Club, Narrabundah Tickets: HERE Thando, Sat 10th November – Zimbabwean...

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