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Two performers dressed in black on a darkened stage. One is simultaneously playing guitar and piano, the other is moving glass jars Musical explorations from the edge
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Musical explorations from the edge

27 April 2022

Tune Noise Tune’s series of experimental performances is giving local audiences new opportunities to hear innovative sounds, and the latest instalment has Kristian Borring mesmerised.

Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
A woman in a Bavarian costume dances on stage with men behind her wearing lederhosen and playing brass instruments Fringe World! back to the eighties
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Fringe World! back to the eighties

29 January 2022

The 80’s have arrived at Fringe World. Bourby Webster discovers some of the more quirky ways the decade of cheesy ballads, naughty pop and synth music can be kept alive, with two very brassy tribute shows.

Reading time • 6 minutesFringe World Festival
Two women dressed in leopardskin dresses singing on in the spotlights of a darkened stage for the show Wild Womxn WILD WOMXN – a celebration of being a woman in control
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WILD WOMXN – a celebration of being a woman in control

21 January 2022

Simone Craddock and Jessie Gordon are two of Fringe’s busiest artists. Clad in leopard skin and armed with killer voices, their first show Wild Womxn celebrates what it is to be a woman in control. Bourby Webster is thrilled to hear them roar!

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
Reading time • 2 minutesMusic
A man holds a microphone and smiles, pointing at the camera. He is wearing a black had an suit against a black backdrop so only his face and hands are illuminated Jazz with benefits
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Jazz with benefits

15 March 2021

The pandemic has brought unintended benefits to the Perth jazz scene, says Garry Lee after listening to James Flynn and David Rastrick at the Ellington Jazz Club.

Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
Two men in tuxedos smile at a woman in white dress as they sit on stage steps Cheeky chemistry, great talent
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Cheeky chemistry, great talent

19 January 2021

Bourby Webster had goosebumps watching superb performers bringing the greats to life in Ella & Louis!.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
COVID jazz is world class
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COVID jazz is world class

20 August 2020

International jazz musician Tim Jago is sitting out COVID-19 in Perth and Garry Lee says Perth jazz fans are the winners.

Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
A birthday gift for jazz club
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A birthday gift for jazz club

5 March 2020

Ron Banks can’t find enough superlatives to describe Ali Bodycoat and Libby Hammer’s show for the Ellington Jazz Club’s 11th birthday.

Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
Clayton Doley plays the Ellington Jazz Club Jazz feast begins
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Jazz feast begins

9 November 2019

Review: Perth International Jazz Festival, ‘Clayton Doley’; ‘Chelsea McBride’s Socialist Night School’ ⋅ Ellington Jazz Club; State Theatre Centre Courtyard, November 8 ⋅ Review by Rosalind Appleby ⋅ …

Reading time • 4 minutesMusic

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio