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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 2, 2020

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A Day in the Life: Marli Smales

April 17, 2020 |

The pandemic has left us with no bars and no gigs, so where does this leave the many musicians that thrive through the hospitality industry?  Read More

Phil Barlow and Daryl James on the rise of the house gig

October 17, 2018 |

Experience live music beyond the confines of traditional venues, with Brisbane troubadours Phil Barlow and Daryl James. Read More

The Ruminaters Arrive in Brisbane and Release Flight S.U.N 91

March 16, 2018 |

Following the release of their latest single, Boys Off Work The Ruminaters are hitting Brisbane’s Bloodhound Bar as part of their Left Our Jobs Forever Tour.

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Brisbane Venue Guide Continued

July 27, 2017 |

Here’s the next instalment of our venue guide for Brisbane! This week we have quite an eclectic mix of venues.

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Curator Talk: Dots + Loops: Compulsion

May 9, 2017 |

Dots+Loops is a concert series and artist collective, exploring the space in between a classical concert and an underground club gig.

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BIGSOUND celebrates 15 with a bang!

September 1, 2016 |

For must of us, 15 is a pretty uncomfortable year, but for Brisbane’s annual BIGSOUND conference and festival, its fifteenth year only marks the continuation of a remarkable upwards journey. Read More

What’s On: Ziggy Plays Guitar

February 19, 2016 |

If you’re like me and have been spending the past month paying tribute to David Bowie in karaoke bars, then you’ll be excited to know that Brisbane is getting a dedicated Bowie tribute night at The Foundry. Read More

Last Dinosaurs launch Wellness tour at home

September 24, 2015 |

Brisbane boys Last Dinosaurs are returning home this Friday to kick off their national tour in promotion of killer new album Wellness. Featuring popular new releases ‘Evie’ and ‘Apollo’, tickets are selling fast. Read More

The Foundry returns with new club night in tow

September 3, 2015 |

Following its much hyped launch back in March, The Foundry slipped into a quietly vegetative state as it was closed for a structural construction issue. Returning with a grand re-opening on August 20, The Foundry 2.0 brings with it the announcement of a monthly club night christened Pesci’s.

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Watch & Learn: BIGSOUND 2015

August 4, 2015 |

Australia’s Eastern Coast remains decidedly unapologetic about the amount of music festivals it receives every year, Read More

Interview: Psych Night’s Mark Cosgrove

June 17, 2015 |

What do you do when there’s nowhere to play? Put the show on yourself. We chat to Psych Night founder Mark Cosgrove about its’ final show and its legacy.

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Smoking darts with Northeast Party House

March 19, 2015 |

Not many bands swing as effortlessly between clean, heart-breaking songwriting to fuzzed out disco punk as Northeast House Party. Since breaking through in 2010 on Triple J’s Unearthed with their track, Dust, the band have blazed across Australia with their wildly renowned high-energy live shows. We got the chance to chat with the group before they head on tour with garage-rockers Food Court on their Double Darts Tour

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Review: Nick Cave, Push the Sky Away Tour

December 13, 2014 |

Veteran soul-man Nick Cave cemented his role held since his explosion onto the Australian music scene in the 1970s as one of our finest rock and roll performers at his Gold Coast leg of his Push The Sky Away tour last Thursday, in a packed but intimate show.

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Enter Wonderland At The Powerhouse, New Farm

November 26, 2014 |

Brisbane’s favourite creative hub will transform into a twilight carnival from December 3-14, presenting a lineup of seasoned alternative performers and showcasing some fresh new faces. Some of Creative Drinks’ picks are below- book now to see them all!

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