Ciaran Gribbin promises The Beatles First Five show is going to be a great night of fun and excitement! His enthusiasm for the project shines through in his chat with The Upside News as he talks about the Fab Four, INXS, Madonna and U2, and his lifelong passion for melody.


A large percentage of Adelaide’s French community, as well as more than a smattering of our fair city’s Francophiles, braved the chill of Friday evening and eagerly filled the Nexus Cabaret in order to experience a night of French romantic melancholia presented by the Panache Adelaide French Theatre.

The Whitlams are now quarter of a century old, and it seemed many of those who have grown into middle age along with the band were in attendance at the Festival Theatre on Saturday night, all happily reliving the joys, frustrations and outrages contained within Freedman’s songs, rejoicing in the full dramatic sensurround sound of the soundtrack of their lives.