A folksy dream recounting Joni Mitchell’s life through her songs and how motherhood played a part.
The first night of WOMADelaide 2020 delivered a spectacular line-up of talent in a big opening to the four day music festival, culminating in a terrific headliner performance from The Cat Empire.
Back To Black: The Music Of Amy Winehouse is fairly short at fifty minutes, but every one of those minutes is a total joy. Reine Beau Anderson Dudley is a star!
During the Media Call we spoke to several international WOMAD artists, that included B. Dance, Orquestra Akokan, and Brian Goldsmith. We also had a chance to take some photos of the artists.
As a non-profit organisation, WOMADelaide’s continued growth depends on philanthropy to support the success, diversity and creativity excellence of the festival.
Once such supporter is Simon Hackett who spoke with aspiring journalist Bert Rich about the place WOMADelaide has within Adelaide’s culture.
Abuoio Wiew was one such journo who used her skills in photography to snap a stack of awesome shots of what’s to come at the long weekend World of Music, Arts and Dance festival.
It’s likely there will be a bit of travel time to account for with most GMF attendees, but I would still be jotting this one down in my yearly calendar as not to be missed! The camping aspect (teaming up with Halls Gap Caravan Park – $30pp) is another complete experience in and of itself. This is a hotbed for meeting people, swapping stories and making new friends!
Jonny Woo and his band provide an amazing, almost immersive experience into the early 70s with a show that comes across as a massive labour of love for all those involved.
The three hundred or so souls who made the effort to attend The New Pornographers’ gig will all have come away happy and impressed. It was a gig that will rank amongst the very best of the year.
While she’s only been writing music for about the past two years, Stellie is currently getting plenty of national airplay and is certainly hitting the big time.