SILO #4 – Major Leagues, Grace Turner and Sacred Blue

Bec's adventures in music

11 January 2019 – The Foundry

The guys from Grain are getting very good at selected great acts for a great night out – Against the Grain festival was an eclectic line up of established and up and coming bands and their SILO nights are using the same formula.

The 4th instalment of the SILO nights grouped the very welcome return of Major Leagues with Grace Turner and Sacred Blue.

Sacred Blue have just released new music to the world (Spring – check it out on their Bandcamp). Their music is beautiful ambient shoegaze style and this was a great start to the night.

Sacred Blue – Grain SILO #4 – Photo Bec Harbour

Grace Turner and her band are one of the hardest working acts around (or are at least stretching themselves thin) as they took off after their slot to play Grow Your Own festival. From…

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Iconic Brisbane … Tick Tock, what a clock

40 years ago, when I last visited, you could walk in any time. Charles, the lift operator, would take you to the top and you could stay as long as you liked. We tried to be there at midday to get maximum impact of the bells. Charles even used to let us out inside the clock faces and to walk around the dusty archives. We felt very special.

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National Live Music Awards

Bec's adventures in music

Thursday 6 December 2018 – The Triffid

NLMA18-95 Magic Dirt (winner Live Legends) – photo Bec Harbour

The 3rd annual instalment of the National Live Music Awards (the NMLA’s) took place at the Triffid on December 6, 2018. A celebration of all live music in Australia, by Australian bands and in support of a great Australian initiative, Support Act.

Australia has a lot to be proud of in the live music department, my hometown, Brisbane has a vibrant live music scene that keeps me busy as a photographer and blogger. Melbourne has always had a massive live music culture and represents a significant chunk of the live music nominated at the NMLA’s. Sydney is gaining some ground and Perth and Adelaide have their own smaller but significant scenes.

The awards were divided into state and national winners with the gala event for the national and Queensland awards held in…

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