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Sun Rising: ’50s not out for Cosma

By Emily Iannello Elvis, Johnny Cash and The Big O will be among the big names that tribute band Sun Rising will honour at its...

Irish rambler Aine Tyrrell on road with music

By NOEL MURPHY 'Calm came over Restless Bay, Your shutters were open part the way, You saw the dinghy wash up on the shore, And that’s where love...

Locals set for Gaslight theatre

A gripping mystery, Gaslight, set in Victorian England is set to enchant Geelong’s audiences this month. Geelong Repertory Theatre will stage its two-week season of...

Newcomb date for top novelist

Best-selling author Nick Earls will discuss his latest book at Newcomb Library next week. The humourist with 19 novels to his name will visit to...

Experts in the Blak arts here

By Emily Iannello Leading Aboriginal artists will perform at Drysdale on Sunday. They will appear in Blak Cabaret, featuring a range of comedy, poetry, musical and...

Crooner Tony Pantano in Sphinx gig

TONY Pantano has been compared to stars from Tom Jones and Elvis Presley to Englebert Humperdink and great classical tenor Luciano Pavarotti. But to Tony...

Hulsman is dead set to tour album

By Sam Brimacombe A gardening job at a deceased estate has become a dive into the music industry for Geelong's Tim Hulsman. He told the Independent...

Rent spent on charity

SAM BRIMACOMBE A night at the theatre is rarely a life-changing experience but that’s the aim of production company Centre Stage as it prepares to...

Bourne brings back The Big O, Roy Orbison

By SAM BRIMACOMBE A childhood listening to ’50s rockers tuned Dean Bourne into the music of Roy Orbison. Now he’s travelling Australia playing the music of...

Man Manx music heads for Port’s Celtic festival

Sam Brimacombe An award-winning trio from Isle of Man brings its big band sound to this weekend’s National Celtic Festival at Portarlington. Barrule comprises guitarist Adam...

See The Angels’ faces again

By SAM BRIMACOMBE Rick Brewster is adamant The Angels will continue rocking after four decades on the Australian music scene. “We’re looking forward to getting out...

Talent granted for Queenscliff Music Festival

By SAM BRIMACOMBE Early-bird tickets have gone on sale for November’s Queenscliff Music Festival. Festival director Andrew Orvis said this year’s line-up would be released at...

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Call to ‘dob in dealers’ after big bust at Newtown

Police will today launch their Dob in a Dealer campaign after officers arrested a wanted fugitive allegedly in possession of drugs and firearms during...