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Jokester Matt Elsbury’s a stand-up guy

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN STAND-UP veteran Matt Elsbury brings his pointed brand of observational comedy to Geelong next week. Elsbury has made Geelong laugh a few...

Django unchained: Hot gypsy jazz treat

By NOEL MURPHY HE WORE red socks with his tuxedo, ate hedgehogs and was a villain for missing gigs, usually AWOL gambling and sending his...

Motor Music Fest: Geetroit set to rock

By NOEL MURPHY VAUDEVILLIAN blues act Pugsley Buzzard along with recycled Credence, INXS and Springsteen are just some of the vintage music acts who will...

Mia Dyson’s sound heading home

GUITARIST-singer Mia Dyson is powering from strength to strength with her album Idyllwild scoring Double J’s feature album, a premiere on US industry bible...

Brotherly love drives The Kin

by Noel Murphy CHECK this for a list of musical character references to propel a band on its journey. It’s, well ... . it’s kind...

Top local acts named for festival

By NOEL MURPHY QUEENSCLIFF Music Festival will feature a string of top Geelong region performers when it fires up late in November. Acts joining the QMF’s...

Joker set to Byrne Geelong punters

By NOEL MURPHY IT’S AN old rule when going out to watch a comedian perform on stage: don’t park too close to the stage. It’s best...

Mercury rising in Queen show

By Emily Iannello BEELZEBUB, Galileo, Scaramouche, fandangos - Queen fans can get out their best harmonies and air guitars for a top-line tribute band headed...

Geetroit’s Motor City music fest to rock on again

By NOEL MURPHY ROCK fans rejoice, Motor City Music Festival will return to Geelong Showgrounds next Labor Day weekend with 40 thumping, grooving, roaring acts. Director...

Trio in harmony with Peter, Paul, Mary

A TRIO of local performers is harmonising its way around the Bellarine Peninsula with the songs of a famous folk group from the 1960s. Marion...

Film festival travelling back to city

A TRAVELLING leg of Victoria’s premier film festival will return to Geelong next week after a six-year break. Organisers said new State Government funding had...

Roll up, roll, Circus Oz to hit Geelong

By Paul Millar THE CIRCUS is coming to town but not as it’s traditionally known. Circus Oz, an alternative to big-top shows with caged animals as...

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Students bring big ideas

Students from Oberon High School and Iona College stepped up this week to demonstrate their brilliance at generating and winning support for bold and...