Music

Teen DJ's future advances full throttle

Robbie Bergin, also known as Throttle, will perform at Future Music Festival in March.

FROM his high school graduation to preparing for the stage at a major Australian music festival, 18-year-old Robbie Bergin is having a “surreal” few months. more »

Performance honours passed director

Mary Plazas will star in Minghella’s <em>Madama Butterfly.</em> Taken by Andrew Ritchie

THE world lost a creative visionary when British director and writer Anthony Minghella (The English Patient, The Talented Mr Ripley) died from complications following cancer surgery in 2008. more »

All work is play for Timmy Trumpet

  Timmy Trumpet will play at Metropolis Fremantle on December 20.

TAKING time out from his allocated day off to chat to Community Newspaper Group, Tim Smith, better known as Timmy Trumpet, says he is addicted to being busy. more »

Early choice pays off for WASO player

WA Symphony Orchestra principal clarinet player Allan Meyer will perform at Symphony in the City this weekend. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

SOMETIMES the most simple of decisions can shape a person’s career. more »

Musician surfs west with Silence/Win

Kim Churchill

MULTI-INSTRAMENTALIST Kim Churchill will combine his love of surf and music next February, bringing his new album Silence/Win to the west coast. more »

Jo moves forward with new exhibition

Emerging local artist Jo Meredith draws on her love of our beaches, contemporary dance, yoga and the meditative body in a range of watercolour and pastel works for her exhibition, Sense. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

WEEKLY dance classes at Irina Asotoff Ballet School in Swan View have always been the place Jo Meredith has gone to escape from the pressures of life. more »

Rockabilly Bill brings Carl to town

Bill Culp as Carl Perkins

CANADIAN singer-songwriter Bill Culp has been portraying American rockabilly musician Carl Perkins for many years, but next month will be the first time he brings the Blue Suede Shoes writer to Perth as part of The Sun Records All-Stars. more »

Violinist strings together new quintet

Guest cellist Michael Goldschlager and violinist Ashley Arbuckle have performed together since 1997. Picture: Matt Jelonek

THE majority of violinist Ashley Arbuckle’s career has been spent working with symphony orchestras, from concertmaster at WASO to co-leader of London Symphony Orchestra. more »

Husky heats up Bakery with new LP

Melbourne band Husky will perform in Perth on December 5.

HUSKY keyboardist and vocalist Gideon Preiss says “at the risk of sounding a bit corny” he is proud of the Melbourne indie folk band’s second album Ruckers Hill, released last month in the lead-up to a national tour. more »

Thirsty Merc hit Perth for 10-year anniversary tour

Perth band Thirst Merc have teamed up for an acoustic version of their debut album.

BEING a nostalgic person, it made perfect sense for Thirsty Merc frontman Rai Thistlethwayte to revisit the band’s platinum debut album for its 10th anniversary. more »

Gurus predict 'madness' for one-off Perth show

The Hoodoo Gurus are coming to Perth for an exclusive show.

DAVE Faulkner is looking forward to “seeing people get their mojo back” when all past and present members of the Hoodoo Gurus come together on the same stage for an exclusive one-off Perth show. more »

WAYJO has a crack at a classic

WAYJO artistic director Mace Francis at Quarry Amphitheatre. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

AFTER listening to a recording of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, it is difficult to understand why the 1960 jazz suite has never been performed in Australia in its entirety before. more »

King of Pop returns to Perth

MiG Ayesa channels the King.

PERFORMER MiG Ayesa can remember trying to learn how to do Michael Jackson’s moonwalk at age 14 and admits he still has not perfected the technique. more »

Vivaldi shines in a new light

Perth Chamber Orchestra plans to introduce new audiences to Vivaldi

PERTH Chamber Orchestra (PCO) will not remain the city’s best-kept secret for much longer according to Perth actor Nick Maclaine. more »

Timberlake brings sexy back

Timberlake woos the crowd last night at Perth Arena. Photograph: Elle Borgward

THERE are those in this world who were destined to do what they do, and Justin Timberlake was born to be on an arena stage. more »

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