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Fun Finish for Bulimba Festival

The revamped 2015 Bulimba Festival wrapped up on the weekend, culminating with the Lunch on the Lawn live music program, markets, art, carnival rides and food galore. 216 more words

Arts/Media News Reviews And Events

New Look for Bulimba Festival

When the RSL announced that they would not be continuing in their role as the organisation responsible for staging the Bulimba Festival in 2016, I think most people assumed that would be the end of the festival altogether given the logistics of coordinating such a large scale event. 238 more words

Arts/Media News Reviews And Events

The Grates

While there will be many people questioning the future of The Grates with a new baby on the scene from band members Patience Hodgson and John Patterson, the only interference she’s caused so far in The Grates’ musical career is through the occasional gurgle and grunt during this interview. 561 more words

Feature Article

REVIEW: The Grates @ The Corner Hotel, Melbourne (15/08/15)

Patience Hodgson aka The Brisbane Firecracker (not a euphemism) as her friends never call her isn’t 23 anymore and when she was, she was closer to 12 – high on fairy bread and red cordial. 275 more words


Top 4 Gigs This Weekend - August 14th

It’s everyone’s favourite Sydney gig countdown, Top 4 Gigs! This week, Miami Horror, The Grates and an electronic music champ you can get down with. 370 more words


[ Live Review] The Grates

What seems like an entourage of misfits entering the stage call themselves The Grates. Bedecked in black turtle necks and capes the guitarists take their place ready to begin.  298 more words

Live Review

Song of the Day - 7/21/15

This song was constantly on the radio when I lived in Brisbane.

“Turn Me On” – The Grates – Secret Rituals – 2011