InDaily‘s hit list of events and shows, including highlights from the Fringe and Adelaide Festival, a multicultural music celebration in Light Square, ASO’s Gigs at Grainger, and Windmill Theatre’s “new take on an old Russian folktale”.
Accompanied by superbly skilled guitarist Damo, Adelaide singer Zkye uses her raw and powerful voice to tell the story of the blues through its most celebrated female exponents. ★★★★★
Steve Coogan and John C Reilly channel Laurel and Hardy in Jon S Baird’s affectionate tribute to the iconic comedy duo’s final collaboration.
To date or not to date, that is the question troubling Judith Lucy – along with other related niggles, such as the fact that her vibrator is beginning to sound increasingly like a leaf blower. ★★★★
Around 500 guests were entertained by Annabel Crabb, the California Crooners and Hans at Adelaide Fringe hub Gluttony’s 2019 launch.
An uplifting and cheeky show – with beer! The Choir of Man give you everything you could want from a night out at your local pub, with a serious upgrade on the karaoke. ★★★★★
The smash-hit art installation House of Mirrors, which debuted at Dark Mofo in Tasmania, is now delighting and discombobulating Adelaide Fringe-goers in the Garden of Unearthly Delights.
After surviving a troubled adolescence and a crippling lack of self-confidence, WOMADelaide-bound soul and reggae singer Adrian Eagle says he is thankful his music career blossomed late in life.
Australian artist Ben Quilty’s paintings from life remind us that death is never far from our door, writes Lisa Slade, curator of a major survey exhibition of his work soon to open at the Art Gallery of SA as part of the Adelaide Festival.
In The Second Woman, theatremakers Anna Breckon and Nat Randall use an alarmingly simple conceit and a 24-hour duration to reveal the knotty, entrenched and complex nature of gender relations in Australia.
Explosive satire Ulster American has been called the most-talked-about – and divisive – show at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Raising timely questions in the #metoo era, it is expected to provoke equally fierce debates when it plays in Adelaide.
“The band is loud, the band is raucous, so that’s where I’m at right now … I want to be the Mick Jagger of the cabaret world,” Paul Capsis says of his high-octane show revealed as part of Julia Zemiro’s first Adelaide Cabaret Festival.