If there were ever a place to do the ‘timewarp’, it would have to be Dracula’s current show, Retro Vampt.
The music was fantastic and immediately made you want jump out of your seat and boogie. However, despite the invitation from the band, very few headed to the dance floor.
With an outdoor balmy pub balcony setting, and a relaxed room filled with those hungering for some after work Scottish humor, there’s not an awful lot that can wrong. Or right, if you had to suffer through an evening’s lineup that was on the whole rather unimpressive.
Very excited to be back in Adelaide after getting a taste of the city at Womad last year!
Every night this show serves up a different selection of unusual acts. Can’t be certain you’ll see any of these folk if you go, but you will certainly miss them all if you don’t buy a ticket.
One bad keyboard pedal set the tone beautifully for her opening night in the Garden.
If you’re keen for a great night of dancing to the demise of humanity then this is the show for you!
Grab your rubber ducky, stuff your pants and get hyped up on sugar to see (probably) more than you probably bargained for!
One album, two men, too many instruments.
Infectious, high-energy and unique fusion of traditional Yolngu and contemporary pop culture, dance and storytelling.
What do you want to be when you grow up? I wanted to be a Nun early on. Then Jem from Jem and the Holograms. Then an investigative journalist. Then a music therapist. Now I am a weird hybrid of these things (well maybe not the nun bit…)
The West African beats keep the crowd grooving to Youssou’s powerful voice.
Ballads echo as if down empty corridors, replete with sublime autoharp, keyboard and harmonies…
A mix of reggae, funk, rock and dub grooves creates the unique sound that is Tjintu Desert Band
Father-son team Toumani and Sidiki Diabate are the latest in an extraordinary 71-generation line of kora players in their family.
Max Savage and The False Idols provide the perfect soundtrack to a WOMAD Sunday afternoon