Quick bite: The 2014 edition of the Scarf Festival wraps up in a couple of weeks so if you haven’t had the chance to make your way across to the National Wool Museum in Geelong I suggest you do so now. The theme for this year’s event has been ‘Divinely Wicked or Devilishly Good?’ Many of the amazing creations are available for purchase.
There remains a whole lot of love for the band that has given us such songs as ‘Electric Blue’, ‘Hey Little Girl’, ‘Crazy’, ‘Great Southern Land’, ‘My Obsession’ and ‘Man of Colours’. With their White Heat: 30 Hits compilation reaching Platinum status, Icehouse figured they would return the love by announcing a string of shows.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth. If you think circuses are daggy, then you had better think again. Born in 1978, Circus Oz is one of the coolest nights out you could have. From New York to South American rainforests, Madrid to outback Australia, this rock ’n’ roll circus has played out to countless people.
Well, as you know the dynamic Ballarat tag-team of Guy Chappell and Gaz Harrison, better known as the Yacht Club DJs, announced earlier in the year that 2014 would be their last year of weird and excessive nudity, stage invasions and boundless energy.
REMINDER: He has been tearing it up in Nashville and recently signed with the US-based Agency Group (The Pogues, Dead Kennedys), but Ash Grunwald has his sights set on a lengthy Australian run. Ash has also enjoyed a recent US voyage with pal Xavier Rudd.
Quick bite: An afternoon of entertainment for a great cause is in store at the end of the month for those in the Hepburn Springs area. Hepburn Hotel 2014 Talent Quest winners Hallway Jam Band, The Brass Jungle, The Safari Suits and alt-country outfit Scurvy will team up for an afternoon of variety entertainment to support the protectors of the Wombat Forest.