This week's issue

The Brag issue 720 cover featuring three members of Two Door Cinema Club on a black background, plus cover lines for Why Music Festivals Need To Get Smarter About Drugs New Found Glory, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Broken Social Scene, Montaigne, The Rover, Game OnThe BRAG #720

Tom Waits

Woyzeck

★★★   What’s in a name? Misery and suffering, if you’re the titular protagonist of Georg Büchner’s drama, unfinished at the time of his death. For those here to witness the woes of Woyzeck, however, names can be deceiving – this is not Robert Wilson’s work but a remounting by...

Sydney Festival Reveals 2016 Program Centrepiece And October Preview Season

Sydney Festival has launched its 40th anniversary year with the announcement of its 2016 theatrical centrepiece: a musical adaptation by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan of a Georg Büchner play. Woyzeck, a collaboration between the husband-and-wife songwriting team of Waits and Brennan and theatre director Robert Wilson, is Thalia Theater...

Mikelangelo @ The Vanguard

Reviewed on Saturday February 14 An evening celebrating three of the world’s favourite songwriters – Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen – sounded like a dream scenario, and with velvet-voiced Mikelangelo taking the reins it was like a gig divinely arranged.   Maybe my expectations got the better of...

Mikelangelo To Perform Cave, Waits And Cohen Hits For Valentine’s Day

Australian crooner Mikelangelo will be performing the hits of Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen this Valentine’s Day at The Vanguard. Mikelangelo has toured all around the world to big cities like New York, Paris and London, and he’s completing the quartet of world cities by making his way...