Last week, The 5to9 Life team had the pleasure of stepping into Spring at Chatswood Chase with the first ‘Fashion Talks with Claudia Chan Shaw’, a free fashion lecture series as a part of the centre’s celebration of Spring. Check out Talica Tamanitoakula’s review of the event.
Photography by John Paul Urizar.
On the one-year anniversary of his “Mood Forever” debut EP release, Manu Crooks gave a spectacular homecoming performance from Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, Cargo Hall last weekend supported by friends, close collaborators and incredible talents. Check out exclusive photos from the night captured by Ken Leanfore.
In massive live music news, Spotify has announced its first-ever Australian concert which is open to the public — ‘Front Left Live’. The ‘Front Left Live’ playlist event is based on Spotify’s popular playlist ‘Front Left’, which celebrates “the best left-of-centre new music” and is also the streaming giant’s first live playlist event in the Southern Hemisphere, after booking private birthday parties and fan events in the past.
Red Bull Music today reveals it will return to Sydney and Melbourne at the end of the month for a three-day celebration of musical collaboration and genre-pushing sounds. Starring spiritual jazz guru Lonnie Liston Smith, on his first-ever Australian visit, and a hometown performance from Sydney’s hip-hop hero, Manu Crook$, Red Bull Music’s August offering is set to impress. Click through for more details.
Yes, that headline reads correctly. Hip-hop legends Wu-Tang Clan have announced they are coming back to Australia with FOUR exclusive shows for their fans. All nine members will play the acclaimed ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’ album in full for the first time at the Sydney Opera House this December.
For two weeks from July 10 – July 21, SONOS will transform a former Masonic Lodge, tobacco factory and grand private residence into Sonos House to host a jam-packed program featuring DMA’s, Set Mo and Gary Aspen, as well as classes hosted by Sarah Wilson, Clare Bowditch and Leah Simmons. Click through to find out all the details.
One of Australia’s most hyped destination festivals Spilt Milk has dropped a stellar 2018 lineup, fronted by hip hop superstar Childish Gambino. Bringing eager punters the best in indie, electronic and hip-hop, the festival will be touching down in Canberra this November. Kicking the summer festival season off, alongside Gambino will join internationals The Wombats, fresh off their stint at Splendour In The Grass, RL Grime and YG. Click through for more details.