With Declan Burgess
Triple R will be hosting an epic run of gigs all March with Test Pattern Transmissions. It’s all about putting cool local acts on the spot at the Triple R Performance Space and calibrating their sine waves into sweet and delicious live broadcasts. It goes down every Wednesdayat 6.25pm and it’s got all of your favourites including Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, Julia Jacklin, Billy Davis & The Good Lords, NUN and this week Wet Lips. It’s not just a broadcast however, as any Triple R subscribercan get involved and be a part of the audience just by emailing in the name of the act they want to see. And if you wanted to become a Triple R subscriber head to their website.
Sydney Rd is going to be hot property this Sunday March 5 for the Sydney Road Street Party. The annual party kicking off the Brunswick Music Festival is back for another day of live music, roving performers, street food and fairground games. This year you can except over 200 artists and performers. Catch the likes of Lake Minnetonka, Cat and Clink, Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel and The Moreland City Brass Band as well as interactive activities for all ages like drumming sessions and pop-up choirs. The whole street party is entirely free and spans the length of Sydney Road. There’s a full lineup and activity list and program on Brunswick Festival’s website, read up because the street party is just the tip of the cool event iceberg.
Also, hey do you know about Piknic Electronik Melbourne? Because if you don’t then you’re reading the right magazine column. Piknic Electronik is a diverse series of Sunday afternoon EDM type grooves. Until Sunday March 19 you can go to the Sydney Myer Music Bowl and bask in the sun and radiant heat of computer made beats. This Sunday features the magnetic Danny Daze, Dr Rubinstein, Market Memories and Paul Lynch as well as that breezy sedated vibe that only Sundays have going for them. There’s so much on this Sunday make sure you go to something.