Liz Stringer, The Necks and JVG’s Mother’s Day Show are all coming to Brunswick next month

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Liz Stringer, The Necks and JVG’s Mother’s Day Show are all coming to Brunswick next month

Liz Stringer, JVG and The Necks are all playing at the Brunswick Ballroom next month in a stellar music lineup.

Liz Stringer – Friday May 12

  • From Brunswick to Brixton
  • With Special Guests

Following a busy 2021 and 2022, and a packed start to 2023, Melbourne’s own Liz Stringer is set to head off to London for a few months to record her new album at Brixton’s Iguana Studios. The recording will be Liz’s most ambitious recording project yet, and will be followed by select shows around the UK and Europe. Local audiences will have the opportunity to wish Liz the best when she plays a special see you later From Brunswick to Brixton solo shows at the Brunswick Ballroom on Friday May 12 and Saturday May 13.

The new album will be the follow up to Liz’s acclaimed sixth studio album First Time Really Feeling, which was released on Milk! Records in April 2021. The album was Liz’s first entry into the ARIA Top 20, and won an AIR Award for Best Blues and Roots Album as well as her first Music Victoria Awards nomination, for Best Solo Artist.

Buy tickets here.

The Necks – Tuesday May 16

  • 6:30pm, Tue 16 May, 2023
  • Brunswick Ballroom

Solo performers, as a trio, as a combination of any two members in duo mode – then put in environments like jazz clubs, bars, illustrious theatres and even a handful of arena performances when opening for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. No matter where they are, or in what context you place them, The Necks seem to just make sense.

The Necks are a renowned live act. Listening to their records (and they have a lot of them) isn’t comparable to being at one of the Sydney band’s live shows, which are communal experiences. Conventional popular music performances – where the audience knows the song structures, melodies and progressions in advance – can feel like exchanges between provider and consumer. The Necks inhabit a separate stratum entirely.

Tickets here.

JVG’s Mother’s Day Show

  • Sarah Carroll
  • Kerri Simpson
  • Brand new mum Eliza Wolfgram
  • Angie Hart
  • Barb Waters
  • Celia Church
  • Alison Ferrier
  • Tracey Miller
  • Georgia Fields
  • The Mothers of Mortlake
  • Along with a top shelf house band – The Mothers Little Helpers

In case you were stuck for ideas for what to get your mum this Mother’s Day, Jonnie von Goes from Triple R’s JVG Radio Method has got you covered. The radio presenter and musician is hosting a live, expanded version of his traditional Mother’s Day radio show at The Brunswick Ballroom.

“I’ve been presenting a mother’s day show on the JVG Radio Method on RRR for years,” he says. “It’s my favourite show of the year. Back to back mothers singing songs about motherhood. The joys, the trials, the ecstasy and the mundanity. We have kids running around the studios. Big kids and little kids. Supporting partners, musically and parentally. It’s an afternoon of motherly energy and talent that happens only once a year.

And now for the third year the radio show will precede a live expanded version of the show at the very plush Brunswick Ballroom. Mother’s Day keeps getting bigger and better. From the radio station to the Ballroom where wall to wall mothers will sing of motherhood in all its glory and agony.

Bring your mum along.

Tickets here.