Tag Archives: Lisa Mitchell

Groovin’ The Moo

Photo: Stefanie Enconniere

The queue snaked around the fence-line of the Bendigo showgrounds. Everyone was eager to get inside and impatiently waiting to file through the narrow entrance.  Above the chatter of the crowd I could hear the earlier bands. Neon Love, Spoon and Muph & Plutonic had already played when I arrived at Groovin’ the Moo, the travelling music festival that has been rolling into regional towns since 2005. Bendigo was on the map this year for only the second time, and tickets sold out for the occasion. This was an all-ages festival, the site spilt by a barrier designating the licensed area. Continue reading

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Lisa Mitchell at The Corner

As the red velvet curtain opens, an elf-like girl skips into view banging a tambourine. Other band members, bounding around, limbs flailing, follow her. Multi-coloured globes, brown fabric gum trees and a string of bright triangle flags adorn the stage. I feel like I am at a medieval fair. Continue reading