One of the most successful and best-selling artists of his generation, Lenny Kravitz hastoday announced he will return to Australia in April 2020 as part of his “Here to Love”World Tour. The tour, presented by TEG Live, will be Kravitz’s first time back to Australia in overeight years and will commence at Sydney’s Qudos BankContinue reading “LENNY KRAVITZ TO RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH HERE TO LOVE TOUR”


The team here at Temporary Dreamer are getting super excited about Triple J’s Hottest 100 of the Decade, so we’re letting you know who we’re keen to hear Jade’s Picks Don’t Sit Down Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair – Arctic Monkeys I Will Wait – Mumford and Sons If I Had A Tail – QotsaContinue reading “TEMPORARY TEAM PICKS THE HOTTEST 100”


To say 2019 was a breakthrough year for Brisbane based outfit WAAX, would be an understatement. Their debut album Big Grief was released to critical acclaim and much love from their ever-growing fanbase. Playing shows from Melbourne to New York, their drive to share their music live saw the crowds grow – selling out theirContinue reading “WAAX TO TOUR ‘BIG GRIEF’”


In less than 10 days, South-Coast band The Vanns are set to embark on their biggest tour to date. Playing shows across Australia from Hobart to Perth, including sold out Melbourne Show, the past 12 months for the band has been a whirlwind. Releasing their debut album – Through The Walls and nabbing Triple J’sContinue reading “THE VANNS TO TOUR AUSTRALIA”

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Verge Collection (Waywards, Sydney)

WORDS + IMAGES BY JACQUI SHARAH On the 21st of February Verge Collection headlined a show at Waywards at the bank, Newtown. As I walked into the venue as doors opened, the excitement was high as we anticipated the entrance of the opening acts Mimi the Desert Pearl and Good Lekker on the small, instrumentContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Verge Collection (Waywards, Sydney)”


Recently finishing up a national tour, The Smith Street Band have announced their return to the road this February & March. The “Out Of The Big Smoke Tour” will take in regional cities & suburban towns in Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales & Western Australia, including a few places The Smith Street Band will playContinue reading “THE SMITH STREET BAND TOUR”

LIVE REVIEW + INTERVIEW // Cooks and Bakers (Cambridge Hotel)

WORDS AND INTERVIEW BY ZACHARY HERBERT IMAGE BY KYLE BURGESS From the get go it was obvious that this was going to be a massive show, with what I would estimate to be roughly 50% of the room filled before openers Marmalade finished their set. So it was no surprise to find out that byContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW + INTERVIEW // Cooks and Bakers (Cambridge Hotel)”

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // The Smyths (The Factory Theatre)

WORDS AND IMAGES BY ANDREW BRASSINGTON Fans of the iconic 80’s indie heroes: The Smiths were in for a treat last Saturday night. Sydney’s Factory Theatre fell under a haze of jangly guitars, wistful melodies and funky basslines as the world’s most renowned Smiths cover band, aptly named The Smyths, paid homage to the greats.Continue reading “LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // The Smyths (The Factory Theatre)”

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Vera Blue (Roundhouse UNSW)

WORDS AND IMAGES BY TALYA JACOBSON When you think about university O-week gigs, you think of open mic nights, karaoke events and toga parties. But those who flooded the UNSW Roundhouse during O-week 2020 discovered something a little different when Vera Blue took to the stage, presenting possibly the biggest O-week gig university life hasContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Vera Blue (Roundhouse UNSW)”

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Lili Alaska (The Wanderer)

WORDS + IMAGES BY TALYA JACOBSON There was a bit of rain across Sydney last Friday evening, but that didn’t stop the crowds from coming into The Wanderer in Surry Hills. A small bar with a gorgeous ambience and a warm, homey feeling was the perfect setting for 15-year-old Lili Alaska and her father, PeterContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Lili Alaska (The Wanderer)”