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PIAF Blog: Chevron Festival Gardens


Thursday 16 February

Top 5 Picks: Will Backler from RTRFM

RTRFM Music Coordinator Will Backler spends his days soaking up the freshest sounds in the RTRFM studio and by the stage at gigs around town.

Find out what his picks are from this year’s Chevron Festival Gardens line-up.


Tuesday 14 February

Top 5 Picks: Jeffrey Jay Fowler from The Last Great Hunt

There is not a show in the program that didn't stir some kind of interest in me. But there are five shows I'm especially keen for.


Monday 13 February

Chevron Festival Gardens Countdown

Over 21 spectacular nights Chevron Festival Gardens will explode with the hottest contemporary music from around the world. Get ready for world-renowned headliners and locally-crowned heroes to take you on an unforgettable journey – from power-femme hip hop and barn-stomping blues to South Korean post-rock and downtempo soul.


Friday 27 January

Breaking it down with ... Skye & Ross

Skye & Ross’ music is an irresistible combination of downtempo soul, trip hop beats and mellow vocals – all those sonic flavours that first put Morcheeba on the map. We talk to the woman behind that famously silky smooth voice, Skye Edwards.


Thursday 15 December

Breaking it down with ... Margaret Glaspy

Indie-pop powerhouse Margaret Glaspy captivates with her low slung guitar, ingenuous lyrics and killer pop hooks. We asked the US-import a few questions about life on and off the stage.


Monday 5 December

Breaking it down with ... Jambinai

Fusing traditional South Korean instrumentation with unorthodox heaviness, Jambanai is set to bring their beat of post-rock thunder Down Under – but before that happens, we take a moment to get to know their guitar and piri player Ilwoo Lee.


Wednesday 30 November

Breaking it down with ... Big Thief

Before this Brooklyn indie-rock outfit bring their musical masterpieces to the Chevron Festival Gardens, we bring you this tongue-in-cheek interview with lead singer and guitarist (and black belt?!) Adrianne Lenker.


Tuesday 25 October

Meet Clara Iaccarino

She’s the freewheeling, free-spirited Sydney-sider who spends her days scouring the globe for the most exciting, diverse and tantalising musical sounds for your hot summer nights at Chevron Gardens. Meet Clara Iaccarino, PIAF’S programmer for contemporary music.