DARBY STREET LIVE

Meet No-Fi Art Collective | Darby Street Live Art Team by Hannah Stretton

Darby Street Live, the micro-festival that saw the likes of many talented local musicians and artists come together on Darby Street, is well and truly done and dusted for 2018. 😒Alas, fingers are crossed that this event will return again for 2019! 

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DARBY STREET LIVE - PRE-GIG PLAYLIST 🎧 by Hannah Stretton

If you haven't already heard, Darby Street will be the host of some pretty epic local performers this Saturday in the first ever (of hopefully a very successful & long-time running) micro-festival. The festival will be an awesome opportunity for you to check out some new and upcoming performers as well as some old-time favourites from our great city of Newcastle. 

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DARBY STREET LIVE SHOWCASE: Benn Allsop w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

When you dedicate a song to your soul-mate & perform it at your wedding πŸ‘°πŸ», you're bound to win some brownie points for life. But, when you then take that a step further & broadcast it on the internet and it ends up going viral - well dude, not only have you set some high standards for the ladies & fellas (and non-binary individuals) out there (gee, thanks), but you've also won brownie points with the whole freaking world (that includes Ashton Kutcher... yeah, you saw that correctly). This, my friends, is Mr. Benn Allsop - the man, who did just that, and is bringing his first ever solo gig to Darby Street Live this Saturday. 

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DARBY STREET LIVE SHOWCASE: Banjo Beats w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

Dare I say it that the banjo has re-established itself into the category of 'cool'? When it comes to the duo that is Banjo Beats, consisting of Louisa Magrics and Dan Huish, there is no other way to describe it. What they create is just f***ing cool! Plus, you can check it out, live in action, at Darby Street Live on the 24th.

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DARBY STREET LIVE SHOWCASE: Jye Sharp w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

Jye Sharp is a unique & multifaceted performer, a real jack of all trades. With a new instrument or sound, Jye's always adding something different to the mix, making him such an unpredictable force and one not to be reckoned with. He never fails to bring authenticity and creative flair to his songs and live performances, which you will be able to witness first-hand at 5 Sawyers, as part of Darby Street Live.

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DARBY STREET LIVE SHOWCASE: Sophia Berlyn w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

Reigning from Tamworth, this country-side sweetheart, sure knows how to make an impression wherever she goes. Having tore down the competition in music during the HSC in 2015, Sophia Berlyn went on to bring her music to Newcastle and wow crowds. Receiving accolades with the Tip Jar Song Competition and creating a name for herself in Newcastle - Sophia now brings her original scores to Darby Street Live in a set that will stripped back and unmissable. 

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DARBY STREET LIVE SHOWCASE: Milkman's Daughter w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

With an enviable glasses collection, a stellar wardrobe and a voice that could take Cupid’s heart, Milkmans Daughter (Sara Sandford), is a sure fire fix for your Sunday afternoon chill-session and one not to miss at Darby Street Live.

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DARBY STREET LIVE SHOWCASE: Paris Grace w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

It’s a very rare thing to find artists that capture your full and undivided attention by something as simple and peeled back as playing a guitar in a living room, yet, Paris Grace does just that. Paris harnesses a power, that at 16, let alone at any age, is so unique and raw. Quite frankly it scares you, the talent and power this young girls voice possesses, and it is something that needs to be witnessed at Darby Street Live on the 24th.

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DARBY STREET LIVE SHOWCASE: Jacquie Lomas w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

To add to the empowering list of female artists coming out of Newcastle & playing at Darby Street Live, is the lady with one epic fro & plenty of fire, Jacquie Lomas, who plans on bringing a whole lotta heat to her set on the 24th. Y'all better be prepared ! πŸ”₯

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DARBY STREET SHOWCASE: Cherry Stain w/ Hannah Stretton by Hannah Stretton

Newcastle has a long history of producing bands that end up making big waves in the music industry - Cherry Stain is just another one I can see being added to that list. You could even say, that like a cherry stain, this young band will leave a lasting impression πŸ˜‰πŸ’

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