It’s time to say goodbye

Adiós, adieu, addio, adeus, aloha, arrivederci, ciao, au revoir, bon voyage, sayonara. Or to put it more simply, it’s time to say goodbye. After two months of film screenings, fine food, free shows and sold out gigs, we approach our final week of the 2017 Shimmerlands season…

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Fare thee well summer, fare thee well Shimmerlands

We may be approaching our final fortnight, but Shimmerlands is set to go out with a star-studded bang of top-notch films, gigs and parties more explosive than Donald Trump watching Saturday Night Live. Leading the charge this weekend on Sunday February 19 from 3pm, we’ll be hosting a party for all dance-floor…

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Three weeks to go!

We’re on the home stretch. It’s only three weeks until we say farewell to summer for another year, but until then, we’ve lined up some of our biggest gigs and most exciting screenings to-date, plus some drink specials to boot. This weekend on Sunday February 12, we’re hosting another huge…

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Shimmerlands Pavilion designed by Ha Architecture

Ha Architecture, Product and Environment in collaboration with Ben Sibley has designed a pavilion for Shimmerlands festival at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus. The two-month-long festival features an outdoor cinema and stages for live music, bars, an open-air food court and social activities. The pavilion, designed with the assistance of…

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Shimmerlands drops a stacked lineup of FREE SHOWS in January

We’ve lifted the lid off our free outdoor gigs. We are proud as punch to unveil a stacked lineup of free shows held on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout January. The team at Supple Fox have your after-work outings sorted, curating a selection of shows on Thursdays and Fridays from 5pm…

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Parquet Courts announced as opening act for Shadow Electric summer programme

Shadow Electric tease their 2017 summer project Shimmerlands with the announcement of their first show: Parquet Courts, at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus. Shadow Electric are excited to make the first of many forthcoming announcements, with the news that in conjunction with Mistletone they will host the Melbourne leg…

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Shadow Electric: Our New Location in 2017

Introducing Shadow Electric’s 2017 summer project: Shimmerlands, taking place in collaboration with the University of Melbourne. From Sunday January 1 – Sunday February 26, Shimmerlands will enliven the University of Melbourne in Parkville with two months of film, music, art and hospitality throughout the daylight and night hours, featuring an outdoor cinema, outdoor…

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