Originally Posted by BassDriver
One of the problems with Sydney was venues were closing down.
I am still skeptical...how bad were pokies for the Syndey live music scene, there are plenty of pokies in Melbourne and live music is healthy here. What about the (no offence) more strongly entrenched, shallow and materialistic culture of Sydney:
That's a very good point. Always good to have some perspective from the outside. I've been here for so long that I just figured the whole world is mostly inhabited by people I can't relate to.
Most people I meet who aren't involve in the arts seem to have little interest in the arts, other than movies and background music.