Ali Clarke’s Top 10 Shows

Fri, Feb 10 2023
This week we sat down with radio legend, one of our favourite breakfast show hosts and a long-time supporter of the arts, Ali Clarke of Mix 102.3.
As a self confessed Adelaide Fringe junkie, Ali has seen her fair share of performances. Between her busy work life and family life, her commitment to Fringe-fying her February and March calendar has never wavered. So it was only natural to ask Ali what her top picks are this year at Adelaide Fringe. 

And frankly, why flick through 160 pages when you can go straight to someone who’s done their homework? We know Ali has done her homework. 

Can confirm, plenty of 70s nostalgia, electrifying drone performances and comedy contained within the list. 
  1. Tutti’s Big Fringe Singalong
    Come join the energetic sing along with Tutti Choir this Fringe season, everyone is welcome at this all ages inclusive event featuring an irresistible smorgasbord of songs, in a variety of musical styles.

  2. Electric Dreams - Torrent
    It’s a multi-sensory, immersive experience that combines XR, motion captured performers and game engine technology to amplify the power of sound, poetry and dance through an emotive shared experience.  

  3. Club 27
    The infamous club is forming once again for Adelaide Fringe, featuring music and stories from the likes of Joplin, Winehouse, Cobain, Morrison, and Hendrix, this must-see show will get you praying to the rock gods for more. 

  4. Velvet Rewired
    The global smash hit discotheque circus returns to the Fringe, come join Marcia Hines and a dazzling array of performers for an exhilarating night of glitz, glamour, and jaw-dropping circus skills. 

  5. Electric Skies
    Drones are back at Adelaide Fringe in 2023 across two unforgettable nights, see the skies over Pakapakanthi/Victoria Park light up with a multi-sensory, electrifying light show woven with First Nations language and traditional songs.

  6. The Marvellous Elephant Man: The Musical
    Experience the award winning musical comedy that starts on the pitiless streets of Victorian London, where a disfigured man strives to find his place. 

  7. Judith Lucy
    Join award-winning comedian Judith Lucy in conversation about her most candid and insightful book yet: ‘Turns Out, I’m Fine’.

  8. Massaoke Oz
    Rocking The Garden once again, the spectacular MASSAOKE OZ band is back with massive riffs, spandex-clad rockstars and the ultimate smash hits of the 80s, 90s, 00s and beyond - there’s something for everyone. 

  9. The Adelaide International Comedy Gala - Eddie Bannon Show
    The Adelaide International comedy gala is back for another iconic year at the Thebarton Theatre with emcee Eddie Bannon at the helm, bringing another stellar line up to the Thebby stage.

  10. CLUB FREAK OUT! at The Pyramid at Fool’s Paradise
    You're invited to the biggest late night parties Adelaide Fringe has ever seen! With live DJ’s as well as Comedy, Drag, Burlesque & Circus performers to party through the night with them as they perform their steamiest and most outrageous acts!
Seeing a show is always better with mates according to Ali who said “a drink on Rundle Street or at Gluttony or The Garden is how you truly soak up some of that signature Adelaide Fringe atmosphere”.

Check out Ali Clarke's Fringe list here.