About Mary Boukouvalas
Mary is a music photographer and reviewer.

Star Scene: ANDREW W.K

August 16, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Predictably Andrew W.K‘s scene is “partying”. However, this singer, song-writer and multi-instrumentalist, renowned for his hit Party Hard, is not a cliché.  The jubilant lyrics of “when it’s time to party, we will always party hard” […]

Snap Scene: The 2018 Melbourne Guitar Show – Day 1 – feat. Albert Lee, Dave Leslie, Rackett. 4th August 2018

August 8, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

The 2018 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show rocked Caulfield Racecourse on August 4th and 5th. This year, it was bigger than ever.

Proudly presented by Triple M and Australian Musician, the lineup boasted an impressive haul of both local and international artists, and featured amongst the bunch was none other than UK guitar legend Albert Lee.

In addition to some killer performances from the artists on this massive lineup, #MGS2018 also held a monster exhibition that featured a gigantic variety of electric and acoustic guitars, effects pedals, amps and more state-of-the-art guitar technology, both home-grown and from around the world.  Its Australia’s biggest guitar pop-up shop, and that’s not all.  The Melbourne Guitar Show hosted information seminars, demonstrations, and live performances from Australia’s most talented guitarists.
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Snap Scene: Suzanne Vega – Palais Theatre – 3rd August 2018

August 7, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Widely regarded as one of the most brilliant songwriters of her generation, Suzanne Vega emerged as a leading figure of the folk-music revival of the early 1980’s. With just an acoustic guitar, she sang what has been labeled contemporary folk or neo-folk songs of her own creation in Greenwich Village clubs. The release of her self-titled, critically acclaimed debut album in 1985 saw the single ‘Marlene on the Wall’ launch her long-spanning career. Since then, she has sold over 7 million albums and has been nominated for 7 Grammy awards. The other two big songs, from her breakthrough 1987 album Solitude Standing, ‘Tom’s Diner’ and ‘Luka’ were Top 10 US hits. These tracks also made an impact on the international charts and continue to be on radio playlists around the world to this day. […]

Q&A Scene: Guitarists’ Special ~ Ed Bates

August 3, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Peter Baylor has been a musician synonymous with the Australian “ roots’ music scene
professionally since 1980. His eclectic guitar and vocal style encompasses classic swing jazz,
Rhythm N’ Blues, Western swing, Gypsy jazz, Rockabilly, country , Old timey and folk forms. His
distinctive sound has been heard in bands as diverse as The Dancehall Racketeers, The Baylor
Brothers, Mic Conways Whoopee band, Doug Parkinsons Buddy Holly show, Ultrafox, The
Starliners, The Eddies, Tom Bakers swing st Orchestra, The Cairo Club to name a few. […]

Q&A Scene: Guitarists’ Special ~ Alison Ferrier

August 3, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Peter Baylor has been a musician synonymous with the Australian “ roots’ music scene
professionally since 1980. His eclectic guitar and vocal style encompasses classic swing jazz,
Rhythm N’ Blues, Western swing, Gypsy jazz, Rockabilly, country , Old timey and folk forms. His
distinctive sound has been heard in bands as diverse as The Dancehall Racketeers, The Baylor
Brothers, Mic Conways Whoopee band, Doug Parkinsons Buddy Holly show, Ultrafox, The
Starliners, The Eddies, Tom Bakers swing st Orchestra, The Cairo Club to name a few. […]

Q&A Scene: Guitarists’ Special ~ Fiona Boyes

August 3, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Peter Baylor has been a musician synonymous with the Australian “ roots’ music scene
professionally since 1980. His eclectic guitar and vocal style encompasses classic swing jazz,
Rhythm N’ Blues, Western swing, Gypsy jazz, Rockabilly, country , Old timey and folk forms. His
distinctive sound has been heard in bands as diverse as The Dancehall Racketeers, The Baylor
Brothers, Mic Conways Whoopee band, Doug Parkinsons Buddy Holly show, Ultrafox, The
Starliners, The Eddies, Tom Bakers swing st Orchestra, The Cairo Club to name a few. […]

Q&A Scene: Guitarists’ Special ~ Adam Miller

August 3, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Peter Baylor has been a musician synonymous with the Australian “ roots’ music scene
professionally since 1980. His eclectic guitar and vocal style encompasses classic swing jazz,
Rhythm N’ Blues, Western swing, Gypsy jazz, Rockabilly, country , Old timey and folk forms. His
distinctive sound has been heard in bands as diverse as The Dancehall Racketeers, The Baylor
Brothers, Mic Conways Whoopee band, Doug Parkinsons Buddy Holly show, Ultrafox, The
Starliners, The Eddies, Tom Bakers swing st Orchestra, The Cairo Club to name a few. […]

Q&A Scene: Guitarists’ Special ~ Zenith Moon

August 3, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Peter Baylor has been a musician synonymous with the Australian “ roots’ music scene
professionally since 1980. His eclectic guitar and vocal style encompasses classic swing jazz,
Rhythm N’ Blues, Western swing, Gypsy jazz, Rockabilly, country , Old timey and folk forms. His
distinctive sound has been heard in bands as diverse as The Dancehall Racketeers, The Baylor
Brothers, Mic Conways Whoopee band, Doug Parkinsons Buddy Holly show, Ultrafox, The
Starliners, The Eddies, Tom Bakers swing st Orchestra, The Cairo Club to name a few. […]

Q&A Scene: Guitarists’ Special ~ Charlie Bedford

August 3, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Peter Baylor has been a musician synonymous with the Australian “ roots’ music scene
professionally since 1980. His eclectic guitar and vocal style encompasses classic swing jazz,
Rhythm N’ Blues, Western swing, Gypsy jazz, Rockabilly, country , Old timey and folk forms. His
distinctive sound has been heard in bands as diverse as The Dancehall Racketeers, The Baylor
Brothers, Mic Conways Whoopee band, Doug Parkinsons Buddy Holly show, Ultrafox, The
Starliners, The Eddies, Tom Bakers swing st Orchestra, The Cairo Club to name a few. […]

Q&A Scene: Guitarists’ Special ~ Ben Kelly

August 3, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Peter Baylor has been a musician synonymous with the Australian “ roots’ music scene
professionally since 1980. His eclectic guitar and vocal style encompasses classic swing jazz,
Rhythm N’ Blues, Western swing, Gypsy jazz, Rockabilly, country , Old timey and folk forms. His
distinctive sound has been heard in bands as diverse as The Dancehall Racketeers, The Baylor
Brothers, Mic Conways Whoopee band, Doug Parkinsons Buddy Holly show, Ultrafox, The
Starliners, The Eddies, Tom Bakers swing st Orchestra, The Cairo Club to name a few. […]

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