Snap Scene: Mental As Anything & Taylor Sheridan, Caravan Music Club – 17th Sept 2017

September 21, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Nearly 40 years of recording and non stop touring. 25 top 40 hits in Australia. Sustained international airplay and Mentals are still at it. Martin Plaza and Greedy Smith are always writing songs. They can’t stop! Here comes a loony chunkabilly track from Plaza. Slide guitar harmonica and laconic vocal take us to his bedlam. -Goat Tracks In My Sandpit-. A troubled soul? […]

Review Scene: Tina Arena, The Plenary, 15th September 2017

September 18, 2017 Maria Papadontas

Tina steps on to the stage in a ray of light wearing all white, a creation by Sonia Cappellazzo Couture, a modern day Diva, and the Innocent to Understanding Tour 2017 commences with a trip down memory lane, a medley of Tina’s younger years. Celebrating a career spanning 40 years, it’s a celebration of old and new. […]

Snap Scene: Pop Up Globe Theatre, Shakespeare Gardens, Melbourne – 13th September 2017

September 15, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Pop-up Globe comes to life after six astonishing weeks of construction. It will be a spectacle the likes of which Melbourne has not seen before.

Pop-up Globe, the world’s first full-scale temporary working replica of one of the greatest theatres in history, Shakespeare’s theatre, the second Globe, is ready for action … are you?

Among other things, we saw sword-wielding knights in full armour battle it out; fair maidens in beautiful gowns dancing a merry gig and even French counts in their Jacobean finery like its 1614.
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Snap Scene: Sydney Guitar Festival – Slide Evolution: Jeff Lang, Dom Turner & Fiona Boyes, Factory Theatre. 26th August 2017

August 30, 2017 Mandy Hall

Sydney Guitar Festival 2017 proudly presents an evening of Blues inspired Slide Guitar with Jeff Lang, Dom Turner (Backsliders) and The Fiona Boyes Band.

These three iconic artists each presented a set of their finest original compositions in a variety of arrangements, followed by a unique and exciting collaboration exploring some of the Slide pioneers from the Delta to the Contemporary use of Slide around the globe. […]

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