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? […]
Perennial sees Vera Blue finding arresting new ways to channel a voice Australia has already fallen for. Unflinchingly honest, it’s the album she had to write, with a sound that is entirely her own. […]
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. […]
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.
HEAVY METAL: IT’S LOUD, IT’S UGLY, IT WON’T GO AWAY. I guess if I wanted critical acclaim I’d have picked music that doesn’t ruffle any feathers…(Nikki Sixx ‘The Heroin Diaries’2007) Not a quote from Kim […]
Needing no introduction, The Hoodoo Gurus and You Am I have been sharing stages for the last 25 years from New York to Nambucca Heads, and boast nineteen acclaimed studio albums between them, most of which reached the upper echelons of the charts and went gold or platinum. […]
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. […]
Guitar virtuoso Richie Kotzen (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, Poison) played Max Watt’s Melbourne on Saturday 24 August 2017 as the last Australian show of his Salting Earth World Tour, in support of the 22nd solo album by the prolific musician. […]
Supersense was metamorphic. The contemporary performing arts festival, created and presented by Arts Centre Melbourne in association with curator and performer Sophia Brous, promised various ecstatic states of exposure and superiority, and it delivered these […]