Snap Scene: Raised By Eagles, Caravan Music Club – 16th Sept 2017

September 25, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

You’d swear Luke Sinclair, Nick O’Mara, Johnny Gibson and Luke Richardson grew up playing music together. See Raised By Eagles live and it’s as if they draw breath together. Then there’s the music itself; it’s evocative, old-soul Americana coming out of men surely not old enough to play it with such integrity, sincerity and presence – but they do. […]

Snap Scene: Accept – 170 Russell, 17th September 2017

September 22, 2017 Paul Miles

German heavy metal band Accept played an exclusive one-off Australian concert at Melbourne’s 170 Russell on Sunday 17 September 2017, to promote the band’s fifteenth studio album The Rise of Chaos released six weeks ago. Just 1,000 fans were treated to the sold-out club show from one of the most influential and acclaimed metal bands of all time. Founding members guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes led the attack, with Mark Tornillo on vocals, Uwe Lulis on guitar, and Christopher Williams on drums. The band’s set of 21 career-spanning songs concluded with their classic 1983 heavy metal hit Balls to the Wall, to cap an unforgettable night for those in attendance. […]

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? […]

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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