Snap Scene: Australian Americana Music Honours – Thornbury Theatre – Monday 2nd October 2017

October 10, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

A jam-packed line-up boasting the likes of Old Crow Medicine Show and Valerie June, along with seasoned chart-toppers Busby Marou, Kasey Chambers, Shane Howard, Bernard Fanning, Catherine Britt, Kevin Welch and Henry Wagons, and joined by some exciting new talent Emily Barker, Ruby Boots and Jordie Lane & The Sleepers, will grace the Thornbury stage. With Triple R’s Denise Hylands and the Americana Music Association’s Jed Hilly set to host the proceedings, the Australian Americana Honours Night delivered an unparalleled evening of music for Roots and Americana fans. […]

Snap Scene: Peter Hook and the Light – Corner Hotel, 3rd October 2017

October 6, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Accompanied by his band The Light, comprised of his son Jack Bates on bass, guitarist David Potts, Andy Poole on keys and Paul Kehoe on drums they launch into Joy Division’s “In a Lonely Place” and so begins their foray into nostalgia in the first set. “Cries and Whispers” mesmerises with a gargantuan bass line, while the stellar “Ceremony” closes the first set. […]

Snap Scene: Old Crow Medicine Show & Valerie June, The Forum – Sunday 1st October 2017

October 5, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Acclaimed Statesiders Old Crow Medicine Show return to Australia for the first time in eight years to play their acclaimed “Blonde on Blonde” show in a string of East Coast dates this September and October, in addition to their already-announced performance at the Caloundra Music Festival.

Hailing from the Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Memphian and fellow Tennessean Valerie June, who has shared the stage with the likes of Sharon Jones, Sturgill Simpson, Jake Bugg and more, will join Old Crow Medicine Show on their Australian run, rounding out an authentic ‘Taste of Americana’ double-bill for local audiences. […]

Snap Scene: Mental As Anything & Taxiride, Melbourne Public. 28th September 2017

September 30, 2017 Mandy Hall

As well as nearly 40 years of recording and non-stop touring, Mental As Anything have released 25 top 40 hits in Australia. Expect to hear favourites such as “If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too?” and “Too Many Times”, as well as an outstanding and charismatic live performance from the band.

They will be supported by Taxiride, one of Australia’s premiere recording and live performance bands. After having toured the world with their unique vocal harmonies in acoustic and electric shows over the last 10 years, Taxiride are returning to Melbourne Public who are eagerly awaiting their return to the MP stage. […]

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