America are frequent touring visitors to our shores and this is most probably influenced by the fact that Beckley’s wife is Australian, from Melbourne he specified during the show. They have been stalwarts of the live circuit throughout their 47 plus year career and it’s clear having seen them here tonight, that is where they shine as people, friends, songwriters and musicians. The feedback is instant, the joy in their performance is catching.
Review Scene: The Tea Party with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Hamer Hall, Melbourne – 28th April 2017
A lot has happened between the time of the intimate gig the newly reformed band The Tea Party played at Melbourne’s Cherry Bar a few years ago and the concert The Tea Party performed with […]
Review Scene: The APIA Good Times Tour – Mental As Anything, Black Sorrows, Colin Hay & Deborah Conway, Hamer Hall – 26th May 2017
Deborah Conway & Willie Zygier opened the show, with members of the Black Sorrows as their backing band (John McCall – keys, Tony Floyd – drums, Mark Gray – bass). They brought out their daughters […]
Legends Live – One Night Stand was a series of shows by four acts – Daryl Braithwaite, Mental As Anything, Russell Morris & Wendy Matthews. It was a really good cross section of 70s and […]