The admittance of a folk punk band into Hamer Hall probably best illustrates just how gentrified our once rebellious bands have become these days. Undoubtedly it’s a great venue in terms of acoustics, especially now that the venue has been revamped, but you just don’t envision punk rock bands playing there.
Snap 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 […]
With the Violent Femmes hitting Australian shores again soon, here’s a Throwback Thursday to lead singer Gordon Gano‘s solo album from 2002. Hitting the Ground GORDON GANO (Shock) By Mary Boukouvalas I think everyone can probably remember the […]
The band entered the stage to a fanfare with Ian Anderson playing flute in the wings and then making a grand entrance. Their first song was “Living in the Past“, a song in 5/4 time […]