Snap Scene: Mandy Hall’s Top 10 photos of 2017

January 26, 2018 Mandy Hall

I saw a lot of really great gigs last year and it was hard to narrow it down to just 10. That’s why I ended up choosing 12.

In no particular order: Violent Femmes, The Church, Simple Minds, James Taylor, Martin Cilia, Peter Hook & the Light, Santana, The APIA Good Times Tour with Mental As Anything, Died Pretty, Midnight Oil and Daryl Braithwaite. […]

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. […]

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? […]

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