Gary Clarke

Goolwa, Australia

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MICK HARVEY – Intoxicated Man

RCC Fringe  ELDER HALL – 14th March 8pm Review By Gary Clarke                                                                                                          3 STARS The mood was high as the virtually sell out crowd streamed into the illustrious surrounds of The Elder Hall.   Despite being kept waiting in a huge line up outside until almost half an hour after the scheduled start the audience was …

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DELIA OLEM and EAGLEHEART

DELIA OLEM and EAGLEHEART  Nexus Arts – 6pm Sun March10th review by Gary Clarke – 5 Stars Delia Olem is a multi talented performer equally at home in theatre, cabaret, music, as a singer, lyricist,writer and Cellist. On this night she also introduced us to an Appalachian dulcimer crafted by her father. The premise of …

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GREG BYRON – Poetic Licence

GREG BYRON – POETIC LICENCE Treasury 1860 – March 9th 2019 – 8pm – 5 stars Review by Gary Clarke Greg Byron a.k.a Gavin Robertson is a fully licenced wordsmith. A man with a brilliant turn of phrase. For this show we were comfortably seated in the front bar of the Treasury 1860 venue sucking …

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LUCY GRANSBURY – “Drama”

LUCY GRANSBURY – “DRAMA” – Friday 8th March 2019 7:15pm At THE BALCONY – Griffins Hotel – Hindmarsh Square Adelaide Review by Gary Clarke    5 stars Lucy Gransbury is a consummate performer. She commands a room and serves up a veritable feast of cabaret, stand up, song, witty repartee and “Fantales” lollies!! Lucy informs …

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Why John Howard REALLY Sucked – Jordan Shanks

WHY JOHN HOWARD REALLY SUCKED Jordan Shanks – Rhino Room March 1st 2019   Image: Jordan Shanks in a previous life as an Advertising Model. Review  by Gary Clarke                                                                                                                4 STARS Jordan Shanks relies on parody as the lubricant for his acerbic wit and is impressive dishing it out to high flyers, politicians and public figures but …

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Fringe 2019 – PUSSY RIOT – Riot Act

PUSSY RIOT — Riot Act  The Attic – RCC Fringe Feb 27th 2019 – 8PM   Review by GARY CLARKE                                                                                                                                           5 STARS “Planned Leaping and Hopping”  was the description one church employee gave at the trial of …

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Fringe 2019- SUFI MUSIC PARTY-Farhan Shah and Brothers

SUFI MUSIC PARTY       Farhan Shah and Brothers- Church Of The Trinity -Sunday 24th Feb 6pm Sufi Music Party featuring brilliant Qawwali singer Farhan Shah and his very talented brothers  deliver a joyous celebration of Sufi Music and traditional dance incorporating a fusion of traditional and modern music and food to feed the heart and …

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Fringe 2019 – ESPANA EL VITO – The Spirit of Spain – The GC Underground

MATHEW FAGAN GRAND CENTRAL UNDERGROUND – 2:30pm Sunday 24th Feb 2019   Review by Gary Clarke.   4.5 stars Mathew Fagan once more graced us with his presence and his virtuoso guitar playing at the intimate GC Underground to promote his new vinyl album “El Vito” taking us on a journey through Spain and Spanish influenced …

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FRINGE 2019 – A History of Early Blues

A HISTORY OF EARLY BLUES Cal Williams Jr + Friends The Tin Shed at The Wheatsheaf Hotel Sunday 17th Feb 2019 5:30pm Review by GARY CLARKE – 4.5 stars Do you like The Blues? Well these guys LOVE The Blues..and it shows! Cal Williams Jr’s lyrical vocals and deftly crafted finger-picking blues guitar were complemented …

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MOJO JUJU – Native Tongue Tour

MOJO JUJU – Live at JIVE  – Thursday 15th Nov 2018 Review by Gary Clarke                                                                                   5 Stars As we entered Jive Nasty Mars, Mojo Juju’s support act was just winding up his set. Our eyes adjusted and we noticed the unmistakable profile of MJ herself. She was nonchalantly watching Nasty Mars while checking out the …

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