Gary Clarke

Goolwa, Australia

Author's posts

BEYOND SKIN REVISITED Nitin Sawhney

BEYOND SKIN REVISITED – Nitin Sawhney OzAsia Festival – Festival Theatre Oct 17th 2019 7:30pm 4.5K XXXXx A version of this concert, “Beyond Skin Revisited”, premiered at Royal Albert Hall only 3 weeks ago. I was eagerly looking forward to this shows Australian Premiere coming to the brilliant OzAsia Festival here in Adelaide. After slurping …

Continue reading

Vika and Linda Bull – Between Two Shores

Dunstan Playhouse 6:30pm 20th June 2019 VIKA and LINDA BULL – ‘Between Two Shores’ 4.5 Stars Review by Gary Clarke Vika and Linda Bull have been at it now for over 30 years since those heady days when they hooked up with Joe Camilliri in the 1980s. While many things have changed in the interceding …

Continue reading

My life in Songs – Dami Im

Dunstan Playhouse – June 14th 6:30pm — 4.5 Stars Wow what a voice  !  If you have never heard of Dami Im you probably dont know that she won The X Factor in New York in 2013 and came second in The Eurovision song contest in 2016. That she is managed by none other than …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading