Category: Music

EDINBURGH FRINGE – CHOIR OF MAN – Assembly Hall – 4K

In the packed Assembly Hall the predominately female audience lapped it up. 4K

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Two Worlds – Modern Maori Quartet – 4.5*

As we eagerly await the show, the lights go up to reveal an invisible quartet, which when made visible, is comprised of merely three performers. Finding themselves in a ‘trilemma’ they invite a latecomer from the audience to join them on stage to complete the foursome. Fortunately he happens to be both talented and appropriately …

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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 …

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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 …

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FRINGE 2019 – In Transience – 4K

by Riccardo Barone “Enjoy some peaceful and gentle piano music”. The Pianist and Composer Rich Batsford enriches the audience’s tranquillity with kind and simple chords softened by genuine melodies. Everything is In Transience, temporary, life’s unstoppable cycle, here and now, the present; and we want a nice present, free from any kind of pressure, free from …

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FRINGE 2019 – Sound Bath – Plant Song – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Sacred Resonance are an electronic music duo consisting of Darren Curtis and Bradley Pitt, often collaborating with the Visual Artist Jessica Curtis. Their extremely interesting research project presented for the Fringe 2019 has been inspired by two books: The secret life of plants by P. Tompkins and The hidden geometry of flowers by …

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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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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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FRINGE MUSIC — PUSSY RIOT LIVE — Maths Lawns @ RCC Fringe — 3K

Frustrating programming marred what was otherwise a truly unique, high-energy performance by the Pussy Riot girls. It was certainly memorable and not something we’ll get to see again anytime soon.