The Reverend returns with his white hot band to deliver the good word from the bible of high-octane rock ‘n’ roll for his Australian disciples this May. They are in Adelaide on 30 May at the Gov. See post for details and how to win a double pass.
Category Archive: Music
By Ben Nielsen What better way to spend an overcast Sunday afternoon than with the Seraphim Trio. In their second concert series of 2013, the ensemble paid homage to the ‘magician of sounds’, Maurice Ravel. Ravel was one of the most prominent Impressionist composers, but is perhaps best known for his arrangement of Pictures at …
By Anthony Nguyen In a fantastic opening musical number displaying the evident musically trained voices, the self-proclaimed ‘bad boys of musical theatre’ make a splash into the Adelaide Fringe with an uplifting musical comedy show titled All Washed Up! The comedy duo consists of: Andrew, a tall, happy-go-lucky and often narcissistic man, and his …
Gareth Hart’s latest offering, Symphony of Strange, is just that – bizarre, eccentric, and plain weird. Set on the top floor of Tuxedo Cat, this show was alien and incredibly outlandish. Endearing themselves immediately to the audience members by providing chilli chocolate and damp washcloths to combat the 39degree night, the performers led us into …
By Ben Nielsen Billed as a major event of the Adelaide Festival, Van Dyke Parks joined with Kimbra, Daniel Johns and the Adelaide Art Orchestra in a retrospective performance of his career and works. It’s clear why Parks is one of the most successful composers of his era. There’s a catchiness, and a mesmerising ebb …
So, trying to rate this show provides a conundrum. As a musical concert, it was a bit ho-hum – 3Ks but as an event; those who were there or who get along tonight will find they will be remembering it long after the Festival circus has left town – somehow it was very compelling – on this score a 5K rating applies.
By Ben Nielsen After a successful season at the 2012 Cabaret Fringe Festival, it’s unsurprising that Lucy Russell returns with her show Sister Mary Lucy. With an onstage shrine and a well selected jukebox of songs, Russell confesses that her one desire is to become a nun. The tale is genuinely hilarious. Unlike many emerging …