Category: Music

RAW: Cabaret Fringe – New Coat of Paint – La Boheme – 4.5K

All six performers were impressive on their respective instruments and had good onstage group chemistry. Alison Coppe’s voice is sublime, there is purity to it which could be thought of as the antithesis of Waits’ own sound but none-the-less it worked and brought out the beautiful melodies in his songs. 4.5K

RAW: Cabaret Fringe – Freewheelin’ – The Promethean – 4K

Carragher’s voice soared and we were reminded of just how much of a contribution Bob Dylan has made to music. Undoubtedly she could have kept playing song after song and we would have been happy to keep listening. 4K

RAW: Cabaret Festival – Freeway – The Chet Baker Journey – 4K

This is top flight cabaret, not without risk to present a tribute in such a mirrored way for both Draxl and McNelis but both succeed admirably.

RAW: Cabaret Festival – Tuba Skinny – Banquet Room – 4.5K

Tuba Skinny create music reminiscent of the speakeasies and jazz clubs of 1920s America. Hailing from New Orleans, they are fresh faced but old souled, injecting heart into the music they play. 4.5K

RAW: Soundwave Interview – Young Guns

The Young Guns are a band who have enjoyed a rare fast track to success and I spoke to frontman Gustav about his band.

RAW: Cabaret Festival – Olivia Newton John – 4K

Banner act for the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Olivia Newton John, produced everything Festival organisers and her fans desired – a packed Festival Theatre audience that was unafraid to give her rousing standing ovations. 4K

RAW: Cabaret Festival – Glenn Shorrock – 4K

Elizabeth boy, Glenn Shorrock returned to his home town giving him and his audience an enjoyable trip down memory lane. 4K