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Live Review: Karnivool, Regular John, Coerce @ The Tivoli, 25 November 2009

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[Photo: Stuart Blythe]
  Karnivool, Regular John, Coerce @ The Tivoli, 25.11.2009
By Denis Semchenko

Having successfully escaped my Pearl Jam fan-invaded neighbourhood, by the time I get to The Tivoli openers Coerce have already finished. From a friend’s account, the UK combo played a solid set of angular prog-rock with At The Drive-In leanings, which would have by all means made for a decent listening experience for this writer. For the time being, though, Sydneysiders Regular John will do – and they do it with gusto, cranking up heady garage-rock riffs and pentatonic licks and flailing the ‘70s long hair. Some post-2002 Grinspoon echoes are heard throughout but the quartet’s overall feel is that of the ballsy vintage rock & roll, somewhat incongruous given the headliner’s complex, emotion-drenched oeuvre, yet fun nonetheless.

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Dan Hicks and The Innocent Bystanders @ The Tivoli, Brisbane 24-25 July 2009

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Dan Hicks and The Innocent Bystanders

Dan Hicks   Dan Hicks is truly an American original. His unique blend of swing, jazz, folk and country music, coupled with his irresistible sense of rhythm, hip lyrical styling, laid-back vocalising, and infamous on-stage wit make his live audiences fans for life. For more than 40 years, most famously with his band The Hot Licks, Dan has been a stalwart of the American music scene.

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Brisbane Events Quick List for February, March 2009



Related:
February Festival List 2009 Australia
Festival List March, April & May 2009 Australia

Quick Bits 15 Feb 2009

Biffy Clyro @ The Arena, Brisbane 25 March 2009 – Australian Tour

Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro return to Australia in March!

[Related: Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro informs Stuart Blythe that it’s “All or Nothing” ahead of their Australian Tour in March 2009 ]

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With the band currently holed up in their chilli Ayrshire practice pad, it seems a good time to announce that the band will break from demoing the fifth album and set off for a slightly sunnier climate.

That’s right the Biff, will be returning to the live stage this coming March for four shows along the Australian coast. The shows will take in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney, with tickets available in the coming days. Tour dates below…
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HEAR and NOW Festival 2009 @ Brisbane Riverstage – Photo Gallery

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The HEAR and NOW festival @ Brisbane Riverstage certainly was the place to be over the Australia Day weekend.

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HEAR & NOW Festival: 100% Australian Lineup For Australia Day Weekend

HEAR & NOW FESTIVAL

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Sunday 25th January, Australia Day Weekend

Midday – 10pm, Riverstage, Brisbane
HEAR & NOW: 100% AUSTRALIAN LINEUP FOR AUSTRALIA DAY WEEKEND

Brisbane’s Aussie day festival Hear and Now will return for its second coming on 25 January 2009. With a killer all Australian lineup the grassy slopes of the Riverstage and Botanic Gardens will be the only place to be over the long weekend.

Promoters Fuzzy and Ten Pound Crew have dug deep to bring Brisbane the absolute best Aussie talent, so that this Australia Day you’ll have even more reasons to bring out the green and gold.

Festival goers far and wide rated last year’s Hear and Now as their favourite summer festival (and best long weekend to boot).

Hear & Now 2009 is sure to be even bigger and better than ever before, and here’s a few reasons why:

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