The Newcastle Civic Theatre welcomed a full house last night as the Apia Good Times tour hit town. For the fourth year in a row the gig was a sell-out continuing to astound by drawing fans of all ages to the show.
Opening the evening was John Paul Young. Paying a tribute to the song writing team Vanda and Young ‘Down Among The Dead Men’ hit the spot. With hits like ‘I hate the music’, Yesterday’s hero’ and ‘Pasadena’ you would be hard pressed not to sing and clap along. Continue reading →
By Natalie Salvo
Sydney was wet and it wasn’t David Lee Roth’s fault. Saturday morning had seen the heavens open again and again but rock ain’t about being comfortable and a little water never killed anyone. On day one of the inaugural Stone Music Festival, guitar heroes were king and no one was going to let a few showers rain on their musical parade.
A small but dedicated crowd watched LA Band, Buckcherry make their Sydney debut. They ploughed through hard rock songs like “Rescue Me” while “Gluttony” saw the rock ‘n’ roll forced up to 11. Lead singer, Josh Todd closed the set by asking how many crazy b**ches were in the house and it warmed my heart to see people getting into the spirit of the fest (i.e. “celebrating music, life and freedom”) by hollering about the deranged. Continue reading →
Australian singer/songwriter Danielle Spencer will join Sir Bob Geldof & Jon Stevens for the Rock & Rebuild one-off charity concert at Lyric Theatre Sydney on May 1. Spencer and band will open the evening performing songs from her debut album ‘White Monkey’ and her current album ‘Calling All Magicians’.
In an effort to provide hope and inspiration to communities affected by recent natural disasters in Australia, New Zealand and Japan, all monies raised through ticket sales and donations will support; the Australian Red Cross for their Victoria Floods Appeal, New Zealand Earthquake Appeal and Japan and Pacific Disaster Appeal as well as to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Fund. Continue reading →