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Live Review + Photos : One Electric Day at Victor Harbour – 5 November 2022

Reviewer Natasha Wyborn
Photos by David Jackson – shotz by jackson

One Electric Day 
Kent Reserve Victor Harbour South Australia
Saturday, November 5, 2022

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Live Review : KINGS OF LEON at Mildura Sporting Precinct – 29 October 2022

Reviewer Natasha Wyborn 

Kings of Leon Set The Town of Mildura on Fire 
29th October 2022
Mildura Sporting Complex, Victoria Australia

Mildura, located in rural Victoria, was the venue for Kings of Leon’s opening show on their long-awaited 2022 Australian tour. Over 10,000 people filled the newly opened complex to hear the band, natives from Tennessee. Comprising of brothers Caleb, Jared, Nathan Followill, and their cousin Matthew Followill. The band played a 25-song set that featured songs from their impressive 20-year career and eight-album catalogue. 

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Live Review : Adam Thompson Performs Queens Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack at Ulumbarra Theatre Bendigo – 8 February 2020

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Adam Thompson Performs Queens Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack at Ulumbarra Theatre Bendigo – 8 February 2020 Photographer: David Jackson

He will, He will, rock you.

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Live Review : Red Hot Summer Tour at Old Mount Gambier Gaol – 5th January 2020

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Red Hot Summer Tour at Old Mount Gambier Gaol – 5th January 2020 Photographer: David Jackson

With a stellar lineup  comprising Hunters & Collectors, James Reyne, The Living End, The Angels, The Baby Animals, Killing Heidi and Boom Crash Opera the Red Hot Summer tour hit South Australian shores on Sunday. Playing to yet another sell out crowd off around 3,000 people. The audience demographic was mixed with a heavy focus on the 50 plus bracket who enjoyed a drink and settled in for an afternoon of fine music and memories. With the rest of the country sweltering in 40 plus heat the temperature dropped rapidly to a chilly 18 degrees by late afternoon. With old brick work and rusty razor wire from the days gone by as a backdrop the crowd was waiting for the fun to begin.

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Live Review : Ian Moss at Palais Theatre, Melbourne – 16 November 2019

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Ian Moss at Palais Theatre, Melbourne – 16 November 2019 Photographer: David Jackson

For those of us lucky enough to have lived it the first time around it’s hard to believe it’s been 30 years since the release of the ‘Matchbook’ album. On Saturday night at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne the near full house got a chance to relive the memories live again. We may all be a little older but Ian Moss has lost nothing in momentum or ability to engage and play an electric guitar like an extension of his own anatomy.

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Live Review : Mirusia & The Original Seekers At Melbourne Recital Centre – 2nd November 2019

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Mirusia & The Original Seekers At Melbourne Recital Centre – 2nd November 2019 Photographer: David Jackson

It’s hard to believe the act I was witnessing in 2019 originally formed way back in the early 60’s. The Seekers have been a part of Australian music culture for close to 60 years. Formed as a folk quartet in Melbourne in 1962 the band has travelled the work and left its mark alongside some of the biggest bands of the 60’s. To put The Seekers popularity into perspective at the height of their career the seekers shared the same bill with The Rolling Stones and the Beatles whilst drawing an estimated crowd of 200,000 to the Sydney Myer Music Bowl. The original lead singer Judith Durham has left the quartet however the remaining three original members Athol Guy, Keith Potger and Bruce Woodley continue to delight fans both within Australia and abroad.

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Live Review : Kris Kristofferson at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 21st September 2019

Review by Natasha Wyborn

On Saturday night in front of a full house in Bendigo Victoria a packed house got to witness one of the last remaining treasures in country music. Hitting the stage with the enthusiasm of a man considerably younger than his true age, Kris Kristofferson started what can only be considered by any standards a marathon set. Playing almost 2 hours with a traditional intermission in between. It’s hard to believe it has been over 50 years since his debut album. A lot has happened during this time with Kristofferson maintaining a consistent reputation as one of country’s music’s great troubadour’s and performers.

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Review : Melbourne Guitar Show 2019 at Caulfield Racecourse

Review by Natasha Wyborn

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Melbourne Guitar Show 2019 at Caulfield Racecourse Photographer: David Jackson

Caulfield, known worldwide for its racetrack, was overrun with guitar players, enthusiasts and fans alike over the weekend. The venue gave way for what has to be one of the best guitar playing line-ups in the festivals history. The event held under complete cover in the members grandstand drew fans and players alike to two days of guitar mania. From the moment you entered the building you were greeted by 50,000 watts of pure guitar shredding. This area of course was the trade component of the show where budding guitarists got to play and talk everything from the classics of Gibson and Fender and numerous independent and personal guitar makers who were on show. But it didn’t end there. Amplifiers with some wicked pedals and everything accessory wise to make even the most professional player salivate. All stall holders were more than generous with their time and experience. Over $75,000 was paid out for the most expensive guitar of the weekend confirming build the right instrument and they will buy.

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Live Review : Belinda Carlisle + 1927 at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 1 March 2019

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Belinda Carlisle entertained a sold out crowd at Ulumbarra Theatre Bendigo on Friday night. Currently touring Australia celebrating the 30th Anniversary of her 1989 world wide smash album Runaway Horses.
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Live Review : Apia Good Times at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 26 May 2018

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Some may have started as far back as the 60’s but the fab 5 that hit the stage at Bendigo on Saturday night could show todays youth a thing or two. On parade were ARIA Hall of Famers, international hit makers, a former TV Week Queen of Pop and countless number one hits. APIA truly brings songs of a lifetime to the modern era. Each artist Brian Cadd, Marcia Hines, Russell Morris, Leo Sayer and John Paul Young a star in their own right. Another interesting point all artists came up on Australian stages learning their craft in front of an increasing live audience. Countdown was paramount to all artists career, throughout the concert Molly Meldrum was referred to fondly.
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Live Review : Groovin the Moo – Bendigo, VIC – Saturday 5 May 2018

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Another resounding success for the Groovin The Moo machine as it landed in Bendigo on Saturday. The day started well with unusual warm weather and a bumper crowd all 22,000 of them confirming another sell out to this ever increasingly popular festival. Although predominantly catering for the teens to twenties there was also a fair bit of grey in the crowd validating the popularity of diversity in the lineup, essentially there was something on the bill for everyone.
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Live Review: Jimmy Barnes at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo VIC – 29 April 2018

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Jimmy Barnes at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo VIC – 29 April 2018
Photographer: David Jackson

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Live Review: Kip Moore + Lee Brice + Charlie Worsham at Forum, Melbourne – 25 April 2018

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Kip Moore at Forum, Melbourne – 25 April 2018
Photographer: David Jackson

Playing in Melbourne central on ANZAC day 2018 were two of American country music’s hardest working artists. Lee Brice and Kip Moore both men well known in Australia joined forces to give fans nothing short of a powerhouse performance at the Forum.
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Live Review : Sheryl Crow + Melissa Etheridge at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne – 6 April 2018

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Sheryl Crow at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne on 6 April 2018
Photographer: David Jackson

SHERYL CROW & MELISSA ETHERIDGE
April 6th 2017 Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Victoria

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Live Review : Bryan Adams at A Day on the Green – Mitchelton Wines, Nagambie, Victoria – 13 January 2018

Review by Natasha Wyborn – Photos by David Jackson

Bryan Adams at Mitchelton Wines, Nagambie – 13 January 2018
Photographer : David Jackson

Bryan Adams – The Ultimate Tour
A Day on the Green
Mitchelton Wines, Nagambie, Victoria Saturday, January 13, 2018

Thirsty Merc started the day with a set that included crowd favourites “Summertime”, “20 Good Reasons” and “Someday, Someday”. Lead singer Rai Thistlethwayte and the boys were in fine form even introducing the Cold Chisel, Phil Small penned hit “My Baby” into their set.
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