Dr. John, Aaron Neville @ State Theatre, Sydney (24/04/14)

They are both heavyweights of soul, jazz, funk and blues-rooted American music but it was still a surprise to see Dr. John open a show on which he was billed the headliner. He kicked things off with one of his signature songs in Iko Iko, a New Orleans classic, before giving the audience a trip through his back catalogue. Looking somewhat more frail than the … Continue reading Dr. John, Aaron Neville @ State Theatre, Sydney (24/04/14)

LIVE REVIEW: Charles Bradley @ Factory Theatre, Sydney (16/03/12)

written by Chris Familton Warming up the arriving punters was ten piece band The Cactus Channel, fresh out of Princes High School in Melbourne. Even before I knew their history their young appearance and demeanor felt like that of a school band but as soon as they started playing any notion of a curriculum music project went out the window. All were great players, especially … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Charles Bradley @ Factory Theatre, Sydney (16/03/12)