Grant-Lee Phillips – Live Review
May17

Grant-Lee Phillips – Live Review

Read our review of Grant-Lee Phillips live at The Thornbury Theatre   Grant-Lee Phillips Live At The Thornbury Theatre 13 May 2018 By Jim Jacob       and Rob Dickens         Grant-Lee Phillips was raised in Stockton California before trying out film study in Los Angeles.  After two critically-acclaimed releases in a band called Shiva Burlesque, he took a more prominent role in the next collegiate incantation Grant Lee Buffalo (with...

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Ruby Boots Live
May08

Ruby Boots Live

Read our story on Ruby Boots – live and on record   By Jim Jacob       and Rob Dickens         Australian-born and now a resident in Nashville TN, Ruby Boots (Bex Chilcott) has this year released Don’t Talk About It (Bloodshot Records).  The new album is a rocking affair, jangly and sharp, drawing on the wide-open landscapes of her homeland as well as the songwriter inner circle of Music City Nashville. Boots has plenty of...

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Humanitarian Journeyman
Apr24

Humanitarian Journeyman

Read our review of Kevin Welch Live Caravan Music Club Melbourne Kevin Welch Caravan Music Club 22 April 2018 By Rob Dickens Kevin Welch’s bio is very impressive.  (Info taken from KW website). Born in California (Long Beach), his family finally settled in Oklahoma.  He got married (to Jennifer Patten), moved to Nashville, started writing for Tree International.  Wrote for ten years, got some songs taken up and started to earn...

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MONA’s Block Party 2018
Jan16

MONA’s Block Party 2018

Violent Femmes headline a MONA free Block Party in 2018 to remember   Over One Thousand Onesies Gripping Laser Lights Bold Performance Art Experimental Sonic Forms Interpretative Dance And Movement Edgy Engaging Live Music Artisan Food and Beverages It’s the MONA Block Party!   Images by Jim Jacob Words by Rob Dickens   MONA Since its establishment in Tasmania, Australia in 2011, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) has quickly...

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Drive-by Truckers Pictorial
Nov16

Drive-by Truckers Pictorial

See photos of Drive-by Truckers Virginia October 2017. One of our concerts of the year but for now no words, just images, just Looking Through the Lens.                                     Live at The Festy Experience 2017, Infinity Downs Farm near Arrington, Virginia. Saturday night 6 October Main Stage Last Act Light Rain Read our full report of The Festy HERE.   See photos of Drive-by Truckers Virginia October 2017 *** Like to...

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Afternoon Delight : Tim Easton and Justin Bernasconi
Oct16

Afternoon Delight : Tim Easton and Justin Bernasconi

Pictures words re Tim Easton and Justin Bernasconi house concert     Words – Rob Dickens Pictures – Jim Jacob   American songwriter Tim Easton was born in upstate New York, right across the river from Canada, his mother’s home country.  He grew up in Akron, Ohio and spent three years living in Tokyo.  He now resides out of Nashville (Whites Creek). His current tour of Australia is protracted, with fourteen stops in...

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