Courtney Marie Andrews and Joe Pug Complement Each Other
Jul17

Courtney Marie Andrews and Joe Pug Complement Each Other

Joe Pug and Courtney Marie Andrews Live at The Spotted Mallard Melbourne Australia 13 July 2017   Read our review of Joe Pug and Courtney Marie Andrews at The Spotted Mallard July 2017 Originally published at AddictedToNoise.com By Rob Dickens I’m not sure how this tour pairing was arranged and how.  Joe Pug, the Austin Texas troubadour who has graced these shores a considerable number of times before is returning on the back of...

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Little Wise Live
Jul14

Little Wise Live

  Little Wise Live at Saint John Craft Beer Bar Launceston, Tasmania   Read our review of Little Wise performing at St John Craft Beer Bar, Tasmania 6 July 2017.   By Rob Dickens It was a warm and intimate night, a haven from the depths of a Tasmanian winter. Saint John Craft Beer Bar provides an array of beers, ciders and wines.  Walking through is a narrow hub-bub, a contrast from the silent streets nearby.  It also hosts a live...

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Jeff Lang Guitar Wiz Live
Apr11

Jeff Lang Guitar Wiz Live

  Jeff Lang’s Wizardry on Show Royal Oak Hotel Launceston 6 April 2017 By Rob Dickens Pictures: Jim Jacob Guitar maestro Jeff Lang released his new (and eleventh) album last month. The wryly titled Alone In Bad Company has been the catalyst for an extensive national tour from March to June.  Lang’s stop-over at The Royal Oak Hotel in Launceston happily coincided with my visit to the Apple Isle. A small, but enthusiastic, crowd...

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The Waifs – 25 years
Mar27

The Waifs – 25 years

  The Waifs Celebrate 25 years  Devonport Tasmania by Jim Jacob Long standing roots outfit The Waifs has just released its double album “Ironbark” . All twenty five songs on the new release were recorded in a single session at band member , Josh Cunningham’s house in southern New South Wales , Australia. The band is now on an extensive and popular tour to promote the new set of songs. Listening Through the Lens was...

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Tim O’Brien – Live In Melbourne Australia
Jan14

Tim O’Brien – Live In Melbourne Australia

Read our review of Tim O’Brien’s show at The Caravan Club Oakleigh   Tim O’Brien Live At The Caravan Music Club Melbourne Australia 11 January 2017 Originally published on AddictedToNoise.com.au By Rob Dickens (words) and Jim Jacob (images) Troubadour Tim O’Brien has just about ticked every box on the list of country/bluegrass/folk music achievements. Originally inspired by the late legendary Doc Watson, this...

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Ayleen O’Hanlon and Rich Davies – Live
Nov02

Ayleen O’Hanlon and Rich Davies – Live

Read our review of Ayleen O’Hanlon and Rich Davies live   By Rob Dickens and Jim Jacob House Concerts are taking off, big time. In the USA, they have become highly popular and lucrative for artists.  When I was at the Americana Festival and Conference in Nashville in September this year, I met a lot of people for the first time, largely due to the forthcoming Cayamo and Outlaw Country music cruises that we will be enjoying...

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