Best Live Shows 2014
Dec31

Best Live Shows 2014

Read our list of top twenty favourite live shows in 2014   If I thought choosing twenty album releases for the year was a challenge, reporting on the best live shows in 2014 has been extremely tough. My live music year in can be described as plentiful and remarkable.  Plentiful in the sense that I outdid past deeds in attending seven music festivals for the year which I estimate to equate to about twenty three full days of music...

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Gary Clark Jr and Jason Isbell – Day 5 Bluesfest 2014
Apr22

Gary Clark Jr and Jason Isbell – Day 5 Bluesfest 2014

Read our take on day five at Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2014 There was a full agenda late tonight so we delayed our arrival until around 3pm.  Atypically, the traffic was very slow on the way and it took the better part of an hour to drive from our Suffolk Park beach house to the festival site at Tyagarah.  Another perfect day, weather wise – we truly have been blessed this Bluefest. Saidah Baba Talibah has a big voice and a...

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Bluesfest 2014 – Day One
Apr18

Bluesfest 2014 – Day One

Read our take of day one at Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2014   It was a casual beginning. Bluesfest presents music from noon to midnight for the next four days, but today is a shorter one (as it is a working day here) with the first performances commencing at 4pm. Accordingly there’s time for a walk to the beach and a swim in our beach house pool before a walk to the local bakery for a coffee. On the way I noticed that Mow...

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