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Review | Rufus Wainwright bares his soul at Perth Festival

Review | Rufus Wainwright bares his soul at Perth Festival

Rufus Wainwright | Kabarett Haus | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Glittering onto the stage in a sparkling jacket and trousers, Rufus Wainwright feels right at home at the Kabarett Haus. A transformed Perth Concert Hall sets the Canadian musician on stage beneath a colossal chandelier with just his piano, his guitar and his beautiful, soaring voice. […]

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Review: WASO shine under the mirror ball with ‘Disco Wonderland’

Review: WASO shine under the mirror ball with ‘Disco Wonderland’

Disco Wonderland: A Night at Studio 54 | Perth Concert Hall | Until 9 Nov | ★ ★ ★ ★ It’s a tried and tested way to build new audiences, program something familiar to get them in the doors and in now time they’ll progress from disco to Dvorak. The West Australian Symphony Orchestra put on a […]

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Review | Troye Sivan struts his stuff in homecoming show

Review | Troye Sivan struts his stuff in homecoming show

Troye Sivan | HBF Stadium | 16th September | ★ ★ ★ ★   Troye Sivan received an enthusiastic welcome from fans as he returned home to perform his biggest ever Perth show. Younger brother Tyde Levi greeted the crowd with a set of his own tunes. Last time Perth saw Levi in the support slot he was […]

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Troye Sivan parties with friends and fans ahead of Perth show

Troye Sivan parties with friends and fans ahead of Perth show

Troye Sivan will be greeted by thousand of fans tonight when he takes to the stage at HBF Stadium, but on Sunday night he performed at intimate show for friends and fans at the rooftop of the Aloft Hotel. Singing songs from his hit albums Blue Neighbourhood and Bloom Troye said even though he lived […]

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Review | Fleetwood Mac deliver their timeless hit tunes

An Evening With Fleetwood Mac | RAC Arena | 9th August 2019 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Fleetwood Mac took to the stage kicking off their Australian tour, the audience cheering at glimpses of the band as they moved through the shadows-  a flat cap, a tamborine, a microphone with dangling beads, blonde hair and black […]

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Review | Love Him Madly: The Doors Reimagined

Review | Love Him Madly: The Doors Reimagined

Love Him Madly: The Doors Reimagined | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Love Him Madly: The Doors Reimagined was not simply an orchestral exploration of the hugely influential music of The Doors. Perth Symphony Orchestra created a show that took us back in time, using a number of approaches to bring us […]

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New Michael Hutchence project mashes up rarities and interviews

New Michael Hutchence project mashes up rarities and interviews

Michael Hutchence  Mystify: A Musical Journey With Michael Hutchence ★ ★ ½  A new documentary film looks into the life of INXS singer Michael Hutchence, and at the same time a new audio offering presents some of his rarest recordings. Put together by longtime INXS manager CM Murphy and friend Mark Edwards, the collection mixes […]

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New record delves into Prince’s archive of tunes he gave to others

New record delves into Prince’s archive of tunes he gave to others

Prince  Originals ★ ★ ★ ★  A new record dives into Prince’s archive and reveals the musicians original versions of songs he gave away to other artists. Prince’s musical output was always prolific, he released albums in quick succession, sometimes there were two or three discs of material with each record. When he played a show […]

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Review | Boyzone bow out with career encompassing show

Review | Boyzone bow out with career encompassing show

Boyzone ‘Thank you and Goodnight’ Tour | RAC Arena | 30 Mar 19 | ★ ★ ★ ½  The Irish boy band Boyzone, a zeitgeist of the 90s, performed a nostalgic journey in Perth last night. With their vast collection of music, there were plenty of recognisable songs to make the crowd dance and sing. And that was […]

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Review | Orbital deliver an excellent show bringing the ravers out of retirement

Orbital | Chevron Gardens | Saturday 2nd March | ★ ★ ★ ★ Fans of British electronic band Orbital have waited a long time to experience the duo performing live. Brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll started putting ut records at the end of the acid house’s second summer of love in the late 80’s and have returned […]

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