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Pony, Wirra Creek Music, 175 Main Rd, Willunga, from 7pm on Friday 21 April with Naomi Keyte as special guest and tickets via Dramatix. PONYTAIL KINK Editor: Robert Dunstan Contributors: “Mad Dog” Bradley, Ian Messenger, Layout: Peter M Kelly
Adelaide’s Riverwood will be launching a post punk rock album, Soaked To The Bone, at Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, from 8pm on Friday 7 April and invited The Winter Gypsy, Attila My Honey, Cassie O’Grady and Anti-Psych to join them with tickets via Moshtix.
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Adelaide’s Ponytail Kink are teaming up with Post War and relatively new band Little Dust to undertake a free entry affair at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, from 8.30pm on Thursday 20 April.
HANA & JESSIE-LEE
THE COCO RODEO
Those crazy Coconut Kids will be presenting The Coco Rodeo at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, from 3-9pm on Sunday 9 April at which there will be a mechanical bull, Cajun food, coconuts and Juno and Hana Brenecki as special guests with limited $15 tickets ($20 with a coconut) at <tickettailor. com>.
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Jen Lush, of Cat Dog Bird, has recorded a solo album with the help of Chris Parkinson and Robin Chalken (of The Yearlings) at My Sweet Mule and will be launching it at Stone
Hana & Jessie Lee’s Bad Habits have a new album, Southlands, and following a national tour, will be
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album, Tus Pies, and will be bringing it to the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Monday 10 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Armed with a new album, Frenzal Rhomb will embark on a huge national tour, which will wind up at the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Friday 11 August with Totally Unicorn as special guests and tickets via the venue or OzTix.
THIS WAY NORTH
SMALL TOWN ROMANCE Secret Sounds is thrilled to announce that UK singer songwriter Laura Marling will tour Australia armed with a new album, Semper Femina, and will play the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 10 June with tickets via the venue of OzTix.
Melbourne’s This Way North will be keeping their heads above water by to the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, from 8pm on Thursday 27 April with special guests Winter Gypsy and Koral in solo mode. Tickets at the door or via the pub.
Melbourne-based singer songwriter Tim Solly is set to launch his new EP, Waking Up, at Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, SA from 8pm on Friday 21 April with special guests Matt J Ward and Alison Coppe and tickets via Moshtix.
THE BABY ANIMALS
The Baby Animals will have Screaming Jets with them when they play two big nights, Friday 23 June and Saturday 24 June, at the Governor Hindmarsh, 4
Tex Perkins and Murray Paterson are heading to Aldinga’s The Pepper Tree Café from 8pm on Friday 19 May with $60 tickets available by calling 0400 144 467.
Melbourne’s Powerline Sneakers will be powering their way over to Adelaide to launch their debut album, Diasterpiece, at Edinburgh Castle Hotel, 233 Currie St, Adelaide, on Friday 28 April with Fraudband, Ratcatcher and more and then Hotel Metro, 46 Grote St, Adelaide, on Saturday 29 April with The Pro-Tools and Colonised.
ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS
Alternative country act Small Town Romance will bring a national tour to conclusion when they play Stone Pony at Willunga’s Wirra Creek Music on Friday 19 May and then step into the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, from 4pm on Sunday 21 May to take part in Hana & JessieLee’s Southlands album launch.
Fresh from playing WOMADelaide, The Waifs have now announced a show as part of the indie folk band’s 25th anniversary tour at the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Sunday 2 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix and The Yearlings as very special guests.
Killing Heidi are continuing their 20th anniversary reformation tour and will be playing the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 3 June with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
MARK SEYMOUR & THE UNDERTOW
A DAY OF CLARITY
Fresh from touring the US with their new album, When We Fall, All Our Exes Live in Texas will play Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, from 8pm on Friday 23 June with tickets via Moshtix.
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Screamfeeder, Numbskulls, God God Dammit Dammit, Hydromedu Flour, Tombsealer, Juliette Seizure & The Tremor-Dolls, The Dunes, Funeral Moon, Last Days Of Kali, Fair Maiden, Koral & The Goodbye Horses, Goon Wizarrd, Ratcatcher, Becalm, Dom Trimboli & The Wizards, Apteria, Talc, Little Dust, Hot Mess, Paroxysm Press (spoken word), Hockey Dad, Grenadiers, West Thebarton Brothel Party, Horror My Friend, Reactions, Hindsight, Mane, She’s The Band, Siamese, Young Offenders, Sleep Talk, Bec Stevens, Satkw, Stork, All In, Brainfreeze, Animal Traps, Lachy Bruce, If I Were A Boy, Bridget Fahey, Dylan Cooper at venues across the city’s flourishing East End.
Set aside Saturday 20 May for when Clarity Records, 60 Pulteney St, Adelaide, celebrates its seventh birthday by hosting the free entry A Day Of Clarity featuring a plethora of indie rock bands including Cosmic Psychos,
Those rootsy scallywags who are Bootleg Rascal have a new single and will be bringing it to Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, on Friday 2 June with tickets via Moshtix.
Mark Seymour will be celebrating 30 years of song writing when he hits town with his band, The Undertow, to play material from his solo career along with Hunters & Collectors tunes at the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 29 July with tickets via the venue or OzTIx.
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BUSTAMENTO Melbourne’s Bustamento, a mento combo led by Nicky Bomba of very recent visitors Melbourne Ska Orchestra, are heading back over the border to be one of the headlining acts as this year’s Blenheimfest, which will take place as a two-day camping festival up in the Clare Valley. By Robert Dunstan From humble beginnings, the licensed outdoor festival, which boasts food stalls and a market area including an op shop, has greatly expanded and now attracts several thousand patrons. All proceeds are going directly to New Hope Cambodia; an organisation that helps provide free education, medical and welfare services to the people of Mondul Bai and Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Various Nefarious will be roaming the site. Bustamento have been playing around the place for a number of years – they were last in town to do a big show at the Governor Hindmarsh with Babylon Burning – and play music known as mento which is the lively Jamaican folk music from the late ’50s that preceded ska and reggae. Nicky Bomba was keen to chat about the combo heading to Blenheimfest on Good Friday.
Thursday 12 April will see The Snowdroppers, Bortier Okoe, Runebilly Rattle, The “If you think of Melbourne Wholias, Headphone Piracy, Ska Orchestra being Pat Ramm and Joe Man a big cruise Murphy taking to the “If liner, then stage. Proceedings Bustamento you think will kick off early is like a little in the afternoon of Melbourne speedboat,” on Friday 14 he laughs. Ska Orchestra April with Deep “And the Street Soul, being a big music is Bustamento, cruise liner, then all related Sahara Beck, because, Bustamento is Lazy Eye, DJ on my Driller, The like a little journey into Timbers, Max reggae and speedboat.” Savage & The False then further Idols, Coconut Kids, back into ska, I Urtekk, Weezil, Chiara realised that there La Woo, Ciaram Granger, was music before that which Maggie Rutjens, Juno and was mento or calypso as it’s Aiden Jazzy Jones, while sometimes called. 6
“And then, ages ago, I saw a band playing mento which inspired me to form my own thing doing that kind of music,” Nicky says. “So it’s old school mento which is regarded as Jamaican folk music, but we add our contemporary flavours to it. We give it a little twist.” Nicky goes on to say that while it’s mostly original material penned in that style, playing mento allows them to do a few covers. “So there will be six or seven covers in our set, but it’s not going to be songs that most people are familiar with,” he says. “The covers we do are pretty obscure. And, it’s just a lot of fun and much of that comes from the three or four-part harmonies we bring to it. And, mento really has a tradition with it.” The band have been operation for almost 13 years. “But it all began as a kind of hobby band in 2005 and we didn’t play all that much for the first couple of years,” Nicky says. “And then we started getting more and more gigs so we recorded an album, Intrepid Adventures Of The Lost Riddim Islands, and did a national tour. “And from there we started getting invited to play festivals and it’s been great that people really like what we are doing and want to book us,” he continues. “And we just did a festival in the Blue Mountains – The Blue Mountains Music Festival – and played just after Paul Kelly. So, it was great to be associated with him and play on the same stage. “So we were approached about Blenheimest and were told it was a festival that was about an hour and a half
outside of Adelaide and we thought that sounded great,” Nicky says. “We all thought, ‘Yep, that’s quite achievable. Let’s do it’. And, it’s been great that the organisers have been so understanding about what it takes to get a band over from interstate to do a festival.” Following the release of their debut, Bustamento then put out the wonderfully-titled, Intercontinental Journey 7, and are currently working on a third offering. Nicky concludes by saying they got their name from Prince Buster (who sadly passed away only a few months ago) who was born Cecil Campbell. “We were looking for a name and found out that his middle name was Bustamente,” he says of the Jamaican singer who got that name from the Labour activist and first post-independence Jamaican Prime Minister William Bustamente. “So we just decided to call ourselves Bustamento,” Nicky laughs. Blenheim Music & Camping Festival, to be held in the Clare Valley with all proceeds going to New Hope Cambodia, has expanded into a two-day Easter event, Thursday 13 April and Friday 14 April, with a line-up boasting Deep Street Soul, Bustamento, Sahara Beck, Lazy Eye, DJ Driller, The Timbers, Max Savage & The False Idols, Bullhorn, Coconut Kids, Urtekk, Weezil, Chiara La Woo, Ciaram Granger, Maggie Rutjens, Juno, Aiden Jazzy Jones, Various Nefarious, The Snowdroppers, Bortier Okoe, Rune Billy Rattle, The Wholias, Headphone Piracy, Pat Ramm and Joe Man Murphy with tickets on sale now via <blenheimfest. com.au>.
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on the band as a live act. His thing is about trying to capture that energy (like lightening in a bottle). All the drum-takes in this record and the last one are live with the whole band in the room… Nick’s been a celebrated producer and engineer for a long time. I like to joke with him that he’s a rock’n’roll veteran, but he hates hearing that. “Please print that!” Otto laughs. Printed it is. And what about that crazy EGC guitar you play Otto, made out of solid aluminium? A melted glob of recycling cans? How does it give you the tones you want?
The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel is set to play host to one very powerful and respected Australian post rock quartet sleepmakeswaves as they tour their new studio album Made Of Breath Only. You may have seen them recently support Underoath at the Gov, but we are promised a completely new set with this completely new album. By Ian Messenger I spoke to Otto WicksGreen, pivotal man of sleepmakeswaves and that rare breed of alpha dude who is sublimely humble and unassuming. He was disembarking a train somewhere in Sydney and kindly appeased my worries that it was not a good time for a phone interview by saying that in fact he thinks better whilst walking.
have been doing. Being a word man, I first asked Wicksgreen about the evocative title Made Of Breath Only. “We intentionally set out to write an album with darker themes than Love Of Cartography. Themes about loss and adjustment to that, and around this idea that beauty and loss exist together. The title came out of some reading I had been doing, The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy.
This was a new idea to me. “The book deals with this I always thought I thought boy’s decision to take better whilst bitterly a wolf back into alone in an “I paint Mexico. Early unfrequented on the boy is those colours establishment talking to an draining their with EQing on the old man who beer specials amp and effects pedals is giving him and making and stuff. Which means advice on pointless how to trap bets with I have to do more work a wolf. The myself as to get the sound I want, old man to which describes but it means I have cockroach that it is will make it way more options foolish to up the wall available.” think that you first. Hmm. can actually trap Some people have a wolf and keep it just got that “zing” because the minute you and Otto Wicks-Green is one trap it it is gone. The nature of them. of the wolf disappears. You cannot hold it in your hand And, what a smash because it is ‘made of breath sleepmakeswaves has made recently. Touring 22 countries only’. in 2015, nominated for ARIA, “It was this really great J Awards and AIR Awards, sentence which stuck with and toured with Dead Letter me. Like a meditation on the Circus, Karnivool, 65 Days Of human tendency to believe Static, Russian Circles and everything around us is COG. stable.” I feel their listeners will find A deep meditation indeed their new album a definite for the title of this mature progression in what they 8
album. And, who better to twiddle the knobs than the man himself Nick DiDia, esteemed producer of Karnivool, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Powderfinger, and Rage Against The Machine. Surely, this man is expensive. Crowdfunding is working for ya? “Yeah it’s always bit of a nerve wracking thing watching that number trickle up. We were stoked! We hit the target and overshot it by a few grand. It’s the only way we could have done this. There is no way we could be a band without this model, which is essentially a preordering model. . . It’s a bit of a cringe, we wish we didn’t have to do this, but it’s the reality of the industry, it is what it is.” I was wondering if sleepmakeswaves had worked with Nick DiDia before. “Yeah Nick DiDia did our last record Love Of Cartography and so it was a pretty natural decision to get back into the studio with him because the relationship was already established. We knew how he worked and what a great producer he was and what kind of vibe he was going to bring. “What we loved about working with him is his focus
“Because it is all aluminium and there is no wood in the guitar and electric guitars are all about resonance… You pluck the string and it resonates across the wood and the pickups pick up that resonance… But aluminium is a much more naturally resonate material and so you just get more of everything. You get more highs, more lows and more mids. “You get this amazing clarity. And, with the kind of pickups I use on my EGC which are wide ranging you pick up that whole spectrum. The way I look at it, it gives me more colours to use. And, then I paint those colours with EQing on the amp and effects pedals and stuff. Which means I have to do more work to get the sound I want, but it means I have way more options available. “So everything from beautiful slinky cleans to roaring crushing overdrive sounds I can do. I recorded a bunch with the record, and it’s definitely my favourite guitar to play live. Yeah, I bloody love that thing.” sleepmakeswaves will be promoting their third album, Made Of Breath Only, when they play the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Thursday 6 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix and Caligula’s Horse and The Unset as very special guests.
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D HENRYF E N TO N & T H E ELIZABETHANS Australian Launch of the new album
TWICE I FELL DOWN ONCE Friday March 31st @ Beaches, Thirroul NSW Saturday April 1st @ Marrickville Bowling Club, Sydney NSW with special guests Jason Walker (solo) and Ruby King Sunday April 2nd @ The Great Northern Trading Post, Central Coast NSW Friday April 7th @ The Retreat Hotel, Melbourne VIC Saturday April 8th @ Jive, Adelaide SA
DHENRYFENTON & THEELIZABETHANS TWICE I FELL DOWN ONCE
New album, Twice I Fell Down Once available April 7th and at all shows on Dark Eyed Junco Records through MGM dhenryfenton.com
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American doom metal merchants Windhand and heading to Adelaide for the first time although it will not mark the first time they have played in Australia as BSide Magazine discovered during a particularly engaging phone conversation with drummer Ryan Wolfe. By Robert Dunstan “We came down about two years ago and did four shows in New Zealand and then five shows along the east coast of Australia,” he says. “And we did that tour with Beastwars, a [sludge metal] band from New Zealand. But, no, we didn’t get over to Adelaide on that trip. “And we had asked why we weren’t going to Adelaide and were told it just wasn’t going to work out,” Ryan sighs. “But we’ve heard so many cool things about Adelaide that we’re really pleased it’s happening this time.”
“No, we try not to pay him at all,” Ryan laughingly jokes. Windhand have had a couple of line-up changes along the way. “Our original bass player, Nathan Hilbish, graduated from college and now works at building amplifiers and guitar pedals,” Ryan says. “And he’s become pretty good at it [he’s endorsed by King Buzzo of The Melvins} and now runs Hilbish Design. He’s actually built couple of amps for the guitar player with King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard.
Windhand, fronted by vocalist Dorthia Cottrell, formed back in 2008 in “So he’s gone on to bigger Richmond, Virginia, and have and better things,” he adds since released three studio with a laugh. “I mean why albums – a self-titled affair in play with Windhand when 2012 and Soma in 2013 with you can stay at home and the latest being 2015’s Grief’s make guitar amps for King Infernal Flower. They also Gizzard?” released a live album, Live At Roadburn With Nathan’s “So he’s gone 2014. departure, on to bigger and WIndhind They have better things. Why quickly also issued a needed a split release, play with Windhand new bass Reflection Of when you can stay at player. The Negative, home and make guitar with Cough “We had a who will serve amps for King couple of as tour buddies shows coming Gizzard?” on this visit. up so we asked Parker [from “It made sense because Cough] if he’d mind fillin’ we share a bass player,” Ryan in,” Ryan says. “So we had a says of Parker Chandler. few practice sessions and did “And they’ve just put out a the shows and it was quite new album, Still They Prey, obvious we had a pretty good so it made sense to ask thing goin’ on because Parker them to come down with us, especially with Parker being a added a bit of a different touch to the sound. member of both bands.” Oh, does Parker get paid twice as much as anyone else in the bands? 10
“It was something that wasn’t there before so we asked him to join the band and he
agreed,” he adds. “So here we are five years later.” Windhand’s latest release, Grief’s Infernal Flower, has been their most widely accepted to date. “It’s done pretty well, yeah,” Ryan reflects. “And I think one of the reasons for that was that we worked with Jack Endino [Soundgarden, Mudhoney and, of course, Nirvana] who is such an awesome engineer. And, hanging out with Jack and watchin’ him at work was just fantastic. He’s probably forgotten more things than I’ll ever know. “Y’know, we were in his studio and Jack’s nonchalantly sayin’ things like, ‘Oh, that’s the amp Kurt Cobain used on Bleach’. And we were all just like, ‘What!’. So, it was amazing recording Grief’s Infernal Flower with Jack. “And working with Jack was something we’d been thinking about for a while as we were all big fans of the SubPop label, especially when we were younger,” Ryan adds. “And then Garrett [Morris], one of Windhand’s guitar players, met someone who knew Jack and it all started rolling from there. “And we also did a tour with a band called High On Fire who had worked with Jack on one of their albums and they had nothing but good things to say about him,” Ryan then announces.
“And the new album is one of the reasons we are coming down on tour,” he adds. “We had planned to get back [to Australia] last summer but there were scheduling problems.” While undertaking some research prior to chatting to Ryan, I came across an amusing eight-minute interview on YouTube the band had done for the website Kids Interview Bands at <kidsinterviewbands. com>. During the interview, when asked what his first album was, Ryan says that, ‘It would have been a Van Halen album but my mom wouldn’t let me buy it so I had to buy a Tears For Fears album instead but then became a big fan’. “Oh, that interview was a lot of fun,” Ryan laughs. “In fact it’s probably one of the coolest interviews we’ve ever done because Kids Interview Bands is a very cool thing. And, Piper, who does it now, took IT over from her older sister. “But, yeah, it was a whole lot of fun doing that,” he laughs. American doom metal exponents Windhand will be joined by good buddies Cough when they play Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, SA, on Thursday 6 April with Space Bong and Tombstealer as special local guests and tickets via Moshtix.
WINDHAND Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide When Thursday 6 April
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Jeﬀ Lang Friday 31 March 8pm ‘ALONE IN BAD COMPANY’ ALBUM LAUNCH **** Sydney Morning Herald “Jeﬀ Lang is one of those people who has music dripping from his ﬁngers.”
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SATURDAY 1 APRIL
Fortay, Monsta G, Drae Clicheâ€™, Mitchos Da Menace and so many more THURSDAY 6 APRIL Windhand (US) and Cough (US) FRIDAY 7 APRIL
The Mountain Goats (US) SATURDAY 8 APRIL
Heavy SA 2017: Se Bon Ki Ra, Iron Worzel, Ice On Mercury, A ghost Orchestra and so many, many more
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As An Ocean
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Hellions (Sydney), Endless Heights, The Brave and Introvert FRIDAY 12 MAY Entombed A.D. (Sweden)
SATURDAY 13 MAY Apparatus (US) and Young
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Boris (Japan) and Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE
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THURSDAY 30 MARCH
Adelaide Casino (Oasis) – tribute band from 7pm until late with free entry Arkaba Hotel – Sporty’s Bar: Quiz Thursdays (7pm) Brecknock Hotel – Thursday’s Sing-ALong Session (free entry from 8.30pm) Cambridge Hotel (North Adelaide) – 100% Latino Crown & Anchor – Tempest Rising (Perth), Fall At Ten and Imogen Brave Crown & Sceptre – Bongo Uni Nite with DJ Sampson and DJ Parry Cumberland Hotel (Glanville) – live music (7-10pm) Dog & Duck – Brillz (9pm) Gaslight Tavern – Swap Team Jam (free entry) Gilbert St Hotel – live music with free entry from 7pm featuring Bonnie Galea
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room –and Front Bar: Dharma Café from 2pm and Front Bar: Gumbo Room Blues Jam with free entry from 8.30pm Grace Emily – The Skeleton Club (CD launch) and Windfall
Hampstead Hotel – K G’s Quiz Wiz (7pm) Hotel Metro – live original bands from 9pm Lion Hotel – Bloky’s Boys (free entry from 8pm) Nick’s Café (Frewville) – live music from noon to 2pm Overway Hotel (Gawler) – live jam from 7.30pm PJ O’Briens – DJs (10pm) Royal Family Hotel (Pt Elliott) – open mic night
FRIDAY 31 MARCH Aussie Inn Hotel (Hackham) – live music (from 7pm) Brew Boys (Regency Pk) – Open Mic from 5pm Brick City Bar (Grenfell St) – DJ Mark Yusef Wilson and guests with free entry British Hotel (Pt Adelaide) – free entry live music from 6pm with Café Troppo (Whitmore Sq) – live music from 7pm CASAblabla – live funk and soul band from 11pm with free entry prior to 10pm Commercial Hotel (Two Wells) – open mic and jam night from 7.30pm with house band Coopers Alehouse Gepps Cross – live music from 7pm Cumberland Hotel (Glanville) – live music Dog & Duck – Chunky Dip and Holly J (9pm) Duck Inn – live music from Just Enough at 7pm Edinburgh Castle Hotel – Greenthief (Melbourne), Oceans, Winter Moon and Free From Burden Elephant British Pub – DJ Clarke (9pm) Enfield Hotel – Jonny Star Family Entertainment (6pm) Excelsior Hotel – live acoustic music from 7pm followed by karaoke Exeter Hotel – Juke Box Racket (Melbourne) Exeter Hotel (Semaphore) – Karaoke with Mel and DJ Jase from 9pm Findon Hotel – Pigsy’s Classic Retro Show and The Unforgiven from 8pm Gaslight Tavern – Red Light Riot (Melbourne) with tickets at the door from 8pm
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: Weekend Warriors and Saloon Bar: Irish Sessions and Front Bar: Adelaide City Limits open mic with Terry Bradford from 8pm Grace Emily – Todd Sibbin Band
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(single launch), Sasha March and Katie Pomery
Hackney Hotel – Courtyard Sessions (7pm) Halfway Hotel – live music from 7pm Hampstead Hotel – Lucifer’s Lounge from 7.30pm Hotel Metro – live original bands from 9pm with Black Springs (Sydney), Vic Conrad & The First Third and Ron The Ox Hotel Royal – Vinyl Fridays with DJ Delta and DJ Pero (5pm) Mayfair Hotel: Rooftop – DJ (8pm) North Adelaide Hotel – live music from 7.30pm Overway Hotel (Gawler) – live music from 8.30pm Payneham Tavern – live music from 7.30pm Producer’s Hotel – Holy Land: Nick Oliveri (US), Dirty Wolves (Sydney), Filthy Lucre, Lost Cosmonaut, The Tits (Pt Lincoln), A Basket Of Mammoths, Glass Skies, Moonhunter, Rat Ta’Mango and Your Loyal Heartless Publishers Hotel – After Work live jazz from 5.30pm and Dominic Guida from 8.30pm Railway Hotel (Pt Adelaide) – live music from 5pm Ramsgate Hotel – DJ Scotty B, Manov and Bollocks (9pm) Rocket Bar – Dorsal Fins (Melbourne) Seacliff Beach Hotel – DJ Jaki J Semaphore Workers Club – live blues from 8pm Slug ‘N’ Lettuce – resident DJ Jay Bangers Somerset Hotel – Heavy Load Tarntanyangga (Victoria Sq) – Music In The Square from 5.30pm The Bluebee Room (Pirie St) – Brat 86, Liberties, Apparition and Daydream from 7.30pm with $10 entry The Office (Pirie St) – live acoustic music from 5-8pm Thebarton Theatre – Illy (Melbourne) Three Brothers Arms (Macclesfield) – live music from Muddy Road Trinity Sessions – Jeff Lang (Melbourne) and Josh Rennie Hynes Warradale Hotel – live music from 8.30pm
Wheatsheaf Hotel – River Lane and Rob Edwards with free entry from 9pm
Woodville Hotel – live acoustic music (free entry from 6pm) Yankalilla Hotel – live music from 7.30pm
SATURDAY 1 APRIL Bacchus Wine Bar (Henley Beach) – The Wholias Belgian Beer Cafe – live acoustic music (5pm) Blue Gums Hotel – DJ Mitch (8pm) CASAblabla – live soul band from midnight with free entry prior to 10pm Clovercrest Hotel – live band from 7.30pm Commercial Hotel (Pt Adelaide) –
Shades Of Blue from 3.30pm Crown & Anchor – Panhandler (Sweden) and Tiger Can Smile Crown & Sceptre – Banquet with DJ Craig from 9pm until late with free entry Coopers Alehouse Gepps Cross – Live Duo (9pm) Cumberland Hotel (Glanville) – live music (from 4-8pm) Dog & Duck – The Dog Presents from 7pm Edinburgh Castle – Thrillhouse with live bands and Djs Elephant British Pub – DJ Clarke (9pm) Emu Hotel – X-The INXS Show (Melbourne) with free entry from 9pm Federal l Hotel (Semaphore) – 5 Shades Of Grey from 9.30pm Findon Hotel – live band from 9pm
Fowler’s Live – Fortay, Monsta G, Drae Cliche’, Mitchos Da Menace and so many more
Gaslight Tavern – live bands
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: Electric Mary (Melbourne). Tracer and Matterhorn and Front Bar: live band with free entry from 8pm Grace Emily – Buried Feather (Melbourne), The Dunes and Somnium
Holdfast Hotel – DJ Carmel G from 8pm Hotel Metro – live original bands from 9pm Land Of Promise – live bands Lyndoch Hotel – Emily A Smith from 8.30pm Mayfair Hotel: Rooftop – DJ Nantale (8pm) MYLK Bar– Salsa Shake Northern Sound System (Elizabeth) – Aspirations, The Daily Chase, Beyond These Waters, Down With The Ship and more Palmer Hotel – open mic from 2pm Para Hills Community Club – live band from 8pm Pepper Tree Café (Aldinga) – The Davinyls with special guest Andrea Leeming Pink Moon Saloon – live music from 5pm PJ O’Briens – live band from 10.30pm Portside Tavern (Pt Pirie) – Aftashok from 9pm Pretoria Hotel (Mannum) – DJ from 9pm Ramsgate Hotel – DJ (10pm) Seacliff Beach Hotel – DJ Jabel Union Hotel – Reggae On from 8pm Victoria Hotel – live band from 9.30pm Waterloo Station Hotel – karaoke from 8pm
Wheatsheaf Hotel – Thong and Bad Jelly Djs with free entry from 9pm
Yankalilla Hotel – live music from 9pm
SUNDAY 2 APRIL Arkaba Lounge Bar – Zkye Blue from 3pm
Bacchus Bar – Bachata By The Beach (3pm) Bedford Hotel – Mick Kidd from 2pm Blacksmith Inn (One Tree Hill) – Papa & Louise from 3pm Crown & Anchor – Sunday Rubdown Cumberland Hotel (Glanville) – live music from 4-9pm Dockside Tavern (Pt Adelaide) – Yesterday’s Heroes from 4pm Duck Inn – duck in for some live music from 3pm Duke Of York – free entry Sunday Beer Garden Sessions from 2pm until 10pm and Infinity Sundays with DJs from 4pm with $5 entry Edinburgh Castle Hotel – Black Sabbath: free entry acoustic blues from 2pm Federal Hotel (Semaphore) – live music from 4-8pm Gilbert Street Hotel – acoustic blues (2pm) Glenelg Football Club – live music (4pm)
Governor Hindmarsh – The Waifs (Perth) Grace Emily – open for refreshing local beers from 4pm with crisps and nuts also available
Hotel Metro – eclectic DJ from 4pm Lord Melbourne (North Adelaide) – The Blackhawks from 2pm Mick O’Shea’s Irish Pub – live music from 2pm Mile End Hotel – live music from 3pm Nick’s Café (Frewville) – live music from noon – 2pm Nook Nosh (Unley) – live acoustic music from 5pm with Short & Sweet Old Noarlunga gigguide@ Hotel – Sunday bsidemagazi Sessions from 3pm com.au Overway Hotel – live music from 3pm Publishers Hotel – live music from 2.30pm with DBQ Railway Hotel (Pt Adelaide) – live music from 4pm Semaphore Workers Club – live blues from 4pm Two Sisters Café (Goodwood) – live acoustic music from 4pm Wellington Hotel (North Adelaide) – DJ Craig Flanigan from 2pm
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Wheatsheaf Hotel – New Savages (Melbourne) with free entry from 4pm
Woodville Hotel – live acoustic music (free entry from 2pm)
MONDAY 3 APRIL Crown & Anchor – Ty Alexander and guests from 7pm in front bar Edinburgh Castle Hotel – Music Mondays from 7.30pm Duke Of York – Monday Night Karaoke Sessions
Governor Hindmarsh – Front Bar: Lord Stompy’s Harmonica Tribe Grace Emily Hotel – Billy Bob’s BBQ Jam (free entry from around 8.30pm)
Lion Hotel – Brian Ruiz and friends (free entry from 8.30pm) Publishers Hotel – Quiz Meisters Trivia from 6.30pm
Wheatsheaf Hotel – COMA Sessions: featuring David Moran with tickets at the door from 7.45pm
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TUESDAY 4 APRIL CASAblabla – DJ spinning jazz, soul and funk from 7-10pm Crown & Sceptre – Matt Vecchio (VEX on The Decks)
Fowler’s Live – Periphery (US)
Gaslight Tavern – Blues Lounge blues jam with special guests (free entry from 8.30pm) Gilbert St Hotel – The Airbenders (free entry from 7pm)
Governor Hindmarsh – Front Bar: American Appalachian Folk Sessions from 7pm Grace Emily – Pub Bingo with eyes down from around 7.30pm
Hotel Metro – Acoustic Club Tuesday from 8pm in front bar Lion Hotel – Zkye & Damo (free entry from 8.30pm) Port Dock – open mic evening Rob Roy Hotel – Raw Jam Torrens Arms Hotel – DJ Ryley (8pm)
WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL Austral Hotel – hip hop and R&B DJ from 9.30pm Brecknock Hotel – Open Mic Night CASAblabla – Salsa Colonel Light – Open Mic Night Coopers Alehouse Gepps Cross – Thomas Williams (7pm) Crown & Sceptre – Brazuca Brazilian Party with $5 entry Gaslight Tavern – World Series Songwriters
Governor Hindmarsh – Front Bar: Adelaide Ukulele Appreciation Society from 7pm Grace Emily – Move2Live from 6pm and then Darcy Fox and Alice Haddy
Hotel Metro – live original music from 9pm Kensington Hotel – Open Uke Night La Boheme – The New Cabal (free entry from 9.15pm) Lion Hotel – Proton Pill (free entry from 8.30pm) Nick’s Café (Frewville) – live music from noon-2pm North Adelaide Hotel – open mic from 7.30pm Publishers Hotel – jazz hosted by Elder Conservatorium Of Music with free entry from 7.30pm Seacliff Beach Hotel – Open Mic Night Supermild – DJ Craig Flanigan The Highway – Open Mic Night Union Hotel – Lucifer’s Lounge (8pm)
THURSDAY 6 APRIL Adelaide Casino (Oasis) – tribute band from 7pm until late with free entry Brecknock Hotel – Thursday’s Sing-ALong Session (free entry from 8.30pm) Cambridge Hotel (North Adelaide) – 100% Latino Coopers Ale House Gepps Cross – live music from 7pm Crown & Sceptre – Bongo Uni Nite with DJ Sampson and DJ Parry
Fowler’s Live – Windhand (US), Cough (US), Space Bong and Tombstealer
Gaslight Tavern – The Swap Team Jam (free entry from 8.30pm) Gilbert St Hotel – live acoustic blues from 7pm with free entry
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: sleepmakeswaves, Caligula’s Horse (Brisbane) and The Unset and Front Bar: Dharma Café from 2pm and Front Bar: Gumbo Room Blues Jam with host Billy Bob with free entry
Grace Emily – Garrett Kato (Byron Bay) Hotel Metro – live original bands from 9pm La Boheme – Mike Bevan Brazilian Trio (free entry from 9pm) Lion Hotel – Bloky’s Boys (free entry from 8pm) Nick’s Café (Frewville) – live music from noon to 2pm Overway Hotel (Gawler) – live jam from 7.30pm Royal Family Hotel (Pt Elliot) – open mic night Southwark Hotel (Thebarton) – Open Mic from 7pm
Wheatsheaf Hotel – SCALA: Kasey guy, Little Miss and Brett Monten & Ahs Emile with $5 tickets at the door
FRIDAY 7 APRIL Blue Gums Hotel – live music from 5pm Boomers Café (Glenelg) – Friday Funk from 7pm with free entry British Hotel (Pt Adelaide) – free entry live music from 6pm with Ben FordDavies Café Troppo (Whitmore Sq) – live music from 7pm CASAblabla – live band from 11pm with free entry prior to 10pm Commercial Hotel (Two Wells) – open mic and jam night from 7.30pm with house band Coopers Alehouse Gepps Cross – live music from 7pm Crown & Sceptre – YOYO with DJ Tr!p Cumberland Hotel (Glanville) – Cam’s Karaoke (7-11pm) Duke Of York – My Generation with DJ Craig Flanigan from 10pm Dockside Tavern (Pt Adelaide) – Steve Charles from 3.30-7.30pm Excelsior Hotel – live acoustic music from 7pm followed by karaoke Exeter Hotel (Semaphore) – Karaoke with Mel and DJ Jase from 9pm
Fowler’s Live – The Mountain Goats (US) and Oh Pep!
Gaslight Tavern – live bands
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: Mud Morganfield (US) and and Saloon Bar: Irish Sessions and Front Bar: Adelaide City Limits open mic with Terry Bradford from 8pm Grace Emily Hotel – Ryan Martin John EP launch), Alana Jagt and Banjo Jackson from 9pm
Hampstead Hotel – Lucifer’s Lounge from 7.30pm Hotel Metro – live original bands from 9pm with Jackson Reid Briggs & The Heaters (Melbourne), The Bitter Darlings and Cowboys Of Love Jive – Riverwood (CD launch), The Winter Gypsy, Attila My Honey, Cassie O’Grady and Anti-Psych from 8pm Overway Hotel (Gawler) – live music from Joe Ahern from 8.30pm Payneham Tavern – live acoustic music from 7.30pm Publishers Hotel – Dominic Guida from 8.30pm Railway Hotel (Pt Adelaide) – live music from 5pm Semaphore Workers Club – live blues from 8pm with 8 Ball Aitken and $10 entry Signature Club Lounge (Hindley St) – Rock Fridays DJs from 9pm The Office (Pirie St) – live acoustic music from 5-8pm Three Brothers Arms (Macclesfield) – live music
Wheatsheaf Hotel – Trav Collins with free entry from 9pm
Woodville Hotel – live music
Yankalilla Hotel – live music from 7.30pm
SATURDAY 8 APRIL CASAblabla – soul and funk band from midnight with free entry prior to 10pm Cumberland Hotel (Glanville) – live music from 4-8pm Edinburgh Castle – Thrillhouse with The Mountain Goats (US) and Oh Pep!
Fowler’s Live – Heavy SA 2017: Se Bon Ki Ra, Iron Worzel, Ice On Mercury, Octanic, A Ghost Orchestra and so many, many more
Gaslight Tavern – live bands
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: Rickie Lee Jones (US) and Front Bar: live band with free entry from 9pm Grace Emily – Dallas Crane (Melbourne), The Draught Dodgers (Melbourne) at The Trafalgars
Holdfast Hotel – DJ Carmel G from 8pm Hotel Metro – original live bands from 9pm
Jive – D Henry Fenton & The Elizabethans (LA/Sydney) and Tara Carragher from 8pm
Land Of Promise – live bands MYLK Bar– Salsa Shake North Adelaide Hotel – live music from 8pm The Singing Gallery (McLaren Vale) – Abbie Cardwell
Wheatsheaf Hotel – The Teskey Brothers (Melbourne0 with free entry from 9pm
SUNDAY 9 APRIL Arthurton Hotel – John K D’Antonio from 2-5pm Botanic Park – Santana (US, The Doobie Brothers (US) and Russell Morris (Melbourne) Crown & Anchor – Sunday Rubdown Cumberland Hotel (Glanville) – live music from Genuine Vinyl from 4-8pm Duke Of York – free entry Sunday Beer Garden Sessions from 2pm until 10pm and Infinity Sundays with DJs from 4pm with $5 entry Edinburgh Castle Hotel – Black Sabbath: free entry acoustic blues from 2pm Gilbert St Hotel – live acoustic blues from 2pm
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: Jake Shimabukuro (Hawaii) Grace Emily – The Coco Rodeo with Coconut Kids, Juno and Hana Brenecki from 3pm with a mechanical bull in the beergarden
Leconfield Wines (McLaren Vale) – A Day On The Green: Cyndi Lauper (US), Blondie (US), The Clouds, Montaigne and Alex Lahey Mick O’Shea’s – Jamie K from 3pm Nick’s Café (Frewville) – live music from noon – 2pm Nook Nosh (Unley) – live acoustic music from 5pm with David Robinson Old Noarlunga Hotel – Sunday Sessions from 3pm Overway Hotel (Gawler) – live music from 3pm Publishers Hotel – live music from 3pm Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club – Deep from 3.30pm Semaphore Workers Club – live blues from 4pm with $10 entry Two Sisters Café (Goodwood) – live acoustic music from 4-7pm Wassail Wine Bar (Prospect) – live music from 4pm Wellington Hotel (North Adelaide) – DJ Craig Flanigan from 2pm
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Wheatsheaf Hotel – Abbie Cardwell (Melbourne) and Max Savage with free entry from 4pm Woodville Hotel – live acoustic music (free entry from 2pm)
MONDAY 10 APRIL Crown & Anchor – Ty Alexander and guests from 7pm in front bar Edinburgh Castle Hotel – Music Mondays from 7.30pm Duke Of York – Monday Night Karaoke Sessions
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: Nahko & Medicine For The People (US) and Balcony Bar: Lord Stompy’s Harmonica Tribe Grace Emily Hotel – Billy Bob’s BBQ Jam (free entry from around 8.30pm)
Publishers Hotel – Quiz Meisters Trivia from 6.30pm The Lion Hotel – Brian Ruiz and friends (free entry from 8.30pm)
Wheatsheaf Hotel – COMA Sessions: from 8pm with tickets at the door
TUESDAY 11 APRIL CASAblabla – DJ spinning jazz, soul, funk and more Crown & Sceptre – Vex On The Decks Edinburgh Castle Hotel – Comedy with $5 entry
Fowler’s Live – The Devil Wears Prada (US) and Being As An Ocean
Gaslight Tavern – Blues Lounge Blues Jam with special guests Gilbert St Hotel – The Airbenders (free entry from 7pm)
Governor Hindmarsh – Main Room: Tony Joe White (US) and Abbie Cardwell and Front Bar: American Appalachian Folk Sessions from 7pm Grace Emily – Grace Emily Pub Quiz
Hotel Metro – Acoustic Club Tuesday from 8pm Rob Roy Hotel – Raw Jam The Lion Hotel – Zkye & Damo (free entry from 8.30pm)
WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL Austral Hotel – hip hop and R&B DJ from 9.30pm Brecknock Hotel – Open Mic Night CASAblabla – Salsa Night Colonel Light – Open Mic Night Coopers Alehouse Gepps Cross – Thomas Williams from 7pm Crown & Sceptre – Brazuca Brazilian Party with live band, DJs and $5 entry Duke Of York – Stand-Up Comedy with host Lori Bell Gaslight Tavern – World Series Songwriters
Governor Hindmarsh – Front Bar: Adelaide Ukulele Appreciation Society from 7pm Grace Emily – Move2Live from 6pm
Hotel Metro – live original bands from 9pm Kensington Hotel – Open Uke Night La Boheme – The New Cabal (free entry from 9.15pm) Nick’s Café (Frewville) – live music from noon-2pm North Adelaide Hotel – open mic from 7.30pm Publishers Hotel – jazz hosted by Elder Conservatorium Of Music with free entry from 7.30pm Seacliff Beach Hotel – Open Mic Night The Highway – Open Mic Night The Lion Hotel – Proton Pill (free entry from 8.30pm) 15
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POWER RANGERS (M) ** The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (which now drop the first two words as they sound dumb) have been around for an awfully long time, and have featured in several dire TV series and two ghastly ‘90s movies, and now it looks like a new cycle of crappy pics (and tawdry related merchandise) is on its way thanks to this tedious reboot. Retelling the Origins tale of the Rangers with fancy FX, name actors and jaded attempts to appeal to minorities, it’s a mostly mind-numbing experience that combines Japanese manga and ‘kaiju’ (look it up), American teen-epic clichés, grating pop sound tracking and the most cynically calculated cashing-in, sorry, ‘franchising’.
Five pseudo-tearaway adolescents in Angel Grove (which is meant to be in the US but looks like Vancouver, and it was) are united in weekend detention and wind up digging up and reactivating the Power Coins, becoming the Rangers and familiarising themselves with that complicated plot about the prehistoric battle that left onetime Earth-defending Red Ranger Zordon dead millions of years ago and the evil Rita Repulsa dormant. Zordon has been uploaded into the standard underground ship’s computer and is portrayed, 16
amazingly enough, by Bryan Cranston, whose high-flown pontifications about acting in last year’s autobiography A Life In Parts didn’t stop him taking the money and running here. Lots of clunky character stuff happens as the kids discover their dopey powers, and they’re an irritating bunch numbering Jason (Perthborn Dacre Montgomery), Kimberly (Naomi Scott), Zack (Ludi Lin), Billy (R.J. Cyler), who’s “on the spectrum”, meaning he’s the first autistic superhero (according to the publicity), and Trini (Becky G), who talks about girlfriend problems, which supposedly makes her the first lesbian superhero. All this posturing and deliberate controversycourting then takes a backseat as bad Rita returns, and she’s played by Elizabeth Banks, who isn’t taking any of this shtick seriously for a second and is the best thing here as she hams it up royally. Directed by Dean Israelite (of the superior time-travel saga Project Almanac) and with only one of the Rangers’ creators credited (Haim Saban is in there but Shuki Levy isn’t, so lawsuits will surely follow), this is dreadful enough to have you thinking that sequels couldn’t possibly happen. But, so help me, they are, so morphin Hell!!!
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SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND: THE ALBUM, THE BEATLES AND THE WORLD IN 1967 Brian Southall (Hachette Australia), 192pp, $39.99 The Beatles’ six-monthsin-the-making Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band turns 50 in June 2017, and while many jaded types insist that Abbey Road or The White Album (a.k.a. simply The Beatles) are better or less twee or whatever, there’s no denying the huge and lasting impact its 13 tracks have had - or is that actually 12 tracks, as the title tune is essentially the same when it’s reprised? Or maybe 14, if you include the weird dog whistle at the very end of A Day In The Life and the infamous ‘inner groove’? At any rate, Southall, a longtime journo, author and more (who’s personally worked with various Beatles, which is pretty unusual for this sort of thing), here not only details the production of Pepper - how it came after the individually-profiled band members had stopped touring, the genesis and production of each song, and so forth - in the book’s ‘A-Side’, but then offers a ‘B-Side’ where the world as
it was in 1967 is studied, and he demonstrates the enormous impact the Beatles’ creation had upon it. Therefore legions of Fab Four fans can revel in bits of trivia they still might not know (Ringo objected to the line “Would you throw ripe tomatoes at me?” in With A Little Help From My Friends and he helped change it to the sweeter “Would you stand up and walk out on me?”) and some rare photographs, and then get a potted history of what was going on during the long-lost, much-mysticised ‘Summer Of Love’. Movies like Blow-Up are analysed, Dr. Timothy Leary and his love of LSD is discussed (and how this led to the sometimes hazardous wonders of psychedelia), and everyone from Muhammad Ali and Che Guevara (who died on October 9 1967) to Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Mama Cass, Pink Floyd, The Beach Boys and The Monkees get a look-in. And yes, most of them were damn jealous when they first heard Pepper. And, what else can be said? A splendid time is guaranteed for all.
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Melbourne-based singer songwriter Abbie Cardwell is using a national tour with Tony Joe White as a great excuse to slot in a couple of solo shows in here home state of South Australia so BSide Magazine enjoyed a quick chat to her over the telephone.
ABBIE CARDWELL By Robert Dunstan
Abbie, whose father is former “Yeah, I reckon this would be Channel Nine about the fourth or fifth time newsreader Roger I’ve toured with Tony Joe,” Cardwell, began her she begins. “Although musical career in the last time would “I still Adelaide with have been a the bands think it’s a while ago now Blue Jay and and I reckon it very powerful Puck before would have documentary about moving to been with Mexico because it shows Melbourne my brother, and then Jeb, at the an Australian girl go over Brisbane and Governor embarking and become totally Hindmarsh on a about five enamoured with successful solo years ago. their country.” venture that has yielded a number “And the last show of albums and EPs. I did with him would have been in Melbourne and She has also worked with that was a while ago too,” Mexican band The Twin Abbie says. “So I am looking Tones on a number of forward to it as it’s always projects including the wellsuch a great honour to open received album From Mexico for Mr Tony Joe. And it’s just amazing that he’s still touring With Love and also works in Melbourne with 10-piece and rockin’ it. band The Chicano Rockers who were last in town to play “And, yeah, I thought that if Barrio as part of Adelaide I was coming over anyway Festival. to play with Tony Joe I may as well do a couple of solo “And there’s a new project shows,” she then reasons. coming up with The Twin “There are bound to be a Tones,” she announces. “It’s few who won’t be able to in its final stages and just see Tony Joe for whatever going through a test printing. reasons, so they can come It’s an epic book – a story and see me at The Singing album book, in English and Gallery or The Wheatsheaf if Spanish, about the women they want to.” 18
who fought in the Mexican Revolution. “But we have no idea when that’s going to be released although there are discussions about it coming out via a European record label,” Abbie adds. “We’re just waiting to see about that.” Abbie was recently featured in the Mexicanmade documentary I’m Here For One Night which has enjoyed world-wide screenings. “And, at the beginning of March, it showed again in Mexico City and it’s still getting picked up by little film festivals around the world,” she says. “They are still getting I’m Here For One Night accepted into lots of independent film festivals. But, I think it would be great if they could release it through iTunes because it could then be promoted properly and more people would get to see it. “Personally, I’d like to see another edit,” Abbie whispers, “because a lot has happened since it was filmed. But, I still think it’s a very powerful documentary about Mexico because it shows an Australian girl go over and become totally enamoured with their country. “There is a lot of negative stuff coming out about Mexico, especially in regards to politics, so to see someone from elsewhere enjoying their food, culture and music is a very positive thing,” she decides. What is the fascination for you with Mexico and where did it come from? “That’s an interesting question and one I get asked
a lot but I think it’s something that just somehow happened to me,” Abbie responds. “I just felt really called to go there. I’d also been collecting some vintage records of some quite cheesy Mexican stuff – things like Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – and I just fell in love with it. “And then I started listening to Mexican remixes of hit songs from the ’50s and ‘60s and was just stunned at how great they sounded,” she continues. “It was just that the remixes were so much, much better than the originals and I started to wonder just what was in the water down there. So I knew I just had to go and visit Mexico to find out.” Abbie concludes by revealing that she has all the songs for a new solo album. “So, at some point this year, I will be recording them,” she says. “But I still really don’t know exactly what I’m after with that because I’ve had such an interesting journey. “I’ve gone from being a singer songwriter doing fairly reflective music to playing with a 10-piece band in Melbourne and also working with a Mexican band,” Abbie continues. “And all those collaborations have really helped my song writing. So, to now just bring it back to it about being just about me is both fascinating and interesting. “Even I don’t know how my next album will sound – it may well depend on the producer I use,” she says with a slight sigh. “But I’m guessing it may be an amalgamation of all my influences over the years. “So there may be a pinch of Calexico, a bit of Mexicana and all kinds of other stuff,” Abbie laughs. “We’ll just have to wait and see.” Abbie Cardwell play McLaren Vale’s The Singing Gallery on Saturday 8 April, the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, from 4pm on Sunday 9 April with Max Savage and will open for Tony Joe White at the Governor Hindmarsh, 49 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Tuesday 11 March with tickets via OzTix.
ABBIE CARDWELL Governor Hindmarsh 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh When Tuesday 11 March Tickets OzTix
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Adelaide’s Michael Petkovic set up Move2Live in January of this year as a way of encouraging people to meet up, exercise and then socialise over a few refreshing beverages with the aim being of getting folks from all walks of life together and become involved in a community event. By Robert Dunstan It was a couple of tragic events involving close friends with mental health issues that led Michael, who freely admits to once having some issues of his own in that regard, to putting together Move2Live. “I thought Move2Live was a good idea for people to maybe focus on ways of dealing with things happening in their lives in a positive way,” he says. “And I knew that exercise is a great way of clearing your head. That’s helped me in the past so I thought that if I set it up it would be a good social catch up for people as well as an opportunity to also get a bit fitter and feel good. When Michael first organised Move2Live in early January, he was the only person who turned up, but the regular weekly event now attracts quite a number of people with many new friendships being formed.
includes me as it can sometimes create even more stress. “But it’s been good to see people come straight from work and you can tell they are bit tense. So, it’s been good to
“And it was never my idea to exclude anyone so, if people don’t like running or
see how much they unwind after doing a bit of exercise. They feel a lot more calmer and relaxed which has been good to see. “So, we meet up at the Grace just before 6pm and then, as a group, we stroll down to Adelaide Riverbank,” Michael continues. “And then we split up with some people choosing to go for a walk and others wanting to run. And, there’s always a group of walkers. So, it’s about four kilometres for the walkers and about five and a half kilometres for the runners. All that takes about 40 minutes.
“It’s “Yeah,” he laughs, a good “I’d just quickly opportunity put something up on Facebook for people to talk about it pretty about what’s on their much on the day but now mind. And it’s a great there are quite thing for people to a few people who turn up express themselves each week. It’s openly with no now getting decent numbers with a few judgement.” individuals coming along every week. And, everyone seems happy to be catching up regularly. It’s not all about gloom and doom as it gives people a chance to explain a bit of their background.
“And it’s become a good opportunity for people to talk about what’s on their mind,” Michael continues. “It’s becoming a great thing for people to express themselves openly with no judgement. And, if there is something going on in peoples’ lives, they often don’t like to talk about it. And, that 20
everyone is into running. And, the name may have put some people off. If you have a group of people, you want to get involved in something you quickly come to understand that some people, for whatever reason, just can’t psychically run.
“And then we all walk back to the pub together for a few cheeky ones,” he adds with a laugh. “And some people will hang around for quite a while before slowly drifting off home.” The concept’s name has changed from Run For Life to Move2Live since January. “Run For Life was my initial name for it because I love running,” Michael says. “But once you begin to share ideas with people you understand that not
can’t run, they can walk. Whatever suits them best. Anyone is welcome to come along and join in and while we’ve yet to have someone come along in a wheelchair, they would be more than welcome to join in.” Michael goes on to say he chose the Grace Emily Hotel as the meeting place due to the pub’s community-minded nature. “I knew that both [owners] George and Sym would be supportive of what I was doing,” he announces. “They are both lovely human beings and it’s nice to do something that is very much aligned to what they are about. The Grace is just a good place to meet to people and you never know who might be there. “And I’m glad I’m doing it at the Grace because I am a big believer in supporting small, independent local businesses,” Michael adds. “And it’s been good for them as we’ve had people roll up to Move2Live who are not necessarily Grace Emily regulars and may not have even been to the pub before and experience what it’s all about. And popping in to the
Grace is definitely an experience because it has such a lot of character.” Michael concludes by confirming that Move2Life will continue during the upcoming winter months and beyond. “I’m fully committed to rockin’ up to the Grace every Wednesday evening for the foreseeable future,” he says. “And if there is a night I can’t make it I’m now confident that someone will step up and take over for the night.
‘And while I would like it to eventually expand I’m really just feeling my way with it,” Michael says. “But I would like to see some local councils set up something similar in their area. So that’s something I wanna see happen and something I could see myself doing in the future.” Move2Live takes place at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, SA, every Wednesday evening from 6pm with all more than welcome. Lifeline: 13 11 14 Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 Headspace National Office: (03) 9027 0100
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a rap thing,” Tony Joe says. “And that’s just me playin’ some guitar and Billy Bob talkin’ away and doin’ some rappin’.” Speakin’ of fishin’, as we were earlier, didn’t you once invite Elvis Presley to accompany you one time? “Oh sure,” Tony Joe confirms. “My wife, Leanne, and I had been invited to go see Elvis play in Vegas because at that time he was doing Polk Salad Annie every night. So, we got flown there for a week and put up in a hotel and got to see Elvis every night. “And I’d said to him, ‘Hey, if you ever want to get away from all this for a while, I know a nice little quiet spot where we can hang out and just do some fishin’.
By Robert Dunstan When swamp music exponent Tony Joe White last done paid us a visit it was to play the boutique BlenheimFest camping and music event and many were disappointed that the music legend was unable to schedule a concert in Adelaide. Be that as it may, when Tony Joe heads down to Australia on his current tour, he will kick off his visit, that will include a spot or two at Byron Bay’s Bluefest, with a show at his regular city haunt at the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel. “And I can’t wait to come back down and see some good weather,” the Louisiana-born musician announces over the telephone. “We’ve had a pretty bad winter here in Franklin [the suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, where he now lives in an Antebellum era house with a recording studio attached],” Tony Joe reveals in his long, slow steady Southern drawl. “it’s been a pretty strange winter all round,” he continues. “Y’know, some days it’ll be spring weather and the next if will be only 33 degrees [Fahrenheit] and then it’ll be like spring again and then the next day you’ll get some snow comin’ in. 22
“I don’t know what’s going on with the weather these days but I sure do know it’s really messed up my fishin’,” he sighs. “Startin’ in October, the kinda fish I look for, white perch, are supposed to be in season,” Tony Joe says. “And while they’re not real big, they’re a real good eatin’ fish. But, y’know, I’ll go out fishin’ to my little spot I have there down by the river and it’ll be a beautiful sunny day and then suddenly the temperature will drop and the rains will come. “So the perch don’t know what to do and I don’t know what to do but walk back home in the rain,” he says. “But maybe that’s why I have written so many songs about rain. Y’know, Rainy Night In Georgia, Out Of The Rain, Rainy Day Lover…” Indeed! Tony Joe’s latest album, his 19th, is titled Rain Crow.
regular crow. So when you hear that call, you will know the rains are gonna come. “The rain crow does his call and then it rains,” Tony Joe says. The song The Middle Of Nowhere was co-written with Billy Bob Thornton. “I knew of him through that movie Sling Blade and then I met him a while back and found out he was born just 60 miles from where I was born,” Tony joe reveals. “So we had a lot to talk about and found we had a lot in common. And then Billy Bob asked if he could come by my place and see my studio.
Elvis “So we sat around talkin’ and stuff said, “Can and he laughed you believe it? and said that Tony Joe White maybe one day we’d write a song has asked me to together,” he continues. ‘And, go fishin’ with it was less than him.” two weeks later that
“Rain Crow, yeah,” he laughs. “And people all over Europe and America have really jumped onto that album. A rain crow is kind of like a mystical bird that all the swampers know about. You won’t get any rain until he gives his call from the swamp which is little bit lower than a
I got a call from him askin’ me to come out to California. So, we ended up writing three songs together.
“So, The Middle Of Nowhere ended up on my album and another one, Don’t Come Around After Dark, is a kind of
“But Elvis never took me up on it,” he laughs. “But I did hear from an actor friend of mine who knew Elvis who had said to him one time, ‘Can you believe it? Tony Joe White has asked me to go fishin’ with him’. Tony Joe concludes by saying that some songs from Rain Crow will get an airing at his show. “But it’s kinda like the law that I also gotta do all the old songs,” he says with no hint of annoyance at the prospect. “People always expect to hear Polk Salad Annie or Rainy Night In Georgia at some time during the night. It’s law that I do those songs. “But, I like to mix it up and throw in some new songs and the crowd always goes with me,” Tony Joe enthuses. “They like the new stuff and then like it when I reach way back and do the old songs that make ’em wanna boogie.” Swamp rock legend Tony Joe White is set to bring the songs from his latest album, Rain Crow, and so much more when the plays the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Tuesday 11 April with Abbie Cardwell as special guest and tickets via the venue or OzTix.
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Rapid Eye Movement I would have first come across singer songwriter d Henry Fenton when I had interview him for another music magazine entirely when he release his debut album, Autumn Sweet, back in 2002. I didn’t come across Henry – don’t dare ask what the letter ‘d’ stands for – again until three years later when, out of the blue, I got a phone call from him asking if I was heading along to see R.E.M. play Adelaide Entertainment Centre. “I’m in Adelaide and Mitch has gotten me a couple of tickets,” he said of producer Mitch Easter who helmed Henry’s Autumn Sweet album and had also been involved in R.E.M.’s early work.
Silly me was unable to take up Henry’s kind offer at that time – he later told me he’d also gone out to dinner after the show with the band – but we did get to know each other later when he came to town as part of his day job and was able to stay here at length. So, Henry was generally talking to people about rapid eye movement and generally keeping an eye on things during the day and then doing as many solo gigs as he could at night. So I got know him quite well and some adventures were had.
We were young and carefree in those heady days – and still are to some extent – so it was nothing to pop into Jive before one of Henry’s gigs at another venue entirely to have a couple of shots of Jägermeister – a drink I had first experienced with members of Eric Burdon’s band some years before and had likened it to cough medicine and, as such, avoided it all costs. But, when in Adelaide, you tend to treat visitors to what’s on offer and enjoy it while in their fine company. So, we would have a couple of
shots of said drink before having a few more for the road and then heading off on our merry way. And, we were often quite merry by then. Henry and I have also had some other adventures such
as the afternoon we drove up to Peter Lehmann Wines in the Barossa to attend an A Day On The Green concert in a borrowed car. Once there, we then discovered I had been given VIP passes to the indoor bar area. “Oh, great,” Henry announced while stuffing the car keys into his pocket. “That gives us full license to fully run amok.” We didn’t however as the prospect of driving a borrowed vehicle back to Adelaide at the end of the concert was just too daunting. And, then there was that quite memorable evening at the Grace Emily Hotel when… D Henry Fenton will be armed with his band, The Elizabethans, when he comes to town to play Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, from 8pm on Saturday 8 April to present songs from Once I Fell Down Twice with tickets via Moshtix and Tara Carragher as special guest For more BOB’s Bits go to:
Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Dodgers (featuring Tim Rogers) and The Trafalgars with tickets selling quickly via Moshtix.
The hard rockin’ Electric Mary will be hittin’ the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 1 April armed with new album Alive From Hell Dorado with tickets via the venue and OzTix and local legends Tracer and Matterhorn in the opening roles.
English troubadour Billy Bragg has announced a solo tour of Australia and will be doing so in Adelaide at the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, SA,, on Monday 24 April with the following day being a public holiday. Tickets via the venue or OzTix and Oh Pep! as special guests.
Melbourne-based rockers Dallas Crane will be gracing the Grace Emily, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, SA, on Saturday April 8 with special guests The Draught
Fresh from touring with Underøath, instrumental rockers sleepmakeswaves are set to further promote their third album, Made Of Breath Only, when they play the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Thursday 6 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix and Caligula’s Horse and The Unset as very special guests.
Multiple ARIA Award winner Jeff Lang will be bringing his new album, Alone In Bad Company, to Trinity Sessions at Church Of The Trinity, 318 Goodwood Rd, Clarence Pk, SA, on Friday 31 March with tickets via <dramatix> and Josh Rennie-Hynes as special guest.
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THE MOUNTAIN GOATS
D HENRY FENTON
Sydney duo Dirty Wolves, in the process of recording a new EP, are heading to Adelaide once again to take part in rock festival Holy Land at The Producer’s Hotel, 235 Grenfell St, Adelaide, SA, on Saturday 31 March alongside Queens Of The Stone Age’s Nick Oliveri, Filthy Lucre, Lost Cosmonaut, The Tits, A Basket Of Mammoths, Glass Skies, Moonhunter, Rat Ta’Mango and Your Loyal Heartless with $20 presale tickets via Moshtix here.
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59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, SA, for an evening of Southern rock’n’roll on Tuesday 2 May with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
The Mountain Goats will be playing Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, SA, on Friday 7 April as well as show at the Edinburgh Castle Hotel, 233 Currie St, Adelaide, SA, on Saturday 8 April with tickets selling rather via Moshtix and Oh Pep! as special guests.
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D Henry Fenton will be armed with his band, The Elizabethans, when he comes to town to play Jive, 181 Hindley St, from 8pm on Saturday 8 April to present songs from a forthcoming album. Once I Fell Down Twice, with tickets via Moshtix and Tara Carragher as special guest.
Known for his roles on Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job! and Check It Out! With Dr Steve Brule, David Liebe Hart is an outsider musician, actor and painter who is heading to Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, SA, with electronic wizard Th’ Mole as backing musician, on Thursday 13 April with special guests Rohan Henry, St Morris Sinners and Purple Johnson Blimp Situation with tickets via Moshtix.
Swamp rock legend Tony Joe White is set to bring the songs from his latest album, Rain Crow, and so much more when the plays the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, SA, on Tuesday 11 April with Abbie Cardwell as special guest and tickets via the venue or OzTix.
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
The Devil Wears Prada have announced a tour that will have them hitting Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, SA, on Tuesday 11 April with Being As An Ocean as special guests and tickets via Moshtix for the licensed, allages show.
RICKIE LEE JONES While touring around the country with the swamp fox, Tony Joe White (the Governor Hindmarsh on Tuesday 11 April), Abbie Cardwell has announced solo shows at McLaren Vale’s The Singing Gallery on Saturday 8 April and the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, from 4pm on Sunday 9 April with Max Savage.
Chicago blues exponent Mud Morganfield, eldest son of the legendary Muddy Waters, will be in town on Friday 7 April to play the
Buried Feather have announced a tour that will bring the Melbourne-based psych rockers to the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, SA, for a free entry show on April Fool’s Day (Saturday 1 April) to promote the release of a new album, Mind Of The Swarm with The Dunes and Somnium as special guests.
DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN
Dan Baird, once of Georgia Satellites, is bringing his band, Homemade Sin, to the Governor Hindmarsh,
Rickie Lee Jones is playing Bluesfest but will also be at the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, SA, on Saturday 8 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
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Annie’s Lane Winery Saturday 25 March Reviewed by Ian Messenger A Day On The Green might be thought of as A Big Day Out for adults, but the name for me always summed up my days at university just when the grades started to slip. Last week Hoodoo Gurus and Violent Femmes headlined and throw in some Whitlams, Tim Rogers and Models and there wasn’t a gangbanging delinquent under 25 in sight. When Violent Femmes started their set I had an Annie’s Lane Shiraz in one hand and a roasted potato with extra coleslaw in the other, so let me say I was a near-satiated man. Perhaps The Rolling Stones were wrong and satisfaction is
getting excited, much to the annoyance of security who had a hard time keeping a suddenly happygo-lucky and rodeo yahooing citizenry within the all-
achievable here on this dismal crust of earth.
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Blister In The Sun rings out across the hallowed dirt of Annie’s Lane and the crowd erupts into a semi-drunken fit of interpretive dance. Who wants to keep a straight face and speak of terroir now? When the instruments cut out and the audience chimed the lyrics in that warbled drone only a concert audience knows how to achieve it reminded me of the good old hands-up-inthe-air-and-sway-like-youmean-it eighties. A time when Violent Femmes, we were later told by front man Gordon Ganno, did their first show in Australia supporting the Gurus in 1985. At this stage, people were
important white lines demarking aisles of safety and order. I took a sip of my shiraz, noted hints of plum and chocolate and maintained my real estate with near murderous resolve. Before you knew it, Femmes brought out another hit, American Music. The whole crowd was clapping their hands way above their heads, which if nothing else was a fantastic display of group exercise. My soul was soon shuttled smartly to the underworld by Femmes contribution to cult movie The Crow, a brooding and dangerous Color Me Once, a live musical experience that would be hard to forget. Gone Daddy Gone and Add It Up capped it off for any doubters. Just a single stage at A Day On The Green is a great idea. It keeps it smaller and more
manageable for punters unlike bigger festivals, and gives you a chance grab another drink and have a quick piss before the next set. When Hoodoo Gurus took stage, a replenished gathering of thousands simply couldn’t contain their excitement to be in the presence of Aussie putem-on-the-five-dollar-note royalty. Dave Faulkner and bandmates ripped into I Want You Back and Bittersweet, then in true Faulkner style chatted to the sea of faces as if he was merely in a little Sydney pub three decades ago with only their roomies in the audience. Such a nice guy. Why can’t someone like him run the country? A beautiful moment when I saw a man in a wheelchair dancing with his friends, spinning around with abandonment to this good Aussie pub rock. What’s My Scene? and Like Wow – Wipeout completed the circle, and then everyone could stumble back to their poorly erected tents or hopefully correct charter bus with the correct faces of their friends staring back, and not horrified strangers, if they could even make it that far, or if they even cared.
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The band recently presented Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged album as part of Adelaide Fringe at Parks Community Theatre.
By Robert Dunstan Guitar teacher Brad Roscow, also lead and rhythm guitar of the band White Collar Heroes, set up The Emma Roscow Foundation last year and the foundation has now partnered with Club5082 to stage a special concert to raise awareness about mental health issues.
boost a patient’s morale so, essentially, the aim of the foundation is to present some positive and engaging activities in mental health wards,” he continues. “And that could be via performances from local musicians such as you may see playing a café on a Sunday afternoon. Or it could be in the form of art workshops.”
Brad begins by saying the event is the first he has set up as part of the foundation.
Brad goes on to say that the response to the concept thus far has been very positive.
“Yeah, at the moment, I’m in “I play in a cover band, White talks with various hospitals Collar Heroes, that people on how to best implement can see regularly around the the ideas and the response place,” he says. “And we’d played Club5082 in the past – has been very positive with everyone involved being very things like the Prospect supportive.” component of Tour Down Under – “...we At the upcoming so we thought concert, Brad’s thought Prospect Town will be Hall would Prospect Town band playing songs by be a great Hall would be a Foo Fighters. place to stage a benefit great place to “They were concert. stage a benefit one of Emma’s favourite bands,” concert.” “And it’s coming he announces, “so together quite we thought it would be well,” Brad adds. a good idea to do a special Foo Fighters set. And, that Brad and some friends will be something different set up The Emma Roscow Foundation to play respect to for us because White Collar Heroes is essentially a cover his late partner. band that exclusively does songs from the ’90s. “Emma had battled mental health issues for a long time “So that limits us to playing and eventually passed away songs from that era only,” [due to them] in October last Brad laughs. “But Foo year,” Brad says. “So, myself Fighters have been going and a couple of close friends since 1994 and only recently set it up in honour of her put out a new album [Sonic name. Emma had also spent Highways] so we’ll be playing a lot of time in mental health material that spans their wards and they are not entire career. always the best places to be, especially when the aim is to ‘So it will be the first time get well again. White Collar Heroes have played songs that are not “And there’s not a lot from the ’90s so it’s going to going on in those places to be heaps of fun,” he adds. 28
“And we all got into costume for that and also had a cello player and an accordionist,” Brad says. “So we did a run of shows one weekend and it was really successful and heaps of fun to do. So that was Dave Grohl’s old band and now we are doing his current band for the fundraising concert.” Also on the three-way bill at Prospect Town Hall will be Wasting Worlds. “And this will be their debut show,” Brad reveals. “I’ve been teaching and mentoring the lead guitarist for a number of years now. And, while he is still only 17, he shows a lot of promise. So I said that if he were to get a band together, they could have the opening slot at the concert. “And I sat in on a Wasting Worlds rehearsal the other night and it’s all coming together for them really well,” he enthuses. “They sounded fantastic. So, it’ll be good to have a bunch of young kids with a lot of promise playing the opening spot. And they are as fresh as a band can be.” Brad also works closely with Adelaide’s ARMI (Australian Rock & Metal Institute) and that organisation will be providing an all-star band for the occasion. “I’ve known Christian [Broome] and his partner Connie who run ARMI for quite a few years and they have a great teaching facility
where I have also taught on occasion,” he says. “And Christian, being very supportive of mental health issues as are a lot of people, has put together an all-star band featuring many of the students. “So that will showcase what musicians can learn by getting involved with ARMI,” Brad reasons. Brad concludes by saying there are plans afoot to stage more concerts for the foundation in the future. “That’s the aim,” he says. “We plan on doing a couple of major events each year as the foundation is going to be an ongoing thing to continually raise funds to put on the kind of activities we want to present at mental health wards. “And right now we are also in the planning stages for a big quiz night for July,” Brad says. “So that will be something a little different from a concert but will still be a lot of fun.” Club5082 is proud to be supporting The Emma Roscow Foundation with a special mental health benefit concert at Prospect Town Hall, 126 Prospect Rd, Prospect, on Saturday 8 April that will feature White Collar Heroes playing the music of Foo Fighters, ARMI All Stars and Wasting Worlds with $10 tickets at the door. Lifeline: 13 11 14 Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 Headspace National Office: (03) 9027 0100
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THURSDAY 13 APRIL
Dave Warner’s From The Suburbs (Perth), Pro Tools and The Chairmen at Edinburgh Castle Hotel
BlenheimFest at Blenheim (Clare Valley) David Liebe Hart (US), Rohan Henry, St Morris Sinners and Purple Johnson Blimp Situation at Jive
MONDAY 24 APRIL
Billy Bragg (UK) and Oh Pep! at Governor Hindmarsh
FRIDAY 14 APRIL
THURSDAY 30 MARCH
Tempest Rising (Perth), Fall At Ten and Imogen Brave at Crown & Anchor
FRIDAY 31 MARCH
Jeff Lang (Melbourne) and Josh Rennie-Hynes at Trinity Sessions Holy Land: Nick Oliveri (US), Dirty Wolves (Sydney), Filthy Lucre, Lost Cosmonaut, The Tits (Pt Lincoln), A Basket Of Mammoths, Glass Skies, Moonhunter, Rat Ta’Mango and Your Loyal Heartless at Producers Bar Juke Box Racket (Melbourne) at Exeter Hotel Black Springs (Sydney), Vic Conrad & The First Third and Ron The Ox at Hotel Metro Dorsal Fins (Melbourne) at Rocket Bar Illy (Melbourne) at Thebarton Theatre Greenthief (Melbourne), Oceans, Winter Moon and Free From Burden at Edinburgh Castle Hotel
8 Ball Aitken at Semaphore Workers Club
SATURDAY 8 APRIL
Rickie Lee Jones (US) at Governor Hindmarsh The Mountain Goats (US) and Oh Pep! at Edinburgh Castle d Henry Fenton & The Elizabethans (LA/Sydney) and Tara Carragher at Jive Dallas Crane (Melbourne), The Draught Dodgers (Melbourne) at The Trafalgars at Grace Emily Abbie Cardwell (Melbourne) at The Singing Gallery (McLaren Vale) Glen & The Peanutbuttermen (Melbourne), The Council (Melbourne) and Fear & Loathing at Gaslight Tavern
SUNDAY 9 APRIL
Jake Shimabukuro (Hawaii) at Governor Hindmarsh A Day On The Green: Cyndi Lauper (US), Blondie (US),
BlenheimFest at Blenheim (Clare Valley) Touch Bass: Jauz, Snails, Slushii and LDRU at Adelaide Entertainment Centre
SUNDAY 16 APRIL
Michael Plater (Melbourne) and Goldentone at Grace Emily Hotel
SUNDAY 2 APRIL
The Waifs (WA) at Governor Hindmarsh
TUESDAY 18 APRIL
Nash Grier (US) at Thebarton Theatre
THURSDAY 20 APRIL
Spiderbait (Melbourne) at Governor Hindmarsh Les Poules à Colin (Canada) at South Coast Folk Club (Pt Noarlunga)
SATURDAY 29 APRIL
FRIDAY 21 APRIL
Magic Bones (Melbourne) at The Austral Powerline Sneakers (Melbourne), The Pro-Tools and Colonised at Hotel MetroDiesel (Sydney) at Arkaba Hotel Client Liason (Sydney) at Governor Hindmarsh Acolyte (Melbourne) at Enigma Bar
Spiderbait (Melbourne) at Governor Hindmarsh (Sold Out) Tim Solly (Melbourne) Matt J Ward and Alison Coppe at Jive Harry Howard & The NDE (Melbourne) and Georgio (The Dove) Valentino (Brussels) at Hotel Metro
TUESDAY 2 MAY
WEDNESDAY 3 MAY
Melbourne-based rockers DALLAS CRANE will be gracing the Grace Emily, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, SA, on Saturday April 8 with special guests The Draught Dodgers (featuring Tim Rogers) and The Trafalgars with tickets selling quickly turday a S via Moshtix here.
Windhand (US), Cough (US), Space Bong and Tombstealer at Fowler’s Live sleepmakeswaves and Caligula’s Horse (Brisbane)at Governor Hindmarsh
FRIDAY 7 APRIL
MONDAY 10 APRIL
Darcy Fox and Alice Haddy at Grace Emily
THURSDAY 6 APRIL
Mud Morganfield (US) at Governor Hindmarsh The Mountain Goats (US) and Oh Pep! at Fowler’s Live Brian Cadd & The Bootleg Family Band (Sydney) and Sean Kemp at Norwood Live Jackson Reid Briggs & The Heaters (Melbourne), The Bitter Darlings and Cowboys Of Love at Hotel Metro
Powerline Sneakers (Melbourne), Fraudband and Ratcatcher at Crown & Anchor Wolfmother (Sydney) at Governor Hindmarsh Diesel (Sydney) at Port Lincoln Hotel Boo Seeka (Sydney) at Fat Controller Go Van Go (Brisbane) at Exter Hotel
Dan Baird & Homemade Sin (US) at Governor Hindmarsh
The Clouds, Montaigne and Alex Lahey at Leconfield Wines (McLaren Vale) Santana (US) and The Doobie Brothers (US) at Botanic Pk Abbie Cardwell (Melbourne) and Max Savage at Wheatsheaf Hotel Tom Redwood (Melbourne) at Trinity Sessions
WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL
Helmet (US) at Governor Hindmarsh This Way North (Melbourne), Winter Gypsy and Koral at Wheatsheaf Hotel
FRIDAY 28 APRIL
SATURDAY 1 APRIL
Electric Mary (Melbourne). Tracer and Matterhorn at Governor Hindmarsh Fortay, Monsta G, Drae Cliche’, Mitchos Da Menace and so many more at Fowler’s Live Buried Feather (Melbourne), The Dunes and Somnium at Grace Emily Panhandler (Sweden) and Tiger Can Smile at Crown & Anchor
THURSDAY 27 APRIL
Nahko & Medicine For The People at Governor Hindmarsh
TUESDAY 11 APRIL
The Devil Wears Prada (US) and Being As An Ocean at Fowler’s Live Tony Joe White (US) and Abbie Cardwell at Governor Hindmarsh
Green Day (US) at Adelaide Entertainment Centre Dwarves (US), The ProTools, Ratcatcher and Profiteers at Crown & Anchor
THURSDAY 4 MAY
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Gemma Ray (UK) at Wheatsheaf Hotel The Resignators (Korweinguboora), Los Kung-Fu Monkeys (Mexico), Fistful Of Trojans and The Prophets Of Impending Doom at Governor Hindmarsh Silver Raven Festival: Strand Of Oaks (US), Jonny Fritz (US), Sonny & The Sunsets (US), Henry Wagons & The Only Children, Jen Cloher, Ruby Boots, Lost Ragas, The San Sebastians and Wanderers (formerly Wasted Wanderers) at Turkey Flat Vineyards
SUNDAY 23 APRIL
Dan Sultan (Melbourne) at Governor Hindmarsh
Death By Stereo (US), She’s The Band and Thrashboard at Crown & Anchor
FRIDAY 5 MAY
Hellions (Sydney), Endless Heights, The Brave and Introvert at Fowler’s Live Pseudo Echo (Sydney) and 1927 at Governor Hindmarsh
SATURDAY 6 MAY
Russell Morris (Melbourne) at Governor Hindmarsh Ali Barter (Melbourne) and IV League at Jive
TUESDAY 9 MAY
Brant Bjork (US) and Nashville Pussy (Nashville) at Governor Hindmarsh
FRIDAY 12 MAY
The Griswolds (Sydney) at Jive Entombed A.D. (Sweden) at Fowler’s Live
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Nick Oliveri is a living legend of the Californian desert rock world. Core contributor to Queens Of The Stone Age and Kyuss plus numerous other outfits including his own band Mondo Generator, Oliveri will be headlining Holy Land at Producers Hotel with his renowned solo acoustic set. By Ian Messenger When you hear ‘solo acoustic’ don’t expect some picnic rug affair with hampers of pickled cucumbers, aged cheese and hibiscus flowers floating in bottles of chilled rainwater. Instead, be prepared to have your head knocked off your shoulders by a man who sings so loud and with such musical rage that he makes the tatt’d up Benji and Joel Madden look like Jonny Depp’s Pistol and Boo going wee-wee in their little teacups.
“He’s just a great guy, and he’s lent his name and his playing and his help in so many ways for my life it’s not even funny, you know. He really catapulted The Queens to a new level. The record label had even taken us more serious, everyone took us more serious, and Dave gave us that help. I couldn’t say a bad thing about him. He’s a great guy you know, and he’s got his playing to back up how cool he is!” Oliveri remarks. “He plays as good as he is a person.”
Lo Sound Desert is a great new BSide Magazine had quite documentary about the Palm a lengthy chat with the Valley desert rock days and gregarious Oliveri as he was worth checking out. It’s noted about to go on stage in in that doco that Mario Sydney and first I and his band asked him what it “Nobody Lalli Yawning Man was was like having a big influence on treated me Dave Grohl the scene, and playing behind better than I asked Oliveri him on drums Motörhead ... They if he too was in Mondo Generator. were the coolest, influenced.
coolest guys of “Yawning Man “Dave’s great wasn’t too much all time.” in any band, of an influence on especially on me but I saw Across drums. He’s a The River play. In the monster,” Oliveri laughs. ninth grade at lunchtime, “He can make your band a I came out to the smoking hundred times better and section in high school and make everyone in the band I was going to ditch school play a hundred times better from lunch on with this girl. because he’s so great at his We were going to screw off instrument. His charisma, and go mess around, drink his personality, his musical the bottle of gin I had,” influence, and how great he remembers Oliveri. is on his instrument, which I believe is the drums first “And I’m not kidding, a power and foremost, and just how line ran from one of the sincere he is with every hit – portable classrooms, and in so much conviction behind it - and so much power. He hits the smoking section of the high school there was a band it so hard. 30
set up. I didn’t know who they were, but I saw Across The River play which was the first version of any Mario Lalli bands. It had Scott Reeder in it on bass, it had Alfredo Hernandez on drums, it had Mario Lalli on guitar and a guy named Mike or Mark Anderson – I can’t remember the second guitar player’s first name.
“Dude, a world without Motörhead is terrible. A world without AC/DC, The Ramones and Motörhead is like one I don’t wanna be in, you know what I mean. We need these bands to keep us going in rock, flying the flag for good hard rock’n’roll that’s dangerous and sleazy and good… everything’s so safe now, it’s really sad.”
“But I saw this band play, I didn’t know who the hell they were but we didn’t ditch it, we stayed and watched. It was like, ‘Whooooh!’ it was so good. And Scott Reeder ended up being in Kyuss, Alfredo Hernandez ended up being in Kyuss and the first Queens record. It was their first band, I saw this in ninth grade, and it’s really stuck with me… Kyuss ended up covering two Across The River songs I think on Sky Valley. . .
Oliveri coins his solo shows as Death Acoustic in light of other genres such as Death Punk and Death Metal. I asked him about his foray into acoustic with the Demolition Day LP.
I had heard that Oliveri played on stage with Motörhead, which sounds like a marriage made in one of the more finer parts of hell. I asked Oliveri about that tour in Germany back in 2005. “Nobody treated me better than Motörhead in any tour ever. Any band, any opening band or headlining band or any band I’ve ever toured with. They were the coolest, coolest guys of all time. And, you know Lemmy’s a huge influence on my life and he was such a good, good guy. He really was great to me and he knew how much I loved him. . .
“I originally started doing acoustic because I wanted to do old hardcore and punk rock songs, not do a singer songwriter thing… But just to show these are well-written songs that can be done in even acoustic.” Nick Oliveri plays Holy Land at The Producer’s Hotel, 235 Grenfell St, Adelaide, on Saturday 31 March alongside Dirty Wolves, Filthy Lucre, Lost Cosmonaut, The Tits, A Basket Of Mammoths, Glass Skies, Moonhunter, Rat Ta’Mango and Your Loyal Heartless with $20 presale tickets via Moshtix here.
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Calexico especially as it features some French.
“I’ve had that song for a while but never quite knew what to do with it,” Henry says. “It started off as just something Dave [Krusen] and I would jam on and then Mary Beth added the bass. “And then I found out that Mary Beth could speak French,” he laughs. “So I just wrote some random things down and asked Mary Beth to speak them in French. So it’s almost become like another instrument.”
Singer songwriter D Henry Fenton was born in New Zealand but moved to Sydney many years ago where he played in various bands before striking out on his own. By Robert Dunstan Since then he has relocated to Los Angeles where he recorded his latest album, Twice I Fell Down Once, with his band, The Elizabethans. As this country remains his virtual home, however, Henry is back in Australia for a national tour, where he will conclude it by playing in Adelaide. BSide Magazine got on the blower to Henry early one Sunday morning while he was in Sydney, at the ABC studios, waiting to do a radio interview with Simon May.
my own stuff. And, he just said, ‘Well, if you ever need a drummer’. So, that’s how I hooked up with him.
“I’ve never been to Portland,” Henry laughs, “but I’ve heard that it’s a big place for the arts and music – that’s where Dandy Warhols are from. So, having never been there, I asked Dave what it was like.
“Mary Beth I’d met at a party,” he continues. “And, she’d brought a double bass along and I was like, ‘Oh, you play bass?’ And, my bass player had moved back to Ohio so I called Mary Beth and asked if she wanted to play with me. “She’s mainly played in blues bands but has done some country stuff,” he adds. Mary Beth will be making her way to Australia for the first time, although Dave is unable to make it on this occasion.
“And as soon as that’s done, I head off to the Blue Mountains in Katoomba “Yeah, that just to do a little acoustic wasn’t going duo gig,” he says. to work “That’s at Jack out,” Thompson’s Henry “Having never been old pub, The sighs. Gearin. And there, I asked Dave “Dave then the big was what it was like. And he tour starts keen to off with the just came back with, ‘Oh, come band.” it’s always raining in – really keen Henry formed Portland….” and really his band, The upset that Elizabethans, he couldn’t in Los Angeles – but I just and it’s bass player couldn’t afford Mary Beth Kedzior and to bring down two drummer Dave Krusen musicians and then hire a whose other claim to fame drum kit in each city. is that he was the drummer on Pearl Jam’s Ten album of “So, on drums for this tour, 1991 which remains one of I’ll have Luke Herbert, a guy their most popular releases. from Sydney who has worked (As such, Dave will become a with me heaps of times member of The Rock & Roll before and played with heaps Hall Of Fame when Pearl Jam of people,” he says. “Luke get inducted later this year.) played drums on my last album, Turning.” “I’d first met Dave when I’d filled in on bass in a friend’s Twice I Fell Down Once band who were playing at was recorded in LA studio Crane’s Hollywood Tavern,” Hummingbird with Mitch Henry says. ‘And Dave Grainger serving as its was the drummer and I producer. mentioned I was also doing
Portland Rain was penned with Dave Basaraba, a keyboard player from Portland, Oregon, who works with The Northstar Session.
“Hummingbird is amongst all the other studios in LA and we could look across to Universal Studios from the outside deck,” Henry laughs. “And, all up, we would have spent about four weeks doing it. But we’d do a week and then have time off before going back in.” A number of guests feature on the album including noted Australian guitarist Mark Punch, while percussionist Frank Divanna adds his touch to five songs. “Frank plays bass with Trash Can Sinatras,” Henry says of the on-going Scottish band whose singer, Frank Reader, is the brother of recent visitor Eddi Reader. “Frank’s become a really good mate of mine,” he then continues, ‘So when I was doing the album he said he’d come in and do some percussion. “And it’s funny because Frank got the gig [in 2009] with Trash Can SInatras after they’d been talking to Dave Krusen. They were talking to Dave about bass players and Frank’s name came up.” The Sea Is Me The Sea Is You reminds me a little of
“And he just came back with, ‘Oh, it’s always raining in Portland’, so that’s what we wrote the song about,” he continues. “Apparently, Portland is on the same latitude as London so it rains a lot.” If pressed to describe Twice I Fell Down Once to anyone I would hesitate and then maybe describe it as, ‘Like an Australian version of Tom Petty’. “Ha, I get that a lot,” Henry laughs. “People will say, ‘Oh, you sound a bit like Tom Petty’, but it’s funny because I don’t listen to him all that much. “Tom Petty writes great songs though, so I just take it as a compliment,” he concludes. D Henry Fenton will be armed with his band, The Elizabethans, when he plays Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, from 8pm on Saturday 8 April to present songs from a new album, Once I Fell Down Twice, with tickets via Moshtix and Tara Carragher as special guest.
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FRIDAY 2 JUNE
Bootleg Rascal at Jive
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Continued Daniel Champagne at The Singing Gallery (McLaren Vale) JoJo Smith (Sydney) and Lucie Thorne at Woodlands Run
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Daniel Champagne at Wheatsheat Hotel JoJo Smith (Sydney) and Lucie Thorne at The Singing Gallery (McLaren Vale) The Animals (UK) at Governor Hindmarsh The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus (US) and Young Lions at Fowler’s Live Ian Moss (Sydney) at Norwood Live
TUESDAY 16 MAY
All Time Low (US), Neck Deep (US) and The Maine (US) at Thebarton Theatre
WEDNESDAY 17 MAY
Living Colour (US) at Governor Hindmarsh
THURSDAY 18 MAY
Boris (Japan) and Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving at Fowler’s Live
FRIDAY 19 MAY
APIA Food Times: The Black Sorrows, Colin Hay, Deborah Conway and Mental As Anything at Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre Shannon Noll (Cobdogla) at Adelaide Uni Bar Tex Perkins and Murray Paterson at Pepper Tree Café (Aldinga) Small Town Romance at Wirra Creek (Willunga)
SATURDAY 20 MAY
Amber Lawrence and Catherine Britt at Trinity Sessions Screamfeeder (Brisbane) at Exeter Hotel
SUNDAY 21 MAY
Small Town Romance and Hana & Jessie-Lee (Album Launch) at Wheatsheaf Hotel
WEDNESDAY 24 MAY
Zucchero (Italy) at Thebarton Theatre
SATURDAY 27 MAY
Mick Thomas (Melbourne) at Wheatsheaf Hotel
SUNDAY 28 MAY
Mick Thomas (Melbourne) at Wheatsheaf Hotel
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Radical Face (US) at Jive
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Bob Evans (WA) and Bec Stevens at Grace Emily Paul Dempsey (Melbourne) at Fat Controller
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The Smith Street Band (Melbourne) at Thebarton Theatre Laura Marling (UK) at Governor Hindmarsh Kirk Fletcher (US), Zkye & The Guyz and Thirty Two Twenty at German Club
FRIDAY 16 JUNE
Hanson (US) at Thebarton Theatre
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Lewis Watson (UK) at Fowler’s Live
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Luca Brasi (Tasmania) at Governor Hindmarsh
Melbourne’s heavy experimental creatives Orsome Welles will be releasing their long awaited new EP Rise at the end of May and will then be bringing it to Crown & Anchor Hotel, 196 Grenfell St, Adelaide, on Saturday 24 June.
All Our Exes Live In Texas (Sydney) at Jive The Baby Animals and Screaming Jets at Governor Hindmarsh The Baby Animals and Screaming Jets at Governor Hindmarsh Orsome Wells (Melbourne) at Crown & Anchor
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Radio Birdman (Sydney) and Died Pretty at Governor Hindmarsh
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Big Scary, Cub Sport and DJ CC:Disco at Governor Hindmarsh
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The Undertones (Northern Ireland) at Governor Hindmarsh
Sydney’s Black Springs will be springing into Hotel Metro, 46 Grote St, Adelaide, on Friday 31 March with Vic Conrad & The First Third and Ron The Ox as special guests.
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to town armed with a new single, Simple Drug, which they will launch at Edinburgh Castle Hotel, 233 Currie St, Adelaide, on Friday 31 March with Oceans, Winter Moon and Free From Burden as special guests and $10 tickets at the door.
New Zealand-born soul singer JoJo Smith, the first female artist to ever play Byron Bay’s Bluesfest, is touring around the country with Lucie Thorne & Hamish Stewart in tow and in SA will be performing at Woodlands Run at Finness on Friday 12 May, McLaren Vale’s The Singing Gallery on Saturday 13 May and from 4pm on Sunday 14 May at the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, SA.
American blues master Kirk Fletcher is coming to town to play The German Club, Flinders St, Adelaide, from 7.30pm on Saturday 10 June with Zkye & The Guyz and Thirty Two Twenty as special guests.
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WEDNESDAY 12 JULY
Bay City Rollers (Scotland) at Governor Hindmarsh
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Bay City Rollers (Scotland) at Governor Hindmarsh
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Hitmen DTK (Sydney) and Pro-Tools at Governor Hindmarsh
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Little Mix (UK) at Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre
FRIDAY 28 JULY
Charlie Marshall & The Body Electric (Melbourne) at Wheatsheaf Hotel Def FX (Sydney) at Governor Hindmarsh
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Charlie Marshall & The Body Electric (Melbourne) at Hotel Metro
Peter Hook & The Light will be playing Substance (a 1987 collection of Joy Division and New Order songs) when they hit the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Tuesday 10 October with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Big Scary have released their third album, Animals, and a have a tour happening that will see them hitting the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Friday 30 June with Cub Sport and DJ CC:Disco as special guests with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Five of the biggest ‘80s international music acts, Go West, The Cutting Crew, Wang Chung, Taylor Dayne and Paul Young, will hit Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 15 November. Tickets on sale via Ticketmaster.
Melbourne-based rock band Greenthief are heading
Horrorshow are a hip-hop duo from Sydney featuring Solo on vocals and producer Adit and they will be hittin’ the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 15 July with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Continued Shimabukuro is set to perform at Bluesfest but will also slot in a show at the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Sunday 9 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
A DAY ON THE GREEN
A Day On The Green will have Cyndi Lauper, Blondie, The Clouds, Montaigne and Alex Lahey performing at McLaren Vale’s Leconfield Wines on Sunday 9 April with tickets via Ticketmaster.
59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 22 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix with Fistful Of Trojans and The Prophets Of Impending Doom also on the stellar bill.
JUKE BOX RACKET
Melbourne’s Juke Box Racket will once again be making a racket with their ’50s and ‘60s-inspired rock’n’roll at the Exeter Hotel, 246 Rundle St, Adelaide, on Friday 31 March.
Melbourne’s Michael Plater will be making a quick return to town to play the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, on Sunday 16 April with Goldentone.
Santana will be performing all their hits and more at Botanic Pk, Adelaide, on Sunday 9 April with The Doobie Brothers as special guests and tickets via Ticketmaster.
American doom metal exponents Windhand will be joined by good buddies Cough – they share a bass player – when they play Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, on Thursday 6 April with Space Bong and Tombstealer as special local guests and tickets via Moshtix.
Adelaide’s Tom Redwood now resides in sunny Melbourne but is coming ‘home’ to launch Cold Mother Night with his band at Trinity Sessions at Church Of The Trinity, 318 Goodwood Rd, Clarence Pk, from 3pm on Sunday 9 April with Kate Alexander as his special guest and phone bookings via Mr V Music on 08 8341 5234.
The Resignators are joining forces with Mexico’s Los Kung-Fu Monkeys to bring ska punk to the stage of the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel,
Client Liaison (Harvey Miller and Monte Morgan) will be launching their debut album, Diplomatic Immunity, at the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 29 April and will have local lad Luke Million with them on synthesisers. Tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Nashville Pussy have invited Brant Bjork of Kyuss and Fu Manchu fame to join them at the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Tuesday 8 May with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Blenheim Music & Camping Festival, to be held in the Clare Valley with all proceeds going to New Hope Cambodia, has expanded into a two-day Easter event, Thursday 13 April and Friday 14 April, with a lineup boasting Deep Street Soul, Bustamento, Sahara Beck, Lazy Eye, DJ Driller, The Timbers, Max Savage & The False Idols, Bullhorn, Coconut Kids, Urtekk, Weezil, Chiara La Woo, Ciaram Granger, Maggie Rutjens, Juno ,Aiden Jazzy Jones, Various Nefarious, The Snowdropper, Bortier Okoe, Rune Billy Rattle, The Wholias, Headphone Piracy, Pat Ramm and Joe Man Murphy with tickets on sale now via <blenheimfest.com. au>.
JACKSON REID BRIGGS & THE HEATERS
Melbourne rock outfit Jackson Reid Briggs & The Heaters are heading to town to play Hotel Metro, 46 Grote St, Adelaide, with help from The Bitter Darlings and Cowboys Of Love from 8pm on Friday 7 April with $5 tickets at the door.
Sydney’s The Griswolds, who have been quite of late, have now announced a run of shows to promote their latest album, High Times For Low Lives, that will bring the indie rockers to Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, from 8pm on Friday 12 May with tickets via Moshtix.
The UK’s Gemma Ray will be playing Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, on Saturday 22 April with her band.
THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS
American hardcore act The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus are embarking on their 10th anniversary Don’t You Fake It tour and will be jumping into Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, on Saturday 13 May with special guests Young Lions and tickets via Moshtix.
Fresh from touring with Guns N’ Roses, Wolfmother have announced a show at the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Friday 28 April with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Kevin Mitchell of Jebediah fame is embarking on a intimate national tour as Bob Evans that will bring him to the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, on Thursday 8 June with special guest Bec Stevens and with all those purchasing tickets via <bobevans.com. au> receiving an exclusive six-song EP of unreleased material.
ARIA Award winner Russell Morris is heading to town with his band to play the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 6 May with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
Swedish death metal band Entombed A.D. are set to play a licensed all-ages affair at Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, on Friday 12 May to further promote their latest album, Dead Dawn, with tickets via Moshtiix and a VIP meet and greet option also available.
THE BLACKEYED SUSANS
Florida-born multiinstrumentalist Radical Face (AKA Ben Cooper) will be bringing his latest EP, SunnMoonnEclippse, and more to Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, from 8pm on Wednesday 31 May with tickets via Moshtix.
BAY CITY ROLLERS
Scottish band Bay City Rollers will play the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Wednesday 12 July and also Thursday 13 July with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
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8pm on Saturday 29 July and from 4pm on Sunday 30 July.
Moody Melbourne combo The Blackeyed Susans will be bringing their new studio album, Close Your Eyes & See, to the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Adelaide, from
Brisbane’s Airling (Hannah Shepherd) will be heading into Jive, 181 Hindley St, Adelaide, from 8pm on Friday 19 May to promote the release of her debut album, Hard To Sleep, Easy To Dream, with special guest Jack Grace and tickets via Moshtix. American emo pop punk legends Real Friends have announced a tour with Columbus and Harbours that will have the band promoting their latest offering, The Home Inside My Head, when they play a licensed, all-ages show at Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, on Wednesday 2 August with tickets on sale via Moshtix and <destroyalllines.com>. 33
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Continued launching it at the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton SA, from 4pm on Sunday 21 May where you will be able to buy said album on orangecoloured vinyl with Small Town Romance as very special guests.
Showground with Mile Die Club taking on Salty Dolls with live music from Moraygun. ARD are also excited to announce that in 2017 they will be celebrating their 10th anniversary (that’s a whole decade of rockin’ ‘n’ rollin’!) throughout the year culminating in a special birthday celebration event on Saturday 16 September.
SATISFACTION: THE STONES SHOW
THE SKELETON CLUB
Adelaide’s The Skeleton Club are set to launch their live recording, Live At Elder Hall, at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, on Thursday 30 March at which they will be playing the song from the album as well as tunes from a forthcoming EP with Windfall as special guests and $10 tickets at the door from 9pm.
Satisfaction: The Stone Show, the long-running Rolling stones tribute act – some 18 years now – will be making a welcome return to the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, for a dinner show or show only with Acoustic Fix as special guests from 7.30pm (doors from 6pm) on Saturday 20 May with tickets via the venue or OzTix.
HEAVY SA 2017
TODD SIBBIN BAND
There’s to be a heavy metal festival, Heavy SA 2017, at Fowler’s Live, 68 North Tce, Adelaide, from high noon on Saturday 8 April. It will boast a host of local metal bands including Se Bon Ki Ra, Iron Worzel, Ice On Mercury, Octanic, A Ghost Orchestra and so many, many more with $12 tickets via Moshtix and the bands or $15 at the door.
ADELAIDE ROLLER DERBY
Todd SIbbin Band are set to launch a single at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, on Friday 31 March and asked Sasha March and Katie Pomery to be their special guests for the free entry affair that is set to commence around 9pm.
Thong, a band said to be ‘infuriating and puerile’, will be winding up an ‘international’ tour by playing the Wheatsheaf International Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, from 9pm until bedtime on Saturday 1 April with their special guests being Bad Jelly DJs.
rockers playing the Governor Hindmarsh, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, on Saturday 17 June with special guests The Creases and tickets on sale via the venue and OzTix,
THE MUSES’ POP UP RECORD BAR
The Muses, established in 1968, was one of Adelaide’s longest running record stores but successfully went online a few years ago but is now back as a bricks ‘n’ mortar store at Espresso Royale, 357 Magill Rd, St Morris. It’s is open from 9am until 4pm weekdays (not Tuesdays) and Saturdays from 9am until noon selling new and secondhand vinyl, bargain DVDs, CDs, turntables, accessories, gifts and more with new stock every week!
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on Saturday 22 April. The concert will feature music from The Baker Suite, The Beggars, The Yearlings and Diane Scalzi alongside Hall Of Famers David Moyse (of Air Supply), Dave Blight, Evan Jones and Trev Warner with limited $50 tickets via <trybooking.com?261729>.
THE MOLTING VULTURES
A ‘best of’ CD from The Molting Vultures has been released by boutique Melbourne label Off The Hip with a free entry launch happening at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, from 9pm on Saturday 15 April with The Systemaddicts and Green Circles as guests and the following day being Easter Sunday.
SCALA Joe Man Murphy will kick off a national tour at Blenheimfest on Thursday 13 April before trekking around the country and winding it up with a show at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, on Sunday 30 April with special guest Georgy Rochow.
The next SCALA will be from 8pm on Thursday 6 April and will feature Little Miss, Kasey Guy and Brett Monten & Ahs Emile at the Wheatsheaf Hotel, 39 George St, Thebarton, with $5 tickets at the door.
The Jade Monkey, 160 Flinders St, Adelaide, has been set aside on Saturday 15 April for the launch of Bitchspawn’s Minivan Of Dreams.
SELLICKS HILLS WINES MUSIC FESTIVAL
Adelaide rock band Deflector, photographed here by Stephen Rees, have organised themselves a free entry affair from 9pm on Saturday 27 May in the front bar of the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh, SA.
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Adelaide Roller Derby recently launched its 2017 season with the reveal of their official poster and season dates, which kicks off from 6pm on Saturday 8 April at Wayville’s Adelaide 34
Adelaide’s Bad//Dreems have just announced a huge national tour for a new single, Feeling Remains, which will wind up with the indie
AMC (Adelaide Music Collective), in conjunction with The SA Music Hall Of Fame and Sellicks Hill Wines, 3737 Main South Rd, Sellicks Hill, has organised a concert from noon until 9pm
Much-respected blues duo Nikko & Snooks are set to launch a debut CD from 4pm on Sunday 30 April at Fidel’s, 66 Wattle Ave, Royal Pk, with Courtney Robb as their special guest.
The British Hotel, 13 North Pde, Port Adelaide, boasts a fine dining room with a new menu and a wine of the month along with free entry live acoustic music from 6pm on Fridays.
Out, which they will wind up in their hometown on Saturday 22 April at the Edinburgh Castle Hotel, 233 Curie St, Adelaide.
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FIDEL’S Punk rock trio Young Offenders have wasted no time in putting out a new single, Wasting Time, which they will officially launch from 9pm on Friday 7 April at Edinburgh Castle Hotel, 233 Currie St, Adelaide, with Brothers Goon and Sweet Gold and with tickets via Moshtix or $15 at the door.
2017 ARBA MEMPHIS BLUES CHALLENGE
The 2017 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge will kick off at Semaphore Workers Club, 93 The Esplanade, Semaphore, from 8pm on Friday 16 June with heat one to feature The Streamliners, Lazy Eye and The Fleurieu Bluesbreakers. Heat two will take place at the same venue from 4pm on Sunday 18 June with Holler & The Bones, The Black Diamond Roots Band and Steve Brown Band set to battle it out with the final, featuring a number of special guest acts, set to happen from 3pm on Sunday 25 June.
Fidel’s is an alternative music and arts club situated at 66 Wattle Ave, Royal Pk, which happens from 4pm until 8pm on the second and fourth Sunday of each month with donations at the door. The second Sunday of the month serves as a session at which anyone is invited to roll up while the fourth Sunday is a concert, which is to be followed by a special Nikko & Snooks’ CD launch from 4pm on Sunday 30 April at which Courtney Robb is set to be special guest.
THE SUNDAY REEDS
Armed with a dreamy new single, Drowning In Love, The Sunday Reeds will be launching it at Hotel Metro, 46 Grote St, Adelaide, on Saturday 6 May with help from Hanna Fairlamb of Ponytail Kink, Ghyti and Thanes.
RYAN MARTIN JOHN
Grenadiers have organised a big rock show with good mates Battlehounds and Siamese at the Edinburgh Castle Hotel, 233 Currie St, Adelaide, on Thursday 13 April with tickets via Moshtix.
Seeing, as the merry month of May contains no less than five Mondays, Gyhti has organised a free entry acoustic residency at the Exeter Hotel, 246 Rundle St, Adelaide, which kicks off on Monday 1 May with Alana Jagt as special guest. The gigs continue on Monday 8 May with Anna Bartsch, Monday 15 May with Tyreswans and Monday 22 May with Thomas Williams before concluding on Monday 29 May with Little Grandeur as special guest.
THE BRITISH HOTEL
Ryan Martin John is set to unleash his Solar EP (which will be available via Poke In The Eye Records) with his full band from 8pm on Friday 7 April at the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, and has invited Alana Jagt and Banjo Jackson to join him for the free entry launch.
WEST THEBARTON BROTHEL PARTY
Club5082 are again set to present the free entry 8 Nights Of Summer at Vine St Plaza, Prospect, from 5pm until 7.30pm and which continues on Friday 31 March with drinks, eats and live music. Club5082 is also proud to be supporting The Emma Roscow Foundation with a special mental health benefit concert at Prospect Town Hall, Prospect Rd, Prospect, on Saturday 8 April that will feature White Collar Heroes playing the music of Foo Fighters, ARMI All Stars and Wasting Worlds with $10 tickets at the door.
Proudly sponsored by Maughan Thiem Port Adelaide and Unitcare Services, Forgotten Follies’ Cabaret Cruise is three evenings of immersive cabaret featuring The Ben Martin Trio, burlesque dancers, crooners and more. It will be happening on board Port Princess Dolphin Cruise which will leave from Fisherman’s Wharf, Commercial Rd, Pt Adelaide, from 7.30pm sharp on Saturday 1 April with a licensed bar and food available and tickets via <forgottenfollies.com>.
BEHIND STATE LINES
Behind State Lines have announced an EP launch that will be happening at The Jade Monkey, 160 Flinders St, Adelaide, from 9pm on Friday 31 March with special guests Across The Atlas and Billy McKenzie with $10 tickets at the door.
Adelaide scoundrels West Thebarton Brothel Party (photo by Alex Robinson) have announced a national tour for a new single, Moving
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CDReviews To have your CD reviewed in BSide Magazine, please contact us at <email@example.com> The title track is a menace to all those who feel comfortable in their surroundings. A giant rhythmic march bleeding vocals of battery acid yet brilliantly underpinned by sagacious intentions. Screen Dreamer is a beautiful song, and perhaps my favourite. It is deeply romantic and shows a breadth of artistry that may inspire those who are bored with the ubiquity of this genre in underground music scenes. I kind of wished the album ended here, and left out a couple of other fillers. A very strong LP though, lots of solid five star tracks.
BURIED FEATHER Mind Of The Swarm (Cobra Snake Necktie Records) Reviewed by Ian Messenger It was about a year ago I managed to see Melbourne’s
Buried Feather play at The Grace Emily Hotel and what a show that was. At first, I thought someone had floated a trip in my drink but no, it was the music. A psychedelic swirl with more colours than a Rainbow Paddle Pop melted into a puddle you can’t stop gazing into, that night I had a childlike high of experiencing something so good for the first time. As an adult new experiences are sadly such a rare thing, all we have are new albums and new babies, and so with more glee than in Glee The Musical 36
I put on my headphones and had a listen to the sophomore LP of these psych rock dreaming bandits Buried Feather with their frightening Orwellian title, Mind Of The Swarm. This album has been released on 180g vinyl by Cobra Snake Necktie Records
and revered German imprint Kozmik Artifactz. I am immediately spaced out while trying to make a cup of tea in my kitchen by this uproar of energy, psychedelic fuzz and almost grunge–like repetitive power grooves as if Kurt Cobain had been born out of Yoko’s womb to be wet-nursed by a lactating Gandhi, oh yeah! In the space before the second track Dust begins I realise I have put two whole teaspoons of sugar into my tea when I normally only just have a few grains sprinkled in. I am disintegrating.
Buried Feather have also announced a tour that will bring them to the Grace Emily Hotel, 232 Waymouth St, Adelaide, for a free entry show on April Fool’s Day (Saturday 1 April) to
promote the release of Mind Of The Swarm with The Dunes and Somnium as special guests. https://buriedfeather. bandcamp.com/album/ mind-of-the-swarm
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