Category: Concert Reviews

August 22, 2019 / Concert Reviews

Blue Mountains Theatre, August 3 7/10 At his best Gregg Arthur is to jazz singing what a luxury resort is to a bedsit. Everything just happens rather than having to be wrangled into existence, with his voice sounding as if the component parts have been oiled. Conveying effortlessness is a…

August 17, 2019 / Concert Reviews

Qudos Bank Arena, August 2 7/10 Had he been born half a century earlier you can imagine Hugh Jackman slapping backs and swapping highballs with the Rat Pack. Even if he wasn’t quite wicked enough for those boys, his skillset would have been right: an actor, singer and dancer blessed…

August 16, 2019 / Concert Reviews

Sound Lounge, July 27 9/10 It doesn’t hit full-frontally, but rather slides into your consciousness like a chimera just caught in the corner of your eye. Then it gradually insinuates itself, until the absorption is complete and time seems to stop. Phil Slater has achieved a rare profundity by ruthlessly…