Category: Concert Reviews – Archive

April 1, 2013 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Clarendon Guesthouse, March 30, 2013 Why can’t more singers just be themselves? Why must they create glitzy show-biz personas and seek to – God save us – “interpret” a song? Mary Coughlan just sings them. She does it with such simplicity, humility and honesty that there is no veneer; just…

April 1, 2013 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Blue Beat, March 28, 2013 Kick yourself for missing this one. Here was a show to burn like a pilot light in the memory when most recollections have expired, then flare up with all its smiles and tears. An old-style blues revue, it came  courtesy of Music Maker, an American…

March 28, 2013 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Camelot Lounge, March 24  The very absence of one of the Bridge Project’s members just further emphasised the need for such a venture. Umit Ceyhan is a Turkish refugee resident in France with his wife and daughter. It appears he was denied an Australian visa for fear he would become…