Category: Concert Reviews – Archive

May 30, 2013 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Concert Hall, May 25 Whatever health concern caused Bobby Womack to cancel the first of his two concerts certainly did not compromise his voice in the second. He did seem frail, however, stumbling as his minders led him on stage. But once the microphone was in his hand Womack was…

May 15, 2013 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Riverside Theatres, May 10 Ali McGregor calls this show Alchemy because she tries her hand at gilding trashy pop tunes with a veneer of jazz. It is not the best use for her considerable talents. Long before her successful operatic career McGregor loved jazz’s great divas and was also seduced by…

Playhouse, April 30, 2013 Vika Bull has a voice to steeple up to the heavens and rattle the gates. If not always beautiful it is often thrilling and loaded with urgency, which makes it ideal for paying tribute to that tortured queen of r’n’b, Etta James. Directed by Simon Myers…