Rhian Wood-Hill: Rhian Vested Cavern Club Tuesday May 8 – Saturday May 12 (7.00pm) Like a lot of fresh Kiwi comics Rhian Wood-Hill appears, for most of his set, to be delivering a ramshackle-endearing, but largely unfunny and overly long, amateur TEDTalk. It’s so awkward as to be almost excruciating – there’s no timing to […]
Earlier in the year I threw together a bit of a last-minute idea and it was a ripper – we had a good old time, lots of cool music so we’re doing it again. Only songs from women lead singers – solo artists, bands – we’re talking Fleetwood Mac and Blondie and B-52s, but also […]
Harold López-Nussa Trio Opera House, Wellington (7pm) Sunday, June 11 To conclude a most excellent jazz festival the Sunday night show featured the Harold López-Nussa Trio featuring Harold on piano, his brother Ruy Adrian on drums and electric bassist Julio Cesar Gonzalez.
I’m playing some records down at the San Fran this Friday, March 24th – billed as “The Greatest Music In The World” (hey, no pressure) it’s going to be a night of classic funk, soul and R’n’B, you know the Stax and Motown labels, you know some Philly-soul, you know maybe a little bit of […]
I’m a fan of the 1980s – I’m sure I’ve made that known plenty of times. So for a slight twist on an 80s DJ night I’ve decided to feature only the women. Solo artists, duets, lead singers in bands, cameos – it’s all about the female voice and those soaring anthems and power ballads […]