Patti Smith and her Band perform ‘Horses’ Hamer Hall, Melbourne; Vic. Sunday, April 16 It was billed as Patti Smith’s last tour of Australia and it was also a run-through of the classic album, Horses. So expectations were high. It was palpable, the theatre filling up in the half-hour ahead of show-time, a reverence, and […]
Mick Fleetwood – one of my favourite drummers – formed The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band to pay tribute not only to the ‘blues years’ of the original Fleetwood Mac but also the music Fleetwood loves; the songs he grew up with. The current line-up features Rick Vito, a hell of a player – and former […]
Jurassic 5 will be performing three Bluesfest side shows in New Zealand. Off The Tracks has one double-pass for one lucky reader. You don’t want to miss out on seeing J5 live. Chali 2na was here late last year and that was good enough! But the full band show is something else. You can choose […]
Michael Franti & Spearhead will be performing three shows in New Zealand on the back of their Bluesfest appearances in Australia. Off The Tracks has one double-pass for one lucky reader. You can choose the show you want to attend – Christchurch (Thursday, March 26), Wellington (Friday, March 27) or Auckland (Sunday, March 29). Leave […]
In a first announcement of sideshows from Australia’s “Bluesfest” event George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic will play Auckland’s Powerstation, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Tickets will be on sale from Wednesday, October 22, 9am at www.ticketmaster.co.nz (ph 0800 111 999) See here for my interview with George Clinton from a couple of years back.