Reminiscing over five rocking decades
May30

Reminiscing over five rocking decades

When you’ve been more than five decades in a career and still love your work, you must be doing something either right, or well. Both can be said of legendary rocker, Glenn Shorrock who, at 74, is still entertaining crowds, and heading to the peninsula this month. Peninsula Essence talks to Shorrock about life, music and longevity. “I have to be honest. I never dreamed I would be doing this in my 70’s although when I started out at 18...

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Pierce Brothers to rock The Grand
May27

Pierce Brothers to rock The Grand

MELBOURNE folk-pop duo Pierce Brothers have released their latest single Back End Roads, the first taste of new music that will be featured on their full-length debut album, Atlas Shoulders.  Featuring drums reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac’s Dreams and a chorus embedded in the Australian folk realm, Back End Roads is destined to be an instant live set fan favourite. Talking about the single the brothers reminisced, “We wrote it...

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Buskers turned world performers, sassy jazz divas to a cinematic jazz experience
May21

Buskers turned world performers, sassy jazz divas to a cinematic jazz experience

MORNINGTON heats up over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend with a full program of LIVE MUSIC in over 20 venues and three days of STREET ENTERTAINMENT! “There is a fantastic vibe surrounding this year’s event”, commented Festival Director, Bec Davis. “It’s great to see so many cafes, restaurants, bars and venues hosting live music. We are thrilled to have so many wonderful performers including local Singer/Songerwriter, Simon Imrei;...

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Amorosi set to perform
Apr24

Amorosi set to perform

SINGER Vanessa Amorosi will perform at the Chelsea Heights Hotel as part of her comeback from an eight year hiatus. Amorosi first burst onto the scene twenty years ago with her album “The Power”. She will be returning to perform in Australia with her “Heavy Lies the Head Tour” which comes through Chelsea on Friday, 17 May. “I am just so thrilled to be back recording and performing live,” Ms Amorosi said. “I can’t believe it has been...

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Ross Wilson and the Peaceniks to rock The Grand
Mar04

Ross Wilson and the Peaceniks to rock The Grand

FROM Daddy Cool to Mondo Rock and as a solo artist with no less than 26 ARIA Top 40 hits to his credit as a singer, songwriter and producer, Ross Wilson is one of Australia’s most awarded, respected and well-known artists! From the legendary band Daddy Cool whose number one anthem Eagle Rock smashed all previous sales records in Australia, to the 1977 formation of Mondo Rock, delivering 80’s hits ‘Cool World’, ‘State of The Heart’,...

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The Clapton Unplugged Show
Mar04

The Clapton Unplugged Show

ERIC Clapton’s career has spanned over 6 decades. Lauded as being the greatest guitarist of all time, his roots are firmly & obviously embedded in the blues tradition of which he remains both a student & visionary. In his unforgettable ‘Unplugged’ Concert, Clapton paid homage & respect to his roots & those fellow legends that influenced his playing so significantly. The music was minimalist, alternating between his...

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