Stephen Cummings
Feb11

Stephen Cummings

By LACHLAN BRYAN The Caravan Music Club has become well-known for hosting special musical events in a relatively intimate setting. Now and again, a show proves so popular that two nights at the venue are required and that is exactly the case with Stephen Cummings’ imminent celebration of his two most acclaimed releases: Lovetown and A New Kind of Blue. Whilst Cummings has enjoyed a place amongst our most revered songwriters for quite...

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Citrus Jam
Feb11

Citrus Jam

By TERRI LEE FATOUROS INFLAMMABLE, combustible and highly energetic flamenco-metal duo, Citrus Jam ignited the airwaves yet again at Sound Bar in Rosebud recently to an enthusiastically packed house. With a die-hard following, the fiery-sweet duo keep thrilling their peeps with spectacular gigs at various venues on the Peninsula, including the very popular God’s Kitchen in Mornington. The individual known as Citrus Jam incorporates a...

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Brad Kennedy
Feb11

Brad Kennedy

By BILLY DIXON BRAD Kennedy is no attention-seeking Who’s Got Talent contestant. He played in cover bands in his early years, but after going solo and writing his own tunes, would still revert to cover songs to get gigs on the Peninsula, primarily due to the relative lack of alternative music venues. Slowly but surely, he built up a repertoire of songs all his own, and gradually slipped them into his cover gigs to build his brand....

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Boy & Bear hit the road for Limit of Love
Feb09

Boy & Bear hit the road for Limit of Love

IT’S been a few weeks Aussie five-piece Boy & Bear released their third studio album, Limit of Love. After an impressively busy touring schedule in 2014 that saw Boy & Bear play 170 shows across three continents, the boys have decided it’s time to hit the road again. They’ve just announced their Limit Of Love album tour. Kicking off at Odeon Theatre in Tasmania on 22 January, the tour will move through to Festival Hall, North...

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Justin McLaren
Feb09

Justin McLaren

By TERRI LEE FATOUROS JUSTIN McLaren is one of those unassuming butt talented individuals who has been operating “undercover,” so to speak, for years as a producer and engineer. He’s helped hundreds of aspiring musicians produce and record original albums for public recognition. He kick-started his love affair with music at the tender age of 13, way back in 1984 after landing his first professional job in musical theatre with the...

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The Whisky Gypsies
Jan20

The Whisky Gypsies

By TERRI LEE FATOUROS RECENTLY, hip Café Moto on Nepean Highway, Carrum played host to The Whisky Gypsies, a classic traditional, Celtic inspired duo with a Euro Folk Groove who perform with acoustic guitar (Daniel Gray), and mandolin and electric fiddle, Ken McAlpine. The guys have a real buoyant and uplifting beat going down and their combo of acoustic Celtic groove inspired tunes will arouse the dancing fever within; you can’t help...

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