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Desmond & The Tutus, Retro Dizzy & Runaway Nuns at Mercury

Fri 19 May 2017 Handsdown the fullest I’ve seen a venue for a local gig in a long time – from 9:30 the street outside Mercury was totally parked up and by the time headliners Desmond & the Tutus took … Continue reading

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Ann Jangle at Cafe Roux

Fri 12 May 2017 Ann Jangle always puts on a captivating show, and her performance at Cafe Roux (accompanied by guitarist Basson Laubscher and Jess van der Merwe on the sax) was no exception, including interesting anecdotes and even a … Continue reading

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Tribes’ Got Soul: Assembling The Good Folk

Sun 7 May 2017 A night of (at times a bit frustrating) musical collaboration, American Willy Mason headlined this Sunday show at Mercury, featuring Frenchmen Yoann Minkoff and Kris Nolly, Brits Emily Capell and Matt Cowley and Capetonian Mark Fransman. … Continue reading

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ROAR relaunch: Jack Parow, Ohgod, Alive at Midnight & CC Project

Sat 22 April 2017 ROAR did a bit of revamp and chose a diverse lineup for the inauguration. Jack Parow headlined with one of the craziest sets I’ve seen in a long while – featuring the whole front row of … Continue reading

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Steve McKellar at Cafe Roux

Thurs 20 April 2017 I really enjoyed the acoustic performance by Steve McKellar (of Civil Twilight fame) at Cafe Roux. The music was good and he had a great and entertaining stage manner. Here are some shots from the evening.

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