Dressed in black, Sting walked on the stage of the Myer Music Bowl to great applause as the summer sun began to go down on a beautiful summer evening in Melbourne. Sting was backed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) and his 5 piece band which included female backing vocalist, guitarist, bass and 2 percussionists… read more →

I have attended all of U2’s tours of Australia since 1993. I saw the Zoo TV tour 1993, the Pop Mart tour 1998 and the Vertigo tour back in 2006. In each of these stadium shows U2 used massive stages and great visual effects and so I really wanted to see how U2 would take.. read more →

George Benson is an amazing guitarist and last night I had the great pleasure of watching this musical master of the guitar perform at the beautiful Regent Theatre in Melbourne. read more →

People who know me know that I’m a huge fan of George Michael’s music including the music from his days in Wham! I even started playing funk style guitar by listening to ‘Wham Rap’ and ‘Young Guns’. read more →

When I started playing guitar there were many guitarists a young person could look up to. Before I got into the music of Jimi Hendrix, Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton and all the blues greats there was a guitarist that my father let me listen to. It was Hank Marvin from The Shadows. As a young.. read more →