Category Archives: music

Hockey Masters’ Gig

The Panorama Room at the Convention Centre is a great venue where our band Wound Up entertained the pre-dinner crowd at the Hockey Masters Annual Dinner this evening.  Martin, our sax player, is also a Hockey Master and wowed his … Continue reading

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Crossing the Road

It took me eight years to cross the road, from playing in the beergarden of the Blumberg Hotel in Birdwood in 2008, to the stage of the 2016 Rock and Roll Rendezvous 200 metres away in the National Motor Museum … Continue reading

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The Show Must Go On.

Ten seconds into the sound check, blood started splashing over the keyboard. The night before our biggest gig of the year, I got a nasty, deep cut on the tip of my left index finger – the one that 14 … Continue reading

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Phil Eastick

It’s five years since Phil left us and twenty years since I first met him. I like to remember that we first met because of music. I was working in ArtsSA and Phil came in to do a consultancy on … Continue reading

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Rolling Stones

Astonishing show by the Rolling Stones at the Adelaide Oval. I last heard them live in March 1971, standing outside the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm, London, near the flat of my then girlfriend. It was the Stones’ absolutely, definitely, final, … Continue reading

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