Press Round-Up: In the news and blogs at CRG (3/25/11)

March 25, 2011

Listen to Colin Hay discuss the loss of his father and making light of darkness in this interview with The Backstage Beat. Colin to play Boston’s Sommerville Theater April 17th; sings to sold out crowd at Austin’s World Theater; discusses the mystery of song-writing for his newest, Gathering Mercury with Red and Black.

The Waifs:

Listen to The WaifsDonna Simpson discuss gardening and their newest, Tempation with ABC (Australia)’s Anne Gaffney. "It is amazing people can connect with something so personal as a song I have written.” –Donna Simpson to Coolum and North Shore News, Donna Simpson discusses their band’s changing lives and redemption with News.com.au, being landlocked in the US with Rave Magazine and the Port Fairy Folk Festival with The Standard.

  • Look at pics from The Waifs performance at Australia’s Enmore Theater. The AU Review reviews the show, "They possess this unequivocally comfortable presence."
  • "This band should be bottled." –ABC (Australia)’s review; 3.5 stars from Adelaide Now
  • 3.5 stars from Adelaide Now
  • "They were class. All class." –Live performance review from Faster Louder
  • "A big break and a little faith have injected vigour into the Waifs." –The Age
  • "Fans of The Waifs will love this album; the songs are strong, the vocals are personable and charming...and the warm instrumentation sounds brilliant on tape (no Pro-Tools for these homespun folk)." –The Music Network
  • The West Australian reviews The Waifs performance at Fremantle Arts Centre.

BNET interviews Martin Simpson before last month’s Tyneside gig.

Peter Rowan Bluegrass to play Apollo Bay Music Festival April 9th and the Rothbury Festival (July 2–5).

Alison Brown & The Fairweather Friends to play TN’s 13th annual Celebration of Craft April 2nd.

Heidi Talbot to play York’s National Centre for Early Music April 14th.

Jeremy Kittel to play Saline, MI with Fiddlers ReStrung May 7th.

 


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