Latter day soul man makes NZ debut.
The last acts added to Laneways festival lineup.
Ali Campbell and Toots & The Maytals on same Vector Arena package
Robert Plant to perform in NZ. Rumour that ‘Stairway To Heaven’ will not be on the song list.
In the second part of his revisitation of his 1988 American odyssey, Gary Steel attends a Frank Zappa gig.
Emmylou Harris and her Red Dirt Cowboys christen Vector’s new Theatre Mode
Rick Wakeman tells tit jokes, and plays the piano like no other.
Gary Steel comes away from a tour of the new Vector Arena Theatre Mode with a warm fuzzy feeling, and the news of its inauguration by the queen of alt-country, Emmylou Harris.
Gary Steel gets personally acquainted with Rick Wakeman, keyboard whiz/wizzard and comic wag, on the eve of his one-man, one-piano, three-date NZ tour.
The surprising, depressing, yet strangely hilarious story of Hawkwind’s tour of New Zealand. Compiled, and interviews conducted, by Gary Steel.