Our stash of vintage live shows revealed

January 20, 2022

Before he got tinnitus from attending too many concerts without earplugs, GARY STEEL wrote a lot of live reviews. Here are links to some of them.

Visit this page often, as I’ll be adding to the list every week.

The Plague @ The Last Resort, Wellington, 1979.

Sharon O’Neill & Jon Stevens @ the Town Hall, Wellington, 1980.

Racey @ the Town Hall, Wellington, 1980.

Split Enz @ the Town Hall, Wellington, 1980.

Split Enz @ the Town Hall, Wellington, 1980 (the Second Coming).

Gary Numan @ The Majestic, Wellington, 1980.

Dave Brubeck Quartet @ the Town Hall, Wellington, 1980.

Whizz Kids and Steroids @ the Last Resort, Wellington, 1980.

Toy Love @ The Terminus, Wellington, 1980.

The Chills @ The Clyde, Wellington, 1984.

Peter Brotzmann & Peter Kowald @ Downstage, Wellington, 1986.

The Residents @ The Electric Ballroom, Wellington, 1986.

Michael Jackson @ Madison Square Garden, New York, 1988.

Pink Floyd @ Western Springs, Auckland, 1988.

Roger Waters/The Wall, Berlin, 1990.

Yes @ Vector Arena, Auckland, 2012.

Rick Wakeman @ Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland, 2012.

Dweezil Zappa @ Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland, 2018.

Snarky Puppy, Powerstation, Auckland, 2019.

The Holiwater Band in someone’s lounge, Auckland, 2020.

Steel has been penning his pungent prose for 40 years for publications too numerous to mention, most of them consigned to the annals of history. He is Witchdoctor's Editor-In-Chief/Music and Film Editor. He has strong opinions and remains unrepentant. Steel's full bio can be found here

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