Just picked up my media pass for Arts Ablaze, which runs from October 1 – 6 at the Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley. Hope to listen to great music and write a nice piece for Scenestr. Check out the Arts Ablaze website to find out what’s on. There are a lot of big tents and artistic … Continue reading Got my Arts Ablaze media pass 👍
This review was first published in Scenestr and the Brisbane Jazz Club website. Fancy some wine at a Parisian brasserie, or sharing tapas at a café in Rio? We packed suitcases, headed for the Brisbane Jazz Club on Thursday July 11, and got on a plane with Estampa for a musical sojourn of samba, gypsy … Continue reading Estampa @ Brisbane Jazz Club
Scenestr made a blog space for me today! It’s where the articles I have written for them are listed. I’m very happy with that! Thank you guys! https://scenestr.com.au/blog/Joanna-Funk
Review of heavy metal jazz orchestra Valtozash published in Scenestr on December 21 2017.
My take on this fabulous metal-jazz big band, originally published in Scenestr. http://scenestr.com.au/music/valtozash-brisbane-review-crowbar-20171221 Valtozash, Brisbane’s 17-piece jazz-metal big band, headlined X-Mess II at Crowbar in Fortitude Valley (20 December). They crammed onto the stage and brutalised us with an onslaught of their very, very loud, maniacal humour. Bandleader Andre Bonetti said: “We are the largest … Continue reading Valtozash Brisbane Review @ Crowbar
Here’s the review of Blues Arcadia at Lefty’s Old Music Hall in Scenestr.
Originally published in Scenestr. Blues Arcadia guitarist Chris Harvey said before the gig, “At Lefty’s, they’re there to party, and we’re there to help them. So that’s what we do. Bang bang, it’s quite electrifying. We’re there to work the audience. Get them to that bar, get them on to the dance floor. So it’s … Continue reading Blues Arcadia at Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall