Mentals in New Zealand

September 21, 2016

Last weekend I travelled with Mental As Anything to New Zealand’s south island to play a gig at the Snapafest Festival. This was in Nelson, which is known for its fishing industry. At Wellington airport […]

China, Part 3 – the gig

March 13, 2016

Read: Part 1 & Part 2 After an afternoon sound check to acclimatize ourselves with the hire gear we would be using that night, it’s back to our hotel room for a little rest before dinner. We […]

China, Part 2 – the guitar

March 12, 2016

Read: Part 1 & Part 3 When I found out that a gig in Beijing, China was in the works I thought, how can I play this gig without taking any music gear at all. No guitar, pedals, […]

China, part 1

March 11, 2016

Four plane flights, one gig. I travelled to Beijing, China with Mental As Anything to play a charity gig. The gig was at The Sofitel, as was our accommodation. It took me a minute to get […]

Charters Towers and Noosa

September 7, 2015

This weekend I had a couple of gigs with the Mentals in Queensland at Charters Towers, outside Townsville, and Noosa at the Sunshine Beach Surf Club. The Charters Towers gig was a festival called Towers Rocks. […]

The Gympie Music Muster

August 31, 2015

Had a great weekend at the Gympie Music Muster. Gympie is located approx. 160 kms north of Brisbane in Queensland. I played 2 gigs with Mental As Anything and also played a few ‘surf’ tunes […]