Cat Power fans aren't afraid of partying on Tuesdays - they packed out the Tivoli to see the woman herself in action. Erin Smith brings you these photos.
Considering all the maligned reports I had heard of Cat Power’s performances in the past, I wasn’t sure what to expect on this overcast Saturday in Sydney. Reflecting upon my appreciation for her recorded material, I went along regardless, with expectations at a high. Despite the scathing review this lack of fulfillment may have given me the opportunity to spew forth, she ended up disappointing in this particular expectation and allowed me a greater pleasure; that of a complimentary review reporting on a fantastic concert.
"The Greatest" American Singer-Songwriter Cat Power (Chan Marshall) performed songs from her new LP Sun and other classics. Photography by Pete Dovgan
Tuesday night saw Cat Power stop in at the Perth Festival Gardens for the first of two shows. It was her second show of the tour in Australia, following a run of two shows in New Zealand. I can’t say it was the best performance I have seen from Chan Marshall, but was by no means her worst performance, and her admission that she’d “done a terrible show and was embarrassed” seemed like a tough self-assessment.
Touring for the release of her ninth studio album, Sun, Cat Power captured the hearts of hundreds during her set at Her Majesty’s Theatre on Monday night. It was a night of mystique and melancholy, further defining Cat Power as one of the most talented artists of the last twenty years.
The incomparable Cat Power played the Her Majesty's Theatre in Adelaide on the 25th of February, 2013, and Lauren Connelly was there to capture the magic. Here are the photos from the show...
In this issue: Cat Power Melbourne show sold out, Return to Youth support Last Dinosaurs, exclusive link for tickets to The XX Melbourne show, Davey Lane supports two Bob’s around Australia, Nine Sons of Dan announce their own supports for ‘Fun’ tour, Hip Hoppers Slaughterhouse announce venue changes for Australian tour and Tegan & Sara reveal second Sydney show.
Cat Power tour starts next week and Melbourne show has sold out!
We continue our top 40 albums of 2012 countdown with the third part of our journey to the number one spot...
With her ninth album Sun being released earlier this year to considerable acclaim, the unbeatable Cat Power has announced a full Australian and New Zealand tour to take off early next year.
Joining a slew of epic festival announcements this year is Golden Plains. To be held in the majestic surrounds of the Meredith Supernatural Ampitheatre in March 2013, Golden Plains Lucky Seven will feature the music of the following artists:
TALLEST MAN ON EARTH
GEORGE CLINTON AND PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC
THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION
Chan Marshall the gorgeous singer also known as Cat Power has been announced as the first act on the Golden Plains 7 line up. Taking place at the Meredith Supernatural Ampitheatre in March 2013, Golden Plains 7 is promising an excellent autumn festival atmosphere!
The ballot for the 2013 festival is also open from today, through www.goldenplains.com.au and punters are advised to get involved quickly as these spots will not be open for long.
This week sees a slew of announcements from both international and local artists alike. From the highly anticipated albums; The Presets, Justice and Oh Mercy to the extremely controversial (Here's looking at you Amity), if there's an album coming out soon, here is where you'll find out about it.
2012 is sure to be a great year for music, with many artists making a re-appearance after many years of hiding (in the form of recording in the studio). In alphabetical order, we present the 10 Most Anticipated Releases of 2012. Starting with...
The inimitable Cat Power returns to Australian shores this January, to perform a series of theatre shows across the country.
"…a confident and charismatic vocalist, with subtle nuances and deft combinations of phrasing styles." Pitchfork
The superb Cat Power makes her Sydney Opera House debut this summer in an exclusive Sydney show in the Concert Hall on Sunday 30 January.