Saturday, November 26, 2011

Reminder: Watch Stevie Nicks Interview on final Art Nation Show - ABC1 Australia Sunday 5pm

Reminder: Check out Fenella Kernebone's exclusive, extended interview with the Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter - and see more in the final episode of Art Nation this Sunday, 5pm ABC1 (Australia):

Check out the web extra interview online now here at Art Nation

Return of the matriarch...

After a 10-year break, rock queen Stevie Nicks returns with a new album – inspired by a New Zealand visit. 

By Paula Yeoman.
Herald on Sunday - New Zealand (View Magazine)
(click HERE to enlarge and read)

Review: Stevie Nicks Live in Perth

Stevie Nicks back to her magnificent best in Perth

Given her troubled past and well documented struggles with drugs and alcohol Stevie Nicks had no right to look and sound as good as she did last night.

She was here on the Perth leg of the Australian tour in support of her latest, Dave Stewart-produced, album In Your Dreams. In front a dream band led by legendary guitarist Waddy Wachtel, the 63-year-old’s voice commanded attention and affection as it rang out in the cool night air.

Towards the end of the two-hour set as the band cranked out chorus after chorus of Edge Of Seventeen, Nicks walked across the front of the stage – with help from her security who made sure the tiny-framed songstress did not get pulled in – touching the fans within reach. Those further back were just as surely touched by an artist who delivered a memorable and heart warming performance.

Full Review at PerthNow
Review by: Polly Coufos
Picture: Bohdan Warchomij

Stevie Nicks Interview: "Couple of Projects to do in 2012" before Reuniting Fleetwood Mac

Fun interview with Dan and Ken from Heart 107.3 Hobart, Tasmania from November 23rd.  The segment was quite long that included full versions played of Edge of Seventeen and Stand Back, which I edited out.

Wishing Fleetwood Mac Bass Player John McVie a Very Happy Birthday today... November 26th

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Review: Stevie Nicks | Dave Stewart - Adelaide Nov 23rd

Our arts writer Robert Dunstan went to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre to see a unique solo performance from Fleetwood Mac's front woman Stevie Nicks supported by The Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart.
Continue Reading at RIPITUP
Photos: Andreas Heuer

Also reviewed by The Mouth - Adelaide here

"Stevie Nicks proves she still has what it takes vocally to captivate & entertain a 6,000 strong audience for two hours."

"Dave Stewart's rendition of Tom Pett's "Don't Come Around Here No More was a highlight, a song which was actually co-written by Petty and himself, a revelation which reaffirmed we were in the esteemed presence of a truly talented artist."

"Brian McFadden delivers an impressive set to an initially reserved, but eventually well received audience."

Stevie Nicks Confirmed as Presenter at 25th ARIA Awards Show

ARIA is pleased to announce more stars taking on presenting duties on the night.  Currently mid-way through her Australian tour, seminal rock-chick, STEVIE NICKS, will be gracing the ARIA Awards stage to present an Award with her friend, and Nine Network's Entertainment Editor (and best-selling author), RICHARD WILKINS.

Sunday 27 November at Allphones Arena in Sydney.

General Admission tickets available here.

Get all the latest ARIA Awards news, info, plus ticketing and event details right here at

Video: Stevie Nicks reaches out to Melbourne Fans...

Sweeten Your Words: Q&A With Stevie Nicks... + Part Two

 Part Two with Stevie Nicks in the November, 2011 issue - is now available at the link below

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Photos: Stevie Nicks | Dave Stewart Captured in Melbourne by Photographer Carbie Warbie

Stevie Nicks In Your Dreams Tour
Melbourne, Australia - November 19, 2011
Photos by: Carbie Warbie - Facebook | Web

Rolling Stone 2012 Tour Preview > 60% odds for Fleetwood Mac & Lindsey Buckingham gets his due

Tour Preview: Why 2012 Is Shaping Up to Be a Monster Year
Bruce Springsteen, the Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga, Madonna and more are planning to hit the road

The ancient Mayans supposedly predicted that the world was going to end in 2012. That might explain why so many giant touring acts seem to be hitting the road next year. (They want to make their money while they still can.) Some acts like U2 and AC/DC may be taking the year off, but many of the other biggest names in the business seem to be gearing up for tours – even if they publicly refuse to admit it at this point. Here's a guide to the biggest (likely) tours of 2012.

Check out the Top 18 potential 2012 tours at Rollingstone.


Let's allow Lindsey Buckingham to comment on the possibility of Fleetwood Mac touring next year. "We're doing something for sure," the Fleetwood Mac guitarist told Rolling Stone in August. "I wouldn't be shocked if it was a tour and possibly an album. We'll have to wait and see. Nothing is on the books right now. With Fleetwood Mac, there's a lot of landmines out there politically and it's hard to get everybody on the same page at the same time – but I think this might be one of those years where everyone will want to do the same thing. Whatever that is."

Likelihood: 60 percent. This could easily move into 2013 – especially if they decide to cut an album first. Also, it was widely reported that they were going to tour stadiums with the Eagles in the summer of 2010, and that didn't happen.

100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

FINALLY! Lindsey gains some respect and makes the list.  He's at # 100!  Far to close to not being included at all... Not that these lists make any difference, but it's nice to be recognized.  He should at the very least be in the top # 50 if not top # 20.  But none the less he's included in with the all time greats... so cudos to Rollingstone for including him.  What's the criteria anyway?  

During Fleetwood Mac's hitmaking era, Lindsey Buckingham transmuted the folk music of his banjo-playing youth into stadium rock: glistening harmonized leads, crisply snapping chords and frenetic arpeggiated breakdowns. "It's not acceptable classical technique," he has said. "You do what you can to get the sound you want."

Key Tracks: "Rhiannon," "Go Your Own Way"

Check out the Top 100 at Rollingstone

Did you know...Your ticket to Stevie Nicks & @davestewart Live in Perth is also your ticket for Transperth

Stevie Nicks Concert - Saturday 26 November 2011
WA Athletics Centre - Perth, WA
Gates open at 5.30pm

Your ticket to the Stevie Nicks concert is also your ticket for Transperth.

To plan your journey, click here for the Transperth JourneyPlanner or call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13 (TTY: 9428 1999, TIS: 13 14 50).

Event and ticket information 
Your ticket to the event includes travel on all Transperth services for three hours before, during and three hours after the concert*. Simply show your ticket to the driver or inspector.

*Patrons collecting tickets at the venue are entitled to travel on Transperth services from the event only. Post-event travel is subject to last timetabled services.

The following Transperth services will operate for the concert:

A shuttle bus service will operate from Wellington Street Bus Station (Stand 5) direct to the WA Athletics Centre.  Shuttles will operate on a 30 minute frequency, with first service departing Perth at 5pm and last service departing at 7.30pm.

A return service after the concert will be available from Underwood Avenue, outside the WA Basketball Centre.

Timetabled train services will operate on all lines to a Saturday timetable, before, during and after the event.

For more information on Transperth check their website here