Eric Clapton was a recent casualty of our unending political upheaval. The guitarist’s concert was cancelled, and it’s not the only one. It’s very unfortunate that the Silverlake Festival, slated for March, was also postponed. We now wonder if we’ll be able to see Nine Inch Nails, Foals and others without flying to neighbouring countries.
But at least there are four gigs in the coming months that look unlikely to get cancelled if the current situation doesn’t escalate. Let’s keep our fingers crossed.
After a triumphant half-time Super Bowl show, Bruno Mars might have unfairly been overshadowed by Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “unplugged” debacle, but the fact remains that Mr Mars is one talented, pint-sized performer and composer. His Moonshine Jungle Tour is now travelling the world, and Thailand is fortunate enough to be on the map for next month. Not only has he churned out one hit after another, Mars is also a consummate performer, skilful multi-instrumentalist and avid dancer who composes music for himself, as well as others. Even if top 40 hits are not your thing, Bruno Mars shouldn’t really be missed.
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