ROCK CENTRAL – off to a rockin’ good start!
Mission X at Bramble Bay Bowls Club 6th June 2014
Story by Randy G
Photography by Jenny Lee
Rock Central is a crazy new music hub dedicated to quality rock music, based at the Bramble Bay Bowls Club. Yes, you heard right, ROCK music at a Bowls Club and this somewhat different idea is being so well received, I wouldn’t be surprised if more of these traditional clubs looked to do the same.
Founder and manager of BamBam Entertainment, Dan Nebe teamed up with Kathy Peachey and these innovators definitely thought outside of the square when they developed the concept. Hold regular rock gigs ina local bowls club – Simple. The result is called Rock Central which operates Fridays to Sundays and is currently leading the way in bringing a great quality and variety of music acts to the Redcliffe peninsular.
One of the great acts to recently feature was none other than Brisbane’s premier hard rock covers band, Mission X. Though this band is accustomed to playing much larger audiences, the reception of locals and followers of the band was insane. Band leader and notorious front woman, Abby Skye did her usual fabulous job of blowing the audience away with her signature big voice and captivating stage presence and with the backbone of Mick Duckworth on drums, Mikey Edwards on bass and the amazing Chris Timms on lead guitar, Redcliffe was in for something special. Mission X did not disappoint.
All the raves of the night were reflective of this and despite Chris rocking so hard he blew an amp (yes, this was playing a toned down set list), the show went on with the added responses ‘far out, these guys are awesome’, ‘this chick is a powerhouse’ and ‘this is how rock should sound’. Seriously, I was getting so bombarded with accolades for Mission X that I was growing an ego myself.
If you missed out, you can catch Mission X again at Rock Central on Friday 24th October. For more information or to check out the other brilliant acts coming to Rock Central head to www.bramblebaybowlsclub.com.au or Facebook. To follow Mission X or find out about other upcoming gigs, visit www.missionxrocks.com