Angus & Julia Stone [live review]

Angus & Julia Stone [live review]

Cost Hall, Geelong – February 26 / Supports: Cloud Control, Jarryd James
It’s not every day that Geelong gets a visit from a big name Australian artist, however last week we were lucky enough to have our very own Angus and Julia Stone visit. The brother-sister folk-blues duo made a quick stop off to Geelong’s very own Costa Hall, and I was lucky enough to witness their performance for the first time.
Their supporting acts were arguably as great as the main act themselves. Jarryd James brought quite a moody intense vibe to the room, however mellowed out the atmosphere with what I can only describe as an angelic like voice.
Cloud Control will also be a name you’re familiar with, and it will come as no surprise that they were also insanely mind blowing and super intense. They had a great rapport with the audience, which is notable considering it was a sit down event.
Finally, the main artists Angus and Julia Stone. It’s so great to see musicians who have come as far as they have still pay tribute to their roots. They played a lot of their older music, including ‘Paper Aeroplane’, the song that started it all, and ‘For You’, which Julia explained was only the second or third song she ever wrote.
They also played a few songs from their self titled album, and a rendition of Grease’s ‘You’re The One That I Want’, in which Julia proved that she knows how to make people feel things. If you ever get the chance to see these guys perform I can promise you that it would be completely worth your while, if not only to see Julia’s impressive dance moves.
By Jessica Alves