Exciting scene for Mirage …Down Under

It certainly was a great start for the group Mirage who opened their tour of Australia, in Melbourne, at the Valentine’s Day dinner dance, at the Grand on Princes.

Says Trevine Rodrigo, who checked out the scene:

Donald Pieries, Benjy Ranabahu, Manilal Perera, and the new faces in the line-up, were a treat to watch as they reeled off a wide repertoire of music that had dance goers in awe at their versatility.

Their vast experience in the music industry, over several decades, was very evident as they blended with the new additions to give off a polished performance.

Manilal and Benjy

With Melbourne’s leading band Replay 6, and Esric Jackson, and the irrepressible Noeline Honter in the mix, it was a musical cocktail that appeased everyone’s taste in music as several other musicians present readily admitted.

Replay 6 were in a class of their own with their blend of youth and experience adding a refreshing dimension to their song choice.

Noeline Honter blew everyone away with her explosive vocal that has lost little from her glory days over the decades.

“It was a super night. Very memorable,” said Noeline.

Noeline Honter…doing it at the Valentine’s
Day dinner dance, at the Grand on Princes

Benjy Ranabahu described the night as one that had nervous apprehension about Melbourne’s dance crowd and how they would respond after the long lapse.

He said: “We settled in well into our work, and then enjoyed the interaction with a terrific crowd that seemed to love what we delivered.”

Mirage leader Donald Pieries was rapt at the response the band received and seemed fairly confident in the …read more

Source:: The Island