Review: The Reverend Al Green and The Ray Mann Three @ Perth Zoo, 17/01/2010

The Ray Mann Three are a trio of cheeky lads playing minimalistic soul with a touch of funk and blues. Describing them as laid-back is an understatement as these boys sit, relaxed as anything. They were a very appropriate warm up act for The Reverend Al Green as they put the crowd into the groove of soul but were at the same time respectfully subdued leaving Green to bring the “wow” factor. Ray Mann was the master of the cheek with his funky smooth falsetto vocals, teasing lyrics and impromptu giggles.

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Al Green + The Ray Mann Three ~ Australian Tour

The Ray Mann Three is honoured and excited to be named the support act for the Reverend Al Green‘s first-ever Australian Tour in January 2010. View Photos | Read Reviews

AL GREEN + The Ray Mann Three ~ Australian tour dates:
Jan 11 ~ Sydney ~ State Theatre ~ book tix
Jan 12 ~ Sydney ~ State Theatre ~ book tix
Jan 14 ~ Melbourne ~ Palais Theatre ~ book tix
Jan 15 ~ Melbourne ~ Palais Theatre ~ book tix
Jan 17 ~ Perth ~ Perth Zoo ~ book tix
Jan 19 ~ Brisbane ~ Convention & Exhibition Centre ~ book tix

Here’s some bits from the official press release:

“Chugg Entertainment is thrilled and honoured to bring to Australia and New Zealand for the very first time, the peerless prince of soul, the Reverend Al Green. Backed by his unbelievable 12-piece band, Al Green’s first ever Australian and New Zealand shows in January next year promise to be once-in-a-lifetime concert events.”


“The Ray Mann Three, Australia’s troubadours of minimal soul music, who’s sound has been described as ‘urban, neo-soul, with a dash of funk, lots of spunk with a truly fresh spirit’ will be opening the night’s proceedings at each of the Australian theatre shows.”

Tori Amos + Ray Mann ~ Australian tour

Ray Mann is thrilled to be the Australian national tour support for Tori Amos in November 2009. View Photos | Read Reviews

TORI AMOS + RAY MANN (solo) ~ tour dates:
Nov 12 – Melbourne – Regent Theatre – sold out
Nov 13 – Melbourne – Regent Theatre – book tix
Nov 15 – Canberra – Canberra Theatre – book tix
Nov 16 – Sydney – Opera House – sold out
Nov 17 – Sydney – Opera House – book tix
Nov 19 – Adelaide – Thebarton Theatre – book tix
Nov 21 – Perth – PCEC Riverside Theatre – book tix
Nov 24 – Brisbane – QPAC Concert Hall – book tix