WHAT: Paul McDermott & Gatesy go solo
WHEN: June 30
WHERE: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley
he’s looking back a lot, which is what happens to middle-aged people,” Gates said.
“We didn’t know what the show was at the beginning and I was very careful because we bring expectation: you’ve got the middle men from Tripod and Dougs and people have wanted to see us together on stage and wondered what that would be like.”
The show debuted at the 2017 Ballarat Cabaret Festival, an ideal place for the singersongwriters to start, as people weren’t expecting laughs.
“If we’d done a comedy festival, people would have been going: ‘Well, hang on, what’s funny about this?” Gates said.