Machel thrills despite hiccups

CAROL MARTINDALE, carolmartindale@nationnews.com

Added 27 December 2012

machelatenchanted

Boxing Night was meant to be Enchanted! But with three – yes, three – sound failures during his performance and his late start onstage, it was less than magical. However, Machel’s presence onstage still made it feel like carnival in December at Bagatelle Great House more than anything else. In fact, he even played the piano until the sound system was fixed. And the nearly 500-strong audience was forgiving once the 30-year veteran reset to zero. Dressed all black from head to toe, Machel did not disappoint the mixed crowd that came out to support him. His performance, which lasted just over 90 minutes, showcased some of Machel’s best – hits from 20 years ago and new releases right up to Carnival 2013. All this with a little help from his friends, like Patrice Roberts and Farmer Nappy. Full story in the entertainment section of tomorrow's WEEKEND NATION

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