February 2018

Folami at the Sydney Opera House

“Rodgers doesn’t sing much – that’s the job of the excellent Kimberly Davis and Folami Ankoanda, whose frilly outfit makes her look like a discostegosaurus – but there’s no doubt whose band this is. Rogers stands in a white suit at the dead centre of the stage, the architect of a sound that’s at once lush and biting, playing guitar lines that have had peers like Johnny Marr (who named his son Nile) bowing down.”