Holy moly guacamole, Bendigo’s Music Man Megastore has done it again. Music Slam 4 welcomes winter will an almighty bang, serving up four days of music across June 4, 5, 6 & 7. Then you have the Queen’s Birthday holiday to freshen up. Bands featured include DrawCard (pictured), Lucy’s Crown, Hideaway, Prophetess, Glass Empire, Rhetoric […]
In sadder news for In the Know blues icon and guitar legend B.B. King has passed away at 89 years old. To celebrate what he achieved – which was a lot – the musician was credited for opening the blues genre worldwide and influencing many, many musicians over the years. He was inducted into the […]
Janis Joplin and Bonnie Raitt are two of the greats, and songbird Marisa Quigley has drawn comparisons to both of them. She grew up in the Northern Territory, earning a reputation as the “singing barmaid” before moving to Victoria. Here she met guitar maker Jim Dyson, with whom she formed Chubby Rae and the Elevators. […]
The Castlemaine Jazz Festival is just around the corner. The festival is done out of love, run entirely by volunteers and with performers generously offering their talents with no certainty of a financial return. It is about spreading the joy and craft of jazz. Performers include Anne Hayres, Trio Z, The Beat Bros, Black Pearl, […]
The stars at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas. The prairie sky is wide and high, deep in the heart of Texas. You know what else is alright in Texas? Music, ya’ll. With their “paranoid art punk”, Spray Paint will be delivering their tunes to Australian crowds for the first […]
The innovator and genre transcender that is Chris Cornell has just announced his solo acoustic tour dates for November/December. Known for his work with Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, the multi-Grammy award winning artist will be hitting the Palais Theatre in Melbourne on December 4.
Share houses, hey? You gotta love ’em. Arguments over stolen food, whose turn it is to do the dishes and, from time to time, the blossoming of a band. In a rundown old Queenslander upon the Sunshine Coast is where blues-roots outfit The Dawn Chorus spent most of their days jamming and recording away. Here […]
Since 1996 Geelong’s Vendetta has been doing the heavy stuff with pride and passion. They made their live debut at Pako Festa’s Battle of the Bands in 1997 and have gone on to share the stage with the likes of The Butterfly Effect, Teramaze, Veil of Anguish, The White Room, Medusa, Behind Crimson Eyes and […]