With a style reminiscent of Gillian Welch, Sarah Jarosz and Lucinda Williams, Americana songstress Jemma Nicole made her first musical steps as part of the duo Pretty Radio. After six months of performing, the duo made it to the Top 100 of 2011’s X Factor auditions.
Due to overwhelming demand, Darren Coggan will return for national encore performances of his critically acclaimed portrait of Cat Stevens in Peace Train – A tribute to Cat Stevens, touring Australia and New Zealand from January – September 2015. Since its debut performance at the Wagga Civic Theatre back in 2009, Darren Coggan’s Peace Train, […]
Australia is set for another round of Jeff Martin shows, with the old-hand set to play a string of acoustic dates on his Returning from the Ocean at the End tour. While the tour will shine an acoustic light on The Ocean at the End, fans will also be treated to Tea Party favourites, as well as the odd surprise or two.
Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Lucie Thorne will release her new album, Everything Sings Tonight, on June 1. But because that is a while off yet, and people tend to be such impatient buggers, the songbird has announced a few shows to give a sneak peek. Longtime collaborator (and drumming extraordinaire) Hamish Stuart will join her at the shows.
Bellusira are off and running on their We’ve Missed You tour. Drawing their name from the Latin meaning ‘beautiful anger’, Bellusira formed out of Melbourne in 2007. Being in a band is no easy task, so when you have the likes of Clint Boge and Grammy Award-winning producer Michael Barbiero in your corner, you must be doing something right.
In 1999, following a show at the Ipswich Racecourse, Clint Boge met his future band of brothers, progressive rock outfit The Butterfly Effect. Clint would steer the ship until early 2012, when personal and creative differences led to his departure – Boge informed his former bandmates of his decision in September, 2011.
If you’re a lover of Game of Thrones, Walking Dead or House of Cards then this adaptation of Richard the Third is for you. Giving a twist on the Shakespearean classic director Christine Davey talked to Forte about the rich script, modern soundtrack and planning murders. If there’s anything you need to expect it’s that […]
It’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that that makes the sounds of Larissa Tandy so good. Southern rock, ’90s alternative, vintage gospel and country soul is all there. She’s been doing her thing since the late ’90s, playing in a number of Melbourne bands while also writing music for film and television.
Fronted by classically trained viola player Phoebe Dubar, Passerine is a Melbourne outfit driven by analogue synths, dirty beats and soulful vocals. The band first appeared in 2013 with their debut single ‘Ready to Rumble’. In February 2014, the band released their debut self-titled album.