Playing alongside Jay Skubiszewski (Way of the Eagle), Dan Sultan, Harry James Angus (The cat Empire), Ash Grunwald, Clairy Browne & The Bagin’ Rackettes, Chris Russell’s Chicken Walk, Buddha in a Chocolate Box and Timberwolf sounds like a dream come true.
After hundreds of song submissions and thousands of votes, the Melbourne Music Bank was finally announced at Wednesday nights final four competition. The top 13 were narrowed down to semi-finalists Under the Arch, Heloise, Selki and NY, with Heloise taking out the grand prize.
When you have been in any industry for a long time, it’s not often that you stumble upon something new that gets you genuinely excited. It just so happened that I was in Geelong visiting family and a friend said to check out the new Creative Arts Facility that had been established in Geelong West.
One Mr Billy Connolly is set to bring his funny stuff to Australia early next year, and his history with us is a long one. He first toured our shores over 35 years ago, while his World Tour of Australia series is a touch under 20 years old. There is also The Man Who Sued God, the 2001 Australian film where he co-starred with Judy Davis.
We gave you a rundown on this a little while back now, and now it has arrived. Bendigoat Metal Fest is back for another year, with some of the best heavy-hitters from Australia and New Zealand getting together for a worthy cause. This year’s charity is Liver Disease. Your line-up is: Convent Guilt, Oath of Damnation, Bulletbelt…
Face The Music add exciting new session to this years event, ‘Vote For Me! State Election – the Parties bring it!’ The contemporary music industry in Victoria has grown up a lot in the last four years. With the live music industry valued at $1 billion, the major parties have put their weight behind the sector, funding Music Victoria and promising everything from contemporary music hubs to export programs if elected.
Winter is finally over and spring is getting into top gear. The footy’s finished for another six months, daylight savings is here and the weather’s getting better. Sounds like a great time to get back out there seeing some live gigs, and for anyone on the Surf Coast there’s heaps going on over the next couple of weeks.
Brisbane’s Thelma Plum will be kept busy until November’s end. A winner of the National Indigenous Music Awards competition, the young indie-roots singer-songwriter will be showcasing her Monsters EP throughout the run. The EP was created with hip hop producer M-Phazes and features the single ‘How Much Does Your Love Cost?’
Hey, come over here. River Rocks is only a couple of weeks away. And this year it’s lucky number seven. Yep, it’s seventh glorious, magical and oh so fantastical year. Surely by now you know the 411, but just in case, lining up you have Tumbleweed, Kim Salmon & the Surrealists, Hits…