After almost two years together, Geelong based band The Stackshots recently announced they were going on an ‘indefinite hiatus.’ The trio, who met in a music class in early 2013 and formed the band shortly after, have had an incredibly successful couple of years; they’ve toured the country, received the K-Rock ‘Pick of 2014′ award […]
After cancelling his Utopia tour in mid-January due to ‘unexpected illness’, Australian rapper 360 has announced the rescheduled dates for his regional shows. Now dubbed the Retopia tour, the rapper also added a few intimate capital city dates into the mix, including a gig at The HiFi Bar in Melbourne. 360 will now be playing his Warrnambool and Barwon […]
It’s not every day that classic rock fans get to see two legends on stage together, but that’s exactly what 15,000 people witnessed in Geelong over the weekend. Paul Simon and Sting brought their On Stage Together tour to Mount Duneed’s A Day On The Green festival on Saturday, performing to overjoyed fans for an epic three hour set. Over […]
I am not accusing Forte readers of being drunken scoundrels with the drinking habits of Winston Churchill on a Leaving Las Vegas-type bender, but there would no doubt be more than a few readers who have stories of drunken behaviour they would like to forget.
Geelong is set to welcome its newest wine bar and store, ‘Bottles & Barrels’ on Aberdeen Street, Newtown. The terrific renovations have taken place and now all they are waiting on is the council. The bar, which hopes to be licensed for just 30 persons, is facing licensing challenges from Geelong council and a number […]
Love cars? Then you must know about the All Ford Day, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Geelong each year at Deakin University Waurn Ponds. This event is a huge one on the calendar for car enthusiasts, even if you are a Holden supporter, these cars are seriously worth a gander. I had a chat to Graeme Munro, the Chairman of the All Ford Day Committee, to educate me on the days festivities.
One of the country’s greatest boutique music festivals, Inca Roads returns to the Ballarat Region this year with a whopping line-up! Acts include The Harpoons, The Cactus Channel, GL, Sex On Toast, Scotdrakula, Geoffrey O’Connor, Piklet, Smile, The Pretty Littles, Sunbeam Sound Machine, Hollow Everdaze, Babptism Of Uzi, Bel Air, Jonny Telaphone. Terribe Truths, The […]
Ballarat legends, The Dead Salesmen, are re-releasing their 1998 album Amen to vinyl through Heart of the Rat Records. Hap, Ryda, Lenny, Pat and Julitha will be getting back together to run through your favourite songs for three shows only – one at Karova on Friday, February 6 and another Castlemaine and Melbourne show to […]
Over the past couple of years, Jordan Riddle has become a household name in the Geelong region. Whether it’s the swagger of his silky vocals or his reverb-crisp guitar work, he is definitely one to watch over the next few years as he continues to develop into one of Geelong’s finest exports. Talking in the […]
Bendigo’s Music Man has found a great new way to help promote local talent, and it’s taking place on the final day of summer. As well as tunes, the family-friendly day will feature jumping castles, an online auction and raffles. The all-ages part of the event kicks off at midday with Detention. Stacy – V, Necron 99, Path of Destruction and Sisters Doll will follow.