With over 30 years of performing, soulful roots-rock-country singer-songwriter Cyndi Boste has played in more one horse towns than just about anyone. Her journey began at the age of 15 when a shy but talented Cyndi performed on The Early Bird Show.
Since forming in 2000, heavy-hitters Trivium have released six albums. Their latest, Vengeance Falls, was released last year. Alternative Press said of the release: “Drawing together crunchy riffs, snarling vitriol, blistering shred-fests and stadium sized choruses it ticks all the boxes.”
There was a time when Andrew Dice Clay was king. He was the first comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden two nights in a row, an impressive feat only accomplished by only a small handful of others including George Carlin and Eddie Murphy.
It’s time to top up your glass as we take a look at three fantastic beer festivals coming up. The second Bendigo Craft Beer Festival is set to take place at the Tom Flood Sports Centre on November 15. On display will be some of the best in craft beers and ciders in Victoria and beyond.
In support of their brand-spanking new “debuttculous” album Blue Planet Eyes, Sydney’s gorgeous five-piece The Preatures are off on an end of year tour. Before they tend to local duties, the band has dates with Austin City Limits and the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas.
Have you been keeping tabs on the Kennedys Creek Music Festival? If not, let’s get you up to speed. The line-up features Drunk Mums, Dyson Stringer Cloher, The Exploders, Saint Jude, Pretty Littles, The Royal Artillery, Kashmere Club, Red Eagle, The Weapon is Sound, The Laughing Leaves, The Infants, Broken Hills Band, Sid O’Neil, Rough River, Kinloch Troons, King Evil, Kung Fu in Technicolour and Malee Songs.
Any band that has shared the spotlight with Aerosmith and Van Halen has got to be doing something right. Hailing from Sydney, The Dead Love’s sound has been called everything from post-grunge to “surf rock mad dogs”. The band put things a little simpler, stating what they play is no-nonsense “f**k off” rock. If you haven’t checked them out already, their debut album Transitions is waiting for you.
REMINDER: It has been a long, warm and colourful ride we’ve shared with Bluejuice. But the ride has come to an end. Following 13 years together the Sydney group has decided that the end of the year will also see the end of the band. Fortunately, they’ll be leaving fans with a new single, a ‘Greatest Hits’ compilation and a tour.
Widely regarded as New Zealand’s hardest working band, Katchafire is currently in the US spreading their reggae magic. The band kicked off their US tour at the beginning of September, taking in venues including the House of Blues and the B.B. King Blues Club.