So maybe you can’t go to St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival for whatever reason but you’re still dying to see some bands. If Mac DeMarco is on your list, then you’re in luck. Break open the piggy bank because he’s announced a second, and most likely final, show in Melbourne after the first sold out in rapid speed.
Shattered fans all over Victoria today, due to a throat infection The Rolling Stones have been forced to cancel their show at Hanging Rock, which was set to take place tomorrow, Saturday November 8. The future of the remaining Australian dates is unconfirmed and it is not yet known if the Hanging Rock show will be rescheduled.
They’re baaa-ack. The champions of rock and roll. The legends of the live stage. The king among men. Ladies and gentlemen, the Foo Fighters are heading back our way. With their new album Sonic Highways set for release November 10, you should have plenty of time to learn all their new stuff before they wipe their feet on Australia’s doorstep.
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.
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.
Early next year Australia is getting a visit from Seattle songman Mike Hadreas, better known in music town as Perfume Genius. The reason for the visit is his third album Too Bright, a 33-minute burst of an album recorded with Adrian Utley of Portishead.
Top up those credit cards, apply for annual leave and update your iPod because A Festival Called Panama is back for round two. Announced so far for next years festival are; Bombino, Sharon Van Etten, Harmony, Scotdrakula, Cactus Channel, Violet Swells and Ben Salter.
Having received thousands of votes for the 12 finalists, the general public’s votes have been tallied and Bank of Melbourne has announced the top four semi-finalists of the Melbourne Music Bank competition. The lucky musicians are Heloise, NY, Selki and Under The Arch.
It doesn’t matter how old you are, everyone loves going to the zoo. But if you need a guise to check out the cute and fluffy critters then the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series is it. Not only will you get to satisfy your zoo cravings, you’ll get to see some incredible bands play as the sun sets and the stars come out.