These awards are an absolute stand-out celebration of the past 12 months of local music, and the sheer amount of nominees and awardees are indicative of the thriving local music industry in the area, which is certainly a cause for celebration.
The National Folk Festival have revealed a first glimpse at what will be a 200 strong lineup for the five-day, Easter long-weekend event in Canberra.
“When I perform with an orchestra, I’m expressing myself through a different form than in a rock show. It’s a form that happens to be done by people who are among the best musicians on the planet,” Folds says.
“We waited as long as we could and held out hope to the last minute that my situation would clear up and we would be able to march forward. Doctor’s orders ultimately have taken precedence and finally we now find ourselves with no choice but to surrender. With heavy hearts, KISS.”
Due to hit Event and Village Cinemas for one night only on January 22, the feature-length documentary follows Parkway Drive’s 15-year journey from small-town surf-rats to international headliners on the world’s biggest metal music festivals.
With an itinerary of seven Australian tour dates throughout five States, founding members Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley will recreate the magic of their original treasures Ventura Highway and A Horse With No Name using their sonic signatures of soothing smoothness and unforgettable undulations of tone.
In 2019, Deborah Conway is celebrating 40 years in the music industry – having started her career in Melbourne as a vocalist for the The Benders – the sort of act in which most artists earn their stripes; playing a mix of covers and originals while still at University.