Calling in from his home in Nashville, Tommy is looking forward to returning to Melbourne which he calls “one of his home towns” for four days and nights chock-full of learning, jamming and playing, becoming immersed in the magic of music alongside fellow guitarists Michael Fix, Simon Hosford and Richard Smith.
The iconic Chapel off Chapel will play host to an array of exciting and diverse musical acts in the month of January – stripped back, up close and personal featuring Brendan Maclean, Thando, Jordie Lane, Nathaniel and Mayfield.
The king of African Music will bring his world music block party, backed by his legendary 12-piece band Le Super Étoile de Dakar, acrobatic dancers and over three decades of funk-fused hits to our shores.
There’s something extraordinarily special about stripping things back… What that something is exactly, is questionable. Perhaps it’s the raw beauty that is found when peeling away the unnecessary layers, or the serenity that is found in simplicity. Regardless, The Beautiful Girls are mastering the art.
Chelsea was 19 years of age when she should have been enjoying her first ever music festival. Instead, she was left feeling out of place and uncomfortable as a male aged significantly older than her both physically and verbally assaulted her.
When you’ve been a band for as long as Frenzal Rhomb, it would be a fair assumption to say that your bond with your band mates would resemble the bond between brothers, but like any brotherly relationship that also leads to frequent bickering and friction.
Kate Miller-Heidke has a voice that is instantly recognisable; whether it’s while singing the fabulously quirky and thought-provoking pop song ‘Caught in the Crowd’, to the glorious ballad ‘The Last Day On Earth’ to angst-ridden love songs with titles like ‘Lose My Shit’. Sustaining a long term career in the music industry, Kate has a diverse repertoire and the ability to seamlessly transition from one genre to the next.
Who would have thought a group of vegetarians starting a metal band called Cattle Decapitation would become such a massive international hit.