Melbourne Zoo has unveiled the long list of acts who will be performing as part of its series of Twilights concerts in 2016, including the likes of indie-pop outfit San Cisco, Perth rockers Birds Of Tokyo and roots outfit John Butler Trio. Other acts featured on the eclectic 2016 Melbourne Zoo Twilights program include Jebediah,
Sydney’s 2016 Twilight At Taronga music program has been unveiled, with super-talented acts like Courtney Barnett, Josh Pyke, Birds Of Tokyo, John Butler Trio and The Waifs to perform near the homes of some super-cute Aussie animals. Other acts set to perform against Taronga Zoo’s harbour views next year include Missy Higgins, Björn Again, Violent
Australia’s brand-new Americana-themed festival Dashville Skyline has expanded its 2015 lineup with a set of 17 new acts, including alt-country/indie outfit Holy Holy (pictured), country singer-songwriter Shane Nicholson and songwriter Ben Salter. Also included in the festival’s second lineup announcement are Ruby Boots, Fraser A Gorman, and American singer-songwriter Leo Rondeau. Dashville Skyline’s first lineup
Tasmania’s super exclusive PANAMA Festival has unveiled its first artist lineup 2015, led by psych guitarist Bombino, American singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten, Melbourne soul outfit The Cactus Channel and Aussie all-rounder Ben Salter. Also announced for PANAMA are the appropriately named gospel/blues band Harmony, Melburnian lo-fi garage trio Scotdrakula and Tasmania’s own prog-rock and jazz-fusion
The lineup for MONA FOMA 2015, next year’s instalment of the Museum of Old and New Art’s Festival of Music and Art, is set to drop in late October, but organisers have decided to kick things off with a special “sideshow” just to get everyone buzzing. Violent Femmes, Augie March, and Ben Salter will play
Last week PBS 106.7FM in Melbourne ran their Drive Live event, which saw 3 bands take over the drive time slot on each night. Each set was broadcast live, filmed, and snapped, whilst a lucky PBS members and listeners got to be a part of the intimacy each studio performance. You can check out some
The final line-up of artists for the PBS Drive Live 2012 event have been announced, including Lost Animal, Bob Log III, The Twerps, New War and many more. PBS 106.7FM’s frenzied Drive Live will take over the airwaves for a full week from Monday February 6th to Friday the 10th during the Drivetime time slot.
Best known as a founding member of numerous well known Australian ensembles including The Gin Club, Giants of Science and The Wilson Pickers, Brisbane-based singer-songwriter Ben Salter has also been a solo performer in his own right for over ten years. Salter has played throughout Australia as well as in Europe, Canada and the US.