In honour of a brand new summer concert series!
John Butler Trio
And it’s not being held on 26th January.
JBT and their mates are ready to tell big mining to ‘Frack Off!’
And it’s already looking huge.
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
VANFEST is returning to the New South Wales town of Forbes this year, packing a lineup led by the likes of John Butler Trio, Perth rockers Birds Of Tokyo, rapper Illy and homegrown indie outfit Sticky Fingers. Also included on this year’s VANFEST lineup are the likes of Brisbane indie-pop troupe Sheppard, the genre-blending Bootleg
A group of prominent Australian musicians have strengthened their forces again, joining forced for a compilation album to show their support for marriage equality. The release is called #SayYesToLove Volume 1, and all its proceeds will go towards the Australian Marriage Equality Campaign. Songs have been donated by big Australian names including Jimmy Barnes, John
Huge all-Aussie lineup drops!
West Coast Blues N Roots Music Festival has revealed its lineup for 2015, and headlining next year’s event in WA is the John Butler Trio, alongside acts such as Paolo Nutini, David Gray, and Jurassic 5. Helping round out the bill is Aus music icon Paul Kelly presenting the Merri Soul Sessions featuring Dan Sultan
The 10th Coopers Australian Music Prize (AMP) longlist continues to grow, brimming with local talent. Joining already announced longlisters Briggs, Chet Faker, and DZ Deathrays are Augie March, John Butler Trio, and Bored Nothing, among others. Artists nominated for the Coopers AMP are in the running for a $30,000 payout, thanks to PPCA. Every original
New South Wales Hunter Valley’s Campfire Festival have their swags packed and two-man tents aired out for next year’s event, headlined by beloved blues and roots act John Butler Trio, blues songsmith Ash Grunwald, and Australian country symbol Lee Kernaghan. Other acts set to appear are alternative country singer Kasey Chambers, pop performer Wendy Matthews,
This year’s nominees for the WAM (Western Australian Music) Awards have been announced. Leading the way, with seven noms apiece, are Perth bands Timothy Nelson & The Infidels and The Love Junkies. Nelson and co. are up for, among other categories, Best Rock Act and Best Album, behind recently release LP Terror Terror, Hide It
The John Butler Trio have been forced to postpone most of their upcoming Queensland shows due to an injury bassist Byron Luiters sustained during some time off in New Zealand. The headline John Butler Trio shows set for this October in Queensland are postponed until March 2015. “Bass player Byron Luiters broke his wrist whilst
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The John Butler Trio and Illy have announced separate tours of regional Queensland. The John Butler Trio, fresh off their latest national tour, will be supporting their album Flesh & Blood, while Aussie hip-hop vanguard Illy will continue to pump his highly acclaimed 2013 release, Cinematic. John Butler Trio Flesh & Blood Queensland Tour Queensland
APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) and artistic mechanical rights organisation AMCOS have revealed the top 20 contenders for the largest peer-voted songwriting award in Australia, the APRA Song of the Year award, with Sydney indie band Boy & Bear and the legendary Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds picking up two nods each. Other artists
The full line-up for Lollapalooza‘s 10th anniversary event has just dropped with a total of ten Australian artists making the cut for Chicago’s favourite festival. Homegrown acts waving the national flag at this year’s festival include Cut Copy, John Butler Trio, Flume, Jagwar Ma and Vance Joy. The rest of the Aussie contingent is made
The lineup for the 2014 Bonnaroo Music Festival has been revealed, with Kanye West, Elton John, and Jack White set to headline. The extensive lineup features some Australian muscle in the forms of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Cut Copy, John Butler Trio, Vance Joy, and The Preatures. Bonnaroo launched in 2002 in Manchester,
With the costs of using original music in advertisements rising, many companies are opting to use sound-alike recordings in their campaigns. This practice, says Kelly & Co partner Peter Campbell, is leading to a rise in legal disputes between companies and the musicians being imitated. Speaking to News Limited, Campbell said a current dispute between