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  • Twilight At Taronga 2016 Music Program Announced
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    Twilight At Taronga 2016 Music Program Announced

    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

  • Golden Plains 2016 Lineup Announced
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    Golden Plains 2016 Lineup Announced

    Meredith’s beloved Golden Plains festival has unveiled its full 2016 lineup, packing the likes of riot grrrl icons Sleater-Kinney, US alt-rockers Violent Femmes and Seun Kuti (the son of Fela Kuti) and his dad’s afrobeat orchestra Egypt 80. In September, Melbourne rockers Eddy Current Suppression Ring became the first band to be locked in for

  • WOMADelaide 2016 Lineup Announced
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    WOMADelaide 2016 Lineup Announced

    Adelaide’s 20th annual WOMADelaide festival has announced its first round lineup for 2016. Over 20 artists will partake in next year’s world music bonanza, including The Cat Empire, Violent Femmes, Marlon Williams, Songhoy Blues, 47SOUL, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and stacks more. There’ll also be an exclusive performance from Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo, who’s teaming

  • Violent Femmes Release Their First New Song In 15 Years
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    Violent Femmes Release Their First New Song In 15 Years

    Last December Violent Femmes visited Australia for a concert at the Sydney Opera House in celebration of the 30 year anniversary of their eponymous debut album. While in the country, the band knuckled down at a Hobart studio to record their first new music in 15 years for a new EP, and today they’ve shared

  • Woodford Folk Festival 2014-2015 Lineup
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    Woodford Folk Festival 2014-2015 Lineup

    Woodford Folk Festival have announced their New Year’s 2014 lineup and it’s another huge one. Over 400 acts, across 35 performance venues, over six days and nights, with highlights including Violent Femmes, guitar annihilators Sticky Fingers and recent Music Feeds LIVE performers Husky. Lior, Hiatus Kaiyote, Bertie Blackman, Kate Miller-Heidke, The Cairos, Mia Dyson, and

  • MONA FOMA Detail 2015 Event And New Year’s “Sideshow”
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    MONA FOMA Detail 2015 Event And New Year’s “Sideshow”

    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

  • Violent Femmes 30th Anniversary Sydney Opera House Show Announced
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    Violent Femmes 30th Anniversary Sydney Opera House Show Announced

    Yes, it’s been 30 years since Violent Femmes released their eponymous debut album in 1983, and now the acoustic punk pioneers are set to celebrate the album’s 30th anniversary with a maiden performance at the Sydney Opera House this December. The Femmes’ Opera House performance will see the American three-piece, consisting of founding members Gordon

  • Violent Femmes Supergroup To Perform at MONA FOMA
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    Violent Femmes Supergroup To Perform at MONA FOMA

    After the cancellation of Death Grip’s début show at MONA FOMA Festival in Tasmania, Festival Director and ex-Violent Femmes bassist Brian Ritchie will be forming a supergroup with Amanda Palmer; Brian Viglione of The Dresden Dolls; former Bad Seed, Mick Harvey; and PJ Harvey collaborator and guitarist, John Parish.

  • Alkaline Trio “Damnesia” New Album Tracklisting
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    Alkaline Trio “Damnesia” New Album Tracklisting

    Having teased this concept for a while, Alkaline Trio have finally recorded their acoustic album. Featuring reworked Alkaline Trio tunes including two new tracks and a Violent Femmes cover. The album is scheduled for release on July 12 through the bands own label Heart & Skulls. Tracklisting and cover art below: 1. Calling All Skeletons

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