Qantas are launching a dedicated Musicians Additional Baggage Allowance to help travelling musos and their crews get their precious gear from point A to point B, without having to dig into their savings.
It’s been a stellar few weeks for Australian troubadour Courtney Barnett, who not only recently dropped her debut full length Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, but also was awarded the Developing Act Grulke Prize at Austin’s SXSW 2015.
After the stacked bill of the two day Soundwave 2015 festival delighted fans with three official headliners – and more major acts added along the way – festival boss AJ Maddah has indicated the 2016 festival could host just one headline act.
After announcing the idea earlier this week, Soundwave chief AJ Maddah has today unveiled more details about the new festival membership club, dubbed the Soundwave Secret Society, to be introduced in time for the 2016 festival.
Byron Bay’s Bluesfest was left with a Black Keys-shaped hole in its lineup this week after drummer Patrick Carney’s ongoing shoulder injury forced the blues rockers to cancel their upcoming Australian tour dates.
Katie Crutchfield, otherwise known as indie folk alchemist Waxahatchee, gathered even more fans to her ever swelling coterie last week at SXSW 2015, and now she’s set to enchant Australian audiences this July on her debut Australian tour.