“I always figure that most people think I’m gonna be listening to bluegrass all the time or some shit.”
John Butler Trio
Two old friends (and Australian music icons) are joining forces again.
Joining Thirsty Merc, The Temper Trap and more.
“We must stop this mine.”
In honour of a brand new summer concert series!
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
Alt-J, Röyksopp & Robyn & more!