“There’s a food fight going on, people are banging on pots and pans and I’m going through the audience handing out snacks on a tray – it’s a real house party.”
An all-star lineup making the gravy this December.
“No other album had ever dragged me away to a world so vaguely half-detailed, so achingly dreamlike, and no album has quite done that since.”
C.W. Stoneking won over the people and the animals at Taronga Zoo with his stout country humour and sincere musicianship.
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,
The first string of acts who’ll be reppin’ for Australia at the South By Southwest (SXSW) music and arts conference in Austin, Texas have been revealed, and they are Perth alt-pop act Methyl Ethel, Victorian singer-songwriter Demi Louise, New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders and Melbourne rockers Gold Class. Over 30 Aussie
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
Four of Australia’s most talented, most hairy muso dudes have bonded over their love for two classic Beatles albums. Husky Gawenda (Husky), Jordie Lane, Marlon Williams and Fergus Lincare (Kingswood) will perform Rubber Soul and Revolver live back-to-back in a series of world first shows in Australia this winter. The logically titled Rubber Soul Revolver
Marlon Williams cannot be 23. Nope. Uh-uh. Not a chance. I saw him support Jordie Lane nearly three years ago now and even then picked him for his late 20s. It’s not just his height or how dapper he looks in a button-up and straw hat, but every sound the Christchurch-born, Abbotsford-living musician makes, is
If the 2015 Byron Bay Bluesfest lineup wasn’t already big enough, it’s now even bigger. Organisers have added 14 more acts to the festival, whilst also releasing official timetables so that punters can plan out their itineraries. With Bluesfest only six weeks away, Indigenous Australian artist Frank Yamma has been added to the lineup. His
Organisers of the exclusive The Hills Are Alive festival have today announced the first lineup for the event’s seventh edition, which includes some of the country’s best up-and-coming talent like Melbourne MC Remi, Canberra trio Safia, Tassie punks Luca Brasi and alt-country artist Jen Cloher. Also amongst the 23 names kicking off the lineup for
Nashville-based country star Justin Townes Earle, son of Grammy award winning American singer and songwriter Steve Earle, has announced he will return to Australian shores this October and will play a string of national dates while here for Melbourne’s Out On The Weekend festival. While Earle himself has been a regular visiter to Australia since
Blues rocker Dan Sultan, Melbourne band Husky and rockers The Delta Riggs lead the second crop of acts announced today as the newest additions to the 2014 Queenscliff Music Festival lineup. Also appearing at the festival will be dynamic blues and roots outfit Blue Shaddy, dream trio Dyson Stringer Cloher, Gold Coast’s Tijuana Cartel, rising