The awards will also see Triple R inducted into the hall of fame
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
It almost didn’t happen, but organisers pulled off a miracle.
Sydney Harbour’s The Rocks precinct has unveiled which home-grown acts will be taking to the stage at next year’s free Australia Day celebrations, name-dropping the likes of Jinja Safari, Tuka, Little Birdy’s Katy Steele, folktronica songstress Gordi and Melbourne Ska Orchestra. Other acts announced for The Rocks’ Australia Day music program include Indigenous Torres Strait
You know how they say the eldest child is usually the favourite? Well the Lorne leg of the 2015/2016 Falls Festival is getting a bit of extra special treatment, with 28 new acts announced for the bill. The original Falls site, now celebrating its 23rd year in action, completely sold out within hours of tickets
Adelaide’s appropriately-named Gorgeous Festival is back in 2015 and even more gorgeous than ever, with Aussie songstress Kate Miller-Heidke headlining this year’s festivities. Also gracing this year’s bill will be an eclectic array of local stars, including Stonefield, Montaigne, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Falls, Dylan Joel, Jesse Davidson and Rin McArdl. Also FYI, this year’s double-date
Angus & Julia Stone, Hoodoo Gurus, Kate Miller-Heidke and Paul Dempsey top the mammoth first announcement of the 2015 Queenscliff Music Festival. This 19th instalment of the annual live music gathering at the coastal Victorian town will also feature performances by singer-songwriter John Williamson, the monumental Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Go-Betweens co-founder Robert Forster and a
The first artist lineup for the Sunshine Coast’s 2015 Caloundra Music Festival has arrived, as it’s led by the likes of Angus & Julia Stone (pictured), Xavier Rudd & The United Nations, indie-pop outfit San Cisco, hip hop group Thundamentals, Josh Pyke and Blue King Brown. The ninth annual Caloundra Music Festival will also feature
Vivid LIVE‘s huge 2015 lineup has been unveiled, with performances from the likes of Sufjan Stevens, Daniel Johns, TV On The Radio, The Drones, Flume and The Preatures joining Morrissey on the event’s official program. This year’s Vivid LIVE will include 10 nights of Australian exclusive performances in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, also
The huge Easter festival expands further!
With only a week left until the 2014 ARIA Awards get underway, the awards ceremony has added to the list of acts performing at The Star in Sydney. Neil Finn and Paul Kelly, Dan Sultan, Jessica Mauboy, and the Melbourne Ska Orchestra will all take the stage, along with English boy band One Direction. ARIA
The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) will return for its seventh year this November and today has announced the first round of international music industry delegates and the final acts for its 2014 live lineup who will be joining headlining acts Hiatus Kaiyote and blues and roots musician Ash Grunwald. Joining the acts already announced
Melbourne Ska Orchestra, the largest aggregation of its kind ever gathered on one stage anywhere in the world, have unveiled their globe-trotting video for Third Time Lucky, the latest cut to be taken from their 2013 self-titled debut album. As readers can see below, it’s been a busy year for the fun-loving, always-skanking, 30+ piece
The latest instalment of the Music Feeds Tour Guide brings together an eclectic collection of artists who are linked by one all-important element: they’re all awesome. To that end, we bring you announcements from Elizabeth Rose, Sally Seltmann, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, and The Stiffys! Elizabeth Rose 2014 National Tour Following a massive fan response, Elizabeth
Melbourne Ska Orchestra are bringing the jims, the jams and the swing when the 26-piece band hits the road for Bluesfest 2013 and a following headlining tour behind their recently released self-titled debut album. Although only their first album, Melbourne Ska Orchestra have been doing their thing for a decade. Conductor Nicky Bomba has some