Pandemonium 2024 Set Times & Local Openers Announced

PANDEMONIUM
Set Times & Local Openers Announced

Some of the most iconic acts in rock and roll will make history at Pandemonium festival as it sweeps across Australia’s east coast from this Saturday!

Pandemonium is a rock fans dream come true, with an unparalleled lineup of rock legends featuring: 

Alice Cooper
Blondie
Psychedelic Furs
Wheatus

Wolfmother
Cosmic Psychos

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SAM FISCHER – AUSTRALIAN TOUR – MAY 2024

In the wake of an absolutely enormous 2023 which saw the release of his debut album I Love You, Please Don’t Hate Me, Australia’s Sam Fischer is set to return home this May with a limited run of shows across the East Coast. The tour will see Sam take his world-class live act on the road, hitting Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne on his travels.

With his aforementioned debut album I Love You, Please Don’t Hate Me currently sitting at over 895.5 million streams on Spotify alone, Sam Fischer is one of this country’s brightest stars, and well on his way to becoming a true legend of the scene. The album saw him collaborate with the likes of Demi Lovato, Meghan Trainor, and fellow Aussie icon Amy Shark, to name a few. More recently, Fischer has collaborated with yet another beloved Australian artist, the incredible Guy Sebastian, on their 2024 single titled ‘Antidote’. In less than a month since its release, ‘Antidote’ has accumulated over 873K streams, and was recently performed live on Australian Idol by Fischer and Sebastian.

Australian-born Sam Fischer, now based between LA and London, first hit the scene with his 2018 EP, Not A Hobby. Since then, he has received worlds of acclaim for not only his own work, but for his reputation as one of the most sought-after songwriters in the world right now, having worked with global pop superstars including Ciara, Cat Burns, Lennon Stella, Louis Tomlinson, Elle King, Jessie J, Virginia To Vegas & many more.

Sam’s debut single ‘This City’ currently stands at over 750 million worldwide streams and 4 million worldwide sales. The track stayed in the UK Top 20 for 11 weeks, is double platinum in Australia, platinum in the UK and Gold in the US, New Zealand and Switzerland. Sam has performed the track on US TV, including Ellen, Jimmy Kimmel and The Late Late Show with James Corden. His duet with Demi Lovato, ‘What Other People Say’, has sold over 1 million copies and saw him perform the track on Ellen.

Soon, Sam will be taking the show on the road for a jam-packed homecoming weekend across May 9th, 10th and 11th, playing The Zoo in Brisbane, Oxford Art Factory in his hometown of Sydney, and finally Melbourne’s Howler.

“There’s nowhere in the world I love playing more than at home in Australia and kicking off the tour for my debut album in the place where it really all started is a cheeky bit poetic! These shows are going to be special and I can’t wait to see everyone”SAM FISCHER

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SAM FISCHER 2024 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Thursday May 9th The Zoo Brisbane
Friday May 10th Oxford Art Factory Sydney
Saturday May 11th Howler Melbourne

https://www.samfischermusic.com/


Live Review + Photos: Byron Bay Bluesfest – Saturday 30 March 2024

Review by Wanda Hill
Photos by Ant Ritz

Byron Bay Bluesfest

Saturday Night Bluesfest 2024

Big bands and big personalities were the flavour of Saturday night. Age is no impediment to pulling a crowd at Bluesfest. Tom Jones had the lion’s share of the festival crowd donning portable camp chairs at the Crossroads, while he sang Sex Bomb and other hits to the largest audience so far at this year’s festival. At 83, women are still throwing their underwear at him. The Blind Boys of Alabama joined him on stage for a few songs making the one man show a more collaborative experience. With that much love in the room for one man he must be able to float to his next show. An aeroplane is probably unnecessary.    

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UK indie favorites THE REYTONS announce 2024 Australian Tour

UK indie favorites THE REYTONS announce 2024 Australian Tour

The Reytons are back!

 After an intense tour down under in 2023, UK indie juggernauts The Reytons are set to return with a bang. Fresh from selling out fields and arenas in the UK, the self-made ‘kids off the estate’ will be bringing their non-stop energy to five raucous shows in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne this September and October.

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces May 2024 Australian Tour

Legendary Guitar Virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen to Embark on Highly Anticipated Australian Tour in May 2024

Australian fans of guitar virtuoso YNGWIE MALMSTEEN are in for an electrifying treat as the maestro announces his long-awaited return to Australia for a series of shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

This marks Malmsteen’s first tour of Australia since 2015.

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Live Review + Photos: Byron Bay Bluesfest – 28-29 March 2024

Review by Wanda Hill
Photos by Ant Ritz

Celebrating 35 years of Byron Bay Bluesfest

With recent seminal festival cancelations front of mind, celebrating 35 years of Byron Bay’s Bluesfest really is a remarkable achievement. In a press conference yesterday Peter Noble announced that the 36th Byron Bay Bluesfest will be a four rather than a five day event next year, to help ease music industry pressures and ensure continued delivery of the regions premiere world class music event.

The 2024 iteration started in glorious sunshine and good vibes. The thinner crowds of Thursday night enabled friends to find each other easily amidst a sense of being in a magical place for a marathon of music. The sunset obliged filling the sky with golds and reds, illuminating the feelings of happiness oozing from the venue.

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KIM WILDE – Greatest Hits Australian Tour 2024

KIM WILDE 2024 Greatest Hits Australian Tour

Since the 1980’s UK pop icon KIM WILDE has thrilled fans across the globe with her infectious hits and engaging live performances. WILDE makes her long awaited return to Australian shores with her first tour in eight years and will deliver a nostalgic and memorable Greatest Hits package.

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KNOTFEST AUSTRALIA – 2024 TIMETABLES REVEALED

KNOTFEST, the music and counterculture experience destination festival is returning to Australia this month, with a whole horde of surprises lying in wait. But fans don’t have to wait until the main event to get in the running for some incredible prizes – spin your way to KNOTFEST International!

https://knotfest.com/australia/

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Music Spotlight – 02.03.24

featuring Hollow Coves – The Dandy Warhols – Slash – Jet City Sports ClubBeastö Blancö – Lutharo – ALESTORM – Patty Gurdy – Katy Steele – Beans – Chloe Styler

Hollow Coves – Nothing to Lose (Official Audio)
The Dandy Warhols – “I’d Like To Help You With Your Problem (feat. Slash)”
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