Confession – “The Final Tour” – January 2016

January 2016 will see Australian metalcore outfit Confession take a final bow – a choice made by their infamous frontman Michael Crafter, perhaps better known for his appearance on Big Brother, or generally outrageous internet presence – to leave the stage while on top, rather than to fade away as the responsibilities of life take the lead.
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Melissa Etheridge – Australian Shows Announced for 2016

An Academy Award and Grammy winning artist, Melissa Etheridge, will take the stage to perform songs from her new album, This is M.E., as well as some of her greatest hits like ‘Come to My Window’, ‘I’m The Only One’, ‘Bring Me Some Water’, ‘Like the Way I Do’ and ‘I Want To Come Over’. Known for her iconic raspy, smoky vocals, profound lyrics and riveting stage presence; Melissa will share personal stories about her remarkable journey through life and the inspiration behind some of her most beloved songs.
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5 SECONDS OF SUMMER : ‘Sounds Live Feels Live’ Tour 2016

The biggest breakthrough band of 2014, 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, last night at the 2015 ARIA Awards announced they will return to Australia for a run of east coast dates in September – October 2016, presented by Qantas.

The band, who will tour the world in 2016, will close off their global run of dates with three very special shows for their Australian fans in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
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At So Frenchy So Chic In The Park all eyes turn towards the stage, but that doesn’t mean Hindi Zahra, Brigitte, Lou Doillon and Soviet Suprem are the only stars of the day. For many, it’s the little village square of pop-up French food providers who are the real rock stars. Let’s see who’s on the bill in 2016, and sample their set lists.
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Janiva Magness – Bluesfest Sideshows Announced – March 2016

Along with her world-class road band, Detroit-born Blues powerhouse Janiva Magness will bring her dynamic live show to Australia in 2016.

With 25 Blues Music Award nominations and seven wins over an illustrious career spanning eleven albums, Janiva is a powerful vocalist with timbre likened to Melissa Etheridge and Bonnie Raitt.
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Vessel Born – ‘Stateless’ EP Tour 2015

Vessel Born have today announced the release date for their Debut EP ‘Stateless’ – Friday November 20th. The Metalcore quintet from Brisbane, Australia have been working hard across the board in 2015, releasing single and videoclip ‘Dressing a Dead Man’ and playing shows with Melbourne buzz band Orpheus Omega, Hardcore outfit Dream on Dreamer, legendary US band SNOT and Rap/Rock crew Hed PE.

Now they are bringing their debut EP and announcing their EP release tour dates in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
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Nothing But Thieves Announce Headline Shows – January 2016

Essex, UK five piece Nothing But Thieves are one of the hottest groups in alternative rock right now. Full of pounding guitar riffs and killer vocals the band were recently added to Soundwave Festival with headline Shows now announced for Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.
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Brian Wilson Performing Pet Sounds – Australia 2016

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The legendary musician Brian Wilson, co-founder of The Beach Boys and the architect of the Californian sound, is coming to Australia to perform the resounding masterpiece Pet Sounds. Labelled as one of the most influential albums of all time, Brian Wilson will perform it live in its entirety including the hits; ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’, ‘Sloop John B’, and ‘God Only Knows’ and his greatest hits.
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The Grates To Support The Flaming Lips In Melbourne

Australia’s favourite one-two rock combo The Grates, are set to add yet another highlight to their extensive show reel after being announced as the support act for legendary US psych rockers The Flaming Lips for their one and only Australian headline show in Melbourne, Friday January 8, 2016.
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Hein Cooper – Live Performance Of New Single “Rusty” at Indica Records (backed by Foreign Diplomats)


Returning to Australia after an epic year of playing showcases and festivals around the world, Sydney’s Hein Cooper gives you a special LIVE performance of his new single ‘Rusty’ with a little bit of help from Canadian label-mates Foreign Diplomats.
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Joey Cape + Chris Cresswell + Brian Wahlstrom + Laura Mardon – Australian Tour 2015

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It’s fair to say that Lagwagon frontman, Joey Cape just can’t get enough of Australia, confirming a run of solo shows on the back of his already announced Lagwagon dates.
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Secret Garden 2016 announces limited release of one day tickets.

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One of Australia’s most treasured festivals, Secret Garden, celebrates its eighth birthday in 2016 running over two whole days from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 February. An outdoor summer celebration synonymous with glitter, tunes and fancy dress, Secret Garden is held amongst the beautiful New South Wales wilderness on a farm transformed into dance floors and hand-crafted worlds to lose yourself in.
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