It took Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats less than five years to become one of the most recognizable new forces in contemporary rock ‘n’ roll. Since 2015, Rateliff has led his denim-clad, horn-flanked Night Sweats, supplying the zeal of a whiskey-chugging Pentecostal preacher to songs about this world’s shared woes.
BLUESFEST 2023 – FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT – OVER 40 ARTISTS WITH MORE TO COME
The 34th Annual Bluesfest’s gates will open for what promises to be the most exciting Bluesfest ever.
Some of the finest contemporary and legendary Blues, Roots, Soul, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, World and Americana music artists (and more) are confirmed to appear for the first original style Bluesfest since the world’s borders re-opened.
Secret Sounds presents… HEAPS GOOD A brand new festival in the heart of Adelaide Featuring Arctic Monkeys, Peggy Gou, CHVRCHES, Jamie xx + loads more Friday 6 January 2023 | Adelaide Showground Tickets on sale from 9am local Thursday 2 June
Bluesfest has been reborn in full glory after years of pandemic restrictions preventing the festival from going ahead. Friday’s epic line up saw the venue packed with music lover’s eager to feast on the gods of Australian rock music as well as welcoming international artists who have waited a long time to grace our shores.
July 29 – August 1, Ross River Resort, Central Australia
Unstoppable BLACKEN OPEN AIR Returns with Full Force
How far would you go to attend a heavy metal camping festival in the heart of Australia? How about a 40,000 km return trip, nearly the circumference of the globe? For American tech death titans, REVOCATION, this is the insane itinerary! Traveling all the way from Boston, Massachusetts, REVOCATION are making an exclusive headline appearance at BLACKEN OPEN AIR.
“It also reminded festival bookers that you don’t need to book overseas acts to get the talent you need to pack out big festivals. Sure, we’re keen for visitors again, but giving those spots to Australian artists is proving a big win for everyone.”triple j
With just over two weeks until the 2021 Airlie Beach Festival of Music starts, the main stage line-up has been set, day tickets are on sale from today, and music lovers from far and wide are being offered an extra incentive to buy a three-day pass.
To kick things off at the official showcase, Friday’s line-up features Hussy Hicks, Busby Marou, Sarah McLeod, Russell Morris, and Butterfingers.
Saturday’s headline acts are Alex Lloyd, The Jingo Brothers, Toni Childs, The Wayward Suns, Viper Syndicate, and The Angels.
On the Main Stage on Sunday are Rick Price, Lucy Gallant, Kieran McCarthy, Troy Cassar-Daley, and Australian icons John Schumann (Redgum), and Shane Howard (Goanna).