Category Archives: Adelaide

RICHARD BONA Journeys to Australia – November 2010

  The electrifying Cameroonian bassist and singer Richard Bona is coming to Australia with his band for the very first time. This is destined to be a wonderful, genre-bending tour that takes in Sydney and Melbourne before finishing up at the famous Adelaide International Guitar Festival which is curated by Slava Grigoryan.

Richard’s band for his first Australian outing includes a handful of fine contemporary musicians – Etienne Declin Stadwijk on keyboards, Lee Tatum Greenblatt on trumpet, Jean Christophe Marie Maillard on guitar, and Ernesto Siverio Simpson on drums.

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FINAL FLASH – HEADING TO AUSTRALIA – October 2010

  Exploding into the continent this October, the Montreal-based psy-folksters will be treating the good folk at Perth’s One Movement Festival and indoctrinating the salivating masses with a string of special guest appearances alongside Jeff Martin, Elliott Brood and The Trews.

Already ingrained into psyche of key Canadian tastemakers Final Flash can mark

among their achievements well-recieved shows at CMW, Pop Montreal, the Whistler Canadian Music Showcase, as well as Transmission.
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Matt Corby ‘Transition to Colour’ EP Launch Tour

  After a short, sharp national tour throughout July, leaving a growing legion of rather amazed fans in his wake at a string of sold out venues (as well as supporting Mumford and Sons at their sold out Sydney shows), Matt Corby is proud to announce that he will be returning to Melbourne and Sydney for two special event shows in October.

The shows will coincide with the release of Matt’s second EP, Transition to Colour, on October 8, and serve as a taster for a broader national EP tour later in the year, as well as Matt’s 2011 scheduled debut album.

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BILLY CONNOLLY ‘The Man’ Australian Tour – 2011


Billy Connolly has enjoyed a longstanding career as one of the world’s best-loved comedians. His live shows have been enthralling audiences around the world for over three decades.

He has toured relentlessly, beloved by audiences in the British Isles, Australia, and New Zealand — all locations where he made a series of successful “world tour” documentaries for the BBC. His boisterous, animated physical style and off-the-cuff intensity also caught on with American audiences and he now tours the United States more regularly, becoming a familiar sight on late night talk shows.
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SMASHING PUMPKINS touring Australia – October 2010!

THE FRONTIER TOURING COMPANY PRESENTS
SMASHING PUMPKINS – TOURING AUSTRALIA NEXT MONTH!


[Photo: Stuart Blythe]
  The Frontier Touring Company announce the return of the Smashing Pumpkins to Australia this October for shows in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan will be joined on stage by drummer Mike Byrne, bassist Nicole Fiorentino and guitarist Jeff Shroeder – currently touted by the media as the best Smashing Pumpkins reincarnation yet.

‘The Pumpkins’s new lineup showed it may be the best since the original version in the ’90s made the band icons of the alternative scene. The musical interaction between the four was excellent, breathing new energy…’- Spinner.com

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Guttermouth (USA) Australian Tour 2010 – October 2010

  Last time Guttermouth visited Australia, New Noise Agency took them to the major capital cities, alongside a visit to Toowoomba’s Eidican festival. These depraved genius legends of California’s Punk community sold out shows, shocked newcomers and far surpassed the expectations of faithful fans. All in a day’s work for one of the hardest working – and hardest living – bands in their genre.

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PARAMORE announce RELIENT K as support for their 2010 Australia Tour

  “Move over Green Day, Paramore have created their own epic” – Spin Magazine

“Few bands play punk-influenced modern rock as proficiently”; and with that glowing endorsement from Spin magazine we are thrilled to announce that RELIENT K have confirmed as support for the upcoming PARAMORE Australian tour.

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Regurgitator National Tour 2010 – September 2010


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  After dipping toes in the bubbling grease of contemporary dance for Rockshow in Nov 2009 they dropped the strainer in the chip fryer, frittered away on some new years festival appearances along with a few shows in the past few months. Back in their classic 3 piece mode, after approaching Rockshow in this guise, and with Seja embarking on her own solo career they recently played some stand out performances (including Seja’s last keyboard stand with them) at the Brisbane Powerhouse 10th birthday… and sold out shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

Back on the fries… they saturate the wrapper with new recordings, new tourings and a new soundtrack to cult classic Akira.
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NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL 2010 – December 2010


Dates & Tickets
 

NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL…
Amid a sea of rumour and innuendo, we’re here to set you straight and make all your heavy music prayers come true… NO SLEEP TIL, is a national touring festival that will deliver a mix of the best international and local acts from the legendary to the up and comers.

Make sure you’re sitting down before you read further…

Leading the charge for this historic event is seminal thrash-metal act MEGADETH, who will be performing their now-classic release RUST IN PEACE in its entirety! Those lucky enough to witness Mustaine and co in action when last here in 2009 will attest that Megadeth are in their career best form, making this a once in a lifetime experience you don’t want to miss!
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SHIHAD ‘IGNITE’ TOUR – November 2010

  They’re back.

Hot on the heels of the SOLD OUT run of Killjoy and General Electric album shows comes news of SHIHAD’s national tour in support of IGNITE – their new album slated for a September 24th release through iconic rock label Roadrunner Records.

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Architects with Comeback Kid & This Is Hell – Australian tour – December 2010

***** TOUR UPDATE *****
Rolo Tomassi has joined the already bustling tour that features Architects, Comeback Kid and This Is Hell set to invade our shores this December. There has also been an Under 18’s show added to the tour for you Melbourne kids. That will happen in the afternoon of December 5th at Billboard The Venue, prior to the 18+ show that night. Tickets for the U18 show will be on sale Friday 8th October, tickets for all other shows are on sale now. — Visit Soundwave Touring for full details.


  Championed by critics, fans and peers alike as one of the finest UK metal/hardcore acts of their generation, Brighton, England quintet ARCHITECTS have got the moves and the riffs. Syncopated to a sickeningly tight level of perfection delivered with precision and absolute gut-wrenching rage, their live show is a force to be reckoned with.

Vocalist Sam Carter leaps around the stage like a man possessed, roaring, shrieking

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GREAT SOUTHERN BLUES FESTIVAL 2010 – Side Shows!

GREAT SOUTHERN BLUES FESTIVAL 2010 SIDE SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

After the being included on the stellar line up of the Great Southern Blues Festival, taking place in Batemans Bay from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 October 2010, two of the acts have joined forces to co-headline 3 very special sideshows.

Returning to Oz will be the charismatic and hugely talented RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS. Rick, who ranks among the very best harmonica players in the world, will be joined by long time Nightcats members J Hansen, Lorenzo Farrell and fiery guitarist Kid Anderson to bring you a blues sound that is harmonica-driven, rocking, guitar-fueled rave-up.
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Ben Kweller returns to Australia in October for National Tour

  Singer/Songwriter, Ben Kweller was born in San Francisco, CA in 1981. Kweller was exposed to music at a very early age.

By his teenage years, Kweller had released two albums and EP with his band Radish, not beginning his solo career until the age of 19. His heartland hooks and folksy flourishes made fans out of several artists, and Kweller soon found himself touring with the likes of Juliana Hatfield, Guster, Kristin Hersh, and Evan Dando.

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Spit Syndicate Join Cypress Hill Australian Tour – Sep/Oct 2010

  Since bursting onto the local music scene in 2007, ARIA nominated duo Spit Syndicate have established themselves as one of the country’s most exciting new hip-hop groups. Hailing from Sydney’s Inner West, rappers Nick Lupi and Jimmy Nice have steadily developed an electric buzz and loyal following across the country.

In September, they will join legendary USA collective Cypress Hill on their Australian tour.

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CALLING ALL CARS “Hold, Hold, Fire” tour – Sep/Oct 2010

  It has finally happened… local Melbourne lads, Calling All Cars, have announced at long last the launch of their “Hold, Hold, Fire” tour.

Although the album was released in March the boys have been touring relentlessly, supporting the likes of Cog, Grinspoon, The Butterfly Effect, and a little known Australian rock band that go by the name of AC/DC, and have only just had a spare moment to squeeze in some headline shows of their own.

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