Category Archives: Byron Bay

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission Announce New EP & Christmas 2018 Dates

Treasured Australian alt-folk outlier Mick Thomas and his band The Roving Commission have just announced the forthcoming Boxing Day Drive EP and his traditional string of pre-Christmas dates across the country.
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Bluesfest 2019 – 2nd Artist Announcement – 19 Artists Added!

19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

With 189 days to go until we swing open the gates to the beautiful Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay, we have our second artist announcement for our 30th Anniversary Celebration, taking place over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18th April to Monday 22nd April 2019). Bluesfest has captured the hearts of music lovers at home and abroad and we can as always, expect some of the best musical acts in the world to touch down on Australian soil for what will definitely be, one to remember!

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Thirsty Merc announce Summer 2018 Tour!

With summer(time) just around the corner, Thirsty Merc are picking up the keys and getting ready to hit the road again, starting with headlining the 20th anniversary of the iconic Deni Ute Muster on Friday, 28 September through to New Year’s Eve in Far North Queensland.
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The 2018 & Twenty-sixth Annual Falls Festival Line-up Is Here!

THE 2018 & TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL FALLS FESTIVAL LINE-UP IS HERE!

Bless the rains and hold the line! Flying past the quarter-century mark and making a fearless leap into its 26th year, Falls Festival lets loose with another ecstatic excuse to join thousands of friends old and new at Australia’s best New Year’s party! With an all-star line-up landing amongst the glittering sunsets, cobalt coastlines and disco docklands of Australia’s heartland, artists from across Australia and around the world are primed to transform our rolling natural amphitheaters and inner-city stages this summer.
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Caravãna Sun – ‘Come Back’ (Soundcloud Stream) + ‘Silver Linings’ National Tour Dates

Sun-soaked indies Caravãna Sun have today announced their spirited new single Come Back. Come Back is a heartfelt ode to a lost friend; a bridge between this world and the next. Come Back precedes Caravãna Sun’s sparkling new EP Silver Linings, a full body experience of a release that will encourage not only dancing and singalongs, but self-reflection as well, out September 14. To celebrate the EP, Caravãna Sun will be hitting the road on a massive tour across Australia, which includes some coveted festival slots at the renowned Wave Rock, Under The Trees and Celebrate Gold Coast festivals. The Silver Linings national tour will kick off at Denmark Civic Centre in WA on September 14, before moving through Margaret River, Broome, Fremantle, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Sydney, Wollongong, Melbourne, and wrapping up at Torquay Hotel in Torquay, VIC, on October 27.
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Tour News : Colin Hay brings the Immigrants back Down Under!

Following the announcement that Colin Hay will be performing at Byron Bay Bluesfest’s 30th birthday, Colin has today announced he will also be returning to Australia with his merry band of immigrants for shows in Thirroul, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney in April 2019.
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BLUESFEST 2019 – FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT


*Exclusive* JACK JOHNSON *Exclusive*

*Exclusive* BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS *Exclusive*

RAY LAMONTAGNE

*FINAL SHOWS* GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC *FINAL SHOWS*

SNARKY PUPPY

KASEY CHAMBERS

*Exclusive* ST PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES *Exclusive*

NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE

TOMMY EMMANUEL • COLIN HAY

ARLO GUTHRIE • KEB’ MO’

TEX PERKINS • ALLEN STONE

RICHARD CLAPTON • RUSSELL MORRIS

KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS

VINTAGE TROUBLE • THE BLACK SORROWS
THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS

TREVOR HALL

I’M WITH HER • LARKIN POE

IRISH MYTHEN • ELEPHANT SESSIONS

GREENSKY BLUEGRASS

ROCKWIZ LIVE


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Tour News : Taylor – “Little Tornado” – East Coast Tour

Fresh of the back of supporting The Whitlams and Boy and Bear, Taylor are bringing their unique style and swagger into 2018 with a new recording set to stun. Little Tornado, the first single off their upcoming EP will be unleashed on Friday 8 June. They’re looking forward to an East Coast single tour kicking off on 14 June and running till July 27 with shows at The Rails Byron Bay, Nightquarter Gold Coast, The Milk Factory in Brisbane and Solbar on the Sunshine Coast.
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Jack Biilmann ‘The Hills Have Eyes’ Tour – June-August 2018


He’s one of Australia’s rising blues and roots musicians and with his new single, ‘The Hills Have Eyes’, Jack Biilmann simply continues makes his mark.
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Tour News : WAAX ‘Labrador’ Single Tour 2018

Australia’s most electrifying punk band, WAAX today release their walloping, brand-new single ‘Labrador’ via Dew Process / Universal Music Australia. To mark its release, the band are set to embark on a national tour next month. The twelve-show tour including an all ages early show in Sydney, kicks off on the Gold Coast on May 11, with triple j Unearthed feature artists Moaning Lisa announced as main support for all East Coast dates. Limited tickets are available for all shows.
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Splendour in the Grass 2018 Lineup

#SITG2018 LINEUP IS HERE!
Sit down. Be humble.

Splendour in the Grass, your annual hit of music and arts alchemy is back at North Byron Parklands from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 July with over 100 of the most exciting international and home grown artists touring right now set to grace The Amphitheatre, Mix Up, GW McLennan and Tiny Dancer stages.

A.M. to the P.M | P.M. to the A.M. From the biggest and most innovative stars of hip hop and global names of indie rock, pop and dance to Australia’s most exciting established and emerging artists, Splendour’s team of 2018 is bringing one helluva bag of bangers and anthems for a generation to Byron this July.

The new Splendour in the Grass website is now LIVE at www.SPLENDOURINTHEGRASS.COM
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