Category Archives: Melbourne

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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SPLIT FEED release new single ‘Homesick’ + tour dates

Although the loveable punk rockers are still recovering from their string of sold out East Coast shows and opening set at this year’s revered Groovin’ The Moo festival, Newcastle’s Split Feed are not ones to slow down anytime soon. Premiering on triple j’s Home & Hosed this week and out today is arguably their heaviest release to date, ‘Homesick’ – joined by a selection of fresh live dates to close out the year.
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Photo Gallery : Australian Americana Music Honours at Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne – 11 October 2018

Photographer: Peter Coates

Australian Americana Music Honours at Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne – 11 October 2018
Photographer: Peter Coates

Australian Americana Music Honours at Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne – 11 October 2018
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Greta Van Fleet – Announces ‘March Of The Peaceful Army’ 2019 Australian Tour

Greta Van Fleet, one of the most buzzed-about new rock bands today, announces the “March of the Peaceful Army” World Tour and initial headline dates for 2019.
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Photo Gallery : Joshua Hedley & The Hedliners + Courtney Marie Andrews at The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne – 9 October 2018

Photographer: Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

Joshua Hedley & The Hedliners at The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne – 9 October 2018
Photographer: Peter Coates

Joshua Hedley & The Hedliners
http://joshuahedley.com/
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Mumford & Sons Announce Delta Australian Tour 2019

Secret Sounds Present
MUMFORD & SONS
DELTA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019
WITH SPECIAL GUEST MICHAEL KIWANUKA

Making stops in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, the comprehensive run will see the wildly popular quartet reconnect with a fanbase hungry for new material nearly four years after the release of their previous ARIA #1 album Wilder Mind. With new single ‘Guiding Light’ released last month, Mumford & Sons have once again proven, they are in the form of their lives.
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RACKETT bite down on irresistible new single ‘TRIED TO QUIT’

After having a huge year out on the road through 2017 and 2018 playing over 150 shows and releasing critically acclaimed EP ‘Ready Or Not’ Rackett have returned triumphant as ever with their new single, ‘Tried To Quit’. With snappy production and an attitude-laden delivery of lead vocals and punk harmonies, ‘Tried To Quit’ deals with all the vices and habits we can’t quite kick. As ever with this one, Rackett have brought us a relatable tale that is primed for a sweaty rock and roll environment.
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Download 2019 1st Line Up Announcement

2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier rock and metal festival Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington UK, (the spiritual home of rock), Paris France, Madrid Spain. In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve up a mammoth line up of sonic brutality and great times to Sydneysiders for the very first time!

So, which heavyweight heroes will be powering the mosh pits in 2019… you better be sitting down…

Kicking off with a lash of bittersweetness… Ozzy Osbourne and Slayer will be joining Download for the Australian legs of their final ever world tours, we know you all will rise and give them the send-off they both deserve….
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Double J’s BANG ON to record podcast LIVE in Melbourne for first time at Thornbury Theatre – Oct 2018

Double J’s BANG ON is heading to Melbourne for our first ever live show in the city!

Join co-hosts Zan Rowe & Myf Warhurst as they transform their weekly podcast for a live audience at Darebin’s Music Feast, hosted at the Thornbury Theatre on Sunday October 21. Now in its 22nd year, Darebin Music Feast encompass 120 events across 26 different venues, thoughtfully curated to showcase a diverse swathe of artists and musicians.

Zan & Myf say “Ever since we did our live show in Sydney last year as part of Yack Festival, people have been asking ‘When are you going to bring it to Melbourne?’. Now, we’ve finally been able to make it happen, and at a beautiful venue… We don’t want to spoil it, but let’s just say we have some very fun things planned.”

Watch all the action unfold from 3pm as they bang on about the week’s biggest stories in music, art, life and stuff. If it’s anything like Bang On Live in Sydney last November, it’ll bring the Bang Fam together from across the country for farshun, laughs and surprises galore. You can listen back here – http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/bangon/ep42-bonus/9260048

Special guests to be announced.

Myf and Zan will also be speaking at OzPod in Melbourne in October about all things Bang On. OzPod is the ABC’s Podcast Conference, a one-day event taking place in Melbourne on Wednesday 17 October at ACMI, Melbourne – book tickets at http://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/

BANG ON LIVE

Sunday, October 21
3pm
Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne

For ticket info – https://thornburytheatre.oztix.com.au/Default.aspx?Event=93185

Listen to Double J on the triple j app on your mobile, digital radio, on Channel 200 on your digital TV and online at doublej.net.au

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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Tour News : Ben Ottewell – Solo Acoustic Tour Australia November 2018


Ben Ottewell, singer and guitarist of English indie band Gomez, has announced he will be returning to Australia for his fourth solo tour of Australia in November.

Ben will play dates in Brisbane and Hobart plus multiple dates in Sydney and Melbourne. All dates are on sale now.
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