Photos and review by Wendy Robinson
A couple of hours north of Sydney, nestled in the lush green expanse of the Hunter Valley, sits Hope Estate Winery, the serene and picturesque location for the NSW leg of Culture Club‘s Encore Tour. Featuring a lineup that seems to have come straight from the posters on my teenage bedroom wall, the concert featured support from five of Australia’s most iconic bands from the 80’s.
Continue reading Live Review : Culture Club at Hope Estate, Hunter Valley – 10 December 2016
Interview by Meghan Player
Unwritten Law are in Australia for their ‘Elva’ 15th Anniversary tour (December 2016). We caught up with the Scott Russo (vocals) for a chat…
You’re no stranger to Australian shores – what are you looking forward to most about coming back?
We love Australia! I’m a beach kid, I grew up on the beach, so I wanna be close to the beach. If there’s surfing and we are close to the beach, it’s perfect. So for me, Australia is perfect!
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Australian born indie-pop songstress Beth Brown is the first Australian female to sign to the Gretsch Guitar USA family, captivating international audiences with her earthy and infectiously joyful tunes, trailblazing pathways to the U.S.
Continue reading Beth Brown – Signs to Gretsch Guitar USA – Announces Australian Tour
Live at the Foreshore, Newcastle – 6 November 2016
Photographer: David Jackson
Review by Natasha Wyborn
Hits & memories Live at the Foreshore! Picturesque Nobbys Beach, could you ask for a better backdrop for a concert? One of Australia’s most scenic beaches complete with a working lighthouse, a bustling harbour and all in the heart of Newcastle. “Live at the foreshore” returned to this venue, this time selling out with a week to spare. Record sales prove yet again this country’s fixation with past music icons is not going away, in fact it will only get bigger.
Continue reading Live Review : Live at the Foreshore, Newcastle – Sunday 6th November 2016
Already announced as one of the performers joining the Twilight at Taronga and Melbourne Zoo Concert Series, beguiling performer and esteemed singer-songwriter, MARTHA WAINWRIGHT, today announces that she will return to Australia for an extensive ten-date run in March 2017. The Goodnight City Tour begins at Perth’s Astor Theatre on Wednesday 8th March, before traversing the country to take in Sydney, Thirroul, Canberra, Newcastle, Lismore and Brisbane. The tour will wrap up with Hobart, Devonport and Bendigo performances. Tickets are on sale at 10am local time, Friday 11th November.
Continue reading Martha Wainwright Reveals Ten-Date National Australian Tour In March 2017
To celebrate the release of her long-awaited debut album ‘Human’, Katy Steele announces an extensive thirteen-date national tour throughout February and March, 2017. Katy and her band will be bringing a rhythm filled set with a slick modern set-up showcasing her breathtaking new album across the country to capital cities and venues off the beaten track this Summer. The tour begins on Saturday, February 16 in Adelaide before heading out across seven states and includes an appearance at the Perth International Arts Festival 2017 who have just announced a killer line-up including Kurt Vile, Warpaint, Big Thief and Toro y Moi. More shows to be announced and tickets on sale now via www.katysteele.com.
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Review by Natasha Wyborn
A mini rocking country fest arrived in Newcastle on Saturday night lead by Australian country music’s latest thing, The Wolfe Brothers. The packed house enjoyed music from 6 artists spanning 3 countries. For the fan it was a unique experience, for the person wanting to check out where country music is heading, it was a great sampler.
Continue reading Live Review : This Crazy Life Tour, Newcastle – 22 October 2016
2016 has been a year to remember already, even on the scale for a band like rock icons The Living End who have had an exceptionally epic career to date!
Continue reading The Living End Announce 2017 Regional Tour + Release New Video For ‘Staring Down The Barrel’
New York hardcore punk legends, H2O, are heading back to our shores March 2017 in support of their sixth studio album “Use Your Voice”.
Continue reading H2O Announce Australian Tour – March 2017
‘Reckless’ is the second official single from Bernard Fanning’s stunning, ARIA Nominated third solo release, ‘Civil Dusk’.
Continue reading Bernard Fanning Releases New Single & Video ‘Reckless’ + Touring Nationally – October 2016
Get excited, it’s Australia’s turn to discover the wildy talented Wallis Bird, a veritable virtuoso whose music transitions from delicate whispers to explosive cries in a breathtaking heartbeat.
Continue reading Wallis Bird Australian Tour – December 2016