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Creamfields Australia 2011 – April/May 2011 [Festival News & Tickets]

  Creamfields Australia 2011 Tickets:

* Apr 22 – Planet Cream ADELAIDE
* Apr 23 – Creamfields PERTH
Buy PERTH Tickets Here
* Apr 25 – Creamfields MELBOURNE
Buy MELBOURNE Tickets Here
* Apr 30 – Creamfields SYDNEY
Buy SYDNEY Tickets Here
* May 1 – Creamfields BRISBANE
Buy BRISBANE Tickets Here

After its launch into Australia last year, Creamfields Australia is back bigger and better for Easter 2011. The Totem Onelove crew (also behind the Stereosonic festival) are committed to bringing you some of the world’s best acts, utilizing some of the best venues in Australia, amazing production and value for money in ticket pricing.

Totem Onelove (Hardware Corp and Onelove Music Group), are pleased to announce the main headliner for Creamfields 2011: Deadmau5 with the full live show (with LED Mau5 head and new production), designed by the people who brought the world Daft Punks’ legendary live show!! Deadmau5 is one of the biggest acts in the world with countless productions, and has been stunning audiences worldwide with this live light & videoshow. This is the first time he has brought his show, LED Mau5head and concert level production to Australia.

Another year and another smash hit for Frenchman Martin Solveig, all over the radio and TV with ‘Hello’ Martin will be shooting an exclusive video at Creamfields Australia. Skrillex is one of the hottest producers at the moment, owning 7 out of 10 spots on the Beatport chart in November 2010. Chuckie is one of the most in demand acts in the world with his Dutch House weapons. Simon Patterson one of the new school guys of trance has jumped up in the DJ Mag rankings and blown away crowds at major festivals including Trance Energy around the world. Gabriel and Dresden are one of the most revered acts in the Trance/Progressive world and haven’t toured for many years. Wynter Gordonhas had a massive few months, ‘Dirty Talk’ topping the Aria Charts and will be performing live at Creamfields. Hi Tek Soul is the new project for Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May, the original Detroit Legends together for 3 hours at each show. After sellout club shows across Australia, DJs, remixers and producers the Bingo Playersreturn for Creamfields after a busy end to 2010 and start of 2011. Top 3 Psy Trance act Skazi return to Australia with a new album due in March: ‘Time to feed the animals.’ French Wunderkid Surkin is back in Australia with a new live show. Electronic Duo Dada Life are from Sweden. Check out their latest album ‘Do the Dada.’ Umek is one of the techno massives favourite acts, get set for Umek at all shows. Nadastrom The collective brainchild of Washington, D.C. natives Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom. Emerging duo experiencing significant buzz. i.e. The debut release from Nadastrom sold out on vinyl and became a digital store annual bestseller. One of the buzz acts of 2010 was Round Table Knights, a huge year on dancefloors, charts and touring. At a time when techno is marketed in the same way as a sci-fi blockbuster, it’s possible for every aspiring DJ to have the same playlist as their idol with just a few mouse clicks, the mysterious Sandwell District label is pushing in the opposite direction, putting some distance between the artist and the audience. London based Tim Green is one of those producers who doesn’t turn in a lot of filler tracks. His unique style and flair shine for all to see when the 25 year old puts his music out there. After a decade in the business Bart Claessen knows a thing or two about trance. Over the last eight years he’s been responsible for huge club hits, international chart smashes and sub-genre defining releases. If there is one thing you can’t blame Mumbai Science for it’s a lack of imagination. At only 24, the duo already have a decade worth of creative experimenting behind them.

The countdown is on Australia! Creamfields will return with larger stages and epic production, with the first Cream event stadium show, ‘Planet Cream’, in Adelaide. Brisbane will see a new venue this year, the RNA Showgrounds as we move to a larger capacity with a new site configuration for Melbourne.


Creamfields Australia 2011 National Tour Dates:

Friday Apr 22 Planet Cream (Adelaide) – Adelaide Ent Centre (Indoor Stadium Show)
(2pm – midnight)

Saturday Apr 23 Creamfields (Perth) – Claremont Showgrounds – Buy Tickets Here
(12 noon – 10pm) (Subject to Council Approval)

Monday Apr 25 Creamfields (Melbourne) – Melbourne Showgrounds- Buy Tickets Here
(12 noon- 10pm – Public Holiday Monday/Tuesday)

Saturday Apr 30 Creamfields (Sydney) – Showring & Hordern Pavilion- Buy Tickets Here
(12 noon – 10pm)

Sunday May 1 Creamfields (Brisbane) – RNA Showgrounds – Buy Tickets Here
(12 noon- 10pm – May Day Public Holiday Eve)


Martin Solveig
Simon Patterson
Gabriel & Dresden
Wynter Gordon (PA)
Hi Tek Soul: Kevin Saunderson & Derrick May (25 years of Detroit)
Bingo Players
Dada Life
Round Table Knights
Sandwell District
Tim Green
Bart Classens
Mumbai Science

Appearing at Planet Cream Adelaide (Indoor Stadium Show)
Martin Solveig
Wynter Gordon (PA)
Bingo Players

STONEFIELD – Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Newcastle shows! March/April 2011 [Tour News]


Stonefield have been busy. Very busy. Keeping the momentum going, the band will play a string of special shows through March and April – your last chance to check them out before they travel to the UK to rock the Glastonbury and Great Escape Festivals.
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AMY MEREDITH embark on National Headline Tour to celebrate a massive 18 months… [Tour News]

  You are invited to Amy Meredith: Higher Education. One of Australia’s great breakthrough success stories are packing their bags once again ready to hit the road for the National ‘Higher Education’ tour. The boys will up the ante this time around, playing seventeen dates through May and June in venues across Australia.

In what will be a massive six-week party, this tour will celebrate the band’s epic achievements since the release of their debut record Restless in July last year. Over the past eighteen months, the five-piece outfit have well and truly cemented their status as one of Australia’s hottest acts. The smash hit single Lying cracked the ARIA Singles Chart top 10 and claimed Platinum status in January, the band wowed audiences at an international showcase and chalked up dual 2010

ARIA Awards nominations for Breakthrough Artist and Most Popular Australian Artist.
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A Day To Remember and Underoath – Australian Tour – May 2011 [Tour News]

With Brisbane selling out in under a day we are thrilled to announce that the Sydney show has now sold out as well! Never one for resting on their laurels, A Day To Remember will now be playing a second and definitely FINAL Sydney show on Saturday 14 May at the Big Top, Luna Park.


The ability to evolve and push boundaries has never been more important than it is now. While the mainstream becomes safer, the dynamic, genre-bending acts are driven underground, to be discovered by a whole new generation of music fans not content with the identikit bands pushed at them through the major media. It is this hallowed place that A DAY TO REMEMBER has not-so-subtly taken over, from stereos to mosh pits across the world.

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DATAROCK Australian Tour – May 2011 [Tour News]

Photo_by_Tom_Oxley   Norway’s red tracksuit party masters Datarock are excited to announce they will be returning to Australia in May for Groovin’ the Moo and will be partying it up with special headline shows along the east coast.

Datarock will be performing at The Zoo in Brisbane 4th May, Oxford Art Factory in Sydney 5th May and East Brunswick Club in Melbourne 12th May.

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Jeff Martin 777 ‘The Ground Cries Out’ Tour – May 2011 [Tour News]

Former Tea Party frontman JEFF MARTIN forms new band with J Cortez (The Sleepy Jackson/The Armada) and Malcolm Clarke (The Sleepy Jackson/The Basement Birds).

The Jeff Martin 777 project officially came together in 2010. While Jeff spent the majority of the year touring constantly both here & abroad, inbetween shows, Jeff, J (bass) and long-time friend Malcolm (drums) would come together to knock out songs at Malcolm’s Yo-Yo Studio in Perth. The end result sees this super-tight trio come up trumps with their debut studio album, The Ground Cries Out.
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The Dandy Warhols – Australian tour announced! May 2011 [Tour News]

Stand back!
The Bohemians are coming!

THE DANDY WARHOLS first garnered international attention in 1997 with the world’s catchiest anti-heroin song, “Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth.” However it was their brilliant third album ‘Thirteen-tales-from-urban-bohemia’ that catapulted them into the stratosphere.

Alternative Press called it “a scattershot bagful of wild rides and demented ditties and an album of maniacal depth and vision” whilst MTV described it as “a real piece of art, with an unmistakably original sound and incisive storytelling.”
Continue reading The Dandy Warhols – Australian tour announced! May 2011 [Tour News]


  Dead Kennedys are one of the most popular and important American punk bands, and they are returning to Australia for three special shows this April.

They formed in San Francisco in 1978 when vocalist Jello Biafra answered a music paper advert placed by guitarist East Bay Ray. They were joined by bassist Klaus Flouride, drummer Ted, and a second guitarist known to posterity simply as 6025.

The latter soon departed, while Ted was replaced in 1981 by D.H. Peligro. Lead vocals are now sung by former Wynona Riders singer Ron “Skip” Greer
Continue reading DEAD KENNEDYS – AUSTRALIA ÜBER ALLES TOUR – April 2011 [Tour News]

LAMB (UK) : Australian Tour Supports Announced [Tour News & Tickets]

  In less than one week’s time, electronic music luminaries Lamb are launching their world tour here in Australia! Not only will audiences be the first to hear new tracks from their last album, but we’ll also get to see them perform them live! Known universally as being the King and Queen of breathtaking electronica, Lou Rhodes and Andy Barlow havebeen waiting a long time for this moment:

We said we wouldn’t make another Lamb album until we had something new to say. That time has definitely come.’ Lou Rhodes Nov 2010
Continue reading LAMB (UK) : Australian Tour Supports Announced [Tour News & Tickets]

Oh Mercy ‘Great Barrier Grief’ Tour – March-May 2011 [Tour News]

  Oh Mercy head back out on the road for the Great Barrier Grief album launch tour through March, April and into May. Recently the band have been joined on stage in Brisbane by Michael from Yves Klein Blue, had Brian Nankervis read poetry & dance at Pyramid Rock Festival and had Kieran from Kid Sam perform with Alexander at a tiny secret show in Melbourne – this tour is sure to hold some surprises up it’s sleeve.

Continue reading Oh Mercy ‘Great Barrier Grief’ Tour – March-May 2011 [Tour News]

ESCAPE THE FATE – Australian tour announced! April 2011 [Tour News]

  ESCAPE THE FATE is running straight for rock stardom, exuding a spirit of chaotic mischief, reminiscent of the riotous Motley Crue, which they capture brilliantly in their electrifying live shows. Hailing from the world’s most outlandish city, Las Vegas, ESCAPE THE FATE are conquering crowds and packing venues throughout the world, enslaving a legion of faithful fans at each stop with their brand of boisterously addictive rock.

Continue reading ESCAPE THE FATE – Australian tour announced! April 2011 [Tour News]

Globe Theatre Cinema Re-Launch & Rock Film Evening Ticket Giveaway!

Double Pass Giveaway to Celebrate

See below for details


Globe Theatre cinema re-launches with an evening of 1970s rock films and cult oddities… Rolling Stones’ infamous Gimme Shelter, Dark Side of the Rainbow (a must for Pink Floyd fans) and David Bowie’s concert film Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars.

Come dressed in your 70s gear!

Globe Theatre, 220 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley QLD
(18+ events with licensed bar)

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Rolling Stones’ Gimme Shelter (1970) (MA15+) – 4.30pm
bonus Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Rainbow (G) – 6pm
David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (1973) (E) – 7pm
Sunday 6 February 4.30pm | All tickets $13 at the door (includes entry into all films)
Note: This is an 18+ event

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Note: Weekly winners will be notified by email on Saturday the 5th February 2011 after 6pm.

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Supafest 2011 – Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Taio Cruz, Bow Wow [Festival News & Tickets]

Paperchase Touring And Entertainment in association with Jive present
Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Taio Cruz, Bow Wow
Plus 4 more to be announced!

  Paperchase Touring and Entertainment are responsible for the biggest and best urban/pop events of 2010 including Supafest, Winterbeatz and Summerbeatz, featuring a stellar line-up of some of the best and most popular acts in the world today. In its inaugural first year, Supafest alone drew over 65,000 people and with the first line-up of acts announced today, Supafest 2011 is expected to draw even bigger numbers making it one of the worlds largest Urban Music Festivals.

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EVIL EDDIE ‘East Coast’ Tour – February | March 2011 [Tour News]

  After blitzing, wooing and sometimes insulting the crowds at the Peats Ridge and Woodford Festivals at the end of 2010 in what was his live solo debut, ex-Butterfingers front man Evil Eddie is set to hit the road again in February and March for a run of East Coast shows.

On the tour, which includes shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, Evil brings with him an all star Brisbane based backing band which boasts members of Butterfingers, Laneous and the Family Yah and Spitfireliar.

Since the release of his first single ‘Queensland’ at the end of last year, Eddie has been causing quite a stir around the country.

Continue reading EVIL EDDIE ‘East Coast’ Tour – February | March 2011 [Tour News]

The Holidays announce April tour with guests Gold Fields [Tour News]

Sydney band The Holidays have announced they’ll be taking their dreamy, palm tree jams on the road again with a national headline tour in April.

Post Paradise (Bonus Track Version) - The HolidaysPost Paradise (Bonus Track Version)
  The band’s self produced, debut album Post Paradise, has proven to be a critic’s favourite and ended last year picking up The Age EG award for ‘Best Album’ and landing the year’s final Triple J Feature Album. The album also received “Album of the Week” in Drum Media, Beat Magazine, BMA Mag & The Brag, while Post Paradise has already delivered alternative radio favourites Broken Bones, Golden Sky and Moonlight Hours.

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