Tag Archives: 2017

The Tea Party with The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – 28 April 2017

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Australia truly began its love affair with Canadian trio, The Tea Party in 1995. The band’s second album, The Edges of Twilight, became their first top 10 album in the country thanks to the incredible support from the fans, and Triple J championing them.
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Explosions In The Sky Announce Headline Dates – February 2017

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Handsome Tours are proud to announce the much anticipated return of Texan post-rock icons EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY to Australia in February 2017. In addition to headline performances at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Recital Centre and Brisbane’s QPAC, the band will perform at The Gov in Adelaide on Sunday 19 February.
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The Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd announce Australian Tour – January 2017

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Widely held as two of Australia’s most outstanding live acts, The Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd will hit the highways together for the first time in January and February 2017 for a series of unique concert events to be held in picturesque open-air settings. Presented by Zaccaria Concerts & Touring, the tour will bring these two incredible acts onto large stages in picturesque non-traditional purpose built outdoor venues in Hobart, Ballarat, Byron Bay, Bribie Island and Adelaide.
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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – Bluesfest 2017 Sideshows Announced!

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Bluesfest favourite Trombone Shorty is bringing his energetic fusion of funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop to back to Australia. The New Orleans native began his career as a bandleader at the young age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz.
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The Strumbellas – Bluesfest 2017 Sideshows Announced!

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Making their Bluesfest debut in 2017 are Canadian band The Strumbellas. When a crowd is singing along with the last chorus after hearing the song for the first time, and Twitter lights up with those same lyrics in the days following a performance, you know it’s a song that connects. With poignant yet sing-along-able lyrics and undeniable rock noir musical undertones, Spirits, the first single from The Strumbellas’ album Hope embodies the essence of what has been attracting fans from across the world to this Lindsay, Ontario-bred band.
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Joan Osborne – Bluesfest 2017 Sideshows Announced!

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Joan Osborne is a multi-platinum selling recording artist and seven-time Grammy nominee. The soulful vocalist and noted song interpreter is a highly sought after collaborator and guest performer who has performed alongside many notable artists, including Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan and Patti Smith to name a few.
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Bernard Fanning Releases New Single & Video ‘Reckless’ + Touring Nationally – October 2016

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Reckless’ is the second official single from Bernard Fanning’s stunning, ARIA Nominated third solo release, ‘Civil Dusk’.
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Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson Tour Announced – April 2017

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 13, 2016 – IAN ANDERSON, the voice and flute behind the legendary JETHRO TULL, returns to Australia next April celebrating a lengthy career that’s seen him and the band sell more than 60 million records.
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Mega 90s (2 Unlimited / Technotronic / Real McCoy / Dr. Alban) Australian Tour Announced – March 2017

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It’s not just a show, it’s an extravaganza! Four of your favourite International 90s Dance Superstars join together for a night of Mega 90s hits!
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Barry Gibb’s ‘In The Now’ Australian Tour – April 2017

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SUNDAY OCTOBER 9, 2016 – Ladies and gentlemen, the legendary BARRY GIBB is set to make a very welcome return to our shores in April 2017 for series of shows around the country, kicking off his world tour.
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Bluesfest add Barry Gibb to their 2017 Mega Lineup!

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In their fourth major announcement in just three weeks, Bluesfest is proud to announce that equal headliner Barry Gibb joins Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Santana, Zac Brown Band, Patti Smith, Mary J. Blige and Buddy Guy (exclusive) on what is promising to be the biggest Bluesfest line up to date.
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