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Midnight Oil announce “The Great Circle 2017” World Tour

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Legendary Australian rock band and agitators Midnight Oil today announced their first World Tour in over two decades. They also unveiled plans to release three archival box sets including a collection called “The Overflow Tank” which will contain more than 14 hours of previously unreleased and rare material.
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THE HARD ACHES RELEASE NEW EP & ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR – SEPTEMBER 2016

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It’s safe to say Adelaide indie-punk rock act The Hard Aches aren’t new to music. The slacker punks surged forward on a relentless touring schedule for the past few years, playing in venues as diverse as carparks, backyards, bedrooms & record stores, honing a sound that is unmistakably their own, brought to life by the technical brilliance of drummer Alex Upton and the frenetic guitarwork of Ben David. Now the duo is back with their new EP I Freak Out, which is already attracting attention on national radio and international buzz. I Freak Out will be released September 9th and is available to pre-order now.
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Thirsty Merc announce rescheduled and additional shows on The Good Life Tour!

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Following the recent postponement of shows on The Good Life tour, Thirsty Merc have today confirmed new dates for shows in Warrnambool and Geelong in Victoria, Henley Beach and Norwood in South Australia and Albion Park and Goulburn in New South Wales.

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UB40 announce 2015 Australian Tour

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UB40 will land in Australia this November (2015) for a national tour, including a bunch of regional dates seeing the band play from the city skylines of Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne, all the way through to the beach side havens of Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Cairns and The Gold Coast.
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THE SMITH STREET BAND – MAMMOTH “GET HIGH, SEE EVERYONE” TOUR 2015

Smith Street Band“Every inch of me is always itching unless I’m on a stage,” sings The Smith Street Band front man Wil Wagner on the opening tracks to their new record Throw Me In The River.

Barely resting since having spent November touring the country to promote the album, which sold out shows in every city including three sold out Corner Hotel shows in their hometown of Melbourne, the band announce their first tour of 2015.

In what has been a stellar year for the group, in which Throw Me In The River has received universal praise, been crowned triple j’s album of the week and debuted in the top 20 of the ARIA chats, 2015 will be much of the same for the band, already filling their calendar with national and international tour dates, including a second appearance at Belgium’s Groezrock Festival.
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Q&A with Karl S. Williams

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Currently on tour (November-December 2014) in support of his new album ‘Heartwood’, KARL S. WILLIAMS took time our for LifeMusicMedia…

:: What track changed your life ::

Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground by Blind Willie Johnson. A wordless and primitive expression of pure beauty. It showed me that all artifice could be done away with and the song could be whittled to its core, transcending even language.

:: What is your favourite Album ::

Probably Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here. I have listened to it a million times and it always works.
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Sea Legs Announce Tour – Nov & Dec 2014 and Jan 2015

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SEA LEGS ANNOUNCE MORE TOUR DATES + MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘CHRISTOPHER STRONG’

Central Coast indie pop revellers on the rise Sea Legs have just released additional touring dates and a DIY music video for their latest single ‘Christopher Strong’.
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Tour News – 360 Announce Supports for the UTOPIA Regional Dates – 2015

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Rising Perth star Coin Banks and Melbourne’s LEVA will be joining 360 as main supports on all dates on the Utopia Regional Tour, alongside Lane Harry x Ike Campbell, also 360’s only support for his forthcoming date at the Eaton’s Hill Hotel in Brisbane this month, KALE for all Northern NSW shows, Lee Monro x Ello C in Wollongong, Mistress of Ceremony in Victoria, and Creed Birch opening proceedings for all WA shows.
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Josh Stuart of BEHIND CRIMSON EYES [Interview] – November 3, 2010

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Since forming in 2004, hard rock heavyweights Behind Crimson Eyes has clocked up 400+ shows, released 2 EPs, 2 albums, played major festivals and are currently in studio recording their new EP before seeing the year out by playing at Open Arms Festival – Coffs harbour, NSW on 20th November 2010.

Josh Stuart, frontman of Behind Crimson Eyes, takes time out for LIFE MUSIC MEDIA
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Open Arms Festival 2010 – 2nd Stage Line Up Announced

Open Arms Festival 2010 – Double Pass Giveaway: Click Here For Details!.

  Returning to the sunny mid-north NSW coast town of Coffs Harbour and proudly presented by triple j, The Open Arms Festival is back for 2010; hitting The Coffs Harbour Showgrounds Sat November 20th. Spread across two stages, Open Arms showcases Australia’s biggest artists together with a blend of our best young bands. From Rock, Indie and Hip Hop to Electronica through to Roots artists, DJ’s and local performers – it’s all inclusive.

 
A holiday destination renowned for its surfing beaches, Coffs Harbour sits almost dead in the middle between Brisbane & Sydney and weekend Accom is plentiful…

The ‘Enchanted Woods’ Stage
On top of the already announced The Living End, Birds Of Tokyo, Grafton Primary, Hungry Kids of Hungary, Horrorshow, Behind Crimson Eyes, City Riots & Metals, the ‘Enchanted Woods’ Stage has now been announced and features a who’s who of Australia’s finest up and coming acts: Continue reading

Open Arms Festival 2010 – Double Pass Giveaway!

Open Arms Festival 2010 – Double Pass Giveaway: See below for details.

The Open Arms Festival is back for 2010; hitting The Coffs Harbour Showgrounds, Coffs Harbour NSW on Saturday November 20th 2010 with an awesome band lineup and we have Double Passes to giveaway!

Returning to the sunny mid-north NSW coast town of Coffs Harbour and proudly presented by triple j, The Open Arms Festival showcases Australia’s biggest artists together with a blend of our best young bands. From Rock, Indie and Hip Hop to Electronica through to Roots artists, DJ’s and local performers – it’s all inclusive.
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Open Arms Festival is back for 2010 – Coffs Harbour, NSW – 20th November 2010


Returning to the sunny mid-north NSW coast town of Coffs Harbour and proudly presented by triple j, The Open Arms Festival is back for 2010; hitting The Coffs Harbour Showgrounds Sat November 20th. Spread across two stages, Open Arms showcases Australia’s biggest artists together with a blend of our best young bands. From Rock, Indie and Hip Hop to Electronica through to Roots artists, DJ’s and local performers – it’s all inclusive.

A holiday destination renowned for its surfing beaches, Coffs Harbour sits almost dead in the middle between Brisbane & Sydney. Weekend or overnight accommodation options are bountiful – just hit google up for deets.

The calendar highlight of November for East Coast NSW music fans, The Open Arms Festival is also an arts, lifestyle and youth culture celebration. An all ages licensed event with strong Environmental policies and recognized Indigenous ties, Open Arms brings together all cultural aspects of Coffs Harbour and its surrounding communities.
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Blue King Brown Return with “Women’s Revolution” featuring Queen Ifrica

  There are few self-managed independent Australian acts that can state, they’ve toured with the likes of Santana & Lauryn Hill, been broadcast live worldwide performing at Al Gore’s 2007 Live Earth and toured across the world captivating crowds, filling rooms & rocking festivals, from Sydney to LA, NY to London, Tokyo to Montreal, Berlin to Melbourne.

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KARNIVOOL fans demand more shows

  Once again, KARNIVOOL, Perth’s hugely successful purveyors of heavy rock prove their popularity and status on the live music scene! With 8 shows on their national tour sold out the band is pleased to announce final extra shows to cope with demand for the New Day tour – their last national headline Australian tour for their Sound Awake album.

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Photo Gallery: Open Arms Festival – November 2008

The inaugural Open Arms Festival took place on Saturday November 29, the eve of summer, where the cream of Australian music rocked, hopped, bopped and got down and dirty at the sunny (ok, sometimes a little wet) mid-north NSW coast town of Coffs Harbour:

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