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Beth Brown – Signs to Gretsch Guitar USA – Announces Australian Tour

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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.
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Martha Wainwright Reveals Ten-Date National Australian Tour In March 2017

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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.
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Leah Flanagan Announces Saudades Album Launch Tour Dates 2016

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Fresh from the June release and tour for lead single ‘Chills’, Leah Flanagan is about to release Saudades, an album that captures the full repertoire of emotions that we carry into our relationships, romantic and otherwise. Catching the new album on tour over October and November will be an unmissable experience.
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Karise Eden and Dean Ray – Rebellion Tour 2016

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Two of Australia’s most popular, and exciting live acts, Karise Eden and Dean Ray, will showcase their considerable talents in the national ‘Rebellion’ tour this May through to July. Hitting the road from Queensland right through to Western Australia and including Tasmania, they’ll perform a selection of their own material along with some special “duo” performances in a real treat for fans!
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Bad Pony – New Single ‘Sideways’ + Tour Dates 2016

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One of the most exciting and endearing Australian indie-rock outfits, Bad Pony, have just unveiled tour dates and a new single ‘Sideways’ – a DIY self-produced effort recorded at guitarist Cron Van Niekerk’s home studio.
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HEDGE FUND – Summer’s Getting Shorter Tour – March/April 2016

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Aiming to carry on with the momentum created in 2015, Sydney-based indie-post-rock outfit Hedge Fund have just unveiled East Coast tour dates and premiered new single ‘Summer’s Getting Shorter’ via Indie Shuffle – Another DIY self-produced effort by vocalist Will Colvin at Free Energy Studios, Sydney.
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CAT POWER (SOLO) LIVE – Australian Shows – February 2016

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Cat Power a/k/a Georgia-born singer / songwriter Chan Marshall, returns to Australia this summer for a series of intimate theatre-only performances. Performing solo, the show will boast a whole swag of new material and old favourites ahead of new album recording this summer.
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A Tribe Called Red Announce Australian Shows

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A Tribe Called Red have announced they will be heading to Australia to perform for the first time an extensive run of shows throughout the east-coast including headline dates as well as Australian Music Week, The Sydney Opera House’s ‘Homeground’. A Tribe Called Red aims to challenge stereotypes about indigenous people by using video segments taken from pop culture (movies, cartoons) in order to poke fun of the racist imagery. They not only mix tradition with contemporary art via music+video, but also their dancer who mix b-boy style with traditional hoop dancing.
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Live Review : Macy Gray at Lismore City Hall – March 13, 2015

Review by Wanda De Verelle-Hill
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Macy Gray is on a bus and travelling around Australia bringing her world class show to major cities and a few very lucky regional towns such as Lismore. Last night Lismore City Hall was packed with thoroughly pumped people having a wild party with the funked up Macy Gray and her very stylin’ band.

Don’t know how I got it so wrong – I was expecting something mellow and jazz club like, so made my way early into the theatre to get a good seat thinking it will be all about having a good view. Turns out I should have rocked in late, charged to the front and spent the night dancing with all the sensible people that had staked out the limited space on the dance floor.
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Thirsty Merc Announce New Album and National tour – Oct/Nov 2014

unnamed(1)Iconic Australian rockers Thirsty Merc mark a 10-year milestone since the release of their self-titled double platinum debut LP with the announcement of their Acoustic Anniversary Album. Dubbed AAA the album is a collection of acoustic interpretations of fan favourites including ‘20 Good Reasons’, ‘In The Summertime’, ‘Someday Someday’, and ‘Mousetrap Heart’. These new recordings showcase the band’s exemplary level of musicianship and hearing these well-known tunes with acoustic production highlights the world-class song writing ability of Rai Thistlethwayte.
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The Sinking Teeth announce ‘You Can’t Build A Bike Out Of Muffins’ Tour

the sinking teethApparently you can’t build a tour out of muffins, but Melbourne post-punk loons The Sinking Teeth are out to prove otherwise on a ten date, five state tour this June/July. The tour will celebrate the release of their new single ‘You Can’t Build A Bike Out Of Muffins’, which will be released in coming weeks. The track is the first single from their second EP Salt & Stitches which will be launched on the final date of the tour at The Workers Club in Melbourne on July 26.

In between being naked on stage supporting Calling All Cars and taking promo jobs dressed as Freddo Frog to pay for studio time, The Sinking Teeth have spent the last six months chipping away at writing and recording Salt & Stitches, a follow up to White Water which was released in October of last year.
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