Jimmy Barnes’ highly anticipated new memoir Working Class Man will be accompanied by a special 30-date national tour.
With a career now spanning over 50 years of performing, it’s “one more time for Suzi” as she returns in February 2017 for a national tour starting on the Gold Coast on February 3 2017 and finishing in Darwin on March 4. Tickets go on sale early October.
Described as a monster hybrid of Xavier Rudd, Tom Waits and Ash Grunwald, Brisbane-based Jimmy Watts and his band are kicking off a national tour in support of a new five-track EP ‘February’s Drought’.
One of Australia’s biggest musical exports The TEN Tenors have Christmas all wrapped up, announcing a 2016 tour and launching a new video which puts their unique spin on Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ in aid of the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
The Blackbird tour will see Dan Sultan touring for close to two months, visiting every state in the country including capital cities and smaller, regional towns. Sultan will be backed by a full band at all shows, with gig-goers in capital cities treated to a little extra glitz from a big-band set-up.
The past few months have seen the award-winning Melbourne artist deliver smouldering live performances – both in support of Bruce Springsteen and on his own ‘Under Your Skin’ headline dates.
Forever the Optimist‘s message was received – the transmission about their album ‘Arecibo’ was heard loud and clear and now it’s time for them to visit those who received it and give them their mission – spread the word.
Forever the Optimist’s album ‘Arecibo’ transmitted on April 18, 2014 to all corners of the globe and the replies came back in earnest.
This new message comes in visual form with a promise attached – a visually stunning filmclip for single ‘End of Antics’ and a promise to bring the message to the people, live, throughout Australia.
|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.|
Angus and Julia Stone’s sophomore album ‘Down The Way’ is the highest selling Australian Artist album for 2010.
The album debuted No. 1 upon release in March, holding for 2 consecutive weeks and has maintained a position at the top of the charts, this week moving back inside the top 10 and notching up sales of over 70,000 copies in the last two months, certifying it platinum.
The siblings return home next month from playing sell out shows across the UK and USA to headline the ‘Go Between Bridge’ concert in Brisbane. They then jet back to Europe to play festivals in Belgium, Holland and France and Latitude and Cornbury Festivals in the UK. Returning home to Australia again in July to play the ‘On The Bright Side’ Festival in Perth followed by ‘Splendour In the Grass’ and then into their headline national tour commencing in August and running through September. Tickets are selling fast with additional shows being added in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to cope with the high demand! Continue reading
[Photos: Anna Kanci]
|The last few months have seen brother and sister duo Angus and Julia Stone go from strength to strength. With a #1 Gold album (fast approaching platinum) and a national SOLD OUT tour under their belts the pair have since been touring the UK, Europe, USA and Canada, gathering further accolades. ‘Down the Way’ came in at #19 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart in the USA, #40 in France and have just completed their sold out UK dates,|
with The Times saying about the pairs shepherds bush empire show – ‘triumphant’. Angus & Julia go on to tour Europe then a headline spot at the UK’s biggest Music Convention/Festival – The Great Escape. Continue reading