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INCUBUS – Returning For Headline Shows March 2018


In 2018, INCUBUS will return to Australia for their first headline tour in six years to play three shows along the east coast in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. These shows will be the first chance for fans to hear new tracks like ‘Nimble Bastard’ and ‘Glitterbomb’ from their aptly titled eighth studio album, 8. As well as a plethora of hits from their expansive back catalogue spanning the past 20 years.
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Album Review : Supersonic Blues Machine – Californisoul

Review by Peter Coates

This is the second album release for the blues rock collective that is Supersonic Blues Machine – three great and well-respected musicians at the core of the band in Fabrizio Grossi (Bass), Kenny Aronoff (Drums) and Lance Lopez (Vocals / Guitar), and a bunch of “friends” guesting on the album and at the live shows the band gets to play.
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Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo announces 2018 lineup

Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo 2018
Friday 26 January – Saturday 10 March 2018

Zoo Twilights at Melbourne Zoo today announce their full lineup for their annual summer concert series. Running every weekend in 2018 from Friday 26 January until Saturday 10 March, Zoo Twilights is the ultimate destination for music lovers of all ages, offering the unparalleled thrill of live music set within the Zoo’s world-class grounds, with every ticket sold going back into Zoos Victoria’s ongoing commitment to fight extinction.
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Jimmy Barnes Announces ‘Working Class Man: An Evening Of Stories & Songs’ National Tour 2018


Jimmy Barnes’ highly anticipated new memoir Working Class Man will be accompanied by a special 30-date national tour.
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Twilight At Taronga 2018 Summer Concert Series Announced


Celebrating summer and live music at the ultimate Sydney Harbour destination, the Twilight at Taronga 2018 Summer Concert Series begins on Friday February 2 and runs until Saturday March 17, held on the lawns of the intimate natural amphitheatre within Taronga Zoo.
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Nocturnal Tapes – Single ‘All I Need’


Nocturnal Tapes are excited to unveil their headline East Coast tour dates and new single ‘All I Need’, the follow on from their critically adored debut EP ‘Visions IV’ – recorded and produced by the duo themselves at their home studio and mixed by Adrian Breakspear (Gang of Youths, Cosmos Midnight, Kučka).
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Angus & Julia Stone Announce 2018 Australian Tour


Visit secretsounds.com/tours/angus-and-julia-stone-tour-2018/ for details

Crisp and fresh as the Snow that frames their latest record, Angus & Julia Stone have quickly announced a 2018 Australian tour in the wake of their 2017 dates selling out in record time. As new singles ‘Chateau’ and ‘Snow’ seep slowly and beautifully into our national consciousness, the softly spoken siblings fourth studio effort is shooting up the charts with a huge ARIA debut at #2, a feature album on triple j and over 9 million streams collectively between the two lead singles on Spotify! The duo will perform at metro venues in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in April and May next year.
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Rodrigo Y Gabriela Return To Play National Australian Theatre Dates In March 2018


Two years on from their last Australian tour, celebrated Mexican instrumental virtuosos RODRIGO Y GABRIELA return to Australia to play national theatre shows in March 2018. Making their debut appearance at WOMADelaide on Friday 9th March, the duo will take in Melbourne’s Forum on Saturday 10th March, Perth’s Astor Theatre on Tuesday 13th March, Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Thursday 15th March and Brisbane’s The Tivoli on Friday 16th March.
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Live Review : Alison Moyet – Live at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne – 7th October 2017

Alison Moyet at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne – 07 October 2017
Photographer: David Jackson

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Gratitude & Attitude

Alison Moyet Live at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne – Saturday 7th October 2017

British singer Alison Moyet included Australia on her itinerary for the first time in 30 years as part of her current Electric World Tour.
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Green Day’s Explosive, Award-Winning Musical Returns


The Australian production of Green Day’s American Idiot, the high-octane rock musical, has just announced a national tour in 2018. Following critical and audience acclaim at its Australian premiere in Brisbane earlier this year, this multi-Helpmann Award® nominated show is now set to melt faces and hearts across the country.
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Falls Festival Sideshows Announced


Secret Sounds Presents
Liam Gallagher * Foster the People * DRAM * The Kooks * Jungle * Everything Everything * Flint Eastwood

Summer festivals are ramping up, New Years Eve planning is underway, and today Secret Sounds are excited to announce a string of Falls Festival Sideshows in Melbourne & Sydney to soothe your NYE hangover and ease you into 2018!

With the Lorne and Byron legs of the Falls Festival selling out in a record 30 mins, and Marion Bay and Fremantle rocketing home at unprecedented speeds, we are happy to give fans another chance to see their favourite artists this summer… presenting international Britpop icon and notoriously entertaining Liam Gallagher, LA’s dance floor-filling indie rock trio Foster The People, and Queen B approved hip-hop artist DRAM.

LIAM GALLAGHER
Presented by Secret Sounds
Making his debut solo appearance down-under with one of the most iconic voices in popular music history, Liam Gallagher has returned in true form with a slot at Glastonbury Festival, a sold-out underplay tour across the UK and Ireland, and an emotional performance at One Love Manchester. His forthcoming debut solo album As You Were confirms that he is as much of a legend now as he ever was, with lead single Wall of Glass already clocking up over 11 million streams on Spotify in just under two months. Lending his voice to a myriad of sing-along tracks as front man of Oasis, including classics like Live Forever, ‘Morning Glory, Wonderwall, and now with new solo material under his belt, get your vocal chords prepped and ready for a show you wont want to miss!
Thu 04 Jan 2018 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Fri 05 Jan 2018 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne

FOSTER THE PEOPLE
Presented by Secret Sounds and Handsome Tours
LA trio Foster The People burst onto the indie scene with their massively popular and infectiously catchy single Pumped Up Kicks, which led them to take home a Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Song as well as Grammy, BRIT, NME and Teen Choice Award nominations. Since then they have been filling dance-floors worldwide with headline tours and slots at some of the biggest international festivals including Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Coachella. Now the sun-drenched Californian outfit return to Australia, this time bringing their third record Sacred Hearts Club along for the ride, featuring hit single Doing it for the Money.
Thu 4 Jan 2018 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Fri 5 Jan 2018 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney

DRAM
Presented by Secret Sounds
With a name short for Does Real Ass Music, 29-year old singer, songwriter and producer DRAM will be making his Australian headline debut early next year. Coming in hot off the back of the release of his debut record Big Baby D.R.A.M. and his chart-topping massive single Broccoli (featuring Lil Yachty), which has amassed over a whopping 396 million streams on Spotify, the world initially took notice with his breakout hit Cha Cha, including Beyoncé herself. Lending his trappy-go-lucky vocals on collaborations with Chance the Rapper, Gorillaz, Erykah Badu, SZA and Calvin Harris, the US hit maker will be hitting the stage after an extensive US headline tour as well as performances at SXSW, Coachella and Austin City Limits.
Fri 5 Jan 2018 – 170 Russell, Melbourne

Please see below for details on our other sideshows below:

THE KOOKS (presented by Secret Sounds and XIII Touring)
Wed 3 Jan 2018 – Festival Hall, Melbourne
Fri 5 Jan 2018 – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney

JUNGLE (presented by Secret Sounds)
Wed 3 Jan 2018 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Sat 6 Jan 2018 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne

EVERYTHING EVERYTHING (presented by Secret Sounds)
Wed 3 Jan 2018 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Fri 5 Jan 2018 – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne

FLINT EASTWOOD (presented by Secret Sounds)
Thu 4 Jan 2018 – Lansdowne Hotel, Sydney
Fri 5 Jan 2018 – Curtin Hotel, Melbourne

http://www.secretsounds.com/sideshows/fallsfestival for details