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Halestorm – 2017 Australian Tour Dates Announced!

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Halestorm, the Grammy-Award winning rock outfit from Red Lion, Pennsylvania in the USA are today announcing their Australian East Coast tour dates for January 2017 – and they are bringing their good friends Devilskin from New Zealand along for the party. MJR Presents are bringing out the four-piece fronted by Lzzy Hale for their second run of shows in Australia on the back of their 2014 release “Into the Wild Life”.
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Falls Festival & Falls Downtown Set Times & Maps Are Here!

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Hopefully by now you’re starting to prep your travel, time and friends for an adventure on the tranquil banks of Lorne, Marion Bay, Byron Bay and Fremantle this summer. To help you plan your daze and nights, the set times have been released! Start mapping out your time at Falls and lock in your planners now – download for iPhone and Android.
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Interview with Scott Russo of Unwritten Law

Interview by Meghan Player
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Unwritten Law are in Australia for their ‘Elva’ 15th Anniversary tour (December 2016). We caught up with the Scott Russo (vocals) for a chat…

You’re no stranger to Australian shores – what are you looking forward to most about coming back?

We love Australia! I’m a beach kid, I grew up on the beach, so I wanna be close to the beach. If there’s surfing and we are close to the beach, it’s perfect. So for me, Australia is perfect!
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The Restarts (Uk) First ever NZ + OZ Tour!

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The Restarts are a tight, three piece, multi-genre punk outfit based in East London. Formed in 1995 they play thrashy, anarcho, power chord punk laced with Ska breaks and pogo inducing basslines, earning them a loyal following of punk lovers of all ages. The Restarts have been hammering their way through the squats of Europe and DIY house shows across North America with reckless abandon.
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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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Falls Festival Announces 2016 Arts Line-Up….A Festival After Your Own Art

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The Falls 2016 Arts program is here and it’s bursting with magical show stoppers, interpretive dance routines, circus acrobatics, trippy games, interactive installations and enough activities and performances to amuse you all fest long! Keep your eyes peeled whilst onsite at Falls this year for the party inside the party, including…
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Bluesfest 2017 Seventh Blues Artist Announcement!

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Bluesfest Byron Bay is proud to welcome even more of the greatest guitar players on the planet to the 2017 festival with Eric Gales, Mud Morganfield, Devon Allman and Experience Jimi Hendrix joining the line up. Bluesfest is renowned for bringing the world’s best Blues artists to the Tyagarah Tea Tree farm, just outside Byron Bay on the east coast of Australia every Easter. This year the festival begins Thursday April 13 and finishes on Monday 17 April.
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B*witched (Supported By: Atomic Kitten, S Club 3 & East 17) Announce 2017 Australian Tour

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There’s nothing better than seeing your favourite artist live in concert.

Thanks to www.metropolistouring.com Irelands biggest pop export B*WITCHED head down under in February 2017 for a mindblowing reunion tour like no other. Off the back of a Sold Out UK Arena tour that left fans begging for more, the Dublin quartet bring with them a string Australian Top 10 hits including C’est La Vie, Rollercoaster as well as Jessie Hold On, To You I Belong, Blame It On The Weatherman plus More! B*WITCHED have sold 3 million records worldwide
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Patti Smith and her Band perform Horses – NEW SHOW ADDED!

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Patti Smith fans are in luck, she and her band will perform Horses for a third night at The State Theatre in Sydney. Bluesfest Touring has added the show to keep up with the incredible demand. The entire tour is tracking to sell out before the end of the year, so if fans haven’t had the chance yet now is the time to get tickets. Pre sale begins at 10am Friday 18 November, general on sale starts on Tuesday 22 November.

State Theatre, Sydney on Sunday 9th April 2017– ALMOST SOLD OUT
State Theatre, Sydney on Monday 10th April 2017– HURRY – TICKETS SELLING FAST
State Theatre, Sydney on Tuesday 11th April 2017 – TICKETS ON SALE 10AM TUESDAY NOV 22
Hamer Hall, Melbourne on Sunday 16th April 2017 FEW TICKETS LEFT
Hamer Hall in Melbourne on Monday 17th April 2017 ALMOST SOLD OUT
Hamer Hall in Melbourne on Tuesday 18th April 2017 ON SALE NOW
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The Jensens Announce New Single ‘Everybody Talks’ + Single Tour – November 2016

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Since their formation in 2013, Brisbane five piece The Jensens have provided us with rage-worthy tunes that have been played long into the early morning all over the country! With their unmistakable sleek vintage undertones, infused with modern surf rock swagger, The Jensens today announce a brand new single (not to be confused with their previous EP) ‘Everybody Talks’ and two shows in Sydney and Melbourne. The single is the first taste of the lads’ follow-up EP, which is set for release early next year.
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Live Review : Live at the Foreshore, Newcastle – Sunday 6th November 2016

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Live at the Foreshore, Newcastle – 6 November 2016
Photographer: David Jackson

Review by Natasha Wyborn

Hits & memories Live at the Foreshore! Picturesque Nobbys Beach, could you ask for a better backdrop for a concert? One of Australia’s most scenic beaches complete with a working lighthouse, a bustling harbour and all in the heart of Newcastle. “Live at the foreshore” returned to this venue, this time selling out with a week to spare. Record sales prove yet again this country’s fixation with past music icons is not going away, in fact it will only get bigger.
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