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HOZIER announces Bluesfest Sideshows – March 2015

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“Each song rang with noted emotion and technical perfection” – Music Times
Grammy nominated for Song of the Year

Irish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Hozier is set to delight audiences when he makes his Australian touring debut in 2015.
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Ingrid Michaelson – Australian Tour – March 2015

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With her latest album Lights Out still causing quite a stir, NYC songstress Ingrid Michaelson is excited to announce her return to Australia. After selling out her previous two tours, Michaelson returns for a string of endearingly quirky live shows in major cities.
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Five Mile Sniper new album The Sound Of Trees

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Five Mile Sniper’s debut album The Sound Of Trees, three years in the making, includes the collaboration of some of Melbourne’s best known musicians.

From jarring guitars and industrial beats through to wistful pianos and atmospheric synth arrangements, the album is eclectic. It dips into the assorted musical landscapes of early 80’s alt rock, post grunge, power pop, garage, indietronic and downtempo electronica. Each of the five members of the band bring to the record their own unique flavour, which makes for a colourful and intriguing listen that keeps the listener glued to the speakers.
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Go Go Fish Celebrate ‘Graduation Day’ with New Single and Tour

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After chilling on the back deck over a sweltering Queensland summer, scrappy Brisbane power-pop quartet Go Go Fish are shaking off the sweat, chucking on a singlet and stepping up with their new single ‘Graduation Day’. Blasting forward with choppy power chords and joyous riffs, the song breaks into a irresistible, bone-headed chorus complete with their signature boy-girl-girl vocals.
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STAND UP REVOLUTION – APRIL 2015

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Gabriel Iglesias, whose Australian tour late last year was a total sell out, is sending three of his favourite comedians to Australia for Comedians Of Gabriel Iglesias’ Stand Up Revolution World Tour. The three comics are stars of the Comedy Channel’s hit television series Stand Up Revolution. The tour features ‘the craziest men in show business’ – Martin Moreno, Lance Patrick and G Reilly.
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Fall Out Boy w/ Twin Atlantic & Emily’s Army announce Soundwave Sidewaves – February 2015

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Consistently striking a chord with their fans there’s no denying FALL OUT BOY’s status as one of the most recognised and loved rock acts of recent years. The new album American Beauty/American Psycho was released this month and stormed in at #1 on the Billboard Album Charts with Rolling Stone dubbing it “the group’s biggest, broadest, most unabashed pop smorgasbord yet.”
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Shifting Sands announce LP launch – February 2015

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Brisbane’s Shifting Sands first staggered bleary eyed into the down light 2 years ago and quickly burnt dive bars like bridges with their beautiful downbeat alco-core aesthetic.
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New Found Glory + Bayside + The Wonder Years announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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NEW FOUND GLORY continue their dominance in a genre they pioneered almost 20 years ago, providing a breath of fresh air and boasting a catalogue that contains some of the most memorable pop punk songs in history. NEW FOUND GLORY has never sounded more incredible, and as their legion of Australian fans can attest to, they have taken the genre by the throat and defined it with their sound. Paying homage to the bands that inspired them to pick up their instruments, NEW FOUND GLORY’s 8th studio album ‘Resurrection’ showcases a band at the top of their game and “is a powerhouse of a record, the brave onward steps of New Found Glory proving that hope–like pop-punk–is not dead.” – Kerrang!
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GodSmack + Papa Roach & Nonpoint announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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Not many alternative acts can claim to have a day officially named after them in their honour – GODSMACK can. In honour of their 20 million album sales and two decades of killer tunes, to mark the release of their new record 1000hp, the Mayor of Boston declared August 6 ‘Godsmack Day’.
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Falling In Reverse w/ Escape The Fate & The Color Morale announce Soundwave Sidewaves

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Australia, be prepared as it’s a rare occurrence when two heavyweights of any genre agree to tour together.

FALLING IN REVERSE and ESCAPE THE FATE join forces to bring two kick arse Sidewaves to Melbourne and Sydney ONLY with their BURY THE HATCHET tour. Joining them will be special guests THE COLOR MORALE.

BURY THE HATCHET tour sold out in North America in 2014 and here’s what the critics had to say:
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Groovin the Moo (GTM) 2015 Lineup Announced

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Roll along the open highway and let the scent of nature carry you away. Delve into an experimental landscape and be welcomed into the oasis of Groovin the Moo (GTM) 2015.
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JESSIE J – Australian Tour with special guest TIM OMAJI (aka Timomatic) – March 2015

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Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce Grammy award-nominated, pop and R&B superstar Jessie J will return to Australia in March 2015 for a series of headline shows.

With swag loads of songs spanning multiple genres, Jessie J’s musical styling has redefined pop music for a generation. Blending vintage and modern music, Jessie J has been making waves since the release of full-length debut album Who You Are.
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The Beards – The Strokin’ My Beard Tour – March-May 2015

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2014 was a busy year for the world’s most relentless beard-themed band. They managed to record yet another album of songs about beards (The Beard Album); embark on their biggest Australian tour to date; receive a second ARIA nomination; and play to packed rooms throughout Europe on two separate international tours.

Now, The Beards are back in their homeland and set to sternly reiterate their steadfast message on their upcoming “Strokin’ My Beard Tour”.
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XAVIER RUDD & THE UNITED NATIONS – New Album “NANNA” + National Album Tour

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Xavier Rudd is pleased to announce details of his new album Nanna, and the subsequent national Nanna Tour this March & April, 2015. Nanna is out in Australia independently on March 13th via Salt X/Universal. Internationally, Xavier Rudd & The United Nations are excited to announce their new home at Nettwerk for North America, the UK and Europe.

Xavier Rudd’s eighth studio album, Nanna, was mixed by living legend Errol Brown at the Tuff Gong Studios and follows the wildly successful #2 Gold-selling album Spirit Bird (2012). Spirit Bird was led by the huge single “Follow The Sun”, which went Gold in Australia, reached Platinum sales in Italy and led Xavier Rudd to his largest touring itinerary to date, covering every continent during a 30-month world tour.
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