Some may have started as far back as the 60’s but the fab 5 that hit the stage at Bendigo on Saturday night could show todays youth a thing or two. On parade were ARIA Hall of Famers, international hit makers, a former TV Week Queen of Pop and countless number one hits. APIA truly brings songs of a lifetime to the modern era. Each artist Brian Cadd, Marcia Hines, Russell Morris, Leo Sayer and John Paul Young a star in their own right. Another interesting point all artists came up on Australian stages learning their craft in front of an increasing live audience. Countdown was paramount to all artists career, throughout the concert Molly Meldrum was referred to fondly. Continue reading Live Review : Apia Good Times at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 26 May 2018→
Nestled in the middle of Victoria some 90 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and around an hour from the New South Wales border is Mitchelton Wines a new addition to the A Day On The Green success story. New to the area and driving down from NSW I have to say it was an easy trip. The crowd around 6500 was parked and settled with ease. For the first time in years an abundance of volunteers and people assured this success a big tick in my mind. The walking distance from parking to the venue was less than 500 meters again another big tick. Inside the line up was guaranteed to be a success. Continue reading Live Review : John Farnham at A Day On The Green, Mitchelton Wines, Nagambie – 18 February 2017→
Following yesterday’s massive announcement of the first group of talented artists and cultural leaders in the Boomerang program that will feature at Bluesfest next year, today, the 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay, held over Easter (Thu 24 March – Mon 28 March 2016), at its exclusive event site (the lush 300 acre Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside of Byron Bay), releases yet another star studded artist announcement. Continue reading Bluesfest Byron Bay 2016 adds a further 10 artists to the bill!→
Fresh off the back of an outstanding season of winter headline acts, The Preatures, The Rubens and Gang of Youths, Thredbo’s dream run of musical talent continues into summer, as the alpine region announces one of the most celebrated Blues festival line-ups to date. Featuring twenty-five of Australia’s greatest blues acts including Russell Morris, Andy Just (USA) and Gail Page, the family friendly resort proves its offerings are just as impressive when the snow has melted. Continue reading Thredbo Blues Festival 2016 line-up announced!→
The sold out 2014 ARIA Awards Connected By Telstra held at The Star Event Centre, Sydney and broadcast nationally on TEN capped off an extraordinary year for the Australian music industry. This year’s event certainly showcased and celebrated what a remarkable year 2014 has been for Australian music and artists. Australian music has been well and truly thrust onto the global stage in 2014 and for the first time the ARIA Awards will be broadcast to millions throughout Asia via Fox International. Continue reading And The ARIA Goes To…→
Russell Morris has been one of Australia’s best rock exports for the best part of fifty years. One of the most cited influences for today’s musicians; Morris continues to blaze a path with his latest albums becoming the most successful of his career.
Sharkmouth saw the ARIA Hall of Fame inductee return to the top 10, snare his first ever ARIA Award and receive a platinum award while his latest Van Diemen’s Land debuted at #4 in April, becoming his highest ever charting album. Recently listed in TheMusic’s top 25 albums of 2014 so far, the album is breaking new ground bringing a whole new generation of fans. Continue reading RUSSELL MORRIS releases “Van Diemen’s Land” Video + Tour Dates→