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Secret Sounds Group Presents : Splendour In The Grass + Falls Festival at SXSW 2016 Day Party

Two of Australia’s favourite festivals have joined forces again this year to host one of the most epic party line-ups on the SXSW calendar! Splendour In The Grass and The Falls Festival are laying out a smorgasbord of excellent tunes to get your South By pumping.
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Live Review : Keith Urban live at Buckeye Country Superfest, Columbus, Ohio – June 21, 2015

Review and photos by David Jackson – sbj.rocks
Keith Urban live at Buckeye Country Superfest, Columbus, Ohio -
Keith Urban Plays to 90,000 people in Ohio – June 21, 2015

Ohio University Stadium home of the Ohio Buckeyes football team, the current undisputed national champions. The stadium itself holds over 105,000 and is one of the biggest in the USA. So what has that got to do do with Keith Urban you might ask? On Sunday I got to witness one of country music’s biggest on stage in front of 90,000 crazy fans. Urban was booked as a headliner at the inaugural Ohio Buckeye Music Festival held over the weekend in Columbus Ohio.
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Live Review : Tedeschi Trucks Band at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas – June 9, 2015

Review and photos by David Jackson – sbj.rocks
Tedeschi Trucks Band at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas - June 9,
When you think of Las Vegas thoughts of gambling and the chance of winning *or loosing* it all in the Sin City come to mind. Whilst for some this maybe a reality for others they search for more in this town and you don’t have to look far to discover the plethora of music that visits the city on a daily basis. On Tuesday night the Tedeschi Trucks Band rolled into town for one night as part of their “Wheels Of Soul” tour. Playing to a sellout crowd at “The Pearl” the show carried plently of grind in relation to the power of the voice and musicians. Opening act Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings plus Doyle Bramhall II rocked the house proving just what the crowd needed to kick off the evening. Sharon Jones brought her high powered voice combined with a healthy dose of attitude to the house. Jones backed by a 10 piece band communicated candidly with the audience even discussing her personal battles with cancer. Nothing was going to stop her and the voice alone powered throughout the house.
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Drawn from Bees International Showcases – USA, Hong Kong & UK

Drawn From Bees   Brisbane’s hardest-working purveyors of melodic rock Drawn from Bees are this week packing their finest cufflinks and vintage suits in preparation for their debut international appearances – first stop USA, followed by Hong Kong and UK.

Drawn from Bees were handpicked to represent Queensland in the international music stakes, kicking off the expedition for new audiences at West Hollywood’s Whiskey A Go Go this Sunday April 25 as part of Musexpo LA. Following up with further showcase invitations at Music Matters Hong Kong and Musexpo London, 2010 is set to be the international year for the quartet who have already picked up airplay across various stations in the USA.

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