GALLERY: TORI FORSYTH ‘DAWN OF THE DARK’ ALBUM LAUNCH

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Hunter Valley, Alt. Country artist Tori Forsyth celebrated the release of her stunning debut album ‘Dawn of The Dark‘ with a launch party last night at Newcastle’s Wickham Park Hotel playing to a packed house with her band and special guests including local favourites Carl The Bartender, Ben Leece and Huckleberry, check out our gallery from the night below. Dawn …

GRANT-LEE PHILLIPS WITH SPECIAL GUEST MATT JOE GOW – LIVE @ THE WICKO THURSDAY, MAY 17TH

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Masterful singer and songwriter Grant Lee Phillips returns to Australia this May, with a show here in Newcastle at the fabulous Wickham Park Hotel  on Thursday, May 17th with special guest Matt Joe Gow Over an extensive career, Grant-Lee Phillips has earned a reputation as a songwriter's songwriter – an artist who can deliver lyrical observations with a dry and evocative …

RAISED BY EAGLES UNVEIL NEW VIDEO FOR THE NEW SINGLE FROM THEIR ‘I MUST BE SOMEWHERE’ LP

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Raised By Eagles unveil new video for ‘Night Wheels’ – the new single from their ‘I Must Be Somewhere’ LP Raised By Eagles are very much looking forward to celebrating Christmas 2017.  It’s been a busy and stunning year for the Melbourne based 4-piec.e outfit. Signing to ABC Music early in the year, the band then toured as support to …

GRETTA ZILLER AND ANDREW SWIFT ANNOUNCE THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN CARAVAN PARK COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWCASE TOUR

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Social Family Records Alt-country/Americana artists Gretta Ziller and Andrew Swift have announced a massive 22 date tour taking in 22 caravan parks in Victoria and New South Wales in 22 days, before hitting Tamworth Country Music Festival for a swag of shows each. Having just signed with Social Family Records, Andrew Swift is set to drop the first single, Reckless …

CATHERINE TRAICOS ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM ‘LUMINAIRE’ AND LAUNCH DATES

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At the start of 2017, Catherine Traicos returned to the studio with a full band after a hiatus of four years from band work and one year from her solo work.  Catherine, along with Darren Nutall, Gareth Skinner and Paul McKercher – her collaborators from her work with The Starry Night – were joined by Sam Worrad (The Holy Soul, …

GALLERY: AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA (NEWCASTLE LAUNCH) @ THE STAG – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST

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The Americana Music Association of Australia presented a night of Australian Americana artists at The Stag and Hunter last Thursday, showcasing some of the Hunter Valley’s finest Americana artists, or as the night’s organiser, Natalie Henry would prefer it called ‘Australiana’.  Locals included Magpie Diaries, Nicholas Connors and Dearly Departed joining them on stage was the North coast’s  Lou Bradley and Central Coast Duo Eagle & The Wolf. …

LINDI ORTEGA TO TOUR AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 2017

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On the back of the recently released EP, “Til The Goin’ Gets Gone”, Lindi Ortega has announced her return to Australia with a string of shows and festival dates in November. Lindi, accompanied by side guitarist whizz, James “Champagne” Robertson, will play shows with her band at Camelot Lounge and Coogee Diggers in Sydney, Northcote Social Club and Caravan Music Club in Melbourne. She will also perform at the Mullum Music Festival …

TRACY MCNEIL & THE GOODLIFE ‘SPRING BREAK TOUR’

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Melbourne based Americana/Alt. Country rockers Tracy McNeil & The GoodLife will be heading off on their Spring Break Tour later this month, with the tour kicking off at one of the Hunter Valleys finest live music venues, the fabulous Junkyard – Mailand on Friday, September 22nd. With her latest album ‘Thieves’ (winner Best Country Album, The Age Music Victoria Awards 2016), Tracy …

TOUR DATES & NEW MUSIC ‘WANDERERS’ FROM MELBOURNE’S TINPAN ORANGE

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Sublime indie-folk sweethearts Tinpan Orange are back with their new single ‘Wanderers’ – the first piece of work to be released since 2016’s ‘See You In The Water’, the follow-up single to their critically acclaimed LP Love Is A Dog. The romanticist trio of Emily and Jesse Lubitz and Alex Burkoy have also revealed they’ll once again be wowing crowds …

RAISED BY EAGLES ANNOUNCE HEADLINE TOUR & RELEASE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘HEARTBREAKER’

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Melbourne base, Americana / Country rockers Raised By Eagles are heading out on tour to celebrate the release of their hot new album ‘I Must Be Somewhere’ with a show locally at Maitland’s hotbed of live music The Junkyard. With their new album ‘I Must Be Somewhere’ receiving unanimous widespread acclaim, and the completion of a run of shows supporting Mick …